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BECE 2018 Social Studies Paper 1


Question 1: A common feature of people associated with the same ethnic group in Ghana is
A. name
B. occupation
C. clothes
D. language

Question 2: The main benefit of tourism to Ghana is
A. political stability.
B. inter-tribal marriage.
C. foreign exchange.
D. cultural exchange.

Question 3: The physical environment of Ghana can be protected through
A. recycling of waste materials.
B. re-directing river channels.
C. practicing traditional farming.
D. burning of traditional waste.

Question 4: When two air masses of different temperature meet, the result is,
A. thunder and lightning.
B. rain shadow zone.
C. cyclonic rainfall.
D. relief rainfall.

Question 5: Where did the Akans first settle during their migration?
A. Dormaa Ahenkro
B. Bono Manso
C. Denkyira
D. Asante Manso

Question 6: The period which marks the beginning and the end of adolescence is
A. 12- 19 years.
B. 10 – 19 years.
C. 10 – 14 years.
D. 15 -19 years.

Question 7: The social environment includes
A. festivals, political parties and religious groups.
B. festivals, churches and tourist sites.
C. settlements, churches and rivers.
D. settlements, festivals and political parties.

Question 8: An effect of land degradation is
A. bad farming practices.
B. excessive quarrying.
C. improper layouts.
D. loss of soil fertility.

Question 9: An advantage of chastity to the adolescence is
A. avoiding contracting typhoid fever.
B. gaining approval from adults.
C. knowing blood group easily.
D. getting the best school to attend.

Question 10: People who visit places of interest to enjoy the facilities are called
A. experts.
B. travellers.
C. tourists.
D. socialites.

Question 11: The principle of separation of powers ensures that
A. political parties do not work together.
B. the police and the military do not work together.
C. the president appoints different ministers.
D. various organs of government work independently.

Question 12: A representation of the earth’s surface not drawn to scale is known as
A. map.
B. plan.
C. sketch.
D. globe.

Question 13: The right to enjoy social amenities goes together with the responsibility of
A. attending communal labour.
B. offering voluntary service.
C. paying of taxes regularly.
D. attending political meetings.

Question 14: The best way to settle disputes is through the
A. Electoral Commission.
B. District Assembly.
C. parliamentary committee.
D. court system.

Question 15: State owned Enterprises provide
A. foreign exchange.
B. unemployment.
C. public service.
D. insurance.

Question 16: A major reason for developing a good layout settlement is to reduce
A. free movement and ethnic conflicts.
B. overcrowding and criminal activities.
C. rural-urban migration and street hawking.
D. truancy and illiteracy rate.

Question 17: If the scale of a map is 1: 50,000 and the distance between two points on the map is 10cm, what is the actual distance on the ground?
A. 2.5 km
B. 5.0 km
C. 10.0 km
D. 20.0 km

Question 18: For a society to develop faster, there is the need for
A. progressive changes in its culture.
B. indiscriminate exploitations.
C. increase in population.
D. decline in good health.

Question 19: Productivity increase in Ghana can be achieved through
A. showcasing Ghana’s rich culture.
B. frequent absence from work.
C. application of modern technology.
D. lack of supervision.

Question 20: Conflicts that destroy lives and property must be prevented by
A. security agents.
B. all citizens.
C. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
D. National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO).

Question 21: The fundamental laws by which a country is governed is known as
A. bye-laws.
B. legislative instruments.
C. constitution.
D. court ruling.

Question 22: The ocean that washes the coast of Ghana is the
A. Arctic.
B. Atlantic.
C. India.
D. Pacific.

Question 23: Emotional characteristics of adolescents include the following except
A. worry.
B. love.
C. pimples.
D. shyness.

Question 24: Which of the following practices is the best way of conserving Ghana’s forest?
A. Growing of cover crops
B. Replanting of trees
C. Promoting the use of charcoal
D. Deforestation

Question 25: When a person uses an orthodox and traditional medicine together for the treatment of disease, he is said to be practicing
A. outmoded culture.
B. cultural lag.
C. cultural change.
D. parallel culture.

Question 26: Motivation and supervision help in the efficient use of
A. human resource.
B. natural resource.
C. mineral resource.
D. capital resource.

Question 27: Tourism in Ghana promotes the growth of
A. hotel industry.
B. film industry.
C. textile industry.
D. health industry.

Question 28: The main work of the members of parliament under the 1992 constitution is to
A. execute laws.
B. draw manifestos.
C. interpret laws.
D. make laws.

Question 29: An individual whose rights have been infringed upon seeks justice from the
A. court.
B. president.
C. police.
D. teachers.

Question 30: Which of the following types of rock is suitable for road construction?
A. Marble
B. Granite
C. Slate
D. Quartzite

Question 31: The human resource of a country refers to
A. skills and trade unions.
B. teachers only.
C. skills of workers and management.
D. members of local councils only.

Question 32: Peaceful co-existence among ethnic groups is important for
A. sustainable development.
B. population growth.
C. increasing government revenue.
D. reducing crime in society.

Question 33: Which of the following was established to find causes of the 1948 riots?
A. Justice Annan Committee
B. Watson Committee
C. Burns Commission
D. Coussey Commission

Question 34: To sustain the operation of a business, one must
A.  have a group of managers
B. join national pension schemes
C. produce quality goods
D.  relate with businesses abroad

Question 35: Lands in most rural communities in Ghana is mainly used for
A. farming activities
B. recreational facilities
C. human settlements
D. football fields

Question 36: A society may refuse to accept cultural change when the change
A. comes people from outside.
B. conflicts with its tradition.
C. comes from its members.
D. is gradually introduced.

Question 37: One positive effect of colonization on Ghana is the
A. contribution to peace keeping missions.
B. engagement in national trade.
C. foundation for infrastructural developments.
D. excessive use of foreign goods.

Question 38: The Coussey Committee was set up by
A. Sir Allan Burns.
B. Sir Gordon Guggisberg.
C. Sir Arden Clarke.
D. Sir Gerald Creasy.

Question 39: The main purpose of the Economics Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) is to
A. achieve economic integration.
B. expand the size of West Africa.
C. achieve political unity.
D. achieve political freedom.

Question 40: Bush fires occur very often during the
A. rainy season.
B. cold season.
C. planting season.
D. dry season.

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