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