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2012 SCIENCE YEAR FOUR SECOND-TERM EXAM PAPER

NAME:______________________ CLASS:________ MARKS:_____________

SECTION A: CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER.

1. Which of the following is not a basic 5. A pupil quickly withdrew his hand
need of an animal? when he accidentally touched a hot
A Water B Air iron. What life process is shown by
C Light D Food the pupil?
A excretion B breathing
2. The figure below shows a fish bowl
C defecation D respond to stimuli
which has a layer of oil on the surface
of the water. What will happen after a
6. Which one of the following animals
week?
gives birth?
A Lizard B Bat
C Cockroach D Grasshopper

7. The figure below shows a pair of


human organs of excretion labelled X.

A The fish will grow bigger.


B The fish will compete for food.
C The fish will compete for mate.
D The fish will die.

3. What happens when humans inhale What waste is excreted from the
and exhale? organs labeled X?
A Sweat B Urine
Inhale Exhale C Carbon dioxide D Solid waste
A Air is taken Air is given out
into the body. of the body. 8.
B Air is given out Air is taken into
of the body. the body.
C Water is taken Water is given
into the body. out of the body. The animal shown in the picture
D Water is Water is taken above will grow into a
given out of into the body. A mosquito B frog
the body. C butterfly D grasshopper
4. We need to remove (excrete) waste 9. The following objects allow light to
materials from our bodies because the pass through them except
waste materials will A a wooden door
A make us weak. B a glass
B make us grow tired easily. C a pair of glasses
C make us put on weight quickly. D a piece of tracing paper
D make us become unhealthy.

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10. Which of the following objects 13. Diagram shows a plank on a patch
can be stretched? of grass.

The patch of grass under the plank


is found to be yellowish. Why does
this happen?
A Not enough water
11. Figure below shows B Not enough space
an investigation carried out on C No air
balsam seedlings. D No sunlight

14. Which of the following shows the


correct eye positions when taking
the reading of the volume of a
liquid in a measuring cylinder?

What will be observed after ten days?

12. Diagram shows planets M and 15. The standard unit of measurement
Saturn arranged in sequence. for length is____________.
What are planets M? A gram B metre
C second D square metre

16. Which of the following is a good


conductor?
A Gloves B Nail
C Towel D Sponge
A Jupiter
B Mercury 17. Which metal rusts?
C Uranus A Iron B Aluminium
D Neptune C Chromium D Silver

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18. 22. The figure below shows the life
cycle of a frog.
What is the length of the pencil?
A 5 paper clips
B 6 paper clips
C 7 paper clips
D 8 paper clips

Which of the following is X?


19. Diagram shows a cube and a
cuboid.

How many cubes that can be put


into the cuboid?
A 48 B 60
C 72 D 84 23. Why the Earth suitable for living
things to survive on?
20. Diagram shows four inventions. I It has air.
I II II It has water.
III It has suitable warmth.
IV It has atmosphere.

III IV A I, II and III


B II, III and IV
C I,III and IV
D I,II,III and IV
Which of the following inventions
can bring harm to human? 24. House
A I and II B I and III Furniture
C II and III D II and IV Newspaper

21. The polar bear can survive in a What material is used to make
cold and icy habitat because those things?
I it has very thick fur. A Glass B Metal
II its fur is white. C Wood D Plastic
III it has a thick layer of fat under
25. Which of the following are the
its skin.
factors that cause rusting?
A I and II only
I air II oil III water
B I and III only
A I and II B I and III
C II and III only
C II and III D I, II and III
D I, II, and III

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26. Diagram shows three processes. 29. Diagram shows the position of the
Earth from the sun.

What will happen if the Earth


is placed at position P?
Which of the following are processes A The Earth will stop moving
that repeat uniformly? around the Sun.
A R only B The Earth will become very
B P and Q cold.
C P and R C The Earth will become very hot.
D Q and R D All living things will become
27. The information below describes S. more heathy.

The centre of our solar 30. Diagram shows the mass of the
system. three similar bottles of cooking oils.
All planets move around it.

What is S?
A Sun B Uranus
C Jupiter D Asteroid
28. Humans cannot communicate
with people who are faraway.

Which of the following devices can


be used to overcome the limitation
What is the mass of each bottle of
mentioned above?
cooking oil?
A 1.5 kg
B 3 kg
C 7.5kg
D 9 kg

A II only B I and IV
C II and III D I, II and IV

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SECTION B (20 marks)
NAME:______________________ CLASS:________ MARKS:_____________

Instructions: Write your answers in the spaces provided.

1. The diagram below shows an electric circuit set up by Arif. He uses four
different objects to connect x and y in the circuit. He observes whether the bulb
lights up or not.

(a) What will be observed by Arif? Complete the table below.


Object Nail Pen Eraser Paper clip
Condition of Lights up Does not lights
bulb up

(2marks)
(b) Name the objects that
i) Conduct electricity:________________________________ (2marks)
ii) Do not conduct electricity: __________________________ (2marks)

2. Diagram 2 shows a table. Abu measures the length of the table by using the
cubit and a pencil.

Diagram 2

Type of measuring tool The length of the table


Pencil 9
Cubit 3

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(a) In this activity:
i) What is being changed?________________________________________

ii) What is measured? ________________________________________

(2 marks)

(b) State the purpose of this experiment.


To investigate the relationship between _______________________________
and the _______________________________________________. (2 marks)
(c) What conclusion can you make from this experiment?
A ( standard non-standard ) measuring tool does not give an accurate
measurement. (1 mark)

3. The figure below shows that three different grasshoppers are immersed in
water.

(a) Predict the results of this experiment after two hours.


Beaker Condition of the grasshoppers
P
Q
R
(3 marks)

(b) What is the conclusion of this experiment?


A grasshopper will die if its ( breathing immune ) structures are blocked.
(1 mark)

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4. The figure below shows some plants which are grouped according to their
special characteristics.

(a) Name the special characteristic of each group.


Hairy surface that can
i. X: ____________________________
cause itchiness
ii. Y: ____________________________ Thorny stems
iii. Z: ____________________________ Poisonous
(3 marks)
(b) Why are these characteristics important to these plants?
To_________________________________________________(2 marks)

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