Physical and Health Education Third Term Examination Questions 2019/2020 Session – Junior Secondary School (JSS 1, JSS 2, JSS 3)




SUBJECT:    P.H.E                                                                                CLASS:  J.S.S 1

Section A:  Objectives

  1. Kwashiorkor is due to lack of (a) fats  (b) protein  (c) vitamin D (d) carbohydrate
  2. Ricket is as a result of  (a) vitamin B  (b) vitamin C  (c) vitamin D  (d) vitamin K
  3. All of these are safety precautions in swimming except  (a) swim alone  (b) do not run round the poor  (c) take a shower before entering the pool  (d) do not enter the pool immediately after a meal
  4. Pathogens gain entrance into the body through the following ways except (a) skin (b) mouth  (c)eye  (d)intestine
  5. All of these are macronutrients EXCEPT  (a) carbohydrates  (b) vitamins  (c) fats                     (d) protein
  6. One of these is not a benefit of recreation  (a) it promotes mental alertness  (b)it helps to correct bad posture  (c) it promotes violence  (d) it discourages crime
  7. All of these are examples of sprint races EXCEPT  (a) 400m,   (b) 200m  (c) 800m  (d)100m
  8. Athletics is divided into  (a) throws and jumps  (b) track and field  (c) track and jump  (d)jumps and field
  9. The full meaning of FIFA is (a) Federal Internal Football Association (b) Friendly International Football Alliances  (c) Federation Football International Associate                       (d) Federation of International Football Association
  10. The duration of the game of soccer match is  (a) 45 minutes  (b) 55 minutes  (c) 80 minutes  (d)90 minutes
  11. The way of controlling high bouncing or moving balls with the use of sole of the foot or in step is  (a) tracking  (b) passing  (c) trapping  (d) dribbling
  12. How many players are there in a team in a volleyball game?  (a) 12  (b) 6  (c) 3  (d) 18
  13. The rotation of players in the game of volleyball is  (a) anti-clockwise  (b) front to back  (c)clockwise  (d) none of the above
  14. All of these is a skill in volleyball EXCEPT  (a) throwing  (b) serving  (c) digging  (d)setting
  15. The techniques or skill used to recover a very low ball dropping from the net is  (a) spiking  (b) digging  (c) dribbling  (d) blocking

Section B:  Fill in the gaps

  1. Volleyball game was conceived by ___________________________
  2. A tie of 24 – 24 points in the game of volleyball is known as _______________________
  3. The measurement of the soccer field is _________________ by _______________________
  4. The measurement of the volleyball court is ______________________ by _____________________
  5. The landing sector of the discuss and shot-put is ________________________

Section C:  Theory (Answer four questions from this section)

1a.       Mention 21 skills each of discus and shot-put

b.         Explain the nature of soccer

c.         Mention 4 skills in soccer

d.         State 2 rules of soccer

2.         With the aid of diagram, explain athletic in detail.

b.         Mention 3 types of services in volleyball.

3a.       Mention 3 officials in the game of soccer and their duties.

b.         State 2 uses each of yellow and red card.

c.         Mention 3 facility and equipment of soccer

4a.       State 3 rules of volleyball game.

b.         Explain the nature of volleyball game.

c.         Mention 3 officials in volleyball and their duties.

d.         Explain offside in soccer.

5a.       What is recreation?

b.         State the component of recreation and give 2 examples each

c.         State 3 benefits of recreation

d.         Mention 2 characteristics of recreation.




SUBJECT:    P.H.E                                                                                                 CLASS:  J.S.S 2

Section A:  Objectives

  1. Which of the following is not a field event  (a) marathon  (b) Javelin  (c) Discuss                  (d) Hammer
  2.  All these are common sports injuries except  (a) dislocation  (b) stroke  (c) sprain  (d) strain
  3. Dance is the rhythmic movement of the  (a) leg  (b) head  (c) body  (d) hand
  4. One of these is a cause of air pollution  (a) oil spillage  (b) soot  (c) fertilizer  (d) farming
  5. The game of table tennis is started with a ______(a) smash  (b) serve  (c) chop  (d) grip
  6. All of these are striking games except  (a) hockey  (b) gulf  (c) soccer  (d) abula
  7. One of these is a vertical jump  (a) high jump  (b) triple jump  (c) long jump  (d) vaulting
  8. One of these is non-communicable diseases (a) asthma   (b) typhoid  (c) malaria  (d)measles
  9. Those who smoke are prone to  (a) diabetics  (b) cancer  (c) anemia  (d) obesity
  10. All of these are types of flat foot EXCEPT  (a) curve flat foot  (b) mobile flat foot  (c)spastic flat foot  (d) rigid flat foot
  11. The failure to give somebody something, care and attention up to the established standard is  (a) legal liability  (b) tort  (c) negligence  (d) none of the above
  12. The condition in which there is few red cell in the blood causing paleness and weakness is known as (a) sickle cell  (b) Anemia  (c) high blood pressure  (d) stroke
  13. A temperature change in natural water bodies is _____(a) water pollution  (b) air pollution  (c) thermal pollution  (d) soil pollution
  14. All of these are components of school health programme EXCEPT  (a) school feeding services  (b) school based health education  (c) school health services  (d) all of the above
  15. Those intervention that take place in a hospital setting such as intravenous, surgery is refer to as _____(a) primary health care  (b) secondary health care  (c) tertiary health care                  (d) None of the above

Section B: Fill in the gaps

  1. The sideway curvature of the spine due to poor way of standing or walking is __________________
  2. If the body cannot make enough insulin it leads  to ___________________
  3. The position in which you hold your body when standing, sitting or walking is ____________
  4. Lack of protein in diet can lead to _______________________
  5. Normal blood pressure is __________________________

Section C (Theory):  Answer four questions from this section

1a.       Highlight 5 functions of sports in the society

b.         Define sport and society

c.         Mention 3 ways sports can be used to control youth restiveness.

2a.       Explain violence in sports.

b.         State 3 causes of violence in sport.

c.         State 3 sports law.

d.         Explain the following term in law

(i)         Negligence  (ii) Tort

3a.       What is human trafficking?

b.         Give 2 reasons for human trafficking

c.         State 3 health implications of human trafficking

d.         What are 3 solutions to human trafficking?

4a.       What is postural defect?

b.         Mention 3 postural defects.

c.         State 3 causes of postural defects

d.         Highlight 3 ways of maintaining good postures.

5a.       Explain the nature of non-communicable diseases

b.         Explain the following non-communicable diseases (i) Asthma  (ii) Diabetics

c.         Mention 2 diseases that are caused by not eating balanced diet

d.         Enumerate the preventive measure of non-communicable diseases.





SUBJECT:    P.H.E                                                                                 CLASS:  J.S.S 3

Section A:  Objectives

  1. The officials that record duration of running event are called (a) time keeper  (b) umpire (c)recorder  (d) starter
  2. How many hurdles are expected to be cleared in 400 metres?  (a) 8  (b) 9  (c) 10  (d) 11
  3. Which of these is NOT a track event?  (a) 200m,  (b) hurdling  (c) long jump  (d) Relays
  4. A standard track should have _______lanes  (a) 7  (b)8  (c) 9  (d) 12
  5. Which of these is NOT an athletic equipment?  (a) Baton  (b) shin guard  (c) starting gun  (d) spike shoes
  6. Which of the following is NOT  a component of physical fitness?  (a) endurance  (b)flexibility  (c) power  (d) intelligence
  7. Dislocation is a common injury that occurs at the  (a) bones  (b) joints  (c) ligament                 (d) muscles
  8. Which of these disease condition can be reduced by the use of regular exercise?  (a) fever  (b)headache  (c)obesity  (d)marasmus
  9. _________is an example of locomotor movements  (a) walking  (b) standing  (c)bending  (d)twisting
  10. The ability to float with confidence in water is called  (a) butterfly  (b) buoyancy  (c)bullying  (d) bathing
  11. A football in motion is _________energy  (a) mechanical energy  (b) potential energy (c)kinetic energy  (d)solar energy
  12. The following are types of tennis genital mutilation Except  (a) circumcision  (b) excision  (c) infibulations  (d) immunization
  13. The men events in athletics which are held on two consecutive days is called  (a) decathlon  (b) pentathlon  (c) triathlon  (d) heptathlon
  14. Which of these is not a gymnastic apparatus  (a) parallel bars  (b) pommel horse  (c) tripod bars  (d) horizontal bars.
  15. The ability to maintain stability while moving or in a standing position can be best described as  (a) endurance  (b) balance  (c) power  (d) agility

Section B (Fill in the gaps)

  1. _________________is responsible for enforcing law on narcotic drug usage in Nigeria.
  2. Recreation can be divided into __________ and ______________
  3. A team in the game of hockey consists of _____________players
  4. __________________can prevent violence in sports
  5. The end of blood circulation, end of oxygen transport to organs and tissues, the end of brain function and over all organ failure is ________________________

Section C (Theory):  Answer 4 Questions.

1a.       Mention 2 tradition games and explain one.

b.         Mention 2 basic skills in swimming

c.         State 3 safety measures in swimming.

2.         Explain violence

b.         What are 3 causes of violence in sports?

c.         Highlight 5 ways violence can be eradicated in sports.

3.         Explain the nature of boxing.

b.         Mention 3 equipment of boxing

c.         State 3 rules of boxing.

4a.       What is competition?

b.         What are two types of sports competition?

c.         State 2 objectives of each

d.         Mention 3 Nigeria sports Heroes

5a.       What is Health?

b.         Give 2 examples each of locomotor and non-locomotor movements

c.         List 3 ways by which individual can maintain good health.

d.         Give 2 examples of manipulative movement.


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