END OF TERM 2
Use the map of Waso area above to answer questions 1 to 7.
- The approximate size of Dera town is
- Which one of the following statements about the forest in Waso area is not correct?
- It is found in highland areas.
- It is a natural forest.
- It protects sources of rivers.
- It is a source of timber
- Tele town begun at its present site mainly due to
- presence of a road junction
- high population in the area
- flat relief of the land
- good climatic conditions
- Which one of the following is a social activity carried out in Dera town?
- The people of Waso area are mainly
- muslims and christians
- County development projects in Waso area are supervised by
- the county office
- the county assembly
- the governor
- the county commissioner
- Land in Waso area generally rises towards
- South West
- South East
- North Eas
- North West
- The following are traditional methods of 1 weather observation;
- Clear cloudless skies.
- High night temperatures.
- Shedding of leaves.
- Morning dew on the grass
- Appearance of locusts.
Which one of the following combinations shows a dry seasons?
- (ii), (i), (iv)
- (iii), (iv), (v)
- (i), (iii). (iv)
- (i), (ii), (v)
- Rapid population growth in the rural areas in Kenya has led to
- growth of towns
- decrease in farming land
- use of dry lands
- creation of settlement schemes
- Settlements schemes were established in Kenya after independence mainly to
- settle landless Africans
- increase food production
- create plantations
- reward Africans who collaborated
- The diagram below shows the formation of rainfall.
Which one of the following areas does not receive the type of rainfall shows above?
- Slopes of mount Kilimanjaro.
- Coastal areas of West Africa.
- Lake Victoria basin.
- Equatorial region of the Congo Basin.
- Britain used indirect rule policy in administering Northern Nigeria in order to
- make the Africans to collaborate
- acquire raw materials in the region
- reduce the costs of administration
- put down Africans resistance
- Which one of the following groups of countries is made up of members of Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS)
- Gabon, Chad, Congo
- Nigeria, Ghana, Togo
- Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
- Cameroon, R. Congo, Angola
- The main reason why families in Germany enjoys high standard of living is that
- the county has a small population
- the country has few old people
- most people live in towns
- most people live in rural area
- Continuous emission of smoke from industries has led to
- pollution of rivers
- death of marine life
- increase in food production
- increase of atmospheric temperatures.
- When the Lozi people collaborated with the British they were led by
- Chief Khama
- King Lewanika
- King Lobengula
- Kabaka Mitesa!
- The following are characteristics of a certain type of soil
- It has fine particles.
- It cracks when dry.
- It absorbs too much water.
The type of soil described above is
- sandy soil
- volcanic soil
- clay soil
- loam soil
- Improvement in modern forms of communication systems in Africa has led to
- increase in trading activities
- migration of people to towns
- increase of population in the rural areas
- increase in communication costs.
- Which one of the following communities entered Eastern Africa from the South?
- 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
- Which one of the following factors has caused decrease in life expectancy in Kenya?
- Decrease in amount of rainfall. .
- HIV and AIDS infection.
- Improvement f health care services.
- Use of family planning methods.
- Which one of the following duties is not performed by the deputy head teacher in school management?
- Chairing school management committee meetings.
- Teaching subjects in class.
- Preparing the school routine
- Marking pupils books.
- Which one of the following groups is made up of European nations that had colonies in both West and East Africa?
- Britain and Germany.
- Germany and Italy.
- Spain and Portugal.
- Belgium and Spain.
- The theory of human evolution was discovered by
- Richard Leakey
- Cail Peter
- Charles Darwin
- David Livingstone
- Which one of the following statements about the system of government in Swaziland is correct?
- General elections are held every 5 years.
- The country has a monarchy system.
- Head of state is elected by voters.
- All members of the senate are elected.
- Building of gabions is a soil conservation methods used in areas where
- hilly areas have been cultivated
- soil has been eroded uniformly
- there is little vegetation cover
- water has cut deep channels
- The most abused drug in Kenya by people of different ages is
- Areas with swampy conditions are not good for settlement because
- they have flat land
- they have steep slopes
- They have disease causing organisms
- they receive low rainfall
- The diagram below shows the formation of a mountain.
Which one of the following mountains in Eastern Africa was formed through the process shown in the diagram above?
- Mount Usambara
- Mount Longonot
- Mount Ruwenzori
- Mount Pare
- Which one of the following is a benefit of democracy in the society?
- There is creation of wealth.
- A country earns foreign exchange.
- Citizens are able to make political decisions.
- There is exchange of cultural practices.
- Which one of the following groups consist of those that joined organization of Africa Unity (AOU) in 1963?
- Djibouti, Zimbabwe, Zambia
- Mozambique, Eritrea, Kenya
- Swaziland, Namibia, Angola
- Ghana, Egypt, Ethiopia
- Which one of the following is the main challenge facing tourism in Africa?
- Political conflicts.
- Inadequate hotels
- Long distances between game parks.
- Before the colonial period the Khoikhoi people obtained food through
- livestock keeping
- Which one of the following colours is correctly matched with features it represents in a map?
- Brown Water bodies
- Green Highland regions
- Yellow Lowland plains
- Blue Vegetation
- Which one of the following statements correctly describes an age group?
- People who are related by blood.
- People who live in the same area.
- People who have a common ancestor.
- People born around the same time.
- The main export crop of Ghana is
- The following are statement about a prominent African leader
- He gave land to peasant farmers.
- He initiated the building of a dam.
- He died in 1970 while still in office.
The person described above is
- Leopold Sadar Senghor.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser.
- Kwame Nkurumah.
- Haile sellasie.
Use the map of Eastern Africa below to 4 answer questions 38 to 41.
- The river marked T is
- River Rufiji
- River Pangani
- River Ruvuma
- Rive Omo
- The mineral mined at the place marked K is used to make
- heat insulator
- Which one of the following communities used the route marked M during the migration period?
- Three of the following statements about the country marked C are correct. Which one is not?
- It was colonized by Britain.
- It is a land locked country.
- It produces coffee in large quantities.
- It has the highest population in Eastern Africa.
- The main reason why the Pokomo people moved from the Shungwaya area was
- outbreak of diseases in the area
- attacks by the Galla people
- search for better farming land
- overpopulation in the area
- Which one of the following was a condition for an African to be assimilated during the French colonial period in Senegal?
- A person had to accept Christianity.
- A person had to own his own land.
- A person was to be living in a town.
- A person had to work in France
- Which one of the following is a processing industry?
- Cement making in Athi River.
- Fruit canning in Thika.
- Paper making in Webuye.
- Shoe making in Limuru.
- Marine fishing in Africa is faced by the problem of
- lack of fish in the seas
- poor roads in fishing areas
- water weeds growing in the seas
- inadequate funds to invest in fishing
- Which one of the following highways connects Mombasa and Lagos?
- Trans Saharan Highway,
- Great North Road.
- Trans Africa Highway.
- Lagos Gao Oudja Highway
- Kenyans demonstrate patriotism when they
- go to foreign countries to study
- attend national day celebrations
- take their children to school
- work to earn their living
- Which one of the following is not a Semitic speaking community in Eastern Africa?
- Which one of the following is not a down warped lake in Africa?
- Lake Albert
- Lake Chad
- Lake Victoria
- Lake Kyoga
- The windward slopes of highland regions attract large populations because
- they are good for farming
- They have gentle slopes
- they have thick forest
- they have natural resources
- Which one of the following statements about a clan is correct?
- Members share common names
- Members live in the same area
- Members are born at the same time.
- Members are related by blood.
- Large poultry farms are located near large urban centres due to
- good roads in urban areas
- nearness to market for poultry products
- availability of labour in towns
- availability of chicken feeds
- The collaboration of the Agikuyu people of Dagoretti with the British was led by
- Nabongo Mumia,
- Laibon Lenana
- Mekatilili wa Menza
- Waiyaki wa Hinga
- Before Bantu communities migrated to Kenya they lived
- in the Nile valley
- Southern Africa
- the Congo basin
- in the Horn of Africa
- Which one of the following is characteristic of Mediterranean climate?
- Rainfall is experienced in the winter season
- There are two dry seasons.
- Temperature are high throughout the year
- Rainfall is experienced throughout the year.
- Which one of the following is a basic need in a family?
- Natural forests in the highland regions of Kenya are conserved mainly because
- they provide timber for export
- they protect sources of rivers
- they are sources of firewood
- they provide raw materials for paper making
- The constitution of Kenya is important because
- it outlines the rights of Kenyans.
- it is taught in schools
- it was written after independence
- it was written by Kenyans
- An elected member of the national assembly loses a seat if the person
- is absent from parliament
- goes out of the country
- is jailed for more than six months
- is arrested by the police
- The legislative arm of the government is headed by
- Attorney General
- Chief Justice
SECTION II CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
- The story about the origin of life on earth is contained in the book of
- Abraham went to live in the land of Canaan because
- he wanted to obey God's command
- there was famine in Haran
- his relatives were in Haran
- he wanted to sacrifice his son
- A Christian value shown by Joseph when he was living in the house of Potiphar was
- When Moses was living in Midian he worked as a
- The Israelites ate unleavened bread on the night they left Egypt because
- there was no yeast in Egypt
- they wanted to remember their suffering
- they were in a hurry to leave Egypt
- it was at night
- Which one of the following women served as a judge in Israel?
- Which one of the following was an achievement of King David?
- He built a temple in Jerusalem
- He traded with foreign Kings
- He made Jerusalem the capital city.
- He became very rich.
- King Ahab disobeyed God when he
- took the wife of Uriah
- tried to kill prophet Elijah
- married many foreign women
- took Naboth's Vineyard
- The prophecy made by Micah was that
- Jesus would be born in Bethlehem.
- God would write his laws on peoples hearts.
- there would be a new King in Israel
- the Israelites would be slaves in Egypt.
- When Angle Gabriel visited Mary he told her that
- her son would be called John
- she would conceive by the power of Holy Spirit
- her son would be a great prophet
- she would live to an old age
- Herod wanted to kill Jesus because
- Jesus was becoming more famous
- people were putting their faith in Jesus
- Jesus had condemned the sin of Herod
- he wanted to continue ruling
- The main value taught by John the baptist when he preached was
- When Jesus called Andrew and Peter he told them that
- they would preach with them in the villages
- they were true Israelites
- they would suffer with him
- he would teach them how to catch fish
- Which one of the following values is demonstrated in the parable of the good Samaritan?
- When Jesus changed water into wine he had gone to Cana to
- raise Lazarus
- preach at the Synagogue
- attend a wedding
- eat in the house of Zacchaeus
- Which one of the following was done by Jesus on the night he was arrested?
- He washed his disciples' feet.
- He changed water into wine.
- He walked on water
- He cursed a fig tree.
- Mary Magdalene recognized Jesus near the tomb on the day he resurrected when
- Jesus called out her name
- Jesus showed her his scars
- Jesus preached to her
- Jesus performed a miracle
- On the day of Pentecost the disciples were able to
- perform many miracles.
- defend themselves
- escape from prison
- speak in foreign languages
- The person who was chosen to take the place of Judas Iscariot was
- Which one of the following people was raised by Paul?
- Which one of the following is a fruit of the Holy Spirit?
- Which one of the following specialists is found in both traditional African and Christian communities?
- Medicine man
- Children are named after ancestor in traditional African communities in order to
- please their parents
- make their great leaders
- keep the family lineage
- make them live to old age
- Places of Worship in traditional African societies are respected because
- they have evil spirits
- they are located in lonely places
- they are dark
- they are considered sacred
- When people offend God in Traditional African societies they
- offered sacrifices
- wear torn clothes
- shave their heads
- skip meals
- Christians meet together to pray in order to
- eat together
- strengthen their unity in Christ
- know one another
- help the needy
- Which one of the following is the best leisure activity for standard eight pupil during school holidays?
- Reading magazines
- Playing games
- Attending birthday parties
- Visiting the sick
- The church promotes education in Kenya through
- preaching in schools
- establishing schools
- baptizing children
- teaching children moral values
- Husbands are advised to love their wives
- as they love themselves
- because their wives love them too
- as Christ loved the church
- should be loved
- European Missionaries taught Africans how to read in order to
- enable them get jobs
- make them equal to the Europeans
- help them stop their customs
- enable them preach Christianity.
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