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Creative Arts & Social Studies Questions and Answers - Grade 6 Mid Term 1 Exams 2023 Set 5

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PART 1 (Answer all questions in this section)  

  1. John wanted to colour the wheel below. Which of the following colours are likely to be represented by the letter S, W and P respectively?
    1. Green, white, purple.
    2. Blue, green, yellow.
    3. Red, blue, yellow
    4. Purple, red, green.

Use the diagram below of an apple watermelon and an orange to answer questions 2 and 3. 


  1. Which of the following pairs include forms in the background?
    1. Water melon and orange.
    2. Orange and apple.
    3. Apple and water melon.
    4. Watermelon, apple and orange.
  2. The technique used to shade the forms in the artwork above can be described as
    1. stippling technique
    2. smudge technique
    3. cross hatching technique
    4. painting.
  3. Mutiso drew the diagrams below. Which of the diagrams has a prickly texture?
  4. Karen was painting an imaginative composition. She however realized that she lacked the paintbrush. What alternative did Karen have to use?
    1. Sisal fibre
    2. Carton paper
    3. A piece of Cloth
    4. Canvas.
  5. Grade 5 learners made the pencil case below. Which of the following materials were they likely not to have used?
    1. A pair of scissors C
    2. A ruler
    3. Gouge
    4. Nails.
  6. Mr. Gibson displayed the crayon etched picture below. Which of the following materials was he not likely to have used?
    1. Crayon, markpen, pencil.
    2. Wax crayon, soap, black Indian ink. 
    3. Black water colour, coloured pencil,paint brush.
    4. Palette, brush, scratching tools.
  7. During a group discussion, grade 6 learners listed the following ways of preparing materials for weaving. Which of the following techniques is used to prepare sisal fibres from the sisal leaves?
    1. Cutting
    2. Stripping
    3. Splitting
    4. Scrapping.
  8. During an educational trip at a local cultural centre, Grade 6 learners observed the artefact below. Which of the following techniques was used to decorate the pottery item?
    1. Stamping
    2. Embedding
    3. Incising
    4. Kneading.
  9. Joan stated factors to consider when planning an exhibition of art work. Which one is incorrect?
    1. Proper use of space.
    2. Amount of light in the room.
    3. Labelling of the work.
    4. Background music.
  10. Grace listed the Eastern African counties below. Which of the following lists shows the order from the largest to the smallest country?
    1. Ethiopia, Tanzania, Somalia, Kenya. 
    2. Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya.
    3. Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Ethiopia.
    4. Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania.
  11. Which of the following lists shows examples of crater lakes in Eastern Africa only? 
    1. L. Paradise, L. Ngozi, L. Shall. B
    2. L. Tanganyika, L. Turkana, L. Tana.
    3. L. Ngozi, L. Nasser, L. Kivu.
    4. L. Kivu, L. Paradise, L. Malawi.
  12. The following are characteristics of a climatic region in Eastern Africa
    1. High rainfall throughout the year. 
    2. Receive convectional rainfall. 
    3. Experiences high humidity.
    4. No distinct dry season.
      The climatic region described above is
      1. mountain climatic region
      2. modified equatorial climatic region.
      3. tropical climatic region
      4. equatorial climatic region.
  13. Rael was asked to name countries crossed by the equator in Eastern Africa. Which of the following is not correct?
    1. Uganda
    2. Kenya
    3. Tanzania
    4. Somalia.
  14. Use the map of Eastern Africa below to answer question 15.  
    After learning about physical features in Eastern Africa, Celine was asked to identify the physical feature marked P. Which of the following responses was correct?
    1. River
    2. Mountain
    3. Rift valley
    4. Plain.
  15. During a Social Studies lesson, Nzau drew the diagram below. Identify the vegetation zones in the parts labeled T, S, R, and Q respectively?
       T   S   R   Q 
     A.   Rainforest   Bamboo   Bare rock   Heath and moorland  
     B.  Bare rock   Heath and moorland   Bamboo    Rainforest
     C.  Heath and moorland   Bare rock    Rainforest  Bamboo 
     D.  Bamboo    Rainforest  Heath and moorland   Bare rock 
  16. Becky defined the meaning of the features on the coat of arms as shown below. Which of the following definition was correct?
    1. Cockerel- A symbol of the political party that led Kenya to independence.
    2. Lions- Means new and prosperous life.
    3. Harambee- Symbol of protection and security.
    4. Mount Kenya- It means pulling together.
  17. The following are reasons for the migration of the Bantu into Eastern Africa. Which one is incorrect? They wanted
    1. to run away from outbreak of diseases
    2. to move away from hostile neighbours
    3. to run away from drought and famine D. trading partners.
    4. trading partners
  18. Grace was discussing the arms of the national government. Which of the arms of the national government implements government policies?
    1. Legislature
    2. Executive
    3. Judiciary
    4. Police service.
  19. The following are benefits of democracy. Which one is incorrect?
    1. Promotes patriotism in the society.
    2. Promotes tribalism and nepotism.
    3. Promotes equality and fairness.
    4. It makes the government accountable and responsible.
  20. During a group discussion, grade 6 learners talked about the functions of a clan. Which of the following is not a function of a clan?
    1. Deciding marriage partners for clan members.
    2. Solving disputes among clan members.
    3. Allocating land to family members.
    4. Punishing wrong doers.
  21. Grade 6 learners asked to name electoral positions that are elected in the general elections in Kenya. Which of the positions is not correct?
    1. President.
    2. Members of national assembly.
    3. Cabinet secretary.
    4. Senator.
  22. Grade 5 learners discussed and listed the importance of the administrative structure in school as shown below. Which of the following is not a role of the administrative structure in a school?
    1. Helps reduce conflict among the leaders.
    2. Promotes peace and order.
    3. Helps in building school structure.
    4. Encourages the school leaders to be responsible as they perform their duties.
  23. A grade 4 learner listed the following uses of soil. Which of the following is an economic use of soil?
    1. For decorative purposes.
    2. For burying the dead.
    3. For making bricks.
    4. Building personal houses.
  24. During a group discussion grade 5 learners listed areas where dairy farming is practiced in Kenya as shown below. Who gave the correct response?
    1. James- Kapenguria, Meru, Embu.
    2. Japheth- Eldoret, Nyandarua, Nakuru.
    3. Joy- Kajiado, Meru, Kakamenga.
    4. Jackie- Bura, Nairobi, Homabay. 
  25. The following are effects of mining. Which one is not a positive effect of mining? Mining
    1. led to development of trade
    2. activities have led to the improvement of transport and communication
    3. has led to destruction of vegetation.
    4. has led to creation of job opportunities.
  26. Petro was performing a patriotic song during a thanksgiving ceremony in his school. The following ways will express his mood except
    1. gestures
    2. phrasing
    3. tempo
    4. building.
  27. During a class discussion, a learner mentioned popular songs as an example of songs. Why are popular songs known to many people? They
    1. are widely listened to
    2. are accompanied by melodic instruments.
    3. are sung happily
    4. educate people.
  28. Mwaura was asked to oversee a certain performance by judging or assessing it to make it better. This process is referred to as
    1. uniformity
    2. accuracy
    3. appraisal
    4. contrast.
  29. A group of learners did a trio performance of Mijikenda song. How many were they?
    1. 5
    2. 3
    3. 2
    4. 4
  30. A folk song is a common song in every community. Which one is not a feature of a folk song?
    1. Climax
    2. Structure
    3. Dance
    4. Mood.
  31. Brian performed Mulele song in a certain speed. The speed of song or music is referred to as
    1. tempo
    2. rhythm
    3. melody
    4. harmony.
  32. A learner made a four- beat count while singing. What does the four beat count stand for?
    1. Crotchet
    2. Semibreve
    3. Minim
    4. Quaver.
  33. Gabriel wrote the word full on a fash card and displayed to his classmates to tell its French rhythm? What was their response?
    1. taa-aa
    2. taa
    3. ta-te
    4. ta
  34. Grade 5 learners performed a folk dance. Who among the following is not a participant in a folk dance?
    1. Singers
    2. Dancers
    3. Audience
    4. Soloist.
  35. During a visit to a supermarket, Prekky saw many body adornments. What are they used for?
    1. To accompany the music.
    2. Decorations on the body of a performer.
    3. Articulation of the sound during singing. 
    4. How dancers arrange themselves when performing.


  1. When we use our talents and abilities well, we shall be promoting
    1. goodness
    2. caring
    3. love
    4. responsibility.
  2. Marriage is a blessing from God. Which one of the following is not an acceptable type of marriage?
    1. Customary marriage.
    2. Early marriage.
    3. Civil marriage
    4. Religious marriage.
  3. Kim has an extended family in Isiolo. Who among the following is an extended family member?
    1. Mother
    2. Aunt
    3. Sister
    4. Father.
  4. Grade 5 learners wanted to engage in a passive leisure activity. Which of the following activities could they engage in?
    1. Reading.
    2. Dancing
    3. Swimming
    4. Bicycle riding.
  5. James learnt that the Bible is the inspired word of God. This is because
    1. God speaks to us through it
    2. we learn to pray through it
    3. it is a special book
    4. it has good words.
  6. The book of Psalms was written by
    1. Paul
    2. Joel
    3. David
    4. Amos.
  7. Moses was given the Ten Commandments by God. The commandment, "Do not steal," is number
    1. 8th
    2. 6th
    3. 4th
    4. 2nd
  8. Samson had power and energy. What did he pick and used it to kill a thousand men?
    1. Stone
    2. Sling
    3. Jawbone
    4. Rod.
  9. Jacob wrestled with God. What does it show?
    1. Hope
    2. Hatred
    3. Disobedience.
    4. Determination
  10. After Jesus was baptized, he was tempted by Satan how many times?
    1. 2
    2. 3
    3. 5
    4. 1
  11. Boaz was walking in class. His teacher asked him not to show negative emotion. Which one is a negative emotion he likely showed?
    1. Happiness
    2. Anxiety
    3. Hope.
    4. Trust.
  12. Ambusa was a new learner inhis class. Which one of the following is a quality of a good friend he should choose?
    1. Honest
    2. Boastful
    3. Proud
    4. Selfish.
  13. Kings used to lead people in the past days. Which king persecuted Christians of the early church?
    1. David
    2. Herod
    3. Ahab
    4. Solomon.
  14. A grade 6 learner wanted to make a poem on gifts of the Holy Spirit. Which one of the following is not a gift of the Holy Spirit?
    1. Wisdom
    2. Faith
    3. Knowledge
    4. Unity.


  1. Mohamed lost his father in a road accident. His friends advised him to be patient. In which surah did they derive the advice?
    1. Maun
    2. Nas
    3. Asr
    4. Masad.
  2. Amina was asked by her teacher to recite any surah from the holy Qur'an. She recited a surah mentioning the word "hutwamah". Which surah did she recite?
    1. Tiyn
    2. Humaza
    3. Fiyl
    4. Aadiyaat.
  3. Below is a posture of swalah. Which adhkaar is recited in this posture?
    1. Rabbi ghfilii.
    2. Subhaana rabiyyal adhhem.
    3. Subhaana rabbiyaal aaala.
    4. Samiallahu liman hamidah.
  4. In the hadith on purity of actions, Allah does not look at two things. Which are the two?
    1. Heart and money.
    2. Heart and deeds.
    3. Appearance and wealth.
    4. Appearance and deeds.
  5. While discussing akherah, class 5 pupils learnt that everything will die except Allah. Which attribute of Allah did they discuss? A. AL aliim
    B. AL hafeedh
    D. AL hayyu.
    C. AL wahiid 
  6. Prophets of Allah performed so many miracles. A walking stick changing into a. snake was a miracle performed by nabii 
    1. Musa
    2. Issa
    3. Yusuf
    4. Ibrahim.
  7. Muslims are encouraged to depend on Allah in everything they do. The act of relying on Allah is known as
    1. taqwa
    2. ihsan
    3. taubah
    4. tawwakal.
  8. Which pillar of Islam is performed around the building below?
    1. Alms giving 
    2. Pilgrimage
    3. Swalah
    4. Fasting.
  9. In the battle of Uhud, the Muslims had won at first but later they were defeated by the Quraish. Which vice led to the defeat of the Muslims?
    1. Stealing
    2. Gambling
    3. Disobedience
    4. Dishonesty.
  10. There are so many ways a Muslim can use social media to benefit himself. However some Muslims do not use social media responsibly. Which one of the following is not a way of using social media responsibly?
    1. Listening to music.
    2. Making good friends.
    3. Listening to Qur'an.
    4. Search for information on deen.
  11. Grade five learners were discussing about nullifiers of swalah. They gave the following responses. Who among the following learners gave the wrong response?
    1. Mariam - Shifting from qibla.
    2. AISHA - Passing wind.
    3. Yusuf - Laughing.
    4. Khalid - Bowing.
  12. When a Muslim dies, he undergoes questioning in his grave. Which angels of Allah are tasked with questioning the dead? 
    1. Raqib and Atid
    2. Munkar and Nakiir
    3. Malik and Ridhwan
    4. Jibril and Mikail.
  13. The first revelation is important to every Muslim. From this revelation, a Muslim can learn that it is important to
    1. seek knowledge
    2. have patience
    3. fast during Ramadhan
    4. help the poor.
  14. Translate the following verse into English.
    لْكَوْثَ رَبِّكَ أَعْطَيْنَ - إِنَّا
    1. You alone do we worship and you alone do we ask for help.
    2. Of the jinns and men.
    3. Verily we have granted you a lot of river in paradise.
    4. Did he not make their plan to astray.



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


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


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