16 Jun


This paper consists of three sections A, B and C
Answer all the questions in section A three questions from section B and two questions from section C.

SECTION A (25 Mks)
Answer all the questions in this section in the answer booklet provided

1. Name one prehistoric site in Kenya. (1mk)
2. Apart from the Nandi, name any other community in Kenya that resisted the British occupation. (1mk)
3. Identify any Portuguese who led in the expeditions of conquest in East Africa. (1mk)
4. Name two missionaries who worked in Kenya by the 19th century (2mks)
5. Mention one method used to occupy Kenya by the British during the colonial period. (1mk)
6. Give one term of the second Anglo-German Treaty (Heligoland Treaty) of 1890. (1mk)
7. What was the duty of the colonial secretary during the colonial period? (1mk)
8. Give one reason why the British used indirect rule in Kenya. (1mk)
9. Name the settler farmer who introduced wheat in Kenya during the colonial period. (1mk)
10. State two contributions of Ronald Ngala in Kenya. (2mks)
11. State two economic challenges that Kenya experienced after independence. (2mks)
12. State two factors to consider when forming a constitution. (2mks)
13. Name one way of becoming a Kenyan citizen. (1mk)
14. Name two types of local authorities in Kenya. (2mks)
15. State two types of expenditures in Kenya. (2mks)
16. Apart from the constitution, name any other two sources of Kenyan laws. (2mks)
17. Give two functions of the sergeant at arms. (2mks)

Answer any THREE questions from this section in the answer booklet provided

18. (a) Give three reasons for the migrations of the Borana from Ethiopia to Kenya during the pre-colonial period. (3mks)
(b) Describe the political organization of the Borana during the pre-colonial period. (12mks)

19. (a) Give five problems faced by the Omani rulers in East Africa. (5mks)
(b) Explain five effects of long distance trade in Kenya during the 19th century. (10mks)

20. (a) Identify three recommendations of Fraser Commission Report of 1908 in education. (3mks)
(b) Explain six effects of the construction of Kenya-Uganda Railway. (12mks)

21. (a) Identify five problems faced by independent churches and schools during the colonial period in Kenya. (5mks)
(b) What are the factors that led to the formation of political organizations after 1945 in Kenya. (10mks)

Answer any TWO questions from this section in the answer booklet provided

22. (a) Identify five factors that undermine free and fair elections in Kenya. (5mks)
(b) Explain five roles of the Electoral Commission of Kenya. (10mks)

23. (a) Identify three basic aims of prison sentence. (3mks)
(b) What measures have been taken by the government to improve the conditions of prisons in Kenya? (12mks)

24. (a) State five ways in which conflicts can be prevented in Kenya. (5mks)
(b) Explain the contributions of Harambee to the National Development in Kenya. (10mks)


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9 responses to “KCSE HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT PAPER 1 – HIS140614-1Q


    July 12, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    i lke the posts bt the marking scheme shld include the questions for easy revision by students.

    • revpalace

      July 13, 2014 at 11:18 pm

      If you want to get questions and answers side by side then do this:
      1) Open the question paper on the browser you are using or even phone
      2)Scroll to the bottom of the question paper to the link of the marking scheme
      3)Right click or select among the options using mobile phone
      4)Select open page on the new tab or new page
      This will permit you switching from the two ends.

      God bless!

  2. Victor Odongo

    May 5, 2015 at 11:12 am

    Its good an I appreciate

    • revpalace

      May 8, 2015 at 3:21 pm

      You are welcome always Victor!

  3. Nelson koslei

    October 7, 2015 at 9:03 pm

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  5. Belindah Otieno

    July 23, 2016 at 10:58 pm

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    October 5, 2016 at 8:56 pm

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  7. wilson kataka

    August 6, 2017 at 10:27 pm

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