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Bece 2016 Science past Questions and Answers

Bece 2016 Science past Questions and Answers

Bece 2016 past Questions and Answers. Choose the best option that best answers each of the objective questions.

1. An example of a third class lever is

A. Wheelbarrow

B. Sugar tongs

C. Pair of scissors

D. crowbar


Ans. B. Sugar tongs



2. The release of a matured egg from an ovary into the fallopian tube is called

A. Copulation

B. Ejaculation

C. Menstruation

D. Ovulation


Ans. D. Ovulation


3. The blood vessel that carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart is known as

A. Pulmonary artery

B. Pulmonary vein.

C. Vena cava

D. Aorta


Ans. B. Pulmonary vein.



4. An example of plant micro nutrient is.

A. Calcium

B. Copper

C. Magnesium

D. Potassium


Ans. B. Copper


5. What is the colour of the neutral wire in a three pin plug?

A. Blue

B. Brown

C. Green

D. Yellow


Ans. A. Blue


6. In the pinhole camera, the image formed is always

A. Erect a good bright

B. Erect and blurred

C. Inverted and re real.

D. Inverted and virtual


Ans. C.Inverted and re real.



7. The part of the flower that develops into fruit is.

A. Ovary

B. Ovule

C. Stamen.

D. Style


Ans. A. Ovary



8. The number of elements in the compound Ca(OH)2 is

A. 2.

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5.


Ans. B. 3

9. The reason why alum is added to water is to.

A. Kill germs.

B. Give taste to the water

C. Make water colourless

D. Make suspected particles to settle


Ans. D. Make suspected particles to settle


10. Which of the following parasites can be controlled by hand picking?

A. Liver fluke

B. Tape worm.

C. Tick.

D. Round worm.


Ans. C. Tick


Bece 2016 Science past Questions and Answers

11. A stick appears to be Bent when immersed in water because of.

A. Absorption

B. Reflection

C. Refraction

D. Transmission



Ans. C. Refraction


12. One different between a metal and a non metal is that metals

A. Are less malleable

B. Have low density

C. Have luster

D. Have low melting points.


Ans. B. Have luster



13. The cultivation of different crops on different plots of land in a definite order is called

A. Land rotation

B. Shifting cultivation.

C. Crop rotation

D. Mixed cropping


Ans. C. Crop Rotation


14. Iodine deficiency in humans could result in.

A. Diabetes

B. Goiter

C. Kwashiorkor

D. Scurvy


Ans. B. Goiter


15. If a substance is combustible it means

A. Easily catches fire

B. Dissolves common salt.

C. Sublimes at room temperature

D. Boils at 100 °C


Ans. A. Easily catches fire


16. Micro organisms that can cause diseases are collectively called

A. Bacteria

B. Infections

C. Pathogens

D. Viruses


Ans.C. Pathogens


17. Which type of energy is lost when sweat evaporates from the body?

A. Sound energy

B. Mechanical energy

C. Chemical energy

D. Heat energy


Ans. D. Heat energy


18. Which of the following gases is involved in rusting of iron?

A. Hydrogen

B. Oxygen

C. Nitrogen

D. Carbon dioxide


Ans. B. Oxygen


19. The feeling of soil between fingers is used to determine

A. Soil texture

B. Soil structure

C. Soil drainage

D. Soil capillarity


Ans. A. Soil texture

20. Sodium hydroxide is an example of a base because it.

A. Has sour taste

B. Has a pH less than 7

C. Turns blue litmus paper red

D. Turns red litmus paper blue


Ans. D. Turns red litmus paper blue


Bece 2016 Science past Questions and Answers

21. Which of the following plants has its leaves modified for storing food?

A. Ginger

B. Onion

C. Pineapple

D. Tomato


Ans. B Onion


22. Gases enter and leave the leaf of a plant through

A. Mesophyll cells

B. Stomata

C. Pith.

D. Palisade cells


Ans.B. Stomata

23. Which of the following vegetable crops is cultivated for its leaves?

A. Carrot

B. Lettuce

C. Okro

D. Pepper


Ans. B. Lettuce


24. An example of a body that does not produce its own light is.

A. Moon

B. Sun.

C. Star.

D. Fire fly.


Ans. A. Moon


25. Which of the following devices converts electrical energy to sound energy?

A. Electric heater

B. Electric fan

C. Washing machine

D. Loudspeaker.


Ans. D. Loudspeaker.


26. Transplanting is usually done in the evening because

A. Darkness promotes rapid growth

B. Seedlings require less nutrients

C. Pest attack is minimal

D. Transpiration is minimal


Ans. D.Transpiration is minimal


27. A mixture of sugar and water could be separated by

A. Decantation

B. Evaporation

C. Filtration

D. Sublimation


Ans. B. Evaporation


28. Which of the following results in the formation of a new substance?

A. Cooling water to ice.

B. Adding saliva to cooked yam.

C. Disolving sugar in water

D. Mixing iron dust and sand.


Ans. B. Adding saliva to cooked yam.


29. Photosynthesis is important because it produces

A. Glucose and oxygen

B. Glucose and carbon dioxide

C. Oxygen and carbon dioxide

D. Water and carbon dioxide


Ans.  A. Glucose and oxygen



30. Global warming is caused by the

A. Circulation of oxygen in the atmosphere

B. Excessive release of carbon dioxide in to the atmosphere

C. Release of hydrogen into the atmosphere

D. Circulation of nitrogen in the atmosphere


Ans. B. Excessive release of carbon dioxide in to the atmosphere

Bece 2016 Science past Questions and Answers

31. The warning and safety signs on chemicals containers are usually represented by a symbol placed within a

A. Circle

B. Rectangle

C. Square

D. Triangle


Ans. D. Triangle

32. In which of the following structures in a living cell is cellulose found?

A. Chloroplast

B. Mitochondrion

C. Cell membrane

D. Cell wall


Ans. Cell wall


33. Elements that could easily lose electrons to form cations are.

A . Metals.

B. Non- metals

C. Semi- metals

D. Noble gases


Ans. A. Metals


34. Turning agricultural products from their original form into desirable forms is called

A. Preservation

B. Precessing

C. Recycling

D. Storage


Ans. A. Preservation


35. The function of the hair in the nose is to.

A. Make breathing easier

B. Keep nose moist

C. Filter dust from the air during inhalation

D. Keep the nose warm.


Ans. C. Filter dust from the air during inhalation

36. A metal that is used as a thermometric liquid is

A. Aluminum

B. Copper

C. Mercury

D. Silver


Ans. C. Mercury

37. The Joule is the S. I unit of

A. Energy

B. Force

C. Power

D. Pressure


Ans. A. Energy

38. Which of the following gases supports burning?

A. Hydrogen

B. Oxygen

C . Carbon dioxide

D. Carbon monoxide


Ans. B. Oxygen


39. The type of energy that follows from one to another due to temperature difference is

A. Mechanical energy

B. Heat energy

C. Solar energy

D. Nuclear energy


Ans. B. Heat energy

40. Which of the following resources does not produce energy?

A. Coal

B. Sand

C . Water

D. Wind.


An. B. Sand

























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