Jhs 3 Social Studies Quiz

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Jhs 3 Social Studies Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The state supports private businesses because they......
    • A. 

      Make a lot of profit

    • B. 

      Organize trade fairs

    • C. 

      Produce essential goods

    • D. 

      Pay taxes for development

  • 2. 
    The rotation of the earth results in...........
    • A. 

      The four seasons

    • B. 

      Changes in climate

    • C. 

      Day and night

    • D. 

      Eclipse of the sun and moon

  • 3. 
    In Ghana, state - owned enterprises are important because they……
    • A. 

      Make a lot of profit

    • B. 

      Employ majority of the labour

    • C. 

      Produce all goods for the society

    • D. 

      Provide vital goods and services

  • 4. 
    The Capital of the Old Ghana Empire was…..
    • A. 

      Timbuktu

    • B. 

      Kumbi-Saleh

    • C. 

      Gao

    • D. 

      Mande

  • 5. 
    The Akans originally settled in the basin of River……
    • A. 

      Pra

    • B. 

      Ankobta

    • C. 

      Densu

    • D. 

      Volta

  • 6. 
    The moon is a satellite of the............
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 7. 
    The revolution of the earth results in…..
    • A. 

      High and low tides

    • B. 

      Day and night

    • C. 

      The four seasons

    • D. 

      Wind direction

  • 8. 
    Which of the following business units raises its capital through the sale of share?
    • A. 

      Public corporations

    • B. 

      Joint-stock companies

    • C. 

      Partnership

    • D. 

      Co-operative societies

  • 9. 
    A good social environment can be promoted through…
    • A. 

      Bravery

    • B. 

      Competition

    • C. 

      Individualism

    • D. 

      Tolerance

  • 10. 
    Latitude 23O North is also called…..
    • A. 

      Arctic Circle

    • B. 

      Antarctic Circle

    • C. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

    • D. 

      Tropic of Cancer

  • 11. 
    The earth experiences equal day and equal night each year in….
    • A. 

      21st March and 21st September

    • B. 

      21st June and 23rd September

    • C. 

      21st June and 22nd December

    • D. 

      22nd March and 22nd December

  • 12. 
    The environment can best be described as ……
    • A. 

      Animals and non-living things

    • B. 

      Man and his surroundings

    • C. 

      Man and vegetation around him

    • D. 

      Vegetation and non-living things

  • 13. 
    Equal hours of day and night are experienced in Ghana when the sun is overhead on….
    • A. 

      The equator

    • B. 

      The Arctic Circle

    • C. 

      Longitude 180o

    • D. 

      Longitude 0o

  • 14. 
    Solar eclipse occurs when the..........
    • A. 

      Sun comes between the earth and the moon

    • B. 

      Moon comes between the sun and the earth

    • C. 

      Earth comes between the sun and the moon

    • D. 

      Earth rotates on its axis from west to east

  • 15. 
    Which of the following was not a Fante leader?
    • A. 

      Obrumankoma

    • B. 

      Odapagyan

    • C. 

      Sitobu

    • D. 

      Osono

  • 16. 
    Which of the following types of vegetation is not found in Ghana?
    • A. 

      Sudan savanna

    • B. 

      Guinea savanna

    • C. 

      Tropical rainforest

    • D. 

      Sahel savanna

  • 17. 
    Socialization of the child begins……
    • A. 

      At school

    • B. 

      At home

    • C. 

      At church

    • D. 

      With peers

  • 18. 
    The 1992 constitution of Ghana was given public approval through…..
    • A. 

      Bye election

    • B. 

      Public debate

    • C. 

      General election

    • D. 

      Referendum

  • 19. 
    The main function of the executive organ of government is...........
    • A. 

      Law making

    • B. 

      Implementation of law

    • C. 

      Interpretation of law

    • D. 

      Impeachment of the President

  • 20. 
    The central government supports the District Assemblies through….
    • A. 

      Market tolls

    • B. 

      Basic rates

    • C. 

      Property rates

    • D. 

      The common fund

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