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Science, Technology and Agriculture Questions and Answers - Grade 5 End of Term 3 Exams 2022 Set 1

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  1. Plants can be divided into flowering and ___________ plants. (1 mark)
  2. Write two benefits of flowering plants to human beings. (2 marks)
  3. Name two examples of fungi. (2 marks)
  4. State two economic importance of fungi. (2 marks)
  5.  Write TRUE or FALSE. (3 marks)
    1. Some mushrooms can be eaten.
    2. Birds are cold blooded animals.
    3. Fungi adds nutrients to compost manure.
  6. Complete the blank spaces in the table below. (3 marks)
    Type of vertebrate Example 
       Spiny ant eater
  7. Name one mammal that lives in water. (1 mark)
  8. ________________________    is a flying mammal. (1 mark)
  9. Write the meaning of the following words. (2 marks)
    1. Carnivores
    2. Warm-blooded animals
  10. Identify the type of vertebrate with the following characteristics. (1 mark)
    1. The body is covered with moist skin.
    2. They lay eggs which hatch into young ones.
    3. They breathe through gills.
    4. They are cold blooded.
  11. How can we take care of our ears? (1 mark)
  12. State two examples of body muscles. (2 marks)
  13. Identify the parts of the breathing system with the following functions. (3 marks)
    1.  It is where gaseous exchange takes place.
    2. It allows lungs to contract and expand during breathing.
    3.  It allows air to pass into the lungs.
  14. State one way that can be used to reduce the spread of COVID - 19.(1 mark)
  15. Name any two signs and symptoms of dysentery (2 marks)
  16.  A patient can use _____________ to manage asthma. (1 mark)
  17.  How can someone know that he or she has jiggers? (1 mark)
  18. Write two examples of solid wastes found in your school. (2 marks)
  19.  Write the functions of the following parts of a computer. (2 marks)
    1. Mouse
    2. C.P.U.
  20. Name two effects of heating on matter. (2 marks)


  1. What is the meaning of soil recovery? (1 mark)
  2. Name two areas where eroded soil may be deposited. (1 mark)
  3. Why is it important to recover eroded soil? (1 mark)
  4. Use YES or NO.(3 marks)
    1. Climbing fruit plants have a strong stem.
    2. Eroded soil has nutrients.
    3. Fruits of climbing fruit plants are all harvested at once
  5. Learners from Kileleshwa Academy were advised to use organic materials only in their waste pit. What is the meaning of 'organic materials'? (1 mark)
  6. What is the meaning of water conservation' on the farm?(1 mark)
  7. Give two reasons why we conserve water on the farm. (2 marks)
  8. Use the diagrams bellow to answer the following questions.
    1.  Identify what you can see in picture A and B. (2 marks)
      Picture A
      Picture B
    2. Which of the above methods conserves water when used for irrigation? (1 mark)
  9. Mzee Ojwang has planted many fruit climbing plants on his farm.
    1. Write two benefits that Mzee Ojwang can get from climbing fruit plants. (2 marks)
    2. State two ways that Mzee Ojwang can use to know mature fruits before harvesting them. (1 mark)
  10. Write two practices that can be carried out when taking care of climbing plants. (2 marks)
  11. What is the colour of blackberries that are ready for harvesting? (1 mark)
  12. A shade preserves water by reducing________________. (irrigation, evaporation) (1 mark)
  13. How can the following animals be controlled from damaging crops? (3 marks)
    1.  A mole
    2. Birds
    3. Mongoose 
  14. Write two safety precautions to be considered when handling small wild animals. (2 marks)
  15. Write the names of two domestic animals that are kept in your locality. (2 marks)
  16. Fill in the following table correctly. (3 marks)
    Domestic animal  Use
  17. State any cultural use of domestic animals. (1 mark)
  18. Identify the domestic animal described below. (1 mark)
    1. Can be used to provide meat.
    2. They are used for ploughing.
    3. They provide hides when slaughtered.
  19.  What is the meaning of indigenous food crops? (1 mark)
  20.  Name two examples of indigenous foods crops that you know. (2 marks)

Marking Scheme


  1. non- flowering
  2. Used as food, 
    Used as medicine
  3. Mushroom, yeast, puffball( any)
  4. Used as food
    Used as medicine
    1. true
    2. false
    3. true
  6. amphibians- frog, toad
    reptile - crocodile
    mammal- spiny ant eater
  7. whale( accept any)
  8. bats
    1. Animals that feed on fresh
    2. Animals with constant body temperatures
  10. Fish
  11. Wearing ear muff in sound polluted areas.
  12. Arm muscles
    1. Lungs
    2. Diaphragm
    3. trachea
  14. Accept any correct answer
  15. Accept any correct answer
  16. inhaler
  17. itching Accept any correct answer
  18. Accept any correct answer
    1. control, move and select text, files, icons, folders
    2. process data
  20. Accept any correct answer


  1. Soil recovery is making of the soil useful again after erosion or destruction
  2. Along river banks, valleys etc
  3. To make it useful again
    1. no
    2. Yes
    3. no
  5. Materials that can decompose/ decay
  6. Using farming methods and practices that help in saving/ conserving water.
  7. To avoid wastage, to enable plants have water for a long time
    1. picture A- drip irrigation
      picture B - watering using a watering can
    2. method in picture A
    1. He can use the fruits from the climbing plants as food, the climbing plants act as soil cover hence prevent erosion, he can sell the fruits to get income
    2. Observing their colour, observing the size of the fruits, etc
  10. Watering , weediung etc
  11. Dark, black
  12. Evaporation
    1. Setting safe traps
    2. Using deflectors that make noise
    3. Using repellants
  14. Wearing protective clothing to avoid contracting pests and diseases from them, 
    Being careful not to get injured and bites from them etc
  15. Assess
  16. Used in racing , Bees, 
    Used as a pet
  17. Cows as used in payment of dowry etc,
  18. Cows
  19. Crops that grow on their own in some places and are considered the main source of food in that area
  20. Sweet potatoes, cassava etc
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