KCPE PAST PAPERS 2013: SCIENCE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS [QNS 26-50]
Which pair of’ plants stores food in the roots?
Which of the following groups of food crops is correctly classified into cereals, legumes and fruits?
The diagram below shows some parts of a flower.
The parts representing the stigma and filament are
Which of the following food chains is correct’?
Which of the following groups of animal feeds mainly provides a diet of proteins, carbohydrates and fats respectively?
Which of the following groups of foods would provide nutrients suitable for a child suffering from kwashiorkor?
Bilharzia can be prevented by
Which of the following uses of water are recreational only?
Which of the following statements about HIV infected persons is correct?
Excessive use of herbicides and pesticides affect the soil by reducing the
Which of the following parts of the human breathing system are both involved in cleaning. warming and moistening air?
Which of the following pairs of livestock parasite control methods can control liver flukes?
In which of the following are the characteristics of solids and liquids correctly matched?
Which of the following groups of objects consists of only objects that would sink in water?
The following are reasons for fitting a tap near the bottom of a tank except
The main reason why murram is placed on roads is to
Which of the following groups of products are correctly classified according to the farm animals producing them?
The following processes are involved in the formation of a zygote in plants
(i) Growth of pollen tube
(iv) Pollen tube breaks.
The correct order of the processes is
Which of the following only consists of energy giving foods?
Which of the following statements describes soft water? Soft water
In an activity to investigate mixing of liquids, liquid P mixed with liquid Q. Liquid R did not mix with Liquid P and Q. Liquid R mixed with cooking oil.Which one of the following correctly represents liquids P, Q and R?
The diagram below represents a set up used to demonstrate a certain property of light.
Which one of the following statements is CORRECT about the set up? Light is
Which one of the following pairs of materials will pollute soil?
In a certain investigation pupils used a straight pipe to observe a candle flame. They then bent the pipe and observed again.
Which aspect of light was being investigated?
A pupil was blindfolded and asked to listen as a bell was rang from different positions.
Which aspect of sound was being investigated?
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KCPE PAST PAPERS 2013: SCIENCE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS [QNS 01-25]
Heat is transferred through a vacuum by
The best procedure of separating a mixture of sand, maize and salt is
To stop a moving object, the force applied should be
The soil component investigated is
Which of the following pairs of processes occurs when temperature decreases?
Which one of the following animals has scales on its body?
The main reason why mothers are encouraged to breast feed their infants is because breast milk
Splash erosion can be prevented by
Newton is the unit for measuring
Soil that is good for modelling has
The following are processes that take place during birth in humans
(i) Dilation of the cervix
(ii) Contraction of the uterus
(iii) Bursting of the amniotic bag
(iv,) Pushing out of the baby
(v) Cutting of the umbilical cord
Which of the following is the correct order of the processes?
A farmer practicing stall feeding ¡s likely to feed animals on .
Which of the following statements is true about Vena Cava? It carries
Which of the following materials are both opaque?
Which one of the following pairs is a source of electricity?
Which of the following statements is true about cumulus clouds?
Which of the following planets are in the 2nd and 6th positions from the sun?
In which of the following pairs of levers is the load, effort and fulcrum likely to be in similar positions when in use?
Which of the following pairs of objects is correctly classified into magnetic and non-magnetic?
The diagram below represents a set-up that is used to demonstrate a certain aspect of matter
The aspect investigated is
The following are uses of some components of air:
(ii) preserving soft drinks
(iii) electric bulbs
Which two uses are for the component that makes up 21% of air?
A pupil was walking towards the northern direction past an air strip and noticed a windvane pointing to her right. In which direction was the wind blowing from?
The diagram below represents a simple electromagnet.
Which of the following energy transformations occur in the electromagnet?
Vaccines given at birth protect an infant against
Farmers apply farm yard manure to the soil to
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KCPE 2013 PAST PAPERS (QUESTIONS, ANSWERS AND REPORTS)