English Trial Exams Paper 1 Questions - Alliance Boys High School Mock December 2020

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  • Answer question 1 in the foolscap provided.
  • Answer all the other questions in the spaces provided.

EXAMINER'S USE:

QUESTION  MAXIMUM SCORE  CANDIDATE'S SCORE 
 1  20  
 2  10  
 3  30  
 TOTALS  60  


QUESTIONS

1. FUNCTIONAL WRITING [20MARKS]

  1. Your class has recently made a trip to a neighbouring country. Write a personal journal citing your experiences and feelings about those experiences throughout the trip. [10 mks]
  2. An architectural firm is looking for a Form Four leaver whom they can mentor before joining university. Prepare a CV that can help you land a slot as a mentee. Do not tell any lie in your CV. [10 mks)

2. CLOZE TEST [10 MKS
Read the passage below and fill in each of the blank spaces below using an appropriate word.
The coddlings begins early. Talk to (1) .....................good high school teacher (2).....................he or she will tell you that one (3).....................
the biggest obstacles young men face is being disabled by (4)..................... loving mother. When our sons are in first or second grade (5).....................See them struggle with new ideas and we want to help them (6) .....................At first, we coach them in how to do their math problems and before (7).....................know it, we're starting and finishing dioramas, art projects, and history reports. We (8).....................we have to help out" because the world is competitive and we don't want our (9) .....................to fail behind. But when we do this, we communicate to our sons that their work simply isn't good enough without our assistance. By the time they hit fourth grade, many of us have (10).....................an unhealthy dependency in our
sons.

3. ORAL SKILLS (30 MARKS)

  1. Read the following Oral Poem and then answer the questions that follow.

    Oh! It has dawned
    Oh! It has dawned
    You asking for a loin cloth to take where?

    li li li it has dawned
    You asking for a loin cloth to take where?

    Uncircumcised man of Ngiro
    It has dawned
    What do you need a loin cloth for?

    Now only your mother can help you
    Uncircumcised man of Ngiro.

    Won't you call your mother to plead for you?
    Oh! It has dawned
    Ii Ii Ii it has dawned
    What do you need a loin cloth for?

    Questions.
    1. Identify three aspects of Oral performance that makes this oral poem easy to remember. [3 mks)
    2. In what ways would you make the performance of this oral poem effective? [3 mks)
    3. If you were to perform this oral poem, what preparations would you make to ensure that the performance is effective. [4 mks)
  2. Put the words below into groups according to the pronunciation of [s] and [z] sounds. [4 mks)
    Fleece, trays, trace, lace, ice, lays, fleas, eyes
  3.                              
    1. Write a tongue twister in your mother tongue. [1 mk]
    2. Translate the tongue twister into English. What effect does the translation have on it? [2 mks]
    3. State two functions of tongue twisters. [2 mks)
  4. Indicate whether the following sentences have a rising or falling intonation [2 mks)
    1. Would you mind if I take coffee?.....................
    2. I can't believe you did this!.....................
  5.                                                
    1. You are a member of a discussion group. Identify four ways through which you would know it is your turn to speak. [4 mks]
    2. Explain how you would keep the listeners attentive during a youth radio presentation talk-show. [5 mks]

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