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Creative Arts And Social Studies Questions and Answers - Grade 5 End Term 1 Exams 2023 Set 2

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Study the map of Hoko Area and answer questions 1 to 5.


  1. River kuya on the map flows from
    1. North West
    2. South West
    3. North West
    4. South East
  2. Jerrica was in the mosque. Which direction would she walk to reach the church?
    1. North West
    2. North East
    3. South West
    4. South East.
  3. Grade five learners took a walk to the shrubs to study the climate around the area. The climate was likely to be
    1. cool and wet
    2. hot and dry
    3. hot and wet
    4. cool.
  4. Njoroge was asked to describe the settlement pattern in the area covered by the map. The area has is likely to be
    1. linear
    2. sparse
    3. dense
    4. nucleated.
  5. Grade five learners walked around the area as they identify economic activities taking place. Which one of the following is not among the activities they found?
    1. Transport
    2. Trade
    3. Crop farming
    4. Communication.
  6. John was asked to name Bantus found in Kenya. Which one of the followingcommunities are not members of the Bantu language group?
    1. Mijikenda, pokomo, Agikuyu.
    2. Aembu, Ameru, Akamba.
    3. Giriama, Rabai, Chonyi.
    4. Luo, Kalenjin, iteso.
  7. Kamotho was asked to name the country that borders Kenya to the North West. Which country did he mention?
    1. Uganda
    2. Ethiopia
    3. South Sudan
    4. Somalia.
  8. Grade five learners were discussing the activities of various language groups in the pre-colonial period. Four learners wrote down the following
    Nyawera: Bantus-Farming.
    Lemayan: Nilotes-Pastoralism.
    Onduso: Cushites - Trade.
    Kamotho: Semites - Trade.
    Who among the learners gave the wrong answer?
    1. Nyawera
    2. Lemayan
    3. Onduso
    4. Kamotho.
  9. Mr. Kimotho wrote a chart with the following characteristics of a given climatic region.
    1. High rainfall.
    2. Low temperatures.
    3. Generally cool and wet throughout the year.
      Which climatic region is described above?
      1. Modified equatorial
      2. Mountain
      3. Tropical
      4. Desert.
  10. The element of a map that is used to tell the approximate distance of features on a map is
    1. Scale
    2. Compass
    3. Key
    4. Frame.
  11. Mr. Kilonzo asked his pupils to name African traditional methods of education. Three of the following are true except
    1. riddles
    2. story books
    3. apprenticeship
    4. song.
  12. During Social Studies lesson four learners were asked to write down statements about the Maasai community. They wrote the following points:
    1. Abdiaziz: They're Nilotic speakers.
    2. Odumo: They originated from Congo Forest.
    3. Maribe: They are pastoralists.
    4. Onyidho: They came from Southern Sudan.
      Who among the learners gave a wrong answer?
      1. Maribe
      2. Onyidho
      3. Odumo
      4. Abdiaziz.
  13. Which one of the following statements describe population density? The number of
    1. people living per square kilometre
    2. people in an area
    3. people per square meters
    4. adults per square kilometre.

Use the map of Kenya below to answer questions 14-15


  1. The Lake marked F is called Lake
    1. Magadi
    2. Victoria
    3. Turkana
    4. Nakuru
  2. The country marked E is called
    1. South Sudan
    2. Somalia
    3. Uganda
    4. Ethiopia.
  3. Grade five learners were asked by their teacher to name musical instruments from different communities in Kenya. Which one of the following instruments is correctly matched with the source Community?
    1. Soo-Mijikenda community.
    2. Nzumari-Kamba community.
    3. Abu-Luo community.
    4. Coro -Meru community.
  4. Learners in grade 5 were asked to discuss safety and etiquette while performing folk songs. Four learners responded as follows;
    Chebet: Avoid overcrowding
    Karissa: Avoid shouting
    Jesse: Respect other singers as you sing
    Michael: The message of the song does not matter during performance.
    Who among the learners gave the wrong information?
    1. Chebet
    2. Karissa
    3. Jesse
    4. Michael.
  5. Grade five learners were asked to name countries in Eastern Africa where the East African community Anthem is used officially. Which one of the following answers is not correct?
    1. Kenya
    2. Somalia
    3. Uganda
    4. South Sudan
  6. The diagram below shows a musical instrument commonly used by the Gusii community during folk song performance.
    Which one of the following statements is true about the musical instrument?
    1. It is known as Obokano.
    2. t's called wandindi. 
    3. It's a melodic percussion instrument.
    4. It's a non-melodic percussion instrument.
  7. Grade four learners were asked to use hand signs for different sound. Millania made the sign below.
    Which one of the following sounds did she sign?
    1. doh
    2. reh
    3. so
    4. mi 
  8. Learners were asked to write 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.
  9. Four learners gave the following musical instruments.
    Akelo - guitar
    Wacike - Wandindi
    Naliaka - drum
    Wambui - adongo
    Who among the following learners gave an example of melodic percussion instrument?
    A. Akelo
    C. Naliaka
    B. Wacike
    D. Wambui.
  10. Grade five learners took part in performing a folk song. Who among the following is not a participant in a folk song?
    1. Soloist
    2. Instrumentalist
    3. Singers
    4. Song composer
  11. A church choir mentioned the word SAT during an event in school. What is SAT in full?
    1. Singer, Alto, Tradition.
    2. Soprano, Alto, Tenor.
    3. Soprano, Alto, Team.
    4. Singers, Adeudeu, Tenor.
  12. The picture below shows an instrumentalist. The instrument being played is called
    1. abu
    2. nzumari
    3. soo
    4. coro
  13. Kemboi drew a cow on a piece of paper. Which area in a work of art attracts the viewer's eye and holds interest?
    1. Texture
    2. Emphasis
    3. Form
    4. Balance.
  14. Grade 4 learners painted with the following colours on four walls. Which one of the colours used is a warm colour?
    1. Blue
    2. Green
    3. Purple
    4. Orange.
  15. Mbuma made a cup by use of plasticine. This process is referred to as
    1. creation
    2. sculpture
    3. modelling
    4. painting.
  16. Look at the picture below. Which letter shows light area?
  17. Fauzia wants to make the hand print pattern. Which of the following materials will not be used?
    1. Colours
    2. Brushes
    3. Papers
    4. Scissors
  18. The activity of making something look more attractive by putting things on it or around it is referred to as
    1. mounting
    2. decorating
    3. painting
    4. designing.
  19. Use the picture below to answer questions 32 and 33.
    What are the people in the picture wearing on their hands?
    1. Necklaces
    2. Bangles
    3. Earing
    4. Anklets.
  20. What will make them unique from other musical bands?
    1. Songs
    2. Voices
    3. Costumes
    4. Sizes
  21. Fabian made a pot using clay. Which technique can be used lto decorate the pot?
    1. Embedding
    2. Voices
    3. Drawing
    4. Texturing
  22. Grade 4 learners made a shaker using locally available materials. Below are the steps they used to make the shakers. 
    1. Selecting materials needed.
    2. Putting wire into bottle tops.
    3. Making holes into bottle tops. 
    4. Fixing the wire with bottle tops to the Y stick.
      Rearrange the steps in the correct procedure.
      1. i, ii, iii, iv
      2. ii, i, iii, iv
      3. i, iii, ii, iv
      4. iv, i, ii, iii

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


  1. The book of Mathew 25:14-30 tells the story of the parable of talents. What do we learn from the parable?
    1. We should use our talents to make us rich.
    2. We should use our talents to serve God.
    3. God doesn't want us to use our talents.
    4. Not everyone has a talent.
  2. Tabitha learned about the following values that every Christian should have. Which one is not?
    1. Honesty
    2. Responsibility
    3. Hard work
    4. Selfishness.
  3. In Genesis 1:26, 2:15, God gave human beings the following responsibilities except
    1. to take care of all domestic and wild animals
    2. to cultivate and care for plants
    3. to name all animals and birds
    4. to cut down all the trees in the environment.
  4. We learn from studying Christian Religious Education that children have the responsibility to
    1. help their parents at home by doing house chores
    2. do what they feel like any time they like
    3. watch television all day
    4. sleep for as long as they like.
  5. Grade five pupils learned that each one is given a talent according to
    1. one's abilities
    2. how rich you are
    3. how beautiful you look
    4. ones desire for more.
  6. The following are ways of discouraging child labour. Which one is not?
    1. Encouraging religious leaders to educate members of the church.
    2. Encouraging chiefs and community leaders to sensitize people of the community.
    3. Encouraging leaders to establish homes for orphans and homeless children
    4. Encouraging children to look for well-paying jobs.
  7. Wendy was passing near a coffee plantation when she noticed a boy who looked almost her age struggling to carry a large basket filled with coffee berries. As a Christian, what should she do?
    1. Go to the owner of the plantation and blackmail him.
    2. Join the boy and work there as well.
    3. Go to the police and report it.
    4. Keep quiet and mind her own business.
  8. Selina was given the following school rules during her admission. Which one of them is not a school rule?
    1. Obey your teachers and student leaders.
    2. Use polite language at all times.
    3. Wear clean school uniform all the time.
    4. Obey and help your parents.
  9. The following statements are true about the first human beings except
    1. the snake convinced Eve to eat from the tree of knowledge
    2. Eve ate the fruit and gave it to Adam to eat too
    3. they remained in the garden of Eden for eternity
    4. the relationship between the first humans and God was affected.
  10. It is important for families to be united. Which of the following does not contribute to family unity? A.
    1. Helping with house chores. 
    2. Praying together.
    3. Sharing meals.
    4. Ignoring instructions.
  11. Delphine listed the importance of the Bible on a manilla paper. Which one is an importance of the Bible?
    1. t is used in rebuking error and correcting faults.
    2. It is an interesting history book.
    3. We can use it to hide money.
    4. It can be used to swear and everyone will believe you.
  12. From the story of Peter and John, we learn that
    1. we should always speak the truth about Jesus even when facing challenges
    2. we should disobey authorities when we think they are being unfair
    3. we should only preach the gospel in church 
    4. we should avoid interacting with non- believers
  13. The bible tells us of a king who had great wisdom. Who among the following Kings is he?
    1. King Saul
    2. King David
    3. King Solomon 
    4. King Jeroboam.
  14. Karina found some girls smoking behind the dormitory and she told them it was against the rules and it was bad for their health. What value did Karina display?
    1. Courageous
    2. Self-control
    3. Peace
    4. Righteousness.
  15. One of the disciples of the early church who was stoned and died was called
    1. Peter 
    2. John
    3. Stephen
    4. Noah


  1. Grade 5 learners were searching on the Internet the pillars of Islam. Which pillar did they find out as the second? To believe in
    1. books
    2. angels
    3. Allah
    4. the last day.
  2. According to Suratul Kawthar, a Muslim is commanded to do two things to Allah alone. What are the two things?
    1. Prayer and sacrifice.
    2. Sacrifice and hajj.
    3. Prayer and saum.
    4. Hajj and zakah.
  3. The following are lessons learnt from Suratul Maun. Which one is it? We should
    1. sacrifice to Allah alone
    2. be honest
    3. offer prayers on time
    4. push away the orphans.
  4. The Quraish were given many favours by Allah. What did Allah require them to do in return?
    1. Worship him.
    2. Feed others.
    3. Do business.
    4. Worship the prophet.
  5. What important lesson do Muslims learn from the story of Abraha as mentioned in Suratul Fiyl?
    1. Elephants are good fighters.
    2. Abraha converted to islam.
    3. Birds can fight.
    4. Allah is very powerful.
  6. Amina did a bad deed and followed it with a good one. From which hadith did she learn this? Hadith on
    1. tawakkal
    2. good manners
    3. greetings
    4. pillars of islam.
  7. Islamic greetings promote the following except
    1. Hatred
    2. Love
    3. Peace
    4. Harmony.
  8. Grade 5 learners were discussing in pairs a hadith on the importance of seeking knowledge. Which hadith did they note do in their books?
    1. Seek knowledge even if it means going to china.
    2. Girls should not seek knowledge.
    3. Seeking knowledge is obligatory on every muslim.
    4. Seeking knowledge is compulsory only on boys.
  9. Grade 5 learners searched in the Internet on the attributes of Allah. Which attribute described Allah as the forgiver?
    1. Alaliim
    2. Al wahiid
    3. Alhafeedh
    4. Al ghaffaar.
  10. Shaaban listed down differences between angels and human beings. Which quality was not found in angels? They
    1. disobey Allah sometimes
    2. never eat
    3. are neither males nor females
    4. are created from light..
  11. Which one of the following miracles was performed by nabii Issa?
    1. Changing stick into a snake.
    2. Shiny hand.
    3. Resurrected the dead.
    4. Thrown into the fire but the fire did not burn him.
  12. The prophet (S. A.W), Preached secretly for years how many years?
    1. 3
    2. 4
    3. 6
    4. 10
  13. In which posture of swalah do we the dua below. "Subhaana rabiyal aala"
    1. Rukuu
    2. Itdaal
    3. Sujuud
    4. Tashahud.
  14. Which pillar of islam is conducted by Muslims atleast once in their lifetime?
    1. Zakah
    2. Hajj
    3. Saum
    4. Swalah.
  15. Aisha performed a certain long prayer after Isha in the month of Ramadan. Which prayer was she
    1. Tahajjud
    2. Witr
    3. Istisqai
    4. Taraweh.



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


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


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