BECE Maths 1996 Past Questions (Revision mode with answer feedback)
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Question 1 of 40
1. Question
Category: Sets and Operations on SetsU = {0, 1}. How many subsets has U?
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Question 2 of 40
2. Question
Category: Number BasesThe following addition is done in base ten. What number represents a b c?
2 2 2
3 4 3
a b c
10 0 0
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Question 3 of 40
3. Question
Category: Relations and MappingsUse the mapping below to answer:
2^{3} → 8
2^{2} → 4
2^{1 }→ 2
2^{0} → a
2^{1 }→ b
What is the value of a?
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Question 4 of 40
4. Question
Category: Relations and MappingsUse the mapping below to answer:
2^{3} → 8
2^{2} → 4
2^{1 }→ 2
2^{0} → a
2^{1 }→ b
What is the value of b?
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Question 5 of 40
5. Question
Category: Properties of Natural NumbersWrite two hundred thousand and fifty seven in figures.
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Question 6 of 40
6. Question
Category: Capacity, Mass, Time and MoneyWhat time is the clock below showing?
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Question 7 of 40
7. Question
Category: Ratio and ProportionKojo, Ebo and Ama shared ¢14,000.00 among themselves. Kojo had twice as much as Ebo and Ebo also has twice as much as Ama. How much did Ebo get?
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Question 8 of 40
8. Question
Category: PercentagesAt what rate of simple interest will ¢5,000.00 amount to ¢7,500.00 if saved for 5 years?
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Question 9 of 40
9. Question
Category: FractionsSimplify 1/3 – 1/2 + 2/5
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Question 10 of 40
10. Question
Category: IndicesIf 2^{2x} = 8, what is the value of x?
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Question 11 of 40
11. Question
Category: Substitutions and Change of SubjectsThe relation between the Celsius (C) and the Fahrenheit (F) scales of temperature is given by: C = 5/9 (F – 32).
If C is 40, F will be…
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Question 12 of 40
12. Question
Category: Substitutions and Change of SubjectsThe relation between the Celsius (C) and the Fahrenheit (F) scales of temperature is given by: C = 5/9 (F – 32).
If C is 40, find the value of F.
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Question 13 of 40
13. Question
Category: StatisticsThe ages in years of 9 children at a birthday party are 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6.
What is the mean age?
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Question 14 of 40
14. Question
Category: StatisticsThe ages in years of 9 children at a birthday party are 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6.
What is the median age?
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Question 15 of 40
15. Question
Category: ProbabilityThe ages in years of 9 children at a birthday party are 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6.
If a child is picked at random, what is the probability that he is 5 years old?
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Question 16 of 40
16. Question
Category: Bearings and VectorsP(2, 5) and Q(2, 3) are points in the Cartesian plane. Find the vector (PQ).
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Question 17 of 40
17. Question
Category: Bearings and VectorsFind k in the vector equation:
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Question 18 of 40
18. Question
Category: Plane GeometryIn the diagram above, RS = RT. Find a.
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Question 19 of 40
19. Question
Category: Multiplication of Two Binomials If a^{2} – b^{2} = (a + b) (a – b), evaluate 9.32^{2} – 0.68^{2}
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Question 20 of 40
20. Question
Category: IndicesSimplify 6^{2} ÷ (2^{2} × 3)
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Question 21 of 40
21. Question
Category: Properties of Natural NumbersThe sum of ages of Kwaku and Kojo is 30 years. Kwaku is 4 years older than Kojo. How old is Kojo?
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Question 22 of 40
22. Question
Category: Plane GeometryWhat type of triangle is ∆PQR?
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Question 23 of 40
23. Question
Category: Substitutions and Change of SubjectsUse the equation y = (x +2)(x – 2) to answer the following:
If x = 1, find y.
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Question 24 of 40
24. Question
Category: Sets and Operations on Sets Find the set of values of x for which y is zero.
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Question 25 of 40
25. Question
Category: Surface Areas and Volume of Solid FiguresUse the information below to answer the following:
In the diagram above, the cylinder has diameter 4 cm and length 14 cm [Take π = 22/7]
Find the circumference of the base.
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Question 26 of 40
26. Question
Category: Surface Areas and Volume of Solid FiguresUse the information below to answer the following:
In the diagram above, the cylinder has diameter 4 cm and length 14 cm [Take π = 22/7]
The area of the base is ……………
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Question 27 of 40
27. Question
Category: Surface Areas and Volume of Solid FiguresUse the information below to answer the following:
In the diagram above, the cylinder has diameter 4 cm and length 14 cm [Take π = 22/7]
What is the volume of the cylinder?
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Question 28 of 40
28. Question
Category: RatesA woman bought 210 oranges for ¢650.00. She sold all of them at 3 for ¢20.00. How much profit did she make?
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Question 29 of 40
29. Question
Category: Ratio and ProportionThe ratio of boys to girls in a school is 9 : 11. If there are 400 pupils in the school, how many boys are there?
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Question 30 of 40
30. Question
Category: IndicesExpress the product 162.5 × 0.5 in standard form.
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Question 31 of 40
31. Question
Category: PercentagesWhat is 16% of ¢500,000.00?
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Question 32 of 40
32. Question
Category: Decimal FractionsSimplify (0.24 × 14.3) ÷ 5.2
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Question 33 of 40
33. Question
Category: Substitutions and Change of SubjectsThe product of 2x and 3 is 138. Find x.
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Question 34 of 40
34. Question
Category: RatesUse the graph below to answer the following:
The travel graph describes the journey of a cyclist from Town X to Town Y.
What is the average speed for the return journey from Town Y to Town X?
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Question 35 of 40
35. Question
Category: RatesUse the graph below to answer the following:
The travel graph describes the journey of a cyclist from Town X to Town Y.
State the period within which he travelled to Town Y after his first rest.
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Question 36 of 40
36. Question
Category: RatesUse the graph below to answer the following:
The travel graph describes the journey of a cyclist from Town X to Town Y.
How many minutes did the cyclist spend at Town Y?
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Question 37 of 40
37. Question
Category: Capacity, Mass, Time and Money200 bottles of equal capacity hold 350 litres of water. How much water does each bottle hold?
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Question 38 of 40
38. Question
Category: Linear InequalitiesFind the solution set of 2x + 4 > 6
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Question 39 of 40
39. Question
Category: Perimeter and Area of Plane FiguresA rectangular field 50 metres wide and x metres long requires 260 metres of fencing. Which of the following statement is true?
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Question 40 of 40
40. Question
Category: Plane GeometryIn the diagram above, PQRS is a trapezium. PQ is parallel to RS. ∠PQR = ∠QRS. What type of triangle is triangle RQS?
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