P7 & RE END OF TERM ONE EXAMINATION

Section A (40 Marks)
1. Name the feature that helps pedestrians to cross busy roads safely.
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2. Why is subsistence farming very common among the rural farmers in Uganda?
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3. State one way the planting of trees helps in the protection of the environment in our area.
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4. Mention one way in which you can find the location of places in a school.
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5. Give any one local material used to make crafts at home.
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6. Why do most rivers flow into oceans and seas?
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7. Name the town in Tanzania where most Europeans intered East Africa.
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8. Apart from making cement, state any one other use of limestone.
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9. What can the government do to improve on the money it earns from imports?
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10. How does latitude affect temperatures in the southern hemisphere during December?
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11. Which European explorer  proved that Lake Victoria was the source of River Nile?
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12. Give any one reason why the Somali keep camels.
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13. Why do some trees shed their leaves during the dry season?
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14. State any one factor which makes agriculture difficult in hot and dry areas.
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15. Why did the British declare a protectorate over Uganda?
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16. Give any one way in which Africa is different from other continents.
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17. Name the trading organisation which was formed by Sir William Mackinnon in Kenya.
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18. Why does the crested crane face the flag pole when flying in the Uganda National Flag?
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19. Mention any one hard wood tree that commonly grows in rain forests.
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20. State one reason why fishing is common in fresh water bodies than in salty lakes.
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21. Why is Mount Kenya covered by snow yet it is located along the Equator?
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22. What name is given to the laws made by local councils in a district?
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23. Give any one measure that can be taken to reduce road accidents during Christmas holidays.
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24. How is Lake Turkana in Kenya similar to Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania?
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25. Mention any one common vector that hinders human settlement in Miombo Woodlands.
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26. Why is the African plateau higher in the Eastern and lower in the Western parts of the continent?
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27. State any one reason why some people leave their homes in the villages and go to settle in towns.
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28. Name the type of lake formed when sea water is separated by sand and mud.
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29. Mention one way in which people can save their money apart from keeping it in the bank.
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30. Name the body that manages air transport in Uganda.
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31. Give any one organisation that helps people affected by natural disasters in Uganda.
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32. Mention any one legal activity which takes place in Uganda National Parks.
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33. Give any one way in which Port Mombasa has contributed to the economic development of Kenya.
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34. Which European country took over Rwanda and Burundi after the World War II.
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35. Mention the element of climate which is greatly affected by altitude of an area.
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For questions 36-40, answer either Christianity or Islamic but NOT BOTH alternatives in one number.
36. Either: Name the prophet whom God sent to get the Israelites out of slavery.
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Or: Name the prophet whom Allah sent to get the Israelites out of slavery.
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37. Either: Mention any one way in which Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
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Or: Mention any one way in which Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadhan.
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38. Either: How do Christians get forgiveness from God after sinning?
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Or: How do Muslims get forgiveness from Allah after sinning?
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39. Either: Why did God ask Abraham to sacrifice his son?
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Or: Why did Allah ask Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son?
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40. Either: Mention any gift which the Holy Spirit that helps Christians to spread the gospel.
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Or: Mention any one gift which Allah gives to true believers.
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Section B (60 Marks)
40. Study the sketch map of East Africa below and answer the questions that follow.


(a) Name East Africa's neighbour marked X.
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(b) How did the above country lose its sea port?
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(c) Mention any one economic activity done by people in town marked M.
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(d) Why is swimming discouraged in rift valley lakes?
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42. (a) Name the traditional means of transport used by early traders to cross oceans.
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(b) How were the means named above able to move on oceans?
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(c) State any two problems faced by early traders while using the means of transport named in (a) above.
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43. (a) Name the official document that gives a trader permission to carry out trading.
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(b) How is the  Uganda National Bureau of Statistics useful to the people of Uganda?
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(c) State any two measures which the government of Uganda has taken to promote trade in Uganda.
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44. (a) Give any two ways local people can help the police to do its work.
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(b) Why does the police arrest law breakersin the community?
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(c) Name the department of police that is responsible for ensuring order on roads.
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45. (a) Which type of vegetation favours most wild animals in Africa?
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(b) Give any one way in which vegetation supports people's lives.
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(c) Mention any two reasons why there  are different types of vegetation on mountains.
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46. The diagram below shows the position of the sun along different latitudes. Study it carefully and use it to answer questions.

(a) Name the month when the sun is overhead latitude marked X.
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(b) Why are places near latitude Y hotter than those far away from it?
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(c) What term is used to mean the period when the sun is directly overhead latitude marked Y.
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(d) Give any one way the sun is useful to people.
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47. (a) Mention any one river in Uganda that forms a delta at its mouth.
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(b) State any one factor that hinders transport on Lake Victoria.
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(c) Give any two reasons why the people of Uganda should not drain rivers.
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48. (a) Mention any two methods used by the British to get territories in East Africa.
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(b) Give any two ways the African Traditional leaders were useful to the British.
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49. (a) Give two common traditional cash crops grown in East Africa.
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(b) State any two reasons why the growth of the above cash crops has declined.
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50. Study the climatic table below and use it to answer the questions about it.

MonthJFMAMJJASOND
Temperature 0°232323222222212222222324
Rainfall (mm)4070150230205115058019522515050

(a) Name the month that had the highest amount of rainfall received.
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(b) Calculate the annual rainfall range for the area shown on the table.










(c) Why is the climate shown on the table suitable for growing plantation crops?
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(d) Mention any one country in Africa which experiences similar climatic conditions as those shown in the table above.
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For questions 51-55, answer EITHER Christian OR Islamic questions but not both alternatives in the same number.
51. Either: 
(a) Mention any two things that happened when the apostles received the Holy Spirit.
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(b) Why were the people in Jerusalem confused when they heard the apostles speak?
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(c) Name the place in Jerusalem where the apostles received the Holy Spirit.
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Or: 
(a) Mention any two things which Prophet Muhammad did when he reached Madina.
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(b) Why were the people of Madina happy with the coming of Prophet Muhammad?
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(c) Name the town where Prophet Muhammad lived before going to Medina.
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52. Either:
(a) Name the type of marriage which is conducted in the church by a religious leader.
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(b) State any two qualities Christians look for in a marriage partner.
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(c) Give one reason why Christian men prefer marrying women of their religion.
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Or:
(a) What name is given to the marriage in Islam?
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(b) State any two qualities Muslims look for in a marriage partner.
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(c) Give one reason why Muslim men prefer marrying women of their religion.
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53. Either: 
(a) What causes death according to Christianity?
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(b) Give one reason why Christians have hope even if they die.
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(c) State any two ways death causes suffering to Christians.
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Or:
(a) Why do some Christians fear death?
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(b) Give one reason why Muslims believe in life after death.
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54. Either: "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I commanded you should not eat?" (Gen. 3:11)
(a) Who said the above words?
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(b) To whom were the words said?
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(c) Which tree was being talked about in the above verse?
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(d) What happened to man after eating from the tree named in (c) above?
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Or:
(a) Name the third pillar of Islam.
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(b) Give any two ways Muslims can fulfil the above pillar.
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(c) Give one benefit a Muslim gets from fulfilling the above pillar.
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55. Either: 
(a) Why did God tell Abraham to go out of his family and from his own people?
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(b) Give any two ways Abraham showed obedience to God.
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(c) How did God reward Abraham for his obedience?
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Or:
(a) Why did Allah tell Ibrahim to go out of his family and from his own people?
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(b) Give any two ways Ibrahim showed obedience to Allah.
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(c) How did Allah reward Ibrahim for his obedience?
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