P6 SST Beginning of Term III

SECTION A (40 Marks)

1. Name the country in the north of Uganda.
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2. Mention the only block mountain found in Uganda.
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3. Why do shadows of objects appear in the west during morning hours?
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4. Which official in the Local Council Committee protects children's rights?
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5. Write any one district in Uganda which is completely surrounded by Lake Victoria.
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6. How do the children promote peace at school?
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7. Give any one economic activity suitable in swampy areas.
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8. How did Kabaka MuteesaI contribute to the development of social services in Uganda?
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9. Name the drawing below.

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10. To which ministry do all schoools in Uganda belong?
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11. Where in East Africa are mangrove forests found?
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12. Give any one method that can be used to maintain soil fertility.
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13. State any one danger of child labour.
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14. Why are people encouraged to grow more food crops?
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15. Name any one country in the East African Community is not crossed by the Equator?
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16. Give any one economic contribution of the Bachwezi in East Africa.
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17. Why is East Africa known to be the origin of the blacked people?
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18. Write the feature on the Uganda coat of arms that represents wildlife.
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19. How is a compass useful to a pilot?
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20. Give any one way democracy is practised in schools.
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21. Which constitution of Uganda abolished cultural institutions?
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22. Mention any one role of a family head.
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23. State any one problem that is faced by people living in slum areas.
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24. Give any one reason why people are encouraged to keep their money in a bank.
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25. Which tourist attraction is found at Nyero Rock Paintings?
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26. What measure can be used to reduce on the problem of land fragmentation in urban areas?
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27. State any one advantage of using air transport.
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28. Give any one reason why the slopes of Mount Elgon are densely populated.
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29. Why does Uganda import and export goods overseas through her neighbours?
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30. Mention any one basic need of man.
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31. Where was the first mission station set up in East Africa?
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32. How can transport be made simple across a rift valley?
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33. How does a school show its location to the public?
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34. Write down the first political party to be formed in East Africa.
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35. Which water body lies off the coast of East Africa?
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36. Why is Uganda divided into political parties?
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37. How can crop production be increased in the dry areas of East Africa?
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38. What role is played by the Uganda Revenue Authority?
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39. Give any one danger that can result from destruction of forests.
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40. Mention any one example of a personal value.
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SECTION B (60 MARKS)
41. Use the map of East africa below to answer the questions that follow.

(a)Name any one similar problem faced by countries  A, B and C due to their geographical location.
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(b) State any one reason why area marked xxx is not good for crop growing.
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(c) How does lake marked sss promote economic development in East Africa?
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(d) Use letter M to show the deepest lake in East Africa on the map above.
42. (a) What is mining?
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(b) Name any one mineral got from Lake Magadi in Kenya.
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(c) Why do areas near mines usually have a high population?
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(d) Give any one problem facing the mining industry in East Africa.
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43. (a) Give the meaning of the term fishing.
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(b) Name the largest fishing ground in the interior of East Africa.
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(c) State any one danger of catching premature fish.
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(d) Mention any one bad method that promotes catching of young fish.
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44. (a) Name the largest natural forest in Uganda.
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(b) Give any two characteristics of a natural forest.
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(c) Mention any two ways how forests are important.
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45. (a) Name the process shown in the diagram B below.


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(b) What name is given to the forces in diagram B?
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(c) Apart from block mountains, name any one relief feature in Uganda which was formed through the above process.
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(d) Give any one political importance of physical features.
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46. Match and re-write the following information correctly.



TitleName
JudiciaryRight Honourable Ruhakana Rugunda
ExecutiveJustice Bart Katureebe
LegislatureHis excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
PrimierRight Honourable Rebecca Kadaga

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(ii)Executive:
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(iii)Legislature:
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(ii)Primier:
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47. (a) Give any one cause of road accidents.
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(b) Mention two ways of reducing accidents along the roads.
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(c) Which body in Uganda is responsible for the construction and maintenance of modern roads?
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48. (a) Write the full form for ERA in Uganda.
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(b) Name any one HEP dam on River Nile in Uganda.
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(c) Give any one way a country benefits from having many hydro power dams.
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(d) Why is it not possible to generate electricity on some rivers?
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49. (a) Give the meaning of a budget.
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(c) Give the reason why the budget above is dangerous.
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(d) Mention any one source of family income.
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50. (a) Give any two reasons why ethnic groups migrated into East Africa.
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(b) Mention any two ways how the coming of ethnic groups affected the natives of East Africa.
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51. (a) Name the person who composed the East African Community Anthem (Tupendane Sote).
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(b) "One People One Destiny"  is the motto of the East African Community. Give any one message from this motto.
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(c) State any two ways how the people are benefiting from the revival of the East African Community.
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52. (a) State any two importance of game parks.
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(b) Name the largest game park in East Africa.
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(c) Give any one way how game parks can be protected.
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53. (a) What form of Education was in Uganda before the coming of foreigners?
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(b) Which group of foreigners introduced the modern education system in Uganda?
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(c) Give any two values of education.
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54. (a) Who was the Kabaka of Buganda by the time the 1900 Buganda Agreement was signed?
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(b) Why was the person above unable to sign the agreement above?
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(c) Mention any two terms of the 1900 Buganda Agreement.
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55. (a) When did Uganda get her national political independence?
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(b) Give any one way how Ugandans demanded for their independence.
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(c) Mention any two developments that have taken place in Uganda since independence.
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