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Integrated Science Questions and Answers - Grade 6 Opener Exams Term 2 2023 Set 1

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  1. Mammals that feed on both animal flesh and vegetable materials are called
    1. carnivores
    2. omnivores
    3. herbivores
    4. vertebrates
  2. Which one of the following is an example of a shrub?
    1. cactus plant
    2. mint plant
    3. coriander plant
    4. rosemary plant
  3. Grade six learners dipped a young plant in coloured water for two hours. When they cut the stem of the plant, stained colour was seen at the section that was cut. This shows that;
    1. the roots support the plant strongly in the soil.
    2.  the stem supports the other parts of the plant.
    3.  the roots absorb water and mineral salts from the soil.
    4.  the roots help in making of food for the plant.
  4. Identify names of parts of a computer that can be formed from the puzzle below.
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    1. monitor, CPU, mouse
    2. camera, CPU, cables
    3. keyboard, cables, buttons
    4. phone, camera, mouse
  5. Which of the following statements is true about capillaries?
    1. They have valves to prevent blood flowing back.
    2. They have thick walls.
    3. They are the biggest blood vessels.
    4. They connect the arteries and the veins.
  6. Which of the following effects of air pollution can cause road accidents?
    1. breathing problems
    2. irritation of eyes
    3. poor visibility
    4. poor growth of crops
  7. During a coding lesson, learners were given the numbers representing letters as shown below.
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    Which of the following answers will form the word lever?
    1. 52968
    2. 56965
    3. 56968
    4. 56380
  8. Which of the following is true about the tooth shown below?
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    1. it is used for chewing and cutting food. 
    2. they are four of them on one jaw.
    3. they are not among the first set of teeth.
    4. it is found between the incisor and the canines.
  9. Anyango saw a dog panting during hot weather. This is evidence that all animals;
    1. respond to changes in the environment.
    2. feel thirsty when it is hot.
    3. move from one place to another.
    4. give rise to young ones of their kind.
  10. Which of the following statements is not true about the heart?
    1. The upper chambers of the heart are known as ventricles.
    2. Oxygenated blood flows into the heart through the pulmonary vain.
    3. Blood is pumped into all the other body parts through the aorta.
    4. Deoxygenated blood flows back into the heart through the vena cava.
  11. Which factor that affects floating and sinking is demonstrated below!
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    1. material
    2. shape
    3. density
    4. weight
  12. Which of the following parts of the reproductive system produces semen?
    1. scrotum
    2. urethra
    3. glands
    4. testis
  13. During a Science and Technology lesson, learners poured water in containers made of wood, plastic, metal and clay After some time, they discovered that the water had different levels of heat. Which container do you think had water with the least amount of heat?
    1. clay
    2. metal
    3. plastic
    4. wood
  14. The following are characteristics of insects except;
    1. They have four pairs of legs.
    2. They breathe through spiracles.
    3. They have compound eyes.
    4. They have a pair of antennae.
  15. Grade six learners were asked to name the blood component that prevents excessive bleeding. Who gave the correct answer?
    1. NJERI-platelets
    2. JEMO white blood cells
    3. ALMA - plasma
    4. LENCER - red blood cells


  1. Which of the following types of soil erosion can occur without being easily noticed?
    1. splash erosion
    2. gulley erosion.
    3. rill erosion
    4. sheet erosion
  2. The following are ways of controlling soil erosion. Which one is not!
    1. building gabions
    2. contour ploughing
    3. deforestation
    4. planting cover crops
  3. Which one of the following statements is true about loam soil?
    1. it has medium size particles
    2. it has the smallest particles
    3. it has the largest particles
    4. it retains the highest amount of water.

Grade 4 learners from Bidii primary carried out an experiment to investigate the water holding capacity of different types of soil. Use the results to answer question 19 and 20.

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  1. Which sample represents clay soil!
    1. Sample X
    2. Sample Y
    3. Sample Q
    4. Sample X and Y
  2. Which type of crops can grow in soil sample labeled X?
    1. coconut and groundnuts
    2. sukumawiki and sugarcane
    3. yams and carrots
    4. rice and maize
  3. One of the following statements is true about sunken beds and shallow pits. Which one?
    1. They help in increasing soil fertility
    2. They keep our crops from being destroyed by animals.
    3. They conserve soil moisture.
    4. They keep weeds from growing on the farm.
  4. Learners from Manyani Academy were asked to mention the type of farm where compost manure should be added. Who gave the correct answer?
    1. Ngarua: The farm with so many crops.
    2. Mwema: The farm that is not in use.
    3. Kimeu: The farm with poorly growing crops.
    4. Nancy: The farm with so many weeds.
  5. During a school trip, grade 6 learners saw some deterrents on a farm. Which of the following animals cannot be controlled by the use of wire mesh?
    1. weaver birds
    2. squirrels
    3. monkeys
    4. mongoose
  6. Which type of soil erosion forms small holes on the ground?
    1. splash erosion
    2. gulley erosion 
    3. rill erosion
    4. sheet erosion
  7. The following are some of the steps of preparing seeds for planting. Which of the steps is the second one?
    1. drying
    2. extracting
    3. washing
    4. selecting
  8. The process of replacing dried up seedlings after transplanting is referred to as
    1. pruning
    2. gapping
    3. shading
    4. thinning
  9. Which one of the following statements is true about innovative gardening?
    1. It can make use of minimum space.
    2. It can only be in horizontal arrangement.
    3. It can only be in a vertical arrangement.
    4. It requires a lot of space.
  10. Grade 5 learners were asked to name indigenous vegetable crops.Who gave the correct answer?
    1. ALMASI: sukumawiki
    2. NURU: spinach
    3. ZAWASI: sorghum
    4. FANAKA: spider sheet
  11. One of the following animals can be used for sports, riding and during war. Which one?
    1. a camel
    2. a horse 
    3. a donkey
    4. a dog
  12. The following are examples of climbing crops. Which one is not?
    1. passion fruit plants
    2. grape plants
    3. blackberries plant
    4. apple fruit plant


  1. The other name of bunch start is
    1. standing start
    2. bullet start
    3. drop finish
    4. shoulder shrug
  2. Which of the equipment shown below is not used in Rounders?
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  3. The following steps refer to a stage of rounders batting.
    1. Stand with legs shoulder width apart.
    2. Ensure that you are standing on your toes.
      What is the name given to the stage?
      1. preparation to bat
      2. stance
      3. grip
      4. swing and hit
  4. Tag rugby game is characterized by;
    1. tackling
    2. running
    3. tagging
    4. trapping
  5. Which one of the following is not a way of taking care of community recreation facilities?
    1. Not littering the areas.
    2. Planting trees around the area.
    3. Teaching people on how to take care of the facilities.
    4. Drawing graffiti on the walls of the facilities.
  6. Which of the following swimming pool rules is meant to ensure personal safety?
    1. Take a shower before getting in the pool.
    2. Do not dive in the shallow end.
    3. Go to the washroom before swimming.
    4. Do not swim if you have a skin infection.
  7. In the game of soccer, the game clock stops ticking during the following instances except:
    1. when there is an injury
    2. during substitution
    3. when a team is almost scoring
    4. at half time
  8. Identify a sportsmanship attitude from the following.
    1. desiring to win
    2.  being concerned about the safety of others
    3. knowing the rules of the game
    4. improvising play items
  9.  What is the learner in the diagram below doing?
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    1. overhead pass
    2. hand juggling
    3. overarm throw
    4. chest pass
  10. The following are items found in the first aid box. Which item ensures that the person conducting first aid is safe?
    1. bandage
    2. gloves
    3. iodine
    4. tweezers


  1. Grade 6 learners from Kaloleni Preparatory School were asked to name ways of managing, controlling and avoiding non- communicable diseases. All the learners gave correct answers except:
    1. AKINYI: eating a healthy diet
    2. ALFA: exercising regularly
    3. ALMASI: using sugar, salt and fats moderately
    4. ASMIN: staying in a well aerated room
  2. One of the following is an effect of misusing accessories. Which one is it?
    1. Skin rashes or diseases.
    2. Enhancement of beauty. 
    3. Removal of wrinkles.
    4. Taking away bad smell.
  3. Which of the following would you advise someone with a cough to practice?
    1. washing hands
    2. using a handkerchief to clean the hands
    3. covering the mouth when coughing
    4. washing raw vegetables before cooking 
  4. How can we care for cleaning materials and tools for durability?
    1. using them frequently
    2. buying expensive ones
    3. cleaning them after use
    4. avoiding to use them
  5. A disease that is not transmissible directly from one person to another is referred to as
    1. a terminal disease
    2. a non-communicable disease
    3. Communicable disease
    4. hereditary disease
  6. Which of the following is an example of pulse?
    1. maize
    2. sorghum
    3. soybeans
    4. wheat
  7. The following are healthy eating habits.
    Which one is not?
    1. Eating a balanced diet.
    2. Observing time for meals.
    3. Eating any amount of food.
    4. Correct choice of snacks.
  8. Which of the following accessories is worn by ladies only?
    1. caps
    2. hand bag
    3. belt
    4. scarves
  9. What should Awinja eat to avoid night blindness?
    1. oranges
    2. carrots 
    3. liver
    4. milk
  10. Identify the disease that can be caused by too much intake of sugar.
    1. epilepsy
    2. cancer 
    3. obesity
    4. diabetes


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