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PRESIDENT’S COLLEGE

EASTER TERM END OF TERM EXAMINATIONS – MARCH, 2018


DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
SUBJECT: MATHEMATICS
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT: MR. GODFREY PATTERSON
GRADES: NINE (9) P, Q, R & S
TEACHERS: MR HENRY BRANDON, MS. MECKEDA STOKES& MS. JONNEL
SIMON
PAPER ONE (1): FORTY (25) MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS – ONE (1) MARK
EACH.
INSTRUCTIONS:
 Answer all questions.
 This paper is allotted a time of 1 hour.
 No calculators are allowed.
 Using the answer sheet shade completely the circle that contains the correct letter for each
question.

1. Mary can find the number of subsets in a given set by using the formula
(A) 𝑛2
(B) 2𝑛
(C) 2𝑛
(D) (2𝑛)2
2. The value of the 5 in the number 805 632 is
(A) 500 000
(B) 50 000
(C) 5 000
(D) 500
3. (6.8 + 2.7) − 9.1 =
(A) 0.4
(B) 4.0
(C) 5
(D) 5.5
4. The appropriate value of 𝜋 is
(A) 31.4
22
(B) 7
(C) 0.314
7
(D) 22
5. Which one has a common factor of 4𝑥?
(A) 4𝑥 − 7𝑦
(B) 4𝑥 − 8𝑥𝑦
(C) 4𝑥 + 7𝑦
(D) 4𝑥𝑦 + 8
6. Which one is the coefficient of 𝑥 2 in3𝑥 2 + 4𝑥 + 1?
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
7. Set A = {−2, −1, 0, 1, 2}
The solution set for {𝑥: 𝑥 ≥ 0, 𝑥 ∈ 𝐴}is
(A) {1, 2}
(B) {0, 1, 2}
(C) {−1, −2}
(D) {0, −1, −2}
8. Set X = {−4, −3, −2, −1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4}
Set Y = {−4, −3, −2, 7, 8}
Which represents 𝑋 ∩ 𝑌?
(A) {𝑥: 4 ≤ 𝑥 ≤ 2}
(B) {𝑥: −4 ≤ 𝑥 ≤ −2}
(C) {𝑥: 4 < 𝑥 < 2}
(D) {𝑥: −4 < 𝑥 < −2}
9. What is 246 expressed in Scientific Notation?
(A) 246× 100
(B) 24.6×101
(C) 2.46×102
(D) 0.246×103
10. What is the difference of the eights in 9864.82?
(A) 799.0
(B) 799.2
(C) 800.0
(D) 800.8
11. 8.6+3.73 =
(A) 4.87
(B) 12.33
(C) 48.7
(D) 123.3
12. 62 – 52 =
(A) (6 + 5)(6 – 5)
(B) (5 + 6)(5 – 6)
(C) 6(6 – 5)
(D) 6(6 + 5)
13. The distance around a circular track is 132 metres. What is the diameter, in metres, of the track?
22
(𝜋 = 7
)
(A) 21
(B) 42
(C) 168
(D) 264
14. The sides of a triangle ABC are 6 cm, 9 cm and 15 cm respectively. If the length of each side is
2
decreased by of its magnitude, what is the perimeter, in cm, of the new triangle?
3
(A) 40
(B) 30
(C) 20
(D) 15
3 2
15. (4) =
3
(A) 4
4
(B) 3
9
(C) 16
16
(D) 19
16. (4𝑏)2 − (𝑎)2 =
(A) 16(𝑏 2 − 𝑎2 ) (C) 4(𝑏 2 − 𝑎2 )
(B) (4𝑏 − 𝑎)(4𝑏 + 𝑎) (D) (4𝑏 − 𝑎)(4𝑏 − 𝑎)
17. If 𝐶 = 2𝜋𝑟, making 𝑟 the subject of the formula would give
𝐶
(A)
2𝜋
2𝜋
(B)
𝐶

(C) 2𝜋𝑟
2𝐶
(D)
𝜋
Study figure 3 below carefully, then answer question 33.

Figure 3
18. What is 𝑛(𝑋) only in figure 3?
(A) 35 (C) 10
(B) 19 (D) 29
19. 4 × 134 in base five is
(A) 401 (C) 1201
(B) 536 (D) 4121
20. What the value of 𝑥 in 9𝑥 = 81?
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 8
21. 5x – 2y -3x + 2y =
(A) 2x
(B) 8x
(C) 2x – 4y
(D) 8x + y

22. The figure above represents a circle placed inside a square with side 14cm. Find the area of the
shaded region. Use 22/7.
(A) 112 cm2
(B) 42cm2
(C) 12cm2
(D) 34cm2
23. The set of numbers which are greater than -2 but less than 5 may be written as
(A) {x:-2 < 𝑥 < 5}
(B) {x:-2 ≤ 𝑥 < 5}
(C) {x:-2 < 𝑥 ≤ 5}
(D) {x:-2 ≤ 𝑥 ≤ 5}
24. Which of the following is a subset of {1, 2, 3}?
(A) {1, 2}
(B) {0, 3}
(C) {2, 4}
(D) {1, 2, 3, 4}
25. The length of a lake is 8km. The lake is represented on a map by a length of 2cm. The scale is
(A) 1:4
(B) 1:2 000
(C) 1:200 000
(D) 1:400 000

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