Social Studies BECE 2022 Revision Questions and Answers

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Social Studies BECE 2022 Revision Questions and Answers

This paper consists of three sections: I, II and III. Answer five questions only, choosing one question from
Section I and two question from section II and III. All questions carry equal marks.
Credit will be given for clarity of expression and orderly presentation of material.

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Answer one question only from this section.

  1. The data below shows the quantity of crops produced in Hiawa in 2017.
    Study them and answer the questions which follow:

Crops volume of Production in tones
Citrus 5,000
Grapes 10,000
Pear 15,000

(a) Draw a simple bar graph to illustrate the above data, using the scale, 1 : 2,500.
(b) Express the Production of grapes as a percentage of the total production. [20 marks]
2. (a) On the outline map of West Africa provided, insert the following features:
(i) Accra; (ii) Lagos; (iii) River Senegal;
(iv) River Volta; (v) River Niger; (vi) Jos Plateau.
(b) Mention any two reasons why most rivers in West Africa are not navigable.
[20 marks]
3. (a) What is a scale of a map?
(i) Describe the three ways of indicating scale of a map
(ii) Distinguish between a sketch and a map.
(b) Using a scale of 1cm to 20km, draw a plot 200km long and 120 wide.
(c) With diagram list the four main cardinal points that are used in showing direction.
[20 marks]

Answer two questions only from this section.

  1. (a) Explain five achievements of Sir Alan Burns in the Gold Coast.
    (b) Outline four reasons and effects of the 1948 riots.
    [20 marks]
  2. (a) Why was the Watson Commission formed or set up?
    (b) Outline any three recommendations of the Watson Commission.

  3. (a) List four duties of the Ghana Police.
    (b) Identify four problems facing the Police Service in Ghana.
    (c) Enumerate four ways by which the work of the Ghana Police Service
    can be made more effective.
    [20 marks]



Answer two questions only from this section.

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  1. (a) What is secondary production? Give two examples of secondary Production.
    (b) State four contributions of the manufacturing industry to the economy of Ghana.
    (c) Enumerate any four problems facing the secondary industries in Ghana
    [20 marks]
  2. (a) What is human resources?
    (b) Highlight five reasons why human resources are not properly utilized in Ghana.
    (c) What four measures would you recommend to improve human resource in Ghana?
    [20 marks]
  3. (a) In what five ways can Ghana reduce her dependency on foreign financial support?
    (b) Explain five measures that can be adopted to improve the quality of life in the rural areas.
    [20 marks]
  4. (a) Define State Owned Enterprise and Give four reasons for the establishment of state owned
    (b) Identify four problems facing state owned enterprises in Ghana.
    (c) How can the problems identified in (a) (ii) be solved?





Social Studies BECE 2022 Revision Questions and Answers

  1. During the Second World War, Ghanaian soldiers fought on the side of

A. Germany and her allies
B. America and her allies
C. Britain and her allies
D. Japan and her allies
2. One of the measures the government of Ghana can use to reduce poverty is

A. paying higher interest on savings
B. obtaining World Bank loan
C. giving away public funds
D. equipping the unemployed with skills
3. Cape Town in South Africa falls within the
A. Warm Temperate Climate
B. Cool Temperate Climate
C. Tundra Climate
D. Tropical Climate

  1. A president who performs judicial functions abuses the principle of

A. checks and balances
B. separation of powers
C. fundamental human rights
D. collective responsibility

  1. Economic self-reliance is a necessary factor for maintaining.

A. political independence
B. democratic rule
C. national unity
D. higher education
6. Which type of rain occurs when cold and warm air masses meet?


Social Studies BECE 2022 Revision Questions and Answers

A. Orographic
B. Convectional
C. Cyclonic
D. Thunderstorm
7. Ghana co-operates with other nations mainly to
A. ensure her political stability
B. develop her national trade
C. maintain internal peace
D. maintain international peace

  1. For a nation to be economically independent, she must
    A. educate her citizens
    B. produce her basic needs
    C. rely on her colonial master for aid
    D. co-operate with her neighbours

  2. The Arctic Circle is
    A. 23 ½ ° north
    B. 23 ½ ° south
    C. 66 ½ ° north
    D. 66 ½ ° south

  3. The system by which a foreigner acquires citizenship of another country is
    A. registration
    B. nationalization
    C. adoption
    D. naturalization
  4. Parents can reduce conflicts at home when they
    A. use corporal punishment
    B. increase children’s privileges
    C. offer advice to children
    D. detain children
  5. When one moves eastwards and crosses the International Date line
    A. a day is gained
    B. a day is lost
    C. shorter hours of day is experienced
    D. longer hours of day is experienced

  6. Which of the following industries is having negative influences on the Ghanaian culture?
    A. Mining
    B. Agriculture
    C. Fishing
    D. Tourism

  7. Which of the following is not a social problem in Ghana?

A. Low standard of living
B. Low agricultural production
C. Low literacy rate
D. High birth rate

Social Studies BECE 2022 Revision Questions and Answers

  1. The highest points in Ghana are found on the

A. Gambaga Escarpment
B. Akwapim Ridge
C. Togo Range
D. Mampong Scarp
16. One of the following was not a founding member of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC)
A. J. B. Danquah
B. Ako Adjei
C. Kwame Nkrumah
D. George Grant
17. The chief representative of the central government in the district is the

A. Parliamentarian of the District
B. District Co-ordinating Director
C. Presiding Member of the District Assembly
D. District Chief Executive
18. The Mediterranean lands are known for the production of

A. citrus
B. tea
C. grains
D. vegetables
19. A medical officer at a government hospital is

A. a director
B. a civil servant
C. a public servant
D. consultant

20.The conventional sign on a topographical sheet represents a

A. school
B. church
C. bridge
D. settlement
21. The development of communities in your area is the responsibility of the

A. Member of Parliament
B. Traditional Council
C. Unit Committee
D. District Assembly
22. When the time at Tema is 12 noon, the time at a place on longitude 30°w is
A. 9 am
B. 10 am
C. 11 am
D. 2 pm

  1. One duty of a citizen is to

A. enjoy free education
B. join a religious group
C. assist the police in investigations
D. support a political party
24. The institution established under the 1992 Constitution to educate the public on their rights is the

A. National Commission for Civic Education
B. National Media Commission
C. Electoral Commission
D. Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)
25. Which of the following constitutes human rights abuse?

A. Being searched by a security agent
B. Interrogation by a security agent
C. Police detention beyond forty-eight hours
D. Lawful imprisonment beyond forty-eight hours

  1. When one faces the rising sun, the left hand
    A. always points to the north
    B. sometimes points to the north
    C. sometimes points to the west
    D. always points to the west
  2. In order to fully develop our natural resources we must

A. bring in experts from abroad
B. train our human resource
C. go for loans from abroad for farming
D. compel the youth to undertake farming
28. The 1951 general election granted Ghana
A. political independence
B. republican status
C. membership of the Commonwealth
D. internal self-government
29. The construction industry is an example of
A. secondary production
B. tertiary production
C. primary production
D. subsistence production
30. Rocks that have their original features changed through very high temperature and pressure are called

A. metamorphic B. sedimentary
C. volcanic D. igneous
31. Which of these countries is in the Southern Hemisphere?

A. Japan B. Malaysia

C. Brazil D. North Korea
32. In the Ghanaian society, irresponsible parenting is one of the causes of

A. rural-urban migration B. teenage pregnancy
C. late marriages D. infant mortality
33. The major reason for establishing castle schools by the Europeans was to

A. educate the people on human rights
B. teach religious knowledge
C. educate their own children
D. introduce formal education

  1. Which of the following cereals grows well in the Sudan Savana?

A. Wheat B. Rice

C. Sorghum D. Millet
35. Another name for the North-East Trade Winds is
A. Fohn B. Harmattan
C. Monsoo D. Westerlies
36. The organ of government that initiates policies to be passed into law is the
A. Media B. Judiciary
C. Parliament D. Executive
37. The breakdown of extended families in our communities is mainly caused by
A. numerous family meetings
B. high increase in population
C. pressure of work

D. adoption of foreign culture
38. The high dependency problem of some families can be solved by

A. practising family planning
B. sending children to school
C. sharing the responsibilities with relatives
D. encouraging parents to feed their children properly
39. A hill with a steep slope on one side and a gentle slope on the other side is a/an

A. ridge
B. escarpment
C. knoll
D. plateau
40. Democracy in our nation could be sustained by
A. teaching the people information technology
B. operating one party system of government
C. holding general elections every decade

D. giving the people political education



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