2017 BECE English Language Section A

From the alternatives lettered A to D, choose the one which most suitably completes each sentence.

1. John has given………. smoking

A. in
B. off
C. out
D. up

2. The crowd was………. large that the Director became frightened.

A. quite
B. so
C. too
D. very

3. When we got there, the buses………. left.

A. are
B. had
C. have
D. were

4. The book was………. to me.

A. gave
B. given
C. giving
D. to give

5. Auntie is the lady to………. I gave the list.

A. who
B. whom
C. which
D. whose

6. He’s your friend, ……….?

A. doesn’t he
B. does he
C. isn’t he
D. isn’t it

7. Kay: You didn’t go to Accra did you?
Lee:……….

A. No, I did
B. No, I didn’t
C. Yes, did I
D. Yes, I didn’t

8. You had better………. now.

A. left
B. leave
C. be leaving
D. to leave

9. Kwame asked his friend to………. him a pen.

A. borrow
B. excuse
C. lend
D. spare

10. She ended the letter, ……….

A. ‘Yours sincerely’
B. ‘Your’s sincerely’
C. ‘Yours’ sincerely’
D. ‘Your sincerely’

11. The woman refused to sell me………. kerosene.

A. any
B. little
C. plenty
D. some

12. ‘Yes, ………. a book,’ he said.

A. is
B. its
C. it’s
D. it

13. I know you are much………. than Esi.

A. tall
B. taller
C. tallest
D. the taller

14. Neither John nor his friend, ………. a play to the end.

A. watch
B. watches
C. was watching
D. were watching

15. Araba and Osei are a devoted couple who love……….

A. each other
B. one another
C. themselves
D. the other


ANSWERS

1.   D.  up
2.   B.  so
3.   B.  had
4.   B.  given
5.   B.  whom
6.   C.  isn’t he
7.   B.  No, I didn’t
8.   B.  leave
9.   C.  lend
10.   A.  ‘Yours sincerely’
11.   A.  any
12.   C.  it’s
13.   B.  taller
14.   B.  watches
15.   A.  each other


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