Thursday, December 31, 2015

social studies third term

CLASS: PRIMARY 5                                                                 SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES


Section A: Objective Test

1.     Which of the following is not a source of water? (a) oak (b) rainfall (c) River (d) well

2.     Which of the following is not a food crop? (a) cotton (b) maize (c) yam                     (d) cassava

3.     The fastest means of transportation is (a) aeroplane (b) boat (c) car (d) horse

4.     The union between a man and woman is called (a) courtship (b) engagement (c) love (d) marriage

5.     The head of a University is a ____________ (a) Provost (b) Vice-chancellor (c) Principal (d) Rector

6.     One of the traditional roles of women include the following except                          (a) Taking care of the house (b) cooking for the family (c) looking after the children (d) paying school fees.

7.     _______________ agriculture is the use of machines on the farm to produce crops, poultry, fishery, etc. (a) Mechanized (b) Modernized (c) Machinery (d) Science

8.     One of these is not a machine for Agriculture. (a) Harvester (b) Scissors                 (c) Tractors (d) Incubators

9.     Natural disasters are classified into __________ (a) four (b) three (c) five           (d) two

10.                        ___________ is when air and water become dirty. (a) dirt (b) flame                      (c) pollution (d) refuse

11.                        Consequence of non-compliance with moral responsibilities. (a) Discipline (b) Cultism (c) Obedience (d) Blessings

12.                        The Nigerian Flag was designed by Mr. __________________                              (a) Babangida Ibrahim (b) Kehinde Akinkunmi (c) Taiwo Akinkunmi                   (d) Tayo Musa

13.                        The current system of education in  Nigeria is (a) 5, 4, 4 (b)   4, 3, 3                        (c) 9, 3, 3 (d) 6, 3, 3, 4

14.                         All the following are modern means of transportation except (a) wheel barrow (b) Aeroplane (c) car (d) Train

15.                        One of the things to do to keep our bodies physically fit is __________                  (a) feeding poorly (b) Heredity (c) regular exercise (d) labouring

16.                        There are ___________ basic needs of man. (a) two (b) three (c) four                  (d) five

17.                        Communication is the system of passing _____________ from one place to another (a) talk (b)   information (c) message (d) phone call

18.                        One way of raising funds by the government is through (a) wages                          (b) salaries (c) tax (d) income

19.                        The capital of Nigeria is ________________ (a) Lagos (b) Warri (c) Abuja (d) Ikeja

20.                        What do we earn when we work or sell things. (a) money (b) wages                      (c) salary (d) levy

21.                         One traditional way of saving money is ___________. (a) keeping money in the bank (b) keeping money in micro finance (c) co-operative society savings (d) keeping money in money box

22.                         One of the following is a bad aspect of our culture. (a) dressing                           (b) education (c) cultism (d) greeting

23.                         Cholera is a sexually transmitted disease.   True / False

24.                         How many types of drugs do we have? (a) two (b) three (c) four (d) five

25.                         A small social group of people whose members are related by blood, marriage or adoption is called __________ (a) family (b) relationship                  (c) relative (d) connection

26.                         One cannot be infected with HIV by _________ (a) sharing blade                       (b) sharing toothbrush (c) playing games together (d) transfusing blood

27.                         An unhealthy marriage practice is _________. (a) early marriage                       (b) courtship before marriage (c) having children (d) loving each other

28.                         The exercise practised every last Saturday of each month is _________               (a) environmental sanitation (b) curfew (c) cleaning the house (d) house warming

29.                         One consequence of lack of water in the country is _________.                           (a) construction of roads (b) collapse of houses (c) crops cannot grow                  (d) schools will be built

30.                         Workers go on strike for the following reasons except __________ (a) poor salaries (b) poor housing allowance (c) low medical care (d) friendliness between workers and employers.   


Section B: Theory

1.     Explain the following:

(a)  Cousins

(b) Aunt

(c)  Uncle

(d) Grandfather

(e)  Grandmother

2.     List five traditional ways of saving money

3.     Mention five types of resources

4.     What is Transportation?

5.     Mention Six sources of water


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