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Exam Questions – First Term Examination Basic Science and Technology Primary 5 (Basic 5)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 

CLASS – PRIMARY 5 (BASIC 5)

INSTRUCTION – Answer all the following questions. 

 

 

SECTION A 

Answer all the following questions. 

 

1. __________________ is the contamination of the environment.

[a] Renewal

[b] Sanitation

[c] Pollution

 

2. Which of these diseases can be caused by contamination of water?

[a] Headache

[b] Lice

[c] Cholera

 

3. Air pollution can lead to __________________.

[a] HIV

[b] headache

[c] lung infection

 

4. __________________ can help prevent land pollution.

[a] Environmental pollution

[b] Environmental sanitation

[c] Flooding

 

5. Noise is a/an __________________ sound.

[a] pleasant

[b] organized

[c] unpleasant

 

6. __________________ lowers the level of soil by wearing it away.

[a] pollination

[b] Erosion

[c] Hygiene

 

 

7. Which of these is not a type of pollution?

[a] Water

[b] Air

[c] Grass

 

8. ________________ means the same as environment.

[a] Heaven

[b] Surroundings

[c] Science

 

9. We should live in a __________________ environment.

[a] healthy

[b] dirt

[c] dangerous

 

10. A good quality of healthy environment causes disease.

[a] True

[b] False

[c] Maybe

 

11. A poor quality environment can be made better by __________________.

[a] littering

[b] pollution

[c] cleaning

 

12. __________________ can help to improve the quality of the environment.

[a] Dirt

[b] Cleanliness

[c] Erosion

 

13. There are __________________ types of waste

[a] 2

[b] 3

[c] 10

 

 

14. A __________________ is a container for house hold refuse.

[a] pocket

[b] drum

[c] dustbin

 

15. Improper disposal of waste can lead to __________________.

[a] health

[b] pollution

[c] clean place

 

 

SECTION B

Attempt all the following questions. 

 

1. Define Environmental Quality.

___________________________________________________________________

b. Mention 2 advantages of healthy environment?

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________

 

 

2. Define Erosion.

___________________________________________________________________

 

b. List 4 types of Erosion:

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________

iii. _________________________

iv. _________________________

 

3. List 3 types of waste:

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________

iii. _________________________

 

b. State 3 effect of improper waste disposal:

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________

iii. _________________________

 

4. What is Pollution?

___________________________________________________________________

 

b. State 2 effect of water pollution:

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________

iii. _________________________

 

 

5. Identify 2 ways land pollution can be prevented:

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________