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Science - Class 6 End Term 1 Exam 2021 Set 1

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  1. The diagram below shows a human tooth. The function of the tooth is;
                 class6 Et1 sci Q1
    1. gripping and tearing.
    2. tearing and grinding.
    3. crushing and grinding
    4. cutting and bitting
  2. Which one of the following is not a reason for lighting a house?
    1. To read comfortably
    2. To feel warm
    3. To avoid accident
    4. To discourage pests
  3. Which one of the following is correctly matched with its meaning in HIV/AIDS?
    1. Immune-lack of
    2. Deficiency-many signs and symptoms
    3. Acquired-get from
    4. Syndrome-to be protected from

Use the diagram below to answer questions 4 and 5. 

           Class 6 ET1 sci Q4

  1. The above experiment was used to investigate
    1. capillarity
    2. water retention
    3. drainage
    4. water holding capacity.
  2. The soil in the tube S is likely to be;
    1. loam
    2. sand
    3. clay
    4. None
  3. The third stage of HIVIAIDS infection is;
    1. symptomatic stage
    2. asymptomatic stage
    3. window stage
    4. full-blown stage
  4. The best method of controlling weeds is by;
    1. use of chemicals 
    2. uprooting
    3. digging them out
    4. slashing
  5. STD five pupils in Shama Academy observed clouds with the following characteristics.
    1. were high in the sky.
    2. looked like bundles of cotton wool.
    3. had a flat base.
      The clouds they where observed were likely to be;
      1. nimbus
      2. cumulus
      3. stratus
      4. cirrus
  6. The loudness or softness of a sound is known as;
    1. pitch
    2. loud sound
    3. echo
    4. volume
  7. Which one of the following list of food crops consists of cereals only?
    1. Maize, millet, sorghum
    2. Peas, beans, groundnuts
    3. Kales, spinach, cabbage.
    4. Irish potatoes, carrots, arrowroots.
  8. The following are uses of water for recreation except;
    1. surfing
    2. swimming
    3. boat racing
    4. making fountains

Use the diagram below to answer questions 12-14

                    Class 6 ET1 sci Q12

  1. What is the function of part P in the digestive system above?
    1. Digestion of food
    2. Absorption of digested food
    3. Storage of waste products
    4. Absorption of water and mineral salts
  2. Undigested food material is released from the body through part R this process is called:
    1. egestion
    2. excretion
    3. digestion
    4. absorption
  3. The digestive juice produced at part N is used for digesting;
    1. fats and oils.
    2. starchy carbohydrates
    3. proteins
    4. vitamins
  4. Which one of the following small animals is not likely to be found in the soil?
    1. Earthworms
    2. Butterfly
    3. Termites
    4. Cockroaches
  5. Below is a classification table for animals
    class 6 ET1 sci Q16
    Which two animals are wrongly grouped?
    1. Whale and millipede
    2. Millipede and dolphin
    3. Dolphin and spider
    4. Whale and spider
  6. Which one of the following crops does not store food in the roots?
    1. Onion
    2. Cassava
    3. Sweet potato
    4. Carrot
  7. Sound does not travel through;
    1. gases
    2. liquids
    3. vacuum
    4. solids
  8. A boat made of metal floats on water because of
    1. material
    2. size 
    3. shape
    4. weight
  9. STD 5 pupils in Njure Academy carried out the experiment below.
    class 6 Et1 sci q20
    What were they investigating?
    1. Convection in liquids
    2. Conduction in liquids
    3. Conduction and radiation
    4. Convection in gases
  10. Which one of the following plants are greens but does not produce flowers?
    1. Maize
    2. Grass
    3. Moss
    4. Cactus
  11. Which deficiency disease below is caused by lack of iron?
    1. Kashiakor
    2. Anaemia
    3. Rickets
    4. Marasmus
  12. Which one of the following cannot be seen at all during the night?
    1. Stars
    2. Sun
    3. Cloud
    4. Moon
  13. Which one of the following is not a proper use of medicine?
    1. Taking medicine whenever we feel unwell
    2. Completing the dose
    3. Taking the medicine only when prescribed by a doctor
    4. Not taking medicine meant for another person
  14. Which one of the following materials is a poor conductor of heat?
    1. Metallic spoon
    2. Sufuria 
    3. Iron nail
    4. Wooden spoon
  15. The diagram below shows a summary of changes in states.
    class 6 ET1 sci Q26
    Which letters represents the processes that occur when objects are heated?
    1. Q R
    2. Q T
    3. S T
    4. R S
  16. The best soil for modeling also;
    1. is the best for farming.
    2. contains a lot of humus
    3. retains the highest amount of water
    4. is known as the light soil.
  17. The following are the descriptions of a certain components of a balanced diet
    1. It is not digested in the body.
    2. It has no nutritive valtue
    3. Helps to prevent constipation.
      The component described above is;
      1. minerals
      2. vitamins
      3. protein
      4. roughage
  18. Which one of the following statement is not true about gases?
    1. They expand most when heated
    2. They have definite volume
    3. They have definite mass
    4. They occupy space
  19. During breathing in, the lungs;
    1. collapse
    2. inflate
    3. contract
    4. deflate 
  20. HIVIAIDS can be transmitted through the following body fluid except;
    1. urine
    2. blood
    3. breast milk
    4. vaginal fluids
  21. STD 5 pupils set an experiment below during theri science lesson.
    class 6 ET1sci Q32
    What where they investigating?
    1. Solids expand on heating
    2. Liquids expand on heating
    3. Air exerts pressure
    4. Gases expand when heated
  22. The following non-green plants are classified as harmful fungi except;
    1. dandruffs
    2. athletes foot
    3. toadstool
    4. ringworms
  23. The windsock is usually painted with large black and white stripes mainly to;
    1. make it last longer
    2. make it visible
    3. make it beautiful
    4. make it durable
  24. The following are characters of amphibians except;
    1. they have scales
    2. they have a moist skin
    3. they have external fertilization.
    4. they are cold blooded.
  25. Heat transfer through solid is called;
    1. conduction.
    2. radiation.
    3. convection.
    4. condensation.
  26. Two std 7 boys Keter and Kibet were balancing on a see-saw. Keter is heavier than Kibet. For them to balance;
    1. Kibet should move closer to the pivot.
    2. They should sit equal distance from the pivot.
    3. Kibet should sit further from the pivot.
    4. Keter should should move further from the pivot.
  27. Small quantities of mass are measured in unites called
    1. tonnes.
    2. newtons
    3. kilograms
    4. grams
  28. Which one of the following is not an example of oil crops?
    1. Coconut
    2. Cassava
    3. Sunflower
    4. Groundnuts
  29. People working in noisy factories are provided with the following to protect themselves from noise except;
    1. ear muffs 
    2. ar defenders
    3. ear buds.
    4. ear plugs
  30. The animal drawn below moves by;
    class 6 ET1 sci Q41
    1. crawling
    2. slithering
    3. walking
    4. gliding
  31. Which one of the following is not a component of soil?
    1. Living organisms.
    2. Air
    3. Water
    4. Inorganic matter
  32. The following are parts of the breathing system except;
    1. gullet
    2. nose
    3. lungs
    4. bronchioles
  33. The diagram below shows a cooking 
    class 6 Et1 sci Q44
    The best material for making part N is
    1. aluminum
    2. iron
    3. hardened plastic
    4. any metal
  34. The following are requirements during photosynthesis. Which one is not?
    1. Oxygen
    2. Water
    3. Mineral salt
    4. Sunlight
  35. Which animal below provide us with mohair?
    1. Sheep
    2. Goat
    3. Donkey
    4. Rabbit
  36. Which one of the following does not belong to the same state of matter as the other?
    1. Maize flour
    2. Oxygen
    3. Ice cubes
    4. Sand particles.
  37. Which one of the following weeds has a strong unpleasant smell?
    1. Mexican marigold
    2. Black jack
    3. Wandering jew
    4. Thorn apple
  38. The experiment below was carried out by pupils to investigate a method of heat transfer.
    class 6 ET1 sci Q49
    They were investigating;
    1. convection currents in air
    2. heat transfer in radiation
    3. convection in liquids
    4. sinking and floating
  39. A deaf or a dump person has ___________ senses
    1. 3
    2. 5
    3. 4
    4. 2

MARKING SCHEME

  1. D
  2. B
  3. C
  4. A
  5. C
  6. A
  7. C
  8. B
  9. D
  10. A
  11. D
  12. D
  13. A
  14. C
  15. B
  16. D
  17. A
  18. C
  19. C
  20. A
  21. C
  22. B
  23. B
  24. A
  25. D
  26. A
  27. C
  28. D
  29. B
  30. B
  31. A
  32. D
  33. C
  34. B
  35. A
  36. A
  37. C
  38. D
  39. B
  40. C
  41. B
  42. D
  43. A
  44. C
  45. A
  46. B
  47. A
  48. A
  49. A
  50. C

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