Home Science Paper 2 Questions and Answers - Form 4 Opener Term 1 Exams 2022

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Paper 2


  • This paper consists of three sections A, B and C.
  • Answer all questions in section A, three in section B and any TWO in section C.



  1. Define the term History. (1mk)
  2. State two methods used by early man to find food during the Stone Age period. (2mks)
  3. Identify one river responsible for early agriculture in Mesopotamia. (1mk)
  4. State two modern ways of communication. (2mks)
  5. Give two sources of information on history and government. (2mks)
  6. State two early sources of energy. (2mks)
  7. Identify two early urban centres in Europe. (2mk)
  8. Identify the person who invented the seed drill. (1mk)
  9. State two officials who assisted Kabaka of Buganda to administer the Kingdom. (2mks)Give the main reason for the
  10. development of Kilwa as an early urban centre. (1mk)
  11. Who was omulamuzi in Buganda kingdom. (1mk)
  12. State the main advantage of using air transport. (1mk)
  13. Name the type of constitution used in Britain. (1mk)
  14. Name the Lozi leader who collaborated with the British in the late 19th Century. (1mk)
  15. Give two reasons why the Berlin conference was convened. (2mks)
  16. Name two European countries that formed the Triple Alliance before the outbreak of the First World War. (2mks)
  17. Identify the immediate cause of the First World War. (1mk)

Answer any THREE questions from this section.

    1. Identify hunting methods used by the early man. (5mks)
    2. Describe the culture of man in the middle stone age period. (10mks)
    1. Give five characteristics of the industrial revolution in Europe. (5mks)
    2. Explain five reasons why Britain was the first country to industrialize. (10mks)
    1. List five traditional forms of communication. (5mks)
    2. Explain five negative impacts of modern means of communication. (10mks)
    1. Give five economic activities of the Shona Empire during the pre colonial period. (5 mks)
    2. Discuss the social organization of the Asante Empire in the pre-colonial period. (10mks)

Answer any TWO Questions from this section.

    1. Give three methods used by African nationalists in south Africa in their struggle for independence. (3 mks)
    2. Explain six problems encountered by nationalist in Ghana in their struggle for Independence. (12mks)
    1. Identify five European powers which colonized Africa. (3mks)
    2. Explain the reasons for the scramble and partition of Africa . (12mks)
    1. Outline three effects of the First World War. (3mks)
    2. Explain six causes of the Second World War. (12mks)

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