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THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING
MID TERM EXAMIATIONS
024      MATHS- ONE

Duration: 2:30 Hours

Instructions
• This paper consists of two sections A and B.
• Answer all questions in all sections
• Show clearly all working for each question

SECTION   A
1. Write the following into expanded form a) 720902             b) 53901

1. Write the place value of digits in the brackets
a)      985041        (0)
b)     324001        (2)
3. Express the following as the product of prime factors
a) 144       b) 208

4   a) Evaluate      96 – [ (15 – 3) – (45 – 15) ] x 10 +4
a)      What percent of 2.8kg is 70g ?
5. Write the following in the form of  a/b
a)      0.367
b)     06789
6  a)    Represent 7/6 on a number line
b) b) Use number line to multiply -2 x 5
7.  Change   into    a)Decimal         b) Fraction
8. Find LCM and GCF of 21, 28, 45 and 36
9. From a rope  m long, a piece of  m has been cut off. What is the length of the                                                                                                                                                                                                   remaining piece?
11. Find value of y in the following equation 3y + 2 = 14
12.  Find value of x in the below

13.  If 85% of the workers in a factory are males and the number of female is 36. Find total number of workers in a factory.
14. Arrange the following numbers in ascending order
a) 0.07, -1, 5, -10, 0.5, 0.9
b)
15. On increasing the price of an article by 6%, the price of an article becomes Sh. 1551. What was the original price of the article?
SECTION B
16. If a – b=2, find value of         25 + 2b + 7 – 2a
3b – 3a
.
17. a) List all odd numbers between 20 and 40 which are not divisible by 3.
b) List all prime numbers between 1 and 20
18.  A man is 35 years older than his son. 9 years ago he was six times as old as his son. What is their present age now?
19  Mashaka’s cow produces 19 litres of milk in one day. How many cows should mashaka keep so that he can sell 114 litres in one day? How much money did he get by producing 19 liters’ in a day if 200ml costs Sh. 150/= ?
20     Find      dam      dm    cm
18       9         9
11        7        5
+ 31       1         4

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATIO AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING
FORM ONE MID TERM EXAMINATIONS- MARCH 2020
013       GEOGRAPHY

Duration: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS.

1.               This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of ten (10) questions.
2.               Answer all questions in section A and B and two (2) questions from section C
3.               All writing must be in blue or black ink.
4.               All answers must be written in the space provided.
5.               Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
6.               Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (25 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) – (ii), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.
(i) Temperature decreases with altitudes at the rate of:-
1. 1.6C˚ for every 100 metres
2. 16C˚ for every 100 metres
3. 0.6C˚ for every 100 metres
4. 0.16C˚ for every 100 metres
(ii) The rotation of the earth causes the following except?
1. Day and night
2. The different of one hour between two meridians of 15˚ width.
3. Seasons
4. The deflection of winds and ocean current.
(iii) Which of the following is the proper arrangement of the first five (5) planets of the solar system      according to the distance from the Sun starting with nearest planet?
1. Mercury, Earth, Venus, Saturn and Mars.
2. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and Jupiter.
3. Venus, Mercury, Mars, Earth and Jupiter.
4. Mars, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus.
(iv) The following is a set of sub – braches of physical geography except?
1.  Biography, climatology, pedology.
2.  Geomorphology, pedology, climatology.
3.  Pedology, biogeography, biography.
4.  None of the above.

(v) Geography helps the learner to acquire the following things in his/her life except.
1.  Knowledge and skills
2.  Understanding their environment
3.  Guessing future events.
4.  Conserve their environment.

1.        Mining, fishing, farming.
2.         Climate, rocks and water bodies.
3.         Lumbering, Agriculture, mining.
4.        All of the above.
(vii) The study of physical features is called?
1.        Geomorphology
2.         Geology
3.         Biogeography
4.        Flora and fauna
(viii) The best description of the term Geography:-
1.   The study of the solar system
2.   The study of the planets.
3.    The study of man in relation to his environment
4.   The study home of man.
(ix) The planets:-
1.      Are bodies that rotate around the Sun
2.      Are bodies that revolve around the Sun.
3.       Are stars.
4.      More of the above.
(x) Which are is the Large Scale among the following?
1.   The denominator is usually medium
2.   The denominator is small
3.    The denominator is large
4.   The denominator range from large to medium

2. Match the items in column A with those in column B by writing the letter of the correct answer against its corresponding item number in column A.

 LIST A LIST B (i) Land that is completely surrounded by water. (ii) Wind is measured by instrument called. (iii) The planet that is known to support life is……. (iv) Geography originated from two Greek words “geo” and…… (v) The wind in which blows from the sea to the land A. Anemometer B. Fold Mountain  C. Island D. Isotherms E. 0.6 C˚ for every 100 meters. F. Isohyets G. Sea breeze H. Aphelion I. Earth J. Convectional rainfall K. Graphein L. Perihelion.

3. Write TRUE for a correct statement and FALSE for incorrect statement.
a)     The study of Geography does not involve human evolution and his surrounding_______
b)     Climatology is a branch of practical geography that deals with atmospheric conditions studied for a long period of time___________
c)      Demography deals with economic activities__________
d)     Research is a branch of practical geography that deals with a systematic investigation____
e)     Environment is what surrounds us_________
f)       The study of rocks is called geology______
g)     Geography is originated from Greek words Geo and Graphien_______
h)     Biogeography studies the distribution of plants and animals______
i)       If you undertake the knowledge of Geography you might be a geologist___________
SECTION B (45 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.

4. Mention five element of Weather.
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
5.  (a)  List five essentials of a good Map
(i)…………………………………………..
(ii) ………………………………………….
(iii)………………………………………….
(iv)………………………………………….
(v)…………………………………………...
(b) Mention three (3) ways in which the scale of the Map can be represented.
(i)…………………………………………………………….
(ii) ……………………………………………………………
(iii) …………………………………………………………..
(c) Mention two types of Maps according to Scale
1……………………………………… 2…………………………………………

6. By use a simple diagram, illustrate the solar and lunar eclipse.
SECTION C (30 Marks)
Answer two (2) questions from this section.

7. (a) Define the term, “solar system”
(b) Briefly explain about the components of the solar system.
8. Write short notes on;
a)     Pedology
b)     Practical geography
c)      Geology
d)     Human – economic geography.
9. Explain in short importance of Geography.
10. Identify four things which are found in the environment.

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FORM TWO MID TERM EXAMINATIONS- MARCH 2020
011        CIVICS

Duration: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS.

1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of seven (7) questions.
2. Answer all questions in section A and B and one (1) question from section C
3. All answers must be written in the spaces provided.
4. All writing must be in blue or black ink.
5. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
6. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (20 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the following items (i – x) choose the correct answer from among of given alternatives and write its letter beside the item number:
i) Yellow color on Tanzania National flag stands for;
1. Natural wealth of Tanzania
2. Land and vegetation
3. Natural resources and water bodies
4. Minerals deposits and mountains
ii) The United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in:-
1. 1945
2. 1947
3. 1948
4. 1965
iii) A person cannot get HIV/AIDS through
2. Breast feeding
3. Blood transfusion
4. Being bitten by mosquitoes.
iv) The following qualifies to be basic rights and duties of citizens except:-
1. Equality before the law
2. The right to life
3. The right to worship
4. The right to cruelty.
v) The manual related work activities included:
1. Carpentry, administration, fishing and livestock.
2. Farming, mining and lumbering.
3. Nursing, lumbering, plumbing and masonry.
vi) Before marriage a man and woman pass through a period called?
1. Courtship
2. Friendship
3. Partnership
4. Relationship.
vii) The basis of family stability includes:-
1. Clan, peace, morals and shelter.
2. Clothing, shelter and proper morals.
3. Love, food, dowry and respect
4. Love, peace, respect and proper morals.
viii) In road safety education traffic means?
1. Boards or sign post drawn to give information to all road users.
2. A person who directs vehicles on roads.
3. A person with white uniforms who can stop or release vehicles on the road.
4. Movement of people and vehicles in roads and streets.
ix) Which of the following National festivals fall in April every year?
1. Independence and Karume days.
2. Revolution and Nyerere days.
3. Union and Karume days.
4. Workers and Revolution days.

x) The song of Tanzania Nakupenda promotes:-
1. Desires and greedy
2. Love to the country
3. Union matters.
4. Unity among Tanzania.

(xi) The ability to take and feel the problems of others as your own problems is known as
1. Assertion
2. empathy
3. sympathy
4. awareness
(xii) Which of the following is not among the individual life skill?
1. Assertiveness
2. Self - awareness
3. Negotiation
4. Coping with stress
(xii) Actions or manners that are acceptable to all members of the community are called?
2. Proper behavior
4. Members behavior
(xiv) The ability of an individual to understand and live in peace and harmony in the society is called.
1. Technical life skills
2. Personal life skills
3. Individual skills
4. Social skills.
(xv) The ability to make the best choice out of many available options is referred to as
1. Problem solving
2. Decision making
3. Critical thinking
4. Proper behavior
(xvi) Problem solving techniques help to:
1.   Save human life
2.   Create human life
3.    Get possible solution
4.   Promote unit and solidarity
(xvii) Among is not in the group of life skill:-
1.   Communication skills
2.   Negotiation skills
3.    Dispute skills
4.   Assertive skills
(xviii) In life skills, the ability of a person to appreciate himself or herself is known as:-
1.   Self selves
2.   Assertiveness
3.    Self esteem
4.   Self awareness.
(xix) The step which involves crating several alternatives for a solution is called.
1.   Analysis of the problem
2.   Initiation mediation
3.    Generating possible solution
4.   Analysis of the solution.
(xx) One of the following encourages and cultivates values, knowledge and ability to perceive things:
1.   Cooperative techniques
2.   Problem solving
3.    Life skills promotion.
4.   Guidance and counseling.

(ix) The ability of a person to analyze, evaluates, and describes the quality of something, and action or decision is referred to as:
1.   Creative thinking
2.   Decision making.
3.    Problem solving.
4.   Critical thinking.
SECTION B. 60 MARKS
2. For each of the following statements write TRUE if the statements are correct or FALSE if the statement is not correct.
(i) It is safer to walk along the right hand side of the road…………
(ii) One of the indicators of family stability is peace………..
(ii) Orphans are one of special group in society …………..
(iv) Fishing is one of mental related work…………..
(v) Corruption is an element of proper behavior……………
(vi)One characteristic of a good problem solver is conservation _______
(vii)Gathering information is the step of a solving a problem___________
(viii) Life skills are the ones which help people to interact and live well in the  society__________
(ix) Solving problems among people in the society is a life skill____
(x) Analyzing the solution helps to identify reliable answer_________

3. Match the items from list A with the correct response in List B by writing a letter of the correct answer.
 LIST A LIST B (i)                Adolescent (ii)              Unbiasness. (iii)            Tolerant. (iv)            Defining a problem (v)              Self motivation. (vi)            Sense of cooperation (vii)          Mediation (viii)       Early marriage (ix)            Mediation. (x)              Positive decision A good problem solver. Initial stage in solving a problem. The way to solve problems Age between adulthood and childhood Relationship skills Quality of a problem solver. Self awareness. Agreement between two parts Family disintegration Communication skills. Result into positive results. Old age Enmity  and confrontation Negative reaction.

4. (a) What are the danger of improper behavior? Mention three only.
(b) Mention only two causes of improper behavior.

5. (a) Name any three pillars of family found in your society.
(b) What are the advantages of nuclear family? Name them two only.

6. Mention three types of human rights. (Categorized into three groups)

SECTION C (20 marks)

7. (a) Define the following terms.
(i) Nuclear family (ii) Extended family (iii) Citizenship (iv) Civics (v) Human rights.

(b) Write down five (5) rights of economic, social and cultural rights.

8. Draw the following diagrams. (Use a pencil).
(a) Tanzania National flag (b) T – junction ahead. (c) Bumps ahead.

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FORM ONE MID TERM EXAMINATION- MARCH 2020
062        BOOK KEEPING

Duration: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS.

1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of seven (7) questions.
3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (20 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.
1. Choose the most correct answer.
(i)              Which of the following is not a reason why we study book – keeping?
1.           To balance income statement
2.            To determine profit.
4.           For fair tax assessment.
(ii) A person to whom money is owned for goods and service is called?
1.           Debtor
2.            Investor
3.            Creditor
4.           Proprietor.
(iii) Identify a non current asset below.
1.           Motor van
2.            Bank balance
3.            Premises
4.           Land
(iv) Credit transaction are:
1.           Entries recorded on credit side of an account.
2.            Creditors transactions
3.            Transaction made for future payments.
4.           Transaction for credit note.
(v) Which statement below is not correct?
1.           Asset – Capital = Liabilities
2.            Liabilities + Assets = Capital
3.            Assets – Liabilities = Capital
4.           Liabilities + Capital = Assets.
(vi) Identify a liability below.
1.           Office furniture
2.            Creditor
3.            Debtors
4.           Cash and bank.

1.           Information related to buying and selling of goods and service.
2.            Art of keeping books of account.
3.            The movement of money or money worth from one person to another.
4.           None of the above.

(viii) An art of recording financial business transaction in a set of books and in terms of money or money worth is known as?
1.           Closing entries
2.            List of Assets and Liabilities
3.            Book - keeping

(ix) Accounting convention of prudence means.
1.           Accounting information should give full and fair information
2.            One method of accounting once chosen should be used consistently
3.            Financial accounts are drawn on conservative basis.
4.           Consider significant items only when preparing financial statement.
(x) In accounting, going concern means.
1.           Business is assumed to continue its operations indefinitely
2.            Accounting activities should be measurable in money terms.
3.            Enter transactions in book of account at amount actually involved.
4.           Treat business entity as separate from owner.

2. Match the items from list A with those in list B.
 LIST A LIST B (i)                 Loans which are repaid back for a period exceeding one year. (ii)               Principle book of account required to record transaction by double entry system. (iii)            Transaction is entered into book of account at amounts actually involved. (iv)             Accounting is concerned with activities capable of being measured in monetary terms. (v)               Revenue and expenses are recorded when they occur and not when cash is received or paid out. (vi)             Reports should disclose fully and fairly the information they support to represent. (vii)           Only significant items should be considered when preparing financial statements. (viii)        Financial account is drawn up rather on conservation basis. (ix)             Recognition of all aspects of accounting principle. (x)               Legal activity or activities undertaken by a person or a firm. Convention of fully disclosure. Convention of consistency Dual aspect concept Separate entity concept Cost concept Dual aspect concept Cost concept Separate entity Account Ledger Business Assets Liabilities Going concern. Money measurement concept. Materiality convention Convention of prudence.
3. (a) Define the following terms.
(i)     Accounting
(ii)  Book – keeping
(iii) Capital
(b) Explain four objectives of book – keeping
4. (a) Differentiate assets from liability.
(b) Mention and explain two types of Transaction.

5. Complete the table below

 Transactions Account to be debited Account to be credited a)                  Received cash from Debtors b)                  Paid creditors by cheque c)                  Bought office machinery on credit d)                  Paid Jonas by cheque e)                  Putting additional capital by cheque

6. Baba Songambele started a business on 1st Jan 2013 with capital worth Tshs. 500,000/= during the month of January 2013 the following transaction took place

January 3 purchased goods for cash 80,000/=
January 4 Bought painting materials for cash 80,000/=
January 5 Sold goods for cash 30,000/=
January 6 bought goods for cash 80,000/=
January 8 purchased goods paid cash 10,000/=
January 10 bought goods for cash 50,000/=
January 11 paid wages for cash 5,000/=

Required to: By using double entry principle records the above transactions in cash book and complete    the double in respective ledger accounts.
7. The following information was obtained from the books of Kijana on Feb 2015.
February 1 Kijana started business with cash in hand 200,000/=
February 2 Purchases building for cash 15,000/=
February 3 bought goods for cash 12,000/=
February 4 bought machine for cash 5,000/=
February 7 paid rent for cash 10,000/=
February 8 received cash from Debtors 20,000/=
February 10 paid creditors by cheque 15,000/=
February 18 bought postage stamp for cash 40,000/=
February 21 cash sales 1,700,000/=
February 22 bought goods for cash 1,200,000/=

Required to record the above transaction using double entry principle, balance off the accounts and bring down the balances.

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FORM TWO MID TERM EXAMINATION- MARCH 2020
061        COMMERCE

Duration: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS.

1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of seven (7) questions.
3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (30 MARKS)
1.                For each of the following items (i) –(x) choose the correct answer among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.
(i)                 Commerce is mainly dealing with
(a)                Distribution of goods and services
(b)               Production and consumption of goods and services
(c)                Buying and selling of goods and services
(d)               Exchange and distribution of goods and services

(ii)               Which of the following is not included in the commerce flow chart
(a)                Insurance  (b)Ware housing   (c)Production (d)Transportation
(iii)            The exchange of goods and services is referred to as
(iv)             Which of the following statements represents the correct arrangement of the basic factors of production
(a)                Land ,labour, capital and Entrepreneurship
(b)               Labour, capital, entrepreneurship and labor
(c)                Labour, land, capital and entrepreneurship
(d)               Labour, capital, land and entrepreneurship
(a)
(v)               Which of the following is not a nature of commerce?
1.              Production
2.               Economic activities.
3.               Exchange of goods and services
4.              Creation of utility.
(vi) Which of the following is an indirect service?
1.              Cobbles and Client
2.               Doctor and patient
4.              Public rallies
(vii) Ability of economic resource to satisfy human need is called?
1.                 Variability
2.                  Inseparability
3.                  Utility.
4.                 Transferability.
(viii) A foregone satisfaction as a result of making a choice is called?.
1.              Scarcity.
2.               Utility
3.               Opportunity cost
4.              Choice.

(ix) Activities that facilitate trade are called?
1.           Utility
(x) Which of the following is not a drawback of barter trade?
1.              Double coincidence
2.               Lack of measure of value.
3.               Indivisibility of commodity.
4.              Lack of store of value.
2. Match the items from list A with those in list B.
 LIST A LIST B (i)                 Tangible products. (ii)               Resources provided freely by nature. (iii)            Foregoing satisfaction as a result of making choice between two equally competing goods or services. (iv)             Ability of good or service to satisfy human wants (v)               Elements of commerce. Satisfaction               Form utility               Perishability              Time utility               Human resources                Possession              Opportunity cost              Consumption                 Exchange value                 Variability.              Natural resources.               Good.             Trade and Aids to trade              Service              Place utility                Direct service.

1.                (a) Write true if the statements is correct and false if the statement is not correct
on the space provided.
(i)                 Wants refers to the quantity of commodities that consumers are willing and able to have at a time ……………..
(iii)            Export trade deals with only selling goods to other countries …………….
(iv)             Commerce is a branch of economics …………….
(v)               The final user of a commodity is known as a retailer ………………
(vi)             The exchange of goods to goods is referred to as barter trade ………….
(vii)           Communication is an aid to trade that gives the public awareness of availability of given commodities               on the market ……………..…..
(viii)        Rent is the payment of land as a factor of production ……………….
(ix)             Perishable goods are those goods that stay for a long period of time without getting exhausted ……………………
(x)               Extractive industries are also referred as primary industries …………

SECTION B 30 Marks

4.         Complete the following sentences by filling the blanks with correct words.
(i)                     The study which deals with allocation of scarce resources to satisfy needs and wants …………………..
(ii)                    Human needs which are not necessary for human survival are called………….
(iii)                   The ability of goods and services to satisfy human wants is refered to ………
(iv)                   ……………. Is the creation of utility
(v)                    Any Physical or mental efforts given for a certain work to be done…………

5. Write short notes on the following commercial terms
(i)                 Direct production ……………………………………………………………………….
…………………………………………………………………………………………….
……………………………………………………………………………………………….
(iii)            Constructive industries ………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………….
(iv)             Goods ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………….
(v)               Commerce …………………………………………………………………………………
……………………………………………………………………………………………….
6.  Define any five (5) auxiliaries to trade that you may know
(i)                     ……………………………………………………………………………………………….……………………………………………………………………………………………………
(ii)                    ……………………………………………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………………………………………………………….
(iii)                   ……………………………………………………………………………………………….…
…………………………………………………………………………………………………
(iv)                   …………………………………………………………………………………………………
……………………………………………………………………………………………….…
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
7. Write short notes on the following terms.
a)                  Scarcity
b)                  Choice
c)                  Opportunity cost
d)                  Form utility
e)                  Time utility
8. (a) Describe the Aids to trade.
(b) Outline importance of Commerce in our daily life.

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING
FORM ONE PHYSICS MID TERM EXAMINATIONS- MARCH 2020
031

Duration: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS.

1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of TEN (10) questions.
3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.
6. Where necessary the following constant may be used;
(i)     Acceleration due to gravity, g = 10m/s2
(ii)  Density of water = 1g/cm3 or 1000kg/m3

SECTION A (30 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.
(i)              The branch of science which deals with the study of the relationship between matter and energy is:-
1.           Civics
2.            Chemistry
3.            Pshology
4.           Physics
(ii) Physicist is a person whose occupation specializes in the science of:-
1.           Biology
2.            Physics
3.            Mathematics
4.           Chemistry
(iii) Matter is________________
1.           Anything which has got mass and occupy a space.
2.            Anything which contains mass and volume
3.            Scientific study of energy.
4.           A science which deals with the study of nature and physical properties.
(iv) The ability or capacity of doing work is known as:
1.              Mass
2.               Matter
3.               Pressure.
4.              Energy.
(v) The following is the fundamental subjects which other subjects use its application.
1.           Physics
2.            Chemistry
3.            Biology
4.           Mathematics.
(vi) Measurement is defined as;
1.               Assigning numbers
2.                Assigning values
3.                Precise description
4.               Making observations.
(vii) Which is not a basic quantity?
1.               Mass
2.                Time
3.                Length
4.               Second
(viii) Advantage of metric system is that:
1.               It is universally accepted
2.                It is decimal based system
3.                One can convert from one unit to another
4.               Units of measurement are small.
(ix) Why Physics, Chemistry and Biology are natural science subjects?
1. They need practical and theory work for learning
2. They need only theory for learning
3. They need practical work only
4. They need only observation.
(x) Which of the following is a safety precaution in the Physics laboratory?
1. Doing experiment in the laboratory
2. Handling of apparatus in the laboratory
3. Use equipment with care in the laboratory
4. Do anything in the laboratory
(xi) Which instrument will you use to measure accurately the inside diameter of a bottle neck?
1. Tape measure
2. Micrometer screw gauge
3. Meter ruler.
4. Vernier Calipers.
(xii) Which of the following statement is correct about mass?
1. It is measured by beam balance
2. It is measured by spring balance
3. It varies with place
4. It can be zero
(xii) A hydrometer is an instrument used to measure
1. The volume of liquids
2. The density of liquids
3. The density of solids
4. The volume of solids.
(xiii) SI – Unit of length is
1.   Centimeter
2.   Kilometer
3.    Meter
4.   Millimeter.
(xiv) Diameter of a wire can be measured using
1.               Venier caliper
2.                Micrometer screw gauge
3.                Meter Ruler
4.               Beam balance
(xv) Which is not a derived quantity?
1.               Volume
2.                Speed
3.                Area
4.               Distance
(xvi) Accurate volume of a liquid can be measure by using
2.                Pipette
3.                Burette
4.               Cylinder.
(xvii) A factor which affect sinking or floating is
1.               Volume
2.                Density
3.                Mass
4.               Surface area.
(xviii) A box block with rectangular shape, measuring 10cm, by 5cm by 5cm by 2cm has  a density of given mass is 200g;
1.               4g/cm3
2.                2g/cm3
3.                1g/cm3
4.               100g/cm3

(xix) Which is a characteristic of a gas?
1.              Conducts electricity
2.               Does not have definite shape or volume
3.               Has definite volume but not shape
4.              Has both fixed volume and shape.
(xx) The SI –Unit of force is
1.               Newton
2.                Gravity
3.                Meter per second
4.               Meter squared.

2. Match the following items.

 List A List B (i)                Used to measure density of liquid (ii)              Use in measuring density of irregular substance (iii)            Used to prepare volume of correct solution (iv)            Suitable to measure thickness of a wire (v)              Characteristics which can be measured by an instrument. Pipette                Volumetric flask                Water bottle               Vennier caliper                Eureka can                Physical quantity                Chemical quantity               Micrometer screw gauge                  Density bottle

2. Complete each the following statement by writing the correct answer in the space provided.
(i)     __________ is a scientific study of matter in relation to energy.
(ii)  Energy is ability or capacity of doing________________
(iii) _______________ is anything which has got mass and occupies a space.
(iv) There are _______________ states of matter.
(v)   A person who study Physics is called_______________

SECTION B (50 Marks)
3. Define the following terms.
(i)     Physics
(ii)  Physicist
(iii) Science
(iv) Technology
4. List any three importance of studying Physics.
5. List any five areas where Physics is applied in real life.
6. Mention five subjects which relates with Physics.
7. (a) What are the uses of the following devices?
(i)     Manometer………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
(ii)  Hare’s apparatus (inverted U – tube)
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
(iii) U – tube
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
(iv) Barometer
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(b) Why a big Elephant manage to walk comfortably in mad soil without sinking while human being may sink easily?
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(c) Draw a well labeled diagram which demonstrates that liquid pressure depends on depth.

PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING
MID TERM EXAMINATIONS- MARCH 2020
033        BIOLOGY FORM ONE.

Duration: 2:30 Hours

Instructions.

1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of eleven (11) questions.
2. Answer all questions in section A and B and one (1) question from section C
3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (30 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) – (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

(i) The cell structure largely responsible for controlling the entry and exit of substances into and out of the cell is the:-
1.           Nucleus
2.            Cytoplasm
3.            Cell wall
4.           Cell membrane
(ii) The following is a list of scientific procedures used in solving problems scientifically:
1.             Hypothesis formulation
2.             Observation and data interpretation
3.             Problem identification
4.             Experimentation and data collection
5.             Theorizing.
Which of the following sequence gives the correct approach to solving a scientific problem by using the procedure above?
1.           3 – 2 – 1 – 5 – 4
2.            1 – 3 – 2 – 4 – 5
3.            3 – 1 – 4 – 2 – 5
4.           2 – 1 – 4  - 5 and 3
(iii) In Biology an experiment is used to test the:-
1.           Theory
2.            Hypothesis
3.            Law
4.           Problem
(iv) An object to be observed under the microscope is placed on the:-
1.           Stage
2.            Mirror
3.            Eye piece
4.           Objective lens
(v) ____ magnifies the specimen being observed under the microscope.
1.           Body tube
2.            Condenser
3.            Eye – piece
4.           Mirror.
(vi) Juma picked up a telephone after hearing it ringing. Which characteristic of living things was Juma showing by these actions?
1.           Respiration and growth
2.            Response and irritability
3.            Irritability and movement
4.           Location and movement
5.            Excretion and reproduction.
(vii) One of the following is not a part of a microscope:
1.           Stage
2.            Eye piece
3.            Mirror
5.            Light
(viii) HIV/AIDS can result from the following behavior
1.           Abstaining from sex and use of condoms
2.            Rape, alcoholism and drug abuse
3.            Faithfulness in marriage
4.           Avoiding multiple sexual partnership
5.            Using contraceptive pills
(ix) A kidney is an example of:
1.           A tissue
2.            A system
3.            An organ
4.           An organelle
(x) In biological investigation the aim of an experiment is to:
1.           Predict the problem
2.            Confirm the result
3.            Identify the problem
4.           Test the hypothesis

2. The following statements are either TRUE or FALSE. In the space provided, write TRUE if the statement is true and FALSE if the statement is false.
(i)     The sign of a skull and bones on a chemical bottle signifies that the chemical is explosive
(ii)  A scientific experiment is incomplete if a control experiment is omitted.
(iii) Malaria is transmitted by all mosquitoes
(iv) It is advisable for students to use small quantities of drugs (e.g. marijuana) so as to promote their memory
(v)   Run faster out of laboratory after an accident
(vi)  Laboratory floor should be smooth for easy walk
(vii)    First aid is given by a qualified doctor before the victim is sent to the hospital
(viii)  All organisms are made up of cells
(ix) The nucleus is the basic unit of life
(x)   Laboratory accidents can be avoided by observing rules

3.(a) The following are matching items. Match the phrase or term in list A with that in list B by writing its letter against the appropriate position in the space provided.

 List A List B (i)     Expression of positive and negative feelings (ii)  A device for accurate observation of micro – organisms in the laboratory (iii) A tentative explanation during scientific research (iv) Movement of molecules from high concentration to low concentration (v)   Single celled organism Guess Hypothesis experimentation amoeba multicellular unicellular assertiveness Frustrations.

b. Complete each of the following statements by writing the correct answer in the space provided.
1. Making a small object appear large……………………………
2. Study of mushroom, toadstool, and puffball……………….
3. Organisms break-down food without using oxygen……………
4. A person who studies, plants………….
5. Used to place specimen during observations…………..

SECTION B 50 Marks

4. (a) Why do we need to study Biology? (Give two reasons)
(b) Give three examples of cells found in:
(i)     An animal body
(ii)  A plant body
5. (a) What is First Aid?
(b) What is the importance of First Aid? Give four points
(c) Outline proper procedures of giving First Aid to victims of:
(i)     Snake bite
(ii)  Electric shock
6. (a) Explain the meaning of the term “good manners”
(b) Outline five principles of personal hygiene and good manners.
(c) Define the term “immunity”
7. (a) Name three types of laboratories?
(b) Mention the differences between biology laboratory from other laboratories
8. (a) (i) What do you understand by the term “laboratory”?
(ii) Outline four qualities of a good laboratory
(b) Mention one function of each of the following apparati:
(i)     Petri dish
(ii)  Mortar and pestle
(iii) Hand lens
(iv) Thermometer
9. (a) List six characteristics common to all living things.
(i)     ……………………………………………………………………
(ii)  ……………………………………………………………………
(iii) ……………………………………………………………………
(iv) ……………………………………………………………………
(v)   ……………………………………………………………………
(vi) ……………………………………………………………………
(b) Name the instruments used to measure the following parameters:
(i)     Temperature………………………………………………..
(ii)  Length………………………………………………………
(iii) Time………………………………………………………..
(iv) Mass……………………………………………………….

SECTION C:20 marks
Essay writing
10. Discuss seven characteristics of living organism
11. Write an essay explaining to your friend why it is important to study biology

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING
FORM ONE MID TERM EXAMINATION- MARCH 2020
CHEMISTRY

Duration: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS.

1. This paper consists of sections A and B with a total of ten (10) questions.
2. Answer all questions in spaces provided.
3. All writing must be in blue or black ink except drawing which must be in pencil.
4. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
5. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (20 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) –(x), choose the correct answer from the  among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provide.
(i) Chemistry is one of the sciences which deal with.
1.              Alkalinity and basicity of substances.
2.               The study of body cells
3.               Composition, properties and behavior if matter.
4.              Chemical changes.
(ii) A pipette is sued for:
1.              Measuring distance of length
2.               Measuring specific volume of liquids
3.               Measuring volumes
4.              Heating liquid
(iii) The states of matter are:-
1.              Element, gas and mixture
2.               Liquid, moisture and element
3.               Water, moisture and solid
4.              Gas, liquid and solid.
(iv) In chemistry experiments test:
1.              Data
2.               Problems
3.               Hypotheses
4.              Observation
(v) Which of the following sets of apparatus are suitable for measuring volume of solutions?
1.              Burette, pipette and beaker.
2.               Burette, pipette and conical flask.
3.               Measuring cylinder, burette and pipette.
4.              Burette, flax bottomed flask and pipette.
(vi) The substance that can burn your skin is best described as:
1.              Flammable
2.               Corrosive
3.               Explosive
4.              Toxic
(vii) Sublimation is the process whereby:-
1.              Substances float in liquids when heated.
2.               A solid substance changes directly to vapour without the liquid states when heated
3.               A mixture of solid substances is separated by heating
4.              An alcohol is separated from water.
(viii) One of the following apparatuses is used to measure a fixed volume of liquids.
1.              Pipette
2.               Burette
3.               Measuring cylinder
4.              Beaker
(ix) Coloured substances can be separated through the process called?
1.              Filtration
2.               Chromatography
3.               Distillation
4.              Sublimation.
(x) Acid changes colour litmus paper form:
1.              Blue to yellow
2.               Red to blue
3.               Red to pink
4.              Blue to red

2. (a) You are provided with two lists, A and B. Choose a word(s) from list B which matches the statement in list and write its letter against the appropriate statement in the space provided.

 List A List B (i)     Studied chemistry long time ago (ii)  An intelligent guess (iii) Making sense of information (iv) Is used to measure fixed volume of a liquid (v)   A Series of investigation aimed at discovering a fact. experiment Experimentation Air Data analysis pipette Wire gauze solution hypothesis alchemists chemists

(b) Fill in the blank spaces by using the appropriate terms.
1. Used in measuring mass…………………….
2. The person who studies chemistry…….
3. The people who studied chemistry long time ago……
4. Studies composition and decomposition of matter…..
5. A proved hypothesis………………..

SECTION B (80 Marks)
Answer all questions in this section.

3. (a) What is matter?
(b) Mention three (3) states of matter.

4. (a) Write the chemical symbols for the following
(ii)  Potassium
(iii) Gold
(iv) Sodium
(v)   Chlorine
(b) Define the term:
(i)     First Aid
(ii)  First Aid Kit

5. (a) Which method would you use to separate each of the following mixture?
(i)     Water mixed with kerosene
(ii)  Iron powder mixed with sand
(iii) Ammonium chloride crystals mixed with sodium chloride crystal
(iv) Water mixed with alcohol
(b)    Give one function of each of the following apparatus in the chemistry laboratory.
(i) Spatula…………………………………………………………………………….
(ii) Gas jar…………………………………………………………………………….
(iii) Lie – big condenser……………………………………………………………..
(iv) Motor and pestle…………………………………………………………………
(v) Wire gauze………………………………………………………………………..

6. (a) Mention any three laboratory rules
(b) Name any three places or areas where the knowledge of Chemistry is applied.

7. (a) Mention any four instruments found in First Aid Kit
(b) Write the names of the following processes of changing matter from one state to another.
(i)     Solid to liquid
(ii)  Liquid to gas
(iii) Gas to liquid
(iv) Liquid to solid

8. (a) Define with one example:
(i)     Element
(ii)  Compound
(b) Compare physical change and chemical change.

9. (a) Why are there laboratory rules? (Give two reasons)
(b) Suppose your laboratory does not have any water, mention two possible dangers of using it.

10. (a) Differentiate hypothesis from analysis.
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(b) Effective use of the four senses of observation is important before a chemist can make conclusion. With four points, show how the senses are used as tools of observation during experimentation by giving one example for each.
(i)     ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
(ii)  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
(iii) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………………………………………………………………………………….