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UTME Quizzes & Trivia

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is a computer-based standardized examination for prospective undergraduates in Nigeria. It is designed to assess problem-solving, critical thinking, knowledge of scientific concepts, and principles significance of each subject taken.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    UTME is A Test Basically for Prospective?

    • A. 

      Postgraduates

    • B. 

      Lecturers

    • C. 

      Undergraduates

    • D. 

      Professors

    Correct Answer
    C. Undergraduates
    Explanation
    UTME stands for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. It is a test conducted in Nigeria for students who have completed their secondary education and wish to gain admission into tertiary institutions. The test is specifically designed for prospective undergraduates, as it serves as a screening process for admission into universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education. Therefore, the correct answer is "Undergraduates."

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  • 2. 

    It Is Designed To Assess The Following Except?

    • A. 

      Problem Solving

    • B. 

      Critical Thinking

    • C. 

      Level of Obedience

    • D. 

      Knowledge of Scientific Concepts

    Correct Answer
    C. Level of Obedience
    Explanation
    This question is asking which of the following is not assessed by the design. The options include problem solving, critical thinking, knowledge of scientific concepts, and level of obedience. The correct answer is "Level of Obedience" because the design of the assessment does not measure a person's willingness to follow orders or comply with authority. Instead, it focuses on skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of scientific concepts.

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  • 3. 

    UTME is A?

    • A. 

      Computer-based Test

    • B. 

      Pen & Paper Test

    • C. 

      Oral Test

    • D. 

      Written Test

    Correct Answer
    A. Computer-based Test
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Computer-based Test. This is because UTME refers to the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, which is a standardized test taken by Nigerian students seeking admission into tertiary institutions. The UTME is conducted using a computer-based format, where students answer multiple-choice questions on a computer. Therefore, the correct answer is Computer-based Test.

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  • 4. 

    UTME Was Established In The Year?

    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      1989

    Correct Answer
    C. 1978
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1978. UTME stands for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and it was established in 1978. This examination is conducted in Nigeria for students seeking admission into tertiary institutions.

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  • 5. 

    The Examination Duration Is?

    • A. 

      2 Hours and 30 Minutes

    • B. 

      2 Hours and 45 Minutes

    • C. 

      1 Hour and 30 Minutes

    • D. 

      3 Hours

    Correct Answer
    B. 2 Hours and 45 Minutes
    Explanation
    The examination duration is 2 hours and 45 minutes. This means that the test takers will have a total of 2 hours and 45 minutes to complete the exam.

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  • 6. 

    The Score Range Is?

    • A. 

      0-400

    • B. 

      0-300

    • C. 

      0-200

    • D. 

      0-100

    Correct Answer
    A. 0-400
    Explanation
    The score range is 0-400, which means that the scores can range from 0 to 400. This range allows for a wide range of possible scores, with 0 being the lowest possible score and 400 being the highest possible score.

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  • 7. 

    UTME Grade Validity is?

    • A. 

      3 Years

    • B. 

      2 Years 

    • C. 

      1 Year

    • D. 

      4 Years

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 Year
    Explanation
    UTME Grade Validity refers to the duration for which the grades obtained in the UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination) are considered valid. In this case, the correct answer states that the UTME Grade Validity is 1 year. This means that the grades obtained in the UTME are valid for a period of 1 year from the date of the examination. After this period, the grades may no longer be considered valid for admission or other purposes.

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  • 8. 

    UTME is Offered How Many Times in A Year?

    • A. 

      Four Times in A Year

    • B. 

      Twice in A Year

    • C. 

      Thrice in A Year

    • D. 

      Once in A Year

    Correct Answer
    D. Once in A Year
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Once in A Year." UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination) is offered only once in a year. This examination is conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in Nigeria for students seeking admission into tertiary institutions. The exam is held annually to assess the academic readiness and eligibility of students for higher education.

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  • 9. 

    UTME is Offered in Which Country?

    • A. 

      Kenya

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Togo

    • D. 

      Senegal

    Correct Answer
    B. Nigeria
    Explanation
    UTME stands for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, which is a standardized entrance exam for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Therefore, the correct answer is Nigeria as UTME is specifically offered in Nigeria.

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  • 10. 

    The Official Language For UTME is?

    • A. 

      Yoruba

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Hausa

    • D. 

      Igbo

    Correct Answer
    B. English
    Explanation
    The official language for UTME is English. This means that all the exams, instructions, and communication related to the UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination) are conducted in English. English is widely spoken and understood in Nigeria, and it is the language of instruction in schools and universities. Therefore, it is essential for candidates to have a good command of English to successfully participate in the UTME and pursue higher education in Nigeria.

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