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Science Questions and Answers - Grade 5 End of Term 3 November 2022 Exams Set 2

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  1. Which of the following groups consists of non-flowering plants only? 
    1. Moss, spinach, pine 
    2. Cypress, fern, grass 
    3. Sisal, sweet potato, kales 
    4. Moss, fern, pine
  2. Which of the following statements about a duck, lizard and a fish is NOT true? 
    1. They are vertebrates 
    2. They lay eggs 
    3. They have scales 
    4. They have internal fertilisation
  3. The diagram below shows a structure found in the digestive system,
    In which part of the digestive system is it found? 
    1. Stomach 
    2. lleum 
    3. Duodenum 
    4. Colon
  4. Grade five pupils at Upendo academy listed signs and symptoms of Tuberculosis as below.
    Samson - Chest pains
    Chebowen - Blood in sputum
    David - Persistent cough
    Mercy - Pain in the joints
    Who among the pupils gave a wrong sign and symptom?
    1. Mercy
    2. Samsom 
    3. David
    4. Chebowen
  5. Which of the following is not an ear protection device won by people working in noisy industries? 
    1. Ear plugs 
    2. Ear muff's 
    3. Earphones 
    4. Ear defenders
  6. Which of the following phases of the moon can only be observed using a telescope? 
    1. New moon 
    2. Gibbous 
    3. Full moon 
    4. Crescent
  7. Which of the following acid is found in our stomachs and kills germs in the food?
    1. Sulphuric acid 
    2. Hydrochloric acid 
    3. Citric acid 
    4. Nitric acid
  8. Which of the following processes are involved in the water cycle? 
    1. Melting and freezing 
    2. Condensation and sublimation 
    3. Disposition and vaporisation 
    4. Condensation and evaporation
  9. Grade five leamers at Isang Academy did the experiment below.
    Which change of state of matter were the learners investigating: 
    1. condensation 
    2. solidification 
    3. freezing 
    4. vaporization
  10. Which of the following is not a feature of the scratch window? 
    1. Sprite
    2. Download
    3. Thumbnails pane 
    4. Command pane
  11. Which of the following features of a microsoft word window shows the name of the document and the application opened? 
    1. Title bar 
    2. Cursor 
    3. Tabs
    4. Quick access toolbar
  12. Which of the following pair of parasites are external?
    1. Lice and pinworm
    2. Hookworm and tapeworm
    3. Jigger and lice
    4. Mite and roundworm
  13. Which waterborne disease is prevented by draining stagnant water, proper sanitation wearing gumboots and gloves while working in water?
    1. Bilharzia
    2. Cholera
    3. Typhoid
    4. Dysentry
  14. An iron nail sinks and a maize cob floats. Which factor affecting sinking and floating makes this happen?
    1. Shape
    2. Weight
    3. Size
    4. Material
  15. All the following happen during inhalation. Which one does not?
    1. Lungs expand 
    2. Diaphragm flattens
    3. Ribs move downwards 
    4. Ribs move upwards


  1. Which one of the following maintenance practice of tools can be carried out on all types of tools?
    1. Greasing
    2. Sharpening
    3. Cleaning after use
    4. Oiling
  2. Grade four pupils put some soil into a container full of water as shown below.
    Which component of soil were they investigating?
    1. Organic matter in soil 
    2. Water in soil 
    3. Air in soil 
    4. Living things in soil
  3. Which of the followig is not a farming practice that conserves water? 
    1. Mulching
    2. Shading 
    3. Cover cropping 
    4. Mixing chemicals
  4. Which parts of cassava is mainly enten? 
    1. Leaves
    2. Root 
    3. Seeds
    4. Stem
  5. The best soil for building a fish pond; 
    1. has big particles 
    2. cracks when dry 
    3. spreads easily 
    4. has moderate capillarity
  6. Weeds in a small kitchen garden uder innovative gardening can best be prevented by: 
    1. uprooting 
    2. use of chemicals 
    3. digging out 
    4. slashing
  7. Poultry are mainly kept for, 
    1. meat and eggs 
    2. eggs and milk 
    3. meat and feathers 
    4. feathers ad wool
  8. Which of the following animals is kept in the farm as a pet and for protection? 
    1. Donkey
    2. Dog
    3. Cat
    4. Horse
  9. Eroded soil can be deposited in the following three areas except one. Which one is it? 
    1. Fence line 
    2. Valley 
    3. River bank 
    4. Nursery bed
  10. Which of the following is the best way of controlling birds in a rice field?
    1. Safe traps
    2. Loud sounds
    3. Sare crow
    4. Use of repellant crops


  1. Grace wants to repair a gaping scam in school uniform. Which is not a safety measure she should observe?
    1. Use a thimble when serving 
    2. Get a safe working place 
    3. Keep safe distance from the friend 
    4. Hold pins of needles with her mouth
  2. Which one of the following is an example of synthetic textile fibres? 
    1. Polyester 
    2. Linen 
    3. Wool
    4. Cotton
  3. Katana observed the following symbol on the care label of school sweater
    What does the label symbolise;
    1. Do not dry clean 
    2. Do not iron 
    3. Do not bleach 
    4. Wash using warm water
  4. Makena wants to store her beans after harvesting. Which special bag should she use in order to prevent her beans from being attacked by pests? 
    1. Sisal sack 
    2. Hermetic bag 
    3. Shopping bag 
    4. Paper bag
  5. Grade Five pupils want to clean plastic kitchen tools during a Home science lesson. Which one of the following is not a safety precaution when cleaning? 
    1. Use of hot water when cleaning the tools and equipment 
    2. Do not expose kitchen tools and equipment to direct sunlight 
    3. Do not clean them using rough materials 
    4. Dry them in a shade
  6. The method of cooking food where the food is completely dipped and covered with oil is called; 
    1. dry fat frying 
    2. deep frying 
    3. shallow drying 
    4. boiling
  7. hich nutritional deficiency disease is called by lack of iodine? 
    1. Scurvy 
    2. Anaemia
    3. Obesity
    4. Goitre
  8. Andrew ate the following foods for lunch; rice, chapati and meat. Which nutrient is he lacking in the diet? 
    1. Carbohydrates 
    2. Minerals 
    3. Vitamins
    4. Proteins
  9. Before buying goods one is supposed to do all the following except: 
    1. make a shopping list 
    2. compare prices 
    3. check the expiry date 
    4. check the manufacturing date
  10. The following materials can be used to clean a glass surface except; 
    1. scrubbing brush 
    2. soft piece of cloth 
    3. old newspapers 
    4. a spray bottle


  1. Which of the following is not a safety precaution when addressing a closed wound? 
    1. Wearing protective gloves before dressing a closed wound 
    2. Washing your hands before and after dressing a wound 
    3. Sharing injections and tweezers 
    4. Disposing materials and equipment used in dressing wound
  2. The following are some of the activities that are performed to develop agility except one; 
    1. forward running 
    2. back to back running 
    3. pivoting 
    4. lateral running
  3. The condition in which an individual has enough energy to perform a task without getting tired is called; 
    1. fittness
    2. balance 
    3. agility
    4. skills
  4. Name the type of five action sequence shown in the figure below.
    1. handwalk 
    2. shoulder roll
    3. round off
    4. cartwheel
  5. The following are learning points for through vault into forward roll. Which one is not? 
    1. Hips and feet horizontal 
    2. Tuck the legs up to the chest 
    3. Have a fast run up and take off powerfully on both feet
    4. Hands apart on the vaulting box
  6. What type of swimming style is illustrated on the figure below.
    1. Backstroke
    2. Side stroke
    3. Breaststroke
    4. Headstroke
  7. If any of your friends make a mistake while playing frisbee he/she needs to be B.E.C.A.L.M. What does letter E stand for?
    1. Expand
    2. Extend
    3. Explain
    4. Expect
  8. What do we call the following technique in frisbee?
    1. Pivoting
    2. Cutting
    3. Marking
    4. Catching
  9. When a raider escapes from the opponent by squatting below him or her to avoid being tapped before reaching the halfway line in Kabaddi game is called;
    1. scorpion kick 
    2. toe touch 
    3. frog jump
    4. Dubki
  10. The following are locally available materials which are used in improving a volleyball net. Which one is not?
    1. Sisal fibre
    2. Old clothes
    3. Nylon ropes
    4. Logs of wood
  11. Grade four pupils were discussing about how they use their leisure activities. Who gave the wrong use of leisure activity? 
    1. Jane - Reading story books 
    2. John - Listening to music 
    3. Jayleen - smoking cigarettes 
    4. Taking leisure walks
  12. What is the type of crutch method illustrated in the picture below.
    1. single human crutch
    2. ambulance 
    3. double human crutches 
    4. metal crutch
  13. Which of the following is not an item found in the first aid kit? 
    1. Triangular bandage 
    2. Comforming bandages 
    3. Cellotapes 
    4. Adhesive strip dressings
  14. The use of substance or technique to illegally improve athletic performance is called;
    1. stereotype 
    2. drug abuse 
    3. smoking 
    4. doping
  15. The type of rope skipping shown on the figure below is called;
    1. heel taps
    2. skier 
    3. struddle and straddle cross 
    4. single bounce




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

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

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