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MAURA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


SCIENCE V
FIRST PERIODICAL EXAMINATION

Directions: Read and analyze each item carefully. Shade the circle that corresponds to the letter of the
correct answer in your answer sheet.

1. What general property of matter refers to the amount of space occupied by the object?
A. mass B. volume C. density D. distance

2. Some moth balls were placed inside a cabinet. After a week, the balls got smaller. What phase change
took place in this situation?
A. condensation B. freezing C. melting D. sublimation

For items 3-6, identify the special property of matter described by each statement.

A. porosity B. malleability C. brittleness D. luster

3. Reflection of light to a mirror


4. Wet piece of cloth
5. Broken pieces of ceramic
6. Forging of sword

7. Steel is a strong material used in buildings. Why?


A. Steel is elastic. C. Steel is breakable.
B. Steel is flexible. D. Steel is hard.

8. Gold can be shaped into rings. What property does gold have?
A. brittleness B. elasticity C. hardness D. malleability

9. Which explains why papers are used in writing?


A. Papers are soft.
B. Papers have the ability to dry up liquids like ink quickly.
C. Papers are made of cellulose fibers that have absorbent property.
D. Papers replaced stone, rocks, and wood, which were used in writing before.

10. Why are the frames of eyeglasses usually made from the composite of plastic and metal?
A. The composite of plastic and metal is a good conductor of heat.
B. The composite of plastic and metal is light, which is good for the eyes.
C. The composite of plastic and metal is rust proof.
D. Both a and c are correct.

11. What causes rust to form?


A. reaction of iron to heat C. reaction of iron to oxygen
B. reaction of iron to force D. reaction of iron to cold weather

12. Amy’s family had a reunion and there were some leftovers/ She observed that some of the foods had a
change in color and smelled bad. What do you think happened to the food?
A. The food got soft. C. The food was fresh.
B. The food got less. D. The food was spoiled.

13. If nutrients provide energy, what does it imply when we eat food?
A. Our body takes in raw materials.
B. Our body absorbs the food that we eat.
C. Our body takes the energy from the nutrients that we eat.
D. Our body digests the energy given by the food that we eat.
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14. Most of the local government in the Philippines in year 2012 implemented the law against using
plastics. What does this imply?
A. Papers must be used instead of plastics. C. Plastics can be recycled and reused.
B. The use of plastics is reduced. D. All of the above.

15. Which of the following situations shows condensation?


A. rusting of nail
B. drying of clothes under the sun
C. formation of ice inside the refrigerator
D. formation of water droplets on glass window panes

16. Which BEST describes “plastic materials”?


A. They are made from chemicals known as phenols and hydrocarbons.
B. They can be used for storing food like microwave plastic containers.
C. They have the ability to combine with other materials.
D. They do not decay; they are nonbiodegradable.

17. Which BEST describes “wooden materials”?


A. Wood has a number of specific natural characteristics.
B. Wood can be bent and twisted into special shapes.
C. Wood is a good insulator of heat.
D. Wood is flexible.

18. What evidence shows a chemical change?


A. formation of precipitate C. formation of a new substance
B. formation of gas or smoke D. all of the above

19. What property of glass makes it popular material for manufacturing drinking containers?
A. It is brittle. B. It is transparent. C. It is heat-proof D. It can be melted.

20. What property of steel makes it a good construction material?


A. It is rigid and strong. C. It has luster.
B. It can be stretched. D. It is a conductor of heat.

21. What are synthetic products?


A. Products made from plastic.
B. Products made from manufactured products instead of natural materials.
C. Products that have natural properties.
D. Products made from raw materials.

22. Why are metals in their natural form (except copper) not used for manufacturing products?
A. They are expensive. C. They are difficult to process.
B. They are rare. D. They are soft and weak.

23. Which of the following statements shows a correct practice of disposing materials?
A. Dried leaves should be burned.
B. Recyclable materials can be sold to junk shops.
C. Discarded tin cans should be buried in the ground.
D. After eating candy, its wrapper should be put in plant boxes.

24. Which of the following pairs should NOT be stored together in the same shelf at home?
A. LysolTM and soy sauce C. aspirin and TylenolTM
B. fish sauce and vinegar D. soap and shampoo
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For items 25-30, classify the following statements below if they show physical or chemical change.

A. physical Change B. Chemical Change

25. Jenny mixes an amount of lemon juice with an amount of mayonnaise.


26. The shoes of Nathan are well protected from insects because of the naphthalene balls in his closet.
27. Myrna saw the spoiling food she forgot to store in her refrigerator.
28. Every December, the cooking oil in Mang Nicasio’s store freezes.
29. Ben placed a nail in basin of water. The following day, he noticed the formation of iron oxide.
30. During transpiration, water molecules evaporate from the leaves of plants.

For items 31-35, decide whether each statement is TRUE or FALSE.

A. True B. False

31. Evaporation protects Earth from harmful ultraviolet radiation.


32. Oxygen is a greenhouse gas that prevents heat from exiting planet earth.
33. Burning of garbage can contribute to global warming.
34. Recover means converting waste to energy.
35. CFCs are chemical compounds made up of atoms of chlorine, fluorine, and carbon.

36. Which shows physical change?


A. burning of gasoline C. mixing of salt and water
B. digestion of food D. photosynthesis of plants

37. Which shows chemical change?


A. liquid salt to table salt C. vaporization of water
B. melting of crayons D. burning of coals

For items 38-40, refer to the diagram below.

38. Which undergoes evaporation?


A. I B. II C. III D. IV

39. Which undergoes deposition?


A. I B. II C. III D. IV

40. Which undergoes melting?


A. I B. II C. III D. IV

41. What can be done to stop ozone depletion?


A. Stop burning fossil fuels like gasoline
B. Stop the use of products that contain CFCs and Freon gas.
C. Stop polluting the air because it is a part of the atmosphere.
D. Stop burning garbage as they may release poisonous gases.

42. Which best describes “reusing” materials?


A. Reusing means fixing materials.
B. Reusing means using products “as is”.
C. Reusing means reducing waste materials.
D. Reusing means reprocessing materials in order to make them new.
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43. Which best describe “repairing” materials?


A. Reusing means fixing materials.
B. Reusing means using products “as is”.
C. Reusing means reducing waste materials.
D. Reusing means reprocessing materials in order to make them new.

For items 44-50, classify each statement if they show or use any of the 5Rs of waste management.

A. Reduce B. Reuse C. Recycle D. Recover E. Repair

44. Margaret found her old baby doll and gave them to her baby sister.
45. Jason used paper bags in the grocery instead of plastic bags.
46. Totoy collects animal manure and apply as fertilizers for his plants.
47. Father fixed the broken toy of my younger brother.
48. Instead of throwing away all the soft drink cans he bought, Dennis used them as pots for his plants.
49. Mely opens a garage sale in her place to sell all her old furniture.
50. Carol bought good vegetables only enough for her one-day meal.

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Prepared by:

ALFREDO T. GARCIA, JR., PhD


Teacher III
SY. 2018-2019