P5 End of Year SST

Section A (40 Marks)

1. Name any one example of a cardinal point on a compass.
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2. What title is given to the highest chief executive officer in Uganda?
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3. How is a budget important to a country like Uganda?
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4.Why does the government of Uganda conduct regular population census after every ten years?
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5. What is a democratic government?
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6. Why were political parties formed in Uganda during colonial days?
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7. What does the term indirect rule mean?
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8. How is paying of tax by the people of Uganda important to the government?
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9. Why does River Nile flow northwards?
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10. What factor influences most game parks in Uganda to be found in Savannah regions?
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11. Mention any one example of a crop that grows well in a swamp.
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12. Name the most valuable resource in our environment.
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13. Why did the Luo statr mixed farming when they came to Uganda?
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14. State any one importance of rivers to people of Uganda.
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15. How is the planting of trees in a school compound important?
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16. What reason is always given for flying a national flag at a half mast?
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17. Which country borders Uganda to the north?
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18. Give any one way how one tribe can be identified from another.
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19. What discovery enabled early man to live in caves safely?
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20. Name any one sea port that Uganda uses to import and export most of her goods.
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21. What does the term vegetation mean?
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22. What is a community?
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23. What element of weather do farmers use during winnowing?
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24. How will the oil that was discovered on the shores of Lake Albert benefit the people of Uganda?
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25. Give any one reason why the Bantu settled in the interlacustrine regions.
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26. Name Uganda's most swampy lake.
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27. What was the major cause of the Lamogi rebellion in Northern Uganda?
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28. Write LEGCO in full.
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29. Why should every community have leaders?
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30. What tourist attraction is found at Mgahinga National Game Park?
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31. How do terraces help to control soil erosion?
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32. How was Lake Victoria formed?
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33. What is mixed farming?
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34. How has the government of Uganda helped to control illiteracy in the country?
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35. Write down any one responsibility of a good citizen.
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36. What does the term land degradation mean?
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37. Mention any one group of people who provide social services in your community.
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38. In which way are cultural institutions such as kingdoms important to people?
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39. What type of trade was carried out in Uganda before the coming of Arabs?
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40. Mention any one district found in the Eastern region.
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Section B (60 Marks)

41. (a) Write down any two reasons why people work.
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(b) State any two causes of poverty among the people of Uganda today.
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42. (a) Mention any two groups of foreigners who came to Uganda.
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(b) State any two reasons why foreigners came to Uganda.
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43. Why is each of the following persons remembered in the history of Uganda?
(a) Ignatius K. Musaazi

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(b) Ben Kiwanuka

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(c) Milton Obote

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(d) Semei Kakungulu

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44. (a) Why is English used as an official language in Uganda?
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(b) Apart from the national language, mention any three symbols of a nation.
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45. (a) What does the term democracy mean?
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(b) Write down any two ways how democracy is practised in Uganda.
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(c) State any one challenge faced by democracy in Uganda.
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46. (a) What is a national constitution?
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(b) State any two ways how a constitution is important to a country.
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(c) What constitution led Uganda to independence?
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47. (a) Give the meaning of the term election.
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(b) What is the importance of each of he following during elections?
(i) Ballot box
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(ii) Voters' register
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(iii) Presiding officer
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48. (a) Why should every Ugandan pay tax promptly?
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(b) Apart from tax, mention any three other sources of government revenue.
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49. (a) What does the term population growth mean?
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(b) State any three factors that contribute to population growth?
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50. Study the map of Uganda below and answer the questions that follow.

Photo of Milford Sound in New Zealand

(a) Compare mountain P with mountain W in terms of formation.
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(b) How was lake Z called before the coming of Europeans in Uganda?
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(c) Use letter K to locate the West Nile region on the map above.
(d) How is Nalubaale Dam shown on the map important to the people of Uganda?
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51. (a) What is a swamp?
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(b) Write down any two reasons why swamps should be protected.
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(c) State any one reason why people destroy swamps in Uganda.
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52. (a) Write down any two examples of road safety rules.
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(b) Why should road safety rules be taught to drivers?
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(c) How is the traffic police important in Uganda?
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53. Study the diagram below and answer the questions that follow.


(a) Name the side of the mountain marked;
(i) D
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(ii) K
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(b) What type of rainfall is commonly received in such areas?
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(c) Why does side D receive much rainfall than side K?
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54. (a) What are renewable resources?
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(b) List down any three examples of Uganda's resources.
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55. (a) What are legends?
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(b) State any one reason why legends are taught to children.
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(c) Write down any two examples of common legends taught to pupils in Uganda.
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