JSS2 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers

Objective Questions

Instruction: Answer ALL questions from this section

1. Express 18 as a product of its prime factors
a) 3 x 3 = 32 b) 2 x 3 x 3 = 22 x 32
c) 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 = 22 x 32 d) 2 x 2 x 3 = 22 x 32
d) 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 = 23 x 31

2. Find the HCF of 36 and 60
a) 12 b) 14 c) 16 d) 18 e) 22

3. Evaluate 62
a) 12 b) 14 c) 24 d) 36 e) 42

4. Find the square root of 25
a) 5 b) 10 c) 15 d) 20 e) 25

5. Find 10% of 400
a) 10 b) 20 c) 30 d) 40 e) 50

6. Convert 3:4 to percentage
a) 55 b) 65 c) 75 d) 85 e) 95

7. Find the simple interest on N500 for 2 years
a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) 5

8. Round off 9324 to 1 significant figure
a) 9.32 b) 9.3 c) 932 d) 9000 e) 9.300

9. What is the multiplicative inverse of 11/20?
a) 1/2 b) 0/2 c) 20/2
d) 11/12 e) 2/11

10. Simplify ab(a – b)
a) aba – abb b) abba – bb c) bb – aba d) aa – aba e) ba – aba

11. How many lines of symmetry has a square?
a) 3 b) 4 c) 5 d) 6 e) 7
Use the diagram below to answer questions 12, 13 and 14

12. What is the value of angle a?
a) 76o b) 77o c) 78o d) 79o e) 80o

13. What is the value of angle b?
a) 100o b) 101o c) 102o d) 103o e) 104o

14. What is the value of angle c?
a) 76o b) 77o c) 78o d) 79o e) 80o

15. The cardinal points are made up of primary directions of ____
a) North East, South, and West b) North East and West
c) North, East and West
d) North, East, SouthNorth and West e) North, West

16. Write the bearing of X from Y in the diagram below
a) 065o b) 075o c) 085o d) 85o e) 75o

17. Which one is a Pythagoras’s rule?
a) c2 = a2 + b2 b) c2 = c2 + b2 c) c2 = b2 – a2
d) b2 = a2 + a2 e) b2 = b2 + a2

18. Which of the following is a Pythagorean triple?
a) 2, 9, 11 b) 21, 22, 23 c) 12, 35, 37
d) 13, 35, 37 e) 14, 34, 37

19. A right angled triangle is a triangle which one of the angles is ____
a) 360o b) 270o c) 180o d) 90o e) 0o

20. Bearing is measured in ____
a) clockwise direction b) anticlockwise direction c) wile direction
d) upward direction e) downward direction

Essay Questions

1. Write the bearings of a) X from Y b) Y from X
2. Solve and state whether any 30, 40, 50 is a Pythagorean triple or not.
3. Find the value of angles a and b
4. Fin the bearing of X from Y
5. Find the value of x in this triangle

60 thoughts on “JSS2 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers

  • January 24, 2020 at 9:29 pm
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    Thank you for making my learning easy and cheap for me
    Thanks a LOT

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      • May 27, 2020 at 8:30 am
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        yeah even me i didn’t see answers

      • July 29, 2020 at 2:12 pm
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        It’s simple but no answer, or maybe they are giving us this question to know our brilliancy or our knowledge

      • September 3, 2020 at 6:24 am
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        I need a answer your question but I can’t

  • May 8, 2020 at 4:43 pm
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    i like it thanks .

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    • June 23, 2020 at 11:46 am
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      Thanks its so simple

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      • June 27, 2020 at 1:03 pm
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        no answers?
        so we will solve it and see the correct answers please
        but thanks for the questions

      • July 30, 2020 at 10:55 am
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        Thank

    • April 15, 2021 at 2:10 pm
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      thank you I like it

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  • May 9, 2020 at 4:42 pm
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    these questions are all good and easy
    i like them all.

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    • June 18, 2020 at 1:05 pm
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      I am really happy to see all these questions

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    • June 18, 2020 at 1:12 pm
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      Yes,but some are hard in the essay

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      • June 23, 2020 at 11:45 am
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        Thanks its so simple

  • May 20, 2020 at 9:28 am
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    Thank you for making my l easy for me

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  • May 27, 2020 at 11:38 am
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    Thank so much passnow i really love the questions

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  • June 16, 2020 at 11:19 pm
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    My daughter Is finding it difficult
    The questions are ok

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  • June 16, 2020 at 11:21 pm
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    My daughter Is finding it difficult
    The
    questions are ok

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    • June 28, 2020 at 3:10 pm
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      I love the question

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  • June 25, 2020 at 8:25 am
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    Thank you. Loved the questions.

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  • June 27, 2020 at 1:04 pm
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    no answers?
    so we will solve it and see the correct answers please
    but thanks for the questions

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  • July 8, 2020 at 3:43 pm
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    thanks for the questions

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  • July 8, 2020 at 3:51 pm
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    I love the question but the question are to hard

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  • July 11, 2020 at 8:11 pm
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    Thank you nice questions

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  • July 15, 2020 at 8:41 pm
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    Nice one interesting

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  • July 25, 2020 at 4:39 pm
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    number 7, the rate wasn’t indicated and no.3 , how do we evaluate without any variables?

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  • July 29, 2020 at 1:51 pm
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    This past question is very effective for me because this question is really helping me

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  • July 29, 2020 at 1:53 pm
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    But some question is not indicated

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  • July 29, 2020 at 1:58 pm
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    Please marvellous this question is not hard, it is the way you are seeing the question, but if you are a jss2student you will understand the question

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    • August 13, 2020 at 9:01 pm
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      It works for me thanks God bless

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      • October 6, 2020 at 2:32 pm
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        Well I guess it was not that hard it really helped me pass my exam and no 12 13 and 14 I think it was the square mentioned in question 11 that was supposed to be used in those questions

  • July 29, 2020 at 2:03 pm
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    All people that is saying that the question is hard it is not hard it is the way you are seeing the question or maybe you have forgotten what your teacher taught

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      • September 28, 2020 at 1:02 pm
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        The diagrams are not present in the question

  • September 4, 2020 at 10:14 am
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    pls help me in inequality topic

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  • October 1, 2020 at 5:12 pm
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    i love the questions but some are not crect like 12 13 and 14 plus 9
    thanks

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    • October 1, 2020 at 5:13 pm
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      i mean *correct*

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  • October 22, 2020 at 8:18 pm
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    Graph question and answer

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  • October 30, 2020 at 9:34 pm
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    Pls can I be added to ur maths group

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  • December 14, 2020 at 7:07 pm
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    please can you help me outside in this number 16

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    • December 14, 2020 at 7:08 pm
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      can you help me out in this number 16 please mistake

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  • December 21, 2020 at 9:09 pm
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    where are the answers

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  • January 8, 2021 at 3:41 pm
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    |The questions are not hard it is the way you are seeing it but if you know the formula you have gotten it.If you are still having problems watch videos on that topic.By the way thanks for the questions

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    • January 8, 2021 at 3:42 pm
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      Really appreciate

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  • January 8, 2021 at 3:42 pm
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    Really appreciate

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  • January 26, 2021 at 6:57 pm
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    Thanks i appreciate

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  • February 13, 2021 at 12:22 pm
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    can someone help me with the question 1 pls

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  • April 6, 2021 at 1:54 pm
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    It’s nice but NO ANSWER!!!!

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