Exam Questions – First Term Examination Home Economics Primary 5 (Basic 5)

 

 

HOME ECONOMICS 

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 

CLASS – PRIMARY 5 (BASIC 5)

INSTRUCTION – Answer all the following questions. 

 

 

SECTION A

Answer all the questions in this section. 

 

1. _________________ is a substance for rubbing surfaces to make them shine.

[a] stone

[b] water

[c] polish

 

2. A bucket is a _________________.

[a] furniture

[b] plant

[c] container

 

3. _________________ is an example of home made cleaning agent.

[a] Scouring powder

[b] Stone

[c] Tooth paste

 

4. We make a surface to make it _________________.

[a] rough

[b] smooth and shine

[c] crook

 

5. _________________ cannot be used to make a cemented surface clean.

[a] water and  soap

[b] water and brush

[c] machine and cutlass

 

6. All these tools can be used to clean surfaces except _________________.

[a] brush

[b] sponge

[c] hammer

 

 

7. House hold pests are _________________ insects and animals.

[a] friendly

[b] harmful

[c] useful

 

8. _________________ is not an example of house hold pest.

[a] Mosquito

[b] Bedbug

[c] Cow

 

9. House hold pests often carry and spread _________________.

[a] health

[b] diseases

[c] wealth

 

10. _________________ are chemical substances used to fight and prevent insects.

[a] Water

[b] Insecticide

[c] Polish

 

11. Rats and rodents can cause _________________.

[a] headache

[b] malaria

[c] lassa fever

 

12. _________________ is not a type of surface in the home.

[a] Terrazzo

[b] Tarred road

[c] Tiles

 

13. _________________ floor is made of mixture of cement, sand, gravel and water.

[a] concrete

[b] mud

[c] granite

 

 

14. One of the disadvantages of wooden floor is _________________.

[a] durable

[b] flammable

[c] beautiful

 

15. The last step in the preparation of home made polish is _________________.

[a] bleaching of oil

[b] leaving to cool

[c] addition of grated bar soap

 

 

SECTION B

Attempt all the following questions. 

 

1a. Mention 3 advantages of concrete surface:

i. _________________

ii. _________________

iii. _________________

 

b. Define concrete surface __________________________________

 

 

c. List 2 ways concrete surface can be cleaned:

i. _________________

ii. _________________

 

2a. Define Wooden surface __________________________________________

 

b. Write 2 advantages of wooden surfaces:

i. _________________

ii. _________________

 

c. Mention 2 reasons for cleaning wooden surface:

i. _________________

ii. _________________

 

3a. What is pest? ___________________________________________________

 

b. State 2 ways household pest can be prevented:

i. _________________

ii. _________________

 

4. Enumerate 3 effects of pest in the home:

i. _________________

ii. _________________

iii. _________________

 

5a. Define bucket ___________________________________________________

 

 

b. List 3 materials need in caring for bucket:

i. _________________

ii. _________________

iii. _________________

 

 

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