# MATHEMATICS EXAM QUESTIONS FOR JSS2 SECOND TERM

## JSS2 SECOND TERM MATHEMATICS EXAMINATION QUESTIONS – EDUDELIGHT.COM

SECOND TERM EXAMINATION

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Subject: Mathematics   Class: J S S 2 Section A

1.        Find the value of 40+628+320 (a)680 (b) 625 (c) 420 (d) 348

14.      If p=9, q=3, evaluate (𝑝)2 (a) 9 (b) 15

𝑞

(c) 18 (d) 81

9

15.      Find HCF of 7x3y and 14x2y3 is (a) 7x2y (b) 7x2y2 (c) 14x2y2 (d) 21x2y

16.      Solve 3x – 4 = – 2x + 16 (a) x = 4 (b) x

= 5 (c) x = 6 (d) x = 8

1. Solve the inequality 3x + 2 < 23 (a) x<7 (b) x<8 (c) x<21 (d) x<9

Locate the points shown on the grid in the graph below

• Evaluate 3 x 2 + 1

(a) 29

(b) 19 (c) 7                            8

(d) 8

30

4      5       3

30             30           30                                            7 6

• The product of 106 and 2.5 is (a) 2620 (b) 265 (c) 3050 (d) 420
• The square root of 0.01 is (a) 15 (b) 1

10

(c) 12 (d) 10.5

• Find the value of 9-2 (a) 91 (b) 81 (c)

29 (d) 1

5

4 3

2

1

0 1 2 3

4 5 6

7 8 9 10 11 12

81     6.        Evaluate √6 1 (a) 5 (b) 25 (c) 21 (d) 4

Use the graph above to answer questions 18

– 20

4           3            4               2           5

7.        Find the L.C.M of 4x and 6x (a) 18x (b) 112x (c) 12x (d) 24×2

8.        Divide 420 by 20 (a) 31 (b) 80 (c) 21

(d) 42

• Simplify 8a – (3a + a) (a) 11a + 1 (b) 24a – 8 (c) 5a + 1 (d) 4a

Reduce 9𝑎𝑏2 to it lowest term (a) 6ab2

3𝑎 𝑏

(b) 𝑏 (c) 3𝑏 (d) 𝑎𝑏2

1. What is the mathematical name of the shape ABCD? (a) kite (b) rectangle (c) trapezium (d) rhombus
2. Subtract ab from cd in y axis (a) 18 (b) 20 (c) 46 (d) 18
3. Find the value of c+d – b+e (a) -5 (b) 6 (c) 5 (d) 10
4. A

3𝑎            𝑎                3

1. A piece of stair carpet is 9.20m long                                                                                          B      E and 0.48m wide. Estimate the area of

the carpet (a) 4.5m2  (b) 5m2 (c)                                       C             D  4.42m2 (d) 5.5m2

What is the name of shape above (a)

1. Simplify 12𝑥𝑦2

(a) 2𝑥

(b) 2𝑥𝑦2 (c) 2

(d)

kite (b) pentagon (c) rectangle (d)

6𝑥 𝑦

12𝑥𝑦

18𝑥2𝑦

2

2

3𝑥𝑦

3𝑦

3𝑥

parallelogram

22.      Equilateral triangle has its three

13.      Find the value of “a” in 5a – 10 = 15 (a) 5 (b) 4 (c) 2 (d) 7

angles equal (a) No (b) yes (c) either f the two (d) none of the above.

23.

X

-1 0 1 2 3 4 5

What is the value of inequality shown above? (a) x>21 (b) x≥ 4 (c) x ≤ 2 (d) x > 2

• Find the value of a in 3a – 5 = 25 (a) 10 (b) 15 (c) 5 (d) -10
• Solve the inequality 3x+2 < 20 (a) x<6 (b) x<8 (c) x<7 (d) x<9
• Find the value of 0.069 x 0.38 (a) 0.02622 (b) 0.398 (c) 0.00975 (d)

24.      Expand (x-3) (x+5)         (a) x2+8x-15 (b) x2+5x-3x-15 (c) 3×2-5x+3x (d) x2+6×2+3x+10

25.      Solve 3(2x-3) = 15           (a) x = 6 (b) x

= 4 (c) x = 8 (d) x = 10

0.59   Use the following shapes to answer questions 36 – 38

26.

27.

Expand and simplify (a) ax+5a (b) x+5 (c) ax2+10 (d) x2 + 25

Find the inequalities illustrated in the numbers line shown below.

A                   B                        C

• What is the name of shapes B? (a) isosceles triangle (b) kite (c) pentagon

(d) rectangle

• How many shapes has in diagram C above? (a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 3 (d) 5
• What is the name of shapes A? (a) kite

(b) rhombus (c) parallelogram (d) trapezium

• Find the value for the inequality shown below.  -3     -2    -1     0     1      2     3       4     5                                                                   x (a) x≤ 5 (b) x ≤ -2 (c) x ≥ 3 (d) x>5

28.      Simplify 4𝑥+1 + 𝑥−5

(a) 5𝑥+17 (b) 3𝑥+16

-5  -4    -3  -2 -1    0    1     2     3  4     5

3            2                     6                      4

(a) X<4 (b) x> 5 (c) x≤ 4 (d) x ≥ 3

(c) 2𝑥+9 (d) 11𝑥−13

3                      6                                                                        40.      Change 5 to decimal number (a) 0.625

29.      Reduce 5𝑎2𝑏3 to its lowest term (a) 3𝑦                                 8

• 3 2𝑥

10𝑎𝑏

• 𝑦

3𝑥

(d) 𝑎𝑏2

2

2𝑥

(b) 0.75 (c) 0.85 (d) 0.975

30.      Solve 2𝑎 + 3𝑎 (a) 19𝑎 (b) 21𝑎 (c) 8𝑎 (d)

3         5              15

7𝑎

3

15            15

• The following shapes belong to the same family EXCEPT (a) rectangle (b) rhombus (c) kite (d) parallelogram
• If 5 is multiplied by its multiplicative  inverse, the result is (a) 1 (b) – 1 (c) 1

5               7

• 1

5

# Part B

Answer 3 questions only in this part

1a.      Simplify the following fractions and reduce its lowest term.

6𝑥𝑦3

18𝑥2𝑦 2

9𝑎5𝑏3

3𝑎3𝑏3

2(𝑥−𝑦)

6(𝑥−𝑦)

b          Simplify       i           𝑥−2 x      14        ii

8𝑡                4𝑡

(𝑝−𝑡)2          (𝑝−𝑡) 3

7         (𝑥−2)2

• Solve the following algebraic fractions

i 2𝑥−3 + 3𝑥+4

ii (x-6) – 2(𝑥−2)

3               2                                                   4

iii. 𝑥−3 – 𝑥+1 + 5𝑥

2           3           4

iv. 3 – 2 + 4

𝑥       3𝑥

• Use the linear equation, y = 2x+3 and the table prepared below to plot a straight – line graph. Take the value of x from -3 to +2

4a       Represented each of these inequalities in number line (a)     x ≤ 5         (b)                  x ≥ -2

(c)       x > 3

b          Solve the following inequalities (a) 8 + 2x > 3 + 5x (b) 5x – 4 > 8

5a       Think of a number add 5 to it and multiply the result by 3, the answer is

36.      What is the number? b  Solve the equation

(i) 5x – 10 – 3x = 2x + 20 – 3x.

c.         2(3−2𝑥) + 𝑥

6              4

i.          3𝑥 – 2𝑥

ii.          5 – 3

### MID-TERM EXAMINATION

J.S. 2                                       Time: 40 minutes

1.        The HCF of 7x3y and 14x2y3 is (a) 14x3y3 (b)14x2y (c) 7x2y (d)7x2y2    2.        Simplify 4𝑥+ 1𝑥−5 (a) 5+3𝑥 (b) 5𝑥+3 (c)

8        6                                  2𝑥      4𝑥

b.         Solve the following fractions i.          (x – 2) – 2(𝑥−4) 6

ii.         2𝑥−3 + 3𝑥−8 7           14

3            12                 4                    4  2𝑥+ 2 (d) 15𝑥+ 1

4                     12

1.        Find value of y in 3y -6 =12 (a) y=6 (b) y=5 (c) y=9 (d) y=12

2.        Solve 2(2x-3)= 15 (a) 3 (b) 5 (c) -6 (c)

d

• Solve the equation 𝑚 + 4 = 1 (a) o (b)

3

13 (c) -9 (d) -13

• Solve the inequality 3x + 2 < 23 (a)x<21 (b) x<8 (c) x<9 (d) x<7
• There were at least 8000 people who watched the football match. This can be written in inequality as (a) x ≥ 8000 (b) x < 8000 (c) x > 8000 (d) x ≤ 8000
• The value of x in the diagram below is X =

-4        -3        -2        -1

(a)      X ≤ -1 (b) x ≥ -1 (c) x = -1 (d) x -1

Simplify and reduce it to its lowest

2 4 19𝑥 𝑦

3𝑥𝑦

(a)

3𝑥

𝑦

(2 b)

6𝑥

𝑦

(c)

2

(d)

𝑦

9𝑥

6𝑦

8. Factorize ab2 – a2b3 + a2bc (a)  a(b-  a2b+ab) (b) ab(b-ab2+ac) (c)ac(b2- ab2+ac) (d) a2b2(b+a2b3+c)

### Part B

Answer one question from this section, each question carries equal marks.

1.        Simplify and reduce to its lowest term i.          12𝑎2𝑐3

16𝑎3𝑐

ii. 10𝑛2𝑚2

5𝑚3

b.         Solve the  equations i.            4x + 6 = -3x – 8

ii.         5x – 10 – 3x = 2x + 20 – 3x

JSS2 SECOND TERM MATHEMATICS EXAMINATION QUESTIONS – EDUDELIGHT.COM

SECOND TERM EXAM

J.SS 2

SUBJECT : MATHEMATICS

(1)       Express 1/16 in standard form

(A) 6.25 x 10 (B) 6.25 x 10-1 (C) 6.25 x 10-2 (D) 6.25 x 100

(2)       Simply 5/6 x 4 2/3 ÷ 2 7/9

(A) 2½   (B) 1 2/5 (C) 2/7         (D) 5/8

• Express 15 metres as a percentage of 5 kilometres (A) 3% (B) 0.3% (C) 0.03% (D) 0.003%
• Find the square root of 3 6/25

(A) 3.234  (B) 1.24  (C) 9/5         (D) 5/9

• Simply (1/4)2

(A) 16  (B) 1/16  (C) 1/8     (D) 2

• Round off 0.995 to the nearest hundredth (A) 0.95 (B) 0.94 (C) 1.00 (D) 1.45
• Simply 8 x 109 divided by 4 x 106

(A) 809/406  (B) 4 x 1015         (C) 4 x 103        (D) 2 x 103

(8)        Simplify -3 + (-3) – (-11)

(A) 17 (B) -17 (C) 5 (D) -5

•      Simplify (-2) x (-12) (+6)2

(A) 2/3    (B) 3/2 (C) 5/6 (D) -1/7

• What is the co-efficient of ‘y’ in the expansion of (6+y) ( 3-y)? (A) 3 (B) 6 (C) -3 (D) -6
• Express 85 as a binary number

(A) 11101012       (B) 10101012       (C) 11101102 (D) 10111102

(12)      1110112 + 11112 =

(A) 10010102 (B) 11101102 (C) 10011102 (D) 11111112

The heights of 10 students in meters area s follows:

1.1, 1.8, 103, 1.1, 1.4, 1.2, 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.2

Use the information above to answer question 13 – 17

• Find the median height

(A) 1.2 (B) 1.25 (C) 1.3 (D) 1.4

• Find the mean height

(A) 1.2 (B) 1.1 (C) 1.3 (D) 1.29

• Find the range of the set of heights (A) 1.3 (B) 1.1 (C) 0.7 (D) 1.2
• Find the modal height of the distribution (A) 1.8 (B) 1.3 (C) 1.2 (D) 1.1
• If a student is picked at random, what is the probability that he is one of the shortest students?

(A) 3/10  (B) 2/5  (C) ½         (D) 3/5

• Express 4.55 x 10-3 in ordinary form

(A) 0.00455 (B) 0.0455 (C) 45.5 (D) 455

(19)      Simplify 8- (-2) – (-1)

(A) 16 (B) 11 (C) 5 (D) 3

• Write the next two numbers in the sequence -4, -6, -8,  –               ,     –       , (A) 10, 12 (B) -7, -12 (C) -12, -10 (D) -10, -12
• Find the value of x in the diagram below 1510

890

X0

(A) 1200     (B) 1480         (C) 1620     (D) 1800

• Solve the equation 6a + 7 = 3a + 25 A) 4 (B) 6 (C) 7 (D) 8
• An isosceles triangle has          number of lines of symmetry (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 3
• How many lines of symmetry has an equilateral triangle? (A) 3 (B) 2 (C) 1 (D) 0
• Round off 0.008251 to 2 significant figures (A) 0.82 (B) 0.83 (C) 0.0083 (D) 0.0082
• If  a    =         4 x 9 x 16, find the value of a (A) 16 (B) 24 (C) 36 (D) 48

(27)     Solve 1/6 –b = 1/b -5

(A) 11/2 (B) – 9/2 (C) 12/5 (D) 1¾

• Change the decimal fraction 0.016 to a common fraction (A) 4/250 (B) 2/125          (C) 4/125 () 1/625
• Convert 107ten to a number in base two

(A) 10101112 (B) 10111002 (C) 11101112 (D) 11010112

• Write 394 in Roman numerals
• CCCIV (B) CCIX (C) CCCICV (D) CCCXCIV
• A trader bought a book for N500.00 and sold it for N360. Calculate the percentage loss. (A) 18 (B) 30 (C) 28 (D) 36
• The sum of two consecutive even number is 34. Find the smaller number? (A) 20 (B) 16 (C) 14 (D) 12
• Calculate the length of the side of a square whose area is 1089cm2

(A) 21cm (B) 23cm (C) 32cm (D) 33cm

• Express 72 as the product of its factors. Leaving your answer in index form. (A) 22 x 33 (B) 23 x 32 (c) 24 x 32 (d) 22 x 33
• Find the square root of 42¼

(A) 6 ½  (B) 8 ½  (C) 3 ¼       (D) 7 ¼

• The value of 62 is

(A) 12 (B) 36 (C) 62 (D) 26

• Find the range of the following set of numbers, 10, 10, 5, 11, 5, 11, 13, 7, 6 (A) 6 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 8
• Find the L.C.M. of 10ab, 14b2 and 18ab

(A) 14ab2 (B) 630ab2 (C) 360ab2 (d) 180ab2

• Find the simple interest of N12,000 for 7 ½ years at 6% per annum? (A) N4500 (B) N5400 (C) N3800 (D) 6160
• Find the value of x in the diagram below:

(A) 280 (B) 410 (C) 680 (D) 340 SECTION B

1. Simplify the following

(i) X5 x X-2      (ii) m0 x n0        (iii) b3 – b0       (iv) 2a-1 x 3a2      (v) P-2 ÷ p-7

(1b)     Round off the following to 2 significant figures

(i) 26002 (ii) 28336 (iii) 7284 (iv) 14612

Write down the sizes of the lettered angled

• Copy and complete the table below
• Simplify the following

(a) (-2) x (+12)                           (b) (-6) x (-10)                 (c)            36

– 6                                     – 4                                         (-2) x (-9) (d)        (-3) x (-15)                           (e)                    4 x (-3)

9                                                     – 24

• A trader buys a kettle for N880 and sells it at a profit of 15%. Find his actual profit and the selling price.

(5b)     A hat is bought for N250 and sold for N220. What is the loss percent?

• Simplify the following

(a) X + 3  + 4x – 2)                   (b)     7a – 3  –     3a + 5            (c)      4x + 1 – x – 5

5              5                           6                  4                              3            12

(6b)     Solve the following equations

• I add 55 to a certain number and then divide the sum by 3. The result is four times the first number. Find the number.

(7b)     A car increases its speed steadily over 6 seconds as sown below

• Use a scale of 2cm represents 1 second on the horizontal axis and 2cm represents 10km/h on the vertical axis. Draw a graph of the information.
• Use your graph to (a) the speed of the car after 2.5s (b) the time taken to reach a speed of 80km/h.
• (i)         Calculate the length of the third side of the triangle below 13cm

• Which of the following is a pythogorean triple? (a) (33, 56, 65)                        (b) (15, 30, 35)

(8b)     There are 7 red balls, 8 white balls and 5 blue balls in a box. A ball is selected at random from the box. Find the probability that the ball is

• White, (b) red (c) blue or red (d) neither blue nor white (e) green

MATHEMATICS EXAM QUESTIONS FOR JSS2 SECOND TERM

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