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Len Academy questions for Basic Science JSS1, second Term

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Academic Questions in Basic Science

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The ultimate source of energy is _____.

  1. plants
  2. sun
  3. food
  4. water
  5. air
  6. earth

The speed of wind is measured with a wind vane.


The nutrient majorly found in the liver is _____.

  • A. Carbohydrate
  • B. Starch
  • C. Protein
  • D. Fats
  • E. Oil
  • F. Lipids

A body at rest possess _____ energy.

  • A. Kinetic
  • B. Potential
  • C. Mechanical
  • D. Chemical

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Basic Science questions, JSS1, 2nd Term:

1. Which of the following is a particulate nature of matter?

  1. Compounds
  2. Ions
  3. Mixtures
  4. Valency


2. The immediate process that leads to the precipitation of rain from the cloud is termed _____.

  1. sublimation
  2. solidification
  3. condensation
  4. vaporization


3. Which of the following is NOT a physical change?

  1. Melting of ice
  2. NaCl dissolved in water
  3. Melting of margarine
  4. Rotting of fruits
  5. Please read on Physical Change for correct Answer.


4. The aspect of science that deals with the study of matter and the changes they undergo is _____.

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. Geography


5. Plasma changes to gas via the process of _____.

  1. ionization
  2. deionization
  3. deposition
  4. sublimation


6. Which of the following organism is NOT a protist?

  1. Euglena
  2. Chlamydomonas
  3. Blue Green Algae
  4. Trypanosoma
  5. Please read on Protists for correct Answer.


7. Kingdom _____ contains autotrophic organisms.

  1. fungi
  2. protozoa
  3. plantae
  4. animalia
  5. Please read on Autotrophic Nutrition for correct Answer.


8. The _____ traps radiant energy from the sun.

  1. mitochondria
  2. ribosome
  3. chlorophyll
  4. vacuole


9. The reproductive organ in plants is the _____.

  1. leaves
  2. stem
  3. bark
  4. flower
  5. Please read on Sexual Propagation (Reproduction) in Plants for correct Answer.


10. The followings are gamete EXCEPT _____.

  1. ovary
  2. pollen grains
  3. ova
  4. sperm

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11. Cell wall found in plants is composed of _____.

  1. starch
  2. cellulose
  3. glycogen
  4. sugar


12. The _____ is the power house of the cell.

  1. nucleus
  2. cell wall
  3. cell membrane
  4. mitochondria
  5. Please read on the Characteristics of Living Organisms for correct Answer.


13. The by-product of photosynthesis is _____.

  1. CO2
  2. O2
  3. Sugar
  4. H2O
  5. Please read this Article for the correct Answer to this Question.


14. Which of the following is not a resource from plant?

  1. Milk
  2. Timber
  3. Cotton
  4. Herbs


15. The locomotory organelle found in paramecium is the _____.

  1. flagella
  2. cilia
  3. pseudopodium
  4. flame cell
  5. Please read this Article for the correct Answer to this Question.


16. Locomotion will not include _____.

  1. wriggling
  2. crawling
  3. bending
  4. flying


17. The energy currency in the body is _____.

  1. glucose
  2. galactose
  3. fructose
  4. ATP
  5. Please read on Food (Carbohydrates and Sugars) for correct Answer.


18. An organism that respirate anaerobically is the _____.

  1. amoeba
  2. yeast
  3. euglena
  4. moss


19. The respiratory organ in a cockroach is the _____.

  1. lung-book
  2. tracheae
  3. trachea
  4. gills


20. The removal of solid undigested materials from the anus is termed _____.

  1. excretion
  2. egestion
  3. digestion
  4. absorption

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21. Buccal respiration involves the use of the _____.

  1. mouth
  2. lungs
  3. gills
  4. skin


22. The organism that suffers in a parasitic association is termed the _____.

  1. parasite
  2. saprophyte
  3. heterotrophy
  4. host
  5. Please read on Food Vectors of Diseases for correct Answer.


23. Lenticels in plants are found in the _____.

  1. leaves
  2. stem
  3. root
  4. flowers


24. An animal without canines is the _____.

  1. herbivore
  2. omnivore
  3. carnivore
  4. none of the above


25. An asexual reproduction seen in hydra is the _____.

  1. binary fission
  2. binary fusion
  3. budding
  4. vegetative propagation


26. Animals that give birth to their young ones alive are said to be _____.

  1. oviparous
  2. ovoviviparous
  3. viviparous
  4. all of the above


27. Urea is synthesized mainly in the _____.

  1. kidneys
  2. bladder
  3. urethra
  4. liver


28. The excretory organelle in an amoeba is the _____.

  1. body surface
  2. stomata
  3. cell membrane
  4. contractile vacuole


29. Cell _____ is the basis of growth in living organism.

  1. multiplication
  2. addition
  3. division subtraction
  4. subtraction


30. Which of the followings is NOT a basic characteristic of living organisms?

  1. photosynthesis
  2. adaptation
  3. competition
  4. death


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Amazing facts in Basic Science

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Goats have rectangular pupils in their eyes.

Think of the pupil as a hole located in the centre of the iris of the eye.

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They stay pregnant for 22 months before giving birth to their young

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That exception is 🍓 strawberry 🍓

🍓 strawberry 🍓 has it's seed outside the fruit

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The liquid inside a coconut 🥥 can be used as an excellent substitute for your blood plasma

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The eyebrow is an area of dense, delicate hair just above the eye. 

Eyebrows perform two main functions:

  1. Protects our eyes against sweat, rain, dirt and other atmospheric contaminants.

  2. It helps us express our emotions.

Eyebrow modified in the form of Nike.

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Note: Eyebrows can also be modified to enhance beauty; especially female beauty.

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Weight can be defined as the force of gravity acting on an object. If you traveled to space, you would be weightless because there isn't any force of gravity acting there. We all have weight on earth becasue the force of gravity acts here. Weight is measured in Newton

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Matter is anything that has mass and occupy space. Matter can exist in four states namely:

  • Solid
  • Liquid
  • Gas
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