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Chemistry Post Utme Past Questions

Equal moles of ethyne and hydrogen iodide react to give ____________

A. CH2 = CH2
B. CH2 = CH1
C. CH3 = CH3
D. CH2 = CH1

A substance that is used as a ripening agent fruit is, ____________

A. Ethane
B. Propene
C. Methane
D. Butane

When water boilers are used for a long period of time, the solid substances left behind as scale are ____________

A. Magnesium trioxosilicate (IV) and rust
B. Magnesium trioxosilicate (IV) and calcium trioxosulphate (VI)
C. Gay and magnesium trioxosilicate (IV)
D. Clay and rust

The solubility curve shows the variation of solute concentration with ____________

A. Volume
B. Temperature
C. Vapour density
D. Pressure

Kerosene is commonly used to remove the red colour stain of palm oil from cloth because it ____________

A. Help to spread the oil over a larger surface area
B. Reacts with the oil surface to form an odourless compound
C. Makes the oil evaporate easily by dissolving it
D. Helps to dilute the oil and reduce its colour

A sample of hard water contains some calcium sulphate and calcium hydrogen carbonate. The total hardness may therefore be removed by

A. Boiling the water
B. Adding excess calcium hydroxide
C. Adding a calculated amount of calcium hydroxide
D. Adding sodium carbonate
E. Adding magnesium hydroxide

During the electrolysis of copper II sulphate between platinum electrodes, if litmus solution is added to the anode compartment,

A. The litmus turns blue but no gas is evolved
B. The litmus turns blue and oxygen is evolved
C. The litmus turns blue and hydrogen is evolved
D. The litmus turns red and oxygen is evolved
E. The litmus turns red and then becomes colourless

The reaction between an organic acid and an alcohol in the presence of an acid catalyst is known as;

A. Saponification
B. Dehydration
C. Esterification
D. Hydrolysis
E. Hydration

The IUPAC names of the compounds CH3COOH and CH2=CH2 are respectively;

A. Acetic acid and ethene
B. Ethanoic acid and ethene
C. Methanoic acid and ethylene
D. Ethanol and ethene
E. Acetic acid and ethylene

If 30cm3 of oxygen diffuses through a porous pot in 7 seconds, how long will it take 60cm3 of chlorine to diffuse through the same pot, if the vapour densities of oxygen and chlorine are 16 and 36 respectively?

A. 9.3 sec
B. 14 sec
C. 21 sec
D. 28 sec
E. 30.3 sec

Brass and bronze are both metallic alloys. Which of the following constituents is common to both alloys?

A. Tin
B. Zinc
C. Copper
D. Lead
E. Aluminium

Which of the following gases may not be dried with concentrated sulphuric acid?

A. HCl
B. N2
C. Cl2
D. SO2
E. NH3

Which of the following reactions does not take place in the smelting of iron in a blast furnace?

A. CaCO3(s) CaO(s) + CO2(g)
B. C(s) + O2(g) CO2(g)
C. 3FeCO(s) + 2OCO2(g) FeO4(s)
D. SiO2(s) + CaO(s) CaCO3(s)
E. CO2(g) + C(s) 2CO(g)

Which of the following is not a member of the homologous series of paraffin (alkanes)?

A. C3H8
B. C5H12
C. C7H16
D. C15H32
E. C24H48

When ammonia and hydrogen ion bond together to form ammonium ion, the bond formed is called

A. Ionic bond
B. Electrovalent bond
C. Covalent bond
D. Co-ordinate bond
E. Hydrogen bond

English Post Utme Past questions

Choose the options which are nearest in meaning to the sentences in each of the following questions.

We visited the home of one boy. That’s the boy I mean.

A. That’s the boy whom we visited his home
B. That’s the boy whose home we visited
C. That’s the boy whose home we visited
D. That’s the boy at the home whom we visited

In the match against the uplanders team, the submariners turned out to be the dark horse

A. Played most brilliantly
B. Played below their usual form
C. Won unexpectedly
D. Lost as expected
E. Won as expected

Only the small fry get punished for such social misdemeanours

A. Small boys
B. Unimportant people
C. Frightened people
D. Frivolous people
E. Inexperienced people

The leader in today’s issue of our popular newspaper focuses on inflation

A. President
B. Headline
C. Editorial
D. Columnist
E. Proprietor

From the ways my friend talks, you can see he is such a bore

A. Rude
B. Brilliant
C. Uninteresting
D. Overbearing
E. Humorous

Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence;

Mrs. Dada has been deserted by her husband because he feels she has a heart of stone

A. She has a heavy heart
B. She has little warmth of feeling
C. She has a hard heart
D. She is hard hearted
E. She has a strong heart

Mr. Jack could be a successful businessman if he paid more attention to the more intricate aspects of his account

A. Mr Jack will undoubtedly succeed
B. Mr Jack cannot succeed
C. Jack will have a very good chance of succeeding
D. Mr. Jack will find it difficult to succeed
E. Mr Jack will succeed in spite of all odds

If my father had not arrived, I would have starved. This sentence means

A. My father did arrive and I didn’t starve
B. I had to starve because my father didn’t come
C. My father didn’t arrive and I didn’t starve
D. I should have starved but I didn’t
E. I had starved before my father arrived

The two sprinters were running neck and neck

A. Exact level
B. Very slowly
C. Very fast
D. With their necks together
E. Together

He stared at her

A. Glanced
B. Peeped
C. Looked
D. Gazed
E. Fixed

Complete each of the following sentences by choosing the option that most suitably fills the space;

If you travel by air you will be given an allowance to cover ….

A. A luggage
B. Luggage
C. Luggages
D. A baggage
E. Baggages

Tennyson and Browning lived about the same time and therefore …. poets

A. Contrary
B. Contractual
C. Contemporaneous
D. Contemporary
E. Contemptible

The green snake which lives in the green grass is using a perfect …

A. Ambush
B. Undercover
C. Camouflage
D. Shelter
E. Subterfuge

In order to carry out the necessary examination the dead body was …

A. Extracted
B. Extradited
C. Exiled
D. Expelled
E. Exhumed

Remember this matter is strictly …..

A. Between you and i
B. Among you and me
C. Among you and me
D. Between you and me
E. Between you and myself

Post Utme Past Questions On Accounting

The financial position of an organization at a particular time can be ascertained from the

A. Statement of sources and application of funds
B. Statement of retained earnings
C. Balance sheet
D. Profit and loss account

Given;
Purchases = N20,000
Sales = N40,000
Carriage inwards = N5,000
Carriage outwards = N5,000
Opening stock = N10,000
Closing stock = N5,000

What is the cost of goods sold?

A. N30,000
B. N25,000
C. N20,000
D. N15,000

The net profit or loss for the year is determined in the profit and loss account after

A. Deducting purchases from sales
B. Deducting cost of goods sold from sales and adding administrative expenses
C. Adding commissions received to gross profit
D. Eliminating all expenses from gross profit and adding any other income

If a bad debt previously written off is subsequently repaid, the amount collected is recorded as an

A. Income in the profit and loss account
B. Income in the balance sheet
C. Additional cash in the profit and loss account
D. Expense in the balance sheet

Beginning and ending accounts receivable balances were N8,000 and N15,000 respectively. If collections from customers during the period were N36,000, then total sales on account would be

A. N23,000
B. N29,000
C. N36,000
D. N43,000

The term “accounting period” is used to refer to the

A. Time span during which taxes are paid to the inland revenue board
B. Budget period, usually one year, relied on by the accountant
C. Time span, usually one year, covered by financial statement
D. Period within which debtors are expected to settle accounts

Assigning revenues to the accounting period in which goods were sold or services rendered and expenses incurred is known as

A. Passing of entries
B. Consistency convention
C. Matching concept
D. Adjusting for revenue

The accounting convention which states that profit must not be recognized until realized while all losses should be adequately provided for is termed

A. Materiality
B. Objectivity
C. Consistency
D. Conservatism

Accounting information is used by investors and creditors of a company to predict

A. Future cash flows of the company
B. Future tax payments of the company
C. Potential merger candidates for the company
D. Appropriate remunerations for the company’s staff

From which of the following sources are creditors’ control accounts most likely to be posted?

A. Supplier’s invoices
B. Cash disbursements journal
C. Subsidiary debtors ledger
D. Purchases journal

Which of the following categories of labor cost will be classified as direct?

A. Accountant’s salary
B. Factory workers’ salary
C. Managing director’s salary
D. Cashier’s salary

The major difference between the receipt and payment account and the income and expenditure account is that while the former

A. Is kept by the treasurer, the latter is not
B. Deals with all receipts and payments in the year regardless of the time it relates to, the latter is for just that year
C. Is a T-account, the latter is not
D. Is not in the ledger, the latter is

The net profit from a trading account of a non-profit making organization would be treated as income in the

A. Income and expenditure account
B. Receipt and payment account
C. Balance sheet
D. Statement of affairs

The major distinguishing element between the final accounts of a partnership and a sole trader is the

A. Drawings account
B. Appropriation account
C. Capital account
D. Creditors account

Literature Post Utme Past Questions

Read the poem and answer questions
At dawn must I rise to till the rock
That our land has turned into
The land where on we’d gleefully harvested paddy
Planted and nurtured and tended on plots marshy
Our woes are bloody woes of accursed revenges
Of the land spirits aggrieved by paltry human respect
For the life of fellow man by his fellow
Kindred blood has counted for less than no value
Brother’s wife has been wife to other brother’s brother
Communal loot has emptied our country silos
The earth has stopped breathing and sighed
Soldered tears has the moon shed
The earth was scorched at noon-day night
And our land has turned to hoeing rock.

The mood of the poet is one of________

A. Loneliness
B. Hopelessness
C. Happiness
D. Recklessness

Read the poem and answer questions
At dawn must I rise to till the rock
That our land has turned into
The land where on we’d gleefully harvested paddy
Planted and nurtured and tended on plots marshy
Our woes are bloody woes of accursed revenges
Of the land spirits aggrieved by paltry human respect
For the life of fellow man by his fellow
Kindred blood has counted for less than no value
Brother’s wife has been wife to other brother’s brother
Communal loot has emptied our country silos
The earth has stopped breathing and sighed
Soldered tears has the moon shed
The earth was scorched at noon-day night
And our land has turned to hoeing rock.

‘The earth has stopped breathing and sighed’ illustrates__________

A. Bathos
B. Paradox
C. Climax
D. Personification

Read the poem and answer questions
At dawn must I rise to till the rock
That our land has turned into
The land where on we’d gleefully harvested paddy
Planted and nurtured and tended on plots marshy
Our woes are bloody woes of accursed revenges
Of the land spirits aggrieved by paltry human respect
For the life of fellow man by his fellow
Kindred blood has counted for less than no value
Brother’s wife has been wife to other brother’s brother
Communal loot has emptied our country silos
The earth has stopped breathing and sighed
Soldered tears has the moon shed
The earth was scorched at noon-day night
And our land has turned to hoeing rock.

The run-on lines convey the speaker’s_______

A. Lamentation
B. Disappointment
C. Defiance
D. Indignation

Read the poem and answer questions
At dawn must I rise to till the rock
That our land has turned into
The land where on we’d gleefully harvested paddy
Planted and nurtured and tended on plots marshy
Our woes are bloody woes of accursed revenges
Of the land spirits aggrieved by paltry human respect
For the life of fellow man by his fellow
Kindred blood has counted for less than no value
Brother’s wife has been wife to other brother’s brother
Communal loot has emptied our country silos
The earth has stopped breathing and sighed
Soldered tears has the moon shed
The earth was scorched at noon-day night
And our land has turned to hoeing rock.

There is a predominance of words associated with________

A. Governance
B. Nature
C. Nurture
D. Celebration

Bayo Adebowale portrayed Yaremi as resilient, self reliant and strong willed particularly to__________

A. Rebuke African superstitious beliefs
B. Represent the image of African traditionalism
C. Condemn male chauvinism
D. Demonstrate the plight of widowhood

A time to sow,
A time to reap,
A time to be born,
A time to die”

This exemplifies the use of …

A. Anadiplosis
B. Chiasmus
C. Anaphora
D. Hendiadys

Asides from being a satire, Ogodo’s “Harvest of Corruption” may also be regarded as a________

A. Parody
B. Travelogue
C. Tragedy
D. Tragicomedy

Chief Ade Amaka portrays_______

A. Betrayal of public trust
B. Fraud and misfortune
C. Lust and deceitfulness
D. The evils of capitalism

‘poisonous pleasure of wine’ illustrates the use of_______

A. Antithesis
B. Metaphor
C. Oxymoron
D. Synecdoche

Fatalism is crucial element in_________

A. Melodrama
B. Tragi-comedy
C. Tragedy
D. Comedy

Use the excerpt below to answer questions
“Now, by yond marble
heaven,
In the due reverence of a sacred vow
I here enrage my words.” (Shakespeare’s Othello)

The prevailing activity in the extract is

A. The vow of revenge and pledge of loyalty by Lago to Othello
B. Evident of the conspiracy between Lago and Othello
C. The vow by Lago to revenge upon Othello
D. Reflective of Othello’s rage

The bar in Tennyson’s “Crossing the Bar” is a symbol for the___________

A. Presence of God’s and his guiding force
B. World
C. Boundary between life and death
D. Grave

Use the excerpt below to answer questions
“Now, by yond marble
heaven,
In the due reverence of a sacred vow
I here enrage my words.” (Shakespeare’s Othello)

Consequent upon the act in the excerpt, …

A. Desdemona reconfessed her love for Othello
B. Othello became Lago’s sworn enemy
C. Lago successfully executed Othello
D. Othello changed from being the hero to a villain

… may be said to be a critical subject of concern in Blake’s “School Boy”

A. Adventurism
B. Futility of life and time
C. Moral rectitude
D. Academic development

A transferred epithet is popularly known as a/an ……..

A. Epistrophe
B. Ellipsis
C. Hypallage
D. Hendiady

Agricultural Science Post Utme Past Questions

The commonest method of land tenure in Nigeria is

A. Outright purchase
B. State allocation
C. Pledge
D. Inheritance

In poultry nutrition, the minerals that prevent the laying of thin-shelled eggs are

A. Calcium and phosphorus
B. Sodium and calcium
C. Phosphorus and sodium
D. Sulphur and phosphorus

If a crop requires 1.5kg phosphorus per hectare, how many kg of manure will be required per hectare is 1kg manure contains 0.32kg of phosphorus

A. 2.47kg
B. 4.69kg
C. 7.35kg
D. 12.3kg

The causative organism of maize rust is?

A. Nematoda
B. Insect
C. Bacterium
D. Fungus

Which of the following fruit is a capsule?

A. Okra
B. Apple
C. Mango
D. Coconut

The maturity period of groundnut in month is

A. 1 – 2
B. 2 – 3
C. 4 – 5
D. 6 – 7

Which of the following cereal crops most requires nursery practices?

A. Maize
B. Rice
C. Millet
D. Guinea corn

Oil palm trees do well in soils with pH level of

A. 2.5 – 3.5
B. 3.5 – 4.5
C. 5.5 – 6.5
D. 6.5 – 7.5

The optimum temperature for storing yam tuber under cold storage is

A. 7°C
B. 9°C
C. 13°C
D. 15°C

Dura, Tenera, and Pisifera have all cultivated varieties of

A. Coconut
B. Oil palm
C. Rubber
D. Banana

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