Home » Past Questions » JSS2 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers

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

Recommended: Study Junior WAEC/BECE Past Questions & Answers.

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

85 thoughts on “JSS2 Mathematics Past Questions and Answers”

  1. There is no answer but at the heading of dis page it was written question and answer sooo pls do something about it pls

    1. |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

    2. 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

      1. 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

          1. 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

              1. no answers?
                so we will solve it and see the correct answers please
                but thanks for the questions

                1. It’s simple but no answer, or maybe they are giving us this question to know our brilliancy or our knowledge

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.