P.7 Mid-March Examination

SECTION A: 40 MARKS
Questions 1 to 40 carry one mark each.

1. Name the country that neighbours Uganda to the west.
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2. What is the role of a barber to people in the community.

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3. How does a community benefit a school?

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4. State any one way of ensuring the safety of passengers on water?

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5. Write down any one government programme which helps to fight illiteracy.

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6. What name is given to a landform that has escarpments as its sides.

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7. Mention any one way in which a capital city is important to a country like Uganda.

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8. How is the activity shown in the diagram important to the people?

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9. Why was the railway line from Mombasa to Kisumu called the Uganda Railway?

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10. Name the historical site which proves that East Africa is the origin of the human race.

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11. Give any one reason why the Suez Canal was built in Egypt.

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12. Apart from ruling a country, write down any other role of the executive organ of the government.

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13. Name the smallest social set up in our communities in Uganda.

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14. How does altitude influence the climate of an area?

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15. Name any one electric power dam on R. Nile in Uganda.

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16.How did the Royal Geographical Society help explorers who came to Uganda?

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17. Give any one economic importance of game parks to a country.

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18. State any one way how lakes are being destroyed in Uganda today.

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19. In which one way were the pre-colonial people of Uganda politically organised?

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20. Write one electoral system used in Uganda.

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21. Name the state owned radio in Uganda.

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22. Give any one cause of famine in an area.

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23. In which water body is Cape Verde located?

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24. Give any one reason why the traditional leaders in Uganda resisted colonial rule.

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25. Why is land regarded as the most useful resource?

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26. Name any one tribe which belongs to the River-Lake Nilotes in Uganda.

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27. State any one way in which the government helps the citizens of Uganda to meet their needs.

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28. Which type of climate is hot and wet all year round?

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29. Write in full, the body of the government which protects the environment in Uganda.

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30. Give any one traditional way of restoring peace in our society. 

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31. Name the person who designed the Uganda Coat of Arms.

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32. Why was Sir Samuel Baker popular among the Acholi in Northern Uganda?

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33. How are scouts and guides important in a school?

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34. Name any one lake in East Africa which provides soda ash.

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35. Mention the  instrument of weather used to determine the amount of water vapour in the atmosphere.

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For questions 36 to 40, answer either the Christian or the Islamic questions BUT NOT BOTH alternatives on the same number.

36. Either: Name the first book in the Bible.

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Or: Name the first chapter (Surat) from the Holy Quran.

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37. Either:  On which day does the period of fasting begin in Christianity?

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Or: On which festival do Muslims mark the end of Ramadhan?

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38. Either: Who was the earthly father of Jesus Christ?

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Or: Who was the father of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

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39. Either: Why were Adam and Eve chased away from the Garden of Eden?

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Or: Why were Prophet Adam and Hawa chased away from the Garden of Eden?

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40. Either: What does adolescence mean?

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Or: What does adolescence mean?

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SECTION B: 60 MARKS

Questions 41 to 55 carry four marks each.

41. (a) Mention any two rights of children.

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(b) State any two advantages of teaching rights to children.

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42. Study the sketch map of Africa below and answer the questions that follow .

Photo of Milford Sound in New Zealand

(a) Name the African country found in the area marked M.
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(b) How does the water body marked X promote African trade?
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(c) Mention any one similarity between lines marked Q and T on the map.
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(d) Which continent is separated from Africa by the sea marked L?
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43. (a) Name the king of Buganda who invited the missionaries to Uganda.
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(b) State any two reasons why the above mentioned king invited the missionaries to Uganda.

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(c) How did the missionaries solve the challenge of language barrier in Uganda?

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44. (a) What does the term technology mean?

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(b) State any two ways in which people benefit from basic technology?

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(c) How are swamps useful in technology?

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45. (a) Mention any two reasons why the East African Community was formed in 1967.

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(b) Name the two factors that led to the collapse of the East African Community in 1977.

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46. (a) Name the place where weather is studied and recorded.

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(b) State any two ways in which weather forecasting is important to people.

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(c) Name any one weather disaster that results from heavy rainfall.

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47. (a) Name any two examples of economic activities done by people in Uganda.

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(b) State any two problems faced by people while carrying out their economic activities.

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48. (a) Name any one tree species found in the natural forests of Uganda.

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(b) Mention the product got from the trees below:

(i) wattle trees

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(ii) rubber trees

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(c) How do natural forests lead to insecurity in a country?

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49. (a) Name the group of people trained to conduct population census in Uganda.

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(b) Give any two reasons why the number of people is not the same in all parts of Uganda.

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(c) If town X has 40,000 people and 80 square kilometres of land: find its population density.











50. Match A with B correctly.



AB
F.D LugardExtended British rule to Western Uganda
Gerald PortalResited gun registration
Semei KakunguluIntroduced indirect rule in Uganda
Chief AwichRaised the Union Jack at Entebbe

(i) F.D Lugard
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(ii) Gerald Portal:
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(iii) Semei Kakungulu
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(iv) Chief Awich
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For questions 51 to 55, answer either Christianity or Islamic BUT NOT BOTH QUESTIONS on the same number.
51. Either: (a) Why do Christians repent after sinning?
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(b) Mention any two acts that need repentance.

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(c) Apart from repentance, how do Christians restore their relationships with God?

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Or: (a) Why do Muslims perform Taubah?

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(b) Mention any two acts that need Taubah.

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(c) How do Muslims reconcile with their Allah?

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52. Either:  (a) Give any two ways in which a Christian can prepare for eternal life.

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(b) State any two  reasons why many Christians fear death.

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Or:  (a) Give any two ways in which a Muslim can prepare for Janah.

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(b) State any two  reasons why many Muslims fear death.

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53. Either: (a) State any one duty of Christian leaders below:

(i)Reverend

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(ii) Bishop

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(b) Give two  qualities of a good Christian leader.

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Or: (a) State any one duty of Muslim leaders below:

(i) Sheikh

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(ii) Mufti

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(b) Give two  qualities of a good Muslim leader.

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54. Either: (a) Give any two ways in which Jesus cared for the needy people around him.

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(b) State any two reasons why Jesus cared for the needy people.

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Or: (a)  Give any two ways in which Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) cared for the people around him.

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(b) State any two reasons why  Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) cared for the people around him..

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55. Both: (a) Name any two similar beliefs between Muslims and Christians.

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(b) State any two common practices among Christians and Muslims.

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