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Science Questions and Answers - Class 6 End of Term 2 Exams Set 1

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SCIENCE
STD 6
END OF TERM 2

  1. At what age is the first dose of D.P.T vaccine given?
    1. at birth
    2. 6 weeks
    3. 10 weeks
    4. 14 weeks
  2. Ovulation in female human beings takes place after every
    1. 3 - 6 days
    2. 14 days
    3. 28 days
    4. 56 days
  3. Which statement is not true about the solar system?
    1. Stars are not part of solar system.
    2. Second planet from sun is the brightest planet
    3. All planets are satellites of the sun.
    4. Jupiter is the largest and furthest planet from sun.
  4. Preventive medicines are also known as:
    1. vaccines 
    2. antibiotics
    3. pain killer
    4. stimulants
  5. The green fodder which is preserved without drying is referred to as
    1. silage
    2. .hay
    3. pastures
    4. concentrates
  6. The group of animals that spend part of their life in water and other part of life on land
    1. lay fertilized eggs
    2. have moist scale 
    3. are invertebrates
    4. are covered by skin
  7. The diagram below shows a female reproductive system
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    What is the function of the part marked K?
    1. Releases mature ova.
    2. Fertilization takes place there
    3. Allows development of foetus
    4. Allow the passage of the baby
  8. sheep gives us:
    1. cotton wool
    2. milk
    3. mohair
    4. mutton
  9. Which of the following physical changes takes place in girls only during adolescence stage? 
    1. Growth of pubic hair.
    2. Increase in height.
    3. Broadening of hips.
    4. Release of mature sex cells.
  10. Which one of the following is the second stage of seed germination process?
    1. Seed absorbs air and water.
    2. Testa bursts open.
    3. Radicle emerges
    4. Seed swells.
  11. Wearing of protective clothing when working in water can help to prevent a disease characterized by?
    1. Blood in urine and stool
    2. Pain in joints and musles
    3. Violent rice water like diarrhoea.
    4. Chest pain.
  12. The diagram below shows a type of pollination
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    The type of pollination is known as;
    1. cross pollination 
    2. Insect pollination
    3. self pollination
    4. wind pollination
  13. Industries require water for the following except
    1. raw materials
    2. making fountains 
    3. irrigating the fields
    4. putting out fire 
  14. A boy saw a cow tied to a peg using a rope in a farm. The type of grazing is called 
    1. rotational grazing 
    2. stall feeding
    3. herding
    4. zero grazing
  15. When breathing out
    1. diaphragm form dome shape
    2. dust is trapped by hair and mucus 
    3. lungs get inflated
    4. diaphragm relaxes
  16. Which one of the following is not an effect of HIV/AIDS to the nation?
    1. Hospital congestion.
    2. School drop outs.
    3. Low self esteem.
    4. Poor economy
  17. Which one of the following statement is incorrect about teeth?
    1. Incisor is the first to grow and to be shed off.
    2. Molars are the last to be shed off
    3. Canine are the longest teeth. 
    4. Premolar chew and grind food.
  18. Which component of soil is investigated by adding water to the soil?
    1. Water.
    2. Organic matter.
    3. Mineral salts.
    4. Air.
  19. Std 5 pupils saw a small animal that had 8 legs and 2 body parts. The animal they saw is not likely to be one of the following
    1. tick
    2. crab
    3. scorpion
    4. mite
  20. The diagram below shows heat transfer
    scist6et2q20
    The method of heat transfer being investigated is called
    1. convection in liquids
    2. conduction in gases
    3. convection in gases
    4. radiation
  21. Which type of food below provide body with energy to work?
    1. Carrots.
    2. Chicken
    3. Cabbages.
    4. Fats.
  22. Which one of the following discase is non-communicable?
    1. Tetanus.
    2. Malaria
    3. Measles.
    4. Tuberculosis. 
  23. The following are basic needs for good health except
    1. food
    2. exercise
    3. basic education 
    4. rest
  24. In human digestive system, which type of food is given the first priority for digestion in small intestines?
    1. Fats and oils
    2. Proteins
    3. Starch
    4. Vitamins
  25. The diagram below was used by pupils to demonstrate pressure in liquids hole
    scist6et2q25
    Which statement below is not correct abou the above experiment?
    1. Hole D threw water furthest 
    2. Hole A did not allow water out
    3. Hole A had the shortest water jet
    4. Tap is best fixed at hole D
  26. Which one of the deficiency diseases is correctly matched with its cause?
    1. Kwarshiorkor - lack of Iron. 
    2. Marasmus - starvation
    3. Anaemia - lack of calcium
    4. Ricket - lack of proteins
  27. Which crop stores food like sugarcane? 
    1. Carrots.
    2. Onions.
    3. Irish potatoes.
    4. Maize 
  28. Which one of the following is not a leguminous pasture?
    1. Lucern.
    2. Glycine.
    3. Clover.
    4. Napier grass.
  29. Which one of the following grazing method is not a rotational method?
    1. Tethering.
    2. Paddocking.
    3. Strip grazing.
    4. Herding.
  30. In a flower fertilization takes place in the
    1. ovary
    2. stigma
    3. style
    4. anthers
  31. Which statement is true about the tooth drawn below?
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    1. It has sharp top for slicing flesh
    2. They are 12 in an adult
    3. They are part of first set of teeth
    4. The last 6 to grow are called wisdom teeth
  32. Which weed has green fruits which turn yellow when ripe?
    1. Pig weed.
    2. Thorn apple.
    3. Sodom apple. 
    4. Mexican marigold
  33. When the arrow head of a wind vane points North the wind is blowing to
    1. South
    2. North
    3. West
    4. East
  34. Which one of the following is not part of female reproductive system?
    1. Urethra
    2. Womb
    3. Fallopian tube
    4. Ovary
  35. At what stage of HIV infection does the person look healthy, test negative with no signs? 
    1. Asymptomatic stage
    2. Window stage
    3. Symptomatic stage
    4. Full blow AIDS
  36. Which one of the following is not an importance of lighting a house properly? 
    1. For safety.
    2. Keep pests away.
    3. Taking photographs
    4. Prevent accidents.
  37. The diagram below shows bean seed
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    Which parts labelled above shows the embryo of a seed?
    1. X and w
    2. Z and Y
    3. Y and R
    4. R and Z 
  38. A sick person become dehydrated mainly because of
    1. sweating and urinating
    2. diarrhoea and vomiting
    3. vomiting and urinating
    4. lack of blood and water
  39. Which one of the following factor make an object made of metal to float on water?
    1. Mass.
    2. Material.
    3. Size.
    4. Shape.
  40. The best method to remove unwanted plants from a nursery bed is
    1. digging out
    2. mulching
    3. uprooting
    4. use of chemicals
  41. Std 5 pupils carried the experiment below
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    The above experiment was used to investigate
    1. drainage in soil
    2. capillarity in soil 
    3. water retention is soil
    4. soil fertility
  42. For 2 people of different masses to balance on a see saw. 
    1. The heavier one should sit on turning point.
    2. The lighter one should sit nearer the turning point.
    3. Both should sit on one side. 
    4. The heavier one should sit nearer to the pivot.
  43. Which one of the following pairs of plants uses 78% of air to make food?
    1. Tomatoes and beans.
    2. Peas and groundnuts.
    3. Maize and millets.
    4. Potatoe and sorghum
  44. What is evaporation?
    1. Change of vapour to water
    2. Change of ice to vapour
    3. Change of liquid to gas
    4. Change of gas to solid
  45. Which plant has male part and female part on different plants?
    1. Pawpaw
    2. Maize
    3. Cactus
    4. Sugarcane
  46. Which gas in the air is used in burning?
    1. Carbon dioxide
    2. Oxygen
    3. Rare gases
    4. Nitrogen
  47. The diagram below was used by std 6 pupils
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    What were the pupils investigating?
    1. How light is produced by burning candle.
    2. Light travel in all directions.
    3. How light travel in a straight line.
    4. Artificial sources of light.
  48. Which one of the following is not needed for seed germination?
    1. Water
    2. Temperature
    3. Soil
    4. Air
  49. A beam balance is used for
    1. measuring force
    2. comparing masses
    3. measuring weights
    4. balancing on a fulcrum
  50. What is being demonstrated in set up below?
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    1. Reflection of light
    2. Formation of rainbow 
    3. Dispersion of light
    4. Refraction of light

MARKING SCHEME

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

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