P5 SST & RE Mid-Term 3

SECTION A (40 Marks)
1. Which element of a good map helps a map reader to know what the map is all about?
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2. Why are school going children always encouraged to wear uniforms?
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3. Mention any one way how people get basic needs.
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4. In which way is a market place important?
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5. Name any one type of weather which calls for the use of an umbrella.
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6. Mention any one development project that can be done by people to earn a living.
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7. How does road transport help to promote trade in a country?
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8. Name any one type of leaders.
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9. Which type of natural vegetation covers the largest part of Uganda?
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10. Give any one reason why plantation farming is nlzlzot common in North Eastern Uganda.
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11. What are children's rights?
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12. Give any one common problem faced by farmers in highland areas.
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13. State any one importance of cultural institutions to a country in Uganda.
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14. Give any one danger caused by a zebra crossing on roads.
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15. Name any one land locked country that boarders Uganda.
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16. Apart from carrying out trade, give any one other reason for the coming of Arab traders to Uganda.
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17. To which organ of a democratic government does a Chief Administrative Officer belong?
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18. What was the major cause of the Lamogi rebellion in North Eastern Uganda?
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19. In which way does competition for sunlight affect trees in Equatorial Rainforests?
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20. Mention any one tribe in Uganda which belongs to the River-Lake Nilotes.
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21. Why do most farmers in Kigezi sub-region terrace their land?
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22. Which African country made an attempt of colonising Uganda?
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23. Name the road sign below.

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24.  State any one way the police enforces law and order?
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25. Name the British collaborator who extended British colonial rule  to Eastern part of Uganda.
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26.How are lines of latitude and lines of longitude important?
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27. What type of wood is commonly obtained from planted trees?
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28. State any one way Ugandans will benefit from the extraction of petroleum from the Albertine region.
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 29. What title is given to the representative of the central government in every district?
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30. State any one reason why some people in your community fail to get basic needs.
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31. Give any one effect of natural disasters on the environment.
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32.Name the body that is responsible for constructing and mantaining good roads in Uganda.
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33. What role did Ignatius K. Musaazi  play towards the struggle for Uganda's independence?
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34. In which way did the fixing of Uganda's political boundaries affect some communities?
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35. Name any one physical feature that creates a natural boundary between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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36. Give any one reason why Sir Edward Muteesa II was exiled to Britain by Sir Andrew Cohen.
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37. Mention the commonest type of fish got from swamps.
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38. Apart from saving, give any one other reason why people keep money in banks.
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39. What type of climate is described as hot and wet throughout the year?
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40. Mention any one craft raw material.
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SECTION B (60 MARKS)
41. Study the map of Uganda below and use it to answer the questions that follow.


(a) How was lake marked P formed?
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(b) Name the commonest tourist attraction on mountain marked R.
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(c) Name the part of River Nile marked S
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(d) Why is the generation of hydro power common on the river above?
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42. (a) Mention any one kingdom in Uganda that Bunyoro-Kitara empire.
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(b) Give any two ways kingdoms are important to a country like Uganda.
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(c) In which way did the 1967 constitution affect kingdoms in Uganda?
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43. (a) Who was the leader of the Church Missionary Society in Uganda?
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(b) Give any two ways missionaries contributed to the development of Uganda?
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(c) State any one problem the missionaries faced in Uganda.
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44. (a) What is a resource?
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(b) Mention any one type of resource.
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(c) Give any two ways how the increasing population in Uganda is affecting natural resources.
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(d) State any one way how land can be reserved.
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45. (a) What title is given to the highest civil servant in a district?
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(b) Give any two ways leaders are important in a society.
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(c) How is a vice-chairperson useful to children in your community?
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46. (a) Mention the symbol of Uganda as a nation shown below.

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(b) Give any one reason why the above bird was chosen to be a national symbol.
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(c) Who designed the Uganda National Coat of Arms?
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(d) State one way a national flag is important.
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47. (a) How were the following people related to IBEACO?
(i) Sir William Mackinnon
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(ii) Captain Frederick Lugard
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(c) Which major political event took place in Uganda in 1894?
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48. (a) What are social service centres?
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(b) Mention any two examples of social services provided in your community.
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(c) State any one problem social service providers face during their work.
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49. (a) Mention any two obligations of a good citizen.
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(b) Mention any two ways one can become a citizen of Uganda.
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50. (a) Name any one river that drains into Lake Victoria.
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(b) What natural evidence shows that Lake Kyoga is on a lower altitude than Lake Victoria?
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(c) In which way do rivers contribute to the economic development of Uganda?
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(d) Apart from rivers, mention any mention any one other example of drainage features found in Uganda.
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51. (a) What is climate?
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(b) Give any two factors that influences climate of Uganda.
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(c)In which way does climate affect people's way of dressing?
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52. (a) Write LEGCO in full.
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(b) Mention any two of the first Ugandans to be nominated on the LEGCO in 1954.
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(c) Why were Ugandans very unhappy with the LEGCO between 1921 to 1945?
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53. Match and re-write the explorers in list A with the information in list B correctly.

ExplorerAchievement
John SpekeHe saw and named Murchison Falls
Joseph ThomsonHe circumnavigated Lake Victoria
Sir Samuel BakerHe named the Ripon Falls
Henry Morton StanleyFirst explorer to see Mt. Elgon

(i)John Speke:
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(ii)Joseph Thomson:
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(iii)Sir Samuel Baker:
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(ii)Henry Morton Stanley:
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54. (a) Name the game park in Uganda famous for zebras.
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(b) Apart from poaching, give any two other problems facing game parks in Uganda.
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(c) In which way can the government reduce the problem of poaching?
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55. (a) Write down any two indicators of democracy in Uganda today.
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(b) State any one advantage of democracy.
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(c) Give any one way democracy is commonly exercised in your school.
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