P7 SST Beginning of Term II


SECTION A: 40 MARKS
Questions to 40 carry one mark each.
1. State one use of a kitchen at home.
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2. Name one East African country found both in the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
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3. State any one way in which wind is useful to farmers.
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4. Mention any one member of an extended family.
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5. What social service is provided by drivers in our sub-county?
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6. Give any one example of planted vegetation.
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7. Name the continent that is located North East of Africa.
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8. Mention any one inland port on Lake Victoria in Uganda.
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9. State any one way in which people misuse land.
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Study the diagram below and use it to answer question 10.


10. How is the weather instrument above useful at a weather station?
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11. State one way in which the government spends its revenue.
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12. In which way does the location of Uganda affect her international trade?
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13. In which type of climate do Tropical Rainforests grow?
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14. State any one political reason for the construction of the Uganda Railway.
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15. Name the major water body located between Africa and South America.
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16. Give one reason why the people of long ago migrated to new areas.
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17. Give any one role played by the person shown in the diagram below.

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19.What does the blue colour on the East African Community flag represent?
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20. Give one reason why the Imperial British East Africa Company was introduced in Uganda.
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21. State any one way gender equality can be promoted in schools.
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22. How was Mount Atlas  in Morocco formed?
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23. Mention any one factor that may attract many people to settle in a rural area.
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24. Why does the government of Uganda construct many market centers?
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25. Give one reason why natural forests are reducing in Uganda today?
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26. In the space below, draw a road sign of danger ahead.

27. In which way were the people of pre-colonial Africa socially organised?
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28. How can peace be maintained in our community?
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29. Write one way in which trees in dry areas behave to reduce transpiration.
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30. Write one way commercial banks are important to schools.
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31. Name the organ of the government which punishes law breakers.
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32. How is craft workimportant to people in our community?
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33. Name the prevailing wind that brings rainfall to the Mediterranean Sea.
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34. Give one way how legends promote culture in our societies.
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35. State any one contribution made by the Portguese in East Africa.
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For questions 36 to 40, answer either Christian or Islamic question but NOT BOTH questions on the same number. No marks will be awarded to a candidate who attempts both alternatives.
36. Either: Name the book in the Bible that talks about the journey of the Israelites to the Promised Land.
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Or: Name the holy book which was received by Prophet Musa.
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37. Either: State one way in which Christians can strengthen their faith.
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Or: State one way in which Muslims can strengthen their faith.
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38. Either: Name the commandment that is connected to longer life if obeyed.
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Or: Name the pillar of Islam that promotes unity between the rich and the poor.
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39. Either: Why shouldn't Christians fear death?
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Or: Why shouldn't Christians fear death?
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SECTION B: 60 MARKS
Questions 4to 55 carry four marks each.
41. (a)  State one way a compass is useful to people.
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(b) What is the compass direction of Uganda from Rwanda? ____________________________________________________________
(c)Mention any one group of people who need a compass in their work.
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(d) Danila was facing North East and turned through an angel of 90 clockwise. What was her new direction?
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42. (a) Mention one country that revived the East African Community.
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(b) Give any two reasons why the East African Community was revived.
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(c) State one way in which Ugandans benefitted from the East African Community.
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43. (a) Why was the Legislative Council formed in Uganda in 1921?
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(b) Mention the body in Uganda today which carries out the same duties of the Legislative Council.
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(c) Name any two Ugandans who became members of the Legislative Council in 1945.
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Study the sketch map of Africa below and answer the questions that follow.
44. (a) Name the oceans currents marked Q.
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(b) Why is the imaginary line marked  called the Greenwich Meridian?
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(c) Name the island country marked R.
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45. (a) Gove any two reasons why regular free and fair elections are important in a country.
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(b) Write any one challenge facing elections in Uganda.
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(c) Which ministry in Uganda is responsible for organising elections?
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46. (a) Give the meaning of the term environment.
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(b) Mention any two human activities that affect the environment negatively.
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(c) How can people work to improve their environment?
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47. Complete the table below.
Type of leadersExamples of leadersHow they get power
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Civic leaderChief Administrative Officer___________________
___________________KingInheritance
48. Name the major tourist attraction found in each of the following game parks:
(i) Tsavo National Park
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(ii) Bwindi National Park
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(b) State any two economic values of game parks to African countries.
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49. (a) Write any two children needs in our sub-county.
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(b) Give any one danger that may be caused by lack of children's needs.
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(c) What title is given to the L.C.I Committee officer in charge of children's rights?
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50. (a) Why were many rebellions staged in East Africa during colonial rule?
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(b) Who were the leaders of each of the following rebellions?
(i) Lamogi Rebellion
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(ii) Maji Maji Rebellion
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(c) State any one way the people of Tanganyika benefited from Maji Maji Rebellion.
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For questions 51 to 55answer either Christian or Islamic question but NOT BOTH questions on the same number. No marks will be awarded to a candidate who attempts both alternatives.
51. Either:  How can a Christian use the following body parts to serve God?
(i) Hands
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(ii) Mouth
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(b) State any two benefits of serving God to a Christian.
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Or:   How can a Christian use the following body parts to serve Allah?
(i) Hands
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(ii) Mouth
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(b) State any two benefits of serving Allah to a Muslim.
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52. Either: (a) Which sacrament makes one a member of God's family?
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(b) Why is water in the sacrament mentioned in (a) above?
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(c) Apart from the sacrament mentioned in (a) above, name any two other sacraments.
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Or: (a) Which Islamic practice is performed before prayers?
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(b) Mention any two materials used to perform the practice mentioned in (a) above.
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(c) How is the above practice important to Muslims?
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53. Either: Match the following days in list A with the events that took place in list B.
List AList B
Palm SundayGod's plan of salvation was fulfilled
Good FridayJesus went back to heaven
Ascension DayThe Holy Spirit descended to Jesus' apostles
Pentecost DayJesus entered Jerusalem as a king
(i) Palm Sunday
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(ii) Good Friday
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(iii) Ascension Day
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(iv) Pentecost Day
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Either: Match the following days in list A with the events that took place in list B.
List AList B
HijraProphet Muhammad's journey from Jerusalem to heaven
IsraProphet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina
MirajHoly journey to Mecca
HajjProphet Muhammad's night journey  from Medina to Jerusalem
(i) Hijra
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(ii) Isra
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(iii) Hijra
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(iv) Hajj
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54. Either: (a) Who was the mother of Jesus Christ?
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(b) In which town was jesus Christ born?
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(c) Which event was taking place at the time Jesus Christ was born?
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(c) Why was baby Jesus taken to Egypt?
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Or: (a) Who was the mother of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?
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(b) In which town was Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) born?
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(c) State any one way in which Prophet Muhammad was helpful to his uncle.
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(d) Why did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) migrate to Medina?
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55. Either: "I am the, the truth and the life, no one goes to the Father except by me." (John 14:6)
(a) Who said these words in the above quotation?
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(b) Name the person who is referred to as the father in the quotation.
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(c) Which people were told the words in the quotation?
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(d) As a Christian, state one lesson you learn from the above quotation.
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Or: "But those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, and believe in the revelation sent down to Muhammed for it is the truth for their Lord, He will remove them from their ills and improve their condition." (Surat Muhammad 47:2)
(a) Who said these words?
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(b) Give one benefit for those who believe and do righteous deeds.
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(c) As a Muslim, state  any two lessons that you learn from the above quotation.
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