Home Economics First Term Examination 2018 Academy Session

Class: JSS2   Time: 1 hour 30min  Subject: Home Economics

  1. The unpleasant smell that comes from the body is called _____
  2. The monthly flow of blood through the vegina of every woman of child-bearing age is ____________________
  3. ____ is the age of puberty in boys and girls
  4. The short span of time which marks the beginning of sexual maturation is called
  5. ______ is the period which lies between the end of childhood and adulthood
  6. The process where a person prescribes a drug for one’s self is called self_________
  7. Human immunodeficiency virus causes________________
  8. Sexually transmitted disease is an illness spread from one person to another through _______
  9. Beliefs, feelings or ideas of what is important desirable and good are called ______________
  10. __________ values are important for their own sake
  11. Freedom and benefits that are guaranteed to people by law are called ____
  12. The disagreement between two or more people is called ____________
  13. For the welfare of the family, conflicts are best __________________
  14. Unresolved conflicts can lead to ___________________
  15. Giving in on some points of disagreement and having your ways in others is _________
  16. _____ is an illness spread from one person to another through sexual contact
  17. _____ is caused by the bacterium and neisseria
  18. _____ can be learned and they also change with time
  19. Not all conflicts are ___________________
  20. In Nigeria as in other parts of the world, a child is anybody who is _____ years or below

Section B: answer only 3 questions

  1. (a) State three signs of puberty in (i) boys (ii) girls

(b) State any four menstrual hygiene practices to adopt during menstruation (c) Outline five causes of HIV/AIDs

  1. (a) State any four consequences of self-medication (b) outline any six ways of preventing body odour (c) define values and state five factors that influence values
  2. (a) State five guidelines for conflict resolution (b) list five stages of conflict resolution (c) outline five negative results of conflict
  3. (a) list then fundamental human rights in Nigeria (b) state five ways a person’s right could be violated (c) outline eight principles of child’s right and state any 10 rights of women


Class: JSS3    Time: 1 hour 30min  Subject: Home Economics

  1. Substances which aid the removal of dirt from fabric articles are called laundry _________
  2. The tiny hair-like strands used for making fabric are called ______
  3. Wool should be washed with _________
  4. The direction of yarns or threads in a fabric is _________
  5. A thread made by twisting or spinning is _____________________
  6. The thread that runs cross wise in a woven fabric is called ______
  7. The diagonal direction across the two grain lines warp and weft is called _______
  8. The mill finish edge of the fabric is _________________________
  9. The process of constructing fabrics by forming rows of loops with the yarn is called ______________________
  10. ______ is a method of softening the flax stems by letting them rot in ponds or special retting tanks
  11. Any substance that cleanses or aids the removal of dirt is called_______
  12. ______ is a sport or a mark made on a fabric which gives a colour that is different from the rest of the surface of the fabric
  13. ____ refers to the three dimensional are that is to be designed
  14. Red, yellow and blue are _____ colours
  15. _____ is the lightness or darkness of a colour
  16. The brightness or dullness of a colour is called _____________________
  17. A darker value obtained by adding black to a colour is _____________
  18. Orange, green and purple or violet are __________ colours
  19. _____ is anything you put on the body in order to protect, beautify or adorn it
  20. _____ are those additional things we wear in order to supplement our clothes.

Section B: answer only 3 questions

  1. (a) Enumerate any 10 general uses of textiles (b) list any 3 fabric construction methods (c) outline atleast 10 properties or characteristics of cotton and define the term cotton
  2. (a) State 5 properties or characteristics linen and wool (b) explain silk and state 10 characteristics of silk (c) state briefly the steps in manufacturing each of the following fabrics (i) cotton (ii) acetate (iii) silk
  3. (a) List any 5 laundry agents (b) outline any 5 stain removers and indicate the specific stains they remove (c) state 7 guidelines for the preparation and use of hot water starch
  4. (a) List the points to remember when choosing colours (b) outline any 5 uses of clothing (c) state 8 properties and characteristics of polyester and nylon

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