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Question 1

Section: DRAMA
The question is based on Femi Osofisan's Women of Owu.
The Commanding Officer of the Allied Forces is

Options

A) Anlugbua

B) Aderogun

C) Erelu

D) Maye

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Question 2

Section: DRAMA
The question is based on Femi Osofisan's Women of Owu.
The Commanding Officer of the Allied Forces is

Options

A) Anlugbua

B) Aderogun

C) Erelu

D) Maye

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Question 3

Section: DRAMA
The question is based on Femi Osofisan's Women of Owu.
"WOMAN: Bless the kindness which has rescued us from tyranny .in order to plunge us into slavery".
The figurative devices used to give the speech above its rhetorical effect are

Options

A) metaphor and Irony

B) allusion and assonance

C) irony and paradox

D) litotes and hyperbole

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Question 4

Section: DRAMA
The question is based on Femi Osofisan's Women of Owu.
The pro-text of Osofisan's Women of Owucanbe found in

Options

A) Prometheus Bound

B) Oedipus at Colonus

C) The Pot of Gold

D) The Trojan Women

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Question 5

The question is drawn from William Shakespeare's The Tempest
I pray thee, mark me I thus neglecting worldly end, all dedicated To closeness and the bettering of my mind... Thee" in the excerpt above refers to

Options

A) Trinculo

B) Prospero

C) Miranda

D) Alonso

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Question 6

The question is drawn from William Shakespeare's The Tempest
The Epilogue in the play is marked by the use of

Options

A) Trochaic pentameter

B) rhyming couplet

C) olfactory imagery

D) free verse

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Question 7

Use the excerpt below to answer the question.
My language! Heavens! I am the best of them that speak this speech, Were I but where 'it is spoken".
The Speaker in the excerpt above is

Options

A) Caliber

B) Ferdinand

C) Stephan

D) Sebastian

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Question 8

Use the excerpt below to answer the question.
My language! Heavens! I am the best of them that speak this speech, Were I but where 'it is spoken".
The language being referred to in the excerpt above is

Options

A) English

B) Greek

C) Spanish

D) Italian

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Question 9

Section: PROSE
The question is based on Ernest Heming ways Old Man and the Sea.
The most remarkable attribute of Santiago is

Options

A) Honesty

B) fortitude

C) sharp memory

D) generosity

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Question 10

Section: PROSE
The question is based on Ernest Heming ways Old Man and the Sea.
The central theme in the novella is

Options

A) the joy of fishing expedition

B) life and living in coastal areas

C) futility of human struggle

D) ignorance is bliss

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