English P1 Questions and Answers - Nambale Mock Exams 2021/2022

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Instructions to candidates

  1. Answer all the questions in this paper.
  2. All your answers must be written in the spaces provided in the question paper.

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Question

Maximum score

Candidate’s score

1

20

 

2

10

 

3

30

 

Total Score

 

Question

  1. Students in your school have been complaining about food since schools opened this term. The Principal has mandated the Students’ Welfare Committee where you serve as chairman to find out if the students’ complaints are genuine. Write a report to the Principal suggesting ways of improving the students’ diet. (20marks)
  2. Read the passage below and fill in each blank space with the most appropriate word. (10marks)
    When you turn on a computer, you (a)………………. the door to a world of information. You can use (b)…………….information as you do (c)…………….. for reports or for your own interests. The internet (d)…………….. a series of computers linked together across (e) ………………..world. A computer in this network can make information (f) …………..to any user (g)………..logs on the internet. (h)……………………log on and access information you can use (i)……………… computer with a Web browser and a (j)…………………. to the internet.
  3.                    
    1. Read the tongue-twister below and then answer the questions that follow.
      Sheila says she sells seashells on Seychelles seashore.
      1. Which two sounds would this tongue-twister aid to pronounce?(2marks)
      2. Identify two words that have the same pronunciation in the tongue twister (1mark)
      3. Identify two sound features in the tongue-twister (4marks)
      4. Describe two possible ways the audience would react to the recitation of the tongue twister. (2marks)
      5. What pace would you use to utter this tongue twister? (1mark)
    2. In the following groups of words one of the underlined sounds is different from the rest. Write the word with a different sound (6marks)
      1. said paid laid………………………..
      2. saw sort hot…………………………
      3. audience haunt loud………………
      4. catch march archaic……………….
      5. high honest harmful………………
      6. them three thin…………………….
    3. A guest speaker came to your school to address you on the ways of preventing the spread of Covid-19. At the end you concluded that the speech was well delivered. Suggest six reasons why you concluded so. (6marks)
    4. Read the poem below and then answer the questions that follow

      Nightsong City
      Sleep well, my love, sleep well:
      the harbor lights glaze over restless docks,
      police cars cockroach through the tunnel streets;

      from the shanties creaking iron sheets
      violence like a bug-infested rag is tossed
      and fear is immanent as sound in wind-swung bell;

      the long day’s anger pants from sand and rocks;
      but for this breathing night at least,
      my land, my love, sleep well.
      Dennis Brutus.
      1. Describe the rhyme scheme of the poem. (2marks)
      2. Which words would you stress in the third line of the poem and why? (3marks)
      3. How would you say the last line of the poem? (3marks)

MARKING SCHEME

  1.                      
    1. FORMAT – (5 marks)
      • Title – A report on the students’ complaints about food.
      • Introduction
      • Procedure
      • Findings
      • Conclusion
      • Recommendations
      • Report compiled by – Signature
      • Name
      • Status (chairman)
    2. CONTENT – 7 Marks
      • Introduction – Terms of reference ½
      • -Who are you? ½
      • -For whom is the report ½
      • -Aim of the report ½
      • -Members of the committee ½
    3. Procedure – any two methods used to collect data ½ each
    4. Findings – Any three findings on quantity, quality, hygiene etc ½ each
    5. Conclusion – The students complaints are genuine ½
    6. Recommendations – any three: must tally with the findings ½ each
      TONE – Personal involvement we/us/our (1mk)
      LANGUAGE – 7 MARKS
      D (1-2Marks) Broken English
      C (3-4 marks) Lack of confidence in language use.
      B (5-6 marks) Communicates fluently
      A (7 marks) Ease of communication with no errors
      Merit ticks
  2.                          
    1. open
    2. this
    3. research
    4. is
    5. the
    6. available
    7. who/that
    8. To
    9. any
    10. connection
  3.                    
    1.                      
      1. /s/ /∫/
      2. seashells Seychelles
      3.                                
        • Alliteration : says sells seashells seychelles seashore
        • Assonance : sheila says
        • sells seashells Seychelles
        • seashells seychelles
        • Consonance : says sells seashells
        • seychelles
      4. The audience would clap/cheer/applaud if correctly recited.
        If the reciter blunders (makes pronunciation mistakes) the audience would laugh.
      5. Fast/quick/rapid pace
    2.                            
      1. said
      2. hot
      3. loud
        1. archaic
        2. honest
        3. them
    3.                                          
      • The speaker was audible
      • Used appropriate diction (choice of words).
      • Had mastery of content
      • Used appropriate gestures, facial expressions and eye contact (non verbal cues)
      • Used appropriate tonal variation, dramatic pause, pitch and pace (verbal aspects).
      • Applied relevant humour
      • Used a captivating introduction and conclusion.
      • Involved students in the speech.
    4.                              
      1. abccdabea
        Irregular rhyme scheme
      2.                                
        • Police cars cockroach tunnel streets
        • They are the content words.
        • They emphasize the stealthily movement of police cars
      3.                        
        • With a falling intonation to show finality
        • In a loving/tender tone to express liking
        • Stress the content words ‘land’ ‘love’ ‘sleep’ and ‘well’
        • Spread hands to show vastness of land

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