English Form 1 End of Term 1 Examination 2020
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1. Complete the following composition. (20 marks)
As I went on with house chores, little did I know that the day would be like no other since….
2. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.
As he grew up at Sironga village in the current Nyamira district, Daniel Abuga Nyatigo admired soldiers in uniform as they drove by in Land-Rovers. Yet, when he came of age and made an attempt to join the Kenya Army, the recruiting officers rejected him five times
"1 had lost hope until a friend advised me to join the National Youth Service, learn a trade and join the Army as a specialist," he says He joined the army after training as a plant operator at the NYS.
Today, 32 years after he joined the army, the man affectionately referred to by his younger colleagues as "Babu" and "Sokoro" (Kisii for elder), is among the Kenya Defence Forces in Somalia.
His dream has, in a sense, been accomplished. He is a Senior Sergeant, but fate has also conspired to have his son, Senior Private Wycliffe Abuga, 30, also deployed to the front line in the war against Al-Shabaab
Snr Sgt Abuga is based at the KDF patrol base at Tabda, about 70 kilometers in Somalia, while his son is at Beles Qoogani, 35 kilometers further.
Some describe the military as a national insurance scheme in which the annual budgetary allocations are the equivalent of premiums, and the eventualities for which they are deployed the accidents insurers compensate .for If that be the case, it is time for the soldiers in Operation