we Grey's Anatomy Round Table: Did Slexie's Return Make the Entire Season Better?! ~ Naija Poets

We got ourselves a Slexie Reunion.

In addition to Lexie, Mark appeared on Mer's beach, too, on Grey's Anatomy Season 17 Episode 10. The hour also gave us emotional cases, Cristina via text, dance parties, and engagement, and more.

Join Meaghan Frey, Jasmin Pettie, and Jasmine Blu as they discuss the hour.

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What would you grade the episode and why?

Meaghan: A+! This was the Grey's Anatomy that I loved all these years. Yes, it still had heartbreak and sadness, but there was a sense of hope that was missing from the series this season.

For so much of this season, and if I'm being honest more like the past couple of seasons, not only have the storylines been shrouded in darkness, but the characters as well.

This episode allowed for all of them to shine in ways they haven't in so long. I found myself even rooting for people I don't usually like, such as Maggie and Catherine.

Hell, even Jackson and Jo couldn't damper my good mood. If they keep this balance the rest of the season then they might be able to make me forget the whole first half of the season existed.

Jasmin: I agree. A+ all the way! It felt very much like classic Grey's, as you said, and I loved that. I felt like that balance was back.

I loved the hopefulness of this episode especially seeing the characters dance it out over increased ventilator capacity and Meredith being able to breathe on her own.

It's important to celebrate whatever you can when you can these days.

The scenes with Jo and Catherine in the OR were hilarious. Mark and Lexie brought humor and optimism. Amelia and Teddy brought wry humor and tough love. I loved it!

Jasmine: I gave it an A+ as well. For once, it felt as if they found the balance, and the hour felt the way it used to in the early days. We got a bit of everything, and the lack of darkness was a much welcome reprieve.

Were you shocked that Mark showed up on the beach along with Lexie? How do you feel about the Grey sisters, Dirty Mistresses, and Slexie reunion?

Meaghan: The Slexie reunion on the beach was everything I could have asked for and more. It didn't feel like fan service. Instead, it served to help remind Mer of what she has to lose if she chooses to stay on the beach.

Lexie had such a maturity to her and felt more like an older sister to Mer in their moments together. It was also heart-wrenching to see Lexie get emotional as Mer talked about her happy times with the kids. Lexie lost out on that chance to live a happy and full life.

Mer: So you two are together?
Mark: On your beach, looks like we are.

If anything, Mer should choose to live because Lexie never got to choose. Seeing Slexie together again and knowing they got their happy ending, even if it wasn't in life, was something I desperately needed.

Don't get me started on how much I adored the Dirty Mistresses Club meeting. Mark and Mer had such an underrated friendship, and I loved getting to see them together again. The only thing that could have made this any better was if we had gotten some Derek and Mark content.

Jasmin: I was shocked! I literally screamed out loud twice! It was perfect.

I miss Lexie and Mark so much as characters, and I loved seeing them back on the beach talking to Meredith with Lexie's trademark optimism and sunny disposition and Mark's characteristic dry humor and straightforwardness.

I liked that they helped Meredith see things from a different perspective and helped define the rules of the beach more.

When you love someone, you tell them.

Mark

It's in Meredith's head, and she can leave and go back to the land of the living if she wants to. Their advice is way more helpful than Derek's turned out to be, and I loved watching Meredith work through her thoughts.

We got to learn more about little Bailey too! I love seeing the Grey's sisters again, seeing the Dirty Mistresses Club have a meeting, and knowing that Slexie got their reunion in death was so beautiful.

Jasmine: I wasn't surprised that Mark showed up. Since they spoiled Lexie's appearance, it only made sense that Mark would be the surprise. I loved every moment of it, though.

It was great seeing Lexie again, even if that godawful greenscreen was obvious. I loved that Lexie felt herself.

You're early, killer. Too early.

Mark

I had a much stronger reaction to Mark, and it seemed as if Mer did, too. Their relationship was one of the most underrated in the series, and I appreciated it on display again. Mark got straight to the point and basically told her to go home, and I love him for that.

It also made me smile like an idiot over Slexie got their happily ever after. They were probably my favorite beach appearance.

Mer is closer than ever to figuring out how to leave the beach and waking up. Thoughts?

Meaghan: I feel like we've seen just about everyone that Mer needs to see. Bringing Ellis and Thatcher to the beach wouldn't be necessary, in my opinion.

I was convinced that Mer was going to die, but now, I'm not so sure. They have spent so much time showing us it is her choice if she stays or goes, and her choice to leave her children behind would be too much.

It will be the most selfish decision she could make, and as much as I want her and McDreamy to ride off into the sunset together, now isn't the time.

If having a life and a body is not worthy of celebration, then what is the point of avoiding death?

Lexie

Who knows? Maybe the fan theory going around about Derek being alive and hidden by the government is true, and we won't need Mer to die to get that happy ending (KIDDING, well, kinda).

Jasmin: I agree! Seeing Lexie and Mark really made the beach come full circle for me. Meredith has seen and talked to everyone she needs to at this point to be able to return.

My guess is that next episode we'll see her reunite with Derek on the beach one last time, and then she'll wake up. I agree that having Meredith decide to leave her scared children behind when they've already lost their father and multiple caregivers (Lexie, Cristina, and Alex) in a few short years would be horrible.

As you said, now isn't the time. That time is when Meredith is old, smelly, and senile just like they promised. Right now those kids need her.

Jasmine: I'd love for this to be the end of the beach. They've dragged this shit out too long. I imagine she'll get one last moment with Derek before she wakes up for good.

Initially, I thought she would die, too, but the latest episode felt more hopeful. It isn't fair to her children or her loved ones to die, so I hope she's finished frolicking and fights like hell instead.

After the Cristina texts and all of the mentions, do you think we can expect a Cristina appearance anytime soon?

Meaghan: They've included Cristina texts before, so I hesitate to get my hopes up and reach too much into it, but my god, I really want a Cristina Yang appearance!

Even if it was just via Zoom it would be worth it to see the twisted sisters interact again!

My thought was that she would see something concerning on the monitor and have Catherine charter a private jet to get her to Seattle to save Mer, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

If we see Cristina, I'd say it is safe to say that the show is done. We can consider her the 4th horseman of the apocalypse. Sandra Oh has been very adamant about not returning and only has even entertained the idea of coming back if it is the end.

Jasmin: I would love that! That would make my year. I love Cristina so much as a character. She's the first character I saw on screen in a regular role that really showcased my views and how I felt inside.

She feels how she feels, doesn't apologize for it, and doesn't do things or stay in relationships that are damaging for her. I love her so much.

It really would be great! Even if it was just over Zoom.

But, I agree that since Sandra Oh is currently busy with other projects and has been adamant she'd only come back at the end, so it might not happen. That being said, if they were able to film something last summer as they did with Patrick Dempsey and presumably T.R. Knight, Eric Dane, and Chyler Leigh then it might be possible.

Jasmine: I'm all for a quick Zoom appearance. I can see them doing something like that before Oh steps foot on that set outside of the series finale. Although, we still don't know if this IS the final season or not, so who knows?

What are your thoughts on Hayes' arc with his sister-in-law? Did you appreciate learning more about him? Did you like the MerHayes tease?

Meaghan: My heart grew about four sizes when Irene called out Hayes on talking about Mer to his kids. The man is so precious, and I despise the fact that we haven't gotten a real chance to see their relationship develop.

I actually got really concerned they were trying to set up a JoHayes pairing with their fighting. I breathed a huge sigh of relief when Irene said she was asking if Jo was single for herself.

I can't, I cannot do this again. I cannot look at my boys who have already lost everything and tell them they're losing her too.

Hayes

Jasmin: I loved it! Hayes is finally getting his own storylines, and he is shining. I am here for the character development.

I am here for the backstory and the depth. I am here for the badass that is Hayes' sister-in-law Irene Davis. Me too, Meaghan. I loved seeing Irene call Hayes out about how he talks about Meredith and how big he smiles and that the boys have picked up on it and told her all about it.

My heart broke for them when Irene wanted to meet her, and Hayes told her she couldn't because she was on a ventilator, and she looked at him and said, "Again?"

This poor man. I loved learning more about him and Irene. She seems super cool, and I can't wait to see more of her.

I, too, wish we had gotten to see Meredith and Hayes' relationship develop. I'm so mad COVID robbed us of that. I, too, got concerned, and I was glad to see her paired up with Jackson for that reason. Haha, yes Irene's comment about wanting Jo for herself was the best!

Jasmine: I thoroughly love Cormac Hayes, so it always bugged me that they didn't do much with his character. I appreciated every bit of time we spent with him here and the introduction of Irene. Their relationship made me smile; they felt like siblings.

I have to give it to Flood. He takes the little bit of screentime he gets, and he works magic with it, and I was invested in everything happening with that storyline.

I also hate that we never got to see any real progress with MerHayes, so it does feel weird that he expressed his interest in her when they've deprived us of that for so long, but hopefully, they'll revisit that for the remainder of the season.

On a scale of 1-10, how badass was Catherine Fox coming to the rescue? Would Jo make a great Catherine protege?

Meaghan: 10! I have never been a Catherine fan, but I LOVED her in this episode! We usually only get to witness bossy CEO Catherine instead of badass surgeon Catherine so this was a welcome change.

Now, I can definitely see why she is such a respected surgeon. I cringed a tad bit when she suggested that Jo switch to urology, especially when it seemed that Jo was considering it.

Child, who throws away a kidney? Lord!

Catherine

Wasn't the whole point of her wanting to switch specialties because she loved the idea of OB and bringing a new life into the world? Urology wouldn't give her that same warm and fuzzy feeling.

Also, pairing up two of my least favorite characters on the show would pretty much guarantee I have no interest in that storyline.

Jasmin: I agree! It's a 10 for me, too. I go back and forth on Catherine, to be honest, but she was hilarious and badass in this episode. Her lines were killer. "Child, who throws away a kidney? Lord," was one of my favorite lines of the hour.

I love the idea of Jo switching from General Surgery to Urology. The idea of Jo randomly switching to OBGYN after never showing any interest before, despite dating and being married to Alex for several seasons, and leaving surgery completely makes no sense to me.

Maggie: If I had known I would've had to choose to vent between a mother and a daughter, I would've quit med school.
Winston: If I had seen a seen a tenth of what I've seen this past year, I would've quit too.

Her switching surgical specialties and challenging herself makes sense to me, and since their scenes were hilarious this episode, I'd like to see more of that. Especially since Catherine is actually interested in training her and her only two OBGYN candidates are Carina and Hayes.

At this point, Carina's been moved over to Station 19. Hayes seems more interested in yelling at Jo than training her, and he's got enough on the go. The woman he's falling for has been hospitalized with COVID-19, his sister-in-law just had surgery for a kidney stone, and he's got two teenage boys at home.

Jasmine: 10. Catherine is a BAMF, and I love it when she dons the scrubs and shows why she is the greatest.She was amazingness, and that line about the kidney killed me too.

Oh, Meaghan, when has Jo ever did anything that made a lick of a sense? She's fickle AF, so I can't even say this is surprising, and as Jasmin pointed out, her last shift was an out of the blue choice. For the sole point of someone choosing something different, I'm not mad at it. At least she didn't choose General.

Are Winston and Maggie moving too fast? How do you feel about his proposal?

Meaghan: They definitely are moving too fast but I'm willing to forgive it because they are so cute. Also, if you think about it, they have both been living in these COVID bubbles where they face the fragility of life every single day.

It makes sense that things would get deeper faster for them. I love Winston in general and want him and Link to become best friends, so I'm fine with anything that keeps him around.

Jasmin: Yes and no. I love Maggie and Winston together, and as you said, they are super cute! I think the proposal was a bit fast and sudden, but I love the idea of Winston staying in Seattle and joining the staff permanently.

I think the stress that they are under and the effects of COVID definitely had an impact. The fact that Winston proposed after only a few months of dating, most of it long distance, shows that.

The fact that Maggie, someone who normally needs to make spreadsheets and pro and con lists, accepted so readily shows that too.

I'm interested to see where this goes and if they actually get married. I'd love to see Winston and Link become best friends. I'd also love for them to become friends with Hayes because that could be interesting.

Jasmine: It's too fast. I don't mind Winston; he seems like a decent guy, but similar to Hayes, we still don't know a lot about him, and most of their relationship felt like it was offscreen. I don't know.

But hey, if Maggie's happy, then so I am. She deserves happiness.

Amelia is a supportive friend to Teddy, and Owen stepped up and showed compassion toward Tom. React.

Meaghan: There must have been something in the water this week because there was not a single character that pissed me off. Teddy and Amelia are an unexpected, yet great, pairing and I loved their scenes together. It proved once again that Amelia is the rock of this show.

I was so proud that Owen showed the man we all know he can be. Tom was not the one who had an obligation to Owen and doesn't deserve the rage Owen has been throwing in his direction. Tom needed someone to tell him it made sense to feel the way he did, and I think it carried much more weight coming from Owen.

Jasmin: Haha glad to hear it! I loved that Amelia continued to step up and be there for Teddy out of the goodness of her heart and that Teddy and Owen finally stopped fighting and he finally showed some compassion towards Teddy and to Tom. He's no saint, and he's been acting very high and mighty lately.

I loved Amelia's line that, yes, therapy can be uncomfortable, but so are mammograms, and we still do them to be healthy.

Teddy: I tried therapy, it makes me uncomfortable.
Amelia: Mammograms make us uncomfortable, we still get them.

I agree that Owen's rage was misplaced. What Tom and Teddy did was wrong, but he should be angry with Teddy for that, not Tom. Teddy was the one who decided to instigate an affair and then lie about it. Tom agreed because he was in love with Teddy and still is.

I really like the moment where Tom is standing there holding his rosary praying for Meredith feeling that survivor's guilt and Owen shows compassion to him and tells him how hard it was for him when he returned from Iraq after his whole platoon was killed.

Jasmine: Amelia has been killing, and she's been one of the best characters of the season. I like her relationship with Teddy, and her not mincing words is what Teddy needs.

Owen acting like a mature adult and showing Tom compassion and support was a breath of fresh air. It's heartbreaking that Tom was dealing with this by himself.

Do you have any other additional thoughts to add?

Meaghan: Mama Ortiz needs to get more screen time. I think she is a great addition to the show and has taken too much of a backseat with this large cast.

The way she stepped up and reassured the daughter when she felt like she would be responsible for killing her mother was incredible. No other doctor in that room budged, and she didn't even hesitate.

She will be a fantastic doctor, and I almost think she shouldn't be a surgeon because she has such an amazing bedside manner, and it will be wasted.

Jasmin: I agree; she does. She's great! Mama Ortiz holds a special place in my heart because she played Sandy on ER, and she was great in that. Watching her step up and comfort the patient was beautifully done. I love how she used her training as a social worker to help that patient in her time of need when the other doctors were paralyzed by suffering.

I loved seeing Meredith play on the carousel and the swing set with Mark and Lexie. I also loved seeing Levi step up and step into his own as a doctor. He’s no longer the bumbling fool of seasons past. He’s got his crap together, and he’s going to do what needs to be done to keep his patient alive and healthy.

Jasmine: I agree that Mama Ortiz is a great addition. She and her daughter navigated the mother/daughter case well.

What was your favorite quote or scene from the hour?

Meaghan: This may be the first time in forever that it is this difficult for me to choose because I loved so many. Obviously, the beach scenes tugged at all my heartstrings, so I'm going to go with that, but I've got too close runner-ups.

The whole gang dancing it out when Mer successfully came off the vent was perfection. It is exactly what Mer would have wanted them to do, and it brought me back to the good ole days.

I also adored the Ortiz ladies embracing each other in the room with the mother and daughter patients once they were both vented. You could feel the weight of the moment and how hard their cases must have been for the mom and daughter duo to go through. All in all, it was just a stellar classic Grey's episode.

Jasmin: Gosh, there were so many! I already mentioned one of them. Another one for me was when Hayes gave Irene a tour of the hospital on the way to the OR, and he said to her, “And that is a supply closet!” Cracked me up!

Every line from the beach scenes with Lexie and Mark was perfect.

As for scenes, I, too, loved seeing everyone dance it out, and Levi's song about hump day made me laugh so hard!

The scene with the Ortiz ladies was so touching. I loved every scene with Hayes and Irene. It was funny and heartbreaking at the same time. It really was stellar.

Jasmine: I pretty much liked everything. Catherine's kidney line killed me. I did love the Ortizes sharing an embrace.

Mark stole the beach scenes for me, so I loved every aspect of him there. I adored Hayes with Irene, too.

Over to you, Grey's Fanatics.

Do you agree with us? Do you disagree? Sound off below.

Grey's Anatomy airs Thursdays on ABC.



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  2. low price elasticity of demand
    Building society
    low income elasticity of demand

  3. Which of the following is involved in the money market

  4. Stock exchange
    Commercial banks
    Building society

  5. Demand pull inflation can aptly be described as

  6. Persistent rise in prices due to increase in expenditure
    Reduction in government expenditure
    Inflation induced by rising costs of production

  7. In order to develop the banking habit of rural dwellers the traditional money lenders should be

  8. Subsidized
    Legalized
    Proscribed

  9. All rates of interest in a country are influenced by the

  10. Mortgage rate
    Wage rate
    Bank rate

  11. Exchange control is a weapon used in regulating

  12. Barter trade
    Stock exchange
    Internal trade

  13. When the marginal product is negative the total product will be

  14. Constant
    Decreasing
    At a maximum

  15. Physical productivity is affected by all the underlisted factors except the

  16. Quantity of input
    State of technology
    Price of output

  17. If a commodity has a high marginal utility its market price will be

  18. Stable
    High
    Zero

  19. Price fluctuation is a feature of

  20. Common market
    Imperfect market
    Supermarkets

  21. Which of the following statements is not a feature of a monopoly

  22. Seller is allowed to fix his own price
    Buyers and sellers are price takers
    New entrances are restricted

  23. The following are advantages of sole proprietorship except

  24. Quick and easy decision-making
    Keeping its business affairs private
    Assurance of raising huge capital for expansion

  25. Which of the following controls a limited liability company

  26. The managing director
    Tax payers
    The board of directors

  27. The main advantage of large scale production is that

  28. Decision-making is quick
    The quantity of the product increases
    Unit cost of production falls

  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
    Optimum production levels

  33. The introduction of tariffs and quotas

  34. Reduce the prices of imports
    Increase the demand for locally made goods
    Reduce the prices of locally made goods

  35. Which of the following is the main outcome of a trade Union's interference with the wage rate

  36. Lowered but more employment opportunities are created
    Lowered but employment level remains unchanged
    Increased and employment levels are unchanged

  37. The demand for money is described as a

  38. Competitive demand
    Joint demand
    Derived demand

  39. Which of the following best explains what to produce

  40. How much goods are to be produced
    The combination of resources to be used
    Which goods and services to be produced

  41. Post harvest losses in west African countries can be reduced if

  42. Better storage facilities could be provided
    Erosion is controlled
    More irrigation schemes could be provided

  43. Which of the following will enhance productivity in an economy

  44. The use of obsolete capital
    Technological change
    An increase in the labour force

Government OBJ Practice

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

  2. Written
    Federal
    Rigid

  3. Which of the following statement best describes an unwritten constitution

  4. The legislature is always unicameral
    The body of the rules and laws cannot all be found in a single document
    The source of the constitution is supreme court verdicts

  5. The process by which people vote to elect their representatives is called

  6. Electoral system
    Plebiscite
    Franchise

  7. Apart from making laws, the legislature has the important function of

  8. Implementing executive decisions
    Appointing the civil servants
    Checking the executive power

  9. Which of the following is a demerit of bicameral legislature

  10. The scope for political participation is limited
    Passing of bills into acts is delayed
    No safeguard for the minority groups

  11. One form of delegated legislation is

  12. Case laws
    Statutory instruments
    Conventions

  13. A system of government in which one level of government exercises an overwhelming authority over o

  14. Confederal
    Parliamentary
    Unitary

  15. A major weakness of a ine-party system is that

  16. It encourages the emergence of dictators
    It ensures freedom of political choice
    It negates the principle of one man one vote

  17. A multiparty system often leads to the formation of

  18. Coalition government
    Dual government
    Dictatorial government

  19. Under a two-party system, the opposition party is as important as the ruling party

  20. It has equal number of supporters as the ruling party
    It is as strong as the ruling party
    It is the alternative government

  21. Who among the following was dismissed from the Action Group at the Jos Congress of 1962

  22. Anthony Enahoro
    Ladoke Akintola
    Dauda Adegbenro

  23. If the receiving state does not approve a diplomat on account of his past activities, he is

  24. A doyen of diplomatic corps
    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
    Family

  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
    People
    National assembly

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

  38. Confederal
    Presidential
    Unitary

  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
    Federal
    Rigid

Civic Education OBJ Practice

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

  2. 1999
    1979
    1960

  3. Franchise means the right to

  4. Contest for political post
    Vote
    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
    Cultism
    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
    Fairness
    Tolerance

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

  24. Attitude
    Liberty
    Values

  25. Nigeria is a

  26. Colonial state
    Federation
    Confederation

  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
    A.V.Dicey
    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
    People
    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
    six
    four

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

  8. principle
    compensation
    omission

  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
    control
    input

  13. Computer programmes are

  14. micro processor
    memory
    software

  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
    expenditure
    profit

  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
    floating-rate
    redeemable

  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
    #160000
    #200000

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

  40. #190000
    #265000
    #220000

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
    Smooth
    Rough

  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
    Theres'
    Theirs'

  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
    I
    Me

  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
    Arrive

  15. He was ________ by the trickster

  16. Assisted
    Duped
    Cajoled

  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
    Of
    At

  21. The teacher with his wife ______ here

  22. Was
    Are
    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
    Clung
    Clinged

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

  28. Hot
    Local
    Hard

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

  30. Poor/resources together
    Pull/resources
    Pool/resources

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

  32. Abandon
    Give up
    Jettison

  33. I would like to ________ my father to Kaduna

  34. Accompany
    Follow
    Escort

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

  36. Can't
    Shouldn'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
    Exquisite
    Decent

  43. The thief we caught yesterday was ________ manner

  44. Disguised
    Concealed
    Masked

  45. The carpenter asked for ten packets of ________ nails

  46. Fifteen centimetres'
    Fifteen-centimetres
    Fifteen-centimetre

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

  48. Hand
    Hands
    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
    Congo
    Kenya

  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
    Road
    Sea

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

  22. Igneous
    Volcanic
    Metamorphic

  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
    Pluto
    Earth

  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
    Hydrospere
    Biosphere

  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
    Stratosphere
    Thermosphere

  35. An example of an organically formed sedimentary rock is

  36. Rock salt
    Sandstone
    Coal

  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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