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MID YEAR EXAMINATION


SCIENCE YEAR 3

1 A hard __________ protects the


tortoise from its enemy.

tail
C
scales

B
shell

fins
D

What body covering do they


have?

Fur
C Scale
Feathers

Shell
D

DIAGRAM 1

2 A rabbit has two long


__________ to help them hear
well.
A

leg
B
C noseD
whiskers

5 Diagram 2 shows two groups


of animals with the same
external features.

ears

3 A monkey has a very long


__________, but a rabbit has very
long __________.
A

ear, legs
B
C tail, ears
horns, tail

fur, legs
D
DIAGRAM 2 Which of the
following animals stand for P
and Q?

4 The Diagram 1 shows a


crocodile, snake and armadillo.

A P - fish, Q - crab
tiger, Q - fish

P -

C P - duck, Q - swan
owl, Q turkey

P -

6 Diagram 3 shows an ostrich


and a swan.

DIAGRAM 3
Animals
can
be
grouped
according to their external
features. Choose the right
features for the animals above.
I. Long legs
II. Bodies
covered with feathers
III. A pair of wings
A long neck
A I only
II only
C II and III only D
IV

DIAGRAM 4
From
the
diagram
above
animals can be grouped in many
different ways. What groups are
R and S?

IV.
I and

A P - lives the farmQ - lives in


the water

I, II, III and

B P - lives on landQ - lives in


the water

C P - lives in the house Q lives in the farm


7 Diagram 4 shows two groups
of animals.

D P - lives in the house Q lives in the water

8 Table 1 shows features of


animals.

TABLE 1 Choose the


statements for a chicken.

right

A L and M only
and N only

L, M

C L and N only
N and O

L, M,

How are the plants alike?


A
C

They have soft stem


B They have red flowers
They have woody stem
They have green leaves

9 Figure 1 shows a name of


animals.
11 The rose
__________.
A

plant

has

soft stem
large stem

C woody stem
yellow leave

a
B

12 Figure 2 shows a plant.

FIGURE 1
Animals can be grouped in many
ways.
Choose
the
similar
movement
of
the
animals
above.
A

Swim
C Glide

Walk
D Fly

10 Diagram 5 shows two plants.

FIGURE 2
Which plant does not have the
same external feature as the

tomato plant?
A Orchid plant
Bougainvillea plant

C Morning glory plant D


Watermelon plant

15 Which of these following


pictures are grouped based on
leaves with a rough surface?

13 Which of these fruits have


one seed?

D
14 Which are the correct
external
features
of
bougainvillea and rose plants?
A
Woody
stems,
coloured flowers

bright-

Woody stems, black flowers

Soft stems, have flowers

Soft stems, no flowers

A P and R only
and S only

C R and S only
and Q only

16 Diagram 6 shows several


plants.

DIAGRAM 7 Which of the plants


are poisonous plants?
B

DIAGRAM 6

A K only
only

What is the similar feature for


these plants above?

C L and M only
and L only

A Produce fruits
soft stems

Have

C Have woody stems D


Have smooth stems
17 All these plants grow on land
except __________. (
A

grass
balsam plant

water lily plant


bougainvillea plant

19 Diagram 8 shows two bar


magnets
and
a
U-shaped
magnet placed near each other.

Answer
18 Diagram 7 shows several
plants.
DIAGRAM 8 What happens to the
magnets?
A
The magnets will attract
each other
B The magnets will repel each
other

C
The magnets will lose its
magnetism
D
The magnets will become
soft

20 Diagram 9 shows pairs of


magnets.
D
22 Diagram 10 shows a magnet
being placed in a pot of water.
Aini boiled the magnet for a few
hours.

DIAGRAM 9
Which of the following magnets
would repel each other?
A I and III only
and III only
C

I, II and IV only
I, II, III and IV

II
D

DIAGRAM 10What do you think


will happen to the magnet?
A

21 Which pair of magnets repel


each other?

The magnet will be bent

B The
softer

magnet

will

become

C
The magnet will lose its
magnetism
A

D The magnet will not lose its


magnetism

23 Which of the following


actions is not the proper way to
handle magnets?
I. We should knock a magnet for
the magnet to gain better

strength.
II. Do not drop a magnet on the
floor.
III. We should dispose a magnet
by throwing it into the fire. IV.
Put magnets in water when they
are not used.
A I and II only
only

C II and III only D


only

__________.
)
A

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paper clips from marbles B


pieces of paper from sand

pieces of paper from pebbles


D pieces of tissue paper
from pebbles

I and III
I, III and IV

24 Diagram 11 shows a few rod


magnets. The poles facing each
other must be unlike poles if we
want to store the magnets for a
long time.

26
All
of
the
following
statements are wrong except
__________.
A
plastic and rubber
magnetic materials

are

B
iron and steel are nonmagnetic materials
C
silver and gold are nonmagnetic materials
D
aluminium and copper are
magnetic materials

DIAGRAM 11
What are the poles of V and W?
AP

BQ

CR

DS

25

magnet

can

separate

27 One box contains key,


thumbtacks, pencil and soft toy.
Which object will be attracted to
a magnet when it is brought
closer to the mixture?
A

Thumbtacks only
Key and thumbtacks

Thumbtacks and pencil


Key, pencil and soft toys

28 Figure 1 shows a test to


compare the strength of a
magnet.

TABLE 2 Magnets __________ are


stronger than magnet Y.
A

X and Z
W and X D

B Y and Z C
W and Z

30 Which magnet
weakest. Why?

is

the

A Magnet T. Because it can hold


the most number of paper clips
FIGURE 1 Arrange the magnets
in order of strength as shown
below.
A

P ---> Q ---> R ---> S


B Q ---> R ---> S ---> P

Q ---> S ---> P ---> R


D R ---> S ---> P ---> Q

B
Magnet S. Because it can
hold the most number of paper
clips
C
Magnet R. Because it can
hold the most number of paper
clips
D
Magnet T. Because it can
hold the least number of paper
clips
Magnet R ---> it can hold ten
paper clips.
Magnet S ---> it can hold five
paper clips.
Magnet T ---> it can hold three
paper clips.

29 Table 2 shows results from a


test to compare the strength of
magnets.

31
Which
the
following
statements is true about the
objects that use magnets?

A A pencil box uses magnets


to keep its covers closed

A Washing machine
Vacuum cleaner

B Screwdrivers uses magnets


to attract screws

C A sharpener uses magnets


to hold a pencil

34 We can make a bulb dimmer


by using __________.

D A compass uses magnets to


attract screws

more batteries
fewer bulbs

short wires
long wires

32 Diagram 12 shows a door


stopper.

Computers
Compass

B
D

35 Mary builds a circuit by using


one battery, one bulb and two
connecting wires. Jo Ann wants
to build a circuit with the bulb
brighter than Mary. What should
she use?
A
Two connecting wires, two
bulbs and two batteries
B Two batteries, one bulb and
two connecting wires

DIAGRAM 12
Why do we use the magnet at
the stopper?

C Two bulbs, one battery and


two connectig wires

D
Two
batteries,
two
connecting wires, three bulbs

To hold the door key


B To keep the door open
To collect steel objects
To keep the door close

33 Magnets are used to store


information. Which object uses
magnets to store information?
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)

36 Which of these statements


below is true about the circuit
above?

A In circuit J, longer wires are


used

39 __________ is the only nonmetal that conducts electricity.

B In circuit K, longer wires are


used

Carbon

Graphile

Rubber-band

C More bulbs are connected to


the circuit J
D
More
batteries
connected to the circuit K
37 A _______
electricity.
A

marble
C wood

can
B

are

conduct

cork
D key

D W ooden-ruler

40 Batteries
__________.

are

used

A a computer desktop
laptop computer
C

38 Diagram 13 shows a circuit.

a compass
a bicycle

in
a
D

41 What is the function of a


switch? (
A
A switch provides
electrical energy

the

B A switch can make the bulb


brighter
DIAGRAM 13
If the bulb lights up, S is
probably a __________.
A key
B
cotton bud D

sponge C
wooden ruler

C
A switch can
complete a circuit

break

or

D A switch can make a bulb


dimmer

42 Why can't electric current


flow through a circuit?
A

The current can't flow when

the switch is opened


B The current can't flow when
the switch is closed
C The current can't flow when
the circuit is completed
D The current can't flow when
there is a gap in a circuit

43 Squeeze a spring.
happens to the spring?

What

A
The spring will
shorter and stretched

become

B
The spring will
longer and squeezed

become

C
The spring will
shorter and squeezed

become

D
The spring is still in its
original length and shape
44 How can we change the
shape of a spring?
A

We twist, bend or squeeze it

B
it

We twist, bend then release

A we bend it
B
we
release it C we squeeze it
D

squeeze

The spring of 2 cm diameter

The spring of 4 cm diameter

The spring of 3 cm diameter

The spring of 5 cm diameter

47 Which strip of paper shows


the stretch of the biggest
diameter
spring?
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)
A

then

We bent, twist then release

45 A spring will return to its

we stretched

46 There are four spring of


equal
length
but
different
diameters. Hang a toy car with
the same weight at the spring.
Which spring will be stretched
the least?

C
We twist,
release it
D
it

original shape and size when


______.

C
D

48 Table 3 shows a record of


findings.

FIGURE 3 Can you guess which


spring will stretch the least?
From the table, we can see that
TABLE 3

AW

BX
CY

DZ

A the bigger the diameter of


the spring, the less it stretch
B the bigger the diameter of
the spring, the more it stretch
C the smaller the diameter of
the spring, the more it stretch
D the bigger the diameter, the
spring stretch with some length

50 Springs are
motorcycle to

used

on

A
help absorb shock when
moving on bumpy roads
B help the driver look clear in
front
C ensure safely when on the
road

49 Figure 3 shows objects of the


same weight are hanged to four
springs of different diameters.

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