Home — Mathematics — MATHEMATICS PAST QUESTIONSMATHEMATICS PAST QUESTIONSExams Past Questions (Senior Classes) School Portal NG Post Views: 578 /60 56 Created by Mr. SamuelSSCE/NECO/GCE (MATHEMATICS) MATHEMATICS PAST QUESTIONS Attempt 60 questions within 2 hours.Goodluck 1 / 60 Correct 0.04945 to two significant figures 0.040 0.049 0.050 0.49 2 / 60 Q is 25km from P on a bearing 042 degrees and R is 25km from P on a bearing of 132 degrees. Calculate the bearing of R from Q 184 degrees 226 degrees 122 degrees 190 degrees 3 / 60 The wheel of a tractor has diameter 1.4m. What distance does it cover in 100 complete revolutions? (Take Pi = 22/7) 140m 220m 280m 440m 4 / 60 Three quarters of a number added to two and a half of that number gives 13. Find the missing number. 6 5 4 7 5 / 60 A fair coin is tossed three times. Find the probability of getting two heads and one tail. 1/4 Â½ 1/8 3/8 6 / 60 A chord of length 6cm is drawn in a circle of radius 5 cm. Find the distance of the chord from the centre of the circle. 2.5cm 3.5 cm 4.0 cm 3.0cm 7 / 60 A rectangular carpet 2.5m long and 2.4m wide covers 5% of a rectangle floor. Calculate the area of the floor. 120 m square 57m square 30 m square 225 m square 8 / 60 Given that Y = PX + Q and Y=5 when X=3, while Y=4 when X=2, find the values of P and Q. P = 1, Q = 2 (a) P = 1, Q = 3 P = 3, Q = - 2 P = - 2, Q = 3 9 / 60 If 30% of y is equal to x, what, in terms of x is 30% of 3y? x 3x x/3 x/9 10 / 60 Given that 2P â€“ m = 6 and 2p + 4m = 1. Find the value of (4p + 3m) 3 7 1 5 11 / 60 A man made a loss of 15% by selling an article for N595. Find the cost price of the article N700 N984.25 N600 892.50 12 / 60 Find the average of the first four prime numbers greater than 10 17 20 19 15 13 / 60 What is the number whose logarithm to base 10 is 3.4771? 3.0 0.03 0.3 0.003 14 / 60 A man bought 220 mangoes at N5x. He sold each for 3x kobo and made again of N8. Find the value of x. 5 10 6 2 15 / 60 The area of a square field is 110.25metre square field is 110.25 metre square. Find the cost of fencing it round at N75.00 per metre N1, 575.00 N3, 150.00 N8,268.75 N4, 734. 30 16 / 60 A group of eleven people can speak either English or French or both. Seven can speak English and six can speak French. What is the probability that a person chosen at random can speak both English and French? 4/11 2/11 11/13 5/11 17 / 60 If the 2^{nd} and 5^{th} terms of a G.P are 6 and 48 respectively, find the sum of the first four terms 45 â€“ 45 â€“ 20 â€“ 15 18 / 60 Find, correct to two decimal places, the mean of 9, 13, 16, 17, 19, 23, 24 16.50 16.33 23 17.29 19 / 60 Which of the following figures have one line of symmetry only? (I) Isosceles triangle (II) Rhombus (III) Kite I and II only I, II and III I and III only II and III only 20 / 60 Divide the sum of 8,6,7,2,0,4,7,2,3 by their mean 9 7 8 6 21 / 60 Two solid spheres have volumes 250cm^{3} and 128cm^{3} respectively. Find the ratio of their radii 5:4 125:64 2:1 25:16 22 / 60 Calculate. Correct to 2 significant figures, the length of arc of a circle of radius 3.5cm which subtends an angle of 75 degree at the centre of the circle (Take Pi = 22/7) 2.3cm 16cm 4.6cm 8cm 23 / 60 A chord is 5cm from the centre of a circle of diameter 26cm. Find the length of the chord 24cm 51cm 18cm 16cm 24 / 60 Find the mean deviation of 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 1.2 1.5 2 8 25 / 60 If two triangles are similar, which of the following is true? Their corresponding angles are equal perimeters are equal corresponding altitudes are equal corresponding sides are equal 26 / 60 Solve the inequality 2x + 3 < 5x X > 1 X < 3/7 X > 3/7 X >- 1 27 / 60 A regular polygon has 9 sides. What is the size of one of its exterior angles? 90 degree 140 degree 20 degree 40 degree 28 / 60 The sum of the 1^{st} and 2^{nd} terms of an AP is 4 and the 10^{th} term is 19. Find the sum of the 5^{th} and 6^{th} terms 11 20 22 21 29 / 60 Mr. John traveled from Aba to Ikorodu a distance of 720km in 8 hours. What will be his speed in m/s? 25m/s 150m/s 250m/s 2500 m/s 30 / 60 If tan y = 0.404, where y is acute, find cos 2y 0.927 0.035 0.719 0.808 31 / 60 A sector of a circle radius 14cm subtends an angle 135 degree at the centre of the circle. What is the perimeter of the sector (take Pi = 22/7) 231cm 47cm 61cm 88cm 32 / 60 The angle of elevation of an aircraft from a point K on the horizontal ground is 30 degree. If the aircraft is 800m above the ground, how far is it from K? 923.76m 1,600m 400.00m 692.82m 33 / 60 The volume of a cylinder is 1200 cm cube and the area of its base is 150cm cube. Find the height of the cylinder 0.80cm 80cm 8cm 0.08cm 34 / 60 Solve the simultaneous equations: x + y = 2 and 3x â€“ 2y = 1 x = - 1 and y = 1 x =1 and y = 1 x = 1 and y = 2 x =2 and y = 1 35 / 60 A train moving at a uniform speed covers 36km in 21 minutes. How long does it take to cover 60km?See also INTERGERS 90 minutes 40 minutes 45 minutes 35 minutes 36 / 60 What is the height 10cm and diameter 7cm? (Take Pi = 22/7) 77 cm square 297 cm square 374 cm square 227 cm square 37 / 60 A point on the ground is 5m away from the foot of a vertical wall 7m high. Calculate, correct to the nearest degree, the angle of depression of the point from the top of the wall 54 degree 44 degree 46 degree 36 degree 38 / 60 The probabilities of a boy passing English and Mathematics test are x and y respectively. Find the probability of the boy failing both tests 1 â€“ (x + y) + xy 1 â€“ (x â€“ y) + xy 1 â€“ (x + y) â€“ xy 1 â€“ (x â€“ y) + xy 39 / 60 Given that p varies as the square of p and q varies inversely as the square root of r. how does p vary with r? p varies inversely as the square of r p varies as the square of r p varies as the square root of r p varies inversely as r 40 / 60 A machine valued at N20, 000 depreciates by 10% every year. What will be the value of the machine at the end of two years? N12, 000 N16, 200 N14, 200 N8,000 41 / 60 Ekaette spent Â¼ of his money on food, 1/3 on clothing and saved the rest. If he saved N72, 000.00. How much did he spend on food? N43, 200.00 N42, 200 N43, 000 N40,000.00 42 / 60 A survey shows that 228% of all the men in a village wear selected at random in the village wear size 9 shoes? 41/50 Â½ 1 7/25 43 / 60 Out of 60 members of an association, 15 are doctors and 9 are lawyers. If a member is selected at random from the association, what is the probability that the member is neither doctor nor a lawyer? 3/5 3/20 9/10 Â¼ 44 / 60 A chord of a circle of radius 26cm is 10cm from the centre of the circle. Calculate the length of the chord 32cm 27.86cm 16cm 48cm 45 / 60 The salary of a man was increased in the ratio 40:47. Calculate the percentage increase in the salary 58.5% 85.1% 17.5% 14.9% 46 / 60 A man is four times as old as his son. The difference between their ages is 36 years. Find the sum of their ages 45 years 74 years 48 years 60 years 47 / 60 Three men, Bedu, Bakre and Kofi shared N500 in the ratio 3:2:X respectively. If Beduâ€™s share is N150, find the value of x 5 4 1 6 48 / 60 A trader makes a loss of 15% when selling an article. Find the ration, selling price: cost price 3:17 17:20 3:20 20:23 49 / 60 If the ratio x:y = 3:5 and y:z = 4:7, find the ratio x:y:z 5:4:7 12:20:35 15:28:84 3:5:4 50 / 60 If x% of 240 equals 12, find x: x =3 x = 1 x = 5 x = 7 51 / 60 I am x years old and my brother is 3 years older. How old was my brother last year? (x â€“ 4) years (3x â€“ 1) years (x + 2) years (3x + 1) years 52 / 60 A school girl spends Â¼ of her pocket money on books and 1/3 on dress. What fraction remains? 7/12 5/12 5/6 1/6 53 / 60 Water flows from a tap into a cylindrical container at the rate of 5Pi cm cube per second. If the radius of the container is 3cm, calculate the level of water in the container at the end of a seconds 15cm 2cm 8cm 5cm 54 / 60 The probability of an event P happening is 1/5 and that of event Q is Â¼. If the events are independent, what is the probability that neither of them happens? 3/5 1/20 Â¾ 4/5 55 / 60 The interior angle of a regular polygon is twice the exterior angle. How many sides have the polygon? 9 5 8 6 56 / 60 Which of the following statements describes the locus of a point R which moves in a plane such that it is a point R which moves in a plane such that it is equidistant from two intersecting lines? the bisector of the angles formed by the lines the point of intersection of the two lines a cone with the two intersecting lines as slant height a circle with the point of intersection of the two lines as the centre 57 / 60 A student bought 3 notebooks and 1 pen for N35. After misplacing these items. She again bought 2 notebooks and 2 pens, all of the same type for N30. What is the cost of a pen? N15.00 N7.50 N10.00 N50.00 58 / 60 A pyramid of volume 120cm cube has a rectangular base which measures 5cm by 6cm. calculate the height of the pyramid 15cm 9cm 12cm 5cm 59 / 60 A manâ€™s eye level is 1,7m above the horizontal ground and calculate, correct to the nearest degree, the angle of elevation of the top of the pole from his eyes. 26 degree 33 degree 27 degree 32 degree 60 / 60 A house bought for N 100,000 was later auctioned for N80, 000. Find the loss percent. 40% 30% 50% 20% Your score is The average score is 16% LinkedIn Facebook Twitter VKontakte 0% Restart quiz Send feedback You may read physics past questions Area Length Rates Algebraic Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment Tags:MathematicsPast Questions (SSS)