Home Science Paper 2 Pre Mock Questions, Answers and Confidential - Mokasa I Joint Examination July 2021

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Instructions to candidates

  • This paper consists of 3 printed pages.
  • Candidates should check the question paper to ascertain that all pages are printed and no questions are missing.


QUESTIONS 

A pattern of a girl’s dress is provided. You are advised to study the sketches, instructions and layout carefully before you begin the test.

Materials provided

  1. Pattern pieces
    1. - Dress Front
    2. - Dress Back
    3. - Yoke
    4. - Pocket
  2. Plain light weight cotton fabric 70cm wide by 55cm long.
  3. Cotton thread to match the fabric.
  4. Embroidery thread 130cm long.
  5. A4 Envelope

THE TEST
Using the materials provided, cut out and make up the LEFT HALF of the dress to show the following process.

  1. Cutting out.
  2. Working of double pointed dart at the dress back.
  3. Preparation and attachment of the patch pocket to include the working of satin stitch to fill “O” on the pocket.
  4. Preparation of gathers on the dress front. DO NOT REMOVE GATHERING STITCHES.
  5. Joining the dress front to the yoke using overlaid seam.
  6. Joining the dress front to the dress back at the shoulder using double stitched seam.
  7. Working the side seam using an open seam.
  8. Managing the hem on the lower edge of the dress by;
    1. Holding the hem using even tackings. (DO NOT REMOVE TACKINGS)
    2. Working hemming stitches at the front part of the dress.
  9. Presentation.

NB:
At the end of the examination, firmly sew on your work on single fabric a label bearing your name, class and admission number. Remove the needles, pins and unnecessary threads from your work. Fold your work neatly and place it in the envelope provided.
DO NOT PUT SCRAPS OF FABRIC IN THE ENVELOPE AND DO NOT SEAL THE ENVELOPE.

LAYOUT (NOT DRAWN TO SCALE)
HOMESC



MARKING SCHEME

   

TASKS

MAX. SCORE

ACTUAL SCORE

REMARKS

1.

 

PRESENTATION

     
 

(a)

Work well ironed and folded

1

   
 

(b)

Work well labelled with clearly written name; Adm. No. and class.

1 ½

   
 

(c)

Label firmly sewn on a single fabric without concealing details.

1 ½

   
 

(d)

Pins, needles and unnecessary hanging threads removed.

1

   
 

(e)

Made the right half of the dress

1

   
   

SUB TOTAL

6

   
           

2.

 

CUTTING OUT

     
 

(a)

Cutting out.

4

   
 

(b)

Front dress cut smoothly and as straight grain.

2

   
 

(c)

Back dress cut smoothly and on straight grain.

2

   
 

(d)

Yoke cut smoothly and on straight grain.

2

   
   

SUB TOTAL

10

   
           

3.

 

DOUBLE POINTED DART

     
 

(a)

Straight firmly and straightly

1

   
 

(b)

Tapening to nothing on both ends and without pockets.

2

   
 

(c)

Well reignforced on both ends.

2

   
 

(d)

Slashed at the centre and well neatened.

2

   
 

(e)

Correct size (Length and width)

2

   
 

(f)

Well pressed and flat.

1

   
   

SUB TOTAL

10

   
           

4.

 

POCKET

     
 

I.

Working of satin stitches

     
 

(a)

Satin stitches worked.  If not give zero the whole section.

1

   
 

(b)

Correct tension.

1

   
 

(c)

Evenness of the stitches

1

   
 

(d)

Neatness of the stitches

1

   
 

(e)

The oval shape well filled (No gaps).

(Mark by impression).

1

   
 

(f)

Well reinforced on and off

2

   
   

SUB TOTAL

7

   
   

 

 

   

 

II

Preparation and attachment

     
 

(a)

Pocket hem with two turnings to conceal the raw edge.

1/2

   
 

(b)

Hem stitched in position close to the fold with firm and straight stitchery.

1 ½

   
 

(c)

Sides and bottom of the pocket well folded to the W.S and trimmed to 0.5cm (to within 2mm)

3

   
 

(d)

Bottom corners mitred.

2

   
 

(e)

Pocket attached with firm; straight stitches close to the fold.

3

   
 

(f)

Pocket opening reinforced on both sides.

2

   
 

(g)

Correct size of the pocket

1

   
 

(h)

Correct shape of the pocket

1

   
 

(i)

Correct positioning of the pocket

1

   
 

(j)

Pocket placed rightly (not upside down)

1

   
 

(k)

Pocket pressed flat

1

   
   

SUB TOTAL

17

   
           

5.

I.

Working of gathers on the front dress

     
 

(a)

Gathers made on the marked part of the dress.

1

   
 

(b)

Made gathers and not pleats.

1

   
 

(c)

Gathers evenly distributed

1

   
 

(d)

Gathering stitches made 0.6cm above and below the stitching line.

2

   
   

SUB TOTAL

5

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

II.

Working overlaid seam on the yoke and front dress (If not  overlaid give zero)

     
 

(a)

Yoke folded to W.S on the stitching line.

1

   
 

(b)

Placed on the R.S. of the front dress at the stitching line.

1

   
 

(c)

Seam done with straight and firm stitchery and close to the fold.

1 ½

   
 

(d)

Seam turnings trimmed to 1 cm

1

   
 

(e)

Seam turnings neatened together.

1

   
 

(f)

Appropriate neatening stitches

(If not give zero from f – j)

1

   
 

(g)

Evennes of stitches

1

   
 

(h)

Good tension

1

   
 

(i)

Fastened on and off

2

   
   

SUB-TOTAL

10 ½

 

 

6.

 

Shoulder seam  (Double stitched seam)

(If not give zero)

     
 

(a)

Straight and firm stitchery of the first line

1

   
 

(b)

Straight and firm stitchery of the second line and close to the fold.

1 ½

   
 

(c)

Seam neatly tucked to conceal the raw edges

1

   
 

(d)

Correct size of the seam 6mm to within 2mm

1

   
 

(e)

Fell folded to the back

1

   
 

(f)

Flat on the W.S and R.S

1

   
 

(g)

Evenness of he complete seam

1

   
   

SUB TOTAL

7 ½

   

 

 

 

     
           

7.

 

Side seam (Open seam) If not give zero

     
 

(a)

Seam done with firm and straight stitchery.

1

   
 

(b)

Seam turnings neatened separately and appropriately.

2

   
 

(c)

Correct size of the neatened seam 1cm to within 2mm

1

   
 

(d)

Evenness of the neatened turnings turning

1

   
 

(e)

Seam pressed open and flat at the hem.

2

   
   

SUB TOTAL

7

   
   

 

 

   

8.

 

Hem Management

 

   
 

(a)

A narrow turning done to conceal the raw edge.

1

   

 

(b)

A second turning made at the foldline.

1

   
 

(c)

Hem held with even tacking.

1

   
 

(d)

Held using hemming stitches.  If not give zero from d-g.

1

   
 

(e)

Evenness of the stitches used.

1

   
 

(f)

Good tension used

1

   
 

(g)

Fastened on and off.

1

   
 

(h)

Correct size of the hem 1.5cm to within 2mm

1

   
 

(i)

Evenness of the hem.

1

   
 

(j)

Flatness of the hem

1

   
   

SUB TOTAL

10

 

 

 

 

GRAND TOTAL

90/2

   

 



CONFIDENTIAL

INSTRUCTIONS TO SCHOOLS
The following materials will be provided by the school

  1. Plain light weight cotton 55 cm long by 70cm wide
  2. Cotton sewing thread to match the fabric
  3. Embroidery thread 130cm long
  4. A4 envelope
    FABRIC IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT SPECIFIED MUST NOT BE SUPPLIED TO THE CANDIDATES.

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