BECE 2018 Basic Design And Technology (Pre Technical Skills ) Past Question Paper One

1

Short dashes are used for

  • A: cutting planes
  • B: hidden outlines
  • C: dimensioning
  • D: visible outlines
2

Which of the following wires carries electric current to an electric iron?

  • A: Earth
  • B: Live
  • C: Negative
  • D: Neutral
3

Which of the following is not a stage in the design process?

  • A: Making
  • B: Situation
  • C: Specification
  • D: Questionnaire
4

Missing nails in household furniture occur in

  • A: concrete benches
  • B: metal tables
  • C: plastic cabinets
  • D: wooden chairs

Figure 1 shows a sketch of wooden block. Use it to answer questions 5 and 6.

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5

The view indicated by arrow X is
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  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D
6

The view indicated by the arrow Y is
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  • A: A
  • B: B
  • C: C
  • D: D
7

The main function of carbohydrate in the body is for

  • A: growth
  • B: energy
  • C: repair
  • D: maintenance
8

Portion control equipment include

  • A: sauce boat
  • B: oval plate
  • C: casserole
  • D: ladle
9

The process of making another article out of an existing one is termed

  • A: patching
  • B: remodelling
  • C: renovation
  • D: darning
10

The best seam for children’s dress is

  • A: French seam
  • B: open seam
  • C: overlaid seam
  • D: welt seam
11

Select the element of design from the following options.

  • A: Colour
  • B: Motif
  • C: Repeat
  • D: Rhythm
12

Shading in tones is best done with

  • A: 2B pencil
  • B: 2H pencil
  • C: HB pencil
  • D: HH pencil
13

Preliminary sketches help the artist to

  • A: increase his drawings
  • B: gather required materials
  • C: get the required form
  • D: make the product last longer
14

Select a neutral colour from the options below;

  • A: blue
  • B: orange
  • C: red
  • D: white
15

Which colour is directly opposite red on the six-point colour wheel?

  • A: Orange
  • B: Violet
  • C: Green
  • D: Black

Figure 2 shows the sketch of a rectangular aluminium sheet labelled M, N, O, P.
Use it to answer Questions 16 and 17

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16

Which of the following products is obtained when the sides MN is soldered to OP?

  • A: Chalk box
  • B: Match box
  • C: Milk tin
  • D: Watering can
17

Which of the following tools is used to produce heat to join the sides?

  • A: Folding bar
  • B: Snips
  • C: Soldering iron
  • D: Torch
18

The surface development of a cylinder is

  • A: an arc
  • B: a circle
  • C: a rectangle
  • D: a square
19

The first procedure involved in making a wooden joint is to

  • A: glasspaper workpiece
  • B: hold workpiece firmly
  • C: mark out workpiece
  • D: polish workpiece
20

Which of the following is true about metals?

  • A: All metals are malleable
  • B: All non-ferrous metals are hard
  • C: Ferrous metals do not contain iron
  • D: Non-ferrous metals do not contain iron
21

The bristles of a tooth brush is made from

  • A: acrylic
  • B: Bakelite
  • C: nylon
  • D: PVC
22

The fine aggregate in mortar is

  • A: cement
  • B: sand
  • C: stone
  • D: water
23

A mixture of cement, sand, stones and water forms

  • A: blocks
  • B: bricks
  • C: concrete
  • D: mortar
24

Which of the following is a safe use of tools?

  • A: Clean spilt oil on the floor
  • B: Keep the workshop tidy
  • C: Wear protective clothing
  • D: Work with firm head hammer

The sketch in Figure 3 shows parts of a wooden joint.
Use it to answer questions 25 and 26.

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25

The parts when assembled will give a

  • A: dovetail joint
  • B: butt joint
  • C: lap joint
  • D: mortise and tenon joint
26

The most suitable tool for cutting the joint is a

  • A: crosscut saw
  • B: dovetail saw
  • C: pad saw
  • D: rip saw
27

The first thing to do when an electrical socket is faulty is to

  • A: check if wires are loose
  • B: put off switch of the socket
  • C: switch off the mains
  • D: remove cover of socket
28

The hammer used for removing nails in wood is

  • A: ball pein hammer
  • B: bossing hammer
  • C: cross pein hammer
  • D: claw hammer

Use the sketch shown in figure 4 to answer questions 29 and 30

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29

The tool shown is a

  • A: builder’s square
  • B: gauge box
  • C: mould box
  • D: tamping rod
30

The tool is used for

  • A: carrying blocks
  • B: moulding blocks
  • C: measuring aggregates
  • D: tamping mortar

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