Primary Three Third Term Examination Questions 2019/2020 Session – All Subject


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Subject: French                                                                                  Class: Basic Three


  1. This is in French is __________________________
  2. That is in French is ___________________________
  3. Voila mou papa means _________________________
  4. Voici ma maman means __________________________________
  5. Il est petil means ________________________________
  6. See you soon means goodbye (oui/Non)
  7. Asseyez –vous is written as stand-up (Oui/Non)
  8. Levez – vous is written as stand –up (Oni/Non)
  9. My father is mon-pere (Oui/Non)
  10. My Oncle is ma taute (Oui/Mon)
  11. Grand pere is grandfather (Oui/Non)
  12. A girl is une fille (Oui/Non)
  13. Avoir is verb to have (Oui/Non)
  14. Etre is verb to be (Oui/Non)
  15. Aller is verb to go (Oui/Non)
  16. Merci beaucoup means thank you very much (Oui/Non)
  17. Elle est grandle  (masculin/feminin)
  18. Il est grand  (masculin/feminin)
  19. Elle est petite (masculin/feminin)
  20. Il est petil (masculin /feminin)


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SUBJECT: Vocational Aptitude                                                          CLASS: Basic  3

Section A :  Objective

  1. ___________is the work of caring for sick or injured people in a hospital or clinic                     (a) farming  (b) nursing  (c) teaching
  2. The urinometer is sued to measure the urine level in the ________(a) bladder  (b) anus  (c) kidney
  3. The person who cuts people’s hair is called a _______  (a) tailor  (b) barber  (c) sailor
  4. Which of these is sued for shaving?  (a) shaving razor  (b) spray  (c) knife
  5. ____________is the process of arranging hair  (a) washing  (b) hairdressing  (c) painting
  6. Someone who colours hair for others is called __________(a) coiffeuse  (b) tinter                    (c) barber
  7. ____________is the activity which involves the preparing and cooking of food  (a) cookery  (b) cook  (c) chef
  8. A professional cook is known as ____________ (a) buyer  (b) cooker  (c) chef
  9. Engineering is the work of using the knowledge of __________to build and control machines roads etc  (a) music  (b) science  (c) art
  10. A specialist in chemical engineering is called a (a) mechanical engineer  (b) chemical engineer  (c) civil engineer
  11. A ___________goes from house to house to take care of patient  (a) student nurse                    (b) dental nurse  (c) district nurse
  12. An _________builds and flies aircrafts  (a) aeronautic engineer  (b) computer engineer  (c) electrical engineer
  13. A man hairdresser is called a _______(a) coiffeuse  (b) coiffeur  (c) confuse
  14. The machines for cooking are called ______________appliances  (a) house  (b) eating              (c) kitchen
  15. A ___________is used to cut, trim or shave hair  (a) clipper  (b) knife  (c) pins

Section B

1a.       List three types of nurses

b.         State two services provided by a barber

2a.       List three branches of engineering

b.         Mention two kinds of hair dresses

3a.       Mention five tools used in cookery

b.         Mention three tools used by a nurse


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SUBJECT: Religion and National Values                                      CLASS: Basic  3

Section A:  Objective

  1. ___________ are gifts and special abilities given to us by God  (a) Taxes  (b) talent  (c) gift
  2. The following are examples of talents except __________(a) stealing  (b) dancing                       (c) singing
  3. Who helped the injured man in the story of the Good Samaritan?  (a) priest                     (b) Samantan  (c) Levite
  4. We need to help which of the following people?  (a) a thief  (b) a robber  (c) an orphan
  5. __________means when different tribes are being separated from each other                    (a) community  (b) ethnicity  (c) democracy
  6. Ethnicity brings about the following except ___________  (a) wealth  (b) conflict                    (c) violence
  7. ___________are rules and laws made to control and guide the behaviour of people who use the road  (a) traffic signs  (b) traffic regulations  (c) trade regulations
  8. Drug abuse is the ____________use of drugs without doctor’s prescription  (a) proper               (b) pride  (c) improper
  9. The following are road signs except  (a) T-junction  (b) Traffic lights  (c) travel lent junction
  10. There are about __________ethnic groups in Nigeria  (a) 250  (b) 350  (c) 450
  11. The street name for cannabis are _________ except  (a) Taba  (b) Ganja  (c) Eja
  12. We can use our gifts in all the following places except ______(a) market (b) church               (c) house
  13. We can help the needy around us by __________  (a) abusing them  (b) praying for them  (c) beating them
  14. Ethnicity brings about ____________(a) money  (b) culture  (c) underdevelopment
  15. The full meaning of NURTW is ___________ (a) The Nigeria Union of Road Transport Workers  (b) The National Union of Road Transport Workers  (c) The National Unity of Road Transporting Workers

Section B

1a.       Identify three agencies that enforce traffic regulation

b.         Mention two causes of ethnicity in Nigeria.

2a.       Mention three people in your community in need of help

b.         State two consequences of not using our gifts and abilities to serve

3a.       Mention list street names of commonly abused drugs

b.         Write out this memory verse Matthew 25:29


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SUBJECT: History                                                                            CLASS: Basic  3


Section A:  Objective

  1. A _____________is a place with many people, houses, buildings and streets  (a) village            (b) town  (c) state
  2. There are ______types of towns in Nigeria  (a) 2  (b) 3  (c) 4
  3. Towns that emerged during and after colonial rule in Nigeria are called ________                 (a) ancient towns  (b) new towns  (c) modern towns
  4. The market established by Muhammadu Rumfa was called ________(a) Sunni market                  (b) Kurmi Market  (c) Sabo market
  5. Queen Amina was an outstanding ______________leader  (a) military  (b) trading  (c)agricultural
  6. Which of these is an ancient town in southern Nigeria?  (a) Ile-Ife  (b) Ibadan  (c) Port Harcourt
  7. Which of these is not an ancient town in Northern Nigeria  (a) Yola  (b) Daura                    (c) Kano.
  8. All these are modern town in Southern Nigeria except _______ (a) Port Harcourt  (b)Enugu  (c) Oyo
  9. All these are modern towns in Northern Nigeria except ___________(a)Idah  (b) Yola  (c)Abuja
  10. A town has many beautiful places like ______________ (a) hospital  (b)cemetery  (c)roads
  11. The following are facilities found in a town except ________(a) electricity  (b) filling station  (c) dungeon
  12. Nana spent ____________years in Accra  (a) twenty  (b) twelve  (c) two
  13. The Tivs are one of the largest ethnic groups in _______________ (a) Lagos State  (b) Kano State  (c) Benue State
  14. Some of the towns served as capitals of states, kingdoms and _________(a) empires             (b) palace  (c) head quarters
  15. The Kalabari mainly lie in the _______________area  (a) mainland  (b) mountainous                (c) riverine

Section B

1a.       Mention three facilities in a town

b.         State two beautiful places in a town

2a.       Mention three ancient towns in Northern Nigeria

b.         Mention two modern twons in Southern Nigeria

3a.       List three ancient towns in Southern Nigeria

b.         List two modern towns in Northern Nigeria


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SUBJECT: Computer Studies                                                          CLASS: Basic  3

Section A:  Objective

  1. __________refers to starting a computer and loading of the operating system                          (a) software  (b) booting  (c) button
  2. There are _________types of booting   (a) two  (b) three  (c) four
  3. The full meaning of VDU is __________(a) visual display unity  (b) visual display unit                  (c) visual displace unit
  4. The following are examples of input devices except __________(a) mouse  (b) light pen (c) printer
  5. _________is the process of starting a computer by pressing the power button on the system unit and the __________  (a) cold booting, monitor  (b) cold booting, keyboard         (c) warm booting, monitor
  6. Hard copy is the information that is printed on __________ (a) screen  (b) pencil                (c) paper
  7. ___________is the process of restarting the computer that is already in use  (a) warm booting  (b) cold booting  (c) warm beating
  8. Dot – matrix printer is an example of ___________printer  (a) Non-impact  (b) impact           (c) compact
  9. There are _________steps for  cold booting  (a) fourteen  (b) five  (c) four  
  10. The word “Data” is derive from the plural form of Latin word ________(a) Date                    (b) Datum  (c) Damtu
  11. The computer parts are connected by _______(a) rope  (b) strap  (c) cable
  12. _________is the software that controls all the operations in the computer (a) system software  (b) utilities software  (c) operating system
  13. ____________refers to processed data  (a) data  (b) information  (c) electronic
  14. There are two types of Data  (a) four  (b) three  (c) two

Section B

1a.       State the steps in cold booting

b.         Mention two alphanumeric data

2a.       Mention the three types of information

b.         List the two types of data and give two examples each

3a.       List and explain the two types of booting

b.         Define data


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SUBJECT: Pre-Vocational Studies                                           CLASS: Basic  3

Section A:  Objective

  1. The ___________is the outer layer of the body  (a) flesh  (b) skin  (c) hair
  2. The mouth is made up of the ___________, __________ and ________  (a) lips, teeth, tongue           (b) lips, chin, tongue  (c) lips, throat, cheek
  3. The following are examples of hair infections except _________(a) dandruff  (b) headache  (c) lice
  4. The two types of hair are _____________ and ________________  (a) Natural and artificial                     (b) nature and artificial  (c) natural and acting
  5. ___________ can hide under long and dirty nails  (a) money  (b) germs  (c) stones
  6. We can care for our hair by __________  (a) dyeing it  (b) painting it  (c) combing it
  7. The following materials are used for cleaning the mouth except _______(a) sand             (b) chewing stick  (c) charcoal
  8. __________ is the clothes that belong to you alone  (a) collective clothing  (b) personal clothing  (c) public clothing
  9. Cleaning agents are substances which aid the removal of ___________(a) dirt  (b) colour  (c) wale
  10. ___________is an example of a laundry machine  (a) stove  (b) blender  (c) washing machine
  11. There are __________types of detergent  (a) five  (b) two  (c) seven
  12. The following are cleaning agents except _____  (a) water  (b) detergents  (c)paper
  13. __________can affect our toes after walking through dirty water  (a) dandruff  (b) foof rot  (c) leg pain
  14. Artificial hair is in form of ___________ and _____________  (a) wigs and attachment  (b) wigs and long hair  (c) short hair and attachment
  15. The following are some of the soap used in washing our body except  (a) lux                       (b) medisoft  (c)omo

Section B:

1a.       State three ways by which we can care for our hair

b.         List the two types of detergent

2a.       List six types of personal clothing

b.         State two reasons for wearing clothes

3a.       Mention three laundry tools

b.         List any two hair infection that you know


1 Benson Avenue, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.


SUBJECT: Phonics                                                                           CLASS: Basic  3

Section A:  Objectives

  1. e-e sounds ________(a) /i/  (b) /i:/  (c) /e/
  2. Letter b is silent in these words except _______(a) comb  (b) tomb  (c) bottle
  3. o-e sounds /v:/ in these words except ______  (a) dove  (b) canoe  (c) move
  4. o-e sounds /L/ in one of these words  (a) lose  (b) none  (c) shoe
  5. o-e sounds /        / in the following words except ___(a) smoke  (b) glove  (c) toe
  6. sound /ui/ can be found in _________(a) blew  (b) phone  (c) fun
  7. glove is transcribe as ____________(a) /     /            /    (b) /g/      v/   (c) /g/v:v/
  8. What does this transcription stands for?  /Oi:m/  (a) theme  (b) thiem  (c) team
  9. Or sounds ______________(a) /       /    (b)   /        /   (c) /    i/
  10. /aI/ sound can be found in all except  ____________  (a) kite  (b) bribe  (c) pail

Use the words in the box to answer questions 11 – 15

Plane,  stole,  lose, complete, crew
  1.  She can ______________the work you did not finish
  2. Jet is a big _________________
  3. Can she ___________the knot?
  4. John is a member of the _____________________
  5. They _______________the money from the bank

Section B

1.         Transcribe these words

a.         smoke,  canoe,  scene,  few,  steer

2.         Sound, spell and write each word in bracket under its correct sound

            Shoe, hoe, does,  lose close love, smoke

            Come, move, drove, remove, dove, some, canoe, slope

            /u: /                  /     u/                           /       /

3.         Write out five words with ph sound /f/


1 Benson Avenue, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.


SUBJECT: Basic Science & Technology                                               CLASS: Basic  3

Section A:  Objective

  1. The mouth contains the __________, __________and _______  (a) teeth, tongue and saliva            (b) teeth, tongue and throat   (c) tongue, mucus and teeth
  2. There are ______types of teeth in the mouth  (a) five  (b) four  (c) three
  3. _________is a colourless, odourless and tasteless liquid  (a) paraffin  (b)juice  (c) water
  4. The scientific name for water is _____________(a) H3O   (b) H20   (c) H4O
  5. A _________is a structure that has a roof and wall  (a) square   (b) shop  (c) building
  6. Building can be made with the  following materials except  (a) bamboo  (b) paper              (c) grass
  7. _______occurs when water vapour escapes into the air as water vapour (steam)                            (a) precipitation  (b) condensation  (c) evaporation
  8. Water cycle refers to the process by which water is circulated between the ___________surface and the atmosphere  (a) heaven’s  (b) earth’s  (c) river’s
  9. A __________is an organism which significantly reduces the quantity and quality of crop plants  (a) pest  (b) disease  (c) weed
  10. Examples of pest are ____________and ________  (a) rats and snake  (b) birds and rats             (c) lions and bats
  11. A ____is a small farm where we grow crops and flowers  (a) garden  (b) farm                                (c) compound
  12. The following are conditions for growing good crops except  (a) sunlight  (b) chemical  (c) moisture
  13. A tooth has __________parts  (a) six  (b) five (c) four
  14. Water can be purified by ___________it  (a) boiling  (b) cooking  (c) draining
  15. __________occur when water vapour is turned to liquid as it cooled  (a) condensation             (b) evaporation  (c) settlement

Section B

1a.       List the four types of teeth

b.         Mention two uses of water

2a.       State three types of building

B.        Mention and draw any two gardening tools

3a.       Mention three diseases and their causative agents

b.         List four materials that are used for building


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SUBJECT: English Language                                                           CLASS: Basic  3

Comprehension Passage

Read this passage carefully, then answer the questions that follow


Uncle Dagogo has just bought a new car.  He took Mrs. Adetona’s children out in the car.  On their way, uncle Dagogo pointed at an instrument on the dashboard of the car.

“Tola what do you call this?”  asked uncle Dagogo

“It is called the petrol guage,” answered Tola, his nephew.

“Tope, what do you notice from here?” he asked Tope his niece answered, “The pointer is tilting downward. Tola’s sister added, “The diagram on the guage looks like the pumping machine I see in petrol stations”.

“Very good,” replied Uncle Dagogo, you are brilliant children.  That guage is the fuel guage.  It shows how much petrol is in a car.  At present, it indicates that the petrol tank is almost empty.  Therefore, we need to buy more petrol.”


1.         Who has just bought a new car?

2.         How many people were mentioned in the story?

3.         What instrument did Uncle Dagogo point at on the dash-board

4.         What question did Uncle Dagogo ask Tola

 5.        Who said, “The pointer is tilting downward?


1.         What is a conjunction?  Give two examples

2.         Define interjection and give two examples

3.         Add a prefix to each of these words

            (a) agree  (b) pure  (c) advantage

4.         Add a suffix to each of these words

            (a) eat   (b) equal  (c) faithful

5.         Rewrite these sentences, using capital letters where necessary

(a)        aliu asked, “have you seen a lion?”   _________________________________________________

(b)        i saw mr. johnson yesterday  ___________________________________________________

6.         Write out three similes that you know

Composition:  ( Write a composition on “How the hen takes care of its chicks”}



1.         What was Golibe hawking?

2.         Who exactly was Oluwaseun

3.         What was Mama Golibe doing before Papa Golibe interrupted her?

4.         What did Innocent do to Golibe that made her to faint?

5.         Why did Golibe turn down the volume of the T.V. set?


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SUBJECT: Verbal Reasoning                                                                     Class: Basic  3

A.        Complete each analogy by choosing the best word from the patch

            doctor                (1)      stable   __________________

            horse                  (2)      kennel  __________________

            ancient   (3)      medicine  ______________________

            dog                    (4)      modern  __________________________

            athlete               (5)      track  ______________________________

B.        Answer these questions

6.         A leap year has ____________days

7.         February has ________days or ___________days

8.         The children’s day hold _______________________________

9.         A fortnight means ______________________________

10.       Four weeks make s a __________________________

C.        Study the sample below and answer the questions that follow

            I have = _________________i’ve

11.       You will = ___________________  (12) has not = ______________

13.       he is = _________________  (14) do not = ___________________  (15) cannot =

D.        Write a feminine name for each of these masculine names ___________________

16.       nephew            __________________                       

17.       bachelor          ___________________         

18.       husband ______________________

19.       king __________________________

20.       boar                 ___________________

E.         Fill in the blanks with suitable answers

21.       Your teacher tastes as sweet as ___________________

22.       Mr. Tunde’s car is as white as ___________________

23.       My uncle is as wise as an _________________________

24.       Some of you are as obstinate as a __________________________

25.       That boy is as silly as a ________________________________


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SUBJECT: Mathematics                                                                              Class: Basic  3

1.         _____________is the distance between two point  (a) weight  (b) length  (c) volume

2.         ______millimetres (mm) = 1 metres (m)

3.         ______is how heavy or light an object is  (a) weight  (b) volume  (c) length

4.         The unit of weight measurement is _________(a) metres  (b) kilometers  (c) gramme

5.         Time in the morning is denoted using _____________  (a) am   (b) p.m  (c) r.m

5.         What is the time?

                                                (a) 2.30  (b) 10 minutes past 6  (c) 2 minutes to 6

6.         A mathematics test started by 9.45am and lasted for 1 hour.  When did the test end?

              (a) 10.45a.m  (b) 10.55a.m  (c) 11.45a.m

7.         ______refers to how much liquid a container can hold  (a) length  (b) weight  (c) capacity

8.         150 millilitres is written as ________in centiliters   (a) 15 centilitres  (b) 50 centilitres  (c)1.5 centilitres

9.         The following are examples of 2 dimensional shapes except _____(a) cube  (b) square  (c) circle

10.       Find the area of this shape: length = 6cm, Breathe = 4cm.

                                                            (a) 10cm2  (b) 24cm   (c) 24cm2

11.       What is the area of a square with length 7cm  (a) 49cm2  (b) 14cm2  (c) 49cm

12.       The following are 3-dimensional shapes except  ________(a) rectangle  (b) cuboid  (c)triangle

13.       1.36L  + 3.75L = ________(a) 51.1L   (b) 511L   (c) 5L  11cl

14.       kg                    g

            4                      750

            x                            4       (a) 19kg  (b) 19kg  30g  (c) 85kg

15.       Write 1555g in kilogram  (a) 15.55kg  (b) 1.555g  (c) 155.5kg


Section B

1a.       Find the area of these shapes


(i)                                                                     (ii)                                            (iii)


Basic Three Maths Cont.

1b.       With the help of a ruler, draw the following lines

(i)         9cm

(ii)        13cm

2a.       Write the following in grammes

(i)         ½ kg                (ii)        ¼ kg   (iii)       2kg  350g

2b.       Draw each of these times on the clock face

            (i)   Quarters past 10    (ii)  5 minutes to 7

3a.       Solve the following

(i)         l           cl         ml                                (ii)        km       m

      4    6          36        4                                          6  2          184

(iii)       What amount of liquid must I add to 750 millilitres to make 2 litres

b.         Draw the following 3-dimensional (solid) shapes

(i)         cube   (ii) cylinder  (iii)           cuboid  (iv) pyramid


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SUBJECT: Fine Art                                                                                  Class: Basic  3

Draw and colour these objects

1.         Television set

2.         Dress

3.         Butterfly

4.         Handbag


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SUBJECT: Handwriting                                                         Class: Basic  3

1.         Success isn’t something you chase.  It’s something you have to put forth the effort for constantly.  Then it’ll come when you least expected it.

2.         Nurture your thoughts with great thoughts to believe in their heroic makes heroes


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SUBJECT: Quantitative Reasoning                                                         Class: Basic  3

A.        Study the sample carefully, then answer questions 1 – 3

1.                                                                                 (2)


B.        Study the sample and use it to answer questions 4 – 8  

4.         a5 x a2

5.         64 x 65

6.         47 ÷ 44


7.         35 x y6 x Z4

            33 x y2 x Z3     

8.         C2 x d2 x C5 =

C.        If y = 3 and x = 4, then solve the following

                                                (4 x 4 ) – (2 x 3 )

                                                16 – 6                         

                                                =  10

9.                                                                                 (10)     

Basic Three Quantitative Cont.

D.        Study the sample carefully and answer questions 11 – 14

11.                                                                                           (12)     

13.                                                                                           (14)

E.         Study the sample, then answer questions 15 – 17

3 * 4  =  (3 + 4) x 4

            7 x 4 = 28

15.       6 * 5 =             _________________                          (16)


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