WAEC Literature Exam Questions

Welcome to your WAEC Literature Past Questions

1. Diction is the writer’s choice of
2. A piece of writing at the end of a book is called
3. “Like a baby, the old man cried” is an example of
4. As chapter is to narrative, so________ is to drama.
5. “Many hands make light work” illustrates
6. A hyperbole is also referred to as
7. “The sun smiles gently on the scene” illustrates A. paradox B. euphemism C. hyperbole D. personification
8. Narrative is a predominant feature of
9. “Peter’s pretty partner paid the bills” is and example of
10. A poem that celebrates an object, person or event is
11. A book that contains a collection of poems is called
12. A speech in a play in which a character speaks his or her thoughts alone is
13. An authors story about himself is called
14. “This terrible blessing” is an example of
15. A literary work in which the characters are animals is a
16. A writing on a tomb is called
17. The writers unique way of presenting a literary work is
18. The writer’s feelings and attitudes are suggested by
19. In a play, unfolding events reach their peak in the
20. When humour is used to ease tension, it is called
21. Pick the ode item.
22. Stanza refers to _____ in a poem
23. Soliloquy is a _____ technique
24. A short witty saying is known as
25. "Death be not proud, though some have called thee mighty and dreadful" is an example of
26. Bringing back a scene that had occurred in the past is called
27. A long an serious narrative about heroic characters is
28. A praise poem is
29. The performers in a play constitute the
30. A praise poem can be called
31. A quatrain is
32. A play on words for literary effect is
33. “The king has joined his ancestors” is an example of
34. The antagonist is
35. A poem about simple rural life is known as
36. The counsel for the accused addresses the bench. The underlined is an example of
37. The major genres of literature are
38. The main idea in a literary work is
39.
40. Poetry is written in ___
41. In a literary work, a clown normally
42. In ‘I am so famished, I can devour a whole cow’ is an example of
43. A literary work that teaches moral is said to be
44. In a literary work, a clown normally
45. The personalities created or presented in a literary work are

Welcome to your literature waec questions

1. Narrative is a predominant feature of
2. An authors story about himself is called
3. The personalities created or presented in a literary work are
4. The performers in a play constitute the
5. In ‘I am so famished, I can devour a whole cow’ is an example of
6. Soliloquy is a _____ technique
7. A hyperbole is also referred to as
8. A poem about simple rural life is known as
9. A speech in a play in which a character speaks his or her thoughts alone is
10. “The king has joined his ancestors” is an example of
11. “Many hands make light work” illustrates
12. The major genres of literature are
13. A poem that celebrates an object, person or event is
14. The writers unique way of presenting a literary work is
15. “Like a baby, the old man cried” is an example of
16. In a literary work, a clown normally
17. Poetry is written in ___
18.
19. “The sun smiles gently on the scene” illustrates A. paradox B. euphemism C. hyperbole D. personification
20. The writer’s feelings and attitudes are suggested by
21. “Peter’s pretty partner paid the bills” is and example of
22. In a play, unfolding events reach their peak in the
23. The main idea in a literary work is
24. Pick the ode item.
25. Diction is the writer’s choice of
26. “This terrible blessing” is an example of
27. A long an serious narrative about heroic characters is
28. Stanza refers to _____ in a poem

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