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WAEC GCE English Questions 2018 and OBJ and Theory Answers

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English, English WAEC Questions 2018… In this article, I will be showing you past English objective and theory random repeated questions for free. You will also understand how WAEC English questions are set and many other examination guides. Stay focus and read through.

WAEC GCE English Questions

WAEC GCE English Questions 2018

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb entry examination in West Africa countries. … In a year, over three million candidates registered for the exams coordinated by WAEC.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) GCE English obj and theory paper will be written today Saturday 10th February, 2018.

The GCE English Essay paper will start by 9:30am and will last for 2hrs 30mins while the General English (Core) 1 (Objective) exam will commence 2pm and will last for 1hr 30mins followed by the final oral test.

In this post, we will be posting out samples of the WAEC GCE English questions for candidates that will participate in the examination for practice purposes.

  • PAPER 1: Will consist of eighty multiple choice questions, all of which should be answered within 1 hour for 40 marks.
  • PAPER 2: Will consist of five essay topics and a passage each to test candidates’ comprehension and summary skills. Candidates will be expected to write an essay on one of the topics and answer all the questions on Comprehension and Summary passages. The paper will last 2 hours and carry 100 marks.
  • PAPER 3: Will consist of sixty multiple choice items on Test of Orals for candidates in Nigeria and Liberia, and that on Listening Comprehension for candidates in Ghana, The Gambia and Sierra Leone. All the questions will be answered in 45 minutes for 30 marks.


1) You are to answer only one question from this section. All questions carry equal marks. Your answer should not be less than 450 words. You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

2) Your friend in another school has requested information about your school to enable him to decide on moving over to your school. Write a letter to him discussing at least three areas in which your school excels.

3) Write an article for publication in your school magazine, discussing the reasons why children in your area drop out of school and suggesting ways of minimizing it.

4) As the president of your youth club, write a letter to the chairman of your Local Government Association complaining about the increasing rate of child labour and suggesting ways of curbing it.

5) You are the chief speaker in a debate on the topic: Women should not be in paid employment while still bearing children. Write your contribution for or against the topic.
Write a story that ends with the words: That experience will linger on my mind for a long time.

WAEC GCE English Questions 2018

Saturday, 23rd September, 2016
English Language 2 (Essay) English
Language 1 (Objective) 9.30am – 1
English Language 3 (Test of Orals)
3.30pm – 4.15pm


(i)The poor harvest cause hardship to the people of Ohin village.
(ii)It cause them moving out of the village

The people were very happy after the rain

Nana Poku condemns the felling of the trees as a cause of the drought

The elders did not take Nana Poku’s message serious

He was frustrated because the elders could not be convinced

(i)It is a Noun clause
(ii)It is the object of the verb “Prayed”

If the elders could not be convinced ; how would the people be able to understand him too.

(i) Helter Skelter – hastily
(ii) gaily – joyfully
(iii) destitute – penniless
(iv) trouble – disturbed
(v) rampant – uncontrolled
(vi) furious – enraged


The reason why businesses collapse is because:
(i) The death of the owner leads to the total collapse of the business
(ii) People have little knowledge on the type of business to do
(iii) They go into business because of selfish reasons

(i) The owner should ensure that the business is well structured
(ii) The owner should also monitor the strength n growth of the business
(iii) The owner should also do a will

Illegal immigration is defined as the act of someone staying in a given country without the country’s official permission. This happens when one illegally enters a given country, or overstays upon expiry of a visa.

Illegal immigration poses both positive and negative effects on the illegal immigrant as well as the country of illegal immigration. One of the positive effects is that illegal immigrants end up boosting the local economy. For instance, illegal immigrants in the U.S.A. are said to have contributed around USD 300 billion to the Social Security Trust Fund. Given that illegal immigrants are not entitled to various benefits, some companies capitalize on this fact to save on labor costs. Further, illegal immigrants take up low-end jobs that do not attract locals. This helps avert a potential workforce vacuum in the lower end of the job market. It is also significant to note that most of the illegal immigrants immigrate in search of a better life abroad.

One of the negative effects of illegal immigration is the exertion of pressure on a given country’s resources. Essential social amenities like hospitals and schools can end up being overwhelmed because of users that were not planned for. Given that gidifans illegal immigrants need basic supplies like food, health services and shelter, their influx is likely to stretch the available resources. In some cases, this may end up creating a conflict between the host communities and the illegal immigrants.

Further, the illegal status of the illegal immigrants can subject them to mistreatment from the local host community. Given their legal status, immigrants find it hard to report to the police for fear of deportation. Some locals take advantage of this situation to extort and mistreat the illegal immigrants. Cases of moral and physical abuse of illegal immigrants are a common occurrence in some countries. However, they end up suffering in silence. Further still, illegal immigrants are said to exert competition on job opportunities for the locals. Some employers are keen to tap on cheap labor provided by the illegal immigrants at the expense of the locals. In conclusion, illegal immigration can take both the positive and negative dimension in terms of its consequences. From the discussion, the negative effects are more than the positive effects of illegal immigration. World governments should address the factors leading to illegal immigration and try to provide sustainable solutions at home.

1. Your elder brother who look after you has treaten to redraw you, from school because of your poor performance. Write a letter to him, giving at least three reasons for you not doing well.
2. Write an article suitable for publication in a national news paper on the cause and effect of illegal migration.
3. As the president of your youth association write a letter to the chairman of your local government area discussing three measure for for improving the sanitation of the area.
4. You are the main speaker in a debates on the topic: the youth should be given leadership roles in society Write your argument for or against the motion.
5. Write a story ending with the statement: I still find my escape from that dangerous situation a miracle.
a(i)- They became very poor.
(ii) – They experienced hardship.

b. They were unhappy.
c. That it was the rampant felling of trees that had affected by the rainfall pattern.
e. They were annoyed.
f. (I) – Adjectival clause
ii) – It describes the pronoun ‘they’re.
g. Rhetorical question.
h. i – all around
ii – happily
iii – very poor
iv – disturbed
vi – annoyed

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