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Len Academy Examination Questions for Basic Science, JSS3, 3rd Term

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Academic Questions in Basic Science

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Which of the following statement is FALSE concerning mass and weight?

  • A. Mass is the amount of matter in a body

  • B. The element hydrogen has the smallest mass

  • C. You will weigh more on planet jupiter than earth

  • D. Weight is a function of gravity

  • E. Mass and Weight have different Standard International (S.I) Units

  • F. None of the above

Which of the following statement is FALSE concerning matter?

  • A. Anything considered as matter must either have mass or occupy space

  • B. Air is an example of matter

  • C. Plasma is a state of matter

  • D. Chemistry is considered as the study of matter and the changes they undergo

  • E. Vacuum is a space completely void of matter

  • F. Matter will always take up space no matter how small or invincible it is to the eyes

Which of the following is NOT matter?

  • A. Atom

  • B. Molecule

  • C. Ion

  • D. Bacterium

  • E. Virus

  • F. None of the above

The ultimate source of energy is _____.

  1. Plant
  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, JSS3, Third Term:

1. Which of the following is NOT part of a tooth?

  1. Canine
  2. Crown
  3. Pulp
  4. Root


2. The dwelling place of plants and animals is called _____.

  1. Habitat
  2. Ecosystem
  3. Ecology
  4. Community
  5. Please read on various Ecological Concepts here.


3. Which of the following is NOT a solid particle pollutant?

  1. Carbon(IV)oxide
  2. Soot
  3. Pollen grains
  4. Sand


4. Single circulation is seen in _____.

  1. Shark
  2. Rat
  3. Mouse
  4. Cattle


5. _____ force keeps a satellite moving around the earth.

  1. Gravitational
  2. Universal
  3. Centripetal
  4. Centrifugal
  5. Please read on Force and Motion here.


6. _____ is an example of a renewable energy.

  1. Wind
  2. Wool
  3. Kerosene
  4. Coal


7. Echo is caused by _____.

  1. Refraction of sound
  2. Deflection of sound
  3. Reflection of Sound
  4. Bouncing of Sound


8. Which of the following is NOT a lever?

  1. Hammer
  2. Screw
  3. Axle
  4. Pulley


9. Characteristics of solid state of matter will NOT include _____.

  1. Fixed shape
  2. Fixed volume
  3. Compression
  4. Density
  5. Please read on Solid State of Matter and Characteristics of Solids here.


10. An example of a mineral acid is _____ acid.

  1. Lactic
  2. Trioxonitrate V
  3. Citric
  4. Amino
  5. You can read on the Physical and Chemical Properties of Acid here.


11. _____ is NOT a drug.

  1. Coffee
  2. Babiturates
  3. Opium
  4. Conifer
  5. Please read on the Meaning and Types of Drugs here.


12. The Standard International Unit for work is _____.

  1. Newton
  2. Watt
  3. Joule
  4. Volt
  5. Please read on Fundamental Quantities and Units in Physics here.


13. Particles that make up matter move faster in _____.

  1. Iron
  2. Ice
  3. Steam
  4. Water
  5. Please read on the Concept of Matter here.


14. _____ is said to occur when vapour pressure equals the atmospheric pressure.

  1. Freezing
  2. Vaporization
  3. Boiling
  4. Melting
  5. Please read on the Physical Properties of Matter. Answer is present here.


15. _____ is a mixture.

  1. Water
  2. Common salt
  3. Limestone
  4. Air
  5. Please read on Mixtures and Types of Mixtures here.


16. Which of the elements is NOT a good conductor of electricity?

  1. Gold
  2. Silver
  3. Copper
  4. Silicon
  5. Please read on the Physical Properties of Metals here.


17. Weightlessness will be experience by a/an _____.

  1. Engineer
  2. Sailor
  3. Astronaut
  4. Pilot
  5. Please read on the Concept of Mass and Weight here.


18. The ratio of work output of a machine to work input is termed _____.

  1. Efficiency
  2. Velocity Ratio
  3. Effort Ratio
  4. Mechanical Advantage

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19. The following are signs of puberty in boys EXCEPT _____.

  1. Wet dreams
  2. Menarche
  3. Sperm Production
  4. Broad Shoulders


20. Beast of burden are animals that are reared for _____.

  1. Skin
  2. Labour
  3. Meat
  4. Milk

Please read on what every Student is expected to know here.

21. The functional unit of the Central Nervous System is the _____.

  1. Brain
  2. Spinal cord
  3. Neurone
  4. Nerve
  5. Please read on the Introduction to the Human Brain here.


22. _____ is a biodegradable material.

  1. Leaf
  2. Copper
  3. Silicon
  4. Tyre
  5. Please read on Waste Management and Types of Wastes here.


23. An enzyme present in saliva is the _____.

  1. Ptyalin
  2. Renin
  3. Pepsin
  4. Trypsin


24. The breakdown of food substance to release energy is termed _____.

  1. Nutrition
  2. Irritability
  3. Respiration
  4. Photosynthesis
  5. Please read on the Characteristics of Living Organisms here.


25. Substances taken medically for physiological set up of the body are called _____.

  1. Minerals
  2. Drugs
  3. Vitamins
  4. Food
  5. The answer is present in this article here.


26. Fertilization in women takes place in the _____.

  1. Oviduct
  2. Uterus
  3. Ovary
  4. Cervix


27. Gaseous exchange occurs in the _____.

  1. Nostrils
  2. Bronchi
  3. Bronchioles
  4. Alveoli


28. A spider belongs to the class _____.

  1. Crustacea
  2. Insecta
  3. Myrapoda
  4. Arachnida


29. Which of the following organism is NOT a mammal?

  1. Whale
  2. Mouse
  3. Shark
  4. Bat


30. An injury that occurs to a muscle is called _____.

  1. Cramp
  2. Dislocation
  3. Fracture
  4. Sprain


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