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BECE Past Questions & Answers – 1992 (English)


11. What advice did the writer give to mothers?
A. They should eat foods containing proteins
B. They should accept traditions
C. They should do away with bad traditions
D. They should preserve traditions
E. They should feed their children on roots and grains only


Choose from the alternatives lettered A to D the one which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in
each sentence

12. Adiza‟s mother prepares very palatable dishes

A. expensive
B. rich
C. tasty
D. colourful
E. interesting

13. Sindi was brought up by a very strict woman
A. saved B. reared C. born D. taught E. beaten

14. Janet promised to attend to her mother-in-law who was ill.
A. look after
B. look at
C. look into D. look for E. look on

15. The printing company has over a thousand agents here.
A. vendors
B. caretakers
C. deputies
D. correspondents
E. representatives

16. The police Inspector asked all drivers to obey the speed-limit regulations
A. understand
B. notice
C. recognize
D. observe
E. answer


In each of the following sentences a group of words has been underlined. Choose from the alternatives lettered
A to D the one that best explains the underlined words

17. It is very difficult for many workers to make ends meet.
A. do two jobs at a time
B. make workers and managers come together

C. live within their means
D. feed two people

18. Since the thief came out of prison he has turned over a new leaf. This means he has
A. changed his style of stealing
B. started growing flowers
C. changed for the better
D. grown even more stubborn
E. got a new job

19. When the army stormed the village, all the inhabitants took to their heels. This means ……..
A. the army came to the village in the storm
B. the inhabitants were frightened and stood still
C. the inhabitants had their shoes removed
D. the inhabitants danced around on their heels
E. the inhabitants were frightened and so ran away

20. Berko is in two minds about resigning from his job. This means that Berko has
A. not really decided to resign B. written his resignation letter C. decided not to resign
D. withdrawn his resignation letter
E. been advised to resign

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