2001 June | Part B – Most Suitable Word

The gaps in the following passage indicate missing words. Four options are offered, lettered A to D. Choose the word that is the most suitable to fill the gap in the passage.

76. Jide bought a car last year and now there is the need to renew the............

A. road worthiness
B. chassis
C. insurance policy
D. vehicle dues

77. The first time he went to Mr Olumide, the............

A. road superintendent
B. insurance broker
C. drawing instructor
D. licensing officer

78. he was advised to............

A. take out
B. take up
C. taken on
D. take in

79. a............

A. yearly license
B. yearly premium
C. cheaper deal
D. comprehensive policy

80. rather than............ cover

A. second rate
B. first party
C. third party
D. third rate

81. Mr Olumide had carefully explained the merits and demerits of both types, which include the fact that one was far more............ than the other.

A. expensive
B. prohibitive
C. exclusive
D. impressive

82. Now Jide has cause to smile because of his entitlement to a no-claim............

A. deduction
B. bonus
C. dividend
D. reward

83. Being a careful owner-driver, he has not been involved in any............ during the period.

A. incident
B. event
C. accident
D. quarrel

84. Unfortunately, the same could not be said for his friend, Jackson whose car was a total............

A. wash-out
B. write-up
C. knock-out
D. write-off

85. after a............ with a truck.

A. collision
B. collusion
C. contact
D. confrontation

86. He could not even make any claim for............

A. damage
B. repair
C. damages
D. improvement

87. because he was not............ at all.

A. endorsed
B. recognized
C. insured
D. authorize

88. Jackson's experience clearly points to the need for insurance............

A. agents
B. vendors
C. administrators
D. dealers

89. to educate prospective............ on benefits of insurance.

A. customer
B. buyers
C. clients
D. applicants


The gaps in the following passage indicate missing words. Four options are offered, lettered A to D. Choose the word that is the most suitable to fill the gap in the passage.

90. The persistent fuel............ in the country paralyzed all aspects of life in the cities.

A. paucity
B. scarcity
C. withdrawal
D. subsidy

91. The streets were often............ of the usual hustle and

A. full
B. derailed
C. deserted
D. devoid

92. ............ that characterized city life.

A. struggle
B. bustle
C. juggle
D. tussle

93. A visitor might erroneously think it was a public holiday, until he came near a............,

A. market place
B. park
C. filling station
D. fuel depot

94. there he will find long............ of haphazardly parked vehicles

A. columns
B. crowd
C. lines
D. queues

95. waiting to buy the non-existent fuel from the idle............

A. hand
B. pumps
C. motors
D. tanks

96. Another look at the bus stops would reveal groups of people anxiously trying to get to their places of work. Even car owners used the few............ buses,

A. inaccessible
B. available
C. agreeable
D. pliable

97. the drivers of which had increased the............ by anything from 100 to 500%.

A. fees
B. levies
C. fares
D. money

98. Though this could be very annoying, ............should not blame the drivers

A. transport
B. voyagers
C. conductors
D. passengers

99. for the............ rates

A. exorbitant
B. moderate
C. exquisite
D. fair

100. because the drivers had to pay through the nose to procure fuel at the............

A. back door
B. black market
C. fuel depot
D. open market

2001 June | Part B – Most Suitable Word
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