P5 Beginning of Term 3 SST & RE

SECTION A (40 MARKS)

1. Name the country that Uganda neighbours to the east.
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2. How is a scale useful to a map reader?
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3. Mention any one example of a community value.
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4. Give any one way in which Ugandans were mistreated by colonialists.
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5. In which way did the building of hospitals by missionaries improve on the health of the Ugandans?
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6. Mention any one way of promoting peace in a society.
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7. Why is the government working hard to spread the PIASCY message to schools?
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8. Mention any one disaster which commonly affects people living in areas near lakes.
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9. Which compass direction is between north and west?
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10. Why did the British introduce taxes in Uganda?
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11. In which way do the savanna grasslands promote tourism in Uganda?
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12. What title is given o the political head of a district?
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13. Mention any one modern means of communication which can be used to transfer money.
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14. Give any one factor that influences vegetation distribution.
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15. How has the government policy of rural electrification helped to control deforestation in rural areas?
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16. Mention one type of social service the government provides to its citizens.
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17. Write UWESO in full.
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18. Give one danger caused by a zebra crossing on the road.
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19. In which way did the coming of Arabs promote trade in Uganda?
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20. Mention one way the government of Uganda is using to control smuggling of goods into the country.
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21. Mention one tribe in Uganda which belongs to the Hamites.
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22. Why is Apollo Milton Obote remembered in the history of Uganda?
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23. Study the map below and answer questions 23-26.


23. Name the line marked 0° on the map.
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24. Given that the scale is 1cm=100km, find the distance between town A and B on the map.










25. Give any one reason why the area shaded X is densely populated.
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26. Mention any one district in Uganda that is crossed by the line marked M on the map.
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27. Give any one reason why we plant trees in the school compound.
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28. State any one way the people of Uganda can reduce poverty in their homes.
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29. Give any one economic importance of swamps to people.
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30. Mention any one raw material the British got from Uganda.
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31. What is immigration?
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32. How did the 1900 Buganda Agreement politically affect the people of Uganda?
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33. State any one problem people face while at work.
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34. Name the current minister of education and sports in Uganda.
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35. Why do many tourists visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest?
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36. Give any one problem faced by farmers in highland areas of Uganda.
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37. What is meant by a rift valley?
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38. State any one importance of culture to the people of Uganda.
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39. Apart from nimbus clouds, name any one other type of clouds.
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40. Mention any one dangerous cultural practice in the society.
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SECTION B (40 MARKS)
41. Study the diagrams below and answer the questions that follow.

(a) Name the type of vegetation marked B.
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(b) Why do trees in vegetation A grow tall?
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(c) Mention any one human activity carried out in the vegetation marked A.
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(d) In which way is vegetation in diagram A different from that in diagram B?
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42. (a) What are social activities?
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(b) Mention any two types of social services done by people in the community.
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(c) In which one way are social activities important in the community?
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43.(a) Give any two reasons why Africans demanded for national independence.
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(b) State any two problems Africans faced in their struggle for independence.
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44. (a) Mention any one way through which we get religious leaders in the district.
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(b) State any two roles played by religious leaders in the community.
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(c) Give one way in which religious leaders are different from political leaders.
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45. (a) What is barter trade?
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(b) Mention any two  goods that were mainly exchanged between local communities in Uganda before the legitimate trade.
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(c) Why did the people of Uganda use barter system of trade?
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46. Study the sketch map of Uganda below and answer the questions that follow.


(a) Name the part of River Nile marked X.
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(b) Give any one way in which Lake Victoria is different from lake marked M on the map.
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(c) State any two contributions of Lake Victoria to the development of Uganda.
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47. (a) Write down one example of a child's right.
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(b) Mention any two common child abuse practices in the society.
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(c) In which way does the police help to reduce cases of child abuse?
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48. (a) State any two ways in which land is a multi-purpose resource.
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(b) Mention any one other major natural resource of Uganda apart from land.
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(c) Give any one human activity that conserves land.
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49. (a) What is the major traditional occupation of the Bantu?
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(b)  In which way did the traditional occupation of the Bantu influence their areas of settlement?
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(c) Give any two reasons why the Bantu left their places of origin in Central Western Africa.
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50. (a) Describe the type of climate experienced in North Eastern Uganda.
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(b) Give any two ways in which climate has affected the people of North Eastern Uganda.
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(c) Mention any one step the government of Uganda has taken to improve on the life of people living in North Eastern Uganda.
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51. (a) Write LEGCO in full.
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(b) Give the main reason why the LEGCO was formed during the colonial time in Uganda.
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(c)Give two reasons why Africans were not happy with the LEGCO in Uganda before 1945.
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52. (a) Mention the type of mountain formed by volcanic action.
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(b) Name any one mountain in Uganda which was formed by volcanic action.
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(c)Give any two importance of mountains to the people of Uganda.
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53. (a) Why do you think the British used indirect rule in Uganda?
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(b) Mention any three changes brought about by the British in Uganda.
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54. (a) Name the first group of foreigners to come to Uganda.
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(b) Give any three reasons why foreigners came to Uganda.
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55. (a) Give any two reasons why some families fail to get basic needs.
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(b) Mention any two ways in which a family spends money.
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