1. Digestedfood is absorbed into the blood stream through the
D. small intestines
2. Which ofthe followingis parasite?
A. Fruitfly B. Housefly C. Mosquito D. Tick
E. Tsetse fly
3. Soilaciditycan be reduced byadding
A. acid solution
E. rotten leaves
4. Theplanet earth is located in agalaxyknownas
B. meteorites C. milkyway D. satellite
5. Themostproductivesoil in agricultureis
A. clayeysoil B. loamysoil C. sandysoil D. humus
6. A chemical that can beused to test forthe presenceof protein in food substances is
A. Benedict’s solution B. Fehling’s solution C. Eosin solution
D. Iodine solution
E. Million’s reagent
7. Accordingto theprincipleof conservation of energy, ‘energycan
A. be created and destroyed
B. be created but not destroyed C. bedestroyed but notcreated D. be reduced but notincreased
E. neither becreated nor destroyed
8. Thepurpose of vaccination is to
A. replacepoisoned tissues
B. kill disease-producingorganisms in thebody
C. increasethe activityof whiteblood cells
D. inducethe production ofantibodies
E. curethe disease
9. Which ofthe following planets maybeseen as abright star in earlymornings orevenings?
A. Jupiter B. Mars C. Saturn
10. Which ofthe following gives thecorrect order bywhich blood circulatescontinuouslythrough the circulatorysystem?
A. Heart → veins→ organs→ arteries → heart B. Heart → arteries →organs→ veins→ heart C. Heart → arteries →veins→ organs → heart
D. Heart →organs →arteries→veins→heart
E. Heart →veins→arteries→organs →heart
11. Theweight of an object isthe
A. forcewith which thesunpulls it
B. forcewith which themoon pulls it
C. forceof theobject whengravityis not actingon it
D. forcewith whichgravityacts on it
E. mass ofthe object
12. Theprocess of fusion ofsperm and ovum is known as
A. fertilization B. menstruation C. pollination
13. Howmuch work is donewhen akerosenetin is pushedwith a forceof 20N throughadistanceof 2m?
A. 0.01 J B. 0.10 J C. 10.0 J D. 20.0 J E. 40.0 J
14. Which ofthe followingformpart ofthe alimentarycanal?
I. Colon II. Gullet III. Liver
A. I andIIonly B. I andIV only C. IIandIIIonly D. IIandIVonly
15. An exampleof asimple lever whoseeffort is at its centreis
A. abottle opener
B. apair ofscissors C. apair of forceps D. the beam balance E. wheelbarrow
16. Which ofthe followingleaves aresensitiveto touch?
A. Cassavaleaves B. Mimosa leaves C. Orangeleaves D. Palmleaves
E. Tomato leaves
17. Which ofthe following properties is / are common to both liquids and gases?
A. Fixed shape
B. Fixed shape and fixed volume
C. Fixed size
D. No definite shape
E. No definite shapeand nodefinite volume
18. Which ofthe following plants has suckers?
A. Onion B. Orange C. Plantain
D. Sweet Potato
19. Which ofthe following activities ofman causesboth air and water pollution?
B. Construction ofhouses C. Construction of roads D. Deforestation
20. Thenumberof hydrogenatoms present intwo molecules ofwater is
21. Decayis an important biological process becauseitbrings about the
A. formation of nutrients in livingorganisms B. manufactureof cells of livingorganisms C. production ofoxygen byplants
D. releaseof nutrients fromdead organisms
E. releaseof wastesubstances from bacteria
22. Thedarkest part of ashadow formed during an eclipse is called
B. lunar eclipse
D. solar eclipse
23. Which ofthe following particles can be found inthe nucleus of anatom?
A. Electrons and protons
B. Electrons and shells
C. Neutrons and electrons D. Neutrons and protons E. Shells andneutrons
24. Which ofthe following substances isusedto purifywaterfortown supply?
C. Chlorine D. Nitrogen E. Sulphur
25. Thesheddingof leaves byplants duringthe dryseason protects them against
A. bush fire
B. cold weather
D. heat loss
26. Thevolumeof water ina containerrises whenapieceof stoneis put into the container. The changein the volumeof wateris equalto the
A. mass ofthe container
B. mass ofthe stone
C. densityof thestone D. densityof thewater E. volumeof thestone
27. Which ofthe following carrydeoxygenated blood in thebody?
B. Red blood cells
E. Whiteblood cells
28. Which ofthe followingforces willcause an object to move in a circularpath?
A. Centripetal force
B. Gravitational force
C. Inertial force D. Reaction force E. Tensional force
29. Thepairedfins in fishes areusedfor
A. protection and diving B. divingand balancing C. balancingandcontrol D. steeringand diving
E. balancingand steering
30. Inwhich of thefollowingis urine produced?
D. Penis and vagina
31. Photosynthesisoccurs onlyingreen plants becausethey
A. absorb water
B. arefound in thetropics
D. contain chlorophyll
E. takein carbondioxide
32. The food weeat undergoes slow oxidation in ourbodies to produceheat.In this process
A. chemical energyis converted to heat energy B. electrical energyisconverted to heat energy C. kinetic energyis converted to heat energy
D. mechanical energyis converted to heatenergy
E. potential energyis converted to heat energy
33. Which ofthe following planets is nearest to theearth?
A. Jupiter B. Mercury C. Pluto
34. Which ofthe following organs help to improvesoilfertility?
C. Hookworms D. Roundworms E. Threadworms
35. A stone released from acatapult was ableto killabird because
A. the stone had alotof energy
B. the stone was sharp
C. therewas tension in thestone
D. the rubber ofthe catapultwas strong
E. the stone was big
36. Which ofthe followingis a plant parasite?
37. Bythe end of digestion, lean meat is turned into
A. amino acids B. fattyacids C. glycerol
38. Inwhich of thefollowingelectrical appliances iselectrical energymainlyconverted to heat energy?
C. Refrigerator D. Taperecorder E. Television set
39. The energyforlighting atorchlight bulb comes from the
40. Thelargest component of sweat is
B. oil C. salt D. urea
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1. D. small intestines
neither becreated nordestroyed
inducethe production ofantibodies
B. Heart → arteries→ organs→ veins→heart
forcewith whichgravityactson it
apair of forceps
No definite shape
20. D. 4
releaseof nutrients fromdead organisms
Neutrons and protons
chemical energyis converted to heat energy
the stone had alotof energy