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Social Studies and Religious Education Questions And Answers - KCPE 2022 Past Papers

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Study the map of Bala area and answer questions 1-7

  1. What is the direction of the quarry from the saw mill?
    1. North West.
    2. South West.
    3. South East
    4. North East.
  2. What is the approximate area of the ranch?
    1. 8 km2
    2. 10km2
    3. 18km2
    4. 12km2
  3. The climate to the North Western part of the map is likely to be
    1. hot and wet
    2. hot and dry
    3. cool and dry
    4. cool and wet.
  4. Which one of the following social activities is carried out in Saga town?
    1. Religion.
    2. Health.
    3. Recreation.
    4. Education.
  5. The following are economic activities carried out in Bala area except
    1. Trading
    2. Fishing
    3. Transport
    4. Farming.
  6. Settlements in Bala area are mainly influenced by
    1. transport
    2. climate
    3. trades
    4. farming
  7. Bala area is likely to be administered by
    1. Assistant Chief
    2. Chief
    3. Assistant County Commissioner
    4. County Commissioner.
  8. Which one of the following pre-historic site is matched with the country where it is found?
      Pre-historic site  Country
    Rusinga Uganda.
    B Ntusi Kenya.
    C Omo Valley Ethiopia.
    D Olorgesailie Tanzania.
  9. The time in Mogadishu 45° East is 9.00 p.m. What will be the time in El Aaiun 15° West? (v)
    1. 5.00 a.m.
    2. 5.00 p.m.
    3. 7.00 a.m.
    4. 7:00 p.m
  10. Which one of the following group of alcommunities consist of Semites?
    1. Nubians, Tigres, Arabs
    2. Dahalo, Rendille, Burji
    3. Pokomo, Taita, Abagusii
    4. Samburu, Njemps, Turkana

      Use the diagram below to answer question 11
      Sost q10
  11. The instrument shown above is used to measure
    1. direction of wind
    2. speed of wind
    3. atmospheric pressure
    4. humidity.
  12. The following are mountains in Africa
    1. Atlas
    2. Elgon
    3. Cape ranges
    4. Ruwenzori
    5. Kilimanjaro
    6. Usambara
      Which combination of mountains below were formed through faulting?
      1. (i) and (v)
      2. (ii) and (v)
      3. (iv) and (vi)
      4. (iii) and (vi)
  13. Which one of the following relief feature is matched with its characteristic?
      Feature Characteristic 
    A Plateau  many highlands 
    B Rift valley  resulted from vulcanicity 
    C Lake Basin  receives convectional rainfall 
    D Lowlands  as a result of sinking 
  14. Some taboos in African communities are preserved becauyse they;
    1. enforce the right behaviour
    2. prepare the youth for adulthood
    3. provide information
    4. bring fortune
  15. The Abawanga community was ruled by
    1. Council of elders
    2. Emperors
    3. Chiefs
    4. Kings
  16. The following factors influence population distribution in Africa
    1. war
    2. fertile soils
    3. relief
    4. diseases
    5. urbanisation
      Which one of the following combination of factors influence sparse population?
      1. (ii), (iv)
      2. (iv), (v)
      3. (i), (iv)
      4. (i), (ii)
  17. Below are characteristics of a certain type of soil
    1. has large particles
    2. does not hold water
    3. has loose particles
    4. has coarse grains

      The type of soil described above is
      1. clay
      2. loam
      3. alluvial
      4. sand
  18. Which one of the following is not a basic need o a  family?
    1. Water
    2. Shelter
    3. Friends
    4. Clothing

      Study the table below and answer question 19
      Month F M A M J J A S O N D
      41 68 150 230 206 114 66 84 193 226 150 150
      23  23  22  22  22  21  21  22 24 24 24 24
  19. Which of the following statements is true about the climatic region represented in the table above?
    1. It receives high rainfall when temperatures are low
    2. The highest rainfall is received in April
    3. It is hot and dry all the year round
    4. It receives low rainfall when temperatures are low.
  20. The following statements are characteristics of a poultry keeping method
    1. litter is spread on the floor
    2. light is provided
    3. feeds are provided
    4. eggs are collected from the littered floor

      The method described above is
      1. free range
      2. battery cage
      3. deep litter
      4. fold
  21. Which one of the following is not a function of "Njuri Ncheke" among the Jom Ameru? 
    1. Officiate religious ceremonies.
    2. Punish law breakers.
    3. Pay dowry.
    4. Organise trade.
  22. Who among the following was the King aalin the Buganda kingdom?
    1. Katikiro.
    2. Omulamuzi. 
    3. Kabaka.
    4. Bataka.
  23. Joshua has found his friend smoking smarijuana in the school toilet. What would be the right action to take?
    1. Inform other classmates.
    2. Throw the substance in the toilet.
    3. Keep quiet about it.
    4. Report to the head teacher.
  24. Which one of the following group of goods consist of Kenya's imports only?
    1. Crude oil, Coffee, Diatomite
    2. Sisal, Medicine, Soda ash
    3. Fertilisers, Machinery, Vehicles  
    4. Animal feeds, Soda Ash, Vegetables
  25. Population density in urban centres in Africa is mainly influenced by
    1. recreation 
    2. employment
    3. transport 
    4. education.
  26. Peace in schools is mostly undermined by
    1. unemployment of parents 
    2. absenteeism from school 
    3. oppression by the school administration 
    4. betrayal by friends.

      Use the map of Africa below to answer questions 27 to 30
      Sost q27
  27. The main benefit of the River project marked Y is
    1. control flooding 
    2. expansion of industries
    3. increase in food production
    4. tourist attraction.
  28. The main economic activity in the region marked W is
    1. pastoralism 
    2. mining
    3. forestry
    4. tourism.
  29. The colonial power that ruled the country marked Z was
    1. Britain
    2. France
    3. Italy
    4. Germany.
  30. The city marked X is called
    1. Cairo
    2. Addis Ababa
    3. Mogadishu
    4. Khartoum.
  31. Three of the following are factors that favour dairy farming in Kenya. Which one does not?
    1. Large farms.
    2. Cool temperatures.
    3. Large market.
    4. Plenty of water.
  32. Which one of the group of crops in Kenya below consists of traditional food?
    1. Maize, Bananas
    2. Beans, Rice
    3. Arrow roots, Cassava
    4. Wheat, Sorghum
  33. Which one of the following is not an effect of lawlessness in a society?
    1. Lack of development.
    2. Poor health.
    3. Development of people.
    4. Cultural differences.
  34. The road sign below indicates
    Sost q34
    1. no right turn
    2. no left turn
    3. turn right 
    4. no entry.
  35. The formation of the Grand Coalition Government in Kenya in 2008 resulted in
    1. formation of the new constitution
    2. creation of the post of Prime Minister
    3. President working under Prime Minister
    4. Merging of the Party of National Unity (PNU) and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).
  36. The best method to resolve conflicts among family members is
    1. litigation
    2. mediation
    3. negotiation
    4. peace making
  37. Mary was asked by her teacher to name a staple food crop grown both in Kenya and Tanzania. What would be the correct response?
    1. Sorghum.
    2. Maize.
    3. Bananas.
    4. Millet.
  38. Which one of the following minerals is mainly used for making ornaments?
    1. Marble
    2. Gemstone
    3. Diatomite
    4. Titanium.
  39. John visited Nairobi National Park and noticed that it had an electric fence. The main reason for the fence was to
    1. prevent animal and human conflicts
    2. confine the animals together for the tourists to see
    3. make animals live with one
    4. make it easy for game wardens to stimote feed them.
  40. Bob was going to school and had to cross a busy road. What action would be safe for him?
    1. Shout at the driver to stop.
    2. Look right, left, right and cross the road.
    3. Cross the road at high speed.
    4. Cross the road when it is clear.
  41. The following statements describe a crop grown in Africa.
    1. It originated from Indonesia.
    2. It is grown in coastal areas.
    3. It is exported to India.
    4. It is used to make perfumes.

      The crop described above is
      1. cocoa
      2. coffee
      3. tea
      4. cloves.
  42. Which one of the following events came last in the attainment of independence in Kenya?
    1. Formation of KANU. 
    2. The second Lancaster House  conference.
    3. The release of Jomo Kenyatta.
    4. Formation of KADU.
  43. The location of service industry is mainly influenced by availability of
    1. raw material 
    2. land
    3. market
    4. labour.
  44. The most commonly used means of communication in Eastern Africa today is
    1. letters
    2. messengers
    3. telefax
    4. mobile phones.
  45. Members of the 4K club discussed and agreed to visit Tsavo National Park. What type of democracy did they exercise?
    1. Indirect.
    2. Direct.
    3. Representative.
    4. Delegative.
  46. Which one of the following vegetation is found in the mediterranean zone?
    1. Pine and cork.
    2. Camphor and Ebony.
    3. Baobab and Acacia.
    4. Cactus and Euphorbia.
  47. Which one of the statements below describe the difference in population structure of Kenya and India?
    1. There are more young people than adults in both countries.
    2. The percentage of males in Kenya mid it is higher than in India.
    3. Death rate is higher in India than in Kenya. 
    4. Life expectancy is higher in India
  48. The main benefit of tourism in Africa is that, it leads
    1. conservation of wildlife
    2. preservation of culture
    3. improvement of security
    4. earning foreign exchange.
  49. The following statements describe the importance of moral values in the society. Which one does not?
    1. People live in peace. 
    2. People live in good health.
    3. People use property of others.
    4. People are honest.
  50. Which one of the following statements describes the composition of the Senate in Kenya?
    1. Has 290 members representing  constituencies.
    2. Has 16 women nominated by political parties.
    3. Has 5 members representing Instum people with disability.
    4. Has 47 elected women  representatives
  51. The following statements are some benefits of settlement schemes in Kenya. Which one is not?
    1. Had low food production.
    2. Utilises the land.but
    3. Brought unity among people.
    4. Created employment.
  52. Which one of the following is a civil right? 
    1. Right to marry.
    2. Right to vote.
    3. Right to education.
    4. Right to speak. 
  53. The statements below describe similarities of horticultural farming between Kenya and Netherlands. Which one is not true?
    1. Little capital is invested.
    2. Greenhouses are used.
    3. Farms are small.
    4. Fruits and flowers are grown.
  54. Which one of the following UN agencies promotes research in agriculture and forestry?
    1. United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
    2. Food and Agricultural  Organisation (FAO).
    3. United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).
    4. World Health Organization (WHO)
  55. Referendum is an occasion when people vote for
    1. members of a County Assembly
    2. members of Parliament
    3. the President
    4. change in the constitution.
  56. Rose was asked by her teacher to give one cause of rural-rural migration. Her correct response was
    1. resettlement by government
    2. retirement from employment
    3. availability of employment
    4. availability of social amenities.
  57. Which one of the following arm of the government implements policies?
    1. Senate 
    2. Judiciary
    3. National Assembly
    4. Executive
  58. Who among the following qualifies to be a citizen of Kenya by birth?
    1. a person married to a Kenyan citizen for eight years
    2. a child born in another country and adopted by a Kenyan
    3. a child of eight years found in the country whose nationality is not known
    4. a person living in Kenya for eight years
  59. The following were elected members in Kenya
    1. Members representing the counties.
    2. Members representing the Sanol constituencies.
    3. Women representing the counties.

      The above members form the
      1. National Assembly
      2. Parliaments
      3. County Assembly
      4. Senate
  60. Below is the structure of the court system in Kenya

    The court level marked X is
    1. court martial
    2. kadhis court
    3. court of appeal
    4. juvenile court



  1. Which one of the following is a duty given to human beings by God in the Genesis stories of creation? To
    1. cultivate the garden.
    2. kill snakes in the garden.
    3. eat fruits in the garden.asb
    4. build altars for God.
  2. Abraham showed his obedience to God when he
    1. carried his nephew Lot with him
    2. went to Egypt to look for food
    3. interceded for Lot who was in Sodom
    4. was willing to offer his son as a sacrifice.
  3. A lesson Christians learn from the story of Joseph in prison is that they should
    1. interpret dreams
    2. avoid getting into trouble
    3. be willing to suffer for their faith
    4. forgive their enemies
  4.  God saved the Israelites from slavery inEgypt mainly because
    1. Moses has asked hom to do so
    2. He had heard their cry
    3. He wanted to prove his power to the Egyptian
    4. He wanted them to worship him.
  5. During the call of Moses, the presence of God was manifested by the
    1. thunder
    2. lightning
    3. burning bush
    4. smoking torch
  6. A lesson Christians learn from the incident in wich Ahab took Naboth's vineyard is to
    1. be contented with what they have
    2. exercise their power over their subjects
    3. consult thier friends when they are in trouble
    4. carefully guard their properties.
  7. A virtue that was demonstrated by Jonanthan when he defended David from King Saul is
    1. patience
    2. humility
    3. honesty
    4. loyalty
  8. The Prophet who foretold that the messiah would be the suffering servant is prophet
    1. Elijah
    2. Elisha
    3. Isaiah
    4. Micah
  9. Prophet Elisha rewarded the rich woman from Shunem from being kinf to him by
    1. telling the KIng about her
    2. increasing her oil
    3. giving her gifts
    4. telling her that she will get a son
  10. Which one of the following statements was said by Simeon during the dedication of Jesus in the temple
    1. "He will be a great man in the Lord's sight."
    2. "With my own eyes I haver seen your salvation."
    3. He will be great and will be called the son of the most high."
    4. "He will be filled wiht the Holy Spirit and bring back many people to God."
  11. The reason why King Herod wanted to kill baby Jesus was because
    1. the parents of Jesus had refused to undergo the cleansing ceremony
    2. the parents of Jesus had not been registered during the census
    3. He discovered the wise men had lied to him
    4. he feared that Jesus would take over the throne
  12. Jesus chose the twelve disciples because he mainly wanted them to
    1. preach the gospel
    2. keep him company
    3. have many friends
    4. defend him from his enemies
  13. From the story of the rich man and Lazarus , Christians learn that
    1. the needy should work hard to get wealth
    2. the needy will be rewarded in heaven
    3. wealthy should be shared with the needy
    4. the rich people wil go to hell
  14. A parable of Jesus that teaches Christians to bring the fallen members back to church is the parable of the
    1. good Samaritan
    2. lost son
    3. widow and the judge
    4. sower.
  15. A miracle that was performed by both Jesus and Peter is the miracle of to
    1. changing water into wine
    2. calming the storm
    3. raising the dead
    4. feeding of the five thousand  people
  16. A value Christians acquire from the incident when Jesus washed his disciples feet is
    1. tolerance
    2. cooperation 
    3. courage 
    4. humility.
  17. Who among the following people visited the tomb of Jesus early in the morning to anoint his body with spices?
    1. Mary Magdalene and Salome.
    2. Mary and Elizabeth.
    3. Peter and John.
    4. Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus.
  18. Which one of the following statements about Jesus is found in the Apostle's creed? Jesus will
    1. send the Holy Spirit as a helper
    2. come to judge the living and the dead
    3. face opposition from many people
    4. be called a wonderful counsellor.
  19. Acquilla and Priscilla welcomed Paul into their home during his missionary journey. Which one of the following qualities did they demonstrate?
    1. Responsibility.
    2. Obedience.
    3. Perseverance.
    4. Kindness.
  20. The main virtue that was demonstrated by Jacob when he worked for fourteen years to get married to Rachel is
    1. patience
    2. humility
    3. respect
    4. cooperation.
  21. People in traditional African communities express their gratitude to God mainly by
    1. paying tithes bar
    2. pouring libation
    3. making sacrifice
    4. doing charitable activities.
  22. Which one of the following funeral practices in traditional African  Communities shows that there is belief in life after death?
    1. Burying the dead with belongings.
    2. Shaving the hair of the mourners.
    3. Feasting and drinking by mourners.
    4. Wailing and mourning.
  23. In traditional African communities the youth are taught moral values by
    1. involving them in the community
    2. punishing the wrongdoers
    3. setting good examples of them to emulate
    4. ttelling them folktales
  24. Which one of the following practices in traditional African community shows that the life of the unborn is important?
    1. Giving an expectant mother special food valevol
    2. Shaving the hair of an expectant
    3. Constructing a shelter for the unborn
    4. Buying gifts for the unborn
  25. The main reason why Christians should obey their leaders is because
    1. those who disobey their leaders are punished
    2. obeying leaders reduces conflicts in the society
    3. authority comes from God
    4. the leaders reward good people.
  26. Patty, a Standard Six pupil, discovers that his deskmate Dan has been going without lunch because his parents cannot afford to buy for him. As a Christian what action should Patty take?
    1. Tell another friend to share his food with Dan
    2. Share some of his lunch with Dan. 
    3. Tell his parents about Dan.
    4. Ignore Dan completely.
  27. Your friend Betty refuses to clean the table after meals saying that the work is for her elder sister. As a Christian what advice can you give Betty? Tell her
    1. to report the matter to her parents
    2. not to eat from the table
    3. request her sister to continue with er work
    4. the importance of cleanliness.
  28. Over the weekend Standard Eight candidates decided to visit an animal orphanage before the start of their final examination. This activity was important to the candidate because it
    1. enabled them to regain the lost energy
    2. enabled them to know different types of animals
    3. was necessary for the revision of their exam
    4. signified the end of primary education course.
  29. The chairperson of the drama club asks you to buy him a loaf of bread for him to put you on the list of those who are going for a trip. The correct action for you to take as a Christian is to
    1. ignore his request and leave the drama club
    2. accept and tell other friends about it
    3. refuse and report him to the drama of teacher
    4. buy him a loaf of bread and keep it a secret.
  30. Christians in Kenya are discouraged from engaging in gambling activities because
    1. it is illegal in Kenya
    2. it leads to wastage of family resources
    3. one might lose his friends
    4. it is not easy to win the bet.

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  1. A Surah that teaches Muslims about tawhid is
    1. An-Nasri 9au6ood at telewe B.
    2. An-Nas
    3. Al-Falaq
    4. Al-Ikhlas.
  2. Muslims recite Surah Al-Falaq and An-Nas when
    1. seeking protection from evil
    2. seeking for forgiveness from Allah
    3. thanking Allah for His blessings
    4. facing a challenging situation.
  3. The events of the year when the Prophet (P.b.u.h) was born are described in Surah
    1. Al-Kafirun
    2. Al-Lahab
    3. Al-Fiil
    4. Al-Quraish.
  4. Which one of the following is a lesson from Surah An-Nasr?
    1. Allah is eternal.
    2. Allah will punish evil doers.
    3. Allah protects people from evil.
    4. Allah forgives those who repent.
  5. "Walaa antum a'abiduuna maa 'abud" is a verse found in Surah
    1. Al-Kafirun
    2. Al-Zilzalah
    3. Al-Inshira
    4. Al-Kauthard
  6. The Prophet (P.b.u.h) said that "whoever is not thankful to people is not thankful to Allah". This hadith teaches Muslims to
    1. thank Allah for favours received.
    2. be thankful to people for their assistance. 
    3. thank Allah first then thank people.
    4. avoid thanking people for favours received. 
  7. According to Hadith of the Prophet (P.b.u.h), whoever believes in Allah (S.W) and the last day should not
    1. annoy his neighbour
    2. slander others
    3. take a bribe
    4. go astray.
  8. The best reason why Muslims perform swalat is because it
    1. teaches them about punctuality
    2. encourages cleanliness
    3. promotes Muslim brotherhood
    4. enables them to fulfil a commandment of Allah (S.W).
  9. Who among the following people qualifies to be given Zakat?
    1. An orphan. 
    2. A traveller.
    3. A widow.
    4. A sick person.
  10. Naima forgot that she was fasting and drank some water. What should she do? She should
    1. continue fasting and compensate later 
    2. pray two rakaats
    3. ask for forgiveness
    4. break her fast and compensate
  11. Muslims wear Ihram during Hajj to symbolise
    1. equality of all Muslims
    2. their love for Islam
    3. tolerance of other religions
    4. their peaceful nature.
  12. Which among the following parts are wiped during tayammum?
    1. Arms and feet.
    2. Arms and head.
    3. Face and arms.
    4. Face and feet.
  13. When Muslims want to succeed in whatever they have planned or wish to do, they should say
    1. Maashalah
    2. Jazakallah
    3. Astaghfirullah
    4. Insha-Allah.
  14. The best way for caring for people suffering from HIV/AIDS is by
    1. giving them medicine
    2. giving them food
    3. showing them love and care
    4. taking them to hospital.
  15. Which one of the following is an intoxicant?
    1. Miraa.
    2. Fermented milk.
    3. Vinegar.
    4. Sour porridge.
  16. Who among the following prophets was In the father of Nabi Yusuf?
    1. Nabi Ibrahim (A.S).
    2. Nabi Suleiman (A.S).
    3. Nabi Ayub (A.S).
    4. Nabi Yakub (A.S).
  17. Who among the following angels will blow the trumpet on the Day of Judgment?
    1. Israfil.
    2. Jibril.
    3. Malik.
    4. Ridhwan.
  18. Which one of the following is the correct order in which the scriptures were revealed?
    1. Zabur, Taurat, Injil, Quran.
    2. Zabur, Injil, Taurat, Quran.
    3. Taurat, Zabur, Injil, Quran.
    4. Taurat, Injil, Zabur, Quran.
  19. Which one of the following is a similarity of all the prophets of Allah? 
    1. They all lived long lives.
    2. They were all treated kindly by  their people.
    3. They were all given scriptures.
    4. They all came with the same message. 
  20. Omar a Standard Six pupil finds his younger brother taking money from his mother's handbag without permission. The correct action for Omar to take is to
    1. tell his brother that stealing is wrong
    2. ask his brother to share the money with him
    3. ignore his brother and walk away
    4. take the money and return it in his mother's bag.
  21. Amina came home from school and found her mother working in the kitchen. Amina should
    1. assist her mother in the kitchen
    2. go out and play with her friends
    3. do her homework then watch TV
    4. sit down and wait for her mother to cook.]
  22. On Saturday Nasra, a Standard Three pupil, went to her friend's house to play. She found her friend Fatma busy helping  cher mother in the kitchen. The right action for Nasra to take is to 
    1. go back to her house because Fatma is busy
    2. assist Fatma and her mother then go and play
    3. ask Fatma to leave her mother so that they can play
    4. sit down and wait for Fatma to finish her work.
  23. Where was Muhammad (P.b.u.h) when he received the first revelation of the Quran? He was at
    1. hill of Arafat A)
    2. hill of Swafan
    3. the Kaaba
    4. Cave Hira.
  24. Makka was an important city to the Arabs auone because
    1. of the well of Zam Zam.
    2. it was a centre of trade.
    3. it was the birth place of Prophet (P.b.u.h)
    4. it was the capital city.
  25. In which one of the following events did the Prophet (P.b.u.h) abolish all blood feuds?
    1. Battle of Uhud.
    2. Treaty of Hudaibiya.
    3. Conquest of Makka.
    4. Hijjatul Wida.
  26. The Prophet (P.b.u.h) united the Muhajirun and Answar as brothers during
    1. Hijrah to Madina
    2. Hijrah to Abbysinia
    3. Pledge of Aqabah
    4. Treaty of Hudaibiya.
  27. The best way through which Muslims can assist other poor Muslims during the  month of Ramadhan is by
    1. praying for them
    2. giving them Zakatul fitr
    3. reminding them to fast
    4. inviting them for iftar.
  28. Which among the following is a sacred month?
    1. Safar.
    2. Shaaban.
    3. Ramadhan
    4. Muharram.
  29. Who among the following prophets performed miracles?
    1. Yakub (A.S).
    2. Daud (A.S).
    3. Musa (A.S).
    4. Yusuf (A.S).
  30. The Kaaba was built by prophet
    1. Ibrahim (A.S)
    2. Musa (A.S)
    3. Issa (A.S)
    4. Muhammad (S.A.W).


  1. Lord Vishnu comes to the earth in various avatars in order to
    1. sustain the creation
    2. create the nature
    3. liberate the living beings
    4. empower the universe.
  2. Parmatma listens to the prayers of bo devotees because He is
    1. Sarvagyahpi.
    2. Sarvashaktimar.
    3. Sarvavyapi. 
    4. Sarvadkrasta.
  3. The following statements describe an incarnation of Parmatma
    1. He left his wife and son to search for truth 
    2. He fasted and meditated for a long period 
    3. He found the cause of suffering
    4. He showed people the path towards amilaul enlightenment

      The incarnation described above is that of
      1. Lord Rama
      2. Lord Vamana 
      3. Lord Krishna
      4. Lord Buddha
  4. Which one of the following Jain Tirthankers preached to the six princes about purity of thoughts, charity and self- realisation?
    1. Mahavir swami.
    2. Mallinath swami.
    3. Parshvanath swami.
    4. Neminath swami.
  5. Who among the following Sikh Gurus  sacrificed his life in order to protect the Hindu Dharma.
    1. Guru Amar Darji
    2. Guru Arjun Devji
    3. Guru Teg Bahardurji
    4. Guru Nanak Devji
  6. Which one of the following Vedas is correctly matched with its contents?
      Vedas  Content  
    Yajur veda medicine and astrology
    Rigveda religious and social beliefs
    C Samveda rites and rituals
    D Atharvaveda music and dance
  7. Lord Mahavir practised the following principles of the Kalpasutra except
    1. Right Conduct
    2. Right Faith
    3. Right Knowledge
    4. Right Livelihood.
  8. Which among the following group of devotees had their devotional songs included in the Guru Granth Sahib?
    1. Kabir, Ravidas, Namdev.
    2. Farid, Kabir, Dayanand.
    3. Ramanand, Namdev, Lehna.
    4. jaidev, Vivekanand, Ravidas.
  9. A Jain Principle that encourages devotees to respect religions of other people is
    1. Aparigraha
    2. Ahimsa
    3. Asteya
    4. Anekantvad.
  10.  Savina's parents do not allow her to read indecent magazines. This is in line with the Principle of
    1. Akrodh
    2. Dhruti 
    3. Indriya Nigraha
    4. Brahmacharya
  11. The Sikhs donate to Gurudwara through daswand which is used towards Langar and helping the needy people. By doing this they practise the Principle of
    1. Kirat Karna
    2. Wand Ke chakna
    3. Shran Karna
    4. Naam Japna.
  12. Practising the Principle of Dama helps the devotees to
    1. control sense organs
    2. concentrate on daily work
    3. solve family problems
    4. keep the mind under control.
  13. Which one of the following Principles is practised by both Hindus and Sikhs?
    1. Brahmacharya.
    2. Shaucham.
    3. Anekantvad.
    4. Anathmi.
  14. Lord Buddha saved a wounded bird and demonstrated the Principle of
    1. Akrodh
    2. Asteya
    3. Aparigraha
    4. Ahinsa.
  15. Which one of the following Chardham is correctly matched with the rituals performed by the pilgrims?
      Chardham Ritual
    A Rameshwaram perform abishek of Lord Rama
    B Badrinath join in the Rathyatra
    C Jagannathi Puri visit its Shiv temple
    Dhwarka wash the feet of the Murti of Lord Krishna
  16. Who among the following worshipful ones hold the highest position according to Jain beliefs?
    1. Arhant.
    2. Acharya.
    3. Muni.
    4. Upadhyaya.
  17. The main attraction for the Buddhist .£8 pilgrims at Gaya is
    1. Vajrasan throne
    2. Mahabodhi Temple
    3. Bodhi Tree
    4. Phalgu river.
  18. Which one of the following combination of Kakars is associated with the Sikh Sanskar of Dastar Bandhan?
    1. Kesh, Kanga.
    2. Kirpan, Kada.
    3. Kanga, Kaccha.
    4. Kada, Kirpan.
  19. The following is the Gayatri Mantra.
    1. om bhur bhuwaha swaha 
    2.  dhiyoya nah prachodayat 
    3. tat savitra varenyam
    4. bhargo devasya dhimhi

      The correct order in which it is recited is
      1. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
      2. (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
      3. (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
      4. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv).
  20. The following activities are done during the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi except
    1. Amrit chakhna initiation ceremony is held
    2. Guru Nank Devji's birthday is celebrated
    3. Panj Pyare take out a procession Nishan sahib covering is changed.
    4. Nishan sahib covering is changed
  21. The Jain holy book Kalpasutra is read during the Paryushan Parva mainly to
    1. recite Navkar Mantra
    2. observe Athai fasting
    3. celebrate Lord Mahavir's birthday
    4. commemorate Lord Mahavir's teachings.
  22. Who among the following personalities obtained enlightenment on the day of Maha Shivratri? 
    1. Swami Vivekanand
    2. Swami Virjanand
    3. Swami Ramanand
    4. Swami Dayanand.
  23. The following are achievements of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu except liq
    1. He founded Pushti Marg
    2. He started the tradition of Sankirtan
    3. He chanted Lord Krishna's name while dancing
    4. He became a Pandit at the age of sixteen.
  24. Which one of the following yoga asanas is performed by sitting on legs bent backwards with palms resting on knees?
    1. Siddhasan
    2. Sukhasan
    3. Vajrasan
    4. Padmasan.
  25. The best way to conserve water at home is to
    1. collect rain water
    2. use water sparingly
    3. keep water tanks
    4. close water taps securely.
  26. Standard Seven pupils went to visit orphans. Which one of the following activities was the best way to spend time with the orphans?
    1. Cleaning the rooms.
    2. Singing songs.
    3. Telling stories.
    4. Playing games.
  27. Pupils in school are expected to wear uniforms mainly to 
    1. impress the teachers
    2. be neat and presentable
    3. perform well in class
    4. be different from other schools.
  28. The best way to conserve our environment is by
    1. recycling waste
    2. planting trees
    3. beautifying with flowers do
    4. collecting rubbish.
  29. Danvir Karna, a hero of Mahabharat, I was advised to donate food instead of gnio diamonds and gold. He did this in the month of
    1. Asadha
    2. Jyeshtha
    3. Chaitra 2
    4. Bhadrapad.
  30. The black sacred stones of Shaligram are found in the holy river of
    1. Narmada
    2. Kaveri
    3. Gandaki
    4. Saraswati. ad qool

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