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Science - Class 6 End Term 1 Exam 2021 Set 2

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STANDARD 6, END OF TERM  1 EXAM
SCIENCE
NAME....................................................SCHOOL.............................

  1. The diagram below is a weather instrument.
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    It is used to measure
    1. the direction of wind
    2. the speed of wind
    3. the direction of speed of wind
    4. the strength and direction of wind.
  2. The other name for asymptomatic stage of HIV/AIDS is
    1. full blown stage
    2. incubation stage
    3. window stage 
    4. symptomatic stage
  3. Which one of the following is NOT a physical change in girls during adolescence?
    1. Onset of menstruation
    2. Broadening of shoulders
    3. Enlargement of breasts
    4. Growth of pubic hair
  4. Which statement is NOT TRUE about the tooth drawn below?
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    1. They are part of the milk teeth
    2. They are eight in each jaw
    3. They are used for grinding food
    4. It is called premolars
  5. Which one of the following is a common characteristic to both a chameleon and a salamander?
    1. Their bodies are covered with scales
    2. They lay unfertilised eggs
    3. They give birth to live young ones
    4. They have varied body temperatures
  6. The following are characteristics of a certain matter
    It has a definite mass
    It changes state when cooled
    It does not have a definite shape
    It does not have a definite volume.
    The substance described above is likely to be
    1. water
    2. sand 
    3. flour
    4. oxygen
  7. Three of the following plants have the same characteristics except
    1. fern
    2. lichen
    3. liverwort
    4. mould
  8. Which bottle will produce the highest sound when hit with a nail?
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  9. The tooth problem that is associated with a hole in the tooth is known as
    1. tooth cavity
    2. tooth decay
    3. bad breath 
    4. bleeding gum
  10. Which one of the following animals are vertebrates?
    1. Rabbits and earthworm
    2. Snakes and frogs
    3. Spiders and fish
    4. Snails and ducks
  11. The diagram below shows a child suffering from a certain decrease.
    scis6et1s2q11
    The child is likely to suffer from
    1. Kwashiorkor
    2. rickets
    3. anaemia
    4. marasmus
  12. Green plants make their own food in the presence of all the following except
    1. water
    2. sunlight
    3. chlorophyll
    4. oxygen
  13. Which one of the following is NOT a form of medicine? 
    1. Powder
    2. Tablets
    3. Syrup
    4. Liquids
  14. The diagram below shows a germinating bean seed.
    scis6et1s2q14
    The part marked N helps in the absorption of
    1. oxygen and carbondioxide
    2. water and oxygen
    3. chlorophyll and air
    4. sunlight and water
  15. HIV/AIDS is spread through all the following ways except
    1. sexual intercourse
    2. blood transfusion
    3. shaking hands
    4. sharing piercing objects
  16. The chart below shows classification of plants.
    scis6et1s2q16
    Which of the following plants cannot fit at the part marked Q?
    1. Mould
    2. Mushroom
    3. Toadstool
    4. Lichen
  17. The part of the breathing system that makes the lungs to expand and contract when breathing is the
    1. bronchus
    2. ribs
    3. diaphragm
    4. trachea
  18. The following are parts of the male reproductive system except
    1. testis
    2. urethra
    3. penis
    4. uterus
  19. The rising of water in soil is known as
    1. capillarity
    2. drainage
    3. soil profile
    4. leaching
  20. The diagram below shows a root system.
    scis6et1s2q20
    The following plants have the same root system as the one shown above except
    1. groundnut
    2. rice
    3. green gram
    4. blackjack
  21. Medicines used to treat known diseases are called
    1. antibiotics
    2. vaccines
    3. painkillers
    4. sedatives
  22. The set up below was carried out by std. 5 pupils of Ojwando primary school.
    scis6et1s2q22
    Which component of soil were they investigating?
    1. Organic matter
    2. Water 
    3. Air
    4. Mineral particles
  23. Which one of the following factors does not affect sinking and floating?
    1. Shape
    2. Size
    3. Material
    4. Weight
  24. Which one is NOT a source of light?
    1. Moon
    2. Stars
    3. Candle
    4. Sun
  25. Which one of the followng materials has a definite mass, shape and volume?
    1. Wood
    2. Milk
    3. Water vapour
    4. Paraffin
  26. Which phase of the moon cannot be seen at all?
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  27. The following are characteristics of certain clouds:
    Feathery
    Found high in the sky
    Cover the whole sky
    A flat base Which one shows a characteristic of nimbus clouds?
    1. (iv)
    2. (ii)
    3. (ii)
    4. (i)
  28. Std. 5 pupils at Rapogi Primary School carried out an experiment as shown below.
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    Heat travelled from point Q to R through
    1. conduction
    2. convection
    3. radiation
    4. melting
  29. Lack of vitamin D in the diet causes a deficiency disease known as
    1. marasmus 
    2. kwashiorkor
    3. anaemia
    4. rickets 
  30. A material that does not allow heat to pass through it is known as
    1. a conductor
    2. a metal
    3. opaque
    4. an insulator
  31. Three of the following are uses of light except
    1. warming the house
    2. reading comfortably
    3. discouraging pests
    4. avoiding accidents
  32. Std. 6 pupils did the experiment below ta investigate a certain property of soil.
    scis6et1s2q32
    The type of soil marked N is likely to have:
    1. air spaces
    2. large air spaces
    3. big particles
    4. the best capillarity
  33. Which process in the change of state in matter takes place when temperature is decreased?
    1. Freezing
    2. Evaporation
    3. Melting
    4. Expansion
  34. The following are characteristics of a certain vertebrate
    Warm blooded
    Can fly
    Has fur and hair on the body
    Gives birth to live young ones
    The above animal is likely to be
    1. kangaroo
    2. bat
    3. ostrich
    4. seal
  35. Which one of the following animals moves by galloping?
    1. Snake
    2. Tortoise
    3. Horse
    4. Elephant
  36. The following are all tuber crops. Which one is NOT?
    1. Yams
    2. Cassava
    3. Wheat
    4. Arrowroots
  37. The removal of undigested food from the body is called
    1. egestion
    2. ingestion
    3. digestion
    4. excretion 
  38. The following are functions of plant leaves. Which one is NOT?
    1. Transpiration
    2. Photosynthesis
    3. Absorption
    4. Food storage
  39. The experts who study the stars and other heavenly bodies are called 
    1. forecasters
    2. meteorologists
    3. astronomy
    4. astronomers 
  40. The transfer of heat without a medium takes place through
    1. conduction
    2. convection
    3. radiation
    4. contraction 
  41. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic of animals?
    1. They die
    2. They feed
    3. They reproduce
    4. They make their own food
  42. Which one of the following group of food constitute a balanced diet?
    1. Cabbage ugali salad
    2. Beans, rice, kales
    3. Meat, chapati beans
    4. Water meion spinach ripe bananas
  43. The weather instrument works under one of the following principles. Which one?
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    1. liquids expand on heating and contraction on cooling
    2. air expands on heating and contracts on cooling 
    3. Air in motion
    4. Matter occupies space
  44. Clothes dry fastest when the weather is
    1. rainy and cloudy
    2. windy and sunny
    3. sunny and calm
    4. sunny and cloudy
  45. Which one of the following is measured using a beam balance?
    1. Weight
    2. Volume
    3. Mass
    4. Friction
  46. Which one of the following is NOT a recreational use of water?
    1. Surfing
    2. Making fountains
    3. Boat racing
    4. Swimming
  47. Which one of the following is NOT a poultry?
    1. Goose
    2. Turkey
    3. Duck
    4. Ostrich

Use the diagram below to answer questions 48-49
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  1. The absorption of digested food takes place in the part marked:
    1. N
    2. Z
    3. Y
    4. Q
  2. What are the names of the parts X, Y, Z and Q respectively?
    1. Rectum, stomach, illeum, colon
    2. Gullet, stomach, illeum rectum
    3. Trachea, stomach, coion, rectum
    4. Oesophagus stomach, colon rectum
  3. The ability of the body to defend itself
    against diseases is called
    1. immunity
    2. immunisation 
    3. syndrome
    4. immunodeficiency

MARKING SCHEME

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

 

 


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