# Exam Questions – Second Term Examination Mathematics for JSS 2 (Basic 8)

### MATHEMATICS

### EXAM QUESTIONS

### SECOND TERM EXAMINATION

### JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL – JSS 2 (BASIC 3)

## SECTION A

## OBJECTIVES

Answer all questions and choose the correct options.

1. The product of 0.017 and 100 is ________________.

(a) 0.00017

(b) 0.0017

(c) 0.017

(d) 1.7

2. Evaluate 2p – (p -2p)

(a) 0

(b) – p

(c) 2p

(d) p

3. Find the product of (4m – n) and (3m – 2n)

(a) 12m² + 11mn – 2n²

(b) 12m² – 11mn + 22

(c) 12m2 + 11mn + 2n²

(d) 12m² – 11mn – 112n²

4. Round off 3.9695 to 2 decimal places.

(a) 3.97

(b) 3.98

(c) 3.94

(d) 3.96

5. What is the value of 962?

(a) 6226

(b) 7226

(c) 7216

(d) 9216

6. Find the difference between 3 4/5 and 3/4.

(a) 31/20

(b) 31/10

(c) 31/5

(d) 31/4

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7. If the square root of 4 is 2, then find the square root of 400.

(a) 20

(b) 200

(c) 2 000

(d) 20 000

8. Simplify √121/4

(a) 31/2

(b) 31/3

(c) 31/4

(d) 3/2

9. Approximate 9 395 to 2 significant figures.

(a) 9 000

(b) 9 300

(c) 9 390

(d) 9 400

10. The highest common factor of 10a2b and 8ab is ________________.

(a) 10a2b

(b) 8ab

(c) 2ab

(d) ab

11. Simplify (45) – (+14)

(a) +9

(b) +19

(c) -9

(d) +31

12. Round off the number 0.075 to one significant figure.

(a) 0.1

(b) 0.7

(c) 0.07

(d) 0.8

13. Express 13.47 kg to the nearest whole number.

(a) 10kg

(b) 13kg

(c) 13.5kg

(d) 14kg

14. Convert 75.67665 to 2 decimal places.

(a) 75.00

(b) 75.67

(c) 75.68

(d) 76.00

15. If 3564 becomes 3500, which method of approximation is used?

(a) One significant figure

(b) Two significant figures

(c) Three significant figures

(d) Four significant figures

16. Write 243.912 to the nearest whole number.

(a) 244

(b) 243

(c) 240

(d) 200

17. Find the square root of 27/9

(a) 12/3

(b) 11/3

(c) 21/3

(d) 22/3

18. The sum of angles at a point is ________________.

(a) 360º

(b) 270º

(c) 180º

(d) 120º

19. Round the product of 0.025 and 0.3 to 1 significant figure.

(a) 0.0008

(b) 0.0075

(c) 0.008

(d) 0.08

20. Reduce (36x3y)/(18x2y2) to its lowest term.

(a) x/y

(b) 2x/y

(c) 2×2/y

(d) 2/y

## SECTION B

## THEORY

Answer four (4) questions.

QUESTION 1A. Find the HCF of 140, 240 and 340.

B. Find the LCM of 30, 40 and 150.

C. Find the square of the following;(i) 75 (ii) 126

D. Find the square root of 2704.

QUESTION 2A. Correct the following to the nearest whole number:

I. 65.95378

II. 53.08527

B. Correct the following to three significant figures:

I. 301584

II. 0.003765

C. Correct to the nearest ten thousandths, 29.614 75.

QUESTION 3Write the value of the following:

A. 60 +(-170)

B. -256+ 95

C. – 17 +(14)

D. +57 + (-35)

E. 30 – 2 – 4 + 5 – 17 + 2

QUESTION 4Expand the following:

A. -6(k + m)

B. 4x + 3(x + 2y)

C. (7d – 5c) + ( 96 + 8c)

D. (m – r) – (2m – 4n)

E. (2w – 2m) (w + 2m)

QUESTION 5Simplify the following;

A. (2x-3)/2 + (x+ y)/2

B. (5x – 7)/5 – (x + 1)/5

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