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 Form 4 Oral Literature Revision Questions

Oral literature revision questions Lesson 2
1. State the appropriate steps/ stages in a riddling process/ cycle.
2. Highlight reasons why we study oral literature.

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Answer Text:
State the appropriate steps/ stages in a riddling process/ cycle.
- Invitation – Challenger draws the attention of audience using an opening formula, for instance: „Have a riddle.‟
- Acceptance- Respondent responds or accepts to take the
challenge, for instance: „Throw it.‟
-Challenge /Riddle – Challenger poses/ gives the challenge (riddle) itself.
-Guesses or answers- Respondents try to answer; provide guesses.
Prize – Challenger asks for a prize in order to provide a solution in cases where respondents fail to answer it
correctly. The prize is given, challenger finally accepts it.
Solution – Challenger gives the right answer.

2. Highlight reasons why we study oral literature.
-A form of education.
-To understand our culture.
-To understand our history.
- As a form of entertainment.
-For recreation; leisure.
-National integration. Body languages: -Nodding -Smiling -Sitting posture (upright or leaning forward) -Dancing -Clapping/ applauding -Laughing -Frowning
-Waving -Stamping feet


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