4 August, 2016

SS3 Assignments


  1. Define the following term.
    a.) Electrolysis
    b.) Electrolyte
    c.) Electrodes
  2. State the Faraday’s 1st and 2nd laws of electrolysis.
  3. Name three factors affecting the discharge of ions in electrolysis.
  4. A given quantity of electricity was passed  through 3 electrolytic cells connected in series containing solutions of silver trioxonitrate v, magnesium, tetraoxosulphate vi and calcium chloride respectively.
  5. If 15kg of magnesium are deposited in the 2nd electrolytic cell,
    i.) Mass of silver deposited in the 1stcell.
    ii.) Volume of chlorine liberated in the 3rdcell at18`c and 750mmHg pressure. (Ag=108, mg=24, IF=96500C)

Molar volume of gas at STP=22.4dm3

  1. Calculate the mass of copper deposited at the cathode if 4A of electricity is passed for 60 minutes in copper II tetraoxosulphate VI.
  2. Explain with chemical equation the following.
    i.) Oxidation reduction reaction
    ii.) Double decomposition reaction
    iii.) Catalytic reaction
    iv.) Reversible reaction
    v.) Displacement reaction
    vi.) Combination reaction
    vii.) Thermal dissociation reaction
  1. What are oxidizing agents? List 8 examples.
  2. What are hydrocarbons? List 5 examples.
  3. What are Alkanols? Give their general molecular formulas.
  4. Define Radioactivity.
  5. What is a Homologous series? Give 5 examples.
  6. What is Allotrophy? List the allotrophy
    i.) Carbon
    ii.) Sulphur

English Language

  1. What is phrasal verb?
  2. Give 10 example of phrasal verbs stating their meanings and make sentences with them
  3. Your younger brother is now in J.S.S. 3. Write a letter to him advising him on how he would prepare for his J.S.S.C.E. so as to pass with distinctions in all the subjects
  4. Test of Orals.
      Write out five words that contain the sound of the bold letters
  5. Write out the phonetic symbols for voiced and voiceless consonants.
  6. Distinguish between regular and irregular verbs, finite and non-finite verbs and transitive and intransitive verbs.
  7. Define conjunction and state its types.

Financial Accounting

  1. The following information relates to the books of account of Adom LTD.


                 GHC                                                           GHC
Open stock                                  20,000 Sales                                               240,000
Add: purchases                         160,000
Less: closing stock                    36,000
Cost of goods sold.                  144,000
Gross profit cld.                       96,000
240,000 240,000
Sale and distribution expenses.73,200 Gross profit bld.                             96,000
Administrative expenses.           14,000
Net profit                                          8,000
96,000 96,000



           GHC                      GHC                                    GHC                    GHC
Share capital Fixed assets
Ordinary share                               100,000 at cost                                             125,000
Preference share                          10,000 Less: Depreciation                       25,000
General reserve     24,000                                                         100,000
Profit and los s Current Assets:
Account                   8,000               32,000 Stock                        36,000
                                                        142,000 Debtors                   39,000
Cash and Bank        7,000            82,000
Current Liabilities:
Trade creditors         28,000
Accruals                     12,000          40,000
                                                         182,000                                                         182,000

You are required to calculate the following:

i.) Gross profit percentage.
ii.) Net profit percentage.
iii.) Return on capital employed.
iv.) Current ratio.
v.) Acid test ratio.
vi.) Rate of stock turnover.
vii.) Working capital.
viii.) Shareholders fund.
ix.) Liquid assets.

b.)(a) State two ratios which fall under the following classification of accounting ratios.
i.) Profitability.
ii.) Activity.
iii.) Liquidity.
iv.) Investment.
v.) Leverage.

(b) Outline:
i.) Three uses of accounting ratios.
ii.) Two limitations in the use of accounting ratios.

Book Keeping

  1. The following balances have been extracted from the books of Kolawole and Sons limited.
1/1/2009 Purchase ledger balances CR 59,370
1/1/2009 Sales ledger balance 98,720
Total for the year 2009
Purchase journal 773,260
Sales journal 998,310
Return outward journal 13,240
Return inward journal 22,780
Cheque paid to supplier 730,500
Petty cash paid to suppliers 390
Cheques and cash received from customers 929,800
Discount allowed 29,150
Discount received 10,670
Bad debt written 1,970
Customer cheque dishonoured 150
Balance of sales ledger set off against
balance of purchase ledger 5,180
31/12/2009 Purchase ledger 72,650
Sales ledger 108,290

You are required to purchase;
i.) Total debtors control Account.
ii.) Total creditors control Account.


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