2014 BECE Social Studies Q.1-15

1. Some Ghanaians mishandle the Cedi Notes by

A. burning it
B. crumpling it
C. saving it
D. spending it

2. A major way of spreading HIV and AIDS is through

A. eating in public places
B. indiscriminate sexual relations
C. mosquito bites
D. shaking hands with infected persons.

3. Adolescent abstinence from sexual related activity is

A. chastity
B. health
C. paternity
D. sincerity

4. The set of guidelines for governing a nation is provided by the

A. constitution
B. council of state
C. judiciary
D. legislature

5. What a person is obliged to perform as a duty in the society constitutes his / her

A. achievements
B. dignity
C. responsibility
D. rights

6. The physical environment of Ghana can be protected through

A. drying industrial waste
B. practicing traditional farming
C. redirecting river channels
D. recycling of waste materials

7. Promoting national unity in Ghana greatly depends on

A. kindness
B. politics
C. religion
D. tolerance

8. The most effective measure for reducing the rapid population growth in Ghana is promoting

A. adolescent counseling
B. women empowerment
C. gender equality
D. girl-child education

9. Which of the following situations is an effect of rapid population growth in Ghana?

A. Decrease in food production
B. High dependency burden
C. High standard of living
D. Low productivity

10. Pressure on social facilities in urban areas is mainly created by

A. decrease in imported goods
B. high cost of living
C. rural-urban drift
D. urban-rural drift

11. Community conflicts are best settled through

A. arbitration and reconciliation
B. court ruling
C. government intervention
D. police action

12. Which of the following conditions is an effect of ethnic conflicts?

A. Decrease in government expenditure
B. Frequent interruption of electricity supply
C. Interruption of development projects
D. Overdependence on foreign goods

13. Government policies are implemented at the District levels by the

A. Chief Executive
B. Co-ordinating Director
C. Presiding Member
D. Regional Minister

14. Maintenance of law and order in the country is the main function of the

A. airforce
B. army
C. navy
D. police

15. The highest authority in the traditional area is the

A. clan head
B. divisional chiefs
C. lineage head
D. paramount chief


1.  B. crumpling it
2.  B. indiscriminate sexual relations
3.  A. chastity
4.  A. constitution
5.  C. responsibility
6.  D. recycling of waste materials
7.  D. tolerance
8.  D. girl-child education
9.  B. high dependency burden
10.  C. rural-urban drift
11.  A. arbitration and reconciliation
12.  C. Interruption of developmental projects
13.  A. Chief executive
14.  D. police
15.  D. paramount chief
16.  D. Rule of law
17.  C. One party system

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