History and Government Trial Exams Paper 2 Questions - Alliance Boys High School Mock December 2020

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  1. State two limitations of using written records as a source of information on history and government. (2mks)
  2. Identify two archaeological sites in East Africa where pebble tools were excavated. (2mks)
  3. Name two important rivers that were associated with early Agriculture in Middle East. (2mks) 
  4. Identify one port that developed on West Africa's Coast as a result of the Trans-Atlantic trade. (1mk)
  5. Why is the camel called the ship of the desert? (1mk)
  6. Identify two theories that explain the origin of iron working in Africa. (2mks)
  7. Give the main contribution of Jathes Simpson towards Scientific Revolution in Europe. (1mk)
  8. State one political function of Cairo as an early urban centre. (1mk)
  9. State two functions of the Lukiiko in the traditional Buganda Kingdom. (2mks)
  10. Mention two sources of British constitution. (2mks) 
  11. State the chartered company which governed the British sphere of influence in West Africa. (1mk) 
  12. Give one reason why Africans were against the use of Akidas and Jumbes by the German colonial administration in Tanganyika. (1mk)
  13. State two grievances of the United Gold Coast Convection (UGCC) to the British colonial administration in Ghana. (2mks) 
  14. Identify the immediate cause of the outbreak of World War 1 in 1914. (1mk)
  15. Name one personality from Africa who served in the position of Secretary General to the UN.(Imk)
  16. State the main social reform introduced by the Mobutu Sese Seko in Zaire. (1 mk)
  17. State two houses of the Congress in USA. (2mks)

Answer any THREE questions in this section

    1. State three ways in which the development of agriculture contributed to the establishment of government. (3mks)
    2. Describe six cultural practices of early man during the middle stone age period. (12mks)
    1. State five factors that facilitated scientific revolution in Europe (5mks)
    2. Explain five challenges faced by the Trans-Saharan traders. (10mks)
    1. Give three duties of the native affairs department in Southern Rhodesia during the colonial period. (3mks) 
    2. Explain six results of the Chimurenga War 1896-1897. (12mks)
    1. Identify the three types of nationalism in South Africa. (3mks)
    2. Explain six factors that favoured FRELIMO in the war against the Portuguese in Mozambique. (12mks)

Answer any TWO questions from this section

    1. Identify three reasons that made USA to join the first world war in 1917 on the side of the Allies (3mks)
    2. Explain six social results of the second world war (1939-1945). (12mks)
    1. Give three political changes introduced by Mobutu Sese Seko which led to dictatorship in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (3 mks)
    2. Explain six factors that have undermined the activities of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) since 1975. (12mks)
    1. State five functions of the British monarchy. (5mks)
    2. Explain five functions of the President in India.  (10mks)
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