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School Name: Government Secondary School. Minna
Subject Name: Economics III
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Each question is followed by five cpfons lettered A - E. Choose the correct option for each
question and shade in pencil on your answer sheet, the answer space that bears the same letter as
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answer you wish to change. Do all rough work on this question paper.
An example'is given below:
Economics is regarded as a/an
A. applied science.
B. art subject.
C. physical science.
D. pure science.
R social science.
The correct option is 'social science' which is lettered t. Therefore, answer space E would be
shaded as shown below.
[A] [B] [Cj [D]
The definition of Economics as an Use the informationbelow to answer the
'inquiry info the nature and causes of question that follows:
fie wealth of nations', was given by
Given the tonnes of cocoa produced in
A. Adam Smith. Idanre in 5 vears as follows:
B, Alfred Marshall.
C. Irving Fisher. 70/fv 1
D. John Keynes. 60 i
E. Lionel Robbins. i
, The economics concept that !
emphasises prioritisation of human § 40 \
wants is referred to as
B. need. -"p 20 2001 2002 2003 20042005
€. opportunity cost. 10
D. scale of preference. ?
Determine the total tonnes of cocoa
produced from 2001 to 2004.
4. Which of the following is not a 9. The document that provides the rules
feature of a good table? and regulations thai governs the
internal working of an organisation
A . Clearly labelled axis is referred to as
B. Clear layout A. article of association.
C. Easy to comprehend 8. certificate of incorporation.
D. Explanatoiy footnote C. deed of partnership.
E. Well titled D. memorandum of association.
E. memorandum of
5. The basic economic problems of a
society include the following except understanding.
A. efficient production. 10. The difference between birthand
B. efficient use of resources. death rate is
C. for whom to produce.
D. how to produce. A. fertility rate.
E. what to produce. B. infant mortality.
C. natural growth rate.
6. A form of productionthat deals with D. optimum population.
E. population density.
general services is _ production.
11. The third stage of the Demographic
B. industrial Transition Theory is characterised by
D. secondary A. highdeath rate.
E. tertiary B. highdeath rate and highbirth
7. The reward for capital as a factor of rate.
C. low birth rate and high death
B. interest rate.
D. rent. D. low death rate and low birth
8. Which of the following is not a form
of business organisation? E. over population.
A. Cooperative society _12. Ifa bank cashier rises to the rank of
B. Industry bank manager, this is called
C. Joint-stock company mobility of labour.
E. Sole proprietorship A. geographical *
https://stcharlesedu.com13. The objective of specialisation isto 17. The Central Bank of Nigeria'spolicy
of producingpolymer against the
A. efficiently allocate resources. paper notes is anchored on what
B. increase the price of characteristic bfmoney?
commodities. A. Acceptability
C.. increase productive capacity. B. Divisibility
D. increase the use of labour. C. Durability
E. reduce workers' skills. D. Homogeneity
14. Which of the following is the correct
chain of distribution? 18. A system of agriculture where
number of individualfarmers pool
A. Manufacturer ->Consumer—>
__their resources inorder to produce
—Wholesaler > Retailer
large quantity of products is
— —B. Manufacturer > Retailer >
Wholesaler Consumer farming.
C. Manufacturer -ÿWholesaler—ÿ
Retailer Consumer B. cooperative
D. Retailer Wholesaler C. livestock
Manufacturer Consumer E. plantation
E. Wholesaler -> Retailer 19. Ifthe weekly revenues accrued to a
Manufacturer Consumer N2,500, Nl,500, N1,000, N2,000,
15. Effective distribution of goods and Determine the range of the firm's
services can be hinderedby
A. adequate market information. B. N12,200
. B. availability of credit . D. Nl6,000
facilities. E. N18,000
C. efficient storage facilities. 20. Ifthe mean of die following numbers
D. good road network. 1,x, 4 and 5 is 3, fmdx.
E. too many middlemen.
16. Which of the following is not an B. 2
example of commodity money? C. 3
B. Coins E. 5
C. Cowry shells
D. Elephant tusk
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