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NYSC Dala LGA Educational Standard CDS Group Inter-Schools Quiz Competition

June, 2015.

Rules of Quiz Competition


Procedures
During each round, moderator(s), a scorekeeper, and a judge will be
present.
Moderator: Reads the questions and determines if responses are
correct or incorrect
Scorekeeper: Ensures that 30 seconds are given for each question, as
well as keeping score and awarding bonus points
Judge: A Shippensburg faculty member, the Judge supervises the
round and has the last word on any rules or issues that come up during
play
Competition
1. Up to four students per team will compete in any given round
however there is no limit to the number of substitutions that may be
made between rounds but NO substitutions during a round.
2. One member from each team must identify their school name to the
scorekeeper and moderator at the beginning of each round.
3. Any team not on time for a round automatically forfeits.
4. 30 seconds will be given for each question except for mathematics
which last 45 seconds.
5. Each round will end when 6 questions have been answered by each
school within the given time assuming no ties occur.

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6. In event of ties, it will be broken using tiebreaker questions in a


sudden-death competition. The tiebreaker questions are worth no
points.
7. The moderator starts the round by beginning to read a question. A
participant may attempt the question at any time by signaling (this
prevents others from responding).
Team members may confer on a question before signaling.
must wait to respond until recognized by the moderator.

A team
After

signaling, the team will be acknowledged and then allowed to answer,


if the team fails to answer the question in this time, that team is done
for this question and the moderator will then allow the other teams to
signal before the time frame expired.
8. If no team signals within 30 seconds, that question is discarded and
the moderator will proceed to the next question without providing the
answer.
9. If the moderator rules that an answer is incorrect, then the team
that gave the incorrect response cannot signal again on the same
question. However, members of the other team(s) may signal within
the time frame.

If a member of another team signals before the

moderator rules on the previous answer, that team is out for that
question.
10. If a team signals and answers incorrectly and then someone else
from the same team signals, the team will be given a warning for the
first time and then will be disqualified for the round if this happens
again.

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11. Any team member can request that the moderator reread a
question, but this uses up part of the time. You do not need to signal
this request.
12. Prompting or signaling by coaches or audience members is strictly
forbidden.

If the judge suspects such acts, it is his right and

responsibility to discard the question. Prompters or members of the


audience who do not remain quiet will be asked to leave the hall. If
prompting has occurred, the participating team may be disqualified.
13. No calculators or computers are permitted.

Scratch paper and

pencils will be provided for each round.


14. If a moderator misreads a question, the moderator may throw out
the question due to error in delivery.

FIRST ROUND
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Choose the one that best completes the following
sentences
1.The new bakery will one thousand
loaves of bread daily
(A) turn over (B) turn out (C) turn up (D) turn in
2.The old mans illness was so serious that he was
not expected to .
(A) pull of (B) pull over (C) pull through (D) pull
down

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3.Ahmad would have arrived earlier but he was


.. in heavy traffic
(A) held up (B) held down (C) held off(D) held
about
4.Bola is a good friend of mine, but I am sometimes
by her careless attitude
(A) blown off (B) forced out (C) turned off (D) put
off
5.

Customers are advised to settle their

electricity bills promptly, otherwise supply may be


..
(A) blown off (B) cut out (C) blown out (D) cut off
6.The boy needs a broad piece of paper and
.. to practice his drawing
(A) some crayon (B) crayons (C) crayon (D) much
crayons
7.Mr. Johnson instructed his driver to ensure that the
tank of the car is filled with .. for the long
journey the next day
(A) petrols (B) much petrol (C) petrol (D) a petrol
8.The policeman has gathered .. to
complete the investigation
(A) few information (B) many information (C)
sufficient information (D) an information

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9.Audu was hasty in his decision to resign


(A) much (B) somewhat (C) such (D) enough
Q10. Doctor: how is the ulcer patient? Nurse:
Hes recovering . Faster than we expecting
(A) very (B) much (C) too (D) so
Q11.

Bellos

appraisal

was

one

of

the

.in the department


(A) worse (B) better (C) worst (D) greatest
Q12. There were ..infant deaths in the town
last year than in previous years
(A) fewer (B) few (C) more fewer (D) less fewer
Q13. The last book is the interesting of
the books we have read this term
(A) very (B) much (C) more (D) most
Q14.

The

uncompromising

political

remained

. a political wilderness for almost a


decade
(A) for (B) into (C) in (D) by

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Q15. It was revealed that the drainage system of


the town has been . Of use since it was
constructed
(A) in (B) out (C) inside (D) outside
Q16. The young man came to Lagos .. the
intention of staying with his friend
(A) for (B) by (C) on (D) with
Q17.

The

school

boys

were

told

to

refrain

. Smoking (A) from (B) with (C) in (D) for


Q18. He is very brilliant student so it is not
surprising that he got a ..
(A) first class result worthy (B) worthy first class
result (C) result first class worthy (D) result worthy
first class
Q19. The children inherited many houses from their
father but they have sold off
(A) them of nearly all (B) them nearly all of (C)
nearly all of them (D) all of them nearly

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Q20. Mrs. Coker had an accident because she was


. (A) rather driving carelessly (B) rather
carelessly driving (C) carelessly driving rather (D)
driving rather carelessly

MATHEMATICS
Q1. Simplify Log 6 + Log 2 Log 12.
(A)

-4 (B) -1 [C] 0 (D) 1 (E) 4

Q2. The item with maximum number of occurrence


i.e. highest frequency is called

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(A)

medium [B] mode (C) mean (D) quartile

Q3. Simplify (16/81)-2/4


(A) 2/3 (B) 3/2 [C] 9/4 (D) 4/9 (E) 4/3
Q4. Write as a single fraction 1/1-x + 2/1+x
(A) x+3/1-x2, (B) 3-x/(1-x)2 [C] 3-x/1-x2 (D) 3-x/
(1+x)2 (E) x-3/1-x2
Q5. What must be added to the expression x 2 18x
to make it perfect square?
(A) 3 (B) 9 (C) -3 (D) -18 [E] 81
Q6. If tanx = 5/12 what is the value of sinx + cosx
(A) 5/13 (B) 7/13(C) 12/13 [D] 17/13 (E) 5/12
Q7. Cos 75 has the same value as
(A) cos1150 (B)cos2250 [C] cos2850 (D)
sin1650 (E) sin1650
Q8. At a point 500m from the base of a water tank
the angle of elevation of the top of the tank is 45 0.
Find the height of the tank

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(A) 250m (B) 353m (C) 354m (D) 433m [E]


500m
Q9. Solve the inequality 3m +3 >= 9
(A) m>2 (B) m<2 [C] m>=2 (D) m=2 (E)
m<=2
Q10. Simplify 4-1/2 x 163/4
41/2
(A) 1/4 (B) 0 (C) 1 [D] 2 (E) 4
Q11. Write as a single fraction

5/6r 3/4r

( A) r/12 (B) 12/r2 (C) r/6r(D) r/6 [E] 1/12r


Q12. Solve the simultaneous equations y = 3x and
4y 5x =14. x,y is
(A) -2,-6 [B] 2,6 (C) 2,-6 (D) -2,6 (E) -1,-3
Q13. What is the probability that an integer is
selected at random from the set {20,21,22,.30}
is not a prime number
(A) 2/11 [B] 9/11 (C) 1/2 (D) 3/10 (E) 9/10

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Q14. For what value of x is the expression x2 + 15x


+ 50 is undefined
X3 + 27
[A] -3 (B) 0 (C) 1 (D) 3 (E) 9
Q15. What is the probability of having an even
number in a toss of a pair dice?
(A) 1/6 (B) 1/3 [C] (D) 2/3 (E) 5/6
Q16. Solve the equation log8x 4log8x = 2
[A] (B) (C) 1 (D) 3 (E) 9
Q17.

If

children

share

N10.5kb

among

themselves in the ratio 6:7:8 how much is the


largest share
(A) N3.00kb (B) N3.50kb [C] N4.00kb (D)
N4.50kb (E) N5.00kb
Q18. If R = [2,4,6,7] and S = [1,2,4,8] then R U S
equals to
[A] [1,2,4,6,7,8] (B) [1,2,4,7,8] (C) [1,4,7,8]
(D) [2,6,7] (E) [2,4]

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Q19. Given that logP = 1 then the value of P2 is


(A) 102 (B) 10-2 [C] 104 (D) 10-4 (E) 101/2
Q20.

Which

of

the

statement

is

true

in

mathematics
(A) X/0 is undefined (B) log1 = 0 (C) X 0 = 1 (D)
root of x is imaginary [E] All of the above

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GENERAL (Others)
Q1. The derived unit of force can be expressed as
(A) kgm2s2 [B] kgms-2 (C) kgm2s-1(D) kgm2s-2
Q2. Which of the following organism has both plant
and animal like features
(A) paramecium [B] euglena (C) amoeba (D)
spirogyra
Q3. The growing of crops, rearing of animals and
the general management of soil is refers to as
[A] Agriculture (B) production (C) aquaculture
(D) civiculture
Q4. The following are source of Islamic sharia
except
(A) ijma [B] qiran (C) quran (D) qiyas

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Q5. What is the full meaning of N Y S C


ANS National Youth Service Corps
Q6. Which of the following planetary bodies goes
around the sun in a clockwise direction
(A) Earth (B) Jupiter [C] Uranus (D) All of the
above
Q7. The process where by some solids change to
the gaseous state directly without passing through
the liquid phase is called
(A) evaporation (B) crystallization (C)
precipitation [D] sublimation
Q8. When an industry is nationalized ownership
belong to the
(A) A shareholders [B] Governments (C) Tax
payer (D) Indegines (E) Foreigners
Q9. The S I unit of of heat is
[A] joule (B) kelvin (C) ampere (D) watt

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Q10. Which of the following is used to measure the


rate of water uptake in plant
(A) photometer (B )hydrometer (C) hygrometer
[D] aspirator
Q11. Which of the following farm animal is
polygastric?
(A) boar [B] bull (C) cock (D) stallion
Q12. The type of revelation experienced in form of
vision is
[A] ruiya (B) waliy (C) ilham (D) kashf
Q13. Mallam sanusi lamido sanusi II receives staff
of office as the emir of kano. He is the former
governor of the central bank of Nigeria. What was
his traditional title before he becomes an emir of
kano
ANS Dan Majen Kano
Q14. The Earth atmosphere composed of a mixture
of gases , which of these gases is most abundant

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(A) oxygen [B] nitrogen (C) carbon dioxide (D)


inert gases
Q15. Which of the following is responsible for
carrying out the monetary policy of a country
(A) Ministry of finance
[B] Internal monitory funds
(C) Internal revenue board
(D)The central bank
(E) The World Bank
Q16. Which of the following is not a property of
wave
(A) interference (B) diffraction [C] transverse
(D) reflection
Q17. If the cerebellum of person is slightly damage
which of the following will be impaired?
(A) vision [B] walking
digestion

(C )breathing

(D

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Q18. The act of mating in poultry is known as


(A) mating (B) servicing [C] treading (D) tupping
Q19. An nawawis hadith NO9 teaches
[A] moderation in questioning (B) the
pillars of islam (C) the importance of intension (D)
lawful and prohibited things
Q20. HRH Muhammad Sanusi II (EMIR OF KANO)
receives his certificate of office from
ANS His Excellency Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankoso

SECOND ROUND
ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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Q1.
Many
people
..without lunch

are

now

used

to

(A) have gone (B) be going (C) going (D) to


Q2. How I wish she.. the note in time
(A) has see (B) sees (C) has seen (D) see
Q3. It was reported that he stole the radio
(A) didnt he (B) wasnt it (C) doesnt he (D)
wasnt he
Q4. He willed his property to the poor
(A) isnt it (B) didnt he (C) didnt it (D) doesnt
he
Q5. I would think Sam is to join the
senior football team
(A) so much good (B) good enough (C) more
good (D) as good
Q6. Tolu: I like playing table tennis Yemi:
(A) so am I (B) also I do (C) I am too (D) so do I
Q7. You didnt knock before you entered
(A) did you? (B) is not it? (C) is it? (D) were you?
Q8. Our tour of London came to an end all..
soon

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(A) very (B) much (C) rather (D) too


Q9. Rany : must we finished cracking all the nuts
before noon. Ike : No we
(A) must not (B) need not (C) should not (D)
could not
Q10. Each of the players.. to receive a
gift of N10,000
(A) are (B) were (C) is (D) have

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MATHEMATICS
Q1. What is the probability of selecting a prime
number from the set {1,2,3,.20}
(A) 7/20 [B] 2/5 (C) 3/5 (D) 9/20 (E) 5/2
Q2. Supplementary angle sum up to
(A) 900 [B] 1800 (C) 2700 (D) 3600 (E) 00
Q3. Differentiate X3 with respect to x
[A] 3X2 (B) X4/4 (C) 2X2 (D) X2/2 (E) 3X
Q4. A motorist travelled a distance of 300 km in 3
hours. What is his average speed throughout the
journey
(A) 10 km/h [B] 100 km/h (C) 900 km/h (D)
0.01 km/h (E) 1 km/h
Q5. If you are 3 years older than your friend, in ten
years time, what will be the difference between
your ages?
(A) 13 years (B) 7 years [C] 3 years (D) 10
years (E) 30 years

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Q6. For area of a circle to equal its circumference


which of the following is a perfect condition
[A] r = 2 (B) r = 2 (C) r = 4 (D) r = 1 (E) r =
0
Q7. The following are all true except
(A) the square of a positive number is always a
positive number
(B) the cube of a negative number is always a
negative number
[C] 1 is a prime number
(D) 0 is neither positive nor negative number
(E) the square of an even number is always an
even number
Q8. 50 kg of sand and 50 kg of wool, which one is
heavier
(A) sand (B) wool [C] same weight
Q9. Convert 30 km/h to m/s
(A) 300 m/s (B) 0.5 m/s [C] 8.33 m/s (D) 1800
m/s (E) 30 m/s
Q10. Convert 1011012 to decimal
[A] 45 (B) 25 (C) 35 (D) 55 (E) 65

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GENERAL (Others)
Q1. The current world population is estimated at
about
[A] 7 billion (B) 10 billion (C) 3 billion (D) 5
billion
Q2. Which of the following is not true about the pH
scale
(A) 7 is neutral
(B) below 7 is acidic above 7 is bases

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(C) acidity increases with the decreasing pH


values
[D] alkalinity decreases with increase in
pH values
Q3. The main objective of ECOWAS is
[A] promoting economic cooperation and
development
(B) promoting industry
(C) promoting transport
(D) promoting agricultural product
(E) providing credit facility
Q4. Convert 25cm to metre
[A] 2.5m (B) 0.25m (C)0.025m (D) 250m
Q5. The following life processes are common to
both plants and animals except
(A) growth (B) reproduction (C) respiration [D]
photosynthesis

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Q6. The practice of feeding livestock so as to


achieve early market weight is called
[A] fattening (B) flushing (C) creep feeding (D)
steaming up
Q7. The following personalities excelled in hadith
memorization except
(A) abu hurayra (B) aisha [C] fatima (D) zayd
bn thabit
Q8. Who was the first prime minister of Nigeria
ANS Dr. Nmadi Azikiwe
Q9. Which one of the following is the largest ocean
basin in the world?
(A) Atlantic (B) artic (C) Indian [D] pacific
Q10. The name of the Russian scientist to first
construct the periodic table of an element is called
[A] Mendelev (B) Mosley (C) Boyles
(D)Aristotle

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THIRD
ROUND
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Q1. . Are seven female teachers in our
school
(A) they (B) there (C) their (D) those
Q2. The principal sent them home because they
did not pay.. school fees
(A) they (B) there (C) them (D) their
Q3. His account of the incident isnt true, he just
..
(A) made it up (B) made it out (C) made it on
(D) made it off
Q4. The newly married couple are not .
With each other
(A) getting by (B) getting along (C) getting
through (D) getting fine
Q5. Ibrahim is gradually his problems
(A) pulling over (B) pulling off (C) pulling
through (D) pulling out
Q6. Jide was absent from the meeting yesterday

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(A) did not he? (B) is not it?(C) was not it?(D)
wasnt he?
Q7. He got into trouble in an attempt to conceal
the truth .. me
(A) to (B) against (C) for (D) from
Q8. He was accompanied his friend to
the party
(A) with (B) by (C) over (D) around
Q9. My father said he once saw a snake .. a
chicken
(A) having swallowing (B) swallowed (C) being
swallowed (D) swallowing
Q10. Mary . Passed the
without the extra lessons she had

examination

(A) might not (B) could not have (C) would not
have (D) will not have

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MATHEMATICS
Q1. If 22x = 8 find the value of X
(A) -2 (B) 0 [C] 3/2 (D) -3/2 (E) 2
Q2. Simplify 2 3 3+ 27
[A] 4 3 (B) 3 4 (C) 1 (D) 49 (E) 7
Q3. The nth term of the sequence -2, 4, -8, 16, is
(A) Tn = 2 n [B] Tn = (-2)n (C) Tn = -2n (D) Tn
=n2 (E) Tn = 2n+5
Q4. If X kmh-1 = Y ms-1 then Y is equal to
(A) 7x/18 (B) 11x/20 (C) 4x/15 [D] 5x/18 (E)
18x/5
Q5. Ahmad was facing S200W he turned 800 in the
clockwise direction. What direction is he facing now
(A) N700W (B) S200E [C] N800W (D) N80E (E)
S800W

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Q6. If cos2 = . What is the complement of an


angle
[A] 300 (B) 600 (C) 450 (D) 900 (E) 400
Q7. P and Q are two positive numbers such that P
>2Q which of the following statement is not true
(A) p<-2q [B] p > -2q (C) q<1/2p (D) (E)
Q8. The ratio of circumference of a circle to the
diameter is known as
(A) area (B) radius [C]

(D) volume (E)

Q9. In how many different ways can you arrange


five objects in a circle?
[A] 24 ways (B) 5 ways (C) 120 ways (D) 10
ways (E) 12 ways
Q10. In the 3rd quadrant which of the following
trigonometric ratio is always positive
(A) sine (B) cosine [C] tangent (D) All of the
above (E) None of the above

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GENERAL (Others)
Q1. What is the total number of the member
countries of ECOWAS
(A) 4 (B) 5 (C) 16 [D] 17 (E) 20
Q2. A simple pendulum makes 50 oscillations in 60
seconds. Determine its period of oscillation
(A) 0.04s (B) 50.00s (C) 0.05s [D] 1.20s
Q3. The blood group in human is referred to as
universal recipient is
(A ) O (B ) A (C ) B [D] AB

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Q4. Which of the following sign is associated with


malnutrition in farm animals?
[A] emaciation (B) haemortage (C) persistent
cough (D) udder pain
Q5. The first Friday congregational salat was held
in the year..
[A] 622 CE(B) 624 CE (C) 630 CE (D) 631 CE
Q6. The first female speaker in Nigerias House of
Representatives what is her name
ANS Mrs. Patricia Olubni Etter from osun state
Q7. Which one of the following is the smallest
country in the world?
(A) Malawi [B] Vatican (C) Guinea (D) Hungry
Q8. A reaction in which heat is absorbed from the
surrounding is termed as
(A) exothermic reaction (B) chemical reaction
[C] Endothermic

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Q9. The development of trade in West Africa was


aided by the
[A] emergence of traditional rulers
(B) arrival of the Portuguese
(C)introduction of tax payment
(D) introduction of money
Q10. Convert 50 kg to gram
[A] 50000g (B)5000g (C) 0.005g (D) 0.0005g
TIEBREAKER
QUESTIONS
Q1. Which of following food substances would
produce a translucent mark when rubbed on a
white paper?
(A ) potato (B ) beans (C) mango [D]
groundnut
Q2. The correct order of marketing channel for
distribution of egg is

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(A)consumer -> retailer -> whole saler ->


producer
(B)producer -> retailer -> whole saler ->
consumer
(C)whole saler -> producer -> consumer ->
retailer
[D]producer -> whole saler -> retailer ->
consumer
Q3. In bindding farewell to the kaabah, the
pilgrims perform tawaf
(A) al-qudum (B) al-ifradah [C] al-wada (D) azziyarah
Q4. It will be recalled that there is a man that
creates panic at the independent national electoral
commission (INEC) collation center during the 2015
presidential elections. What was his full name?
ANS Gods day orubebe former minister of Niger
delta affairs

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Q5. I found out recently that one can enjoy


. without a drinking
(A) myself (B) yourself (C) oneself (D) herself
Q6. Make S the subject of the formula V = K/(T S)1/2
[A] S = T K2/V2 (B) S = K2 T/V2 (C) S = T
V2/K2 (D) S = T(V2 K2)/V2 (E) S = T +V2/K2

Q7. Is Nigeria a land locked country


Yes or No
Q8. Radioactive radiations have harmful effects
that can change cell structure which causes the
following diseases except
(A) cancer (B) leukaemia(C) Genetic mutation [D]
malaria fever
Q9. Which of the following is not an economic
grouping
(A) lake chad basin commission
(B) economic community of west African state

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[C] European union


(D) international monetary funds
Q10. Which of the following expression is correct
(A) V = F/ [B] V = F (C) V = /F (D) V = F
Q11. The two cats are so similar that I cannot tell
whether that one is
(A) yourself or myself (B) yours or mine (C) my or
you (D) yours or my
Q12. A Man is 4 times as old as his son. The
difference between their ages is 36 years. Find the
sum of their ages
[A] 60 (B) 62 (C) 58 (D) 56 (E) 48
Q13.

The

group

of

several

populations

that

interrect and share a habitat form


( A)a species [B] a community (C)an ecotype
(D) a tribe
Q14. The botanical name of elephant grass is
(A) panicum maximum (B) cynodon dactylon
[C] penisetun purpureum (D) crotalaria juncea

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Q15. The recommended and desirable actions in


islam are referred to as
(A) makrum (B) sunnah (C) wajib [D] mandub
Q16. The name of US president is Barrack Obama
what is his wifes Name
ANS Michelle Obama (m.1992)
Q17. .. all the contestants, the judges
then announced the winner
(A) to see (B) seen (C) seeing (D) having seen
Q18. Evaluate

X2 + X 2 when X = -1

2X2 + X 3
(A) -1 (B) 2 (C) -1/2 [D] 1 (E) 2
Q19. What is the capital city of morocco?
(A) Adis ababa (B) Cairo [C] Rabat (D) Tunis
Q20. The general formula for alkene is
(A) CnH2n + 2 [B] CnH2n (C) CnH2n 2 (D)
CnH2n + n

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Q21. The relationship between all imports and


exports of a countries is known as
(A) terms of trade
[B] balance of trade
(C) balance of payments
(D) terms of trade
Q22. A good machine must have its mechanical
advantage
(A) less than one hundred
(B) greater than one hundred
[C] less than one
(D) greater than one
Q23. His clothes were not only tattered but also
. With oil
(A) were dripping (B) is dripping (C) have
dripped (D) drip

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Q24. Given that P = {b,d,e,f} and Q = {a,c,f,g} are


the subsets of the universal set U = {a,b,c,d,e,f,g}.
find P Q.
(A) {a,c} (B) {a,c,d,g} [C] {a,c,g} (D) {c,g,d}
(E) {d,g}
Q25. The process of regulating the amount of
water and solute in the body fluid is called)
(A) osmosis (B) diffusion [C] osmoregulation
(D) homeostasis
Q26. 60Kg of elephant grass was dried to obtain a
dry weight of 40Kg, determing the parcentage dry
matter.
(A) 20.00% (B) 33.33% [C] 66.67% (D)
100.00%
Q27. The wedding feast in islam marriage is known
as
(A) khul (B) qubul (C) waliyy [D] walimah
Q28. Which Nigerian former president launched the
operation WAR AGAINST INDISCIPLINE?

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ANS GEN. MUHAMMADU BUHARI


Q29. I at the hotel for two days when
I was suddenly asked to leave
(A) have stayed (B) was staying (C) had been
staying (D) stay
Q30. If 3(1-n)/9-2n = 1/9 . Find the value of n
(A) -3/2 (B) 1/3 [C] -1 (D) 1 (E) -4/5
Q31. Organic chemistry is the study of carbon and
its compounds with the exception of
[A] trioxocarbonate(IV) salts
(B)tetraoxosulphate(VI) acid
(C) sodium trioxocarbonate
(D) hydrogen peroxide
Q32. The practice of selling goods in foreign
countries at lower prices than obstacle in the
exporting countries is known as
(A) hedging (B) black market [C] dumping (D)
speculation (E) gambling

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Q33. The part of the young root that pushes its way
through the soil is the
(A) root hair (B) tap root [C] root cap (D)
lateral root
Q34. Which of the following practice will have
adverse effect on a range land?
[A] Application of herbicides (B) application
of fertilizer (C) controlled burning (D) rotation
elgraze
Q35. Dupe to have spoken so rudely to her
mother
(A) should not (B) dare not (C) ought not (D)
would not
Q36. Four interior angles of a quadrilateral are (x +
20)0, (x + 10)0, (2x -45)0 and (x - 25)0. What is the
value of the largest angle
(A) 800 (B) 1000 [C] 1150 (D) 1200 (E) 1500
Q37.

Sujudul

tilawa

connected with quran

is

unique

because

it

is

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(A) memorization (B) preservation [C]


recitation (D) revelation
Q38. What is the full meaning of ECOWAS
ANS ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF WEST AFRICAN
STATE
Q39. Which one of the following statement is
correct in oxidation
(A) loss of electrons, gaining of hydrogen,
gaining of oxygen
(B) gaining of electrons, removal of hydrogen,
loss of oxygen
(C) gainig of electrons gaining of hydrogen, loss
of hydrogen
[D] loss of electrons, removal of
hydrogen, gaining of oxygen
Q40. The three main types of speculators found in
the stocks exchange market are
(A) stags, brokers andbulls

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[B] bulls bears and stags


(C) bears jobbers and stags
(D) Bulls stockers and bears
(E) stags agents and jubbers
Q41. Perhaps what Ali told us . True
after all
(A) must not be (B) may not be (C) shall not be
(D) should not be
Q42. A Student bought 3 note books and 4 pen at
N35. After misplacing these items, she bought 2
note books and 2 pen all of the same type for N30.
What is the cost of a pen
(A) N10 [B] N5 (C) N7.5 (D) N15 (E) N20
Q43. Which of the following is not a type of motion
(A) random motion
(B) rotational motion
(C)oscillatory motion
[D] frictional motion

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Q44. A group of closely related organisms capable


of interbreeding to produce fertile offspring are
known as member of
(A ) kingdom (B) class (C) family [D] species
Q45. The following are fishing equipment except
(A) fish pond (B) sein net (C) hook of line [D]
saw
Q46. Monotheism is emphasized in surah
[A] Al kafirun (B) Al ikhlas (C ) An nasr (D) Al
qadr
Q47. To have gone through a civil war a
terrible experience
(A) must have been (B) was to be (C) might
have been (D) was being
Q48. Which of the following is wrong about the
number
(A) Whole numbers are the set of prime
numbers
(B) Integers are the subset of whole numbers

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(C) Prime numbers are the numbers that are


divisible by 1 and themselves only
(D) -7 is an integer
[E] None of the above

Q49. In which year Nigeria becomes a republic


nation
ANS 1963
Q50. Which of the following statement is not
correct in periodic table
(A) electro negativity increases across the
period and decreases down the group
[B] electropositivity increases across a
period and decreases down the group
(C)the electron affinity decreases across the
period and increases down the group

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(D) the higher the atomic radius the higher the


tendency of an electron to remove from the outer
most shell
Q51. The treaty establishing ECOWAS on may 28,
1975 was signed by
[A] 15 heads of state (B) 14 heads of state
(C) 12 heads of state (D) 15 foreign ministers
(E) 12 heads of states
Q52. Which of the following is not a business
resources
[A] wages (B) Man (C) Money (D) Materials
(E) Machines
Q53. Umar and Yusuf went hunting today.?
(A) Is not it (B) have not they (C) is it (D) did not
they
Q54. Find the inverse of X if 27 = 85-x
(A) -8/3 (B) 8/3 [C] 3/8 (D) -3/8 (E) 3/2

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Q55. An agreement that is enforceable in law is


called
[A] a contract (B) an offer (C) an acceptance
(D) a consideration (E) an injunction
Q56. Who among the following scientist proposed
that the atom is a sphere of positively charged
matter

with

embedded

negatively

charged

electrons?
(A) Dalton (B) R.A Millican [C] J J Thompson
(D) Ruther ford
Q57. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?
(A) Yemen (B) Medina (C) Mecca [D] Riyadh
Q58. On the 29th may, 2015 the inauguration day
of President Muhammadu Buhari the outgoing
president handed over two flags to him name one
flag.
Ans: National Flag and Regiment Flag.

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Q59. Fatima
teacher

shouldnt

have

interrupted

the

(A) didnt she? (B) did she? (C) should she? (D)
could she ?
Q60. What is the diameter of a circle of area
77cm2. Take =22/7
(A) 2/ 7 cm (B) 3cm (C) 7cm [D] 7 2cm (E) 2
7 cm