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
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ii). Parliamentary democracy is a form of:

  1. Direct democracy
  2. Legislature democracy
  3. Participatory democracy
  4. Representative democracy
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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
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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
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v). The legal process of obtaining citizenship is referred to as:

  1. Citizen registration
  2. Legalization
  3. Legitimacy
  4. Naturalization
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vi). A person who loves his/her country is said to be:

  1. An activist
  2. A citizen
  3. A partisan
  4. Patriotic
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vii). Tanzania is a sovereign state. This means it is:

  1. Autocratic
  2. Autonomous
  3. Democratic
  4. Monarchial
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viii). The source of government income from abroad which must be paid is:

  1. Credit
  2. Debit
  3. Grant
  4. Loan
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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
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x). Value Added Tax (VAT) originates from:

  1. Development levy
  2. Import tax
  3. Income tax
  4. Sales tax
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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
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xii). The song of Tanzania Nakupenda promotes:

  1. Desire and greedy
  2. Love to the country
  3. Union matters
  4. Unity among Tanzanians
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xiii). Who among the following is a product of direct democracy?

  1. Attorney general
  2. Chief justice
  3. Headmaster
  4. Monitor
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xiv). A human being works hard in order to:

  1. Be respected
  2. Get basic necessities
  3. Get clothes and water
  4. Impress others
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xv). A person who heads a city council is termed as:

  1. City director
  2. Councilor
  3. Executive director
  4. Mayor
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xvi). The Greek words "demos" and "kratos" together mean

  1. Government power
  2. Majority rule
  3. Peoples rule
  4. Political power
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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
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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
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xix). Unfair treatment of individuals based on their gender is referred to as gender:

  1. Discrimination
  2. Equity
  3. Inequality
  4. Stereotyping
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xx). Which of the following is concerned with logical connection between ideas?

  1. Creativity
  2. Critical thinking
  3. Innovation
  4. Life skills
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2. Match the items in List A with those in List B by writing the letter of the correct response in the table provided.

(i) A person who belongs to another country
(ii) Ability to select course of action among alternatives
(iii) Behaviour which is characterized by confidence
(iv) Heads the village council
(v) Involves complicated tasks that requires specific training and experience
(vi) Married to one wife
(vii) Right to live as one wishes
(viii) Sharing syringes and razor blades
(ix) Situation where men and women have the same opportunities
(x) Supervises the government issues in the parliament
B. Assertiveness
C. Attorney general
D. Citizen
E. Creativity
F. Decision making
G. Gender balance
H. Liberty
I. Monogamy
J. Polygamy
K. Prime Minister
L. Risk behaviour
M. Skilled labour
N. Village chairperson
O. Village secretary
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3. Write "T" for a TRUE (correct) Statement and "F" for a FALSE (incorrect) statement. 

(i)It is safer to walk along the right hand side of the road 

(ii) HIV/AIDS is cured by Antiretroviral (ARVs) drugs

(iii) The United Republic of Tanzania was formed as a result of the union between Tanganyika and Pemba

(iv) The yellow color on the National Flag represents natural resources of Tanzania

(v) Change of leadership in a dictatorship state is made through election

(vi) Tanzania has an unwritten constitution

(vii) Cohabitation is a period when a man and a woman become friends for the purpose of getting married in the future

(viii) The function of judiciary is to interpret laws

(ix) The Tanzania Broadcast Corporation is a public owned media

(x) By-laws are made by the parliament of Tanzania

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4. Read the following passage carefully and then answer the questions that follow.

Citizenship goes with rights and duties. A citizen who knows well his/her rights and duties is a responsible citizen. The main duties of a citizen are loyalty to the country, obedience to laws, paying taxes and defend his/her country.

As for loyalty, every citizen should be loyal and should not do anything that may disgrace his/her country. In addition one should always think and work for the interests of the country.
Responsible citizen should obey the laws of the country which are passed by the institutions of the country from time to time. Laws are necessary for the welfare of all. Obedience of the laws will ensure that there is peace and order. Every citizen should pay local and central government taxes honestly. Without money from its people the government cannot run well its programmers.


(a) Suggest a suitable title for this passage

(b) Who is a responsible citizen?

(c) Mention three duties of a responsible citizen

(d) Why should all citizens obey the laws of the country?

(e) Explain briefly, why it is necessary to pay taxes honestly.

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5. Define and give two points on the importance of the following terms:

(i) Coat of arms

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(ii) A bill

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(iii) Creative thinking

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(iv) The National Electoral Commission

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(v) Zebra crossing

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(vi) National anthem

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(vii) Freedom of expression

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(viii) Mental work

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(ix) Social skills

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(x) Gender role

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