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1.

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy because

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it is full of noblemen and ladies
B.
it is set in Verona
C.
it ends unhappily
D.
Juliet is only fourteen years old
E.
it has five acts
Explanation. Give a better Explanation

because both romeo and juliet died untimely in the play. 

a tragedy is a play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending, especially one concerning the downfall of the main character.



2.

In the book, THE TRIAL OF BROTHER JERO by Wole Soyinka, Brother Jero himself identifies ONE of the following as his main weakness

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Avarice
B.
Treachery
C.
Lustfulness
D.
Self-doubt
E.
condemnation

3.
This question is based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet
The death of Polornius can be partly blamed on Hamlet's
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anger
B.
procrastination
C.
fear
D.
disendantment

4.
This question is based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet
'Fear it, Ophelia, fear it, my dear sister;
And keep you in the rear of your affection, Out of the shoot and danger of danger of desire.
The Chariest maid is prodigal enough if she unmask her beauty to the moon.

In the excerpt above, Laertes warns Ophelia to beware of Hamlet's attentions because
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of his insanity
B.
such attentions cannot be given by too young a person
C.
of his mournful state
D.
the sincerity of his love is in doubt

5.
This question is based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet
But, O, what from of prayer can serve my turn? Forgive me my foul murder!
That cannot be; since I am still possess'd of those effects for which I did the murder

Those effects which Claudius is still possessed of from the excerpt above are
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Hamlet's orchard and his crown
B.
young Hamlet and Gertrude
C.
the crown and the queen
D.
Norway and young fortinbras

6.
This question is based on Ahmed Yerima's Attahiru.
Abbas' money which is stone from his bag is
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his inheritance from his uncle
B.
his inheritance from his father
C.
the proceeds from the goods he sells
D.
the money his friend gives him

7.
This question is based on Ahmed Yerima's Attahiru.
The play is about
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resistance to British administration
B.
opposition to Christianity
C.
disunity among the Hausa state
D.
unity in the caliphate

8.
This question is based on Ahmed Yerima's Attahiru.
Characterization in the play comprises three major groups of
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counsellors, spiritual advisers and soldiers
B.
court officeials, British soldiers and beggars
C.
court officials, British official and people
D.
people soldiers and beggars

9.
This question is based on Ahmed Yerima's Attahiru.
How does Lugard describe the battle between the white man and the Sokoto Caliphate?
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One between superior and inferior powers
B.
One of life and death
C.
One between Christians and Muslims
D.
One of the superiority of wills

10.
This question is based on Ahmed Yerima's Attahiru.
What is Dan Magaji's advice on the war with the white man?
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Caliph should go into exile
B.
The war should start immediately
C.
the palace should be vacated
D.
Caliph should seek support from neighbours

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