Home Economics jss 3 practice questions for first term second term or revision

                                                                   JSS 3 FIRST TERM Home Economics Past Question


1.  All the items that we wear with our clothes are called (a) accessories (b) jeweler (c) shoes (d) hats


2. Your brothers and sisters are your (a) siblings (b) relations (c) aunties (d) nephews


3. Which of the following is not a flooring covering (a) carpet (b) rug (c) wood (c) mat


4. Which of the following is not a natural fibre (a) cotton (b) silk (c) wool (d) lines


5. man made fibre is also known as ……….. (a) Natural (b) animal (c) synthetic (d) vegetable


6. Which of these fabrics is most suitable for school uniform (a) nylon (b) silk (c) cotton (d) wool


7. A person who creates new styles of clothes is called a fashion ………. (a) Model (b) designer (c) decorator (d) caterer


8. Which of the following is not a sign of pregnancy (a) vomiting (b) nausea (c) breast enlargement (d) cessation of menstruation


9. The complete set of clothes required by a newborn baby is called (a) clothing (b) layette (c) fabric (d) cloths


10. Conflict resolution methods include all of these except (a) dialogue (b) mediation (c) family changes (d) listening


11. Conflict can be stressful and damaging to ………….. (a) Parent (b) friends(c) brothers (d) relationship


12. Conflict in a family is a situation where family members are ………… (a) feeding themselves (b) involved in sharing of food (c) involve in a serious disagreement (d) having a party


13. What is a seam (a) A good seam on the material (b) a beautiful seam on a cloth (c) a good stitch on a material (d) A method of sewing two or more pieces of material together


14.The most expensive among the natural fibres is …………….. (a) cotton (b) wool (c) rayon (d) silk


15. …………. are used by babies while we use napkin on tables (a) napkins (b) nappies (c) nakins (d) nappies


16. In manufacturing processes of all fabrics the last process is ………………… (a) Ironing (b) Dyeing (c) ginning (d) boiling


17. Linen fibre burns with the smell of ……….. (a) Burning paper (b) burnt hair (c) burnt cotton (d) burnt plastic


18. An instrument for protecting the middle finger when sewing is called (a) thimble (b) scissors (c) thread (d) needle


19.  Materials which are made from …………… absorb moisture easily (a) nylon (b) rayon (c) cotton (d) wood


20. Which of the following creases badly (a) Linen (b) silk (c) wool (d) nylon


21. The tiny hair-like strands used for making fabrics are (a) fibres (b) textiles (c) fabrics (d) clothes


22. A treadle machine is operated with (a) motor (b) hand (c) electric motor (d) foot


23.  The parts of the sewing machine that raises and lowers the needle is (a) presser foot (b)  balance wheel (c) head (d) bobbin


24. One of the following may not influence meal planning (a) age (b) health (c) money (d) season


25. Which of the following will not eat the flesh of animals and fish (a) vegetarian (b) strict vegetation (c) Lacto-vegetarians (d) the aged


26. A strict vegetarian will not eat any (a) food (b) vegetable protein (c) animal food (d) carrot


27. Lactating mothers are …………….. feeding their babies (a) bottle- (b) breast- (c) over- (d) always


28. Which of the following require increased intake of energy foods (a) manual workers (b) sedentary workers (c) clerks (d) Directors


29. Meals for children should be cooked by easily ……………. Method (a) accepted (b) manipulated (c) consumed (d) digested


30 The elements that make up carbohydrates are the following except (a) carbon (b) oxygen (c) sulphur (d) hydrogen


31. With Million’s test egg-white gives a …………………. Precipitate (a) yellow (b) white (c) green (d) pink


32. Proteins, e.g. white of egg will ………….. in moist heat (a) coagulate (b) spread (c) enlarge (d) decrease


33. With the bluret’s test, protein gives …………… colour. (a) Purple (b) white (c) green (d) pink


34. Proteins are made up of the following except (a) hydrogen (b) carbon (c) nitrogen (d) oxygen


35. A brown honey-like substance formed when sugar is heated is known as ………… (a) Honey (b) liquid sugar (c) caramel (d) brown sugar1. Conflict resolution methods include all of these except (a) dialogue (b) mediation (c) family changes (d) listening


36. Conflict can be stressful and damaging to ………….. (a) Parent (b) friends(c) brothers (d) relationship


37. Conflict in a family is a situation where family members are ………… (a) feeding themselves (b) involved in sharing of food (c) involve in a serious disagreement (d) having a party


38. Which of the following best explain family values (a) family values are social living (b) family values depend upon each other for many things (c) family values are those things that family have or do because they are useful or popular (d) each family has family values


39. Which of the following is not a factor influencing family values and family lifestyles (a) income (b) peace (c) size of the family (d) likes and dislikes


40. Which of these best explains lifestyles (a) life style is the importance a family places on things (b) Life style is the proper planning and management of family resources (c) life style is the way in which a family lives and works (d) life style is the way of life of the wealthy people


41. Which of the following is not one of the rights of the child (a) Every child shall be held in slavery (b) Every child is born free and equal in dignity and right (c) No child shall be subjected to torture or to cruel treatment (d) All children have the right to security


42. Human right violation includes all these except (a) holding someone in slavery (b) subjecting someone to arbitrary  arrest, detention or exile (c) tempering with someone’s right to freedom of opinion (d) the right of equal access to public service


43.Which of the following is not a type of food nutrient (a) Carbohydrate (b) Protein (c) Legumes (d) fat and oil 44. Nutrients are …………. (a) Chemical materials in foods (b) liquid substance (c) protective foods (d) edible substances


45. Protein is ……………. (a) body-building food (b) essential food (c) incomplete foods (d) complete foods


46. Which of the following is not affected by family crisis (a) family relationship (b) family cycle (c) family goals (d) family values


47. The following are types of family crisis except …………. (a) good education (b) cultism (c) bereavement (d) accident


48. The following are the nutrients in the food we eat except (a) balanced diet (b) vitamin (c) protein (d) fats and oil


49. For the welfare of the family, conflicts are best (a) overlooked (b) resolved (c) buried (d) ignored


50. The struggle between two or more people who disagree is called (a) conflict (b) crisis (c) problem (d) challenge


51. Conflict in families can arise from any of the following (a) situations, personality, unity (b) situations, personality; power struggles (c) personality situations, affection (d) personality, power struggles, and love


52. A situation that marks a turning-point, when things cease to go on as usual in a family is called (a) crisis (b) conflict (c) debate (d) right


53. Surplus carbohydrates in the body is stored as (a) starch (b) acid (c) fat (d) glucose


54. Which of the following is a deficiency disease (a) malaria (b) fever (c) AIDS (d) Kwashiorkor


55. …………… is important for body tissues and fluids (a) fats (b) maize (c) Water (d) bread


56. …………… are for protecting the body from diseases (a) starch (b) vitamins (c) carbohydrate (d) oils


57. Which of the following is a body builder (a) Yam (b) fat (c) beans (d) oil


58. Cooking food in hot oil is (a) boiling (b) frying (c) stewing (d) oiling24. ……….. are small animals which infest the hair (a) hair lice (b) flies (c) rashes (d) insects


59.  ……………. results when the body is given a blow with sufficient force. (a) cuts (b) bruises (c) injuries (d) stings


60. Which of the following is  important for balance (a) skin (b) nose (c) ear (d) tongue                                              





1.       (a) List three properties of cotton (b) State five reasons for caring for clothing  (c) List five laundry agents


2.      (a) State six uses of clothing                 (b) What is figure fault?                 (c)  State four deficiency diseases


3.      (a) List three types of sewing machine                 (b) State three ways of caring for sewing machine                  (c) List five factors that influence meal planning

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