Mathematics 2012/2013 – Delsu Post UTME Past Questions and Answers

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Delsu Faculty of Art ComplexDelsu Post UTME Past Question for Mathematics

1. Convert 241 in base 5 to base 8
A. 718
B. 1078
C. 1768
D. 2418

B. 1078

2. Find the least length of a rod which can be cut into exactly equal strips, each of either 40cm or 48cm in length.
A. 120cm
B. 240cm
C. 360cm
D. 480cm

B. 240cm

3. A rectangular has lawn has an area of 1815 square yards. If its length is 50 meters, find its width in meters. Given that 1 meters equals 1.1yards
A. 39.93
B. 35.00
C. 33.00
D. 30.00

C. 33.00

4. Reduce each number to two significant figures and then evaluate (0.02174 x 1.2047) 0.023789
A. 0.8
B. 0.9
C. 1.1
D. 1.2

C. 1.1

5. A train moves from P to Q at an average speed of 90km/hr and immediately returns from O to P through the same route and at an average speed of 45km/h. find the average speed for the centre journey.
A. 55 00km/hr
B. 60 00km/hr
C. 67.50km/hr
D. 75 00km/hr

C. 67.50km/hr

6. If the length of a square is increased by 20% while its width is decreased by
20% to form a rectangle, what is the ratio of the area of the rectangle to the
area of the square?
A. 6.5
B. 25.24
C. 5.6
D. 24.25

D. 24.25

7. Two brothers invested a total of #5,000.00 on a farm project. The farm yield was sold for # 15, 000.00 at the end of the season. If the profit was shared in the ratio 2:3, what is the difference in the amount of profit received by the brothers?
A. #2,000.00
B. #4,000.00
C. #6,000.00
D. #10,000.00

A. #2,000.00

8. Peter’s weekly wages are #20.00 for the first 20 weeks and #36.00 for the 24 weeks. Find his average weekly wage for the remaining 8 weeks of the year. If his average weekly wage for the whole year is #30.00
A. #37.00
B. #35.00
C. #30.00
D. #5.00

A. #37.00

9. A man invests a sum of money at 4% per annum simple interest. After 3 years, the principal amounts to #7,000.00. find the sum invested
A. #7,840.00
B. #6,250.00
C. #6,160.00
D. #5,833.33

B. #6,250.00
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10. By selling 20 oranges for #1.35 a trader makes a profit 8%. What is his percentage gain or loss if he sells the same 20 oranges for #1.10?
A. 8%
B. 10%
C. 12%
D. 15%

C. 12%

11. Four boys and ten girls can cut a field in 5 hours. If the boys work at 1/4 the rate of which the girls work, how many boys will be needed to cut the field in 3 hours?
A. 180
B. 60
C. 25
D. 20

D. 20

12. Evaluate without using tables.
A. 625/8
B. 8/625
C. 1/8
D. 8

A. 625/8

13. Instead of writing 35/6 as a decimal correct to 3 significant figures, a student wrote it correct to 3 places of decimals. Find his error in standard form
A. 0.003
B. 3.0 x 10-3
C. 0.3 x 102
D. 0.3 x 10-3

B. 3.0 x 10-3

14. Simplify without using tables (Log26 – Log23)/(Log28- 2Log21/2)
A. 1/5
B. ½
C. –1/2
D. Log23/Log27

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