## Jss3 first term mathematics past questions and answers

Here are 20 mathematics questions suitable for JSS3 level, along with options and answers:

What is the value of 5 + 7?

a) 10

b) 12

c) 15

d) 20

Answer: b) 12

If x = 3 and y = 2, what is the value of 2x + 3y?

a) 4

b) 9

c) 10

d) 12

Answer: d) 12

Solve for x: 2x - 5 = 7

a) x = 1

b) x = 6

c) x = 7

d) x = 12

Answer: c) x = 7

What is the perimeter of a rectangle with length 8 cm and width 5 cm?

a) 10 cm

b) 13 cm

c) 26 cm

d) 40 cm

Answer: b) 13 cm

If a triangle has angles of 60°, 70°, and 50°, what type of triangle is it?

a) Equilateral

b) Isosceles

c) Scalene

d) Right-angled

Answer: c) Scalene

If the area of a square is 49 square units, what is the length of one side?

a) 7 units

b) 14 units

c) 21 units

d) 28 units

Answer: a) 7 units

Calculate 3/4 of 48.

a) 12

b) 24

c) 36

d) 72

Answer: b) 24

What is the next number in the sequence: 2, 4, 6, 8, ...?

a) 9

b) 10

c) 11

d) 12

Answer: b) 10

Simplify: 3/5 + 2/5.

a) 5/10

b) 1

c) 1/2

d) 5/15

Answer: b) 1

If a box contains 24 marbles, and you take out 1/3 of them, how many marbles do you have?

a) 6

b) 8

c) 12

d) 16

Answer: a) 6

What is the value of 4^3 (4 raised to the power of 3)?

a) 16

b) 32

c) 64

d) 128

Answer: c) 64

If a car travels at a speed of 60 km/h for 2 hours, how far does it travel?

a) 60 km

b) 120 km

c) 140 km

d) 180 km

Answer: b) 120 km

What is the smallest prime number?

a) 0

b) 1

c) 2

d) 3

Answer: c) 2

Find the missing number in the sequence: 10, 20, 30, __, 50.

a) 35

b) 40

c) 45

d) 55

Answer: b) 40

If the perimeter of a square is 16 cm, what is the length of each side?

a) 4 cm

b) 8 cm

c) 12 cm

d) 16 cm

Answer: a) 4 cm

What is the value of 3/8 as a decimal?

a) 0.375

b) 0.38

c) 0.3750

d) 0.38

Answer: a) 0.375

If a clock shows 2:45, what is the angle between the hour and minute hands?

a) 45 degrees

b) 90 degrees

c) 120 degrees

d) 135 degrees

Answer: d) 135 degrees

Solve for x: 2x + 7 = 15

a) x = 4

b) x = 6

c) x = 8

d) x = 9

Answer: a) x = 4

If a rectangle has a length of 9 cm and a perimeter of 30 cm, what is its width?

a) 3 cm

b) 6 cm

c) 9 cm

d) 12 cm

Answer: a) 3 cm

What is the value of 4! (4 factorial)?

a) 4

b) 8

c) 12

d) 24

Answer: d) 24.

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