we The Resident Season 4 Episode 8 Review: First Days, Last Days ~ Naija Poets

The personal drama was at the forefront on the winter finale, and goodness, The Resident's return can't come fast enough.

Yes, The Resident Season 4 Episode 8 was the midseason finale, and refreshingly, it was much quieter and grounded than the usual fare but no less worthy of investment.

Mina's life and career in America and at Chastain are hanging in the balance, and the potential war between AJ and Cain, as a result, is the kind of juicy conflict I didn't realize I needed.

Aside from the testosterone-fueled garage scene that was, to put it bluntly, hot AF, most of the men of Chastain were on one and being asses, but the women were not here for any of their sh*t and not afraid to call them on it.

Every which way a woman was checking one of the Chastain boys, and it was what they wholly deserved.

We got more Cain updates, Billie's latest appearance, the arrival of a new intern, and Princess Nadine returned with a bundle of joy.

The medical cases and even the return of Nic's assailant mostly fell by the wayside compared to the other things jumping off during this hour, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

Billie proved to be a polarizing character after her introduction on The Resident Season 4 Episode 6. Thanks to the combined efforts of Nic and Kit, she's sticking around.

We figured this was happening, but her addition to the series could lead to all types of drama on a medical and personal basis.

Pravesh, I know that every broken rule tears at your psyche but she was struggling and this guy needed to go to sleep. 


She's not afraid to bend or break the rules while practicing medicine. She doesn't buy into things like hospital hierarchy or most red tape, and she runs on her instincts and jumps right into matters.

She doesn't play nice nor considers others' feelings when she's focused on the task at hand of saving a patient. Personally, it often comes across as her being rude for no good reasons, but to each their own.

She's undeniably skilled at what she does, and her brazen, unapologetic, and strong personality is something Kit would respond to, especially in another woman.

Billie still has that quality of a person who comes in as if she has everything and everyone figured out. It's like she skips socially accepted norms and does her own thing.

Conrad: I thought you had eyes on her. 
Billie: I was literally gone five minutes.

She still operates as if she knows everything there is to know about Conrad because of her perception and experience from years ago. Picking up where she left off with Nic with such ease as if they didn't have years of absence between them comes across odd at times.

She treats Devon as if she knows everything about him enough to make jokes or jabs about things or traits she personally has no experience with regarding him.

And something is irritating about all of that. Maybe it's because to the audience, she's still a newbie and an outsider, hell, to some of the other characters she is, but she behaves as if she's been around the entire time.

But she's the exact type of personality Cain needs if he does return to the neuro department. Billie would be another woman in a long line of them who won't take any of Cain's bullcrap, and for that alone, it would be pure entertainment.

Conrad: Are you OK?
Nic: That's the man who stabbed me.

Billie also, typically, seems in tune enough with Nic to listen to and respect her wishes. Conrad's intentions are well; however, his protectiveness has him treating Nic like a child and hasn't always respected her agency. Sometimes his care for her is lovely and sweet, and other times it's suffocating and too much.

Billie at least had that going for her, but then she resorted to being as bad as Conrad with the babying during this installment. They both spoke about her, in front of her, as if she was a child who required constant supervision.

The return of the man who stabbed Nic proved to be anticlimactic in the end. It highlighted the bickering between Conrad and Billie again, and it seemed to serve both of their characters more than Nic.

It's irksome that Conrad and Billie keep thinking they know what's best for Nic but don't listen to her thoughts on the matter.

Instead of Nic having a traumatic response to seeing her assailant, it shifted to how Conrad wanted to kill the man who hurt her and was struggling. We never got a full idea of what Nic was trying to do or maybe would've needed by seeing the man, speaking to him, or something.

Billie gave Nic advice, but it felt like she projected what worked best for her onto Nic, with the addition of sharing something so personal and irrefutably awful that Nic wouldn't have had the space to respond to Billie's opinion with anything other than acceptance and support.

Nic isn't Billie or Conrad. Maybe they can get away with compartmentalization or moving on with time, but what if she's different?

What if Nic requires therapy to help with her PTSD after a traumatic event while she's pregnant and post-pandemic and the loss of her sister?

My heart hurts for Billie and the sexual assault she experienced, and I always appreciate representing survivors.

However, I disliked how Billie's rape trauma revelation was used as a way of making her a sympathetic character, sure, but namely to support why Nic needs her and the specific advice that only she could Nic.

In the end, the plot, assuming that's the end of it (maybe it isn't, and things can change), didn't serve Nic. Did one talk with Billie change her perspective enough not to face her assailant, move on, and sleep better?

I would've preferred Nic spent time with the man, and we saw where it went rather than everyone working so hard to keep her away from something she maybe could've needed for her mental health.

It took time but eventually I broke his hold over me. That's what you have to do move on because if you don't you'll continue to be a victim and you've given him control.


And we still missed out on a Mina and Billie scene. With the escalation of Mina's future hanging in the balance, it's more foreboding than ever that Billie is stepping in as Nic's closest female friend while Mina is slaying dragons.

At least on the mentor/mentee level, AJ may have a contender. He's an exceptional mentor, so if he gets to do more of the same with the new surgical intern, Leela, then so be it.

She seems like a perfectly smart, genuine, determined, and great doctor and person. She was radiating eagerness when she stepped into Chastain, and any young doctor smart enough to know that you seek a nurse for all the information is already off to a promising start.

Considering the previous interns have disappeared, it's great to have that element back through Leela, and she's already intriguing. It was hard not to feel for the girl when AJ snapped at her, which was a scene that almost felt surreal coming from him; the direness of the situation be damned.

Clearly, she's capable, so the response by both AJ and Devon to her after that one glaring moment of weakness when it was her first freaking day felt so genuinely bizarre, baffling, and annoying. AJ barking at her was jarring and uncharacteristic.

Leela more than earned respect for laying into Devon about how he was treating her. His public belittling critique of her felt unnecessarily humiliating and unconstructive.

He also expressed that maybe he figured out why she had such mixed results day, but Devon presumably didn't figure out her dyslexia until after seeing her drawings.

Leela: Hey, when you have a minute I would like to learn everything about your patients. Not just rhe medicine but personal stuff too.
Jessica: Seriously?
Leela: Yeah! Nurses always know everything right.

She verbally eviscerated him, but she showed her skillset when it mattered to AJ after Mina left, and at least with Devon in the know about her dyslexia, then maybe he can genuinely help her.

Once Devon got over himself and learned the truth about Leela, he recognized her drive, passion, and compassion aligns with his mission, and maybe this means Leela will have two mentors in the form of AJ and Devon.

Devon: If you'd rather be an artist by all means go do it. At least no one dies when you color outside the lines. Right now you really should be focused on your patients especially after today's performance.
Leela: So kind of you to give me that advice on my first day at Chastain Dr. Pravesh. Thanks so much. Do you want to see what I was drawing? You don't know me and I don't know you, but you need to understand this. There is nothing that matters to me more than being the best doctor that I can be. And as far as my performance goes, when you were an intern, did you perform flawlessly? It's a learning process and I was rather hoping you'd help me learn and not tear me down.

The Nadine shocker is something that'll take a minute to process. When she called him from her limo, you could tell she was likely holding a baby, so it was a matter of waiting for the precise moment when Devon realized he possibly has a child.

Devon and Nadine's love story was the strongest of his romantic arcs, and they were adorable together. It's good to see her again.

Assuming some of you have already surmised the mixed feelings this reviewer has about baby storylines, then you're right for guessing that this, too, has elicited some muddled feelings.

What's the timeline here? Could this baby be Devon's, or did she meet someone else, get married, and have a kid? What if it's not her child at all but that of a relative?

It's a special type of soap-operatic to have Devon, who has arguably had the best arc of the season thus far, end the first half of it with something this contrived, but again, you never know how this can play out, and The Resident finds ways to pull off the unexpected.

Let us hope that the unexpected includes protecting Mina Okafor at all freaking costs and keeping her from getting deported.

It was satisfying to have another hour where everyone basically called Cain a dick.

Oh, Pravesh. This is is that little prince your son? 


Surprising no one, he's a total asshole during PT. He can't seem to help himself when it comes to speaking down to everyone around him, and for some reason, he often thinks his position means everyone should kiss his butt and deal with it.

Unfortunately for Cain, his injury means he may not be able to perform surgeries, and he's right down there with the rest of the commoners. If Rose wasn't already likable enough during The Resident Season 4 Episode 7, her standing up to Cain and dragging him by the follicles earned her MVP status.

Cain is such an ass for no reason, and it was crazy how he went from being close to nice one minute and then snatched it all back seconds later. Who hurt you, sir?

Rose was giving as good as she got from the jerk, and best yet, it got to him.

Kit laid down the law. She constantly proves why she's the most deserving person in this position as, despite their issues, she genuinely wanted to keep him on.

She recognizes his importance as their neuro-department is falling apart. If Cain stopped pitying himself and did what he needed, his path to recovery could be faster.

And if he got his attitude in check, then he would probably have job security. It's like he knows he's an asshole and that at the moment, he's not good enough because of his injury to get away with his poor 'tude.

You can't be mediocre and an asshole; pick a struggle, Cain. 

His skills aren't enough to save him, and Red Rock isn't behind him anymore, so he has to shape-up or get the hell out.

Cain: Do I look like a toddler? Don't talk to me like one.
Rose: Don't act like one. Tammy is just doing her job. Have some respect.
Cain: Whoever you are when I want your advice ill ask you for it. 

His first step could've been ending everything he started against Mina, but he didn't even consider that until AJ confronted him in the parking lot.

Mina got blindsided with questions about her relationships with Micah and AJ and running a clinic from her home.

Mina is not only facing deportation, which would mean she probably wouldn't have a shot in hell of returning but the loss of her medical license, too.

We've never seen AJ as protective and outraged as he was when he went from reassuring Mina that everything would be okay to putting the fear of God in Cain. Basically, you don't f*ck with his woman. 

AJ: Brother, I have got to admit. You have put me in a vendetta kinda mood. A rare and special brand of pissed off and I find myself with some inspired ways to make you pay for what you're doing to Mina Okafor.
Cain: Excuse you.
AJ: No, no. You don't have to run away from me Barrett. I won't hurt you, baby. Not yet. See I had an epiphany, and the irony is way too sweet. You're going to walk away from me, take the elevator to the penthouse where you will settle in at rock bottom, and I have no interest in punching down. You ruining Mina's life and career will not heal you, Barrett. If anything, you'll sink to a new low.
Cain: She tried to destroy me.
AJ: No, she called you out for all the right reasons. You're trying to destroy her for all the wrong reasons, and now I hear even Kit thinks there is no seat for you at our table. But as far as I'm concerned, that's not punishment enough. Fix it, Barrett. Now. If you don't I'm coming for you. You hear me? And you won't walk away from me ever again. 

Oh, it was a Come to Jesus moment for the man who toted solidarity for why he needed to give Cain, a man who has only cared about himself this whole time, the benefit of the doubt.

AJ extended Cain a grace beyond what Cain ever warranted, and it still didn't stop Cain from actively choosing to ruin someone AJ cares about for having the gall to rightfully calling him out on his crap.

Cain must've considered the error of his ways to some degree in pissing off the one person who didn't actively hate him nor root for his demise.

As they say, real g's move in silence, and a calm, cool, and collected at times teddy bear of a character like AJ was as menacing as it gets within seconds out in that parking garage. You NEVER piss off the teddy bear. It's still a bear.

Knoll: Yes Barett.
Cain: I want you to ease up on Mina Okafor. Drop the whole thing now, the hearing, the visa, all of it.
Knoll: Sorry, Barrett that's out of our hands. It's a moving train that can't be stopped now. 

I don't think we know how deeply AJ's threat to Cain went, as we're not entirely sure what AJ is capable of, but that's what made the entire exchange so effective. You can believe that AJ can make Cain's life a living hell.

As AJ pointed out, Cain is already at rock bottom. No one is interested in kicking him while he's down, but if he insists on dragging others down too, then so be it.

It opens to door for some serious tensions. No one stands between Cain and all the people he's pissed off and alienated himself from, and nothing is behind him to spare him from fallout, not even Moises Knoll.

Cain tried to call off the hounds, but it's too late. Things are about to get messy.

Over to you, Resident Fanatics. What are your thoughts on Nadine's return? Do you think the baby is Devon's?

Mina: I don't know what's worse. Being deported or losing my medical license.
AJ: Listen, Mina, you are not going anywhere. You hear me?

Are you still loving or loathing Billie? How do you feel about Billie's job offer?

What are your thoughts on the new intern? How do you feel about Mina, AJ, and Cain? Let's discuss everything below!

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  4. A. Davis Cup
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  1. From a box containing 2 red, 6 white and 5 black balls, a ball is randomly selected. What is the probability that the selected ball is black

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  3. The positions of two countries P and Q are (150N, 120E) and (650N, 120E) respectively. What is the difference in latitude

  4. A. 240
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  10. A. 21cm
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  12. A. 9
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  2. A. 1.44 x 10-7 N
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  1. A question asked in a poem or drama which does not demand an answer before it makes an impact is

  2. Paradoxical question
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  3. This question is intentionally left blank.

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  6. Litotes

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  16. Cantos

  17. A couplet is formed by

  18. Five lines of poetry
    Two lines of poetry
    Two rhymed lines of poetry

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  20. Aside

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  22. At a birthday
    At a funeral
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  23. This question is intentionally left blank.

  24. Proverb

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  26. Legend

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Choose The Opposite In Meaning To The Words In Bracket
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  2. A. militant
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  3. We intend to make the reception a (diurnal) event

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  26. Mobile shop
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    paying all the debts

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Test Your Memory of Economics
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  2. low price elasticity of demand
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  4. Stock exchange
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  10. Mortgage rate
    Wage rate
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  14. Constant
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  18. Stable

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  24. Quick and easy decision-making
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    Assurance of raising huge capital for expansion

  25. Which of the following controls a limited liability company

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  28. Decision-making is quick
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  29. Gold diamond iron ore and limestone are collectively referred to as

  30. Mineral resources
    Artificial resources
    Human resources

  31. Points outside a production possibility curve indicate

  32. Unattainable production levels
    Attainable production levels
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  34. Reduce the prices of imports
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    Increased and employment levels are unchanged

  37. The demand for money is described as a

  38. Competitive demand
    Joint demand
    Derived demand

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  1. A constitution that has special rules for its amendment is said to

  2. Written

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  6. Electoral system

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  11. One form of delegated legislation is

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    Ladoke Akintola
    Dauda Adegbenro

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    An extraordinary ambassador
    A persona-non-grata

  25. Nigeria's idea of Africa as the centrepiece of her foreign policy includes all the following excep

  26. Support for Apartheid policy in South Africa
    Promotion of African Unity
    Settling of disputes in Africa

  27. The organ of Organization of African Unity (OAU) responsible for appointment of Secretary General

  28. Appointment committee
    Liberation committee
    Assembly of the Heads of State and Government

  29. Which of the following is an organ of the United Nations Organization (UNO)

  30. Assembly of Heads of State
    Council of Ministers
    The Security Council

  31. The first agent of political socialization is the

  32. School
    Mass media

  33. Baron Montesquieu was noted for the theory of

  34. Rule of law
    Separation of power
    Delegated legislation

  35. Political sovereignty in the state resides with the

  36. Executive
    National assembly

  37. A political system in which there is only one source of authority in a state is

  38. Confederal

  39. Which of the following best describes an absolute monarch

  40. He wields the supreme power in a state
    He is elected by an electoral college
    He has a fixed tenure of office

  41. Judicial independence means that the courts are independent of the

  42. Civil service and the bar
    Executive and the legislature
    Legislature and the Ministry of Justice

  43. A citizen expresses loyalty to his nation by

  44. Participating in sports
    Supporting political parties
    Singing the national anthem when required

  45. A citizen can participate in the politics of his country by

  46. Acquiring university education
    Attending international meetings
    Contesting for an elective post

  47. The office of the ombudsman is created to act as

  48. Spy for government
    An agency to redress maladministration
    Regulator of government activities

  49. A constitution that has special rules for its amendment is said to be

  50. Written

Civic Education OBJ Practice

Test how far you have learned your Civic Education Topics...
  1. Nigeria is a

  2. 1999

  3. Franchise means the right to

  4. Contest for political post
    Join association

  5. Citizens who are legally qualified to vote form

  6. The electorates
    The constituency
    The executive council

  7. Who amongst the following personalities has never been INEC chairman

  8. Dr. Abel Guobadia
    Prof. Humphrey Nwosu
    Prof. Attahiru Jega

  9. One of the ways to ensure free and fair election is to

  10. Allow parties to campaign on election day
    Guarantee the security of electoral materials
    Appoint a politician as the chairman of the electoral commission

  11. One of the aims of citizenship education is to produce students with

  12. High sense of patriotism
    Creative skills
    Manipulative skills

  13. Victims of human trafficking are usually compelled to engage in

  14. Lucrative employment
    Visiting tourist sites
    Forced labour

  15. Negative behavior includes the following except

  16. Ostentation living
    Living within our means

  17. Inflation of figures, bad town planning and prohibitive religious beliefs are

  18. Modern day behavior pattern
    Problem of road construction pattern
    Bad behavioral patterns

  19. Civic education is the study of

  20. Activities of government
    Animals in the community
    Primary and secondary schools

  21. Which of the following is not a factor that promotes good values in the society

  22. Dishonesty

  23. Standards, rules and criteria that influence and determine how individual behave in the society is

  24. Attitude

  25. Nigeria is a

  26. Colonial state

  27. Which of the following is not a characteristic of federalism

  28. Two houses of legislature
    Power sharing between central, state and local government
    Power resides at the central government

  29. Who among the following is associated with the concept of the rule of law

  30. Jean Bodin
    Baron Montesquieu

  31. Consumer responsibilities indicates

  32. Franchise
    Making noise in the market
    Things ought to be done by the consumer

  33. Among other things, a consumer's right is

  34. Right to respect the environment
    Right to speak out
    Right to consumer education

  35. Which one is not a pillar of democracy

  36. Democratic institution
    Fraudulent election

  37. Two-party system is one among the features of the following

  38. 1999 Constitution
    1989 Constitution
    1979 Constitution

  39. The origin of democracy is traceable to or associated with

  40. Egyptians
    Roman Empire
    Ancient Greeks

Bookkeeping Account Obj

  1. When a shareholder fails to pay the calls requested from him this situation leads to

  2. right issues
    forfeiture of share
    bonus share

  3. Which of the following is not a petty cash book item

  4. purchase of machinery
    purchase of stamp
    purchase of milk

  5. Into how many major types can general purpose computer be classified

  6. three

  7. A sale of goods to Audu was not posted. This is an error of

  8. principle

  9. The total share capital which a company would be allowed to issue is known as

  10. authorized share capital
    working capital
    fixed capital

  11. Which of the following is not a unit of the computer

  12. console

  13. Computer programmes are

  14. micro processor

  15. A statement that measures the performance of a business over a period of time is the

  16. profit and loss account
    balance sheet
    bank statement

  17. Which of the following is the basis of accounting in public service

  18. cash

  19. An expense is said to be revenue in nature if it

  20. reduces the capital of the business
    adds or contributes to the operating income of the business
    adds to or improves the value of fixed assets

  21. Which of the following is not correct

  22. credit purchases are entered on the debit side of the customers personal account
    returns inwards are entered on the credit side of the supplier's personal account
    returns outwards are entered on the debit side of the supplier's account

  23. When discount is allowed the accounting entry is debit discount allowed and credit

  24. expenses account
    debtors account
    suspense account

  25. When partners maintain fixed capital accounts the correct entries for a partner's share of profit

  26. debit profit and loss account credit current account,
    debit profit and loss appropriation account credit capital account
    debit current account credit capital account

  27. The excess of current assets over current liabilities is

  28. working capital
    loan capital
    preference capital

  29. Goodwill is taken into account in partnership when

  30. a partner becomes dominant
    a new partner is admitted
    the business is making huge profit

  31. The excess of current assets over current liabilities is

  32. preference capital
    working capital
    loan capital

  33. A class of preference shares in which dividend rights are carried forward is

  34. cumulative

  35. When both debit and credit entries in respect of a transaction are made in the same ledger account

  36. this is a folio entry
    this is a ledger entry
    this is a centra entry

  37. A business operates on a markup of 25%. If cost of goods sold is #800000. What is the profit

  38. #40000

  39. If #280000 capital turns #485000 at year end and year drawings was #15000; find year profit

  40. #190000

English Language OBJ Practice

The below English language questions are fill in the gap
  1. The exercise presented us with a lot of problems but later it was all_____

  2. Plain

  3. All the cattle on Lamidi's farm _____

  4. Is tick-free
    Are tick-free
    Is ticks-free

  5. _______ been no official reaction to your request yet

  6. There's

  7. Kunle was annoyed for arriving late ______

  8. Also Kemi's rather insolent manner
    Also that Kemi's insolent manner
    And Kemi's rather insolent manner also

  9. Those men helped Dupe and _______

  10. Myself

  11. You can stay here _______ as you are quiet

  12. As long
    So long
    In as much

  13. The Emir and conqueror of the enemy territories _________ next week

  14. Arrives
    Are to arrive

  15. He was ________ by the trickster

  16. Assisted

  17. ______ woman was attacked by a group of bandits

  18. A 90-years old
    A 90-year-old
    A 90 year-old

  19. He was angry with me ________ being treated nonchalantly

  20. For

  21. The teacher with his wife ______ here

  22. Was
    Were to be

  23. ______ he would have been convicted

  24. If he could do this
    If he had done this
    If he did this

  25. What saved her was that she _______ to the side of the boat

  26. Had clinged

  27. When we visited him, he offered us a variety of _______

  28. Hot

  29. The exercise will be easily accomplished by the team if members _______ their ______

  30. Poor/resources together

  31. I have decided to ________ drinking alcohol for health reasons

  32. Abandon
    Give up

  33. I would like to ________ my father to Kaduna

  34. Accompany

  35. One ________ be too careful these days; times are uncertain and walls have ears

  36. Can't
    Need not

  37. I shall never be so tired _______ to write to you

  38. Such that I will be unable
    As not to be able
    That I shan't be able

  39. As you have been here before ________ lead the way

  40. You would better
    It is you who will
    You'd better

  41. My brother got married to a woman with ______

  42. Gorgeous

  43. The thief we caught yesterday was ________ manner

  44. Disguised

  45. The carpenter asked for ten packets of ________ nails

  46. Fifteen centimetres'

  47. The President refused to shake ______ with the visiting Prime Minister

  48. Hand
    His hand

  49. The trader companied that he ________ robbed

  50. Had been
    Has been
    Is being

Geography OBJ

  1. "Houses are far apart from one another. They are commonly connected by foot path" this description refers to.

  2. Despersed settlement
    Ribbon settlement
    Urban settlement

  3. An area is said to be overpopulated if

  4. It has more people than its developed physical and human resources can support
    There is not enough food to cater for the population
    There is rural urban migration

  5. Ports that specialize in receiving and redistributing goods to neighboring countries are

  6. River ports
    Inland ports
    Entre ports

  7. The major causes of change in population size are

  8. Birth, marriage and death
    Birth, accident and death
    Birth, death and migration

  9. The greatest problem associated with cattle rearing in west Africa is

  10. The presence of tsetse fly
    Inadequate capital
    Insufficient market

  11. Which of these African countries is noted for lumbering

  12. Uganda

  13. Which of the following is not a favor of land transport to the economic development of any country

  14. Generation of income
    Diffusion of idea and innovation
    Depopulation of urban centres

  15. One of the functions performed by rural settlements for urban settlement is the provisions

  16. Of employment
    Of manufactured goods
    Of agricultural products

  17. Which of the following is the major benefit of international trade

  18. Stabilization of price
    Free movement of people across borders
    Revenue generation

  19. Perishable goods; items of high unit value (gold, diamond) are best transported by

  20. Rail

  21. Which type of rock are quartzite, schist and mable

  22. Igneous

  23. The process of headward erosion will lead to the formation of

  24. Alluvial cones
    Pot holes
    River capture

  25. The nearest planet to the sun is the

  26. Mercury

  27. The longitude that joins longitude 180° at opposite side of the globe to form Great Circle

  28. Longitude 0°
    Longitude 170° W
    Longitude 30° E

  29. The part of the earth's crust that is covered by oceans and sea is called

  30. Ionosphere

  31. Which of the following lines of latitudes divides the earth into two hemispheres

  32. Tropic of cancer
    Antarctic circle
    The equator

  33. In which part of the atmosphere does rain clouds develop

  34. Troposphere

  35. An example of an organically formed sedimentary rock is

  36. Rock salt

  37. Sills, dykes and batholiths are examples of

  38. Extrusive volcanic landform
    Intrusive volcanic landform
    Landforms from earthquake

  39. An advantage of air transport in the world is its

  40. High patronage
    Speedy movement of goods and passengers
    Ability to carry bulky goods

Biology Question Test 1

  1. Which of the following is not a courtship behavior exhibited by animals?

  2. A. pairing
    B. Hibernation
    C. display

  3. The process whereby micro-organisms convert atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogenous compound is known as

  4. A. nitrogen fixation
    B. Putrefaction
    C. nitrogen cycle

  5. Which of the following organisms reduces nitrates in the soil to gaseous nitrogen

  6. A. nitrifying bacterium
    B. Parasitic mould
    C. Denitrifying bacterium

  7. Which of the following mineral salts is a trace element?

  8. A. hydrogen
    B. Carbon
    C. zinc

  9. A climax community is characterized by

  10. A. constant change in appearance of the habitat
    B. Gradual change in animal population
    C. A stable composition of plants and animals species

  11. Which of the following is not a characteristic of overcrowding in plant and animal community

  12. A. population outstripping available space
    B. Increase in primary production
    C. Population exceeding available food

  13. The use of predators or parasites to control pests in the farm is known as

  14. A. predator control
    B. Animal control
    C. Biological control

  15. Which of the following substances cannot control the growth of harmful microorganisms

  16. A. disinfectants
    B. Antibiotics
    C. Isotonic sugar solution

  17. Which of the following is the underlining principle in the adoption of biological control of pests

  18. A. the predator-prey relationship in the ecologically community
    B. The presence of poisonous chemicals in the farm
    C. Relationship between plants and animals

  19. The largest game reserve in Nigeria is the

  20. A. Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi State
    B. Oban Hills Game Reserve in Cross River State
    C. Zamfara Forest Reserve in Sokoto State

History And Philosophy Question Test 1

  1. ____ is the science for practical and efficiency

  2. A. entomology
    B. technology
    C. gerontology

  3. Michael Faraday studied ____

  4. A. Electricity and magnetism
    B. Engineering and innovation
    C. Aviation and movement

  5. Thomas Edison invented ____

  6. A. telephone
    B. badminton
    C. Electric light bulb

  7. First cosmology to give rational account of all physical phenomena was devised by

  8. A. Galileo Galilee
    B. Henry the Tudor
    C. Aristotle

  9. The Sumerians develop metallurgy and the use of ____

  10. A. compass
    B. Lunar calendar
    C. calculator

  11. Sir Isaac Newton formulated the law of universal gravitation

  12. A. fallacy
    B. certain
    C. dilemma

  13. Archimedes of Syracuse (287-212 B.C.) pioneered the science of

  14. A. transportation
    B. horoscope
    C. mechanics

  15. ____ studied the chemistry of gases and and the nature of respiration and combustion

  16. A. Jack Doreen
    B. Karl Max
    C. Robert Hooke

  17. Classic learning vanished from Europe during

  18. A. Dark age
    B. Modern age
    C. Renaissance age

  19. The first periodic table of chemical elements were compiled by

  20. A. Dmitri Mendeleyev
    B. Charles Darwin
    C. Nicholas Copernicus

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