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NDA – Use of English (Lexis) – 2003

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This quiz consists of over 50 NDA Use of English (Lexis) past questions and answers. The answers are well explained. Retake the quiz as many times as you feel the need. Success!

This is a timed quiz. You will be given 900 seconds to answer all questions. Are you ready?

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Instruction: Choose from alternatives A-D, the word opposite in meaning to the underlined to fill the gap

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I thought that the comments made by the Secretary were quite innocuous but the Chairman considered them

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Ibrahim's flambouyant life style contracts sharply with Aminu's _________ attitude

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Ade is very conservative in his political ideas whereas Balas expresses ________ ideas

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The government has been spending more money on preventive rather than on ______medicine

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Instruction: From the alternatives A-D, choose the word that best completes the sentence.

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The magazine was _______ by the government

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The governor frowned at the ___________ which slowed down the implementation of the policy Decisions.

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His appointment was ________ because of the irregularities discovered in his credentials

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Femi has a _______ apetite

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Instruction: Choose from the alternatives A-D, which is the most appropriate interpretation for each sentence

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The Accountant falsified records in order to feather his own nest. This means that the accountant tried to

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The Cashier wanted to pull the wool over my eyes by making me sign for the money I did net receive. This means that the cashier wanted to

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The man's decision to withdraw his daughter from school because of her misbehavior really amount to cutting off his own nose to spite his face. This means that

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The officer urged the soldiers to gird their loins for the task ahead. This means that the soldiers Should

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Instruction: From the alternative A-D, choose the word nearest in meaning to the underlined word

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The journalist refused to divulge the source of his information

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Ada was skeptical about the story Ifeoma told her

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The lawyer remarked that the fact that the accused did nothing when the innocent boy was being lynched made him culpable

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Spain was very powerful nation but her influence has waned over the years

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The politician made a very scurrilous remark about his opponent

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Instruction: Write the letter of the correct word for each of the following sentences

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A _________ rides at broomstick

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He has a deep _________ voice

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__________ are basics

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__________ means stop

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An __________ measures time

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__________ milk next

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Instruction: For each word below, first pronounce, then identify its correct spelling and choose the letter of the correct word

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Far/varit

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Rili:s

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All the following verbs are correctly stressed except

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Which of the following is not correct stressed

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