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Creative Arts, Social Studies & Religious Education Questions and Answers - Grade 6 Mid Term 2 Exam 2023 Set 3

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  1. The land in Maweni area slopes from
    1. North to West
    2. West to South
    3. North West to South East
    4. South East to North.
  2. Which type of climate is experienced in the Northern part of Maweni area?
    1. Hot and dry.
    2. Wet and cool.
    3. Cool and wet.
    4. Hot and wet.
  3. The main means of transport in Maweni area is
    1. road
    2. air
    3. water
    4. pack animals.
  4. The following shows that Maweni area is developed except the presence of
    1. farms
    2. factories
    3. roads!
    4. markets
  5. Maweni area is likely to be headed by a
    1. Chief
    2. Governor
    3. County commissioner
    4. Member of County Assembly.
  6. Which of the following is an indigenous beef cattle?
    1. Zebu
    2. Fresian
    3. Jersey
    4. Ayrshire.
  7. Which of the following is a characteristic of large-scale farming?
    1. Use of simple tools.
    2. Crops are grown for home use.
    3. Large tracks of land are cultivated.
    4. Use of family labour.
  8. Grade 6 learners wanted to practice fishing. Which main inland fishing ground in Kenya can they visit?
    1. Lake Turkana
    2. Lake Victoria
    3. River Tana
  9. Which language group in Eastern Africa has the least number of people?
    1. Bantu
    2. Cushites
    3. Semites
    4. Nilotes
  10. A tourist visited our country and saw writings on a banner at the airport about a citizen. Who is a citizen? A
    1. family member
    2. person who owns property
    3. person who runs from his/her country
    4. person who belongs to a particular country.
  11. During a group discussion, Grade 6 pupils listed the following examples of plains. Which answer did they give wrong?
    1. Lotikipi
    2. Nyambene
    3. Bilesha
    4. Kano.
  12. Which of the following is not an element of weather?
    1. Temperature
    2. Sunshine
    3. Cloud cover
    4. Rain 
  13. Kibwana school has different leaders. Grade 6 learners asked their teacher to help them identify sections of leadership in the school. Which section of leadership is top in the structure in a school?
    1. Head teacher
    2. Deputy head teacher
    3. Board of management
    4. Parents.
  14. The figure below shows a land forming process.
    The force marked X is
    1. compression force
    2. upthrust force
    3. tension force
    4. inertia. 
  15. Which one of the following is not a block mountain?
    1. Aberdares Mountain
    2. Mt. Pare
    3. Mt. Ruwenzori
    4. Mt. Kenya


  1. Which of the following songs is wrongly matched with the purpose it serves?
    1. Patriotic - Praise leaders of a country.
    2. Popular - Pass a certain message.
    3. Lullaby - Comfort babies.
    4. D. Sacred - Please God.
  2. Which of the following values cannot be learnt from the East African Community Anthem?
    1. Selflessness
    2. Patriotism
    3. Tribalism
    4. Peace.
  3. Grade six learners sang the song 'Tushangilie Kenya' during a Nationa day celebration. The boys sang in bass and tenor while the girls sang in soprano and alto. We can say that this song was sung in
    1. unison
    2. harmony
    3. voice parts
    4. genders.
  4. Anita came across the wind instrument below. Identify its name and the community where it is used in folk song performance.
    1. Obokano-Kisii
    2. Adeudeu-Teso
    3. Orutu - Luo
    4. Sukuti-Luhya.
  5. When playing a chivoti, we can change the pitch of the tune by
    1. covering and uncovering the holes.
    2. pressing softly all the holes.
    3. pressing hard all the holes.
    4. only covering the holes.
  6. Kilumi dancers carried drums to perform in Music Festivals. The performers wore sisal skirts and decorated themselves with necklaces. The presentation was good but its ending did not please the judges. Which feature of a folk song did they fail to apply at the end?
    1. Instrumentation
    2. Costumes
    3. Climax
    4. Participants.
  7. Which solfa syllable is shown below?
    1. do
    2. mi
    3. re
    4. ti 
  8. Sofi wanted to make a drum. Which of the following materials was she likely to use?
    1. Hollow wood, animal skin, string. 
    2. Hollow wood, piece of cloth, strings.
    3. Hollow wood, animal skin, metal rod.
    4. Hollow wood, piece of cloth, animal skin.
  9. Grade 6 pupils were asked to identify the French rhythm name given to a semibreve. What was their correct response?
    1. Ta-te
    2. Taa-aa
    3. Taa-aa-aa-aa
    4. ta-te-taa 
  10. During Music Festivals, a certain group of performers presented a folk song and the audience understood its message clearly. This
    was probably due to
    1. many facial expressions
    2. correct diction
    3. varied gestures
    4. high tempo.


Angela saw the item below on the Internet. Use it to answer questions 26 and 27.


  1. Which of the following tools was not used to create the displayed artwork?
    1. Scissors
    2. Steel nails
    3. Battens
    4. Mallet.
  2. The following techniques can be used to decorate the above artwork except
    1. incising
    2. stamping
    3. painting
    4. texturing.
  3. Shakilla wanted to draw a still life drawing. Which one of the following cannot be used to draw a still life?
    1. Imagination
    2. Tracing
    3. Observation
    4. Memory.
  4. Linet was preparing to mount her artwork for an exhibition. Which of the following factors was she not likely to consider?
    1. Proper labelling of the artwork.
    2. Adequate lighting of the exhibition room.
    3. Good arrangement of the artwork.
    4. Suitable background music
  5. Grade 6 pupils collected the following materials for making a door mat. Which of the following is an artificial material?
    1. Raffia
    2. Acrylic yam.
    3. Reed
    4. Sisal fibre. 
  6. John was making improvised crayons using bee wax. Which of the following explains why he used two containers when melting the wax?
    1. To prevent fire accidents since wax is flammable.
    2. To enable the colour to mix well with the wax. 
    3. To melt slowly.
    4. To ensure consistency in melting.
  7. Grade 4 pupils were provided with dye, strings, small stones and a white fabric for a dye and tie lesson. Which of the following techniques of tie and dye were they performing?
    1. Knotting
    2. Pleating
    3. Folding
    4. Stamping
  8.  A grade 4 pupil was preparing to paint an imaginative composition. However, he noticed that his brush was missing. Which of the following materials would he not use to improvise a paint brush? 
    1. Sisal fibre
    2. Feathers
    3. A sponge
    4. Grass.
  9. Celestine, a photographer was hired to take photos during a wedding ceremony. Which of the following aspects of photography was she not likely to observe
    1. Centering of the subject
    2. Proportionality
    3. Background 
    4. ighting.
  10. Faith drew the figure below.
    The figure displayed above is called 
    1. graduation
    2. staggered variation strip
    3. value strip
    4. blended gradation strip.

PART C: RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PART 1: Choose a section you have prepared for. Each section has 15 marks


  1. Who among the following people worked for 14 years in order to get the girl he loved?
    1. John
    2. Job
    3. David
    4. Jacob.
  2. Jesus promised to send His disciples a helper whom he sent on the day of Pentecost. On that day, many people were filled with
    1. tongues
    2. fire
    3. holy spirit
    4. life.
  3. In the parable of the good Samaritan, the man who fell into the hands of robbers was going to
    1. Jericho
    2. Bethany
    3. Jerusalem
    4. Samaria.
  4. Which one of the following is not part of God's creation?
    1. Water
    2. Soil
    3. Car
    4. Man
  5. During the baptism of Jesus, the Holy Spirit came down in form of a 
    1. pigeon
    2. dove
    3. duck
    4. raven. 
  6. During break time, you find your best friend opening your bag without your permission. What is the best action to take?
    1. Report to the teacher.
    2. Forgive him and tell him to ask for anything he wants.
    3. Discuss the act with your friends.
    4. Stop your friendship. 
  7. The following are reasons why Christians read the Bible. Which one is not? To
    1. strengthen relation hip with God
    2. get guidance on various issues
    3. strengthen faith in God
    4. pass exams.
  8. Sharing work and resources promotes all the following except
    1. love
    2. unity
    3. peace
    4. hatred.
  9. Which of the following parables reminds christians never to give up in life? The parable of
    1. the friend at midnight
    2. Pharisee and the tax collector
    3. the three servants
    4. the lost coin.
  10. On the way from School, Ali saw two boys fighting. What should he do?
    1. Stop them.
    2. Report them
    3. Reconcile them
    4. Run away.
  11. When the first humans disobeyed God, they
    1. were rewarded
    2. were chased from the Garden of Eden
    3. reconciled with God
    4. died.
  12. When Moses was taking care of the flock, he saw a burning bush. When he went near it,
    1. he was burned
    2. a voice told him to take off his shoes
    3. his stick changed to a snake
    4. one of the sheep disappeared.
  13. The Bible is divided into the Old and the New Testament. How many books does the Old Testament have?
    1. 66
    2. 27
    3. 39
    4. 47
  14. When Jonah was sent to Nineveh by God, he disobeyed. What did he do?
    1. He was swallowed by a big fish.
    2. He escaped to another place.
    3. God left him alone.
    4. He stayed at home and did nothing.
  15. Which of the following books of the Bible is a prophetic book?
    1. Isaiah
    2. Mathew
    3. Genesis
    4. 1st kings.


  1. Which one of the following surahs of the holy Qur'an clearly explains the events of the day of judgement?
    1. Maun
    2. Nasr
    3. Zilzala
    4. Dhuha
  2. Grade 5 learners were discussing about the first revelation. Which one of the following surahs did they identify as the first to be revealed?
    1. Fatiha
    2. Nas
    3. Falaq
    4. Alaq
  3. When the prophet lost one of his sons, the Quraish mocked him saying that he had been cut off. Which surah did Allah reveal to console him?
    1. Asr
    2. Kawthar
    3. Nasr
    4. Tiyn.
  4. How old was the prophet when he lost his mother?
    1. 6 years
    2. 8 years
    3. 10 years
    4. 40 years 
  5. Which one of the following brings love among the Muslims according to the hadith of the prophet (S.A. W)?
    1. Fasting
    2. Swalah
    3. Hajj.
    4. Greetings
  6. Muslims are allowed to take Tayammam when
    1. water is not available
    2. water is very cold
    3. one has to buy water
    4. there is a lot of sand and dust around.
  7. Which one of the following statements is true about the angels of Allah? They
    1. received books
    2. preached Islam
    3. advice Allah
    4. obeyed the command of Allah,
  8. Angels are created from
    1. nar
    2. clay
    3. nur
    4. water...
  9. When Hussein was on his way back home, he saw some Muslims who were standing throughout their prayer. Which prayer were they performing?
    1. Eid
    2. Jum'aa
    3. Janaza
    4. Dhuhr.
  10. The first muadhin was called by
    1. Umar
    2. Bilal
    3. Abubakar
    4. Ali.
  11. A prophet of Allah was thrown in fire to burn off but Allah (S.W) ordered fire, "Be cool and safe on my servant'. This was Prophet
    1. Nuh (A.S)
    2. Yusuf (A.S)
    3. Musa (A.S)
    4. Ibrahim (A.S).
  12. How many brothers did Prophet Yusuf (A.S) have?
    1. 11
    2. 10
    3. 12
    4. 13
  13. What are Hadith?
    1. Stories of Prophets.
    2. Sayings of Swahabas.
    3. The history of Islam. 
    4. Sayings of the Prophet.
  14. In the hadith of the prophet, we learn that Allah (S.W) judges people basing on their
    1. actions
    2. appearance
    3. wealth
    4. race.
  15. What did Allah promise those men who wear women clothes and women who wear the male clothing according to Hadith?
    1. Reward
    2. Punishment
    3. Curse
    4. Confusion.



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


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


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