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  1. Which one of the following is not a way of controlling internal parasites?
    1. Spraying,
    2. Proper sanitation.
    3. Deworming.
    4. Cooking food properly.
  2. Which of the following components of blood is the most abundant? 
    1. Platelets 
    2. White blood cells. 
    3. Plasma.
    4. Red blood cells
  3. The part of the breathing system where carbon dioxide is taken from the blood is the 
    1. nose
    2. windpipe.
    3. branchus.
    4. alveolus.
  4. The diagram below represents a maize flower
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    The part labelled Pabove is made up of
    1. anthers and filament.
    2. filament and stamen.
    3. stigma and anthers.
    4. styles and stigmas.
  5. Which of the following foods given to a child suffering from me 
    1. Balanced diet. 
    2. Vitamins 
    3. Proteins.
    4. Mineral salts.
  6. Below are characteristics of a certain animal;.
    1. It breathes through lungs.
    2. It lays eggs.
    3. its body is covered with scales. .
    4. Its body temperature varies with the of the surrounding.  
      Which of the following animals cannot be put in the same group with the animal having the characteristics above?
      1. Snake.
      2. Crocodile.
      3. Gecko.
      4. Toad. 
  7. The diagram below represents a plant 
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    Which one of the following plants does not store food in the same place as the plant drawn above?
    1. Sugarcane. 
    2. Irish potato.
    3. Arrowroot
    4. Ginger.
  8. Which one of the following statements is true about all amphibians? They 
    1. lay eggs on the land near water.
    2. have constant body temperature.
    3. have scales on their bodies. 
    4. have soft moist bodies.
  9. The liquid part of blood mainly
    1. transports digested food.
    2. transports oxygen around the body parts.
    3. stops bleeding after injuries.
    4. fights disease causing germs.
  10. Which one of the following livestock parasites does not affect the internal organs of an animal?
    1. Liverflukes.
    2. Fleas.
    3. Roundworms.
    4. Lungworms 
  11. Which one of the following physical changes during adolescence is correctly matched?
                    Boys                                   Girls  
    1. Broadening of hips                 growth of beards
    2. Wet dreams                            voice breaks
    3. Growth of beards                    menstrual flow
    4. Broadening of shoulders         production of sperms 
  12. For good health, one requires
    1. cleanliness and smoking.
    2. food and alcohol.
    3. sleep and drugs.
    4. sleep and exercise.
  13. Which of the following groups of materials are all insulators?
    1. Copper, plastic, wood. 
    2. Aluminium, plastic, glass.
    3. Glass, wood, plastic.
    4. Aluminium, silver, copper.
  14. Which one of the following is not a source of current electricity? 
    1. Dry cells.
    2. Electric cookers. 
    3. Solar panels.
    4. Geothermal station.
  15. The best way of staying away from drug abuse is by
    1. following parental advice. 
    2. imitating peer's behaviour. 
    3. trying to find out the effect.
    4. using legal drugs only.
  16. The following is a description of a certain method of food preservation:
    1. Dehydrates food.
    2. Kills germs. 
    3. Eliminates bad smell in faadi
    4. Common in both rural and urban areas.
      The method described above is
      1. refrigeration.
      2. sun drying.
      3. use of honey.
      4. freezing.
  17. All the following immunisable diseases in infants are vaccinated against at six, ten and fourteen weeks. Which one is not?
    1. Diptheria. 
    2. Pertusis. 
    3. Tetanus.
    4. Tuberculosis. 
  18. Revolution is the movement of the
    1. moon round the sun
    2. sun round the moon
    3. earth round the sun
    4. sun round the earth 
  19. The diagram below represents a man warming himself by the fire.
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    Which one of the following shows how heat reaches the hands and the legs respectively? 
    1. Conduction, radiation 
    2. Radiation, conduction
    3. Convection, conduction
    4. Convection, radiation
  20. Which one of the following practices involves conservation of water by re using?
    1. Use of drip irrigation.
    2. Flushing toilets with water that has been used for rinsing clothes. 
    3. Storage of water for use in case of shortage.
    4. Collecting rain water from the roof of a house 
  21. Vibrating objects produce
    1. sound
    2. light
    3. heat
    4. force
  22. Which of the following statements is true about nimbus clouds?
    1. Are irregularly shaped.
    2. Appear in hot afternoon. 
    3. Are dome-shaped on top. 
    4. Are found high in the sky.
  23. Which of the following is not a type of a force?
    1. Gravitational pull.
    2. Weight
    3. Pressure.
    4. Friction.
  24. Which one of the following is a characteristic of wind pollinated flowers?
    1. Large in size
    2. Stigma bangs outside the flower
    3. Few heavy pollen grains
    4. Small anthers firmly attached to the filament.
  25. A pupil hanged her clothes on a clothline and noticed that it took long for them to dry. The weather was most likely to be
    1. cold and calm.
    2. cold and windy. 
    3. dry and cold. 
    4. hot and windy.
  26. Which one of the following body structure in the table below is not correctly matched with it function?
               Structure                     Function 
    1. Mouth                           food broken into small particles.
    2. Liver                             produces digestive juice.
    3. Large intestines           absorbs water and mineral salts
    4. Small intestines           stores undigested food 
  27. To measure force, we neea:
    1. beam balance.
    2. weighing balance.
    3. see-saw.
    4. spring balance. 
  28. What would happen if two wooden blocks weighing 10kg and 1kg respectively were to  be dropped from a height of 2m at the same time? They would
    1. break into pieces.
    2. reach the ground at the same time.
    3. add weight to air
    4. float in the air.
  29. Three of the diagrams below can be used to made use of in a periscope except 
    1. formation of images.
    2. reflection of light.
    3. obstruction of light to form shadows
    4. bouncing off of light.
  30. Which one of the following consists of only female parts of a power?
    1. Filament, anthers, style. Function
    2. Stigma, ovules, petals. food broken into
    3. Style, ovary, sepals. small particles.
    4. Stigma, ovary, style, produces digestive juice.
  31. Hookworms are not mally found in
    1. cattle and pigs.
    2. sheep and goats.
    3. pigs and poultry.
    4. sheep and cattle.
  32. Faeces and decaying animal and plant matter
    1. destroy crops.
    2. make the soil poor for cultivation.
    3. add humus to the soil.
    4. are of no importance to the soil.
  33. Which one of the following farm animals is correctly matched with its products?
    1. Goat -  mutton, skin, milk
    2. Sheep - hide, wool, milk
    3. Cow - milk, mohair, skin
    4. Pig - pork, cheese, skin
  34. Three of the following aspects of light ars Which one does not?
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  35. Which one of the following is the smallest and largest planet respectively?
    1. Mercury and Jupiter
    2. Mercury and Neptune. 
    3. Jupiter and Venus.
    4. Saturn and Jupiter. 
  36. Which one of the following component of the environment is the most polluted?
    1. Water
    2. Air
    3. Plants
    4. Soil 
  37. Which one of the following is an artificial  method of lighting a house?
    1. Windows
    2. Translúscent roofs
    3. Large doors
    4. Bulbs and use of H. E. P electricity. 
  38. Which one of the following scientific statements on properties of matter is 
    1. Liquids have definite volume.
    2. Gases have no definite mass.
    3. Liquids have definite mess. 
    4. Solid have definite size and volume.
  39. The convection box below was set up and used by class 5 pupils to demonstrate convection of heat in air.
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    If the candle was placed at the point marked X, at what point did the pupils put the smoldering rag to produce better results?
    1. 3
    2. 2
    3. 1
    4. 4
  40. Drainage, capillarity and aeration in soil all depend on
    1. the slopiness of land.
    2. proportional composition of the soil.
    3. colour and organic matter in the soil.
    4. type of mineral available in the soil.
  41. In which one of the following processes is carbon dioxide not used?
    1. Germination.
    2. Making plant food.
    3. Putting out fire.
    4. Preservation of soft drinks.
  42. The following are ways of maintainig tools except 
    1. repairing broken tools.
    2. improper use of tools.
    3. sharpening cutting tools.
    4. cleaning tools after use.
  43. Which of the following is false about arteries?
    1. They have big valves,
    2. Blood is under high pressure
    3. Have pulse.
    4. Have thick walls. 
  44. Below is an illustration of changes of states of matter.
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    Which arrow shows the process that occur as a result of decrease in temperature?
    1. (iii), (iv)
    2. (ii), (iii)
    3. (i), (ii)
    4. (i), (iv) 
  45. Which of the following vaccine is administered thrice to infants through injection?
    1. Oral polio
    2. B.C.G vaccine
    3. DPT vaccine
    4. Anti-measles.
  46. Which one of the following is not a use of medicines?
    1. Causing diseases. 
    2. Relieving pain.
    3. Curing known diseases:
    4. Preventing diseases.
  47. Which pair of foods are the main sources of protective foods?
    1. Meat and eggs.
    2. Cereals and legumes.
    3. Yams and cassava
    4. Fruits and vegetables.
  48. Which one of the following is the best method of transporting water over a long distance?
    1. Cans
    2. Animals
    3. Pipes
    4. Tankers
  49. Which material below is not needed when  investigating the presence of air in soil?
    1. Water
    2. Candle
    3. Container
    4. Dry soil 
  50. Which one of the following is not a use of heat energy?
    1. Cooking food 
    2. Warming our bodies
    3. Drying clothes
    4. Seeing clearly 

MARKING SCHEME

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

Questions

  1. Below is a diagram of the mammalian heart,
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    Which one of the following statements is correct about the part marked P?
    1. It carries deoxygenated blood
    2. It transports blood from the lungs to the heart 
    3.  It has valves
    4. It carries blood to the rest of the body
  2. Which one of the following statements is NOT true about arteries? 
    1. They have large lumens
    2. They have thick walls
    3. All of them carry blood rich in oxygen
    4. They carry blood to the heart
  3. Which one of the following is both a major and living component of the environment?
    1. Rocks
    2. Air
    3. Animals
    4. Soil
  4. The pie chart below shows the components of air.
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    The component marked R is NOT used for;
    1. germination of sceds 
    2. making plant food
    3. burning
    4. breathing
  5. Which pair of processes of change of state of matter below requires an increase in temperature?
    1. Expansion and contraction
    2. Freezing and condensation
    3. Melting and freezing
    4. Evaporation and melting
  6. The soil that cracks when dry;
    1. has the best drainage 
    2. spreads easily when poured down
    3. leaches so easily
    4. has tiny particles
  7. Which one of the following pair of factors will make  a cork and a bottle top float on water respectively?
    1. Mass and density
    2. Shape and mass 
    3. Material and shape
    4. Size and material
  8. Which one of the following parts of an insectivorous plant helps to trap insects?
    1. Flower
    2. Leaf 
    3. Stem
    4. Root
  9. The following are characteristics of a certain animal;
    1. they lay eggs 3
    2. body wholy covered with scales 
    3. breath through the lungs
      The animal described above is likely to be;
      1. fish
      2. hen
      3. snake
      4. salamander
  10. The following are true about maize plant and pawpaw plant except;
    1. they are both flowering
    2. they are green in colour 
    3. they both have separate male and female parts
    4. there is pollination in both plants
  11. Which one of the following would be the best way to control weeds in a wheat plantation?
    1. Uprooting
    2. Digging out
    3. Use of herbicides
    4. Slashing
  12. Std 4 pupils set up an experiment below. They put two holes as shown.
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    The pupils concluded that;
    1. pressure in liquids increases with depth
    2. pressure in liquids is equal at the same depth 
    3. matter occupies space
    4. liquids exert pressure in all directions
  13. The following statements are TRUE about AIDS except;
    1. married people should prevent its spread by abstaining
    2. unmarried people should avoid having sexual intercourse to prevent its spread
    3. it has no cure
    4. it is caused by a virus
  14. Which of the following pairs of materials can best be used as insulators?
    1. Aluminium foil and dry wood
    2. Rubber and plastic
    3. Metal sheet and iron bar
    4. Thin polythene and steel wool
  15. Which one of the following is common between a turtle and a lizard? Both;
    1. have external fertilization
    2. lay eggs
    3. breath through gills
    4. have a constant body temperature

Use the diagram below to answer question 16.
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  1. In which of the above labelled paris does absorption" take place?
    1. T and U
    2. Q and U
    3. P and S
    4. R and Q 
  2. A std 6 pupil came across a windvane whose tail was facing South. The wind was likely to be blowing to the;
    1. East
    2. North
    3. South
    4. West
  3. Mr. Joseph, a Science teacher at Obama PrimarySchool, put sand particles in a sufuria which had boiling water. He saw the sand particles moving up and down. This was due to;
    1. conduction in solids
    2. convection in solids
    3. radiation in gases
    4. convection in liquids
  4. The following are processes that take place in plants;
    1. photosynthesis i
    2. transpiration
    3. food storage
    4. protection
    5. transportation
      Which of the above processes are performed by the soil?
      1. (iii) (iv)(v)
      2. (i)(ii) (ii)(iv) (v)
      3. (i) (iv) (v)
      4. (i)(iv) (v)
  5. Which of the following groups of plants consists of green non-flowering plants only?
    1. Avocado, grass, bean
    2. Fern, cedar, fir
    3. Moss, fern, toadstool
    4. Mushroom, puffball, mould
  6. Which one of the following statements is TRUE abour flour? It;
    1. has a definite shape
    2. has no definite size
    3. has no definite shape
    4. has an indefinite volume
  7. Std 5 pupils of Kobola Primary carried out the experiment shown below.
    From the experiment soil C is likely to;
    1. have the best drainage
    2. have large particles
    3. be good for modelling
    4. be best for growing crops
  8. Which of the following lists consists of common communicable diseases? 
    1. Cholera, typhoid, bilharzia
    2. Malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid
    3. Anaemia, polio, tetanus
    4. Kwashiorkor, marasmus, rickets
  9. The following statements are true about carbohydrates except one. Which one? They;
    1. provide the body with energy
    2. keep the body warm
    3. contain sugar and starch
    4. build various body parts
  10. The following statements describe drug misuse except one. Which one?
    1. Taking wrong medicine
    2. Taking medicine prescribed to someone else
    3. Taking a wrong dosage
    4. Buying medicine within a doctor's prescription
  11. The following are practices that can lead to the spread of HIV/AIDS except;
    1. eating together from a common plate
    2. sharing sharp body piercing objects
    3. exchange of saliva
    4. mother to child during breast feeding
  12. Which among the lists of materials below can be classified as opaque?
    1. Skylight, clean water, window pane
    2. Wood, mirror, metal sheet
    3. Iron sheet, black polythene, clear plastic
    4. Windscreen, tyre, dirty water
  13. Std 5 pupils at Hillside school mixed water with soil as shown in the diagram below.
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    They shook after a while. The mixture settled. Layer E is likely to be;
    1. water
    2. humus
    3. clay soil
    4. gravel
  14. Plants depend on animals for all the following except;
    1. pollination
    2.  nutrients
    3. shelter
    4. carbon dioxide
  15. Which one of the following components of the  environment do living things depend on directly?
    1. Soil and water
    2. Air and soil
    3. Water and air
    4. Soil and light
  16. The extent to which a type of soil feels fine or coarse is referred to as;
    1. soil profile
    2. soil drainage
    3. soil texture
    4. soil capillarity
  17. Which one of the following conditions is not necessary for germination of seeds?
    1. Soil
    2. Warmth
    3. Air
    4. Water
  18. The diagram below shows a maize seed.
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    The parts marked P, Q and Rare;
      P Q S
    A  Style scar  radicle    fruit scar 
    B  Radicle  plumule   endosperm
    C  Style  endosperm   cotyledon
    D   Fruit scar  plumule   radicle
  19. Which one of the following conditions is not necessary for germination of seeds?
    1. Soil
    2. Warmth 
    3. Air
    4. Water
  20. Std 6 pupils were asked by their teacher to collect the following materials;
    1. clay or plasticine
    2. thorns or pins
    3. glue or paste
    4. manila paper and softboard
      Which of the following were they likely to make?
      1. Air thermometer
      2. Beam balance
      3. See saw
      4. The solar system
  21. Roughages are important in the diet since they,
    1. help in digestion of food
    2. help to remove undigested food matter
    3. prevent the skin from drying
    4. are sources of energy
  22. The flow chart below shows the movement of  blood in the human body.
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    Which of the vessels marked J, K, L and M are likely to carry blood without oxygen?
    1. J and K
    2. Land M
    3. M and K
    4. J and L
  23. Which of the following parts of the breathing system is wrongly matched with its function?
    1. Nose - warming the air
    2. Alveoli - moistening the air 
    3. Trachea - trapping dust particles with its hair
    4. Lungs - removing carbon di xide from air
  24. The diagram below shows a type of soil erosion.
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    The type of soil erosion can be controlled by;
    1. planting cover crops
    2. building porous dams
    3. digging bench terraces
    4. ploughing along the contours
  25. Draining of stagnant water would help prevent the spread of;
    1. tuberculosis
    2. malaria
    3. typhoid
    4. tetanus
  26. Which one of the following methods of food preservation does not allow air and bacteria to reach food?
    1. Use of low temperatures and canning
    2. Salting and refrigeration
    3. Using ashes and canning
    4. Use of honey and smoking
  27. Which of the following components of soil can be investigated by use of heat?
    1. Humus and water
    2. Water and mineral particles
    3. Air and humus
    4. Water and air
  28. Which of the following is not an effect of lack of proteins in young children?
    1. Thin brown hair
    2. Swollen face and stomach
    3. Skin appears pale
    4. Sores at the corners of the mouth
  29. The diagram below represents a certain device
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    The device is used to; 
    1. measure the weight of objects
    2. compare the mass of objects
    3. measure the force of objects
    4. measure the volume of objects
  30. All the following are social effects of drug abuse except;
    1. truancy
    2. marital conflicts 
    3. poor judgement 
    4. rape
  31. The following are characteristics of clouds;
    1. mountain shaped
    2. white in colour
    3. have a flat bottom
    4. appear like bundles of cotton wool
    5. dark grey in colour
      Which of the statements above describe cumulus clouds?
      1. (i)(iii) (v)
      2. (ii) (iv) (v) 
      3. (i)(ii) (v)
      4. (ii) (iii)(iv)
  32. The following methods preserve food by dehydrating it except;
    1. canning
    2. salting
    3. drying
    4. smoking
  33. Which of the lists below consists of natural sources of light?
    1. Windows, bulb, moon
    2. Sky light, firefly, sunligat 
    3. Gas, lamp, candle
    4. Candle, torch, electricity
  34. Which one of the following is likely to attack young bean plants after germination?
    1. Mole
    2. Aphid
    3. Cutworm
    4. Stalk borer .
  35. Which one of the following livestock parasite affects the small intestines only?
    1. Liverfluke
    2. Tapeworm
    3. Lungworm
    4. Hookworm

Marking Scheme

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

Questions

  1. The following are all excretory organs. Which one is not?
    1. Liver
    2. Lungs
    3. Kidney
    4. Skin
  2. The first and the second planets respectively from  planet Earth are;
    1. Mars and Jupiter
    2. Mercury and Mars
    3. Mercury and Venus
    4. Mars and Saturn
  3. In the food chain shown below, which animal can best fit at the place labelled Z?
    Grass → Antelope → Z → Hawk
    1. Zebra
    2. Hippopotamus
    3. Elephant
    4. Leopard
  4. The following are methods of controlling livestock parasites.
    Which one controls both internal and external parasites?
    1. Rotational grazing
    2. Spraying
    3. Deworming .
    4. Drenching
  5. The following are materials used to construct a
    certain weather instrument.
    1. Strong polythene paper
    2. A wooden pole
    3. Glue
    4. String
      The weather instrument likely to be constructed is;
      1. an air thermometer
      2. a wind vane 
      3. a wind sock
      4. a rain gauge
  6. Three of the following are ways of reducing the force that opposes motion. Which one is not?
    1. Lubrication surfaces
    2. Streamlining bodies
    3. Smoothening surfaces
    4. Use of treads
  7. All the following are methods of rotational grazing.
    Which one involves use of temporary fencing?
    1. Strip grazing
    2. Paddocking
    3. Tethering
    4. Stall feeding
  8. The following are adaptations in plants growing in the dry areas. Which one is not? They have;
    1. succulent stems
    2. deep roots
    3. few stomata
    4. flexible stems
  9. Steven, a Science teacher set up the experiment represented by the diagram drawn below.
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    Which component of soil was the teacher  investigating?
    1. Water
    2. Living organisms
    3. Humus
    4. Air
  10. Which one of the following shows a pair of only sources of current electricity?
    1. Bicycle dynamo and car battery
    2. Water turbines and the sun
    3. Dry cells and wind
    4. Torch and car battery
  11. Which one of the following is a use of water in industries?
    1. Irrigation of crops
    2. Cooking food
    3. Skiing
    4. Making pulp
  12. During a thunderstorm, pupils from Neema Academy were observed;
    1. playing on the football pitch 
    2. lying on the floor in the classroom
    3. leaning against the classroom walls
    4. sheltering under the verandah
      In which pair of observations are the pupils more likely to be struck by lightning?
      1. (i) and (iv) 
      2. (ii) and (iv)
      3. (i) and (iii)
      4. (i) and (ii)
  13. Which one of the following statements is true about a whale? It has;
    1. scales on its body
    2. gills for breathing
    3. a varying body temperature
    4. a constant body temperature
  14. Which one of the following groups consists only of foodstuffs that will help to prevent kwashiorkor?
    1. Bread, cowpeas, green grams
    2. Cabbage, eggs, rice
    3. Fish, eggs, beans
    4. Maize, beans, spinach
  15. A certain lever when in use can work with the load between the effort and the fulcrum. The lever is most likely to be;
    1.  a crowbar
    2. a claw hammer
    3. a wheel barrow
    4. a spade
  16.  Which one of the following takes place during inhalation in human beings?
    1. The lungs contract
    2. The diaphragm flattens
    3. The ribs move downwards
    4. The diaphragm becomes domo-shaped
  17. Which one of the following is a sign of a patient in the third stage of HIV/AIDS infection?
    1. HIV test comes out negative
    2. Signs and symptoms become visible
    3. The patient cannot infect others
    4. The patient suffers from opportunistic diseases
  18. Which one of the following is a social effect of drug abuse?
    1. Rape
    2. Withdrawal symptoms
    3. Hallucinations
    4. Fits
  19. Which one of the following diseases can be prevented by draining stagnant water around the homestead?
    1. Malaria
    2. Cholera
    3. Typhoid
    4. Tuberculosis
  20. The pie chart below below shows the composition of gases in air.
    0104scie20
    Which of the following are the uses of gases G and J respectively?
    1. Breathing and making electric tubes
    2. Germination and making plant food
    3. Putting out fire and making plant proteins
    4. Preserving soft drinks and burning
  21. Which one of the following media is the most effective method of educating the masses about HIV and AIDS?
    1. Newspapers
    2. Television
    3. Radio
    4. Video
  22. The following are effects of HIV and AIDS;
    1. low self esteem
    2. loss of earnings
    3. congestion in hospitals
    4. increased school drop outs
    5. secondary infections
      Which pair of the above effects affects the nation?
      1. (v) (ii)
      2. (i)(iii)
      3. (iii) (iv)
      4. (ii) (iii)
  23. The chart below shows a simple classification of crops.
    0104scie23
    Which crop is correctly classified?
    1. Rice
    2. Cocoa
    3. Barley
    4. Wheat
  24. The soil that makes the longest ribbons also;
    1. has fine texture
    2. bas large air spaces
    3. dries fast
    4. has the best drainage ability
  25. Which one of the following is a use of moving air?
    1. Moving wind mills
    2. Blowing soil away 
    3. Felling trees   
    4. Blowing away roofs 
  26. Which one of the following maintenance practices  is done when still using simple tools?
    1. Cleaning after use
    2. Sharpening cutting tools
    3. Repairing tools
    4. Proper storage
  27. Standard six pupils set up an experiment as shown below.
    0104scie27
    Which one of the following conditions necessary for germination were they investigating?
    1. Water
    2. Air.
    3. Warmth
    4. Temperature
  28. Which one of the following pairs of animals are omnivores?
    1. Chimpanzee and giraffe
    2. Pig and man
    3. Zebra and lion
    4. Hyena and kangaroo
  29.  The diagram below shows the beak of a certain bird.
    0104scie29
    The above beak is likely to belong to a;
    1. hawk
    2. hen
    3. sunbird
    4. duck
  30. Some pupils mixed liquids E, F and G. Liquid E mixed with liquid F. Liquid G did not mix with liquid E and F. Which one of the following correctly represents liquid E, F and G respectively?
    1. Water, cooking fat, fresh milk 
    2. Cooking oil, water, fresh milk
    3. Water, fresh milk, cooking oil
    4. Milk, cooking oil, water, 
  31. The following activities will pollute water except;.
    1. oil spillage on water
    2. excess usage of fertilizers on land
    3. fumes from the factory chimneys
    4. treated sewage disposed off in rivers
  32. The tendency of a moving or stationery objects to resist change of position is known as; 
    1. force
    2. inertia
    3. friction
    4. pressure
  33. Which one of the following materials will not form a shadow when light is shone on it? Oil layer
    1. White paper
    2. Mirror
    3. A glass lamp
    4. A piece of wood
  34. Which set of components of the environment below comprises of the major ones only?
    1. Soil, plants, buildings
    2. Animals, water, air
    3. Rocks, animals, soil
    4. Water, air, heat
  35. The following signs and symptoms were observed on a patient:
    1. severe headache
    2. abdominal pain
    3. fever
    4. slight diarrhoea with blood stains
    5. sores in the mouth
      The patient was most likely to be suffering from;
      1. malaria
      2. typhoid
      3. cholera
      4. bilharzia
  36. The diagram below shows a simple electric circuit.
    0104scie36
    What object can be put at point X to make the bulb to light?
    1. Plastic
    2. Graphite
    3. Rubber
    4. Cloth
  37. Which one of the following is not carried by the blood plasma?
    1. Oxygen
    2. Salts
    3. Urea
    4. Carbon dioxide
  38. The diagram below shows a method of separating mixtures.
    0104scie38 
    The above method is known as;
    1. sieving
    2. winnowing 
    3. filtration
    4. decanting
  39. Which pair of blood vessels is correctly matched with the type of blood they carry?
      Deoxygenated blood   Oxygenated blood 
       Pulmonary vein   Aorta
    B    Vena cava   Vena cava
    C    Pulmonary vein   Pulmonary artery
    D    Pulmonary artery    Aorta
  40. Which one of the following crop pests will attack a young kale plant after transplanting and cut the stem?
    1. Army worm
    2. Cutworm
    3. Aphid
    4. Stalkborer
  41. Which one of the following pairs of plants stores food in the roots?
    1. Carrots and irish potatoes 
    2. Irish potatoes and sweet potatoes
    3. Sweet potatoes and cassava
    4. Cassava and onions
  42. Pupils placed a bottle top on water and it flowed as shown below. They then crushed and placed the same bottle top on the water again but it sank.
    0104scie42
    Which one of the following factors that affect sinking and floating was being investigated?
    1. Size of material
    2. Type of material
    3. Shape of material
    4. Mass of material
  43. Which one of the following statements is correct  about water?
    1. Filtration makes water safe for drinking
    2. Boiled hard water is safe for drinking
    3. Boiling makes hard water difficult to lather
    4. Soft water should not be boiled before drinking
  44. Which one of the following attaches itself on the uterus wall to develop into a baby?
    1. Ovum
    2. Foetus
    3. Embryo
    4. Zygote
  45. The diagram below shows a simple lever.
    0104scie45
    Which letter represents the position of the effort when in use?
    1. F
    2. G
    3. E
    4. H
  46. In an investigation, pupils placed a mirror in a basin containing water to direct light to a white wall. The pupils were investigating,
    1. bow light travels
    2. refraction of light
    3. reflection of light
    4. making of a rainbow
  47. Which one of the following groups of materials consists only of non-magnetic materials?
    1. Nickel, aluminium, copper
    2. Plastic, copper, aluminium
    3. Paper, iron, glass
    4. Staples, iron, chromium
  48. The diagram below shows interdependence between plants.
    0104scie48 
    The diagram shows that plants depend on others for,
    1. shade
    2. support 
    3. habitat
    4. nutrients
  49. Which one of the following methods of preserving food is both modern and traditional?
    1. Salting
    2. Using honey
    3. Smoking
    4. Drying
  50. A beam balance is used for:
    1. measuring the volume of different objects
    2. measuring the height of different objects
    3. measuring the weight of different objects
    4. measuring the length of different objects

Marking Scheme

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

Questions

  1. Which come following parts of a flower produces sex cells?
    1. Stigma and style
    2. Antlers and ovary
    3. Style and filament
    4. Pollen grains and ovules.
  2. Which one of the following vessels is correctly matched with its function?
    1. Aorta - Transports blood away from the heart
    2. Venacava - Transports blood from the heart.
    3. Artery - Transports deoxygenated blood.
    4. Vein - Transports Oxygenated blood.
  3. Which one of the following is the best way of controlling parasites that causes irritation on livestock?
    1. Handpicking
    2. Spraying
    3. Dipping
    4. Deworming
  4. Which of the following pairs of plants depends on other plants for support? 
    1. Tomatoes and passion
    2. Mango and oranges
    3. Passion and arrowroots:
    4. Cassava and sweet potato
  5. Which one of the following describes the best way of handling medicines at home?
    1. Storing medicine near the source off heat.
    2. Sharing medicine with the same ailment.
    3. Using soft drink bottles to store liquid medicine.
    4. Completing dosage even when one is feeling well.
  6. The diagram below represents a setup that can be used to investigate a certain aspect of heat.
    0204Sci6
    The heat reaches the metallic spring through
    1. convection only
    2. conduction and radiation
    3. radiation only
    4. conduction and convection.
  7. Which one of the following plants are mainly grown to produce threads for making ornaments?
    1. Cotton and flux,
    2. Palm trees and sugarcane
    3. Sisal and barley.
    4. Pyrethrum and coffee.
  8. Which one of the following is an adaptation of animals that mainly feed on flesh?
    1. Strong hind legs.
    2. Modified premolars and molars.
    3. Streamlined body:
    4. Strong hollow molars.
  9. Which one of the following is an advantage of in-organic fertilizer?
    1. Have long term effects.
    2. Spread weeds.
    3. Locally available.
    4. Increases rate of production.
  10. The diagram below represents a breathing system
    0204Sci10
    Which is the main process that take place in part marked V?
    1. Warming air.
    2. Absorption of air.
    3. Cleaning of air.
    4. Storing of clean air.
  11. The following were used to investigate factor that affects sinking and floating.
    1. wooden spoon.
    2. 1 piece of steel wool.
    3. Water in a transparent basin.
      The factor investigated was
      1. shape of the material
      2. type of material
      3. size of material
      4. mass of material.
  12. Which of the following materials have definite shape and mass?
    1. Oxygen. oil, stones.
    2. Steam, candle wax, leather.
    3. Water, kerosene, diesel.
    4. Nails, Ieaves, gravel.
  13. Which one of the following diseases is correctly matched with the date they are immunized?
       At birth  Fourteen week 
    A  Polio   Hepatitis B
    B  Tuberculosis   Measles
    C   Yellow fever   Tetanus
    D   Whooping cough   Polio
  14. When modelling the solar system, which materials are used 10 mount sun and planets?
    1. Glue and manilla paper.
    2. Thorns and wires. 
    3. Plasticine and clay.
    4. Paper mache and nails.
  15. The quantity of matter in an object is called
    1. Weight
    2. friction
    3. mass
    4. magnetic
  16. Which one of the following is a myth and misconception about HIV and AIDS?
    1. HIV is mainly spread through both fluids.
    2. AIDS develop in stages.
    3. Unsterilized piercing objects may spread HIV virus.
    4. Mosquito bite may spread HIV virus.
  17. Which one of the following statements is true about weather instrument?
    1. The tail of a windvane is smaller than the head.
    2. Raingauge measures two aspects of weather. 
    3. Windsock mainly measures the strength of wind.
    4. Scale of air thermometer reads from bottom to up.
  18. The diagram below represents an excretory organ.
    0204Sci18
    Name the parts labelled M
    1. sweat glands 
    2. sweat pores
    3. sweat duct
    4. dermis,
  19. Which pair of characteristics is common to lizard, toad, spiny ant cater and hawk?
    1. Varying body temperature, breathe through lungs,
    2. Lay eggs, have scales.
    3. Varying body temperature, have scales
    4. Lay eggs, breathe through lungs.
  20. Which one of the following materials is not needed when investigating drainage in soil?
    1. Cotton wool
    2. Funnel
    3. Collecting jars
    4. Measuring jars.
  21. In a certain activity, pupils were told to drop text book above their desks from different heights. This was to investigate
    1. amplification of sounds
    2. Types of sounds
    3. pollution of sounds 
    4. types of special sounds.
  22. Which of the following is the most  appropriate event for creating public awareness on HIV/AIDS for the youth
    1. Wedding ceremony. 
    2. Chief Baraza.
    3. Job interview
    4. Sports and games
  23. In an activity to investigate types of soil erosion pupils poured water at different positions of a slanting soil surface with channels. Which type of soil erosion were they demonstrating?
    1. Splash erosion.
    2. Sheet erosion.
    3. Gulley erosion.
    4. Rill erosion,
  24. Which changes of state of matter below require a substance to loss heat to the war surrounding?
    1. Evaporation and melting 
    2. Freezing and evaporation.
    3. Melting and condensation. 
    4. Condensation and freezing.
  25. Which one of the following is not a reason  why animals are fed commercial feeds?
    1. To increase milk production.
    2. To supplement other feeds.
    3. Provide specific nutrients to animals.
    4. Only given 10 animals under stall feeding,
  26. Which one of the following is the main reason of spreading dry grass around the stem of young plants? To, 
    1. conserve moisture ;
    2. control soil erosion 
    3. suffocate woods
    4. add nutrients to the soil.
  27. Which of the following is a way of using energy efficiently?
    1. Cooking using firewood.
    2. Using water to produce electricity.
    3. Using improved jiko
    4. Improving and network.
  28. A lactating mother eat food rich in calcium and phosphorous i order to
    1. Improve blood formation in the baby
    2. Improve immunity of the baby.
    3. Replace blood lost during giving birth
    4. Help formation of teeth and bones of the baby.
  29. Which of the following pairs of animals move by leaping and hopping? 
    1. Horse and kangaroo.
    2. Grasshopper and toad.
    3. Frog and ticks.
    4. Cricket and chameleon,     
  30. The following figure shows a common sign among diseases caused by poor sanitation.
    0204Sci30
    Which sign will it under R?
    1. Skin rashes.
    2. Violent diarrhoea.
    3. Blood in the stool.
    4. Pain in the joint.
  31. Three of the following are uses of heat at home expect
    1. Ironing clothes
    2. Scaring away pests
    3. Cooking
    4. Warming ourselves
  32. Which of the following is the correct procedure of separating of salt, rice husks and copper fillings?
    1. Dissolving - filtering -- use of a magnet - Evaporation.
    2. Use of magnet- dissolving - filtering - evaporation.
    3. Winnowing - dissolving - filtering - evaporation.
    4. Use of magnet - dissolving - sieving - evaporation.
  33. Which two types of food can be preserved by drying?
    1. Milk and fish,
    2. Coffee berries and vegetables,
    3. Arrow roots and honey.
    4. Meat and fruits. :
  34. A child has the following signs and symptoms.
    1. Sores at the corner of the mouth.
    2. Slow growth.
    3. Swollen face and checks.
      The disease is likely to be
      1. marasmus
      2. anaemia 
      3. ricket
      4. kwashiorkor
  35. Which of the following materials is correctly matched?
       Magnetic  Non magnetic  
     A   Razor blades  Copper wire
     B  Office pin  Steel wool
     C  Hair strand   Aluminium foil
     D  Wooden rod  Rubber bands
  36. Which one of the following is not a way of conserving soil?
    1. Ploughing along the contour.
    2. Practising rotational grazing.
    3. Burning long bushes to control weeds,
    4. Disposing kitchen refuse in the farm.
  37. The diagram below represents a periscope
    0204Sci37
    Which letter represents the image and object respectively?
    1. V and B.
    2. W and X 
    3. X and W
    4. V and W
  38. The following plants depends on animals for food except
    1. bladderwort
    2. sundow 
    3. pitcher plant 
    4. waterlily.
  39. Which of the following is best way of removing permanent hardness in water?
    1. Adding chemicals. 
    2. littering using clean materials.
    3. Using high temperature:
    4. Warming water.|
  40. The energy transformation that take place when dry cells are connected to a bulb is
    1. Chemical - electrical - light - heat
    2. Electrical - chemical -- heat - light
    3. Chemical - electrical - heat - light 
    4. Electrical - heat - chemical - light
  41. Which of the following is the characteristic of soil with low capillarily?
    1. Coarse particles.
    2. Sticky when wet
    3. Smooth texture.
    4. Best in farming.
  42. In which of the following activities is friction least useful?
    1. Riding a bicycle.
    2. Writing on exercise books.
    3. Pushing a crate of soda on the floor.
    4. Skating along the tarmac road.
  43. Which of the following is the second last stage of birth process?
    1. Release of afterbirth.
    2. Dilation of cervix.
    3. Bursting of amnion sac
    4. Culling of umbilical cord.
  44. Which of the following liquids will form one layer when put in a glass?
    1. Ink and oil.
    2. Diesel and paraffin.
    3. Milk and oil.
    4. Spirit and kerosene,
  45. In an activity, pupils collected the following materials.
    1. Drycells.
    2. Two wires of 15cm each.
    3. Different materials.
    4. A bulb.
      What were they likely to investigate?
      1. Good and poor conductors of electricity.
      2. Making a simple circuit
      3. Good and poor conductors of heat
      4. How current flow in different materials.
  46. Which one of the following is a way of  maintaining all simple tools?
    1. Oiling metallic parts,
    2. Sharpening cutting tools.
    3. Proper storage:
    4. Using regularly
  47. Which of the following sources of current electricity uses chemicals?
    1. Dynamo and solar panels.
    2. Dry cells and car ballery:
    3. Geothermal and biogas.
    4. Dynamo and dry cells.
  48. Which one of the followng is not a sign of food poisoning?
    1. Headache 
    2. Dehydration
    3. Fever
    4. Diarrhoea
  49. Which of the following parts of seed is correctly matched with its function?
    1. Radicle.- forms the seed leaf.
    2. Cotyledon - allow entry of water
    3. Hillum -- store food
    4. Plumule -- forms the embryo
  50. The diagram below shows a simple lever
    0204Sci50
    Which of the parts labeled E, G,T and II shows the fulcrum?
    1. H
    2. F
    3. G.

Marking Scheme

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

QUESTIONS

SECTION A: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (20mks)

  1. Name the type of teeth used for cutting and biting food.(1mk)
  2. Draw and name any two protective clothing (4mks)
  3. What are water-bone diseases?(1mk)
  4. Write two characteristics of plants as living things. (2mks)
  5. Name any two digital devices (2mks)
  6. A____helps one to point or select items on the computer screen. (1mk)
  7. List the three states of matter. (3mks)
  8. Reflected sound is also known as___(1mk)
  9. What is force?(1mk)
  10. List any to materials that can float in water. (2mks)
  11. Name any two musical instrument that produce sound. (2mks) 

SECTION B: AGRICULTURE

  1. When transplanting fruit seedlings we should select seedlings that are___(1mk)
  2. Using water in the farm without wasting is known as water___(1mk)
  3. List three examples of domestic animals (3mks)
  4. Seeds of cereals are known as___(1mk)
  5. Which type of soil drains the least amount of water?(1mk)
  6. The meat from cattle is known as____ (1mk)
  7. Name two vegetable crops. (2mks)
  8. Study the pictures below and aname the part eaten (2mks)
    1
  9. Moles arte known to destroy the___ of crops. (1mk)
  10. Manure that is made from decomposed plants and animal waste is known as___ (1mk)
  11. List three used of water in farming. (3mks) 
  12. Name any three fruits that have any seeds. (3mks)

SECTION C: HOMESCIENCE

  1. Name two things you should consider when buying food from a general grocery. (2mks)
  2. Name the three food groups. (3mks)
  3. Name the fragile itensils shown in the pictures below. (3mks)
    2
  4. List two things that should not be used when cleaning glasses. (4mks)
  5. Name the method used in cooking the foods named below. (4mks)
    1. Chapati -
    2. Githeri
    3. Sausages -
    4. Cakes.
  6. Name three needlework tools. (3mks)
  7. List two games that you play at school. (2mks)

MARKING SCHEME

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGRICULTURE HOMESCIENCE
  1. Incisors
  2. Mark relevant answer
  3. These are diseases casued by drinking contaminated water
  4. They remove waste
    They reproduce
  5. computer
    camera
    mobile phone
    television
  6. mouse
  7.      
    1. liquid
    2. solid
    3. gases
  8. echo
  9. a push or pull
  10. paper
    plastic pegs
    dry leaves
  11. guitar, drum, piano
  1. healthy
  2. conserving
  3.    
    1. cow  hen
    2. goat  rabbit
    3. sheep  donkey
  4. grains
  5. clay
  6. beef
  7.      
    1. tomatoes
      cabbage
    2. carrots
  8.      
    1. leaves
    2. roots
  9. roots
  10. compost manure
  11.      
    1. watering plants & animals
    2. washing farm building and tools
    3. mixing chemicals
  12.    
    1. passion fruit
    2. guava
    3. tree tomatoes
  1.    
    1. expiry date
    2. packaging
      weight
  2.    
    1. proteins
    2. carbohydrates
    3. vitamins
  3.    
    1. a pot
    2. a guard
  4.    
    1. sand
    2. steel wool
  5.      
    1. shallowing frying
    2. boiling
    3. deep frying
    4. baking
  6.      
    1. tape measure 
      needle
    2. thread
      scissors
    3. thimble
      seam ripper
  7. mark relevant answer

Questions

  1. Which one of the following is not a function of the amniotic fluid?
    1. Allows for the free movement of the foetus.
    2. Prevents the foetus from shock.
    3. Moistens the foetus.
    4. Provides food nutrients to the foetus.
  2. Which of the following is not a sexually transmitted infection?
    1. Bilharzia
    2. Chancroid
    3. Syphilis
    4. Gonorrhea.
  3. Blood from the lungs enters the heart through the
    1. aorta
    2. pulmonary artery
    3. vena cava
    4. pulmonary vein
  4. Which of the following crop pests makes large holes in leaves?
    1. Weevils
    2. Weaver birds
    3. Aphids
    4. Cutworms.
  5. The following are some of the effects of drug abuse.
    1. Unconsciousness
    2. Brain damage.
    3. Poor relationship with family members.
    4. Rape.
      Which pair consists of the social effects of drug abuse?
      1. (i) and (iii)
      2. (i) and (ii)
      3. (iii) and (iv)
      4. (ii) and (iv)
  6. Which of the following parts of the reproductive system produces sex cells?
    1. Vagina and penis.
    2. Testis and ovary.
    3. Uterus and urethra.
    4. Oviduct and penis
  7. The diagram below shows parts of a bean seed.
    0404sci7
    Which letter represents the seed leaves?
    1. M
    2. L
    3. N
    4. O
  8. The chart below shows classification of plants.
    0404sci8
    Which group of plants were wrongly classified?
    1. Carrot, kales, wandering jew
    2. Kales, bananas, fern.
    3. Fir, banana, fern.
    4. Wandering jew, carrot, fir.
  9. During a Science practical lesson, class six pupils put maize seeds in boiled water and added to it a layer of cooking oil. What condition necessary for germination were they investigating?
    1. Warmth
    2. Moisture
    3. Light
    4. Air.
  10. Mass is measured using a
    1. spring balance
    2. newton
    3. standard weight
    4. weighing scale
  11. Which one of the following is not a living component of the environment?
    1. Earthworms
    2. Cactus
    3. Water
    4. Bacteria.
  12. Class four pupils put soil in a clear container and added water. They stirred the mixture then left it to settle. They investigated all the following components except
    1. air
    2. mineral particles
    3. water
    4. organic matter
  13. The diagram below shows a compost heap.
    0404sci13
    Which letter represents the layer that consists of the old compost manure?
    1. Y
    2. X
    3. W
    4. Z
  14. A mixture of husks and maize flour can be best separated by
    1. filtering
    2. sieving
    3. winnowing
    4. decanting.
  15. What is the total percentage of the two gases used by plants to make food?
    1. 1.0%
    2. 78.03%
    3. 21.03% 
    4. 99%
  16. The diagram below shows a simple tool.
    0404sci16
    Which pair of letters represents parts on which friction has to be increased for the lever to work effectively?
    1. G and E
    2. F and E
    3. G and H
    4. J and F
  17. Rollers are used to
    1. reduce the weight of an object
    2. reduce the force that hinders motion
    3. increase the friction of an object
    4. reduce the mass of an object
  18. Which one of the following is the third step when modelling the solar system?
    1. Pasting manila paper on the soft board.
    2. Modelling the sun and the planets.
    3. Drawing circles to represent the orbit.
    4. Pasting name tags against each planet.
  19. The diagram below shows a simple weather instrument.
    0404sci19
    The weather instrument above works under the principle that
    1. air exerts pressure
    2. air is a good conductor of heat
    3. liquids contract when cooled
    4. matter expands when heated.
  20. Which one of the following is not an effect of parasites on livestock?
    1. Irritation.
    2. Poor quality products.
    3. Increased appetite.
    4. Anaemia.
  21. Which one of the following is the most expensive method of grazing?
    1. Strip grazing.
    2. Herding
    3. Paddocking.
    4. Stall feeding.
  22. The following are signs and symptoms of certain water-borne diseases.
    1. Blood in urine and faeces
    2. Muscular pains.
    3. Red spots on the chest.
    4. Itching at the anus.
      Which ones are not signs of typhoid?
      1. (ii) and (iii)
      2. (i) and (iv)
      3. (ii) and (iv)
      4. (i) and (iii)
  23. Which of the following methods of food preservation works the same way as use of honey?
    1. Smoking
    2. Refrigeration
    3. Salting
    4. Drying.
  24. Which one of the following is a common characteristic in rat, duck and gecko?
    1. They lay eggs.
    2. Their bodies are covered with scales.
    3. They have constant body temperature
    4. They breathe through lungs.
  25. After fertilization, all the following parts of a flower dries up except the
    1. style
    2. petals
    3. sepals
    4. stigma.
  26. Which of the following is not an immunizable disease?
    1. Hepatitis B 
    2. Bilharzia
    3. Measles
    4. Tuberculosis
  27. The following are importance of taking a HIV test except that it helps
    1. in administering proper treatment
    2. to know one’s status
    3. in behavioural change
    4. to overcome fear.
  28. Which one of the following food nutrients is not absorbed in the intestine?
    1. Fats and oils.
    2. Carbohydrates
    3. Proteins
    4. Calcium.
  29. Standard six pupils poured water on a flat soil surface. They used a bottle which had a hole in the lid as shown below.
    0404sci29
    Which type of erosion were they likely to be investigating?
    1. Rill erosion
    2. Gulley erosion
    3. Splash erosion
    4. Sheet erosion.
  30. In a convection box, a burning candle is mainly used to
    1. produce smoke
    2. light the box
    3. warm the air
    4. colour the air.
  31. Which one of the following is a poor conductor of electricity?
    1. Pencil
    2. Razor blade
    3. Copper iron
    4. Marble.
  32. All the following animals have the same way of movement except
    1. scorpion
    2. cockroach
    3. ant
    4. chicken.
  33. Which of the following liquids are correctly classified?
       Immiscible   Miscible 
    A  Petrol, cooking oil   Spirit, diesel
    B  Milk, kerosene  Ink, water
    C   Water, milk  Spirit, kerosene
    D   Petrol, ink  Diesel, milk
  34. Water vapour has definite
    1. density
    2. mass
    3. volume
    4. shape.
  35. Two pieces of stones were placed in tins and balanced on a see-saw as shown below.
    0404sci35
    What is likely to happen if stone J is broken into small pieces?
    1. K will move upwards.
    2. J will move downwards.
    3. The see-saw will tilt towards K.
    4. There will be no change
  36. Which one of the following is the best way of controling both external and internal livestock parasites?
    1. Clearing bushes around the farm.
    2. Practising rotational grazing.
    3. Deworming.
    4. Dipping and spraying.
  37.  All the following are characteristics of cumulus clouds except that they
    1. indicate fine weather
    2. appear low in the sky
    3. have flat base
    4. look like bundles of cotton wool.
  38. The following are all excretory products except
    1. excess salt
    2. lactic acid
    3. faeces
    4. carbon dioxide.
  39. Which of the following water pollutants is likely to increase the growth of water weeds?
    1. Oil spillage.
    2. Floods.
    3. Excess farm chemicals.
    4. Raw industrial sewage.
  40. The diagram below shows parts of the skin.
    0404sci40
    Which letter represents the part that produces sweat?
    1.  H 
    2. G
    3. E
    4. F
  41. A patient with pale eyes and rapid heartbeat should take a diet rich in
    1. calcium
    2. iron
    3. proteins
    4. fibres and water.
  42. Which of the following animal feeds is not suitable to use as pasture?
    1. Desmodium
    2. Napier grass
    3. Lucerne
    4. Kikuyu grass
  43.  A mouse was seen basking in the sun. It is true to say that the body temperature of the mouse
    1. rose
    2. dropped
    3. dropped and then rose steadily
    4. did not change.
  44.  Which one of the following is not a fibre crop?
    1. Sunflower
    2. Sisal
    3. Cotton
    4. Flax
  45. Which one of the following is not true about the first stage of HIV infection?
    1. It has no visible signs.
    2. The patient has no AIDS.
    3. HIV shows positive results.
    4. It is most dangerous stage.
  46. Which one of the following is not a function of the largest component of blood?
    1. Maintains blood pressure.
    2. Suspends red blood cells.
    3. Transports waste products.
    4. Helps in clotting of blood.
  47. The following materials are needed when investigating refraction of light except
    1. pencil
    2. water
    3. mirror
    4. coin.
  48. Which one of the following is not a source of heat?
    1. Moon
    2. Sun
    3. Electricity
    4. Gas.
  49. Which of the following groups of materials cannot sink in water?
    1. Marble, feathers and paper.
    2. Stone, rice and pin.
    3. Leaf, bottle and wire.
    4. Wood, leaf and rubber.
  50. Class five pupils placed a glass full of ice cubes in the sun.
    0404sci50
    Which of the following processes did not take place after some time?
    1. Melting.
    2. Expansion.
    3. Evaporation.
    4. Condensation.

Marking Scheme

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

Questions

  1. Objects like wax, plastic and wood normally float on water. This is possible because of their?
    1. Size
    2. Material
    3. Shape
    4. Weight
  2. To protect themselves from noise pollution, workers in noisy factories are provided with
    1. Ear buds
    2. Gas masks
    3. Ear plugs
    4. Ear phones
  3. Which one of the following animal feeds is a source of proteins?
    1.  Lucerne
    2. Grass
    3. Molasses
    4. Sweet potato vines
  4. Cirrhosis is a disease of the liver which is commonly caused by excessive use of
    1. smoking of tobacco
    2. drinking of beer
    3. chewing of miraa
    4. inhaling of cobbler's glue
  5. One of the following animal parasites cannot be controlled by drenching or dosing, which one is it?
    1. Round worms
    2. Lung worms
    3. Liver fluke
    4. Tsetse flies
  6. Which one of the following substances have definite size and shape?
    1. Wax and steam
    2. Petrol and oxygen
    3. Stone and glass
    4.  Milk and water
  7. Study the diagram below of a simple rain gauge.
    0304Sci7
    The part marked T is placed underground mainly to
    1. prevent evaporation of collected water
    2. collect as much rain water as possible
    3. make it durable
    4. prevent the container from direct sunlight
  8. Which one of the following is not an air pollution?
    1. Loud music
    2. Aerosal sprays
    3. Excessive dust
    4. Farm Yard Manure
  9. In which one of the following pairs of levers is the fulcrum between the load and the effort when they are in use?
    1. Wheelbarrow and space
    2. Claw hammer and wheel barrow
    3. Crow bar and spade
    4. Crow bar and claw hammer
  10. Which one of the following statements is true about platypus, bat, ostrich and toad. All of them
    1. breath through lungs
    2. give birth to young ones
    3. have body temperatures that varies with the surrounding
    4. spend part of their life on dry land
  11. The following are ways in which plants adjust themselves to grow in various habitat:
    1. Succulent
    2. Flexible stems
    3. Thick and waxy cuticles
    4. Spongy stems
    5. Needle-like leaves
      Which set of adjustments are for plants suitable to grow in dry areas?
      1.  ii.iv.v 
      2. i, iii,v
      3. ii,iii, iv 
      4. ii,i,iv
  12. Which one of the following is not correct statement about the force that opposes motion? The force
    1. produces unwanted heat
    2. increase the effort required for moving a load
    3. makes the load lighter
    4. can be reduced by using rollers.
  13. The transfer of heat by convection is possible through
    1. gases only
    2. liquid and gases
    3. solids and liquids
    4. gases and vacuum
  14. The diagram below shows an improved jiko.
    0304Sci14
    The part marked T is made of clay in order
    1.  make the jiko durable
    2. make the charcoal light faster
    3. reduce the space for charcoal
    4. reduce the amount of heat loss
  15. The following are characteristics of a certain type of cloud:
    1. Flat-bottomed
    2. High in the sky
    3. White in colour
      Which statement below is true?
      1. The characteristics are for nimbus clouds
      2. The cloud gives rise to rainfall
      3. The cloud also looks like mountains
      4. This type of cloud also looks like bundles of cotton
  16.  Which of the following is not an excretory organ?
    1. Kidney
    2. Skin
    3. Anus
    4. Lungs
  17. Class five pupils of Jamhuri Primary School did an experiment. They dropped some pieces of papers on burning flames of fire. What were they investigating?
    1. Convection in liquid
    2. Gases occupy space
    3. Air in motion
    4. Convection in gases
  18. Which one of the following vaccine is correctly matched with when it is administered? Vaccine When administered
      Vaccine  When administered
     1st DPT   At birth
    B  2nd Polio vaccine  10 weeks
    C  3rd Hepatitis B  14 weeks
    D  3rd DPT   14 weeks
  19. Which one of the following components of the environment do plants and animals depend on directly for their survival?
    1. Soil and water
    2. Air and soil
    3. Water and air
    4. Air only
  20. The amount of matter in a substance is measured using all the following units except
    1. Grammes
    2. Kilograms
    3. Newtons
    4. Tonnes
  21. A certain weed was observed with the following characteristics
    1. Purple flowers
    2. Thorns on the stems
    3. Yellow fruits when ripe
      The weed was likely to be
      1. thorn apple
      2. wandering jew
      3. oxalis
      4. sodom apple
  22. Which of the following pair processes involves loss of heat to the surrounding?
    1. Freezing and melting
    2. Melting and evaporation
    3. Freezing and condensation
    4. Condensation and evaporation
  23. Which one of the following practices is an economical way of using water?
    1. Harvesting rain water
    2. Mulching and shading
    3. Constructing dams to collect rain run off water
    4. Practising drip irrigation
  24. The following are social effects of drug abuse except
    1. truancy
    2. lack of concentration
    3. drug induced accidents
    4. marital conflicts
  25. In a food chain, which of the following organism is a secondary consumer?
    1. Cabbage
    2. Grasshopper
    3. Hawk
    4. Chicken
  26. The following crop pests are correctly matched with the part of the crop they attack except Crop pest Part attacked
    Crop pest Part attacked
    1. Stalk borer Stem
    2. Army worm Leaves
    3. Aphids Seeds
    4. Cutworm Stems
  27. Which of the following pollutes both water and soil?
    1. Oil spillage
    2. Controlled use of farm chemicals
    3. Domestic wastage
    4. Industrial waste gases
  28. The chart below represents the characteristics of amphibians, fish and reptiles.
    0304Sci28
    What do N and O represent?
    1. Laying eggs Warm blooded
    2. Live in water Scales
    3. Cold blooded Breath by lungs
    4. Scales Cold blooded
  29. As Mame Brian was chopping potatoes she cut her finger with a knife. Which component of blood helped to stop the bleeding?
    1. Plasma
    2. Platelets
    3. White blood cells
    4. Red blood cells
  30. Which one is not a use of water in recreation?
    1. Irrigation
    2. Boat racing
    3. Surfing
    4. Swimming
  31. Which one of the following is a nonluminous source of light?
    1. Moon 
    2. Sun
    3. Stars
    4. Fire flies
  32. The pie chart below shows a composition of air.
    0304Sci32
    Which letter represent the part used by premature born babies in incubators?
    1. W
    2. K
    3. Q
  33. Below are statements about second class levers. Which one is correct?
    1. Load distance is equal to effort distance
    2. Load distance is always greater than effort distance
    3. Effort distance is always greater than load distance
    4. Effort distance is always twice the load distance
  34. Which one is not a minor plant nutrient?
    1. Chlorine
    2. Carbon
    3. Iron
    4. Manganese
  35. Expectant mothers mainly feed on food rich in calcium and vitamin D for?
    1. Help to prevent rickets to the foetus
    2. Providing energy to the foetus
    3. For proper bones formation of the foetus
    4. For growth and development of the foetus
  36. Which one of the following is observed in a container that has been used to boil hard water?
    1. Scum
    2. Bubbles
    3. Fur
    4. Soap deposits
  37. The diagram below shows a glass which was put inside another glass and got stuck.
    0304Sci37
    What should be done to separate the two glasses?
    1. Put the glasses into boiling water
    2. Put hot water in the inner glass
    3. Put the glass in cold water
    4. Immerse the outer glass in hot water
  38. A simple electric circuit should have the following except
    1. bulb 
    2. fuse
    3. wires
    4. dry cells
  39. The amount of space occupied by a body is its
    1. mass
    2. pressure
    3. volume
    4. weight
  40. The diagram below shows a home-made water filter
    0304Sci40
    Which of layer represents charcoal?
    1. J
    2. M
  41. The following are problems related to teeth except
    1. bad breath
    2. bleeding gums
    3. dental floss
    4. cavities
  42. The following are ways of maintaining simple tools except
    1. oiling
    2. cleaning tools after use
    3. sharpening cutting tools
    4. using them regularly
  43. Which one of the following livestock parasites attacks only the small intestines?
    1. Hookworms 
    2. Lungworms
    3. Tapeworms
    4. Roundworms
  44. Which of the following mixtures can be separated by dissolving, filtering and evaporation?
    1. Iron fillings, flour and salt
    2. Salt and sugar
    3. Kerosene, water and turpe ntine
    4. Sand and sugar
  45. The diagram below represents a set up that is used to investigate a certain aspect of light.
    0304Sci45
    The aspect investigated is
    1. light travels in a straight line
    2. refraction
    3. reflection
    4. passage of light through materials
  46. Large furrows in the soil indicate
    1. rill erosion
    2. gulley erosion
    3. splash erosion
    4. sheet erosion
  47. Which one of the following helps us to drink using a straw?
    1. Force of gravity 
    2. Adhesion
    3. Capillarity
    4. Air pressure
  48. The best method of controlling human intestinal worms is by
    1. deworming
    2. vaccination
    3. rotational grazing
    4. proper sanitation
  49. Standard four pupils set up the experiment shown below.
    0304Sci49
    The pupils concluded that pressure in liquids
    1. increase with depth
    2. decrease with height
    3. is equal at the same height
    4. is the same in all directions
  50. A fish is able to remain a float on water even if it is not swimming due to the presence of
    1. lateral line
    2. air bladder
    3. air sacs 
    4. fins

Marking Scheme

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

Questions

  1. Clouds that are dark grey in colour
    1. indicate fine weather.
    2. have a flat base.
    3. appear low in the sky.
    4. look like bundles of cotton wool.
  2. The following are advantages of soft water except one. Which one is it?
    1. Less soap is used.
    2. Does not contain minerals.
    3. Lathers easily with soap.
    4. Less energy is used when washing.
  3. Soil pollution is caused by all the following except
    1. treated sewage.
    2. floods
    3. acid rain.
    4. excess fertilizers.
  4. Which among the following animals has scales on its body?
    1. Newt 
    2. Lizard
    3. Toad
    4. Whale
  5. Class four pupils set up an experiment as shown below.
    0204SCI5
    Which component of soil were they investigating?
    1. Water and air.
    2. Living organisms.
    3. Organic matter. 
    4. Mineral salts.
  6. Soil erosion depends on all the following factors except
    1. the slope of the land.
    2. type of soil in an area.
    3. mineral content of the soil.
    4.  plant cover in an area.
  7. Plants depend on each other for the following except
    1. habitat
    2. shelter
    3. support
    4. air
  8. Which of the following mixtures can be separated by sieving?
    1. Flour and maize grains.
    2. Sand and water.
    3. Sorghum and husks.
    4. Beans and maize.
  9. An insect pollinated flower has one of the following characteristics. Which one?
    1. Has powdery pollen grains.
    2. Produces nectar.
    3. Has dull petals.
    4. Produces many pollen grains.
  10. Which pair of liquids will mix with milk and engine oil respectively?
    1. Methylated spirit, diesel.
    2. Cooking oil, water
    3. Ink, water.
    4. Diesel, water.
  11. Which of the following signs of ill health in livestock is not an immediate sign?
    1. Coughing
    2. Stunted growth.
    3. Blood in stools.
    4. Rough coat.
  12. Class five pupils carried out the experiment below.
    0204SCI12
    After sometimes the wax melted and the pin fell off. This was mainly because of
    1. conduction of heat
    2. radiation and convection of heat.
    3. dispersion of heat.
    4. convection of heat.
  13. Which of the animals below is a herbivorous animal?
    1. Pig
    2. Dog
    3. Chimpanzee
    4. Hippopotamus
  14. Which method of food preservation below is both a modern and a traditional method?
    1. Refrigeration
    2. Salting
    3. Smoking
    4. Use of low temperatures
  15. Among the following examples of states of matter, which one does not have definite volume?
    1. Sand particles.
    2. Water.
    3. Smoke.
    4. Ice
  16. The main reason why mothers are advised feed their infants on breast milk is because breast milk
    1. is easy to digest.
    2. is free from diseases.
    3. boosts the infants immunity
    4. is wholesome at right temperature.
  17. Which one of the following manures release nutrients fast into the soil for plants?
    1. Farm yard manure.
    2. Compost manure.
    3. Green manure.
    4. Urea.
  18. All the following excretory products are removed by the skin except
    1. excess water.
    2. excess salts.
    3. lactic acid.
    4. carbon dioxide.
  19. The diagram below represents a plant that is able to grow in a dry habitat.
    0204SCI19
    Which one of the following is not an adaptive feature found in the above plant?
    1. Green stem for making food.
    2. Thick waxy cuticle on the stem.
    3. Succulent stem for storing water.
    4. Has thin leaves to make food.
  20. Which group below consists of only diseases Which oron below that are immunisable?
    1. Whooping cough, Tuberculosis, Bilharzia
    2. Measles, Tetanus, Malaria.
    3. Yellow fever, Tuberculosis, Diphtheria.
    4. Cholera, Malaria, Poliomyelitis
  21. Which one of the following pairs of plants is correctly matched with the type of root system?
    Tap root Fibrous roots
    1. Grass Maize
    2. Blackjack Cabbage
    3. Coconut Acacia
    4. Kales Onions
  22. In a food chain green plants represent the
    1. primary consumers.
    2. secondary consumers.
    3. primary producers.
    4. tertiary consumers.
  23. Which one of the following livestock parasites attacks the liver and lungs of livestocks?
    1.  Liverfluke 
    2. Tapeworms
    3. Lungworms
    4. Hookworms
  24. The diagram below shows an excretory system in human being.
    0204SCI24
    The parts labelled W, X and Y respectively are:
    1. Kidney, bladder, urethra
    2. Urethra, kidney, ureter
    3. Ureter, bladder, urethra
    4. Urethra, bladder, ureter
  25. Three of the following are all illegal drugs. Which one is not?
    1. Bhang
    2. Alcohol
    3. Cocaine
    4. Heroin
  26. Soil conservation is done through the following ways except one. Which one?
    1. Mulching.
    2. Planting trees.
    3. Ploughing across the contours.
    4. Not burning vegetation cover.
  27. The crop pest that cuts the stems of seedlings is called
    1. cutworm
    2. aphids
    3. weevil
    4. stalk-borer
  28. A person in the incubation stage of HIV infection will show
    1. signs and test negative.
    2. no signs and test negative.
    3. signs, symptoms and test positive.
    4. no signs, no symptoms and test positive.
  29. A bird that has flat serrated beak is likely to feed on
    1. nectar
    2. grains
    3. filtering foods from water
    4. flesh
  30. Educating masses is a way of controlling the spread of HIV and AIDS. It can be carried out through all the following ways except
    1. public rallies 
    2. job interviews
    3. seminars
    4. weddings.
  31. Which group of animal feeds below provides livestock with mineral salts only when fed?
    1. Green fodder and honey.
    2. Bonemeal and salt lick.
    3. Bran and mollases.
    4. Fish meal and lucerne.
  32. Which one of the following parasites does not attack pigs?
    1. Louse 
    2. Flea
    3. Mite
    4. Ticks
  33. The diagram below shows a weather instrument made by std. 5 pupils.
    0204SCI33
    The weather instrument did not function wel! because
    1. they used a scale reading from top to bottom
    2. they used a narrow straw.
    3. they used a thin walled glass bottle.
    4. they used coloured water.
  34. Which of the following transformation of energy occurs in the electromagnet?
    1. Electrical Magnetic Chemical Heat
    2. Chemical Electrical Magnetic Light
    3. Chemical Electrical Electromagnet
    4. Electrical+Chemical Magnetic
  35. A machine
    1. reduces the amount of work.
    2. increases effort used.
    3. makes work easier.
    4. increases the amount of work done.
  36. A class 7 pupil tried to push a box towards the direction shown by force.
    0204SCI36
    Which arrow shows the direction of friction force?
    1. M
    2. L
    3. K
  37. The following animals have same way of movement except
    1. flea
    2. ladybird
    3. wasp
    4. butterfly
  38. In which of the following processes is energy correctly classified under renewable and non-renewable?
    Renewable Non-renewable
    1. Wind Charcoal
    2. Coal Petrol
    3. Natural gas Firewood
    4. Biogas Diesel
  39. Which of the following is not a symptom of food poisoning?
    1. Fever
    2. Pain in joints
    3. Diarrhoea
    4. Vomiting
  40. Which one of the following is not an effect of livestock diseases?
    1. Lower yields.
    2. Red iced quality of products.
    3. Stunted growth.
    4. Transmission diseases to human beings.
  41. Which one of the following is not an air pollutant?
    1. Burning tyres.
    2. Sewage effluents.
    3. Vehicle exhaust fumes.
    4. Industrial gases.
  42. During breathing out
    1. diaphragm flattens,
    2. lungs expand.
    3. ribs move upwards and outwards.
    4. diaphragm becomes dome shaped.
  43. The diagram below shows a set up made by std. 5 pupils.
    0204SCI43
    The process investigated is
    1. evaporation
    2. condensation
    3. convection
    4. freezing
  44. Which pair of activities below requires streamlining of the body to reduce friction?
    1. Swimming and flying.
    2. Reproduction and flying.
    3. Feeding and swimming.
    4. Reproduction and feeding.
  45. The implantation of the foetus takes place in
    1. fallopian tube.
    2. uterus.
    3. vagina.
    4. oviduct.
  46. The two gases that dissolve in water to make acid rain are:
    1. Sulphur dioxide and carbon dioxide.
    2. Carbon monoxide and nitrogen
    3. Sulphur dioxide and nitrogen.
    4. Oxygen and carbon dioxid
  47. To gei extra iron, an expectant mother should feel on
    1. ugali
    2. spinach
    3. potatoes
    4. Bananas
  48. The two liquids that can be used as lubricants are
    1. engine oil and grease.
    2. diesel and grease.
    3. petrol and diesel.
    4. engine oil and petrol
  49. When an arrow of a windvane points to the East, the wind must be blowing from
    1. East 
    2. West
    3. North
    4. South
  50. Which of the following animals is a herbivore?
    1. Chimpanzee
    2. Zebra
    3. Pig
    4. Tiger

Marking Scheme

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

Questions

  1. Which one of the following pairs of blood vessels carries blood from the lungs to the heart and from the heart to the body respectively?
    1. Pulmonary vein and aorta.
    2. Vena cava and aorta.
    3. Pulmonary artery and aorta.
    4. Aorta and vena cava.
  2. During birth, the following procedures take place
    1. The baby comes out through the vagina.
    2. The uterine wall contractions cause labour pains.
    3. The amnion is broken and amniotic fluid is released
    4. The umbilical cord is tied and then cut
      Which of the following are in their CORRECT order?
      1. (ii)(iii) i)(iv)
      2. (ii)(iii)(iv) (i)
      3. (iii)(ii)(i) (iv)
      4. (iii)(ii)(iv)(i)
  3. A ship will float on water because of its
    1. size
    2. shape
    3. material
    4. weight
  4. When breathing in
    1. the ribs move upwards and inwards.
    2. the volume of the chest decreases.
    3. pressure in the lungs decreases.
    4. he diaphragm gets dome-shaped
  5. Which one of the following shows the CORRECT urine passage from the kidneys during excretion?
    1. Ureter → bladder → urethra
    2. Urethra →bladder →ureter
    3. Bladder → ureter → urethra
    4. Bladder → urethra → ureter
  6. The illustration below is a wind vane made from locally available materials
    0104Sci6
    Which one of the following statements about the instrument is INCORRECT?
    1. It measures the direction of the wind.
    2. Its arrowhead points to the direction where the wind is going to
    3. The arrowhead should be smaller than the tail.
    4. It should be placed far away from tall buildings and trees.
  7. Which one of the following vaccines is administered at birth?
    1. DPT 
    2. BCG
    3. Antimeasles
    4. Antipolio
  8. One of the following animals does NOT have mammary glands. Which one?
    1. Whale
    2. Dolphin
    3. Shark
    4. Seal
  9. Which one of the following types of teeth is NOT correctly matched with its function?
      Types of teeth  Function 
    A Canine Cutting
    B Incisor Biting
    Pre-molar Chewing
    D Molar Grinding
  10. Cross pollination is the transfer of pollen grains from
    1. the anthers to the stigma.
    2. the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another flower in the same plant. –
    3. the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another flower on a different plant of the same type.
    4. one flower to another on a different plant of a different kind
  11. The illustration below shows classification of plants.
    0104Sci11
    Which of the following CORRECTLY shows an example from each group of the classification shown?
      W X Y
    A Maize  Fern  Cypress
    B Lichen Algae Mushroom
    C Beans Cactus Puffballs
    D Acacia Cedar Toadstool
  12. Which one of the following is the function of white blood cells? :
    1. Combine with oxygen.
    2. Fight disease causing germs.
    3. Carry digested food materials.
    4. To clot blood when injured.
  13. Which one of the following reproduction Processes takes place immediately after the sperm cell has united with the ovum?
    1. Fusion
    2. Fertilization
    3. Ovulation
    4. Implantation
  14. Children born to mothers who smoke a lot during pregnancy are LEAST likely to
    1. be underweight
    2. have weak immunity:
    3. be strong and healthy.
    4. have poor mental growth."
  15. Dairy milk and mutton are MOST likely to be obtained from –
    1. goats only
    2. cows only
    3. sheep only 
    4. all of the above
  16. Which one of the following shows a list of drugs which are NOT illegal in Kenya?
    1. Bhang, mina, cocaine
    2. Tobacco, heroin, alcohol
    3. Cocaine, tobacco, bhang •
    4. Miraa, tobacco, alcohol
  17. The MOST effective way of controlling HIV and AIDS among married couples is by
    1. abstinence
    2. wing condoms
    3. having one partner
    4. being faithful
  18. Which one of the following shows a list of major non-living components of the environment ONLY?
    1. Water, air and soil
    2. Plants and animals
    3. Sound, light and heat
    4. Food, buildings and soil
  19. Which one of the following statements does NOT show interdependence among plants and animals?
    1. Animals getting shade.
    2. Animals getting shelter on trees.
    3. Animals getting carbon dioxide from plants,
    4. Plants getting pollination services from
  20. In a feeding relationship yellow cabbage can it be grouped under
    1. decomposers
    2. primary consumers
    3. producers
    4. tertiary consumers
  21. The illustrations below was set up by standard six pupils to carry out an investigation on some aspect of soil
    0104Sci21
    If the two groups were to learn from each other, what common mistake did they make? They used
    1. different shapes of collecting jars.
    2. different sizes of tunnels.
    3. different types of soils. .
    4. same sizes of cotton wool.
  22. Mater can change from one state to another as shown below.
    0104Sci22
    Which two processes as shown in the illustration above require an increase in temperature?
    1. J, K
    2. I,L
    3. L, M
    4. M, K
  23. Thus bulb shown can reach heat to the hands below it by ___process.
    0104Sci23
    1. conduction
    2. convection
    3. radiation
    4. convection and radiation
  24. Below are characteristics of matter:
    1. Definite shape
    2. Definite size
    3. Define mass :
      Which two of the above will BEST describe a soda?
      1. (i) and (ii)
      2. ii) and (iii)
      3. (iii) and (i)
      4. None
  25. Different strings of the same thickness but different lengths were stretched on two wooden plunks nailed together as shown below.
    0104Sci25
    Which wire produced the highest sound when gently plucked?
    1. P
    2. R
  26. The following pests are matched with the part of the plant it attacks. Which one has been INCORRECTLY marked? Types of pest Part of plant attacked
      Types of pest  Part of plant attacked 
    Aphids grains of all kind
    Cutworms stems of young plants
    C Weaver birds grains of cereals.
    D Stalk borers inside of the stem
  27. Which one of the following is NOT a function for the leaves of a grown plant?
    1. Absorption
    2. Breathing
    3. Transpiration
    4. Photosynthesis
  28. Which one of the following CORRECT shows a list of food crops only one
    1. Legumes, fruits, tuber crops and cereals.
    2. Vegetables, legumes, fibre crops and cereals.
    3. Cereals, legumes, oil crops and vegetables
    4. Legumes, beverages, vegetables and fruits
  29. The second and seventh planets in the solar system are
    1. Earth and Uranus
    2. Venus and Saturn
    3. Earth and Neptune
    4. Venus and Uranus
  30. From the illustration of the drawings shown below, it is possible to conclude that
    0104Sci30
    1. liquids occupies space.
    2. pressure in liquids is equal at the same depth.
    3. pressure in liquids increases with depth.
    4. liquids take the shape of the container
  31. Plants adapted to little or no rain areas do NOT
    1. brave large Nat leaves
    2. roll or fold their leaves
    3. have needle-like leaves
    4. lose or shed their leaves
  32. One of the following is NOT a sign unhealthy crop: Which one?
    1. Stunted growth
    2. Nice colouration on leaves and stems
    3. Curled leaves
    4. Willing
  33. The type of beak shown below is well suited for
    0104Sci33
    1. sucking nectar
    2. filter feeding
    3. eating grains
    4. eating flesh
  34. Which one of the following is NOT an effect of livestock diseases?
    1. Blood in stool
    2. Reduced yields
    3. Reduced quality of products
    4. Death of the animals
  35. When soft water is mixed with soup it forms
    1. scum
    2. lather
    3. scale
    4. salt
  36. Too much fertilizer when used to improve the quality of the soil-may lead to
    1. soil pollution only
    2. water pollution only
    3. air pollution only
    4. soil and water pollution
  37. One of the following soil conservation methods can help to control sheet erosion. Which one?
    1. Mulching
    2. Planting cover crops
    3. Terracing 1
    4. Building gabions
  38. Which one of the following parasites will attack livestock without living in it?
    1. Tick
    2. Tsetse fly
    3. Flea
    4. Mite
  39. When preparing a compost manure farmers are advised to add manure to the compost MAINLY in order to
    1. introduce bacteria to the compost to encourage decomposition :
    2. supply additional nutrients to the compost manure.
    3. speed up the process of decomposition,
    4. provide nutrients to the bacteria that bring about decomposition: **
  40. Which one of the following is a modern method of preserving food by removing z moisture?
    1. Canning
    2. Salting
    3. Freezing
    4. Drying
  41. The illustration shown below is an arrangement that can generate electricity.
    0104Sci41
    Therefore it is a
    1. cell
    2. battery
    3. dynamo
    4. generator
  42. While carrying out an experiment on mixing liquids, standard seven pupils accidentally mixed the following liquids in equal amounts in one large container:
    - water
    - spirit
    - kerosene
    -fresh milk
    - cooking oil.
    If they left the mixture to settle overnight, how many layers would hay observe formed in the transparent container?
    1. Three
    2. Five
    3. One
    4. Two
  43. Which one of the following methods of separation is the MOST convenient one to use in separating an insoluble solid from a liquid?
    1. Decantation
    2. Winnowing
    3. Filtering
    4. Sieving
  44. Below is an illustration representing the relative amount of gases found in the atmosphere:
    Which part marked by the letters W, XY and Z shows part of the air used during : germination?
    1. W
    2. X
    3. Y
    4. Z
  45. The following are advantages of breast feeding it
    1. boosts the baby's immunity
    2. is always ready when required
    3. allows mother to child bonding
    4. is easier for the infant to digest
      Among these advantages which one is the MAIN reason why mothers are advised to use this method compared to others?
      1. (i)
      2. (ii)
      3. (iii)
      4. (iv)
  46. Three of the following are sources of potential energy EXCEPT one. Which one?
    1. Foods
    2. Fuels
    3. Car battery
    4. Motor oil.
  47. The diagram shown below represents an improved charcoal jiko.
    0104Sci47
    The jiko is an important energy device because it saves energy MAINLY because
    1. uses less charcoal
    2. is V-shaped
    3. has a metal casing outside
    4. has a clay lining inside.
  48. The illustration below shows a crowbar in real use.
    0104Sci48
    Which one of the following simple practices should be done in order to lift the load using the LEAST effort?
    1. Crush the stone.
    2. Push the fulcrum closer to the load.
    3. Pull the fulcrum closer to the effort.
    4. Apply effort closer to the fulcrum
  49. Force acting against movement is usually referred to as
    1. friction
    2. magnetic
    3. inertia
    4. gravitational
  50. The soil that had the LEAST amount of water
    1. Has the highest capillarity.
    2. Makes the longest ribbons.
    3. Have the largest air spaces.
    4. Sticks when wet.

Marking Scheme

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

QUESTIONS

  1. The undigested food material is temporarily stored in the 
    1. anus
    2. rectum 
    3. colon
    4. small intestine
  2. Which one of the following pairs shows living components of an environment? 
    1. Plants and animals
    2. Animals and soil 
    3. Air and water
    4. Plants and water
  3. When setting and carrying out an investigation on soil drainage. What should not be the same? 
    1. Amount of soil 
    2. Size of funnels 
    3. Size of collecting jars
    4. Amount of cotton wool used 
  4. Cross pollination is the transfer of pollen grain from the
    1. anthers to stigma of any flower. 
    2. anthers of one flower to the stigma of another flower 
    3. anther of one flower to the stigma of another flower on a different king of a plant 
    4. anthers of one flower to the stigma of another flower on a different plant of the same kind 
  5. The diagram below shows female reproductive system.
    1
    Which letter above shows where fusion of sex cells take place? 
    1. W
    2. Y
    3. Z
  6. Which one of the following diseases cannot be prevented by maintaining proper hygiene? 
    1. Bilharzia
    2. Cholera
    3. Anaemia
    4. Typhoid
  7. Which one of the following leads to water pollution? 
    1. Burying banana peels in soil. 
    2. Washing clothes and vehicle in river 
    3. Releasing treated sewage into rivers
    4. Using farm chemical sparingly 
  8. Which of the following does not take place during inhalation? 
    1. Diaphragm flattens 
    2. ribs move outwards 
    3. pressure in lungs decreases
    4. volume of the chest cavity decreases 
  9. Std 6 pupils prepared the set up below.
    2
    The aspect of light investigated was 
    1. making of a rainbow 
    2. reflection of light by a mirror 
    3. refraction of light in water
    4. transfer of heat from sun by radiation
  10. Which material below is not required when making liquid thermometer? 
    1. water
    2. ink 
    3. manila paper. 
    4. funnel
  11. Which one of the following is untrue about duck billed platypus and ostrich? Both 
    1. lay fertilized eggs 
    2. are warm blooded 
    3. suckle their young ones 
    4. breath through lungs
  12. Which stage of HIV/AIDS infection can the victim test positive without signs of the diseases?
    1. Full blown AIDS 
    2. Asymptomatic stage 
    3. Symptomatic stage
    4. Window stage
  13. Sheet erosion is also called
    1. landslide 
    2. splash 
    3. rill
    4. spatter
  14. The following are characteristics of a certain soil.
    • Least air spaces
    • Crack when dry
    • Smooth texture
    • Make the longest ribbons
      The soil above is likely to be 
      1. loam 
      2. clay 
      3. sand
      4. silt
  15. The charts below shows method of food preservation?
    3
    Which one of the following represents M, N and P respectively?
    M N P
    A.Canning Drying Salting
    B.Salting Use low temperature Drying
    C.Canning Smoking Drying
    D.Drying Use of  honey Low temperature
  16. Which one of the following is not an importance of water in the diet? 
    1. Blood formation 
    2. Helps in food digestion 
    3. Helps in removal of faeces 
    4. Prevent dehydration
  17. Std 7 pupils did the experiment below by dropping paper on burning fire as shown below.
    4 
    What were the pupils investigating? 
    1. Radiation
    2. Convection 
    3. Conduction 
    4. Air movement
  18. Which blood component fight germs in the body? 
    1. White blood cells 
    2. Red blood cells 
    3. Platelets
    4. Plasma
  19. Which type of teeth helps in cutting food?
    1. Canine
    2. Incisors
    3. Molars
    4. Premolars
  20. The following are characteristics of a cloud.
    • Flats at the bottom
    • Look like cotton balls
    • Found high in the sky
      The clouds above are likely to be 
      1. cumulus
      2. nimbus 
      3. cirrus
      4. stratus
  21. What is the main purpose of mulching?
    1. Remove weeds 
    2. Control soil erosion 
    3. Conserve water
    4. Remove excess water from soil
  22. The following are effects of livestock diseases. Which one is not?
    1. Death of animals 
    2. Increased appetite 
    3. Low yields
    4. Transmission of diseases to people
  23. In a farm water is used for
    1. boat racing 
    2. washing coffee berries 
    3. sport fishing 
    4. irrigating crops
  24. The experiment below was done by Std 5 pupils while investigating transfer of heat.
    5
    After sometime the pins dropped starting with W to the last pin Z. This was due to transfer of heat through a process called 
    1. radiation 
    2. convection 
    3. conduction
    4. expansion
  25. The following are signs of a certain disease 
    • Pain in the chest 
    • Loss of weight
    • Sweating at night 
    • Blood in sputum and saliva
      The disease is likely to be 
      1. bilharzia
      2. tuberculosis
      3. malaria
      4. cholera
  26. Which statement is true about liquids?
    1. Has definite mass and shape 
    2. Has definite size and shape 
    3. Has indefinite shape and size
    4. Has definite volume and mass
  27. The force that resist motion is called 
    1. pressure
    2. weight 
    3. inertia
    4. friction
  28. Which one of the components of the environment is abundant on the earth surface?
    1. Water 
    2. Air 
    3. Soil
    4. Animals and plants
  29. Which crop below is not a tuber? 
    1. Carrot
    2. Arrowroot 
    3. Onion
    4. Beetroot
  30. The component of air that is used in photosynthesis is also used for 
    1. plant germination 
    2. putting out fire 
    3. metal rusting 
    4. light bulbs
  31. Which of the following crops pest is correctly matched with the damage they cause on crops? 
    1. Cutworms - Eat grains in the field 
    2. Aphids - suck sap on leaves 
    3. Weevils - cut stems of young plant
    4. Weaver birds - bore holes in stems
  32. The set up below was used by pupils to investigate a certain component of soil.
    6
    The soil component investigated is 
    1. inorganic matter
    2. organic matter 
    3. air
    4. water
  33. Which one of the following is not a social effect of drug abuse?
    1. Truancy 
    2. Poor judgement 
    3. Accidents
    4. Rape
  34. Which one of the following is true about both miraa and alcohol? They 
    1. cause liver cirrhosis 
    2. are depressants 
    3. are legal drugs
    4. are prohibited in Kenya 
  35. The diagram below shows interdependence between plants.
    7
    This shows plants interdependence on 
    1. habitat
    2. shade
    3. support
    4. nutrients
  36. Which experiment below can be used to demonstrate what happens to the passengers when the car brakes abruptly?
    8
  37. Which vaccine is given to an infant at the age of 9 months 
    1. Tuberculosis 
    2. Polio 
    3. Cholera
    4. Measles
  38. Which animal below has scales on its body?
    1. Frog
    2. Ostrich 
    3. Whale
    4. Salamandar
  39. The chart below shows classification of crops.
    9
    Which crops can correctly replace letters M, R and X respectively?
    M R X
    A.Tea Flax Sisal
    B.Sunflower Sisal Beans
    C.Coffee Simsim Sunflower
    D.Cocoa Cotton Maize
  40. The tips of the thread-like structures found in the maize cob are 
    1. styles
    2. stigmas 
    3. anthers
    4. filaments
  41. A metallic bowl floats on water due to its
    1. weight
    2. material 
    3. shape
    4. size
  42. Insectivorous plants grow in soil that lacks
    1. oxygen
    2. water 
    3. nitrogen
    4. living organisms
  43. Draining stagnant water can help in controlling diseases called 
    1. Cholera and Typhoid 
    2. Malaria and Typhoid 
    3. Bilharzia and Malaria
    4. Cholera and Malaria
  44. Which group of foods below shows a balanced diet?
    1. Kales, oranges, meat 
    2. Cassava, onion, milk 
    3. Chapati, milk, meat
    4. Chips, chickens, soda
  45. Std 4 pupils carried out the experiment shown below.
    10
    In order for the water to flow out smoothly from the tin, you should 
    1. raise the tin 
    2. reduce water
    3. make another hole on the lid
    4. make another hole next to the small hole
  46. Which deficiency disease below is caused by lack of vitamins and minerals? 
    1. Rickets
    2. Anaemia 
    3. Kwashiorkor 
    4. Marasmus
  47. Which weed has black seeds with hooks? 
    1. Oxalis
    2. Thorn apple 
    3. Black jack
    4. Mexican marigold
  48. The best method to control the spread of HIV/AIDS among the youths is 
    1. use condoms 
    2. being faithful to the partner 
    3. by use of medicines
    4. abstinence
  49. Which one of the following component of air keeps varying from time to time 
    1. water vapour 
    2. oxygen
    3. carbon dioxide 
    4. nitrogen
  50. Which blood vessel carries deoxygenated blood to the heart?
    1. Aorta
    2. Vena cava
    3. Pulmonary vein
    4. Pulmonary artery

MARKING SCHEME

  1. B
  2. A
  3. C
  4. D
  5. A
  6. C
  7. B
  8. D
  9. A
  10. D
  1. C
  2. B
  3. A
  4. B
  5. A
  6. C
  7. B
  8. A
  9. B
  10. A
  1. C
  2. B
  3. D
  4. C
  5. B
  6. D
  7. D
  8. A
  9. C
  10. B
  1. B
  2. D
  3. B
  4. C
  5. A
  6. C
  7. D
  8. B
  9. D
  10. B
  1. C
  2. C
  3. C
  4. B
  5. C
  6. A
  7. C
  8. D
  9. A
  10. B