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History and Government Form 2 End Term 2 Examination 2021

Class: Form 2

Subject: History and Government

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 2 End Term 2 Exams

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Exam Summary


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1. Give two sources of information in history and government. (2 marks)
2. State two methods used by Early Man to find food during the Stone Age period. (2 marks)
3. Give the main reason why early agriculture developed in Egypt. (1 mark)
4. Identify two early sources of energy. (2 marks)
5. State two disadvantage of using a messenger to pass on information. (2marks)
6. State the main advantage of using air transport. (1 mark)
7. Identify the main method of trade in Africa during the pre- colonial period. (1 mark)
8. Identify two reason that led to the decline of Meroe as an early urban centre. (2 marks)
9. State the role of the ‘golden stool’ in the Asante Kingdom during the 19th century. (1 mark)
10. Identify the two European powers that acquired colonies in East Africa. (2 marks)
11. Give one reason why the Lozi collaborated with the British during the colonization of British during the colonization of Africa. (1mks)
12. Name two types of dwellings used by the early man during the Early Stone Age period. (2 marks
13. Give two inventions that led to the Agrarian Revolution in Britain. (2 marks)
14. State one theory of origin about the knowledge of iron working in Africa. (1 mark)
15. Identify the earliest method of trade used during the Trans-Saharan Trade. (1 mark)
16. State two ways in which Africans participated in the Trans-Atlantic Trade. (2 marks)

SECTION B (45 marks)
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17. (a) State three ways in which people in developing countries are affected by food shortages. (3 marks)
(b) Explain six ways that the developing countries can use to reduce the problem of food shortages. (12 marks)

18. (a) Identify the three types of trade. (3 marks)
(b) Describe the organization of the Trans – Saharan trade. (12 marks)

19. (a) Outline five European activities in Africa during the 19th century. (5 marks)
(b) Explain five effects of the Mandinka resistance against the French invasion in the late 19th Century. (l0 marks)

SECTION C (30 marks)
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20. a) State three disadvantages of hunting as an economic activity of the early man. (3 marks)
b) Explain six benefits of settling in villages during the late Stone Age period (12 marks)

21. a) Give two uses of the wind as a source of energy in ancient times. (3 marks)
b) Explain six effects of iron working technology on African Communities before the 19th Century. (12 marks)


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