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**OBJECTIVES QUESTIONS :**

1. If set N is a subset of set M, then

A. sets M and N have the same number of elements

B. some members of set N can be found in set M

C. no member of set N is in set M

D. all members of set N are in set M

The Venn diagram shows the number of pupils who offer Mathematics (M) and / or English in a class.

Use this information to answer Questions 2 and 3.

2. How many pupils offer Mathematics?

A. 10

B. 18

C. 25

D. 28

3. How many pupils offer only one subject?A.3

B.7

C. 18

D. 21

4. Simplify: 12 – 7 – (– 5)

A. 10

B.2

C.0

D. 10

5. Express 72 as a product of its prime factors

A. 2 × 3³

B. 2² × 3³

C. 2³ × 3

D. 2³ × 3

6. Find the smallest number which is divisible by 16 and 20?

A. 40

B. 80

C. 120

D. 160

7. Convert 243five to a base ten numeral.

A. 40

B. 43

C. 45

D. 73

8. A pineapple which was bought for GH¢ 1.00 was sold at GH¢ 1.30. Calculate the profit percent.

A. 10%

B. 20%

C. 23%

D. 30%

9. If Q = {1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15} and T = {1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12}, find Q ∪ T

A. {1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 11}

B. {1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15}

C. {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13}

D. {1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15}

10. Two bells P and Q ring at intervals of 3 hours and 4 hours, respectively. After how many hours will the two bells first ring simultaneously (at the same time)?

A. 6 hours

B. 8 hours

C. 12 hours

D. 24 hours

11. A boy scores 17/25 in a French test. Express his score as a percentage.

A. 17%

B. 34%

C. 68%

D. 85%

12. If 21 : 2x = 7 : 12, find the value of x.

A. 10

B. 12

C. 15

D. 18

13. Kofi paid rent of GH¢ 1,800.00 each year. If the rent is 0.3 of his annual income, find his annual income.

A. GH¢ 600.00

B. GH¢5,400.00

C. GH¢ 6,000.00

D. GH¢ 18,000.00

14. I gave a storekeeper a GH¢10.00 note for goods I bought. He asked me for another 15Gp for ease of change. If he then gave me 50 Gp, how much did I pay for the goods?

A. GH¢ 9.35

B. GH¢ 9.45

C. GH¢ 9.65

D. GH¢ 10.65

15. Kojo can buy 15 shirts at GH¢ 4.00 each. If the price is increased to GH¢ 5.00, how many shirts can he now buy?

A. 12

B. 15

C. 19

D. 20

16. A hall which is 8m long is represented on a diagram as 4 cm long. What is the scale of the diagram?

A. 1:200

B. 1:250

C. 1:400

D. 1:800

17. Jane arrived at work at 7:55 am and left at 4:15 pm. For how long was she at work?

A. 7 hr 20 min

B. 7 hr 45 min

C. 8 hr 20 min

D. 8 hr 40 min

18. Given that (3.14 × 18) × 17.5 = 3.14 × (3p × 17.5), find the value of p

A. 3.0

B. 5.8

C. 6.0

D. 9.0

The pie chart shows how Kwaku spends his monthly salary

19. Find the value of x

A. 65°

B. 75°

C. 85°

D. 100°

20. Kwaku earns GH¢ 630.00 a month. How much of this does he spend on food?

A. GH¢ 140.00

B. GH¢ 157.00

C. GH¢ 210.00

D. GH¢ 350.00

21. What percentage of his salary does he spend on rent and utilities?

A. 12.1%

B. 12.5%

C. 22.2%

D. 33.3%

22. In an enlargement with scale factor 2, which of the following statements is not true?

A. Each length is multiplied by 2

B. Each angle remains the same

C. The shape of the figure does not change.

D. The size of the figure does not change.

23. Kofi, Kojo and Ama shared GH¢ 480,000.00 in the ratio 3:5:4. How much did Ama receive?

A. GH¢ 160,000.00

B. GH¢ 200,000.00

C. GH¢ 218,181.81

D. GH¢ 342,859.14

24. If w = 12, x = 5, y = 6 and z = 4, find the value of wx – yz.

A. 18

B. 27

C. 36

D. 84

25. A man was 24 years old when his son was born. Now he is three times as old as his son. Find the age of the son.

A. 6 years

B. 12 years

C. 18 years

D. 36 years

26. There are 20 identical balls in a box. Twelve are blue and the rest are green. If one ball is taken at random from the box, find the probability that the ball is green.

A. 1/20

B. 2/5

C. 3/5

D. 3/4

27. Using the following mapping, find the missing numbers p and q.

x 1 2 3 4 5 6

↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓

y 3 5 p 9 11 q

A. p = 6, q = 12

B. p = 6, q = 13

C. p = 7, q = 12

D. p = 7, q = 13

28. The perimeter of a rectangle is 24 cm. If the length is 7 cm, find its width.

A. 3 cm

B. 5 cm

C. 10 cm

D. 12 cm

29. A boy walks on a bearing 070°. Which of the following diagrams show his direction?

30. How many faces has a cube?

A. 4

B. 6

C. 8

D. 12

31. The diameter of a circular tray is 28 cm. Find the area of the tray. [Take π = 22]

A. 44 cm2

B. 88 cm2

C. 154 cm2

D. 616 cm2

32. Calculate the volume of a cylinder with radius 7 cm and height 10 cm. [Take π = 22]

A. 220 cm3

B. 440 cm3

C. 1,540 cm3

D. 3,080 cm3

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33. Find the value of e.

A. 38°

B. 40°

C. 88°

D. 92°

34. Find the angle marked d

A. 38°

B. 40°

C. 48°

D. 88°

35. A 3.6 m long string is to be cut into pieces, each of length 40 cm. How many pieces can be cut from the string?

A. 4

B. 6

C. 8

D. 9

36. Solve the inequality 2? + 10 ≥ 7?− 5/2

A. x ≤ 10

B. x ≥ 10

C. x ≤ 40

D. x ≥ 40

37. The point P (5, 4) is reflected in the y-axis. Find its image.

A. (– 5, 4)

B. (5, –4)

C. (–4, 5)

D. (4, –5)

38. Given that 1/ 2p? =1/8, find the value of p.

A. 4

B. 3

C. 2

D. 1

39. Find the gradient of the line which passes through the points M(–1, 2) and N(6, –3)

A. −5 /7

B. −7 /5

C. 5/7

D. 7/5

40. Find the next two terms in the sequence 11, 7, 3, –1, , .

A. 5, 9

B. 3, 7

C. –4, –9

D. –5, –9

41. The point Q(–2, 3) is rotated anticlockwise about the origin through an angle of 90°. Find the coordinates of its image.

A. (–3, –2)

B. (–3, 2)

C. (3, –2)

D. (3, 2)

42. Elias bought five books. Their mean price was GHc 3.25. The total cost for four of the books was GHc 11.75. What was the cost of the fifth book?

A. GHc 3.50

B. GHc 4.00

C. GHc 4.20

D. GHc 4.50

Tins of milk each of volume 77 cm³ and weight 170 g were packed into an empty carton of volume 1540 cm³ and weight 500 g.

Use this information to answer Questions 43 and 44

43. How many tins of milk can be packed to fill the carton?

A. 2

B. 3

C. 20

D. 22

44. What is the weight of the carton when packed with the tins of milk?

A. 2.06 kg

B. 2.94 kg

C. 3.90 kg

D. 8.50 kg

45. A piece of cloth is 8.4 m long. If 30 cm is needed to sew a napkin, how many napkins can be sewn from this piece of cloth?

A. 20

B. 25

C. 28

D. 30

46.Express 10/32 as a decimal fraction.

A. 0.3200

B. 0.3125

C. 0.3676

D. 0.3222

47. A match box contains 40 sticks. If 15 of them are spoil, find the probability that a stick chosen at random is not spoilt?

A. 3/5

B. 3/8

C. 5/8

D. 2/5

The number of pupils who attended hospital from eight classes on a particular day are: 1, 5, 3, 1, 7, 5, 1, 1.

Use the information to answer Questions 48 to 50.

48. Find the median number.

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

49. What is the model number?

A. 1

B. 4

C. 5

D. 7

50. Calculate the mean

A. 2

B. 4

C. 5

D. 7

**ANSWERS**:

1. D. all members of set N are in set M

2. C. 25

3. D. 21

4. D. 10

5. D. 2³× 3²

6. B. 80

7. D. 73

8. D. 30%

9. D

10. C. 12 hours

11. C. 68%

12. D. 18

13. C. GHC 6,000

14. C. GHC 9.65

15. A. 12

16. A. 1:200

17. C. 8hr 20 min

18. C. 6.0

19. A. 65°

20. C. 210°

21. C. 22.2%

22. D. The size of the figure does not change

23. A. GHC 160,000.00

24. C. 36

25. B. 12 years

26. B. 2/5

27. D. p = 7, q = 13

28. B. 5 cm

29. B

30. B. 6

31. D. 616 cm²

32. C. 1540 cm³

33. D. 92°

34. B. 40°

35. D. 9

36. A. x ≤ 1010

40. D. –5, –9

41. A. (–3, –2)

42. D. GHc 4.50

43. C. 20

44. C. 3.90 kg

45. C. 28

46. B. 0.3125

47. C. 5/8

48. B. 2

49. A. 1

50. B. 3