Comprehension: The Origin of Examinations
- Musa thinks examinations are unnecessary while Obi thinks they cannot be avoided.
b. Musa proposes that students be assessed through their output.
c. According to Obi, examinations are needed to determine students who are to be awarded certificates.
d. i. There is not much relationship.
ii. ‘’Some students who did not do so well at school are now successful businessmen’’.
e. i. Adjectival (Relative) clause.
ii. Qualifies the noun’ bakers’.
f. i. Exaggeration (Hyperbole)
ii. To overwork oneself.
g. i. deemed – considered
ii. labour – toil, work hard.
iii. competent – qualified.
iv. distinguish – differentiate
v. hullabaloo – controversy, argument.
vi. confined – limited, restricted.