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NDA – Use of English (Lexis & Structures) – 2004

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This quiz consist of over 50 NDA Use of English (Lexis & Structures) past questions and answers. The answers are well explained. Retake the quiz as many times as you feel the need. Success!

This is a timed quiz. You will be given 1800 seconds to answer all questions. Are you ready?

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Instruction:

In each of questions 21 to 35. choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase underlined.


21. The witness averred that she had seen Dosun at the scene of the crime.

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22. The high cost of living these days calls for a lot of frugality

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23. Tunde's reaction underscores the point I was making

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24. Everyone admired the manger's adroit handling of the crises in the company

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25. The principal took exception to the ignoble role the teacher played in the matter.

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26. He is notorious for his drunkenness

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27. The chairman conduct redounds to the image of the company

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28. Her phlegmatic temperament endears her to her friends

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29. The workers suddenly became restive

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30. The Governor's visit is an unprecedented event in the history of the social club.

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31. The athlete has unexpectedly become indomitable

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32. The evidence the leader gave was incontrovertible

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33. He gave an unsatisfactory excuse but the boss swallowed it hook line and sinker

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34. The hardline posture of the labour leader has not helped matters

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35. The president gave another extemporaneous speech last Friday

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Instruction:

In each of question 36 and 37 , choose the word that has a different stress pattern from the others


36.

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37.

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Instruction:

In each question 38 42, choose the option nearest in meaning to the word(s) or phrase underlined


38. Practising medicine is as lucrative as many people think

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39. He is a stinger for a newspaper

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40. I wish the commander were less adamant about his proposed reprisal attack on the enemy

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41. Tortoise need cool climates and must have places where they can hibernate

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42. The manager made disparaging remarks about the retiring officer

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Instruction:

In each of question 43 - 44, identify the word that has the stress on the first syllable


43.

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44. Identify the word that has the stress on the first syllable

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Instruction:

In each of question 45 - 47, Choose the option that has the same consonant sound as the one represented by the letter(s) underliMd


45. business

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Cough

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47. Preached

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Instruction:

In each of question 48 - 50, choose the option that has a different vowel sound from the other.


48.

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49.

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50.

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NDA - Use of English (Lexis & Structures) - 2004
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