English Paper 1 Questions and Answers - Lanjet Joint Mock Exams 2022

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES   

  •  Answer all the questions in this question paper.
  • Candidates should answer all the questions.
  1. FUNCTIONAL WRITING (20MKS)
    You have completed reading the set text A Doll’s House and you would wish to recommend it to your friend who lives abroad. Email a Book Review of the book to him/her.
  2. CLOZE TEST (10MKS)
    ‘Last year when my sister was (1) ___________________ from an illness, he beat her again so that if the (2) _________________ had not gone in to save her she would have been (3) __________. We heard of it, and did as you have been told. The (4) ____________ of Umuofia is that if a woman runs (5) ________________ from her husband her bride-price is (6) ____________. But in this (7) ______________ she ran away to save her life. Her two children belong to Uzowulu. We do not dispute it, but they are too young to leave their mother. If, on the other hand, (8) _______________ should recover from his madness and come in the (9) _______________ way to beg his wife to return she will do so on the understanding that if he ever (10) ___________ her again we shall cut off his genitals for him.’
    (Adapted from Things Fall Apart)
  3. ORAL SKILLS (30MKS)
    1. Read the following oral poem and then answer the questions that follow.
      When the cock crows
      The lazy man licks his lips and says
      ‘So it is day light again, is it?
      And before he turns over heavily
      And before he stretches himself
      And before he even yawns
      The farmer has reached the farm
      Water carriers arrived at the river
      Spinners are spinning their cotton
      And fire blazes in the black smith’s hut

      The lazy one knows where soup is sweet
      He goes from house to house
      If there is no sacrifice today
      His breastbone will stick out.

      But when he sees a free yam
      He starts to unbutton his shirt
      And moves close to the celebrant
      (Anonymous –YORUBA –NIGERIA)
      1. Identify and illustrate features that make this genre an oral poem. (2 marks)
      2. Identify a sound feature in the poem. (1 mark)
      3. Which words would you stress in the line: When the cock crows. (1 mark)
    2. Read the following passage and identify three non-verbal cues and explain their significance. (6 marks)
      I finally talked to her on Friday. She kept on fidgeting and shifting her weight from one leg to the other. She had her eyes cast down; she did not look at me even. When I told her to give her suggestion on my proposal, she consulted her watch and with a sneer that I didn’t like, turned and walked away.
    3. State whether the stress would fall on the first or second syllable on the word in bold by underlining. (3 marks)
      1. I don’t like associating with that rebel.
      2. Waiyaki had a lot of respect for the elders.
      3. We manage to turn the businesses.
    4. While presenting his speech, you notice that your friend Garang is not confident. What could have warranted this claim? (3 marks)
    5. Imagine that you attended a public lecture on how to pass exams. How would you ensure that you pay attention despite the high temperatures and congestion? (3marks)
    6. Read the items below and answer the questions that follow.
      Make hay while the sun shines.
      Every cloud has a silver lining.
      Questions
      1. Name the category to which the items belong. (1mark)
      2. Identify and illustrate the two parts of the items above. (2 marks)
    7. Supply the missing parts to complete the following conversation.
      Customer: Good afternoon, mister? I would like to buy a shirt.
      Shopkeeper:________________________________________________________________________________(2 marks)
      Customer: I need a long sleeved shirt. Do you have plain red?
      Shopkeeper: I am afraid, those are out of stock but why
      __________________________________________________________________________________________ (1mark)
      Customer: No, I have a blue shirt at home. May be a white one. Do you have that?
      Shopkeeper:__________________________________________________________________________________________  (2 marks)
      Customer: This white shirt looks nice but one thousand shillings for it is too high?
      Shopkeeper: Okay, if you have eight hundred, you can have __________________________________________________(1 mark)
      Customer: Oh! That’s fine. Here is the money.
      Shopkeeper: Have your shirt and thank you for shopping here. You are welcome for another visit. Good bye.
      Customer:__________________________________________________________________________________________ (2 marks)


MARKING SCHEME

  1. FUNCTIONAL WRITING (20MKS)
    Points to consider
    EMAIL
    Format 4 marks

    From √ ½
    Date √ ½
    To √ ½
    Subject √ 1
    Salutation √ ½
    Signing off √ 1
    Body 2 marks salutation √ 1 mark stating that he/she has sent a book review √ 1 mark
    BOOK REVIEW
    Format 3 marks

    1. Title of the book √ ½
    2. Author √ ½
    3. Publisher √ ½
    4. Year of publication √ ½
    5. Price √ ½
    6. Reviewer √ ½
      Body 7 marks
      Audience
      Summary of the book/ plot/ events
      Setting in terms of time/ place
      Dominant theme(s)
      Striking Stylistic device(s)
      Character and characterization
      Conclusion- assessment/ recommendation giving reasons
      Language 4 marks
      NB
      : - Marks for grammar should be awarded once, not separately.
      - The Email and Book Review can be written separately or as one item (the book review in the email). In either case, award as guided above.
      - The book review is not an attachment; the student should write the Book Review.
      - Penalize 1AD if enclosure is missing.
  2. CLOZE TEST (10MKS)
    ‘Last year when my sister was (1) recovering from an illness, he beat her again so that if the (2) neighbors had not gone in to save her she would have been (3) killed. We heard of it, and did as you have been told. The (4) law of Umuofia is that if a woman runs (5) away from her husband her bride-price is (6) returned. But in this (7) case she ran away to save her life. Her two children belong to Uzowulu. We do not dispute it, but they are too young to leave their mother. If, on the other hand, (8) Uzowulu should recover from his madness and come in the (9) proper way to beg his wife to return she will do so on the understanding that if he ever (10) beats her again we shall cut off his genitals for him.’
  3. ORAL SKILLS (30MKS)
    1. Read the following oral poem and then answer the questions that follow.
      When the cock crows
      The lazy man licks his lips and says
      ‘So it is day light again, is it?
      And before he turns over heavily
      And before he stretches himself
      And before he even yawns
      The farmer has reached the farm
      Water carriers arrived at the river
      Spinners are spinning their cotton
      And fire blazes in the black smith’s hut

      The lazy one knows where soup is sweet
      He goes from house to house
      If there is no sacrifice today
      His breastbone will stick out.

      But when he sees a free yam
      He starts to unbutton his shirt
      And moves close to the celebrant
      (Anonymous –YORUBA –NIGERIA)
      1. Identify and illustrate features that make this genre an oral poem. (2 marks)
        • Repetition√ ½ And before he √ ½ 1 mark
        • Direct address √ ½ – so it is day light again is it? √ ½ 1 mark
        • Rhetorical question√ ½ ‘So it is day light again, is it? √ ½
      2. Identify a sound feature in the poem. (1 mark)
        • Alliteration√ ½ - licks/ lips, cock/ crows, spinners/ spinning√ ½ Any 1 mark
        • Assonance √ ½ spinners are spinning
      3. Which words would you stress in the line:
        • When the cock crows. (1 mark) cock, crows √ 1 mark
    2. Read the following passage and identify three non-verbal cues and explain their significance. (6 marks)
      I finally talked to her on Friday. She kept on fidgeting and shifting her weight from one leg to the other. She had her eyes cast down; she did not look at me even. When I told her to give her suggestion on my proposal, she consulted her watch and with a sneer that I didn’t like, turned and walked away.
      • fidgeting√ / shifting weight from one leg to the other (1 mark) – indicates nervousness or anxiety√1mk
      • Eyes cast down (1mark) - indicates she is timid or shy person (1mark).
      • Consulted her watch√ 1mark – a sign that she is impatient√ 1mark.
      • A sneer√ 1mark – indicates a contemptuous attitude on her part. √ 1mark
        Any three points @ 2= 6 marks
    3. State whether the stress would fall on the first or second syllable on the word in bold by underlining. (3 marks)
      1.  I don’t like associating with that rebel. √ ½
      2. Waiyaki had a lot of respect √ ½ for the elders
      3. We manage √ ½ to turn the businesses
        Underlining should only cover the stressed syllable)
    4. While presenting his speech, you notice that your friend Garang is not confident. What could have warranted this claim? (3 marks)
      1. He was sweating
      2. He was shaking
      3. He was stammering
      4. He was inaudible
      5. He failed to keep eye contact with the audience                Any three points @ 1
    5. Imagine that you attended a public lecture on how to pass exams. How would you ensure that you pay attention despite the high temperatures and congestion? (3marks)
      1. I would dress lightly to minimize the sweat.
      2. I would sit upright to avoid dosing off due to high temperature
      3. I would ensure that the room is well aerated/aired.
      4. I would locate your chair next to a window to get good ventilation.
      5. I would avoid the highly congested place.
      6. I would sit in front near the speaker to hear him/her clearly.                    (Any 3 well developed points, 1mark)
    6. Read the items below and answer the questions that follow.
      Make hay while the sun shines.
      Every cloud has a silver lining.
      Questions
      1. Name the category to which the items belong. (1mark)
        • Proverb
      2. Identify and illustrate the two parts of the items above. (2 marks)
        • Proposition √ ½ - Make hay while the sun shines.√ ½
        • Completion√ ½ - Every cloud has a silver lining √ ½
    7. Supply the missing parts to complete the following conversation.
      Customer:
      Shopkeeper: Good afternoon. √1mkWhat kind of shirt do you need. √1mk 2 marks
      Customer:
      Shopkeeper: I am afraid those ones are out of stock but why don’t you buy this blue shirt instead. 1 mark
      Customer:
      Shopkeeper: Yes, √1mk I have a white shirt. Have this one, each goes for one 2 marks
                               thousand shillings√.1 mark
      Customer:
      Shopkeeper: Okay, if you have eight hundred you can have the shirt/it. √ 1 mark
      Customer:
      Shopkeeper: 
      Customer: Thank you√1mk and good bye too.√1 mk 2 marks

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