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

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  1. A grade 6 learner drew the diagram below on the board. Identify the parts labelled M, N and Q respectively.
    1. Vena cava, aorta, right ventricle
    2. Left auricle, pulmonary artery, right ventricle
    3. Left ventricle, vena cava, right auricle
    4. Right ventricle, aorta, left auricle
  2. Which of the following substances turns red litmus paper blue?
    1. Lemon juice
    2. Wood ash solution
    3. Sour milk
    4. Grape juice
  3. During adolescence, an adolescent undergoes many physical changes. Which of the following changes will not be experienced in an adolescent boy?
    1. Shoulders broaden 
    2. Hips broaden
    3. Increase in height and weight
    4. Growth of hair in pubic area
  4. During a visit to a nearby hospital, Grade 6 learners were able to learn about blood transfusion. Among the following statements, which one is not correct about blood transfusion?
    1. Blood group AB is a universal donor 
    2. Blood group O is a universal donor
    3. Blood group B can only receive blood from group O and B
    4. Blood group A can donate blood to a person with group AB
  5. The following are signs and symptoms of a disease that were observed in a patient.
    1. Fever and sweating at night
    2. Pain in the chest when coughing
    3. Dry and frequent coughs for a long time
    4. Losing weight over a short period of time
      Which among the following diseases does not belong to the same group with the disease described above?
      1. Asthma
      2. Pneumonia
      3. Influenza
      4. Bilharzia
  6. Joseph wrote the following characteristics of invertebrates during a Science and Technology lesson
    1. Their body is divided into three body parts 
    2. They have an antennae
    3. Their body is divided into two parts
    4. Have simple eyes
    5. Have a moist skin
      Which of the following pairs consists of characteristics of spiders and ticks?
      1. i and ii
      2. iii and iv
      3. i and v
      4. iv and i
  7. Grade 6 learners were provided with a list of vertebrates and were asked to place animals from the same group together. Which among the following was not correct?
    1. Kite, dove, eagle
    2. Lizard, snake, chameleon
    3. Trout, dolphine, nile perch
    4. Salamander, frog, newt
  8. Peter a grade 6 learner drew a diagram showing a summary of the changes in states of matter. Which of the labelled processes will involve an increase in heat?
    1. F and G
    2. P and Q
    3. P and G
    4. F and P
  9. During a class discussion, grade 5 learners were discussing about fungi. Among the discussed fungi below, which one is mainly used to make medicine
    1. Yeast
    2. Puffball
    3. Mushroom
    4. PenicillinICE
  10. Rael listed components of a word document as shown below
    1. Title bar
    2. Ribbon
    3. Status bar
    4. Word pad
    5. Microsoft word
    6. Typing area
      Which one among the ones Rael listed were not correct?
      1. i, vi
      2. iv, v
      3. iii, iv
      4. ii, v
  11. Amos a grade 6 learner tied a plant leaf with a transparent balloon as shown below. After some hours he went back to make an observation.
    What was he most likely investigating? 
    1. Transpiration
    2. Respiration
    3. Photosynthesis
    4. Chlorophyll
  12. The following are statements about different states of matter. Which among the statements is not correct about matter?
    1. Chalk dust has indefinite shape
    2. Water vapour has indefinite shape
    3. Juice does not has definite shape
    4. A stone has a definite shape
  13. During a Science and Technology revision lesson, grade 6 learners were asked to state the bone that protects the skull from injuries. Which correct answer did they give?
    1. Backbone
    2. Limb bones
    3. Rib cage
    4. Skull
  14. For heat to transfer from one point to another, different media can be used. Which among the following modes of heat transfer can be used in both liquids and gases?
    1. Radiation
    2. Conduction
    3. Convection
    4. Radiation and convection
  15. Okumu was studying safety rules. Which of the following safety rules should he observe while preparing for a nature walk?
    1. Wearing school uniform
    2. Carrying extra clothes
    3. Taking plenty of water
    4. Wearing protective clothing


  1. During Agriculture lesson in grade 6,learners were asked to match indigenous crops with their edible parts. Which one of the following is correctly matched with the part which is edible?
    1. Cassava-stem
    2. Sweet potatoes - stem
    3. Sorghum-roots
    4. Spider weed-leaves
  2. Learners visited a farmer near their school and they were able to discover that the main problem he was facing was destruction of crops by wild animals. They advised him to use a scaring method that involves use of sound. Which of the following methods was he advised to use?
    1. Euphorbia
    2. Rattle metals
    3. Scare crow
    4. Electric lights
  3. Grade 6 learners were asked to identify planting materials for establishing creeping crops. Which among the following creeping crops can be grown through splits?
    1. Thorn melon
    2. Pumpkins
    3. Strawberries
    4. Passion
  4. During a discussion about soil erosion, Kerenoh  drew a diagram on the board to demonstrate a certain method of soil erosion as shown below.
    Which among the following methods of controlling soil erosion can be used to control the type of soil erosion shown above?
    1. Planting ground covers
    2. Planting trees
    3. Building gabbions
    4. Ploughing along the contours
  5. A farmer was seen preparing an organic waste pit. Which of the following is an importance of the organic waste materials to the soil?
    1. Fasten breakdown of soil
    2. Improve movement of air in the soil
    3. Improve soil's ability to hold water
    4. Provide nutrients to plants
  6. A farmer spread some dry plant materials on his crop farm. What is the function of the materials be used in the farm?
    1. Cool the soil
    2. Prevent surface run-off
    3. Prevent soil erosion
    4. Prevent loss of water
  7. After planting seedlings, a farmer realised that some had dried. He then decided to replace them. The process of replacing dried up seedlings after transplanting is called
    1. thinning
    2. gapping
    3. prunning
    4. hardening
  8. Grade 6 learners were discussing about the importance of maintaining appropriate number of small domestic animals. Which among them is not correct?
    1. To avoid overcrowding
    2. To reduce the resources used to take care of them
    3. To reduce the chances of spreading diseases
    4. To get more rich
  9. After experiencing heavy rainfall, a farmer visited his farm and was able to notice that part of his farm soil had reduced and increased in another part. What processes would have taken place respectively?
    1. Erosion and deposition
    2. Erosion and mulching
    3. Deposition and erosion
    4. Mulching and deposition
  10. The following are reasons for training plants. Which one is not?
    1. To protect plants from damage
    2. To improve flower and fruit size quality
    3. To protect plants from direct sunlight
    4. To improve plant appearance


  1. Benta, Ouma and Kelany made the posters shown
    Who among them made posters that show the reasons why we boil food?
    1. Benta, Ouma and Kelany
    2. Ouma and Kelany
    3. Benta and Kelany
    4. Benta and Ouma
  2. Purity's mother always preserves excess milk she gets from her dairy cow for other uses. Which one of the following is a reason why she preserves the milk? To
    1. make the milk easy to transport 
    2. increase the amount of milk
    3. avoid milking the cow always
    4. avoid feeding the cow always
  3. Bella has finished taking water using a glass. She wants to clean the glass using a soft cloth. Which of the following is a reason why she should use a soft cloth to clean the glass?
    1. To avoid using the glass regularly
    2. To make the glass shine
    3. The soft cloth is easily available
    4. To avoid scratching the glass
  4. When hanging her dress on the clothes line to dry, Jamila realized that the dress had two missing buttons. She decided to go and buy buttons to fix on her dress. Which group of needlework tools will Jamila need to fix the missing buttons?
    1. Pins, pin cushion, thread, ruler
    2. Scissors, needle, thimble, pins
    3. Needle, thread, thimble, scissors
    4. Thread, thimble, pins, ruler
  5. Which of the following would be the first step Jamila will take when threading the needle to fix the buttons?
    1. Put the thread through the eye of the needle
    2. Cut a piece of thread using an appropriate tool
    3. Pull the thread through the eye of the needle
    4. Hold the needle between the thumb and the index finger
  6. During a Home Science lesson, the teacher came with the following sewing tool.
    Identify the tool.
    1. Pin cushion
    2. Thimble
    3. Tape measure
    4. Needle
  7. The steps below are taken when offering first aid to an epilepsy patient. Arrange them in the correct order.
    1. Remove anything around the person that may cause injury
    2. Loosen anything around the neck
    3. Put a folded sweater under the head
    4. Let the person lie on the ground
      1. (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
      2. (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)
      3. (iii), (i), (iv), (ii)
      4. (iv), (i), (iii), (ii)
  8. A budget is important because of the following reasons except
    1. helps save money for future use
    2. makes one waste money
    3. enables us to keep records for reference
    4. helps us live within what we can afford
  9. Which one of the following is an expense?
    1. Buying cosmetics and accessories
    2. Selling masks
    3. Selling sanitizers
    4. Selling farm produce
  10. Grade six learners were asked by their Home Science teacher to write down what they will eat for lunch. Four learners wrote the following
    Magret: Chips and soda
    Sophy: Githeri, cabbage and avocado
    Tina: Chapati and a cup of porridge
    Fred: Ugali and kales
    Who ate a balanced diet?
    1. Fred
    2. Sophy
    3. Tina
    4. Magret


  1. Four grade six learners were asked to give out the styles of high jump. Who among them was not correct?
    1. Peter - The scissors
    2. Sam - Western roll
    3. Sarah - Straddle
    4. Janet - Skier
  2. After two minutes of play, Rachel complained of severe pain in her ankle. Which of the following could be the cause of the pain?
    1. She had not warmed up before getting into the game
    2. She did not have her shoes on during the game
    3. She ate a lot of food before getting into the game
    4. She did not drink enough water before the game
  3. A player was disqualified from the school team for being involved in drugs and substance abuse. Which group of substances below is the player likely to have used?
    1. Alcohol, glue and milk
    2. Glue, water and bhang
    3. Glue, alcohol and bhang
    4. Bhang, milk and alcohol
  4. During an inter-class athletics competition, a teacher can use ____________________________ to start off athletes in a race.
    1. bats
    2. batons
    3. starting blocks
    4. clappers
  5. While playing kabaddi, the raiders are the
    1. defensive players
    2. attacking players
    3. reserve players
    4. players who have just joined the game
  6. You have been tasked by your team members to improvise a relay race baton. Which group of items would be appropriate for you to use?
    1. Manilla papers, timbers, nails
    2. Manilla papers, nails, glue
    3. Manilla papers, glue, scissors
    4. Manilla papers, timber, glu
  7. The equipment marked K below are used in high jump. Name them
    1. Posts
    2. Upright bars
    3. Cross bars
    4. Lanes
  8. Which word describes a feeling of having lost hope and confidence when playing
    1. Dedication
    2. Commitment
    3. Demoralized
    4. Fair play
  9. The following words describe how integrity can be displayed in games and sports except
    1. respect
    2. fair play
    3. honesty
    4. injustice
  10. The following statements are true about baton exchange. Which one is false?
    1. The baton should not be thrown
    2. The baton can be exchanged anywhere
    3. Lanes should not be obstructed
    4. The baton should be carried in the hand
  11. Below is a compilation of games and sporting activities. Which combination requires a rope as an equipment?
    1. Tug of war and rope skipping
    2. Netball and basketball
    3. Handball and Rugby
    4. Softball and rounders
  12. Which of the following games is played using a disk?
    1. Handball
    2. Netball
    3. Frisbee
    4. Volleball
  13. Grade six learners were having a swimming gala in their school. One of the learners almost drowned but he was saved. Which swimming stroke is likely to have been used in saving the learner?
    1. Breastroke
    2. Sidestroke
    3. Freestyle
    4. Butterfly
  14. Physical exercise does all the following to the body except
    1. relieves stress
    2. burns excess fats in the body
    3. makes one physically fit
    4. makes one thin
  15. The following diseases are signs and symptoms of a strain. Which one is not?
    1. Swelling
    2. pain
    3. Muscle cramping
    4. Fractured limb bone



  1. C
  2. B
  3. B
  4. A
  5. D
  6. B
  7. C
  8. A
  9. D
  10. B
  11. A
  12. A
  13. D
  14. C
  15. D


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


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


  1. D
  2. A
  3. C
  4. D
  5. B
  6. C
  7. B
  8. C
  9. D
  10. B
  11. A
  12. C
  13. B
  14. D
  15. D
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