JSS 1 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 101two 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.

Arinze Anakor

Hi, Arinze here.

24 thoughts on “JSS 1 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers

  • December 13, 2018 at 1:07 pm
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    well I am in pry 5 and these questions are mostly for pry 2 or 3 but you tried anyway I can use it to teach my kid sister in pry 3

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    • July 15, 2019 at 10:56 am
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      wow solve the essay question what is your name solve it first i am solving to

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  • December 13, 2018 at 1:08 pm
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    well I am in pry 5 and these questions are mostly for pry 2 or 3 but you tried anyway I can use it to teach my kid sister in pry 3

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    • September 5, 2019 at 7:58 pm
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      This question is not for jss1 as it seems very easy

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      • September 6, 2019 at 4:16 am
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        Well, it is easy for you

  • December 16, 2018 at 6:02 pm
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    These questions don’t fit jss 1

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  • December 19, 2018 at 8:54 pm
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    ask me the question,by the way why will you ask that question to a primary 2 student

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  • February 3, 2019 at 3:08 pm
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    pls were are the answers

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  • March 18, 2019 at 8:38 pm
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    this question is baby work give us real question like algebra perimeter areas etc

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  • April 25, 2019 at 7:11 am
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    Please give us harder questions so that our brain will be hot🥵 🤯

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    • July 2, 2019 at 6:48 pm
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      These questions are too easy for a JSS1 student

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  • June 30, 2019 at 4:16 pm
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    Why not make question and answer noticeable

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  • July 15, 2019 at 10:57 am
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    very correct they to easy

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  • July 15, 2019 at 10:59 am
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    pls where are the answer but give us hard question

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  • August 22, 2019 at 3:25 pm
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    it true the question are easy but try queen college math

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  • August 22, 2019 at 3:31 pm
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    hi abimbola can we be friend

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    • September 6, 2019 at 4:17 am
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      Let’s assume it is easy for you, but it is a real JSS1 past questions

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