AIC JS 3 Basic Science Revision Test
  • 1. ______is a dark complex mixture of solid liquid and gaseous hydrocarbon
A) crude oil
B) petroleum
C) petrochemical
D) hydrogen compound
  • 2. ______is used in road making, pipe coating
A) methylphenidate
B) lubricating oil
C) ethanol
D) bitumen
  • 3. The process of transforming metals powder compact into coherent solid at temperature below their melting point is ______
A) sintering
B) melting
C) casting
D) welding
  • 4. The following are metals processing methods except
A) smelting
B) digging
C) hammering
D) casting
  • 5. ______ are organic compounds made up of hydrogen and carbon only
A) petroleum
B) hydrocarbons
C) petrochemical
D) crude oil
  • 6. ______is the process of moulding metals into different shapes when it’s in liquid state
A) smelting
B) welding
C) sintering
D) casting
  • 7. ______ is are intermediate raw materials derived from petroleum
A) carbon
B) hydrocarbon
C) hydrogen
D) petrochemical
  • 8. ______ are used in some pharmaceutical preparation
A) Vaseline and paraffin
B) kerosene
C) bitumen
D) lubricating oils
  • 9. ______ is the removal of impurities from iron ore and adding of substance to convert it to a metal
A) smelting
B) hammering
C) casting
D) sintering
  • 10. The process of pressing iron into shape of a die is called ______
A) moulding
B) casting
C) hammering
D) sintering
  • 11. W.H.O mean
A) world healthy organizer
B) world health organization
C) world’s health organizer
D) word health organization
  • 12. ______, ______ and ______are used for transportation of goods
A) pigs hens and goats
B) donkeys elephants and horses
C) cattle sheep and goats
D) rabbits donkeys and horses
  • 13. The following are examples of food crops except
A) yam
B) soya bean
C) vegetables
D) rubber
  • 14. ______is the indiscrimination harvesting of timbers and clearing of forest trees
A) bush clearing
B) deforestation
C) forest clearing
D) afforestation
  • 15. The following are natural causes of desertification except
A) mechanical weathering
B) chemical weathering
C) water
D) overgrazing
  • 16. ______ is the process by which fertile land become desert
A) bush burning
B) afforestation
C) desertification
D) deforestation
  • 17. The following are human activities that causes desertification except
A) bush burning
B) water
C) overgrazing
D) deforestation
  • 18. ______and ______are the classification of diseases
A) reversed zoonosis
B) communicable and non-communicable diseases
C) zoonotic and non-zoonotic
D) none of the above
  • 19. CFC means
A) chlorine and fluoride
B) chloride flouride and carbon
C) carbon fluorine and chlorophyll
D) chlorofluorocarbon
  • 20. ______is a parasitic disease that is passed from one person to another by the bite of anopheles mosquito
A) common cold
B) pneumonia
C) malaria
D) measles
  • 21. ______ is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract
A) cholera
B) measles
C) common cold
D) malaria
  • 22. ______ refers to any motion that moves along a straight line in one direction
A) static motion
B) linear motion
C) rotary motion
D) oscillatory motion
  • 23. ______ is composed of a stationary linear base and a moving carriage
A) dovetail slides
B) ball-bearing slides
C) roller slides
D) plain bearing
  • 24. ______ is a mechanism or component that can rotate in a clockwise direction or in an anti clockwise direction
A) one way rotary motion
B) non return rotary motion
C) reversible rotary motion
D) one way rotary motion
  • 25. The strength of rotary motion is known as ______
A) crest
B) trough
C) rolling point
D) torque
  • 26. The following are examples of one way rotary motion except
A) crankshaft of a running engine
B) electric fan
C) armature winding of an electric generator
D) seconds indicator of an analog clock
  • 27. ______ is a mechanical device that allows continuous rotation in only one direction while preventing motion in only one direction
A) hand break
B) crankshaft
C) piston
D) ratchet
  • 28. Rotary motion means
A) motion in different directions
B) motion in one direction
C) motion in straight line
D) motion in circle
  • 29. Planets moving around the sun is an example of ______
A) linear motion
B) straight motion
C) rotary motion
D) horizontal motion
  • 30. Sound waves moves faster in ______
A) vacuum
B) liquid
C) solids
D) water
  • 31. The formula used to calculate potential energy is ______
A) P.E=mv
B) P.E=1/2mv
C) P.E=mgh
D) P.E=mvh
  • 32. All moving bodies possess ______ energy
A) potential
B) joule
C) kinetic
D) static
  • 33. Which of the following is a manufactured source of energy
A) coal
B) wood
C) sun
D) battery
  • 34. Work depends on ______ and ______
A) mass and distance
B) force and energy
C) force and distance
D) force and mass
  • 35. Plastics are used for producing electrical sockets because they are ______
A) good insulator
B) light in weight
C) cheap
D) good conductor
  • 36. The following are mechanical plant used for site preparation
A) chainsaw
B) matchet
C) grader
D) bulldozer
  • 37. The method used for the separation of crude oil into its fractions in the refineries is called ______
A) evaporation
B) sieving
C) crystallization
D) fractional distillation
  • 38. The ______ plastics are prepared under heat and pressure and once set retain the shape permanently
A) solidification
B) molten
C) natural
D) thermoplastic
  • 39. The mixing of two metals together results in what is known as ______
A) compound
B) materials
C) matter
D) alloy
  • 40. ______ is the irreversible increase in size and weight of an organism
A) change
B) excretion
C) reproduction
D) growth
  • 41. Which of these is not an effect of air pollution
A) leads to respiratory tract diseases
B) depletion ozone layer
C) causes acid rain
D) lead to very clear weather
  • 42. Man belongs to the group of vertebrates known as
A) reptiles
B) amphibians
C) insect
D) mammals
  • 43. Traits that are seen in every generation is known as ______
A) progeny trait
B) recessive trait
C) albinism
D) dominant trait
  • 44. All these are importance of skill acquisition except
A) improve knowledge
B) go reduce joblessness
C) reduce social vices
D) to make people suffer
  • 45. An adolescent is a young person who is developing from ______ to adulthood
A) boyhood
B) girlhood
C) manhood
D) childhood
  • 46. The environment is made up of ______ and ______
A) living things and non-living things
B) non-living things and buildings
C) temperature and pressure
D) living and animals
  • 47. The relationship thats exists between a mosquito and man is known as ______
A) mutualism
B) parasitism
C) symbiosis
D) commensalism
  • 48. Practices that influence bush burning are ______
A) cutting and planting
B) farming and construction
C) grazing and land
D) sweeping and harvesting
  • 49. The following are the causes of desertification except ______
A) process of deforestation
B) availability of good soil
C) clearing
D) bush burning
  • 50. Animals that have adaptation for climbing trees are called ______ animals
A) arboreal
B) aquatic
C) terrestrial
D) herbivorous
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