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First Term Examination Basic Science and Technology Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Exam Questions

 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 

CLASS – PRIMARY 4 (BASIC 4) 

INSTRUCTION: Answer all the questions. 

 

 

SECTION A

Answer all the questions in this section. 

 

1. Changes in nature are of _______________ main types.

[a] 2

[b] 4

[c] 7

 

2. Temporary change is also called _______________ change.

[a] permanent

[b] reversible

[c] irreversible

 

3. A young plant that is raised from seed and not from a cut is called _______________.

[a] plantation

[b] seedling

[c] potato

 

4. Non – living things do not have _______________ in them.

[a] legs

[b] head

[c] breathe

 

5. _______________ is the state of the atmosphere of a given time.

[a] Temperature

 

[b] Weather

[c] Rainfall

 

6. The instrument for measuring temperature is called _______________.

[a] wind vane

[b] rainguage

[c] thermometer

 

7. The rainbow has _______________ colours.

[a] five

[b] six

[c] seven

 

8. The measurement from one end to the other end is _______________.

[a] length

[b] volume

[c] breadth

 

9. __________ is not an example of solid shape.

[a] Rhombus

[b] Prism

[c] Sphere

 

10. What is the name of this shape?

[a] Cone

[b] Rectangle

[c] Cylinder

 

11. The part of the plant that is the soil is called _______________.

[a] stem

 

[b] root

[c] leaves

 

12. The direction of wind is known as _______________.

[a] windvane

[b] barometer

[c] rainguage

 

13. Which of the following units is used to measure the volume of liquid?

[a] L

[b] m²

[c] cm³

 

14. A baby lion is called _______________.

[a] calf

[b] cub

[c] ewe

 

15. What is the colour of a rusted iron?

[a] white

[b] grey

[c] brown

 

 

SECTION B

Attempt all the questions in this section. 

 

1a. What is weather?

___________________________________________________________________.

 

b. Name each of the following weather situation.

 

I. _____________________________________

II. _____________________________________

III. _____________________________________

 

2a. Measure can be define as _____________________________________.

b. List two instrument for measuring weather:

i. _____________________________________

ii. _____________________________________

 

3a. Define change.

________________________________________________________________.

 

b. Write two type of change:

i. _____________________________________

ii. _____________________________________

 

4a. What are the life cycle of a mosquito?

_________________________________________________________________.

 

b. Write out the rainbow colours:

 

____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________.

 

5a. Define living things.

__________________________________________________________________.

 

b. List 3 types of living things:

i. _____________________________________

ii. _____________________________________

iii. _____________________________________