2018 BECE Home Economics (BDT) Q. 11-25

BASIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY 

11. Select the element of design from the following options.

A. Colour
B. Motif
C. Repeat
D. Rhythm

12. Shading in tones is best done with

A. 2B pencil
B. 2H pencil
C. HB pencil
D. HH pencil

13. Preliminary sketches help the artist to

A. increase his drawings
B. gather required materials
C. get the required form
D. make the product last longer

14. Select a neutral colour from the options below;

A. blue
B. orange
C. red
D. white

15. Which colour is directly opposite red on the six-point colour wheel?

A. Orange
B. Violet
C. Green
D. Black

16. The freezer is used to store

A. fresh milk and cabbage
B. kontonmire and eggs
C. fresh fish and meat
D. lettuce and smoked fish

17. Which of the following is a standing collar?

A. Peter pan collar
B. Sailor’s collar
C. Mandarin collar
D. Shirt collar

18. Tools used for measuring when sewing include

A. bodkin and stiletto
B. needle and sewing pins
C. thimble and stitch ripper
D. tape measure and metre rule

19. Stitches used for securing hems and turnings to prevent fraying are

A. back stitches
B. neatening stitches
C. running stitches
D. temporary stitches

20. A student can earn income from selling chair backs and fanciful articles when he or she learns

A. drafting
B. embroidery
C. sewing
D. crocheting

21. Individual working in a poorly ventilated kitchen often shows signs of

A. fatigue
B. aggression
C. forgetfulness
D. clumsiness

22. The major factor to be considered in selecting any equipment for use by a Form Two student is

A. space for storage
B. availability of equipment
C. skill of the user
D. availability of electricity

23. In frying meat, heat is transferred by means of

A. convection
B. conduction and radiation
C. radiation and convection
D. conduction

24. Incorrect threading of a sewing machine will cause

A. puckering of seams
B. missing stitches
C. thread breaking
D. loose stitches forming

25. A suitable inexpensive fabric for making a school bag is

A. poplin
B. denim
C. damask
D. calico

2018 BECE Home Economics (BDT) Q. 11-25
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Home Economics Mini Mock 1 (Essay Test)

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BASIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

(Home Economics 2)

Paper 2 – Essay

Section A  (Core Skills)

Time: 40 minutes


  1.     (a)      (i) Define an exhibition  

(ii)      List three reasons why artwork exhibitions are held.

(b)     Identify the following geometrical shapes
(i)  

(iii)   

(c)   State one use each of the following instruments.
(i)     Protractor
(ii)    Tee square
(iii)   A pair of compasses


Section B

Answer two questions

2.    (a)    Write one importance each of the following nutrients:

(i) vitamins 

(ii) protein  

(iii) carbohydrates  

(b)   Under each of the following, list three sources from which we obtain protein:

(i) animal; 

(ii) vegetable 

(c)      List five ingredients Kofi needs to prepare chicken stew.

3.  (a)    There are different types of fabric that can be used for making garments. List four of them.

(b) Fati needs to sew a shirt for Tijani. List two reasons why she must take Tijani’s body measurement.

(c) Write three ways by which she will ensure accurate body measurement.

End of Essay Test


SUGGESTED ANSWERS

1. (a) (i) A public display of goods and services.

(ii)
To sell the artworks
To explain/demonstrate artworks to clients.
To advertise the artworks
To promote the artwork
To receive feedback (observations from clients) on ones artworks.
To establish contacts with potential buyers and/or investors

(b)
(i) triangular prism

(ii) square pyramid / square-based pyramid

(iii) pentagonal prism

(c)
(i) to measure angles
(ii) to draw horizontal lines
(iii) to draw circles / arcs

2.
(a)
(i) vitamins
For regulating body processes
OR For protection against diseases

(ii) protein
 For body-building
 For repair of worn-out tissues
 For maintenance of the body

(iii) For provision of energy / heat

(b)
(i) animal
 Meat (beef, mutton, veal, pork, poulty, etc),
 fish,
 snails,
 milk,
 cheese,
 egg,
 wagashi

(ii) vegetable
 soyabeans,
 cowpeas,
 tofu,
 neri,
 melon seeds,
 agushie,
 groundnuts,
 soya milk,
 dawadawa

(c)
 Chicken
 Onion
 Tomatoes
 Salt
 Cooking oil
 Stock cube
 Pepper
 Ginger
 Garlic

  • 3.  (a)
    Satin,
    chiffon,
    linen
    Cotton,
    khaki
    Nylon,
    polyester,
    silk
    Cotton, etc

(b)
for the shirt to fit well on his body
to avoid waste of fabric
to save time
to sew the shirt accurately

(c)
Ensure correct posture of wearer
The wearer must be in close-fitting clothes
Use a tape measure that has clear markings and does not stretch
The tape measure must be firmly in place for accurate measurements
Record each measurement as soon as it is taken


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2017 BECE Home Economics

1. A common method of cooking ripe plantain for sale is

A. boiling.
B. roasting.
C. grilling.
D. baking.

2. To shorten the cooking time for meat,

A. slice along the grain.
B. cut into small pieces.
C. slice into thin pieces.
D. cut across the grain.

3. In taking body measurement, a firm tape measure is needed to

A. save time.
B. avoid wasting fabric.
C. obtain accuracy.
D. make sewing easy.

4. Which of the following principles of design is similar to proportion?

A. Balance
B. Perspective
C. Rhythm
D. Scale

5. A preliminary design is meant to

A. improve creativity
B. increase production
C. make sketches
D. produce ideas

Use the sketch in Figure 1 to answer Questions 6 and 7

6. Which of the following represents the front view in the direction of arrow Z?

bece-home-econs-2017-q5a

7. Which of the following represents the left end elevation?

8. A single unit of a design is known as

A. motif
B. pattern
C. plan
D. print

9. Angles are measured by using a

A. compass
B. protractor
C. rule
D. set square

10. In designing, the analysis question, what is the purpose of the unit? falls under

A. construction.
B. ergonomics.
C. function.
D. material.

11. To repair an electrical fault, a safety precaution to observe is to

A. disconnect live wires.
B. remove fuse.
C. remove cover of socket.
D. switch off main supply.

12. Which of the following is not a cause of weakness in furniture?

A. Loose joint
B. Insufficient polish
C. Overloading
D. Removal of nail

13. The tee-square is used for drawing

A. arcs.
B. circles.
C. horizontal lines.
D. vertical lines.

14. Identify the type of lettering used for emphasis.

A. Freestyle
B. Gothic
C. Italics
D. Romans

15. Strips cut on the true cross of fabric are usually used for curved edges because they

A. stretch easily.
B. do not fray.
C. are easily prepared.
D. are colourful.


ANSWERS

1.   C. grilling
2.   D. cut across the grain
3.   C. obtain accuracy
4.   D. Scale
5.   D. produce ideas
6.   A 
7.   A
8.   A. motif
9.   B. protractor
10.   C. function
11.   D. switch off main supply
12.   B. Insufficient polish
13.   C. horizontal lines
14.  C. Italics
15.  A. stretch easily


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