Sunday, August 14, 2016



CLASS: PRIMARY 6                                                SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES


Section A: Objective Test

Choose the right option from the given alternatives to fill the gaps.

1.                  __________ is the movement of people from one country to another place or country. (a) Migration (b) Custom (c) Abroad (d) Tourist

2.                  __________ is the most important agent of socialization (a) family (b) school (c) peers (d) mass media

3.                  The money equipment or building that are used to start a business are called ___________. (a) capital (b) cash (c) labour (d) land

4.                  General Muritala Mohammed was assassinated in __________ (a) 1975 (b) 1976 (c) 1977 (d) 1978

5.                  A __________ is a lowland between two hills. (a0 Plateau (b) Mountain (c) Valley (d) Climate

6.                  A ________ is also known as a table land. (a) Pennisular (b) plateau                (c) confluence (d) desert

7.                  A __________ is a place with little or no vegetation. (a) oasis (b) oases (c) desert (d) lake

8.                  AA fertile place in a desert is called __________ (a) sahara (b) dam             (c) oasis (d) fertilizer

9.                  Which of the following is the fastest way of getting information across to millions of people at the same time ________ (a) Newspaper (b) radio                 (c) Telegram (d) Telephone

10.             The adaptation of certain features of another culture is known as cultural ___________ (a) pollution (b) importation (c) integration (d) deficiency

11.             The union between a man and a woman is called ________ (a) courtship (b) marriage (c) friendship (d) relationship

12.             __________ is a pressure group (a) The army (b) The police (c) Nigeria Labour Congress (d) The  navy

13.             Nigeria is divided into _________ geo-political zones (a) four (b) five                  (c) six (d) seven

14.             The aspect of our culture which is concrete forms are referred to as __________ (a) complex (b) material (c) simple (d) hard

15.             The longest river in Nigeria is called River _______ (a) Lagos (b) Apape (c) 3rd Mainland bridge (d) Niger

16.             All the following are modern means of transportation except __________ (a) Aeroplane (b) Bicycle (c) Car (d) Wheel barrow

17.             Limestone can be found in ________ (a) Ijebu-ode (b) Illesa (c) Ewekoro (d) Jos

18.             The fastest means of transportation is _________ (a) aeroplane (b) boat (c) jeep (d) horse

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

20.             _________ means a break-up in marriage (a) courtship (b) engagement (c) divorce (d) introduction

21.             Which of the following is not a national symbol? (a) flag (b) anthem               (c) certificate (d) coat of arm

22.             The journey to the Holy lands for religious purpose is called ________ (a) voyage (b) tour (c) pilgrimage (d) excursion

23.             The wet season in Nigeria is usually between _________ and _________ (a) April and October (b) November and March (c) February and March                (d) November and February

24.             Which of the following is not a social amenity? (a) family home                    (b) community borehole (c) public school (d) government hospital

25.             The fastest means of travelling from Abuja to Lagos is _________                  (a) train (b) canoe (c) Aeroplane (d) car

26.             The just concluded national and general elections were conducted by ___________ (a) INEC (b) NNPC (c) PHCN (d) FRSC

27.             The two white horses on the Nigerian coat of arms stand for __________ (a) strength (b) dignity (c) unity (d) peace

28.             The capital of Sokoto is _________ (a) Zaria (b) Sokoto (c) Kafanchan (d) Abuja

29.             Whose picture is shown on the ten naira note? (a) Alvan Ikoku                      (b) Muritala Mohammed (c) Queen Amina (d) Abacha

30.             The _________ enforces law in the community (a) teacher (b) police              (c) soldiers (d) clerk

Section B: Theory

1.                  Explain briefly in one sentence the following:

(a)  Divorce;

(b) Marriage ;

(c) Spinster;

(d) Bridegroom

2.                  Mention two disadvantages of pre-marital sex

3.                  (a) What is religion?

     b.) Mention two major religion in Nigeria and their places of worship

4.      Mention four qualities or characteristics of a good leader

5.     Write out "The National Pledge"







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