CBSE Class 5 Science Sample Paper Set B

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Q.1 Choose the correct optioni.

The two bones are joined together with the help of________________.

a) Cartilage    b) Tendon    c) Ligament    d) Ribcage

c) Ligament

ii. The muscles present in the heart are called__________________ muscles.

a)Voluntary    b) Cardiac    c) Skeletal    d) Ciliary

b) Cardiac

iii. Look at the diagram carefully Which organ does this part of a skeleton protect?

a) Heart    b) Lungs     c) Spinal cord    d) Brain

d) Brain

iv. __________rock looks like a sponge.

a) Slate    b) Shale    c) Clay    d) Pumice

d) Pumice

v. Which of the following is a finely grained igneous rock?

a) Basalt    b) Obsidian    c) Marble    d) Gneiss

a) Basalt

vi. Identify the rock formed from the metamorphosis of sandstone

a)Diamond    b) Sapphire    c) Quartzite    d) Emerald

c) Quartzite

vii. Which of the following is insoluble in water?

a) Coffee   b) Sugar    c) Chalk    d) Food colour


viii. Which of the following disease is caused due to the deficiency of iodine?

a) Diabetes    b) Beri beri    c) Cholera    d) Goitre

d) Goitre

ix. The Moon takes about _______ days to rotate on its axis.

a) 45    b) 30     c) 29 ½     d) 31

c) 29 ½

x. Which of the following is a life style related disease?

a) Cholera    b) Rabies    c) Obesity    d) Dysentery

c) Obesity

Q.2 Name the followinga)

A substance which dissolves in another substanceb)


The small bones that form the backbonec)


People who study rocksd)


The joint present in the anklese)


The rocks formed from solidification of lava or magma

Igneous rocks

Q.3 Define the followinga)

Organ System

A group of organs that work together to perform a particular function

b) Reflex Action

Automatic and immediate responses 0.5 controlled by the spinal cord 0.5

c) Deficiency Disease

Disease caused due to deficiency of a particular nutrient.(1)

d) Weathering

Breaking down of rocks (0.5) due to action of wind water and temperature changes0.5)

e) Lunar Eclipse

When the Earth comes in between the moon and the Sun (1)the Earth casts a shadow on the moon

Q.4 Give reasona)

a) Oil floats on water

As it is an immiscible liquid(1) /Insoluble/lighter

b) We can move our head from side to side.

Due to the presence of pivot joint(1) joint(.5)

c) Solar eclipse is of shorter duration as compared to the lunar eclipse.

As Moon is much smaller in size than the Sun. (1)

d) We should cover our mouth while sneezing or coughing.

As it can transfer germs in the air(1)

e) We should not waste coal and petroleum.

As they are non-renewable sources of energy(1)

Q.5 Correct the statements and then rewrite thema)

Humerus is also called the thigh bone.

b) Calcite is the mineral present in conglomerate.

c) Asthma is caused due to the consumption of excess of vitamins.

d) Alcohol is a universal solvent.

e) We can visit a zoo to watch a film on the various phases of the Moon. 5

Q.6 Answer in short- (2 marks each)

a) Anirudh is fond of playing cricket. But he is unable to practice because of his weak bones. Can you guess which disease is he suffering from? How is this disease caused? Write any two examples of the food items he should eat to prevent this disease.

b) What is vaccination? Name any two diseases which can be prevented by vaccination.

c) Write any two differences between fixed ribs and floating ribs.

d) The skeletal system plays a very important role in our body. Justify your answer giving four points.

e) How is coal formed?

f) Explain any two ways by which the soil can be conserved.

g) i. Write one difference between miscible and immiscible liquids.

ii. Give one example to justify that gases can dissolve in water.

h) i. Describe the surface of the Moon.

ii. Why can’t we hear any sound on the Moon?

i) How are tides caused?

Q.7 Answer in detail- (3 marks each)

a) What do you understand by the term soil erosion? Explain any two agents that cause soil erosion.

b) i Draw the structure of the human eye and label Cornea, Iris and Lens.

ii. Write the functions of- Pupil, Retina and Optic nerve.

c. Look at the diagram carefully and label A, B and C and also write one function of each.

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