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INVESTIGATING TECHNOLOGY

devices
calculator
microscope

car
telescope
telephone

aeroplane
stethoscope
crane

A.

Fill in the blanks below correctly with the answers given above .

1.

Human use various ______________ to overcome their limitation .

2.

Human use ________________ to overcome the inability to travel to places


far away by air .

3.

To overcome humans limitation to travel places far away by land they use
the _________________ .

4.

To overcome humans limitation to see far away objects they use the
_____________________

5.

To enable humans to communicate with people far away they use the
_____________________

6.

To enable humans to hear very soft sound


_____________________

7.

Humans use the _____________ to calculate quickly and accurately .

8.

The humans use the _______________ to lift up heavy objects .

9.

The humans use the ________________ to see tiny or fine objects .

10.

Fill in
Drawing

clearly , they use the

the sequence of the field of communication below correctly .


Smoke signal

carrier pigeon

11.

Name three wireless devices invented by humans :


i.
ii.
iii.

______________________
______________________
______________________

12.

The ______________

13.

Name two aircraft invented by humans .


i.
ii.

14.

use the wind energy to travel on water .

______________________
______________________

Arrange the sequence of the bridges invented by humans .


Concrete

wooden / tree trunk / concrete and steel

Questions 15 to 18 match the words to their meaning correctly .


15.

Mankind

16.

Agriculture

17.

Communication

Carrying people or object from place to


Another using vehicles .

18.

Transportation

Sending and receiving information

The practice of farming .


All human beings

Fill in the blanks with the correct answer .


19.

Technology helps humans to _______________ faster.

20.

Technology help humans to _________________ with people from places far


away .

21.

Technology invent ______________ devices to improve our health .

22.

A __________________ cart is a vehicle powered by animals .

23.

A device used today to do the same thing above is the __________________

.
24.

The name of the transport shown above is a ________________________

J
25.

Rearrange the development of technology in the field of water transportation.


above in the correct sequence .

26.

The object above is used overcome the limitation of the _______________

27

28

29

30

Technology has made our life easier and more _____________________


32.

State two disadvantages of technology :


i.
ii.

____________________________________________________
____________________________________________________

YEAR 6
simple machine

lever

pulley

wedge

fulcrum

less

more

inclined planes

gear

complex machine
A.

Fill in the blanks below correctly with the answers given above .

1.

A tool that helps make our work easier is called a _____________________

2.

The flag raised in the assembly in your school use the __________________

3.

Two examples of simple machines are _______________ and _____________

4.

The point where the lever moves back and front is called the ____________

5.

The nearer the fulcrum to the load the _____________ the force needed to
move the load .

6.

The further the fulcrum to the load the ______________ the force needed to
move the load .

7.

To change the speed or direction of movements we use a _______________.

8.

A ______________ is made of two inclined planes that come together .

9.

A machine made up of more than one simple machine is called a


____________________________

B.

Fill in the blanks below based on the given picture.

10.

The picture above shows an example of a ____________________

11.

The picture above ia an example of a simple machine called the _________

12.

The best way to lift up the zincs to the worker is by using the ___________

13.

The simple machines found in the simple machines above are ____________
and _______________

14.

All the tools in P , Q and R use the same principle of a simple machine
called the _____________________

15.

The simple machine in the picture above is called a _________________

16.

The axe used in the picture above is an example of a simple machine


called the _______________

17.

The picture above a simple machine known as the __________________

Force
Force

Force
Force

R
18.

In the picture above shows four pictures P , Q , R and S . The picture


that shows the least force needed to move the load is ___________

Drawings

smoke signals

telegraph

19.

The sequence above shows the development in

20.

The simple machine used in the picture above is the

C.

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For questions 21 to 27 , fill in the boxes in the complex machine below


with the correct simple machine .
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(23)

(24)
(25)

(26)

(27)

28.

Two examples of wheel and axle are :


i.
ii.

29.

Two examples of lever are :


i.
ii.

30.

____________________
____________________

Two examples of incline plane are :


i.
ii.

33.

____________________
____________________

Two examples of wedge are :


i.
ii.

32.

____________________
____________________

Two examples of pulley are :


i.
ii.

31.

____________________
____________________

____________________
____________________

Two examples of screw are :


i.
ii.

____________________
____________________

Questions 34 to 36 are based on the picture below .

34.

The part labeled L is the __________________

35.

The part labeled K is the __________________

36.

The part labeled J is the ___________________

D.

Fill in the blanks below with the correct answer .

37.

We use machines to make our work faster and __________________

38.

We also use machine to do the _______________ work .

39.

When we use machine we can save ______________ and _______________.

40.

Without machines our live will be __________________

YEAR 5
INVESTIGATING TECHNOLOGY
Questions 1 to 5 are based on the pictures below .

1.

The picture labeled J is the ____________________

2.

The picture labeled K is the ___________________

3.

The picture labeled L is the ____________________

4.

The picture labeled M is the ___________________

5.

The picture labeled N is the ____________________

B.

Fill in the blanks below with the answers given below .


Concrete

stable

topple over

base area

height

unstable

6.

______________ structure will not topple over easily .

7.

A ________________ structure is more stronger than a wooden structure .

8.

A structure with a small base area is _____________________.

9.

A structure with a lower ______________ is more stable .

10.

A glass with a higher height is easy to _____________________

Questions 11 to 12 is based on the pictures below .

11.

The most stable chair is labeled ______________

12.

The least stable chair is labeled ______________

13.

The picture above has the shape of a ___________________

Questions 14 to 15 is based on the picture below .


A

14.

The bottle that will topple over first is ________________

15.

Bottle B will not topple over first because it has a bigger


__________________

Block
A
16.

Block
___________ is more stable . It is ________________than
Block A.

P
17.

Arrange the chairs above from the least stable to the most stable

J
18.

Block
B

Arrange the cuboids above from the most stable to the least stable .

Questions 19 to 23 are based on the pictures below .

Coconut

Carrot

Sugar
cane

Bread

Mushroom

19.

The shape of the coconut is similar to the __________________

20.

The carrot has the shape similar to the __________________

21.

The bread has the shape similar to the _________________

22.

The shape of the mushroom is similar to the ________________

23.

The bread has the shape similar to the _________________

Fill the blanks below with the correct answers .


24.

A structure is more stable if it has a bigger ___________________

25.

________________ structure is less stronger than a concrete structure .

26.

The Parliament building has the shape of the _________________.

27.

__________________ is not suitable to be used in construction


of a building .

28.

A structure is less stable if it has a smaller ___________________.

29.

A chair is less stable if it is ____________________

30.

A chair is more stable if it is ___________________

For questions 31 to 36 , fill in the boxes in the structures below


with the correct basic shapes .
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