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Likely Questions For OAU Pre-Degree Entrance Examination & Past Questions

OAU Pre-Degree Past Questions. NOTE: Solve the 20 questions below and score yourself with the answers provided on the next page. Click Here for Answers
Time: 15 Minutes

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  1. Choose the expression which best completes each sentence.

The nursing mother is suffering from……………….

Choose one answer.

a. disentary
b. dysentary
c. desentary
d. dysentery
e. disentery

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  1. The three major word formation processes are

Choose one answer.

a. affixation, acronymy and compounding
b. suffixation, conversion and compounding
c. affixation, clipping and compounding
d. affixation, conversion and compounding
e. prefixation, conversion and compounding

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  1. fridge is an example of _________ while brunch is an instance of _________

Choose one answer.

a. conversion…blending
b. clipping and affixation
c. blending…clipping
d. clipping…blending
e. blending…conversion

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  1. The man is a lawyer. A lawyer in this sentence is:

Choose one answer.

a. an intensive complement
b. a subject complement
c. an object complement
d. a direct object
e. C and D

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  1. Three stages of writing are

Choose one answer.

a. planning, drafting and revising
b. drafting, pre-writing activities and editing
c. revising, drafting and planning
d. planning, revising and drafting
e. Drafting, re-reading and planning

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  1. The observance of protocols in official gathering before a speech is delivered is done in

Choose one answer.

a. a descending order
b. both descending and ascending orders.
c. an ascending order
d. a lateral order
e. a plateau order

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  1. The following except one are reading types

Choose one answer.

a. Scanning
b. SQ3R
c. intensive reading
d. Extensive reading
e. Evaluative reading

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  1. A noun phrase that appears before a relative clause in a sentence is ——–

Choose one answer.

a. anticident
b. B and C
c. relativizer
d. relative pronoun
e. antecedent

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  1. A good reader

Choose one answer.

a. reads intensively always
b. approaches all readings the same way
c. is serious with all readings
d. reads only for main ideas
e. varies reading styles to purposes

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  1. ———– sentence in a paragraph serves in amplifying the topic sentence

Choose one answer.

a. Body sentences
b. Topic sentence
c. Thesis sentence***
d. Concluding sentence
e. Thesis sentence
  1. ……… being poor, he is also very weak.

Choose one answer.

a. Although
b. Despite
c. Since
d. Besides
e. Though

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  1. An example of a minor sentence is

Choose one answer.

a. Many thanks
b. I’m able
c. He’s gone
d. Pay them
e. We shall see

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  1. The predicate can be subdivided into its constituents, one of them is ———-

Choose one answer.

a. Concord
b. Auxiliary
c. Tense
d. Subject
e. Lexeme

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  1. The offending students refused to appear before the …………panel set up by the University

Choose one answer.

a. ten-man
b. ten-woman
c. ten men’s
d. ten-men
e. ten man’s

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  1. Regression in reading

Choose one answer.

a. causes boredom
b. causes internal noise
c. leads to wrong direction of information
d. slows down reading speed
e. leads to physical distractions

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  1. wishy-washy is an example of

Choose one answer.

a. conversion
b. reduplication
c. clipping
d. compounding
e. blending

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  1. The citizens will…………….. to grumble once the price is slashed

Choose one answer.

a. ceese
b. sneeze
c. seize
d. cease
e. seeze

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  1. Reading and summary are a

Choose one answer.

a. receptive skill of language
b. productive skill of language
c. receptive and productive skills of language
d. oral skill of language
e. writing skill of language

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  1. All these are methods of speech delivery except

Choose one answer.

a. Lecturing
b. Manuscript
c. impromptu
d. memorized
e. Extemporaneous.

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  1. Hippopotamus is a _______ word while untie is a _______ word

Choose one answer.

a. simple…compound
b. simple…complex
c. complex…simple
d. complex…compound
e. None of the above

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