>LAUTECH 2009 POST-UTME(ENGLISH)

>ENGLISH
LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY
2009.
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Instruction: Read the passage below
and answer the question that follows

Epiley is a condition in which the patient is
subject to recurrent attacks of loss of
consciousness. Known as 'fits' . on – lossing
consciousness, the patient falls and may
hurt himself, and though in some cases the
fit may end at this point.most attack go on
to a stage in which the muscle on the body
became rigid and the breathing is
interrupted. This in turn is usually followed
by the convulsive stage, in which there are
jerking movements of the head, limbs and
hand. The tongue may be bitten and the
patient's writhing, irregular breathing,
starring eyes and blue lips may be very
alarming to the spectator . Then the patient
slowly recovers, though when consciousness
is fully restored. The patient is still in a
weakened condition and sufers unpeasant
after-effects. Onlookers often insist on
calling an ambulance but this is
unnecessary. The patient should be made as
comfortable as possible and allowed to rest.

1.As used in the passage, the word 'conclusive
is a/an.
A. nominal phrase
B. adjective
C. genund
D. preposition market

2. The word,'after-efects' in the fifth sentence of the is an example of
A. compound noun
B. adjective
C. gerundial marker
D. prepositional phrase

3. The word, 'spectator' can also be used in the context of
A. sport
B. academics hospital
C. interaction
D. dancing

choose the correct option to fill the gap from the list 5. under each of thr sentences
4. Sales ……… during the festival period
A. peeked
B. peacked
C. picked
D. peekid

5. It is only a fool that suffers in the ………. of the plenty
A. mist
B. midst
C. midct
D. midtt

6. The man divided the job between you and _______
A. I
B. myself
C. me
D. meself

7. We promised to make
A. a mend
B. amend
C. amends
D. a mends

From the words or groups of words
letter A-D, choose one which is mostly
nearly opposite in meaning to the
Capitalized expression as it is used in
each of the following sentences :

8. The security man acted COURAGEOUSLY when
thieves attacked the bank
A. indiscreetly
B. fearlessly
C. shygly
D. timidly

9. All the must pass the COMPULSORY subject
A. Tunitnportant
B. optional
C. unreliable
D. inferior

From the words or groups of words letter A-D, choose one which is mostly nearly opposite in meaning to the underlisted expression as it is used in each of the following sentences :
10. Alhaji Taju Ologbenla is a prosperous
A. unsuccessful
B. unskillful
C. unscruplous
D. unkilled

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