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Creative Arts & Social Studies/R. E Questions and Answers - Grade 6 Opener Exams Term 2 2023 Set 2

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  1. The technique that involves using dots to create value and make an object look like solid while on a drawing surface is known as
    1. cross hatching
    2. smudging
    3. stippling
    4. collage
  2. What is the main function of soap in crayon etching?
    1. To make the crayons mix well.
    2. To make the Indian ink to stick well on the waxed surface.
    3. To add texture and beauty to the crayon composition.
    4. To make the surface smooth for scratching.
  3. Alice modelled the item below.
    She can use the following methods to decorate it except
    1. incising
    2. embossing
    3. stamping
    4. kneading
  4. Junet described what calligraphy is. Which one is the correct answer?
    1. The art of writing on a surface using a pen. 
    2. The art of writing using a brush and paint. 
    3. The art of writing with a beautiful handwriting using a special pen.
    4. An art of writing words and drawing pictures.
  5. Grade six learners explained what tertiary colours are. Choose the correct answer they gave?
    1. Any colour obtained from nature.
    2. Colours obtained by mixing primary and secondary colours in equal proportion.
    3. Colours obtained by mixing two or more colours.
    4. Colours obtained by mixing primary colours.
  6. Which of these statements best describes montage?
    1. The art of cutting pictures.
    2. The art of cutting and pasting pictures on a surface.
    3. The art of drawing pictures on a surface.
    4. The art of creating pictures on a surface.
  7. Which option shows the best source of montage pictures?
    1. Textbooks
    2. Storybooks
    3. Dictionary
    4. Old newspapers and magazines
  8. The following are factors to consider when painting. Which one is not?
    1. Subject matter
    2. Proportionality
    3. The type of paint palette.
    4. Centre of interest.
  9. Onyango drew the picture below. What is the name of the art shown?
    1. Stick puppet
    2. Glove puppet
    3. Marionette
    4. Rod puppet
  10. Which pair consists of natural materials that are used in basketry?
    1. Polyester, yarn
    2. Wool, nylon
    3. Carbon fibre, reeds
    4. Raffia, sisal fibre


  1. Which of the following lines is found in the East African Community anthem?
    1. Ee Mungu tunakuomba.
    2. Ee Mungu wewe ni mkuu.
    3. Ee Mungu twaomba uilinde.
    4. Wewe ni Mungu wetu.
  2. The highness or lowness of voice while singing is called _______________________________
    1. rhythm
    2. pitch
    3. melody
    4. volume
  3. "Muturiru" is wind instrument that is used by which community in Kenya?
    1. Luhya
    2. Kikuyu
    3. Mijikenda
    4. Kalenjin
  4. What is the French rhythm of the note below?
    1. Taa-aa
    2. Ta-te
    3. Taa
    4. Taa-aa-aa
  5. A certain community group is singing dirges. The songs being sang are most likely
    1. funeral songs
    2. wedding songs
    3. initiation songs
    4. praise songs
  6. The following are performance etiquettes when presenting folk songs. Which one is not?
    1. Dress appropriately.
    2. Maintain enough space between participants.
    3. Never acknowledge the applause from the audience.
    4. Do not stare at the audience whenever one of the presenters makes a mistake.
  7. The following are aspects of a folk song except one. Which one it is?
    1. Occasions
    2. Instrumentation
    3. Participants
    4. Body adornment.
  8. A grade seven learner was singing the song below.
    Wash you hands,
    Osha mikono,
    Sisi sote,
    Wash your hands.
    The above song is an example of ______________________________________
    1. action song
    2. sacred song
    3. topical song
    4. lullaby song
  9. The following are roles of a soloist. Which one is not?
    1. Starting a dance.
    2. Pitching singers so that they sing without straining.
    3. Addressing the audience while commanding singers.
    4. Creating disharmony.
  10. Which of the following musical instruments is played by bowing?
    1. Orutu
    2. Chivoti
    3. Biringi
    4. Nzumari



Study the map of Kita area and answer questions 21-25

  1. Peter walked from the forest to lake Kita. Which direction was he walking from?
    1. North West
    2. South East
    3. South West
    4. North East
  2. The climate in the North Western part of Kita area is
    1. hot and wet
    2. cool and wet
    3. hot and dry
    4. cool and dry
  3. The following economic activities are practised in Kita area except
    1. lumbering
    2. mining
    3. farming
    4. fishing
  4. The elected head of Kita area is a
    1. County Commissioner
    2. Chief
    3. Governor
    4. Senator
  5. The type of settlement in Kita area is mainly
    1. clustered
    2. linear
    3. sparse
    4. scattered
  6. Grade six learners were asked to identify the countries of Eastern Africa. Who among the following was wrong?
    1. Sophia - Somalia
    2. Lydiah- Democratic Republic of Congo
    3. Obed - Eritrea
    4. Richard - South Sudan
  7. Identify the position of Eastern Africa in terms of longitudes and latitudes
    1. 17° W, 51° E and 37° N and 35° S 
    2. 23°E, 51°E and 22°N, 12°S
    3. 37°W, 35°E, 17°W, 51'S
    4. 22°E, 12°E and 23°N, 51°S
  8. Grade six learners were asked by their Social Studies teacher to name the physical feature drawn below. Who gave a wrong answer?
    1. Ruwenzori mountains
    2. Mt. Kenya
    3. Mt. Meru
    4. Mt. Kilimanjaro
  9. The diagram above was formed through a process known as
    1. faulting
    2. volcanicity
    3. folding
    4. erosion
  10. The Great Rift valley passes through the following countries except
    1. Kenya
    2. Ethiopia
    3. Sudan
    4. Uganda
  11. A group of people who descended from a common ancestor is called
    1. family
    2. clan
    3. tribe
    4. community

Use the map of Eastern Africa below to answer questions 32-34.


  1. The town marked Z is
    1. Addis Ababa
    2. Juba
    3. Khartourm
    4. Mogadishu
  2. The shaded lake marked Y was formed as a result of
    1. downwarping
    2. volcanicity
    3. faulting
    4. erosion
  3. The country marked X is
    1. Eritrea
    2. Djibouti
    3. Somalia
    4. Ethiopia
  4. Which pair of communities consists of River Lake Nilotes?
    1. Shilluk, Nuer
    2. Acholi, Jie
    3. Luo, Ogiek
    4. Njemps, Dorobo



  1. Grade six learners in Kumi primary school were asked by their CRE teacher to state what was created by God on the 5th day. Who among them gave the correct answer?
    1. James-sun, moon and stars
    2. Jane-sea creatures and birds
    3. John-earth, sea and plants
    4. Josphine - the skY
  2. Which one of the following parables of Jesus teaches Christians to use our God given talents well? The parable of the
    1. mustard seed
    2. sower
    3. three servants
    4. ten virgins
  3. According to Exodus 31:3, whom did God choose to build the covenant box?
    1. Hur
    2. Uri
    3. Bezalel
    4. Judah
  4. A group of people related by blood, marriage or adoption is called
    1. clan
    2. family
    3. tribe
    4. age group
  5. Which one of the following is not a type of marriage recognized in Kenya?
    1. Come we stay marriage
    2. Christian marriage
    3. Customary marriage
    4. Civil marriage
  6. The time we have when we are free from normal routine work is called
    1. celebration time
    2. leisure time
    3. personal time
    4. idle time
  7. The books of the law in the Bible include three of the following except 
    1. Genesis
    2. Exodus
    3. Leviticus
    4. Proverbs
  8. Which of the ten commandments teaches Christians to respect their marriages?
    1. The 5th
    2. The 6th
    3. The 7th
    4. The 8th
  9. According to Jesus, the greatest commandment is the commandment of
    1. wisdom
    2. love
    3. respect to human life
    4. respect to people's property
  10. Samson defeated the Philistines because
    1. of God's power in him
    2. of the unshaved hair
    3. of his own strength
    4. of his own secrets
  11. Grade six learners were asked by their C.R.E teacher to identify the miracles of prophet Elisha. Who did not give the right response?
    1. Feeding 1000 prophets
    2. Healing Naaman of his leprosy
    3. Raising the son of the widow of Zarephath
    4. Floating and recovering the lost axe head
  12. Which response did Jesus give when the devil asked him to throw himself down from the top of the temple?
    1. Man shall not live on bread alone
    2. Worship the lord your God and serve only him
    3. Do not put the Lord your God to test 
    4. I am the light of the world
  13. Jesus healed the Roman officer's servant because
    1. of the servant's faith
    2. of the officer's faith
    3. Jesus had mercy on him
    4. he was righteous
  14. During which miracle did Jesus weep?
    1. Crucification
    2. Raising of Lazarus
    3. Changing water into wine
    4. Baptism
  15. On your way to school, you find two of your school mates in grade three fighting over the ownership of a pen. As a Christian, what should you do?
    1. Run to school so as not to get late
    2. Help one of them who is your friend
    3. Report them to the head teacher
    4. Separate them and try to find out who the owner of the pen is.



  1. Rahma a grade six learner found her friends backbiting their teacher. Which surah can she encourage them to read?
    1. Al-Fatiha
    2. Al-Humaza
    3. Al-Falaq
    4. Al-Quraish
  2. "Except those who believe and recommend one another to patience, "This quotation is from surah
    1. Asr
    2. Maun
    3. Masad
    4. Fiil
  3. The surah of the Qur'an that must be recited in every prayer is
    1. An-Naas
    2. Al-Falaq
    3. Al-Humaza
    4. Al-Fatiha
  4. Zakaria left his home to school in a long sleeved shirt and a pair of shorts. Which part of his body was naked?
    1. The head
    2. The stomach
    3. The navel
    4. The knees
  5. Muhammad is a farmer who has planted many trees. Three of the following are importance of planting trees except 
    1. provide shade for people
    2. provide food for people and birds
    3. provide home for people
    4. provide home for birds
  6. Three of the following are bounties that Allah has given human beings. Which one is not?
    1. Health
    2. Women
    3. Legs
    4. Life
  7. Muna a grade six learner was discussing with his friend the pillars of Iman. How many pillars do you think they are likely to have discussed?
    1. Six
    2. Seven
    3. Eight
    4. Four
  8. Three of the following are qualities of a Mutaqeen. Which one is not?
    1. They fear Allah
    2. They avoid all sins
    3. They commit shirk
    4. They give out in charity
  9. Hasfa was preparing a wall chart for class on the Angels of Allah and their duties. Which angel did she record as the angel of Wahy?
    1. Mikail
    2. Ridhwan
    3. Jibril
    4. Izrail
  10. Which one of the following prayer is performed at 6.30 pm?
    1. Isha
    2. Dhuhr
    3. Asr
    4. Maghrib
  11. While discussing the attributes of Allah, Maslah a grade six learner wanted to know from her friends the meaning of Al-Khaaliq. What was the possible answer that Maslah may have received?
    1. The creator
    2. The sustainer
    3. The judge
    4. The fashioner
  12. On his way to school, Mullah a grade six learner collected broken pieces of bottles from the road and threw them away in the dustbins alongside the road. This act is referred to as
    1. sadaqah
    2. zakah
    3. goodness
    4. kindness
  13. Three of the following are characteristics of the angels of Allah. Which one is not?
    1. They are neither male nor female
    2. They eat and drink
    3. They are made from light
    4. They do not disobey Allah (S.W.T)
  14. Which one of the following is the first month of Islamic calender?
    1. safar
    2. Ramadhan
    3. Muharram
    4. Shaban
  15. Nasteha a grade six learner was studying on the family tree of the prophet (S.A.W). Whom do you think she is likely to have found out to be the mother of prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)? 
    1. Halima
    2. Khadija
    3. Aisha
    4. Amina



  1. C
  2. B
  3. D
  4. C
  5. B
  6. B
  7. D
  8. C
  9. B
  10. D


  1. C
  2. B
  3. B
  4. C
  5. A
  6. C
  7. D
  8. C
  9. D
  10. A


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


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


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