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Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE [Revealed!]

This is for BECE Candidates looking for Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE. The Physical and Health Education paper is compulsory for all candidates regardless of their school. So, here you will get genuine Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers for PHE. Your duty now is to read through them as many times as possible and get ready to smash your paper.

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What are Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE?

Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE are the questions you should expect in your Physical and Health Education paper in 2024 BECE, together with their answers.

It is very important that every candidate preparing to sit for Physical and Health Education in the forthcoming 2024 BECE examination should catch a glimpse of these questions.

In so doing, they will know what to expect in the exam hall. Knowing exactly what to expect will boost their confidence and guarantee them a very high score.

Junior WAEC 2024 PHE Questions and Answers Revealed!

On this page, we shall reveal Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers for all candidates taking the PHE paper.

How lucky you are to stumble upon this important page!

The questions are genuine and the answers are accurate, and all are a product of our passion to see you excel in your BECE and proceed to Senior Secondary School.

In the following sections, you will read the PHE questions you are to expect in your 2024 Junior WAEC exam as well as their answers. You can use the comments section if you still need clarification over some of the questions. We will give you a more detailed explanation.

BECE is a very serious and important examination. You will answer 60 questions in BECE Physical and Health Education 2024 within 2 hours. So it’s important that you pay attention to the information revealed on this page.

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Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE [Numbers 1 – 10]

Answer the following questions by choosing the right answer from the list lettered A – D

1. The aim of Physical Education is
A. Total development of a person
B. Development of the physical body
C. To enable the student participate in sporting activities
D. Enjoy their leisure time

2. Which of these is a team game?
A. Lawn tennis      B. Ludo
B. Squash             D. Volleyball

3. A disease that breaks out and spreads from place to place is said to be
A. sporadic         B. pandemic
C. endemic         D. epidemic

4. Gymnastics is made up of the following three areas
A. cartrohed, forward roll and backward roll
B. Stunt, tumbling and apparatus work
C. Tripod stand, head stand and hand stand
D. Through vault, astride vault and head stand

5. The end product of carbohydrate during digestion is
A. glucose            C. starch
B. amino acid       D. glycogen

6. All these are postural defect EXCEPT
A. Lordosis          C. kyphosis
B. scoliosis          D. kinesis

7. A “Let” in valley ball means
A. loss of service
B. re-service
C. side-out
D. game point

8. Regular exercise helps the body to
A. gain enough energy
B. loss weight
C. keep fit
D. gain weight

9. In Volley ball, the umpire calls “SIDE OUT” when the
A. ball lands on the line
B. receiving team loses a point
C. serving team gain a point
D. serving team loses the service

10. One of these is a deficiency disease.
A. Malaria            B. Typhoid
C. Tuberculosis    D. Beriberi

Answers to Question Number 1 – 10

1.A   2.D   3.D   4.B   5.A   6.D   7.B   8.C   9.D   10.D

Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE [Numbers 11 – 20]

11. Another paralysis is name for infantile
A. meningitis
B. poliomyelitis
C. whooping cough
D. tuberculosis

12. In the game of cricket if the ball goes out in the air beyond the boundary line, it is
A. a lost ball
B. boundary four
C. boundary six
D. a wide ball

13. In Basket ball, it is a personal foul if a player
A. hits the ball with clenched fist
B. takes more than second to put the ball into play from out bounds
C. is off side
D. blocks an opponent

14. One of these is a racket game
A. table tennis     B. hand ball
C. cricket             D. lawn tennis

15. All are health agencies EXCEPT
A. Girl’s Guide
B. World Health Organization
C. Red Cross Society
D. St. John Ambulance

16. The tie-on in a first aid kit is used to identify
A. casualty          B. injury
C. treatment       D. injury site

17. “Lay up Shop” is associated with game.
A. basket ball        B. volley ball
C. badminton       D. hockey

18. A defensive skill in volley ball game is
A. blocking         B. spiking
C. volleying        D. digging

19. Which of the following best describes the importance of rhythmical activities. It helps the children to develop
A. self confidence, agility, initiatives and co-ordination
B. agility balance, forward roll and flexibility
C. co-operation, courtesy, leadership and gymnastics
D. control of body movement balance, initiative and flexibility

20. In gymnastic ‘support’ is necessary to
A. protect and prevent injury
B. facilitate performance
C. aid the performer
D. push and catch the performance

Answers to Question Number 11 – 20

11.B   12.C   13.A   14.D   15.A   16.A   17.A   18.A   19.A   20.A

Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE [Numbers 21 – 40]

21. Which of the following is NOT an official in track events.
A. marks man        B. the starter
C. the umpire        D. the coach

22. The ability of the music to perform an activity over a long period of time is referred to as
A. muscular endurance
B. Muscular strength
C. Muscular power
D. Flexibility

23. Another name for tetanus is
A. jaundice           B. lock jaw
C. filariasis            D. leukaemia

24. Which of these is a disease of the circulatory system?
A. AIDS            B. diarrhea
C. cholera        C. hypertension

25. Lack of vitamin C in human body causes
A. ricket           B. night blindness
C. pellagra       D. scurvy

26. These are values of swimming EXCEPT
A. development of safety skills
B. development only the respiratory system
C. receiving of tension
D. serving as recreational activity

27. The human skeleton has about bone
A. 206          B. 620
C. 312          D. 106

28. Music and dance are primarily based on
A. rhythm
B. rhyme
C. level of sound
D. sound of music

29. The “off-side rule” is applied in these games
A. basket ball and soccer
B. Volley ball and hockey
C. Athletics and games
D. Hockey and soccer

30. The elbow is a type of joint
A. hinge         B. ball and socket
C. gliding       D. saddle

Answers to Question Number 21 – 30

21.D   22.A   23.B   24.D   25.D   26.B   27.A   28.A   29.D   30.A

Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE [Numbers 31 – 40]

31. The first ancient Olympic games took place in the year.
A. 225 AD          B. 767 BC
C. 677 AD          D. 776 BC

32. One method of hand hold in javelin is
A. pen hold and style
B. orthodox
C. finish
D. back hand

33. A match in table tennis means the best of games
A. 1 or 2           B. 3 or 5
C. 3 or 4           D. 2 or 4

34. The circumference of a relay baton is
A. 12cm            B. 13cm
C. 14cm            D. 15cm

35. A relay team is made up …… athletes
A. 4           B. 5
C. 6           D. 7

36. The joint that allows movement of all directions is the ………. joint
A. hinge               B. ball and socket
C. gliding             D. pivot

37. The …….. fracture is a situation in
A. compound         B. multiple
D. greenstick          D. comminuted

38. Which of the following is a throwing event in athletics?
A. Hurdle
B. Javelin
C. Weight lifting
D. Triple jump

39. Which of these is a sport injury?
A. Stroke           B. Nose bleeding
C. Sprain           D. Mumps

40. Natural active immunity is where an individual
A. makes his immunity after he has been given a vaccine
B. has received antibodies from his mother
C. makes his own immunity after he has bad the disease
D. has received antibodies from the mother

Answers to Question Number 31 – 40

31.D   32.C   33.B   34.A   35.A   36.B   37.D   38.B   39.C   40.C

Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE [Numbers 41 – 50]

41. One of these is NOT a part environmental sanitation.
A. control of vector
B. supply of safe water
C. supply of adequate food
D. Food hygiene

42. For proper building, growth and repair of worn out tissues, the body requires enough supply of
A. carbohydrate
B. fat and oil
C. mineral and vitamin
D. protein

43. Passing, kicking ……. and ……. are all skills in the game of soccer.
A. digging, blocking
B. dribbling, blowing
C. heading, batting
D. heading, dribbling

44. The health agency that has its headquarters at Geneva is the
A. W.H.O
B. F.A.O
C. I. L. O

45. Second degree burns are those in which the skin is
A. reddened            B. blistered
C. scrapped off        D. abbraised

46. Deficiency of iodine in the diet causes the disease known as
A. yellow fever           B. goiter
C. elephantiasis         D. river blindness

47. Another name for tooth decay is:
A. tooth ulcer
B. tooth bacteria
C. dental caries
D. floridation

48. Excessive bleeding may be caused by lack of
A. vitamin A       B. vitamin B
C. vitamin C       D. vitamin K

49. Dolphin stroke is a skill used in
A. Judo             B. swimming
C. wrestling      D. boxing

50. Recreational activities are good because
A. They develop the muscles
B. The aim is to win your opponent
C. They help to release strains and tensions of life
D. It makes the participants to laugh every minute

Answers to Question Number 41 – 50

41.C   42.D   43.D   44.A   45.B   46.B   47.C   48.D   49.B   50.C

Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE [Numbers 51 – 60]

51. In athletics, the officials that handle all protests and any other matters arising is called the
A. managers            B. secretaries
C. jury of appeal     D. arena marshals

52. We have a shower before swimming so as to
A. give the body some scent
B. keep the body warm
C. adjust the water temperature
D. to look beautiful

53. One of these is NOT an excretory organ
A. the lungs         B. the eye
C. the skin           D. the rectum

54. How many players make up a hand ball team
A. seven            B. eleven
C. fourteen       D. seventeen

55. The team “BEATING THE GUN” is applicable to
A. athletics          B. football
B. basket ball      D. hand ball

56. In 4 x 100m relay, the area within which the baton handover takes place is marked on track and measures
A. 50m        B. 75m
C. 20m        D. 15m

57. Movable joints are located at the following places of the body EXCEPT
A. elbow            B. hip
B. shoulder        D. teeth

58. Characteristics of arterial bleeding is that the blood
A. oozes out and can be easily controlled
B. is dark red and the flow is steady
C. flows slowly and stops easily
D. is pure red and comes out in jets corresponding to heart beat

59. Breast stroke in swimming is learnt first because
A. it helps us to hold the water firmly with hands
B. it makes breathing more regular
C. it is easier to learn
D. it comes before gliding

60. Basket ball was invented by
A. Dr. James Naismith
B. Dr. James Watt
C. Dr. James Smith
D. Dr. James Stephenson

Answers to Question Number 51 – 60

51.C   52.C   53.B   54.A   55.A   56.C   57.D   58.D   59.C   60.A


Answer All the Questions in this Section.

1. (a) What is first Aid?
(b) Give four (4) reasons why we give First Aid.
(c) Name four (4) items that should be in a First Aid box.

2. (a) List five (5) skills in the game of Cricket.
(b) State five (5) ways of removing a batsman in cricket game.

3. (a) What is Sprint race?
(b) Mention three (3) types of Sprint starts.

4. (a) What is excretion?
(b) Name three (3) organs of excretion in the body.

5. (a) Name five (5) basic skills of lawn tennis.
(b) State two (2) styles in long jump.
(c) State three (3) styles of high jump.

Final Thoughts on Junior WAEC 2024 Questions and Answers PHE

So, above are the 60 objective Questions you can expect in your 2024 BECE Physical and Health Education (PHE) examination. The essay questions are also given. Read them again and again. Ensure that you get very familiar with each of them such that you can readily recognize them any time.

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