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Social Studies and Religious Education Questions and Answers - Class 7 End Term 2 2022 Set 1

Questions

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Study the map of Saru area and answer questions 1 to 7

  1. The main reason for establishing a forest in Saru area was to
    1. provide shade to tea bushes.
    2. attract rainfall in the area.
    3. protect sources of rivers.
    4. make the landscape beautiful.
  2. Which one of the following products is carried along the railway line to Mote town?
    1. Limestone.
    2. Fish.
    3. Timber.
    4. Tea leaves.
  3. The general flow of the river in Sana area is from
    1. east.
    2. north east.
    3. south west.
    4. north.
  4. Which one of the following economic! activities is not carried out in Saru area?
    1. Trading.
    2. Lumbering.
    3. Fishing
    4. Mining.
  5. The approximate length of the murram road in Saru area is
    1. 8km
    2. 12km
    3. 6 km
    4. 4km
  6. The type of factory in Mote town is
    1. an assembling industry,
    2. a service industry.
    3. aprocessing industry.
    4. a manufacturing industry.
  7. The type of soil in the north eastern part of Saru area is
    1. alluvial soil.
    2. clay soil.
    3. volcanic soil.
    4. sandy soil.
  8. Which one of the following groups is made up of people who share a common ancestor in traditiona lAkamba community? Kioko
    1. his brother, his sister, 
    2. his wife, his daughter,
    3. his son, his wife.
    4. his sister, his wife.
  9. The main duty performed by Mugwe in the traditional Ameru government was
    1. leading warriors to war.
    2. preparing medicine from plants.
    3. allocating land to clan members.
    4. performing religious ceremonies.
  10. Which one of the following combinations is made up of Bantu communities that were dispersed from the Shungwaya area by the Galla?
    1. Ngoni and Chagga.
    2. Pokomo and Mijikenda.
    3. Akamba and Taita.
    4. Abagusii and Abaluhyia.
  11. The main agricultural export crop of Rwanda and Burundi is 
    1. cloves.
    2. sisal.
    3. coffee.
    4. wheat
  12. Below are descriptions of a lake in Africa:
    1. It formed when water collected in faults. 
    2. It is the deepest lake in Africa.
    3. It is shared by several countries
      The lake described above is lake
      1. Victoria.
      2. Chad.
      3. Malawi.
      4. Tanganyika.
  13. Before the coming of Europeans the Abawanga people were ruled by 
    1. kings.
    2. chiefs.
    3. council of elders.
    4. emperors.
  14. On a polling day in Kenya, elections at a polling station are supervised by a
    1. polling clerk.
    2. presiding officer.
    3. returning officer
    4. police officer
  15. Three of the following are problems facing Maasai pastoralists. Which one is not?
    1. Decrease in grazing land.
    2. Creation of beefranches.
    3. Inadequate pasture in the dry period.
    4. Long distances to markets.

Use the map of Africa to answer questions 16 to 19.
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  1. Three of the following statements about the climate marked T are true. Which one is not? 
    1. Annual rainfall is over 1 500mm.
    2. Diurnal range of temperature is low.
    3. Average temperature is 26°C.
    4. Rainfall is brought by Westerly winds.
  2. The mountains marked N were formed through
    1. folding of underneath rocks.
    2. eruption of molten lava.
    3. uplifting of land between faults.
    4. erosion of soft parts of the earth.
  3. Which one of the following communities live in the area marked X?
    1. Dinka
    2. Xhosa
    3. Mbundu 
    4. Fulani
  4. The main seaport of the country marked P is
    1. Asmara.
    2. Mitsiwa.
    3. Djibouti.
    4. Port Sudan.
  5. The main emphasis of indigenous education in traditional African communities was to
    1. enable warriors defend the community.
    2. teach children how to read and write.
    3. equip the youth with helpful skills.
    4. help members live in peace.
  6. Which one of the following actions by citizens of Kenya is not a demonstration of patriotism?
    1. Acquiring citizenship of other countries.
    2. Payment of taxes.
    3. Conservation of the environment.
    4. Obeying the laws of the country.
  7. The title of the official who was in charge of finance in traditional Buganda government was
    1. Gabuga.
    2. Omwanika.
    3. Omulamuzi.
    4. Bataka
  8. Marine fishing in Kenya and Tanzania is not well developed due to
    1. poor roads along the coast. 
    2. lack of market for fish.
    3. lack of funds to buy modern fishing equipment
    4. inadequate fish in the seas.
  9. The main cause of soil erosion in pastoral areas in Kenya is
    1. deforestation.
    2. monocropping.
    3. overcropping,
    4. overcropping.
  10. The Konza-Magadi railway branch was built mainly to transport
    1. agricultural products.
    2. tourists.
    3. mineral resources. 
    4. livestock.
  11. Which one of the following duties is performed by the deputy head teacher in schoolmanagement?
    1. Writing minutes during staff meetings.
    2. Chairing Board of Management meetings.
    3. Providing a school with text books.
    4. Ensuring proper use of school funds.
  12. Differences in lengths of day and night on earth are caused by 
    1. rotation of the earth round the sun.
    2. revolution of the earth round the sun.
    3. movement of the sun from east to west.
    4. revolution of the moon round the earth.
  13. Which one of the following communities live
    1.  Nyasa.
    2.  Bakongo.
    3.  Arabs.
    4. Wolof.
  14. Which one of the following duties is not performed by a governor in Kenya?
    1. Appointing the county commissioner.
    2. Implenrenting county projects.
    3. Co-ordinating county departments.
    4. Appointing deputy governor.
  15. The following are statements about a multi- purpose river projects in Africa:
    1. It is found in a duty country.
    2. It was build to store water for irrigation.
    3. A large lake was formed.
      The multi-purpose river project described above is
      1. Kariba dam.
      2. Aswan high dam.
      3. Akosombo dam.
      4. Masinga dam.
  16. The most common type of trees in the savannah vegetation are
    1. eucalyptus and pine.
    2. teak and ebony.
    3. acacia and boahat.
    4. cacti and euphorbia.
  17. The main factor that undermines regional trade in Eastern Africa is the
    1. use of differenzianguages.
    2. low levels of education.
    3. use of different currencies.
    4. production of similar goods.

Use the diagram below to answer question 33.
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  1.  Which one of the following lakes was formed through the process shown in the diagram, above? Lake
    1. Kanyaboli in Kenya.
    2. Nyos in Cameroon
    3. Tana in Ethiopia.
    4. Kivu in Rwanda.
  2. Three of the following statements about Masaku of the Akamba people are true. Which one is not? He
    1. traded with the coastal Arabs.
    2. was a medicineman.
    3. prophesied future events.
    4. attacked the railway builders.
  3. Below are statements of a type of marriage. 
    1. It is conducted by a religious ler
    2. A marriage certificate is not issued
    3. A 21 days notice is given.
    4. A man can marry upto four wives
      Which one of the following combinations of statements is correct about Islamic marriage
      1. ii and iii
      2. i and iv
      3. i and ii 
      4. ii and iv
  4. Which one of the following statements correctly describes equinox? It is when
    1. the sun is overhead cancer.
    2. four seasons occur.
    3. when days and nights are equal.
    4. when there is a solar eclipse.
  5. Which one of the following groups is made up of Semitic speakers only?
    1. Arabs, Tigre, Amharans.
    2. Sanye, Sandawe, Dahalo.
    3. Gabbra, Galla, Borana.
    4. Dorobo, Sabaot, Tugen.
  6. Atieno was asked by her teacher to give an  example of a child with special needs. Her correct answer was
    1. a widow whose husband is dead.
    2. a pupil who is weak in Mathematics.
    3. a pupil who moves in a wheel.
    4. an educated youth who is not employed.
  7. Below are statements about a form of communication:
    1. Most people use it.
    2. it reaches many people at once.
    3. It is widespread in rural areas.
      The form of communication described above is
      1. television.
      2. mobile phones.
      3. newspapers.
      4. radio.
  8. The Ameru people settled on the eastern slopes of mount Kenya because the areas 
    1. had good defense sites.
    2. were good for farming.
    3. had forests.
    4. had hilly relief.
  9. Three of the following were duties of Nyamwezi chiefs in the pre-colonial period Which one was not?
    1. Judging cases of murder.
    2. Allocating land to clan members.
    3. Changing religious ceremonies.
    4. Controlling trade.
  10. Africans in Tanganyika struggled independence mainly through
    1. peaceful negotiations.
    2. boycotting work.
    3. violent demonstrations,
    4. guerilla war.
  11. Which one of the following statements about maize growing in Kenya and Tanzania is not true? Maize is
    1. grown in both large and small farms.
    2. own in areas with moderate rainfall.
    3. the main staple food.
    4. grown under irrigation.
  12. Which one of the following plains are corectly matched with the country they are found?
       Plains   Country  
     A    Lotikipi  Uganda
     B   Serengeti  Kenya
     C   Bilesha  Somalia
     D   Kaputei  Tanzania
  13. The dispersal point of the Maasai and the Turkana people was
    1. A. Taita - Kilimanjaro.
    2. area around mount Moroto.
    3. Bahr-el-Ghazal region.
    4. Pubungu Pakwach area.
  14. The following are statements, about a prominent leader in Eastern Africa:
    1. He was the last emperar of Ethiopia.
    2. He was overthrown by the army.
    3. He died in 1975.
      The person described above is
      1. Haile Selassie
      2. Menelik II
      3. Yohannes 
      4. Tewodros
  15. Direct democracy is applied in a school when
    1. pupils are involved in decision making.
    2. all decisions are made by the head teacher.
    3. prefects discuss issues affecting other pupils.
    4. the class teacher appoints the class prefect.
  16. The main contribution of cocoa growing in Ghana is that
    1. cocoa exports earn foreign exchange.
    2. processing industries have been established.
    3. towns have grown in farming areas.
    4. people have moved to live in growing
  17. Which one of the following is an example of a processing industry?
    1. Shoe making.
    2. Leather tanning.
    3. Steel rolling.
    4. Cement making.
  18. The best method of increasing the number tourists who visit Kenya is 
    1. building more tourist hotels.
    2. increasing the number of game parks.
    3. advertising places of interest.
    4. providing security to tourists in game parks.
  19. Which one of the following is a natural highland forest in Kenya?
    1. Boni forest.
    2. Mangrove forest.
    3. Arabuko Sokoke forest.
    4. Marsabit forest.
  20. The winds that bring rainfall to the cape region of South Africa are
    1. harmattan winds.
    2. westerly winds.
    3. south east Monsoon winds.
    4. north east trade winds.
  21. Which one of the following was as a result of the interaction of the Bantu and Cusbites in the pre-colonial period?
    1. Cushites adopted some Bantu pames.
    2. Bantu learnt crop growing from Cushites.
    3. Bantu adopted circumcision from the Cushites.
    4. Intermarriage led to introduction of Swahili people.
  22. Salt is extracted from the sea at Ngomeni near Malindi using
    1. scooping method.
    2. dredging method.
    3. opencast method.
    4. evaporation method.
  23. Nabongo Mumia of the Abawanga people collaborated with the British because he wanted t
    1. be made a paramount chief. 
    2. be employed in the army.
    3. acquire cattle from the British.
    4. have the railway line pass through his kingdom.
  24. Which one of the following groups of towns in Eastern Africa lies along the Great North  road?
    1. Mombasa, Addis Ababa, Finja.
    2. Dar-es-salaam, Mombasa, Kampala.
    3. Dodoma, Arusha, Nairobi.
    4. Khatoum, Addis Ababa, Jinja.
  25. Three of the following statements about the Rift Valley are true. Which one is not?
    1. It ends in Mozambique. areas.
    2. The floor experiences equatorial climate. %.
    3. It has volcanic mountains on the floor.
    4. Lakes are found on the floor.
  26. Two communities have a dispute over grazing areas. The best method for government to use to solve the conflict is
    1. sending soldiers to disarm the communities.
    2. removing the communities from the disputed area 
    3. arresting the youth from the communities.
    4. helping the communities to negotiate.
  27. Discussions during county assembly meetings are chaired by the
    1. county commissioner.
    2. governor. 
    3. speaker.
    4. county clerk.
  28. The main problem facing beef farming in both Kenya and Tanzania is
    1. inadequate pasture in the dry season.
    2. pests that attack animals. 
    3. lack of veterinary services.
    4. competition from imported meat.

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

  1. The actions of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden teaches Christians that
    1. they should multiply.
    2. work is blessed by God.
    3. . they have authority over all creation.
    4. they should obey God's command.
  2. Which one of the following places was Abraham living in before going to Canaan?
    1. Haran.
    2. Midian.
    3. Ur.
    4. Sodom.
  3. The brothers of Joseph recognized Joseph in Egypt when
    1. he sharedameal with them.
    2. he took them to the king. 
    3. they found a golden cup in their sacks.
    4. he told them whom he was.
  4. Which one of the following is a way in which God's power was seen on the night of  the Exodus in Egypt?
    1. Splitting of the Red Sea.
    2. Death of the Egyptian firstborn males.
    3. Darkness that covered Egypt.
    4. A thick cloud that covered mt Sinai. 
  5. Who among the following people accompanied Moses on mount Sinai during the giving of the ten commandments?
    1. Aaron.
    2. Jethro.
    3. Joshua.
    4. Hur.
  6. The value demonstrated by Ruth when she followed her mother-in-law back to Bethlehem was
    1. loyalty.
    2. hardwork. 
    3. faithfulness.
    4. obedience,
  7. The action of king David that annoyed God  was when he
    1. allowed the worship of idols.
    2. took the wife of Uriah.
    3. traded with foreign kings.
    4. married many foreign wives. 
  8. The story of king Ahab and Naboth teaches Christians that they should
    1. obey the country's leaders
    2. not sell their property. 
    3. acquire wealth honestly,
    4. condemn evil in the society.
  9. Which one of the following people is correctly matched with his prophesy?
    1. Jeremiah--birth of Jesus in Bethlehem,
    2. Hosea - escape of Jesus to Egypt.
    3. Micah entry of Jesus to Jerusalem on a donkey.
    4. Zecharia-killing of the baby boys.
  10. When angel Gabriel appeared to Zechariah he told him that
    1. he would have many descendants.
    2. he would have an everlasting kingdom.
    3. he would live to an old age.
    4. his wife would get a son,
  11. The main reason why Simeon was happy when Jesus was presented in the temple was that he
    1. had been waiting to see the Saviour.
    2. was an old man.
    3. stayed in the temple praying and fasting,
    4. wanted to hold Jesus in his hands.
  12. Human beings cannot live on bread alone. (Luke 4:4). These words were said by Jesus when he
    1. attended the Passover feast in Jerusalem.
    2. was fasting in the wilderness.
    3. fed the five thousand people with bread.
    4. ate in the house of Zacchaeus..
  13. Zacchaeus climbed a tree when Jesus was passing through Jericho mainly because he
    1. was a short man.
    2. wanted to invite Jesus to his house.
    3. wanted to see Jesus.
    4. wanted to repent his sins.
  14. The leper who went back to thank Jesus when ten of them were healed was
    1. a Samaritan.
    2. a Levite. 
    3. an Israelite.
    4. an Ethiopian.
  15. The parable of the lost sheep as taught by Jesus teaches Christians to
    1. take good care of their sheep.
    2. take care of the needy. 
    3. be fair in their actions.
    4. bring more converts to the church.
  16. Which one of the following events took place on the night Jesus was praying in the garden of Gethsemane?
    1. .An angel came down and comforted Hin. 
    2. cloud covered Jesus.
    3. Moses and Elijah appeared.
    4. A voice was heard from heaven.
  17. Who among the following people is correctly matched with what he did during she trial and crucifiction of Jesus?
    1. Pilate - he buried the body of Jesus.
    2. Simon - he asked for permission to bury Jesus.
    3. Peter - he denied Jesus.
    4. Joseph -  he carried the cross of Jesus.
  18. The disciples were in a closed room on the day of Pentecost because they were 
    1. afraid of the Jews. 
    2. waiting for the Holy Spirit.
    3. fasting.
    4. praying together.
  19. When Saul was blinded by a bright light, he was going to Damascus to
    1. take money to fellow believers.
    2. preach to the Gentiles
    3. arrest the followers of Jesus.
    4. distribute food to the widows.
  20. The main reason why Stephen was stoned to death was that he had
    1. argued with the teachers of the law.
    2. refused to denounce Jesus.
    3. refused to perform a miracle.
    4. worked on a Sabbath.
  21. Which one of the following statements about prayer in both Christianity and traditional African communities is correct?
    1. Prayers are said at fixed times.
    2. All prayers are answered.
    3. Prayers are said through Jesus.
    4. There are prayers for special occasions.
  22. People ask for forgiveness from God in traditional African communities by
    1. reading the scriptures.
    2. skipping meals to streghthen faith.
    3. .naming children after ancestors.
    4. offering sacrifices in shrines.
  23. In traditional African communities, people show respect to life by
    1. putting charms on an expectant mother.
    2. giving an expectant mother special foods.
    3. praying for an expectant mother.
    4. isolating an expectant mother.
  24. The youth are taught good behaviour in traditional African societies in order to
    1. make them grow into responsible adults.
    2. enable them become leaders.
    3. prepare them for marriage.
    4. make them become clan leaders.
  25. The best way for parents to teach children good behaviour is by
    1. punishing those who misbehave.
    2. making rules for the family.
    3. setting good examples.
    4. attending church services with them
  26. Damaris has completed her primary school education. The best activity to engage in while waiting for her results is
    1. attending to the needs of old people. 
    2. attending night parties.
    3. reading a story book.
    4. visiting her friends.
  27. Michael and his family donate food to the hungry. This shows that they are
    1. rich.
    2. honest.
    3. kind.
    4. humble.
  28. Your deskmate does not like bathing and his clothes are dirty. The best action for you to take is to
    1. take his clothes and wash them.
    2. advise him on the importance of cleanliness.
    3. report him to the class teacher.
    4. tell other pupils to wash him by force.
  29. You find your father and mother quarrelling. The best action to take is to
    1. find out who is wrong.
    2. advise them to discuss their differences.
    3. support your mother.
    4. report them to the local chief.
  30. Christians preach against prostitution because it
    1. causes illnesses.
    2. leads to unwanted pregnancies.
    3. makes people not be respected.
    4. is against Gods commands.

ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

  1. Which of the following chapters mentions the clot of blood?
    1. Ikhlas
    2. Tyn
    3. Alaq
    4. Bayyina
  2. Where was surah Tiyo revealed?
    1. Makkah
    2. Madina
    3. Mina
    4. Abbysinia
  3. Which surah is an outright curse to one of prophets Muhammad's (SAW) uncles? 
    1. Lahab
    2. Waariah
    3. Humazah
    4. Nasr
  4. The favours of Allah are mentioned in a chapter known as
    1. Kawthar
    2. Kafaafirun 
    3. Tiyn
    4. Falaq
  5. Which of the following is true according to Almaun? 
    1. We should be blind to people.
    2. Allah is one.
    3. Forgiveness comes from Allah.
    4. Qur'an was revealed by Allah.
  6. How many principals are highlighted in surah Bayyina?
    1. Five.
    2. Ninety nine.
    3. Three.
    4. Forty.
  7. How many sources of law are found in
    1. 10
    2. 5
    3. 114
    4. None
  8. The welcoming and aitending to the guests as required is mentioned to be
    1. tawhid.
    2. tawakkul.
    3. generosity. 
    4. hospitality.
  9. No one will enter paradise except the
    1. Muslims
    2. clean.
    3. better.
    4. low.
  10. What should a Muslim do to those who annoy him or her?
    1. Fight them. 
    2. Leave them.
    3. Mingle with them.
    4. Run away.
  11. Where is the phrase samiallhu Liman hamida read? In
    1. sujud.
    2. rukuu.
    3. julus.
    4. itidal
  12. Which one of the following informs Mulims that swalah is ready?'
    1. Adhan.
    2. Attahiyyatu.
    3. Iqamah.
    4. Taslim.
  13. What is najis?
    1. Any form of dirt
    2. Cleanliness
    3. Tawhid
    4. Units
  14. The alternative of ablution in Islam is well offknown as
    1. istiinjai.
    2. janaba.
    3. tawudh.
    4. tayammum.
  15. The attribute of Allah which refers to Him the creator is known as
    1. al muswawir.
    2. al khalig.
    3. as salaam.
    4. al muhaimin.
  16. The term maasumin represents the nature of the prophets as the one that
    1. married many wives.
    2. were not born.
    3. did not have sins.
    4. were many in numbers.
  17. Which of the following is not a characteristic of an Islamic dress?
    1. Opaque.
    2. Long.
    3. Transparent.
    4. Loose.
  18. Those around us are commonly known as
    1. Muslims.
    2. enemies.
    3. neighbours.
    4. polytheists.
  19. Which of the following is the basis of islamic months?
    1. Hajra
    2. Tahajjud
    3. Umrah
    4. Hijra
  20. Which of the following is the second Islamic month?
    1.  Shawal
    2.  Muharram
    3.  DhulQaada
    4. Swafr Islam?
  21. Which one of the following is not a sacred
    1. Dhulhijja
    2. Muharram
    3. Shawal
    4. Rajab
  22. How many adhans are called during jumuah prayer?
    1. 2
    2. 3
    3. 1
    4. 9
  23. Who are servants? 
    1. The slaves.
    2. Those who help us do what we can not.
    3. The babysitters.
    4. .Aunties.
  24. The act of mixing poor and good qualities of goods is known as 
    1. Intikaar
    2. Riba
    3. Ghush
    4. Baia
  25. How many wives did prophet Muhammad have?
    1. 10
    2. 11
    3. 24
    4. 12
  26. What is shilb Abu Talib? The
    1. house of Abu Talib.
    2. quarters of Abu Talib.
    3. mosque ofAbu Talib.
    4. wealth of Abu Talib.
  27. Which angel is in charge of sunshine?
    1. Jibril
    2. Malik
    3. .Mikail
    4. Atid
  28. Which of the following type of work is halal in Islam?
    1. Working in a milkbar.
    2. Working in a casino.
    3. Working in a park farm.
    4. Transporting of wines
  29. Which of the following is not a bounty of Allah (SWT)?
    1. Earth
    2. Mountains
    3. Giraffes
    4. Hate
  30. What matters a lot during nikaah in Islam?
    1. The bride's consent.
    2. Mahr availability.
    3. Parental consent.
    4. The beauty of the lady. 

Marking Scheme

  1. C
  2. A
  3. B
  4. B
  5. A
  6. D
  7. C
  8. A
  9. D
  10. B
  11. C
  12. D
  13. A
  14. B
  15. B
  16. D
  17. A
  18. D
  19. B
  20. C
  21. A
  22. B
  23. C
  24. D
  25. C
  26. A
  27. B
  28. C
  29. A
  30. B
  31. C
  32. D
  33. A
  34. D
  35. B
  36. C
  37. A
  38. C
  39. D
  40. B
  41. B
  42. A
  43. D
  44. C
  45. B
  46. A
  47. A
  48. A
  49. B
  50. C
  51. D
  52. B
  53. C
  54. D
  55. A
  56. C
  57. B
  58. D
  59. C
  60. A

CRE

  1. D
  2. A
  3. D
  4. B
  5. C
  6. A
  7. B
  8. C
  9. B
  10. D
  11. A
  12. B
  13. C
  14. D
  15. D
  16. A
  17. C
  18. A
  19. C
  20. B
  21. D
  22. D
  23. B
  24. A
  25. C
  26. A
  27. C
  28. B
  29. B
  30. D

IRE

  1. C
  2. A
  3. A
  4. A
  5. C
  6. B
  7. D
  8. B
  9. C
  10. D
  11. C
  12. A
  13. D
  14. B
  15. C
  16. C
  17. C
  18. D
  19. D
  20. B
  21. A
  22. B
  23. C
  24. D
  25. B
  26. C
  27. A
  28. D
  29. A

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