JAMB Recommends New Novels for Use of English after every two years. The Life Changer by Khadija Abubakar Jalli is Jamb’s Recommended Novel for 2021 UTME.
You may be wondering, how many questions will come out of The Life-Changer Novel? The number of questions Jamb will set from The Life Changer Novel in this year English is 10 to 20 Questions.
For Jamb UTME 2021:
- 60 Questions will be set under Use of English
- Jamb will set 10 to 20 Questions from The Life Changer Novel.
- There will be at least two questions from every Chapter
Recommended: The Full Jamb Recommended Novel
The Types of Question Jamb Will Set Under “The Life Changer”
There are different Ways Questions will come out under the Jamb Use of English Novel… They are listed and explained below:
- Direct Questions
- Implied Questions
- Words and Sentences Usage
Direct Questions From The Life Changer
In this case, questions will come exactly how they appear in the novel. You don’t need to think too much to be able to answer them. So long you have read the novel, you should be able to answer direct questions.
Examples of Direct questions that would come from the life changer novel are:
1. What is the full name of the author of the Life Changer?
Answer: Khadija Abubakar Jalli
2. How old was Bint?
Answer: 5 years old.
3. Who was Mohammed Kabir
Answer: Laboratory Technologist
4. Which hostel was Salma given?
Answer: Queen Amina Hall
5. What was Salma’s last paper?
Answer: Moral Philosophy
6. Why did Ummi and her Children go outside to continue the story?
Answer: Because there was heat in the room. No light and the generator was bad.
7. What time did Tomiwa’s phone ring and who picked?
Answer: 8’oclock in the morning, by Habib who gave Salma ride from Kwagila.
8. How do you say that’s very good in French?
Answer: C’est tres bien
9. What kind of phone did Salim buy?
Answer: Samsung Galaxy Note Series and it had this wide screen that responded to a stylus touch well as the fingers of the owner.
10. According to the Novel, how do Social media girl dupe guys
a. demands begin from something as menial as a recharge card for her phone
b. Then gradually you graduate into sending money to her account because she would have claimed to be in another city and she wanted to come visiting.
c. she would “kill” her relations and ask you to send funeral money.
d. They lie about where they live.
e. You travel to visit her and she lies she is not in town, stops picking calls or off the phone
F. Kidnappers can disguise and kidnap you
As you can see, it is either you know the answers to the questions or you don’t. And so long you have read the novel, you should be able to answer direct questions.
When it comes to direct questions, what you think and how you feel doesn’t matter. If the novel says one plus one is ten, simply pick the option that says ten if asked. Direct questions are factual questions and you need to give the answer stated in the novel.
The pattern of Direct Questions are:
- According to the Writer
- The writer believes that
- How many
- What was
- Which of the following is true according to the passage?
Implied Questions from The Life Changer
Implied questions are questions that you can’t directly pick answers to in the passage. They are things not stated clearly in the passage but you can use wisdom to deduced them.
For example, it was not clearly stated that Salma slept with Habib to get the N300,000. But we are able to deduce that. You may also not be told the mood of the writer, but can be inferred from the passage.
Examples of Implied questions from the Novel are:
1. Which other word can replace Notes of Salvation?
Answer: Expo, Bomb, Chukwuli
2. Why was the HOD close to Ummi
Answer: She knows her husband very well and was even the one who worked her admission.
3. Why were they waiting for dad?
Answer: He is a banker, he closes by 5 pm and gets home late.
4. How did Salma’s relationship with her friends or roommates contribute to her leaving the school
Answer: She slept with Habib to get the money and also bribed the wrong person so that she doesn’t get rusticated.
5. Salma felt her stomach sink. Why did Salma feel this way?
Answer: When she was told that it was only prof Dabo that could help her. Meanwhile, there was no way she could approach Dabo since she had insulted him earlier.
6. “kill” her relations and ask you to send funeral money implies?
Answer: lie that someone close is dead
The Pattern of inferred Questions are:
- It can be deduced from the Life Changer that the…….?
- From the novel, it can be inferred that?
- It is implied in the passage that?
- From the passage, we that say that?
- The expression or phrase suggests that?
Usage of Words And Sentences
This is a special type of implied Questions. In this type of questions, you will be required to understand words and sentences used in the passage, then figure out which other word can replace them and what they actually mean according to the passage.
These types of questions require your knowledge of grammar, figures of speech, parts of speech, idioms and interpretation.
Examples of The Life Changer questions under Usage of Words and Sentences:
1. Which other word can replace reverentially as used in the passage?
Answer: Respectfully, In admiration
2. Meddlesome as used in the passage means?
Answer: Obstructive, active to know everything
3. It means I am at one with members of the intelligentsia, this means?
Answer: intellectuals or highly educated people as a group, scholars
4. The young men around were openly ogling means
Answer: They stair, look lustfully
5. …send you on a wild goose chase as used in the passage means?
Answer: a foolish and hopeless search for or pursuit of something unattainable.
6. “Hell, my friend. Are you a clairvoyant?” means?
Answer: a person who claims to have a supernatural ability to perceive events in the future or beyond normal sense.
7. Quintessential means…
Answer: most perfect or typical example of a quality or class
8. Who is a heartthrob?
Answer: A heartthrob is someone who is so attractive that he makes our hearts throb in our chests.
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