BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY FIVE THIRD TERM QUESTIONS

BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY FIVE THIRD TERM QUESTIONS

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BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY FIVE THIRD TERM QUESTIONS

1. —————- is a device which makes work easier.
(a) Magnet
(b) Machine
(c) Lorry
(d) Car
2. Which of these is / are machine(s).
(a) Spoon
(b) Screw driver
(c) Scissors
(d) Car
(e) All of the above.
3. All machines which are used are grouped into two. They are ————
(a) Simple and small machines.
(b) Big and large machines.
(c) Simple and compound machines.
(d) Physical and chemical machines.
(e) All of the above.
4. ————- is a substance that is able to attract other substances to itself.
(a) Machine
(b) Magnet
(c) Electricity
(d) Light
(e) Earth and south
5. Which of the following is an example of manure?
(a) Paper
(b) Sand
(c) Water
(d) Cow dung
(e) Air
6. Which of the following is a vegetable?
(a) Mango
(b) Pawpaw
(c) Pear
(d) Tomato
(e) Orange



7. Biennial are food crops that have —————- growing seasons in their life span.
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Five
(e) Six
8. The act of growing crops and rearing animals is called ————
(a) Farming
(b) Agriculture
(c) Cattle rearing
(d) Fish farming
(e) None of the above
9. What is the name of the substance that breaks down part of food in the mouth?
(a) Starch enzyme
(b) Pepsin
(c) Stomach juice
(d) Ptyalin
(e) Any of the above
10. Which part of the food starts in the mouth?
(a) Carbohydrate
(b) Protein
(c) Fat and oil
(d) Vitamins
(e) Minerals

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11. Which of these is uprooted from the soil?
(a) Mango
(b) Orange
(c) Plantain
(d) Guava
(e) Cocoyam
12. Overfeeding causes —————–
(a) Constipation
(b) Headache
(c) Malaria fever
(d) Cancer
(e) Tuberculosis
13. Which of these food help to ease digestion when eating?
(a) Fruit
(b) Sugar
(c) Salt
(d) flour
(e) butter
14. What is the name of the dark red substance that soon forms at the site of a cut on the body?
(a) Clump
(b) Clot
(c) Blanket
(d) Sheet
(e) Scar
15. Which of this organ serves as the pumping station for blood in the human body?
(a) Brain
(b) Lungs
(c) Tongue
(d) Stomach
(e) Heart
16. Which of these is a disease associated with the heart?
(a) Tuberculosis
(b) Hypertension
(c) Myopia
(d) Dysentery
(e) Cholera
17. What is the taste of a lemon?
(a) Sweet
(b) Bitter
(c) Sour
(d) Salty
(e) None of the above
18. A substance made up of two or more elements which are chemically combined is known as ——————–
(a) Air
(b) Mixture
(c) Compound
(d) Element
(e) Alloy
19. Sandy soil can be found in the ————– area.
(a) Desert
(b) Mountainous
(c) Swamp forest
(d) Mangrove forest
(e) Rain forest
20. Which of the following conditions are necessary for plant growth?
(a) Air, water and sunlight.
(b) Food
(c) Good breeze
(d) Wind, sunlight, water.
(e) Light, water.

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21. Which of these cannot be found in an ideal room where cooking is done?
(a) Oven
(b) Cooker
(c) Utensils
(d) Knives
(e) Spear
22. What is the name given to delicacies taken after a main meal?
(a) Lunch
(b) Supper
(c) Dinner
(d) Breakfast
(e) Dessert
23. What can a cook do to prevent fish in the absence of a refrigerator?
(a) Salting
(b) Roast
(c) Boil
(d) Steam
(e) All of the above
24. A professional cook in a restaurant is known as a ————–
(a) Chef
(b) Chief
(c) Boss
(d) Professor
(e) Doctor
25. Which of these is worn by every cook?
(a) Boot
(b) Spectacles
(c) Gloves
(d) Apron
(e) All of the above



26. Which of these is not a warm blooded animal?
(a) Dog
(b) Crocodile
(c) Elephant
(d) Monkey
(e) Eagle
27. A medical doctor who specializes in caring for the reproductive system of the female is called ——————
(a) Opticians
(b) Gynecologists
(c) Surgeon
(d) Dentists
(e) Cardiologists
28. Where in the hospital do patients on admission stay?
(a) Ward
(b) Floor
(c) Kitchen
(d) Table
(e) Word
29. Which of these is used in the preparation of O.R.T?
(a) water
(b) sugar
(c) salt
(d) clean glass
(e) All of the above.
30. The teeth found in the mouth of an adult ( human being) is known as ——————
(a) Dental teeth
(b) Parent teeth
(c) Permanent teeth
(d) Mature teeth
(e) Latter teeth

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31. What is the term given to the ability to respond to changes in their surroundings?
(a) Response
(b) Reproduction
(c) Irritability
(d) Feeling
(e) Hearing
32. What is the term used for the type of movement in which an organism moves from place to another?
(a) Crawling
(b) Running
(c) Locomotion
(d) Translation
(e) Transition
33. What is the name of the liquid which transport materials from one part to the other parts in human body?
(a) Fluid
(b) Solution
(c) Red water
(d) Blood
(e) Holy water
34. What is the term given to the removal of waste materials inside the body to the outside of the living things?
(a) Respiration
(b) Excretion
(c) Irritation
(d) Reproduction
(e) Growth
35. Animals that give birth to their young ones alive are called———-
(a) Primates
(b) Birds
(c) Reptile
(d) Amphibian
(e) Mammals
36. Where in the human body is the stomach found?
(a) Head
(b) Neck
(c) Chest
(d) Abdomen
(e) Pelvis
37. The periodic issue of blood in the adult female is known as ———–
(a) Bleeding
(b) Menstruation
(c) Issuing
(d) Laboring
(e) Pregnancy
38. How long does pregnancy take in human being?
(a) 12 months
(b) 6 months
(c) 9 months
(d) 8 months
(e) 10 months
39. The period in which the hen lies on its egg until it hatches is known as ——- period.
(a) Hibernation
(b) Incubation
(c) Resting
(d) Rusting
(e) Breeding
40. What organ on the human body is used to detect sound?
(a) Eye
(b) Mouth
(c) Tongue
(d) Skin
(e) Ear



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