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INSTRUCTIONS

Read the following carefully:

1. This paper consists of two (2) sections. There are forty (40) Multiple
Choice questions in Section I and six (6) Structured questions in Section
II.

2. Fill in the following information on the Multiple-Choice answer sheet

using a 2HB pencil only (if it has not been completed already):
- School's Name
- School's ID
- Student's Name
- Student's Number
- Date of Birth
3. Attempt all questions in Section I. Record your answers on the Multiple
Choice answer sheets provided.

4. Answer all questions in Section II in the spaces provided in this booklet.

5. You should spend approximately fifty (50) minutes on Section I and forty
(40) minutes on Section II.

6. On the Multiple Choice answer sheet DO NOT


o Write anything on the top and sides
. Staple
o Punch holes
o Tear
o Make stray marks
7. complete the following on the cover of this test bookret:

- Student's Name

- Student's Number

- School's Name

- School's ID

8. If you are finished before time is called, go back and check your.rork.
SECTION I
MULTIPLE CHOICE

There are forty (40) questions in this section with four (4) options A, B, c, and D.
You are required to answer ALL questions. Select only ONE (1) option.

l. Which of the following is a unicellular 4. Which organism causes the disease


organism? AIDS?

A. Virus A. Virus
B. Fungus B. Yeast
C. Bacterium C. Fungus
D. Mushroom D. Bacterium

2. In which part of the cell does 5. Which of the following is a mixture'/


respiration takes place?
A. Iron
B. Bronze
mitochondnon
C. Copper
D. Ammonia
vacuole

6. The test for carbon dioxide is that it


nucleus

A. relights a glowing sPlint.


B. gives a white precipitate with
chloroplast
limewater.
C. makes a pop with a lighted splint.
D. has no reaction on limewater.
A. nucleus
B. vacuole
C. chloroplast When powdered chalk is added to
D. mitochondrion water and stirred the resulting mixture
isa

3. Which of the following causes food to A. gel.


spoil after leaving it for a few hours on B. colloid.
a table? The C. solution.
D. suspension.
A. moisture in the air.
B. air around the food.
C. heat in the environment.
D. micro-organisms in the food.
Questions 8 and 9 are based on the I l. Which planet is nearest to the Sun?
following diagram which represents a food
web. A. Earth
B. Jupiter
C. Mercury
D. Neptune

t2. Which of the following apparatus is


used to measure volume?

Energy fr6m the sun


A.
Measuring cylinder

8. Which box represents producers?

A.W
B.X rrlirililiJrr{i:rrllirlJ:ljlJij.frJi!riJ;rlii;r1:jljjttfr{i,rtrtJiJiirttlrriirill
C.Y
D.Z B.

Metric rule
9. Which box represents primary
consumers?

A.W
B.X
C.Y C.
D.Z
Stop clock

10. The power supply to your home is


measured in

A. volts.
B. amperes.
C. coulombs. D.
D. kilowatts.

Triple beam balance


13. In the circulatory system valves are 17. Which of the following energy source
present in the causes the LEAST pollution in the
environment?
A. veins.
B. arteries. A. coal
C. capillaries. B. wind
D. blood vessels. C. nuclear
D. natural sas
14. The energy conversion that takes place
when a computer is switched on is: 18. Obesity can occur because of
electrical energy is converted to
A. overeating.
A. light, sound and heat energy. B. heavy smoking.
B. chemical, sound and light energy. C. excessive alcohol.
C. light and sound energy only. D. not enough exercise.
D. sound and heat energy onlY.
19. The table below shows the results of
15. The following is a word equation for food tests carried out on a sample of
photosynthesis. food.

sunlisht
X* water Test Observations
Blue, Black
What do X and Z rePresent? lodine solution added
colour
Benedict's solution
X Z added and mixture Blue colour
heated
A. Oxygen Carbon dioxide
Shaken with ethanot Clear solutions
B. Carbon dioxide Oxygen
The nutrient present in the food
C. Chlorophyll Oxygen
sample is
D. Chlorophyll Carbon dioxide
A. fat.
B. glucose.
16. The part of the plant that carries food
C. protein.
from the leaves to other parts of the
D. starch.
plant is the

A. root.
B. xylem.
C. phloem.
D. stem.

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20. When common salt is added to water 24. A physical change is
and stirred the result is a
A. temporary, reversible and a new
A. suspension. substance is formed.
B. colloid. B. temporary, reversible and no new
C. mixture. substance is formed.
D. solution. C. temporary, irreversible and a new
substance is formed.
D. lemporary. irreversible and no
21. Perfume was sprayed in one comer of new substance is formed.
a room, but the scent was detected all
over the room. The process which
best explains this is 25. In which of the following pairs of
magnets would attraction occur?
A. osmosis.
B. diffusion. N S N S
C. brownian motion.
D. reverse osmosis.
II N S S N

22. Nail polish remover which dissolves


nail polish from Beth's nails is a III S N N S

A. solute.
B. solvent. IV S N S N
C. solution.
D. suspension. A. I and II
B. II and III
z)- The gas necessary for combustion to
C. III and IV
take place is
D. I and IV

A. oxygen. 26. If atmospheric pressure is 100 Pa,


B. nitrogen. what is the force exerted by the
C. hydrogen. atmosphere on a rectangular surface
D. helium. that measures 0.8 m by 0.5 m?

A. 4.0 N
B. 40N
c. 250 N
D. 400 N
27. Heat is transferred from the Sun to the 30. The SI unit used to measure a person's
Earth by height is

I Conduction A. metre.
il Convection B. kilometre.
III Radiation C. millimetre.
D. centimetre.
A. I only
B. I and II
C. II and III 31. The ozone layer is important to life on
D. I, II and III earth because it

A. greatly increases the amount of


28. All of the following are important ultraviolet radiation.
safety practices when using appliances B. forms a protective shield to keep
in a kitchen EXCEPT the earth waffn
C. greatly reduces the amount of
A. locating the power cord away ultraviolet rays that reach the
from a heat source. earth's surface.
B. placing the appliance away from D. prevents acid rain.
water.
C. using several appliances on the
same electrical outlet. 32. Which of the followine is a
D. using the appliance with an greenhouse gas?
extension cord.
A. Sulphur dioxide
B. Carbon dioxide
29. The list that contains only components C. Water vapour
shown in the circuit diasram below is D. Nitrogen

aa
JJ. A typical response of the eye in dim
light is the

A. cilary muscle contracts.


B. cilary muscle relaxes.
C. muscles in the iris increases the
size of the pupil.
D. muscles in the iris decreases the
size of the pupil.

A. ammeter, cells, wire, bulb.


B. battery, wire, voltmeter, ammeter.
C. cell, wire, resistor, ammeter.
D. resistor, wire, voltmeter, ammeter.

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34. Global warming can be prevented by 37. A material that does not allow light to
pass through it is described as
A. planting trees.
B. cutting down trees. A' opaque'
C. increase combustion of fuels. B. translucent'
D. burning of waste. C' transparent'
D. florescent.
35. One characteristic of an alkali is that it
38. A list that contains luminous objects
A. is not corrosive. ONLY is
B. turns red litmus PaPer blue.
C. does not dissolvi in water. A' diamond' mirror' moon'
D. tums blue litmus paper red. B. fire, light bulb, mirror.
C. light bulb, fire, sun.
D. sun. moon, fire.
36. The electric force between charged
objects is

A. repulsive onlY.
B. attractive onlY.
C. either attractive or repulsive.
D. neither attractive nor repulsive.

the colour of Universal indicator paper


euestion 39 is based on the table below showing
with the range of pH values.

Colour Red Orange Green Blue Violet

pH range I 2 34 56789 l0 1l t2 13 T4

39. What is the colour of the Universal indicator paper when a few drops of lemon juice
is added to it?

A. Red
B. Blue
C. Green
D. Orange
40. which oNE of the d.iagrams shown below represents diverging rays?

_/ --t'
II

-ttt-
-/
III IV

A. I
B. II
C. III
D. IV
SECTION II
There are SIX (6) questions in this section.
Answer ALL questions in the spaces provided.

l. Table I below shows the organs in the human body and their excretory products.
Complete Table 1 by placing the name of the correct organ or product in the spaces.

(a)
Organ Excretory Product

Water vapour

Kidney

Skin

Table I
(3 marks)
(b) Water is a common solvent for substances to dissolve. Josh has two unknown
substances X and Y and performed the following activities on them.

He continuously adds small quantities of X to water and stirs. X dissolves in the


water. He then filters the resulting mixture.

He continuously adds small quantities of Y to water and stirs. There were small
particles of Y in the mixture. He then filters the resulting mixture.

Use the information obtained from the activities above to complete Table 2.

Observation
t"*,J" "* Substance Y and
water

Appearance of mixture
(clear/cloudy)

Residue on filter paper


(YesrNo)

Solubility
(soluble/insoluble)

Table 2 (3 marks)

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(c)

s ra

Figure I
Figure I shows pollution of water from an agricultural village located near the sea.

(i) state Two ways in which the water can be polluted from homes in the
agricultural village.

l.

2.

(2 marks)

(ii) Suggest TWO ways in which the water pollution can be reduced in this
village.
l.

2.

(2 marks)
Total l0 marks

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2. Figure 2 below is an illustration showing a butterfly located in front of Jane's eye.

s,
Butterfly

Figure 2

(a) Name the type of lens found in her eye.

(l mark)

(b) Draw a ray diagram in Figure 2 above to show how light passes from the butterfly
through the lens of the eye thereby allowing Jane to see the butterfly clearly. (2 maI

(c) Describe how the shape of the lens in the eye changes when Jane is looking at the
butterfly situated far from her eye.

(l mark)

(d) Jane took a photograph of the butterfly with a camera. In Table 3 below state
THREE similarities in the functioning of the eye to that of the camera.

Camera Eye

ll

lll
(3 marks)
Table 3

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(e) Jane looked up in the sky and saw a rainbow.

(i) How many colours would she see in the rainbou'?

(1 mark)

(ii) state Two changes that take place to the light to produce the rainbow.

l.

2.

(2 marks)
Total l0 marks

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3. Figure 3 below shows an animal cell and a plant cell.

Animal cell Plant cell

Figuls 3

(a) State THREE similarities between the animal cell and the plant cell.

I.

2.

a
J.

(3 marks)

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(b) State THREE differences between the animal cell and the plant cell.

Animal Cell Plant Cell

ll

lll

(3 marks)
Table 4

(c) Use the words in the box below that relates BEST to the statements siven. Each
word can only be used ONCE.

Chloroplast, Osmosis, Diffusion, Nucleus

(i) Occurs when dried fruits are swollen in water

(ii) Controls the function of cells

(iii) Is required for photosynthesis

(iv) Occurs in gaseous exchange in organisms


(4 marks)
Total l0 marks

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4. Figure 4 shows a model of an atom using coloured balls made by Mr. Browne to
demonstrate the strucfure of an atom.

gleen

red red

Figure 4

(a) In Table 5 state the parts of the atom that the balls represent?

Colour balls Parts of the atom

Red

Blue

Green

Table 5 (3 marks)

(b) Name the part of the atom that the cluster of blue and green balls in the centre
represents.

(1 mark)

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(c) (i) Complete the following general word equation

Acid + Alkali Salt +


(1 mark)
-+
(ii) Mary used sodium carbonate to remove tea stains in her teacups.
Name the type of reaction that occurs between the tea stain and the sodium
carbonate.

(1 mark)

(d) Below is a list of substances.

Magnesium Chloride MgCl2


Mercury Hg
Magnesium Oxide MgO
Carbon Monoxide CO
Oxygen Oz
Ammonia NH.

(i) From the list above, name Two substances that are elements.

2.

(2 marks)

(ii) From the list above, name TWO substances that contain covalent bonds.

l.

2.
(2 marks)
Total 10 marks

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5. Forces acting on an object can result in the object remaining at rest or moving in a
particular direction.

(a) Team A and Team B participated in a Tug-of-War on Sports Day.

Team A Team B

Figure 5

Team A is pulling the rope with a force of 60N. Team B is pulling the rope with a
force of 45N.

(i) In which direction would the rope be pulled?

(ii) Explain your answ-ei.

(2 marks)

(b) Explain the scientific principles involved in the following activities.

(i) Susan stretched a rubber band until it burst.

(2 marks)

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(ii) John moved forward when the car he was in stopped suddenly.

(2 marks)

(iii) A car with smooth tyres skids on a wet road.

(l mark)

(c) Nick pushes a lawn mower along Side A and Side B of his lawn, with the same
force as seen in Fieure 6 below.

T
LAWN Il2m t'0.
"
I

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l_
Side A
Figure 6

(i) on which side of the lawn, A or B, does Nick do more work when he pushes
his lawn mower once? Give a reason for your answer.

Side

(2 marks)

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(ii) Calculate the work done when Nick pushes the lawn mower along Side A
with a force of 15N.

(1 mark)
Total l0 marks

6. Figure 7 below shows the structure of the human digestive system.

(a) In Figure 7 below write on the dotted lines, the name of structures A, B and C. (3 marks)

Figure 7

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(b) Food is broken down into simpler substances by chemical changes taking place
during digestion. Complete Table 6 below, by giving the end product when the
following foods are digested.

Food End product after Digestion

Bread

Chicken

Butter

Table 6 (3 marks)

(c) Tara's daily diet consists of the following nutrients.

Nutrients Amount per/100g


Protein Ro

Carbohydrate 5oe

Fat l5o
--D

Added salt ?o

(i) Tara is suffering from the deficiency diseases, goitre and anaemia. what
nutrients are missing from her diet that result in goitre and anaemia?

Goitre

Anaemia
(2 marks)

(ii) what would be the result on Tara's health in consuming the following?

Too much table salt

Too much fat


(2 marks)
Total 10 marks

END OF TEST

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