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Answer ALL the questions from this section in the spaces provided

  1. Give two reasons for folding clothes when storing.  (2 marks)
  1. Give two reasons for thawing frozen food completely before cooking. (2 marks)
  1. State two points to note on the care of ears when cleaning your face daily.  (2 marks)
  1. Give two importance of classifying clothes before storage.    (2 marks)
  1. Identify two ways of preventing insect bites and stings.    (2 marks)
  1. Mention two disadvantages of cross method of ventilating a room. (2 marks)
  1. State two disadvantages of roasting as a method of cooking food.    (2 marks)
  1. Name two categories of convenience foods.    (2 marks)
  1. Differentiate between a dart and a pleat in clothing construction. (2 marks)
  1. State two ways of saving energy when lighting a home.   (2 marks)
  1. Define simmering in cookery.     (1 mark)
  1. List two food substances used for coating food during deep frying of foods.     (2 marks)
  1. Identify two characteristics of fabric which develop static electricity.  (2 marks)
  1. State two advantages of using self-neatening seams in garment construction.  (2 marks)
  1. Give two causes of drowning in children.  (2 marks)
  1. Give two reasons why aluminium is widely used in making kitchen equipment.    (2 marks)
  1. Give two functions of water in the body. (2 marks)
  1. State two properties that make linen suitable for making kitchen tea towels.  (2 marks)
  1. Mention three qualities of a well-made seam. (3 marks)
  1. Give two reasons why hot water is not suitable for cleaning wooden surfaces.(2 marks) 

       SECTION B (20 MARKS)


  1. You are to visit your grandmother over the weekend. Describe how you would;
    1. Launder her acrylic sweater.    (10 marks)
    2. Clean her earthen water pot.   (5 marks)
    3. Clean her gourd for storing porridge. (5 marks)


       SECTION C (40 MARKS)

       Answer any TWO questions from this section in the spaces provided after question 24

    1. State six signs of pregnancy.     (6 marks)
    2. Identify any six problems that may arise during pregnancy which need to be reported to the doctor.(6 marks)
    3. Mention any three points on meeting the following needs of an expectant woman.
      1. Physical needs       (3 marks)
      2. Emotional needs     (3 marks)
    4. Define haemorrhoids and give their cause in pregnancy.  (2 marks)
    1. Give five reasons for caring for the stick at home.   (5 marks)
    2. Mention five factors to consider when packing meals. (5 marks)
    3. State five factors to consider when choosing fastenings. (5 marks)
    4. Discuss five ways of conserving nutrients when cooking vegetable.   (5 marks)
    1. State six desirable qualities of fabric for making curtains. (6 marks)
    2. Explain four uses of openings in garment construction.     (8 marks)
    3. Explain three reasons for ironing / pressing garments at every stage of construction.      (6 marks)
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