mid term 1 sst

VICTORIOUS PRIMARY SCHOOLS 
MID-TERM 1 ASSESSMENT 2019
CLASS : P.6
SUBJECT : SOCIAL STUDIES & RE 
DURATION : 2 ¼ HOURS
Name ____________________________________________
Stream ______________ Campus ______________________
Avoid unnecessary crossing of work.
Write well.
Wrong spellings will lead to loss of marks.
SECTION A
1. Name the African country that tried to colonise Uganda. 
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2. Write EAC in full. 
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3. Why is a grass thatched house called a temporary house?
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4. Which element of a good map helps in finding the actual ground distance represented on a map?
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5. State one importance of the Nile river to the people of Uganda. 
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6. Mention one neighbour of Uganda that is landlocked. 
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7. How does the police force help courts of law to do their work?
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8. Give a reason why swamp drainage is discouraged in Uganda today.
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9. Apart from communication, how else do people use the tool below?

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10. Which arm of government is headed by the chief justice?
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11. Why is Nyero Stone Age site famous in Uganda?
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12. State one lesson that you learn from the legend of the spear and the bead. 
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13. Why is 9th October a very important day in Uganda?
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14. State the main reason for growing cash crops in your community?
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15. Suggest one problem that is faced by people living in area marked H 
                              

    Hill Hill 


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16. Why do farmers plant their seeds at the beginning of the rainy season?
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17. Mention the type of weather that breaks trees in the environment. 
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18. Draw a map symbol of a waterfall in the space below. 



19. Give one reason why IBEACo was formed. 
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20. Why are game parks regarded as important resources in Uganda?
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21. Where are school children who are sick encouraged to visit within the school?
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22. If the time at the Greenwich is 2:00pm. Find the time in Kampala 45O Esat of Greenwich.


23. How are radios important to traders in a country?
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24. Why does the Uganda court of Arms have pictures coffee and cotton crops?
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25. How was the Namirembe Agreement important to Sir Edward    
      Muteesa II?
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26. Write any one form of child abuse in Uganda today. 
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27. How helpful was the tool below to the early man?



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28. Name one member state of the EAC that is not crossed by the Equator line. 
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29. Why are areas around Mountain Mufumbiro settled by many people?
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30. State the importance of the national symbol below.


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31. In which one way is rainfall regarded as a curse in some communities?
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32. Why is it good for countries to cooperate with each other?
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33. State one role of the RDC in a district.  
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34. Why are children encouraged to participate in Music, dance and drama activities in your school?
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35. Mention one way the local people benefited from indirect rule. 
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For questions 36 – 40, answer either Christianity or Islamic question but not both alternatives in the same number. 
36. Either: Name the material God used to make man.
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Or: Name the material Allah used to create man. 
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37. Either: Write down the first commandment God gave to Moses. 
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Or: Write down the first pillar of Islam.
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38. Either: In the space below draw a symbol for a Christian family. 




Or: In the space below, draw a symbol an Islamic family. 




39. Either: State any one promise that God made to Abraham. 
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Or: State any one promise that Allah made to Prophet Ibrahim. 
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40. For Both: How were human beings created special from other creatures?
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SECTION B
41. a) John earns a salary of shs. 200,000, and spends all his money in addition to borrowing more from the bank.
a) Name the type of budget that John uses. 
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b) Write down the income that is on John’s budget. 
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c) Give one disadvantage of John’s budget. 
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d) Suggest any piece of advice that you can give to John. 
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42. Use the diagram below to answer question No. 42 

 






a) Name the lines of latitude marked; 
     A _______________________________     C______________________________
b) Why is the line marked A always marked OO ? 
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c) State the importance of latitudes on a map.
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43. a) List down any two local materials  in the environment that can be used to make crafts. 
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ii)________________________________________________________________________________
b) Mention one use of craft items in the environment. 
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c) In which one way have people benefited from making crafts?
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44. Study the map of East Africa and answer question No. 44. 







      A 






a) Name the countries of East Africa marked; 
    A ___________________________     B ______________________________
b) How many countries of East Africa share the lake marked X on the map?
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c) Use letter Y to show the Indian Ocean on the map above.
45. a) State any two ways leaders are chosen in your country. 
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ii) ________________________________________________________________________________
b) In which one way are religious leaders important in your community?
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c) Mention one problem faced by our leaders in the community.
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46. a) Name any two of the founder presidents of EAC in 1967.
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ii)________________________________________________________________________________
b) Give one reason for the formation of the EAC in 1967. 
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c) State one reason why EAC collapsed in 1977. 
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47. Study the picture below and use it to the answer question No. 47. 
 


a) Which section of police helps in ensuring that people use the above facility well?
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b) State any one road safety measure that can reduce on accidents. 
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c) Give one way of caring for the facility represented in the diagram above.
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d) Write down any one group of road users in Uganda today. 
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48. a) State the two major aspects of climate. 
i)______________________________________ii)_________________________________________
b) Give one reason why North Eastern Uganda receives little rainfall. 
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c) Mention the weather instrument that is used to measure the speed of    
     wind at a weather station.  
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49. a) Name the largest ethnic group in Uganda.
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b) Give two reasons why the ethnic group mentioned above migrated to Uganda. 
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ii)________________________________________________________________________________


c) State one problem that ethnic groups faced in the places where they settled. 
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50. a) Write down any two local leaders in Uganda that resisted colonial rule. 
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ii)________________________________________________________________________________
b) Which group of foreigners did the above traditional leaders resist?
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c) In which one way did Ugandans benefit from foreigners?
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For questions 51 – 55, answer either Christianity or Islamic questions but not both alternatives in the same number. 
51. Either: a) Mention the first two human beings that God created. 
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ii)________________________________________________________________________________
b) In which way was the creation of Adam different from that of Eve?
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c) Apart from taking care of His creation, give another reason for creating man. 
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Or: a) Mention the first two human beings that Allah created. 
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ii)________________________________________________________________________________
b) In which way was the creation of Adam different from that of Hawa?
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c) Apart from taking care of His creation, give another reason for creating man. 
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52. Either: a)Name the sacrament one receives to become a Christian.
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b) State any one thing that is used during the above sacrament. 
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c) Give two importance of the Holy spirit to Christians today. 
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Or: a) Mention one practice that is done to male Muslims when they are converted to Islam. 
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b) State one reason why Muslim males carry out the practice mentioned in a) above.
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c) Mention two ways Allah is important to Muslim families.
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ii)________________________________________________________________________________
43. Either: a) Name any two of the closest apostles of Jesus Christ. 
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b) Give one reason why Jesus had apostles. 
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c) How did Jesus complete His mission on earth?
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Or: a) Name any two caliphs of Prophet Mohammed.
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b) Give one reason why Mohammed had caliphs. 
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c) How did Mohammed (PBUH) prove that He was a messenger of Allah?
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54. Either: a) Why is prayer considered as an important practice among Christians?
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b) Mention any two types of prayers. 
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c) State one reason why God may not answer somebody’s prayer. 
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Or: a) Why is prayer / Salat considered as an important pillar among Muslims?
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b) Mention any two suitable places for salat among Muslims. 
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c) State one reason why Allah may not answer a Muslim’s prayer. 
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55. For Both: 
a) Who is a good friend?
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b) In which two ways can a P.6 child prove to others that they are good friends?
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c) State any one behaviour that may break relationships among people.
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