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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University entry examination in West African countries. The following past questions should help you prepare for your WAEC examinations.



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Question 1

A farmer obtained a of #250,000 at a simple interest rate of 8% per annum to be paid in two years what would be the interest the farmer will pay on the loan?

Subject: Agricultural Science


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Question 2

The following are features of Northern Guinea Savanna except

Subject: Biology


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Question 3

An association whose ultimate aim is to influence government policies is known as

Subject: Government


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Question 4

The prophet whose occupation was the dressing of sycamore trees was

Subject: Chemistry


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Question 5

Pore sweat is produced during muscular exercise because

Subject: Biology


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Question 6

If p = (y : 2y \(\geq\) 6) and Q = (y : y -3 \(\geq\) 4), where y is an integer, find p\(\cap\)Q

Subject: Mathematics


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Question 8

Which of the following organisms is not a social insect?

Subject: Biology


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Question 9

A ball of mass 5.0kg hits a smooth vertical wall normally with a speed of 2m-1 and rebounds with the same speed. Determine the impulse experienced by the ball

Subject: Physics


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Question 10

Filtrate in the Bowman's capsule contains vitamins because

Subject: Biology


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Question 11

Multiply \(2.7 \times 10^{-4}\) by \(6.3 \times 10^6\) and leave your answers in standard form

Subject: Mathematics


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Question 12

If x = {0, 2, 4, 6}, y = {1, 2, 3, 4} and z = {1, 3} are subsets of u = {x:0 \(\geq\) x \(\geq\) 6}, find x \(\cap\) (Y' \(\cup\) Z)

Subject: Mathematics


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Question 13

Which of the following structures is not involved in respiration?

Subject: Biology


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Question 15

The maximum size of a population that a given area can support is known as

Subject: Biology


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Question 16

A small plot of land where intensive cultivation is practiced to produce vegetables is generally referred to as

Subject: Agricultural Science


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Question 17

Simplify \(\frac{8^2 \times 4^n + 1}{2^{2n} \times 16}\)

Subject: Mathematics


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Question 18

The earth is not a perfect sphere because its equatorial axis is longer than the polar axis. Where on the earth's surface would an object have its greatest weight?

Subject: Physics


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Question 19

Read the extract and answer the questionAriel: All hail, great master! Grave sir, hali ! I comeTo answer the best pleasure; be't to fly,To swim, to dive into the fire, to rideOn the curled clouds, to thy strong bidding task Ariel and all his quality.(Act I Scene Two, lines 189 - 193)Prospero has actually

Subject: Literature In English


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