Second Term Examination Social Studies Basic 8 (JSS 2) – Exam Questions

Last Updated on May 24, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

SECOND TERM EXAMINATION 

CLASS – BASIC 8 (JSS 2) 

 

 

SECTION A

Answer All the Questions in this section. 

 

1. Those principles, standards or qualities we consider desirable are called _________________.

(a) principal

(b) cooperation

(c) results

(d) values

 

2. One of these do not promote or influence values.

(a) Tolerance

(b) Fairness

(c) Trust

(d) Consistency

 

3. Christianity began among the _________________.

(a) Ghanians

(b) Barbarians

(c) Babylonians

(d) Jews

 

4. Islam as a religion originated from _________________.

(a) Nigeria

(b) Egypt

(c) Rome

(d) Saudi Arabia

 

5. ‘Abasi or Edidem’ is the name of God in _________________.

(a) Yoruba

(b) Benin

(c) Tivs

(d) Efik

 

6. _________________ is not listed as a major type of marriage in Nigeria.

(a) Christian marriage

(b) customary marriage

(c) Religious marriage

(d) Ordinance marriage

 

7. The state of being a male or female is simply referred to as _________________.

(a) sex

(b) tomboy

 

 

(c) gender

(d) boy girl

 

8. The smallest social unit in the society is referred to as _________________.

(a) marriage

(b) religion

(c) school

(d) family

 

9. Foods that have lost their freshness are said to be _________________.

(a) expired

(b) automatic

(c) original

(d) stale

 

10. A state of being poor is equally referred to as _________________.

(a) pwoverty

(b) pourverty

(c) porvberty

(d) poverty

 

11. ATR stands for ___________________________________________.

 

12. The illegal process of transporting drugs from one country to another is _________________.

 

13. An attempt to deny or deprive a child of his or her rights is called _________________.

 

14. The emotional attachment to a person or group of persons as a result of feeling s of affection is referred to as _________________.

 

15. _________________, _________________, _________________, etc. are ways by which drugs can be abused.

 

16. _________________ refers to a group or gang behavior where members share religious or spiritual beliefs that is contrary to societal expectation.

 

17. Man’s environment are basically divided into _________________ and _________________.

 

 

18. _________________ has his picture inscribed on the one hundred naira note.

 

19. Democracy day in Nigeria is celebrated on _________________.

 

20. A marriage of one woman to two or more men is referred to as _________________.

 

 

SECTION B

Answer Four (4) Questions in this section. 

 

QUESTION 1

a. What is religion?

 

b. List and explain the types of religion you were taught.

 

QUESTION 2

a. Define marriage.

 

b. Are there conditions required before marriage? Discuss fully.

 

QUESTION 3

a. What do you understand by harmful substances?

 

b. List out five examples of harmful substances.

 

 

c. In what four ways can we prevent harmful substances?

 

QUESTION 4

a. What is marriage?

 

b. State the types of marriage and list three conditions for such.

 

QUESTION 5

a. Define the term ‘Accident’.

 

b. List out five ways in which accident can occur in the school.

 

c. How can a student prevent accident in the school? Four reasons.

 

 

GOODLUCK

 

 

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