Study the map of Wema area and answer questions 1 to 7.
- The feature formed along river Rubo at the point marked x is
- a confluence.
- an ox-bow lake.
- a delta.
- a meander.
- The climate around lake Peto can be described as
- cool and dry.
- hot and dry.
- hot and wet.
- cool and wet.
- People who live in Dege village are likely to suffer from
- water-borne diseases.
- frequent droughts.
- acute soil erosion.
- seasonal flooding.
- The settlement pattern in Wema area can be described as
- The main economic benefit of lake Peto is that it is a
- source of rainfall.
- source of sand.
- source of fish.
- tourist attraction site.
- Which one of the following economic activities is not carried out in Wema area?
- Crop farming.
- Land in Wema area rises towards
- north east.
- north west.
- south east.
- south west.
- The main reason why the San people did not develop strong political systems was that
- they were few in numbers.
- they lived in a dry area.
- there was no centralized source of power.
- they were frequently attacked by other communities.
- Three of the following statements about a school routine are true. Which one is not? It
- outlines the school rules.
- is prepared by the deputy head teacher.
- allocates time for school activities.
- ensures proper use of time.
- In Kenya, sisal is grown in large plantations in
- Mwea in Kirinyaga.
- Ahero in Kisumu.
- Vipingo in Kilifi.
- Mumias in Kakamega.
- Below are descriptions of a mineral mined in Kenya:
- It is white in colour.
- It is mined in the floor of the Rift Valley.
- It is used in making heat insulators.
The mineral described above is
- soda ash.
Use the map of Africa below to answer questions 12 to 15.
- Which one of the following statements correctly describes the climate of the shaded areas marked Y?
- Annual rainfall is less than 250mm.
- The area has rainfall throughout the year.
- The area has cool and wet climate.
- The area has equatorial climate.
- The main reason for the construction of the dam marked Z was to
- control flooding along the river.
- create an inland waterway.
- store water for irrigation.
- generate electricity.
- The country marked T was colonized by
- Which one of the following is the effect of the ocean currents marked R? They
- cause fog and mist.
- cause dry conditions.
- bring rainfall to the Congo basin.
- mark the start of the dry season.
- The main reason why the Nandi people fought the British during the colonial period in Kenya was that the
- British were building a railway line.
- British stopped them from trading.
- Nandi wanted to retain their independence.
- Nandi had strong leaders.
- The following are descriptions of a vegetation zone in Africa:
- Trees are tall and evergreen.
- Trees grow close together.
- There is little undergrowth.
The vegetation zone described above is
- savannah vegetation.
- rainforest vegetation.
- mediterranean vegetation.
- temperate vegetation.
- The community that correctly fills the blank space marked K is
- Which one of the following is a measure taken to conserve wildlife in Africa?
- Building hotels near game parks.
- Fencing game parks.
- Advertising tourist attraction sites.
- Reducing entry fee to game parks.
- King Lewanika collaborated with the British because he wanted to
- trade with the British.
- learn the European way of life.
- be protected from hostile neighbours.
- be employed by the British.
- Mount Marsabit and mount Meru were formed when
- land between faults was uplifted.
- soft parts of the earth were eroded. C
- underneath rocks were folded.
- molten magma solidified on the surface.
- Which one of the following statements describes a customary marriage?
- It is conducted by clan elders.
- It takes place in a government office.
- Polygamy is not allowed.
- A marriage certificate is issued.
- The main problem facing mobile telecommunication in Africa is
- theft of mobile phones.
- high cost of repairing mobile phones.
- inadequate network coverage.
- that mobile phones are expensive to buy.
- The old kingdom of Ghana had its capital in
- Kumbi Saleh.
- Which one of the following reasons describes why South Africa produces many manufactured goods?
- Availability of good transport network.
- Availability of a large market.
- High rainfall in the country.
- Availability of variety of minerals.
- Three of the following statements about struggle for independence in Tanganyika are true. Which one is not?
- Africans formed political parties.
- Africans used peaceful means.
- Africans waged guerilla war.
- African leaders negotiated for independence.
- The main reason for the migration of the Bantu from the Congo basin was that they
- wanted better farming land.
- were attacked by the Galla.
- were looking for iron for tool making.
- wanted goods for trade.
- Which one of the following rivers does not drain into lake Turkana? River
- Ewaso Nyiro.
- The diagram below shows a fishing method.
The fishing method illustrated in the diagram above is used to catch fish
- near the seashore.
- in fast flowing rivers.
- in the deep sea.
- in fish ponds.
- Which one of the following is the main benefit of regional trade in Africa?
- Expanded market for goods.
- Exchange of cultural practices.
- Improvement in road network.
- Production of variety of goods.
- Mombasa experiences higher temperatures than Nyeri because
- Nyeri is on the windward side.
- Mombasa is at a lower altitude.
- Nyeri is found near the equator.
- Mombasa experiences higher rainfall.
- Social interaction among different communities in Kenya before the coming of Europeans was mainly through
- The British used indirect rule policy in Northern Nigeria because
- Africans resisted colonial rule.
- the British wanted to assimilate Africans.
- Africans collaborated with the British.
- the region had strong traditional rulers.
- Three of the following statements describe the population of Africa. Which one does not?
- Most people live in rural areas.
- Population distribution is influenced by rainfall.
- Population is evenly distributed.
- High rainfall areas have high population.
- A child who is below eight years and whose nationality and parents are not known becomes a Kenya citizen by
- Which one of the following is an economic right? Right to
- clean environment
- own property.
- Three of the following are effects of the revolution of the earth. Which one is not?
- Deflection of winds.
- Day and night.
- Difference in length of day and night.
- Changing seasons.
- The interaction of the Abagusii and the Luo in the pre-colonial period led to
- establishment of a new language.
- establishment of towns.
- exchange of names.
- introduction of monarchy rule.
- Which one of the following statements about forestry in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is correct?
- Trees provide pulp for paper making.
- Forests are sources of hardwood timber.
- Trees are planted in straight rows.
- Most trees are softwoods.
- The Berlin conference held in Germany in 1884 led to
- partition of Africa.
- abolition of slave trade.
- spread of Christianity in Africa.
- exploration of Africa by Europeans.
- The following are statements about a prominent African leader:
- He fought in the French army.
- He was an assimilated African.
- He represented his country in the French parliament.
The person described above is
- Ahmed Sekou Toure.
- Kwame Nkrumah.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
- Leopold Sedar Senghor.
- The Organization of African Unity (OAU) was formed in 1963 mainly to
- promote co-operation among African states.
- eliminate colonial rule in Africa.
- promote similar systems of government.
- prevent the spread of deserts.
- The best way of supporting people who are addicted to drugs is through
- abolishing sale of drugs.
- arresting people who sell drugs.
- putting them in rehabilitation centres.
- putting them in prisons.
- The country that is correctly matched with its seaport is
- Ghana Rabat
- Egypt Port Said
- Angola Tema
- Morocco Lobito
- The Ogaden region in Ethiopia and Sahel region in West Africa are sparsely populated due to
- arid conditions in the regions.
- presence of tsetse flies.
- presence of swampy conditions.
- frequent seasonal flooding.
- Which one of the following statements about pyrethrum growing in Kenya is true? It is
- grown in small farms.
- grown under irrigation.
- grown in large plantations.
- harvested using machines.
- A similarity between a windsock and a windvane is that they
- measure the strength of wind.
- measure the direction of wind.
- measure the speed of wind.
- are kept in a stevenson's screen.
- The main problem facing pastoral farming among the Fulani people is
- attacks on livestock by wild animals.
- inadequate market for livestock.
- inadequate pasture in the dry season.
- presence of tsetse flies.
- Two neighbouring farmers in a village have a dispute over their boundary. The best method of solving the conflict is
- selling the parcel of land under dispute.
- filing a case in a court of law.
- reporting the matter to a police station.
- involving village elders.
- Which one of the following combinations is made up of countries that used peaceful means to attain independence?
- Algeria and Kenya.
- Ghana and Tanzania.
- Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
- Angola and Guinea Bissau.
- Mombasa and Dar es Salaam started as a result of
- building of railway lines.
- settlement of Arabs along the coast.
- coming of Portuguese to Eastern Africa.
- mining activities in the areas.
- Which one of the following lakes was not formed as a result of volcanicity? Lake
- The main reason for the coming of Seyyid Said to Eastern Africa was to
- find a sea route to India.
- find the source of river Nile.
- control the coastal trade.
- acquire colonies in Eastern Africa.
- Dairy farming in Kenya is carried out in the highland regions because the areas have
- a large market for milk.
- good roads to transport milk.
- milk processing industries.
- cool and wet conditions.
- The main effect on the environment of limestone mining is that
- lorries damage roads.
- dust from mines pollute the air.
- slums have started in mining areas.
- chemicals from mines pollute rivers.
- A person becomes the head of a county government in Kenya through
- election by voters in a county.
- appointment by the president.
- election by members of a county assembly.
- appointment by public service commission.
- When Tanganyika became a republic, the title of the head of state changed to
- prime minister.
- The most senior administrator in a county is the
- county commissioner
- county representative
- The arm of the government that implements cabinet resolutions is headed by the
- chief justice.
- attorney general
- Which one of the following actions may lead to a by election in a constituency?
- Dissolution of parliament.
- Death of a president.
- Formation of a new political party.
- Death of a member of parliament.
CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
- Which one of the following was a duty given to Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden?
- Keeping the snake away from the garden.
- Protecting the tree of life.
- Guarding and cultivating the garden.
- Building altars in the garden.
- When God commanded Abraham to leave his father's home, he was living in
- The brothers of Joseph hated him because
- he was a dreamer.
- he was a young handsome man.
- their father loved him most.
- he was a wise man.
- Moses left the land of Midian to go to Egypt because
- his family was in Egypt.
- the king of Egypt sent for him.
- he had killed an Egyptian.
- he wanted to obey God's command.
- Which one of the following was done by the Israelites on the night of the Exodus? They
- killed Egyptian firstborn males.
- smeared blood on their doorposts.
- recited the ten commandments.
- collected manna.
- Which one of the following commandments shows respect for marriage? Do not
- commit adultery.
- accuse anyone falsely.
- commit murder.
- The two sons of Samuel who were judges in Israel were
- Mahlon and Chilon.
- Gershom and Eliezer.
- Joel and Abijah.
- Hophni and Phinehas.
- The hometown of David was
- Who among the following people prophesied that Jesus would be born in Bethlehem?
- When angel Gabriel visited Mary, he told her that
- she would conceive by the power of the Holy Spirit.
- her son would not drink wine.
- she would have an everlasting kingdom.
- her son would be called John.
- The main message of John the Baptist when he preached to the people was about
- Who among the following disciples of Jesus was a tax collector?
- Jesus healed the Roman officer's servant in the town of
- The parable of the hidden treasure teaches Christians about
- the value of the kingdom of God.
- helping people in need.
- bringing people to the church.
- the growth of the kingdom of God.
- Which one of the following events took place during the last supper?
- Peter cut off the ear of a slave.
- A cloud covered Jesus.
- Jesus pointed out His betrayer.
- An angel comforted Jesus.
- Who among the following people buried the body of Jesus?
- Pontious pilate.
- Joseph of Arimathea.
- Simon of Cyrene.
- Ethiopian Eunuch.
- Jesus ascended to heaven at
- The disciples received the Holy Spirit in the town of
- The seven deacons were chosen mainly to
- protect the disciples from persecution.
- distribute food to widows.
- preach to the Gentiles.
- preach in the villages.
- Which one of the following is a gift of the Holy Spirit?
- Which one of the following is a book of history in the New Testament?
- People respect shrines in traditional African communities because
- ancestors are buried there.
- ceremonies are conducted there.
- they are considered holy.
- they are in dark places.
- The work of priests in traditional African communities is to
- treat diseases.
- lead in offering sacrifices.
- conduct marriage ceremonies.
- advise the youth.
- A common practice in both traditional African ncommunities and Christianity is
- reciting prayers.
- pouring libation.
- wearing charms.
- offering sacrifices.
- Ancestors are best remembered in traditional African communities through
- visiting their graves.
- naming children after them.
- composing songs for them.
- praying to them.
- Atieno prays for her sick brother. This element of prayer is
- Christians preach against misuse of drugs because
- it is a misuse of resources.
- those who misuse drugs are not respected.
- it affects the health of the user.
- they can be arrested.
- Which one of the following is a way in which Christians support the government in fighting corruption?
- Refusing to give bribes.
- Arresting people who are corrupt.
- Writing books about corruption.
- Reporting corruption cases.
- Christians visit homes for orphaned children mainly to
- preach to them.
- fulfill the duty of helping the needy.
- find out what they need.
- give them money.
- The first European missionaries who came to Kenya were sent by
- Royal Geographical Society.
- Mill Hill Fathers.
- Holy Ghost Mission.
- Church Missionary Society.
ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
- A person who fasts has two pleasures. One during ____________________________ food.
- Which of the following vices is condemned in surah Al-Falaq?
- All the following are recommended preparations for reading the holy Qur'an except
- taking wudhu.
- a siwak.
- facing qibla.
- not putting it on the bare ground.
- Which form of knowledge sticks best in mindnaccording to surah Alaq? Knowledge
- of pictures.
- of the pen.
- of cramming.
- from far away.
- Allah (SW) was not happy and even cursed Abu Lahab because he
- joined Abraham to destroy the holy kaaba.
- refused to join Islamic faith.
- dispersed the prophet's congregation.
- killed baby girls and burried others alive.
- What is the meaning of Taqwa in Islamic faith?
- Reliance on Allah.
- Obedience to Allah.
- The fear of God.
- Belief in Allah.
- A Muslim who believes in Qadar should always say ___________________________ when making future plans.
- fii amaanillah
- After Takbiratul Ihraam, there follows
- seven Takbiras.
- surah Al-Fatiha.
- bending for Rukuu.
- the first khutba.
- In which of the following villages did the hypocrites of Uhud in the Muslim army turn back and disappeared?
- Which of the following ibaadaats cleanses off sins as free as a new born baby?
- Jum'a to Jum'a.
- Fast of sittat shawwal.
- "Al-Baladil Ameen" is a description that was used to praise a city called
- Makkat mukarrama.
- Madinat munawwara.
- Muslims who reach at miqat to start hajj activities respond to Allah's call by uttering
- Which prophet of Allah was killed by being cut into pieces?
- In which festival should Muslims first attend prayers before eating anything?
- Prophet Musa (A.S) fled to Madyan after running away from
- an Israelite's
- The present city of security where all Muslims today go for Hajj was the first settlement of
- Ibrahim's family.
- Adam's family.
- Muhammad's family.
- Nuh's family.
- The names "Allah" and "Prophet" are introduced into the ear of a newborn baby for the first time through
- The angel of Allah (SW) charged with the responsibility to welcome those rewarded at the gates of paradise is
- Muslims may locate and face Qibla for prayers by the help of all the following ways except
- use of a compass direction tool.
- use of the sunrise and sunset.
- use of a physically available mosque.
- automatic obvious imagination.
- Which of the following things is the same in both Jum'a and Idd prayers?
- The time of performing.
- When to say khutba.
- The number of rakaats prayed.
- Classification as sunna or fardh.
- Nadhir ibaadaats are
- the self promise to Allah.
- performed by few Muslims.
- performed as punishment.
- those performed at night.
- Which one of the following was not an advice given to prophet Mohammad by Jibril (AS)?
- To stay knowing that one day He will die.
- To love whom He loves but know that one day they'll separate.
- He will be judged in all His deeds.
- Not to walk on earth with pride.
- The prophet assured Muslims that whoever shahada will be his or her last words before death will
- enter paradise.
- be resurrected.
- be heavier than the earth and all in it.
- be rewarded beyond imagination.
- The level of buried treasures and precious minerals the one should have in order to qualify to give out zakat is called
- The two swalats which have two adhaans in Islam are
- Idd-ul-fitr and Idd-ul-hajj.
- kusuf and khusuf.
- taraweh and tahajjud.
- fajr and Jum'a.
- Who was the secretary at the Hudaibiyaa treaty agreements and writings?
- Zaid bin Thaabit.
- Abubakr Swiddiiq.
- Abu Sufian.
- Ali bi Abin Talib.
- Edat is observed
- in the event of a husband's death and twalaq.
- when a lady becomes seriously sick.
- if the couple never had Nikah ceremony.
- by all virgin ladies before marriage.
- Which of the following attributes of Allah is wrongly matched with its meaning?
- Al-maswawwir - the dominant.
- Al-Baar - the originator.
- Al-Khaaliq - the creator.
- Al-Razzaaq - the provider.
- What do Muslims celebrate on the first day on shawwaal?
- Muslims are allowed to reduce the number of rakaats in salaat
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