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KNEC KCSE History and Government Paper 2 Question Paper / KCSE 2014

KNEC KCSE History and Government Paper 2 Question Paper / KCSE 2014

KCSE 2014

History and Government Paper 2

SECTION A (25 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section


Give two methods used by elders to pass information to the young generation on History and Government in the traditional African communities.

 2 marks


State two disadvantages of using caves as shelters by the early human beings during the stone Age Period.

 2 marks


State two negative effects of the land enclosure system in Britain during the 18th century.

 2 marks


Give the main reason why camel was preferred as the means of transport during the Trans-Saharan Trade.

 1 marks


Outline one role that was played by the middlemen during the Trans-Atlantic Trade.

 1 marks


Give two benefits of the development of the railway transport in Europe during the 19th Century.

 2 marks


State two advantages of using fire and smoke signals to pass messages in traditional societies.

 2 marks


State two ways in which the growth of the city of Cairo was influenced by the River Nile.

 2 marks


Identify one symbol of unity in the Shona Kingdom during the pre-colonial period.

 1 marks


State one way in which the acquisition of firearms enabled the king of Buganda to expand during the pre-colonial period.

 1 marks


Name the leader of the Lozi who collaborated with the British in the late 19th Century.

 1 marks


Identify two European activities in Africa during the 19th century.

 2 marks


Outline two similar methods used to recruit African labour in the British and French colonies in Africa.

 2 marks


State one economic problem that was experienced by the British colonialists in Nigeria.

 1 marks


Name the political parry that led Ghana to independence from Britain in 1950.

 1 marks


Name the country that was blamed for the outbreak of the First World War.

 1 marks


Give the main reason why the United States of America adopted the Marshall plan after the Second World War.

 1 marks

SECTION B (45 Marks)

Answer any THREE questions in this section in the answer sheet provided.


(a) State three characteristics of microlithic tools used during the Late Stone Age Period. (3 marks)
(b) Explain six challenges faced by early humans in hunting and gathering activities. (12 marks)

 15 marks


(a) Give three uses of electricity in Europe during the 19th Century. (3 marks)
(b) Explain six factors which promoted industrial development in India. (12 marks)

 15 marks


(a) State three political causes of instability in the Democratic Republic of Congo between 1960 and 1965. (3 marks)

(b) Describe six social developments that have taken place in Tanzania since independence. (12 marks)

 15 marks


(a) Outline three reasons why the policy of assimilation was easily applied in the four communes in Senegal. (3 marks)
(b) Explain six effects of the British direct rule in Zimbabwe. (12 marks)

 15 marks

SECTION C (30 Marks)

Answer any TWO questions in this section in the answer sheet provided.


(a) Identify live main organs of the United Nations. (5 marks)
(b) Explain five ways through which the United Nations promotes peace in the world. (10 marks)

 15 marks


(a) State five functions of the Commission of the African Union. (5 marks)
(b) Discuss five achievements of the Pan-African Movement. (10 marks)

 15 marks


(a) Give five responsibilities of the state government in the United States of America (5 marks)
(b) Explain five functions of the cabinet in India. (10 marks)

 15 marks

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