Choose the correct answer by circling the letter beside it:

  1. _____ is a disease or sickness affecting the body
    (a) fighting
    (b) illness
    (c) dancing
    (d) playing
  2. Diseases are caused by harmful _____
    (a) germs
    (b) vegetables
    (c) fruits
    (d) clothes
  3. The people who are trained to give us drugs are _____ and _____
    (a) mummy and daddy
    (b) doctors and nurses
    (c) teacher and pupil
    (d) brother and sister
  4. When people are sick, they don’t feel well
    (a) No
    (b) Yes
    (c) Maybe
  5. _____________ are chemicals or substances that change the way our bodies work.
    (a) drug
    (b) drink
    (c) food
    (d) fruit
  6. Accidents are caused by being _____
    (a) playing
    (b) careless
    (c) careful
    (d) driving
  7. Malaria is introduced into our bodies when we get bitten by a _________
    (a) dog
    (b) malaria
    (c) mosquito
    (d) goat
  8. Mosquitoes breed in stagnant ______
    (a) oil
    (b) cream
    (c) salt
    (d) water
  9. It is very important to be watchful for _____ when we cross the road
    (a) goat
    (b) dog
    (c) people
    (d) vehicles
  10. Every home, school, and office should have a first aid _____
    (a) pot
    (b) box
    (c) cup
    (d) bowl
  11. Nigeria has ______ states and ______ capitals
    (a) 39 and 39
    (b) 36 and 35
    (c) 36 and 36
    (d) 40 and 40
  12. _________ is the president of Nigeria
    (a) Akinwunmi Ambode
    (b) Bola Tinubu
    (c) Muhammed Buhari
    (d) Raji Fashola
  13. _____ is the capital of Adamawa State
    (a) Oyo
    (b) Yola
    (c) Ogun
    (d) Ikeja
  14. ____________ is the capital of Katsina
    (a) Kogi
    (b) Enugu
    (c) Katsina
    (d) Edo
  15. A swamp is land that is soft and _______
    (a) rich
    (b) muddy
    (c) hard
    (d) poor
  16. Rainforests are forests that grow in areas where there is a lot of ________
    (a) grass
    (b) rain
    (c) sand
    (d) clay
  17. Cash crops are crops that are cultivated to be sold for _________
    (a) Food
    (b) material
    (c) money
    (d) crops
  18. ECOWAS was founded on May 28th, 1975
    (a) Yes
    (b) No
    (c) Maybe
  19. The headquarters of ECOWAS is in ________ Nigeria
    (a) Ondo
    (b) Kano
    (c) Abuja
    (d) Jos
  20. The ____________ a country uses is called its currency
    (a) soap
    (b) money
    (c) sand
    (d) salt
  21. When people are sick, they don’t feel __________.
    (a) good
    (b) bad
    (c) well
    (d) happy
  22. __________ are tiny organisms that can make us sick.
    (a) Animals
    (b) Plants
    (c) Germs
    (d) Rocks
  23. Doctors and nurses are trained to give us ________.
    (a) food
    (b) water
    (c) medicine
    (d) toys
  24. Mosquitoes breed in stagnant ________.
    (a) air
    (b) oil
    (c) fire
    (d) soil
  25. Nigeria has _______ states and _______ capitals.
    (a) 35, 36
    (b) 40, 39
    (c) 36, 36
    (d) 39, 40
  26. Abuja is the capital city of ________.
    (a) Nigeria
    (b) Ghana
    (c) Togo
    (d) Kenya
  27. Rainforests grow in areas with a lot of _________.
    (a) snow
    (b) rain
    (c) sunshine
    (d) wind
  28. Cash crops are grown to be sold for ________.
    (a) eating
    (b) playing
    (c) money
    (d) planting
  29. ECOWAS stands for Economic Community of __________ States.
    (a) African
    (b) European
    (c) Asian
    (d) American
  30. The headquarters of ECOWAS is located in ________.
    (a) Lagos
    (b) Accra
    (c) Abuja
    (d) Dakar
  31. A swamp is land that is soft and _______.
    (a) dry
    (b) wet
    (c) hard
    (d) cold
  32. Rainforests are forests that receive a lot of _______.
    (a) sand
    (b) rain
    (c) snow
    (d) wind
  33. Cash crops are grown for ________.
    (a) food
    (b) money
    (c) clothes
    (d) fun
  34. The president of Nigeria is _______.
    (a) Muhammadu Buhari
    (b) Goodluck Jonathan
    (c) Olusegun Obasanjo
    (d) Yakubu Gowon
  35. A disease or sickness affecting the body is called an __________. (a) injury
    (b) illness
    (c) happiness
    (d) success
  36. When crossing the road, it’s important to watch out for ________. (a) birds
    (b) vehicles
    (c) clouds
    (d) trees
  37. The capital of Adamawa State is _______. (a) Lagos
    (b) Yola
    (c) Abuja
    (d) Kano
  38. Nigeria has a total of _______ states and _______ capitals. (a) 36, 36
    (b) 40, 40
    (c) 35, 36
    (d) 39, 39
  39. ECOWAS was founded on _______. (a) April 27th, 1980
    (b) May 28th, 1975
    (c) March 15th, 1990
    (d) June 10th, 1967
  40. The currency a country uses is called its _______. (a) language
    (b) flag
    (c) money
    (d) president

Section B:

Answer all questions:

  1. What is an illness?
  2. What is first aid?
  3. What is a swamp?
    b.) What are food crops?
  4. State four main food crops in West Africa
    (a) ________________________________
    (b) ________________________________
    (c) ________________________________
    (d) ________________________________
  5. What are cash crops?
    b.) What is an island?

Primary 3 Second Term Examination Basic Science

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