2014 SCIENCE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Which one of the following components of blood is correctly matched with its function?
The following are some effects of drug abuse:
(iv) Impaired judgment
(v) Drug induced accidents.
Which one of the following consists only of social effects?
Pupils constructed a weather instrument shown below.
The mistake made in the construction was
Which one of the following pairs consists only of plants that directly feed on insects?
The chart below shows a simple classification of plants.
Which one of the following pairs consists only of farm animals that produce mutton?
The following are some characteristics of animals:
(i) Varying body temperatures.
(ii) Lay eggs.
(iii) Have scales.
(iv) Have a backbone.
Which two characteristics are for both toad and duck?
The method of grazing that would require the largest piece of land to practice is
Which of the following pairs of machines consists only of inclined planes
In which one of the following is friction an advantage?
In an investigation on factors affecting sinking and floating pupils carried out the following activities:
(i) placed a bottle top in water.
(ii) made the same bottle top into a ball and placed it on water.
Which one of the following factors were the pupils investigating?
Heat transfer in liquids and gases mainly takes place through
Which one of the following is a transparent material?
Which one of the following ¡s a safety measure against lightning when it is raining?
Which one of the following nutrients is required for the formation of blood in expectant mothers?
Which one of the following soil conservation measures is least suitable on a large piece of land?
When pupils heated some garden soil, smoke was produced. The observation made indicated the presence of
The following are some characteristics of soil:
(i) fine particles.
(ii) cracks when dry.
(iii) poor drainage.
(iv) good capillarity.
The characteristics are for
Pupils went for a nature walk and observed a plant with yellow fruits and thorns on the stem.
The plant observed was likely to he
Which one of the following groups only consists of materials that are non-magnetic?
Which one of the following groups consists only of gases that comprise 0.03, 0.97 and 21 percentage in air respectively?
One of the following is not a component of soil?
The diagram below represents a set up that can he used to investigate good and poor conductors of electricity’?
Which one of the following materials when used to connect wires at point S would make the bulb not light?
The diagram below represents a claw hammer in use.
Which pair of the positions V, W, X and Y represents the load and pivot?
In a certain investigation pupils sat at different positions around a pupil who was ringing a hell.
Which one of the following aspects of sound were the pupils investigating?
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In the human body digested food is absorbed in the
The diagram below represents a certain type of human tooth.
The function of the tooth is
A certain person looked healthy and strong hut tested positive for HlV/AIDS. In which one of the following stages of HI V/AIDS was the person likely to be?
The following are sexually transmitted infections except
Which one of the following pairs consists of planets with the longest orbits?
In order to make a certain weather instrument, a pupil assembled the following materials:
Glass bottle, ink, biro pen tube, nails, manilla paper and water.
Which one of the following instrument was the pupil likely to make?
The following are some adaptations of plants that grow in wet environment except having
Which one of the following groups consists only of field pests?
Which one of the following is a characteristic of amphibians?
The diagram below represents a beak of a certain bird.
The bird represented is a
In which one of the following activities is water used in industries?
Which one of the following is an advantage of hard water?
Mary and John were playing on the see saw as shown in the diagram below.
In order to balance on the see-saw
The following are methods of maintaining simple tools:
(i) Cleaning after use
(ii) Proper storage
(iii) Sharpening cutting edges
(iv) Proper use of tools.
Which pair consists only of methods for safety from accidents?
Which one of the following components of air is used for preservation of soft drinks?
Which one of the following pairs of processes are as a result of increase and decrease in temperature respectively?
Which one of the following statements is true about liquids and gases?
A mixture of’ salt solution, maize grains and iron filings can be separated by
The energy transformation that takes place when a torch that uses batteries is switched on is
Formation of a rainbow can be demonstrated by the following activities except when
Which one of the following is a source of electricity?
Which one of the following consists of foods that are mainly for body building?
Which one of the following groups of symptoms is correctly matched with the deficiency disease?
Which one of the following pairs consists only of components of environment that produce carbon dioxide?
Use of excess fertilisers will mainly pollute
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