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ST.

BENARD SECONDARY SCHOOL


END OF TERM 1 EXAMINATION 2012
FORM 1
MATHEMATICS
TIME: 2HRS.
Evaluate: 5x6 + (-76) ? 4 + 27 3 (4mks)
(- 15) 3 x (- 4)
2. Express the first quantity as a fraction of the second.
100g, 600g (1mk)
150kg, 15tonnes (2mks)
45 m / s, 60km/h (3mks)
Simplify the algebraic expression given by:
-2 {-x 2a (a-x)} (3mks)
4. A number n is such that when it is divided by 27, 30 or 45 the remainder is
always 3. Find
L.C.M of 30, 27 and 45 (3mks)
Find the value of n (1mk)
Obtain the G.C.D of the numbers: 27, 30 and 45 (2mks)
5 .Mr. Kebu spends 1 / 8 of his monthly salary in school fees and a third of the
remainder on rent.
He spends 3 / 4 of what remains after paying school fees and rent on food. If he is
left with Ksh.
1470, calculate his monthly salary. (4mks)
6 . Find the square of the following numbers using mathematical tables.
6.127 (2mks)
30.54 (3mks)
7. Express the recurring decimals into fractions.
0.(13) (2mks)
3.(24) (3mks)
Express the following numbers as products of prime factors hence find their square
roots.
324 (3mks)
64 (2mks)
A matatu charges sh. 150 as fare from town A to town B. it has a capacity of 14
passengers.
Find the total collection in one round trip ( a to and from journey) ( 2 mks)
The distance between the town is 84 km and the cost of petrol is Ksh. per litter. If
the matatu consumes 1 litter for a very 7 kilometers.
Find
The total number of liters used. ( 2 mks)
The amount spent on petrol. If the matatus total fare collected is used to pay for
petrol. Find the amount left after deduction of petrol money. (3 mks)

Test whether the following number are divisible by the digit in brackets.
1842 (3) (2 mks)
8260 439 (11 ) (3 mks)
Use the number line to evaluate :
6+ 5 (-2) (2 mks)
-7 + 8 3 (2 mks)

Evaluate : 1/8 of 1/3 1/6 x 5/12 (4 mks)


1 + 3/5
Arrange the following fraction ascending order (3 mks)
6/10, 9/4, 11/5, 25/60

Three bells ring at intervals of 30 minutes, 45 minutes, and 60 minutes. If they were
rang for the second time at 6:30 am. Find:
The first time they were rang together. (3 mks)
The next time they will be rang together. ( 2 mks)
A vegetable vendor had 1348 cabbages. He sold 750 on the first day and 240 on the
second day. He added 462 to the remaining stock on the third day.
How many cabbages did he have at the end? (2 mks)
If he sold all the cabbages at an average cost of sh. 12 how much money did he
collect? (2mks)
EASTLEIGH BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
P.O BOX 66-70303, TAKABA
END OF YEAR EXAMINATIONS 2011
FORM ONE MATHEMATICS
Time 1 h
NAME .. CLASS .. ADM

ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS


1. solve the simultaneous equations shown below (4mks)
2x 3y = 5
-x + 2y = 3
2. Three years ago Juma was three times as old as Ali. In two years time the sum of
their ages would be 62. Determine their ages (4mks)
3. A Kenyan tourist left Germany for Kenya through Switzerland. While in
Switzerland he bought a mobile phone worth 200 Deutsche marks. Find the value of
the phone in (4mks)
a) Swiss franks
b) Kenyan shillings

The exchange rates were 1 Swiss franc = 1.28 Deutsche marks


1 Swiss franc = 45.21 Kenya shillings
4. A salesman gets a commission of 2.4 % on sales up to sh. 100 000. He gets an
additional commission of 1.5 % on sales above this. Calculate the commission he
gets on sales worth sh. 280 000. (3mks)
5. A cylindrical can of diameter 20cm and height 60 cm is filled with water using a
cylindrical jar of diameter 12 cm and height 8 cm. how many jar full will fill the can?
(4mks)
6. Find the volume of a solid whose cross-section is a right angle triangle of base 4
cm, height 5cm and length 12 cm.
7. A circular pond of diameter 7m is surrounded by a path 2.8 wide. Find the area of
the path. (3mks)
8. The area of a sector of a circle radius 63 cm is 4158 cm2. Calculate the angle
subtended at the centre of the circle. (3mks)
9. A cylindrical column of fat has diameter 17.5 cm and height 10cm. calculate the
density of fat if the column has a mass of 2kg. (3mks)