BECE Past Questions & Answers – 2016 (home economics)

BASIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY 2
(Home Economics 2)

Essay
1 hour
SECTION A
(CORE SKILLS)
[20 marks] Answer question 1 [COMPULSORY

  1. (a) List four stitches that can be used for neatening as well as embroidery work

 

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(b)        List four dishes which are easily contaminated

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(c)        (i)         List three sources where information can be obtained to solve design problems

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(ii)        List two methods of drawing objects in pictorial views

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(iii)       List two causes of weaknesses in wooden chairs

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[7 marks]

 

(d)       (i)         State one use of each of the elements listed below in a design

 

  1. Shape: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  2. Colour      ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  1. Space: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  1. Texture:

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[4 marks]

 

(ii)        Explain what a sketch is.

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(iii)       State one reason why it is necessary to use a sketch when producing an object

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SECTION B

[50 marks]

 

Answer two questions only from this section

All questions carry equal marks

 

  1. (a)       The passage below is the preparation and setting-in of a shirt sleeve in a blouse. Fill in the blank spaces with the following words provided below.

 

Press, sleeve-head, shoulder, stitch, ease-in, neaten, rows, hem, underarm, right sides

Make two ……………….of gathering stitches between the front and back sleeve, just above the seam line. Join the …………………seam and neaten. ………………..out seam. Turn the ……………..of the sleeve. Find the centre of the sleeve and mark on the ……………..Insert the right side of the sleeve into the sleeve into the armhole of the blouse with ……………..facing. Match the centre of the sleeve to the ……………seam and match the underarm seams. Pin, …………….by pulling the two rows of gathering stitches to fit sleeve into the armhole and tack. ……………..in position along the seamline and then in between the two rows of gathering stitches. Trim and ……………………….

[10 marks]

 

(b)        State two reasons for taking body measurements when sewing a shirt.

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(c)        State three guidelines in taking body measurements

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(d)       List five different types of materials used for making garments.

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  1. (a) Use the underlisted methods of cooking to fill the table below and give an example of food cooked by each

 

boiling, baking, stewing, grilling, frying, microwave, steaming, poaching, pressure cooking, roasting

 

Dry MethodExample of foodMoist MethodExample of food
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

(b)        Explain the term nutrients

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(c)        List four nutrients that can be found in food and give two examples of each nutrient.

 

NutrientExample of Nutrient
  
  
  
  

 

 

  1. (a) List the ingredients needed for the preparation of koose.

 

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(b)        State in eight steps the preparation of koose.

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(c)        Mention four different articles that can be remodeled from a gathered skirt of a grown up lady.

 

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BASIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY 1
(Home Economics 1)
Objective Test
ANSWERS

1. A. chain
2. B. drinks
3. A. Coal pot
4. D. what people observed about the work
5. B. foreground
6. A
7. B
8. D. principles of design
9. B. parallel
10. A. evaluation
11. A. Observation
12. D. Bolt and nut
13. B. hexagonal prism
14. B. Hatching
15. B. a rural bank
16. A. back
17. C. Needles, tape measure and pins
18. C. Linen
19. D. two wrong sides
20. B. right side
21. A.
22. C. have the ability to stretch
23. A. Colander
24. C. washing utensils immediately after use
25. D. rickets
26. C. protein
27. D. 8 to 10 minutes
28. C. steamed
29. C. the boiling water must not touch the food
30. B. shape and colour