# BECE 2017 Mathematics Paper 1 OBJECTIVE TEST

Question 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}

Question 2: If 21 : 2x = 7 : 12, find the value of x.
A. 10
B. 12
C. 15
D. 18

Question 3:

Question 4: Question 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

Question 6: Question 7: The sum of the interior angles of a regular polygon with 10 sides is
A. 144°
B. 900°
C. 1440°
D. 1800°

Question 8: Question 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

Question 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

Question 11: Question 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

Question 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)

Question 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

Question 15: Question 16: How many lines of symmetry does a rhombus have?
A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

Question 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%

Question 18: Question 19: Solve 25x + 450 ≤ 3000
A. x ≥ 102
B. x ≤ 102
C. x ≥ 138
D. x ≤ 138

Question 20: Question 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. GHc 280.00
B. GHc 320.00
C. GHc 360.00
D. GHc 400.00

Question 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

Question 23: Question 24: Question 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)

Question 26: Question 27: Question 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)

Question 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

Question 30: 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.

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30. How many tins of milk can be packed to fill the carton?
A. 2
B. 3
C. 20
D. 22

Question 31: 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.

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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

Question 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

Question 33: Question 34: Question 35: The number of pupils who attended hospital from eight classes on a particular day are: 1, 5, 3, 1, 7, 5, 1, 1.

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35. Find the median number.
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

Question 36: The number of pupils who attended hospital from eight classes on a particular day are: 1, 5, 3, 1, 7, 5, 1, 1.

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36. What is the modal number?
A. 1
B. 4
C. 5
D. 7

Question 37: The number of pupils who attended hospital from eight classes on a particular day are: 1, 5, 3, 1, 7, 5, 1, 1.

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37. Calculate the mean.
A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

Question 38: The distance from the centre of a circle to any point on it is called
A. Circumference
B. Diameter
D. Sector

Question 39: Question 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. 