Ghana Immigration Service aptitude test sample questions and answers

Ghana Immigration Service aptitude test sample questions and answers

The Ghana Immigration Service alongside other government security agencies such as the Ghana National Fire Service, Prison Service and Ghana Police Service are recruiting personnel into the services. Tens of thousands of Ghanaians bought the forms as part of the process.

Those who qualified from the first stage have been sent notices to go for Body Screening and Selection and later Aptitude test. But what is this aptitude test about and what type of questions will be asked. We are here to assist you in preparing for the exams as best as you can.

Disclaimer: These are sample practice questions or largely past questions that are not guaranteed to repeat in the main test but just to serve as a guide in aiding your preparation.

About Ghana Immigration Aptitude Test

The Ghana Immigration Service are under the Ministry of Interior with the President as commander-in-chief.

Immigration recruitment requires a good score on the aptitude test. Preparing for the aptitude test will increase your chances of success to the next stage of the recruitment process.

You might have gone through the body screening stage to qualify for this stage. But to qualify out of this stage, you must provide correct answers for the test. You need to be equipped with good knowledge of the test you might face.

Scope of the Aptitude Test

The format of the Immigration aptitude test requires that you sit to write the Immigration aptitude test on a computer and at your nearest Immigration Careers Centre.

Subjects mostly tested are:

  • General knowledge about the Immigration
  • Numeracy knowledge & Arithmetic reasoning
  • Literacy knowledge
  • General Science

Ghana Immigration General knowledge Questions & Answers

What is the organization of the Ghana Immigration Service

Answer: The Ghana Immigration Service is composed of the Ghana Immigration Service general recruits and Ghana Immigration Service officers

What was the number of Ghana Immigration Service recruits when it was established

Answer:  The Ghana Immigration Service was established in 1989 under PNDC Law 226 with about 650 active duty personnel in 1989.

What is the Ghana Immigration Service command structure

Answer: The Ghana Immigration Service command structure extends from the minister of interior in the government to commanders in the field. Ghana Immigration Service units are deployed in the capital regions, and in Ghana’s border regions.

What is the structure of the Ghana Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service has an organized command which begins from the most senior officer down to junior officer. The Comptroller General of Immigration services is the highest rank, Below is the detailed structure of the Ghana Immigration Service  (GIS) from the most senior officer down to junior officer:

  • Controller-General of Immigration
  • Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration
  • Commissioner of Immigration
  • Deputy Commissioner of Immigration
  • Assistant Commissioner of Immigration
  • Chief Superintendent of Immigration
  • Superintendent of Immigration
  • Deputy Superintendent of Immigration
  • Assistant Superintendent of Immigration
  • Inspector
  • Assistant Inspector
  • Immigration Control Officer
  • Assistant Immigration Control Officer I
  • Assistant Immigration Control Officer II

What equipment has the Ghana Immigration Service

the equipment consists of older weapons of British, Brazilian, Swiss, Swedish, Israeli, and Finnish origin. The Ghanaian Ghana Immigration Service inventory gave the following equipment: FV-601 Saladin and EE-9 Cascavel reconnaissance vehicles; MOWAG Piranha armoured personnel carriers; 81mm and 120mm mortars; 84mm recoilless launchers; and 14.5mm ZPU-4 and 23mm ZU-23-2 air defence guns.

Ghana Immigration Service General knowledge Questions & Answers For Ghana Immigration Service

When was the Ghana Immigration Service established?

ANSWER: The Ghana Immigration Service was collectively established in 1989 in Accra, Ghana

Who Was The First Commander  Of The Ghana Immigration Service

ANSWER: The Ghana Immigration Service started as the Immigration and Passport Unit of the Gold Coast Colonial Police Force under the command of Mr Nevile C. Hill.

What are the objectives of the Ghana Immigration Service?

ANSWER: The objectives of the GIS are:

(i) To manage migration in the national interest;

(ii) To combat irregular migration; and

(iii) To promote national security.

What are the aims and objectives of the Ghana Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service as it is now has its motto as “Friendship With Vigilance”.

The objectives of the Ghana Immigration Service are

  •  (i) To manage migration in the national interest;
  • (ii) To combat irregular migration; and
  • (iii) To promote national security.

When did Ghana gain independence?

ANSWER: 6 March 1957

Which year was the Ghana flag designed and who designed it?

ANSWER: The flag of Ghana was designed and adopted in 1957 and was flown until 1962, and then reinstated in 1966.

The Ghana flag was designed by Miss Theodosia Okoh

Immigration Numeracy & Logical Reasoning Questions & Answers For Immigration

  1. It takes an Engineer three hours to drive to his brother’s house at an average speed of 50 miles per hour. If He takes the same route home, but his average speed is 60 miles per hour, what is the time, in hours, that it takes him to drive home?

A) 2 hours and 33 minutes
B) 2 hours and 30 minutes
C)2 hours and 3 minutes
D) 2 hours and 60 minutes

2.  A stamping machine can stamp 40 envelopes in 8 minutes. How many of the stamping machines, working at the same time, are required to stamp 120 envelopes per minute?

A) 3 Machines
B)24 Machines
C)60 Machines
D)28 Machines

Also here: Ghana National Fire Service sample questions and answers.

3. Yesterday, Kofi earned 50 Cedis mowing lawns. Today, Kofi earned 60% of what he earned yesterday mowing lawns. How much money did Kojo earn mowing lawns today?

A. Ghc3

B. Ghc25

C. Ghc30
D. Ghc40

4. Kofi sells pies for Ghc10 each. Kwame sells beverages for Ghc1 each. If Kofi sells 23 apple pies and Kwame sells 17 beverages, what is the total in sales for both products combined?

A. Ghc17

B. Ghc213

C. Ghc230

D. Ghc247

5. A mountain path is 12.1 miles long. If a hiker walks along the path at a rate of 1.96 miles per hour, in approximate how many hours will the hiker walk the entire trail?

A. 6


C. 14

D. 24

6. Adjoa’s gross salary for last month was Ghc4,687.24. If Ghc421.78 was deducted from Adjoa’s salary pay, how much take-home pay did Adjoa earn this past month?

A. Ghc421.78

B. Ghc4,265.46

C. Ghc4,687.24

D. Ghc5,109.02

7. A woman’s store sells the following categories of clothing for the following prices:Blouse:

Ghc14 each
Skirt: Ghc16 each
Dress: Ghc25 each
Pantyhose: 2 pairs for Ghc3
Socks: Ghc7

A lady goes to the store on a day when the store has a 20% off sale on all skirts. If Yaa buys 2 skirts, 1 dress, and 4 pairs of pantyhose, how much money does the lady have to pay?

A. Ghc55.20

B. Ghc56.60

C. Ghc63.00

D. Ghc69.00

8. Last month, Yaws checking account had a balance of Ghc347.20. Since then, Yaws deposited his paycheck of Ghc563.89 and withdrew Ghc478.53. What is Kofi’s checking account balance now?

A. Ghc432.56

B. Ghc432.65

C. Ghc456.23

D. Ghc456.32

9. In a box of stones, the ratio of red marbles to total marbles is 2:5. The ratio of green stones to total stones is 3:10. If the stones that are neither red nor green are blue, how many blue stones are in the box if there are 40 marbles in the box?

A. 12

B. 16

C. 24

D. 28

Immigration Literacy Questions & Answers For Immigration

Read the passage below, and answer question

Websites provide detailed, specific information on a wide variety of topics. Websites may offer objective information, or they may present a person’s opinion about a topic. Because web pages come from such a wide range of sources, it is vital that you evaluate the authority and the background of the Website before using or accepting any of the information presented.

1. The author’s main purpose in the passage is to

A. Caution on the use of electronic text
B. Present sources of information
C. Condemn the web information
D. Commend electronic texts

2. Which of the following sentences has the correct noun, pronoun and verb

A. That bag is her’s but she has allowed the friend to take it
B. That bag is hers’ but she have allowed the friend to take it
C. That bag is hers but she have allowed the friend to take it
D. That bag is hers but she has allowed the friend to take it

3. Which one of the following sentences uses the correct order of adjectives?

A. I bought a pair of new, nice red rain shirts
B. I bought a pair of nice, new red rain shirts
C. I bought a pair of red, nice new rain shirts
D. I bought a pair of new, red nice rain shirts

By: Clifford Adumbire |

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