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Exam Questions – First Term Examination Basic Science and Technology Primary 6 (Basic 6)

 

 

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 

CLASS – PRIMARY 6 (BASIC 6) 

INSTRUCTION: Answer all the questions. 

SECTION A  

 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Answer all the questions in this section. 

 

1. Which of these is synthetic drug?

[ a ] paracetamol

[ b ] herb tea

[ c ] cum

 

2. We are to use only drugs prescribed by ____________.

[ a ] mothers

[ b ] doctors

[ c ] our friends

 

3. Any substance used as medicine stimulant is called _____________

[ a ] liquid

[ b ] cocaine

[ c ] drug

 

4. The federal ministry of health warns that smokers of cigarette are liable to die.

[ a ] young

[ b ] old

[ c ] great

 

5. It takes earth _____________ hours to rotate on it axis.

[a] two weeks

[ b ] twenty four hours

[ c ] seven days

 

6. Which of these is not a blood vessel?

[ a ] vein

[ b ] artery

[ c ] lung

 

7. Which of these is not a characteristics of living things?

[ a ] death

[ b ] irritability

[ c ] non – movement

 

8. The revolution of the earth take place in every _____________ mean solar days

[ a ] 364

[ b ] 365.2

[ c ] 365

 

 

9. The people who study weather are called?

[ a ] scientist

[ b ] meteorologist

[ c ] meteorologist

 

10. All of these are examples naturally occurring drugs, except?

[ a ] tramadol

[ b ] bitter kola

[ c ] vegetables

 

11. Which one of these is not a component of the sky?

[ a ] eclipse

[ b ] the cloud

[ c ] stars

 

12. The smallest tubes in the body that carry blood are called?

[ a ] veins

[ b ] arteries

[ c ] capillaries

 

13. The movement of the earth on its own axis is called _____________.

[ a ] rotation

[ b ] revolution

[ c ] circulation

 

14. The components of human circulatory system are blood, ____________ and the vessel.

[ a ] heart

[ b ] stomach

[ c ] liver

 

15. The earth orbit the sun at a speed of ______________.

[ a ] 108,000 km

[ b ] 180,000 km

[ c ] 188,000km

 

 

 

SECTION B

Answer all questions

1a. Define the following terms:

i. Weather ______________________________________________________

ii. Meteorologist ________________________________________________

 

b. Name four weather symbols you know.

 

2a. Drugs are ______________________________________________________

 

b. Give two reasons for improving crop yield:

i. ______________________________________________________

ii. ______________________________________________________

 

3a. Give two differences each between arteries and veins.

i. __________________________________________________

ii. __________________________________________________

 

b. List any 4 health implications of drug abuse.

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________

iii. _________________________

iv. _________________________

 

c. List accordingly the 8 planets of the solar system.

i. _________________________

ii. _________________________

iii. _________________________

iv. _________________________

v. _________________________

vi. _________________________

vii.  _________________________

viii. _________________________

 

4a. List 4 effects of earth movement.

i. __________________________________________________

ii. __________________________________________________

iii. __________________________________________________

iv. __________________________________________________

 

 

4b. Define the following:

i. Lunar eclipse ________________________________________________

ii. Solar eclipse ________________________________________________