monthly test 1 (Theme 1: Investigating Living Things) Section A Duration : One hour fifteen minutes [30 marks]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 Figure 1 shows the basic needs of humans. D I, II, III and IV 5 Figure 4 shows the result of an experiment. Figure 1 What does K represent? A Car C Money B Food D Sunlight2 Which of the following are the shelter of humans? Figure 4 I A tree III A coop What is being investigated? II A flat IV A bungalow A Grasshopper needs air. A I and II only B Grasshopper needs food. B II and IV only C Grasshopper needs water. C I, II and III only D Grasshopper needs sunlight. D I, II and IV only3 Figure 2 shows various types of food. 6 Which of the following is the shelter for birds? A C B D Figure 2 Why do humans need food? A To help them grow B To help them breathe 7 Which of the following is true about the animal and C To protect themselves from danger its shelter? D To protect themselves from sunlight Animal Shelter A Bird Hive4 Figure 3 shows a mouse. B Bat Nest C Bear Cave D Chicken Underground 8 Which of the following are the basic needs of plants? I Air Figure 3 II Water What does the mouse need? III Shelter I Food III Shelter IV Sunlight II Water IV Sunlight A I and II only A I and II only B I, II and III only B I and IV only C I, II and IV only C I, II and III only D II, III and IV only 2
I Excrete III Defecate9 Figure 5 shows a plotted plant which is placed in a II Breathe IV Reproduce box. The leaves of the plant turned yellow after four A I and II only days. B I and III only C II and IV only D I, II and III only 14 Which of the following activities shows that human responds to stimuli? Figure 5 What can you infer from the experiment? A The plant does not get food. B The plant does not get water. C The plant does not get shelter. D The plant does not get sunlight.10 Figure 6 shows the breathing structure of humans. 15 Which of the following activities bring harm to Figure 6 humans? What are M and N? M N A Nose Mouth B Lung Lung C Lung Windpipe D Windpipe Lung11 Figure 7 shows two processes carried out by humans. A I and II only B II and III only C I, II and IV only D I, II, III and IV Figure 7 What are X and Y ? 16 Which of the following is true about the animal and X Y its breathing structure?A Exhaling BreathingB Inhaling Exhaling Animal Breathing structureC Breathing Inhaling A Cockroach Trachea structureD Breathing Blowing B Bee Lungs C Whale Gills D Crocodile Moist skin12 Which of the following is the excretory product of humans? 17 Which of the following pairs is matched correctly? P – Faeces Q – Sweat Gives birth Lays eggs R – Urine A Lion Seal B Cockroach Dolphin S – Water vapour C Tortoise Mouse A P and Q only D Whale Frog B P, Q and R only C Q, R and S only 18 Figure 8 shows the stages in the life cycle of an D P, Q, R and S animal.13 What must humans do to get rid of waste products?
Figure 8 Which of the following animals has the life cycle as shown in Figure 8? 23 Which of the following is not matched correctly? Way of plants to Plant protect themselves A Papaya Latex B Pineapple Thorns19 Figure 9 shows a seedling. C Coconut Fine hair D Dumbcane Poisonous 24 Which of the following animals can survive in the cold weather? Figure 9 How will the seedling grow? I The roots grow upwards. II The shoots grow upwards. III The roots grow downwards. IV The shoots grow downwards. A I and III only B I and IV only C II and III only D II and IV only 25 Which specific characteristics and behaviours enable the animals to survive in extreme weather?20 Figure 10 shows three types of plants. I Desert foxes have short ears to lose heat easily. II Walruses have thick layer of fats to keep themselves warm. III Rhinoceroses keep their bodies cool by wallowing in mud holes. IV Arctic foxes sleep during cold weather and cover Figure 10 their bodies with long tails. How do these plants reproduce to ensure the survival A I and II only of their species? A Through spores B III and IV only B Through leaves C I, II and III only C Through stem cuttings D II, III and IV only D Through underground stems 26 Figure 11 shows the characteristics of plants P and Q21 Which of the following plants and the way it to protect themselves from enemies. reproduces is matched correctly? Plant Way to reproduce A Bryophyllum Leaves B Mushroom Suckers C Banana tree Seeds Figure 11 D Papaya tree Stem cuttings What do P and Q represent? P Q22 Which of the following animals protect itself by A Jack fruit Pumpkin changing their body colour similar to the background B Rose Rafflesia to confuse their enemies? C Mushroom Coconut 4
D Pineapple Bamboo 29 Figure 14 shows a plant that lives in a desert.27 Figure 12 shows a camel. Figure 14 Which of the following statements are true about its Figure 12 adaptations in extreme weather? Which of the following characteristics enable the I It has thick stems. camel to survive in hot weather? II It has long roots. P – It hides under shade. III It has separate leaves. IV It has needle shape leaves. Q – It has the ability to drink a lot of water. A I and II only C I, II and III only R – It has hump on the back to store food and water. B II and IV only D I, II and IV only A P only C Q and R only B P and Q only D P, Q and R 30 Figure 15 shows supportive roots of a mangrove plant.28 Figure 13 shows two types of plants, M and N. M N Figure 15 Figure 13 What is the function of the supportive roots? Which of the following is the common characteristic A To absorb more water of plants M and N? B To help the plant in its growth A Poisonous C Have fine hairs C To protect the plant from strong winds B Produce latex D Have sharp thorns D To protect the plant from wild animals Section B Answer all the questions. [20 marks] Write your answers in the spaces provided.1 Figure 1 shows an investigation to study the basic (b) Predict the condition of plants P, Q and R after a needs of plants. Plants P, Q and R are placed under week. the sunlight. [1 mark] (c) What can you infer based on your observation of plants P and R? (i) Plant P: (ii) Plant R: not watered watered watered [2 marks] P Q R Figure 1 (a) Based on the investigation, state the 2 Figure 2 shows the organs involved in breathing. following. (i) What is kept the same? (ii) What is observed? [2 marks]
(b) State one specific behaviour of animal Y that protects itself from danger. [1 mark] (c) Give one example of an animal that protects itself in the same way as animal X. [1 mark] Figure 2 (a) Name the parts labelled S, T and U. (d) State the specific characteristic of animal Z that (i) S: helps to protect itself from danger. (ii) T: [1 mark] (iii) U: [3 marks] 4 Figure 4 shows two types of animals. (b) What happens to the chest when we (i) exhale? (ii) inhale? [2 marks] P Q Figure 4 (c) Write the passage of air during the process of (a) How does animal Q reproduce? inhalation. [1 mark] [1 mark] (b) Give one example of animal that reproduce by3 Figure 3 shows three animals, X, Y and Z. the same way as animals P and Q. (i) P: (ii) Q: [2 marks] X Y Z (c) What type of weather can animal P survive in? Figure 3 [1 mark] (a) How does animal X protect itself from enemies? (d) Based on your answer in 4(c), state the characteristic that helps animal P to survive in [1 mark] the weather mentioned in (c). [1 mark] 6