# JSS1 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers

Here are real math past questions for students in their Junior Secondary School 1 (JSS1),

## Objective Questions

**Instruction: Answer ALL questions from this section**

1. Write the following in figures: five billion, four million, three thousand and two hundred.

(a) 543 200 (b) 5,004 004 200 (c) 5 400 300 200

(d) 5 40 330 200 (e) 5 440 330 200

2. If a whole number is divided into two equal parts, each part is called ___

(a) part (b) quarter (c) a half

(d) no fraction (e) a divider.

3. If a whole is divided into equal four parts, each part is called ___

(a) a part (b) a fraction (c) a piece

(d) a whole (e) a quarter

4. In a fraction, if the denominator is larger than the numerator, this is called ___

(a) improper fraction (b) potent fraction (c) proper fraction

(d) mixed fraction (e) equivalent fraction

5. Convert this mixed numbers into improper fractions

(a) 19/5 (b) 9/5 c) 7/5 (d) 6/5 (e) 15/5

6. A number that has only 1 and itself as factors is called ___

(a) a prime number (b) a prime factor (c) a improper number

(d) a factor number (e) a factorized number

7. Write 101_{two} in base 10

(a) 5 (b) 4 (c) 3 (d) 2 (e) 1

8. Convert 23

(a) 7 (b) 8 (c) 9 (d) 10 (e) 11

9. Simplify 8/10 – 3/10

(a) 1/5 (b) 2/7 (c) 3/5 (d) 1/7 (e) 3/7

10. Round off 65 to the nearest ten.

(a) 40 (b) 50 (c) 60 (d) 70 (e) 80

11. Add 111, 101

(a) 1000 (b) 1010 (c) 1001 (d) 1100 (e) 1011

12. What is the value of x? X + 4 = 7

(a) 14 (b) 3 (c) 2 (d) 1 (e) 0

13. Find the value of x. 3x = 36

(a) 6 (b) 8 (c) 10 (d) 12 (e) 13

14. Simplify 6x+5y+4x-3y

(a) 6x+2y (b) 8x+2y (c) 10x+2y

(d) 12x+2y (e) 14x+2y

15. Solve the equation 4y/3 = 4

(a) 6 (b) 5 (c) 4 (d) 3 (e) 2

16. A cube has how many faces?

(a) 14 (b) 12 (c) 8 (d) 6 (e) 2

17. A cylinder has how many edges?

(a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 6 (d) 8 (e) 10

18. The formula to calculate the area of a triangle is

(a) 1/5bh (b) 1/4bh (c) 1/3bh

(d) 1/2bh (e) 2bh.

19. When two or more plane shapes form another shape, the shape formed is called

(a) a campus shape (b) a composite shape (c) a concert shape

(d) a triangle shape (e) an area shape

20. A Maggi cube is an example of what?

(a) a cuboid (b) a cube (c) a cylinder

(d) a circle (e) a trapezium.

## Essay Questions

1. Calculate the area of this shape.

2. Solve this equation x+19 = 25

3. Use a number line to evaluate 3+11

4. Simplify 3/4 ÷ 24

5. A trapezium has sides a=5cm, b=6cm and a height of 4cm. Calculate the area.

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