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**Mini Mock Examination Series**

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**Basic Education Certificate Examination**

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**Mathematics**

**Paper 1 – Objective test**

**Time: 30 minutes**

1. If P = {2, 6, 8} and Q = {6, 8}, which of the following statements is true?

A. P ⊂ Q

B. P ∩ Q = {2, 6, 8}

C. Q ∪ P = {2, 4, 6, 8}

D. Q ⊂ P

2. Find the missing numbers in the sequence: 5, 9, 15, ___, ___, 45

A. 21, 27

B. 21, 29

C. 23, 33

D. 23, 35

3. Convert 73 to a binary numeral.

A. 1001001_{two}

B. 1001101_{two}

C. 1010101_{two}

D. 1110001_{two}

4. Two bells P and Q ring at intervals of 8 minutes and 12 minutes respectively. After how many minutes will the two bells first ring simultaneously (at the same time)?

A. 4 minutes

B. 16 minutes

C. 24 minutes

D. 36 minutes

5. Kwame fell asleep at 8:45 pm and woke up at 5:05 am. For how long did he sleep?

A. 7 hr 20 min

B. 7 hr 45 min

C. 8 hr 20 min

D. 8 hr 40 min

6. Samira earns GH¢ 960.00 a month. If she spent 45% of that amount on food in a month, how much was **not** spent on food?

A. GH¢ 432.00

B. GH¢ 450.00

C. GH¢ 528.00

D. GH¢ 540.00

7. Fiifi spent GH¢ 2.40 of his pocket money on transportion. If his pocket money was GH¢ 8.00, what percentage was spent on transportation?

A. 24%

B. 30%

C. 36%

D. 48%

8. Which of the following statements about sets is **not** true?

A. Every set is a subset of itself.

B. Every set is the subset of the null set.

C. The null set is a subset of every set.

D. The universal set is the union of all its subsets.

9. Correct 37,825.48 to the nearest ten.

A. 37,800

B. 37,820

C. 37,830

D. 37,850

10. The marked price of a car is GH¢ 24,000.00. A discount of 12% is given for instant full payment. Find how much Kojo pays if he makes instant full payment.

A. GH¢ 2,880.00

B. GH¢ 21,120.00

C. GH¢ 21,880.00

D. GH¢ 23,988.00

11. The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 51 cm. if each of the equal sides is 18 cm long, find the length of the third side.

A. 11 cm

B. 15 cm

C. 27 cm

D. 33 cm

12. The point P (– 8, 5) is reflected in the y-axis. Find its image.

A. (8, 5)

B. (–8, -5)

C. (–5, 8)

D. (8, –5)

13. Find the Highest Common Factor of 24, 36 and 60.

A. 6

B. 12

C. 60

D. 360

14. If 5 girls took 15 minutes to consume a big bowl of waakye, how long would it take 3 girls eating at the same rate to consume the same amount of waakye?

A. 9 minutes

B. 12 minutes

C. 20 minutes

D. 25 minutes

15. Amadu sold a bus for GH¢ 360,000.00 and made a profit of 20%. What is the cost price of the bus?

A. GH¢ 72,000.00

B. GH¢ 288,000.00

C. GH¢ 300,000.00

D. GH¢ 432,000.00

16 The perimeter of a circle is 440 m. Find the area of the circle. [Take π = 22/7]

A. 14,400 m^{2}

B. 15,400 m^{2}

C. 16,400 m^{2}

D. 18,000 m^{2}

17. Which of the following best describes the statement: ‘*The locus of a point which moves so that its distance from a fixed point is always equal*’?

A. Bisector of an angle

B. Perpendicular bisector

C. Circle

D. Two parallel lines

18. What type of solid is shown ?

A. Rectangle

B. hexagon

C. prism

D. Pyramid

19. What is the solution of the equation 4 − 3x = x + 8

A. −2

B. −1

C. 1

D. 2

20. How many lines of symmetry has a kite?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

**End of Objective Test**

**ANSWERS**

1. D. Q ⊂ P

2. C. 23, 33

3. A. 1001001_{two}

4. C. 24 minutes

5. C. 8 hr 20 min

6. C. GH¢ 528.00

7. B. 30%

8. B. Every set is the subset of the null set.

9. C. 37,830

10. B. GHc 21,120.00

11. B. 15 cm

12. A. (8, 5)

13. B. 12

14. D. 25 minutes

15. C. GHC 300,000.00

16. B. 15,400 m^{2}

17. C. Circle

18. C. prism

19. B. -1

20. A. 1