JSS 2 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

23 thoughts on “JSS 2 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers

  • January 24, 2020 at 9:29 pm
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      • May 27, 2020 at 8:30 am
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  • May 8, 2020 at 4:43 pm
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    i like it thanks .

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      • June 27, 2020 at 1:03 pm
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        no answers?
        so we will solve it and see the correct answers please
        but thanks for the questions

  • May 9, 2020 at 4:42 pm
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    • June 18, 2020 at 1:05 pm
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    • June 18, 2020 at 1:12 pm
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      • June 23, 2020 at 11:45 am
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  • May 20, 2020 at 9:28 am
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  • June 25, 2020 at 8:25 am
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    Thank you. Loved the questions.

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  • June 27, 2020 at 1:04 pm
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    no answers?
    so we will solve it and see the correct answers please
    but thanks for the questions

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  • July 8, 2020 at 3:43 pm
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    thanks for the questions

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  • July 8, 2020 at 3:51 pm
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