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NECO GCE English Questions 2017 is Out | Check OBJ and Essay Answers Here.

In this article, I will be showing you past English objective and Essay random repeated questions for free. You may even understand how NECO English questions are set and many different examination courses. Stay consciousness and examine through.

The National Examinations Council (additionally known as NECO) is an examination frame in Nigeria that conducts the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and the General Certificate in Education. NECO become created by means of former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar in April 1999. It was the first Federal organization to offer sponsored registration to educational applicants in Nigeria.

NECO GCE English Questions 2017

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PAPER 2

SECTION A

CONTINUOUS WRITING
(50 MARKS)

You are to answer only one question from this section. All questions carry equal marks. Your answer should not be less than 450 words. You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

  1. Your friend in another school has requested information about your school to enable him to decide on moving over to your school. Write a letter to him discussing at least three areas in which your school excels.
  2. Write an article for publication in your school magazine, discussing the reasons why children in your area drop out of school and suggesting ways of minimizing it.
  3. As the president of your youth club, write a letter to the chairman of your Local Government Association complaining about the increasing rate of child labour and suggesting ways of curbing it.
  4. You are the chief speaker in a debate on the topic: Women should not be in paid employment while still bearing children. Write your contribution for or against the topic.
  5. Write a story that ends with the words: That experience will linger on my mind for a long time.

PAPER 1

SECTION 1

In each of the following sentences, there’s one underlined word and one hole. From the listing of phrases lettered A to D, pick out the one that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and with the intention to, on the equal time, efficiently fill the gap within the sentence.

  1. Most African countries face poverty while few enjoy ………………
    A.  influence
    B.  money
    C.  affluence
    D.  power.
  2. Last year our farmers cultivated more crops than they……………
    A.  destroyed
    B.  uprooted
    C.  harvested
    D.  yielded

SECTION 2

From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that best completes each of the following sentences.

  1. There would have been a riot in our school but for the timely ……….. of our staff.
    A.  intervention
    B.  interruption
    C.  interference
    D.  invasion.
  2.  The armed robbers …every room in the bank to look for money.
    A.   explored
    B.  ransacked
    C.  raked
    D.  swept.

SECTION 3

After each of the following sentences, a list of possible interpretations is given.   Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for each sentence.

  1.  Ade is too clever by half. This means that Ade is
    A.  far cleverer than others
    B.  actually very stupid in his behaviour
    C.  annoyingly clever
    D.  behaving to be clever but is not.
  2. Ameh is really being economical with the truth. This means that Ameh
    A.  is being praised for being honest
    B.  does not know enough
    C.  knows more than he is prepared to say
    D.  is not telling the truth.

SECTION 4

From the words lettered A to D below each of the following sentences, chose the word or group of words that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word as it is used in the sentence.

  1. By failing to attend the interview, Idoko has lost a golden opportunity.
    A.  blessed
    B.  bright
    C.  good
    D.  delightful.
  2. I hope the principal would be gracious enough to forgive us.
    A.  cordial
    B.  polite
    C.  merciful
    D.  gentle.

SECTION 5

From the words or group of words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that best completes each of the following sentences.

  1. A good citizen abides …..  the rules of the land.
    A.  with
    B.  in
    C.  at
    D.  by
  2. Since his swearing in, the governor ………..  his hometown.
    A.  had not been visiting
    B.  has not visited
    C.  did not visit
    D.  had not visited.

TIPS:

  • Try as many past questions papers as possible and compare your answers with theirs.
  • In reading of passages, don’t be too fast or too slow. Practice with a clock. Don’t skip lines or paragraphs as some students do.
  • Acquire enough vocabulary – synonyms, antonyms, registers, idioms, figures of speech.
  • Know the definitions, names and functions of parts of speech and the roles various phrases and clauses play in the structure of sentences.

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