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Creative Arts & Social Studies Questions and Answers - Grade 6 Mid Term 1 Exams 2023 Set 3

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  1. The skill of creating an image by using paint is called
    1. etching
    2. montage
    3. painting
    4. drawing
  2. Name the parts of marionette shown below.
       X   Y   Z 
     A.   Handle   String   Model 
     B.  Model  Handle   String
     C.  String  Handle  Model
     D.  Handle  Model  String
  3. Which material cannot be carved?
    1. Metal
    2. Stone
    3. Rubber
    4. Wood
  4. Tinting is adding _______________________ to a colour to make it light..
    1. balance
    2. size
    3. texture
    4. colour
  5. Which one of the following is not part of a book jacket.
    1. Spine
    2. Flaps
    3. The author
    4. Front cover
  6. Which one of the following is not part of a book jacket?
    1. Spine
    2. Flaps
    3. The author
    4. Front cover
  7. Which one of the following is a 3 dimension letters.
  8. Principles of art guides on how to place objects being drawn in a still life composition. Which one of the following is not a principle of art?
    1. Rhythm and movement.
    2. Balance.
    3. Proportion.
    4. Colour.
  9. Which item cannot be made using a leather material? 
    1. Musical drum.
    2. Sandals
    3. Frying pan.
    4. War shield.
  10. Look at the picture below. A grade 4 pupil created the item using a piece of paper and a pencil. The item is called
    1. smudging strip
    2. tonal gradation strip light strip.
    3. shading strip
    4. light strip
  11. Which of the following types of songs are sung to praise one's country?
    1. Religious song
    2. Patriotic song
    3. Topical song
    4. Popular song
  12. The following is a line for a certain stanza in the East African community anthem. "....... Natulinde uhuru na Amani....". From which stanza does it belong to?
    1. Stanza 1
    2. Stanza 3
    3. Stanza 2
    4. None
  13. Which expression below describes the clarity in pronunciation of words in a song while singing?
    1. Diction
    2. Tempo
    3. Voice blend
    4. Phrasing
  14. A performance where two people sing together in a two-part song is called \
    1. trio
    2. choral
    3. solo
    4. duet
  15. Below is a musical instrument. In which way is it played?
    1. Blowing
    2. Hitting
    3. Plucking
    4. Shaking 
  16. Which of the following is an economic importance of songs?
    1. Promote unity among the people.
    2. Source of income to the musicians and artists.
    3. Used as an entertainment to the people.
    4. Promote cultures of different communities.
  17. What is the name of the musical note below?
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    1. Crotchet
    2. Quaver
    3. Semibreve
    4. Minim
  18. Which of the following participants in a folk song leads in singing and dancing?
    1. Instrumentalist
    2. Dancers
    3. Soloist
    4. Response group
  19. The diagram below shows a handsign for a certain sol-fa syllable. Which solfa-syllable is represented in the handsign?
    1. doh
    2. fa
    3. mi
    4. re 
  20. The highness or lowness of a sound in music is referred to as 
    1. rhythm
    2. dynamics.
    3. tempo
    4. pitch

Study the map of Tumaini area below and answer questions 21 to 25.


  1. Which of the following economic activity is carried out in the North West area of Tumaini?
    1. Tourism
    2. Lumbering
    3. Farming
    4. Mining
  2. Which of the following is most likely to be transported using the railway transport?
    1. Maize
    2. Tea
    3. Wildlife
    4. Coffee
  3. Who is the head of Tumaini area?
    1. President
    2. Chief
    3. Governor
    4. Police
  4. Jane wanted to know the meaning of the symbols on the map above. Which of the following will enable her to know the meaning of the symbois and signs?
    1. Frame
    2. Legend
    3. Scale
    4. Compass
  5. How many sub-counties are found in Tumaini area?
    1. 1
    2. 5
    3. 3
  6. The following are causes of road accidents in Kenya except
    1. driving unroadworthy vehicles.
    2. construction of speed bumps.
    3. poor state of roads.
    4. occurence of traffic jam.
  7. John is a foreigner who wants to become a dual citizen Which of the following is a requirement of him becoming a dual citizen? He
    1. must be born in Kenya.
    2. should be working with the enemies of the country.
    3. must have knowledge of kiswahili language.
    4. must produce a copy of the other country'scertificate of citizenship.
  8. Which of the following is a benefit of democracy in your society?
    1. It increases conflicts.
    2. Enable citizens not to express themselves freely.
    3. It promotes good governance.
    4. Promotes instability in the society. 
  9. Who among the following people is a member of the legislature in Kenya?
    1. Women Representative
    2. Cabinet Secretary
    3. Deputy Chief Justice
    4. A Public servant
  10. The following statements are true about the Maasai form of government. Which one is false?
    1. The Morans defended the community.
    2. They traded with their neighbours to get foodstuff in exchange of livestock.
    3. The council of elders prayed to God on behalf of the society. 
    4. They believed that Enkai punished the bad people.
  11. Which of the following mountain was formed through the process shown below
    1. Mt. Kenya
    2. Mt. Ruwenzori
    3. Mt. Karisimbi in Rwanda D
    4. Mt. Kilimanjaro
  12. Which type of vegetation in East Africa has the following characteristics?
    1. Consists of weeds and papyrus plants.
    2. Found along the shores of small lakes and rivers 
    3. Has riverine vegetation.
      1. Savanna woodland.
      2. Mangrove vegetation.
      3. Semidesert vegetation.
      4. Swamp vegetation.
  13. Which of the following is not an importance of the Historic built environment shown below?
    1. It serves as a learning resource centre.
    2. Earns the country foreign exchange.
    3. Source of employment to people.
    4. It creates sense of unbelonging and connection with the past.
  14. Which community is correctly matched with its language group?
    1. Tutsi Bantu
    2. Amhara -Cushite
    3. Banyoro Nilote
    4. Nuer-Semite
  15. Which East African country lies to the South of Eritrea?
    1. Uganda
    2. Ethiopia
    3. Somalia
    4. Tanzania


  1. Adam and Eve disobeyed God. God was not happy with them. He punished them. Which one of the following was the punishment given to Adam?
    1. Increased labour pain.
    2. Crawling on their bellies..
    3. Eating dust.
    4. Tilling the land hard to produce food.
  2. Which of the following does not contribute to a happy family?
    1. Going to church together.
    2. Spending together.
    3. Gossiping one another.
    4. Helping to do chores at home.
  3. "God has numbered the days of your kingdom and put it to an end. You have been weighed on scales and you have been found to be too light...." Who interpreted these words to the king?
    1. Belahazzar
    2. Daniel
    3. Peter
    4. Nebuchadnezzar
  4. Moses saw a burning bush that was not burning up. He heard a voice calling him. It was God. What message did God communicate to Moses? To
    1. stop oppressing the Israelites.
    2. lead the Israelites out of slavery.
    3. lead the Israelites to Egypt.
    4. kill any Egyptian fighting the israelites.
  5. John the Baptist emphasized the importance of the value of contentment. Which of the following teachings emphasized this?
    1. Share clothes and food with the people..
    2. Be happy with whatever amount of money you are paid.
    3. Do not collect more tax than what is allowed by the law.
    4. Do not accuse anyone falsely.
  6. What lesson is learnt from the miracle of Jesus calming the storm? Jesus
    1. has the power over nature.
    2. has power over life.
    3. has power over diseases.
    4. is a peaceful Messiah.
  7. Jesus went up on a mountain side and sat down. He gave a sermon about how to obey God. He told the people that "Happy are those who work for peace"...
    1. God will be merciful to them.
    2.  They will see God.
    3. God will call them His childen.
    4. God will comfort them.
  8. During the last supper, Jesus shared bread and wine with his disciples. What did the bread represent?
    1. Jesus coming temptations.
    2. The body of Christ given for the church.
    3. The blood of Jesus that was shed on the cross.
    4. The coming baptism of Jesus.
  9. Grade 6 learners made the flashcards below. 
    What were the flashcards showing? The
    1. fruits of the Holyspirit.
    2. gifts of the Holyspirit.
    3. words of the Lords prayer.
    4. Apostles Creed.
  10. Which of the following activities that boys and girls may engage in as they interact does not show a healthy relationship?
    1. Studying the bible.
    2. Doing home duties together.
    3. Touching each other inappropriately.
    4. Discussing each others school assignments.
  11. Mr Mark is 'married to Rosebell. Their marriage were conducted in the office of the registrar of marriages. What type of marriage did they have?
    1. Christian marriage.
    2. African customary marriage.
    3. Civil marriage.
    4. Come we stay marriage.
  12. Leisure time is a gift from God. Which of the following leisure activities is not appropriate for a Grade 6 learner?
    1. Watching television.
    2. Playing football.
    3. Idle talks.
    4. Hiking
  13. God gives people talents. We are talented differently. What can we do to nurture our talents?
    1. Shy away from practising them.
    2. Use the talents to serve others.
    3. Use the talents to intimidate other people.
    4. By hiding our talents.
  14. Which of the following books was not written by Moses?
    1. Genesis
    2. Exodus
    3. Leviticus
    4. Mark
  15. What was the main reason why the bible was translated to local languages? To help the missionaries
    1. spread the word of God easily.
    2. sell as many bibles as possible.
    3. to recruit many Africans to be missionaries.
    4. to help missionaries colonise Africans.


  1. The correct translation of the verse:
    "Yahsabu anna maalahu akhladahu" is
    1. Verily he will be thrown into the crusher
    2. He thinks that his wealth will make him last forever.
    3. Woe! to every slanderer and backbiter.
    4. He has gathered wealth and counted it.
  2. Which of the following acts should one practise in order to be a better muslim according to Surah Al Asr?
    1. Guiding other to truth and patience.
    2. Avoiding bad friends.
    3. Having faith.
    4. Avoiding waste of time..
  3. Surah Al-Takathur tells us about the door of Hellfire called "Al-Jahiim". Which group of people will be punished in this door? Those who
    1. do bad practises in business.
    2. engage in backbiting and rumourmongering.
    3. compete in piling up worldly things.
    4. were hypocrites in their Ibaadats.
  4. How will Allah (s.w) reward those people who do good deeds according to the Surah Al-Qariah? They will
    1. stay under the shade of Allah yaumul Qiyam.
    2. be given their books with a right hand.
    3. meet Allah(s.w) on smilling faces.
    4. live a pleasant life in paradise..
  5. The prophet (p.b.u.h)? advised muslims to have sincere intentions as they perform their acts because
    Alah looks at our
    1. hearts
    2. appearances
    3. wealth
    4. putcomes of our actions
  6. Grade 6 pupils discused points on why they wears mens cloth if they are men and womens cloth if they are women. These are the points they noted down. Which point does not carry much weight?
    1. So as not to change a persons appearance.
    2. So that no man can enter women's side in the mosque
    3. So that Allah(S.W.T) accepts a persons Ibadah.
    4. To avoid the curse of Allah. 
  7. Every good act is charity. Planting a tree for food and shade is charity. Helping people is charity. Now charity in Islam is
    1. Halaal
    2. Zakka
    3. Kafara
    4. Swadaqa
  8. The Attribute of Allah "Al-Ghaffaar" means that Allah is the
    1. all knowing
    2. source of peace
    3. forgiver
    4. protector.
  9. The Angels of Allah (S.W) are "Maasumeen" meaning:-
    1. are sinless.
    2. can change into any form.
    3. are neither male nor female.
    4. are created from light.
  10. People were surprised to see Nabii Musa (A.S) with a big snake. But when he came to Fir'aun he was carrying
    1. a bag
    2. a belt
    3. a pen
    4. a stick
  11. Which of the following acts that nullify both Swalah and Wudhu?
    1. Talking
    2. Farting
    3. Turning from Qibla
    4. Touching an opposite sex 
  12. In which month of Islamic Calenda should muslims observe fasting?
    1. Muharram
    2. Dhul Hijja
    3. Ramadhan 
    4. Rabiul awwal
  13. People who always stick on social media like whatsAp, twitter, internet and others throughout. day and night and even cannot sleep are said to be ________________ social media.
    1. addicted to
    2. wasting time on
    3. supporting learning on
    4. educated in
  14. The following are some of the things muslims are adviced to avoid while doing business in the Islamic Sharia. Which one is not?
    1. Swearing.
    2. Praising goods.
    3. Charging some profits.
    4. Cheating.
  15. One day the prophet (S.A.W) went on a journey. He was with Zaid Bin Haritha (R.A). They had gone for daawa to preach Islam. Unfortunately, they were laughed off, dismissed, attacked and wounded. Where was this? in
    1. Shaam
    2. Yathrib
    3. Habesh
    4. Taif


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


  1. D
  2. C
  3. B
  4. B
  5. B
  6. A
  7. C
  8. B
  9. B
  10. C
  11. C
  12. C
  13. B
  14. D
  15. A


  1. B
  2. A
  3. C
  4. D
  5. A
  6. B
  7. D
  8. C
  9. A
  10. D
  11. B
  12. C
  13. A
  14. C
  15. C
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