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Section A.

Circle the correct answer.

1. Which of this animal has claws ?

2.

Which animal has the above external features?

A eagle
B buffalo
C butterfly
D earthworm

3.

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This plant has______________.

i woody stem
ii soft stem
iii rough leaves

A i only
B i and iii
C ii only
D ii and iii

4.
• Woody stem
• Flowering plant
• Oval shaped leaves

What plant is this ?

A balsam plant
B bougainvillea
C chrysanthemum
D papaya tree

5. Which group of magnets will repel each other ?

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i ii

iii iv

A. i , ii
B. i, iv
C. ii, iv
D. iii , iv

6. Which object is not attracted by the magnets ?

A. needle
B. nail
C. 20 sen coin
D. safety pin

7. A _____________ is used to turn a circuit on and off.

A. bulb
B. battery
C. switch
D. wire

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8. The above spring is being _____________

A. bent
B. twisted
C. stretched
D. squeezed

9. A _________________ spring is easier to bend, twist,


stretch and squeeze?

A. longer
B. shorter
C. smaller diameter
D. shorter and smaller diameter

10. The spring in the pogo stick is used to ________

A. bounce
B. show direction
C. open up easily
D. clip the object tight

11. Which material below can absorbs more water than


others ?

A.

B.

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C.

D.

12. A diapers is used to ______________

A. wipe sweat
B. keep the baby dry
C. dry our body after a bath
D. wash dishes

13. Y

The diagram above shows layers of soil.


What is Y ?

A. small stone
B. humus

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C. clay
D. sand

14. Siti mixed this substance into her food to make it


tasty. What substance it is ?

A. milk powder
B. baking powder
C. salt
D. vinegar

15. Which of the following substances has a label as


shown above ?

A. aerosol
B. kerosene
C. detergent
D. bleach

16. This label means that the substance can cause _______

A. flammable
B. corrosive
C. poisonous
D. explosive

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17. You can use a magnet to separate Z from baking
powder. What can Z be ?

A. wheat flour
B. iron dust
C. 5 sen coins
D. green beans

18. Which of the following pairs of animals have similar


external features ?

A.

B.

C.

D.

19. Which group of plants below


has the same external
fe atures ?

A. fern rose hibiscus


B.
mosses sunflower banana

C. mimos orchid balsam


a
lallang pineapple mushroo D.
m

20. Magnets are used in__________ and ____________.

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i refrigerator
ii compass
iii stapler
iv mechanical pencil

A. i and ii
B. i and iv
C. ii and iii
D. iii and iv

21. Which of the following is true about the objects and


their magnetic functions ?

Objects Function

pencil case to keep the cover


opened
magnetic crane lifts heavy magnetic
objects
loudspeaker to show direction

door stoppers keeps the door close

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A.

C.

D.

22. Which of the following groups are conductors ?

A. thumbtack and rubber band


B. nail and straw
C. screw and aluminium stripes
D. safety pin and plastic spoon

23. A circuit with _______________ is the dimmest.

A. one bulb and one battery


B. one bulb and two batteries
C. two bulbs and one battery
D. two bulbs and two batteries

24. Which of the following animals has been grouped


correctly ?

Animals with Animals with


many legs eight legs
A Caterpillar Mosquito
B Prawn Bees
C Crab Centipede

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D Millipede Spider

25. The hibiscus plant and the rambutan tree are similar
because they have _______________ ?

A. flowers and long leaves


B. oval leaves and woody stems
C. flowers and soft stems
D. woody stems and irregular leaves

26. Choose the correct statement about sandy soil.

A. made of very small part


B. consists of sand and clay
C. contains very little air
D. contains very little water

27. Which of these substances are unsafe ?

ii
i ii

thinner orange
juice

iii iv

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curry powder baking powder

A. i only
B. i and ii
C. ii and iii
D. all above

28. Which statement is true about the unsafe


substances ?

A. bleach is flammable
B. poison can cause death
C. fertilizer can cause explosion
D. weed killer cannot makes us sick if swallowed

29. Which methods can be used to separate the mixtures


?

Mixtures Method
i plastic balls and marbles filter paper and funnel
ii thumbtacks and red beans magnet
iii sand and polystyrene balls water
iv paper clips and baking sieve
powder

A. i and ii
B. i , iii and iv
C. ii and iv

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D. ii , iii and iv

30.

sandy
soil clay soil garden soil
P Q R

An experiment was carried out as shown above. The


three young plants were placed in different types of
soil. What must we measure in this experiment after
two weeks ?

A. the height of the young plants


B. the types of young plants
C. the types of soil
D. the amount of soil

Section B

1. Answer the questions based on the pictures below.

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a. Which animal has feathers ?

_________________________________________________ (1
Mark)

b. Why we can classify snail and tortoise in the same group


?

_________________________________________________ (1
Mark)

c. Name two animals that have horns ?

_________________________________________________ (1
Mark)

d. What is the similarity between lion and rooster ?

_________________________________________________ (1
Mark)

e. Predict the animal below.

• I have tail
• I have a lot of scales
• I do not have legs.

The animal is _________________________________ ( 1 mark


)
2. Study the pictures below and answer the
questions.

Pandanus
Rose Sunflower

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Banana Rubber
tree Papaya tree
tree

a) Which plants have woody stem ?

_______________________________________________ ( 1
mark)

b) Which plants have irregular-shaped leaves ?

_______________________________________________ ( 1
mark)

c) Which plants have long leaves and soft stem ?

_______________________________________________ ( 1
mark)

d) Which plant has thorns ?

_______________________________________________ ( 1
mark)

e) Which plants bear flowers and fruits ?

_______________________________________________ ( 1
mark)
3. A test is carried out by Year 3 pupils to find out which
materials absorb more water.

i. Prepare three types of sponge which are the same


size.

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i. Fill in 350 ml of water into three beakers of the same size.
ii. Put the sponge into each beaker.
iv. After 3 minutes remove the sponge from the
beakers.
v. Measure the final water level left in the beakers.

Table below shows the result:

Sponge Beake Initial water Final water level


r level
X A 350 ml 100 ml
Y B 350 ml 200 ml
Z C 350 ml 300 ml

a) Based on the result, which of the sponge is the most


absorbent ?

_______________________________________________ (1
mark)

b) Give a reason to support your answer in 3 (a).

________________________________________________(1mark
)

c) Rearrange the sponge to show the ability of sponge to


absorb water in ascending order.

_______________________________________________ (1 mark
)

d) Based on the experiment what to change ?

______________________________________________ ( 1 mark
)

e) Based on the experiment what to measure?

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_______________________________________________ ( 1
mark )
4. Marina wants to know how well different soils let water
flow
through them. She sets up the following apparatus. Then
she slowly pours 50 ml water. The amount of water that
collected in the beaker are measured by using measuring
cylinder.

J
50ml 50ml 50ml
50 ml

Dry clay Dry sand Dry


soil soil garden soil

Dry clay soil Dry sandy Dry garden


soil soil
water water
water

K L

Study the result of the investigation below

Beake Soils Amount of water


r ( ml )
J clay
L garden 30
K sand 40

a) In this investigation, what is change ?

____________________________________________ ( 1mark)

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b) In this investigation, what is measured ?

___________________________________________ ( 1 mark )
c) The ____________ soil holds the most water. (1 mark )

d) Arrange the soil according to how well water moves

through them.

e) Predict the amount of water in beaker J ?

________________________________________________
( 1mark)

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