# JSS2 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers

## Objective Questions

Instruction: Answer ALL questions from this section

1. Express 18 as a product of its prime factors
a) 3 x 3 = 32 b) 2 x 3 x 3 = 22 x 32
c) 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 = 22 x 32 d) 2 x 2 x 3 = 22 x 32
d) 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 = 23 x 31

2. Find the HCF of 36 and 60
a) 12 b) 14 c) 16 d) 18 e) 22

3. Evaluate 62
a) 12 b) 14 c) 24 d) 36 e) 42

4. Find the square root of 25
a) 5 b) 10 c) 15 d) 20 e) 25

5. Find 10% of 400
a) 10 b) 20 c) 30 d) 40 e) 50

6. Convert 3:4 to percentage
a) 55 b) 65 c) 75 d) 85 e) 95

7. Find the simple interest on N500 for 2 years
a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) 5

8. Round off 9324 to 1 significant figure
a) 9.32 b) 9.3 c) 932 d) 9000 e) 9.300

9. What is the multiplicative inverse of 11/20?
a) 1/2 b) 0/2 c) 20/2
d) 11/12 e) 2/11

10. Simplify ab(a – b)
a) aba – abb b) abba – bb c) bb – aba d) aa – aba e) ba – aba

11. How many lines of symmetry has a square?
a) 3 b) 4 c) 5 d) 6 e) 7
Use the diagram below to answer questions 12, 13 and 14

12. What is the value of angle a?
a) 76o b) 77o c) 78o d) 79o e) 80o

13. What is the value of angle b?
a) 100o b) 101o c) 102o d) 103o e) 104o

14. What is the value of angle c?
a) 76o b) 77o c) 78o d) 79o e) 80o

15. The cardinal points are made up of primary directions of ____
a) North East, South, and West b) North East and West
c) North, East and West
d) North, East, SouthNorth and West e) North, West

16. Write the bearing of X from Y in the diagram below
a) 065o b) 075o c) 085o d) 85o e) 75o

17. Which one is a Pythagoras’s rule?
a) c2 = a2 + b2 b) c2 = c2 + b2 c) c2 = b2 – a2
d) b2 = a2 + a2 e) b2 = b2 + a2

18. Which of the following is a Pythagorean triple?
a) 2, 9, 11 b) 21, 22, 23 c) 12, 35, 37
d) 13, 35, 37 e) 14, 34, 37

19. A right angled triangle is a triangle which one of the angles is ____
a) 360o b) 270o c) 180o d) 90o e) 0o

20. Bearing is measured in ____
a) clockwise direction b) anticlockwise direction c) wile direction
d) upward direction e) downward direction

## Essay Questions

1. Write the bearings of a) X from Y b) Y from X
2. Solve and state whether any 30, 40, 50 is a Pythagorean triple or not.
3. Find the value of angles a and b
4. Fin the bearing of X from Y
5. Find the value of x in this triangle

### 55 thoughts on “JSS2 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers”

• July 29, 2020 at 1:58 pm

Please marvellous this question is not hard, it is the way you are seeing the question, but if you are a jss2student you will understand the question

• August 13, 2020 at 9:01 pm

It works for me thanks God bless

• October 6, 2020 at 2:32 pm

Well I guess it was not that hard it really helped me pass my exam and no 12 13 and 14 I think it was the square mentioned in question 11 that was supposed to be used in those questions

• July 29, 2020 at 2:03 pm

All people that is saying that the question is hard it is not hard it is the way you are seeing the question or maybe you have forgotten what your teacher taught

• September 28, 2020 at 1:02 pm

The diagrams are not present in the question

• September 4, 2020 at 10:14 am

pls help me in inequality topic

• October 1, 2020 at 5:12 pm

i love the questions but some are not crect like 12 13 and 14 plus 9
thanks

• October 22, 2020 at 8:18 pm

• October 30, 2020 at 9:34 pm

Pls can I be added to ur maths group

• December 14, 2020 at 7:07 pm

please can you help me outside in this number 16

• December 14, 2020 at 7:08 pm

can you help me out in this number 16 please mistake

• December 21, 2020 at 9:09 pm

• January 8, 2021 at 3:41 pm

|The questions are not hard it is the way you are seeing it but if you know the formula you have gotten it.If you are still having problems watch videos on that topic.By the way thanks for the questions

• January 8, 2021 at 3:42 pm