MOCK EXAMINATION

SECTION A (40 MARKS)

1. Name the neighbouring country of Uganda mainly covered by Equatorial Rainforests.
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2. Mention the continent which is referred to as the Frozen Continent?
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3. Apart from planting grass and trees, how else is soil erosion controlled in school compounds?
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4. Give one example of perishable goods transported by air transport.
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5. What is citizenship by registration?
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6. What type of vegetation covers the largest part of Uganda?
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7. Why are isobars drawn on some maps?
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8. State one contribution of cultural institutions like kingdoms to the development of Uganda.
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9. Mention one organ of the East African Community.
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10. Kamadi is reading news on NTV facing North. What is his new direction if he turns clockwise through a right angle?
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11. State one reason why the Iteso adopted farming when settled in East Africa.
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12. What is meant by the term environment?
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13. Mention one method of fishing used by the local people  on Lake Victoria.
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14. How is a radio important to to school children?
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15. Name one enclave country in Africa.
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16. Name the body that promotes trade among the West African states.
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17. Study the sketch map of Uganda below and answer the questions that follow.
Sketch Map
18. Name the national park named W on the map.
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19. Why is lake marked X salty?
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20. Use letter K to indicate the Karamoja region.
21. Give any one reason why the Karamoja region is sparsely inhabited.
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22. Which animal is used as a means of transport in desert areas?
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23. What advantage does a nuclear family have over an extended family?
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24. Mention the raw material for making cement.
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25. State one source of government revenue.
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26. Give any one use of soft wood.
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27. What is irrigation farming?
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28. Why is it important for farmers to watch news on a television?
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29. Mention the duty of the speaker in a parliament.
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30. Name one traditional ruler who resisted colonial rule in Uganda.
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31. How did the British try to link Uganda at the coast of East Africa?
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32. Mention one contribution of a veterinary doctor in the country.
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33. Which mineral is used to make petrol and diesel?
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34. Name one cardinal point of a compass.
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35. Mention the factor that led to the final collapse of Bunyoro Kitara Empire?
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In questions 36-40, answer EITHER Christianity OR Islamic question BUT NOT BOTH.
36. Either: How long does the lent period last?
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Or: How long does saum last?
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37. Either: Why is St. Stephen remembered in the history of Christianity?
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Or:  Why is Sumayyah remembered in the history of Islam?
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38. Either: What is the Holy Trinity?
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Or: What is umra?
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39. Either: Why is the ascension day remembered in the Christian faith?
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Or: Why are jihads fought in Islam?
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40. Either:  Name the country in Africa where Jesus once lived.
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Or: Name the country in Africa where Prophet Isa once lived.
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SECTION B
41. (a) State any one reason why the crested crane was selected as one of the symbols of the items of the Uganda Coat of Arms.
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(b) What does the red colour on the Uganda National Flag represent?
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(c) Mention the two symbols of Uganda as a nation that symbolise unity and rule of law.
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42. (a) Mention any two reasons why the explorers came to Africa.
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(b) State any two difficulties early explorers faced in Africa.
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43. (a) Give any one means of air transport.
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(b) Why are the following important to road users?
(i)Seat belts
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(ii) Helmet
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(c) Why did the colonialists construct railway lines in East Africa?
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44. (a) What is mixed farming?
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(b) State any two advantages of mixed farming.
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(c) How do agro-based industries benefit from mixed farming?
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45. Study the sketch map of Africa below and answer the questions that follow.
Sketch Map
(a) Name the line of longitude marked X
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(b) Give one reason why canal marked with letter T was constructed.
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(c) Mention the irrigation scheme marked xxx on the map.
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(d) Mention the irrigation scheme named in (c) above.
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46. (a) Give any two human basic needs.
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(b) State any two reasons why some homes fail to get their needs.
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47. (a) What is a national budget?
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(b) Identify the types of taxes collected on the following goods:
(i) Locally manufactured goods within the country
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(ii) Imports and exports
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(c) Give any one danger of smuggling to a country.
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48. 
(a) Name the weather instrument shown above.
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(b) Apart from the instrument named n (a) above, mention any other instrument which is used to show the direction of wind.
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(c) How can the Ministry of Relief and Disaster Preparedness assist the following categories of people:
(i) Flood victims
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(ii) Famine victims
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49. (a) What was the Great Trek in South Africa?
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(b) Mention the group of people who carried out the Great Trek  in South Africa.
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(c) Write down any two provinces found in South Africa.
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50. Complete the table below about river projects in Africa.

RIVERPROJECTCOUNTRY
River NileOwen Falls Dam                        
                        Akasombo DamGhana
River Niger                        
Nigeria
                        
Seven Folks DamKenya

In questions 51-55, answer EITHER Christianity OR Islamic question BUT NOT BOTH.
51. Either: 
(a) Mention any two qualities of a priest/reverend.
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(b) Give two duties of a priest/reverend.
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Or: 
(a) Give two duties of an Imam.
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(b) Mention any two qualities of an Imam
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52. Either: 
(a) List down any two apostles of Jesus Christ.
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(b) Mention any two miracles performed by Jesus Christ.
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Or: 
(a)  List down any two caliphs of Prophet Muhammad.
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(b) Mention any two pillars of Islam.
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53. Either:
(a) State any two ways in which Abraham demonstrated his faith to God.
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(b) Apart from Abraham, mention two other prophets who had strong faith in God.
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Or: 
(a) Who was the wife of Prophet Ibrahim?
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(b) Why did Allah ask Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael?
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(c) Mention any two conditions found in Jahannam.
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54. Either:
(a) What is a parable?
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(b) Give any two parables used by Jesus Christ during his teaching.
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(c) State one reason why Christians today read about Jesus' parables.
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Or:
(a) Give any two reasons why Allah created man.
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(b) State any two ways in which Muslims go against the pillars of Shahadat.
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55. FOR BOTH
(a) In how many days did God/Allah create the universe?
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(b) Why did God/Allah send Adam out of Eden?
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(c) Write down two ways in which a good Christian/Muslim is expected to behave in a community.
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