BECE 2012 Basic Design And Technology (Pre Technical Skills) Past Question Paper One


Which of the sets are temporary stitches?

  • A: Basting and tracking
  • B: Hemming and basting
  • C: Tracking and hemming
  • D: Tracking and running

The main vitamin Ama gets when she eats oranges is

  • A: vitamin C
  • B: vitamin D
  • C: vitamin E
  • D: vitamin K

Crockery is a collection of

  • A: forks and spoons
  • B: glasses and spoons
  • C: plates and forks
  • D: plates and glasses

The arrangement of the shapes in a picture is known as:

  • A: blending
  • B: composition
  • C: drawing
  • D: toning

Which of the following colours produces a feeling of coolness?

  • A: blue
  • B: orange
  • C: violet
  • D: white

The aspect of analysis which considers the appearance of an artefact is known as

  • A: aesthetics
  • B: construction
  • C: ergonomics
  • D: function

In designing, possible solutions are generated by the use of I. observation II. drawing III. sketches Which of the following options are correct?

  • A: I and II only
  • B: II and III only
  • C: I and III only
  • D: I, II and III

Drawing of an object starts with

  • A: colour
  • B: line
  • C: shape
  • D: texture

Which of the following colours is used to represent an earth wire?

  • A: blue
  • B: brown
  • C: red
  • D: yellow


Which of the following views represent the plan?

  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D

The left-end view is represented by

  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D

Weakness on a joint of furniture may be due to

  • A: excessive glueing
  • B: hammering hard
  • C: missing nail
  • D: over polishing

Which of the following options suggest a dot in nature?

  • A: a cube of sugar
  • B: a grain of sand
  • C: footpath lane
  • D: Veins of a leaf

The B range of pencils are the

  • A: finest
  • B: hardest
  • C: smoothest
  • D: softest

Mounting an exhibition enables the dressmaker to I. show her handiwork II. attract customers III. increase her income IV. show her generosity

  • A: I, II and III only
  • B: I, II and IV only
  • C: II and IV only
  • D: III and IV only

Brass is made of

  • A: copper and tin
  • B: copper and zinc
  • C: lead and tin
  • D: lead and zinc

Which of the following tools is used for checking alignment of a wall?

  • A: building square
  • B: folding rule
  • C: gauge
  • D: straight edge

The symbol below indicates a/an

  • A: diode
  • B: capacitor
  • C: inductor
  • D: resistor

Iron filings are removed from the teeth of a file by using

  • A: chalk
  • B: scriber
  • C: file card
  • D: flat chisel

Mould boxes are oiled before use to

  • A: increase the size of the brick
  • B: prevent brick sticking to the box
  • C: smoothen the surface of the brick
  • D: give the brick a shiny surface

The type of line drawn across the rectangle below is

  • A: centre line
  • B: hidden detail
  • C: construction line
  • D: dimensional line

Which of the following is an abrasive?

  • A: oil paint
  • B: emery cloth
  • C: wax polish
  • D: contact glue

Metals which contain iron and carbon are called

  • A: non-ferrous alloy
  • B: non-ferrous metals
  • C: ferrous metals
  • D: fibre glass

The tool used for marking out the final circular shape below is a

  • A: scriber
  • B: pair of dividers
  • C: dot punch
  • D: centre punch

Glass paper is used on wood to

  • A: fill the pores
  • B: produce a smooth surface
  • C: form beautiful grains
  • D: reduce the thickness

Which of the following is not a safety measure when using electrical appliances?

  • A: Read all warning and instructions on the appliance before use
  • B: Do not touch electrical appliance with wet hands
  • C: Do not plug in too many appliances on a socket at a time
  • D: Leave all appliances on after use.

Which of the following is the correct order of applying a finish to a block wall? I. Plastering II. Painting III. Scraping

  • A: I, II, III
  • B: I, III, II
  • C: II, I, III
  • D: III, II, I

Use the figure below to answer questions 28 to 30



The figure is a

  • A: rule
  • B: tee square
  • C: try square
  • D: set square

The part labeled X is called

  • A: blade
  • B: lead
  • C: set
  • D: stock

The tool shown in the figure is used to

  • A: draw horizontal lines
  • B: draw vertical lines
  • C: set variable angles
  • D: measure horizontal lines

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