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2016 KCSE 4MCK Joint Exam
History and Government Paper 1
SECTION A: (25 Marks)Answer all the questions in this section.
Identify the cradle land of the River-Lake Nilotes.
State two reasons for the dispersal of the Eastern Bantu from Shungwaya.
Give one main characteristic of the early Coastal City states.
State two factors that contributed to the decline of Gede town.
Name one crop that was introduced by the Portuguese along the Coast of Kenya.
Identify one treaty signed between the British and the Germans during the partition of East Africa.
Name two Kenyan Communities which responded with mixed reaction to British colonial rule.
Give two duties of African Chiefs during the colonial period.
Name the cash crop that was introduced in Kenya by missionaries.
Name one farmers co-operative and one farmers association that were established by
Name two members of the African elected member organization.
Identify the member who resigned to allow for Daniel arap Moi’s nomination to the
Legco in 1955.
Define the term ‘National Philosophy’.
Give two main classes of human rights.
State two ways through which Kenyan citizenship may be acquired.
Define the term “Parliamentary Supremacy’ as applied in Kenya.
Identify one type of land-holding in Kenya.
SECTION B: (45 Marks)Answer any three questions from this section.
a) State five factors that led to the migration of the Eastern Cushites into Kenya. 5mks
b) Explain five results of the migration and settlements of the Eastern Cushites into
a)Why did the Omani Arabs establish control over the Kenyan Coast. 3mks
b) Explain six effects of the contacts between the Kenyan Coast and the outside World
before 1500 AD. 12mks
a)State reasons why the British became interested in establishing their control over
Kenya during the second half of the 19th Century. 7mks
b)Expain the results of British occupation of Kenya. 8mks
a)Mention the main developments in Agriculture since independence. 5mks
b)Explain five challenges facing land use in Kenyan since independence. 10mks
SECTION C: (30 Marks)Answer any two questions in this section.
a)Identify categories of Public Officers whose appointment is not subject to the Public Service
b)Explain five problems facing the Public Service in Kenya. 10mks
a)Why is it importance for Kenyans to participate in presidential elections? 3mks
b)Explain six advantages of a Parliamentary democracy. 12mks
a)Identify five sources of National Government Levenue. 5mks
b)Explain five reasons why the Kenyan Government prepares a National Budget. 10mks