BECE 2017 Basic Design And Technology (Pre Technical Skills ) Past Question Paper One

1

A common method of cooking ripe plantain for sale is

  • A: boiling.
  • B: roasting.
  • C: grilling.
  • D: baking.
2

To shorten the cooking time for meat,

  • A: slice along the grain.
  • B: cut into small pieces.
  • C: slice into thin pieces.
  • D: cut across the grain.
3

In taking body measurement, a firm tape measure is needed to

  • A: save time.
  • B: avoid wasting fabric.
  • C: obtain accuracy.
  • D: make sewing easy.
4

Which of the following principles of design is similar to proportion?

  • A: Balance
  • B: Perspective
  • C: Rhythm
  • D: Scale
5

A preliminary design is meant to

  • A: improve creativity.
  • B: increase production.
  • C: make sketches.
  • D: produce ideas.

Use the sketch in Figure 1 to answer Questions 6 and 7

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6

Which of the following represents the front view in the direction of arrow Z?
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  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D
7

Which of the following represents the left end elevation?
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  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D
8

A single unit of a design is known as

  • A: motif.
  • B: pattern.
  • C: plan.
  • D: print.
9

Angles are measured by using a

  • A: compass.
  • B: protractor.
  • C: rule.
  • D: set square.
10

In designing, the analysis question, what is the purpose of the unit? falls under

  • A: construction.
  • B: ergonomics.
  • C: function.
  • D: material.
11

To repair an electrical fault, a safety precaution to observe is to

  • A: disconnect live wires.
  • B: remove fuse.
  • C: remove cover of socket.
  • D: switch off main supply.
12

Which of the following is not a cause of weakness in furniture?

  • A: Loose joint
  • B: Insufficient polish
  • C: Overloading
  • D: Removal of nail
13

The tee-square is used for drawing

  • A: arcs.
  • B: circles.
  • C: horizontal lines.
  • D: vertical lines.
14

Identify the type of lettering used for emphasis.

  • A: Freestyle
  • B: Gothic
  • C: Italics
  • D: Romans
15

Strips cut on the true cross of fabric are usually used for curved edges because they

  • A: stretch easily.
  • B: do not fray.
  • C: are easily prepared.
  • D: are colourful.
16

The body of a box-iron is made from

  • A: aluminium.
  • B: cast iron.
  • C: copper.
  • D: wrought iron.
17

Polyvinyl acetate is a type of

  • A: abrasive.
  • B: adhesive.
  • C: aggregate.
  • D: finish.
18

The type of aggregate that passes through a 5 mm wire mesh is

  • A: clay.
  • B: laterite.
  • C: sand.
  • D: stone.
19

Which of the following tools is suitable for pairing on wood?

  • A: Cross-cut saw
  • B: Firmer chisel
  • C: Mortise chisel
  • D: Rip saw

Use the sketch in Figure 2 to answer questions 20 and 21.

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20

The tool is used for

  • A: cutting bricks.
  • B: mixing mortar.
  • C: picking and spreading mortar.
  • D: setting out a wall.
21

The part labelled T is

  • A: blade.
  • B: ferrule.
  • C: handle.
  • D: shank.
22

Personal safety is observed on site in order to

  • A: reduce the risk of damaging tools
  • B: prevent damage to workpiece.
  • C: care and maintain tools.
  • D: prevent accidents to workers.

Use the sketch in Figure 3 to answer questions 23 and 24

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23

The sketch shown is

  • A: gauge box.
  • B: head pan.
  • C: mould box.
  • D: pallet.
24

The tool is used for

  • A: holding blocks.
  • B: moulding blocks.
  • C: fetching water.
  • D: batching materials.

Use the sketch in Figure 4 to answer questions 25 and 26

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25

Which of the following represents the front view in the direction of arrow Z?
Bece-2017-BDT-Pretechnical-Skills-Question-number-25-answer-image

  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D
26

Which of the following represents the left end elevation?
Bece-2017-BDT-Pretechnical-Skills-Question-number-26-answer-image

  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D

Use the sketch in Figure 5 to answer questions 27 and 28

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27

The sketch shows the process of

  • A: plumbing a wall.
  • B: levelling a wall.
  • C: spreading mortar for a wall.
  • D: checking height of a wall.
28

The tool labelled K is the

  • A: builder’s square.
  • B: gauge rod.
  • C: spirit level.
  • D: straight edge.
29

In an electrical circuit, the fuse is connected to the

  • A: earth wire.
  • B: live wire.
  • C: negative wire.
  • D: neutral wire.
30

Which of the following components helps to open and close a circuit?

  • A: Cell
  • B: Fuse
  • C: Plug
  • D: Switch.

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