Third Term Promotional Examination Basic 5 Social Studies









NAME: …………………………………………………………………………

1.) The legal union between a man and a woman is called _______________
(a) courtship (b) marriage (c) engagement (d) family (e) co-habitation

2.) Which of the following food is not common among the Yorubas?
(a) amala (b) eba (c) edikanikon (d) pap (e) pounded yam

3.) Which of the following is not a mineral resource?
(a) cash (b) limestone (c) gold (d) tin (e) rubber

4.) The following are traditional means of communication except _____________
(a) drums (b) flute (c) towncriers (d) postal service (e) fire

5.) One of the following is a modern means of transportation.
(a) camel (b) canoe (c) plane (d) horse (e) donkey

6.) Which of the following is not a type of marriage?
(a) Christian (b) court (c) Islamic (d) traditional (e) nuclear

7.) The following are causes of social problems except _________________
(a) tribalism (b) illiteracy (c) poverty (d) ignorance (e) education

8.) The study of man and his social and physical environment is called _____________
(a) agriculture (b) geography (c) history (d) social studies (e) religious studies

9.) River Niger and River Benue meets in _____________ state.
(a) Ankpa (b) Enugu (c) Lokoja (d) Lagos (e) Makurdi

10.) The Alafin is the paramount ruler of __________ kingdom
(a) Bini (b) Egba’s (c) Igbo (d) Ijesha (e) Oyo

11.) ______________ is the process of people coming together and agreeing to work together for the progress of the country.
(a) culture (b) diversity (c) unity in diversity (d) unity in cultural diversity (e) association

12.) There are _________ process of change in our culture.
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4 (e) 5

13.) One major feature of a traditional marriage is _________
(a) payment of bride price (b) conducted by reverend (c) the Nikkai ceremony (d) exchange of rings (e) guided by the bible

14.) _____________ is what we earn when we work or sell things.
(a) wages (b) salary (c) money (d) allowance (e) arrears

15.) A modern way of saving money is ___________
(a) thrift collection (b) bank (c) money box (d) roof of the house (e) in the house

16.) The highest or apex bank in Nigeria is called _______________ (a) central bank
(b) skye bank (c) industrial bank (d) mortgage bank (e) agricultural bank
17.) _____________ is the taking in of drugs and other substances without the advice and prescription of doctors, pharmacists and nurse.
(a) drug abuse (b) drug protection (c) safety (d) misuse of drugs (e) drugs

18.) There are ____________ sources of drugs
(a) 2 (b) 1 (c) 4 (d) 5 (e) 6

19.) ______________ determines the kind of development the child would have.
(a) sex (b) heredity (c) growth (d) love (e) money

20.) ______________ is the necessary and essential liquid that no one can do without
(a) food (b) water (c) drink (d) money (e) air

21.) There are ___________ basics needs of a man.
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 1 (e) 7

22.) _____________ is the state of being a parent.
(a) motherhood (b) childhood (c) parenthood (d) marriage (e) adolescent

23.) A dwelling or a house or home in collective form is called _______
(a) house (b) accommodation (c) housing (d) family (e) habitation

24.) __________ is a system of passing information from one place to another.
(a) communication (b) transportation (c) aviation (d) movement (e) information

25.) _______ is the inability to accept that others have the right to practice their religion.
(a) religion (b) belief (c) intolerance (d) buddism (e) Islam

26.) A group of people who come together to manage the community’s resources in order to satisfy both individual and group goal is called ______________
(a) pressure group (b) organization (c) co-operation (d) agreement (e) ethnics

27.) The working together of the people for the common good of all is _______
(a) love (b) co-operation (c) division (d) unity (e) friendship

28.) Goods bought into Nigeria from other countries for sales are called _________
(a) export goods (b) import goods (c) duties good (d) product goods (e) resource goods

29.) The main responsibility of the police is to __________ people.
(a) protect (b) detain (c) arrest (d) prosecute (e) defend

30.) The most important duty of National Electoral Commission is to __________
(a) register votes (b) manage the political parties (c) conduct primary elections (d) conduct elections (e) organize congresses

1.) Define pollution?
b.) List 2 effects of pollution.
2.) Define communication?
b.) List 2 uses of electronic communication device.
3.) State 3 reasons for marital failure.
b.) State 3 solutions to marital failures.
4.) Define organization and co-operation.
b.) State 2 benefits of living together.
5.) Define culture?
b.) List the 3 process of culture.




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