P.7 SST and RE Paper One

SECTION A (40 Marks)
1. Name any one place where social services are provided in the community.
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2. State any one way in which rain is important to animals.
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3. Give any one way in which children are important at home.
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4. Name any one major natural resource in Uganda.
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5. What is the importance of a constitution to the people of Uganda.
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6. Give one major cause of refugee problem in Africa today.
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7. Mention any one problem facing Universal Primary School Education in Uganda.
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8. In which way Henry Sylvester Williams contribute to the achievement of independence in Africa?
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9. State any one advantage of high population in a country like Uganda.
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10. How does the amount of rainfall received affect  vegetation growth in an area?
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11. Which process leads to the formation of a rift valley?
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12. Give the main reason why agriculture in Sudan is mainly done under irrigation.
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13. State  any one possible cause for the migration of the Plain Nilotes into East Africa.
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14. Mention any one cause of environmental degradation.
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15. How is a map different from a picture?
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16. Name any one program that has been introduced by the government to reduce illiteracy among the citizens.
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17. Why is it important for one to carry an umbrella on a sunny day?
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18. Mention any one material made made using local materials.
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19. Mention any one harmful cultural practice in the society.
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20. Give any one reason why parents take their children to school.
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21. Why are news papers not widely used for communication in East Africa?
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22. Which type of climate is described as hot and wet?
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23. Mention any one problem faced by a country with a multi-party system of government.
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24. State any one importance of vegetation to people and animals.
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25. Mention any one project which can be done by people to earn income.
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26. Why was Kabaka Edward  Muteesa exiled by the colonial government in 1953.
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27.Mention any one place where means of transport can be found.
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28. Give any one reason why colonial administrators came to Uganda.
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29. Name the type of leaders who promote the quality of life of people in the community.
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30. State any one way in which a school depends on the community.
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31. In which way does insecurity affect development of a country?
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32. Give any one problem faced by social service providers.
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33. Name the largest vegetation zone in Uganda.
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34.  State any one factor that affects human settlement in an area.
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35. In which way did colonial treaties affect the people of Uganda?
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For each of the questions 36 to 40, answer either the Christianity or the Islamic questions but not  both. No marks will be awarded to a candidate who attempts both alternatives in a particular number.
36. Either: Name the prophet who started baptism according to the Bible.

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      Or:  Name the prophet who led the Jews to the promised land?
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37. Either:  Why is Sunday an important day to Christians?

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      Or: Why is Friday an important day to Muslims?
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38. Either: Give one way Christians are expected to behave during lent.

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     Or: Give one way Muslim are expected to behave during Ramadan.
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39. Either: Who was the first Christian martyr in Uganda?
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     Or: Who was the first Muslim martyr?
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40. Either: Give one reason why Christians worship God. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Or: Give one reason why Muslims worship Allah.
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SECTION B (60 Marks)
41. (a) Give any one human activity that can lead to drought.
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(b) Mention any two problems an area is likely to face as a result of prolonged drought.
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(c) State any one way in which a drought can be prevented in an area.
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42. The diagram below shows different types of settlement patterns in an area. Study it carefully and answer questions that follow.


(a) Name the settlement pattern marked B in the diagram.
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(b) State any one advantage that people living in area marked C have over those in area A.
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(c) Give any two steps that can be taken to solve the problems faced by people living in area A.
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43. (a) Why were there many rebellions against colonial rule in Kenya and Tanzania than in Uganda?
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(b) Give any two ways in which rebellions affected the people of East Africa.
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(c) Apart from rebellions, give any one other method that Faricans used to demand for their independence.
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44. (a) Name the type of climate which is mostly experienced in Moroto and Kotido districts.
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(b) State any two problems faced by people living in the above districts as a result of climate.
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(c) In which way has the government of Uganda tried to improve the life of people in Moroto and Kotido districts?
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45. (a) What is child protection?
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(a) Give any two ways through which parents can protect their children from abuse and violence.
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(c) State any one problem faced by children without parents (orphans).
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46. Study the map of East Africa below and answer the questions that follow. 

(a) Of what formation is mountain marked N on the map?

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(b) Give any one similarity between Lake Turkana and the lake marked X.

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(c) State one reason why agricultural mechanisation is possible in most parts of East Africa.

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(d) Use letter K to locate the river on which Masiga dam is built.


47. (a) Name the method of irrigation used on Gezira Irigation Scheme.

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(b) give any two importance of Gezira Irrigation Scheme to the people of Sudan.

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(c) How is the Sennar dam useful to the Gezira Irrigation Scheme?

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48. (a) Under which government ministry is the National Environment Management Authority?

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(b) Give any two reasons why people  are draining wetlands in Uganda today.

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(c) Which step has the government of Uganda taken to conserve wetlands?

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49. (a) Name the common market that unites countries in Southern Africa.

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(b) Give any two ways in which common markets have contributed to the development of Africa.

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(c) Mention any one problem affecting common markets in Africa.

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50. (a) In which two  ways has the political instability in South Sudan affected Uganda's economy?

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(b) Give any one way how Uganda has helped to bring back peace in South Sudan.

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(c) Mention any one other political challenge affecting African countries.

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For questions 51 to 55, answer either the Christian or Islamic questions but not both. No marks will be awarded to candidates who attempt both alternatives in a particular number.

51. Either:

(a) Name the prophet who is known for his faith and endurance.

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(b) Mention any two  ways through which Christians show their faith in God.

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(c) Give any one  reason why Christians should have faith in God.

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Or: 

(a) Name the prophet who is known for his faith and endurance.

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(b) Mention any two  ways through which Muslims show their faith in Allah.

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(c) Give any one  reason why Muslims should have faith in Allah.

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52. Either:

(a) Mention any two activities of Christian missionaries in Uganda.

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(b) State any two problems faced by Christian missionaries in Uganda.

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Or: 

(a) Name the King of Buganda who welcomed the first Muslim traders to Buganda.

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(b) Give the two reasons why Islam took long to spread in Uganda.

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(c) In which way has Islam contributed to the development of Uganda?

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53. Either: 

(a) Mention any two ways through which Jesus Christ helped the people around him.

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(b) In which two ways does a Christian benefit by serving others in the community?

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Or:

(a) Give any two ways through which Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) helped his people.

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(b) Mention any two ways through which a Muslim benefits by serving others in the community.

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54.Either:

(a) Mention any two similar beliefs between Christianity and Islam.

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(b) Give any two differences between Christian beliefs and Islamic beliefs.

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Or:

(a) Mention any two similar beliefs between Islam and Christianity .

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(b) Give any two differences between Islamic beliefs and Christian beliefs.

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55. Either:

Use a pen and match correctly the prophets in List A to their roles in List B.

List AList B
Prophet AbrahamLed the Israelites out of Egypt
Prophet NoahForetold the coming of the Messiah
Prpphet IsaiahAncestor of all nations
Prophet MosesObeyed God and built the ark

(a) Prophet Abraham:

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(b) Prophet Noah:

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(c) Prophet Moses:

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(c) Prophet Isaiah:

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Or: Use a pen and match correctly the information in List A to that in List B.

List AList B
IftaarThe celebration which marks the end of fasting
Eid-el-FitrThe special charity paid at the end of fasting
Eid-el-AduaThe meal which breaks fasting at sunset
Zakah-el-FitrThe festival of sacrifice

(a) Iftaar:

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(b) Eid-el-Fitr:

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(c) Eid-el-Adua:

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(d) Zakal-al-Fitr

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