Many candidates are seeking WAEC Auto Mechanical Questions and Answers for 2023 and if you are one of them, you have arrived at the right place as we will break them down for you. We will go further to show you how WAEC Auto Mechanical questions are set and the best way to answer for full marks.

WAEC Auto Mechanical Questions and Answers
WAEC Auto Mechanical Questions and Answers

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is organized by WAEC in West African countries. The exam boasts millions of candidates each year due to its importance and over 15 subjects are sat for in the exams including Auto Mechanics. That being said, let’s go through the questions and answers for the subject at hand.

WAEC Auto Mechanical Questions and Answers 2022/2023

There will be three papers, Papers 1, 2, and 3 all of which must be taken. Papers 1 and 2 shall be a composite paper to be taken at one sitting.

Paper 1: will consist of forty multiple-choice objective questions all of which are to be answered in 45 minutes for 40 marks.

Paper 2: will consist of two sections, Sections A and B to be answered in 2 hours and 15 minutes for 80 marks.

Section A: will consist of ten short-structured questions to be answered in 30 minutes for 20 marks.

Section B: will consist of five essay questions.   Candidates will be required to answer any four in 1 hour 45 minutes for 60 marks.

Paper 3: will be a practical test of 2 hours 30 minutes duration.  It will consist of two compulsory questions for 80 marks.

A list of materials shall be made available to schools not less than two weeks before the paper is taken for material procurement and relevant preparation.

The Council may consider testing candidates’ ability in practical work as prescribed in the syllabus in the event that materials for the actual practical test cannot be acquired. For this alternative test, there will be two sets of compulsory questions to be answered in 1½ hours for 80 marks.

Sample Questions – Objective

1. The instrument used in checking valve clearance is
A. feeler gauge.
B. ring gauge.
C. ping gauge.
D. fine bar.

2. The principal components of motor vehicle transmission layout are
A. flywheel, final drive, and differential unit.
B. engine, clutch, gearbox, propeller shaft, and final drive.
C. gearbox, propeller shaft, flywheel, and clutch.
D. clutch, differential unit, and starter unit.

3. The strength of a frame to the twisting force is known as
A. bending strength.
B. tension-pull strength.
C. tabular strength.
D torsional strength.

4. Which of the following is used in making compression rings of engine pistons?
A. Copper
B. Cast iron
C. High carbon steel
D. Sodium

5. Tyre threads are designed to enhance road
A. grip.
B. slip.
C. speed.
D. slide.

6. The material for making brake lining is
A. asbestos.
B. wood.
C. ceramics.
D. plastics.

7. Air filter is fitted on which of these engine parts?
A. Induction manifold
B. Inlet manifold
C. Carburetor
D. Cylinder head

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Paper 2 – Section A

1. The part of the car that cools the engine is ——————————————–

2. The part of the engine that drives the water pump is ———————————————

3 Sketch a ‘Taper Shank’, twist the drill, and label three parts in the spaces provided below.

Section B – Theory

1. (a) (i) Sketch a diagram of a four-stroke single-cylinder engine during induction Stroke
(ii) Label four of its parts. (b) State one function of each of the parts labeled in (1a) above. (15 marks)

2. (a) (i) Name five components of the transmission system. (ii) State one function of each component listed in 2(a)(i). (15 marks)

3. On the engine provided set the valves to the number one cylinder.
(a) Open the valve cover, report to the examiner
(b) Rotate the engine to make the number one valve ready for setting, and report to the examiner
(c) set the valves, and report to the examiner.
(d) replace valve cover, and report to the examiner.
(e) answer two questions from the examiner.

DISCLAIMER! These are not real WAEC GCE  Auto Mechanical questions but likely repeated questions over the years to help candidates understand the nature of their examinations. Ensure to take note of every question provided on this page.

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