NDDC Scholarship Past Questions And Answers – Maths/Science


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NDDC Scholarship Past Questions And Answers – Maths/Science

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About NDDC Nigeria

The Niger Delta Development Commission is a federal government agency established by Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in the year 2000 with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

  • About The NDDC Scholarship 

  • The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Scholarship is a program initiated by the Nigerian government to provide educational opportunities for students from the Niger Delta region. The Niger Delta region is known for its significant oil and gas reserves, but it has also faced numerous socio-economic challenges. One of the ways the government aims to address these challenges is by offering scholarships to qualified students from the region to pursue higher education overseas.
  • The amount for the foreign scholarship shall be based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.Current Application Closing Date is 3rd November, 2023.

    Application Procedure

  • 1.The following documents must be attached to the application:
    2.Recent passport photograph
    3.Local Government Identification Letter
    4.Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized overseas university
    Relevant degrees from recognized universities
    5.NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
    6.Upon successful completion of the application form, a registration number will be automatically assigned.
    7.Applicants are advised to print a hard copy of the online-generated acknowledgment for future reference.
    8.All shortlisted applicants will be announced and posted on the NDDC website: These shortlisted candidates will subsequently be required to take part in a Computer-Based Test (CBT).
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible for the scholarship, a scholar must hail from the Niger Delta Region and have achieved a First Class Degree, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division.

  • The Selection Process

  • 1. Initial Application: Interested candidates must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
    2. Preliminary Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
    WASSCE/NECO results
    3. Undergraduate Degree classification (1st Class, Second Class Upper/Lower)
    4. Local Government Identification
    5. Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer-based test conducted by our consultants in Rivers State.
    6. Minimum Test Score: Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 70% in the test to proceed to the next stage.
    7. Further Shortlisting: Candidates who successfully pass the test will be further shortlisted.
    8. Final Verification: The final verification of the candidates will be done through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

About the NDDC Scholarship test format

NDDC overseas scholarship test was conducted by Cinfores-Ltd, between 2010 and 2015. Since 2016, the tests are now conducted by MEIL (MARG Educational International Limited).

The test usually comprises of 2 sections –

1. General questions which everyone will have to sit, and

2. Discipline-based questions.

For example, candidates in Engineering and Science related disciplines could take a mix of science-based questions like maths, English, physics and chemistry for part 1, then discipline-specific questions for part 2. The  test usually last between 30 to 60 minutes.

  • Sample Past Questions And Answers for NDDC Scholarship – Maths/Science

  • Question: What is the value of π (pi)?
    A 3
    B 3.14
    C 22/7
    D 4
    Answer: B 3.14Question: If x = 5 and y = 3, what is the value of 2x + 3y?
    A 16
    B 17
    C 18
    D 19
    Answer: C 18Question: What is the square root of 144?
    A 12
    B 10
    C 14
    D 16
    Answer: A 12Question: Solve for x: 2x – 8 = 12.
    A 10
    B 12
    C 14
    D 16
    Answer: A 10Question: If a car travels at a speed of 60 miles per hour for 3 hours, how far does it travel?
    A 120 miles
    B 160 miles
    C 180 miles
    D 200 miles
    Answer: A 180 milesScience Questions:Question: What is the chemical symbol for oxygen?
    A O
    B Ox
    C Oxg
    D Oz
    Answer: A OQuestion: Which gas makes up the majority of Earth’s atmosphere?
    A Carbon dioxide
    B Oxygen
    C Nitrogen
    D Hydrogen
    Answer: C NitrogenQuestion: What is the smallest unit of matter?
    A Atom
    B Cell
    C Molecule
    D Particle
    Answer: A AtomQuestion: Which planet is known as the “Red Planet”?
    A Earth
    B Mars
    C Venus
    D Jupiter
    Answer: B Mars

    Question: What is the process by which plants make their own food using sunlight?
    A Respiration
    B Photosynthesis
    C Digestion
    D Transpiration
    Answer: B Photosynthesis

    Mixed Questions:

    Question: What is the chemical formula for water?
    A H2O
    B CO2
    C CH4
    D O2
    Answer: A H2O

    Question: In a triangle, the sum of all angles is equal to:
    A 90 degrees
    B 120 degrees
    C 180 degrees
    D 360 degrees
    Answer: C 180 degrees

    Question: What is the formula for the area of a rectangle?
    A Length x Width
    B 2 x (Length + Width)
    C Length + Width
    D Length / Width
    Answer: A Length x Width

    Question: Which gas do plants absorb from the atmosphere during photosynthesis?
    A Oxygen
    B Carbon dioxide
    C Nitrogen
    D Hydrogen
    Answer: B Carbon dioxide

    Question: Who is known as the father of modern physics?
    A Isaac Newton
    B Albert Einstein
    C Galileo Galilei
    D Stephen Hawking
    Answer: B Albert Einstein

    Question: What is the chemical symbol for gold?
    A Go
    B Ag
    C Au
    D Ge
    Answer: C Au

    Question: What is the process by which plants lose water vapor through tiny openings in their leaves?
    A Transpiration
    B Respiration
    C Photosynthesis
    D Absorption
    Answer: A Transpiration

    Question: Which planet is closest to the Sun?
    A Venus
    B Earth
    C Mercury
    D Mars
    Answer: C Mercury

    Question: What is the formula for the circumference of a circle?
    A πr²
    B 2πr
    C πd
    D π/2r
    Answer: B 2πr

    Question: What is the chemical symbol for carbon?
    A C
    B Ca
    C Cr
    D Co
    Answer: A. C

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