BECE 2009 Mathematics (Maths) Past Question Paper One

1

Given that A = {1,2,3,4,5,6} and B = {3,6,9,12}, find A?B

• A: {3,6}
• B: {6,12}
• C: {2,3,4,5,9,12}
• D: {1,2,3,4,5,6,9,12}
2

Write 2340000 in standard form.

• A:  2.34×10-6
• B: 2.34×10-5
• C: 2.34×10-6
• D: 2.34×10-6
3

• A: 12
• B: 8
• C: 6
• D: 4
4

• A: 78.57
• B: 78.43
• C: -121.57
• D: -122.38
5

• A: 5m-4n
• B: 3m+4n
• C: 3m-2n
• D: 7m+4n
6

Which of the following sets is equal to {1,2,3,4} ?

• A: {2,4,1,5}
• B: {2,1,4,3,}
• C: {1,2,3,4,…}
• D: {2,3,4,5,…}
7

• A: 22,256
• B: 20,544
• C: 1,712
• D: 1,612
8

What set does the following graph represent?

• A: {x: x<2}
• B: {x: x=2}
• C: {x: x>2}
• D: {x: x=2}

Use the diagram to answer Questions 9 and 10

The pie chart below shows the performance of Kate in her final examination

9

• A: 120°
• B: 100°
• C: 70°
• D: 35°
10

• A: 45%
• B: 54%
• C: 72%
• D: 90%
11

A teacher is to be chosen at random from a group of 6 male and 2 female teachers for a patron of a Mathematics Club. What is the probability that a female teacher is chosen?

• A: $\&space;\frac{3}{4}\\$
• B: $\&space;\frac{2}{3}\\$
• C: $\&space;\frac{1}{3}\\$
• D:$\&space;\frac{1}{4}\\$
12

• A: 3
• B: -3
• C: -7
• D: -9
13

• A: 6
• B: 3
• C: 0
• D: -6
14

Which of the following sets of angles form the interior angles of a right angled triangle?

• A: {20°, 50°, 90°}
• B: {80°, 60°, 90°}
• C: {45°, 45°, 90°}
• D: {65°, 90°, 35°}
15

State the rule for the mapping

• A: $\&space;x\rightarrow&space;\frac{x}{4}\\$
• B: $\&space;x\rightarrow\frac{x}{2}\\$
• C: $\&space;x\rightarrow\frac{3x}{4}\\$
• D: $\&space;x\rightarrow\frac{1}{2x}\\$
16

• A: 12 cm
• B: 18 cm
• C: 24 cm
• D: 30 cm
17

• A: 3
• B: 4
• C: 5
• D: 6
18

• A: 77km/h
• B: 88km/h
• C: 100km/h
• D: 269.5km
19

• A: 27°
• B: -2
• C: 53°
• D: 127°
20

• A: -5
• B: -2
• C: -?
• D: 2
21

• A: 1
• B: 1.5
• C: 2
• D: 2.5
22

• A: 7.5cm
• B: 8cm
• C: 9cm
• D: 12cm
23

• A: 10 m
• B: 15 m
• C: 8 m
• D: 5 m
24

Factorize: ax + 3x + a + 3

• A: x(a+x)
• B: (x-a)(x+3)
• C: x(a-x)
• D: (a+3)(x+1)
25

• A: 5
• B: -5
• C: 4
• D: -4
26

• A: 6
• B: 9
• C: 18
• D: 24
27

• A: 4
• B: 5
• C: 7
• D: 63
28

• A: 2345
• B: 3345
• C: 11305
• D: 13105
29

Simplify: $14\frac{1}{3}&space;-&space;2&space;\frac{2}{8}&space;+&space;5&space;\frac{7}{12}$

• A: $\&space;6&space;\frac{3}{8}&space;\\$
• B: $\&space;7&space;\frac{5}{12}\\$
• C: $\&space;17&space;\frac{5}{12}\\$
• D: $\&space;17&space;\frac{13}{24}\\$
30

Nine bottles of equal capacity hold 4½ litres of water. How much do x bottles hold?

• A: ½ x litres
• B: 2x litres
• C: 20½ x litres
• D: 40½ x litres
31

• A: GH¢750.00
• B: GH¢300.00
• C: GH¢75.00
• D: GH¢30.00
32

Arrange the following fractions in ascending order: 7/12 , 3/5, 7/15, 3/4

• A: 3/5, 7/15, 7/12, ¾
• B: 7/12, 7/15, 3/5, ¾
• C: 7/15, 7/12, 3/5, ¾
• D: 3/5, ¾, 7/12, 7/15
33

• A: 13.4
• B: 10.9
• C: 3.34
• D: 1.34
34

What is the value of four in the number 7073.48?

• A: four tenth
• B: four
• C: forty
• D: four hundred
35

The table below shows the ages of children at a birthday partyUse this table to answer Questions 35, 36 and 37 35. What is the modal age?

 Ages (yrs) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 No. of children 3 4 2 5 4 4 6 4 2 1
• A: 10
• B: 7
• C: 5
• D: 4
36

• A: 4/35
• B: 1/7
• C: 2/5
• D: 4/5
37

• A: 28
• B: 22
• C: 13
• D: 6
38

Write the vector $\left(\begin{array}{c}6cm&space;\&space;W\\&space;4cm&space;\&space;S\end{array}\right)$ using Cartesian components.

• A: $\left(\begin{array}{c}-6\\&space;-4&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$
• B: $\left(\begin{array}{c}-4\\&space;-6&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$
• C: $\left(\begin{array}{c}-6\\&space;4&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$
• D: $\left(\begin{array}{c}6\\&space;-4&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$
39

• A: -12
• B: -8
• C: -5
• D: -4
40

If $r=&space;\&space;\left(\begin{array}{c}-10\\&space;-9&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\&space;and&space;\&space;n&space;=&space;\left(\begin{array}{c}8\\&space;-6\end{array}\right)$ find n+r

• A: $\left(\begin{array}{c}-2\\&space;-9&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$
• B: $\left(\begin{array}{c}2\\&space;-9&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$
• C: $\left(\begin{array}{c}18\\&space;9&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$
• D: $\left(\begin{array}{c}-2\\&space;-3&space;\end{array}\right)&space;\\$

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