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Question 1

In the question below, choose the option nearest in meaning to the underline expression.

The story has to be taken with a grain of salt. This means that

Options

A) you need some salt to listen to the story

B) There is no salt in the story

C) The story is questionable

D) The story is true

E) You have too much in the story.

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Question 2

In the question below, choose the option nearest in meaning to the underline expression.

It is usually hard to change the course of action when one crosses the Rubicon. The underlined expression, as used in this sentience, means to

Options

A) pass through place called Rubicon

B) cross a river called Rubicon

C) cross a bridge called Rubicon

D) pass a special test

E) be irrevocably committed

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Question 3

In the question below, choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined.

Emeka is naturally taciturn.

Options

A) friendly

B) Cheerful

C) dumb

D) lively

E) garrulous

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Question 4

In the question below, choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined.

He is loved for his altruism.

Options

A) benevolence

B) sincerity

C) selfishness

D) selflessness

E) kindness

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Question 5

In the question below, choose the option nearest in meaning to the word(s) or phrase(s) underlined.

The gallant solders met their waterloo unexpected

Options

A) victory

B) trouble

C) defeat

D) happiest period

E) enemy

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Question 6

In the question below, choose the option nearest in meaning to the word(s) or phrase(s) underlined.

It is futile trying to make bricks without straw.

Options

A) fertile

B) important

C) fragile

D) vain

E) bad

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Question 7

In the question below, choose the expression or word which best competes each sentence.

The student who went home without an exit has apologized ______ his misconduct

Options

A) on

B) at

C) to

D) for

E) about

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Question 8

In the question below, choose the expression or word which best competes each sentence.

The man has atoned ______ his sins

Options

A) upon

B) on

C) for

D) at

E) against

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Question 9

Choose from the option the word that has the same vowel sound as the represented by the letter(s) underlined.

Rust

Options

A) loud

B) touch

C) bought

D) marsh

E) roast

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Question 10

Select the word that has the same pattern of stress as the given word.
ENORMOUS

Options

A) interest

B) solution

C) stupidly

D) character

E) harmony

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