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2010-KCSE-TRIAL-HISTORY-P2-001

08 Sep

HIS-OP2-001
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HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT
Paper 2
FORM 3
2 ½ Hours

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
History and Government
Paper 2
2 ½ Hours

Instruction to candidates
1.      This paper consists of three sections A,B and C
2.      Answer ALL questions in Section A
3.      Section B (Answer any THREE questions)
4.      Section C (Answer any TWO questions)

SECTION A (25 MARKS)
Answer all questions
1)      Write two main sources of African History                                                          (2mks)
2)      State the scientific theory that explains the origin of Man                                   (1mk)
3)      Write the place where the fossils of Aegytopithecus were found                                    (1mk)
4)      Write two examples of ancient writing                                                                 (2mks)
5)      State the method used to draw water for irrigation in Egypt                               (1mk)
6)      State one theory that explains the origin of Agriculture                                       (1mk)
7)      Write two chartered companies which were used to administer European possession in Africa                                                                                                       (2mks)
8)      Identify the scientific discoveries during the 19th Century which contributed to food preservation.                                                                                               (2mks)
9)      Write two systems of Colonial Administration used by the French in Africa.    (2mks)
10)  Differentiate between scramble and partition of Africa.                                      (2mks)
11)  Name the first newspaper first published in Summeria in 700BC.                       (1mk)
12)  Write the discoveries made by the following scientists                                        (2mks)
a)      Michael Faraday
b)      Alexander Graham Bell
13)  Write two ways in which the ENCLOSURE system affected small scale farmers in Britain                                                                                                           (2mks)
14)  Differentiate between transport and communication                                           (2mks)
15)  Write the type of agricultural system that was practiced in Britain before the initiation of Enclosure system                                                                                  (1mk)
16)  Write one function of the Lukiko in the Buganda Kingdom                               (1mk)

SECTION B (45 MARKS)
Answer any THREE questions
17)
a)      Write three sub-species of Homo sapiens.                                                      (3mks)
b)      Explain the significance of the invention of fire by early man during the middle Stone Age period.                                                                                               (12mks)
18)
a)      State five factors that led to the rise of the Asante Empire.                          (5mks)
b)      Describe the political organization of the Asante Kingdom.                          (10mks)
19)
a)      Write three early urban centres in Africa                                                        (3mks)
b)      Explain six functions of London                                                                    (12mks)
20)
a)      State five reasons that led to the Maji Maji uprising                          (5mks)
b)      Explain five reasons why African resistances against colonial rule failed.     (10mks)

SECTION C (30 MARKS)
Answer any TWO questions
21)
a)      Why did the British use indirect rule to govern Northern Nigeria during the colonial period.                                                                                                                      (3mks)
b)      Explain six reasons why indirect rule failed in Southern Nigeria                   (12mks)

22)
a)      State five ways used by Europeans to acquire Colonies in Africa                 (5mks)
b)      Explain five political impacts of the partition of Africa.                                (10mks)
23)
a)      Write three factors that led to industrialization in Germany.                         (3mks)
b)      Explain six social effects of the industrial revolution in Europe                    (12mks)

 
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