CLASS: PRIMARY 4                                        




Instruction: Answer all questions

  1. Tennis is a game played on a ___________ (a) chamber (b) water (c) court (d) pool
  2. A state where there is no score in tennis is called _____(a) love (b) emotion (c) affection (d) intimacy
  3. Which of the following is not a type of race?(a) long distance race (b) fast distance race (c) middle distance race (d) short or sprint race
  4. The following are skills in long and middle distance races except _____(a) standing (b) take off (c) arms action (d) leg over
  5. ___________ is the energy from sun(a) heat energy (b) wind energy (c) solar energy (d) electrical energy
  6. One of the following is not a form of energy(a) mercury energy (b) chemical energy (c) nuclear energy (d) mechanical energy
  7. _________ are movements that take place over some distance (a) local movement(b) non-lomotor movement (c) walking movement (d) locomotor movement
  8. Which of the following is not an example of locomotor movement(a) stretching (b) running (c) walking (d) skipping
  9. Non-locomotor movements are performed while the body remains in a stable position(a) yes (b)no (c) all of the above (d) none of the above
  10. One of these is not an example of non-locomotor movements(a) sliding (b) stretching (c) bending (d) twisting 
  11. Which of the following is not a skill in football(a) dribbling (b) shooting (c) take off (d) nodding
  12. The process of powering and starting a computer system is called _____(a) starting (b) booting (c) shutting (d) closing
  13. How many types of booting do we have (a) one (b) two (c) three (d) four
  14. _____________ change only occurs for sometime and no new substance is formed(a) political (b) permanent (c) temporary (d) APC
  15. The type of change that last forever and new substance is formed is called _____(a) permanent change (b) APC change (c) political change (d) temporary change
  16. _________ is a state of preventing danger or harm to ourselves or another person(a) traffic light (b) zebra crossing (c) safety (d) pedestrian
  17. _________ is the condition of the atmosphere of a particular area at a given period of time(a) climate (b) weather (c) sunshine (d) atmosphere
  18. A little child changes to an adult is an example of _________ change
  19. What type of change is the chameleon’s change ___________
  20. Which of the following is not a factor that affect weather(a) sunshine (b) rainfall (c) climate (d) temperature
  21. An expert in weather is referred to as a _______(a) metereology (b) meteorologist (c) scientist (d) metaphor
  22. ____________ is the stages of changes in insects(a) metaphor (b) animals changes (c) metamorphosis (d) photosynthesis
  23. A complete metamorphosis has how many stages (a) one (b) two (c) three (d) four
  24. How many types of teeth does a grown up have (a) two (b) four (c) five (d) three
  25. In the process of evaporation, water goes up into the cloud in the form of gas called ___(a) liquid (b) solid (c) vapour (d) flame
  26. The process by which rain falls and goes back to the cloud in the form of water vapour is known as _____ (a) water rotation (b) rain rotation (c) water circle (d) water cycle
  27. ______ is a colourless, odourless and tasteless liquid substance in its pure and undiluted form(a) rain (b) rock (c) water (d) vapour
  28. The following are shape construction methods except ______(a) jumping (b) folding (c) bending (d) cutting
  29. The process by which green plants manufacture their food from sunlight in the presence of chlorophyll is called _ (a) metamorphosis (b) photosynthesis (c) chlorophyll (d) meteorologist
  30. ____ is the use of scientific knowledge to design and make products which make work easier, faster and also make life better (a) communication (b) technology (c) electricity (d) epistemology


Methods of Purifying water


Objects that float on water 


Basic Science 1st Term Exams Primary 4





Section B:

1.) In athletics, state the three procedures for take off?

b.) State any four skills in middle and long distance races


2.) What is booting?

b.) State the two types of booting.


3.) Define water?

b.) State the following

(i) Boiling point of water __________________

(ii) Freezing point of water __________________


4.) In tennis, state the scoring sequence

No score ________________________

1st point _________________________

2nd point _________________________

3rd point _________________________

4th point _________________________


b.) Mention any two skills in tennis


5.) Mention four factors affecting weather

b.) ______________ is the relative permanent condition for a long period of time in a given area