FIRST TERM EXAMINATION PRIMARY 5 BASIC SCIENCE

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 
CLASS: PRIMARY 5

SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE
NAME:………………………………………………………………………
Section A : Objective Test
1.)___________ are substances that are
capable of contaminating the environment. (a) pollution (b) fossils (c)
pollutants (d) hazards
2.)The common cause of land pollution is
__________ (a) oil (b) refuse (c) faeces (d) water
3.)The washing away and carrying off of
the top soil on the surface of the earth by water and wind is _________ (a)
whirlwind (b) erosion (c) cyclone (d) sun
4.)___________ means making the
environment unsafe for plants and animals. (a) solid (b) liquid (c) gas (d)
pollution
5.)The solid form of waste materials is
known as _________ (a) sewage (b) refuse (c) waste (d) dirty
6.)The process of treating waste
materials and substances with the purpose of using them again is called
__________ (a) management (b) recycling (c) soil (d) metal
7.)The gaseous portion of the earth is
the __________ (a) lithosphere (b) Atmosphere (c) Hydro (d) Barosphere
8.)A healthy environment promotes
__________ health. (a) good (b) dew (c) bad (d) flower
9.)Animals that eat flesh or meat are
called __________ animals. (a) carnival (b) carnivorous
(c) omnivision (d) calculator
10.) Domestic animals are animals that
live in the bush. (a) True (b) false (c) may be (d) I don’t know
11.) Domestic animals .are grouped into
_______ (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4
12.) A female dog is called a ________
(a) bark (b) bitch (c) billy goat (d) dog
13.) The animals that are kept by farmers
to give them meat, eggs, milk and leather are called _________ (a) domestic
animals (b) bad animals (c) production animals (d) farm animals
14.) An example of animal that can be
kept as pet is ________ (a) goat (b) cow (c) cat (d) lion
15.) The frame work of bones in the body
is called ________ (a) skeletal system (b) bone system (c) femur (d) Tibia and
fibula
16.) The organ for sight is the _________
(a) ear (b) light (c) eye (d) tongue
17.) The two main causes of erosion are
(a) water, wind (b) sun, moon (c) star, rain (d) whirlwind, wind
18.) Indiscriminate waste dumping can
cause __________ (a) air pollution (b) land pollution (c) noisepollution (d) heat pollution
19.) There are _________ .sense organs in
the human body. (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5
20.) The part .of the body that can be
used for movement is the _________ (a) eyes (b) legs (c) hands (d) nose
Section B: Theory
1a.) Mention ten materials that can
be used to keep the environment clean.
1b.) Mention the four types of
erosion
2a.) List the two classifications of
domestic animals.
2b.) Name the products produced by
the following animals:
Animals                       Product
i.)
Cow_______________
ii.)
Hen_______________
iii.)
Pig_______________
3.) Mention three items that can be
recycled.
4a.) The bone of the human head is
called ________________
4b.) Mention four excretory organ.
5a.) Mention four agents of
pollination
5b.) What is erosion?