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History and Government Revision KIT with Questions and Answers 2017 61 pages


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TOP STUDENT HISTORY REVISION KIT
 
 
HISTORY & GOVERNMENT I
PART 1
 
SECTION  A .
1.   Give two results of the interaction of Kenyan communities during their migration and 
       settlement.                                                                                                               (2mks)
2.   Mention any two communities with age-set system of organisation in Kenya.                      (2mks) 
3.   State two circumstances under which it may not be against the law to kill a person.         (2mk)
4.   Name two Portuguese generals that led expeditions to East coast of Africa.                         (2mks)
5.   State two problems experienced by missionaries in Kenya.                                                  (2mks)
6.   Give two distinctive features of Trade Union movement in Kenya during colonial period.                                                                                                                                            (2mks)
7.   State two reasons why the British government built the Kenya, Uganda railways.   (2mks)
8.   State two results of the Lennox-Royal Constitutional reforms of October 1957.      (2mks)
9.   According to sessional paper No.10 of 1965 on African Socialism and it’s application to 
      planning in Kenya, identify two principles that guide economic, social and political development 
      in Kenya.                                                                                                                 (2mks)  
10.Explain why Kenyans celebrate Kenyatta day as a National Holiday.
11.State two circumstances under which a general election can be held in Kenya.         (2mks)
12.Explain what is meant by appellate jurisdiction according to Kenyan court system.              (1mk)
13.Name two committees of the cabinet.                                                                       (2mks)
14.State two reasons of giving prison sentences.                                                           (2mks)
15.Name the most import document that is relied upon by Historians for direct account of 
      the East Coast of Africa.                                                                                             (1mk)
 
SECTION  B.
 1.  a) Outline any three achievements of Thomas Joseph Mboya in his political career.               (3mks)
      b) Explain the role played by Jomo Kenyatta in the struggle for independence.       (12mks)
2.   a) What were the causes of the mau-mau uprising in Kenya.                                                 (5mks)
      b) Explain FIVE impacts of mau-mau uprising in Kenya.                                         (10mks)
3.   a) Highlight THREE objectives of the local Native councils set up in 1924.                           (3mks)
      b) Explain SIX impacts of the Indian Ocean trade in Kenya.                                                 (12mks)
4.   a) State FIVE causes of the migration of Iteso community to their present homeland.            (5mks)
      b) Describe the political organisation of the Kalenjins community upto 1870’s.      (10mks)
      
SECTION  C.     
5.   a) List FIVE factors that led to the rise of multi-party democracy in Kenya.                           (5mks)
      b) Explain FIVE factors that discourage National Unity.                                           (10mks)
6.   a) State THREE functions of chiefs as representatives of the government in locations.     (3mks)
      b) Explain functions and responsibilities of the president.                                                     (12mks)
7.   a) Outline THREE principles provided in the Kenyan legal system.                                       (3mks)
      b) Explain SIX functions of local authorities in Kenya today.                                                (12mks)
 
HISTORY & GOVERNMENT I
PART II
 
SECTION  A.
1.   State two advantages of using oral traditions in the study of Africa history.                           (2mks)
2.   Name two uses of Acheulian tools during the old stone Age period.                                       (2mks)
3.   Identify three consequences of iron working technology in Africa before the colonial     period.                                                                                                                                           (3mks)
4.   State two factors that influenced early urbanization in Greece.                                   (2mks)
5.   Name two uses of the wheel in Mesopotamia                                                              (2mks)
6.   Name two agricultural inventions that led to the improvement of agriculture in North America 
       in the 19th century.                                                                                                              &