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Integrated Science Questions and Answers - Grade 5 Mid Term 1 Exams 2023 Set 2

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  1. During a science lesson grade five learners were asked to classify vertebrates into their groups. Which of the following lists was correctly classified?
    1. Shark, salamander, frog
    2. Man, chicken, lizard
    3. Lizard, crocodile, chameleon
    4. Trout, newt, toad
  2. A skin is one of the sense organs in human beings. Which among the following is not a function of the skin in the human being?
    1. Sense organ of hearing
    2. Sense organ of touch
    3. Protects internal body organs from injuries
    4. Regulates body temperature
  3. The following are characteristics of living things. Which among them shows that they give birth?
    1. Feed
    2. Reproduce
    3. Grow
    4. Die
  4. The following is a list of plants. Which among them is green and flowering?
    1. Black jack
    2.  Fern
    3.  Cypress
    4.  Moss
  5. During a science lesson, grade 5 learners took a nature walk to a nearby forest. Which among the following protective gears would protect their feet from being pricked by thorns?
    1. Dust coat
    2. Tongs
    3. Gumboots
    4. Gloves
  6. Learners were discussing about different types of fungi. Among the fungi listed below, which of them is used in the baking industry?
    1. Dandruff
    2. Mushrooms
    3. Mould
    4. Yeast
  7. Three of the following fungi are important to human beings in different ways. Which one is not?
    1. Mould
    2. Yeast
    3. Mushroom
    4. Penicillium
  8. Reptiles are vertebrates. Grade 5 learners were asked to list their characteristics and they listed the following. Which one among them is not correct?
    1. Lay eggs
    2. Have scales
    3. Body temperatures vary
    4. Breathe through gills
  9. The following are characteristics of certain types of clouds.
    1. Grey in colour
    2. Found high in the sky
    3. Fluffy on top
    4. Indicate heavy rainfall
      Which of the characteristics above is true about the cirrus clouds?
      1. (iii)
      2. (ii)
      3. (iv)
      4. (i)
  10. When eating human beings use different types of teeth in different ways. Among the following, what is the function of incisors in human beings?
    1. Cut and bite food
    2. Pierce and tear food
    3. Tear and crush food
    4. Grind and chew food
  11. After eating, undigested food materials are stored in the body temporarily before they are removed from the body as waste. Which part of the digestive system is used to store the undigested food before removal?
    1. Stomach
    2. Large intestine
    3. Rectum
    4. Anus
  12. A human being uses brain to remember things. Which of the following parts of a computer performs the same function as that of the human brain?
    1. CPU
    2. Monitor
    3. Keyboard
    4. Mouse
  13. Dust in the air is one of the air pollutants. Three of the following effects are true about too much of the dust in air apart from one. Which one?
    1. Can cause hearing problems
    2. Can cause breathing difficulty
    3. Can cause irritation of the eyes
    4. Can cause difficulty in seeing
  14. The following are processes through which different substances change from one state to another. Which process will a substance change from a solid to a liquid?
    1. Condensation
    2. Evaporation.
    3. Freezing.
    4. Melting
  15. Three of the following are different ways through which one can make floating objects to sink except
    1. crushing the object
    2. reducing the size of the object
    3. adding weight to the object
    4. changing the shape of the object


  1. Which of the following domestic animals helps the farmer in carrying his harvest from the farm to the market after harvesting?
    1. Cow
    2. Donkey
    3. Sheep
    4. Goat
  2. Three of the following are causes of soil erosion in our farms. Which one is not?
    1. Strong winds
    2. Over grazing
    3. Over cultivation
    4. Planting cover crops
  3. Grade four pupils of Bahati primary school visited Mr. Mumbi's farm. They identified three ways of conserving water on the farm. Which was not?
    1. Irrigation
    2. Mulching
    3. Cover cropping
    4. Shading
  4. Mrs Onyambu asked four pupils to name the importance of mulching. Which pupil gave the wrong answer?
    1. Jovan - Controls soil erosion
    2. Mary- Suppresses the weeds
    3. Mark -  Helps in the spread of pests and diseases
    4. Jane - Adds nutrients to soil
  5. Three of the following are ways of maintaining farm tools and equipment. Which one is not?
    1. Cleaning farm tools after using them
    2. Sharpening the cutting parts
    3. Keeping the tools in moist place after use
    4. Drying the tools and equipment well before storing them
  6. Which of the following farm tools is correctly matched with its use?
    1. Rake - Cutting grass and bushes
    2. Jembe - Collecting rubbish and levelling seedbed
    3. Wheelbarrow - Scooping soil
    4. Slasher - Cutting grass and bushes
  7. Which of the following methods is the best for preventing wild animals from entering our farms?
    1. Killing them
    2. Fencing
    3. Chasing them
    4. Spraying
  8. The following are climbing fruit plants. Which one is not?
    1. Raspberies
    2. Grapes
    3. Passion
    4. Onions
  9. Grade four teacher asked the pupils to collect the parts of the climbing fruit crops as planting materials. Which one was not among the planting materials presented in class?
    1. Stem cuttings
    2. Flowers
    3. Vine cuttings
    4. Seeds
  10. Mr Maina asked grade five pupils to collect eroded soil from deposition sites to recover it for growing crops. Which of the following areas was not suitable for the pupils to collect the soil?
    1. Fence line
    2. Trenches
    3. Hills
    4. Road sides

HOMESCIENCE (10 marks)

  1. Which one of the following is not a physical change in pre-adolescent girls?
    1. Broadening of hips
    2. Increase in weight
    3. Hair growing under the armpits
    4. Voice breaking
  2. Which of the following is not an aspect of grooming?
    1. Physical exercise
    2. Dancing
    3. Eating enough food
    4. Dressing
  3. Three of the following are effects of wasting time. Which one is not?
    1. Unable to achieve goals
    2. Failing to perform
    3. Future regrets
    4. Complete tasks early enough
  4. What is another name of pre-adolescent?
    1. Pre-teen
    2. Adolescence
    3. Puberty
    4. Peer group
  5. Which is one of the following is not a surface found in our homes?
    1. Glass
    2. Tiles
    3. Wood
    4. Plastic
  6. Three of the following are common communicable diseases except
    1. Chicken pox
    2. Measeles
    3. Ring worms
    4. Diabetes
  7. Give the name of the cleaning material below
    A. Mop
    B. Dustpan
    C. Broom
    D. Brush
  8. Which one of the following advertisement media will reach the largest group of people?
    1. Radio
    2. Newspaper
    3. Television
    4. Billboards
  9. Grade 4 teacher told Grade 4 learners to apply wise buying when buying items. What do you think was the importance of wise buying?
    1. It saves time
    2. It makes one buy excess items
    3. It reduces transport cost
    4. It wastes money
  10. The table below shows food rich in healthy fats. Which food can fit in part X?
     Nut   Oranges  
     Avocados    X
    1. Pumpkin seeds
    2. Sweet potatoes
    3. Oranges
    4. Chocolate


  1. Which one of the following is not a game played using a ball?
    1. Long jump
    2. Volleyball
    3. Netball
    4. Football
  2. Among the following items, which one can not be used in juggling?
    1. Handkerchief
    2. A small ball
    3. Knife
    4. A small towel
  3. Which one of the following is not a locally available material used to make a skipping rope?
    1. Banana fibre
    2. Sisal fibre
    3. Strings
    4. Plastic bottles
  4. The exercise done before you start a game is called
    1. cool down
    2. pressure up
    3. jogging
    4. warm up
  5. The three words uttered during elongated start in races are
    1. set, go and stop
    2. on your mark, set and go
    3. hands up, do and count
    4. start, go and stop
  6. The diagram below shows a long jump field. The part marked W is known as
    1. Runway
    2. Landing area
    3. Take off board
    4. Take off line
  7. Which one of the following is not an importance of participating in running activities?
    1. Improves mental health
    2. Makes bones stronger
    3. Improves blood circulation
    4. Weakens muscles
  8. Three of the following are equipment found in discus facility. Which one is not?
    1. Marking flags or pegs
    2. Measuring tape
    3. Score cards
    4. Ball
  9. Identify the part labelled X
    1. End cap
    2. Knob
    3. Barrel
    4. Handle
  10. How many players play in the game of volleyball in each team at the start of the game?
    1. 6
    2. 8
    3. 7
    4. 11
  11. The diagram below shows a softball pitch. Name the player marked Y.
    1. Catcher
    2. Pitcher
    3. Centre field
    4. Short stop
  12. Bunch start is also known as
    1. shoulder shrug
    2. shot stop
    3. bullet start
    4. drop finish
  13. The following are values displayed during sporting activity. Which one is not a good value?
    1. Commitment
    2. Jealousy
    3. Justice
    4. Hard work
  14. The following are stages in hurdling. Which one is the second stage?
    1. Take off
    2. Approach
    3. Flight
    4. Clearance
  15. The diagram below shows a learner performing an activity during ball games.
    The activity is known as
    1. overhead pass
    2. chest pass
    3. overarm pass
    4. underarm pass



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


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


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


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