Time: 1:30 Hours Thursday, 8 th September 2011 a.m.


  1. This paper consists of fifty (50) questions in sections A, B and C.
  2. Answer all the questions in each section.
  3. Write the letter of the correct answer for each question in the answer sheet provided.
  4. Cellular phones are not allowed in the examination room.
  5. Write your Examination Number on your answer sheet.
  6. Use blue or black pen in writing your answers. Answers written in pencil will not be marked.


Choose the correct answer and write its letter beside the question number in your answer sheet.

1.There are two types of leadership in Local Government which are

  1. paid and voluntary 
  2. elected and appointed
  3. democratic and dictatorship 
  4. appointed and voluntary
  5. appointed and paid
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2.The Secretary of the District Council meeting is

  1. District Commissioner 
  2. Executive Director of the District Council
  3. District planning officer 
  4. District Administrative Officer
  5. Mayor of the council
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3.The three major pillars of the government authority of the united Republic of Tanzania are

  1. the Cabinet, Parliament and the Judiciary
  2. the Cabinet, the Army and the Judiciary
  3. the Cabinet, Police and Judiciary
  4. the Cabinet, the Speaker of the Parliament and the Judiciary
  5. the President, Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Parliament
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4.Two types of crops which appears on the National emblem are

  1. Coffee and Sisal 
  2. Sisal and Cloves 
  3. Tea and Tobacco
  4. Cloves and Cotton 
  5. Cotton and Coffee
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5.One of the objective of the Freedom Torch is

  1. to launch development projects 
  2. to repair roads and construct ward schools
  3. to unite all Tanzanians 
  4. to unite Political parties
  5. to expose corrupt individuals
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6.The security of the school assets can be improved by

  1.  preventing visitors from entering the school compound
  2.  involving the Tanzania’s People Defense Forces
  3. avoiding close relation with the community around the school
  4. insuring all school assets against theft
  5. construction of a fence around the school
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7.The head of the Tanzanian Prisons Services is known as

  1. Principal Commissioner
  2. Inspector General
  3. Director General
  4. Chief of Defence Forces
  5. The Director of Public Prosecution
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8. Theatre arts include the following:

  1. Rituals, poems and initiation
  2. Sewing, circumcision and plaiting
  3. Circumcision, drama and initiation
  4. Dance, poems and drama
  5. Dance, poems and plaiting
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9. In a democratic country, State leadership changes are made through

  1. peaceful revolution 
  2. heritage of leadership
  3. opinion poll 
  4. multiparty system
  5. general election
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10.Things which every human being is entitled to irrespective of tribe, nationality or gender are called

  1. Good governance 
  2. Human rights 
  3. Rule of law
  4. Democracy 
  5. Gender equality
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11.The age of the presidential candidate of the United Republic of Tanzania should not be below

  1.  40 years 
  2.  18 years 
  3.  35 years 
  4.  60 years 
  5.  45 years
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12.A person who invests capital in a project or business in order to gain profit is called

  1.  an auctioneer 
  2.  a donor 
  3.  a racketeer
  4.  an economist 
  5.  an entrepreneur
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13. The East African Community is composed of the following members

  1.  Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi
  2.  Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda
  3.  Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Malawi
  4.  Burundi, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda
  5.  Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda
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14.One of the functions of the Parliament in Tanzania is to

  1.  propose the name of the Vice President
  2.  propose the name of the speaker
  3.  appoint the Clerk of Parliament
  4.  approve the appointment of the Prime Minister
  5.  approve the appointment of the Chief Justice
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Choose the correct answer and write its letter besides the question number in your answer sheet.

15.Father, mother and children together make up

  1.  a clan 
  2.  an extended family
  3.  a society 
  4.  a family
  5.  a community
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16.Which of the following was an agreement of the 1884-1885 Berlin conference?

  1.  Abolition of slave trade 
  2.  Formation of democratic governments
  3.  To stop tribal wars 
  4.  Strengthening of tribalism
  5.  Weakening of feudalism.
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17.Who was the first President of the Zanzibar Revolutionary government?

  1.  Ali Hassan Mwinyi 
  2.  Mohamed Shamte
  3.  Abdulrahman Babu 
  4.  Abeid Amani Karume
  5.  Aboud Jumbe.
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18.Post colonial African education aimed at

  1.  bringing teachers from Europe 
  2.  reducing illiteracy
  3.  providing racial based education 
  4.  providing religious based education
  5.  educating sons of chiefs
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19.Which of the following countries achieved their independence through armed struggle?

  1.  Angola, Ghana and Kenya 
  2.  Zimbabwe, Angola and Kenya
  3.  Mozambique, Liberia and Zimbabwe 
  4.  Uganda, Rwanda and Tanganyika
  5.  Kenya, Uganda and Liberia.
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20.A treaty which prohibited the transportation of slaves outside East Africa was known as

  1.  Moresby treaty of 1822 
  2.  Hamerton treaty of 1845
  3.  Frere treaty of 1873 
  4.  Berlin treaty of 1885
  5.  Heligoland treaty of 1890
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