Hello and Welcome to SSCE (WAEC and NECO) Practice Test - Literature-in-English You are to attempt 20 Random Objectives Questions ONLY for 15 minutes. Supply your name and name of school in the text box below. Your time starts NOW! Full Name (Surname First): School: The first four lines of the Shakespearean sonnet rhymeA. abcd. B. abba. C. abab. D. cdcd.ABCDThe flat character in a literary work ______A. is the same as the round characterB. cannot be found in an allegoryC. is capable of growingD. always embodies a qualityABCDThe performers in a play constitute theA. chorus. B. characters. C. audience. D. castABCDRead the stanza and answer question below:Pan, O great Pan, to thee Thus do we sing! Thou who keep’st chaste and free As the young spring: Ever be thy honour spake From that place the morn is broke To the place day doth unyoke.The rhyme scheme of the stanza isA. abcabcc. B. ababcdd. C. babacec. D. bcbccaaABCDRead the passage and answer the question.A modest two-room hut built of mud and roofed with straw graciously sheltered the Mensahs. One of the rooms advertised itself as a living room. The kind earthenware pot willingly kept company with four ever- smiling stools. The pot eternally contained cool water for guests. The second room was a warm-hearted bedroom without a bed. The poor pair had to sleep on bare straw mats on the polished dirt floor. Some overwashed rags deputised for blankets and sheets and pillows. Two strong dry logs, facing each other like bitter rivals burned themselves out at night, not merely to keep the couple warm but mainly to ward off hungry mosquitoes and other hostile pests.There was no door to ward off the cold night alit Some rude devices, however, were contrived to keep the room quite safe from prying eyes and curious domestic animals. Would any thief be ever tempted to peep into such a rude room of such a poor pair?The writer’s attitude to the couple is one ofA. resignation. B. indifference. C. patronage. D. praiseABCDHe is a faithful liar. The line above is an example of _____A. euphemism. B. antithesis. C. epigram. D. oxymoron.ABCDA ballad is essentially a _____________ poem.A. descriptive B. dramatic C. pastoral D. narrativeABCDThe literary device which anticipates that an event will take place is best described as _____A. foreshadowing B. rising action C. flashback D. parodyABCDThe speech made at the end of a dramatic performance is generally called ______A. a prologue. B. an epilogue. C. a dirge. D. a monologue.ABCDRead the stanza and answer question below:Pan, O great Pan, to thee Thus do we sing! Thou who keep’st chaste and free As the young spring: Ever be thy honour spake From that place the morn is broke To the place day doth unyoke.Pan is used here asA. an allusion. B. symbol. C. irony. D. metonymyABCDWhich of the following is central to narrative friction?A. Verisimilitude. B. Dialogue. C. Objectivity. D. Subjectivity.ABCD______________ is the location of the action of the plot.A. Setting B. Narrative technique C. Point of view D. CharacterizationABCD‘Lift not the painted veil which those who livecall life: through unreal shapes be picturedthere, And it but mimic all we would believeWith colours idly spread,-behind, lurk fear.' -P.B sheliey: SonnetThe stanza above is an example of a ______A. couplet. B. seslet. C. quatrain. D. sonnet.ABCDDramatis personae in a play refers to ______A. list of characters.B. order of appearance.C. cast list.D. protagonist and antagonist.ABCD‘Let me not love thee if I love thee not’ illustratesA. metaphor. B. proverb. C. paradox. D. meiosisABCDYou. Your head is like a drum that is beatenfor spirits.You. Your ears are like the fans used forblowing fire.The lines above are good example of ______A. satire. B. lampoon. C. caricature. D. ridicule.ABCDHe put himself in uniform, made one for hisfive-year-old son, and marched with theinfant from dawn till noon every market day,on the main road singing 'Kayiwawa beturi..The persona in the excerpt above is portrayed as ______A. a soldier. B. abnormal. C. energetic. D. a policeman.ABCDTone and mood of a poem refer to ______A. locale. B. atmosphere C. setting. D. space.ABCDRead the poem and answer the question.Proud mothers of the coming age,‘Tis good to find you now engageYour minds and time your lives to raiseAbove the level of bygone days.‘Tis good to see you play your partWfth spirit and undaunted heart,It gives young Afric’s throbbing soulA glimpse of a bright and glorious goal.God bless you, mothers of our race,God cause to shine on you His face;And give you strength and all you craveTo bring forth sons and daughters brave“To bring forth sons and daughters brave” illustratesA. paradox. B. zeugma. C. inversion. D. epigramABCD_________________ is a literary device used to express something unpleasant in a more acceptable manner.A. Epilogue B. Epigram C. Euphemism D. EulogyABCD1 out of To submit your quiz and see your score/performance report; Make sure you supply your name and name of school in the form above. Unable to submit your quiz? Kindly Click Here To Retake SSCE (WAEC and NECO) Practice Test - Literature-in-English. Make sure you supply your full name and name of school before submission. Time is Up! Follow ASSURE On Social Media Categories: SSCE (WAEC and NECO) Practice Test (In All Subjects) Tags: SSCE (WAEC and NECO) Practice Tests - Literature-In-English 0 Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website What's on your mind? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter an answer in digits:13 − six = This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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