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Social Studies Questions and Answers - Grade 7 Opener Exams Term 2 2023 Set 2

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  1. Define Social Studies as a subject (2mks)
  2. Identify six benefits of Social Studies for personal development and service to humanity (6mks)
  3. Grade 7 Social Studies teacher asked learners in Grade 7 to identify six career opportunities related to Social Studies. Which ones did they give? (6mks)
  4. What is climate? (2mks)
  5. Identify the seven continents of the world (7mks)
  6. The time in Accra Ghana is 10.00am. What will be the time in Kisumu Kenya 36°E? (3mks)
  7. Grade 7 learners went for a field study in a weather station. They found the following weather instruments. They were asked to state the uses of the instruments. Write the answers they gave (3mks)
    1. Raingauge
    2. Windsock
    3. Windvane
  8. Identify one
    1. Primary source of historical information (1mk)
    2. Secondary source of historical information (1mk)
  9. Outline four effects of revolution of the earth on human activities (4mks)
  10. What is rotation of the earth? (2mks)
  11. Identify one country crossed by the Prime Meridian in Africa (1mk)
  12. Which country in Africa is second largest in size? (1mk)
  13. Mention two theories explaining the origin of the earth (4mks)

Use the map of Africa to answer questions 14-17

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  1. Identify the country marked S (1mk)
  2. Identify the lake marked K (1 mk)
  3. Identify the water mass marked M (1mk)
  4. Which two months is the sun overhead the tropic marked X. (2mks)

Marking Scheme

  1. The study of people and how they relate with each other
    1. Enables us get into careers
    2. Helps us learn about environment
    3. Enables us appreciate different cultures
    4. Helps us gain employment
    5. Helps us understand human rights
    6. Enables us become good citizens
    1. Administrators
    2. Teaching
    3. Political scientist
    4. Pilot
    5. Architecture
    6. Meteorologist
  4. The average weather conditions of a place taken over a long period of time
    1. Africa
    2. Europe
    3. North America
    4. South America
    5. Australia
    6. Asia
    7. Antarctica
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    1. Amount of rainfall
    2. Strength of wind
    3. Direction of wind
    1. Provide first hand information 
    2. Provide information that was originally collected by other people and stored.
    1. Causes seasons
    2. Causes varying lengths of day and night.
    3. Causes change in position of the midday sun
    4. It determines distribution of solar energy on earth.
  10. The movement of the earth on its own axis.
  11. Ghana
  12. Democratic Republic of Congo
    1. Nebula cloud theory
    2. Passing star theory.
  14. Madagascar
  15. Lake Victoria
  16. Indian Ocean
    1. September
    2. March
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