P.6 SST Mid-Term III

Section A (40 Marks)
Each question carries one mark.
1. Name the map symbol which prevents congestion on a map.
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2. Which raw material is mined from Osukuru Hills in Tororo District?
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3. Name the 180° line of longitude which separates one day from another?
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4. Write down the political importance of Lake Edward between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo?
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The picture below shows the major lines of latitude.  Use is to answer the question number 5.
5. Why are the above lines of latitude referred to as parallel lines?
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6. Which mountain in Uganda lies both in the Southern and the Northern Hemispheres?
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7. Why do you think Lake Albert has water waters yet it is a rift valley lake?
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8. What is the difference between a map and a picture?
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9. Name any one place in Uganda where tourists can go to see hippopotami.
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10. In the space provided below, draw a map symbol of a hill.

11. Tracy was travelling to school in the morning and saw her shadow behind her. In which direction was her school found?
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12. Give the reason why Margherita is covered by snow throughout the year.
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13. Why is the Greenwich Meridian called so?
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14. What name is given to lakes formed on top of dormant or extinct volcanic mountains.
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15. Which line of longitude divides the earth into the Eastern  and Western Hemispheres?
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16. Use a pencil and a ruler to indicate the areas crossed by the Equator in Uganda. 
17. Which mineral has been discovered in Lake Albert?
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18. Which physical feature covers the largest part of Uganda?
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19. In which direction does the sun set?
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20. How is Lake Victoria and the Lake Kyoga similar in terms of formation?
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21. What term is given to the deep cracks in the earth's surface?
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22. Give the reason why lines of latitude are known as parallel lines.
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23. Write IDL in full.
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24. Apart from Kenya, name another neighbouring country of Uganda divided into the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
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25. Which name did Henry Morton Stanley give to the Rwenzori Mountain Range?
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26. Define the term escarpments.
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27. Why do you think regions in Central Uganda are cooler than regions in Northern Uganda?
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28. What name is given to the time of the time of the year when the days and nights are equal in length?
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29. Which type of rainfall is received in mountainous areas?
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30. Write down the definition of the term altitude.
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The diagram below shows the process of down warping which led to the formation of depression or basin lakes. Use it to answer question number 31.
31. Suggest the political importance of Mountain Elgon between Uganda and Kenya.
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32. Identify the deepest lake in Uganda.
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33. What problem is Apio likely to face if she uses a map which has no key?
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34. Which side of the mountain is suitable for crop growth?
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35. Identify the method of locating places on a map using longitudes and latitudes.
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In questions 36-40, answer EITHER Christian OR an Islamic question but NOT BOTH. No marks will be awarded to a pupil who attempts both alternatives on the same number.
36. EITHER: Name the Bible character who is remembered for his patience and endurance.
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OR: Name the prophet in the Quran who is remembered for his patience and endurance.
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37: EITHER: What term is given to the strong belief in God?
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OR: What term is given to the strong belief in Allah?
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38. EITHER: Why did God ask Abraham to sacrifice his only begotten son Isaac?
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OR: Why did Allah ask Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael ?
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39. EITHER: Why did God call Moses on Mount Sinai?
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OR: Why did Allah call Prophet Musa to lead Bani Israil out of Misri?
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40. EITHER: What is the holy book for Christians?
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OR: What is the holy book for Muslims?
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Section B (60 Marks)
Each question carries four marks.
41. (a) Differentiante between a compass and a compass rose.
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(b) What name is given to an instrument used to find direction?
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(c) What name is given to an instrument used to show direction?
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(d) What special name is given to the points found between the four cardinal points of a campus?
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42. Below is a picture of Sigita and her animal. Use it to answer the questions that follow.
(a) Why do you think Sigiti keeps the animal shown in the picture above?
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(b) Name the animal shown in the above picture.
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(c) Which type of transport does the above named animal provide to Sigiti?
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(d) In which district of Uganda do you think Sigiti lives?
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43. (a) State any one type of map you know.
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(b) name any one element of a good map.
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(c) What do you understand by a sketch map?
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(d) What element of a good map makes a map smart?
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44. (a) Use the diagram below and answer the questions that follow.
(a) Define the term rift valley?
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(b) By what process was a rift valley formed?
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(c) What is an escarpment?
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(d) Name any one rift valley lake in Uganda.
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45. (a) Give the definition of a map.
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(b) Name any one type of maps.
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(c) Write down one element of a good map.
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(d) Give one similarity between a map and a picture.
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46. Study the illustration below and answer the questions that follow.
(a) On which layer of the earth do we find plants and animals?
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(b) What name is given to the substance found in the second layer of the earth?
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(c) Name the process by which the above mentioned substance comes on top of the earth's crust.
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(d) Identify the type of mountains formed as a result of the process named in (c) above.
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47. (a) Fill in the missing gaps with correct information about Uganda's physical features.

PHYSICAL FEATUREFORMATION
Rwenzori Mountain Range
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Lake Victoria_______________
Lake Albert_______________
Lake Katwe_______________
Western Rift Valley_______________

48. Below is the map of Uganda and her neighbours. Use it to answer the questions that follow.
(a) Identify the inter-territorial lake marked V.
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(b) How is Uganda disavantaged by her location?
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(c) Uganda mainly use the sea port of country marked K to handle her imports and exports. Name the sea port.
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(d) What is the direction of South Sudan from Uganda?
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49. The diagram below shows the solar system. Use it to answer the questions that follow.
(i) What causes day and night?
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(ii) Identify the natural satellite which revolves around the about mentioned planet.
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(iii) Name the only planet which supports life.
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(iv) Mention the smallest planet in our solar system.
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50. Use the map illustration below to answer the questions that follow.
(i) Name the process illustrated in the diagram above.
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(ii) The largest lake in Uganda was formed as a result of the above mentioned process. Name the lake.
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(iii) The swampiest lake in Uganda was formed as a result of the above mentioned process. Name the lake.
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(iv) Which forces led to the formation of the above mentioned?
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For each of the questions 51-55, answer EITHER Christianity OR Islamic but BOTH.
51. EITHER: (a) Who is a martyr?
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(b)Who was the first Christian martyr?
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(c) How did the above named martyr meet his death?
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(d) Which king of Buganda ordered for the killing of the Christian Uganda Martyrs?
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OR: (a) Who is a martyr?
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(b)Who was the first Muslim martyr?
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(c) How did the above named martyr meet her death?
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(d) Which King of Buganda ordered for the killing of the the Muslim Uganda Martyrs?
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52. EITHER: (a) What do you understand by the term Exodus?
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(b) Name the land which was referred to as the promised land in the Bible.
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(c) Why is Mount Nebo remembered in the history of Christianity?
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(d) Who led the Israelites into the promised land?
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OR: (a) What do you understand by the term Hegira?
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(b) Who led Bani Israil out of Misri?
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(c) Name the prophet who helped above named person during the Hegira.
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(d) Why is Mount Arafat remembered in the history of Christianity?
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53. EITHER: (a) List down the first two books of the New Testament.
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(b) List down the first two books of the Old Testament.
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OR: (a) List down the two holy books in Islam.
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(b) List down the prophets who received the above mentioned books.
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54. EITHER: (a) How many disciples did Jesus have? 
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(b) Who was the first disciple of Jesus ?
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(c) What was the occupation of the above named person before he became an apostle of Jesus Christ?
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(d) Who was the most beloved disciple of Jesus Christ?
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OR: 
(a) How many caliphs did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) have?
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(b) Who was the first caliph of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?
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(c) Give the reason why Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) chose caliphs.
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(d) Write PBUH in full.
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55. FOR BOTH:
(a) List down any two similarities between Christians and Muslims.
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(b) (a) List down any two difference between Christians and Muslims.
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