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MID-TERM EXAMINATION (UNIT 1 to UNIT 4)

Duration: One hour fifteen minutes


Section A
Answer all the questions. Every question is followed by four options A, B, C and D. Choose the correct answer. The
suggested time for this section is 45 minutes. If you unable to answer a question, proceed to the next question.

1 Diagram 1 shows an investigation carried out by a


group of pupils.

Diagram 3
Diagram 1
Q probably is
What is the observation after two weeks?
A egg C pupa
A The tadpoles are dead.
B larva D caterpillar
B The oil layer evaporated.
C The tadpoles have grown bigger.
6 Diagram 4 shows some parts of organs in the human
D The number of tadpoles has increased.
body.
2 The following plants will die after one week except
A C

B D

Diagram 4
Which of the following organs are involved in the
breathing process?
A W and X C X and Y
B W and Y D Y and Z
3 Which of the following are human excretory products?
I Urine III Sweat 7 Diagram 5 shows two types of plants.
II Mucus IV Faeces
A I and II C II and III
B I and III D II and IV

4 Diagram 2 shows a breathing structure of an


animal, X.

Diagram 5

How do plant J and plant K reproduce?


Diagram 2
J K
Which of the following animals has the same
A Leaves Suckers
breathing structure as the animal shown in Diagram 2?
B Stem cutting Suckers
A C
C Suckers Spores
D Spores Seeds
B D
8 Diagram 6 shows an investigation carried out by a
5 Diagram 3 shows the life process of a butterfly. group of pupils.

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13 Diagram 10 shows four types of plants, P, Q, R and S.
P R

Diagram 6
Which of the following are true about the
investigation? Q S
I The leaf sinks in the water.
II The size of the leaf has increased.
III Air bubbles are formed in the water.
IV The leaves breathe through the pores on its surface. Diagram 10
A I and II C II and III Which of the plants reproduce through spores?
B I and III D III and IV A P and Q
B P and R
9 Diagram 7 shows a zebra. C Q and S
D R and S

14 Diagram 11 shows a leaf of a plant.

Diagram 7
How does zebra protect itself from enemies? Diagram 11
I Has sharp claws III Camouflage This plant reproduces through
II Has hard scales IV Lives in group A spores C seeds
A I and II C II and III B stem cutting D leaves
B I and III D III and IV • Lay
15 The information below shows the characteristics of an
animal P. eggs
10 Diagram 8 shows the passage of air during human
• Has
breathing process.
long tongue
Nose → Mouth → X → Lungs •
Diagram 8 Changes skin
What does X represent? colour
What is animal P?
A Liver C Windpipe
A Frog
B Heart D Stomach B Arctic fox
C Pangolin
11 Diagram 9 shows a fish. D Chameleon

16 The information below shows the characteristics of an


animal Y. • Lives on
land
Diagram 9 • Lives in
What is the function of the part labelled Q? water
A It helps the fish to breathe. Which of the following animals is Y?
B It helps to protect the fish. A C
C It helps the fish to balance.
D It helps the fish to swim faster.

12 What are the characteristics of the animals that live in B D


cold regions?
I Have humps
II Have thick fur
III Have hard scales
IV Have thick layers of fat 17 Diagram 12 shows part of a mangrove tree.
A I and II C II and III
B I and III D II and IV

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Diagram 12 Diagram 15
What is the function of the part labelled P? The response is towards
A To reproduce A touch C gravity
B To absorb sunlight B water D sunlight
C To provide support
D To defense from being eaten by animals
22 Diagram 16 shows a part of a plant.
18 Diagram 13 shows a banana tree and a yam plant.

Diagram 16
It responses to
Diagram 13 I air III gravity
How do these plants protect themselves from hot and II wind IV sunlight
dry weather? A I and II C II and III
Banana Tree Yam Plant B I and III D III and IV
A Sheds its leaves Produces latex
23 Which of the following animals can survive in a hot
B Curls its leaves Has waxy leaves
and dry region?
C Produces latex Has tiny leaves I Camel III Pangolin
D Has big separated leaves Sheds its leaves II Sheep IV Desert wren
A I and II C II and III
19 Diagram 14 shows a bitter gourd plant. B I and IV D II and IV

24 Diagram 17 shows a pencil.

Diagram 17
Diagram 14
The length of the pencil is
What is the function of the part labelled R? A 4.5 cm C 5.5 cm
I Helps plants to get sunlight
B 5.0 cm D 6.0 cm
II Helps plants to get water
III Helps plants to get support
IV Helps plants to get shelter 25 Diagram 18 shows a cube and a cuboid.
A I and II C II and III
B I and III D II and IV

20 How does the rambutan tree protect itself from strong


wind?
A It has long roots.
B It has supportive roots.
C Its stem can bend easily. Diagram 18
D It has a strong and hard bark. How many cubes that can be put into the cuboid?
A 48 C 72
B 60 D 84
26 Diagram 19 shows four measuring tools.
21 Diagram 15 shows a plant responding to a stimuli.

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I III 28 Which of the following pairs is not matched correctly?

Tool Measurement
A Compass Direction
II IV B Measuring tape Area
C Measuring cylinder Volume
D Compression balance Mass
Diagram 19
Which of the following tools are used by ancient 29 How do you measure the volume of a marble?
people to measure time? A By using a ruler.
A I and II B By using a measuring tape.
B I and III C By using a compression balance.
C II and III D By using a measuring cylinder containing water.
D II and IV
30 The information below shows four measuring tools, K,
27 Ah Meng wants to measure the mass of a basketball. L, M and N.
K – Spring balance
Which of the following objects can help him to solve
L – Measuring cylinder
his problem?
M – Weighing machine
A Ruler
N – Swinging of a pendulum
B Measuring tape
C Measuring cylinder
D Compression balance Which of the measuring tools can be used to measure
the mass of an object?
A K and M C L and M
B K and N D L and N

Section B [20 marks]


The time suggested for this section is 30 minutes. If you are unable to answer a question, proceed to the next question.
Answer all questions. Write your answers in the spaces provided.
1 Diagram 1 show an investigation carried out by a _______________________________________
group of pupils. Some green bean seeds are sowed in [1 mark]
box P and Q under different conditions. After two
weeks, the seedlings in box P and Q grow as shown in (c) State two other basic needs, other than the one
being investigated, that are needed for the growth
Diagram 1. of the seedlings.
1. ______________________________________
2. ______________________________________
[2 marks]
(d) Predict the condition of the seedlings if box P is
moved to the same place as box Q and left there
for a week.
_______________________________________
[1 mark]
Diagram 1 (e) What is the conclusion made from this
investigation?
(a) Write two reasons (inferences) that explain the
difference of the seedlings in box P and Q. _______________________________________
[1 mark]
1. ______________________________________
2. ______________________________________ 2 Diagram 2 shows four different types of animals.
[2 marks]

(b) Name one material, other than cotton, that can


replace soil in this investigation.

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3 Table 1 shows the total number of span used by 4
pupils to measure the length of a blackboard.
Pupil Number of spans
Ranjit 17
Ali 15
Siti 18
Ah Leong 16
Diagram 2 Table 1
(a) How do the animals in Diagram 2 breathe? (a) What can you observe from the result in Table 1?
P : _____________________________________
_______________________________________
Q : _____________________________________
[1 mark]
R : _____________________________________
(b) Based on this investigation, identify
S : _____________________________________
[4 marks] (i) what is changed (manipulated variable):

(b) How does animal R defend itself? _____________________________________

________________________________________ (ii) what is observed (responding variable):

________________________________________ _____________________________________
[1 mark] [2 marks]

(c) Why animal S is difficult to be detected? (c) Predict the length of the blackboard if the length
of Ali’s span is 12 cm.
________________________________________
_______________________________________
________________________________________
[1 mark]
[1 mark]
(d) State one measuring tool that should be used to
(d) What is the special characteristic that animal P has
measure the length of the blackboard.
to protect itself?
_______________________________________
________________________________________
[1 mark]
[1 mark]
(e) What is the conclusion for the investigation?
_______________________________________
[1 mark]

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