Home Economics Examination Questions for Primary School Students (JSSI-JSSIII)

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Home Economics Examination Questions for Junior School Students (JSS1,JSS2 & JSS3)

These Home Economics questions have been compiled to serve as a reference material to aid teachers set tests and examination questions without much stress.
School pupils/tutors will find it very helpful  in revision and exam preparation.

Class: JSS 1    Subject: Home Economics

Instruction: Answer all question in this section

  1. Home economics is related to ___ subjects (a) many subjects (b) only biology (c) only chemistry (d) five subject only
  2. The area of home economics that deals with using what the family has to get what it needs is called (a) economics (b) home knowledge (c) home care (d) home management
  3. The subject that helps a home economic to understand the effects of heat on food is ____ (a) mathematics (b) chemistry (c) geography (d) history
  4. A person who creates new styles of clothing is called a fashion ____ (a) model (b) advertiser (c) designer (d) aterer
  5. One of the following does not belong to the group (a) dietitian (b) caterer (c) model (d) nutritionist
  6. The set of teeth located in the centre of the front of the jaw are the ___ (a) incisors (b) cannies (c) premolars (d) molars
  7. Sweat is produced in the skin by (a) oil glands (b) blood vessels (c) sweat gland (d) sweat pore
  8. The process of caring for the hand and finger nails is called (a) manicure (b) hand and nail care (c) pedicure (d) finger nail care
  9. One of the following is not a skin injury (a) bruise (b) cuts (c) bites (d) ringworm
  10. The major weight centers of the body are __ (a) five (b) three (c) six (d) two
  11. In good sitting posture, the head must be kept erect and the chest ___ (a) up (b) long (c) down (d) bent
  12. The act of making the body perform some activities is ___ (a) strengthening (b) jumping (c) exercise (d) stretching
  13. One of the following must not be used for exercise and sport (a) shoes (b) drugs (c) water (d) food
  14. Two much exercise or an over work of oneself leads to ____ (a) sleep (b) fatigue (c) healthy (d) rest
  15. An overall state of well-being is called (a) fatigue (b) rest (c) relaxation (d) health
  16. ____ exercise helps in building strong muscles (a) strengthening exercise (b) acrobic exercise (c) stretching exercise (d) running exercise
  17. The major centers of the body are (a) head, hands, legs (b) head, chest and legs (c) head, legs and pelvic (d) head, chest and pelvic
  18. Tools for manicuring is not one of these (a) paint (b) nail buffer (c) nail polish (d) hand cream and lotion
  19. One of the following is not part of the eyes (a) eyebrow (b) cornea (c) molars (d) eye ball
  20. The act of resting without sleeping is what (a) rest (b) joy (c) health (d) routine

Section B; theory

Answer 3 questions

  1. (a) what is home economics (b) list ten subjects related to home economic
  2. (a) differentiate between manicuring and depicturing (b) list the skin disease (c) mention two tools for manicuring
  3. Write short notes on the following (i) fatigue (ii) exercise (iii) rest (iv) sleep (b) state four causes of fatigue
  4. What is posture? (b) write three uses of good walking posture
  5. State five ways one can care for the skin (b) what are foot wears (c) give 4 uses of foot wear

Class: JSS 2 Subject: Home Economics

Instruction: Answer all question in this section

  1. The short span of time which marks the beginning of sexual maturation is called ___ (a) puberty (b) adulthood (c) adolescence (d) womanhood
  2. The period which lies between the end of childhood and adulthood is called what (a) manhood (b) boyhood (c) adolescence (d) puberty
  3. Sexually transmitted disease is an illness spread from one another through (a) hand shake (b) sexual contact (c) sharing of food (d) dancing
  4. The process where a person prescribes a drug is called (a) discipline (b) injection (c) protection (d) medication
  5. The way of life of a family is their (a) lifestyle (b) values (c) resources (d) goals
  6. Which of the following is an instrumental value (a) love (b) freedom (c) orderliness (d) truth
  7. Freedom and benefits that are guaranteed to people by law are called (a) responsibilities (b) rights (c) bills (d) needs
  8. The struggle between two or more people who disagree is called ___ (a) conflict (b) crisis (c) problem (d) challenge
  9. For the welfare of the family, conflicts are best ___ (a) buried (b) resolved (c) overlooked (d) ignored
  • A situation that marks a turning point when things cease to go on as usual in a family is called (a) debate (b) conflict (c) crisis (d) decision
  • The unpleasant smell that comes from the body is called ___ (a) smell (b) perfume (c) gas (d) odour
  • The menstrual cycle ____ (a) differ with person (b) is the same for all (c) is impossible (d) is abnormal
  • ___ values are important for their own sakes (a) instrumental (b) aesthetic (c) efficiency (d) intrinsic
  1. Human immunodeficiency virus causes (a) aids (b) malaria (c) syphili’s (d) tuberculosis
  2. Beliefs, feelings or ideas of what is important, desirable and good are called (a) standards (b) resources (c) needs (d) value
  3. Giving in on some points of disagreement and having your ways in others is (a) giving in (b) compromise (c) weakness (d) strength
  4. We have ___ stages of resolving conflicts (a) 4 (b) 10 (c) 15 (d) none of the above
  1. One of these is not a sign of puberty in (a) beard around the jaw (b) moustache above the upper lip (c) sex gland produce spermatozoa or sperm
  2. All are human fundamental right except (a) right to steal (b) right to freedom of movement (c) right to life (d) right to private life and family life
  3. Following up is the final stage in resolving conflict. True or false

Section B: theory

Answer three questions

  1. (a) Define the term puberty (b) state five characteristics that are common to both adolescent boys and girls
  2. (a) What is body odour (b) write out five causes of body odour
  3. (a) Differentiate between values and lifestyle (b) list the types of values (c) list the types of lifestyles
  4. (a) who is a citizen (b) what are right (c) state five fundamental rights written in the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria
  5. Write short notes on the following (a) adolescence (b) adolescent (c) menstruation (d) self medication (e) conflict

Class: JSS 3 Subject: Home Economics

Instruction: Answer all question in this section

  1. A thread made by twisting or spinning fibres is (a) yarn (b) fabric (c) fibre (d) warp
  2. ____ is the process of constructing fabric by interlacing two sets of yarns (a) knitting (b) weaving (c) crocheting (d) none of the above
  3. The direction of yarns or threads in a fabric is ____ (a) true bias (b) warp (c) grain (d) wept
  4. Which of the following is very suitable for hot weather (a) wool (b) cotton (c) silk (d) nylon
  5. The tiny hair-like strands used for making fabrics are called (a) texiles (b) hairs (c) fabrics (d) fibres
  6. One of the following will born inflame giving a smell of burning paper (a) cotton (b) polyester (c) wool (d) silks
  7. This can damage fabrics (a) ironing (b) soap (c) dirt (d) water
  8. Wool should be washed with ___ water (a) boiling (b) warm (c) very hot (d) cold
  9. Which of the following is correct for ironing linen and cotton (a) hot iron (b) cool iron (c) medium iron (d) moderately hot iron
  • ___ refers to the outline of an object (a) shape (b) texture (c) form (d) linen
  • The way the surface of a fabric looks and feels is ___ (a) texture (b) shape (c) space (d) colour
  • ____ is the lightness or darkness of a colour (a) hue (b) value (c) tint (d) intensity
  • Those additional things we wear in order to supplement our clothes are called __ (a) dresses (b) garments (c) accessories (d) scarves
  • The body outline or shape of a person is her ___ (a) figure (b) body (c) style (d) outfit
  • A treadle machine is operated with (a) motor (b) two hands (c) electric motor (d) foot
  • Which of the following is used for sewing close to raised edges (a) hemmer foot (b) zipper foot (c) button hole maker (d) edge stitcher
  • One of the following is weak when wet (a) linen (b) cotton (c) silk (d) nylon
  • Primary colours include all except one (a) green (b) red (c) yellow (d) blue
  • Clothing include make-ups & hair-do. True/false
  • Clothes for sleeping is called __ (a) nigh gowns/pyjamas (b) skirts (c) blouse (d) wrapper

Section B: theory 

Answer three questions

  1. (a) Explain what the study of textile is all about (b) list any three fabric construction methods
  2. State five reasons for the care of clothing
  3. What is texture (b) list the special terms used to describe colours
  4. Write out the functions of the following machine parts (i) spool pin (ii) bobbin case (iii) needle clamp (iv) presser foot lifter (v) balance wheel
  5. Write short notes on the following (i) darts (ii) tucks (iii) gathers (iv) openings (v) fastenings

Class: Primary four   Subject: Home Economic

Instruction: Reading carefully and answer all the questions in this section by circling or ticking the correct option.

  1. Polishing makes the furniture look _____ and _____ (a) neat and beautiful (b) rough and dirty (c) small and black (d) none of the above
  2. Materials needed to make homemade cleaning agents are all except one (a) pineapple leaves (b) candle (c) egg shell (d) wood ash
  3. Surface means the ____ look of furniture and fixtures in a home (a) inner (b) corner (c) outside (d) A & B
  4. Complete this, a clean home is a _____ home
  5. One of these is not a household pest (a) mosquitoes (b) houseflies (c) goat (d) cockroaches
  6. Mosquitoes does one of these (a) bite and suck our blood (b) eat our sugar and sugary foods (c) make the house dirty with cobwebs (d) make holes in the wall and floors
  7. Cement floors are made of ____ (a) mud (b) concrete (c) glass (d) wood
  8. Wooden furniture is one of these (a) television (b) iron (c) plates (d) cupboards
  9. Home-made furniture polish include all except one (a) petrol (b) kerosene (c) bar soap (d) knife
  10. To clean a mirror, one of these is needed (a) scrubbing brush (b) soft duster (c) green leaves (d) broom
  11. One of these can break easily (a) spoon (b) wooden table (c) glass (d) wall
  12. Pests are friendly and do not destroy things. True/false
  13. When washing cutleries, one of this should be used in cleaning (a) powdered starch (b) paw paw leaves (c) find sand (d) woods
  14. Surfaces can be made of mud, cement, wood, glass or metals. True/false

Section B-theory

Answer three (3) questions only from this section

  1. House hold pest are what (b) list five examples of household pests
  2. What are homemade polish (b) give 5 examples of wooden furniture in the home
  3. What is surfaces (b) mention the types of surfaces
  4. State the materials needed for cleaning cement floors (b) write two good things about mud floors

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