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 group of words.

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Question 1 of 15

1. The students were advised to give up smoking. This means that the students were asked to ........smoking

BECE 2005

Question 1 of 15

Question 2 of 15

2. On seeing the headmaster, the girl took to her heels. This means that the girl

BECE 2009

Question 2 of 15

Question 3 of 15

3. The PTA Chairman cleared the air about the increase in dues. This means that he

BECE 2003

Question 3 of 15

Question 4 of 15

4. When Susan was caught stealing money, she shed crocodile tears.

This means that Susan

BECE 2001

Question 4 of 15

Question 5 of 15

5. When the armed robbers could no longer fight the police, they gave in. This means the armed robbers

BECE 2004

Question 5 of 15

Question 6 of 15

6. Afia rose to the occasion when she was called to give the vote of thanks. This means

BECE 2002

Question 6 of 15

Question 7 of 15

7. Esi was so good a leader that we were all encouraged to take a leaf out of her book. This means we were all encouraged to

BECE 2000

Question 7 of 15

Question 8 of 15

8. The chief told his linguist not to beat about the bush. This means that the linguist must

BECE 2012

Question 8 of 15

Question 9 of 15

9. Before I left for the market, I asked my neighbour to keep an eye on my children. This means my neighbour should

BECE 2000

Question 9 of 15

Question 10 of 15

10. Adzo’s bad manners make her the black sheep of the family. This means Adzo is a

BECE 2006

Question 10 of 15

Question 11 of 15

11. It is difficult for most people to make ends meet these days. This means most people

BECE 2000

Question 11 of 15

Question 12 of 15

12. Ama was the only one who was close-lipped about the theft. This means that Ama..........

BECE 2005

Question 12 of 15

Question 13 of 15

13. John is always light-hearted in spite of his problems. This means that in spite of his problems John is always

BECE 2007

Question 13 of 15

Question 14 of 15

14. After serving ten years in prison he returned home under a cloud.

BECE 2001

Question 14 of 15

Question 15 of 15

15. Whenever Kweku goes to Kumasi, he puts up with his uncle. This means that Kweku ……….

BECE 2010

Question 15 of 15


 


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