GSTs EXAM SUMMARY


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GST102

MCQ1: The core aspect of a paragraph is its

Answer: Main idea


MCQ2: The maina idea is usually couched in the

Answer: Topic sentence


MCQ3: Most topic sentences are usually ______ of the paragraph.

Answer: At the beginning


MCQ4: In most writings, the _____ in a paragraph tends to present the central theme in it.

Answer: First sentence


MCQ5: When using example as a paragraph development device, you will likely use one of these

Answer: For example


MCQ6: The central concern of narrative writing is

Answer: Telling a story


MCQ7: The major focus of a descriptive paragraph is to ______ about a thing or person.

Answer: Give details


MCQ8: A paragraph providing step by step details of a process of an experiment you just performed will be called _____.

Answer: Explanatory 


MCQ9: “All men are women abusers” is an example of a statement that will be referred to as 

Answer: Generalisation


MCQ10: When you write to the VC of your university, it is a(n)

Answer: Formal letter


MCQ11:   A major way of determining if a letter is informal or not is through the

Answer: Language usage


MCQ12: If you are writing a letter to your friend, one of the ways you will salute them is to start your letter with 

Answer: Dear Sam


MCQ13: If you are to write a letter to your Faculty Dean, you are expected to write it ____ your Centre Director.

Answer: Through


MCQ14: When a patient dies of lung cancer attributable to his chain smoking habit, it would be right to say cigarette is ______.of his death.

Answer: Cause 


MCQ15: Letter to the Editor is normally written to 

Answer: Newspaper houses


MCQ16: A letter seeking for job is usually called

Answer: Application letter


MCQ17: You were offered jobs by two organisations, which letter will you write to the one you did not want to work with?

Answer: Letter of acceptance


MCQ18: If you have a job offer from more than one organisation, state the type of letter you are going to write to the organisation you do not wish to work with ______.

Answer: Letter to decline


MCQ19: An essay you write to present your class debate will be written in _____ language.

Answer: Formal 


MCQ20: When you want to write a letter to accept a job offer, it should be done with 

Answer: Gratitude


MCQ21: If you are seeking to further your studies, what sort of letter can your lecturer writer to support your quest?

Answer: Reference letter


MCQ22: When you want to sign off the letter to your friend, putting your full name and signature will be regarded as ____.

Answer: Out of order


MCQ23: You have siblings attending the conventional universities, if you are to write to the president to express your opinion on how the current ASUU strike should be handled, you are likely to express it as ________.

Answer: Newspaper article


MCQ24: If you are addressing a woman with her professional title, it is always better to address her without _________, except she requested otherwise.

Answer: Mrs.


MCQ25: When your letter ends with ‘Yours sincerely, Chuka’ it is most probably a letter to 

Answer: Your friend


MCQ26: A formal letter is usually expected to have ____ as the summary of its content. 

Answer: A heading


MCQ27: Most letters to the editor tend to contain 

Answer: complaints


MCQ28: If you witnessed an armed robbery incident, the report you will give to the Police is called

Answer: A statement


MCQ29: An experimental report will likely contain a thing like

Answer: Procedure


MCQ30:  A core requirement for a scientific report is that it MUST be 

Answer: Objective


MCQ31: When you are presenting only the salient points of a passage, you are doing

Answer: Summary writing


MCQ32: What best way do you think you can develop your summary writing skill?

Answer: By practising it daily


MCQ33: One good way of developing the summary of a passage is by taking the ____ in each paragraph.

Answer: main idea


MCQ34: Expansion materials are not acceptable in 

Answer: A summary passage


MCQ35: To really master the summary writing skill, you must _______.

Answer: Learn to identify core points in the passage


FBQ1: A paragraph that presents a cause should have the ____ too for it to be considered good paragraph development strategy.

Answer: effect


FBQ2: In this sentence, ‘She has arrived, …?’, its second part will likely be: ____

Answer: hasn’t she


FBQ3: An English polar question will most probably be answered with a ____ or _____.

Answer: yes


FBQ4: A summary passage is expected to be ____ than the passage it was extracted from in terms of length.

Answer: shorter


FBQ5: When you use comparison in developing a paragraph, it means that, at least, _____ things are the focus of your writing.

Answer: two


FBQ6: The correct transcription of ‘back’ is _______.

Answer: /bӕk/


FBQ7: The transcribed word /ʃelvz/ is lexically written as ________.

Answer: shelves


FBQ8: The word transcribed as /lʌv/ will be orthographically presented as _________.

Answer: love


FBQ9: ‘How kind of you!’ is structurally regarded as _________ in the classification of sentences.

Answer: simple


FBQ10: The transcription /jɔt/ will normally represent ______ word in English.

Answer: yacht


FBQ11: The transcribed word /kɵum/ here is ______.

Answer: comb


FBQ12:  This word ‘examination’ has the main stress on its ____ syllable. 

Answer: fourth


FBQ13: The word ‘Registrar’ has _____ syllables. 

Answer: three


FBQ14: Transcribe the word ‘children’.

Answer: ʧɪldrən


FBQ15: Give the transcribed form of the word ‘shot’ ______.

Answer: /ʃɔt/


FBQ16: /θɪn/ would be a transcript of ________.

Answer: thin


FBQ17: /ʃə:t/ is a transcription of ________.

Answer: shirt


FBQ18: Transcribe the word ‘cloth’ ______.

Answer: /klɔθ/


FBQ19: Indicate the number of syllables in this word ‘kingship’ ______.

Answer: two


FBQ20: The word transcribed as /wɔndə/ is written in English as ____

Answer: wonder


FBQ21: ‘I will see you tomorrow, God willing’ will functionally be described as: _____.

Answer: A statement


FBQ22: ‘Whenever he arrives, tell him to come in’ is functionally regarded as ______ sentence.

Answer: command


FBQ23: ‘He came, he saw, he conquered’ could be structurally described as ______.

Answer: compound sentence


FBQ24: ‘The boy that came to visit me is my nephew; he is in the University of Lagos, doing his first degree’ is a sentence that is structurally _______.

Answer: compound-complex


FBQ25: ‘I just love to read!’ is functionally ____. 

Answer: exclamation


FBQ26: One way of developing paragraphs is by ____ one thing with another, which usually brings together positive features of the two elements. 

Answer: comparing


FBQ27: You can also bring together two things in a negative sense; this is called _____ because it brings side by side negative features of those elements being focused.

Answer: contrast


FBQ28: When a group of scholars come together to discuss a topic in their department, it is usually known as ______.

Answer: seminar


FBQ29: To moderate a seminar session, the person to chair is usually expected to be  ____ in that field of study.

Answer: An expert


FBQ30: A seminar cover page is expected to give the ________ of the writer to identify who it is that did the work.

Answer: name


FBQ31: Seminar presentation is usually the ­­­­­____ end of writing it.

Answer: logical


FBQ32: When a seminar paper stirs up debate about the topic of discussion it is focused on, it is considered ____.

Answer: good


FBQ33: A seminar paper that has every point raised acceptable to the audience would be considered _______.

Answer: suspect


FBQ34: Every culture has its manner of doing ______ in the public, depending on the acceptable way of speaking to its community members.

Answer: oratory


FBQ 35: ‘I stand on the existing protocols’ appears to be a ___ cultural thing.

Answer: Nigerian


GST104

Question: What is the first daily task of the circulation department?

Answer: Shelving of all books consulted by library users the previous day.

Question: The staff responsible for taking statistics of the books consulted by users is

Answer: Circulation staff

Question: The major source of funding of public libraries is 

Answer: Public taxes

Question: The basic difference between a public library and other types of libraries is that the main aim of public library is  to provide the information needs of

Answer: General public

Question: When a reader asks a specific question relating to the use of library materials in the reference sections, this type of query is known as

Answer: Quick reference question

Question: Research outcomes and results from original research work fall into _____ sources of information

Answer: Primary

Question: Below are the three major components of open educational resources EXCEPT

Answer: Teaching content

Question: Journals have the following types of access EXCEPT

Answer: Classified

Question: Below are open access journals in Humanities EXCEPT

Answer: Organic Syntheses

Question: Below are open access journals in Education EXCEPT

Answer: West African Journal of Education

Question: Below are open access journals in Economics EXCEPT

Answer: Logical Methods in Economics

Question: Below are examples of institutional repository EXCEPT

Answer: Open Engineering

Question: The main class for “science” in LC is

Answer: Q

Question: The main class for “religion” in Dewey decimal classification is

Answer: 200

Question: What is used to further divide subjects into more specific subject areas in Dewey classification? 

Answer: Decimal point (.)

Question: What type of catalogue is very sensitive in spelling and may retrieve different information due to error.

Answer: Online catalogue

Question: What classification scheme has its language class merged with Literature class?

Answer: UDC

Question: The 35 main classes of Bliss classification scheme consist of __ numerical and ____ alphabetical classes.

Answer: 9,  26

Question: What classification scheme was purposely designed to help remove the short comings observed in class K-Law, in the library of congress classification scheme?

Answer: Moy’s

Question: The fact that copies of information on the net can be speedily delivered to users on demand has helped to remove

Answer: The challenge of geographical distance to information

Question: Digital libraries can help to solve the following problems EXCEPT

Answer: Information explosion

Question: Digital libraries interface design should be all of the following EXCEPT

Answer: Highly sophisticated

Question: How often should you keep to your study schedule?

Answer: Daily

Question: In order to improve your grades you are advised to do the following EXCEPT

Answer: Cram

Question: In order to study without interruption you have to equip your study area with the following materials EXCEPT

Answer: Musical equipment

Question: The process of reading questions at the beginning/ end of the chapters or after each subheading in SQ3R is known as

Answer: Questioning

Question: In order to connect reading to your everyday life you have to engage in the following EXCEPT

Answer: Read only when you feel like

Question: There are grievous penalties upon any infringement on the following EXCEPT

Answer: Fair use

Question: In what year was the world’s first copyright law (statute of Anne) enacted in England?

Answer: 1710

Question: What was the main purpose of the Berne convention in 1886?

Answer: to provide mutual recognition of copyright between nation states

Question: The acronym AMS in referencing style stands for

Answer: American Meteorological Society 

Question: The acronym OSCOLA in referencing style stands for

Answer: Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities

Question: Where is the reference list of every academic/ research work located?

Answer: At the end 

Question: Where multiple sources are used by same author, citations are listed in order by

Answer: The date of publication.

Question: In referencing a book what punctuation mark is used after the place of publication?

Answer: Colon (:)

Question: The librarian at the ________________ section of the library is responsible for charging and discharging of library resources 

Answer: circulation

Question:  Only registered library users are allowed to borrow books and other library resources True or False?

Answer: True

Question:  Potential library users are required to ________________ before being permitted to use the library  

Answer: Register

Question:  Before you are allowed to go home with a borrowed book from the library, it must be stamped with ________________ stamp

Answer: Date-due

Question: style="text-align:left">A fine is usually charged per day for overdue books   True or False?

Answer: True

Question: In order to know what book to borrow, the user may check the various catalogues which could be manual or electronic True or False?

Answer: True

Question: The ________________ mark indicates the location of the book on the shelf. 

Answer: Class

Question: A borrowed book can be renewed if such book is NOT on reserve True or False?

Answer: True

Question: Academic libraries are under a board to serve the public True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Public libraries provide basic services for a fee True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Public libraries support both individual and self-conducted education as well as formal education at all levels True or False?

Answer: True

Question: Quick reference questions are everyday questions that readers regularly ask reference librarians True or False?

Answer: True

Question: Quick reference questions are NOT easily answered by mere consultation of specific reference source, such as almanacs, biographies, yearbooks, dictionaries True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Search questions cannot be met by one single reference source in the library True or False?

Answer: True

Question: Research questions do NOT Require comprehensive reference sources True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Vertical files usually contain sources of miscellaneous information True or False?

Answer: True

Question: It is NOT necessary to keep records of user’s queries True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Current awareness service is a personalized library service True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Resource sharing and collaboration is one of the new trends in librarianship True or False?

Answer: True

Question: All libraries should be able to meet the information needs of all its users at all times True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Heavily used  materials stand the risk of being stolen or ________________ if  kept on open shelves

Answer: Mutilated

Question: Research and information needs of users of special libraries are fairly homogeneous   True or False?

Answer: True

Question: Information is being generated and transmitted by individuals on daily basis True or false?

Answer: True

Question: Document titles and abstracts CANNOT Help you find good descriptors when searching through literature True or false?

Answer: False

Question: A database may be dedicated to a single subject or cover several subjects True or False?

Answer: True

Question: In a card catalogue, cards for new materials can be added quickly and cards for those items no longer in the collection can be easily removed True or False?

Answer: True

Question: The card catalogue is NOT easy to use True or False?

Answer: False

Question: The card catalogue are NOT alphabetical arrangement True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Miss-filing and miss-shelving may not necessarily cause problems in the library True or False?

Answer: False

Question: Expensive equipment is required for users to have access and use microform catalogue True or False?

Answer: True

Question: With an online catalogue, users can retrieve ________________ in a variety of ways.

Answer: Information

Question: Training is needed for the users to optimally use online catalogue True or False?

Answer: True

Question: The purpose of library classification is to provide a comprehensive view of the documents on a given subject True or False?

Answer: True

Question: The basic aim of librarianship is to bring the user in contact with a specific document or information True or False?

Answer: True

Question: ________________ is the main class for “Technology”in Dewey decimal classification

Answer: 600


GST101

Question: One of the options is an advantage which reading of books offers a learner

Answer: Enlightenment

Question: style="text-align:justify">One of these options is a means through which a student can access facts

Answer: Data

Question: Which of these options reflects a robust reading culture?

Answer: Extensive informative reading

Question: One of these options is an apt description of the speed of eye movement displayed in skimming or scanning

Answer: Slow

Question: style="text-align:justify">Which one of these speed options is recommended for reading of novel?

Answer: Average

Question: One of these options could be used to establish connection when jotting down points during a lecture

Answer: Numbers

Question: One of these options could be used to establish connection when jotting down points during a lecture

Answer: Numbers

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: how did the city DEGENERATE to a war theatre?

Answer: Worsen

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: Their GROUSE was that the minister came two days ago

Answer: Complaint

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: Uche has the POTENTIAL of being a scientist

Answer: Possibility

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: We are no longer the OPTIMISTIC men who hoped to conquer and change the world

Answer: Positive

Question: style="text-align:justify">Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: the EMISSION of gas in the area has been widely condemned

Answer: Release

Question: style="text-align:justify">Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: the prolonged DEBILITATING sickness eventually led to her death

Answer: Weakening

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: he ANTICIPATED his sack long before the letter was given to him

Answer: style="text-align:justify">Expected

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: they preferred the SEDENTARY life of the rural area

Answer: Immobile

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: the rebels DISLODGED the residents from their homes last year

Answer: Forced out

Question: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: it is of no use SPECULATING about the outcome of the election

Answer: Forming an opinion

Question: style="text-align:justify">Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: he is such a RECALCITRANT student

Answer: Uncontrollable

Question: style="text-align:justify">Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: he looked MOROSE on her wedding day

Answer: Sad

Question: style="text-align:justify">Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: tayo is PROFICIENT at his work

Answer: Competent

Question: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

(5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

All but ONE of the options below are suitable topics for the passage

Answer: Occupations of village people

Question: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

(5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Which of the sentences is the introduction of the passage?

Answer: Sentence 5

Question: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

(5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Which of the sentences is the conclusion of the passage?

Answer: Sentence 2

Question: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

(5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

One of the options below is the opposite of the capitalized word: RENOWNED in sentence 6

Answer: Obscure

Question: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

(5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

What does the expression: a hive of activities suggests in sentence 6?

Answer: Lots of activities

Question: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

(5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

One of these techniques is used by the author of this passage?

Answer: Descriptive technique

Question: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

(5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

One of these options best describes author’s choice of words in the use of MAN in sentence 1

Answer: Sexist

Question: style="text-align:justify">Retrieving of data is closely associated with one of these fields

Answer: Academics

Question: style="text-align:justify">When a listener attains one of these options, s/he can draw conclusions 

Answer: Evaluation

Question: style="text-align:justify">What is the term used to refer to the short summary of a research which a writer is required to include in her/his book

Answer: Abstract

Question: One of the options below is an example of a visual reading material

Answer: Tables

Question: style="text-align:justify">Which of the options below has the meaning of the underlined expression in the sentence: the presenter told Ade to HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD when he said working in a rural area could be a challenge

Answer: Say exactly what the challenge was

Question: style="text-align:justify">Which of the expressions below is in the correct form

Answer: To can’t have your cake and eat it

Question: style="text-align:justify">Which of the expressions below is in the correct form

Answer: Make hay while the sun shines

Question: Which of the options below has the meaning of the underlined expression in the sentence: charles is talking with his angry boss right now – no doubt he is IN THE EYE OF THE STORM right now

Answer: Charles is directly involved in the tumultuous situation

Question: _____ reading speed requires that the reader pays attention to specific details

Answer: Study

Question: A material that is not so difficult will require a(n) ___ speed

Answer: Average

Question: Headings and ÂÂÂÂ____ are important in ascertaining the vital points of a lecture

Answer: Sub-headings

Question: The words which an individual knows and uses make up her/his _____ 

Answer: Vocabulary

Question: A major way to increase speed in reading is to ___ until one becomes perfect

Answer: Practise

Question: _____ is the prefix in the word: misadventure

Answer: Mis-

Question: ____ is the prefix in the word: submarine

Answer: Sub-

Question: ____ is the prefix in the word reverse

Answer: Re-

Question: ___ is the suffix in the word humanitarianism

Answer: -ism

Question: ____ is the suffix in the word goats

Answer: -s

Question: _____ is the strategy which involves a writer giving a reader copious words that will help her/him arrive at the meaning of a new word

Answer: Lexical familiarisation

Question: ___ is commonly described as the student’s companion

Answer: Dictionary

Question: Words which are specific to a particular field is known as _____

Answer: Register

Question: Judicial, guilty and jury are words associated with the ____ field

Answer: Legal

Question: Mental, eccentric and competence are words that are associated with the field of ___ 

Answer: Psychology

Question: Subconscious, patient and diagnosis are words that are associated with the ___ field

Answer: Medical

Question: Tertiary, lesson and pupil are words that are associated with the field of ___

Answer: Education

Question: Assets, purchase and debit are words that are associated with ___ field

Answer: Accounting

Question: Molecules, cells and dissect are words that are associated with the field of ____

Answer: Natural science

Question: Long written stories are commonly called _____

Answer: Novels

Question: Narrative texts tell ____

Answer: Stories

Question: A writer can keep her/his readers in a state of ____ by making them wonder what will happen next

Answer: Suspense

Question: Any textbook written in order to explain theoretical concepts will likely adopt the ___ style

Answer: Expository

Question: When only words are used in a presentation, then it can be said that the _____ form of communication has been adopted

Answer: Verbal

Question: Technical words will be used more in one of the options in parenthesis (arts; science)

Answer: Science

Question: To be able to interpret the meaning of a text, the reader must have basic ___ of the text

Answer: Understanding

Question: _____ reading speed is required when a reader wants to read for critical evaluation of a text

Answer: Study

Question: One of the options in parenthesis (science; humanities) is more prone to the use of symbols

Answer: Science

Question: The symbol @ is commonly used in the social media to stand for the word _____

Answer: At

Question: A large number of data could be stored in a data ___

Answer: Bank

Question: The process of ____ a diagram requires that the student pays attention to that part of the diagram mentioned by the lecturer

Answer: Labelling

Question: A _______ will be needed to illustrate changes in the temperature

Answer: Chart

Question: The ___ ideas of a lecture could be expanded during examinations

Answer: Man

Question: Speed and ___ are required for effective reading activity

Answer: Accuracy

Question: _____ is the term which refers to words which come before or after a new word and which help a reader to know the meaning of the new word in the reading material

Answer: Context


Gst202

MCQ1: One of the options is an advantage which reading of books offers a learner

Answer: Enlightenment


MCQ2: One of these options is a means through which a student can access facts

Answer: Rumination


MCQ3: Which of these options reflects a robust reading culture?

Answer: Extensive informative reading


MCQ4: One of these options is an apt description of the speed of eye movement displayed in skimming or scanning

Answer: Slow


MCQ5: Which one of these speed options is recommended for reading of novel?

Answer: Slow


MCQ6: One of these options could be used to establish connection when jotting down points during a lecture

Answer: Numbers


MCQ7: One of these options could be used to establish connection when jotting down points during a lecture

Answer: Numbers


MCQ8: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: how did the city DEGENERATE to a war theatre?

Answer: Transform


MCQ9: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: Their GROUSE was that the minister came two days ago

Answer: Complaint


MCQ10: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: Uche has the POTENTIAL of being a scientist

Answer: Energy


MCQ11: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: We are no longer the OPTIMISTIC men who hoped to conquer and change the world

Answer: Positive


MCQ12: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: the EMISSION of gas in the area has been widely condemned

Answer: Processing


MCQ13: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: the prolonged DEBILITATING sickness eventually led to her death

Answer: Incurable


MCQ14: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: he ANTICIPATED his sack long before the letter was given to him

Answer: Feared


MCQ15: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: they preferred the SEDENTARY life of the rural area

Answer: Active


MCQ16: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: the rebels DISLODGED the residents from their homes last year

Answer: Relocated


MCQ17: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: it is of no use SPECULATING about the outcome of the election

Answer: Worrying about


MCQ18: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: he is such a RECALCITRANT student

Answer: Uncontrollable


MCQ19: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: he looked MOROSE on her wedding day

Answer: Annoyed


MCQ20: Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalised word in the sentence: tayo is PROFICIENT at his work

Answer: Sluggish


MCQ21: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows: (5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Answer: Village life on a rainy day


MCQ22: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows: (5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Answer: Sentence 3


MCQ23: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows: (5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Answer: Sentence 2


MCQ24: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows: (5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Answer: Famous


MCQ25: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows: (5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Answer: Lots of activities


MCQ26: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows: (5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Answer: Descriptive technique


MCQ27: Read the following passage and answer the question that follows: (5) The village of Kajola lies still this morning. (3) The stillness seems to pervade every home and life as the day begins to break. Now and then the chirpings of birds perched on trees here and there momentarily disrupt the quietness. (4) At other times, the barking of dogs echo from homes of the village hunters. (1) It had rained heavily all night and so the trees and grasses glowed with the lush green of country side – nature’s rare gift to man. (6) Soon the village will turn to a hive of activities as the women and children go to the village stream to fetch water needed for cooking and bathing and the men go about their hunting and farming activities – two occupations for which the village of Kajola is renowned. (2) Meanwhile, before the day breaks in earnest, the absolute serenity of the village was such a marvel to behold.

Answer: Neutral


MCQ28: Retrieving of data is closely associated with one of these fields

Answer: Business


MCQ29: When a listener attains one of these options, s/he can draw conclusions 

Answer: Evaluation


MCQ30: What is the term used to refer to the short summary of a research which a writer is required to include in her/his book

Answer: Acknowledgements


MCQ31: One of the options below is an example of a visual reading material

Answer: Tables


MCQ32: Which of the options below has the meaning of the underlined expression in the sentence: the presenter told Ade to HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD when he said working in a rural area could be a challenge

Answer: Talk in detail about the challenge


MCQ33: Which of the expressions below is in the correct form

Answer: You can’t eat your cake and have it


MCQ34: Which of the expressions below is in the correct form

Answer: Make hay while the sun shines


MCQ35: Which of the options below has the meaning of the underlined expression in the sentence: charles is talking with his angry boss right now – no doubt he is IN THE EYE OF THE STORM right now

Answer: Charles is trying to calm his boss down


Fill in the Blank MCQs: 

FCQ1: _____ reading speed requires that the reader pays attention to specific details

Answer: *Study*


FCQ2: A material that is not so difficult will require a(n) ___ speed

Answer: *Average*


FCQ3: Headings and ____ are important in ascertaining the vital points of a lecture

Answer: *Sub-headings*


FCQ4: The words which an individual knows and uses make up her/his _____ 

Answer: *Vocabulary*


FCQ5: A major way to increase speed in reading is to ___ until one becomes perfect

Answer: *Practise*


FCQ6: _____ is the prefix in the word: misadventure

Answer: *Mis-*


FCQ7: ____ is the prefix in the word: submarine

Answer: *Sub-*


FCQ8: ____ is the prefix in the word reverse

Answer: *Re-*


FCQ9: ___ is the suffix in the word humanitarianism

Answer: *-ism*


FCQ10: ____ is the suffix in the word goats

Answer: *-s*


FCQ11: _____ is the strategy which involves a writer giving a reader copious words that will help her/him arrive at the meaning of a new word

Answer: *Lexical familiarisation*


FCQ12: ___ is commonly described as the student’s companion

Answer: *Dictionary*


FCQ13: Words which are specific to a particular field is known as _____

Answer: *Register*


FCQ14: Judicial, guilty and jury are words associated with the ____ field

Answer: *Legal*


FCQ15: Mental, eccentric and competence are words that are associated with the field of ___ 

Answer: *Psychology*


FCQ16: Subconscious, patient and diagnosis are words that are associated with the ___ field

Answer: *Medical*


FCQ17: Tertiary, lesson and pupil are words that are associated with the field of ___

Answer: *Education*


FCQ18: Assets, purchase and debit are words that are associated with ___ field

Answer: *Accounting*


FCQ19: Molecules, cells and dissect are words that are associated with the field of ____

Answer: *Natural science*


FCQ20: Long written stories are commonly called _____

Answer: *Novels*


FCQ21: Narrative texts tell ____

Answer: *Stories*


FCQ22: A writer can keep her/his readers in a state of ____ by making them wonder what will happen next

Answer: *Suspense*


FCQ23: Any textbook written in order to explain theoretical concepts will likely adopt the ___ style

Answer: *Expository*


FCQ24: When only words are used in a presentation, then it can be said that the _____ form of communication has been adopted

Answer: *Verbal*


FCQ25: Technical words will be used more in one of the options in parenthesis (arts; science)

Answer: *Science*


FCQ26: To be able to interpret the meaning of a text, the reader must have basic ___ of the text

Answer: *Understanding*


FCQ27: _____ reading speed is required when a reader wants to read for critical evaluation of a text

Answer: *Study*


FCQ28: One of the options in parenthesis (science; humanities) is more prone to the use of symbols

Answer: *Science*


FCQ29: The symbol @ is commonly used in the social media to stand for the word _____

Answer: *At*


FCQ30: A large number of data could be stored in a data ___

Answer: *Bank*


FCQ31: The process of ____ a diagram requires that the student pays attention to that part of the diagram mentioned by the lecturer

Answer: *Labelling*


FCQ32: A _______ will be needed to illustrate changes in the temperature

Answer: *Chart*


FCQ33: The ___ ideas of a lecture could be expanded during examinations

Answer: *Man*


FCQ34: Speed and ___ are required for effective reading activity

Answer: *Accuracy*


FCQ35: _____ is the term which refers to words which come before or after a new word and which help a reader to know the meaning of the new word in the reading material

Answer: *Context*


GST807MCQ1: 

Distance education is a field that focuses on teaching methods and Answer: Communication MCQ2:

Which of the following was NOT emphasized by philosophy of education? Answer: Media of learning MCQ3: Openness as to place in distance education involves Answer: Separation of teacher and learner MCQ4: Which of these CANNOT be used to describe electronic learning? Answer: a-learning MCQ5: In learner-to-technology, interactivity is between Answer: Facilitator-to-learner MCQ6:

When the job of a teacher is no longer the dispenser of knowledge to ensure students-centredness, he therefore serves as a Answer: Facilitator MCQ7:

How do open and distance learners’ isolation menace be reduced to bearest minimum? Answer: Little facilitation MCQ8: Self-behaviours to be possessed by open and distance learning students are as follows EXCEPT Answer: Studying MCQ9:

Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of an e-learner? Answer: Misunderstanding the expectation involved MCQ10:

The most successful open university today is based in Answer: Africa MCQ11:

Listening is a cognitive process. What process is hearing? Answer: Audio-visual MCQ12:

The first step to effective listening during facilitation is to Answer: Sit up MCQ13:

The main advantage of attentive listening is to Answer: Increase recall of knowledge MCQ14:

What is the requirement for sentence method of note taking? Answer: Creating actual tables and columns to represent ideas MCQ15:

Which of the following is NOT an inhibition or challenges encounter while speaking? Answer: Making mistakes MCQ16:

Jibola reads both recommended and additional texts in order to improve on the following EXCEPT Answer: Boldness MCQ17:

Reading for pleasure involves Answer: Leisure and independence MCQ18:

Building up reciting ability of any learner involves Answer: Trying to answer the questions earlier generated MCQ19:

Exploration of new ideas in learning through reading involves Answer:

Creating new perspectives on a concept read MCQ20:

The following are ways of developing fluency EXCEPT Answer: Phonemic awareness MCQ21:

The postulation that “of all aspects of studying, writing perhaps the most challenge” was made by Answer: Northedge MCQ22:

An open and distance learners communicate to the lecturer through the following means EXCEPT Answer: A class assignment MCQ23:

What type of essay attempts to persuade readers to accept a point of view? Answer: Narrative MCQ24:

What activity is Hamadu involved in when he brainstorms and put down ideas haphazardly before final arrangement? Answer: Memorising MCQ25:

When writing the attention must be paid to the following EXCEPT Answer: Thought pattern MCQ26:

In revising the draft materials for examination , Jegede answers which the following questions? Answer: Do other sentences revolve around the draft material? MCQ27:

The linking word that expresses comparison is Answer: Likewise MCQ28:

What type of learner is Uzoma who prefers to learn by listening? Answer: Visual MCQ29:

In order to ensure social learning and learn things more easily, Okedara Answer: Watches a video MCQ30:

Why do open and distance learners enjoy tutor-marked assignment and self assessments? Answer: Provide strong motivation to succeed MCQ31:

Planning for effective studying time entails the following EXCEPT Answer: Setting alarms MCQ32:

The end product of evaluation is Answer: Data collection MCQ33:

Instructional management entails all but one of the following Answer: Plan instructional activities MCQ34:

Who saw affective services as an environment that supports students, creates communities and enhances self-esteem? Answer: Thorndike MCQ35: Social and personal needs of distance learners contains the following activities EXCEPT Answer: Abilities support Fill in the Blank (FBQs): FBQ1:

-------- is a system of signals that  show how the grammar of a sentence is supposed to work Answer: *Punctuation* FBQ2:

Good writing for higher level study is mainly to do with the quality of your ideas --------- and --------- Answer: *Ideas* FBQ3:

Open and distance learning was defined as a system of teaching and learning characterized by separation of teacher and learner in time or space by ______ Answer: *Commonwealth of Learning* FBQ4:

Academic style that link your arguments to the literature on the subject by including intentions and references is called ---------- Answer: *Scholarship* FBQ5:

To write a good essay, you have to think about the order in which you want to cover things. This is called ---------- Answer: *Structure* FBQ6:

_____ refers to educational content that can be reused, revised, remixed and redistributed without copyright Answer: *Open content* FBQ7: What type of speaking is the Lagos FM radio display in order to deliver a lecture?_____ Answer: *Informative* FBQ8: --------- is an excellent way of bringing the views of an author into the essay Answer: *quoting* FBQ9:

----------- are designed specifically for creating outline plans for your writing Answer: *Outliners* FBQ10:

The sorting of points into clusters and then into a sensible sequence is -------- Answer: *Planning* FBQ11: Sketching out ideas quickly when writing is ---------- Answer: *Brainstorming* FBQ12:

______ writing enables Joe to discover new experience, revising or updating and old piece of writing to add new or expunge irrelevant materials Answer: *Creative* FBQ13:

The aspect of research report that deals with design, population and instrumentation is --------- Answer: *Methodology* FBQ14: The purpose of _______ is to measure the extent of the achievement of learners in terms of educational objectives Answer: *examination* FBQ15:

The emotional disorderliness experience during examination is called ---------- Answer: *Anxiety* FBQ16:

--------- is the feeling that studies are taken you away from your family, friends and community. Answer: *Dislocation* FBQ17: ---------- means taking things apart to see what they are made of and how they work. Answer: *Analysis* FBQ18: ­­­____ are supervised on-site work experiences, that allows students to practice and demonstrate their developed skills and competencies in their chosen career Answer: Practicum FBQ19:

The Industrial Training Fund makes employers control and discipline students like permanent staff. True or False -------? Answer: *True* FBQ20:

The quality of the essay you produce will reflect the richness or formal and full notes. True or False --------? Answer: *False* FBQ21:

Arguing in an essay is not at all the same as having and argument in daily life. True or False ---------? Answer: *True* FBQ22:

Content must relate to the key concepts and provokes peers to think more significantly. True or False --------? Answer: *False* FBQ23:

Stages in the writing process include thinking about the essay title and organizing the material. True or False ---------? Answer: *True* FBQ24:

Producing an essay is too time-consuming and too invaluable to leave your preparations to chance. True or False --------? Answer: *False* FBQ25:

To start the writing of an essay you must assemble and organize all your source materials. True or False --------? Answer: *True* FBQ26:

Reading, analyzing their assignments and asking questions are responsibilities of an e-learner. True or False _____? Answer: *True* FBQ27:

Drafting an answer translates notes from public into private language that leads to explicit argument. True or False --------? Answer: *False* FBQ28:

Scholarship shows how arguments link to the literature of the discipline. True or False --------? Answer: *True* FBQ29:

Frantically, reading for higher level is the same thing as everyday reading. True or False --------? Answer: *False* FBQ30: It is difficult to feel put-off by unfamiliar terms or by words used in an unfamiliar way. True or False ______? Answer: *False* FBQ31:

Dictionaries are invaluable resource but don’t expect them to be infallible. True or False _____? Answer: *True* FBQ32:

Skimming is useful in helping to decide whether to read an article properly or not. True or False ______? Answer: *True* FBQ33: Making notes is tied with consolidating learning before the lecture. True or False ______? Answer: *False* FBQ34:

The purpose of reading is to develop the thoughts and weave new ideas and information. True or False ______? Answer: *True* FBQ35:

A naturalistic approach of collecting data is accomplished through the use of aptitude test. True or False _______? Answer: *False*