Sacred Heart School of
“A School of Character”
First Assessment Exam
SCIENCE 5 - Honesty
I. A. Write your answers on the spaces provided.(30 points)
_____1. Plastics become harmful to our health when they are
a. Thrown away carelessly b. Not recycled properly c. Burned d. All of the
_____2. Which of the following is a sign of spoiled food?
a. It turns hot b. It has molds c. It smells good d. It becomes hard
_____3. What should be done to raw meat to make it last long?
a. Cover it on table
b. Seal it in a plastic bag
c. Put it in the microwave oven
d. Place it inside the refrigerator
_____4. Which among the brain diseases is characterized by abnormal growth inside the brain?
a. Concussion b. Meningitis c. Polio d. None of these.
_____5. Which of the following statements explain why animals like chameleon changes its color?
a. To breathe properly
b. To signal that it is hurt
c. To protect itself from predators
d. To show other animals its color
_____6. It makes loam soil rich in nutrients and give its earthy smell.
a. Air b. Humus c. Moisture d. Rocks
_____7. The process of water evaporating, condensing and precipitating.
a. Water source b. Water conservation c. Water cycle d. Water wise
_____8. Which do you need to use to protect you during both hot weather and rainy weather?
a. Loose ,thin clothes b. Rain coat c.Thick clothes d. Umbrella
_____10. What vitamin do we get from the sun?
a. Vitamin A b. Vitamin C c. Vitamin D d. Vitamin E
_____11. Who proved the existence of microorganisms and cells?
a. Galileo Galilei b. Anton Van Leeuwenhoek c. Sir Isaac Newton d. Albert Einstein
_____12. A lens that is referred as converging lens because it brings the light rays to pass through
the glass in the eyepiece of the microscope.
a. Hand lens b. Magnifying lens c. Convex lens d. Concave lens
_____13. Which statement describes how energy can be helpful?
a. Lightning strikes a building.
b. A fire burns down a house.
c. Electricity heats an oven.
d. The wind blows down a sign.
_____14. There is a shadow under a tree. Which form of energy must be present
for the shadow to occur?
a. heat b. light c. sound d. mechanical
_____15. Matter is defined as anything that takes up space and has
a. mass b. texture c. odor d. color
_____16. Which activity is a good health habit?
a. drinking alcohol
b. exercising regularly
c. sleeping only 5 hours daily
d. smoking cigarettes
_____18. How many bones does an adult have?
a. 260 b. 206 c. 300 d. 306
_____19. Which of the following is not the function of the skeletal system?
a. Give shape to the body.
b. Produce heat of the body.
c. Protect vital organs of the body.
d. Allows body to move.
_____20. One of our national heroes was paralyzed in his lower limbs, who is he?
a. Jose Rizal b. Andres Bonifacio c. Apolinario Mabini d. Emilio Jacinto
_____21. Which of the following is the correct path in the food digestion?
a. mouth, esophagus, small intestine, large intestine, stomach, anus.
b. mouth, esophagus, large intestine, small intestine, stomach, anus.
c. mouth, esophagus, stomach, large intestine, small intestine, anus.
d. mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, anus.
_____22. Which of the following animals undergo external fertilization?
a. pig b. chicken c. dog d. cat
_____23. What do you call a plant which has horizontal branches from the base of the plant?
a. tubers b. rhizome c. suckers d. runners
_____24. A method of improving the quality and productivity of plants which includes removing a portion of
the bark of a healthy stem and covered by coconut husk containing a small amount of good soil.
a. marcotting b. grafting c. budding d. layering
_____25. Which of the following does not describe plastics?
a. . light weight b. highly flexible c. water proof d. chemically resistant
_____26. It is the energy at rest.
Expected rate of Proficiency: 80 %
Total Number of Points: 100
Total Number of Correct Points:_______
Rate of proficiency: _________________
Teacher’s Signature: ________________
a. potential energy b. kinetic energy c. light energy d. chemical energy
_____27. The silver liquid inside the thermometer is called?
a. lead b. mercury c. aluminum d. silver
_____28. Why is water called the universal solvent?
a. It is the most commonly used
b. It is found everywhere.
c. It helps in food digestion.
d. It can dissolve substances.
_____29. Which of the following is not a kind of soil?
a. sand b. rock c. clay d. loam
_____30. What do you call the natural process that loosens the rocks and soil from the earth’s
a. weathering b. climate c. erosion d. none of the above
B. Arrange the following scientific method from 1 – 5 (5 points)
____Conducting the experiment.
____Identifying the problem.
____Developing a hypothesis.
C. Identify the following disorder according to the affected system of the body. Write skeletal
,muscular, or digestive on the spaces provided.(10 points)
D. Put a check (√) on the spaces provided if the animals are hatched from eggs and put a
cross (X) if they are not. Write your answers on the space provided before each number.(5
E. Identify the kind of energy. Write potential or kinetic energy on the spaces provided. (10
_____________________1. A rubber band is stretched
and waiting to be released.
_____________________2. A moving a skateboard.
_____________________3.A person climbing a ladder.
_____________________4. A glass of milk on the table.
_____________________5. A rock at the edge of a cliff.
_____________________6. A bird flying.
_____________________7. A boy waiting for a school
_____________________8.An ant crossing on the wire.
_____________________9. Mother sweeping the floor.
_____________________10. A book on the table.
F. Match descriptions in Column A with the types of clouds in column B. Write your answer on
the space provided before each number. (5 points)
_____________________1. Feathery looking cloud.
_____________________2. Look dark and heavy
_____________________3. Looks like cotton balls.
____________________ 4. Horizontal and layered
_____________________5. produce heavy
thunderstorms in summer.
a. Stratus clouds
b. Cumulus clouds
c. Cumulonimbus clouds
d. Cirrus clouds
e. Nimbus clouds
G. Match the uses in Column A with the weather instruments in column B. Write your answer
on the space provided before each number. (5 points)
____1. Measures relative humidity.
____2. Measures wind speed.
____3. Measures air temperature.
____4. Measure the amount of rainfall.
____5. Measure the direction of the wind.
d. Rain gauge
f. Wind vane
H. . Answer the questions fully and well. (30 points)
1. Our bones have a very important role in our body. But there are lots of disorder that may happen to our
bones. How will you prevent such disorder to occur? (6 points)
2. Living things undergo different developmental stages. Illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly. (6 points)
3. Water is very important to a man’s life that is why we should use water wisely. How will you conserve
water? (6 points)
4. Why is the sun important? (6 points)
5. How is knowledge in weather forecasting important to pupils like you? (6 points)
Total no. of Points: 100 points Total No. of Items: 75 items