English Paper 1 Questions and Answers - Form 3 Mid Term 2 Exams 2021

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  • Answer all questions
  • All working must be clearly shown where necessary
  1. Imagine you are the principle at Kumoni Secondary School. The manager of Sunset Tourist Hotel has requested you to write a letter about the availability of one MusiSalala who is seeking employment with Sunset Tourist Hotel as a reacreationalist. Write a letter to the Manager giving necessary details (20mks)
  2. Close Test
    Fill in the blank spaces in the passage below with the most appropriate word
    Stress is caused by tension ___1___ from every event in our lives. It is ___2___ believed that stress might be a cause of illness such as headache, high blood pressure and cancer.___3___ we do not have adequate coping ___4___stress can affect us adversely. Exercise ___5___ eating and relaxation are useful ways of reducing stress. For many people dealing with stress means making ___6___changes. Exercise ___7___ only releases frustrations but it also reduces tension. ___8___, busy to afford time for exercise but opportunities are all ___9___us. You can walk to school or to work; you can walk to the stairs instead of taking a lift or do some physical work like running when you are free. Proper nutrition help stabilize your moods. Reducing your intake of caffeine, sugar nicotine and alcohol can reduce stress ___10___. Source of long lasting energy are fruits, vegetables and grains.
  3. Read the poem below and answer the questions that follow
    Assan and Hassan
    Have a Son
    A dear Son do
    Assan and Hassan have
    They feel their Son
    Shines like the Sun

    Assan thinks their son
    Resembles Hassan
    Hassan thinks their Son
    Resembles both
    Assan and Hassan
    And he shines like the Sun
    1. Give two main sound features in the above poem  (2mrks)
    2. If you are to recite this poem to a group of people, what form of behavior would indicate that your audience is not following your recitation?
    3. How would you make the recitation effective if you were reciting it? Give four things you would do
    4. What preparations would you make before you would make before you recite the above poem to the audience. Give two points
  4.  
    1. Indentify any four groups of words in the following list that have the same vowel sounds
      Mud     Eat        Full    Lap 
      Cut      It          Mud    Bet
      Cat      Look      Feat    If
      Love    Boot      Fit
      Beat     Pool      Further
      Lit       Father    Hut
    2. Give one word which is pronounced the same as the one given in each case
      1. Flower
      2. Blue
      3. Boy
      4. Bear
      5. Tail 
    3. Read the words in each set and underline the odd words out according to the vowel sounds   (4mks)
      1. Book
        Fool
        Full
      2. Lake
        Fake
        Late
        Eight
        At
      3. Beans
        Ben
        Deep
      4. Pan
        Bag
        Pen
        Rag
    4. Read the following conversation, filling in the blanks spaces with appropriate responses    (10 mrks)
      Dida:..........is that Keumbu wholesalers?
      Rosy: Sorry, wrong number
      Dida: (Tries dialing other numbers but eventually gets right) is that Keumbu wholesalers?
      Lila:......................................................................................
      Dida: I want to order maize flour
      Lila: .....................................................................................
      Dida: Just a minute (...............................................................)
               Ten bales
      Lila:.......................................................................................
      Dida: of course! Everybody goes for Pembe
      Lila: anything else madam?.
      Dida: No but I want them delivered
      Lila: When and to what address?
      Dida:........................................................................................
      Lila: Pardon what was the number again?
      Dida (shortly) ............................................................................
      Lila: We will in an hour's time. Thanks for calling.
      1. State two indicators to show that Dida has a problem with telephone skills.
      2. Give one reason to show that Lida is a likable character.


 



MARKING SCHEME

Q.1

  1. Must be confidential letter.
  2. Must have two addresses.
  3. The content must include the suitability of the prospective employee
    Marks Allocation
    Format: 08/08
    Content: 08/08
    LAL = 04/04
    Marks variation for contents vs. L.A
    Content                     L.A
    1-2                             1
    3-4                             2
    5-6                             3
    7-8                             4

Q.2

  1. arising
  2. widely
  3. if
  4. strategies
  5. healthful
  6. lifestyle
  7. not
  8. too
  9. around
  10. significantly

Q.3

  1.  
    • Repetition
    • Rhyme
  2.  
    • When they are frightened on the chair
    • When they are looking outside through the window
    • When they are murmuring
    • Talking to each other
  3.  
    • I will keep eye conduct with audience
    • I will project my voice enough.
    • I will be bold
    • I will be creative
  4.  
    • I will practice reciting the poem
    • I will dress properly
      Or any plausible answer

Q.4

    1. Mad, cat, lap
    2. Full, look
    3. Boot, pool
    4. Beat, eat, feat.
    5. Lit, it, fit, if
  1.  
    1. Floar
    2. Blew
    3. Buoy
    4. Bare
    5. Tale
  2.  
    1. Book
    2. At
    3. Ben
    4. Pen
  3. Dida: (dials phone button)
    Rosy:
    Dida:
    Lila: Keamba wholesalers, how may I help you?
    Dida:
    Lila: May I know the quantity you need please?
    Dida: ............... (Dances for a while)
    Lila: Which brand do you need?
    Dida:
    Lila:
    Dida:
    Lila:
    Dida:Today without fail. Please call us on telephone number 0711111112
    Lila:
    Dida: ( ) I said 0711111112
    Lila:
    1.  
      • She shouted on phone to Lila.
      • He is not using courteous words. He uses words like ‘I want.’
    2.  
      • Lila uses courteous phrases like ..........“How may I help you?”
      • Offers to help by asking if there is anything she might need.

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