History Paper 1 Questions - Kapsabet Boys Post Mock 2023 Exams

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  •  This paper consists of three sections A, B and C.
  •  Answer all questions in section A, three from Section B and two from Section C.
  • Candidates should answer the questions in English


Answer ALL the questions in section

  1. What is political history (1mk)
  2. Name two groups of Cushites in Kenya (2mks)
  3.  Identify the main dispersal point of the Eastern Bantu during the pre- colonial period. (1mk)
  4. Mention two factors that facilitated the participation of the Akamba in the long distant trade (2mks)
  5. Give two ways in which Christianity undermined African culture. (2mks)
  6. State two functions of the Portuguese captains along the coast during the 15th century. (2mks)
  7.  Identify the treaty that ended the scramble for and partition of East Africa. (1mk)
  8. Name two sections of the Luos that resisted the British rule in Kenya (2mks)
  9. Identify the main way in which the colonial government promoted settler farming in Kenya. (1mk)
  10. Give the main feature of colonial system of education in Kenya. (1mk)
  11. State two reasons why Africans who lived in urban areas formed social welfare organization during
    colonial period. (2mks)
  12. State two roles played by the trade union movement in the struggle for independence in Kenya. (2mks)
  13. Which is the highest count in Kenya’s in judicial structure. (1mk)
  14. Give the main function of the correctional services in Kenya. (1mk)
  15. What is dual citizenship?
  16. Give two sources of Nyayo philosophy (2mk)
  17. Who is the chief executive of the county government in Kenya (1mk)

Section B (45mks)
Answer Any Three Questions

    1. State five causes of Bantu Migration from the coastal settlements at Shungwaya in the16th century (5mks)
    2. Explain the political organization of the Akamba before 1850 A.D (10mks)
    1. State three sources of historical information on the East African coast before the 7th century (3mks)
    2. Describe the effects of missionary activities in East Africa (12mks)
    1. Identify three powers to the IBEAC by the royal charter in 1888 (3mks)
    2. Explain six reasons why the Maasai decided to collaborate with the British (12mks)
    1. Give three features of the political organization which were formed in Kenya before 1939. (3mks)
    2. Describe the achievements of professor Wangari Maathai. (12mks)


    1. State three circumstances that may lead to limitation of the freedom of speech and expression in Kenya (3mks)
    2. Describe the causes of conflicts in society in Kenya (12mks)
    1. Identify three circumstances that may make an MP loose his/ her seat in parliament (3mks)
    2.  Describe the structure of judicial system in Kenya (12mks)
    1. What role does Kenyan constitution play in the governing of the country. (3mks)
    2. State six circumstances under which it may be necessary for the state to deprive an individual off some of his fundamental rights (12mks)

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