MOCK EXAM

SECTION A

1. How does a captain of a ship in the middle of an ocean find his way?
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2. Which element of weather influences population distribution of an area?
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3. Why were the Africans not used in the construction of the Uganda Railway?
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4. State one way in which lumbering is a problem in the Equatorial Rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo?
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5. What advantage has a school with with weather instruments over a school which doesn't?
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6. Why were there more rebellions against colonial rule in Tanganyika than in Uganda?
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7. State one reason why most rift valley lakes are salty.
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8. Why is the Tazara Railway Line very important to the economy of Zambia?
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9. In which way is the lifestyle of the Turkana similar to that of the Karimojong?
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10. Why do citizens of Uganda pay taxes to the government?
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11. State one reason why most farmers in Uganda are subsistence farmers.
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12. Why was Uganda not regarded as a landlocked country before 1885?
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13. Why did most African rebellions in Uganda result into famine?
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14. How was Swahili culture introduced in East Africa?
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15. Which large water mass washes the Eastern Coast of Africa?
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16. Give any one reason why some rivers in Africa are not navigable.
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17. Write COMESA in full.
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18. What is a constituency according to Uganda's electoral system?
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19. Why did the Germans introduced the growing of cash crops in Tanganyika?
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20. Which ministry in Uganda is responsible for the national census?
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21. Why are Ugandans being encouraged to practiced family planning?
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22. Identify any one reason why Uganda has very many oprhans than ever before.
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23. In which one way is palm oil growing a difficult economic activity in Nigeria?
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24. Suggest any one reason why slopes of volcanic mountains in Uganda are good for settlement.
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25. Give one social problem which was solved in Sudan by the construction of the Gezira Irrigation Scheme.
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26. How does River Volta contribute to the economic development of Ghana?
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27. Why does Uganda Wildlife Authority prohibit poaching in Uganda's national game parks?
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28. How do the Fulani of Northern Nigeria earn their living?
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29. In which way did Semei Kakungulu collaborate with the British to rule Uganda?
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30. Who ruled Bunyoro Kitala Empire after the Bachwezi?
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31. How did the tobacco curing process promote deforestation in the West Nile?
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32. What type of farming leads to soil erosion in the drier partd of Uganda?
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33. What role does Port Mombasa play in the economic development of Uganda?
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34. Why do most Ugandans use hand hoes instead if tractors for farming?
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35. What political achievement did Nelson Mandelamake after his release from prison?
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36. Why is the government of Uganda encouraged to grow clonal coffee instead of other variaties of coffee?
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For questions 37-40, attempt either the CHRISTIANITY or the ISLAMIC question BUT NOT BOTH.
37. Either: What lesson do you learn from the story of Cain and Abel?
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Or: When does a Muslim perform Wudhu?
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38. Either: Which sacrament enables Christians to share the body and the blood of Jesus Christ today?
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Or: What is U.M.E.A in full?
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39. Either: For which crime did the Jews sentence Jesus to death?
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Or: Who built the Kaaba in the Holy City of Mecca?
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40. Either: How does man communicate to God?
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Or: What is the role of an imam in the mosque?
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SECTION B
41. (a) Give two examples of natural resources in Uganda which Uganda needs to conserve.
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(b) Identify one way in which vegetation is important to animal and human life.
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(c) Why is petroleum called a non-renewable natural resources?
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42. (a) State the three political parties (in full) that led to the East African countries to independence.
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(b) How was Uganda's struggle for independence different from that of Kenya?
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43. (a) At what age do the youth become legal voters in Uganda?
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(b) What are bye-elections?
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(c) Give two conditions that may compel the electoral commission to conduct bye-elections in a constituency.
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44. (a) How is the process of decentralisation different from the process of privatisation?
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(b) Identify one step that have been taken to decentralise the services of the central government.
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(c) Point out two problems faced by Uganda in her struggle to privatise her economy.
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45. Study the map of East Africa below and answer the questions that follow.