WAEC Literature In English Past Questions and Answers PDF

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WAEC Literature In English Past Questions and Answers PDF Download|The West African Examination Council Literature in English past questions and answers are available for download and in this article, we would provide a sample of those questions for you to practice.

About Literature In English WAEC Past Questions

The past question is divided into two sections which are objectives and theory and the objective section is made up of 50 questions that are compulsory and the number of questions in the theory section is dependent on WAEC. We would provide some objectives questions to practice with.

WAEC Literature In English Past Questions

  1. A praise poem is a?
    a.A Ballard
    b. A panegyric
    c. An allegory
    d. An epigram

2.A literary work in which the characters are animals is a?
a.lampoon
b.fable
c.parody
d.pantomime

3.A short single act drama is called?
a.Opera
b.allusion
c.farce
d.playlet

Through the trees I’ll hear a single
ringing sound, a cowbell jingle

4.The underlined is an example of ___________ rhyme
a.end
b.feminine
c.internal
d.masculine

Read the following lines and answer questions 5 to 7

Yet, let me flap this bug with guilded wings,
This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings

5.The alliteration in stinks and stings effectively conveys
a.distate
b.admiration
c.indifference
d.approval

6.The poet’s intention is to
a.create humor
b.arouse sympathy
c.create fun
d. show contempt

7.The lines illustrate
a.blank verse
b.end rhyme
c.internal rhyme
d.free verse

8.A play on words for literacy effect is
a.a pradox
b.a pun
c.a satire
d.an elegy

9.The leading character in a literary work is the
a.metonymy
b.oxymoron
c.antagonist
d.protagonist

10.A long narrative poem that relates heroic exploits is an
a.epilogue
b.epitaph
c.epic
d.epigram

11.An essential feature of drama is?
a.soliloqy
b.conflict
c.irony
d.aside

12.A humorous poem with five lines, the first two rhyming with the last is?
a.an ode
b.setset
c.octave
d.a limerick

13. Death be not proud, though, some have called thee mighty and dreadful is an example of?
a.euphemism
b.metaphor
c.apostrophe
d.alliteration

14.An essential part of the plot is?
a.characterization
b.exposition
c.atmospher
d.a foreshadow

15.The climax in a literary work is the?
a.middle
b.beginning
c.central part of the dialogue
d.peak of the conflict

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