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Science Questions and Answers - Class 6 End of Term 2 2021 Exams Set 2 with Marking Schemes

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  1. The following animals have common characteristics EXCEPT:
    1. toad.
    2. Newt. 
    3. turtles . 
    4. frog.
  2. Which one of the following factors does NOT affect floating and sinking?
    1. Shape.
    2. Mass. 
    3. Material.
    4. Size.
  3. The diagram below shows the movement of water when boiling.
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    The process of heat transfer is known as 
    1. convection. 
    2. radiation 
    3. conduction.
    4. condensation.
  4. Bilharzia worms mainly affects the
    1. kidney and bladder. 
    2. bladder and intestine. 
    3. lungs and liver 
    4. intestine and kidney.
  5. std 5 pupils tied a leaf using a transparent polythene bag. Droplets of water were observed the following day. What conclusion did they make? 
    1. Photosynthesis took place. 
    2. Absorption of leaves.
    3. Transportation took place. ·
    4. Transpiration took place.
  6. In which one of the following stages of HIV infection is the virus LEAST likely to spread from one person to another? 
    1. Full blown stage. 
    2. Window stage. 
    3. Asymptomatic stage. 
    4. Symptomatic stage.
  7. A child has the following signs and symptoms. 
    1. Get out of breath. 
    2. Dizziness.
    3. Pale skin.
      The child should be fed on 
      1. yams and cassava. 
      2. kidney and spinach.
      3. carrots and spinach. 
      4. beans and maize.
  8. Heat is important in all the following ways EXCEPT:
    1. cooking. 
    2. warming the house. 
    3. scaring away pests. 
    4. melting ice into water.
  9. Which one of the following crops stores food in the stem? 
    1. Sweet potatoes. 
    2. Sugarcane. 
    3. Carrot. 
    4. Onion.
  10. Class 5 pupils constructed the weather instrument below.
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    The mistake made during the construction was
    1. using narrow tube. 
    2. labelling of scale. 
    3. using air tight cork. 
    4. colouring the water.
  11. Liquids and gases have 
    1. definite shape. 
    2. definite volume. 
    3. indefinite mass.
    4. definite mass. 
  12. Swimmers itch is a major sign of someone suffering from 
    1. cholera.
    2. malaria. 
    3. bilharzia. 
    4. typhoid. 
  13. Which one of the following materials will occupy the least space? 
    1. 1kg of dry saw dust. 
    2. Ikg of cotton wool. 
    3. Ikg of sand.
    4. None of the above. 
  14. Which one of the following is NOT a special sound?
    1. Abell.
    2. Hooting 
    3. Screaming. 
    4. Fire engine siren.
  15. Which one of the following DOES NOT produce light? 
    1. Moon.
    2. Glowworm.
    3. Sun.
    4. Stars. 
  16. Which of these states of matter remains in the same state on heating? 
    1. Metal rod. 
    2. water.
    3. Cooking gas.
    4. Petrol. 
  17. The following are tuber crops EXCEPT:
    1. arrowroots.
    2. onions.
    3. cassava.
    4. carrot.
  18. Which type of soil erosion can be caused by both wind and water? 
    1. Gulley erosion. 
    2. Rill erosion
    3. Sheet erosion.
    4. Splash erosion. 
  19. Which one of the following is NOT an energy giving food?
    1. Honey.
    2. Ripe banana. 
    3. Bread.
    4. Irish potato. 
  20. Which one of the following vaccines are given to a child at the age of 9 months?
    1. Yellow fever and anti measles. 
    2. Anti measles and DPT. 
    3. DPT and BCG
    4. Anti measles and Anti polio. 
  21. The diagram below shows a type of a grazing method.
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    Which statement is CORRECT about the above method? 
    1. The land is divided using electric fence. 
    2. Animals graze on each paddock at a time. 
    3. Animals are commonly fed on hay.
    4. It is commonly used in highly populated areas.
  22. The diagram below shows a set-up used to demonstrate a certain aspect of matter.
    q22 yhrfada
    What was likely to happen after some time? 
    1. The balloon expanded. 
    2. Air gets into the balloon.
    3. Balloon remained the same in size. 
    4. Balloon contracts.
  23. Which one of the following produces fluid in which sperms swim through? 
    1. Sperm duct. 
    2. Testes. 
    3. Urethra.
    4. Glands. 
  24. One of the following is NOT a function of the roots?
    1. Absorption.
    2. Food storage.
    3. Support.
    4. Breathing.
  25. Which of the following vaccines is given through the mouth?
    1. BCG
    2. Anti Polio.
    3. DPT.
    4. Anti measles. 
  26. A bird was seen basking in the sun. It is true to say that:
    1. its body temperature rose. 
    2. its body temperature falls. 
    3. its body temperature rose then drops.
    4. its body temperature remained the same. 
  27. A planet seen late in the evening and early in the morning is LIKELY to be:
    1. Mercury
    2. Venus. 
    3. Mars.
    4. Saturn.
  28. Which one of the following protects a flower during the bud stage? 
    1. Petals.
    2. Sepals.
    3. Stalk.
    4. Stigma.
  29. When water is cooled under extreme temperature it
    1. condenses. 
    2. freezes.
    3. evaporates.
    4. expands. 
  30. "The experiment below was performed by class 4 pupils. The experiment proved that 
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    1. soil contains water.
    2. soil contains small animals. 
    3. soil contains air.
    4. soil contains humus.
  31. Which of the following vitamins below is CORRECTLY matched with its function?
               Name of vitamin          Function in the body 
    1. Vitamin                        Formation of blood and healthy blood vessels 
    2. Vitamin A                     Proper digestion and healthy working of brain.
    3. Vitamin K                    Control blood clotting.
    4. Vitamin D                    For growth and healthy gums and skin.

Study the diagram below and answer questions 32- 33
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  1.  Which type of soil is good for modelling?
    1. S
    2. R
    3. S and T 
  2. When performing which variable should not be the same?
    1. Size of straws. 
    2. Type of soil. 
    3. Time taken.
    4. Size of cotton wool. 
  3. Class 6 pupils collected different flowers from the school compound. Their teacher told them to draw the pistil only. Which of these shows the CORRECT sketch of the pistil?
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  4. Which one of the following is the odd one out?
    1.  Sunflower. 
    2. Coconut. 
    3. Palm.
    4. Sisal.
  5. The food nutrient that helps in growth of muscles is known as 
    1. proteins.
    2. vitamins. 
    3. carbohydrates. 
    4. body building.
  6. Which one of the following diseases CANNOT be easily passed from one person to another?
    1. T.B
    2. Tetanus. 
    3. Malaria.
    4. Measles. 
  7. Which one of the following is NOT a problem related to teeth?
    1. Tooth decay. 
    2. Bleeding gums. 
    3. Deciduous.
    4. Bad smell. 
  8. Removing wool from sheep is called 
    1. curing.
    2. shaving. 
    3. wooling.
    4. shearing.
  9. Std 5 pupils performed the experiment below.
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    What were the pupils investigating? 
    1. The paper moved up and down. 
    2. Convection of heat in air. 
    3. The paper got burnt.
    4. The paper moved up.
  10.  A pupil classified some animals as shown in the chart below.
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    Which animal was NOT classified correctly?
    1. Housefly.
    2. Chameleon. 
    3. Spider.
    4. Lizard.
  11. Which one of the following is NOT a fungal infection? 
    1. Yeast.
    2. Athlete's foot. 
    3. Ringworm. 
    4. Dandruff.
  12. Three of the following are good reasons for using medicines EXCEPT:
    1. to supplement body vitamins and mineral salts. 
    2. to prevent us from diseases. 
    3. to cure us from diseases.
    4. to beat deadline of the expiry date. 
  13. The tiny hole found on a seed which lets in air and water during germination is known as 
    1. hilum.
    2. micropyle.
    3. testa.
    4. cotyledon. 
  14. Which one of the following is NOT a commercial feed? 
    1. Lucerne.
    2. Fish meal. 
    3. Sunflower. 
    4. Salt licks.
  15. Any substance that is taken into the body to maintain good health is called 
    1. food.
    2. nutrient. 
    3. protein.
    4. balanced diet. 
  16. In which of these ways does AIDS affect the body? 
    1. It makes you slim. 
    2. It has no effect for many years. 
    3. You feel tired all the time.
    4. It reduces the body's ability to fight diseases. 
  17. Which one of the following statement is NOT correct? 
    1. The loudness of a sound varies with height
    2.  A whisper is a soft sound. 
    3. The shape of the cars of a rabbit increases the softness of a sound. 
    4. The shape of the ears of a dog amplifies the sound from any source.
  18.  Which one of the following is a source of animal fat?
    1. Butter. 
    2. Margarine. 
    3. Cooking oil.
    4. Soya beans. 
  19. Which one of the following substances will change its states on both heating and cooling? 
    1. Metallic ball. 
    2. Oxygen. 
    3. Wood glue. 
    4. Ice.

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