KCSE Past Papers 2015 History and Government (311/1)

KCSE Past Papers History 2015

SECTION A (25 marks)

Answer all the questions in this section in the answer booklet provided.

1 Define the term ‘pre-history’. (l mark)

2 Identify two sub-groups of the Kalenjin speakers.(2 marks)

3 State two functions of the council of elders among the Somali. (2 marks)

4 State two economic activities of thev_Akamba during the pre-colonial period. (2 marks)

5 Name the winds that aided the early visitors to come to the Kenyan coast up to 1500 AD. (1 mark)

6 Give two reasons why Seyyid Said moved his capital from Muscat to Zanzibar. (2 marks)

7 Give two peaceful methods of resolving conflicts in Kenya. (2 marks)

8 State two ways in which direct democracy is exercised in Kenya. (2 marks)

9 Give one reason Why the British used indirect rule in some parts of Kenya. (1 mark)

10 Identify two education commissions established in Kenya before independence. (2 marks)

11 Name the body that made laws in Kenya during the colonial period. (1 mark)

12 Outline two problems experienced by political associations in Kenya up to 1939. (2 marks)

13 Who formed the Kenya Peoples’ Union in 1966? (1 mark)

14 Give one type of parliamentary election held in Kenya. (1 mark)

15 Name one ex-official member of the Senate in Kenya. (1 mark)

16 State one feature of African socialism in Kenya. (1 mark)

17 Identify one type of public revenue expenditure by the National Government of Kenya. (1 mark)

SECTION B (45 marks)

Answer any three questions from this section in the answer booklet provided.

18 (a) Give five reasons which influenced the migration of the Abagusii into Kenya during the pre-colonial period. (5 marks)

(b)Discuss five effects of migration and settlement of the Plain Nilotes during the pre-colonial period. (10 marks)

19 (a) State five reasons for the Portuguese success inthe conquest of the Kenyan coast. (5 marks)

(b) Explain five social effects of the Indian Ocean Trade on the people of the Kenyan coast up to 1500 AD. (10 marks)

20 (a) Give five reasons for the construction of the Uganda railway. (5 marks)

(b) Explain five problems encountered during the construction of the Uganda railway.(10 marks)

21 (a)State five factors that facilitated the Man Mau movement. (5 marks)

(b)Explain five roles played by the trade union movement in the struggle for independence in Kenya. (10 marks)

SECTION C (30 marks)

Answer any two questions from this section in the answer booklet provided.

22 (a) Give three factors that led to the introduction of multi-party democracy in Kenya in the early 1990s. (3 marks)

(b)Describe six achievements of multi-party democracy in Kenya. (12 marks)

23 (a) State three functions of the Chief Justice in Kenya. (3 marks)

(b)Explain six problems facing Judiciary in Kenya. (12 marks)

24 (a)State three ways in which the National Government relates with the County Governments. (3 marks)

(b)Explain six challenges faced by the County Governments in Kenya. (12 marks)


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