FORM TWO CIVICS NECTA MULTIPLE CHOICE(2003-2020)
FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2020

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL OF TANZANIA

FORM TWO NATIONAL ASSESSMENT

001 CIVICS

Time: 2:30 Hours Year: 2020

Instructions

  1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of seven(7) questions.
  1. Answer all questions in sections A and B and one (1) question from section C.
  1. Section A carries thirty five (35) marks, section B fifty (50)marks and section C carries fifteen(15) marks.
  1. All answers must be written in the spaces provided.
  1. All writing must be in blue or black ink.
  1. All communication devices, calculators and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the assessment room.
  1. Write your Assessment Number at the top right comer of every page.

SECTION A (35 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

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

(i) Why is family stability important?

  1. It enables family members to receive loans from neighbors.
  2. It enables family members to participate in development activities.
  3. It enables children to be familiar with close family relatives
  4. It encourages relatives to live together in one household.


(ii)  A distasteful event that occurs unexpectedly on the road and causes injuries and death of people is called

  1. A a traffic jam.
  2. road accident.
  3. reckless driving
  4. road sign.


(iii) In gender relations, fixed attitudes, ideas and practices on a particular gender is called

  1. gender stereotyping. 
  2. gender analysis,
  3. gender discrimination.
  4. gender mainstreaming.


(iv) An area in a country that elects its own representative to the parliament is known as 

  1. rule of law. 
  2. good governance.
  3. constituency. 
  4. a polling station.


(v) Which colors are in the National Flag of Tanzania?

  1. Black, yellow, grey and blue
  2. Blue, grey, green and black
  3. Black, yellow, blue and green
  4. Gold, blue, yellow and black


(vi) What are the three arms of the government?

  1. The executive, Legislature and National Assembly
  2. The president, Judiciary and the Executive
  3. The executive, Legislature and Judiciary
  4. The president, Cabinet and Judiciary


(vii) Why is the parliament also known as the legislature?

  1. It approves the state budget
  2. It has the power to make laws
  3. It has members from the Judiciary
  4. It checks the government


(viii) The following are sources of life skills in the society except

  1. parents.
  2. religion,
  3. constitution.
  4. school.


(ix) Which country does not share boundaries with Tanzania?

  1. Kenya
  2. Mozambique
  3. Malawi
  4. Zimbabwe


(x) What does the shield and spear inscribed in the Tanzania's Coat of arms represent?

  1. National defense
  2. National culture
  3. Wildlife
  4. Mineral wealth


(xi) A government which enters into power without the consent of the people is referred to as

  1. non-democratic government.
  2. republican government.
  3. constitutional monarchy
  4. federal government.


(xii) Why was the year 1984 important in human rights development in Tanzania? 

  1. It mark an important step in the history of Tanzania.
  2. A special Human Rights Committee on women was established.
  3. Female genital mutilation was burned
  4. A bill of rights was included in the constitution of Tanzania.


(xiii) Making a choice after a careful judgment of the options one has is called

  1. responsible action.
  2. responsible decision making.
  3. responsibility. 
  4. responsible criteria


(xiv) Which one is not a civic responsibility of citizens in Tanzania?
  1. Participation in work.
  2. Attending a party meeting.
  3. Obeying the laws.
  4. Helping the needy.


(xv) Which one of the following is correct about direct democracy?

  1. A political system that citizens elect their representatives
  2. Only representatives of the people vote in elections
  3. All adult citizens participate in government discussions and decisions
  4. Representatives discuss national issues on behalf of the people.


(xvi) Which statement explains the importance of limiting the exercise of some human rights and freedoms?

  1. It helps to demand the limited rights and freedoms by force.
  2. It stores some of the rights and freedoms for future use.
  3. It controls powerful individuals from denying other people's rights.
  4. It promote the denial of human rights and freedoms.


(xvii) Which of the following is not a non-Governmental organization for promoting gender equality in Tanzania?

  1. Tanzania Gender Network Programme 
  2. Tanzania Women Lawyer's Association
  3. Tanzania Media Women's Association
  4. The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance


(xviii) Which of the following is not a type of citizenship?

  1. Citizenship by birth
  2. Citizenship by tribe
  3. Citizenship by naturalization
  4. Citizenship by descent


(xix) The following are elements of proper behavior except

  1. respect of elders.
  2. polite language
  3. rudeness.
  4. hard working.


(xx) Which of the following are categories of work?

  1. Physical work and simple work
  2. Simple work and heavy work
  3. Physical work and mental work
  4. Small work and heavy work


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2019

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL OF TANZANIA

FORM TWO NATIONAL ASSESSMENT

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 items (i) – (ii), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

(i) A situation whereby there is equal opportunities to both men and women in different social and economic needs is referred to as

  1. Gender identity
  2. Gender blind
  3. Gender gap
  4. Gender balance


(ii) One of the responsibilities of the members of the parliament is

  1. To prepare government budget
  2. To interpret the law
  3. To punish law breakers
  4. To approve government budget.


(iii) 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


(iv) Which of the following is not among the individual life skill?

  1. Assertiveness
  2. Self - awareness
  3. Negotiation
  4. Coping with stress


(v) Actions or manners that are acceptable to all members of the community are called?

  1. Adulthood behaviour
  2. Proper behaviour
  3. Adolescent behaviour
  4. Members behaviour


(vi) Why work is important?

  1. It sustain life by producing and distributing services.
  2. It sustain life by producing and processing goods and services needed.
  3. It sustain life by processing services and goods unwanted in the society.
  4. It sustain life by producing both goods and food eaten by families.


(vii) 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.


(viii) 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 behaviour


(ix) Obedience to the laws of the country for everyone to live in peace and harmony is referred to as

  1. Personal responsibility
  2. An economic responsibility
  3. Civic responsibility
  4. Political responsibility


(x) The process of exercising fairness and justice to both sexes is called

  1. Gender discrimination
  2. Gender issues
  3. Gender equality
  4. Gender equity


(xi) A situation where there is a long line of vehicles on a road that cannot move or that can only move very slowly is known as

  1. Traffic jam
  2. Traffic warden
  3. Traffic
  4. Traffic queue


(xii) Which of the following represent the important conditions for a stable marriage?

  1. Openness, tolerance and love
  2. Trust, love and arrogance
  3. Transparency, trust and wealth
  4. Agreement, high education and honest


(xiii) A system of having more than one political party is known as

  1. Multi –party system
  2. Single party system
  3. Many party system
  4. Double party system


(xiv) Dual citizenship in our country ends when a person reaches the age of 

  1. 21 years
  2. 18 years
  3. 25 years
  4. 30 years


(xv) Direct democracy is best practiced at the level of

  1. Municipal Council
  2. City Council
  3. Ward Council
  4. Village Government


(xvi) One of the advantages for being a citizen of a certain country is

  1. To own big plots of land
  2. To access health centers
  3. To compete for jobs in the country
  4. To visit other countries.


(xvii) A state of being free from danger when using roads is known as

  1. Road marks
  2. Road accident
  3. Road safety
  4. Traffic signs


(xviii) The ability of an individual to apply his/her mental and physical powers to control the environment is referred to as

  1. Life skills
  2. Proper behaviour
  3. Hard work
  4. Mental work


(xix) A group of people who are legally organized together for the intention of taking control of a state is called.

  1. A civil society
  2. A community
  3. A pressure group
  4. A political party.


(xx) Which of the following is not a union matter in the United Republic of Tanzania?

  1. Defense and security
  2. Prison
  3. Foreign Trade
  4. Foreign Affairs


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2018

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 CIVICS FTNA 2018  

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

(i) The constitutional changes of 1962 in Tanganyika laid the foundation of

  1. The Republic government
  2. The Federal government
  3. The Dominion government
  4. The Local government.


(ii) What does the blue colour in the Tanzania national flag represent?

  1. People
  2. Mineral deposits
  3. National freedom
  4. Water bodies


(iii) A place where voting takes place is known as

  1. election manifesto
  2. voters register
  3. the electorate
  4. polling station


(iv) Why is courtship an important stage before marriage? 

  1. It is a sign of love and joy to the partners.
  2. It gives partners time to evaluate each other.
  3. It represents the partners for honey moon.
  4. It gives partners time to mature.


(v) Which one of the following is the qualification for voters in Tanzania?

  1. Must be a Member of a political party
  2. Must have ability to read and write
  3. Must have 40 years of age or above
  4. Must have 18 years of age or above.


(vi) What is an appropriate way of assisting HIV and AIDS victims?

  1. Guidance and self-esteem
  2. Guidance and counseling
  3. Self-awareness and counseling
  4. Effective decision making.


(vii) Tanzania national currencies include

  1. bank notes and foreign currencies
  2. foreign currencies and coin
  3. coin and bank notes
  4. US dollar and pound.


(viii) The smallest unit of Tanzania local government administrative structure is

  1. village government
  2. village assembly
  3. village Council
  4. village Committee


(ix) A public holiday marked every year on the 7th April in Tanzania is known as

  1. Karume Day
  2. Nyereye Day
  3. Farmers Day
  4. Union Day.


(x) Road accidents can be avoided in Tanzania through

  1. construction of tarmac roads
  2. observing traffic regulations
  3. employing well trained traffic police
  4. employing more magistrates.


(xi) The non-biological roles performed by men and women in a society are called

  1. parental roles
  2. gender equity
  3. gender mainstreaming
  4. gender roles.


(xii) The behaviour that is normally acceptable to all members of the family, community and society is referred to as

  1. aggressive behaviour
  2. impulsive behaviour
  3. proper behaviour
  4. improper behaviour.


(xiii) The parliament is also known as

  1. the executive
  2. the legislature
  3. the cabinet
  4. the judiciary


(xiv) Which of the following promotes proper behaviour among the youth?

  1. Religious teaching
  2. The police
  3. The judiciary
  4. The prisons


(xv) The ability to think and come-up with new ideas and ways of doing things is referred as

  1. critical thinking
  2. creative thinking
  3. decision making skills
  4. negotiation skills


(xvi) The type of government formed after the unification of Tanganyika and Zanzibar is known as

  1. Federal government
  2. Communist government
  3. Union government
  4. Dominion government 


(xii) Great Britain is the best example of

  1. a Federal government
  2. a Republic government
  3. an Absolute monarch
  4. a Constitutional Monarchy


(xviii) Which one of the following is part of the executive branch of the government in Tanzania?

  1. The parliament
  2. The judiciary
  3. Political parties
  4. Regional commissioners


(xix) Kiling suspected criminals without giving them a fair  trial in the court of law  referred to as

  1. Limitation of human rights
  2. Natural justice
  3. Human right abuses
  4. Peoples power


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2017

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 CIVICS FTNA 2017

SECTION A OS MARKS)
Answer all questions in this section.   

1. For each of the items (i) (xx), choose the correct answer among the given alternative and write its letter in the box provided.
(i) ln Tanzania the general election is held after every

  1. . Five years
  2. . Four years
  3. . Ten years
  4. . Six years


(ii) The man and woman in the Coat of arms represent

  1.  Family
  2.  Human labour
  3.  Gender equity
  4.  Unity and cooperation


(iii) Which among the following is a basic qualification for members of Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania?

  1.  Ability to read and write
  2.  Age above 40 years
  3.  Undergraduate degree
  4.  Fluency in English language


(iv) Which of the following set represents pillars of a stable marriage?

  1.  Respect, love, shelter and cooperation
  2.  Agreement, love, trust and transparency
  3. . Food, love, peace and cooperation
  4. . Peace, proper morals, respect and shelter.


(v) A set of principles by which a country is governed is known as

  1.  constitution
  2. . judiciary
  3. . government
  4. . legislature


(vi) The event in which the national flag is hoisted at half-mast is

  1. the independence day
  2. the national misfortunes
  3. the heroes day
  4. the religious holidays


(vii) The second multi-party election in Tanzania was held in

  1.  1992
  2.  1995
  3.  2000
  4.  2005


(viii) A village government is made up of

  1.  adult population and village assembly
  2. . village council and the chairman
  3. . adult population and the chairman
  4.  village assembly and village council


(ix) Stealing and drug abuse are examples of

  1.  proper behaviour
  2.  improper behaviour
  3.  irritable behaviour
  4.  impulsive behaviour


(x) The principle of fairness, justice and benefits that all human beings are born with are referred to as

  1.  human rights
  2.  religious rights
  3.  moral rights
  4.  rule of law


(xi) The Tanzania legislature is made up of

  1.  the President and Ministries
  2.  the National Assembly and the President
  3.  the President and the judiciary
  4.  the Parliament and the cabinet


(xii)The major cause of road accidents in Tanzania is

  1.  Shortage of the Traffic Police
  2.  Ignorance of road users
  3.  Lack of traffic regulations
  4.  Reckless driving


(xiii) A feeling of loyalty and love for ones country is called

  1.  Self-awareness
  2.  Self-esteem
  3.  Patriotism
  4.  Empathy.


(xiv) A green colour in the national flag if Tanzania represents

  1.  Africans
  2.  Natural wealth
  3.  Vegetation
  4.  Soil.


(xv)Human rights abuses experienced by HIV/AIDS victims include

  1.  Stigmatization
  2.  Gender stereotyping
  3.  Gender blind
  4.  Gender gap


(xvi) The right of the people to join an organization is called

  1. Freedom of expression
  2.  Freedom of association
  3.  Freedom of worship
  4.  Freedom of movement


(xvii)The ability of a person to appreciate him/herself is known as

  1.  Empathy
  2.  Self-esteem
  3.  Assertiveness
  4.  Self-awareness.


(xviii) Which one of the following is an aspect of social skills?

  1. Arrogance
  2. Interview
  3. Aggressiveness
  4. Peer resistance


(xix) A ruling system whereby a group of people or persons holding all government powers is called

  1.  Democratic government
  2.  Elected government
  3.  Dictatorship government
  4.  Multiparty government


(xx)Which among the following set is a correct characterization of a nation?

  1.  History, Culture, People and Uhuru torch
  2.  Sovereignty, Uhuru torch, People and government
  3.  People, History, Sovereignty and Government
  4.  Education, Uhuru torch, History and People.


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2016

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 CIVICS FTNA 2016

1. For each item (i) (xx), choose the correct answer among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

(i) Which of the following is the official seal or stamp of the government of Tanzania?

  1.  Coat of arm
  2.  National Identity
  3.  Public holiday
  4. . National Anthem


(ii) A type of citizenship acquired when one of the applicants parents is a citizen of Tanzania is known as

  1. . Citizenship by descent
  2. . Citizenship by registration
  3. . Citizenship by naturalization
  4. . Citizenship by birth


(iii) A social relationship that gives one sex (male or female) more rights than the other is known as

  1.  Gender blindness
  2.  Gender imbalance
  3.  Gender mainstreaming
  4.  Gender discrimination.


(iv) The supreme power of a nation to make its own decisions and implement them, is called

  1.  Legislature
  2.  Executive
  3.  Boundaries
  4.  Sovereignty. 


(v)The independence constitution of Tanganyika of 1961 was based on

  1.  West Minister Model
  2.  Republic model
  3.  Federal system of government
  4.  Absolute monarchy.



(vi) Equal access to the mass media to all competing political parties in election is an important element of

  1.  freedom of association
  2.  freedom of worship
  3.  free and fair election
  4.  direct democracy.


(vii) Which of the following is considered a child right?

  1. The right to quality education
  2.  The right to employment
  3.  The right to work
  4.  The right to just pay


(viii) The ability to stand up for ones values in facing conflicting ideas and practice from friends is referred to as

  1.  Peer resistance
  2. . Empathy
  3.  Self-esteem
  4. . Patriotism


(ix) Mr Teleza was born in Tanzania, his parents were also in Tanzania, so Mr Teleza is Tanzanian by

  1.  Registration
  2.  Decent
  3.  Birth
  4.  Naturalization


(x) The collective name for village government, ward government and district council is

  1.  Urban Authority
  2.  Native Authority
  3.  District Authorities
  4.  Council Authority.


(xi) An organ of the government that interprets laws of the country is known as the

  1.  Executive
  2.  Legislative
  3.  Judiciary
  4.  Cabinet


(xii) The increase of HIV and unwanted pregnancies can be a result of

  1.  proper behaviour
  2.  family life education
  3.  improper behaviour
  4.  life skills education


(xiii) Which of the following represents mental activities?

  1.  Digging a hole
  2.  Carrying luggage
  3.  Designing a house
  4. . Quarrying stones


(xiv) One of the negative effects of wife inheritance is

  1.  unwanted pregnancies
  2.  increased risks of HIV/AIDS infections
  3.  early pregnancies
  4. increased early marriage


(xv) Any lawful activity that a person does to earn a living is known as

  1.  ideology
  2.  work
  3.  marketing
  4.  interests


(xvi) The process of restricting the exercise of some human rights in some circumstances for good reason is referred to as

  1. limitation of human rights
  2. inequality of human right
  3. moral rights
  4. human rights abuse


(xvii) The red traffic light tells a car driver to

  1.  stop
  2. pass through
  3. switch off a car
  4.  go back


(xviii) A legal status of being a member of a particular country is called

  1.  refugee
  2.  citizen
  3.  dual citizen
  4.  citizenship


(xix) Who declares the state of emergence in Tanzania?

  1. the Chief of Defence Forces
  2.  The Speaker of the Parliament
  3.  The Attorney General
  4.  The President.


(xx) The Chief Executive Officer in Municipal Council is called

  1.  Municipal Mayor
  2.  Municipal Director
  3.  District Commissioner
  4.  Municipal Commissioner


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2015

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 CIVICS FTNA 2015  

1. For each of the items (0 — (xx), choose the correct answer among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

(I) The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human rights was adopted in

  1. 1945
  2. 1965
  3. 1948
  4. 1961


(ii) The black colour in the National flag of the United Republic of Tanzania represents

  1. People
  2. Soil
  3. Natural resources
  4. Mineral wealth.


(iii) A public servant who is a member of parliament by virtue of his position is the 

  1. Chief justice
  2. Clerk of the National assembly
  3. Prime Minister
  4. Attorney General


(vi) In a democratic state, changes of the state leadership are made through

  1. revolution
  2. general election
  3. heritage
  4. presidential appointment.


(vii) The highest court in the United Republic of Tanzania is called:

  1. Court of appeal
  2. High court
  3. Constitutional court
  4. Resident magistrate court.


(viii) A customary practice where a man marries more than one wife at a time is called

  1. Monogamy
  2. Bigamy
  3. Polygamy
  4. Cohabitation


(ix) A series of political meetings designed to win voters for a certain candidate or political party is known as

  1. election manifesto
  2. election campaigns
  3. voting
  4. free and fair election


(x) When was a Republic form of government established in Tanganyika?

  1.  1961
  2. 1965
  3. 1962
  4. 1964


(xi) The importance of the zebra crossing is:

  1. to reduce traffic jam in towns
  2. to ensure safety of wildlife
  3. to ensure safety of the disabled
  4. to enable pedestrians move across the road safely.


(xii) The ability to understand other peoples feelings and to feel concerned about their problems is referred to as:

  1. Self-awareness
  2. Self esteem
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Empathy


(xiii) A person who is able to express his or her opinion or desire strongly with confidence is known as

  1. analytical person
  2. assertive person
  3. critical person
  4.  arrogant person


(xiv) A gift that is given to the bride or her parents by her future husband in consideration for the marriage is known as

  1. INHERITANCE
  2. LEVY
  3. VALENTINE GIFT
  4. DOWRY


(xv) Which of the following is an example of physical work?

  1. Nursing
  2. Lumbering
  3. Teaching
  4. Architectural designing.


(xvi) A system of laws and basic principles that a state or a country is governed by is called

  1. Party manifesto
  2. Judiciary
  3. Constitution
  4. Government.


xvii) Which of the following are pillars of family stability?

  1. Shelter, peace, food and clan.
  2. Morals, clothing, respect and clan.
  3. Shelter, clothing, food and proper morals.
  4. Love, peace, respect and proper morals.


xviii) The chief advisory organ of the President of the United Republic of Tanzania is

  1. the judiciary
  2. the cabinet
  3. the military forces
  4. the civil service


(xix) The social relationship between men and women is called

  1. gender
  2. sex
  3. gender role
  4. gender equity


(xx) People who flee their countries to go and settle in foreign countries because of insecurity in their home countries are called

  1. Dual citizens
  2. Terrorists
  3. Refugees
  4. Citizens by descent.


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2014

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 CIVICS FTNA 2014

1. For each item (i) (xx), choose the correct answer among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

(i) Which of the following is an essential component of the nation?

  1. Sovereignty
  2. National festivals
  3. Checks and balances
  4. National holidays.


 (ii) The friendship which develops between a man and a woman before marriage is known as

  1.  cohabitation
  2. infidelity
  3. honeymoon
  4. courtship


(iii) The government business leader in the parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania is the

  1. President
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Speaker
  4. Attorney General


(iv) Which of the following is not a source of local government revenue?

  1. License fees
  2. Property tax
  3. Development levy
  4. Central government subsidy


(v) Who is the Chief executive officer of the Municipal council?

  1. Mayor
  2. Municipal Director
  3. Regional Commissioner
  4. Regional Administrative officer


(vi) A form of government whereby the King or Queen is a ceremonial head of state is known as

  1. Republic government
  2. Presidential system of government
  3. Constitutional Monarchy
  4. Absolute Monarchy.


(vii) Laws enacted by local government authorities are known as:

  1. Bills
  2. By laws
  3. Government notice
  4. Circulars


(viii) Which of the following organ is responsible for interpreting the law in the United Republic of Tanzania?

  1. The Legislature
  2. The Judiciary
  3. The cabinet
  4. The police Force


(ix) Which of the following is considered a human right abuse7

  1. Killing suspected criminals
  2. Reporting to the police suspected criminals
  3. Giving evidence against criminals in the court
  4. Taking legal action against thieves.


(x) The following are the functions of the National Electoral Commission except:

  1. announcing the election results of the members of parliament
  2. registering and updating voters registry book
  3. announcing the date of election of the president
  4. registering political parties.


(xi) When was the bill of rights included in the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania?

  1. 1986
  2. 1977
  3. 1984
  4. 1992


(xii) A systematic effort to identify and understand the role of women and men within a given society is referred to as:

  1. gender balance
  2. gender analysis
  3. gender stereotyping
  4. gender discrimination.


(xiii) The skills which enable an individual to live in peace and harmony in any society are referred to as:

  1. mediation skills
  2. decision making skills
  3. social skills
  4. leadership skills


(xiv) The traffic sign which enables pedestrians to move across the road safely is called

  1. Zebra crossing
  2. Hazard sign
  3. Triangle sign
  4. Traffic jam sign.


(xv)The right of people to belong to an organization is called

  1. freedom of association
  2. freedom of expression
  3. freedom of multiparty
  4. freedom of movement


(xvi) A social group of people living together with their own government, language, traditions and history is called

  1. Constituency
  2. Government
  3. Tribe
  4. Nation


(xvii)A green traffic light tells a law abiding driver to

  1. Stop the car
  2. Switch off the car
  3. Pass through
  4. Get ready to go.


(xix) The first step that helps a person to make a healthy decision on any challenge is

  1. praying to god
  2. evaluating the challenge
  3. listing possible solutions
  4. identifying the problem.


(xx) Which of the following is the national motto of the United Republic of Tanzania?

  1. Freedom and unity
  2. Freedom and work
  3. Freedom and development
  4. People and sovereignty.


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2013

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 CIVICS FTNA 2013

1. Read each of the following statements carefully and write the letter of the correct answer in the box provided.

i). A nuclear family comprises of:

  1. Children, mother and uncle
  2. Father, grandfather and children
  3. Father, mother and children
  4. Mother, father and grandfather


ii). Parliamentary democracy is a form of:

  1. Direct democracy
  2. Legislature democracy
  3. Participatory democracy
  4. Representative democracy


iii). The document which shows distribution of power among the three arms of government is termed:

  1. Constitution
  2. Election manifesto
  3. Memorandum
  4. Policy


iv). 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


v). The legal process of obtaining citizenship is referred to as:

  1. Citizen registration
  2. Legalization
  3. Legitimacy
  4. Naturalization


vi). A person who loves his/her country is said to be:

  1. An activist
  2. A citizen
  3. A partisan
  4. Patriotic


vii). Tanzania is a sovereign state. This means it is:

  1. Autocratic
  2. Autonomous
  3. Democratic
  4. Monarchial


viii). The source of government income from abroad which must be paid is:

  1. Credit
  2. Debit
  3. Grant
  4. Loan


ix). Traffic signs are useful because they help to:

  1. Prevent loss of live and property
  2. Prevent road accidents
  3. Reduce car speed
  4. Reduce traffic jam


x). Value Added Tax (VAT) originates from:

  1. Development levy
  2. Import tax
  3. Income tax
  4. Sales tax


xi). A piece of paper which is used for secret voting in general election is known as:

  1. Ballot paper
  2. Blue paper
  3. Polling paper
  4. White paper


xii). The song of Tanzania Nakupenda promotes:

  1. Desire and greedy
  2. Love to the country
  3. Union matters
  4. Unity among Tanzanians


xiii). Who among the following is a product of direct democracy?

  1. Attorney general
  2. Chief justice
  3. Headmaster
  4. Monitor


xiv). A human being works hard in order to:

  1. Be respected
  2. Get basic necessities
  3. Get clothes and water
  4. Impress others


xv). A person who heads a city council is termed as:

  1. City director
  2. Councilor
  3. Executive director
  4. Mayor


xvi). The Greek words "demos" and "kratos" together mean

  1. Government power
  2. Majority rule
  3. Peoples rule
  4. Political power


xvii). Which of the following way can transmit HIV?

  1. Eating with a person infected with HIV
  2. Having sex with a negative HIV person
  3. Having sex with a positive HIV person
  4. Sleeping with a positive HIV person


xviii). The powers of government branches to limit each other are called:

  1. Balances and transparent
  2. Checks and balances
  3. Openness and checks
  4. Transparency and balances


xix). Unfair treatment of individuals based on their gender is referred to as gender:

  1. Discrimination
  2. Equity
  3. Inequality
  4. Stereotyping


xx). Which of the following is concerned with logical connection between ideas?

  1. Creativity
  2. Critical thinking
  3. Innovation
  4. Life skills


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2012

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION 

CIVICS 2012

1. Read each of the following statements carefully and write the letter of the correct answer in the box provided.

(i) One of the following Is not true about democracy:

  1. Majority rule
  2. Military rule
  3. Rule of law
  4. Tolerance to minority interest. 


(ii) A constituency means:

  1. A law making body
  2. A law making committee
  3. Elected members of parliament
  4. All elected members of parliament is elected


(iii)  The ability to understand other peoples feelings and feel concerned of their problems refers to:

  1. awareness
  2. commitment
  3. empathy
  4. sympathy


(iv) it establishes, defines role, power and structure of the government and its organs:

  1. By-I IT,A/
  2. Constitution
  3. Manifesto
  4. Nation


(v) In life skills, the ability of a person to appreciate himself or herself is known as:

  1. Assertiveness
  2. Self-awareness
  3. Self esteem
  4. Self service


(vi) G-Company limited prefers employing men than women, the stereotype revealed by the company is:

  1. Gender empowerment
  2. Gender gap
  3. Gender inequality
  4. Gender stereotyping


(vii) The ability to select a course of action from possible alternatives is called:

  1. Assertiveness
  2. Decision making
  3. Life skills
  4. Life style


(viii) One of the following is among the components of a nation:

  1. Constitution
  2. Legislature
  3. Sovereignty
  4. National symbols


(ix) Freedom of movement represents the following type of human rights:

  1. Civil and political
  2. Economic and cultural
  3. Legal and moral
  4. Social and cultural


(x) The parliament has the mandate to approve the appointment of:

  1. Attorney General
  2. Chief Justice
  3. Opposition spokes person
  4. The Prime Minister


(xi) HIV/AIDS keeps on killing people because:

  1. It is difficult and impossible to avoid it
  2. Most people are busy with economic activities
  3. People do not want to change their behaviours on relationships
  4. There are unknown methods of transmission


(xii)One of the following is non-union matter:

  1. Citizenship
  2. Civil aviation
  3. Defense and security
  4. Road maintenance


(xiii) H and P are among traffic signs which are the group of:

  1. Danger
  2. Information
  3. Order
  4. Warning


(xiv) The following are characteristics of free and fair election except:

  1. Equal access to mass media
  2. Equal opportunities to all parties
  3. Free and fair campaign
  4. Free electoral commission for the ruling party.


(xvi) In the United Republic of Tanzania the state of emergence is declared by the:

  1. Commander in chief
  2. Head of government
  3. Head of T.P.D.F
  4. The Prime Minister


(xvii)The smallest local government unit is:

  1. District
  2. Division
  3. Village
  4. Ward


(xviii) The legal system in Tanzania is headed by:

  1. Attorney General
  2. Chief Justice
  3. The President
  4. The Prime Minister


(xix) The type of family experienced in most African societies is:

  1. Extended
  2. Nuclear
  3. Polygamous
  4. Single parent.


(xx)The appointed Presidential Commission for Constitution is aiming at:

  1. Amending the constitution
  2. Bringing interim constitution
  3. Bringing new constitution
  4. Supporting the current constitution


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2011

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION 

CIVICS 2011

(i)When two or more nations surrender their sovereignty to single authority it is said to be:

  1.  colonial government
  2. federal government
  3.  revolutionary government 
  4. union government


(ii) The man and woman shown in the coat of arms represent national:

  1. authority 
  2.  freedom 
  3.  identity 
  4. unity


  (iii)  Who is a responsible citizen?

  1. A person who is accepted as a member of a country
  2. One who does not fulfill his/her duties
  3. One who fulfills his/her responsibilities and duties
  4. One who is criticizing the government


(iv) Isolating, mistreating, insulting people with HIV/AIDS is best termed as:

  1.   globalization 
  2.  oppression
  3. racism
  4. stigmatization


(v) The ......... attends the parliament by virtue of his office but has no right to vote:

  1. Attorney General
  2. Opposition leader
  3. Prime Minister
  4. Speaker


(vi)  What is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace among the people?

  1. Human Rights 
  2. Individual Rights
  3.  Legal and moral rights 
  4.  Political rights


(vii)  A nuclear family consists of:

  1. father, sister, and brother
  2. father, wives and grand mother
  3. grandfather, father and children
  4. husband, wife and children


(viii)  Zebra traffic signs mark:

  1. dangerous zones
  2. motorcycles and vehicles to stop
  3. people to cross the road 
  4.  vehicles to stop


(ix)  One of the following is a step towards problem solving:

  1. gathering information
  2. interview
  3. observation
  4. questionnaire


(x)  The process of selecting and attracting mate for marriage is known as:

  1. bigamy
  2. civil marriage
  3. dating
  4. traditional marriage


(xi)  Reading, writing, listening and speaking are best known as:

  1. basic communication skills
  2. communication modal
  3. elements of communication as a process 
  4.  modern forms of communication.


(xii)  The essence of independent judiciary in a democratic society is to:

  1. check abuse of power 
  2.  ensure justice
  3. ensure rule of law
  4. suppress crime.


(xiii)  Before marriage a man and woman pass through a period called:

  1. courtship
  2. friendship
  3. partnership
  4. relationship.


(xiv)  The following are the consequences of not applying social skills:

  1. failure to determine ones value, needs and benefit
  2. knowledge and ability to deal competently with other people in everyday life
  3. not meeting and relating with others
  4. retardation of self-awareness, self-confidence and benefit.


(xv) Gender roles refer to:

  1. attitude practiced by either men or women being positive or negative
  2. roles in which people are accountable basing on sex
  3. roles in which people are specifically addressed basing  on their sex and age
  4.  roles played by male and female in the society.


(xvi)  The manual related work activities include:

  1. carpentry, administration, fishing and livestock keeping
  2. farming, mining and lumbering
  3. nursing, lumbering, plumbing and masonry 
  4. teaching, nursing and administration.


(xvii)  The formation of rules of behaviour enforced by special authority is called:

  1. customs
  2. morals
  3. norms
  4. taboos.


(xviii)  The proper way of formulating a national constitution is to:

  1. adopt — cover — replacement method and discussion
  2. choose representation groups and discussing
  3. involve all people to discuss the whole constitution
  4. provide "white paper- for discussion.


(xix)  Which of the following is a good example of indirect tax?

  1. Domestic loan borrowing
  2. Interest of investment
  3. Monthly payments
  4. Value added tax.


(xx) A government that is formed by only one political part and headed by a dictator is called;
A. Aristocracy
B. Authoritarian
C.Constitutional monarch
D. Totaritarian



FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2010

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION 

CIVICS 2010

(i)Which of the following organs interprets the laws of the state?

  1. Executive
  2. Judiciary
  3. Legislature
  4. Parliament


(ii)  The elephant tusks shown on the Coat of Arms represent national:

  1. freedom
  2. prosperity 
  3.  resources 
  4.  unity


(iii)    HIV/AIDS cannot be transmitted from one person to another through:

  1. blood transfusion
  2. eating and playing 
  3.  sharing razor blades 
  4. sharing syringes


(iv)  The following are elements of human rights EXCEPT the right to:

  1. kill thieves 
  2. live
  3. move
  4.  own property


(v)  Evils such as drug abuse, corruption and civil wars result from:

  1. good morals 
  2.  irresponsible leaders
  3. love and peace
  4. proper behaviour


  (vi)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


(vii)  The government of Tanzania comprises the:

  1. executive, constitution and judiciary
  2.  executive, legislature and judiciary
  3.  legislature, judiciary and parliament 
  4.  parliament, cabinet and judiciary


(viii)  Which of the following statements is correct?

  1. All Tanzanians are free to join any political party
  2. All Tanzanians are members of Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM)
  3. All members of CCM are not allowed to join another political party
  4. The ruling party in Zanzibar is Civic United Front (CUF)


(ix)  The reason for inclusion of the bill of rights in the constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania was to:

  1. allow people to break laws
  2. allow people to kill thieves
  3. ensure that human rights are guaranteed
  4. make people happy with their constitution


(x)  The ideas based on disagreement between men and women are called gender:

  1. issues
  2. oppression
  3. roles
  4. stereotype


(xi)  One of the following is not a condition for a Tanzanian to vote:

  1. a citizen of Tanzania
  2. eighteen years old and above
  3. literate
  4. mentally healthy


(xii)  Government formed by a union of more than one political party is government.

  1. coalition 
  2.  federal
  3. mixed
  4.  union


(xiii)  Making changes in the existing constitution is named as a constitutional:

  1. adjustment
  2. amendments
  3. changes
  4. referendum


(xiv)  In the National flag yellow colour represents:

  1. minerals 
  2.  people
  3.  vegetation
  4. water bodies


(xv)  Tanzania holds general National elections after every five:

  1. periods
  2. sessions
  3. terms
  4. years


(xvi)  The following are the international instruments for promoting and defending human rights EXCEPT:

  1. AHRC 
  2.  CEDAW 
  3.  TAWLA
  4. . UDHR


(xvii) Who is the head of the village council?

  1. Village Chairperson
  2. Village Director
  3.  Village Executive Officer 
  4.  Village Officer


(xviii)  One of the following traffic lights tells a driver to get ready to go:

  1. green
  2. maroon
  3. . red
  4. yellow


(xix)  In order to be appointed as a Prime Minister in Tanzania one must be:

  1. appointed member of the parliament
  2. elected member from wards
  3. elected member of the parliament
  4. qualified member from a city council


(xx)  The following involve the use of more mental skills and less use of physical strength:

  1. carpentry and nursing
  2. farming and nursing
  3. nursing and teaching
  4. plumbing and lumbering


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2009

(i)        Which of the following gives the basic needs of a human being?

  1. Education and health services
  2. Food, shelter and education
  3. Safety, food and shelter
  4. Shelter, clothes and food


Husband, wife and their children form a family which is referred to as:

  1.  an extended family
  2.  a couple family
  3.  a nuclear family 
  4. a single parent family   



(iii) The legal system in Tanzania is headed by the:
  1. Attorney General
  2.  Chief Justice
  3.  Inspector General of Police
  4. President


(iv) The colour of the national flag which represents ocean and other water bodies found in Tanzania is:

  1. black   
  2. blue  
  3. green 
  4. yellow


(v)          The symbols or marks designed to instruct road users are known as:

  1.  road traffic congestion 
  2.  road traffic lights 
  3. road traffic safety   
  4.  road traffic signs


          vi)      An example of economic right is the right to:

  1. A own property  
  2.  vote
  3.  live  
  4.  movement


(vii)    The election in which a vacant post in a constituency is

          filled is called:

  1. buy election
  2. by-election
  3. general elections
  4. small elections


(viii)  The organ responsible for conducting and supervising general elections in Tanzania is the: 

  1. National Assembly
  2. National Electoral Commission
  3. National Electoral Committee 
  4.  National Election Committee


(ix)         The two types of corruption include:

  1.  blackmail and fraud 
  2.  fraud and theft
  3.  patronage and grafting 
  4. swindling and blackmail


(x)          A person who knows his/her rights and duties is said to be:

  1. a responsible citizen 
  2.  an alien
  3. a refugee
  4. a responsible man


(xi)         Attending a campaigning rally is one way of exercising the freedom of:

  1.   expression  
  2.  hearing
  3. assembly
  4. participation


(xii)       A law originates from:

  1.  a bili 
  2.  an appeal 
  3.  a by-law 
  4.  judiciary


(xiii)     The non payable external sources of government revenue is known as:

  1. debt  
  2. credit 
  3. grant
  4.  loan


(xiv)     The following are steps in problem solving except: 

  1. defining the solution
  2.  gathering information
  3. generating alternatives 
  4.  initiating mediation


(w) What is the smallest local government unit?

  1. Division government 
  2.  Local government 
  3.  Village government
  4. Ward government


(xvi) Which of the following is an example of improper behaviour?

  1. Aggressiveness 
  2. By Generosity
  3.  Kindness
  4. Solidarity


(Wii) A person can get HIV/AIDS through:

  1. playing with an infected person
  2. shaking hands with an infected person
  3.  sharing razor blades with an infected person 
  4.  taking shower with an infected person


(xviii)  One of the following is NOT a form of marriage: 

  1. bigamy
  2. courtship
  3. monogamy 
  4. polyandry


(xix)     The ability to bear with unpleasant and annoying situation is known as:

  1.  accountability
  2. arrogance
  3. assertive
  4.  tolerance


(xx)       The situation in which men and women are unfairly treated is called:

  1.  gender issues
  2. gender roles
  3. gender mainstreaming
  4. gender discrimination


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2008

Civics can be defined as the study of .

  1. the governments and their organs
  2.  human rights and responsibility
  3. human relationships in the society
  4. Laws, customs, norms and punishment


(ii)           Changes of leadership in dictatorship states are made through .

  1.  inheritance of power
  2.  coup detat
  3. general election
  4. free and fair election


(iii)          "Polyandry" implies .........

  1.  the practice of having more than one wife
  2.   the custom of being married to a single wife 
  3. the custom of having more than one husband at the same time
  4. the state of being married to two husbands


A person can get HIV/AIDS by having —

  1. safe sex with an infected person 
  2. unsafe sex with an infected person
  3. unsafe sex with uninfected person 
  4.  safe sex with uninfected person


         (v)      Courtship is important because

  1. it is a sign of love and joy
  2. it prepares the pair for a happy marriage 
  3. it helps the pair to face a fair judgment 
  4.  it facilitates the prosecution of the pair


(vi)         The right of people to belong to organizations of their

choices is referred to as .........

  1.  freedom of expression 
  2. freedom of association
  3. freedom of assembly  
  4.  right to equality


(vii)       The situation where both men and women enjoy the same rights is termed as gender .........

  1.  equity 
  2.  equality
  3.  appraisal  
  4. appreciation


(viii)     The form of democracy which is practiced in the United

Republic of Tanzania is .........

  1. ideal democracy 
  2. direct democracy 
  3.  pure democracy 
  4. representative democracy


(ix)         Which one of the following is not a Union matter in the government of the United Republic of Tanzania?

  1. Foreign affairs 
  2.  Police
  3. Foreign trade
  4.  Immigration


(x)          The unpleasant events which occur on roads leading to damage of property and loss of life are known as

  1.  road incidents 
  2.  road traffic signs 
  3.  traffic signs 
  4.  road accidents


(xi)         A constituency means

  1. an area in which a Member of Parliament is elected
  2.  an elected Member of Parliament
  3. a Parliament session 
  4.  a law making committee


(xii)       The ability to select a course of action from among possible alternatives is called .

  1.  decision making 
  2. life skill
  3. assertiveness  
  4.  life style


(xiii)     One of the following colours on the national flag indicates the natural wealth of our country

  1. green 
  2.  blue 
  3.  black 
  4. yellow


(xiv)     Which of the following does NOT promote equality?

  1.  special schools for the blind and deaf
  2.   existence of public and private institutions based on race
  3. multi-racial Parliament
  4. more chance for women in higher learning institutions


(w) Which of the following tasks requires skilled labour? ......

  1. digging sand from rivers 
  2.  carrying luggage 
  3. constructing houses 
  4.  quarrying stones


(xvi) A form of government in which two countries have merged to form one government is called a .........

  1. Federal government   
  2. Monarchy government 
  3. Kingship government 
  4.  Union government


(Wii) The following are steps of decision making EXCEPT .........

  1.  identifying ways to cope with peer pressure
  2. defining a problem
  3. listing alternative solutions to the problem
  4. stating criteria to consider


(xviii)  Which of the following is the major source of revenue in Tanzania?

  1. Exports 
  2.  Selling of government assets 
  3. Taxation 
  4.  Grants and aids from donors


(xix)     Family stability is a result of .........

  1.  love, peace, respect and proper morals
  2. food, shelter, clothing and children
  3. peace, dowry, love and shelter
  4.  proper morals, food, dowry and respect


(xx)       Which among the following titles is the presidential appointment?

  1.  Speaker of the Parliament
  2.  Deputy Speaker of the Parliament
  3.  Regional Education Officers
  4. Chief Justice


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2007

i) A set of laws that govern the country is .

  1. law of the country
  2. special constitution
  3. a constitution  
  4.  National anti-corruption policy


ii)  Reduction of street children and social crimes in Tanzania can only be successful if .

  1. the families are stable
  2.  the government uses force
  3.  education is given to all
  4.  Dpeople live comfortable life


(iii)         Inheritance of spouses, sex preferences, female genital mutilation and food taboos are some of ....

  1. cultural practices affecting women. 
  2.  socio-cultural practices affecting women. 
  3.  socio-economic practices affecting women. 
  4.  political practices affecting women.


(iv)         A person who knows his/her rights and duties is said to be ......

  1.  an alien 
  2. a legal member of a state 
  3. . a responsible citizen 
  4. an irresponsible citizen


(v)           The three arms of the government are;

  1. The Cabinet, the President and Parliament
  2. Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
  3. The President, Vice-President and Judges
  4. Executive, Judiciary and the President


(vi) Which one of the following is not true about the factors which have promoted national integrity in Tanzania?

  1.  Secularism  
  2.  Kiswahili Language
  3.  Regionalism
  4. Monopartism


(vii)       Prevention of abuse of power in public services is the responsibility of .

  1. Every citizen
  2. Leaders
  3. Prevention of Corruption Bureau (PCB) 
  4.  Police


(viii)     The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) is:

  1.  Kofi Annan 
  2. Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim 
  3.  Ban Ki-Moon 
  4.  Dr. Asha Rose Migiro


(ix)         The following are improper behaviours except .

  1. Truancy   
  2.  Stealing
  3. Lying  
  4. Confidence


(x)           A person cannot get HIV/AIDS through .....

  1. Sharing razor blades
  2. Breast feeding
  3. Blood transfusion
  4. Being bitten by mosquitoes


(xi)         The cognitive process of selecting a course of action from several possible alternatives is ...

  1. decision making   
  2.  life skills
  3. negotiation skills   
  4.  assertiveness


(xii)       Gender equality means ..

  1.  equal conditions of realizing rights between men and women;
  2. use of political power and domination between men and women;
  3.  activities done by men and women in a society;
  4. socially and culturally constructed behaviour of men and women.


(xiii)     A person having citizenship of two countries is said to have

  1.  citizenship by birth
  2. dual citizenship
  3. citizenship by descent
  4.  citizenship by registration


(xiv)      Government affairs in the Parliament are represented by

  1.  the Speaker  
  2.  the President
  3. the Prime Minister 
  4.  the Vice-President


(xv)        The unchangeable experience of the past in the society of people is known as

  1.  crafts 
  2.  symbols
  3. traditions 
  4. customs


(xvi)      Which of the following is a correct definition of a "territory"?

  1. Land set aside for farmers
  2. An area of land bound by defined limits
  3. An area of land with people without boundaries
  4. An area of land associated with terrorism


(Wii) In road safety education, traffic means .......„

  1. boards or sign posts drawn to give information to all road users;
  2.   a person who directs vehicles on roads;
  3. a police with white uniforms who can stop or release vehicles on the road;
  4. movement of people and vehicles in roads and streets.


(xviii)    Direct taxes, grants and licenses are .........

  1.  burden payment to the citizens
  2. sources of government revenue
  3. payment given to the people by the government
  4. loans offered by the banks


(xix)   A system of government and leadership in which supreme power belongs to people is

  1.  dictatorship 
  2.  aristocracy 
  3.  monarchy 
  4.  democracy


(xx)     Which of the following statement is not true?

  1. The blue colour on the national flag indicates the natural vegetation of our country. 
  2. Poverty is a force for early marriages. 
  3.  Bigamy is one of marriage forms. 
  4.  Reckless driving causes road accidents.


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2006

 The possibilities given to people by the state laws and other instruments for satisfying their requirements and interests are referred to as:

  1.  Liberties
  2.  Human rights
  3.  Freedoms
  4. Democracies


Which of the following is NOT a national symbol?

  1. National constitution
  2.  Coat of arms
  3. National Anthem
  4. The song "Tanzania Nakupenda"


(iii)          A person who knows his/her rights and duties is said to be:

  1.  A responsible citizen
  2.  An alien
  3. An irresponsible citizen 
  4.  A legal member of state


(iv)          In a democratic state:

  1.  Laws are made by the elected President
  2. Head of state is above the law
  3.  Police have the power to punish criminals
  4.   All people are equal before the law


(v)           Who is the Minister responsible for the cooperation of the East African Community?

  1.   Hon. Bakari Mwapachu
  2. Hon. Andrew Chenge
  3.  Hon. Adbulrahman Kinana
  4. Hon. Mabere Marando


vi) Environmental conservation means:

  1.  Protecting forests
  2.  Re-afforestation
  3.  Protecting the environment for the future generation
  4. Protection and use of environment for the current and future generations.


(vii)    One of the following forms of marriage does NOT exist in Tanzania:

  1. Monogamy
  2.  Polygamy 
  3. Polyandry 
  4.  Bigamy


(viii)  The following are union matters of the United Republic of Tanzania except:

  1. Defense     
  2.  External Affairs 
  3. Education
  4. Police


(ix)       The ability to solve daily life problems is known as:

  1. Life experience  
  2.  Knowledge
  3. Life skill  
  4. An excursion


(x)         The three arms of the government are the:

  1. President, Vice President and Prime Minister
  2. Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
  3. President, Cabinet and Judges
  4. Judiciary, Legislature and Parliament


(xi)       Example of non-manual related work activities include:

  1.  Teaching, nursing, administration and accounting
  2. Nursing, lumbering, plumbing and masonry
  3. Carpentry, administration, fishing and livestock keeping
  4. Farming, mining, music and engineering


(xii)    Which of the following colours on the national flag indicates the natural vegetation of our country?

  1. Black
  2. Yellow
  3. Green
  4. Blue


(xiii)  Gender empowerment refers to:

  1. Reducing womens work load
  2. Reducing gender based structural inequalities
  3. Enabling women receive education as men do 
  4.  Improving health of women


(xiv)   One advantage of a written constitution is that:

  1.  It creates disharmony
  2.  It is easy to refer
  3. It tends to be rigid   
  4. It tends to be flexible


(xv)     The non payable external source of government revenue is called ........

  1. Foreign borrowing 
  2.  Foreign exchange 
  3.  Grant 
  4.  Debt


(xvi)   A person cannot get HIV/AIDS through:

  1.  Playing with HIV infected person
  2. Sharing razor blades
  3. Blood transfusion 
  4.  Breast feeding


(Wii) The following are steps for decision making except:

  1. Defining a problem
  2. Listing alternative solutions to problems
  3. Stating criteria to consider
  4.  Identifying ways to cope with peer pressure


(xviii)  Who among the following is a product of direct democracy?

  1.  Monitor  
  2. President
  3.  Prime Minister
  4. Councilor


(xix)     Which of the following is a major cause of road accidents in

Tanzania?

  1. Absence of road traffic signs
  2. Reckless driving
  3.   Ignorance of road users
  4. Presence of substandard vehicles


(xx)       The period when a man and a woman become friends for the intention of marriage is known as:

  1. Courtship  
  2.  Court
  3. Honeymoon
  4. Cohabitation


FORM TWO CIVICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 2005

Note;answer the questions according to the year of examinations

One of the following is not a component of a Nation:

  1. Land
  2.  Aliens
  3.  People
  4.  Government


Which one of the following is the best definition of Civics?

  1. Is the study of the government and its organs
  2.  Is the study of human rights and responsibility
  3.  Is the study of human relationship in the society
  4.   Is the study of laws, customs, norms and punishment of the people in the society?


(iii)          Government bills originate from ... .....

  1. The Cabinet Ministers and the Attorney
  2. Judges and members of the parliament
  3. The President and Vice-President
  4. The citizens


(iv)          When the state officials are said to be acting within the law and the constitution, this is referred as:

  1. Human rights
  2. Natural justice
  3. Parliamentary supremacy
  4.  . Rule of law


(v)           In democratic government:

  1. The government controls labour and peasants unions. 
  2. Few persons control the powers of the government.
  3. Laws are made by the consent of the governed.
  4.  Individual rights are considered less important than the welfare of the Nation.


The Chairman of the Revolutionary Council of Zanzibar is also:

  1. President of the United Republic of Zanzibar 
  2. President of the United Republic of Tanzania
  3. President of Zanzibar
  4. Chief Minister of Zanzibar


(vii)       The following are sources of government revenue except:

  1. Development levy 
  2. Income tax 
  3. Rents
  4.  License fee


(viii)     Which one of the following is the administrative unit of the central government?

  1. Judiciary  
  2. Cabinet
  3. Local government
  4.  Executive


(ix)         Tanzania makes general National elections after every:

  1. Five terms  
  2.  Five sessions 
  3. Five periods 
  4.  Five years


(x)           In the family young children have the role and duty of:

  1. Taking care of the family
  2. Helping in household chores
  3.  Providing members with love
  4. Providing security


(xi)         The following is one of the sources of refugees:

  1. Hot weather
  2.  Cold weather
  3.  Hunger 
  4. Warm weather


(xii)       Who is the speaker of the African Unions parliament?

  1. Hon. Getrude Mongela 
  2. . Hon. Anna Mkapa
  3. Hon. Anna Makinda 
  4. Hon. Salim Ahmed Salim


(xiii)     The chief advisor of the government who is also a cabinet

member is.........

  1. Magistrate
  2. Judge
  3. Prime Minister
  4. Attorney General


(xiv)      The President of South Africa is:

  1. Nelson Mandela       
  2. Thabo Mbeki
  3. . Joshua Nkomo 
  4. Sisulu


(xv)        The organ of the country which implements laws of the state is:

  1. Legislature   
  2.  Judiciary
  3. Parliament 
  4. Executive


(xvi)      The Chairman of South Africa Development Community (SADC) is:

  1. President Thabo Mbeki
  2. President Joachim Chissano
  3. President Benjamin Mkapa
  4. President Binguwa Mutharika


(Wii) One disadvantage of a written constitution is

  1. Simple and clear
  2. Create harmony
  3.  Is flexible  
  4. Tends to be rigid


(xviii)   one can get HIV/AIDS by .........

  1. Having a baby before the age of 15 years
  2. Being bitten by mosquitoes
  3. Having unsafe sex
  4. Staying with an infected person


(xix)   Gender equity can be defined as:

  1. Gender balance
  2. Principle of being fair to both men and women
  3. Relation between men and women 
  4.  Women Empowerment


(xx)     Which of the following is an act of women oppression?

  1. Female Genital Mutilation
  2.  Educating them
  3. Child bearing
  4. Taking children to school


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