Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Practice Test - Learning Strand 2: Scientific Literacy and Critical Thinking - A

Learning Strand 2: Scientific Literacy and Critical Thinking

Instruction: Choose the letter of the correct answer.


1. Soil less gardening technique in which plants are grown in nutrient solution.
          A. Controlled farming        
B. Hydroponics
C. Contour farming
D. Diversion

2. Factor that does not contribute to health
          A. Social justice                
B. Wealth
C. Adequate shelter
D. Education

3. Disease of the nose
          A. Otitis       
          B. Adenoids
          C. Boils
          D. Ocerthalmium

4. Consist of the nervous system
          A. Brain       
          B. Bones
          C. Nerves
          D. Spinal cord

5. Also called “block and tackle”
          A. Lever
          B. Pulley
          C. Wheel and axle
          D. Inclined plane

6. Used to treat difficulty in urination
          A. Lagundi
          B. Banaba
          C. Tsaang gubat
          D. Pansit-pansitan

7. In the feeding relationship, lizard is considered
          A. First order consumer
          B. Second order consumer
          C. Third order consumer
          D. Decomposer

8. The poorest type of soil and consists of small particle of weathered rock  
          A. Silt
          B. Sand
          C. Clay
          D. Loam

9. Health is simply the absence of disease.
          A. True
          B. False
          C. Always
          D. Neutral

10. An example of non-communicable disease
          A. Tuberculosis
          B. Anemia
          C. Dengue fever
          D. Rabies

11. Type of food preservation commonly used in the fishing village
          A. Sterilization
          B. Drying
          C. Canning
          D. Refrigeration

12. Not a characteristic of a healthy person
          A. Emotionally stable
          B. Health insurance
          C. Socially adopted and in harmony with his/her physical environment
          D. Strong body

13. Series of changes a female body goes through to prepare for a possible pregnancy every month
          A. Puberty
          B. Menstrual cycle
          C. Lactation
          D. Reproduction

14. To cure or prevent falling hair, this herbal medicine is recommended
          A. Sambong
          B. Sabila
          C. Paragis
          D. Lagundi

15. Practice of tilling sloped land along lines of consistent elevation in order to conserve rainwater and to reduce soil losses from surface erosion
          A. Crop rotation
          B. Contour farming
          C. Kaingin system
          D, Hydroponics

16. Part of the leaf that serves as opening between guard cells for gas and water exchange
          A. Chlorophyll
          B. Stomata
          C. Cuticle
          D. Xylem

17. Which of the following plants can be reproduced by spores?
          A. Tomato
          B. Fern
          C. Banana
          D. Ampalaya

18. One way of helping the government in protecting the environment and natural resources
          A. Kaingin
          B. Green revolution
          C. Illegal logging
          D. Dynamite fishing

19. Giving birth to a living young
          A. Oviparous
          B. Viviparous
          C. Asexual reproduction
          D. Pregnancy

20. Eat both plants and animals
          A. Carnivorous
          B. Omnivorous
          C. Herbivorous
          D. Voracious

21. An example of reptiles
          A. Frog
          B. Lizard
          C. Toad
          D. Newt

22. Viral topical disease transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosguitoes
          A. Malaria
          B. Dengue fever
          C. Typhoid fever
          D. TB

23. Water cannot be made safe by this way
          A. Boiling
          B. Refrigeration
          C. Filtering
          D. Chlorination

24. The following are common diseases of the nervous system except ___.
          A. Headache
          B. Osteoporosis
          C. Dizziness
          D. Paralysis

25. Throughout puberty, girls undergoes the following except ____.
          A. Maturity of the sexual organs
          B. Enlargement of the larynx
          C. Growth of pubic hair
          D. Enlargement of the breast

26. It involves one cell division and results in two identical daughter cells.
          A. Meiosis
          B. Mitosis
          C. Binary fission
          D. Cytokinesis

27. A combination of sand, silt, and clay and usually refers to as “agricultural soil”
          A. Clay
          B. Loam
          C. Silt
          D. Sand

28. A short stem that attaches leaf to the main stem or branch
          A. Twig
          B. Petiole
          C. Leaf blade
          D. Node

29. In this feeding relationship, plant-grasshopper-lizard-hawk, what will happen if the lizard is eliminated from the cycle?
          A. The plant will bloom.
          B. The population of the grasshopper will grow.
          C. The hawk will eat the grasshopper.
          D. Nothing will change.

30. It is a triangular shaped tool’, often called “portable inclined plane”
          A. Lever
          B. Wedge
          C. Screw
          D. Pulley

31. Alteration in the overall state of well-being
          A. Health
          B. Disease
          C. Faith
          D. Motivation

32. One of the disadvantages of hydroponics
          A. Weeding
          B. Constant supervision
          C. Soil-borne diseases
          D. When to fertilize

33. It is caused by parasitic Plasmodium vivax and transmitted by the bite of the female anopheles mosquito.
          A. Influenza
          B. Malaria
          C. Dengue Fever
          D. Pneumonia

34. Not attributed to the muscular-skeletal system
          A. Cramps
          B. Diphtheria
          C. Fractures
          D. Osteoporosis

35. It is a pouch of skin containing the testicles
          A. Fallopian tube
          B. Scrotum
          C. Uterus
          D. Vas deferens

36. It is not a part of the digestive system
          A. Esophagus
          B. Lungs
          C. Liver
          D. Pancreas

37. Green substance in plants and vital in photosynthesis
          A. Phloem
          B. Chlorophyll
          C. Cuticle
          D. Xylem

38. Bamboo is type of
          A. Vine
          B. Grass
          C. Tree
          D. Herb

39. Which of the following is not an herb plant?
          A. Coriander
          B. Saffron
          C. Chives
          D. Mint

40. Black pepper plant  is a/an _____.
          A. Tree
          B. Vine
          C. Shrub
          D. Herb

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