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11.
Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for each sentence.

Now that Michael has become rich, Nancy has begun to make much of him. This means __________
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A.
now values Michael
B.
now gets a lot of money from Michael
C.
only recently married Michael
D.
no longer wants to leave Michael

12.
Tayo opted to remain in Nigeria because he had a duty to serve his
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A.
students
B.
wife
C.
friends
D.
brothers
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
In chapter 24, Tayo mentioned his student as one major reason why he wasn't open to the demand from his wife, Miriam, to leave the country


13.
Choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phrase in italics

This event was a watershed in the company
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A.
landmark
B.
blot
C.
publicity
D.
stain
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
The question has the word watershed italicized. The word means an event or perfect marking a turning point in a situation. It is synonymous to the word landmark which means an event or discovering marking an important stage or turning point in something


14.
choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

Snakes and ladders always______me happy these days
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A.
makes
B.
make
C.
made
D.
making
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
According to the pluralia tantrums law of concord; whenever a pluralia tantrum appears, it must be followed by a singular verb. Pluralia tantrum are nouns that appear in plural forms, some of these words have finals, while some do not e.g Mathematics, economics, Darts, Snakes and ladders e.t.c.


15.
Choose the word that best completes the following sentence.

I really like working in that office: I find the — very friendly
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A.
condition
B.
atmosphere
C.
air
D.
situation
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
Means the pervading tone or mood of a place, situation, or creative work.


16.
Choose the option opposite in meaning to the underlined word

The delegates found it better to resort to consultation rather than __________
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A.
conflict
B.
confrontation
C.
reconciliation
D.
consent
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
Consultation means the action or process of formally consulting or discussing.
A serious disagreement or argument


17.
Choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

The delegates were given_____
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A.
a two hour break
B.
a two-hour break
C.
a two-hours break
D.
a two hours break

18.
Choose the option nearest to the statement

My brother's drunkenness often got on my nerves. This means
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A.
disgraced him
B.
made him ill
C.
made me angry
D.
offended me

19.
In the Novel "Independence" Tayo wrote a biography of ______?
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A.
Arthur Richardson
B.
Lord Lugard
C.
Obafemi Awolowo
D.
Nnamidi Azikiw
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
In chapter 27, Tayo's biography of Lord Lugard became his new success


20.
From the options given, Choose the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

This house which was sealed off years ago has now been —
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A.
re-opened
B.
rebuilt
C.
re-roofed
D.
restored
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
Sealed off means to prevent people from entering a building


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