Apptitude1 no restrictionLOYOLA JESUIT, ABUJA PAST QUESTIONS PAPERS verbal paper 1


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Apptitude1 no restrictionLOYOLA JESUIT, ABUJA PAST QUESTIONS PAPERS verbal paper 1

  1. 1. 1. Insert a three-letter word between DISH and HER 6. Put the letters B, C, D, E, F, G and H into theto give a ten-letter word. empty circles in the diagram below in such a way that no letter is connected by a line to the letter that isAnswer: __________________________________ before or after it in the alphabet order.2. Place a four-letter word in the boxes below. Whenthis word is attached to the four words to the right,another English word will be formed in each case. COMING WARD LAND WORK A3. Between the brackets on each line, place a letterwhich, when substituted for the middle letter of thewords on either side, will give two other Englishwords. When you have found all the letters, they willspell a word which can be read downwards. What isit? 7. Femi, Ugo and Ahmed get ready for a costume party. They have three costumes: clown, pirate and LATER ( ) RIDES ghost. PENCE ( ) FLUSH Ugo says: “If Ahmed dresses up as a clown, then I’ll RESIT ( ) WATER go as a pirate. But if Ahmed puts on the pirate QUICK ( ) ADOPT costume then I’ll dress as a ghost.” MATCH ( ) HOUSE Femi interrupted: “If Ugo doesn’t go as a clown then I’ll be the pirate.” SHORT ( ) BLANK Write down the costume that Femi, Ugo and Ahmed eventually wore to the party.Answer: __________________________________ Femi: _______________________________4. Pair up these words to form four larger words. Ugo: ________________________________ HER FAIR Ahmed: ______________________________ LEADER LIGHT GROUND FEAT Explain your answer: RING HEAD _________________________________________a) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________b) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________c) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________d) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________5. Insert the missing vowels in the following group _________________________________________of letters to form four related words. _________________________________________ LLGTR LPRD _________________________________________ GRLL BFFL _________________________________________a) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________b) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________c) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________d) Answer: ________________________________ _________________________________________ Page 1
  2. 2. __________________________________________8. Ada has a well and she can get as much from it as 9. An old farmer died and left 17 cows to his threeshe likes. sons. In his will, the farmer stated that his oldest son should get 1/2, his middle son should get 1/3, andBut she has only two buckets. One holds 18 litres his youngest son should get 1/9 of all the cows. Theand the other holds 30 litres. sons, who did not want to end up with half cows, sat for days wondering how many cows each of them should get. One day, their neighbour came by to see how they were doing after their fathers death. The three sons told him their problem. After thinking for a while, the neighbour said: "Ill be right back!" He went away, and when he came back, the three sons could divide the cows according to their fathers will, and in such aShe also has a very large tank with a tap. way that each of them got a whole number of cows. What was the neighbours solution? _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________a) Can Ada measure exactly each of these amountsof water with her two buckets? If she can, explain _________________________________________how. _________________________________________(a) 24 litres (b) 21 litres (c) 42 litres _________________________________________a) Answer: __________________________________ _________________________________________Explanation: _________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________b) Answer: __________________________________ _________________________________________Explanation: _________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ 10. Draw straight lines on the shape below to divide it__________________________________________ into four identical pieces.c) Answer: __________________________________Explanation: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Page 2