BECE 2013 Basic Design And Technology (Pre Technical Skills) Past Question Paper One


Which of the stitches can be used to hold down a hem decoratively?

  • A: Basting
  • B: Hemming
  • C: Herringbone
  • D: Overcasting

The advantage of buying food in bulk is that it

  • A: becomes abundant
  • B: becomes cheaper
  • C: is easier to choose
  • D: is easier to store

A balanced meal must contain

  • A: food from each food group
  • B: little fat and oil only
  • C: protective foods only
  • D: protein foods only

Drawing and painting are grouped under

  • A: landscape
  • B: still life
  • C: three-dimensional work
  • D: two-dimensional work

Identify the drawing tool from the following items

  • A: Crayon
  • B: Paper
  • C: Palette
  • D: Ruler

The figure below is a wooden block. Use it to answer Questions 6 and 7.



Which of the following represents the front view in the direction of arrow Q?

  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D

The plan is represented by

  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D

A sole proprietor

  • A: shares profit with friends
  • B: shares profit with a partner
  • C: takes decisions alone
  • D: takes decision with his staff

The statement describing the problem in designing is referred to as

  • A: design brief
  • B: design process
  • C: situation
  • D: investigation

Which of the following is not a type of joint for fixing parts of furniture ?

  • A: Movable joints
  • B: Unmovable joints
  • C: Temporary joints
  • D: Permanent joints

In oblique drawing one side of the object is inclined at an angle of

  • A: 30°
  • B: 45°
  • C: 60°
  • D: 90°

In a circuit diagram, current flows from

  • A: neutral to negative
  • B: neutral to positive
  • C: positive to negative
  • D: negative to positive

Select a neutral colour from the options below

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

The first step in designing is

  • A: choosing the right materials
  • B: colouring the sketches
  • C: identifying the problem
  • D: making sketch models

A dressmaker may also be skillful in I. embroidery making II. furnishing homes beautifully III. making beautiful paintings IV. selecting materials for upholstery

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

Turpentine is mixed with

  • A: emulsion paint
  • B: lacquer
  • C: oil paint
  • D: thinner

The elevation projected onto the side vertical plane is the

  • A: front
  • B: plan
  • C: end
  • D: back

Which of the following is not a fastener?

  • A: bolts and nuts
  • B: soldering bits
  • C: screws
  • D: rivets

Files are cleaned by using the

  • A: file card
  • B: hacksaw blade
  • C: scriber
  • D: chisel

Which of the following components stores electrical charge?

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

The type of material used to strengthen joints in woodwork is known as

  • A: adhesives
  • B: abrasives
  • C: sanding sealer
  • D: wax polish

Which of the following types of line is used to indicate the size of a drawing?

  • A: Hidden line
  • B: Centre line
  • C: Construction line
  • D: Dimension line

Sandcrete bricks are made from

  • A: cement and clay
  • B: cement and sand
  • C: cement and laterite
  • D: cement and lime

Which of the following is used to protect the head from injury?

  • A: apron
  • B: gloves
  • C: goggles
  • D: helmet

The funnel is an example of surface development of a

  • A: cone
  • B: cylinder
  • C: square prism
  • D: square pyramid

Which of the following tools are used for boring wood?

  • A: brace and bit
  • B: mortice chisel and mallet
  • C: hammer and cold chisel
  • D: hammer and centre punch

The first step to be taken when checking a socket outlet for a fault is to

  • A: open the socket outlet
  • B: switch off power at the main switch
  • C: test the socket outlet
  • D: remove the main fuse

The soft solder is an alloy of

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

Which of the following is a cutting tool?

  • A: scrubbing plane
  • B: bench vice
  • C: rawhide mallet
  • D: soldering iron

A face side mark on planed wood indicates that the surface

  • A: is smooth
  • B: is rough
  • C: has been tested for flatness
  • D: has been tested for squareness

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