KCPE PAST PAPERS 2005 SCIENCE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Which one of the following ¡s NOT required when finding the density of a regular solid?
Which one of the following statements about water is TRUE?
The BEST way of handling tin cans after using the contents is by:
Which one of the following pairs of levers has the position of load, fulcrum and effort as a forearm?
Which one of the following statements is about a windsock is TRUE? A wind sock
Which one of the following NEED NOT be the same when comparing capillarity in different types of soil?
Which one of the following characteristics of sandy soil DOES NOT explain why water drains through it easily?
Which one of the following drugs has similar effects to miraa (khat) when abused?
Which one of the following correctly shows the path taken by urine from the kidneys?
Which one of the following groups consist of only plants with fibrous roots?
The component of air used in making plant food is
Which one of the following lists consists of only drugs of abuse that are prohibited in Kenya?
Which two of the following processes involve loss of heat to the surroundings?
The leaf of cactus plant
Which one of the following DOES NOT affect floating and sinking of an object?
Which one of the following soil components is LEAST affected when soil in a container is heated?
Which one of the following DOES NOT undergo the stages of egg, larva, pupa and adult?
Which one of the following substances will form a salt and water only when mixed with an acid?
Which one of the following pairs of substances will give the same colour when mixed with flower extract
Sifting, picking and sieving are some methods of separating mixtures. Which one of the following mixtures can be separated by all the three methods?
Which one of the following is NOT a reason why drugs should be stored in their properly labelled container? To avoid
Which one of the following material is magnetic?
The following are steps followed by pupils when making a certain tool.
(i) Flattening one end of a nail
(ii) Fixing the flattened end into a piece of wood.
(iii) Cutting off the head of the nail.
(iv) Flattening and sharpening the exposed nail.
The tool is a
The diagram below represents a loaded wheelbarrow
The effort needed to push the wheelbarrow can be reduced by increasing the length of the part between
A. P and R
B. Q and R
C. R and S
D. S and T
The diagram below represents an arrangement of gear wheels
When wheel H is rotated once in a clockwise direction
K.C.P.E PAST PAPERS 2005 SCIENCE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Which one of the following sources of energy is renewable?
Which one of the following is the MAIN reason why the inside of a solar drier is painted black?
The image formed in a pinhole camera is:
In a box guitar high sound can be produced without changing the tension of the strings by
Below is an energy transformation: Chemical —> electrical —> heat —> light
In which one of the following does the energy transformation shown take place when used to
Flowers P, Q, R and S have the following characteristics:
P: Large and loosely held anthers
Q: Presence of nectar
R: Strong scent
S. Light pollen grains
Which two flowers are wind pollinated?
A fish is able to move EASILY in water because it
Which one of the following plants stores food in the stem?
A food chain in grassland is shown below
Grass —>Grasshoppers---> Frogs —> Snakes —>Secretary birds.
Which one of the following would most likely happen immediately all snakes are killed?
The diagram below represents a section of a heart of a mammal.
Which one of the following statements is TRUE?
The following are the activities which are carried out when comparing strengths of acids in fruit juices.
(i) counting the number of drops of each fruit juice required to change the color
(ii) adding the different fruit juice drop by drop in each of the bottle tops
(iii) adding equal amounts of indicator in each of the bottle tops.
(iv) putting equal amounts of wood ash solution into different bottle tops
Which one of the following is the CORRECT order of the activities?
The diagram below represents a setup that can be used to demonstrate a certain property of air.
Which property of air is demonstrated by the set up?
Which one of the following will pollute water ONLY?
The MAIN reason why the government conserves wildlife is to have
When an object is thrown up in the air ¡t falls because it
The diagram below represents a simple machine in use.
The machine is an example of
The reason for using rollers when moving heavy objects on a floor is to
The diagram below represents a weather instrument constructed by a group of pupils who made a mistake while constructing it
The mistake made during the construction was
Which of the following planets are in the second, fifth and eighth positions respectively from the Sun?
The function of plasma is to
Which pair of characteristics is common to lizard, toad, hawk and platypus?
The table below shows characteristics of four different fruits U, V, W and X
Which one of the fruits is likely to be dispersed by exploding?
The diagram below represents a foot of a certain bird.
Which one of the following parts of a flower is NOT CORRECTLY matched with its function?
A glass containing ice cubes was placed in the open. After some time the outer surface of the glass became wet. This shows that
A. Air contains water vapour
B. Ice melts to form water
C. Air is a mixture of gases
D. air can be cooled.
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