# BECE 2018 Mathematics (Maths) Past Question Paper One

1

## Which of the following is arranged in ascending order?

• A: -25, -64, 4, 17
• B: -64, -25, 4, 17
• C: -64, -25, 17, 4
• D: 17, 4, -25, -64
2

## If P = {x: x is an even number greater than two and less than or equal to twelve}, list the members of P.

• A: {2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12}
• B: {3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12}
• C: {2, 4, 6, 8, 10}
• D: {4, 6, 8, 10, 12}
3

## Which of the following is an infinite set?

• A: {1, 2, …, 5, 6, 7}
• B: {4, 6, 8, 10, 12}
• C: {2, 3, 5, 7, 11, …}
• D: {3, 6, …, 18, 21, …, 33, 36}
4

## Find the HCF of 18, 36 and 60.

• A:$2^{2}\times3^{2}\times5$
• B: $2^{2}\times3^{2}$
• C: $2\times3\times5$
• D: $2\times3$
5

## Write two hundred and two million, two thousand, two hundred and two in figures.

• A: 202,002,202
• B: 202,020,202
• C: 202,022,202
• D: 202,200,202
6

• A: 3
• B: 13
• C: 14
• D: 30
7

• A: 10
• B: 8
• C: 6
• D: 4
8

• A: 90
• B: 120
• C: 150
• D: 300
9

## Evaluate $\left&space;(&space;\frac{2}{3}&space;-\frac{1}{4}\right)&space;\div&space;\frac{5}{6}$

• A: $\frac{1}{2}$
• B: $\frac{12}{25}$
• C: $\frac{5}{12}$
• D: $\frac{1}{5}$
10

## Arrange $\frac{2}{3}$ , $\frac{4}{9}$ and $\frac{3}{7}$ in ascending order.

• A: $\frac{2}{3}&space;,&space;\frac{3}{7}&space;,&space;\frac{4}{9}$
• B: $\frac{4}{9}&space;,&space;\frac{3}{7}&space;,&space;\frac{2}{3}$
• C: $\frac{3}{7}&space;,&space;\frac{2}{3}&space;,&space;\frac{4}{9}$
• D: $\frac{3}{7}&space;,&space;\frac{4}{9}&space;,&space;\frac{2}{3}$
11

• A: GHC 64.00
• B: GHC 80.00
• C: GHC 84.00
• D: GHC 92.00
12

• A: 1050
• B: 1470
• C: 1630
• D: 1680
13

## Mary had a chance to select a number from 1 to 20 randomly. What is the probability that the number is divisible by 3?

• A: $\frac{3}{20}$
• B: $\frac{1}{5}$
• C: $\frac{3}{10}$
• D: $\frac{7}{20}$
14

• A: 4%
• B: 17%
• C: 20%
• D: 44%
15

## Eight men can do a piece of work in 12 days. How long will 6 men take to do the same work if they work at the same rate?

• A: 14 days
• B: 16 days
• C: 18 days
• D: 20 days

In the diagram QP is parallel to ST, angle QPR = 68° and angle SRT = 40°

16

• A: 40°
• B: 68°
• C: 72°
• D: 108°
17

• A: 40°
• B: 68°
• C: 72°
• D: 112°
18

• A: 75 km
• B: 87 km
• C: 90 km
• D: 150 km
19

• A: 30 cm2
• B: 60 cm2
• C: 130 cm2
• D: 160 cm2
20

## Find the slope of the line 3x – 6y = 33.

• A: -3
• B:$–&space;\frac{1}{2}$
• C: $\frac{1}{2}$
• D: 3
21

• A: 3
• B: 4
• C: 6
• D: 7
22

• A: 1 cm
• B: 2 cm
• C: 3 cm
• D: 4 cm

23

• A: 3.0 cm
• B: 8.0 cm
• C: 9.0 cm
• D: 19.2 cm
24

• A: 3
• B: 5
• C: 6
• D: 9
25

## Make m the subject of the relation $q=&space;\frac{1}{3}(m+n)h$

• A: m= $\frac{3q}{h}-n$
• B: m= 3q-hn
• C: m= 3q+hn
• D: m= $\frac{3q}{h}+n$
26

• A: 210
• B: 214
• C: 215
• D: 216
27

• A: 8a + 3b
• B: 8a – 3b
• C: -15b
• D: -3b
28

## If $u=&space;\binom{3}{1}&space;and&space;v=&space;\binom{-2}{1}&space;evaluate&space;6v+2u$.

• A: $\binom{-1}{3}$
• B: $\binom{-6}{8}$
• C: $\binom{-}{3}$
• D: $\binom{6}{8}$
29

• A: (2, –3)
• B: (2, 2)
• C: (2, 3)
• D: (2, 7)
30

## Find the image of Q(–4, 5) when rotated anticlockwise through 90° about the origin.

• A: Q(-5, 4)
• B: Q(-5, -4)
• C: (4, -5)
• D: (4, 5)

The following data show the marks of students in a test: 10, 4, 1, 4, 3, 3, 2, 1, 1, 7, 8 Use the information to answer questions 31 and 32

31

• A: 1
• B: 2
• C: 3
• D: 4
32

• A: 3
• B: 4
• C: 7
• D: 8
33

• A: 2
• B: 3
• C: 4
• D: 5
34

## In an enlargement length AB = 3 cm and the length of its image A1 B1 = 15 cm. Calculate the scale factor.

• A: $\frac{1}{5}$
• B: $\frac{2}{3}$
• C: 5
• D: 12

35

## Find the rule of the mapping:

• A: y $\rightarrow&space;\frac{x}{2}-2$
• B: y $\rightarrow&space;x-2$
• C: y$\rightarrow&space;x^2-2$
• D: y $\rightarrow&space;2x-2$
36

## Solve the inequality: $\frac{1}{2}(3x-1)+1\leq&space;7+2x$

• A:$x\geq&space;-14$
• B: $x\leq&space;-14$
• C: $x\geq&space;-13$
• D: $x\leq&space;-13$
37

## If 4 – x = 3(4x + 5), find the value of x.

• A: $\frac{11}{13}$
• B: $1\frac{6}{13}$
• C:$-1&space;\frac{6}{13}$
• D: $–&space;\frac{11}{13}$
38

• A: 20%
• B: 40%
• C: 60%
• D: 80%
39

• A: 120°
• B: 150°
• C: 210°
• D: 240°
40

## Which of the following statements best describes the construction below?

• A: construction of line AB from P.
• B: construction of perpendicular from P to meet line AB
• C: construction of an arc of a circle with centre P.
• D: construction of the bisector of line A

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