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NCEE Common Entrance Past Questions and Answers PDF for for primary 6. This is to help candidates who are seeking for NCEE Common Entrance past question and answer for primary six to enable you prepare for the common entrance examination.

If you are among those that registered for the NCEE Common Entrance Examination. Then begin to prepare for the entrance exam by getting your own copy of the primary 6 common entrance past questions and answers.

The NCEE Common Entrance past questions will give you a hint of how their questions are structured. And if you are smart enough, you will know which questions occur frequently. Any question you see that occurs frequently should be treated and mastered.


Based on Common Entrance Examination, the Past questions covers all the following subjects listed below;

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Verbal Aptitude
  • Social Studies
  • Basic Science & Technology
  • Vocational Studies
  • General knowledge and Current Affairs

Now let’s show you some Sample questions of NCEE Common Entrance below, so be rest assured you are getting the correct version of all the six subject’s.

Sample of NCEE Common Entrance Past Questions

English Language


Read the passages below carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appropriate of the options lettered A- E (Nos. 1 -10).


Sometime ago, a man punished his three year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight, and he became infuriated when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the tree.

Nevertheless) the little girl brought the gift to her father the next morning and said, “this is for you, daddy”. He was embarrassed by his earlier overreaction, but his temper flared again when he found that the box was empty. He yelled at her. “don’t you know that when you give someone a present there is supposed to be something inside of

The little girl looked up at him with tears in her eyes and said, “Oh daddy, it is not empty I blew kisses into the box, all for you daddy”. The father was crushed. He put his arms around the little girl and begged her for forgiveness. The man kept the box by his bed for years, whenever lie was discouraged, he would take out an imaginary kiss and remember the love of the child who had put it there.

1) What did the man do when the girl offered him a gift the next morning? He
A. begged her. B. kept the gift.
C. was angry. D. was embarrassed.
E. yelled at her.

2) What did the girl put in the box that the father did not see? The girl put
A. gold. B. kisses. C. love.
D. tears. E. wrapping paper.

3) Why was the man angry when he was given the gift? He was angry because
A. the box was empty.
B. the box was put under a tree.
C. the girl wasted wrapping paper.
D. He hated gifts.
E. money was tight.

4) Why was the girl’s father embarrassed when she brought him a gift? He was embarrassed because
A. he overreacted.
B. he punished her.
C. he was furious.
D. the little girl was crying.
E. there was nothing inside the

5) The man took the imaginary kiss whenever he was
A. angry. B. discouraged.
C. disturbed. D. happy. E. sick.

Social Studies

1) Culture is dynamic, simply means it is
A. changing. B. complex.
C. rigid.
D. static. E. transferred.

2) Which of the following is not an example of home appliances?
A. Blender B. Projector C . Radio
D. Refrigerator E. Television

3) Which of the following is not a source of water?
A. Oak B. Rainfall C. River
D. Stream E. Well

4) The Efik are found in one of the following States.
A. Adamawa B. Benue
C. Cross Rivers D. Delta E. Rivers

5) All the following are modern means of transportation, except
A. Aeroplane. B. Bicycle. C. car.
D. Train. E. Wheelbarrow

Verbal Aptitude

There are three sentences in each of the following questions. Read them carefully and choose which one should come first, second arid then third.

An example is given below:
1. The boys were stung by the bees
2. The boys went honey-hunting
3. Their friend laughed at them
A. 1,2,3 B. 1,3,2 C. 2,1,3
D. 2,3,1 E. 3,2,1

The correct answer is option C which is
2. The boys went honey-hunting
1. The boys were stung by the bees
3. Their friend laughed at them

We would therefore, shade answer space C on the answer sheet.

Now answer questions 1- 5

1)  1. It came in a box made of cardboard
2. She kept the toy and threw the box away
3. Joan got a new toy
A.1,2,3 B. 1,3,2 C. 2,3,1
D. 3,1,2 E. 3,2,1

2)  1. I wanted some ink
2. The bottle of ink was there
3. The bottle of ink was completely empty
A.1,2,3 B. 1,3,2 C. 2,1,3
D. 2,3,1 E. 3,1,2

3) 1. I bought some milk this morning
2. I shall get some more later
3. I have finished it now
A. 1,2,3 B. 1,3,2 C. 2,1,3
D. 2,3,1 E. 3,1,2

4) 1. The farmer needed help on the farm
2. The farmer wanted to plant maize

3. The farmer’s son was on the farm to help him
A. 1,2,3 B. 1,32 C. 2,1,3
D. 2,3,1 E. 3,1,2

5) 1. He ate a delicious meal
2. He went to the restaurant
3. He was very hungry
A. 1,2,3 B. 1,3,2 C. 2,3,1
D. 3,1,2 E. 3,2,1


1) What is the place value of 5 in 4.053?
A. 5 hundreds B. 5 tens
C. 5 unite D. 5 tenths
E. 5 hundredths

2) Write in Roman numerals one thousand five hundred and eighty four.

3) Find the sum of 1.42, 0.1 and 0.7.
A. 0.22 B. 1.22 C. 2.22
D. 3.22 E. 4.22

4) In a school that has 800 pupils, 435 pupils are girls. How many boys are in the school?
A. 1235 B. 800 C. 435
D. 365 E. 300

5) Find the simple interest on N6000.00 for 5 years at 3% per annum.
A. N90.00 B. N180.00
C. N300.00
D. N900.00 E. N1500.00

Basic Science

1)  Ringworm is a skin disease caused by
A. bacteria B. fungi C. insects
D. lack of vitamins E. virus

2) Yam and rice are examples of
A. carbohydrates B. fats and oils
C. minerals D. proteins
E. vitamins

3) The blood vessels that carry blood from other parts of the body to the heart are called
A. arteries B. auricles
C. capillaries D. veins E. ventricles.

4) Which of the following is not a permanent change?
A. Burning of paper
B. Changing of flower to fruits
C. Hatching of egg to chick
D. Melting of candle wax
E. Rusting of needle

5) The upper arm bone is known as
A. femur B. fabia and tibia
C. humerus D. phalanges
E. ulna and radius

Vocational Studies

1) The aircraft is to a pilot as the shit is to a/an
A. astronaut B. captain
C. cyclist D. driver E. programmer

2) The metal commonly used for producing cooking pots is
A. aluminium B. brass
C. copper D. iron E. zinc

3) The sense organ of touch is
A. ear B. eye C. nose
D. skin E. tongue

4) The part that provides access in and out of a building is called
A. ceiling B. door D. lintel
D. roof E. wall

5) What is the name of a person whose job is to join metals together using heat?
A. bricklayer B. carpenter
C. electrician D. mechanic
E. welder

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