Home science Paper 2 Questions and Answers - Bungoma Diocese Mock Exams 2021/2022

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A pattern of a skirt is provided. You are advised to study the sketches, instructions and layout
carefully before you begin the test.

Materials provided.

  1. Pattern pieces.
    1. skirt Front.
    2. skirt Back
    3. Yoke
    4. pocket
    5. waist band
    6. Interfacing for Front and Back waistband.
  2. Plain light weight cotton fabric 70cm wide by 55cm long.
  3. Cotton thread to match the fabric.
  4. Embroidery thread 130cm long.
  5. A4 Envelop.

THE TEST

Using the materials provided, cut out and make the LEFT HALF of the skirt to show the
following process.

  1. Cutting out.
  2. Working of a single pointed dart at the skirt back to include the working of satin stitch to fill
    ”O” on the pocket.
  3. Preparation of gathers on the skirt front. DO NOT REMOVE GATHERING STITCHES.
  4. Joining the skirt front to the yoke using overlaid seam.
  5. Working the side seam using an open seam, edge stitch the raw edges.
  6. Making of the waist band.
  7. Managing the hem on the lower edge of the skirt by:-
    1. Hold the hem using even tacking. DO NOT REMOVE TACKING.
    2. Working hemming stitches at the front part of the skirt.
  8. Presentation.

NB:

At the end of the examination, firmly sew on your work on single fabric a label bearing your
name, class and admission number. Remove the needles, pins and unnecessary threads from your
work. Fold your work neatly and place it in the envelop provided.

DO NOT PUT SCRAPS OF FABRIC IN THE ENVELOP AND DO NOT SEAL THE
ENVELOP.

MARKING SCHEME

     TASK   MAX. SCORE   ACTUAL SCORE   REMARKS 
 1   
 (a) 
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
PRESENTATION 
Work well ironed and folded
Work well labeled with clearly written name, adm.No. and class.
Label firmly sewn on a single fabric without concealing details
Pins, needles and unnecessary hanging threads removed
Made the left half of the skirt
 
 1
 1½
 1½
 1
 1
   
     SUB TOTAL  6    
 2   
(a)
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
CUTTING OUT
Cutting out
Front skirt cut smoothly and on straight grain
Front skirt cut smoothly and on straight grain
Yoke cut smoothly and on straight grain
Waist band cut smoothly and on straight grain.
 
 5
 2
 2
 2
 2
   
     SUB TOTAL  13    
 3  
 (a)
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
 (f)
 SINGLE POINTED DART
Straight and firmly stitched
Tapering to nothing at the end
Well reinforced at the end
Correct size(length and width)
Dart pressed forward C.B
Dart flat on R.S and W.S
  
 1
 1
 1
 2
 1
 1
   
     SUB TOTAL   7    
 4   
 (I)
 (a)
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
 (f)
 POCKET
Working of satin stitches
Satin stitches worked (if not give zero the whole section)
Correct tension
Evenness of the stitches
Neatness of the stitches
The circular shape well filled (no gaps) (mark by impression)
Well reinforced on and off
  
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
 2 
  
   
     SUB TOTAL  7    
   (II)
 (a)
 (b)
 
 (c)
 
 (d)
 (e)
 (f)
 (g)
 (h)
 (i)
 (j)
 (k)
Preparation attachment
Pocket hem with two turnings to conceal the raw edge
Hem stitched in position close to the fold with firm and straight stitchery.
Sides and bottom of the pocket well folded to the W.S and trimmed to 0.5cm (to within 2mm)
Bottom corners mitred
Pokcet attached with firm, straight stitches close to the fold.
Pocket opening reinforced on both sides.
Correct size of the pocket
Correct shape of the pocket
Correct positioning of the pocket
Pocket placed rightly (not up-side down)
Pocket pressed flat
  
 ½ 
 1½ 
 
 3
 
 2
 3
 2
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
   
     SUB TOTAL   17    
 5   I
 (a)
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
Working of gathers on the marked part of the
skirt
Gathers made on the marked part of the skirt
Made gathers and not pleats
Gathers evenly distributed
Gathering stitches made 0.6cm above and below the stitching line.
  
 1
 1
 1

 2
   
     SUB TOTAL  5    
   II
 
 (a)
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
 
 (f)
 (g)
 (h)
Working overlaid seam on the yoke and front skirt (if not overlaid give zero)
Yoke folded to w.s on the stitching line
Placed on R.S of the front skirt at the stitching line
Seam done with straight firm stitchery and close to the fold
Seam turnings trimmed to 1cm
Seam turnings neatened together
Appropriate neatening stitches (if not give zero from e – h)
Evenness of stitches
Good tension
Fastened on and off 2
   
 
 1
 1
 1½
 1
 1
 
 1
 1
 2
   
     SUB TOTAL  10½     
 6

  
 (a)
 (b)
 
 (c)
 
 (d)

WAISTBAND
Waist band interfaced
Waist band attached to the skirt with straight stitchery and seam allowance evenly trimmed.
Raw edges of waist band neatly tucked under and fixed with good stitchery (Hemming)
Flatness of the waist band R.S and W.S
   
  2
  2
  
  2
  
  1½
   
     SUB TOTAL  7½    
 7  
 (a)
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
 SIDE SEAM OPEN SEAM(if not give zero)
Seam done with firm and straight stitchery.
Seam turnings neatened separately and appropriately
Correct size of the neatened seam 1cm to within 2mm
Evenness of the neatened turnings
Seam pressed open and flat at the hem.
  
 1
 2
 1
 1
 2
   
     SUB TOTAL   7    
 8   
 (a)
 (b)
 (c)
 (d)
 (e)
 (f)
 (g)
 (h)
 (i)
 (j)
 HEM MANAGEMENT
Narrow turning done to conceal the raw edge.
A second turning made at the fold line
Hem held with even tacking
Held using slip hemming stitches (if not give zero from d-g)
Evenness of the stitches used
Good tension used
Fastened on and off
Correct size of the hem 1.5cm to within 2mm
Evenness of the hem
Flatness of the hem
  
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
 1
   
     SUB TOTAL  10    
     GRAND TOTAL  90/2    

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