SECTION A: Objective Test

1. ______________ are things applied to the body to make it look or smell better. (a) Adornment (b) pomade (c) Cosmetics (d) perfumes

2. Good posture is a sign of _________________. (a) good health (b) upright standing (c) co-ordination (d) obedience

3. Visitors are entertained in the ____________ (a) Corridor (b) bedroom (c) sitting room (d) toilet

4. An example of food that can be cooked by steaming is _______________

(a) Akara (b) moimoi (c) rice (d) jollof rice

5. ____________ is cooking by putting the food in a pot with enough water. (a) steaming (b) boiling (c) frying (d) broiling

6. ___________ and ____________ are needed to press wrinkles out of a washed cloth. (a) charcoal, stove (b) stove, iron (c) pressing iron and table (d) carpet and iron

7. One of these can ,be .used to mend clothes. (a) table (b) soap and water (c) needle and thread (d) thimble and water

8. One of these is not an article for mending cloth. (a) Scissors (b) thread (c) needle (d) stick

9. The cooking of food under or over a very strong heat of fire is ___________ (a) grinning (b) grilling (c) toasting (d) stewing

10. Examples of food that can be roasted include ___________ (a) yam (b) rice (c) bread (d) beans

11. Vegetables and salads may be eaten without cooking. True/ False

12. We cook our food to make it ___________ (a) palatable (b) vegetable (c) veritable (d) Sensable

13. When we cook our food, it aids ____________ (a) growth (b) digestion (c) wealth (d) development

14. Wastes are grouped into ____________ (a) one (b) two (c) three (d) four

15. Household pests are insects and ___________ which are harmful to man and his surroundings. (a) poisons (b) diseases (c) snails (d) animals

16. Floor coverings are materials that we can use to _________ the surfaces within the home. (a) tile (b) rug (c) cover (d) protect

17. ___________ are materials that we can use to clean items in the home. (a) home agents (b) cleaning agents (c) charcoal and ash (d) polish

18. Nails are found in the __________ and _________ only. (a) Toes (b) tail (c) nose (d) fingers and toes

19. Our teeth should be brushed ___________. (a) once daily (b) twice daily (c) thrice daily (d) weekly daily

20. Raffia can be used to weave _____________. (a) spoon (b) cap (c) basket (d) book

21. The following can be used to fasten some shoes (a) cotton, paper, wool (b) lace, buckle, zippers (c) mat, bone, wool (d) zipper, and bead, plastic

22. Starchy sugary foods that stick to the teeth can be removed by ________ (a) using tooth pick (b) using toothbrush and paste (c) using broom (d) going to the hospital

23. The cooking of food in an enclosed compartment in hot air to make it turn brown is __________ (a) grilling (b) toasting (c) stewing (d) boiling

24. Corn can be cooked by ___________ and _________. (a) steaming, boiling (b) boiling and toasting (c) boiling and roasting (d) roasting and stewing

25. The process of preparing food for eating is called ___________. (a) Preparation (b) arrangement (c) boiling (d) cooking

26. One of the following is not a material found in the kitchen. (a) Needle (b) serve (c) pot (d) kettle

27. One effect of mosquito is __________ (a) stain (b) headache (c) flu (d) malaria

28. Cockroaches, lice, houseflies, mosquitoes, ants, etc are all _________ pests. (a) insect (b) animal (c) mammal (d) man

29. An example of surface is __________ (a) wooden (b) rug (c) mat (d) carpet

30. A white, dry, scaly skin found in unwashed hair is called _________ (a) rashes (b) dandruff (c) ringworm (d) ezema


1. List five materials that can be used for home-made agents.

2. Mention five materials for preparing home-made polish

3. What is cooking? Explain three methods of cooking

4. Explain household pests. Mention eight household pests

5. Describe how you will maintain kitchen hygiene

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