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Sunday, August 14, 2016



CLASS: PRIMARY 3                                                      SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE


Section A: Objective Test

1. _________ is a source of energy. (a) rain (b) wind (c) sand

2. Windlass is used to pump ________ from wells. (a) water (b) sand (c) rice

3. We can generate __________ by using a windmill. (a) air (b) water                         (c) electricity

4. Air that moves strongly is called _____________. (a) Whirlwind (b) breeze (c) running wind

5. Air that blows gently is called ___________. (a) Whirlwind (b) breeze                   (c) running wind

6. ____________ describes how long an object is. (a) volume (b) unit (c) length

7. Measuring tape and ruler are ____________ methods of measuring lengths. (a) standard (b) olden (c) hour glass

8. Temperature of an object is the degree of hotness or _________. (a) sunny      (b) coldness (c) brightness

9. Plant are living things because they can ___________ (a) feed (b) talk                   (c) dance

10.  Flowers beautify the ___________________. (a) environment (b) gutters (c) sea

11. ___________ is used for measuring temperature. (a) needle (b)tape rule                                    (c) thermometer

12. Plants that grow on land need __________ to grow healthy (a) good soil               (b) fair soil (c) good food

13. The __________ is part of the materials used .in building houses. (a) oil               (b) plant (c) soil

14. _________ is moving air. (a) power (b) wind (c) sunlight

15. Air occupies __________. (a) space (b) seats (c) wind

16. Air is a tasteless, colourless and __________ gas. (a) mouthless                           (b) odourless (c) tasty

17. The air we ,breath in is called _____________. Carbonldioxide (b) nitrogen (c) oxygen

18. The primary source of water is ___________. (a) rain (b) spring (c) well

19. Water can be polluted by __________. (a) rain (b) oil spillage (c) sunlight

20. Oil spillage ________ all living things in the river. (a) livens (b) enrich                (c) destroy

21. Washing in streams can _________ water. (a) contaminate (b) freshen                 (c) purify

22. _________ is the process of making dirty water clean. (a) population                  (b) purification (c) pollution

23. The light from the sun is called ________ light. (a) blue (b) black (c) white

24. Colours can be classified as primary and ________________ colours.                  (a) secondary (b) tertiary (c) Nursery

25. __________ colours are obtained by mixing two or more colours.                        (a) primary (b) tertiary (c) secondary

26. Colours are made from __________. (a) dye (b) cloth (c) wood

27. Dyes are produced from __________ and __________. (a) sea, wood                   (b) plants, soil (c) books, stones

28. Colours can be used to _________ objects. (a) identify (b) loose (c) take

29. __________ energy is stored  energy. (a) Kinetic (b) potential (c) wind

30. __________ travels in a straight line. (a) light (b) colour (c) cars


Section B: Theory

1. What is energy? ________________________________________________


2. List 3 forms of energy


3. List 5 major tools for drawing

i. __________________, ii. ___________________,iii. ___________________

iv. ____________________, v. _____________________


4. Mention 3 qualities of clean water

i. ______________________________________________________________

ii. ______________________________________________________________

iii. _____________________________________________________________

5. Give 3 importance of colours

i. ______________________________________________________________

ii. ______________________________________________________________

iii. _____________________________________________________________


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