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Creative Arts & Social Studies Questions and Answers - Grade 6 End Term 1 Exams 2023 Set 2

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Study the map of Kwanza area and use it to answer questions 1 - 5. 

  1. Which one of the following pairs of crops are grow in Kwanza area? 
    1. Rice and tea 
    2. Tea and coffee 
    3. Sisal and cotton 
    4. Coffee and Sugarcane. 
  2. The population of Kwanza area can be described as 
    1. dense 
    2. scattered 
    3. sparse 
    4. nuclear.
  3. What is the direction of the borehole from the market in Kwanza area?
    1. North
    2. South 
    3. North East 
    4. South West
  4. What is the general flow of river Soi in Kwanza area?
    1. East 
    2. South West 
    3. North East
    4. South.
  5. The climate in Konzu location can be described as 
    1. cool and wet
    2. cool and dry
    3. hot and wet
    4. hot and dry. 

Study the map below and answer questions 6 to 8. 


  1. What is the capital city of the country labelled Q
    1. Asmara
    2. Khartoum
    3. Kampala
    4. Zanzibar.
  2. The vegetation found in the area marked T is 
    1. Sub-tropical
    2. Mountain 
    3. Desert
    4. Equatorial.
  3. The mountain marked G is 
    1. Mt. Kenya
    2. Mt. Elgon
    3. Mt. Ruwenzori
    4. Mt. Gimbala. 
  4. Which of the following is not an example of a historic built environment?
    1. Jomo Kenyatta statue in Nairobi.
    2. Bombolulu cultural centre in Mombasa. 
    3. Kisumu museum in Kisumu.
    4. Moi International Airport in Mombasa.
  5. Which one of the groups is made up of Bantus only? 
    1. Basoga, Hehe, Pare.
    2. Alur, Nandi, Sebei.
    3. Borana, Tutsi, Adere. 
    4. Amhara, Tigre, Falasha.
  6. Which one following historic built environments is wrongly matched with the country where it is found?
    1. John Garang Mausoleum - South Sudan
    2. Independence monument - Burundi
    3. St. Francis of Asisi monument - Kenya
    4. The people's Palace - Djibouti
  7. Which one of the following is a reason for the migration and settlement of the Nilotes language groups in Eastern Africa? 
    1. To spread Islam.
    2. Moving away from drought and hunger.
    3. Looking for pasture for their livestock.
    4. Looking for fertile land to grow crops.
  8. Which of the following factors does not influence population distribution? 
    1. Relief 
    2. Pests and diseases 
    3. Insecurity
    4. Sunshine.
  9. Which one of the following aspects of our culture should not to be preserved? 
    1. Raids. 
    2. Traditional foods. 
    3. Wrestling. 
    4. Traditional attires. 
  10. Which one of the following is not a benefit of collaboration between school and the community?
    1. Community members get jobs in the school.
    2. The school admits pupils from the community.
    3. The pupils work in the community farms.
    4. The school get learning materials from the community.
  11. Purity listed materials she would use to make a mat. Which of the following is a man-made material? 
    1. Raffia 
    2. Acrylic yarn
    3. Reeds 
    4. Sisal fibre. 
  12. Grace mounted the artwork below ready for an exhibition. 
    The technique used to mount the artwork above is 
    1. window mounting
    2. trimming technique
    3. pasting technique
    4. sticking technique. 
  13. Jonathan mixed equal amounts of red and blue colours. Wha colour did he get? 
    1. Green 
    2. Yellow 
    3. Orange 
    4. Purple. 
  14. Rebecca Saw the pottery item below at an artworkshop. 
    The form above is called
    1. cylindrical form 
    2. conical form 
    3. pyramidal form 
    4. triangular form. 
  15. Sarah made her pots. Which one of the following techniques can she use to decorate her items? 
    1. Kneading 
    2. Thonging 
    3. Incising
    4. Splitting. 
  16. Alex drew the figure below. 
    The colour in the part labelled R can be created by mixing 
    1. blue with red proportionality
    2. green and yellow proportionality
    3. red and orange proportionality
    4. blue with purple proportionality.
  17. Grade 5 pupils made the item below. 
    Which one of the following techniques were they not likely to use to decorate the item?
    1. Smoking
    2. Embedding 
    3. Incising
    4. Texturing
  18. Linet was making improvised crayons using bee wax. Which of the following reasons explains why she used two containers when melting the wax? To 
    1. melt slowly
    2. ensure consistency in melting 
    3. prevent fire accidents since wax is flammable
    4. enable the colour to mix well.
  19. Priscah was planning an art exhibition. Which of the following factors was she not likely to consider in the preparation? 
    1. Proper use of space. 
    2. Colour contrast of the background. 
    3. Background music. 
    4. Placement of artwork. 
  20. During a photography lesson, Grade 6 learners were learning about principles of photography. Which one of the following were they not likely to discuss?
    1. View point 
    2. Value 
    3. Lighting 
    4. Centre of interest.
  21. Grade six learners were asked to write down different parts of a fiddle and their functions. Which one of the following parts is correctly matched with its function? 
    1. String: Vibrates to produce sound.
    2. Bridge: Used for tightening the string.
    3. Tuning peg: Amplifies the sound.
    4. Bow: Transfers sound to the resonator.
  22. Grade 4 learners wrote down the importance of folk songs as below. Which one of the following statements is false?
    1. Makes us appreciate other people's cultures.
    2. It is a source of livelihood. 
    3. Promotes unity among various people.
    4. It leads to unfair competition between communities.
  23. Grade six learners visited the Bomas of Kenya to watch the performance of folk songs from various communities. During the performance of the Maasai traditional dance, the dancers got into intense dancing session marked with louder playing of instruments and more vigorous dancing. This feature of a folk song is known as
    1. mood 
    2. climax
    3. musical speed 
    4. structure. 
  24. Some learners listed down the importance of caring for the musical instruments. Which one of the following statements is false regarding taking care of instruments?
    1. Saves time used in making new investments.
    2. Saves money used to buy new instruments.
    3. Saves resources used to make new instruments. 
    4. Makes instruments to fade well.
  25. Grade 5 learners were asked to name musical instruments from different communities in Kenya. Four of the learners gave the following answers. Who among them gave an example of melodic percussion instrument? 
    1. Akelo: Guitar
    2. Wacike: Wandindi 
    3. Naliaka: Drum
    4. Wambui: Adongo 

Grade six learners visited a music store. They saw the musical instrument shown below. Use it to answer questions 21-22. 


  1. The instrument shown above is known as 
    1. Fiddle
    2. Traditional guitar
    3. Abu 
    4. Coro
  2. The part labelled X is called 
    1. bridge 
    2. drum
    3. resonator 
    4. amplifier.
  3. Kariuki was asked to write down values mentioned in the East African community Anthem. He wrote three of the following values except
    1. patriotism
    2. nepotism 
    3. unity 
    4. peace. 
  4. Which of the following is not a type of a song? 
    1. Patriotic 
    2. Lullaby.
    3. Famous 
    4. Popular 
  5. Abigael was asked to clap the rhythm below and then write the corresponding French rhythm. Which of the rhythm matches the clapping? 
    1. taa-aa-aa
    2. taa-tate-taa 
    3. tate taa-tate
    4. taa-ta-te-ta-te 

PART 2: Choose a section you have prepared for. Each section is 10 marks 


  1. Ann has a talent in sewing. During her leisure time, she was seen trying to make new designs from the internet. Which value does she have that can improve her talent? 
    1. Respect 
    2. Integrity 
    3. Responsibility
    4. Honesty. 
  2. Ouma's marriage was conducted at the county Commissioner's office. They were then given a certificate to sign. This type of marriage is. called 
    1. religious 
    2. civil 
    3. customary 
    4. traditional.
  3. According to Genesis 2:20- 24, God created a woman inorder to 
    1. form a family with a man
    2. cook for the man
    3. be a man's helper 
    4. bear children for the man. 
  4. You have been asked to address a community that still practices early marriages. Which of the following will you not mention as a reason why early marriages should be discouraged?  They 
    1. violate children's rights 
    2. may lead to successful life
    3. may cause death 
    4. lower one's self-esteem.
  5. A teacher asked grade 5 learners to name different forms of leisure. They stated what they do as follows: 
    Tom - Reading storybooks 
    Mercy - Swimming in the pool
    Ted-Riding his bike
    Jack - Watching a movie.
    Who among the following pupils did not mention passive leisure activities? 
    1. Tom and Mercy.
    2. Ted and Jack. 
    3. Tom and Jack. 
    4. Mercy and Ted.
  6. Which of the following best gives an opinion of rest according to the Bible? We should rest
    1. after completing our work
    2. when we feel tired
    3. when we are doing nothing
    4. because it makes God happy.
  7. The Bible is an inspired word of God. Jane researched the meaning of the word 'inspire'. Which one of the following is the best meaning of inspire? To 
    1. make someone feel that she wants to do something
    2. discourage someone from doing something
    3. make someone lose confidence in self
    4. give someone an idea of doing something.
  8. Who among the following authors is wrongly matched with the books they wrote? 
    1. David Psalms 
    2. Paul - Colossians
    3. Solomon - Proverbs
    4. Moses - Kings
  9. The commandment that teaches the value of contentment is the _________________ commandment.
    1. 2nd 
    2. 5th
    3. 4th 
    4. 10th
  10. Samson loves his nation so much that he agreed to be handed over to the enemies to save his country. Which quality best describes his behaviour? 
    1. Faith 
    2. Courage
    3. Patriotism 
    4. Honesty. 
  11. The prophets who complained to Elisha were experiencing which problem? 
    1. Lack of food. 
    2. Their land was small.
    3. They had no water. 
    4. They had disagreements. 
  12. "I won't let you go unless you bless me."  Who among the following said these words? 
    1. David 
    2. Saul 
    3. Angel 
    4. Jacob. 
  13. Today, God calls people to serve Him through different ways. Which of the following is not amongst them? Through 
    1. sacrifices
    2. visions
    3. dreams 
    4. preaching.
  14. John and Jeff were asked the lessons they learn from the call of the first four disciples. Which of the following is not correct?
    1. We should be obedient to God's call. 
    2. We should trust in Jesus. 
    3. We should change our lifestyle when called by God.
    4. God chooses people to call for His service.
  15. "I will give you all these if you bow down and worship me.
    This was Jesus' __________________________ temptation.
    1. 2nd 
    2. 1st
    3. 3rd 
    4. 4th 


  1. Surahs condems many things. Which one of the following surahs condemns backbiting?  
    1. Kawthar
    2. Humaza
    3. Zilzala 
    4. Aadiyat.
  2. Grade 6 learners were discussing different ways of using their time well. Which surah were they mostly likely to refer to? 
    1. Asr 
    2. Fatiha
    3. Lahab 
    4. Naas 
  3. Complete the surah below. 
    "Latarawunnal al.......... 
    1. Naiim 
    2. Yaqiin 
    3. Jahiim 
    4. Maqaabir. 
  4. Which one of the following is not a teaching of suratul Qaariah? 
    1. Allah is the best of the judges. 
    2. We should do good and avoid evil. 
    3. The surah talks about the day of judgment.
    4. The surah teaches us about tawheed. 
  5. Grade 6 learners were discussing about a hadith on purity of action. They concluded that Allah looks at our 
    1. faces and wealth
    2. hearts and wealth
    3. deeds and hearts
    4. deeds and faces.
  6. Amina was given an assignment on qualities of a female's dress. Which of the following responses was wrong? The dress should
    1. cover what is between the navel and knees
    2. long and loose
    3. not be transparent
    4. cover the entire body. 
  7. Which one of following is the third pillar of Iman? Belief in 
    1. Allah 
    2. His prophets 
    3. the last day 
    4. His books.
  8. Who is a muttaqin? 
    1. A person who prays five times a day.
    2. A person who relies on Allah. 
    3. God fearing person. 
    4. Imam of a mosque. 
  9. Grade 6 learners were discussing about occasions on which tawba is not accepted. Who among the following gave the correct answer? 
    1. Yusuf- When the sun rises from the west.
    2. Khalid -When the sun rises from the east.
    3. Sofia - On Friday.
    4. Mariam - When one is sick.
  10. Sacrifice made during Eidul Adh-ha always reminds us of nabii 
    1. Yusuf 
    2. Yunus
    3. Ibrahim 
    4. Musa. 
  11. Zakah is a pillar of Islam. Who among the following is not a recipient of Zakah? 
    1. Widows.
    2. Travelers.
    3. Poor. 
    4. Zakat collectors. 
  12. Which one of the following is a form continuous charity? 
    1. Feeding a hungry person. 
    2. Leading a prayer in the mosque. 
    3. Planting a tree. 
    4. Removing harmful things on the road. 
  13. How can a Muslim girl apply the teachings of hadith on dressing in her life? 
    1. Wearing mini-skirt. 
    2. Copying dress of non-Muslims.
    3. Wearing tight clothing. 
    4. Wearing loose and long dressing. 
  14. On the day of Qiyama, we will be asked four questions concerning the following except
    1. wealth 
    2. youth
    3. age
    4. children.
  15. Which Prophet of Allah was tempted by a woman but Allah protected him?
    1. Musa 
    2. Yusuf
    3. Issa 
    4. Nuh. 



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


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


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