History Paper 1 Questions - Eagle II Joint 2021 Mock Exams

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 Instructions to candidates

  • This paper consists of three sections: A, B and C
  • Answer all the questions in section A, three questions from section B and two questions from section C.

SECTION A (25 MARKS)
Attempt ALL the questions in this section

  1. Identify two ways through which archaeologists obtain information on history of Kenya.  (2mks)
  2. State two ways in which the Abagusii and the kipsigis interacted during the pre-colonial period. (2mks)
  3. Give one reason why Kenyan communities fought against each other during pre-colonial time. (1mk) 
  4. Apart from trade, give two reasons why the Arabs migrated to the Kenyan coast before 1500 AD 
  5. Identify two reasons that can make a registered person loose citizenship in Kenya. (2mks) 
  6. Identify two symbols of national unity  (2mks) 
  7. Identify one way in which elders resolve conflicts in the community(1mk)
  8. State the meaning of direct democracy  (1mk) 
  9. Give two rights to an accused person in Kenya (2mks) 
  10. Give two reasons why British colonized Kenya (2mks) 
  11. State the main duty of the governor during the colonial rule in Kenya (1mk)
  12. Give one way in which the construction of Uganda railway speeded up colonization of Kenya (1mk) 
  13. Identify one problem which independent schools faced during the colonial period (imk) 14. Identify the main voting system used in Kenya during the general election (1mk)
  14. Name one Ex-officio member of parliament in Kenya (1mk)
  15. State one category of national police service (1mk)
  16. Give two special courts in Kenya (1mk)

SECTION B (45 marks)
Answer any three questions in this section 

  1.  
    1. Apart from Samburu name three plain Nilotes in kenya. (3mks)
    2. Describe six aspects of the social organization of the social organization of the Agikuyu in the 19th century (12mks)
  2.  
    1. State five problems which the imperial British East African Company faced in the administration of the protectorate (5mks) 
    2. Explain five problems encountered during the construction of Kenya-Uganda railway (10mrks) 
  3.  
    1. Outline three problems experienced by political association in Kenya up to 1939 (3mks)
    2. Explain six roles of the political parties in the struggle for independence in Kenya between 1945 and 1963  (12mks)
  4.  
    1. Identify three methods used by trade unionists to demand for their rights during the colonial period
      (3mks)
    2. Explain the contribution of the trade union movement in the struggle for independence
      (12mks)

SECTION C (30 marks)
Answer any two questions in this section.

  1.  
    1. Outline three composition of the national assembly   (3mks)
    2. Explain six functions of the national assembly  (12mks)
  2.  
    1. Identify three qualification of one to be a member of parliament  (3mks)
    2. Explain six factors that may undermine the administration of justice in Kenya  (12mks)
  3.  
    1. State three types of democracy      (3mks)
    2. Explain six features of independence constitution  (12mks)

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