ENG121 e-exam (2019)

Question FBQ1 : It’s high time you (stop; stopped) going to his house
Answer: Stopped

Question FBQ2 : Language is made up of graphic and phonic symbols. This means language has ___ and ___ forms
Answer: Written/Spoken

Question FBQ3 : The event that affected English sounds in the Middle English period is known as____
Answer: The Great Vowel Shift

Question FBQ4 : ___ was spoken as vernacular in 1060 under Duke William
Answer: English

Question FBQ5 : Under the Roman rule in Britain from 43 AD, ___ was the language spoken in Scotland
Answer: Celtic

Question FBQ6 : English language belongs to the ____family
Answer: Indo-European

Question FBQ7 : Akara and pap (is: are) my worst meal
Answer: Is

Question FBQ8 : By ___ AD, the Anglo-Saxon had established their control over England and introduced English
Answer: 550

Question FBQ9 : The capitalised words: FAEDER; HEOFUNUM; GEWURDE are examples of _____ English words
Answer: Old

Question FBQ10 : Neither Olu nor Gbenga (understand; understands) the lesson
Answer: Understands

Question FBQ11 : The oral-auditory aspect of language is manifested in ___
Answer: Speech

Question FBQ12 : The syllabic structure of the word: GAME is (CVC; CVCV)
Answer: CVC

Question FBQ13 : The syllabic structure of the capitalised word: SPRING is (CCCV; CCCVC)
Answer: CCCVC

Question FBQ14 : The structure of English syllable consists of Onset/__/coda
Answer: Nucleus

Question FBQ15 : The capitalised words BOAT/COAT; MAT/BAT; BIN/GIN are examples of ____ in English
Answer: Minimal pairs

Question FBQ16 : TWO of the words in parenthesis have similar /s/ sound: (façade; cough; fish; sea; cabbage)
Answer: facade/sea

Question FBQ17 : All but ONE of the words in parenthesis (pith thief, breathe, tooth) have the same consonant sound
Answer: Breathe

Question FBQ18 : Man’s vocal cords is also known as the ___
Answer: Glottis

Question FBQ19 : The Adams Apple in human speech organs refers to the ____
Answer: Larynx

Question FBQ20 : The teacher (advised ; adviced) us to draw a straight line
Answer: Advised

Question FBQ21 : I need to (do; make) the bed every morning
Answer: Make

Question FBQ22 : Just key ___ your PIN at the ATM you will be able to make a withdrawal
Answer: In

Question FBQ23 : If you turn ___ your phone, you will be able to concentrate on the lesson
Answer: Off

Question FBQ24 : The oral-auditory aspect of language is manifested in ___
Answer: Speech

Question FBQ25 : He has (being; been) writing the book for three years now
Answer: Been

Question FBQ26 : When we say language is GRAPHIC we mean that it can be represented in the ___ form
Answer: Written

Question FBQ27 : Language is non-instinctive and so it is a ___ behaviour
Answer: Learned

Question FBQ28 : Three (passer-bys; passers-by) stopped to help the wounded man
Answer: Passers-by

Question FBQ29 : The syllabic structure of the word: GAME is (CVC; CVCV)
Answer: CVC

Question FBQ30 : If you turn ___ your phone, you will be able to concentrate on the lesson
Answer: Off

Question FBQ31 : We are making progress ___ the project
Answer: On

Question FBQ32 : Her brilliant performance took everyone ____ surprise
Answer: By

Question FBQ33 : He finally gave ____ to the pressure from his in-laws
Answer: In

Question FBQ34 : The dog had (its; it’s) nose stuck in the hole
Answer: Its

Question FBQ35 : It’s high time you (stop; stopped) going to his house
Answer: Stopped

Question MCQ1 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: estate
Answer: eState

Question MCQ2 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: pedigree
Answer: PEdigree

Question MCQ3 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: examination
Answer: examiNAtion

Question MCQ4 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: acclimatization
Answer: acclimatiZAtion

Question MCQ5 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: production
Answer: proDUCtion

Question MCQ6 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: honour
Answer: hOnour

Question MCQ7 : I have a ___ feeling that he stole the money
Answer: Strong

Question MCQ8 : Okonkwo is a heavy sleeper means Okonkwo ___
Answer: Doesn’t wake up easily when sleeping

Question MCQ9 : He handed over ____ to the guest
Answer: A big cup of hot tea

Question MCQ10 : Mr Adewale came to the class yesterday ______?
Answer: Didn’t he

Question MCQ11 : The gardener who ___ near my house ___been told to go back to his village
Answer: Farms/has

Question MCQ12 : The bomb went ___ at 4pm
Answer: Off

Question MCQ13 : The ___ drove the original dwellers of the British Isles into Wales and introduced English
Answer: Anglo-Saxons

Question MCQ14 : A striking difference between Old English and Modern English is seen in ___
Answer: Inflection

Question MCQ15 : The Printing press was invented in ___
Answer: 1475

Question MCQ16 : The printing press led to the ___ of English language
Answer: Standardisation

Question MCQ17 : Effectiveness of communication is based on ____
Answer: Meaning

Question MCQ18 : The bomb went ___ at 4pm
Answer: Off

Question MCQ19 : The thief was ___ for ___ murder
Answer: Hanged/ committing

Question MCQ20 : Let’s give Mr Joel a round of ____
Answer: Applause

Question MCQ21 : He had to put up with her rude behaviour for four years. This means he ____ her for four years
Answer: Tolerated

Question MCQ22 : The governor was forced to impose a ___ to ____ curfew
Answer: Dawn/dusk

Question MCQ23 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: estate
Answer: eState

Question MCQ24 : Effectiveness of communication is based on ____
Answer: Meaning

Question MCQ25 : Language is non-instinctive, meaning it is ____
Answer: Learned

Question MCQ26 : The capitalised group of words in the sentence: ‘I will not attend, IF HE LEAVES LATE’ is ____
Answer: The subordinate clause

Question MCQ27 : The capitalized items: ANGRILY, SLOWLY, HAPHARZADLY are examples of ____
Answer: Adverbial

Question MCQ28 : The capitalised group of words in: The women ARE SINGING in the church is an example of ___
Answer: Verbal group

Question MCQ29 : The capitalised group of words in the sentence: He came to the house BECAUSE HIS SISTER BOUGHT A NEW CAR is an example of ____
Answer: Subordinate clause

Question MCQ30 : In the following question, the main/primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters. From the options below, choose the one that has the correct stress for this word: honour
Answer: hOnour

Question MCQ31 : Indicate the case form in this sentence: He is unrealistic
Answer: Nominative

Question MCQ32 : Choose the word that has the same vowel sound as the one represented by the capitalized letter: deBt
Answer: Plumber

Question MCQ33 : Out of the three students, Sade is _____
Answer: The most responsible

Question MCQ34 : She is still trying to get ___ the disappointment
Answer: Over

Question MCQ35 : Choose the word that has the same vowel sound as the one represented by the capitalized letter: gYm
Answer: Give

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