History and Government Paper 1 Questions - Mangu High School Mock Exams 2022

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Section A: (25 Marks)
Answer all question in this section

  1. Name the branch of history which explains the way of life of the people. (1mk)
  2. Identify two sources of pre-historic information. (2mks)
  3. State one political reason for studying history and government. (2mk)
  4. Name the main source of the creation theory that explains the origin of man. (1mk)
  5. Identify two archaeological sites found near Nakuru. (2mks)
  6. Give one natural calamity that influenced the migration of the Eastern Cushites Kenya. (1mk)
  7. Identify two groups that form the Maa speakers in Kenya. (2mks)
  8. Give two similarities in the Political Organization of the Agikuyu and Ameru during the pre-colonial period. (2mks)
  9. State the main reason why early visitors from Arabla came to the Kenyan Coast before the 1500 AD. (1mk) 
  10. Name one landmark of the Portuguese rule over the Coastal settlements. (1mk)
  11. State two negative effects of the spread of Christianity in Kenya. (2mks) 
  12. State two ways in which the British established their influence in Wanga region. (2mks)
  13. Identify two main reasons why the British Introduced taxation in colonial Kenya. (2mks)
  14. Name one Asian trade unionist who was active in the struggle for Independence in Kenya. (1mk)
  15. Who is the ex-officio member of the County Assembly? (1mk)
  16. Name two types of Land holdings in Kenya. (2mks)
  17. Give one way through which direct democracy is practiced in Kenya. (1mk) 

Section B (45 Marks)
Answer any three Questions from this section.

    1. Glve five reasons why the Council of elders among the Ameru were Important before the establishment of the colonial rule. (5mks)
    2. Describe the social organization of the Luo community during the precolonial period. (10mks)
    1. Identify five factors that contributed to the spread of Islam along the Kenyan Coast by the 16th century. (5mks)
    2. Explain five negative impacts of the Indian Ocean trade on the people of East Africa. (10mks)
    1. Outline five grievances that were presented by East African Associations in 1921. (5mks)
    2. Explain five achievements of early Political Associations upto 1939. (10mks)
    1. Give five challenges facing health development in Kenya since Independence. (5mks)
    2. Explain five benefits of cooperative movement since Independence. (10mks)

Section (30 Marks)
Answer any two Questions from this Section,

    1. Identify three changes that were made by the new constitution on the Executive arm of the Government of Kenya. (3mks) 
    2. Explain six ways in which the new constitution has promoted democracy in Kenya. (12mks)
    1. Give three roles of the senate in Kenya. (3mks)
    2. Explain six reforms which have been introduced to improve the conditions of Correctional Services in Kenya. (12mks)
    1. Name three categories of Public Revenue Funds in Kenya. (3mks)
    2. Explain six ways in which the County Governments raise their revenue. (12mks)
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