The question is on phonology, candidates were required to define a Long Vowel and to mention ways of identifying Long Vowels.
Long Vowels are vowels which are stressed during articulation. (Tsawon wasali shi ne inda ake jan wasali gajere ya komo dogo wajen furuci)
Misalan hanyoyin nuna tsawon wasali
(i) Ta ribanya wasali, misali: aa, ee, ii, oo, uu.
(ii) Ta jan layi a saman wasali, misali: a, e i, o, u
(iii) Ta yin digo biyu a bayan wasali, misali: a:, e:, i:, o:, u:
Candidates’ performance on this question was very poor.