P.6 Mid-Term 3

SECTION A (40 MARKS)

1. Give any one role of a child in a home.
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2. Which colour of the Uganda National Flag represents tropical climate?
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3. How is a swampy important to builders?
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4. What is the compass direction of Kenya from South Sudan?
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5. Why is Dr. Louis Leakey remembered in the history of East Africa?
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6. Why is a shelter regarded as a human basic need of man?
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7. In which town is the secretariat of the East African Community?
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8. How do people benefit from carrying out irrigation farming in Uganda?
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9. Mention the title given to a person in charge of all health services at the district.
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10. How did the coming of the Luo from the north affect Bunyoro-Kitara Empire?
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11. What are renewable resources?
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12. Why do manytourists visit Lake Nakuru National Park?
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13. Give any one way how the government spends its revenue.
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14. Draw a road sign that helps drivers to reduce the speed of vehicles.

15. Give a reason why some minerals in Africa are not yet extracted.
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16. What name is given to the place where weather conditions are recorded?
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17. How did Henry Morton Stanley prove that Lake Victoria was the source of River Nile?
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18. Why do some pastoral tribes in East Africa live a nomadic way of life?
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19. How is the Electoral Commission important to the people of Uganda?
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20. Why is timber from Mangrove Forests suitable for boat making?
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21. By what process was the Great Rift Valley formed?
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22. What similar attitude did Jomo Kenyatta and Kinjekitire Ngwale have towards colonial rule?
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23. State one reason why television s are not commonly used for communication in rural areas of East Africa.
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24. Name the body body that conducts a national population census.
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25. Of what value are social services like circumcision ceremony to people in our community?
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26. What role is played by Liberat Mfumukeko in the East African Community?
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27. How was the Royal Geographical Society helpful to the explorers who came to East Africa?
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28. State any one reason why there are many street children in towns of Uganda.
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29. Give the meaning of the term "nationalism".
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30. Why do very few people travel by air transport in East Africa?
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31. How is the traffic police important in our community?
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32. Which traditional ruler in East Africa used Ruga-Ruga fighters?
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33. How was indirect rule important to the colonialists?
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34. Give any one reason why Uganda needs to cooperate with Kenya and Tanzania.
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35. State any one economic importance of animals as a resource.
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36. Write down one danger of using undersized fishing nets.
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37. How does Fort Jesus promote the economy of Kenya?
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38. Apart from providing education, give any other value of a school to the community.
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39. Give any one danger that may occur if people mainly grow taditional cash crops.
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40. Which system of government encourages people's freedoms and rights?
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SECTION B (60 MARKS)
41. (a) Give any two reasons why European colonialists came to East Africa.
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(b) Mention any two ways how colonialists were able to acquire colonies in East Africa.
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42. (a) Name the latest country to join the East African Community.
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(b) In which two ways will the country above benefit from being a member of the East African Community?
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(c) Name any one of the founding countries of the East African Community.
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43. (a) What is urban-rural migration?
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(b) Write down any two causes of urban-rural migration.
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(c) How does urban-rural migration affect the agricultural sector?
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44. Study the map of East Africa below and answer the questions that follow.


(a) Name the national game park marked X.
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(b) Whay is the major tourist attraction found in the water body marked Y?
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(c) How is the lake marked W different from the lake marked N in terms of formation?
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(d) Why is the area marked P having high temperatures?
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45. (a) Which part of a budget explains the amount of money spent?
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(b) Give any two reasons why a family should make a budget.
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(c) Write down the type of budget which promotes  development.
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46. (a) Give any two ways how colonial rule negatively affected the people of East Africa.
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(b) State any two benefits of colonial rule to the natives of East Africa.
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47. (a) Which type of transport is largely affected by accidents?
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(b) Mention any one effect of accidents to people.
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(c) What do you understand by the term feeder roads?
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(d) State the fastest means of transport.
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48. (a) What is natural vegetation?
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(b) Give any one characteristic of natural forests.
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(c) In which way does vegetation modify the climate of an area?
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(d) Mention any one danger of destroying natural forests.
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49. (a) Name the Kabaka of Buganda by the time the 1900 Buganda Agreement was signed.
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(b) State any two terms of the above agreement.
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(c) How did the 1900 Buganda Agreement affect the land ownership in Buganda?
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50. (a) Write down any two reasons why the natives of East Africa demanded for independence.
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(b) Which political party led the following countries to independence?
(i) Kenya
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(ii) Uganda
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51. (a) Write down any two factors that influence population distribution in East Africa.
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(b) State any two climatic factors that can lead to decrease in population.
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52. (a) Write UPE in full.
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(b) Give any two causes of low performance in UPE schools.
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(c) State any one way how performance can be improved in UPE schools.
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53. (a) Mention the group of Europeans that came to study the geography of East Africa.
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(b) Give any two problems the above people faced in East Africa.
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(c) How did the work of the above people lead to the colonisation of East Africa?
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54. (a) Mention the type of coffee that grows well well on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.
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(b) In which two ways do mountains hinder the development of an area?
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(c) Why is the peak of Mount Moroto not covered by snow.
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55. (a) Give any two developments that have taken place in the post independence East Africa.
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(b) Mention any two problems in the post independence East Africa.
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