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2 GRADE V CONTENTS 1. LIFE SCIENCE: 1.1 Plants and its kingdom. 1.2 Nutrition in Plants. 1.3 Animals and its Kingdom. 1.4 Nutrition in Animals. 1.5 Living & Non Living things. 1.6 Human Body & its Functions. 1.7 Organ systems, Nervous System & skeletal system. 1.8 Our Surroundings. 2. PHYSICAL SCIENCE 2.1 Work, Force & Motion 2.2 Measurement of Time, Distance & Speed. 2.3 Light & Electricity. 2.3 Simple Machines. 2.4 Fun with magnets. 2.5 Methods of Separating Substances. 2.6 Sound.

3 3. Our Food 3.1 Food where does it come from. 3.2 Varieties of Food. 3.3 Food Materials & Sources. 3.4 Plant Parts & Animal Products as Food. 3.5 Components of Food. 3.6 Various Nutrients in Food. 3.7 Food Habits. 4. Natural Resources 4. 1 Natural Resources. 4.2 Air & Water 4.3 Rocks & Soils. 4.4 Minerals. 4.5 Pollution and it types. 5. Earth Sciences: 5.1 Earth Weather 5.2 Earth s Atmosphere( Air, currents, Wind & Oceans) 5.3 Our solar System. 5.4 The Sun. 5.5 Earth. 5.6 Moon. 5.7 Stars & its Clusters. 5.8 Lunar & Solar Eclipses. 5.9 Galaxies Asteroids & Comets.

4 6. Additional Chapters: 6.1 Inventions & Discoveries. 6.2 Famous Scientists & their Inventions. 6.3 Means of Communication. 6.4 Means of Transport. 6.5 Land and its People.

5 SECTION-II ASTRONOMY SYLLABUS QUETIONS 1. Which Planet is called as Red Planet? A. Uranus B. Pluto C. Mars 2. Which candy bar is in outer space? A. Snickers B. Baby Ruth C. Milky Way 3. What is the Latin name for the sun? A. Son B. Surya C. Sol 4. The body that supplies heat and light to the small planet we call Earth? A. Star B. Asteroid C. Moon

6 5. What objects gravitational pull is so great that nothing not even light can escape from it? A. Black Hole B. Vortex C. Shooting Star 6. Based on their average distance from the Sun, what is the order of the planets? A. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune B. Mercury, Venus, Mars, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune C. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus 7.The name of a small object made of ice, frozen gas, and dust that orbits the sun is? A. Comet B. Meteorite C. Asteroid 8. How long does it take the earth to go around the sun? A. One Day B. One Month C. One Year

7 9. What best describes a falling star? A. A flaming ball of gas. B. A star streaking across the sky near the Earth. C. A tiny rock vaporizing as it enters the Earth s atmosphere. 10. Which planet has a surface and atmosphere which is all most like the Earth? A. Mars B. Neptune C. Mercury 11. What is the brightest star in the night sky at any time? A. Sirius B. Orion C. Venus 12. A natural satellite that orbits a planet? A. Star B. Sun C. Moon 13. About how many stars are in our galaxy? A. 200 billion B. 200 thousand C. 2 million

8 14. Which planet is referred to as the planet of oceans? A. Venus B. Earth C. Mars 15. Which planet has the strongest winds? A. Neptune B. Earth C. Mars 16. Meteoroids that hurtle into the atmosphere as streaks of light are? A. Comets B. Shooting stars C. Asteroids 17. Which planets have rings around them? A. Saturn, Uranus, Jupiter, Neptune B. Earth, Pluto, Mercury, Mars C. Venus, Mars, Uranus, Saturn 18. Which statement describes the atmosphere of the planet correctly? A) Venus is mostly carbon dioxide B) Mercury is mostly nitrogen C) Earth is mostly oxygen 19. To weigh roughly two-thirds less than what you do on Earth, which planet would you be on? A) Uranus B) Mars C) Venus

9 20. How long does it take for light from the Sun to reach Earth? A) 1 minute B) 8 minutes C) Instantaneous 21. It takes the Sun million years to do one revolution of the Milky Way Galaxy. How fast does the Sun travel? A) 220km in a second B) 220km in a minute C) 220 km in hour 22. In 2007, Voyager 2 crossed the Helio sheath boundary and into the vast region at the edge of our solar system where the solar wind runs up against the thin gas between the stars. What did this crossing confirm about the shape of our solar system? A) Its squashed B) Its round C) It s a rotation 23. What was the first name to be suggested for Neptune? A) Junus B) Juno C) Larissa 24. The 'great dark spot' on Neptune was discovered by? A) William Herschel B) Hubble space telescope C) Voyager 2

10 25. How long does it take for Neptune to complete one orbit around the sun? A) 32 years B) 79 years C) 164 years 26. What is the largest moon orbiting Neptune? A) Triton B) Nereid C) Miranda 27. Neptune's rings are named after. A) Ancient cities B) Greek goddesses C) Astronomers involved in discover of planet. 28. What was the first theory proposed to explain the origin of the solar system by Rene Descartes in 1644? A) Condensation and Contraction of Large Vortex B) Passing star hypothesis C) Passing comet hypothesis 29. According to new classification, Pluto is a? A) Small Planet B) Moon of Neptune C) Dwarf Planet

11 30. Pluto is the? A) Most distant planet B) Largest Kuiper Belt Object C) Edge of the solar system 31. In which year was Pluto discovered? A) 1892 B) 1967 C) Jupiter's rings were first observed by? A) Galileo Galilee B) Voyager 1 C) Hubble space telescope 33. The rings of Jupiter are composed of? A) Dust particles B) Chunks of ice C) Small asteroids 34. Who was the first astronomer to suggest rings around planet Saturn? A) Christian Huygens B) Edwin Hubble C) Édouard Roche 35. What was the first asteroid discovered in 1801 and named after the Roman goddess of harvest? A) Juno B) Ceres C) Hygiea

12 36. When a new asteroid is discovered, it is named after? A) The name chosen by the discoverer B) The year of discovery C) A goddess in Greek mythology 37. When an asteroid is assigned a number in front of its name, what additional information does that provide? A) The year of discovery B) Its orbit has been calculated C) Its distance from the sun 38. In the asteroid belt, some areas are almost free of asteroids. These are known as? A) Kirkwood's gaps B) Roche s gaps C) Cassini divisions 39. The asteroids that cross the earth's orbit are known as? A).Amor objects B) Apollo objects C) Trojan Asteroids

13 40. What is the correct alignment during a solar eclipse? A) Sun, moon, earth B) Sun, earth, moon C) Moon, sun, earth 41. What is the maximum number of solar eclipses that can occur during a calendar year? A) 3 B) 4 C) What is the minimum number of solar eclipses that can occur during a calendar year? A) 0 B) 1 C) Total solar eclipses occur due to a unique feature common to both the sun and the moon. What is this feature? A) Same equatorial diameter B) Same angular diameter C) Same distance from earth 44. During a solar eclipse, an observer on the moon, looking at the earth would see? A) The sun completely covered by the earth B) Earth completely covered by moon's shadow C) Earth partially covered by moon's shadow

14 45. What is the average distance to the Moon? A) million kilometers B) 3.63 million kilometers C) 36.3 million kilometers 46. What is the diameter of the Moon? A) 1268 km B) 2908 km C) 3476 km 47. The Moon orbits around the Earth at a speed of? A) 490 km per hour B) 1730 km per hour C) 3680 km per hour 48. How long does the Moon take to complete one orbit? A) 27 days 7 hours B) 29 days 18 hours C) 31 days 8 hours 49. The nucleus of a comet. A) Has a higher density than ice B) is visible from earth-based telescopes C) Has an irregular shape 50. How many spacecrafts flew by the nucleus of comet Halley during periods, when it visited the inner solar system? A) No spacecraft was sent B) 3 C) 5

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