The KCPE 2011 past papers and marking schemes
SOURCE: KNEC- KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
KCPE SCIENCE 2009 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Which one of the following statements describe a human canine tooth?
Which one of the following consists only of parts of the human body where digestion takes place?
Which one of the following statements about reproduction in human beings is CORRECT?
In which one of the following activities is water used for recreation?
In which one of the following is water used sparingly?
When constructing a wind vane the
Which one of the following groups of planets are in the CORRECT order in terms of distance from the sun?
The diagram below represents a weather chart prepared by pupils.
Which one of the following statements is CORRECT about the weather chart?
Birds that have short, straight and thick beaks are
In which one of the following does the load move through the same distance as the effort when in use?
Which one of the following pairs of objects will float on water?
During a demonstration to investigate a certain property of matter, soil was put in a small container and then dipped in water in a basin.
This was to show the presence of
Which one of the following pairs of materials are good conductors of electricity?
Which one of the following statements about energy is TRUE? Energy is
Driving a motor vehicle with a well maintained engine will mainly control pollution in
A flower which has long feathery stigma and loosely held anthers is also likely to
The chart below shows some farm animals and their products
The diagram below shows a set-up used by pupils to carry out an investigation
The investigation was to
Which one of the following is TRUE about soil that has high water retention? It has
Which one of the following is an effect of soil pollution?
Which one of the following groups consist only of external livestock parasites?
In which one of the following cases is friction a disadvantage?
Which one of the following is a source of electricity?
Which one of the following are both reasons for lighting a house?
In a certain investigation on soil, pupils heated soil in a container until smoke was produced. This was to investigate presence of
KCPE PAST PAPERS 2011: SCIENCE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS [QNS 01-25]
Which one of the following diseases is a child immunized against at birth, sixth week, tenth week and fourteenth week after birth?
Which one of the following is advisable when spraying with chemicals?
Which one of the following pairs consists only of omnivorous animals?
The reason why some plants have thick waxy cuticle is to
Which one of the following consists of groups of food that mainly contain fats?
The first step in obtaining salt from a mixture of salt solution and pieces of copper wire is
Substances that have definite mass and volume are
A lactating mother should feed on a diet rich in calcium and phosphorous in order to
Which one of the following is the most effective preventive measure against the spread of sexually transmitted infections amongst the youth in schools?
Which one of the following pairs consist only of inclined planes?
The percentage of the component of air in the atmosphere used by legumes to make proteins is
The following are signs and symptoms of anaemia EXCEPT
Which one of the following consists only of a pair of animals that have constant body temperature?
The following are some activities carried out in an experiment to investigate drainage in soil.
(i) Put equal amounts of three types of soil in separate funnels.
(ii) Place the funnels on the mouth of each of the three plastic bottles.
(iii) Put cotton wool in the neck of each funnel.
(iv) Pour equal amounts of water on each type of soil at the same time.
Which one of the following is the CORRECT order of the activities?
Which one of the following methods of soil conservation can be used to control splash erosion?
The effects of heat on ice that make it change to gaseous form are
The chart below represents a simple classification of crops
Which one of the following crops are CORRECTLY represented by W, X, Y and Z?
The following is a feeding relationship that was observed in a certain habitat.
Maize grains --> Rats --> K --> Hawks
Which one of the following is CORRECTLY represented by K?
Which one of the following pests is CORRECTLY matched with the part of the crop it attacks?
Pest Part of crop attacked
Which one of the following diagrams represents what is observed when water is poured into a tin can with holes of the same size at different depths?
The diagram below represents a thermometer used to measure temperature of a certain liquid
From the thermometer, the temperature of the liquid is
The diagram below represents a set-up that was used to demonstrate a certain aspect of heat
The aspect demonstrated was
To save a person who has touched an exposed electric, wire, one should
In a certain investigation pupils heated different materials and recorded their findings.
Which one of the following CORRECTLY shows the pupils’ findings?
Which one of the following statements is NOT TRUE about friction. Friction is a force that