Sunday, August 14, 2016



CLASS: PRIMARY 6                                                        SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE


Section A: Objective Test

1. Science is the study of  (a) plants (b) animals (c) plants and animals (c) all the     things around us

2. ___________ is an example of herbivore (a) cow (b) lion (c) cat (d) snake

3. How many colours can be observed on the rainbow ________ (a) six (b) seven (c) nine (d) ten

4. Good water suitable for drinking must be ___________ (a) hard (b) taste less           (c) soft (d) sweet

5. Soil can be classified into ___________ major types (a) six (b) four (c) ten                 (d) twelve

6. ___________ is the irreversible increase in the body size or weight of an organism (a) growth (b) reproduction (c) death (d) life

7. The process whereby unwanted materials are sent out of the body is called                    (a) excretion (b) breathing (c) movement (d) reproduction

8. Which of the following bones protect the brain from dame age ___________                       (a) tendon (b) Rib cage (c) Skull (d) Back bone

9. The flashes of natural electricity seen in the sky is called _________.                          (a) Thunder (b) Rainbow (c) Eclipse (d) lightening

10. The absorption of food really takes place in the __________. (a) gullet                        (b) large intestine (c) small intestine (d) stomach

11. The state of general cleanliness of our surroundings is known as ____________ (a) quality (b) Sanitation (c) disposal (d) sewage

12. Animals kept at home are called ___________ animals. (a) domestic (b) wild (c) noisy (d) fish

13. The smallest unit of life is called __________. (a) Nucleus (b) Tissue (c) Cell (d) Organ

14. Objects thrown up always come down because of the force of ____________ (a) gravity (b) electricity (c) law (d) light

15. ________ is a source of light during the day. (a) generator (b) torch (c) moon (d) sun

16. Animals that live both on land and in water are called ________ (a) amphibians (b) reptiles (c) mammals (d) vertebrates

17. An instrument that is used for measuring rainfall is called _______________ (a) hydrometer (b) Rain gauge (c) Barometer (d) Anemometer

18. The class of food that gives us energy is ___________. (a) water (b) vitamin (c) salt (d) carbohydrates

19. __________ is the removal of waste product product from the body.

(a) Reproduction (b) Excretion (c) Pollination (d) Production

20. Sweat is sent out from the body through the holes on the ___________ (a) nose (b) mouth (c) anus (d) skin

21. The breathing organ in fish ,is the ________ (a) fin (b) gill (c) scale (d) tilapia

22. Humans breathe in ___________ (a) carbon (b) carbondioxide (c) oxygen               (d) hydrogen

23. An example of food that provides the body with energy is _____________              (a) carbohydrates (b) proteins (c) fats and oil (d) mineral

24. Snakes are ________________. (a) omnivores (b) herbivores (c) carnivores   (d) mosquitoes

25. Diabetes means excess _________ in the body. (a) salt (b) sugar (c) maggi              (d) pepper

26. __________ is anything that has weight and occupies space. (a) fat (b) Huge (c) matter (d) Desire

27. __________ means taking drugs without doctor's advice. (a) Drug abuse                  (b) Child abuse (c) Sex abuse (d) Human abuse

28. __________ is the condition of the atmosphere over a very short period of time. (a) Climate (b) Weather (c) region (d) Vegetation

29. The boiling point of water is ________ degree. (a) 50 (b) 100 (c) 150 (d) 200

30. A baby cat is called a _________ (a) pork (b) mutton (c) kitten (d) lamb


Section B: Theory

1. Mention four factors that affect growth

a) ______________________________ b) ________________________________

c) ______________________________ d) ________________________________

2. Mention four drugs that are commonly abused

a) ______________________________ b) _______________________________

c) ______________________________ d) _______________________________

3. Draw two weather instruments and write out the names of such instrument

________________________________, _________________________________

4. Write out four pollutants

________________________________, _________________________________

________________________________, _________________________________

5. Write out two dangers of pre-marital sex.




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