P7 SST & RE Beginning of Term II


SECTION A (40 MARKS)
Questions 1 to 40 carry one mark each.

1. Name the instrument in schools used to change lessons.
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2. Which water body separates Africa from Europe?
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3. Name any one district in Uganda which lies both in the northern and southern hemisphere.
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4. Alex was facing North East. He turned anti-clockwise through an angle of 90°. What is his new direction?
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5. Why should a school use a calender?
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6. Give any one reason why pastoralism is not practised in Equatorial regions.
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7. How are the Cape Ranges different from the  Drakensberg Mountains in terms of formation?
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8. Name any one material used in the making of the item below.
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9. Why do people in Kabale practise terracing?
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10. How do ways of worship today differ from those of the pre-colonial period?
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11. Why do areas that have scrub vegetation sparsely populated?
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12. Mention any one problem the people who live in Sahara Desert face.
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13. State any one reason why pupils should go for holidays.
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14. Which cultural practice initiates boys into manhood among the Bagisu?
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15. Why is land the most valuable resource?
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16. Give the difference between traditional cash crops and non-traditional cash crops.
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17. State any one way the system of trade during the pre-colonial period differs from that of today.
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18. How do people neighbouring a school benefit from it?
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19. What was the major reason for the coming of Arabs to Uganda?
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20. Why did the East African Community collapse in 1977?
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21. Why type of vegetation has tall grass and scattered trees?
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22. Mention any one problem crop farmers in Uganda face.
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23. Give any one reason why Africans hated colonial rule.
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24. Why is it important for people to greet each other?
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25. State any one benefit of holding regular elections.
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26. Apart from Mount Rwenzori, name any other block mountain in Africa.
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27. Give one way the government of Uganda is reducing poverty among people.
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28. State any one way the people of East Africa benefited from the Portuguese.
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29. Mention any one way people help the police in maintaining law and order.
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30. How is Olduvai Gorge important in the history of East Africa?
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31. Give one reason why people should be encouraged to replace cut down trees.
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32. Why does a country carry out population census?
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33. Give any one reason why people take part in cultural activities in their community.
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34. Why did the Bantu originally settle in the Cameroon Highlands?
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35. Give any one problem caused by sunny weather for a long period of time.
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For each of the questions 36 40, answer EITHER Christian OR Islamic question BUT NOT BOTH. No marks will be awarded to a candidate who attempts both alternatives in a number.
36. Either: Who was the first apostle to be called by Jesus Christ?
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Or: Who was the first convert of Prophet Muhammad?
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37. Either: Give any one way in which Christians worship God.
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Or: Give any one way in which Muslims worship Allah.
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38. Both:  Mention any one result of unfair behaviour in the community.
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39. Either: State any one way a Christian can care for animals.
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Or:  State any one way a Muslim can care for animals.
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40. Either: Give any one activity a Christian can do to reflect the light of Jesus to other Christians.
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Or:  Give any one activity a Christian can do to reflect the light of Prophet Muhammad to other Muslims.
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SECTION A (60 MARKS)
Questions 41 to 55 carry four marks each.

41. (a) Which type of transport is suitable for the following goods:
(i) Perishable goods?
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(ii) Liquids?
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(b) Apart from the types of transport mentioned above, name any other two types of transport.
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42. (a) Why are most game parks located in the Savanna Grasslands?
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(b) Give any two benefits of game parks to the government of Uganda.
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(c) How can the government of Uganda attract more tourists?
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43. Match the type of leaders in List A to how they acquire their positions in List B.

List AList B
(i)Chairperson LC V Appointment
(ii)Chief Administrative Officer Elections
(iii)Scouts and guides Succession
(iv)KingsVolunteering

(i) Chairperson LC V
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(ii) Chief Administrative Officer
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(iii) Scouts and guides
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(iv) Kings
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Study the map of Uganda below and answer the questions that follow.
Sketch Map

44 (a) Name the national park marked P.
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(b) Give one way physical feature marked F influences the economic activities of the people who live around it.
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(c) State one economic benefit of the physical feature marked S.
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(d) Give any one problem people who live around physical feature marked T face.
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45. (a) Give any two examples of social service providers.
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(b) Mention any one reason why some people are not able to enjoy social services provided by the government.
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(c) Write down any one way the government of Uganda can enable people to get social services easily.
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46. The table below is about people who keep peace and security in our communites.
Study and complete it.
TitleHow peace is kept
Police___________________________
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Prison warden___________________________
White fathersHolds security meetings in the district

Below is a family tree. Study it carefully and answer the questions that follow.

47. (a)Which type of family is shown in the family tree above?
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(b) What title is given to Mr. and Mrs. Joash?
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(c) Write down any one role of Mr. Joash in the family.
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(d) Give any one way the above family members can live peacefully.
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48. (a) Name any one African who collaborated with the British in Uganda.
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(b) Give any one reason why some Africans supported the British.
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(c) How did some Africans benefit from supporting the British?
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(d) Write down any one danger Africans who supported the British faced.
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49. (a) Mention any two problems the fishing industry in East Africa faces.
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(b) Give any two ways the government of the East African countries can improve on the fishing industry.
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Study the diagram below and answer the questions that follow.

50. (a) Name the months of the year when the sun is overhead the latitude marked:
(i) B
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(ii) C
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(b) Name any one country in Africa which lies along the latitude marked 0°.
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(c) State any one way the imaginary line marked A is important to a map reader.
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For each of the questions 51-55, answer EITHER Christian OR Islamic question BUT NOT BOTH. No marks will be awarded to a candidate who attempts both alternatives in a number.
51. Either: "And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever." (John 14:16)
(a) Who said these words?
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(b) To whom were these words sais?
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(c) Why did the person in 5(a) promise a helper?
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(d) State any one way the helper is important to Christians today.
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Or: (a) Name the book that Prophet Muhammad left behind as a guide for Muslims.
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(b) Mention any one way Muslims show respect to the above mentioned book.
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(c) Give any one way Muslims benefit from reading the above mentined book.
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(d) Write down any one group of people exempted from touching the above mentioned book.
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52. Either: (a) Mention any two similarities between Christianity and African Tradition Religion.
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(b) Give any two examples of good practices in African Traditional Religion.
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Or: (a) Mention any two similarities between Islam and African Tradition Religion.
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(b) Give any two examples of good practices in  African Tradition Religion.
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53. Both: (a) Write down any two ways leaders have become selfish today.
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(b) Mention any two benefits of being unselfish.
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54. Either: (a) Mention any two examples of talents.
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(b) Why did God give us different talents?
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(c) Give any one way some Christians have misused their talents.
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Or: (a) Mention any two examples of talents.
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(b) Why did Allah give us different talents?
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(c) Give any one way some Muslims have misused their talents.
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55. Either: (a) Name the founder of Christianity.
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(b) Which day marked the beginning of the Church?
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(c) Give any two ways of showing respect to the Christian faith.
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Or: (a) Name the founder of Islam.
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(b) Which day marked the beginning of the Islamic calendar?
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(c) Give any two ways of showing respect to the Islamic faith.
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