Home Science Questions - Form 2 End Term 2 Exams 2022

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  1. Write your name and index number in the spaces provided above.
  2. Sign and write the date of examination in the spaces provided above.
  3. This paper consists of three sections; A, B and C.
  4. Answer all the questions in section A and B and any two questions from section C in the spaces provided.
  5. Answers to all questions must be written in this booklet.

FOR EXAMINER’S USE ONLY

Section

Questions

Maximum score

Candidate’s score

A

     

B

            

   

C

     
     


QUESTIONS

  1. State three areas to study in homescience. (3 marks)
  2. Name two layers of the skin. (2 marks)
  3. Name two classification of household refuse. (2 marks)
  4. Define term drainage. (1 mark)
  5. Suggest three reasons for drainage. (2 marks)
  6. State two disadvantages of poor sanitation. (2 marks)
  7. What are communicable diseases? (1 mark)
  8. State two important reasons for pressing work during construction. (2 marks)
  9. Identify the following symbols in garment pattern piece. (3 marks)
  10. State two reasons why wool is not suitable for making aprons. (2 marks)
  11. State three importance of learning consumer education. (3 marks)
  12. Suggest the meaning of the following:
    1. Goods (1 mark)
    2. Services (2 marks)
  13. State two types of conspicuous seams. (2 marks)
  14. What is food fortification? (1 mark)
  15. State one way of conserving nutrients during storage. (2 marks)
  16. Suggest two advantages of using an electric cooker. (2 marks)
  17. Differentiate between rickets and ostomalecia (2 marks)
  18. What are bunions? (1 mark)
  19. Suggest two method of finishing a plain seam. (2 marks)
  20. Suggest two ways of improving cloths storage facilities. (2 marks)

SECTION B: COMPULSORY SECTION MUST ANWER ALL (20MKS)

  1. Your grandmother has invited you to her house to stay overnight. You are helping her wash her woolen sweater.
    1. Explain six steps one should avoid when laundering and drying a woolen article. (6marks)
    2. Explain step by step how to launder her white cotton towel. (8 marks)
    3. Explain how to clean her sitting room, (6 marks)

SECTION C: CHOOSE AND ANSWER ONLY TWO QUESTIONS IN THE SECTION

  1.                                  
    1. List four items which can be recycled at our homes. (4 marks)
    2. Identify five activities carried out in management of amoebic dysentery. (5 marks
    3. Explain three disadvantages of open drainage in an area. (6 marks
    4. List four laundry processes. (2 marks)
  2.                            
    1. Discuss three treatments why may be done to clothes and article during the rising stage. (6 marks
    2. List four fabrics which cannot be disinfected by boiling. (4 marks
    3. Discuss three rules for darning. (6marks
    4. Draw the following washing symbols
      1. Don’t dry in the sun (1 mark)
      2. Hang on the line to dry (1 mark)
      3. Do not tumble dry (1 mark)
      4. Use cool iron (1 mark)
  3.                                            
    1. Explain three causes of malnutrition (6 marks
    2. List four sources information for the consumers. (4 marks
    3. Discuss three important factors of enriching a teenage girl diet with iron giving food (6 marks
    4. List four reasons for wearing shoes (4 marks

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