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Conquesta Olympiads Social Sciences Sample Question Paper
1. Man learnt about flight from observing ……
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2. Orville and Wilbur Wright were the first ……
3. What was outstanding about this new plane they had developed?
(a) It carried a person into the air.
(b) It traveled at a constant speed.
(c) It did not crash land.
(d) All of these are correct.
4. Which flying machine depends on blades that rotate for it to fly?
5. Which flying machine uses heat for it to fly?
6. Which flying machine uses thermals or hot air pockets for it to fly?
7. Which flying machine was the type of plane invented by the Wright Brothers?
8. During which century did the Wright Brothers invent their plane?
Choose the correct words in (a) – (d) to complete the sentence for questions 9 – 12.
(a) speed (b) supersonic (c) sound (d) barrier
9 —– flight (breaking the sound 11—–) is achieved when an object travels at a 11—- faster than 12—- (1235 kph).
1. How many years did it take Howard Carter to uncover the tomb of Tutankhamen?
(a) 8 years
(b) 9 years
(c) 10 years
(d) 12 years
2. What is another name for a benefactor?
3. What was the real purpose for building a tomb in ancient Egypt?
(a) To make grave goods such as dolls.
(b) To make memories for the deceased.
(c) To prepare a place for the person in the afterlife.
(d) To keep the dead busy inside the tomb.
Match up the words in (a) – (d) to their descriptions at questions 4 – 7.
(a) Mummy (b) Canopic Jar (c) Hieroglyphic (d) Chariot
4. Picture writing of ancient Egypt.
5. Preserved body.
6. Container that stores the internal organs of a body.
7. Mode of transport.
1. The North Pole lies within the Arctic Circle. This begins at approximately ”
(a) 45º latitude.
(b) 50º latitude.
(c) 65º latitude.
(d) 90º latitude.
2. The word ‘extremity’ in this extract means ……
(c) furthest point.
Match up the terms in (a) – (d) to questions 3 – 6.
(a) blizzard (b) frostbite (c) Celcius (d) glaciers
3. What term refers to a temperature scale?
4. What terms refers to severe storm characterised by extreme cold, strong winds, and a heavy snowfall?
5. What term refers to injury to the skin and sometimes the deeper tissues of the body due to freezing orformation of ice crystals in the tissue cells?
6. What term refers to an accumulation of ice, snow, water, rock and sediment that moves under the influence of gravity?
1. Which of the following is the correct order of size from largest to smallest?
(a) Africa, North America, Antarctica, Europe
(b) Africa, Antarctica, Europe, North America
(c) Europe, Antarctica, Africa, North America
(d) Antarctica, Europe, Africa, North America
2. Which percentage represents the earth’s total area occupied by the continents (excluding the continental shelves)?
3. Where do most of the continental masses lie?
(a) South of the equator.
(b) North of the equator.
(c) West of the Greenwich meridian.
(d) East of the Greenwich meridian.
4. What do we learn about the crust on the continents?
(a) The density is less than the ocean’s crust.
(b) The density is more than the ocean’s crust.
(c) They are of similar densities.
(d) None of these options are correct.
5. Due to the structure of the continents’ crust, what happens to this crust?
(a) It will sink.
(b) It will rise.
(c) It will float.
(d) It will remain in the same position.