# BECE 2014 Mathematics (Maths) Past Question Paper One

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

• A: 10
• B: 18
• C: 25
• D: 28
3

• A: 3
• B: 7
• C: 18
• D: 21
4

• A: – 10
• B: – 2
• C: 0
• D: 10
5

• A: 2 x 33
• B: 2x 33
• C: 23 x 3
• D: 23 x 32
6

• A: 40
• B: 80
• C: 120
• D: 160
7

• A: 40
• B: 43
• C: 45
• D: 73
8

• A: 10%
• B: 20%
• C: 23%
• D: 30%
9

• A: 5x4y
• B: 5x4y5
• C: 5x6y
• D: 5x6y5
10

• A: 6 hours
• B: 8 hours
• C: 12 hours
• D: 24 hours
11

• A: 17%
• B: 34%
• C: 68%
• D: 85%
12

## Arrange the following fractions in ascending order of magnitude$\frac{2}{5},\&space;\frac{5}{12}\&space;and\&space;\frac{3}{4},$

• A:$\frac{2}{5&space;},\&space;\&space;\frac{3}{4}\&space;,\&space;\&space;\frac{5}{12}\\$
• B: $\frac{2}{5&space;},\&space;\&space;\frac{5}{12}\&space;,\&space;\&space;\frac{3}{4}\\$
• C: $\frac{5}{12&space;},\&space;\&space;\frac{2}{5}\&space;,\&space;\&space;\frac{3}{4}\\$
• D: $\frac{3}{4},\&space;\&space;\frac{2}{5}\&space;,\&space;\&space;\frac{5}{12}\\$
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

• A: GH¢ 9.35
• B: GH¢ 9.45
• C: GH¢ 9.65
• D: GH¢ 10.65
15

• A: 12
• B: 15
• C: 19
• D: 20
16

• 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

Use this information to answer Questions 19 to 21

19

• 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

• 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

• A: 18
• B: 27
• C: 36
• D: 84
25

• 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: $\frac{1}{20}\\$
• B: $\frac{2}{5}\\$
• C:$\frac{3}{5}\\$
• D: $\frac{3}{4}\\$
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

• A: 3 cm
• B: 5 cm
• C: 10 cm
• D: 12 cm
29

• A: A
• B: B
• C: C
• D: D
30

• A: 4
• B: 6
• C: 8
• D: 12
31

• A: 44 cm2
• B: 88 cm2
• C: 154 cm2
• D: 616 cm2
32

• A: 220 cm3
• B: 440 cm3
• C: 1,540 cm3
• D: 3,080 cm3
33

## Find the value of e.

• A: 38°
• B: 40°
• C: 88°
• D: 92°

Use the diagram below to answer questions 33 and 34

34

• A: 38°
• B: 40°
• C: 48°
• D: 88°
35

• A: 4
• B: 6
• C: 8
• D: 9
36

• A: x ≤ 10
• B: x ≥ 10
• C: x ≤ 40
• D: x ≥ 40
37

• A: (– 5, 4)
• B: (5, –4)
• C: (–4, 5)
• D: (4, –5)
38

• A: –1
• B: 1
• C: 7
• D: 12
39

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

• A: $\frac{-5}{7}$
• B: $\frac{-7}{5}$
• C:$\frac{5}{7}$
• D: $\frac{7}{5}$
40

• A: 5, 9
• B: 3, 7
• C: –4, –9
• D: –5, –9

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