# BECE 2017 Mathematics (Maths) Past Question Paper One

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1

## If Q = {1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15} and T = {1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12}, find Q ∪ T

- A: {1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 11}
- B: {1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15}
- C: {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13}
- D: {1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15}

2

## If 21 : 2x = 7 : 12, find the value of x.

- A: 10
- B: 12
- C: 15
- D: 18

3

## Given that , find the value of p.

- A: 4
- B: 3
- C: 2
- D: 1

4

## Simplify

- A:
- B:
- C:
- D:

5

## If A = {2, 6, 8} and B = {4, 6, 8, 10}, which of the following statements is true?

- A: A ⊂ B
- B: A ∩ B = {2, 6, 8}
- C: A ∪ B = {2, 4, 6, 8, 10}
- D: A ⊃ B

6

## Find the product of

- A:
- B:
- C:
- D:

7

## The sum of the interior angles of a regular polygon with 10 sides is

- A: 144°
- B: 900°
- C: 1440°
- D: 1800°

8

## Solve

- A:
- B:
- C:
- D:

9

## The ages of the members of a social club are 20 years, 55 years, 60 years and 25 years. Find the mean age of the members of the club.

- A: 20 years
- B: 30 years
- C: 40 years
- D: 50 years

10

## Evelyn saved GHc 35.48 every month for 8 months. How much did she save?

- A: GHc 183.60
- B: GHc 280.63
- C: GHc 283.20
- D: GHc 283.84

11

## Evaluate:

- A: 0.012
- B: 0.12
- C: 1.2
- D: 12.0

12

## A woman deposited an amount of GHc 50,000.00 at a bank for 2 years at a rate of 20% per annum. Find the simple interest.

- A: GHc 1,000.00
- B: GHc 2,000.00
- C: GHc 10,000.00
- D: GHc 20,000.00

13

## What is the total cost of x shirts at GHc 5.00 each and y shirts at GHc 1.50 each?

- A: 5x + 1.5y
- B: 5y + 1.5x
- C: 5(x + 1.5y)
- D: 1.5(5x + y)

14

## At a meeting attended by 23 people, the females were 7 more than the males. How many males were there?

- A: 8
- B: 15
- C: 16
- D: 30

15

## Find the value of x in the diagram.

- A: 28°
- B: 30°
- C: 34°
- D: 60°

16

## How many lines of symmetry does a rhombus have?

- A: 2
- B: 3
- C: 4
- D: 5

17

## In 1995, 215 boys and 185 girls were admitted into a Senior Secondary School. Find, correct to the nearest whole number, the percentage of girls admitted.

- A: 46%
- B: 47%
- C: 53%
- D: 54%

18

## Simplify:

- A:
- B:
- C:
- D: (u-v)

19

## Solve 25x + 450 ≤ 3000

- A: x ≥ 102
- B: x ≤ 102
- C: . x ≥ 138
- D: x ≤ 138

20

## Given that a = , find a + b.

- A:
- B:
- C:
- D:

21

## Mr. Agyekum has 11 of the GHc 20.00 notes, 15 of the GHc 10.00 notes and 6 of the GHc 5.00 notes. How much does Mr. Agyekum have altogether?

- A: 280.00
- B: 320.00
- C: . 360.00
- D: 400.00

22

## A man travelled a distance of 1.5 km in 30 minutes. What distance can he cover in 50 minutes, travelling at the same speed?

- A: 2.2 km
- B: 2.5 km
- C: . 2.8 km
- D: 3.2 km

23

## In the diagram, UVW is an isosceles triangle, |UV| = |UW| and angle VUW = 70°. Find angle UVW

- A: 70°
- B: 60°
- C: . 55°
- D: 35°

24

## Arrange the following in descending order:

- A:
- B:
- C: .
- D:

25

## The point D(4, 3) is reflected in the y-axis. Find the coordinates of its image.

- A: (–4, –3)
- B: (–3, 4)
- C: . (–4, 3)
- D: (3, –4)

26

## Simplify:

- A:
- B:
- C:
- D:

27

## Divide 64.5 by 0.015, leaving the answer in standard form.

- A: 4.3 x 10
^{4} - B: 4.3 x 10
^{3} - C: 4.3 x 10
^{2} - D: 4.3 x 10

28

## The point Q(–2, 3) is rotated anticlockwise about the origin through an angle of 90°. Find the coordinates of its image.

- A: (–3, –2)
- B: (–3, 2)
- C: . (3, –2)
- D: (3, 2)

29

## Elias bought five books. Their mean price was GHc 3.25. The total cost for four of the books was GHc 11.75. What was the cost of the fifth book?

- A: GHc 3.50
- B: GHc 4.00
- C: . GHc 4.20
- D: GHc 4.50

Tins of milk each of volume 77 cm3 and weight 170 g were packed into an empty carton of volume 1540 cm3 and weight 500 g

30

## Use this information to answer Questions 30 and 31 30. How many tins of milk can be packed to fill the carton?

- A: 2
- B: 3
- C: . 20
- D: 22

31

## What is the weight of the carton when packed with the tins of milk?

- A: 2.06 kg
- B: 2.94 kg
- C: . 3.90 kg
- D: 8.50 kg

32

## A piece of cloth is 8.4 m long. If 30 cm is needed to sew a napkin, how many napkins can be sewn from this piece of cloth?

- A: 20
- B: 25
- C: . 28
- D: 30

33

## Express as a decimal fraction.

- A: 0.3200
- B: 0.3125
- C: . 0.3676
- D: 0.3222

34

## A match box contains 40 sticks. If 15 of them are spoil, find the probability that a stick chosen at random is not spoilt?

- A:
- B:
- C: .
- D:

The number of pupils who attended hospital from eight classes on a particular day are: 1, 5, 3, 1, 7, 5, 1, 1

35

## Use the information to answer Questions 35 to 37. 35. Find the median number.

- A: 1
- B: 2
- C: . 3
- D: 4

36

## What is the modal number?

- A: 1
- B: 4
- C: . 5
- D: 7

37

## C.alculate the mean.

- A: 2
- B: 3
- C: . 4
- D: 5

38

## The distance from the centre of a circle to any point on it is called

- A: C.ircumference
- B: Diameter
- C: . Radius
- D: Sector

39

## Express 1352 as a product of prime factors.

- A:
- B:
- C:
- D:

40

## Which of the following statements about sets is true?

- A: Every set is a subset of the null set.
- B: The universal set is the subset of the null set
- C: . The intersection of two sets is always a null set
- D: The universal set is the union of all its subsets.

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