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Use the map of Tira area to answer questions 1-7.

  1. The direction of Eloe market from the hills is;
    1. North West
    2. South West
    3. North East
    4. South East
  2. The main source of water for domestic use in Tita area is
    1. from the hills
    2. rain water
    3. from the swamp
    4. from the lake
  3. The reason why the road around the forest is winding is: 
    1. to avoid disrupting the flow of the river
    2. that the area is hilly 
    3. to shorten the distance
    4. to create space for tea growing
  4. Worshippers in Tita area are likely to attend religion services on;
    1. Sunday
    2. Friday
    3. Thursday
    4. Saturday
  5. The following economic activities are practised in
    Tita area except:
    1. lumbering
    2. mining
    3. farming
    4. tourism
  6. The settlement scheme in South Western part of Tita can be described as;
    1. sparsely populated
    2. densely populated
    3. clustered
    4.  linear
  7. Which one of the following is the MAIN economic importance of the game reserve in Tita Area? 
    1. It keeps endangered animal species
    2. It attracts tourists
    3. It has led to improvement of infrastructure
    4. It has led to development of agricultural activities
  8. Which one of the following groups consists of the Highland Nilotes of Eastern Africa? 
    1. Sebei, Kipsigis, Marakwet
    2. Nandi, Elgeyo, Alur
    3. Iteso, Shilluk, Pokot
    4. Acholi, Waarusha, Tugen
  9. Which one of the following statements is NOT true about the rotation of the earth?
    1. The earth rotates in an anticlockwise direction from West to East
    2. Rotation of the earth causes day and night
    3. It takes the earth 24 hours to complete one rotation.
    4. The earth's rotation causes different seasons
  10. Below is a description of the conditions required or the growth of a certain crop in Africa;
    1. high temperatures of between 20°C -28°C
    2. deep well-drained fertile soils
    3. a warm dry period before harvesting 
    4. hot and wet climate
      The above are conditions that are suitable for the growth of;
      1. coffee
      2. tea
      3. cloves
      4.  bananas
  11. Who among the following early visitors not a trader?
    1. Carl Peters
    2. Seyyid Said
    3. John Speke
    4. William Mackinnon
  12. The following are some African traditional leaders:
    1. Nabongo Mumia
    2. Oloibon Lenana
    3. Karuri wa Gakure
    4. Lewanika of the Lozi
      Which one of the following is a similarity among the above leaders?
      1. They opposed colonial rule in their territories
      2. They led an armed resistance against British colonial rule 
      3. They took the British colonialists as their good friends
      4. They fled from their territories when the British arrived
  13. All the following are ways in which members with special needs in the society can be treated equally as members of the society except;
    1. providing equal opportunities for them
    2. building positive attitudes about them
    3. preventing them from mixing with other people in public
    4. creating a friendly environment for them
  14. According to the constitution, a foreign lady married to a Kenyan man may become a Kenyan citizen if she; 
    1. applies for Kenyan citizenship
    2. obeys the laws of the land
    3. takes good care of her family
    4. lives in Kenya for more than ten years
  15. Below are four communities found in Eastern Africa;
    1. Baganda
    2. Wanyamwezi
    3. Abagusii
    4.  Agikuyu
      Which one of the following statements is pot true about the communities listed above?
      1. They migrated in search of fertile land for cultivation
      2. They belong to the same language group
      3. They used the same route during their migration  to Eastern Africa
      4. They migrated to Eastern Africa from a common origin
  16. Which one of the following mountains was formed as a result of faulting?
    1. Ruwenzori mountains
    2. Mount Meru
    3. Atlas mountains
    4. Cameroon mountains
  17. Which one of tho following prominent African leaders was not part of the founders of the OAU
    1. Haille Selassie
    2. Julius Nyerere
    3. Kwame Nkrumah
    4. Jomo Kenyatta
  18. The diagram below shows the formation of a lake. Which one of the following lakes was formed through the process shown below?
    1. Lake Teleki
    2. Lake Jipe
    3. Lake Kyoga 
    4. Lake Tana
  19. Which one of the following pairs of countries were colonised by Germany during the scramble for Africa?
    1. Algeria and Tunisia 
    2. Mozambique and Malawi
    3. Cameroon and Zimbabwe
    4. Tanganyika and Cameroon
  20. Which one of the following is a manufacturing industry?
    1. Milk factory in Naivasha
    2. The fruit canning industry in Thika
    3. The sugarcane milling in Mumias
    4. The cement factory at Bamburi
  21. Which one of the following groups consists of fresh water lakes in Kenya?
    1. Nakuru, Magadi
    2. Turkana, Baringo
    3. Naivasha, Nakuru
    4. Elementaita, Naivasha
  22. Which one of the following is the BEST way of controlling gulley erosion?
    1. Planting trees
    2. Digging terraces
    3. Constructing gabions
    4. Applying mulches
  23. Which one of the following is the MAIN line of longitude?
    1. The Arctic circle
    2. The Greenwich Meridian
    3. The Tropic of Cancer
    4. The Tropic of Capricorn
  24. Traditional cultural artefacts are preserved in the museums mainly to;
    1. earn foreign exchange
    2. encourage trade
    3. create jobs in the country
    4. help us to learn how people lived in the past
  25. Below are statements describing the vegetation of a certain climatic region,
    1. plants have deep roots 
    2. plants have thick and wary barks
    3. plants have needle-like leaves
      The vegetation described above is found in the;
      1. desert climate
      2. equitorial climate
      3. tropical climate
      4. mediterranean climate
  26. During the pre-colonial period, the Ameru were ruled by, 
    1. a council of elders 
    2. a king
    3. a chief
    4. an emperor
  27. Which one of the following is an economic reason for the scramble for and partition of Africa?
    1. To spread Christianity
    2. Search for market for European industrial goods
    3. As a show of power
    4. To settle surplus population
  28. The problem of road accidents in Kenya can best be solved by;
    1. jailing traffic offenders for life
    2. cancelling driving licences for careless motorists
    3. educating road users on how to use the roads wisely
    4. coming up with very strict traffic laws
  29. Who were the Wanyampahala in the Wanyamwezi chiefdom?
    1. The council of elders
    2. The chiefs
    3. The priests
    4. The mercenary soldiers
  30. Which one of the following countries is NOT a member of SADC?
    1. Lesotho
    2. Congo
    3. Namibia
    4. Angola
  31. Below is a description of a town in Eastern Africa;
    1. it is the headquarter of a continental organization
    2. it was founded and named by one leader as the new flower 
    3. it is the capital city of a country 
    4. it is located in the central part of the country
      The town described above is likely to be;
      1. Addis Ababa
      2. Dodoma
      3. Dar-es-Salaam
      4. Arusha

Use the map below to answer questions 32 to 33.

  1. The Island country marked F is most likely to be;
    1. Comoros
    2. Madagascar
    3. Mauritius
    4. Cape Verde
  2. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct about the ocean current marked E?
    1. It is a cold current
    2. It originates from the South pole 
    3. It has influenced the Namib desert
    4. It causes heavy rainfall to the West African countries
  3. The tributary marked G is known as;
    1. Blue Nile
    2. Albara
    3. White Nile
    4. River Tana
  4. The climate experienced in the shaded region marriage marked H is;
    1. mediterrancan
    2. mountan climate
    3. temperate cliniate
    4. equitorial climate
  5. The most developed means of transport in Africa is;
    1. air transport
    2. railway transport
    3. water transport 
    4. road transport
  6. The Bantus who migrated into South Africa and later fled to Eastern and Central African respectively were;
    1. Ndebelo and Ngoni
    2. Ngoni and Ndebele 
    3. Zulus and Venda
    4. Venda and Zulu
  7. All the following are examples of lowland forests in Kenya except;
    1. Arabuko-Sokoke forests
    2. Mangrove forests
    3. Shimba hills
    4. Mau ranges
  8. Which one of the following has not led to the rapid industrial development of South Africa?
    1. Availability of variety of raw materials
    2. Availability of cheap labour
    3. Availability of sources of energy
    4. Availability of crude oil
  9. Which of the following statements describes direct democracy?
    1. Citizens must agree with what the government decides
    2. All citizens are involved in making decisions
    3. Citizens elect representatives to make decisions for them
    4. All decisions are made by the head of the state
  10. One of the results of the interaction between the Agikuyu and the Maasai during the pre-colonial period is that;
    1. the Agikuyu learnt the skills of crop farming from
    2. the Agikuyu intermarried with the Maasai
    3. Maasai borrowed the art of circumcision from
    4. the Maasai learnt the practise of cattle keeping
  11. Laibon Lenana collaborated with the British because he wanted;
    1. to acquire better breeds of cattle
    2. to be trained as a soldier
    3. to get support against his enemies
    4. his people to get Western education
  12. Who among the following members of the school management ensures that money is used properly?
    1. The sponsor
    2. The treasurer
    3. The chairman
    4. The headteacher
  13. Which of the following types of marriages allows a  man to marry up to four wives? 
    1. Islamic marriage
    2. Hindu marriage 
    3. Christian marriage
    4. Traditional
  14. Which one of the following types of industries has  existed in Kenya since the pre-colonial period? 
    1. Paper making
    2. leather making 
    3.  Fruit canning
    4. Cotton winning
  15. The green colour in the National Flag of Kenya  represents the; 
    1. peace enjoyed by the citizens
    2. rich agricultural land 
    3. beauty of the forest
    4. love for the country
  16. Which one of the following was a characteristic of  African education? 
    1. Songs were used as a method of teaching
    2. Children were allowed to choose what to learn
    3. Children started learning after initiation
    4. Parents avoided teaching their own children
  17. Which of the following activities is likely to weaken national unity in Kenya? 
    1. Amending the constitution 
    2. Employing relatives 
    3. Using a national language 
    4. Pardoning reformed prisoners
  18. Which of the following is a qualification for a person who wishes to be elected as a member of the  National Assembly in Kenya? One must;
    1. be a civil servant 
    2.  be a Kenyan by birth 
    3. be over 35 years of age
    4. be registered as a voter
  19. Jane, a standard 8 pupil was punished by her class teacher for arguing against some schools rules. Which one of the following fundamental freedoms was Jane denied? 
    1. Freedom of expression the Maasai
    2. Freedom of association
    3. Freedom of assembly
    4. Freedom of worship the Agikuyu
  20. Which one of the following is the main reason as to  why Kariba dam was built? from the Agikuyu
    1. To generate hydro-electric power 
    2. To control floods on R. Lambezi 
    3. To create a lake for fishing
    4. To provide water for irrigation
  21. Which one of the following groups of communities lives in West Africa?
    1. Ankole, Nuer, Banyoro 
    2. Zulu, Xhosa, Nyori
    3. Hausa, Soninke, Ashanti 
    4.  Amhara, Bemba, Berbers
  22. Which one of the following statements is true about assimilation used by French in Senegal?
    1. Africans refused to vote in general elections
    2. Africans became citizens of France 
    3. The French were made to learn African language
    4. The French appointed Africans to rule Senegal

Study the diagram below and use it to answer question 54

  1. The diagram above illustrates the formation of;
    1. relief rainfall
    2. a land breeze
    3. a sea breeze
    4. convectional rainfall
  2. Which of the following pairs of lakes indicates fresh water lakes only?
    1. L. Magadi and L. Tanganyika
    2. L. Kyoga and L. Victoria
    3. L. Bogoria and L. Nakuru
    4. L. Naivasha and L. Elementatita
  3. The road sign below tells the motorists;
    1. to give way 
    2. there is no way 
    3. the road is closed
    4. they cannot enter
  4. The political party that led Ghana to independence in 1957 was;
    1. Convention People's Party
    2. Muslims Liberation Party 
    3. Northern Front Movement Party
    4. United Gold Coast Convection
  5. Which one of the following African countries did NOT use armed struggle during their fight for independence?
    1. Mozambique
    2. Zimbabwe
    3. Kenya
    4. Ghana
  6. Who is the most senior officer in the judiciary?
    1. President
    2. Chairman
    3. Attorney General
    4. Chief Justice
  7. The major reason why people moved from one place to another in the past was;
    1. spirit of adventure
    2. diseases and pests
    3. war and raids
    4. search for pasture


  1. Which one of the following was create on day of creation?
    1. Firmament
    2. Vegetation
    3. Birds
    4. Wild animals
  2. Who among the following people was not a son of Noah?
    1. Ham
    2. Seth
    3. Shem
    4. Japheth
  3. Moses' father-in-law lived in the land of;
    1. Canaan
    2. Haran
    3. Egypt
    4. Midian
  4. The main reason why the Isrealites celebrated the
    Passover in Egypt was to remember;
    1. the day they crossed the Red Sea
    2. the death of the Egyptians first borns
    3. their journey in the wilderness
    4.  their deliverance from slavery
  5. Which one of the following commandments teaches about respect for other people's property?
    1. Do not steal
    2. Do not accuse anyone falsely
    3. Do not commit adultery
    4. Do not commit murder
  6. King David broke all the following commandments except;
    1. do not commit murder
    2. do not commit adultery
    3. do not covet
    4. do not worship other god
  7. The son of the Shunamite woman was brought back to life by;
    1. Elijah
    2. Elisha
    3. Peter
    4. Jesus
  8. The prophet of God who was thrown into the den of lions also;
    1. was stoned to death
    2. ate wild honey and locusts
    3. prophesied that Jesus would be born in Israel
    4. read and interpreted the written script on the wall
  9. The prophet who ate scrolls and confessed that it was as sweet as honey was;
    1. Daniel
    2. Ezekiel
    3. Isaiah
    4. Jeremiah
  10. When Jesus was born, the first people to visit Him were;
    1. the shepherds
    2. the wise men
    3. Annah and Simeon
    4. the soldiers
  11. How did John the Baptist prepare the way for the long awaited Messiah?
    1. Preaching to the people to change their ways of life
    2. By constructing clear roads
    3. By baptizing Jesus Christ
    4. By dying for the sake of Jesus Christ
  12. "... This is my own dear son with whom I am pleased with, listen to Him." These words were said during;
    1. thc crucifixion of Jesus
    2. the temptations of Jesus
    3. transfiguration of Jesus
    4. the baptism of Jesus
  13. "......courage my son! Your sins are forgiven." (Matthew 9:2) Jesus said these words when He;
    1. forgave the repentant thief
    2. resurrected Lazarus
    3. healed the man possessed with demons
    4. healed the paralysed man
  14. The following books of the Bible are classified as  prophetic books except;
    1. Nehemiah
    2. Daniel
    3. John
    4. Revelation
  15. When Jesus went to the Garden of Gethsemane pray, He was accompanied by;
    1. Peter, Philip and Thomas
    2. James, Peter and John
    3. John, peter and Andrew 
    4. James, Matthew and peter
  16. "......... take and eat it.” He said, "this is my body.” (Matthew 26:26). Jesus said these words when He;
    1. multiplied fish and bread
    2. shared a meal with His disciples in
    3. changed water into wine
    4. fed the five thousand men
  17. Who among the following offered to bury the body  of Jesus after His death?
    1. Simon of Cyrene
    2. Mary Magdalene 
    3. Nicodemus
    4. Joseph of Arimathea
  18. The main reason why Stephen the leader of the deacons faced his death was because he;
    1. did not pay taxes
    2. healed on the Sabbath
    3. refused to deny Jesus
    4. baptised the Gentiles
  19. The book that outlines the activities of the apostles
    1. Luke
    2. John
    3. Matthew
    4. Acts
  20. Which one of the following beliefs about God is found in both traditional beliefs and Christianity?
    1. God has a son
    2. God is three in one
    3. God is the creator
    4. God will send his son on earth
  21. The two early believers who lied to the Holy Spirit and died were;
    1. Anania and Saphira
    2. Stephen and Paul
    3. Aquila and Priscilla
    4. Judas and Nicodemus
  22. The work of priests in Traditional African Society was
    1. make herbal medicine
    2. read the scriptures
    3. offer sacrifices
    4. declare war against enemies
  23. Which one of the following is a rite of passage in Traditional African Society?
    1. Baptism
    2. Confirmation
    3. Wedding
    4. Death
  24. The main value taught to children in African Traditional Societies was; 
    1. obedience
    2. responsibility
    3. honesty
    4. humility
  25. The following are effects of bad relationships in the family except
    1. living a pleasant life
    2. family breakages 
    3. drug abuse
    4. disrespect among the members 
  26. Christians can use their leisure time best by;
    1. practising in the choir
    2. visiting and helping the needy
    3. preaching the gospel,
    4. building their houses
  27. In African Traditional Societies, people worshipped their God in;
    1. churches
    2. caves
    3. mountains
    4. shrines
  28. Njeri has been hiding during CRE lessons because she hates the CRE teacher. The best advice you can give to her is to;
    1. tell her to transfer to another school
    2. continue hiding until the teacher transfers
    3. tell her the advantages of forgiveness and attending classes
    4. continue with the habit because it is her own choice
  29. Your deskmate, Anita, has dropped from school because she wants to work in her father's shop. How best can you help her?
    1. Ask her to give you her books
    2. Report her to the chief of the area
    3. Tell her to be giving you money
    4. Tell her the advantages of completing education
  30. Shirleen, a std 7 girl, has been given some work by her mother to do after completing her homework. She is not happy because she wanted to go and play with her friend. What is the best action you can take as a Christian?
    1. Ask her to tell her mother that she wants to go and play
    2. Assist her in the work given 
    3. Tell her to continue with her plans and leave the  work
    4. Tell her to be obedient to her mother

Marking Scheme

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


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



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.

  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.

  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.


  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.


  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


  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


  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



  1. You have been given this question booklet and a separate answer sheet.
  2. Do any necessary rough work in this booklet.
  3. When you have chosen your answer, mark it on ANSWER SHEET, not in the question booklet.


  1. Use an ordinary pencil. 
  2. Make sure that you have written on the answer sheet:
  3. By drawing a dark line inside the correct numbered boxes mark your full Assessment Number in the grid near the top of the answer sheet.
  4. Do not make any marks outside the boxes.
  5. Keep your answer sheet as clean as possible and do not fold it.
  6. For each of the Question, answers are given. The answers are lettered A, B, C, and D. In each case only ONE of the four answers is correct. Choose the correct answer.
  7. On the answer sheet the correct answer is to be shown by drawing a dark line inside the box in which the letter you have chosen is written.
    In the Question Booklet:
    23. The cheapest way of preserving fish is
    1. freezing
    2. sun drying
    3. smoking
    4. canning
      The correct answer is B (sun drying)
      On the answer sheet:
      23. [A] [B] [C] [D]
  8. Your dark line MUST be within the box. 
  9. For each question ONLY ONE box is to be marked in each set of four boxes.



  1. What is still life drawing? 
    1. Drawing from observation 
    2. Drawing plants 
    3. Drawing from imagination 
    4. Drawing of non-moving objects
  2. Grace, a grade 5 pupil, was making baskets using twinning technique. Which natural materials could she use to make the basket? 
    1. Nylon
    2. Plastic
    3. Nylon threads
    4. Sisal fibres
  3. Three of the following are parts of a book jacket. Which one is not?
    1. A spine
    2. A Back cover
    3. A flap
    4. Decorated pictures
  4. Kimathi mixed colours to paint in a colour wheel. Which colour did he get after mixing red and orange?
    1. Amber
    2. Pink
    3. Red - orange
    4. Purple
  5. Which career is related with the skill and talent of making quality pictures?
    1. Painting
    2. Photography
    3. Design
    4. Fashon design
  6. Which of the following techniques can be used to create a dark effect on the picture below
    6 d
    1. Painting
    2. Colouring
    3. Stippling technique
    4. Scratching technique
  7. Tonal variation can be created through addition of one of the following pairs of colours. Which one?
    1. Orange and white
    2. White and black
    3. Yellow and green
    4. Green and black
  8. The following are used in painting except
    1. Crayon
    2. Sponge
    3. Spatula
    4. Point brush 
  9.                                  makes a piece of artwork attractive.
    1. Balance 
    2. Colour
    3. Texture
    4. Size
  10. The following materials are used in crayon etching except
    1. mounting surface
    2. glue
    3. sharp tools
    4. water


  1. The following are all ornaments except
    1. necklaces
    2. anklet
    3. earing
    4. descant 
  2. Grade 5 pupils were told to compose a song about HIV/AIDs. What type of song did they compose?
    1. Love song
    2. Patriotic song
    3. Action song
    4. Topical song
  3. A drum is a musical instrument that is played by
    1. shaking
    2. hitting
    3. blowing
    4. plucking
  4. The musical instrument drawn below is known as
    14 d
    1. Wandidi 
    2. Nyatiti
    3. Obukamo
    4. Piano
  5. Three of the following are benefits of songs in the community. Which one is not
    1. For entertainment
    2. To pass information
    3. To curse people
    4. To preserve culture
  6. Which of the following song are performed to lure children to sleep?
    1. Work songs 
    2. Play songs
    3. Lullaby songs
    4. Action songs
  7. Which one of the following elements refers to the speed of a song?
    1. Tempo
    2. Pitch
    3. Dynamics
    4. Structure
  8. The Kenya National Anthem has                            stanzas.
    1. 1
    2. 4
  9. What is the name of the traditional musical instrument shown below?
    19 d
    1. Drum 
    2. Horn
    3. Guitar
    4. Piano 
  10. Songs sung to show love and respect to our country are known as                                  songs. 
    1. patriotic 
    2. love 
    3. topical 
    4. action

Use the map of KIGI are below to answer questions that follow:

kigi area map

  1. Which is the main religion in Kigi area
    1. Islamic
    2. Christianity
    3. Hindu
    4. Traditional
  2. Kigi area is likely to be a
    1. Sub county
    2. Country
    3. County
    4. Ward
  3. River Kigi flows from                            to                               
    1. South West to North East
    2. South East to North East
    3. North East to South West
    4. North West to South East 
  4. What is the settlement pattern evident in Kigi Area? 
    1. clustered
    2. Linear
    3. Dense
    4. Sparse 
  5. The climate of the South Western part of Kigi Area is likely to be
    1. hot and dry
    2. cool and dry 
    3. cool and wet 
    4. hot and dry
  6.                                            is something that we use to create wealth.
    1. Resource 
    2. Economic activity 
    3. Trade
    4. Farming

Use the diagram below to answer questions 27 and 28

27 d

  1. The latitude marked 'b' is likely to be
    1. prime meridian
    2. Tropic of Cancer
    3. Arctic circle
    4. Equator 
  2. The latitude labelled T measures
    1. 23 1/2° N
    2. 23 1/2° S
    3. 66 1/2° S
    4. 23 1/2° S 
  3. The following are qualitites of good leader except
    1. Kind
    2. Honest 
    3. Responsible
    4. Arrogant

Study the map below and answer questions 20 to 32

30 d

  1. The drainage feature marked D is
    1. R. Athi 
    2. R. Tana
    3. R. Turkwel
    4. L. Victoria
  2. The physical feature marked B was formed through a process known as 
    1. faulting and uplifting 
    2. faulting and sinking 
    3. volcanicity 
    4. down warping
  3. Which of the following rivers has its mouth in the drainage feature marked C? 
    1. River Migori 
    2. River Yala 
    3. River Turkwel 
    4. River Sagana
  4. Which feature is formed at the point where River Tana flows into the Indian Ocean? 
    1. Tributarys
    2. Valley
    3. Delta
    4. Estuary 
  5. A person who belongs to a certain country is known as
    1. patriot
    2. resident
    3. citizen
    4. foreigner 
  6. A low-lying flat land is known as a
    1. plateau
    2. plain
    3. valley
    4. highland 
  7. Which one of the following is the highest mountain in Eastern Africa?
    1. Mt. Kenya
    2. Mt. Kilimanjaro
    3. Mt. Elgon
    4. Mt. Ruwenzori 
  8. The main work of the police is to
    1. arrest criminals
    2. protect the leaders
    3. maintain law and order
    4. kill the law breakers 
  9. Which group below is made up of Bantu speakers in Uganda?
    1. Agikuyu, Ameru, Aembu
    2. Wanyamwezi, Wayao, Chagga 
    3. Baganda, Basoga, Batoro
    4. Banyore, Abagusii, Wangoni 
  10. Eastern Africa has                            countries. 
    1. 11
    2. 12
    3. 13
    4. 14 
  11. General election in Kenya take place after every                            years.
    1. 15
    2. 10
    3. 5

SECTION B: C.R.E (20mks)

  1. Grade six learners were discussing the Biblical story of creation using their Bible. From theri discussion, they found that human beings were created on: 
    1. the fourth day 
    2. the third day 
    3. the fifth day
    4.  the sixth day 
  2. Which one of the following lessons can grade six pupil best learn from the story of Abraham? 
    1. To be honest 
    2. To trust in God 
    3. To be helpful
    4.  To be generous 
  3. Whic of the following is NOT a gospel book? 
    1. Acts
    2. Luke
    3. John
    4. John 
  4. Which one of the following boxes contain a pair of gifts of the Holy Spirit?
    1. Love
    2. Faithfulness
    3. Healing
    4. Preaching
  5. A grade six CRE teacher asked the
    pupils to complete the beatitude below: "Happy are the pure in heart ......" Which one of the following responses that they gave was CORRECT? 
    1. they will receive what God has promised
    2. they will see God
    3. they will be called children of God
    4. They will be comforted
  6. Grace was asked to take care of her siblings by her mother while she was away but she did not do that. The christian value that she lacked is: 
    1. Honesty 
    2. Wisdom 
    3. Obedience 
    4. Joy
  7. Which of the following was the first miracle that Jesus performed? 
    1. Turning water into wine. 
    2. Raising Lazarus 
    3. Feeding the hungry crowd 
    4. Healing the bleeding woman
  8. Which one of the following is NOT a factor that Lincoh, a grade six pupil, should consider when choosing a friend? 
    1. Disobedient 
    2. Hardworking 
    3. Irresponsible 
    4. Wealthy
  9. In which of the following ways can the residents of Mtwapa village do to care for their environment?
    1. Planting along river banks 
    2. Cutting doen trees 
    3. Planting trees 
    4. Blowing charcoal
  10. You have discovered that your best friend at school is suffering from an incurable disease. As a christian, what is the BEST thing for you to do? 
    1. Advice him or her to transfer to another school 
    2. Tell him or her to donate blood 
    3. Tell him or her to leave school. 
    4. Advice her or him to seek medical attention.


marking scheme


  1. The colour obtained by mixing two primary colours is called
    1. double colours. 
    2. a secondary colour.
    3. a colour wheel.
    4. a tertiary colour.
  2. A string puppet can also be called a
    1. rod puppet. 
    2. glove puppet. 
    3. marionette.
    4. stick puppet.
  3. A beaded wristband can be made using 
    1. folding technique. 
    2. applique technique. 
    3. leather work technique. 
    4. embedding technique.
  4. Kambo cut pictures from different sources and stuck them together to make one composition as shown below.
    The composition formed above is called 
    1. motif.
    2. tic and dye. 
    3. montage.
    4. batik.
  5. Muthui wants to practice traditional twine technique. What can he use to come up with a good craft?
    1. Wet sand.
    2. Sisal fibres. 
    3. Pieces of cotton.
    4. Pebbles.
  6. When practising block lettering, we may need all the following except 
    1. crayons
    2. a pencil.
    3. papers.
    4. gloves.
  7. Tie and dye can be done on
    1. fabric.
    2. a flat paper. 
    3. ooden materials.
    4. clay items.
  8. What is the use of adhesives when mounting an artwork?
    1. Decoration. 
    2. Exhibition. 
    3. Sticking.
    4. Cutting.
  9. Incising is a method that can be applied in
    1. leather shoes. 
    2. a pot
    3. a kite.
    4. plastic bottle
  10. Study the drawing below.
    What technique has been used to create light and dark effects?
    1. Crayon etching. 
    2. Cross hatching. 
    3. Stippling.
    4. Smudge.
  11. The East African Community (EAC) anthem is sung in
    1. English.
    2. Cameroon
    3. Kiswahili.
    4. mother tongue.
  12. Lullabies are mainly sung for
    1. children.
    2. babies.
    3. mothers.
    4. adults.
  13. Song sung to show the things that affect the community are called 
    1. sacred songs.
    2. patriotic songs.
    3. topical songs.
    4. lullabies.
  14. Which one of the following is not a string instrument?
    1. Fiddle.
    2. Guitar.
    3. Violin.
    4. Piano.
  15. Worship folk songs are likely to be sung in
    1. Weddings
    2. birthdays.
    3. funerals.
    4. churches. 
  16. Most string instruments are played byate W
    1. pressing.
    2. blowing.
    3. plucking. .
    4. hitting to Settings
  17. The instrument below is called nyariti.
    Which community plays it? 
    1. Akamba.
    2. Kipsigis.
    3. Agikuyu.
    4. Luo.
  18. The item drawn below is used to play a fiddle.
    What is its name?
    1. Bridge.
    2. Bow
    3. Tuning peg.
    4. Resonator.
  19. A drum cannot be tuned by
    1. exposing it to the sun. 
    2. turning the pegs. 
    3. tightening the laces.
    4. heating using fire.
  20. A descant recorder produces sound when
    1. rubbed.
    2. blown. 
    3. shaken.
    4. plucked.
  21. What is the direction of Somalia from Kenya? 
    1. East.
    2. West. 
    3. South
    4. North
  22. Between northwest and southwest lies
    1. east.
    2. west.
    3. south.
    4. north.
  23. Acacia, cacti and euphorbia trees are commonly found in 
    1. desert vegetations. 
    2. swamp vegetations. 
    3. woodland vegetations. 
    4. savannah grassland vegetations.
  24. Which one of the following is not an element of a map? 
    1. Frame.
    2. Vegetation. 
    3. Scale.
    4. Key.

Use the diagram below to answer questions 25 and 26


  1. The fishing method illustrated above is
    1. trawling.
    2. net drifting.
    3. harpooning. 
    4. purse-seining.
  2. The fishing method above is used where
    1. water is flowing fast.
    2. there are few fish. 
    3. a river is shallow.
    4. the sea is deep.
  3. Which of the following lakes is correctly matched with its method of formation?
                  Lake            Formation 
    1. Victoria           faulting
    2. Masinga         downwarping
    3. Teleki             deposition 
    4. Tana              human activities
  4. A school routine is normally shown on
    1. a timetable.
    2. an exercise book cover. 
    3. the school uniform. 
    4. the school gate.
  5. Which of the following statements best describes the geographical position of Eritrea? It 
    1. lies south of Ethiopia. 
    2. is located west of Sudan 
    3. lies west of the Red sea. 
    4. lies east of Djibouti
  6. Most countries in Eastern Africa region export
    1. petroleum and machinery. 
    2. horticultural produce and vehicles. 
    3. agricultural goods and minerals. 
    4. minerals and textiles
  7. The diagram below shows the formation of a volcanic mountain.
    The material in the area marked S is 
    1. magma. 
    2. rock. 
    3. lava.
    4. hot ash.
  8. The diagram below shows a type of a lake.
    The lake above was formed as a result of 
    1. human activities. 
    2. volcanicity. 
    3. erosion and deposition.
    4. downwarping. 
  9. The following are facts about a country in Eastern Africa:
    1. It is found north of the equator. 
    2. It is landlocked
    3. It was not colonized. 
    4. It hosts the headquarters of an international organisation.
      The county described above is 
      1. Ethiopia. 
      2. Eritrea.
      3. Sudan.
      4. South Sudan.
  10. Which of the following is not an importance of the assembly in a school routine? During assembly, 
    1. announcements are made. 
    2. the flag is raised. 
    3. personal hygiene is checked.
    4. weak pupils are guided.
  11. The traditional system of government among the Ameru was based on
    1. age-set system. 
    2. clans. 
    3. popular families. 
    4. council of elders.
  12. An adolescent boy is likely to
    1. develop broad hips. 
    2. begin wet dreams.
    3. have enlarged breasts.
    4. menstriate.
  13. A good friend is the one who
    1. doesn't open up to you. 
    2. shares everything about their family with you.
    3. stands by you in hard times.
    4. tells other people your weaknesses.
  14. The following are Christians values except
    1. jealousy. 
    2. obedience.
    3. honestly.
    4. trust.
  15. During the Lord's supper,
    1. darkness covered the entire land. 
    2. Jesus pointed out His betrayer. 
    3. the temple curtain was tom into two.
    4. a voice was heard from heaven.
  16. The main reason why Christians are discouraged from taking alcohol is that it 
    1. is expensive.
    2. is not readily available. 
    3. makes them stagger.
    4. affects their health.
  17. All the following are current social media platforms except 
    1. facebook. 
    2. whatsapp. 
    3. Go Tv. 
    4. instagram.
  18. John the Baptist mainly taught about
    1. repentance. 
    2. forgiveness. 
    3. readiness. 
    4. meekness.
  19. The parable of Jesus that teaches Christians about recovery of the lost human beings is the 
    1. friend at midnight. 
    2. lost coin.
    3. ten virgins. 
    4. lost sheep. 
  20. Healing of the paralysed man tells Christians that Jesus had power over 
    1. demons. 
    2. life. 
    3. nature.
    4. death.
  21. How many basketfuls of food were left after Jesus fed the multitude? 
    1. 24
    2. 10
    3. 3
    4. 12
  22. The book of Hebrews was written by
    1. David.
    2. John.
    3. Jesus.
    4. Paul 
  23. An axe-head was recovered by
    1. Elisha. 
    2. Elijah.
    3. Eli.
    4. Elikana 
  24. Who among the following Bible personalities wrestled with God?
    1. Satan
    2. Goliath
    3. Jacob
    4. Samson
  25. The ten commandments are important in Christian life because they
    1. help Christian lead a righteous life. 
    2. are written in Christians' hearts.
    3. lead Christians not into temptations. 
    4. were given to Moses.
  26. Why was Joseph loved most by his father?
    1. He was the lastbom. 
    2. He could perform miracles.
    3. He had many good dreams.
    4. His father bore him in old age.


  1. Which attribute of Allah means king of kings?
    1. Al-Baswir.
    2. Al-Malik.
    3. Al-Rahim.
    4. Al-Aalim.
  2. The third swalat of the day is called
    1. maghrib.
    2. asr.
    3. dhuhr.
    4. fajr.
  3. Which of the following is an example of vices?
    1. Visiting children's homes.
    2. Working in a bar.
    3. Saving in a financial institution.
    4. Supporting learning institutions financially.
  4. During Ramadhan, which sunnah prayer is performed at night?
    1. Witr.
    2. Qabliyah
    3. Baadiya
    4. Taraweh.
  5. A Muslim lady's cloth must not be
    1. loose.
    2. opaque.
    3. transparent.
    4. long.
  6. It is the obligation of parents to their children to
    1. pay for their cinema tickets.
    2. expose them to narcotic drugs.
    3. cater for their basic needs.
    4. buy them expensive clothes.
  7. Which one of the following is not an Islamic festival?
    1. Aqiqah
    2. Idd-ul-adh ha.
    3. Idd-ul-fitr.
    4. Easter.
  8. Which one of the following is the prophet's hadith on knowledge?
    1. Knowledge should be sought by teachers only.
    2. Girls and women should seek knowledge first. 
    3. Everyone should seek knowledge. 
    4. Boys and men are supposed to seek knowledge first.
  9. What is wudhu in Islam?
    1. Cleaning oneself after toileting.
    2. Ablution.
    3. Tayammum.
    4. Praying.
  10. Which one of the following will nullify one's swalah? 
    1. Eating food.
    2. Farting
    3. Reading the Qur'an.
    4. Fasting. 
  11. Before doing something good, we should say
    1. Insha Allah.
    2. Masha Allah.
    3. Billahi.
    4. Bismillahi.
  12. Who among the following is a recipient of zakat? 
    1. Widows. 
    2. Orphans. 
    3. Those in debts.
    4. The rich.
  13. After heidth, Muslim ladies should
    1. pray.
    2. take a bath.
    3. drink something hot.
    4. fast.
  14. The most important thing in Islamic marriage is
    1. the bride's consent.
    2. dowry.
    3. consent from parents.
    4. sheikh's consent.
  15. All the prophets of Allah were forgiven their sins, therefore they were
    1. muswawir. 
    2. maasumin. 
    3. mutakahur.
    4. munafik.


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Study the map of Masumbi area and use it to answer questions 1 - 7


  1. The land in Masumbi area slopes towards
    1. South East
    2. South West
    3. North West
    4. North East
  2. What is the approximate length of the murram road in Masumbi area?
    1. 10.5 km
    2. 9 km
    3.  4.5 km 
    4. 50.2 km
  3. What is likely to be the main reason for constructing the railway line in Masumbi area?
    1. To transport minerals
    2. To transport livestock and their products
    3. To transport passengers
    4. To transport tourists
  4. Which economic activity is least likely to be carried out in Masumbi area?
    1. Lumbering
    2. Tourism
    3. Trading
    4. Fishing
  5. Which type of soil is likely to be found in the South Eastern part of Masumbi area?
    1. Black cotton soil
    2. Red volcanic soil
    3. Alluvial soil
    4. Sandy soil
  6. Residents of Masumbi area are dorminantly
    1. Christians
    2. Pagans
    3. Traditionalists
    4. Hindus
  7. The general climate of the North Western part of Masumbi area can be described as
    1. hot and wet
    2. hot and dry
    3. cool and wet
    4. cool and dry
  8.  Three of the following Nilotic communities migrated Northwards except
    1.  Alur
    2. Dinka
    3. Nuer
    4. Shilluk
  9. Which one of the following was not a way of learning in traditional African communities?
    1. Through ceremonies
    2. Through specialists
    3. Through observations and imitatiotis
    4. Through workshops and seminars
  10. Who among the following was the Chief Priest at the Royal Court in the Nyamwezi Chiefdom?
    1. Wanyinkulu
    2. Wanyamphala
    3. Mganwe
    4. Kikoma
  11. The most Westerly point of Africa is at
    1. Cape Ras Hafun
    2. Cape Blanco
    3. Cape Verde
    4. Cape of Good Hope
  12. Below are descriptions of a certain institution of marriage in Kenya
    1. It is strictly monogamous
    2. Marriage certificate is issued
    3. Divorce may be allowed
    4. Limited witnesses are needed
      Which type of marriage is described above?
      1. Religious marriage
      2. Customary marriage
      3. Civil marriage
      4. Monogamous marriage
  13. The time at Addis Ababa along longitude 32°E is 8.20 a.m. What is the time at Mogadishu along longitude 18°E?
    1. 9.16 a.m
    2. 7.24 p.m
    3. 7.24 a.m
    4. 9.16 p.m
  14. Which one of the following African cultural practices should be preserved?
    1. Early marriages
    2. Wife inheritance
    3. Female Genital Mutilation
    4. Use of traditional dishes
  15. The following are conditions favouring the growing of a certain crop:
    1. High rainfall of between 1500mm - 2000mm per year
    2. Protection from strong winds
    3.  High temperatures of between 24°C - 28°C
    4. Deep, well drained fertile soil
      The above conditions favour the growing of
      1. cloves 
      2. pyrethrum
      3. cocoa 
      4. bananas
  16.  In which of the following months is the sun overhead the Tropio of Capricorn?
    1. March
    2. September
    3. August
    4. June
  17. Which one of the following has mainly contributed to the low population density in Sahel region of Africa?
    1. Civil wars
    2. Poor drainage
    3. Infestation by tsetseflies
    4. Unfavourable climatic conditions
  18. The road sign below can be classified as
    1.  danger ahead sign
    2. warning sign
    3. informative sign
    4. regulatory sign
  19. Which one of the following means of communication can be used to reach many people within a short time?
    1. Television
    2. Radio
    3. Mobile phones
    4. Newspapers
  20. The King of the Kingdom of Old Ghana became wealthy from all the following except
    1. controlling the trans-saharan trade
    2.  conquering weaker states
    3. collecting taxes from traders
    4. defeat by the Almoravids
  21. Which one of the following is the best way of controlling rill erosion?
    1. Planting cover crops
    2. Constructing terraces
    3. Constructing check-dams
    4. Practising crop rotation
  22. Which one of the following was the main effect of the Berlin Conference of 1884?
    1. Scramble for Africa
    2. Spread of Christianity in Africa
    3. Partition of Africa
    4. Abolition of slave trade

Use the diagram below to answer questions 23 – 24

  1. The above feature was formed due to a process known as
    1. erosion
    2. folding
    3. faulting and uplifting
    4. volcanic activity
  2. The part marked R is known as
    1. Rift Valley
    2. Anticline
    3. Syncline 
    4. fault
  3. Which one of the following is the main duty of the Kenya Police Service?
    1. Arrest the law-breakers and jailing them
    2. Punishing the suspected criminals
    3. Protecting the citizens from external attack
    4. Maintaining law and order in the country
  4. The diagram below shows a method of fishing
    The above method of fishing is suitable for fishing in
    1. deep waters
    2. shallow beaches
    3. man-made lakes
    4. large rivers and lakes
  5. The following are descriptions of a certain trade bloc in Africa:
    1. It was formed in 1994
    2.  It is the largest trading bloc
    3. It replaced the Preferential Trade Area (PTA)
    4. Its member states mainly export agricultural products and minerals
      The above trading bloc has its headquarters at
      1. Lusaka in Zambia 
      2. Djibouti in Djibouti
      3. Gaborone in Botswana 
      4. Abuja in Nigeria
  6. The chief mineral export of Nigeria is mined in one of the following regions. Which one?
    1.  On the Highlands of Nigeria
    2.  On the slopes of Jos Plateau
    3. At the Niger Delta
    4. On the Valley of Niger
  7. Below are hominids whose remains have been found in Kenya:
    1. Homo Habilis
    2. Homo Erectus
    3. Homo Sapiens
    4. Australopithecus
      Which one was the oldest ancestor?
      1. (iv)
      2. (iii) 
      3. (ii)
      4. (i)
  8. Which of the following is likely to have a negative effect on population growth in a country?
    1.  Immigration
    2.  Polygamy
    3. Emmigration
    4. Early marriages
  9. The diagram below shows the cocoa growing areas in Ghana.
    The regions marked A, B and C are
    1. Accra, Sekondi, Kumasi
    2. Takoradi, Kumasi, Accra
    3. Kumasi, Accra, Tokoradi
    4. Tamale, Accra, Sekondi
  10. The best way of conserving wildlife is
    1. fencing all the national parks
    2. banning the trade of game trophies
    3. educating people of the importance of wildlife
    4. establishiment of animal sanctuaries
  11. Which of the following countries is correctly matched with its capital city?
    Country Capital City
    1. Lesotho Mbabane
    2. Namibia Windhoek
    3. Benin Port Louis
    4. Gabon Malabo
  12. The following are characteristics of a certain vegetation zone of Africa
    1. Trees shed off their leaves during the dry season
    2. Trees have deep roots
    3. Trees have thick barks which reduce water loss
    4. Trees have waxy and shiny leaves
    5. Trees are mainly soft woods
      The above vegetation zone is likely to be
      1. Mediterranean vegetation
      2. Equatorial rainforest vegetation
      3. Desert and semi-desert vegetation
      4. Savannah grassland vegetation
  13. Which one of the following best explains why the Maji Maji Rebellion broke out in Tanganyika?
    1. Loss of African land to the Germans
    2. Harsh and cruelty of the German administration
    3. Payment of hut tax
    4. Forced labour in the cotton plantations
  14. Which one of the following is a function of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)?
    1. Nomination of candidates for various posts
    2. Registration of political parties
    3. Conducting and supervising elections and referendum
    4. Campaigning for popular candidates
  15. The main reason why the British used indirect rule in Nothern Nigeria was
    1. the country was too vast
    2. the British lacked enough administrators
    3. the existing African governments were willing to help
    4. the British feared the harsh climatic conditions in the North
  16. The following are ways of observing and predicting weather. Which one is both traditional and modern?
    1. Animals behaving in a funny way
    2. Plants shedding their leaves
    3. Observing the sky
    4. Insects moving in a single line
  17. Meroe and Melka Konture are both
    1. mining centres
    2. pre-historic sites
    3. national parks
    4. early trading centres
  18. Which one of the following communities belong to the Kwa speakers of West Africa?
    1. Asante, Akyem, Susu
    2. Kanuri, Ibo, Nzima
    3. Denkyira, Wassa, Kwahu
    4. Gas, Bambara, Asant
  19. The Akosombo Dam in Ghana was mainly established to
    1. provide water for irrigation
    2. produce cheap hydro-electric power
    3. control floods at the Lower Volta
    4. reduce the cost of generating electricity from coal
  20. The main difference in forestry between Swaziland and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is that
    1. most of the forests in Swaziland are natural
    2. forests in DRC are planted in plantations
    3. both countries have large reserves of hardwood trees
    4. Swazi's forests provide softwood trees

Use the diagram below to answer questions 43 – 44

  1. Which type of rainfall is shown in the diagram above?
    1. Relief rainfall
    2. Cyclonic rainfall
    3. Frontal rainfall
    4. Convectional rainfall
  2. Three of the following economic activities can be carried out in the region marked B. Which one cannot?
    1. Pastoralism
    2. Ranching
    3. Dairy farming
    4. Tourism
  3. The main economic activity among the San was
    1. keeping livestock
    2. growing food crops
    3. hunting and gathering
    4. fishing
  4. Which of the following marks the day Kenya became a republic?
    1. 12th December 1963.
    2. 1 June 1963
    3. 12th December 1964
    4. 20TH October 1965
  5. The party that led Ghana to attain its independence was
    1. United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC)
    2. Convention People's Party (CPP)
    3. Northern People's Party (NPP) ?
    4. Ghana African National Union (GANU)
  6. The following are descriptions of a certain river in Africa:
    1. It flows through West Africa
    2. It is navigable at some distance
    3. It forms a delta at its mouth
      The above river is likely to be
      1. River Nile
      2. River Congo
      3. River Niger
      4. River Zambezi
  7. The following are Portuguese colonies in Africa. Which one is NOT?
    1. Angola
    2. Mozambique
    3. Cape Verde
    4. Madagascar
  8. The following are achievements of a certain prominent African leader:
    1. He was a founder member of the Organisation of African unity (OAU)
    2. He introduced land reforms which made possible for peasants to own land
    3. He supported liberation movements in Africa
    4. He was the first president of his country
      The above leader is likely to be
      1. Gamal Abdel Nasser
      2. Leopold Sedar Senghor
      3. Julius Kambarage Nyerere
      4. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Use the map of Africa below to answer questions 51 – 54

  1. The Kingdom found at the region marked Nw founded by
    1. Soninke
    2. Malinke
    3. Almoravids
    4. Fulani
  2. The man-made lake marked Q is
    1. Lake Kariba 
    2. Lake Volta
    3. Lake Kainji
    4. Lake Nasser
  3. The ocean currents marked R are
    1. Warm Benguela currents
    2. Walvis Bay currents
    3. Warm Guinea currents
    4. Cold Canary currents
  4. The international road in the map marked X is likely to be
    1. the Cotonou-Gao-Oudja Highway
    2. the Great North Road
    3. the Trans-African Highway
    4. the Trans-Saharan Trade
  5. Which one of the following refers to the property left behind by the deceased?
    1. Succession
    2. Inheritance
    3. Letter of administration
    4. Will
  6. The following are uses of a certain mineral mined in Kenya:
    1. It is used for making water filters
    2. It is used in the manufacture of soap
    3. It is used in the preservation of fertilizers
    4. It is used in dry cleaning of clothes in a laundry
      Which mineral has the above uses?
      1. Fluorspar 
      2. Diatomite
      3. Soda ash
      4. Limestone
  7. The units used for measuring air pressure is
    1. knots
    2. newtons
    3. millibars
    4. centigrade
  8. Who among the following was the second African to be nominated to the Legislative Coucil (Legco)?
    1. Benaich Apollo Ohanga
    2. Eliud Mathu
    3. Walter Odede
    4. Lawrence Oguda
  9. Which one of the following helps teachers and pupils to manage time in schools?
    1. The school motto
    2. The School logo
    3. The school administration
    4. The school routine
  10. Who among the following swears in the Speaker of the National Assembly?
    1. The Attorney General
    2. The President
    3. The Clerk of the National Assembly
    4. The Chief Justice

Christian Religious Education

  1.  According to Genesis story of creation, human beings are God's special creatures because they were
    1. created on the last day,
    2. given power to name other creatures.
    3. made in God's image and likeness.
    4. given power to till the land.
  2. God instructed Noah to build an ark mainly because He
    1. wanted to punish the sinners.
    2. wanted Noah to protect his family
    3. regretted He had created mankind.
    4.  hated the generation of mankind.
  3. Abraham's great faith in God was expressed when he
    1. built an altar at Shechem.
    2. sacrificed his son at Mt. Moriah.
    3. sent away Ishmael, born of a slave woman.
    4. obeyed God's command to go to unknown land.
  4.  Which plague led Pharaoh to release the Israelites according to the book of Exodus?
    1. Water of river Nile turning into blood.
    2.  Death of the firstborn males of the Egyptians.
    3. Locusts filling the land of Egypt.
    4. The rod of Moses turning into a snake.
  5. The greatest weakness of Samson as a Judge was
    1. his long hair that was not shaved.
    2. killing 1000 Philistines with a jaw bone.
    3. the love for women.
    4. touching the harvests belonging to Philistine
  6. Why was Jerusalem made the centre of worship?
    1. It was located at a central position.
    2. It had the Ark of the covenant.
    3. It had powerful leaders.
    4. Jews had strong faith in it.
  7. Which one of the following Kings of Israel was most successful?
    1. King Solomon
    2. King David
    3. King Jeroboam
    4. King Ahab
  8. Which prophet prophesied about the thirty silver coins that would be used to betray Jesus?
    1. Jeremiah
    2. Elijah
    3. Micah 
    4. Isaiah
  9. What lesson do Christians learn from the story of Jesus and His parents escaping to Egypt? That
    1.  they need to run to foreign land.
    2. God is ready to protect them.
    3. God is very powerful.
    4. God cares for refugees.
  10. Jesus performed miracles mainly to show that He had
    1.  people to see his mighty work.
    2. power to conquer evil,
    3. God's love for His people.
    4. God to shame the devil
  11. The main message of John the Baptist to the people who came to listen to him was
    1. birth of the Savior.
    2. not to collect more than is legal
    3. not to take money from people by force.
    4. repentance and baptism.
  12. "This is my own dear son, listen to Him" Mark 9:7. When did God speak these words? During
    1. baptism in R. Jordan.
    2. transfiguration.
    3. suffering on the cross.
    4. wedding in Cana of Galilee.
  13. From the miracle of Jesus raising a widow's son at Nain, Christians learn that
    1. there is no fear for death
    2. there is eternal life through death.
    3. there is hope of resurrection in Christ.
    4. they should raise back those that are dead.
  14. The parable of friends at midnight teaches Christians that they should
    1. pray without ceasing.
    2. be ready to help the needy even at night.
    3. ask for help from neighbours.
    4.  ask for advice from neighbours.
  15.  "I find no reason to condemn this man." (Luke 23:4) Who among the following people said this during the trail of Jesus?
    1. King Herod 
    2. Pilate
    3. Caiaphas
    4. Barabbas
  16. Who among the following offered to bury the body of Jesus?
    1. Nicodemus
    2. Simon of Cyrene
    3. Simon Peter
    4. Joseph of Arimathea
  17. Which of the following events did not take place during the day of Pentecost?
    1. The curtain of the temple was torn into two.
    2. Strong wind filled the whole house.
    3. The followers were filled with the Holy Spirit.
    4. The followers spoke in different tongues.
  18. The lesson Christians learn from the story of Simon the sorcerer and Simon Peter is that
    1. God's power is not bought.
    2. God's power is struggled for.
    3. all power comes from God.
    4. one can generate some money in church.
  19. Who among the following disciples baptised the Ethiopian Eunuch?
    1. John the Baptist
    2. Simon Peter
    3. Philip
    4. Paul
  20. Three of the following books of the Bible are Epistles except
    1. Romans
    2. Galatians
    3. Timothy
    4. Acts of Apostles
  21. Pre-marital sex was discouraged in both traditional African communities and Christianity because it
    1. was considered sacred.
    2.  was for the initiates alone.
    3. brought unwanted pregnancies.
    4.  promoted the spread of STD(s).
  22. Which belief about God is found in traditional African communities?
    1. God exists as three in one.
    2. God is omnipresent.
    3. God dwells in heaven
    4. God sent His son to die on the cross.
  23. Marriage was highly respected in traditional African communities mainly because it promoted
    1. respect and prestige in the society.
    2. companionship among the couples.
    3. continuation of the family line.
    4. responsibility among members.
  24. Why should Christians care for the environment?
    1. To obey God's command.
    2. To show how responsible we are
    3. To protect homes for wild animals.
    4. We depend on the environment for our livelihood.
  25. Christians obey authority mainly because
    1.  leaders sacrifice their lives for us.
    2. one day we shall also become leaders.
    3. all authority comes from God.
    4. God loves those in authority too.
  26. Christians discourage abortion because it
    1.  leads to lack of respect.
    2. undermines dignity of life.
    3. it can lead to death of the mother.
    4. it can lead to barrenness.
  27.  The best way pupils can use their time in the absence of their teachers is by
    1. sleeping on their desks.
    2.  reading the Bible.
    3. doing their assignment.
    4. going to the toilet one by one.
  28. Which one of the following is not a good way of using our personal freedom?
    1. Giving out our clothes that no longer fit us.
    2. Visiting the sick.
    3. Visiting the orphanage.
    4. Watching anything we feel like.
  29.  Your friend, Melanie, picks a thousand shilling note on her way to school. As a Christian, the best thing to do is to
    1. give the money to the teacher.
    2. donate some money to orphanage.
    3. try to find out the owner.
    4.  take the money to the police station.
  30.  The missionaries came to do the following except
    1. to acquire colonies.
    2. to stop the influence of Islamic.
    3. to spread Western culture.
    4. to stop slave trade.

Islamic Religious Education

  1. Which one among the following characteristics of the right religion is not mentioned in the Surah Al-Bayyina?
    1. Worshipping God.
    2. Fasting
    3. Giving out Alms
    4. Practising prayer
  2.  Following the teachings of Rasul (S.A.W). the most rewarding night of power can appear on any of the following days of Ramadhan EXCEPT on
    1. 26th
    2. 21st
    3. 29th
    4. 27th
  3. How many place of revelation are mentioned in the Surah A-Tiyn?
    1. Four.
    2. One
    3. Two
    4. Three
  4. "Innaa A'ath wainaka Al-Kauthar" In this verse Allah(sw) reminds the prophet (p.b.u.h) that He has given him
    1. knowledge
    2. guidance
    3. favours
    4. riches
  5. Such pandemic diseases like Corona are mentioned in the Holy Qur'an that Allah (s.w) brings them to us as
    1.  temptations.
    2. guidance.
    3. favours.
    4. riches
  6. Which one of the following is the meaning of the word "Az-Zakkat"? To
    1. pay.
    2. distribute.
    3. give out.
    4. purify.
  7. Which one among the following responsibilities should be taken by all Muslims in the world?
    1. Contact Da'awa missions.
    2. Search for knowledge.
    3. Build mosques.
    4.  Mix with non-muslims.
  8. Complete the following Hadith, "..... and Allah(s.w) has hated for your sinful and usless talks, asking too many questions and
    1. love for wealth.
    2. wasting of wealth
    3. wasting of wealth.
    4. piling of wealth
  9. Which one of the following actions do you think will give your neighbour peace?
    1. Visiting him/her frequently.
    2. Building a good house.
    3. Building a good house.
    4. Praying loudly as you mention him/her.
  10. Three of the following duties call for a cooperate responsibility upon Muslims EXCEPT one. Which one?
    1. Performing Swallah.
    2. Building a Mosque
    3. Furthering Education
    4. Burying the dead.
  11. The prophet encouraged Muslims, "....a comes with Rizq and goes away with family sins."
    1.  relative 
    2. good Samaritan
    3. neighbour
    4. guest
  12. All the following actions show respect for the dead during funeral EXCEPT one. Which one?
    1. Standing when your a Janaza.
    2. Grieving when one dies.
    3. Entertainments and celebrations.
    4.  Remembering the dead for the merits.
  13.  "Minha Khalaqnaakum, Wa Fiihaa nu'iidukum, Wa fiha nukhrijukum taaratan ukhraa" This are words said to the Mayiit during
    1. lowering to the grave.
    2. filling the grave with soil
    3. the three days of Taaziyyah.
    4. the shrouding of the Mayyit.
  14. Who among the following should be buried in Ihraam?
    1. An muslim who ever went for Hall in his/ her lifetime.
    2. Any muslim who can afford it.
    3. One who dies a matyre.
    4. One who dies while on Hajj Ibaada
  15. What makes sexual relationship halaal among couples according to Islamic Shariah?
    1. Adultery
    2. Nikaah
    3. Fornication
    4. Twalaq.
  16. What is Ghushuu in the performance of Swalah?
    1. Relaxing in every pillar of Swalah.
    2. The intention
    3. Concentration in prayer.
    4. Performing prayer in the correct steps.
  17. In which of the following places do the Hajj rites and Ibaada start? At
    1. Arafa. 
    2. Miqat
    3. Muzdalifa.
    4. Minna
  18. Which form of Twahara cleanses Janaba. heidh and Nifas completely?
    1. Ghusul.
    2. Wudh
    3. Tayammum.
    4. Istima-a.
  19. If you want to be just in problem solving, you according to Islamic guidance.
    1. listen to the guilty
    2. give the orphan som considerations.
    3. listen to both sides.
    4. know their levels of education.
  20. Igran counts her soul every day and does what benefits her in the hereafter. She is to Allah (s.w)
    1. Al-Qaisu.
    2. Al-Muflis
    3.  Al-Aajisu 
    4. Al-Haqiim
  21. One of the following persons is distanced from Hellfire a distance that will take 70 years to travel. Who is this? One who
    1. gets Lailatul Qadr.
    2. gets temptation but remains tolerant
    3. visits the sick.
    4. leads a moral life.
  22. Which two communities approached the prophet (p.b.u.h) to help resolve their differences and unite them as brothers? The
    1. Qainuqaa and Quraidha.
    2. Anus and Khazraj.
    3. Khuzaa and Bakr.
    4. Hashim and Najar.
  23. The Islamic calendar was lost in the memory of most Islamic people and leaders. Which of the following events guided committee to recall and plan the order of events and the calendar?
    1. Hijra of the prophet (S.A.W)
    2. The Isra wal Miraj.
    3. The Fat-hul Makka
    4. The Milad-un-Nabii.
  24. The prophets Ibrahim(AS), Issa(A.S) and Adam(A.S) were all created in a common month of the Islamic calendar. Which one? In
    1. Ramadhan
    2. Rajab
    3. Rabiul Awwal.
    4. Muharram.
  25. Who among the following visitors at the Coast came with a mission of gaining control of the activities with an aim of interfering and destroying them? The
    1.  Romans
    2. Persians
    3. Chinese
    4. Egyptians
  26. The Podipha locked Yusuf into jail .....
    1. because he was guilty of rape.
    2.  to go and translate the dreams of inmates
    3. avoid destroying his reputation.
    4. separate him from his wife.
  27.  If prophet Musa (A.S) had patience; he would have learnt a lot from
    1. Al-Bahrira. 
    2. Dhul-Karnaine.
    3. Nabii Shuaib
    4. Al-Khidhr.
  28. Which one among these business practises is ACCEPTED in an Islamic Society?
    1.  Hoarding.
    2. Monopoly.
    3. Adultration.
    4. Usury.
  29. The Youth who attacked the prophet(p.b.u.b) at Taif were from which Sub-Tribe?
    1.  Banu Thaqif 
    2. Banu Qinana.
    3. Jan-jawids.
    4. Bant Sad.
  30. The prophet(p.b.u.h) taught Muslims that there are three options from which one can choose in order to control Munkar in a society. Which was not mentioned?
    1. Using your hand.
    2. Using your Tongue.
    3. Moving away from Munkar.
    4. Hating the Munkar in your heart.

Marking Scheme

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


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


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


Study the map of Wasi area and use it to answer questions 1 to 7

  1. The approximate area of Kate Town is
    1. 20 5km² 
    2. 3.5km²
    3. 4.5km²
    4. 8.75km²
  2. What is the direction of Wasi market form Dete hili?
    1. North
    2. North West
    3. South East
    4. North East
  3. The settlement pattern in Wasi area can be described as
    1. linear
    2. dense
    3. clustered
    4. Sparse
  4. The climate experienced to the north of the sugarcane farm is LIKELY to be
    1. hot and wet
    2. hot and dry
    3. cool and wel
    4. cool and dry
  5. The MOST common used means of transport in Wasi area is
    1. road
    2. water
    3. railway
    4. pipeline
  6. Traders in Wasi market obtain trading licenses from the
    1. County headquarters
    2. Chief's office
    3. Governor's office
    4. Police station
  7. Which one of the following social services is NOT offered in Wasi area?
    1. Education
    2. Security
    3. Health
    4. Religion
  8. An extended family consists of
    1. mother, father and children
    2. grandparent, mother and children
    3. one parent. daughters and sons.
    4. father and mother only
  9. The following groups of people comprise of nilotic speakers EXCEPT one. Which one is it?
    1. Njemps. Jic, and Iteso
    2. Nuer. Jopadhola and Alur
    3. Marakwet. Sebci and Datoga
    4. Falasha, Tigreans and Tutsi
  10. Rural-Urban migration is MAINLY caused
    1. Lack of industries in rural areas.
    2. lack of learning institution in rural areas.
    3. Enough social amenities in urban areas.
    4. Inadequate farming land in rural areas,
  11.  The sun is overhead the Equator in the month
    1. June and December
    2. February and August
    3. May and June
    4. March and September
  12. Three of the following cause lawlessness in our societies. Which one DOES NOT?
    1. religious differences
    2. equal distribution of resources
    3. lack of employment opportunities
    4. poverty
  13. Rivers Congo and Limpopo have one thing in COMMON. It is that they
    1. drain into the Atlantic Ocean
    2. are not navigable at any given point.
    3. form estuaries as they enter the sea
    4. rise in the Eastern African highlands
  14. Copper mining in Zambia is important MAINLY because it
    1. reduces unemployment in the country.
    2. lead to better standards of living.
    3. earns foreign exchange.
    4. has lead to urbanization
  15. Which one of the following is NOT among the duties of the school head teacher?
    1. Writes minutes during staff meetings.
    2. Disciplines pupils who fail to observe school rules.
    3. Supervising the work done by teachers in the school
    4. Admits new pupils to the school.
  16. Three of the following were reasons for the coming of traders to Eastern Africa before the 19th Century. Which one was NOT? To
    1. trade with the people of the coast
    2. obtain raw materials for their industries.
    3. end the slave trade.
    4. look for markets for their goods.
  17. Which one of the following statements is TRUE about the Ntemi of Wanyamwezi? He
    1. ruled with the assistance of a prime minister
    2. was elected by registered voters among the Nyamwezi.
    3. chose the Bataka to be clan heads.
    4. haired religious ceremonies.

Use the diagram below to answer question 18


  1. The fishing method shown in the diagram above is known as
    1. purse-seining
    2. net-drifting
    3. trawling
    4. long lining
  2. The MAIN export crop in Kenya is
    1. tea
    2. coffee
    3. flowers
    4. wheat
  3. The statements below describe a town in Kenya
    1. It is the third largest town in Kenya
    2. It is a tourist centre
    3. It is an inland port.
    4. it started around 1901
      The town described above is LIKELY to be
      1. Kisumu
      2. Nairobi
      3. Mombasa
      4. Nakuru
  4. Which one of the following is NOT among the factors that promote national unity in Kenya?
    1. The national language.
    2. Games and sports
    3. The national flag.
    4. The constitution

Use the map of Africa provided below to answer questions 22 to 25


  1. The river marked Z is likely to be
    1. Niger
    2. Volta
    3. Benue
    4. Cuanza
  2. The winds marked K are called
    1. North Easterlies
    2. Westerlies
    3. South East monsoon winds
    4. Harmattan winds
  3. Most of the people who live in the area marked P are
    1. Kwa speakers
    2. Bantu
    3. Nilotes
    4. Arabs
  4. The country marked U is known as
    1. Namibia
    2. Gabon
    3. Angola
    4. Zambia
  5. Who among the people is NOT allowed to acquire dual-citizenship in Kenya
    1. A school teacher.
    2. The Chief Justice
    3. Junior government officer
    4. A child below eight years.
  6. Which one of the following is NOT TRUE about the political organisation of the San?
    1. Leadership among the San was clearly defined.
    2. The San were organised into small hunting bands.
    3. The San had no councils of elders.
    4. Their decisions were reached through a consensus.
  7. Which one of the following early human creatures is CORRECTLY matched with its characteristics?
    1. Homo sapiens sapiens - discovered fire.
    2. Homo erectus - handy human being
    3. Homo habilis - intelligent man
    4. Homo sapiens - thinking human being.
  8. Below are effect of European settler farming in Kenya
    1. Developing of urban areas.
    2. creation of African reserves
    3. formation of agricultural cooperatives
    4. Discrimination
    5. Introduction of exotic animals
      Which of the listed effects above affected Africans NEGATIVELY?
      1. (i). (ii)
      2. (ii), (iv)
      3. (iv), (v)
      4. (iii), (iv)
  9. Cultural artifacts are important because they
    1. carefully stored in museums
    2. preserve our history and culture.
    3. show us how our ancestors developed tools.
    4. were used in the past,
  10. Which one of the following is the BEST way to resolve a conflict involving murder?
    1. Dialogue
    2. Negotiation
    3. Mediation
    4. Judicial settlement
  11. Which one of the following is NOT a responsibility of a Kenyan citizen?
    1. taking care of environment and natural resources
    2. paying taxes in time
    3. being loyal and patriotic
    4. participating in elections to vote in corrupt leaders
  12. Below are conditions necessary for growing of a certain crop
    1. High temperatures of more than 27°C throughout the year
    2. Moderate rainfall of about 1500mm in a year
    3. Deep fertile soils.
    4. High humidity throughout the year
      The conditions listed above are ideal for the growth of
      1. pyrethrum
      2. cocoa
      3. Sugarcane
      4. cloves
  13. Which one of the following responsibilities of Kenyan citizens helps them exercise their political rights?
    1. obeying the law
    2. voting
    3. showing respect
    4. paying taxes
  14. First and is given MAINLY to
    1. save life
    2. promote recovery
    3. prevent further injury
    4. enable the injured to get to a doctor
  15. Tourism is important to Kenya MAINLY because
    1. it earns foreign exchange.
    2. promote international understanding,
    3. leads to expansion of transport network
    4. encourage protection of wildlife.
  16. Shifting cultivation is different from bush fallowing in that in
    1. shifting cultivation, modern methods of farming are put into use
    2. bush fallowing cash crop farming was done.
    3. bush fallowing farmers practice crop rotation instead of plot rotation.
    4. in shifting cultivation, smaller portion of land are used.
  17.  The MOST expensive means of transport to use, develop and maintain is
    1. road transport
    2. water transport
    3. railway transport
    4. air transport
  18. Which one of the following is an effect of rotation of the earth?
    1. Changing of seasons
    2. Change of the lunar eclipse.
    3. Change of the position of the midday sun.
    4. Occurrence of sunrise, noon and sunset.
  19. The MAIN problem facing communication in Eastern Africa is
    1. unstable supply of electricity
    2. inadequate funds to modernize communication
    3. poor roads that make it difficult to reach some places.
    4. Slow rate of expansion of postal services.
  20. Wakerra wants to establish a poultry farm for egg and meat production. The MAIN factor that she should consider before establishing the farm is availability of
    1. raw materials.
    2. market
    3. water.
    4. land
  21. Which one of the following groups of countries represent former German colonies ONLY?
    1. Morocco, Benin, Chad
    2. Cameroon, Namibia, Togo
    3. Somali, Libya, Eritrea
    4. Tanganyika, Cape Verde. Angola
  22.  The MAIN objective of the African Union (A.U) is to
    1. achieve greater unity and solidarity in Africa
    2. encourage international co-operation
    3. protect the rights of African people.
    4. promote peace and security in Africa.
  23. Julius Nyerere is remembered in Tanzania MAINLY because he
    1.  introduced the policy of self-reliance.
    2. united the people of Tanzania
    3. led Tanganyika to independence.
    4. was a great teacher.
  24. The MAIN problem facing sea fishing in Kenya and Tanzania is
    1. over fishing
    2. exploitation of fishermen
    3. pollution due to oil spills.
    4. inadequate fishing equipment.
  25. The MAIN problem facing forests in Kenya
    1. pests and diseases
    2. poverty among the people
    3. drought
    4. increased demand for land.
  26. The CHEAPEST method of fish preservation
    1.  refrigeration
    2. salting .
    3. sun-drying
    4. canning
  27. The Fulani of West Africa keep large herds of livestock MAINLY because
    1.  they live in a sparsely populated region
    2.  their land has lots of pasture and water for their animals.
    3. depend on livestock for their livelihood
    4. their livestock earn foreign exchange
  28. The MAIN mineral export in Kenya is
    1. limestone
    2. fluorspar
    3. soda ash 
    4. diatomite
  29. Below are rights and freedoms contained in the constitution of Kenya.
    1. Right to liberty
    2. Freedom from discrimination
    3. Right to privacy
    4. Right to decent living
    5. Right to vote
    6. Freedom of worship
      Which one of the following shows civil rights only?
      1. (ii). (v)
      2. (i). (vi)
      3. (iii), (iv)
      4. (ii), (vi)
  30. The national government gets its revenue MAINLY through
    1. taxes
    2. collection of fees and fines
    3. interest on loans
    4. Loans from the world bank,
  31. Waiyaki wa Hinga and Nabongo Mumia have on thing in COMMON. It is that they
    1. fought for Kenya's independence.
    2. resisted colonial rule.
    3. formed the Mau Mau movement
    4. collaborated with the British
  32. The first African country to attain independence in Africa was
    1. Egypt
    2. Sudan
    3. Ghana
    4. South Africa
  33. South Africa is the MOST industrialised nation in Africa mainly because it
    1. has large reserves of minerals
    2. has good infrastructure,
    3. attained independence last from the Europeans.
    4. had ready market in the neighbouring countries
  34. Which one of the following signs in traditional methods of observing weather was an indication that it would rain?
    1. Appearance of long trails of ants.
    2. Appearance of the full moon
    3. Shedding of tree leaves.
    4. Appearance of the rainbow
  35. The first step towards conducting a general elections in Kenya is
    1. announcing of election date by the electoral body
    2. dissolution of parliament.
    3. printing of ballot papers.
    4. egistration of voters.
  36. The BEST way of curbing drug and substance abuse is
    1. promoting healthy leisure activities.
    2. providing moral guidance to the youth.
    3. educating the public on dangers of drug and substance abuse.
    4. trengthening police inspections at border crossing points and airports.
  37. The arm of government that makes sure that the laws passed by parliament are observed is the
    1. executive
    2. legislature
    3. judiciary
    4. Senate
  38. Which one of the following shows superior courts in Kenya only?
    1. Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Kadhi's Court.
    2. Supreme Court, Chief Magistrate's Court, Juvenile Court
    3. Kadhi's Court, Courts of Martial. Magistrate's Court
    4. High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court
  39. The MAIN duty of the army is to
    1. carry our peace operations in the country.
    2. defend the country from external enemies.
    3. offering emergency assistance to people hit by disasters.
    4. guarding the country's water bodies


  1. In the beginning, God revealed Himself to people through
    1. creation
    2. covenants
    3. prophets
    4. Jesus Christ
  2. Three of the following animals were slaughtered during God's covenant with Abraham. Which one was not?
    1. Dove 
    2. Pigeon
    3. Ram
    4. Chicken
  3. Why did Moses escape to Midian?
    1. He discovered that he was not an Egyptian
    2. He was tired of his father
    3. He wanted to marry Zipporah
    4. He had killed an Egyptian and feared for his life
  4. Which one of the following activities was MAINLY done by Joshua during the Exodus?
    1. He led Israelites out of Egypt
    2. Made a golden calf for Israelites
    3. He led the Israelites in crossing Rive Jordan
    4. He received the ten commandments from God
  5. Which one of the following is not portrayed by God to the prophets in the Old Testament?
    1. God is jealous
    2. God is a living God
    3. God can destroy people if they disobey Him
    4. God is a judge
  6. The lesson the Israelites learnt when God gave them manna is that He is
    1. everlasting
    2. humble
    3. holy
    4. caring
  7. Which one of the following was the last plague that made Pharaoh to let the Israelites out of Egypt?
    1.  Killing of the Egyptian first borns
    2. Frogs
    3. Water becoming read
    4. Ants
  8. When the Israelites went to receive the ten commandments, the presence of God was symbolised by
    1. fire
    2. a flaming torch
    3. an earthquake
    4. a strong wind
  9. The MAIN reason why the Israelites celebrated the passover is that it reminded them of
    1.  their going to Egypt
    2. God's saving power in Egypt
    3. the manner they ate in the desert
    4. their suffering in the desert
  10. "I will increase your pain during labour."
    To whom did God pronounce this judgement?
    1. Sarah
    2. Eve
    3. Hannah
    4. Mary
  11. A prophet is never welcomed in his own home town. Jesus said these words when He was
    1. tempted by the devil
    2. nailed on the cross
    3. rejected in Nazareth
    4. in the garden of Gethsemane
  12. Which miracle of Jesus showed that he was a universal Messiah?
    1. Healing the ten lepers
    2. Feeding the five thousand
    3. Driving out demons
    4. Healing the paralysed man
  13. How do Christians prepare themselves for Easter?
    1. By decorating their bodies with olive leaves
    2. By preparing and serving special food
    3. By repenting their sins
    4. By buying new clothes
  14. The MAIN reason why Christians worship together is to
    1. strengthen one another's faith
    2. pray for one another
    3. learn from each other
    4. show their unity in Christ
  15. "Worship the Lord your God and serve Him only" (Luke 4:8). These words were said by Jesus during His
    1. transfiguration 
    2. crucifixion
    3. temptations
    4. baptism
  16. Which of the following events happened immediately after the last supper?
    1. Jesus ascended into heaven
    2. Jesus went to Mt. Olive to pray
    3. Jesus was arrested
    4. The disciples had an argument
  17. Complete the following beatitude "Happy are those who work for peace for
    1. they will be called God's children
    2.  he Kingdom of heaven is theirs
    3. they shall inherit the earth
    4. God will be merciful to them
  18. "Do not collect more than is legal" (Luke 3:13). These words were said by John the Baptist to teach about
    1. honesty
    2. tolerance
    3. humility
    4. mercy
  19. When Jesus was walking along with his disciples, they met a man who was born blind. According to Jesus the man was born blind because
    1. his parents were sinners
    2. he was a sinner
    3. God's power might be seen
    4. the neighbours could help him
  20. The MAIN reason why Jesus chose the twelve disciples was in order to
    1. have many friends
    2. get material support from them
    3. have them preach the good news
    4. work for their needs
  21.  Ananias and Sapphira sinned against God when they
    1. refused to take part in prayer meetings
    2. refused to become church leaders
    3. failed to give all the money to the disciples
    4. refused to go to church
  22. In traditional African communities the best way to honour God is by
    1. building shrines for Him
    2. praying to Him
    3. dancing for Him
    4. offering sacrifices to Him
  23. The MAIN reason why marriage is important in traditional African communities is
    1. to get security
    2. to improve ones’ status
    3. to provide companionship
    4.  for the continuity of the family line
  24.  In traditional African communities, children are taught their duties MAINLY through
    1.  telling them stories 
    2. singing and dancing
    3. assigning them tasks
    4. playing games
  25. Which one of the following is a gift of the Holy Spirit?
    1. Gentleness 
    2. Healing
    3. Patience
    4. Humility
  26. Which one of the following traditional African practices should be preserved?
    1. Eating traditional food
    2. Raiding other communities
    3. Circumcising girls
    4. Marrying girls at an early age
  27. Which one of the following books of the new testament describes the work of Jesus when He was on earth?
    1.  Luke
    2. Romans
    3. Acts
    4. Corinthians
  28. Sexual intercourse before marriage is wrong because
    1. one may get early unwanted pregnancy
    2. one may drop out of school
    3. it leads to prostitution
    4. it is against the laws of God
  29. Christians should uphold leisure because
    1. God meant it for worship
    2. in leisure they find fun
    3. leisure brings love
    4. leisure is for meeting new friends
  30. Which one of the following BEST shows how Christians are helping to reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS? By
    1. being role models
    2. counseling the sick
    3. teaching on behaviour changes
    4. providing drugs


  1. Which of the following Surahs teaches Muslims to love people of other religions?
    1. AL-Aadiyat 
    2. AL-Quraish
    3. AL-Kaafirun
    4. AL-Tiyn
  2. The following are places of revelation of Allah (sw). Which one is wrongly matched with the place of revelation?
    1. Zabur-Mt. Sinai 
    2. Taurat-Jabal Tur
    3. Furqan-Makkah
    4. Suhuf-Palestine
  3. Which of the following is a verse from Surah Al-Tiyn?
    1. “Verily we created man in the best mould."
    2. Their tradition of travelling in winter and summer
    3. " Read! And your Lord is most generous".
    4.  " By the permission of their Lord with decrees”.
  4. The following are taught in Surah Al-Nasr except
    1.  victory of Islam
    2. success of Islam
    3. seeking repentance and forgiveness
    4. piling up of wealth for personal gains.
  5. The following are the ways of receiving Lailatul Qadr except
    1.  reading the Quran
    2. praying Tahajud
    3. visiting friends and relatives
    4.  itkaf and Wuqoof.
  6. Which of the following verses of Surah Maun wams muslims against neglecting swallah?
    1. Alladhiina hum yuraauun.
    2. Alladhiina hum an swalaatihim. saahuun
    3. "Wayamnauunal Maauun."
    4. Fadhaalikal Ladhii yudu-dul yatim.
  7. "Allahumma Baarak Lanaa Fiyhi, Wazidnaa Minhu" is a dua for
    1. sleeeping
    2. waking up
    3.  the sick 
    4. drinking.
  8. Complete the Hadith: "The visitor of the sick that receives the best thawab is the one that one
    1. takes the sick some fruits
    2. asks the sick about his condition
    3. stays for shortest time
    4. where one prays for the sick.
  9. Which of the following is true about the Hadith of prophet (saw)?
    1. Genuine Hadith must be traced to the prophet (saw).
    2. There are five books of Hadith
    3. The chain of transmitters of Hadith is called Sahih.
    4. Rawaw means the subject matter or content in a Hadith.
  10. Complete the Hadith “Eat and drink but waste not by excess for Allah (sw) loves not the ________”
    1. arrogant
    2. wasters
    3. mean
    4. ignorant.
  11. Muslims fast Sunnah fasts on the following days and dates except on
    1. 9th of Dhul Hijja
    2. 13h 14h and 15th of every month
    3. 10th Dhul Hijja
    4. 9th and 10tMuharram.
  12. The following spoils ones' fast except
    1. fainting
    2. post buth bleeding
    3. becoming insane
    4. denouncing Islam.
  13. Which of the following is the main pillar of Hajj?
    1. Stonning the Jamarat.
    2. Sleeping at Muzdalifa.
    3. Sleeping at Mina.
    4. Standing at Arafa.
  14. Which of the following is not a pillar of Umra?
    1. Saayi
    2. Standing at Arafa
    3. Tawaf
    4. Weaving Ihram
  15. Sitting during swallah and reciting Tashahud is called
    1. Rukuu 
    2. Itidal
    3. Julus
    4. Kunut.
  16. Which of the following is not an importance of Friday in Islam? Creation of
    1. Hawa 
    2. the Universe
    3. Hell
    4. Adam (as).
  17. Calculate the zakat of 50000 kg of wheat cultivated using machines. A
    1. 2500 kg
    2. 500 kg
    3. 25 kg
    4. 250 kg
  18. The main reason why Muslims greet one another is to
    1. show concern
    2. find out what they have eaten
    3. show enmity
    4. find out their achievements
  19. The best time for reciting the Kalimah is when
    1. you see wonders
    2. you promise somebody something
    3.  you are travelling
    4. one converts to Islam.
  20. Which of the following groups shows the correct Faradh parts of Wudhu?
    1.  Hands
    2. Hands
    3.  Mouth
    4. Face
  21. The month of Allah (sw) is
    1. Rajab 
    2. Dhul-Qaada
    3. Muharram
    4. Dhul Hijja
  22. Mr. Omar asked his pupils to name Historical events and their dates in Islam. Who gave the correct one?
    1. Guyo-Orphanhood of the prophet (570 AD).
    2. Galgalo-First public preaching (601 AD).
    3. Abdirazak - Year of sorrow (O AP).
    4. Osman -Treaty of Hudaibiya (10 AH).
  23. Which of the following events happened immediately after the battle of Badr?
    1. The battle of Uhud
    2. Hijra to Madina.
    3. The battle of Khandaq.
    4. Isra-Wal-Miraj.
  24. Why do Muslims remember king Negus? He
    1.  helped Muslims in Madina
    2. helped Muslims to conquer Makkah
    3. helped Muslims during the boycott
    4. showed tolerance to Muslims in Ethiopia
  25. Which of the following is true about Idd celebrations?
    1. Muslims give Zakatul Fitr after Idd-Ul-Fitr Swallah.
    2. Muslims eat breakfast before Idd-Ul-Fitr Swallah.
    3. Muslims slaughter animals before Idd - Ul Adh-ha.
    4. Idd Swallah has Adhan and Iqamah.
  26. The main reason for battle of Badr was
    1.  the Quraish attacked Muslim farms
    2. the Quraish raised goods to sell so as to attack Muslims
    3. revenge for the boycott of Muslims in the valley of Shib
    4.  the Quraish wanted to kill the prophet and finish Islam.
  27. Which events happened in the month of Ramadhan in Islamic History?
    1. The first pledge of Aqaba and the battle of Uhud.
    2. The battle of Badr and the conquest of Makkah.
    3.  Hijra of Muslims to Madina and the treaty of Hudaibiyya.
    4. The conquest of Makkah and Hijjatul-widaa.
  28. Which of the following is wonder of creation?
    1. The camel.
    2. The baby in the womb.
    3. The universe.
    4. Computer technology.
  29. Nabii Musa's mother was given the following instructions except
    1. that Musa (as) would be made a prophet
    2. to cast Musa in the river
    3.  to suckle Musa
    4. put Nabi Musa in a basket.
  30.  Which of the following is not another name for Surah Al-Qaariah?
    1. The Striker
    2. The Day of Clamour
    3. The Great Noise
    4. The Clear Evidence

Marking Scheme

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


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


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


Answer all questions

  1. Which is the first Surah of the Qur'an .............................................................................
  2. What is the other name of Surah fatiha .............................................................................
  3. What is the meaning of Falaq .............................................................................
  4. Who are the Kafirun .............................................................................
  5. Which Surah will you recite when asking for protection from Allah .............................................................................
  6. Fatiha means? .............................................................................
  7. Which is the last Surah to be revealed .............................................................................
  8. Write two lessons you learn from Surah Al -Falaq
    1. .............................................................................
    2. .............................................................................
  9. Ummul Qur'an mean .............................................................................
  10. Write two lessons learnt from surah Al- ikhlas
    1. .............................................................................
    2. .............................................................................
  11. The oneness of Allah (SAW) is known as ....................................................................
    1. Salat 
    2. Taqwa
    3. Tawhid
    4. Ihsaarn
  12. Hijjra from Mecah to Madinah took place in the month of ....................................................................
    1. Dhul-Hikka
    2. Dhul-Qaada
    3. Muharrant
    4. Ramadhan
  13. Which prayer cannot be shortened? ....................................................................
    1. Isha and Fajr
    2. Fajr and Maghrib
    3. Asr and maghrib
    4. Dhuhr and Asr
  14. The Quran was first revealed in the month of ....................................................................
    1. Ramadhan
    2. Rajab
    3. Dhul Hijja
    4. Dhul-Qaulal
  15. Which Surah is not named after time? ....................................................................
    1. Lail
    2. Fajr
    3. Asr
    4. Alaq


  1. What is Hadith ....................................................................
  2. What is Miswaak ....................................................................
  3. We say .................................................................... before eating told  ....................................................................after eating food.
  4. Wastage of food is referred as ..........................................................
  5. Which hand is one suppose to eat with ..........................................................
  6. If you forget to say Bismillah before eating. What should you say when you remember ..........................................................
  7. Write two etiquette on eating as taught by the prophet (S.A W)
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
  8. Name two items you use while brushing your mouth
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
  9. Write a reasons why we brush teeth ..........................................................
  10. Write three Hadith recommended by Islam
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
  11. According to the hadith of the prophet Muslim are like a single? ..........................................................
    1. Unit
    2. Building
    3. Person
    4. Group to animals
  12. Muslims should be ..........................................................
    1. Unkind
    2. Hostile
    3. Kind
    4. Harsh
  13. Which among the following is an Islamic way of eating?
    1. Eat with your left hand
    2. Eat what is far from you
    3. Eat while your mouth is closed
    4. Eating while walking


  1. Ar - rahman means ..........................................................
  2. Allah is most merciful . We say ..........................................................
  3. We ask Allah (S.W.T) to show us his grace and kindness by saying ..........................................................
  4. Al Malik means that Allah is ..........................................................
  5. The beautiful names of Allah (SWT)are called ..........................................................
  6. Allah (SWT) is seeing everything open and hidden is ..........................................................
  7. ..........................................................are creations of Allah from light (Nur)
  8. Who named all creation of Allah ..........................................................
  9. Which Angels failed to bow before prophet Adam after being commanded by Allah ..........................................................
  10. The duty of angel Jibril is ..........................................................
  11. There are two guardian angels name them
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
  12. Which guardian angel recorded good deeds ..........................................................
  13. Which angel is in charge of Rain ..........................................................
  14. Which angel removes the soul of living things by the power of Allah ..........................................................
  15. Which is the second pillar of Iman ..........................................................


  1. Things we do to worship Allah (SWT) are referred as ..........................................................
  2. Twahara is an Arabic word that mean ..........................................................
  3. Thing that makes our bodies and environment impure are ..........................................................
  4. Najasaat are classified according to their ..........................................................
  5. The blood, pus, urine and stool are which type of Najasaatul ..........................................................
  6. The urine of two year old child who is only breast feeding is known as to have which impurity ..........................................................
  7. Heavy najasaat is also known as ..........................................................
  8. Mention two things that bring heavy impurities 
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
  9. Which items are required to clean
    1. Mukhaffafa (light Impurty ) ..........................................................
    2. Mutawassitah (medium Impurity) ..........................................................
    3. Mughalladha(heavy impurity) ..........................................................
  10. How many times is a utensil supposed to be washed is a dog drank from it ..........................................................
  11. Najasaat (Impurities) prevent us to perform ..........................................................
  12. Why must muslim perform wudhu ..........................................................
  13. A muslim must pray how many times a day ..........................................................
  14. Write three conditions for Swalah
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
    3. ..........................................................
  15. There are .......................................................... pillars of swalah and .......................................................... postures.


  1. ..........................................................is an Arabic word that means good morals
  2. Doing what is right and avoiding wrong doing is good ..........................................................
  3. Which living thing was created by Allah as Khalifa of the earth ..........................................................
  4. Name four plants created by Allah (SWT)
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
    3. ..........................................................
    4. ..........................................................
  5. Write three ways of showing kindness to Allah creatures
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
    3. ..........................................................
  6. Mistreating Allah's creature is ..........................................................
  7. Write three importance's of Allah creature
    1.  ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
    3. ..........................................................
  8. Aura is? ..........................................................
  9. Which part of an Islamic woman can be seen after good dressing .......................................................... and ..........................................................
  10. Islamic women wear ..........................................................to cover their head.
  11. A man is forbidden from wearing clothing made of .......................................................... and ..........................................................
  12. When wearing a new clothe one should recite? ..........................................................
  13. Whoever wears clothes of opposite sex is .......................................................... by Allah.
  14. Why is begging discouraged in Islam;
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
    3. ..........................................................
  15. Give two uses of digital devices
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
    3. ..........................................................
  16. List three digital devices
    1. ..........................................................
    2. ..........................................................
    3. ..........................................................


  1. Surah Al-fatiha
  2. Sabaul mathani
  3. Dawn or early morning
  4. The disbelievers
  5. Sural Al-falaq
  6. The opening
  7. Surah An-Nasr
    1. Allah dislikes envy and Jealous
    2. Allah dislikes Witchcraft
    3. Allah protect his people
  9. The mother of Qur'an 
    1. Muslim MUST worship one God
    2. Nothing is comparable to Allah
  11. A
  12. B
  13. A
  14. A
  15. D


  1. Moral teuching of the prophet
  2. Stick used in brushing teeth
  3. Bismillah, Alhamdulillah 
  4. Israaf
  5. Right hand
  6. Bismillah awwalalu wa akhirahu
    1. Mention the name allah before eating
    2. Eat what is directly infront of you
    3. Parise Allah after eating
  8. toothbrush, tooth paste and clean water
  9. Its hygienic it way of purifying our mouth
    1. etiquette of eating
    2. be generous
    3. do exercise
    4. brushing teeth 
  11. C
  12. C

Pillar of Iman

  1. Most gracious
  2. Ar - rahim 
  3. Ar-rahman
  4. The owner of everything
  5. Asmaul Husna
  6. Al- Basir 
  7. Angels
  8. Prophet Adam 
  9. Iblis
  10. Revelation
  11. Raqib and Atid
  12. Angel ragid
  13. Mikail
  14. Israil Belief in angels

Devotional Acts

  1. Devotional act
  2. Purity
  3. Najasaat
  4. Weight
  5. Medium Impurity (matawansitah)
  6. Light impurity
  7. Najasaatul mughaladha
    1. pig and its products
    2. Urine of a dog 
    1. water and soap
    2. Water, sand and soap 
  10. Seven times
  11. Ibadah
  12. To make them clean 
  13. Five times a day
    1. must be a muslim
    2. must be sane
    3. must be mature 
    4. must cover private part . 
  15. fourteen, five

Akhlaq (moral values)

  1. Akhlaq
  2. Virtues
  3. Human being
  4. Mango, tea, maize, banana, orange
    1. Feeding them
    2. watering them
    3. treating
    4. housing them
  6. Halam
    1. carry load for us
    2. we get meat and me from them
    3. attract tourist
    4. Get shoes from their skin
  8. Part of the body that thing must be covered
  9. Face and palm 
  10. Hijab 
  11. Silk and gold 
  12. Dua 
  13. Cursed
    1. bring disrespect
    2. make people lazy
    3. encourage lies
    1. to send messages
    2. to communicate 
  16. Radio Television tablet, Mobile phone, computer.
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Study the map of Rwaka area below and answer questions 1 - 5.

Grade 5 End Term 2 Set 2 sst Q1

  1. River Rwaka flows from__________________ to _____________________
  2. The symbol Grade 5 End Term 2 Set 2 sst Q2 shows that there is _______________in Rwaka area. 
  3. Name two physical features that are found in Rwaka area. __________________, ________________
  4. People in Rwaka area lives near the _____________________
  5. State two economic activities practised by the people of Rwaka area. __________________, ______________________
  6. The border that is drawn around a map is called _________________________
  7. Kenya is found to the _________________________ of Ethiopia
  8. Nyika and Yatta are examples of ____________________________ (plains, plateaus) 
  9. Name one physical feature that is shared by Kenya, Uganda nd Tanzania. ______________________________
  10. Another name for hot and wet climatic region is _________________________ 
  11. Complete the box marked P.
    Grade 5 End Term 2 Set 2 sst Q11
  12. Areas with good climate and fertile soils have ____________________________ population
  13. What is apprenticeship? ______________________________________________________________________
  14. The following are duties of a school administrator.
    1. Prepares and maintains class register.
    2. Mantains class discipline. 
    3. Provide guidance and counselling to pupils.
      The school adminstrator who performs the above duties is _____________________

For questions 15 - 17 match the resource with their economic activity.

           Resource                   Economic activity

  1. Wild life                        Saw milling
  2. Mineral                         Tourism
  3. Forests                         Mining

  4. Growing of crops and keeping of animals for home use is known as _________________________ farming 
  5. Growing of crops in a small piece of land is known as ______________________ farming.
  6. The history of a community in traditional Kenyan societies was learnt through _____________________________
  7. Tick the historic built environment found in the coastal region of Kenya.
    1. Vasco da Gama pillar answer box
    2. Bomas of Kenya answer box
    3. Kobi Fora  answer box
    4. Fort Jesus. answer box

Study the map below and answer the questions 22 - 24.

            Grade 5 End Term 2 Set 2 sst Q22

  1. The country marked P is known as ____________________________
  2. State two importance of the river marked L. 
    1. ________________________________
    2. ________________________________
  3. The language group found in the region markes sss is ________________________
  4. Kenya is made up of _________________counties.



  1. Identify one responsibility that was given to man by God in the garden of Eden. _________________
  2. Name two values that Christains acquire when they use the Bible as their daily guide.
  3. The last book in the Bible is __________________
  4. The third king of Israel was known as __________________________
    Pick the correct words from the box below to fill in gaps in questions 6 - 9.
    Grade 5 End Term 2 Set 2 CRE Q4
  5. Jesus prayed with His disciples at ________________________
  6. Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal at _______________________
  7. God gave Moses the ten commandments at _____________________
  8. Abraham offered his son for sacrifice to God at ____________________________
  9. The son of Noah who saw his father's nakedness was ________________________
  10. _________________and __________________ were put to jail for preaching that Jesus had risen from the dead. 
  11. Jesus was baptised in River ____________________
  12. The miracle of Jesus calming the storm shows that Jesus has power over ________________________
  13. ____________________ baskets of leftovers remained when Jesus fed 5000 people.
  14. God wants us to _______________________ our enemies.
  15. Jesus healed a paralyzed man and forgave his _________________________
  16. From the parable of the lost sheep, the good shephered represents ___________________________
  17. Happy are those who are ___________________________ to others, God will be merciful to them.
  18. Happy are the pure in for heart they will ______________________________



  1. Abu Lahab's wife was cursed in surah _______________________________
  2. Where was surah Al Kafirrun revealed?  ______________________________________
  3. When talking, we should always _______________________ the truth.
  4. What is twahara in Islam? _________________________
  5. No one will enter paradise except the ______________________________
  6. There are ___________________________________ classes of najissat.
  7. It is faradh to clean wudhu parts____________________times.(1, 3, 6) 
  8. When is it recommended to be in a state of Wudhu? ___________________________
  9. The naked parts of a Muslim are referred to as the _______________________
  10. Moral values are referred to as __________________________in Islam 
  11. Why did Allah sent down clothing?_________________________ 
  12. The television is ____________________of communication. (means, part) 
  13. Bad things in the society are called _______________________________________________
  14. _______________________________ encourages laziness in Islam. (Beggining, Working)
  15. Work is a form of _______________________(punishment, ibaadah) 
  16. The word 'Iqraa' means ____________________________
  17. Small kindness are mentioned in surah ___________________________
  18. We should say ____________________ among ourselves show love for each other.
  19. Seeking knowledge is ________________________ upon every Muslim. 
  20. The term "Al Waheed" means ___________________________


Section A: Social Studies

  1. South, West
  2. Railway line
  3. River, hills
  4. Road
  5. farming, mining, trading
  6. Frame
  7. South
  8. Plateaus
  9. Lake Victoria
  10. Equatorial
  11. Maasai
  12. Dense
  13. Learning from specialist
  14. Teacher
  15. Tourism
  16. Mining
  17. Sawmilling
  18. Subsistence
  19. Small Scale
  20. Stories/narratives
  21. Vasco Da Gama, Fort Jesus
  22. Southern Sudan
    1. Irrigation
    2. Production of electricity
  24. Cushites
  25. 47

Section B: Christian Religious Education

  1. Taking care of God's creation
  2. Responsibility; humility
  3. Revelation
  4. Solomon
  5. Mount Olives
  6. Mt. Carmel
  7. Mt. Sinai
  8. Mt.Horeb
  9. Ham
  10. Paul and Silas
  11. Jordan
  12. Nature
  13. 12
  14. Love
  15. Sins
  16. Jesus Christ
  17. Merciful
  18. See God

Section C: Islamic Religious Education

  1. Lahab
  2. Makkah
  3. Speak
  4. Cleanliness
  5. Clean
  6. Three
  7. One
  8. When going to bed
  9. Aura
  10. Akhlaa
  11. To cover our aura
  12. means
  13. Vices
  14. Begging
  15. Ibaadah
  16. Read
  17. Maun
  18. Salaam
  19. Obligatory
  20. The one


sost map

Use the map of Waso area above to answer questions 1 to 7.

  1. The approximate size of Dera town is
    1. 3.5km?
    2. 7km
    3. 11km
    4. 5.5km
  2. Which one of the following statements about the forest in Waso area is not correct?
    1. It is found in highland areas.
    2. It is a natural forest. 
    3. It protects sources of rivers.
    4. It is a source of timber
  3. Tele town begun at its present site mainly due to
    1. presence of a road junction
    2. high population in the area
    3. flat relief of the land
    4. good climatic conditions
  4. Which one of the following is a social activity carried out in Dera town?
    1. Touris
    2. Gartes
    3. Trading
    4. Mining
  5. The people of Waso area are mainly
    1. christians
    2. muslims and christians
    3. pagan
    4. traditionalist
  6. County development projects in Waso area are supervised by
    1. the county office
    2. the county assembly
    3. the governor
    4. the county commissioner
  7. Land in Waso area generally rises towards
    1. South West
    2. South East
    3. North Eas
    4. North West
  8. The following are traditional methods of 1 weather observation;
    1. Clear cloudless skies. 
    2. High night temperatures.
    3. Shedding of leaves.
    4. Morning dew on the grass
    5. Appearance of locusts.
      Which one of the following combinations shows a dry seasons?
      1. (ii), (i), (iv)
      2. (iii), (iv), (v)
      3. (i), (iii). (iv)
      4. (i), (ii), (v)
  9. Rapid population growth in the rural areas in Kenya has led to
    1. growth of towns 
    2. decrease in farming land
    3. use of dry lands
    4. creation of settlement schemes
  10. Settlements schemes were established in Kenya after independence mainly to
    1. settle landless Africans 
    2. increase food production
    3. create plantations 
    4. reward Africans who collaborated
  11. The diagram below shows the formation of rainfall.
    sost q10
    Which one of the following areas does not receive the type of rainfall shows above?
    1. Slopes of mount Kilimanjaro.
    2. Coastal areas of West Africa.
    3. Lake Victoria basin.
    4. Equatorial region of the Congo Basin.
  12. Britain used indirect rule policy in administering Northern Nigeria in order to
    1. make the Africans to collaborate
    2. acquire raw materials in the region
    3. reduce the costs of administration
    4. put down Africans resistance
  13. Which one of the following groups of countries is made up of members of Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS)
    1. Gabon, Chad, Congo
    2. Nigeria, Ghana, Togo
    3. Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
    4. Cameroon, R. Congo, Angola
  14. The main reason why families in Germany enjoys high standard of living is that
    1. the county has a small population 
    2. the country has few old people 
    3. most people live in towns
    4. most people live in rural area 
  15. Continuous emission of smoke from industries has led to
    1. pollution of rivers
    2. death of marine life
    3. increase in food production
    4. increase of atmospheric temperatures. 
  16. When the Lozi people collaborated with the British they were led by
    1. Chief Khama
    2. King Lewanika
    3. King Lobengula
    4. Kabaka Mitesa!
  17. The following are characteristics of a certain type of soil
    1. It has fine particles.
    2. It cracks when dry.
    3. It absorbs too much water.
      The type of soil described above is
      1. sandy soil
      2. volcanic soil 
      3. clay soil
      4. loam soil
  18. Improvement in modern forms of communication systems in Africa has led to
    1. increase in trading activities
    2. migration of people to towns 
    3. increase of population in the rural areas
    4. increase in communication costs.
  19. Which one of the following communities entered Eastern Africa from the South?
    1. Samburu
    2. Galla
    3. Ngoni
    4. Nyamwezi
  20. Which one of the following elements of weather is correctly matched with the instrument that it measures?
      Element of weather  Instrument
    A Amount of rainfall


    B Water vapour Anemometer
    C Speed of wind Raingauge
    D Atmospheric pressure Barometer
  21. Which one of the following factors has caused decrease in life expectancy in Kenya?
    1. Decrease in amount of rainfall. .
    2. HIV and AIDS infection.
    3. Improvement f health care services.
    4. Use of family planning methods.
  22. Which one of the following duties is not performed by the deputy head teacher in school management?
    1. Chairing school management committee meetings.
    2. Teaching subjects in class.
    3. Preparing the school routine
    4. Marking pupils books.
  23. Which one of the following groups is made up of European nations that had colonies in both West and East Africa?
    1. Britain and Germany.
    2. Germany and Italy.
    3. Spain and Portugal.
    4. Belgium and Spain. 
  24. The theory of human evolution was discovered by
    1. Richard Leakey
    2. Cail Peter
    3. Charles Darwin
    4. David Livingstone
  25. Which one of the following statements about the system of government in Swaziland is correct?
    1. General elections are held every 5 years.
    2. The country has a monarchy system.
    3. Head of state is elected by voters.
    4. All members of the senate are elected.
  26. Building of gabions is a soil conservation methods used in areas where
    1. hilly areas have been cultivated
    2. soil has been eroded uniformly
    3. there is little vegetation cover
    4. water has cut deep channels
  27. The most abused drug in Kenya by people of different ages is
    1. alcoho
    2. mandrax
    3. khat
    4. heroine
  28. Areas with swampy conditions are not good for settlement because
    1. they have flat land
    2. they have steep slopes
    3. They have disease causing organisms
    4. they receive low rainfall
  29. The diagram below shows the formation of a mountain.
    sost q29
    Which one of the following mountains in Eastern Africa was formed through the process shown in the diagram above?
    1. Mount Usambara
    2. Mount Longonot
    3. Mount Ruwenzori 
    4. Mount Pare
  30. Which one of the following is a benefit of democracy in the society?
    1. There is creation of wealth.
    2. A country earns foreign exchange.
    3. Citizens are able to make political decisions.
    4. There is exchange of cultural practices. 
  31. Which one of the following groups consist of those that joined organization of Africa Unity (AOU) in 1963?
    1. Djibouti, Zimbabwe, Zambia
    2. Mozambique, Eritrea, Kenya
    3. Swaziland, Namibia, Angola
    4. Ghana, Egypt, Ethiopia
  32. Which one of the following is the main challenge facing tourism in Africa?
    1. Political conflicts.
    2. Drought
    3. Inadequate hotels
    4. Long distances between game parks.
  33. Before the colonial period the Khoikhoi people obtained food through
    1. farming
    2. livestock keeping
    3. fishing
    4. trading
  34. Which one of the following colours is correctly matched with features it represents in a map?
    1. Brown Water bodies
    2. Green Highland regions
    3. Yellow Lowland plains
    4. Blue Vegetation
  35. Which one of the following statements correctly describes an age group?
    1. People who are related by blood.
    2. People who live in the same area.
    3. People who have a common ancestor.
    4. People born around the same time.
  36. The main export crop of Ghana is
    1. Cocoa
    2. Cloves
    3. Coffee
    4. Pyrethrum
  37. The following are statement about a prominent African leader
    1. He gave land to peasant farmers.
    2. He initiated the building of a dam. 
    3. He died in 1970 while still in office.
      The person described above is
      1. Leopold Sadar Senghor.
      2. Gamal Abdel Nasser.
      3. Kwame Nkurumah.
      4. Haile sellasie.
        Use the map of Eastern Africa below to 4 answer questions 38 to 41.
        sost q38
  38. The river marked T is
    1. River Rufiji
    2. River Pangani
    3. River Ruvuma
    4. Rive Omo
  39. The mineral mined at the place marked K is used to make
    1. jewelry 
    2. salt 
    3. toothpaste
    4. heat insulator
  40. Which one of the following communities used the route marked M during the migration period?
    1. Baganda
    2. Orm
    3. Turkana
    4. Luo
  41. Three of the following statements about the country marked C are correct. Which one is not?
    1. It was colonized by Britain.
    2. It is a land locked country.
    3. It produces coffee in large quantities. 
    4. It has the highest population in Eastern Africa.
  42. The main reason why the Pokomo people moved from the Shungwaya area was 
    1. outbreak of diseases in the area
    2. attacks by the Galla people
    3. search for better farming land
    4. overpopulation in the area
  43. Which one of the following was a condition for an African to be assimilated during the French colonial period in Senegal?
    1. A person had to accept Christianity.
    2. A person had to own his own land.
    3. A person was to be living in a town.
    4. A person had to work in France
  44. Which one of the following is a processing industry?
    1. Cement making in Athi River.
    2. Fruit canning in Thika.
    3. Paper making in Webuye.
    4. Shoe making in Limuru.
  45. Marine fishing in Africa is faced by the problem of
    1. lack of fish in the seas
    2. poor roads in fishing areas
    3. water weeds growing in the seas
    4. inadequate funds to invest in fishing 
  46. Which one of the following highways connects Mombasa and Lagos?
    1. Trans Saharan Highway,
    2. Great North Road.
    3. Trans Africa Highway.
    4. Lagos Gao Oudja Highway 
  47. Kenyans demonstrate patriotism when they
    1. go to foreign countries to study
    2. attend national day celebrations
    3. take their children to school
    4. work to earn their living
  48. Which one of the following is not a Semitic speaking community in Eastern Africa?
    1. Issa
    2. Afar
    3. Sandawe
    4. Amharans
  49. Which one of the following is not a down warped lake in Africa?
    1. Lake Albert 
    2. Lake Chad
    3. Lake Victoria
    4. Lake Kyoga
  50. The windward slopes of highland regions attract large populations because
    1. they are good for farming
    2. They have gentle slopes
    3. they have thick forest
    4. they have natural resources
  51. Which one of the following statements about a clan is correct?
    1. Members share common names
    2. Members live in the same area
    3. Members are born at the same time.
    4. Members are related by blood.
  52. Large poultry farms are located near large urban centres due to
    1. good roads in urban areas
    2. nearness to market for poultry products
    3. availability of labour in towns
    4. availability of chicken feeds 
  53. The collaboration of the Agikuyu people of Dagoretti with the British was led by
    1. Nabongo Mumia,
    2. Laibon Lenana
    3. Mekatilili wa Menza
    4. Waiyaki wa Hinga
  54. Before Bantu communities migrated to Kenya they lived
    1. in the Nile valley
    2. Southern Africa
    3. the Congo basin
    4. in the Horn of Africa
  55. Which one of the following is characteristic of Mediterranean climate?
    1. Rainfall is experienced in the winter season
    2. There are two dry seasons.
    3. Temperature are high throughout the year 
    4. Rainfall is experienced throughout the year.
  56. Which one of the following is a basic need in a family?
    1. Land
    2. Wealth
    3. Food
    4. Car
  57. Natural forests in the highland regions of Kenya are conserved mainly because 
    1. they provide timber for export
    2. they protect sources of rivers 
    3. they are sources of firewood
    4. they provide raw materials for paper making
  58. The constitution of Kenya is important because
    1. it outlines the rights of Kenyans.
    2. it is taught in schools
    3. it was written after independence
    4. it was written by Kenyans 
  59. An elected member of the national assembly loses a seat if the person
    1. is absent from parliament 
    2. goes out of the country 
    3. is jailed for more than six months
    4. is arrested by the police
  60. The legislative arm of the government is headed by
    1. Attorney General
    2. President 
    3. Chief Justice 
    4. Speaker


  1. The story about the origin of life on earth is contained in the book of
    1. Leviticus
    2. Exodus
    3. Numbers
    4. Genesis 
  2. Abraham went to live in the land of Canaan because
    1. he wanted to obey God's command
    2. there was famine in Haran
    3. his relatives were in Haran
    4. he wanted to sacrifice his son
  3. A Christian value shown by Joseph when he was living in the house of Potiphar was
    1. faithfulness
    2. patience
    3. humility
    4. honesty
  4. When Moses was living in Midian he worked as a
    1. priest
    2. carpenter
    3. shepherd
    4. tanner
  5. The Israelites ate unleavened bread on the night they left Egypt because
    1. there was no yeast in Egypt
    2. they wanted to remember their suffering
    3. they were in a hurry to leave Egypt
    4. it was at night
  6. Which one of the following women served as a judge in Israel?
    1. Hannah
    2. Deborah
    3. Miriam
    4. Ruth
  7. Which one of the following was an achievement of King David?
    1. He built a temple in Jerusalem
    2. He traded with foreign Kings
    3. He made Jerusalem the capital city.
    4. He became very rich.
  8. King Ahab disobeyed God when he
    1. took the wife of Uriah
    2. tried to kill prophet Elijah
    3. married many foreign women
    4. took Naboth's Vineyard
  9. The prophecy made by Micah was that
    1. Jesus would be born in Bethlehem.
    2. God would write his laws on peoples hearts.
    3. there would be a new King in Israel
    4. the Israelites would be slaves in Egypt.
  10. When Angle Gabriel visited Mary he told her that
    1. her son would be called John 
    2. she would conceive by the power of Holy Spirit
    3. her son would be a great prophet
    4. she would live to an old age
  11. Herod wanted to kill Jesus because
    1. Jesus was becoming more famous
    2. people were putting their faith in Jesus
    3. Jesus had condemned the sin of Herod
    4. he wanted to continue ruling 
  12. The main value taught by John the baptist when he preached was
    1. respect
    2. loyalty
    3. repentance
    4. humility
  13. When Jesus called Andrew and Peter he told them that 
    1. they would preach with them in the villages
    2. they were true Israelites
    3. they would suffer with him
    4. he would teach them how to catch fish 
  14. Which one of the following values is demonstrated in the parable of the good Samaritan?
    1. Humility
    2. Kindness
    3. Patience
    4. Honesty
  15. When Jesus changed water into wine he had gone to Cana to
    1. raise Lazarus
    2. preach at the Synagogue
    3. attend a wedding
    4. eat in the house of Zacchaeus
  16. Which one of the following was done by Jesus on the night he was arrested? 
    1. He washed his disciples' feet.
    2. He changed water into wine.
    3. He walked on water
    4. He cursed a fig tree.
  17. Mary Magdalene recognized Jesus near the tomb on the day he resurrected when
    1. Jesus called out her name
    2. Jesus showed her his scars
    3. Jesus preached to her
    4. Jesus performed a miracle
  18. On the day of Pentecost the disciples were able to
    1. perform many miracles.
    2. defend themselves
    3. escape from prison
    4. speak in foreign languages
  19. The person who was chosen to take the place of Judas Iscariot was
    1. Barnabbas
    2. Stephen
    3. Matthias
    4. Paul
  20. Which one of the following people was raised by Paul?
    1. Aeneas
    2. Eutychus
    3. Tabitha
    4. Cornelius
  21. Which one of the following is a fruit of the Holy Spirit?
    1. Faithfulness
    2. Faith
    3. Wisdom
    4. Healing
  22. Which one of the following specialists is found in both traditional African and Christian communities?
    1. Herbalist
    2. Priest
    3. Medicine man
    4. Rainmaker
  23. Children are named after ancestor in traditional African communities in order to
    1. please their parents
    2. make their great leaders
    3. keep the family lineage
    4. make them live to old age
  24. Places of Worship in traditional African societies are respected because
    1. they have evil spirits
    2. they are located in lonely places
    3. they are dark
    4. they are considered sacred
  25. When people offend God in Traditional African societies they
    1. offered sacrifices
    2. wear torn clothes 
    3. shave their heads
    4. skip meals
  26. Christians meet together to pray in order to
    1. eat together
    2. strengthen their unity in Christ 
    3. know one another
    4. help the needy
  27. Which one of the following is the best leisure activity for standard eight pupil during school holidays?
    1. Reading magazines 
    2. Playing games 
    3. Attending birthday parties
    4. Visiting the sick
  28. The church promotes education in Kenya through
    1. preaching in schools
    2. establishing schools
    3. baptizing children
    4. teaching children moral values
  29. Husbands are advised to love their wives
    1. as they love themselves 
    2. because their wives love them too
    3. as Christ loved the church
    4. should be loved 
  30. European Missionaries taught Africans how to read in order to
    1. enable them get jobs
    2. make them equal to the Europeans
    3. help them stop their customs 
    4. enable them preach Christianity.


  1. B
  2. B
  3. A
  4. B
  5. D
  6. C
  7. C
  8. C
  9. B
  10. A
  11. A
  12. C
  13. B
  14. A
  15. D
  16. B
  17. C
  18. A
  19. C
  20. D
  21. B
  22. A
  23. A
  24. C
  25. B
  26. D
  27. A
  28. C
  29. B
  30. C
  31. D
  32. A
  33. B
  34. C
  35. D
  36. A
  37. B
  38. A
  39. C
  40. D
  41. A
  42. B
  43. A
  44. B
  45. D
  46. C
  47. B
  48. C
  49. A
  50. A
  51. D
  52. B
  53. D
  54. C
  55. A
  56. C
  57. B
  58. A
  59. C
  60. D
  61. D
  62. A
  63. A
  64. C
  65. C
  66. B
  67. C
  68. D
  69. A
  70. B
  71. D
  72. C
  73. D
  74. B
  75. C
  76. A
  77. A
  78. D
  79. C
  80. B
  81. A
  82. B
  83. C
  84. D
  85. A
  86. B
  87. D
  88. B
  89. C
  90. D

 C8 ET2 SST s1

Study the map of Katana area and answer questions 1 - 7.

  1. The land in Katana area slopes from
    1. south west to north east
    2. north east to south west
    3. north to south west
    4. south east to north east.
  2. Which type of soil is likely to be found near the saw mill?
    1. Sand soil
    2. Black cotton soil 
    3. Red volcanic soil 
    4. Loam soil.
  3. The highest point in Katana area is likely to be found near
    1.  the cattle dip 
    2. the quarry 
    3. Tula Market 
    4. the saw mill.
  4. What is the approximate area of the cattle ranch?
    1. 15km 
    2. 20km 
    3. 10km 
    4. 18km
  5. Which economic activity is not carried out in Katana area?
    1. Crop farming 
    2. Transport 
    3. Trade 
    4. Fishing
  6. Katana Town has grown to its present size mainly because of
    1. security 
    2. education service
    3. county office 
    4. transport network.
  7. The main reason that has influenced the location of the sawmill is
    1. presence of a river 
    2. presence of transport 
    3. nearness to the forest
    4. availability of labour.
  8. The original homeland of the River-lake Nilotes was
    1. the Congo Basin
    2. the horn of Africa 
    3. Bahr-el-Ghazal 
    4. Arabian Peninsula.
  9. Which one of the following titles used in the kingdom of Swaziland is correctly matched with its officer?
    1. Ngwenyama - king 
    2. Ndlovukhazi - family council
    3. Sikhulu - prince's mother
    4. Lusendvo - chief
  10. Which one of the following statements is true about pastoral farming among the Maasai?
    1. they grow fodder crops for their animals
    2. they mainly keep their animals in ranches 
    3. they migrate with their animals in search of pasture and water
    4. they willingly sell their animals to earn income.
  11. Below are duties of a school administration.
    1. Takes care of all facilities bought by the school 
    2. Receives all school funds and keep records of expendiure
    3. Writes minutes during school management committee meetings.
      The duties described above are performed
      1. the deputy headteacher 
      2. the headteacher
      3. the chairperson of the school committee
      4. the school senior teacher.

Use the diagram below to answer questions 12 and 13.

             C8 ET2 SST Q12

  1. The winds marked R are
    1. south west monsoon winds
    2. harmattan winds
    3. westerlies
    4. south east monsoon winds.
  2. The reason why the coastal region near Accra receives less rainfall than Axim is because
    1. Accra is at a low altitude 
    2. winds blow parallel to the coast of Accra 
    3. Accra receives cool and dry winds
    4. Axim is near large water bodies.
  3. Which one of the following communities was ruled by a chief during the pre-colonial period?
    1. Ameru
    2. Abawanga 
    3. Maasai 
    4. Khoikhoi
  4. A Japanese contractor wants to apply for Kenya citizenship. The best advice you can give him is to
    1. marry a Kenyan woman and then apply for citizenship
    2. purchase a property in Kenya and then apply for a citizenship
    3. continue living in Kenya continously for seven years
    4. apply for citizenship immediately he turns 28 years.
  5. In traditional African societies, the appearance of new moon was associated with
    1. the coming of good seasons 
    2. the coming of good harvests
    3. the coming of a dry season 
    4. the coming of rains.
  6. Below are facts about an early visitor to East Africa.
    1. He was the first European to travel to mEast Africa 
    2. He found a shorter route to India 
    3. Defeated the sultan Ibrahim of Kilwa and forced him to pay taxes
      The early visitor described above is
      1. Dr. David Livingstone
      2. Sir William Mackinon
      3. Vasco Da Gama
      4. John Speke.
  7. Which one of the following dams in Africa is correctly matched with the river where it is located?
     Dam   River 
     A. Aswan   R. Volta 
     B. Kariba  R. Zambezi 
     C. Akosombo   R. NIle 
     D. Masinga  R. Niger 
  8. Deserts in Africa experience very low temperature at night. This is because
    1. the sun does not shine at night 
    2. a mass of cool air blows to the deserts at night
    3. the clear skies lead to heat loss at night
    4. the sun is always overhead within the deserts.
  9. Below are achievements of a certain leader in Africa.
    1. Was a founder member of OAU 
    2. Resisted Italian invasion 
    3. France helped him to modernise his army. The leader described above is
      1. Haile Selassie 
      2. Nelson Mandela
      3. Gama Abdel Nasser 
      4. Julius Nyerere.

Study the diagram below and answer questions 21 and 22.

           C8 ET2 SST Q21

  1. Which one of the following statements is true about the population pyramid shown above?
    1. Most of the population is below 15years.
    2. People over 40 years age are few.
    3. Young people are fewer than those above 35 years.
    4. Death rate among children is high.
  2. The population pyramid shown above represents one of the following countries. Which one is it?
    1. Germany
    2. Kenya
    3. India
    4. Tanzania
  3. Which one of the following statements is true about the geographical position of Africa?
    1. It lies to the south of Europe 
    2. It lies to the East of the Indian Ocean
    3. It is found to the west of the Mediterranean sea
    4.  It borders Pacific Ocean.
  4. The main role of the consitution of Kenya is that it
    1. ensures development projects are undertaken by the government.
    2. gives the president powers to dissolve parliament.
    3. contains the records of the laws and rules of our country.
    4. contains policies of the ruling party.
  5. The most widespread means of communication in rural areas is
    1. newspaper 
    2. television
    3. internet 
    4. radio.
  6. The main problem facing road transport in Eastern Africa is
    1. employment of unqualified drivers 
    2. unstable fuel prices
    3. narrow roads with sharp bends
    4. lack of money to construct better roads.
  7. Which one of the following was the title given to ruler of Nyamwezi chiefdom in the 19th century?
    1. Ntemi
    2. Kabaka 
    3. Chief Mkwawa
    4. Minule
  8. Which one of the following minerals is used in making metal pipes and tubes?
    1. Copper
    2. Petroleum
    3. Flouspar
    4. Gold
  9. Who among the following traditional African leaders collaborated with the British during establishment of colonial rule?
    1. Samore Toure
    2. Mekatilili
    3. Lewanika
    4. Kabaka Mwanza
  10. In Kenya, laws to protect county interests are made by
    1. national assembly
    2. senate
    3. cabinet
    4. attorney general.
  11. Which one of the following countries in Africa is correctly matched with its capital city?
    1. Cameroon - Luanda 
    2. Zimbambwe - Harare
    3. Angola - Libreville
    4. Gabon - Yaonde
  12. Which one of the following is the main effect  of destruction of natural forests on the slopes of Mau region?
    1. Shortage of herbal medicine 
    2. Death of wild animals
    3. Shortage of wood fuel
    4. Reduced volume of water in lakes.
  13. The main problem limiting trade among members of ECOWAS is
    1. they use different national languages 
    2. they have poor transport links 
    3. they use different currencies 
    4. they produce similar goods.
  14. The method that was used by the Belgians to administer Congo was
    1. Assimilation
    2. association
    3. direct rule
    4. indirect rule.
  15. The best way to control rill erosion is by
    1. building gabions
    2. planting cover crops 
    3. crop rotation
    4. mulching.

Study the map of Africa below and answer questions 36-39

           C8 ET2 SST Q36

  1. The lake marked R was formed through
    1. erosion 
    2. faulting 
    3. downwarping
    4. deposition
  2. The community that migrated to Eastern
    Africa using the route P was
    1. Arabs
    2. Khoisan
    3. Ngoni
    4. Pokomo
  3. Which one of the following factors does not influence climate of the area marked S?
    1. Shape of the land
    2. Ocean currents
    3. Winds
    4. Latitude
  4. The vegetation in the region marked Q comprises of
    1. sweet smelling shrubs 
    2. trees with large trunks 
    3. tall elephant grass 
    4. plants with thorny leaves.
  5. Which one of the following pre-historic sites is found in Sudan?
    1. Amara
    2. Lalibela 
    3. Koobofora 
    4. Nsongezi
  6. The first African to be nominated to LEGCO in 1944 was
    1. James Gichuru
    2. Harry Thukie
    3. B.A Ohanga
    4. Eliud Mathu.
  7. Which one of the following is a way of promoting peace in the society?
    1. Punishing law breakers
    2. Forming women groups
    3. Encouraging forgiveness
    4. Inviting consultants into the country.
  8. The followimg are conditions favouring growth of a certain crop. 
    1. Temperature 21°C -26°C 
    2. Rainfall of more than 1200mm i
    3. Protection from strong winds
      The crop described above is
      1. tea
      2. coffee
      3. bananas
      4. sisal.
  9. The best way to stop drug abuse in schools is by
    1. fencing the school compound 
    2. punishing drug users
    3. arresting drug dealers
    4. creating awareness on dangers of drugs.
  10. Civil marriages in Kenya are presided over by
    1. clan elders
    2. magistrate
    3. religious leaders
    4. members of parliament.
  11. Which of the following language groups consists of Cushitic speakers only?
    1. Maasai, Jemps, Rendille 
    2. Borana, Galla, Sanye
    3. Kipsigis, Sabaot, Gabbra 
    4. Burji, Somali, Turgen.
  12. The people of Zimbambwe achieved their independence mainly by
    1. using political parties 
    2. peaceful negotiations
    3. armed struggle 
    4. organizing boycotts and strikes.
  13. Which one of the following is a modern method of preserving fish in Kenya?
    1. Salting 
    2. Smoking
    3. Canning
    4. Sun drying.
  14. The minimum age requirement for a person wishing to be a member of the national assembly is
    1. 18 years
    2. 21 years 
    3. 35 years
    4. 30 years.
  15. Which one of the following is a way of managing rapid population growth?
    1. Increasing food production 
    2. Providing family planning services
    3. encouraging immigration
    4. giving child allowances.
  16. Which one of the following is an effect of rotation of the earth?
    1. Causes equinoxes 
    2. Causes seasons 
    3. Causes changes in the position of the midday sun
    4. Causes day and night.
  17. Which one of the following groups of rivers drains to the Antlantic Ocean?
    1. Cunene, Lempopo, Zambezi 
    2. Senegal, Cunene, Orange 
    3. Orange, Shibelli, Niger 
    4. Zambezi, Limpopo, Ruruma
  18. The main way in which people interact today is through
    1. games and sports
    2. education 
    3. trade
    4. social media.
  19. The main objective of the formation of OAU was to
    1. bring greater unity among African countries 
    2. eliminate all forms of colonialism 
    3. fight HIV and AIDS
    4. fight corruption and promote good governance.
  20. Three of the following are problems facing tourism in Eastern Africa except?
    1.  poaching 
    2. frequent accidents 
    3. poor transport 
    4. terrorism.
  21. What is the time in town X located along longitude 40°W if the time in Accra is 12 noon?
    1. 2:40pm
    2. 9:20am
    3. 9:20pm
    4. 2:40am
  22. On which day do we remember the attainment of idependence in Kenya?
    1. 19 June 1963
    2. 12h December 1963 
    3. 20 October 
    4. 12th December 1964.
  23. School routine is important to a school mainly because
    1. it promotes order in a school
    2. pupils get time to rest 
    3. pupils come to school late 
    4. it expresses aims and beliefs of a school.
  24. Which one of the following was a function of Ntemi among the Nyamwezi?
    1. Was the head of the kingdom
    2. Controlled trade in his chiefdom 
    3. Settled land disputes 
    4. Was incarge of collecting taxes.
  25. The method of solving disputes that involves judicial settlement is known as
    1. litigation
    2. arbitration
    3. conciliation
    4. negotiation.


  1. What punishment did God give to Eve because of her disobedience?
    1. Suffering while giving birth
    2. Putting on clothes
    3. Sweating to earn a living
    4. Eating selected fruits.
  2. Who among the following is known as a friend of God?
    1. Noah
    2. Joseph 
    3. Enock 
    4. Abraham
  3. When Moses was called by God, he was living in
    1. Ur
    2. Haran
    3. Midian
    4. Canaan.
  4. Jacob dreamt at
    1. Peniel
    2. Shechem
    3. Bethel
    4. Canaan.
  5. Which commandment was broken by the Israelites when they worshipped a golden calf?
    1. Do not commit adultery
    2. Do not desire another man's property 
    3. Do not make images for yourself
    4. Do not accuse anyone falsely.
  6. David annoyed God when he
    1. killed Goliath
    2. killed Uriah 
    3. killed Naboth
    4. cried over Soul's death.
  7. The jews celebrated the passover to remember when
    1. they were given the ten commandments 
    2. Moses was called by God 
    3. they entered into the land of Caanan
    4. they were delivered from Egypt.
  8. Who among the following prophets was called by God while still young?
    1. Moses
    2. Isaiah
    3. Jeremiah 
    4. Hosea
  9. Who among the following kings was annointed by prophet Nathan? King 
    1. Saul 
    2. David
    3. Solomon 
    4. Ahab
  10. David played the harp for king Saul. This teaches Christians that leisure time should best be used for 
    1. helping others
    2. enjoying oneself 
    3. visiting places 
    4. developing new skills.
  11. Mary mother of Jesus hailed from the town
    1. Jerusalem 
    2. Bethlehem
    3. Bethany
    4. Nazareth
  12. Which one of the following quotes is not a beatitude. Blessed is
    1. he who comes in the name of the Lord
    2. are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted
    3. are merciful, for they shall obtain mercy 
    4. are pure in heart, for they shall see God.
  13. "This is my own dear son with whom am pleased with. Listen to him." These words were spoken during Jesus'
    1. baptism
    2. temptation
    3. transfiguration
    4. crucification
  14. Which one of the following parables does not teach on prayer?
    1. The widow and the unjust judge
    2. The prodigal son 
    3. The pharasee and the tax collector
    4. The friend at midnight
  15. A miracle of Jesus which shows his power over nature is
    1. healing the paralysed man
    2. walking on water
    3. healing blind Bartimaeus
    4. raising Jairus daughter.
  16. The two disciples that Jesus walked with after resurrection were on their way from
    1. Emmaus
    2. Jerusalem 
    3. Jericho
    4. Bethlehem.
  17. Who among the following disciples of Jesus was not a fisherman?
    1. Matthew
    2. Andrew
    3. Peter
    4. James
  18. Before the Roman governor, Jesus was not accused of 
    1. claiming to be the king of Jews
    2. claiming to destroy the temple and build it in three days 
    3. inciting people not to pay taxes 
    4. misleading people and subverting the nation.
  19. During the day of Pentecost, the presence of God was witnessed by
    1. fire
    2. strong wind
    3. dove
    4. cloud and smoke.
  20. What advice did John the Baptist give to the tax collector?
    1. To pay taxes to the emperor
    2. To obey lawful authority 
    3. Not to collect more taxes than required 
    4. Not to accuse anyone falsely.
  21. Who among the following offered his tomb for the burial of Jesus?
    1. Simon of Cyrene
    2. Nicodemus
    3. Simon the Patriot
    4. Joseph of Arimathea
  22. Which one of the following is a common belief between Christians and Africans about God?
    1. God is the creator
    2. God is three in one
    3. God is a jealous God
    4. God lives in heaven.
  23. The following are all religious leaders in African religion except
    1. prophets
    2. priests
    3. bishops
    4. diviners.
  24. Which one of the following virtue was mainly taught to children in African traditional society? 
    1. Respect
    2. Tolerance 
    3. Patience
    4. Courage
  25. The main reason why Christians should obey their leaders is because they
    1. are chosen to rule with justice
    2. are chosen by God
    3. keep peace in the community
    4. have power and authority.
  26. The following are gifts of the holy spirit except
    1. patience
    2. faith
    3. wisdom
    4. preaching
  27. All parents should encourage their children to practice
    1. nepotism
    2. chastity
    3. discrimination
    4. dishonesty
  28. Which of the following is the best way for a Christian to use his wealth?
    1. Going to trips in other countries
    2. Starting community development projects
    3. Building big houses for their families
    4. Saving in the bank for future.
  29. Which one of the following Jewish feast was Jesus celebrating during the last supper?
    1. Pentecost 
    2. Passover
    3. Ascension
    4. New year
  30. Which missionary society sent John Rebman to Kenya?
    1. Holy Ghost Fathers 
    2. Mill Hill Fathers
    3. Church of Scotland Mission
    4. Church Missionary Society.


  1. The following are lessons from surah Al Lahab except one. Which one?
    1. Bad plans can never succeed 
    2. Evil will cause downfall
    3. Allah will punish evil doers 
    4. Disbelievers will enter paradise.
  2. 'Fadhalikala'adhi yadhu'ul yatim.' This verse is found in surah
    1. Al-Maun
    2. Al-Masad
    3. Al-Zilzalah 
    4. Al-Qafirun.
  3. In which of the following surah does Allah promises man that for every difficulty comes relief?
    1. Al-Kauthar 
    2. Al-Masad
    3. Al-Inshirah
    4. Al-Qafirun
  4. A lesson that Muslim learn from surah Al-Kafirun is that
    1. a clear border should be put in worshipping.
    2. Allah has close associates.
    3. Muslims should tolerate by worshiping like others.
    4. anyone can believe in gods.
  5. Which two aspects of the religion have been emphasised in surah Al-Bayyinah?
    1. Swalat and Hajj
    2. Swalat and Zakat
    3. Zakat and Ramadhan
    4. Zakat and Hajj
  6. Which among the following is not a sign of a hypocrite?
    1. Teiling lies
    2. Breaking a promise 
    3. Does not pray 
    4. Does not keep a trust.
  7. Complete the hadith, 'he is not a believer
    1. who annoys others
    2. who annoys parents
    3. who kills enemies 
    4. who does not pray.
  8. Which one among these phrases is not mentioned in the Adhan?
    1. Allahu Akbar
    2. Kadiqamatuh Swalah 
    3. Laillaha Illallah 
    4. Haiyallal Swallah.
  9. Which one among these conditions does not necessitate Tayammum?
    1. Water being inadequate 
    2. Water being cold
    3. Water being surrounded by enemies
    4. A skin condition or disease to the user.
  10. Which one among the following actions nullifies swalah? 
    1. Talking while praying
    2. Facing Qibla 
    3. Taking wudhu before swalah 
    4. covering aura.
  11. According to the eating habits taught by the prophet (p.b.u.h) one should
    1. eat with a spoon
    2. eat everything on the plate
    3. eat while standing
    4. eat what is before him. 
  12. Which statement is true about Haji?
    1. It is a pillar of Iman
    2. It is a pillar of Islam
    3. It is faradh to all Muslim 
    4. It is the pillar of Islam.
  13. HIV/AIDS is a major cause of death. Which one is the best way for school children to use to avoid it? 
    1. Avoiding people infected
    2. Being faithful 
    3. Abstinence 
    4. Having one partner
  14. Which is the best action for Omar to take when he finds a poor inan begging at their gate as he goes to school?
    1. Pray for him and send him away 
    2. Chase him and call police
    3. Adopt him as a brother
    4. Give him food and try find job for him.
  15. Which is the correct order of events that takes place immediately a child is born
    1. Iqama, tahniq, aqiqah, adhan
    2. Tahniq, adhan, iqama, haqiqa 
    3. Iqama, adhan, tahniq, aqiqah
    4. Aqiqah, adhan, iqama, tahniq
  16. Who among the following prophets was given suhut? 
    1. Muhammad 
    2. Ibrahim
    3. Musa
    4. Daud
  17. Which one of these pillars of the religion is a gate pass to Islam?
    1. Swalah
    2. Shahada 
    3. Zakat
    4. Ramadhan
  18. On your way home, you meet a black cat drowning. What is the best thing to do?
    1. Stone it
    2. Run home
    3. Save it
    4. Avoid the route.
  19. Who among the following gave the idea of constructing a trench?
    1. Musab bin Umeir
    2. Zubeir bin Awad 
    3. Salman Al-Farsi
    4. Umar bin Khatab
  20. According to the teachings of the prophet (S.A.W) on trade, which one of these activities is haram in trade? 
    1. Purchasing of goods in bulk
    2. Purchasing of goods on credit
    3. Giving out loans with interest
    4. Making huge profits.
  21. Which one of these commonalities in Islam emphasizes on the importance of punctuality?
    1. Adhan
    2. Wudhu
    3. Hajj
    4. Swalat
  22. Hamza, your classmate, has been fasting. Suddenly he accidentally sip water. What advice would you give him?
    1. Break the fast and eat
    2. Drink enough water and continue fasting
    3. Spit the water and continue fasting 
    4. Break the fast until the next Ramadhan.
  23. Which one of the following is the main reason why the Muslims were defeated in the battle of Uhud? 
    1. Muslims were fearful and few
    2. Muslims had inferior weapons and disunite
    3. Muslims had suffered a great loss in Badr
    4. Muslims disobeyed the prophet.
  24. Who was the first caliphate in Islam?
    1. Omar R.A 
    2. Abubakar R.A 
    3. Ali R.A 
    4. Uthman RA
  25. The following is the meaning of the word Taqwa. Which is the correct one? 
    1. Fear of Allah 
    2. Believing in Allah
    3. Oneness of Allah
    4. Worshipping Allah
  26. You have been invited by a friend for a birthday party. On ariving, you notice alcohol is served. What is the best thing for you to do?
    1. Drink soft drink 
    2. Turn down the offer and go back home
    3. Warn them but take eventually 
    4. Call the police?
  27. The following are terms used while swearing. Which one is not?
    1. Wallahi
    2. Tallahi
    3. Billahi
    4. Bismillahi
  28. The main cause of spreading HIV/AIDS is
    1. blood transfusion
    2. sexual intercourse 
    3. using sharp objects
    4. mother to child
  29. Which one of the following attributes of Allah is correctly matched?
    1. Al-Qahhar - inventor
    2. Al-Malik - the peaceful
    3. Al-Ghaffar - the forgiver
    4. Al-Khaliq - provider
  30. The main reason why the Arabs came to the coast of East Africa was
    1. to spread Islam
    2. for intermarriage 
    3. to trade 
    4. to stop slave trade.


  1. A
  2. C
  3. D
  4. C
  5. D
  6. D
  7. C
  8. C
  9. A
  10. C
  11. B
  12. A
  13. B
  14. D
  15. A
  16. D
  17. C
  18. B
  19. C
  20. A
  21. C
  22. A
  23. A
  24. C
  25. D
  26. D
  27. A
  28. A
  29. C
  30. B
  31. B
  32. D
  33. D
  34. C
  35. B
  36. C
  37. C
  38. D
  39. B
  40. A
  41. D
  42. C
  43. C
  44. D
  45. B
  46. B
  47. C
  48. C
  49. B
  50. B
  51. D
  52. B
  53. C
  54. B
  55. B
  56. B
  57. B
  58. A
  59. B
  60. A
  61. A
  62. D
  63. C
  64. C
  65. C
  66. B
  67. D
  68. C
  69. B
  70. A
  71. D
  72. A
  73. C
  74. B
  75. B
  76. B
  77. A
  78. B
  79. A
  80. C
  81. D
  82. A
  83. C
  84. A
  85. B
  86. A
  87. B
  88. B
  89. B
  90. D
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