Third Term Promotional Examination Basic 5 Basic Science














NAME: …………………………………………………………………………

1.) The boiling point of pure water is _______________
(a) 00 (b) 370 (c) 1000 (d) 2730 (e) 3030

2.) The removal of waste product from the body of animals and man is ______
(a) excretion (b) irritability (c) nutrition (d) respiration (e) reproduction

3.) Which of the following is a magnetic material?
(a) coin (b) paper (c) plastic (d) string (e) wood

4.) Which of the following is not a sense organ?
(a) ear (b) eye (c) heart (d) skin (e) tongue

5.) _____________ is the removal of top soil by water or wind.
(a) pollination (b) pollution (c) erosion (d) sanitation (e) environment

6.) There are ________ types of erosion (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 4 (d) 5 (e) 3

7.) The situation whereby the air, water or soil in the environment is made unsuitable for use is called ______________
(a) pollution (b) ventilation (c) pollination (d) erosion

8.) There are ____________ types of pollution (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4

9.) ________________ are unwanted materials of various types that are produces as a result of human activities.
(a) waste (b) product (c) nutrition (d) sewage

10.) All the following are types of waste except ___________
(a) gaseous (b) solid (c) liquid (d) evaporated

11.) Waste contains ___________ that causes disease
(a) virus (b) germs (c) hand (d) microscope

12.) _____________ is the putting of our surrounding in a state of healthy existence
(a) environmental sanitation (b) environmental quality (c) environmental ventilation (d) environmental control

13.) _____________ are animals kept by man around the home.
(a) wild animals (b) domestic animals (c) useful animals (d) industrial animals

14.) ____________ is the framework of the bones in the body.
(a) skeletal system (b) excretory system (c) respiratory system (d) reproductive system

15.) __________ is the chemical substance which are capable of changing blue litmus paper to red. (a) acid (b) water (c) liquid (d) gas

16.) __________ is a cleansing agent which produce foam or lather when mixed with water.
(a) water (b) soap (c) saponification (d) ingredient

17.) The reaction between the caustic potash or caustic soda and oil to form soap is called _______ (a) soap formation (b) saponification (c) soapoxotology (d) soap

18.) An unplanned or unexpected ailment is called _________
(a) safety (b) accident (c) injury (d) convulsion

19.) The ability of living things to produce young ones of their kind is called ________
(a) production (b) reproduction (c) irritability (d) excretion

20.) The transfer of the pollen grain from the anther to the stigma of a flower is ________
(a) production (b) flowering plant (c) pollination (d) harvesting

21.) ______________ is the process by which sperm cells from the pollen tube unisex with the egg cells in the ovule of a flower.
(a) fertilization (b) pollination (c) excretion (d) development

22.) _____________ is the breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces to form soil.
(a) weathering (b) cemetery (c) soil (d) erosion

23.) The coming together of a male dog and female dog produces _________
(a) kitten (b) puppy (c) kid (d) calf

24.) The red liquid through which nutrient and other material are transported in the body of an animal or man is called ___________
(a) blood (b) vein (c) flesh (d) arteries

25.) ______________ carries the blood to the heart.
(a) veins (b) capillaries (c) arteries (d) blood capsules

26.) ____________ is the condition of being free from danger.
(a) safety (b) danger (c) harmful (d) life

27.) All the followings are reared on the farm except _________
(a) sheep (b) dog (c) cattle (d) kangaroo

28.) The meat from a pig is called _________
(a) pork (b) muffon (c) beef (d) liver

29.) The process of making waste product useful again is called _____________
(a) remoulding (b) recycling (c) reproducing (d) replacing

30.) Which of the following is not a source of heat?
(a) coal (b) electricity (c) ore (d) sun



1.) Define erosion
b. Define pollution
2.) What is waste
b. What is environmental quality
c.) List the 3 types of waste
3.) What is blood
b.) List 4 component of blood
4.) Discuss reproduction in plant
b.) Discuss reproduction in animals or man
5.) What is skeletal system
b.) What is soap
c.) List and explain types of soap







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