Belmont Secondary School Social-studies Assignment

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 25

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Belmont Secondary School Social-studies Assignment

This assignment is comprised of 50 NCSE multiple choice questions. Read them carefully and answer ALL questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At which stage of human development would an individual most likely need geriatric or senior care?
    • A. 

      Adolescence

    • B. 

      Adulthood

    • C. 

      Childhood

    • D. 

      Senescence

  • 2. 
    The leader of the group to which Pauline belongs read out the consequences of her lateness. To what type of group does Pauline belong?
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Informal

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Primary

  • 3. 
    Which of the following organizations has direct responsibility for managing waste water in Trinidad and Tobago?
    • A. 

      NGC

    • B. 

      EMA

    • C. 

      WASA

    • D. 

      ODPM

  • 4. 
    "I am happy being myself" . Which aspect of self is referred to in the caption in bold
    • A. 

      Ethical

    • B. 

      Emotional

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is responsible for a person's eye colour?
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Diet

    • D. 

      Genes

  • 6. 
    Anthony found errors in the income sheet of the company where he works.What should he do?
    • A. 

      Ignore the errorsĀ 

    • B. 

      Inform his employer

    • C. 

      Inform the police

    • D. 

      Fix the errors himself

  • 7. 
    Which of the following will help to reduce flooding in Trinidad and Tobago?
    • A. 

      Build very tall houses near rivers

    • B. 

      Relocate to another area

    • C. 

      Be aware of weather changes

    • D. 

      Avoid dumping garbage in the water courses

  • 8. 
    Company X and their workers's trade Union could not agree on a settlement the matter was referred to the Industrial Court. What was the role of the Court?
    • A. 

      Provide alternative employment

    • B. 

      Compensate the worker

    • C. 

      Resolve the dispute

    • D. 

      Send the matter to the Ministry of Labour

  • 9. 
    Question 9 is based on the picture below. What type of behaviour does Kessa demonstrate?
    • A. 

      Ambition

    • B. 

      High self esteem

    • C. 

      Low self esteem

    • D. 

      Pride

  • 10. 
    Which of the following demonstrates the use of 'Information and Communication Technology(I C T)
    • A. 

      Press freedom

    • B. 

      Transportation

    • C. 

      E-mails

    • D. 

      Globalization

  • 11. 
    What is the first step in a Bill becoming a law in Trinidad and Tobago?
    • A. 

      The bill is brought to parliament

    • B. 

      The bill is consulted by a committee

    • C. 

      The President signs the bill

    • D. 

      The public is consulted on the bill

  • 12. 
    The Director retired and the Assistant Director is now managing the company. What is this style/type of leadership called?
    • A. 

      Charismatic

    • B. 

      Laissez -faire

    • C. 

      Authoritarian

    • D. 

      Rational-legal

  • 13. 
    Which of the following hinders regional integration among Caribbean territories?
    • A. 

      Common history

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Ethnic composition

    • D. 

      The University of the West Indies

  • 14. 
    Why did the Ministry of Education ban the sale of 'sweet' drinks at schools?
    • A. 

      To curb non-communicable lifestyle diseases

    • B. 

      To reduce the energy levels of students

    • C. 

      To prevent disruptive behaviour

    • D. 

      To reduce hormonal changes

  • 15. 
    What is the term given for income not spent?
    • A. 

      Budgeting

    • B. 

      Saving

    • C. 

      Finance

    • D. 

      Investment

  • 16. 
    In 2017 the government placed a levy of 7% on online purchases from overseas. Why did the government impose this tax?
    • A. 

      To tax foreign retail companies

    • B. 

      To decrease local manufacturing and services

    • C. 

      To reduce the demand for foreign exchange

    • D. 

      To increase revenue leakage

  • 17. 
    Question 17 is based on the diagram below. What does the diagram stand for?
    • A. 

      Caribbean Court of Justice

    • B. 

      Caribbean Court of Judges

    • C. 

      Centre for Criminal Justice

    • D. 

      Conference of Chief Justice

  • 18. 
    Which of these is true of a Democratic state?
    • A. 

      Everyone can participate in making decisions

    • B. 

      Only a few selected can choose the government

    • C. 

      The citizens cannot questions the government decisions

    • D. 

      The government makes the laws without consultation

  • 19. 
    The Minister of Health wants to encourage persons to visit the Health Centres to get flu shots. What can he do to achieve this national response?
    • A. 

      Publish information on symptoms of the cold

    • B. 

      Enforce laws on society

    • C. 

      Advertise services offered related to immunization

    • D. 

      MakeĀ  a statement in Parliament

  • 20. 
    Which is the MOST serious consequence of using scratch bombs in schools?
    • A. 

      Being brought before the court

    • B. 

      Being suspended from school

    • C. 

      Getting expelled from school

    • D. 

      Harm to self, peers and teachers

  • 21. 
    Question 21 refers to the sign below. which one of the following does the sign promote?
    • A. 

      Respect for others

    • B. 

      Respect for property

    • C. 

      Respect for self

    • D. 

      Respect for traffic laws

  • 22. 
    Who is the Head of the Tobago House of Assembly?
    • A. 

      The Chief Secretary

    • B. 

      The Minority Leader

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Prime Minister

  • 23. 
    Sarah designs websites for a living. What type of worker is Sarah?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Quaternary

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Tertiary

  • 24. 
    'Make savings your life.' Which of the following is the BEST reason why people save?
    • A. 

      To afford expensive things

    • B. 

      To buy presents for Christmas

    • C. 

      To meet monthly expenses

    • D. 

      To prepare for an emergency

  • 25. 
    Lynn wants to encourage her classmates to get more exercise at lunchtime. what is the BEST action that she can take?
    • A. 

      Share information

    • B. 

      Start a football club

    • C. 

      Start a reading club

    • D. 

      Tell them to jog

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