.JS 1


1.            Who should study technology a. boys  b. girls only  c. everyone  d.  Scientist

2.            There are basically __________types of fire a.4 b.3  c. 8  d. 2

3.            Gloves are generally used for ___________protection a. hand b. eye   c. leg d. hair

4.            Rocks which contain metals are called __________ a. iron b. wood c. plastic   d. ceramic

5.            Aluminum is a ___________ a. wood b. metal c.  Plastic d. ceramics

6.            One of these is not an example of softwood. A.pineb.cedarc.mahogamy d. fir

7.            __________are made from chemicals we get from crude oil a. wood b. glass c. plastic d. metal

8.            Which of the following is not used in making glass?  A. sand   b. lime   c. potash   d.clay

9,            Event occurring by chance which result in injury to people or damage of property I          s known as  a.workshop  b. action c. accident  d. condition .

10.          Ferrous metals contain_______ a. copper b. iron c. zinc d. tin

11.          The following are properties of glass except ____ a.       brittleness b. resistance c. corrosion c. elasticity d. transparency

12.          Synthetic rubber is obtained from a. ore b. plant c. petroleum d. palm oil

13.          One of these is a ferrous metal a. steel b. brass c. bronze d. silver

14.          Natural rubber is made from the milky white liquid called ________ a. elastomeric

b. latex  c. complex   d. conductor

15.          One of these is not a product of technology a. telephone b. computer c. human d. refrigerator 

16.   Maintenance is very necessary for all items, tools and equipment

a.  True    b.  False     c. No idea       d. none of the above

17.  Maintenance does not make an item or equipment function properly

     a. True     b. false     c.  very true       d. all of the above

18.  Maintenance  is very necessary for all items, tools and equipment

a. affirmative     b. negative    c. fallacy     d. none of the above

19.  __________is the need for maintenance?

a. it avoids preventable breakdown      b. it makes the equipment last longer

c. it reduces the chances of accidents and ensure safe use

20.  What is the formula for work-done?       A. F x d       b.  F x E     c.  F x C

d.  E x F

21.   What is the formula for power?              A.  workdone    b.  work done

                                                          time             seconds

c.  seconds            d.      Time


22.  Which is not a form of energy?   A.  mechanical   B. Surgical    C. Heat

     D.  Nuclear

23.  The S.J. unit of Energy is?  A. newton    b. joules    c. distance

d.  none of the above

24.  Which is not a factor affecting resistance?  A. length    B. Gross-sectional area

     C.  Temperature     D.  Variance

25.  __________is the ability of a substance to collect and store charges?

a. resistance    b. capacitance     c.  Potential difference    d. power

26.  If a boy uses 7,500 joule to climb a stair in 5 seconds.  Calculate the power

a.  1500w    b. 3000w        c. 5000w        d. 15000w

27.  What is the SI unit of power? 

  A. Newton    B. Joules     C. Watt   D. Kilogram                                                   

28.  _______is used to control the flow of current in an electric circuit

a.  resistor        b. capacitor        c. diode       d. transistor

29.  a simple building has two main parts which are   a. super structure and

Superior structure     b. super structure and sub-structure     

c. super &poststructured.sub and substructure

30.  ______is not a type of computer    a. digital    b.  analogue    c. hybrid

d.  tetriz

31.   ________is an input device?a.  mouse     b. monitor    c.  plotter  d. printer

32.   RAM stands for     a.Read Only Message     b. Read Only Memory

c.  Read Online Memory     d.  Readily Online Messages

33.  Another name for monitor is     a.  VDU     b.VCDc.VDH     d.  VIU

34. _____is used to measure resistance  a.Ohim   b.  Newton   c. Watt  d. Joules

35.  ______is the motion energy?  A. kinetic energy    B.  Potential Energy

      C.  Chemical Energy      D.  Heat Energy


1.   (a) Define work and power and energy

      (b) List four types of energy

2a.  In a tabular form, list three electronic  components and their uses

  1.  State the uses of building

3a.   Define blue prints

b.  List the importance of door and windows

4.a.  List three importance of maintenance

b.  State two input devices


1.            explain the meaning of technology

b.            state three benefits of technology to the society              c.List ten products of technology

2.            what is workshop?

b.            list five safety rules in a basic technology workshop

c.             list the safety devices and their functions

3.            Name the two classes of wood

b.            list two properties of the classes of wood

c.             mention five uses of wood

4.            Define ceramics

b.            state two properties of ceramics

c.             name the two types of plastic

d,.           Mention five ceramics products

2a.          Differentiate between advantage in and advantage out

b.            list any four strokes in tennis

c.             draw and label a racket

3.            describe volleying in table tennis

b.            write out the equipment used

c.             highlight five roles of table tennis

4.            what is environmental pollution

b.            mention any five causes of transportation accidents

c.             write short note on four types of environmental pollution


Examination malpractices may lead to a repeat of the subject or suspensions don’t be involved.

 Subject: BASIC TECHNOLOGY              Duration: 2HR                    Class: JSS 1


1.         _______ is any types of structure that has a roof and walls (a) Bus (b) Building (c) Lorry (d) Car

2.         _________ is the type of house built completely on one level (e.g. ground) (a) Bungallow

      (b) Semi-detached (c) Hut (d) High – rise

3.         __________ is used as the binding agent in concrete, block moulding and plastering (a) Cement

         (b) Ceramic (c) Petal (d) Sand

4.         __________ is used as the drawing horizontal lines and supporting set squares (a) Drawing

             board (b) Tee Square (c) Protractor (d) French curve

5.         The tee square consists of two parts namely the stock and _________ (a) The saw (a) The blade

           (c) The top (d) The bottom

6.         We have 30o – 60 o   set square and _________ (a) 45o set square (b) 15o set square

            (c) 50o set square (d) 100o set square

7.         The protector is used to measure angle between O and _______ (a) 32o (b) 180o (c) 90o (d) 30o   

8.         French curves are used to draw ____ curved lines (a) Regular (b) Straight (c) Irregular (d) Circle

9.         ____________ is used to transfer measurement from one past of the drawing to another

           (a) Divides (b) Compass (c) Protractor (d) Steel rule

10.       __________ is drawn to identify drawing (a) Title block (b) Box (c) Circle (d) Rectangles

11.       ___________ contains name, school, class and date (a) Title block (b) Title book (c) Box name

          (d) Box school

12.       The following are products of technology found in schools except (a) Calculator (b) Bench vice

            (c) Computer (d) Bulldozer

13.       Mixture of sand, cement, gravel with water is called (a) Concrete (b) Alloy (c) Gum (d) Ceramics

14.       This is used for beautification of houses (a) Ceramics (b) Calendar (c) Curtin (d) Wall Clock

15.       __________ can be defined as a room or building in which things are made repaired

            and maintained   a) workshop        b) sitting room              c) house      d) workshop layout

16.       _______________ is the measure taken in the workshop to prevent danger and injury 

            (a) accident    (b) safety        (c) sewing     (d) tiles on the floor

17.       The following are the operation performed in the workshop except   (a) construction         

               (b) repair       (c) maintenance      (d) surgery

18.       Wood can be classified into ________ and ______  (a) hard and wet wood ( b) soft and wet

            (c) Hard and softwood (d) Cheap and expensive wood

19.       ______ are called deciduous wood (a) Softwood (b) Wet wood (c) Hard wood (d) Cheap wood

20.       _________ wood is heavy in weight (a) Hardwood (b) Softwood (c) Fast wood (d) Cheap wood

21.       __________ are iron buckets painted red and loaded with sand for putting out small fire

             (a) Sand bucket (b) Chemical buckets (c) Alarm bucket (d) Blanket bucket

22.       ___________ can be defined as a technical language used for describing things with the aid of

            drawing (a) Technical drawing (b) Drawing materials (c) drawing instrument (d) Drawing board

23.       ___________ is obtained when two or more different metals are mixed together (a) Alloy

            (b) Ferrous (c) Non – Ferrous (d) Rubber

24.       _________ is used for determining angle at various degrees. (a) Protector (b) steel rule

             (c) Steel lapel (d) Caliper

25.       _________ is when ceramics easily break (a) Heal resistant (b) Brittleness (c) Break resistance

            (d) Inorganic material

26.       Hacksaw is used to cut _______________ (a) wood (b) Concrete (c) Metal (d) Plastic

27.       This is used for planning rough wood (a) Rip Saw (b) Jack plane (c) Force plane (d) Tee  Square

28.       Who is a Pedestrian? (a) A Driver (b) Cyclist (c) Athlete (d) Somebody walking along the road or


29.       In order to prevent an accident, a motorist must use the following except (a) driving mirror (b)

           Cell phone (c) Seat belt (d) Obey speed limit

30.       The table on which wood worker perform their operation is called (a) workbench (b) Bench box

            (c) workshop table (d) Construction table 


Answer only Three Question

1a  Mention Five different types of building materials and explain their uses

b  Explain two ways we can care for our drawing board

c  Sketch tee- Square and label the parts

2a  Draw and explain the uses of the following drawing instrument

I  Set square     ii  Protractor     iii  Divider      iv  Compass    v  French curve

B  Sketch five workshop hand tools with freehand sketching

3a  Explain the function of wood work bench

b““Explain the following in workbench

(i)  bench vice (ii) bench stop (iii) beach well (iv) tool rack

i  Sketch G- clamp and F- clamp

4 Explain two properties of each of the following materials

i wood     ii Plastics     iii Rubber   iv Metals     v Ceramics

B Explain the uses of following safety devices in the workshop

i Helmet    ii Hand gloves    iii Overalls     iv Safety boot    v Dark goggle

5a Differentiate between natural rubber and synthetic rubber

b Differentiate between ferrous metals and non – ferrous metals

c Differentiate between thermosetting plastics and thermo set

d Differentiate between hardwood and soft wood  



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