Delsu Post UTME Past Questions and Answers For Art Students

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If you are searching for the below search queries on search engine, kindly note that there are no specific questions for each departments.

Instead, Delsu prepares their post UTME questions to suite each faculty, therefore the Past questions and answers you will find below are suitable for the following Delsu Departments/Courses.

Delsu Faculty of Art ComplexDelsu Post UTME Past Question for Administration Courses

  • Accounting
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing

Delsu Post UTME Past Question for Art Courses

  • English Language & Literary Studies
  • French
  • History & International Studies
  • Linguistics and Urhobo
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Theatre Arts
  • Urhobo

Delsu Post UTME Past Question for Education Courses

  • Agriculture Science Education
  • Business Education
  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Computer Science Education
  • Economics Education
  • English Education
  • Fine Arts Education
  • French Education
  • Geography Education
  • History Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education
  • Physics Education
  • Political Science Education
  • Religious Studies Education
  • Guidance &Counseling Education
  • Health Education
  • Home Economics
  • Human Kinetics
  • Integrated Science Education
  • Library & Information Science
  • Nursing & Primary Education
  • Physical & Health Education
  • Social Studies
  • Technical Education

Delsu Post UTME Past Question for Environmental Courses

  • Fine and Applied Arts

Delsu Post UTME Past Question for Social Sciences Courses

  • Economics
  • Geography and Regional Planning
  • Mass Communication
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Once again, do not waste your time studying the below Delsu Post utme Past Questions if you did not apply in any of the Delta State University department we have listed above.

Delsu English Language Past Questions

In the following passage, there are ten spaces numbered 1 to 10. The lists below the passage are also numbered 1 to 10, but each number has options (a) to (e). From the (a) to (e) of each number, choose the word or expression which best fills the space with the corresponding number and enter into the space the alphabet that precede the word or expression.

For example, if the chosen option for space 1 is 1(e) with the word, “struck”, enter (e) in the gap. Entering the word or expression will fetch no mark.

When Odiri was __1___ by a lorry, he suffered severe ___2___ and was admitted ___3____ hospital. He felt a sharp ___4____ in his arm as a nurse gave him a(n) ___5____ Half a minute after, the ___6____ began to work and he became ___7____ . When he ___8___ he found himself in a ___9____ full of ____10____.

1. A. Randown
B. Rundown
C. Ranover
D. Runover
E. Struck

D. Runover

2. A. Damages
B. Injuries
C. Pains
D. Wounds
E. Dents

B. Injuries

3. A. At
B. By
C. In
D. To
E. Into

E. Into

4. A. Ache
B. Jab C. Hurt
D. Stress
E. Wound

C. Hurt

5. A. Cut
B. Dose
C. Injection
D. Extraction
E. Medicine

C. Injection

6. A. Anaesthetic B. Aspirin C. Doctor D. Stethoscope E Pain-killer

A. Anaesthetic

7. A. Asleep
B. Nonsensical
C. Numb
D. Unconscious
E. Absent-minded

C. Numb

8. A. Brought around
B. Came out
C. Came to
D. Restored
E. Woke up

E. Woke up

9. A. Wad
B. Ward
C. Wardrobe
D. Wardroom
E. Bedroom

B. Ward

10. A. Inmates
B. Patients
C. Sufferers
D. Victims
E. Survivors.

B. Patients

Instructions: Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions below by ticking the appropriate option.

If you read the description of the proceedings of a meeting and then the minutes of the meeting, you will see that there are important differences. First of all, minutes do not attempt to record everything that was said at the meeting. Minutes are, in fact, a summary, and a good secretary must be able to summarize accurately, dealing fully with what is important and leaving out or drastically reducing what is unimportant; he must also take great care not to distort any of the speakers’ opinions.

If there were widely different opinions on an important matter, the secretary would briefly record what they were; but if the opinions were not so important he might simply write, “Many opinions were expressed, but it was finally decided…”

11. A. Description is longer than proceedings.
B. Proceedings are longer that meetings
C. Meeting is longer than minutes.
D. Description is longer than minutes.
E. Minutes are the same as description

C. Meeting is longer than minutes.

12. Which statement is true?
A. Minutes are a summary of what was said.
B. Minutes are a summary of what is important.
C. Minutes are drastic reduction of what is unimportant.
D. Minutes are a distortion of speakers’
E. Minutes are a record of everything said.

A. Minutes are a summary of what was said

13. “Minutes do not attempt to record everything that was said at the meeting.” The figure of speech used in the above sentence is…………….
A. Personification.
B. Simile.
C. Metaphor
D. Synecdoche.
E. Metonymy.

A. Personification.

14. Which of the following is not a quality of a good secretary?
A. Ability to summarize accurately.
B. Ability to briefly record different opinion on an important matter.
C. Ability to describe in detail the proceedings of a meeting.
D. Ability to determine which unimportant matter to leave out.
E. Ability to determine which unimportant matter to drastically reduce.

C. Ability to describe in detail the proceedings of a meeting.

15. Every secretary can write minutes as described above.
A. true
B. False
C. Not described
D. None

B. False

Instructions: Complete each of the following sentences with one of the expression in brackets:

16. Please bring me ………….. of corned beef from the market
A. Tin
B. tin
C. Some time

B. tin

17. It is ……….. that Yusuf is recovering
A. good news
B. A good news
C. Some good news

A. good news

18. The slave trade was …………
A. Great evil
B. A great piece of evil
C. A great evil

C. A great evil

19. I bought …………..from the woman at the crossroads.
A. Fruit
B. Fruits
C. A few fruits

B. Fruits

20. The blacksmith is a man of
A. Great strength
B. A great strength,
C. Plenty strength

A. Great strength

Instructions: Fill each space below with one of the words in brackets:

21. My dream came………….
A. True
B. Truly
C. Truthfully

A. True

22. The monkey has broken………..
A. Loose
B. Loosed
C. Loosely

A. Loose

23. I told you to keep …………….
A. Noiselessly
B. Quiet
C. Quietly

B. Quiet

24 You look …………. today.
A. Miserably
B. Unhappy
C. Unhappily

B. Unhappy

25. Your old shirt has worn………….
A. Barely
B. Thin
C. Thinly

B. Thin

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26. Gerontocracy is defined as the government by the ………………
A. Military
B. Elders
C. Youths
D. Few
E. Majority

B. Elders

27. A family that consists of the father, wives and children is called…………..
A. Monogamous family
B. Extended family
C. Polygamous family
D. Polyandrous family
E. Linear family

C. Polygamous family

28. The relationship traceable to mother side is referred to as…………..
A. Bigamy
D. Polyandry
B. Maternal
E. Paternal
C. Polygamy

B. Maternal

29. Water is to cup as letter is to…………
A. Stamp
D. Book
B. Pen
E. Mail
C. Envelope

C. Envelope

30. Which of the following is least of the other?
A. Dog
B. Car
C. Cat
D. Bug
E. Fish

B. Car

Instructions: In question (31) choose the word lettered A-E which is nearly same in the written in capital letter

31. MEEK
A. Wicked
B. Kind
C. Warm
D. Friendly
E. Angry

B. Kind

Instructions: From questions 32-33 choose the word lettered A-E the one which is opposite to the word written in capital letters.

A. Agile
B. Destructive
C. Passive
D. Strongly
E. Great

F. Nobody is watching


A. Wise
B. Educated
C. Learned
D. Uneducated
E. Foolish

C. Passive

34. Which of the following designs best complete the box below?

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33. Which of these does not belong?
A. Square
B. Rectangle
C. Triangle
D. Angle
E. Circle

D. Angle

34. Which of the following designs can best complete the box below?
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35. Choose the word with correct spelling in
A. Offered
B. Ofered
C. Oferred
D. Offerred
E. Offared

A. Offered

36. Find the value of 8791 -2352-4561
A. 1987
B. 1898
C. 1887
D. 1878
E. 1997

D. 1878

37. What is the missing number (X) in the following box?
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A. 20
B. 22
C. 24
D. 26
E. 28

B. 22

38. Divide 21441 by 21


39. Express 70% as fraction.
B. 10/7
C. 75/100
D. 7/8



40. Express 1/25 as a percentage.
A. 4%
B. .5%
C. 10%
D. 15%
E. 25%

A. 4%

41. Every morning my mother……… me a cup of tea
A.Is giving
B. Has given
C. Gave
D. Given
E. Gives

E. Gives

42. My dog has lost……… tail
A. Its
B. It’s
C. Its’
D. It
E. His

A. Its

43 …………. is better than mine
A. Your’s
B. Yours
C. Yours’
D. Your
E. Yaws

B. Yours

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Delta State University GENERAL PAPER

44. Under which constitution did the Supreme Court becomes the highest court of Appeal in Nigeria?
A. Clifford’s constitution
B Richard’s constitution
C. independence constitution
D. Republican constitution

C. independence constitution

45. Capitalism is an economic system in which:
A. Private persons and enterprises are allowed to own property businesses
B. The economy of the state is centrally planned and controlled
C. accumulation of private property is not allowed
D. means of production, property and wealth are owned and controlled by the state

B. The economy of the state is centrally planned and controlled

45. ln a one party state
A. The ruling party is the only legal party
B. The legislature is unicameral
C. Only the workers’ party is allowed to exist
D. Multipartism tolerated

B. The legislature is unicameral

46. Apolitical authority which exercises sovereign power over a specific geographical territory is known as the:
A. Society
B. State
C. Nation
D. community

C. Nation

47. The first elected executive president of Nigeria was:
A. Alhaji Shehu Shagari
B. Alhaji Aminu Kano
C. Chief Obafemi Awolowo
D. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

A. Alhaji Shehu Shagari

48. The first indigenous Governor General of Nigeria was
A. Chief Obafemi Awolowo
B. Alhaji Abubaka Tafawa Balewa
C. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
D. Dr. Dennis Osadebe

C. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

49 Public corporations are controlled by all except
A. Judges
B. Ministers
C. Convicts
D. Legislators

C. Convicts

50 The 1979 constitution of Nigeria:
A. Provided for the participation of women in politics
B. Provided for a Head of state who is also the Head of government
C. Provided for the House of chiefs
D. Made woman inferior to men before the law

A. Provided for the participation of women in politics

51. A rigid constitution can be identified through its:
A. Length
C. Sources
B Nature
C. Scope
D. Amendment procedure

D. Amendment procedure

52. Which of the following actions is not a form of political participation?
A. Joining a political party
B. Bribing an electoral officer
C. Contesting an election
D. Voting in an election

B. Bribing an electoral officer

53. The long juju of the trans-Atlantic slave trade era was situated at:
A. Otokutu
B. Arochukwu
C. Maildontoro
D. Eseravos

B. Arochukwu

54. According to “dug-up history”, the first man to walk on his two feet was from:
A. Africa
B. Asia
C. Europe
D. America

B. Asia

55. Examples of pagan dynasties which sprang up in the Bambara States after the Moroccan conquest of Songhay were:
A. Timbuktu and Jenne
B. Gao and Wollof
C. Mossi-Yatenga
D. Segu and Kaarta

A. Timbuktu and Jenne

56. Portugal’s main attraction to West Africa before mid-l5th century was the hope of finding:
A. Ivory
B. Gold
C. Slaves
D. pepper

A. Ivory

57. The first slaves to be settled in The U.S.A were collected in
A. Sierra Leon.
B. London
C. Canada
D. The Caribbean

A. Sierra Leon.

58. The French colonial policy in Africa was called:
A. Assimilado
B. Evolue
C. Civilisatrice
D. Assimilation

B. Evolue

59. ……… regarded as the year of Africa’s independence:
A. 1960
B. 1961
C. 1962
D. 1966

A. 1960

60. Nigeria’s first military Head of State was:
A. General Aguiyi-Ironsi
B. General Yakubu Gowon
C. General Olusegun Obasanjo
D. General lbrahim Babangida

A. General Aguiyi-Ironsi

61. The French revolution took place in what year?
A. 1971
B. 1879
C. 1789
D. 1890

C. 1789

62. A Francophone is one who comes from
A. Togo speaking country
B. France speaking country
C. France
D. French speaking country

E. French speaking country

63. .………….. is the capital of France
A. Strasboury
B. Nice
C. Paris
D. Bourdeaux

C. Paris

64. The acronym COJA means
A. Committee of Journalists in Africa
B. Comite d’ Quest African
C. Comite des jeux Amerigne Comite de jeux Africans
D. Comite d’ olympaine jeux d’ Affique

A. Committee of Journalists in Africa

65. The composer of the popular oratorio called ‘The Messiah’ is
A. Johnson Sebastine Bach.
B. Claudio Monteverdi
C. George Frederick Handel.
D. Franz Joseph Haydn
E. Henry Purcell

C. George Frederick Handel.

66. The song normally used in sending a baby to sleep is called:
A. An ode.
B. Adirge.
C. A lullaby.
D. A lament
E. An oratorio

C. A lullaby.

67. The system of writing music on lines and spaces is called
A. Solfa notation
B. Staff notation
C. Rhythmic notation
D. Cipher notation.
E. Square notation.

A. Solfa notation

68. Who is a Musiocologist?
A. One who performs music from score.
B. A music scholar
C. A music practitioner.
D. A composer.
E. Master of stage music.

B. A music scholar

69. Cool colors are:
A. Purple, blue & green
B. Red, orange & yellow
C. blue, orange & yellow
D. Purple, red & blue

A. Purple, blue & green

70. Kiln is:
A. An oven for firing ceramic products
B. A funiace for airing ceramic products
C. A pyrometer for pyremeting ceramic products
D. A mill for milling ceramic products

A. An oven for firing ceramic products

71. Artists who work in advertising firms are:
A. Sculptors/ceramists
B. Visualizers/finish artists
C. Textile designers
D. Textile/ceramists.

B. Visualizers/finish artists

72. Which of the following is a variety of painting:
A. Paper marche
B. Analogous colour
C. Impressionism
D. Colour riot

C. Impressionism

73. The children of Israel asked Samuel for a king because
A. it was in their constitution
B. Their former king was killed in the battle with the Philistines.
C. They desired to be like the heathen nations around them.
D. They were tired of a military regime.
E. Samuel wanted to contest the election.

C. They desired to be like the heathen nations around them.

74. Joseph’s brothers were at……….when they conspired to kill him
A. Schechem
B. Dothan
C. Bethel
D. Gilcad.
E. Beer-Sheba

B. Dothan

75. The following are the causes of conflict in the society EXCEPT
A. Commercialisation of religion
B. Embarking on enlightenment programmes.
C. Embezzlement.
D. Heresy
E. Poor Organisation

B. Embarking on enlightenment programmes.

76. The seeds which fell along the path as the sower went out to sow
A. Dried up after some days
B. quickly germinated
C. were earned away by ants.
D. were devoured by the birds.
E. were wasted by wicked men.

D. were devoured by the birds.

77. Joshua was appointed to lead the Israelites to the Promised land because
A. Moses was too old to lead them there.
B. The Israelites preferred Joshua to Moses.
C. Moses never returned from Mount Sinai
D. Of Moses’ rebellion in the wilderness of Zin.
E. He was a powerful soldier

C. Moses never returned from Mount Sinai

78. God pronounced utter destruction on the amelekites because
A. They were hostile to the Kenites who lived among them.
B. They were hostile neighbours of Israel like the Philistines.
C. Saul desired to acquire the Amalekites’ territory.
D. They opposed Israel on their way from Egypt to the Promised land.
E. God wanted to wipe out every element of Baal worship in Canaan.

D. They opposed Israel on their way from Egypt to the Promised land.

79. ‘You would bring down my grey hairs with sorrow to Sheol’. Jacob said this to his children because
A. Joseph was unjustly imprisoned.
B. Joseph had been reported killed.
C. the famine was very severe
D. the Ishmaelite had bought Joseph and had resold him to Potiphar.
E. he feared that Benjamin would be lost to him like Joseph.

E. he feared that Benjamin would be lost to him like Joseph.

80. King David committed adultery with
A. Michal.
B. Bathsheba.
C. Jezebel
D. Merab.
E. Athaliah

B. Bathsheba.

81. “Hear this word, you cows of Basham… who oppress the poor, who crush the needy…” Cows of Basham in the statement above refers to the
A. Wicked kings
B. Women of Samaria
C. Judges in Israel
D. False prophets

B. Women of Samaria

82. Saul visited the witch of Endor when he was besieged by the
A. Amalekites
B. Philistine
C. Moabites
D. Amotites

B. Philistine

83. Ngugi Wa thiongo and Micere Mugo wrote the following play titled:
A. Ninjeiketile
B. Biko ‘s Inquest
C. Petals of Blood
D. The Trial of Dedan Kimathi

. The Trial of Dedan Kimathi

84. “Literary appreciation the dragon – fly bangs like a blue thread loosened from the sky “illustrates
A. Simile
C. Metaphor
B. Utotocs
D. Contrast

A. Simile

85. You are the cold nest in which the migrant birds lay no eggs Kintobbe: To the Children. The device used in excerpt above is:
A. Irony
C. Metaphor
B. Synecdoche
D. Imagery

C. Metaphor

86. The recurrence of rhythmic pattern of stress in a poem is
A. Couple
C. Metre
B. Consonance
D. Scansion

B. Consonance

87. A work which takes place in a non-existent world or which concerns an incredible character is
A. Fantasy
B. Superstition
C. Parody
D. Romance

A. Fantasy

88. A poem with fourteen lines of rhythm iambic pentameter is
A. Quatrain
C. An active
B. A sonnet
D. An epic

B. A sonnet

89. The strong gongs groaning as the gun far illustrates:
A. Metonym
C. Onomatopoeia
B. Refrain
D. Repetition

C. Onomatopoeia

90. The use of understatement not to deceive, but to enhance the impression of the issue is also called

No option given

91. A decorous speech is also known as……
A. Eulogy
C. Euphemism
B. Phiology
D. Euphony

D. Euphony

92. Making a thing or inanimate objects into persons of human is known as
A. Metaphor
C. Similitude
B. Simile
D. Personification

D. Personification

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