You are about to start UTME Literature 2010 practice quiz.
You have 60minutes for this test.
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Questions 2 to 5 are based on J.C. De Graft’s Sons and Daughters
Questions 6 to 10 based on William Shakespear’s Romeo and Juliet
Questions 11 to 13 are based on Buchi Emecheta’s The Joys of Motherhood.
Questions 14 to 16 are based on Ferdinand Oyano’s The Old Man and the Medal.
Questions 17 to 20 are based on George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-four
Questions 21 to 30 are based on selected poems from Ker, D. et al (eds.) New Poetry from African; Soyinka, (ed.) Poems of Black Africa; Senanu K.E. and Vincent T. (eds.): A selection of African Poetry;
‘Yet in their finger upon Our navel The midwives of the spirit say They feel a foetal throb.
Questions 31 to 40 are based on General Literary Principles
Questions 41 to 50 are based on Literary Appreciation.
‘That year the harvest was sad, like a funeral, and many farmers wept as they dug up the miserable yams. One man tied his cloth to a tree branch and hanged himself’. Chinua Achebe:
‘That age is best which is the first, when youth and blood are warmer, But being spent, the worse, and worst Time still succeed the former.
But the towering earth was tired sitting in one position.
And your laughter like a flame piercing the shadows Has revealed Africa to me beyond the snow of yesterday.
Don’t panic. Be calm, If you are some how upset …try to regain your exposure.
Move him into the sun Gently its touch awoke him once, At home, whispering of fields unsown Always it woke him even in France Until this morning and this snow If anything might rouse him now This kind old sun will know Think how it wakes the seeds Woke, once, the clays of a cold star Are limbs, so dear achieved, are sides Full nerved still swarm too hard to stir Was it, for this the clay grew tall? 0 what made fatuous sunbeams toil To break earth’s sleep at all.
A cursing rogue with a merry farceA bundle of rags upon a crutch, Stumbled upon that windy place Called cruachan, and it was as much.
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