Basic Science Examination Questions For JSS1-JSS3

CLASS: J.S.S.1         SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE            

INSTRUCTION: Underline the correct answer

Objectives

  1. The chemical substances in our foods are called (a)  Nutrends (b) Nutrients (b) Nutrients (c) Nutrition (d) Nitrate
  2. Deficiency of vitamin C causes (a) Beri-Beri (b) scurvy  (c) Pellagra  (d) Anaemia
  3. Which of the following is a water-soluble vitamin ? (a) vitamin B complex (b)  vitamin A  (c) vitamin D (d) vitamin  K
  4. Vitamins and mineral salt home a major function in common  which  is  (a) Energy-giving  (b) temperature regulation  (c) protection-giving (d) strength
  5. Which of the following is not a synthetic drug? (a) kola nut (b) paracetamol (c) panadol (d) penicillin
  6. Which of the following best describes drug abuse>? (a) taking drugs without a doctor’s prescription (b) taking drugs with the prescription of a medicine dealer (c) taking drugs prescribed by a pharmacist
  7. All are ways of drug use except (a) infection (b) Anus (c) inhalations (d) oral administration
  8. All are air pollutants except (a) CO2 (b) O2 (c) CO  (d) CFCs B-complex (d) V
  9. Another name for carotene is (a) Vitamin A  (b) Vitamin C (c) Vitamin  B-complex (d) vitamin D
  10. The deficiency of iodine causes a diseases called (a) Gorthe  (b) Thyroid  (c) Rare (d) Anaemia

Subjective

  1. The full meaning of NDLEA is ________
  2. The main sources of drugs are _______ and ________
  3. Respiratory pigment in the red blood cell is called _________
  4. The three types of pollution are ________, _______ and ________
  5. The toxic gas released form the exhaust of moving cars is called ______
  6. All toxic gases related into the air which causes global warming can be called _________
  7. Oxides of nitrogen dissolves in rain water to form ______________
  8. _________ are responsible for ozone layer depletion
  9. Two deficiencies of sodium in the body are _______ and______
  10. The part of the food which cannot be digested by enzymes is called _______

Theory

  1. (a) Explain the term drug abuse (b) list 4 commonly abuse drugs (c) list 5 ways of drug misuse or abuse (d) State four effect of drug abuse
  2. (i) Itemise the functions of the NDLEA (ii) What are Roughages? (ii) Give 3 examples of roughages.
  3. Write short notes on any two of the following
  • Vitamin A
  • Mineral salts
  • Air pollution
  • Fats and oil
  • Vitamin B-complex
  1. (i) What is Drug abuse? (ii) Discuss four (4) methods of drug use (iii) State one examples each in question (ii) above
  2. (i) Itemize the consequences of pollution in the society (ii) Explain or identify six (6) water pollution control measures.   (iii) List three (3) air pollutant and state their sources (iv) State  two sources and deficiency of vitamin C

CLASS: J.S.S.1         SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE     

INSTRUCTION: Underline the correct answer

Objectives

  1. All these are technology-related subjects except ______ (a) electrical (b) computer (c) biology (d) Mechanical (e) civil engineering
  2. _______ won the Gordon Bell prize in 1989 for his outstanding worth in computer simulation and analysis (a) Alexander Bell (b) fumiLayoRansomekuti (c) philipEmeagwali (d) Nkemailimuwage
  3. The federal ministry of education in ______ introduced teaching of introductory technology in junior secondary school (a) 1995 (b) 1892  (c) 1982  (d) 1928
  4. A trader or student walking on the road is a ______ (a) patrician (b) civil servant (c) pedestrian (d) traffic
  5. One of the following is not connected with central island (b) subway (c) zebra crossing (d) Hornoy vehicles
  6. The accident book should contain the following information, except (a) name of patient (b) colour of patient (c) treatment (d) date of incident (e) nature of injury
  7. The first and box should contain these materials, except (a) Roller bandage (b) Eyedrop (c) white singlet (c) cotton wool (e) adhesive plaster
  8. An ore is made up of metal some non-metal impurities called (a) ore body (b) Gange (c) hangue (d) Gangue ore
  9. When a metal can break or crack easily it is said to be (a) elastic (b) strong (c) brittle (d) Density
  10. Synthetic rubber is obtained from (a) ore (b) plants (c) petroleum (d) palm oil.

Subjective questions

  1. Googgles and visors protect the ________ against ___________
  2. Gloves protect the ______ against ______ and _________
  3. The workshop first aid treatment is said to be _________________
  4. Accident may occur as a result of _____________ and ____________
  5. Metals that’s contain iron are called ___________
  6. Tres with needle-like leaves are called _______________ or ________________
  7. Soft wood bear _________ seeds
  8. PPE means ________________ ________________ and _____________
  9. _____________ is a female role model in STM and technology
  10. The shimming quality of a metal is due to its ____________________

Theory

  1. (a) State at least five safety guidelines for motor cyclists (b) State 4 disadvantages of underdeveloped technology (c) List in each case of role models of males and females in technology.
  2. (a) Outline five safety guidelines for motorists (b) Discuss the use of the following workshop devices (i) fire extinguisher (ii) Googgles and visors (iii) Aprons
  3. (i) State 5 workshop safety rule and regulations (ii) Discuss any 3 properties of metals (iii) Define soft wood.
  4. (a) What are plastics? (ii) State 4 domestic and 3 industrial uses of plastic (iii) Mention any 4 properties of glass
  5. (i) Define the term Rubber  (ii) Discuss types of rubber stating their origin or sources  (iii) outline any three properties of Rubber.

CLASS: J.S.S. 2       SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE           

INSTRUCTION: Underline the correct answer

Objectives

  1. Which of the following is true about fresh water habitats: (a) Have high concentration of salt  (b) Have no noticeable amount of salt (c) have many small plant (d) Have many small animals
  2. Which of the following is a feature of biological growth (a) increase in size (b) increase in the number of cells (c) change in shape (d) All of the above
  3. Terrestrial animals have developed exoskeletons and uses organs such as longs for _____ (a) breathing (b) gases exchange (c) reduction of  water (d) functuring
  4. The growth of an organism can be measured in terms of the following except (a) weight (b) mass (c) Arica (d) length, height or width
  5. The increase in the number of cell of an organisms is called (a) call enlargement (b) cell division (c) cell differentiation (d) cell increase
  6. Growth in animals is known as (a) intravenous (b) intercalary (c) Apical (d) inter calcium
  7. Growth in plant is called (a) intercalary (b) inter venous (c) Apical (d) inter calcium.
  8. Which of the following is not a pain reliever? (a) paracetamol (b) panadol (c) cafenol (d) penicillin
  9. A goat died after eating a species of cassava which may have contained (a) cyanides (b) sulphides (c) organisacids (d) Alkali (c) Silica
  10. Which of the chemicals is not likely to be found in the chemistry laboratory? (a) sodium chloride (b) sodium’s hydroxide (c) hydrogen peroxide (d) uranium.

 Subjective

  1. The three last stages in the development of mean are _______, ______ and _______
  2. The chemical substance ruled in preparing and dispensing drugs is called ________
  3. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals are otherwise called ____________
  4. Two examples of fertilizers are ________ and ________
  5. Primates have hands and feet that have five digits so they are called ____________
  6. Organisms which breaks down plant and animals products by feeding on them are called ________ or _____________
  7. ________ has been identified as a cancer-inducing chemical in the breast.
  8. Three examples of hazardous chemicals area ____________, __________ and ______
  9. Goats and cows are said to ________ based on their mode of nutrition
  10. Soil profile, soil texture and soil water content are examples of _____ factors

Theory

  1. (i) Define ecology (ii) Discuss biotic and abiotic factors in details (iii) write short note on the term habitat (iv) What is power?
  2. (i) Science classifies man as animated ls. But these seems to be some features which distinguishes man from other animals traits if on possess that other animals don’t have. (ii) Itemise 5 developmental changes in adolescence (ii) What are agrochemicals?
  3. Write short note on the following : (i) Industrial chemicals (ii) agro chemicals (ii) Edaphic factors (iv) kinetic energy
  4. (i) List 7 hazardous and toxic chemicals (iii) State the law of conservation of energy.
  5. (i) Define energy (ii) calculate the workdone when a 50kg crate of  mineral is lifted through a vertical height of 4m (g = 10m/52). (iii) Discuss the forms of energy.

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