KCSE Past Papers 2018 History and Government (311/1)

Kenya certificate of secondary education

History and Government paper 1

SECTION A (25 marks)

Answer all questions in this section

1. Name the last stage in the evolution of man.(1 mark)

2. Which is the largest linguistic group in Kenya’?(1 mark)

3. Give two sub-groups of the Mjikenda.(2 mark)

4. Highlight one way of becoming a citizen in Kenya.(1 mark)

5. Identify two activilies that promote national unity in Kenya. (2 marks)

6. State two natural factors that were responsible for the rise of Nairobi as an urban centre.(2 marks)

7. Give two types of constitutions.(2 mark)

8. State two types of democracy. (2 marks)

9. Name the leader of the Wanga who collaborated with I he British.(1 mark)

10. Name two methods which were used by Ihe Brit ish to eslablish llieir rule in Kenya. (2 marks)

11. Name two groups which were involved in t)ie provision of education services in Kenya during the colonial period.(2 marks)

12. State the importance of Eliud Matliu in the history or Kenya.(1 mark)

13. Give two national philosophies in Kenya.(2 mark)

14. Who is the adm inistrative head of the Parliamentary Service Commission?(1 mark)

17. Ganse one category o1 eiectcd lreirbers of tirà National Assembly in Kenya.(1 mark)

SECTION B (45 marks

Answer any three questions from this section in the space provided at the end of question 4

18. (a) State five reasons that led to the migration Of the Luo from their original homeland to the present day Kenya. (5 marks)

(b) Describe five aspects of the social organisation of the Agikuyu in the 19″ century, ( 10 marks)

19. (a) Give five reasons that led to the corning of the Arabs to the Kenyan Coast. (5 marks)

(b) Explain five effects of Cloistian missionary activities in Kenya. (10 marks)

20. (a) Identify five roles of chiefs during the colonial period in Kenya. (5 marks)

(b) Explain five factors responsible for’ the Agiryama reistance to the British rule in Kenya.(10 marks )

21. (a) Give five political contributions by Ronald Ngala. (5 marks)

(b) Discuss five reasons thai led to thc emergence of independent churches and schools in Kenya during the colonial period. ( 10 marks)

SECTION C (30 marks)

Answer any two questions from this section in the space provided at the end of question 24

22. (a) Name three cate8ories of members who make up a County Assembly in Kenya. (3 marks)

(b) Explaln six functions of retumin8 officers in a general election in Kenya. ( 2 marks)

23. (a) State three reasons why the independence of the Judiciary is important in Kenya.(3 marks)

(b) Explain six factors that can interfere with free and fair elections in Kenya. ( 2 marks)

24. (a) State three roles of the CommiSslon on Revenue Allocation (C.R.A).(3 mark)

(b) Discuss six features of the Constitution of Kenya (2010).(12 mark)



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