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Question 51
A
Can't help to laugh
B
Couldn't help laugh
C
couldn't help laughing
D
couldn't help to laugh
Explanation
The correct answer is (C) because a sentence is arrange in a formation which is (subject, verb and object) the subject is the doer of the action , the verb is the action (auxiliary + lexical/ main verb) and the object which is the receiver of the action.
I couldn't help laughing = past continuous tense
Subject (I) auxiliary verb (couldn't) hexical verb (help)
The other options are disarranged and not appropriate

Correct option: C
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Question 52
A
pail
B
palm
C
mall
D
haul
Explanation

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Correct option: A
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Question 53
A
Aunty moni said this to Efua
B
Efua said this to aunty Moni
C
Jimi said this to Wole
D
wole said this to Jimi
Explanation
This statement was made by Efua's aunt in chapter three after which Funmi (Efua's mum) had introduced Efua to her aunt (Sis Moni) and while Efua helped her aunt to carry her bags inside, her aunt kept chatting in a high-pitched voice. Jimi and his brother were not at the scene

Correct option: A
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Question 54
A
recieved
B
receipt
C
received
D
recceived
Explanation
The correct answer is Creceived because it is properly spelt and means to get, to be given something'. The others are not properly spelt.

Correct option: C
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Question 55
A
actually
B
slenderly
C
faithfully
D
constantly
Explanation

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Correct option: B
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Question 56
A
Jimi
B
Mrs Solade
C
Mr solade
D
Wole
Explanation

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Correct option: C
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Question 57
A
roar
B
plough
C
drought
D
worse
Explanation
The word bought' is transcribed /bc:t/ and it is the long vowel sound of /?/. The answer is A roar' /rc:r/ or /rc:r/ and it is the long vowel sound as bought' /bc:t/. the others have different vowel sounds like plough' /plau/, which has the diphthong /au/, drought' /draut/, also with the diphthong /au/ and worse' /w?:s/ which has a different sound.

Correct option: A
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Question 58
A
asked
B
sachet
C
depot
D
wrestle
Explanation
When you transcribe the word gritty' or pronounce it /grIti/ , the t' in the word is heard or visible, so it is not a silent letter. The answer to this question is Aasked /a:skt/ or /aeskt/ because it is in a past form and some past forms changes in sound. The (-ed) where has the consonant sound -t' while other words have their t' in silent forms. Sachet' /sjeil/, depot' /deps/ or /di:pot/ and wrestle' /'resei/.

Correct option: A
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Question 59
A
rabbing
B
rubbing
C
robbing
D
rubbying
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Correct option: C
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Question 60
A
Ansa to Nene Ekpo
B
Nene ekpo to Ansa
C
Efua to seyi lawal
D
Jimi to Nene ekpo
Explanation

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Correct option: B

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