Social Studies Primary 5 Third Term Test Smoking cigarettes and tobacco can be very __________ for our health.


Class: Basic 5


Subject: Social Studies


Topic: Tests


Instructions: Read and answer the following questions correctly.



1. ____________ is the introduction of harmful substances into the environment. (a) Pollution (b) Respiration (c) Excretion


2. ____________ pollution is the release of contaminants into the atmosphere.

(a) Water (b) Air (c) Land


3. Smoking cigarettes and tobacco can be very __________ for our health.

(a) safe (b) dangerous (c) good


4. ____________ can cause lung cancer and heart disease. (a) Eating good food (b) Smoking (c) Resting


5. ______________ are produced when petrol is not fully burnt. (a) Hydrocarbons (b) Carbon-monoxide (c) Nitrogen oxide


6. All the following are examples of modern Agricultural machines except _________. (a) tractor (b) harvester (c) hoe


7. Which of these is not an advantage of mechanized agriculture? (a) It saves time (b) It increases production (c) It is very expensive.


8. The act of treating someone unfairly because of their gender is known as ____________________________.


9. __________ is the ability to understand and share other people’s feelings and emotions. (a) Self-control (b) Empathy (c) Self-esteem


10. Most girls typically begin puberty at the age of _______.

(a) 11 (b) 15 (c) 13


11. _______ is a form of government where the power is held by the people. (a) Democracy (b) Monarchy (c) Dictatorship

12. The __________ is the head of a local government area. (a) Governor (b) President (c) Chairman

13. The __________ is the capital city of Nigeria. (a) Lagos (b) Abuja (c) Ibadan

14. The Nigerian flag consists of __________ vertical stripes. (a) Two (b) Three (c) Four

15. The main occupation of the Yoruba people is __________. (a) Fishing (b) Farming (c) Trading

16. The currency used in Nigeria is the __________. (a) Dollar (b) Naira (c) Euro

17. The national anthem of Nigeria is titled __________. (a) “Arise, O Compatriots” (b) “O Canada” (c) “God Save the Queen”

18. __________ is the largest ethnic group in Nigeria. (a) Yoruba (b) Hausa (c) Igbo

19. The Nigerian national football team is nicknamed the __________ Eagles. (a) Super (b) Mighty (c) Golden

20. The Nigerian coat of arms features a black shield and two white __________. (a) Lions (b) Eagles (c) Horses

21. The Nigerian national pledge begins with the words __________. (a) “I pledge allegiance to Nigeria” (b) “We the people” (c) “One nation, bound in freedom”

22. The traditional religion of the Igbo people is called __________. (a) Islam (b) Christianity (c) Odinani

23. The __________ River is the longest river in Nigeria. (a) Niger (b) Benue (c) Nile

24. The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War, took place from ________ to ________. (a) 1967 to 1970 (b) 1990 to 1995 (c) 1980 to 1985

25. The first Prime Minister of Nigeria was __________. (a) Nnamdi Azikiwe (b) Obafemi Awolowo (c) Ahmadu Bello

26. The Nigerian national symbol is the __________. (a) Eagle (b) Lion (c) Elephant

27. Nigeria gained independence from British colonial rule on __________, 1960. (a) October 1 (b) December 25 (c) August 15

28. The official language of Nigeria is __________. (a) English (b) Yoruba (c) Hausa

29. The __________ is the highest judicial authority in Nigeria. (a) Supreme Court (b) Court of Appeal (c) High Court

30. The __________ is the largest city in Nigeria. (a) Lagos (b) Abuja (c) Kano


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