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## FUGASHUA Post UTME Sample Questions 2022

Choose the right answer from the list of options below.
1.           An air bubble rises from the bottom to the top of a water dam which is 40 m deep. The volume of the bubble just below the surface is 2.5 cm3. Find its volume at the bottom of the dam, if the atmospheric pressure is equivalent to 10 m of water.
A.           2.0 cm3
B.           1.6 cm3
C.          0.625 cm3
D.          0.5 cm3
ANS: D

2.           When equal weights of iron and water are subjected to an equal supply of heat it is found that the piece of iron becomes much hotter than water after a shorter time because_____.
A.           the specific heat of iron is higher than that of water
B.           iron is in solid form
C.           water is in liquid form
D.           the specific heat of water is higher than that of iron
E.           the specific heat of iron is infinite
ANS: D

3.           Of two identical tuning forks with natural frequency 256Hz, one is loaded so that 4 beats per second are heard when they are sounded together. What is the frequency of the loaded tuning fork?
A.           260Hz
B.           252 Hz
C.           248 Hz
D.           246 Hz
ANS: A

4.           Radio waves have a velocity of 3 x 108 m/s. A radio station sends out a broadcast on a frequency of 800KHz. The wavelength of the broadcast is_____.
A.          240.0 m
B.          267.0m
C.          375.0 m
D.          37.5 m
E.           26.7 m
ANS: C

5.  A narrow beam of white light can be split up into different colours by a glass prism. The correct explanation is that______.
A. white light is an electromagnetic wave
B. the prism has all the colours of the white light
C. white light has undergone total internal reflection in the prism
D. different colours of white light travel with different speeds in glass
ANS: D

6.           2H2S(g) +SO2(g)→3S(g) +2H2O(l).
The above reaction is______.
A. a redox reaction in which H2S is the oxidant and SO2 is the reductant
B. a redox reaction in which SO2 is the oxidant and H2S is the reductant
C. not a redox reaction because there is no oxidant in the reaction equation
D. not a redox reaction because there is no reductant in the reaction equation
ANS: B

7.           How many unpaired electrons are in the p- orbitals of a fluorine atom?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 0
ANS: A

8. A metal M displaces zinc from ZnCl2 solution. This shows that_____.
A. electrons flow from zinc to M
B. M is more electropositive than zinc
C. M is more electronegative than zinc
D. zinc is more electropositive than M
ANS: B

9. Increasing the pressure of a gas,______.
A. lowers the average kinetic energy of the molecules
B. decreases the density of the gas
C. decreases the temperature of the gas
D. increases the density of the gas
E. increases the volume of the gas
ANS: D

10.         A quantity of electricity liberates 3.6g of silver from its salt. What mass of aluminum will be liberated from its salt by the same quantity of electricity?
A.           2.7g
B.           1.2 g
C.           0.9 g
D.           0.3 g
ANS: D

In each of the questions below, choose the option nearest in meaning to the word(s) in italics.
11.         Mr. Sam is a dominant partner in our industry.
A.           An important
B.           An influential
C.           An outstanding
D.           A prominent
ANS: A

12.         In spite of the statement credited to some government officials, we still have our misgivings about their real intentions.
A.           fears
B.           distrust
C.           anxiety
D.           objectives
ANS: B

13.         Modesty is one of our teacher’s most salient characteristics.
A.           provoking
B.           attractive
C.           prominent
D.           useful
ANS: C

14.         We all praised the student’s leaders for their intrepid stand during the crisis.
A.           fearless
B.           cheerful
C.           reasonable
D.           impressive
ANS: A

15.         The chairman’s reaction was a storm in a teacup.
A.           suitable for the occasion
B.           less serious than it appeared to be
C.           more serious than necessary
D.           greatly diminished in scope
ANS: C