NAME: ………………………………………………….. DATE: ……….........…


Choose the correct answer.

  1.          The following are importance of school uniforms except  (A) for simple recognition  (B) to form a single unit               (C) to look smart                                           [              ]
  2.          Which among the following pars of school uniforms is worn by boys only  (A) clean pair of socks               (B) well polished leather shoes                             (C) dry and clean underwear                            (D) well ironed pair of short                                                          [              ]
  3.          Which  of the following is NOT a material needed when washing school uniform? (A) ironing table               (B) powder soap               (C) bar soap                                                         (D) dirty clothe s                                                                                                  [              ]
  4.          The  following list are the importance of ironing and cleaning school uniform.  Which one does not fill in the list               (A) to remove folds               (B) to kill germs               (C) to make clothes shinny and attractive               (D) to make us of soap and busy more                              []
  5.          Why  do me soak clothes?  (A) to loosen dirt  (B) to avoid bleaching   (C) to increase colour               (D) to differentiate the  fibres                                           [              ]
  6.          What do you understand by the word good grooming  (A) hygiene and habits               (B) materials  and tools               (C) keeping your environment and body clean               (D) destroying tools after working                                                                                                    [              ]
  7.          When should you repair your clothes?  (A) when they are new  (B) when they are old               (C) when they are torn               (D) when you want to iron them                           
  8.          Which uniform is worn on the neck?  (A) socks  (B) shirt  (C) underwear                             (D) tie                                                                                                                [              ]
  9.          Garments  are made from?  (A)soil  (B) trees  (C) fibres  (D) animals[              ]
  10.     Which one of the following is  NOT a tool needed during ironing clothes?  (A) table               (B) iron box               (C) powder soap               (D) heavy bed sheet              [              ]
  11.     A timble is worn on____________ while mending clothes  (A) head  (B) finger               (C) foot               (D) eye                                                                                     [              ]
  12.     We use _______________ to dry our bodies after taking bath (A)shirt                 (B) bed sheet               (C) blanket               (D) towel                                          [              ]
  13.     The following are materials for bathing except? ____________    (A)soap               (B) sponge               (C) wardrobe               (D) bucket                                           [              ]
  14.     Sanitary pads are used to keep the body clean during puberty.  Who among the following uses sanitary pad?               (A) girls               (B) boys               (C) teachers               (D) doctors                             [              ]
  15.     Toothbrush and toothpaste are tools for cleaning the body which part is cleaned using them?               (A) nose               (B) eye               (C) ears               (D) month                                          [  ]





Write short answers

Write two changes that occur to boys during puberty 

  1.     ______________________________
  2.     _______________________________

Name two groups of people that put on uniforms 

  1.     ________________________________
  2.     ________________________________

Name  two materials that are needed for sewing 

  1.     ________________________________________
  2.     ___________________________________________

State some two risky behaviours that one can acquire during puberty  

  1.     _____________________________________________________
  2.     _______________________________________________________

Name two items/tools needed when washing clothes

  1.     ____________________________________________________________
  2.     ____________________________________________________________











TIME: 1:40HR


  1.   This paper consists of three sections; A, B and C with a total of 8 questions
  2.   All answers must be written in blue or black ink.
  3.   Remember to write your name and other particulars in the given spaces.
  4.   Answer all questions according to the instructions in each section.
  5.   Keep your work neat and smart.
  6.   Cellular phones, tablets and calculators are not allowed in the examination room.


  1.   Choose the correct answer from the given alternatives and write its letter in the space provided (10 marks)
  1. The implementation of democracy in any country has different way.  The following indicators show the development of democracy in Tanzania Except              

(A)presence of free and fair elections  (B)presence of freedom of speech (C)absence of rule of speech              (D)implementation of human rights                                                        

  1. The prime minister is appointed among the member of parliament and approved by ___________

(A) President  (B) cabinet  (C) parliament  (D) speaker   

  1. One of the following action is NOT common to the traditions and customs of Tanzania (A) children respects their elders               (B) children greet adults              (c) children help elders to carry luggage               (D)children scolding adults                                                                      
  2. Laws are enacted and be used immediately after being signed by               

(A) speaker of parliament  (B) president  (C) chief justice of Tanzania                             (D) heading judge of Tanzania                                                                                     

  1. The following are important school rules which are needed to be followed by pupils Except

(A) Coming lake to school  (B) not to fight at school  (C) to attend all class lessons.  (D) to respect school leaders                                                                       

  1. As a human being you should provide immediate helps in the community.  Which of the  following groups will you pay priority?

(A) religion leaders, councillors and elders  (B) sick, children, elderly and disabled 

(C) children, youth, sick and elders  (D) civil workers, farmers and business people              

  1. What is the name of a leadership system that comes into power  

(A)dictatorship  (B) multiparty system  (C) transparent  (D) democracy              

  1. Who is the chairperson of the cabinet of ministers of Tanzania?  

(A) prime minister  (B) president  (C) speaker  (D) vice- president                                           

  1. In the national flag. Minerals resources are presented by which colour?  

(A) yellow  (B) green  (C) black  (D) blue     

  1. A country is led by a president while the parliament is led by a  

(A) prime minister  (B) vice president  (C) attorney general  (D) speaker                            

2. Match the items in Column A with those in Column B to get the meaningful statements

Column A

Column B

  1. Special group
  2. Respect and love
  3. Rewards and punishment
  4. Good behavior
  5. Bullying
  1.               Pushing, punching and verbal abuse
  2.               Supporting and listening to others
  3.               Children’s responsibility to their parents
  4.              Ways parents provide information to their children
  5.                Illegal, destructive, indecent and disorderly
  6.                Disabilities, medical, age or psychological


3. Fill in the blanks by proving correct answers in the given spaces. (5marks) 

  1. A large group of people united by a common language, culture or economic life is a……..
  2. Accepted beliefs about what is good desirable and useful are called………………………
  3. The state of being free is called…………………………
  4. The current prime minister of the United republic of Tanzania is……………………………………..
  5. Am the head of government and chief adviser to the president, who am I?


4. Study the figure below and answer questions that follow;


The figure shows a citizen expressing her democratic right. Based on the image above outline five foundations of democracy;

  1. ……………………………………………………………………
  2. ………………………………………………………………….
  3. ……………………………………………………………………
  4. ……………………………………………………………………
  5. …………………………………………………………………..

5.  Briefly answer the following questions;

  1. How do you practice democracy at your school?
  2. Citizens can hire and fire their representatives. Explain this briefly
  3. Mention any two duties of the prime minister of the united republic of Tanzania.
  4. Name the members of the cabinet of the United republic of Tanzania
  5. Why is nationhood important?


  1.                Read the passage below and answer questions that follow

What Makes a Good Leader?

Leaders are people who guide and inspire others. They can be found in all walks of life, from the captain of a sports team to the president of a country. Good leaders share some important qualities.

First, great leaders are responsible. They take ownership of their decisions and actions. They are also honest and trustworthy, which helps them build strong relationships with others. Effective leaders are good communicators. They listen carefully, provide clear directions, and give helpful feedback.

Leaders should also be courageous and determined. They don't give up easily and are willing to take risks when necessary. Most importantly, good leaders care about the people they lead. They want to see everyone succeed and work hard to help them reach their goals.

Structure Questions

  1. What is the main idea of this passage?

a) Leaders are important.

b) The qualities that make a good leader.

c) Leaders are only found in politics.

  1. List three qualities of a good leader according to the passage.
  2. Do you think the author believes everyone can be a leader? Explain your answer using evidence from the text.
  3. Find a word in the passage that means "reliable or deserving of trust".
  4. Does this passage mainly tell a story, provide instructions, or explain a concept?









06                                          CIVIC AND MORAL EDUCATION

Time: 1:30 Hours                                                                          AUG: 2023 



1.         This paper consists of sections A and B with a total of forty five (45) questions

2.         Answer all questions in each section.

3.         Read all the given instructions in the special answer sheet (OMR).

4.         Fill all the needed information in the OMR form and on the page with question 41 to 45.

5.         Shade the digits of the Examinations Number in the respective places of the OMR form.

6.         Shade the letter of the correct answer for each  question in the answer sheet provided, for example, if the correct answer is A shade as follows:


7.         If you have to change your answer, you must rub out the shading very neatly before shading the new one. Use a clean rubber.

8.         Use HB pencil for question 1 to 40 and a blue or black ink pen for question 41 to 45.

9.         Cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.

SECTION A (40 Marks)

Choose the correct answer and shade its corresponding letter in the special answer sheet (OMR) provided.

1.         It is a good thing to wake up early in the morning and do some physical exercises. How can the physical exercise assist you?

  1.           Active and smart      
  2.            To be healthy and strong
  3.            Sweating and feeling warm
  4.           Shivering and cold
  5.             Weak and sick                                                  

2.         The name Tanzania was adopted after the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. In which year was the name first used?

A         1962             B 1967            C 1964             D 1992  E     1961                                       

3.         The highest leadership structure in ward governance is ranked as a ward councilor. How is that level of leadership obtained? A Decision of the ward council

B         Citizens opinions in the ward

C         Suggestions from the ward council

D         Majority votes by citizens ward 

E          Decisions by the ward government

4.         Which of the following strategy can be used to promote your school? 

  1.           Performance of the pupils    
  2.             Richness of the pupils
  3.            Good number of pupils
  4.           Charming of the pupils
  5.              Cleanliness of the pupils              

5.         Women and men have different duties and responsibilities in the community. Which of the word best describes those duties and responsibilities? 

A         Men    B Gender         C Sex D Women                E     Boys                        

6.         Every Tanzanian citizen is responsible to preserve the peace of his or her country.  Suggest the appropriate means to fulfill this responsibility?

  1.           Obeying the laws of the country      
  2.            Inviting foreign visitors
  3.            Protecting illegal migrants
  4.           Protecting national constitution
  5.             Using military weapons                                   

7.         It is important to participate in educating the society on the provision of aid to the needy groups. How would you encourage the society to assist these people?

A         By asking help from the youth

B          By giving information through mass media

C          By negotiating with political parties

D         By asking for help using lawyers

E          By asking foe special aids or loans

8.         As a child living in the home with gender discrimination, which of the following measure can be taken to address gender discrimination in a society?

  1.           Providing education to all
  2.             B Providing education to males
  3.            C Providing education to elders
  4.           D Providing education to children
  5.             E Providing education to youth. 

9.         Considering your understanding on the types of families, the following sets show extended families except  

  1.           Mother, children and grand mother
  2.            Father, aunt and uncle
  3.            Aunt, uncle and children
  4.           Father, mother and children
  5.             Grandfather, aunt and mother 

10.     How is the act of a female pupil to tell his father how she avoids being tempted to have sex with a boy is called? 

A         Caring of oneself     B Honesty       C Transparency D Self-discipline     E     

11.     Bad relationships among community members have negative effects in our community. What is the effect of stigmatization?

  1.           Lack of peace and security            
  2.            Strengthening love and friendship
  3.            Increase of poverty and ignorance      
  4.           Increasing conflicts and fighting  
  5.             Promoting friendship and resilience              

12.     If your fellow pupil is afraid of condemning un-acceptable acts happening in the school, which strategy would you advise him/her to use so as to give him/her comments to the school administration?

  1.           Using a suggestion box  
  2.            Using parent’s meeting to explain it
  3.            Sending his/her parent to explain it
  4.           Sending his/her class teacher to explain it
  5.             Using the postal box                                          

13.     The head teacher of Sabasaba Primary school has established a counseling unit in his/her school.

What is the importance of that unit?

A         Providing guidance on how to solve challenges

B          Exposing pupils problems openly

C          Advising pupils with difficulties 

D         Announcing pupils with difficulties

E          Isolating pupils with difficulties

14.     Which of the following group comprises the National resources?

  1.           Trees, cars and minerals      
  2.            Ships, aero planes and land
  3.             Cotton, cloves and land
  4.           Rivers, ocean and ships
  5.             Minerals, land and national parks       


15.     You are required to educate your fellow pupils on risky behaviors. Which of the following behavior would you advise women to avoid? 

  1.           Roaming around the street at night
  2.            Reading at night with an opposite sex person
  3.            Having friends with the opposite sex
  4.           D To be close to parents and adults
  5.              Watching pictures of wild animals

16.     Riziki was told on the importance of working with others in doing personal and school responsibilities. Which responsibilities is she supposed to do? 

  1.           Sweeping, playing games and watering the garden
  2.            Watering the garden, cleaning the floor and being a leader
  3.            Sweeping, cleaning the floor and watering the garden
  4.           Voting, sweeping and cleaning the floor
  5.             Cleaning the floor, cleaning  the village health center and sweeping

17.     Mr Kadege is a community development officer at Mlimani village who educates villagers about community responsibilities. Which of the following is the responsibility of the community?

  1.           Watering the family garden
  2.            Sweeping and moping the house.
  3.             Cleaning the bedroom.            
  4.            Participating in the school construction.
  5.              Feeding domestic cattle     

18.     National resources are asserts which need to be protected and cared for. Who is responsible in caring and protecting the national resources?

A  Police officers

B  Military personnel

C  All citizens

D  Father and mother

E   All government leaders

19.     Why do pupils and educated people conduct research? 

  1.           To get the answers that will help to solve problems
  2.            To be known by many people in the society
  3.            To know people well in their lives
  4.           To live with people in peace and security
  5.              To respect all people in the society


20.     As a pupil who volunteers to perform different school and community activities, which strategy would you use to convince your fellow pupils to volunteer like you?

  1.           Commanding them
  2.            Enslaving them
  3.            Mobilising them                                  
  4.           Follow them up
  5.             Guiding them                                    

21.     Juakali was asked to prepare a manual on techniques of formulating the work plan for the school administration. To whom will the manual provide administrative guidance? 

  1.           Head teacher           
  2.            Assistant Head Teacher
  3.            School management                             
  4.           School committee
  5.             School Assembly                              

22.     Which of the following strategy can Tanzania use to stimulate her development in different sectors?

  1.           Participating in sports
  2.            Travelling abroad
  3.            Participating in celebrations
  4.           Working hard
  5.              Respecting the elders 

23.     Kayumba is a pupil who is self-motivated in fulfilling his duties without requiring supervision. How is Kayumba’s behaviour called?

  1.           Self-responsive        
  2.             Self-accountability 
  3.            Self-disciplined
  4.            Positive attitude                     
  5.              Heart of love                          

24.     Setting goals is a very important aspect in life. What is the advantage of setting goals in life?

A         To know what to be done and at what time

B          It makes one use a lot of time in studying

C          To enables one to get skills by copying from others

D         To get skills of cheating during examinations

E          To be dependent in decision making


25.     Why are we advised to learn from other people’s mistakes?  

        A    To repeat other peoples’ mistake

B          To identify our mistakes

C          Not to repeat other peoples’ mistakes

D         To write different mistakes

E          To copy from others

26.     People learn from others in society. What kind of pupils would you like to learn from?  

A         Those who respect school leaders

B          Those who love the word of God

C          Those who put much efforts to perform household chores 

D         Those who are fluent in speaking English language 

E        Those who are well disciplined and study hard

27.     Simbatano was punished at school because of truancy. Which one is the best advice for Simbatano?

A         Need to accept the mistake and repeat it.

B          Need to learn from that mistake and correct his ways

C          Need to run away from that mistake and repeat it in future

D         Need to repeat that mistake and continuing learning through that mistake 

E         Need to accept the mistake and build trust in community

28.     Why are pupils required to ask questions during classroom periods? 

  1.           To teach each other during learning    
  2.            To be known by others
  3.            To get new knowledge and skills                      
  4.           To maintain classroom discipline
  5.             To praise teachers in the class                          

29.     All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Which year did the General Assembly of the United Nations declare the Universal of Human Rights? 

  1.           10/12/1948   
  2.            10/11/1945 
  3.            09/12/1961
  4.           26/04/1964                    
  5.              01/07/1992                   

30.     Human rights in Tanzania are protected by the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania.

Which year was the bill of rights included in the constitution? 

  1.           1965             
  2.            1964            
  3.            1992
  4.           1961                                
  5.             1984                              

31.     Performance of household duties is important to pupils. How can a pupil improve his/her performance of duties at home?

A         Using school time table to fulfill home duties

B          Being a hard worker at school and not at home 

C          Not going to school until he/she completed home duties

D         Evaluating performance of all household duties 

E          Home duties the whole night without sleeping


32.     Hypocrisy is unacceptable in society because of its negative effects. What should be done in order to eliminate it?

A     To make strict laws against hypocrites        

B    Strongly supporting hypocrites

C    Tell the truth about hypocrites             

D     To listen and love all hypocrites 

E   Segregating hypocrites them with others         

33.     Every human being has equal rights to own properties. Under which category is the right to own property found? 

  1.           Economic and social rights 
  2.            Political and economic rights
  3.            Social and civil rights                                         
  4.           Civil and political rights
  5.             Cultural and civil rights                                    

34.     Good relations in a society enhance development. Which strategy should be taken in order to preserve people’s relationships?

A         Educating them on the importance of good relations and gossips

B          Educating them on the importance of lies and gossiping

C          Creating awareness on being free from jealousy and gossiping

D         Creating awareness on the importance of being free and telling lies 

E      Creating awareness on the role of pretending and gossiping


35.     Which condition indicates that there is peace?

A         The feeling of being free loved and annoyed. 

B          The feeling of being calm, happy and not worried. 

C          The feeling of being happy, sorrowful and frightened.

D         The feeling of being happy, scared and worries

E          The feeling of being happy, disappointed and angry


36.     The development of globalisation in any society has its own advantages and disadvantages. What is the negative effect of globalization in the society?

A         Presence of moral decay

B          Leads to deterioration information technology

C          Free movement of people and goods

D         Decrease in job opportunities

E          Leads to decline of social services

37.     The former East African Community was established under the agreements reached by leaders from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Who were the first presidents involved in its establishment? 

A         Daniel A. Moi, Yoweri Museveni and Julius K. Nyerere 

B      Ally H. Mwinyi, Jomo Kenyatta and Yoweri Museveni 

C      Milton Obotte, Daniel A. Moi and Ally H. Mwinyi.

D         Ally H. Mwinyi, Yoweri Mseveni and Daniel A. Moi.

E          Julius K. Nyerere, Milton Obotte and Jomo Kenyatta

38.     The United Nations is the community that is determined to achieve its objectives through the principles of peace and security.  These principles inspired the creation of Tanzania’s foreign policy. What three important things were included? 

A         Enhancing our tribal cooperation in the country

B          Importing heavy weapons to protect our freedom

C          Increasing racial segregation

D         Safeguarding independence and national security

E          Transferring colonialism to other countries 

39.     Why is it important to establish and maintain international cooperation? 

A         To promote education, business and sports

B          To promote technology, education and selling of weapons. C To promote business, technology and water bodies.

D         To promote selling weapons, sports and education

E          To promote education, sports and water bodies

40.     Interaction with people of different cultures and backgrounds is still highly needed in Tanzania. Which of the following explains the importance of living with people of different backgrounds in Tanzania?

  1.           Exchanging skills and experiences 
  2.             Learning other cultures
  3.            Defending our patriotism                                    
  4.           Understanding our boundaries
  5.             Removing segregation                                     

SECTION B (10 Marks)


For question 41- 45, write your answer in the space provided by using blue or black ink pen

41.     Different people learn through sharing and collaborating with others in the society. Give two advantages of cooperating with others in learning.

42.      Honesty and transparency are important bases in fostering development in the community. Explain two effects resulting from the absence of honesty and transparency among pupils.

43.     In our societies, some customs affects women seriously; one of these customs is female genital mutilation. Give two effects of female genital mutilation. 

44.     How can Standard Seven leavers who studied Civic and Moral subject, benefit their society through the education acquired. 

45.     Explain two aspects which build good governance at the family level




OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT PRIMARY EXAMINATION SERIES STANDARD SIX TERMINAL EXAMINATION MAY-2023 CIVICS & MORAL EDUCATION SECTION A Choose the correct answer and write its letter in the space provided. Which of these is not a characteristic of person of integrity? ............ Kind Respectful Patient Responsible Unreliable Tolerating the culture of other people can result into all these except....... Peace Hatred Development Harmony Prosperity The highest leadership body in a district, town or municipal council is.......... Standing committees Full council Legal Section Executive Director Planning and statistics A feeling of love, devotion and sense of attachment to one’s country is called..... Justice Democracy Nepotism Patriotism Unity The head of all civil servants in a district is.......... Regional commissioner District Executive Director District Administrative Secretary Mayor Regional Administrative Secretary Presence of citizens of other countries and imported goods in our country are indicators of .......... Underdevelopment Corruption Technological advancement Embezzlement Globalization A state of a person having high moral principles is called........... Patience Integrity Kindness Humility Obedience Which of these can hinder you from achieving your goal? Good time management Entertaining distracters Not entertaining distracters Accepting your mistakes and learning from them Observing hygiene Which holiday is celebrated to commemorate the formation of the word Tanzania? ...... Nyerere Day Union Day Revolution Day Independence Day Karume Day The main decision making body at the village level is........... The youth Village council Village chairperson Village assembly Village executive Who among the following is not a needy person in the community? ....... Visually impaired Mentally handicapped The poor The elderly Foreigners Which of these is a way of advertising a school that can reach many people at the same time? .......... Discipline Sports and games Mass media Uniforms Roadside billboards Good relationship in a community can be destroyed by all these except....... Dishonesty Jealousy Pride Honesty Envy and bitterness Ability to recover quickly from a difficult condition or situation is known as......... Patience Resilience Responsibility Obedience Honesty In which year was Kiswahili inaugurated as the fourth official language of the Southern African Development community (SADC)? 2019 2020 2010 2014 2016 How many pillars of state are there in the United Republic of Tanzania? Two Five One Three Ten Who among these should a pupil not see for counseling? ........ Parents Guidance Religious leaders Teachers terrorists What is the symbolic meaning of the black colour on the national flag? .... Charcoal Independence People of Tanzania People of Africa Vegetation Why is it important to respect other peoples ‘cultures? ......... It creates misunderstanding It promotes good relationship It promotes tribalism It promotes bad relationship It is a way of showing outdated cultural practices The national symbol found at the centre of the presidential flag is......... Green colour National flag Coat of arms The constitution National currency Which of the following is not cyber crime? Spreading xenophobic materials Data espionage Publication of pornographic materials Spreading unconfirmed information E-learning and commerce Which of the following is an outdated belief? .......... All people are equally important. Doing good to others brings blessings. God is a supreme Being White people are better than the black Marrying a relative is bad. Appointment of a Prime Minister is done by the president but approved by....... Cabinet The parliament National assembly Speaker Attorney General A feeling that makes children set fire on things like mattresses and clothes is called...... Caring Curiosity Hatred Bitterness Envy According to the constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, dispensation of justice is the responsibility of...... Celebrating National Days Using Kiswahili language Inter tribe marriages Distributing national resources among few regions Emphasizing nationality rather than tribalism Indirect democracy is a system where leaders rule on behalf of.......... Pupils Government Citizens Themselves Parliamentarians Which of the following is not a right of a child? .......... To play To get education To be loved To get any kind of information To get medical care Who is the secretary to the district council? District Commissioner District Executive Director District Education Officer District Administrative Secretary District Legal Officer Analysing things critically means........... Having a rough idea about them Examining them in detail Having a glance at them Liking them Reading about them A governmental organization that protects and promotes human rights among these is.... Tanzania Women Lawyers Association Legal Human Right centre Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance Tanzania Media Women Association Hakielimu Personal ambitions on what we want to achieve in life are called...... Achievements Goals Life goals Short term goals Priorities The worker’s holiday is commemorated on.................... 8th August 7th July 7th April 1st May 26th April The High Court of Tanzania is headed by the................... Principal Judge Chief Justice Speaker Resident Magistrate Justice Who among the following are not the needy people in the community? ........... Orphans Fire victims The elderly The rich Street children Which of the following activities does not contribute in building the reputation of a school? ................. Performing well in examinations Performing well in sports Behaving well everywhere Being clean and smart Cheating in national exams to excel All these are examples of school rules except.......... Be punctual Put on clean and smart uniform Use official language Respect teachers only Use school property carefully An inspector General of Police is appointed by the............. Regional Police Commissioner Regional commissioner Speaker President Prime Minister Kilimanjaro region is the original homeland of the .......... people Sukuma Chagga Digo Haya Zaramo Which of the following images is not found on the coat of arms? ...... National flag Hoe Crops Freedom torch Presidential standard An association or club that a pupil should not join among these is....... Scouting Environmental debating Gambling Sports and games Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow. Election is a legal procedural process of obtaining representative leaders. General elections in Tanzania take place after every five years. Tanzania is a multi-party state. This means it has many political parties. Out of all the parties, there is only one party that rules. The party in power is called the ruling party. The system of multi-partism was reintroduced in the year 1992. The first multi-party elections were held in the year 1995. The political party which has been in power for a long time is Chama cha Mapinduzi. Its closest competitor is Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo. All political parties must be registered by the registrar of political parties in order to operate. Questions The political party in power is known as........................... When was the multi-party system reintroduced in Tanzania? .............. What do you understand by “multi-party system?”........................... According to the passage, all political parties must be registered by.......... A legal process of getting leaders by voting is called...................









  1. This paper has four printed pages, forty five(45) questions with sections A and B
  2. Answer all the questions in all sections
  3. Fill all the required information in the OMR form and the page with question number 41 – 45 on the back page of the OMR form
  4. Write your Examination Number and then shade the digits of the number in the respective place on your answer sheer
  5. Shade the letter of the correct answer for each question in the answer sheet provided (OMR) for questions number 1 – 40. For example, if the correct answer is A shade as follows:






  1. If you have to change your answer, you must-rub out the shading very neatly before shading the new one. Use a clean rubber.
  2. Use HB pencil only for questions 1 – 40, and a blue or black ink ball pointed pen for questions number 41 – 45.


For questions 1 – 40, choose the correct answer and shade its corresponding letter in the special answer sheet (OMR) provided.

  1. If you get a chance of teaching about protecting national parks, valleys and mounts from destruction, which of the following things will you put more emphasis?
  1. Preserving natural vegetation
  2. Avoiding poverty
  3. Stop climbing mountains
  4. Create more water sources
  5. Use alternative sources of energy
  1. Identify the responsibility of a child at home, among the following;
  1. Doing simple home chores
  2. Having a chance to play
  3. Eating on time and in time
  4. Attending clinic when sick
  5. Getting school fees and going to school
  1. Humanity has to do with being humane towards fellow human beings and this is being responsible. You are given acts of humanity as follows, which one is not?

  1. Donating blood
  2. Forgiveness
  3. Adopting a street child
  4. Comforting a neighbor
  5. Dressing nicely

  1. Good governance in a school promotes peace. What promotes good governance in schools among the following?
  1. Participation
  2. Suggestion box
  3. Reporting fraud
  4. Breaking for holidays
  5. Electing leaders among staff members
  1. Some evils in the society affect children directly. For example, children are kidnapped, raped and stolen. As a good child, what can you do to avoid such evils, among the following?
  1. Lock yourself in the bedroom
  2. Eat before sunset
  3. Don’t watch fierce movies
  4. Be careful when you get out without permission
  5. Obey home regulations.
  1. Some people believe that without petty corruption, some services cannot be acquired. What is the best means of fighting this perception among people?
  1. Scrapping petty services
  2. Spreading awareness on the effect of corruption
  3. Installing CCTV cameras
  4. Introducing flogging to culprits
  5. Showing love and mercy to everyone
  1. Which resource helps the pupil most to fulfil his/her responsibilities concerning most of the domestic chores?

  1. Money
  2. Water
  3. Land
  4. Human resource
  5. Vegetation

  1. Annet explained the importance of the Cybercrimes Act, 2015 to her fellow grade 7 pupils in a discussion. Which point could she have considered among the following?
  1. Peace and security in the country
  2. How to use the internet in education
  3. Searching for the best antivirus software
  4. Entrepreneurship in the community
  5. Kinds of communication networks
  1. Samson picked up the teachers watch in the compound. He looked for the teacher and gave it to him. Which behavior did Samson display?

  1. Patriotism
  2. Endurance
  3. Self-control
  4. Integrity
  5. Show-off

  1. How do prefects help teacher on duty to fulfil their responsibilities?
  1. Preparing and serving lunch
  2. Allocating fellow pupils areas to clean
  3. Cleaning the compound before classes
  4. Writing duty report of the day
  5. Recommending on changes in a week
  1. How is theft related to fraud in the environment?
  1. They are both acts of worship
  2. Both destroy the environment
  3. Both threaten good relationship
  4. Both lead to success in life
  5. Both lead to developing new laws
  1. Early marriage is a bad custom and needs to be eradicated. Why has this bad custom persisted in the society despite tireless campaigns against it?
  1. Emotions and age
  2. Many girl-children in the society
  3. Ignorance and illiteracy
  4. Many cultures on the land
  5. Ignorance and poverty
  1. How can corruption influence the rise of infectious diseases in any community?
  1. Employing many health workers
  2. Producing wrong results of medical examinations
  3. Constructing hospitals in remote areas
  4. It creates new diseases
  5. It causes new epidemics in the country
  1. Acts like too much silence and crying are normally suspicious in nature and cause double in the society. What is the best way of avoiding such acts?
  1. Cooperating with guardians and teachers
  2. Avoiding school if you’re in that situation
  3. Cry all what you can before arriving at school
  4. Sleep early to reduce stress
  5. Report anything to police immediately.
  1. Dada Zubeda is constitutionally obliged to fulfill some responsibilities. Identify, among the following a duty that does not concern Dada Zubeda as a citizens?

  1. Arresting criminals
  2. Working hard
  3. Condemning violence
  4. Commanding respect
  5. Protecting unity

  1. Your friend was sexually abused by someone in the community. She was counselled to avoid stress but she needs justice. Among the following things, what does she need the most?

  1. Dignity
  2. New family
  3. Healthcare
  4. Legal aid
  5. Counselling

  1. Maintaining peace in a country is a campaign that can be done in different ways. Which means provides the best platform to motivate the society for peace in the country, among the following?

  1. School assembly
  2. National library
  3. National festivals
  4. Harvest carnivals
  5. Burial ceremonies

  1. Good governance is about using political powers in the interest of the citizens. Which principle of good governance guarantees human rights the most?

  1. Rule of law
  2. Free and fair elections
  3. Transparency
  4. Accountability
  5. Reconciliation

  1. Leadership in our society is achieved through elections and appointments. Which leader among the following is not appointed, but elected?
  1. Village Executive Officer
  2. District education officer
  3. District council chairperson
  4. Chief justice
  5. Ward Executive officer
  1. Which body is responsible for protecting both the national culture and national resources?

  1. TPDF
  2. Parliament
  3. Executive
  4. PCCB
  5. Police force

  1. Tanzania’s National symbols are used on particular occasions and for specific purposes. Which symbol identifies Tanzania as an independent country and measures the value of goods and services?

  1. Giraffe
  2. Presidential flag
  3. Currency
  4. Flag
  5. Constitution

  1. We dig mineral resources under the ground and they contribute to the development of the country. Which symbol on the national emblem represents these minerals

  1. Hoe
  2. Axe
  3. Spear
  4. Red portion
  5. Yellow portion

  1. How can a child participate in raising a family income among the following, without breaking the child law?
  1. Looking after the crops nursery bed
  2. Leaving with parents to work
  3. Saving money for future use
  4. Selling mangoes along streets
  5. Selling sweets at school
  1. Our teacher advised us to form study groups, join sport teams and games and work together in cleaning the school environment. What is the purpose of all these, among the following
  1. Strengthening good relationship
  2. Making the school popular
  3. Ways of constructing a school
  4. Maintaining peace in school
  5. Increasing the school income
  1. Everyone is obliged to take part in the campaign against environmental destruction. Which of the following can be done by everyone to conserve the environment?
  1. Arresting people who destroy
  2. Enacting laws
  3. Donating land to plant trees
  4. Doing environmental education
  5. Generating money to help in conservation
  1. What is the best way of empowering citizens to protect themselves from fire hazards?
  1. Giving loans to buy rescue tools
  2. Forcing them to buy firefighting tools
  3. Employing fire and rescue workers in schools
  4. Buying enough fire engines
  5. Ensuring fire and rescue education in the society
  1. Juma’s home was robbed and all property taken. They got help for the basic needs but family members are still stressed. Why do these family members need counselling immediately?
  1. To forge self-direction
  2. To get their property back
  3. To track the robbers
  4. To manage future negligence
  5. To fundraise for home redevelopment
  1. One of the challenges facing the community in conserving the environment is poverty. In which of the following ways does poverty contribute towards environmental degradation in the community?
  1. Disregard of environment education
  2. Being coward and weak
  3. Electing bad leaders due to corruption
  4. Failure to go to school to learn about environment
  5. Engaging in activities that harm the environment
  1. Among the following countries, which one isn’t a member of the African Union?

  1. Tanzania
  2. Zambia
  3. China
  4. South Africa
  5. Sudan

  1. Which set among the following has some countries that do not boarder Tanzania?
  1. Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Mozambique
  2. South Sudan, Somali, Rwanda, Burundi
  3. Rwanda, Mozambique, Uganda, Burundi
  4. DRC, Mozambique, Burundi, Uganda
  5. Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda, DRC
  1. The Nyamwezi make the second-largest ethnic group in Tanzania and mostly practice farming. Which region among the following makes part of their ancestral home?

  1. Tabora
  2. Kagera
  3. Coast
  4. Dodoma
  5. Ruvuma

  1. Jacky is a Tanzania student living in Mbezi-Dar. After her standard7. She intends to travel to Egypt for father studies. Which office will provide her with the necessary visa before travelling?
  1. Embassy of Tanzania in Egypt
  2. Embassy of Egypt in Tanzania
  3. Ministry of internal affairs
  4. OR-RALG
  1. If Tanzania accuses Kenya of practicing illegal trade on its land, what could be the best solution to settle a dispute like this and maintain the friendship of two countries?
  1. Adopting the constitution of Kenya
  2. Following Kenya’s polices
  3. Stop exports into Kenya
  4. Use technology
  5. Organize a dialogue
  1. “Promoting domestic production, introducing proper investment laws that favour local investors, Protecting the environment, culture and worker’s rights-are all strategies” Which challenges are encountered through setting up such strategies?
  1. Effects of overgrazing
  2. Effects of globalization
  3. Effects of land misuse
  4. Effect of little capital
  5. Effect of bad customs and traditions
  1. Tough situations in life are a test to human beings. Which is the best way of enduring tough situations that you can advise your friend to practice?

  1. Being brave
  2. Foregoing some goals
  3. Quick decision-making
  4. Hard-work
  5. Patience

  1. Crying so hard after you’ve lost a relative is not good and you may even faint. Politely, advise you friend who is exactly in such a situation;
  1. Please save tears for another day
  2. Kindly cool down, you aren’t the first person
  3. Please think straight, life has to go on
  4. My friend, sleep early to reduce stress
  5. Don’t cry for spilled milk
  1. It is very important to be confident in order to solve your problems. What does this confidence develop in a person among the following?

  1. Body fitness
  2. Healthy-living
  3. Avoiding diseases
  4. Positive attitude
  5. Kindness

  1. Increasing creativity and using your time properly are key factors to success. What can help you to act upon these principles all the time?
  1. Setting goals
  2. Setting your own rules and regulations
  3. Avoiding many friends
  4. Avoiding peer groups
  5. Starting a business
  1. Being curious in life leads to learning new things. What ensure curiosity among the following?

  1. Criticism
  2. Questioning
  3. Information
  4. Irrelevant arguments
  5. New mistakes

  1. Temptations leading to evil-doing is common especially among the youth and the adolescents. What is the main cause of this?
  1. Tribe
  2. Lack of religion
  3. Uncontrolled emotions
  4. Poor family inheritance law
  5. Lack of formal education


Write your answer in the blank space provided at the back of your OMR form

  1. Due to the importance of forests, we have to make sure they are protected. Outline any four importance of forests to human beings.
  2. With examples, explain briefly how public resources differ from home resources.
  3. (a)A permanent secretary is the chief executive officer in his/her ministry. Who appoints him/her?

(b)Which arm of government approves orders and ensures that rights are served to all?

  1. Any school needs fund to plan and develop. Briefly explain two activities through which a school management may raise development funds.
  2. The 2015 Tanzania foreign policy identifies the direction of international relations. What are the advantages of international relations? (Mention two)








Time1:30 Hours

Pupil’s Name............................................................


  1. This paper consists of section A and B with total of forty five questions
  2. Answer all questions in each section
  3. For questions 1-40 put your choice in the box provided
  4. For question 41-45 write your answer by filling the spaces provided
  5. All communication devices and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room



Choose the correct answer and fill its letter besides the question number in the boxes provided

  1. How many pillars of government are there? A. Three b. two c. four d. seven e. one
  2. General election of the president, members of parliament and councilors ai Tanzania are held after every.......................years. a. five b. three c. four d. seven e. ten
  3. Culture is........................a. activities which you like b. lifestyle c.  life of people d. foreign language.
  4. The inheritance of window lead to ..................a. sexual intercourse diseases like HIV B. Increase number of family c. family conflict d. be rich e. cancer
  5. Natural resources that attract tourists and contribute to country’s economic growth is...................a. land b. rivers b. livestock d. minerals e. national conservation
  6. The power  given to a person to oversee a particular work or activity is called...................a. good governance b. democracy c. leadership d. economy e. supervisor
  7. .............is a group of people from ages 0-17 years. A. children b. refugees c. customs d. loyers e. adolescents
  8. ................are instructions that tell pupils what is allowed and what is forbidden; a. school rules and regulation b. low c. request d. aim e. teachers
  9. Home cleaning activities should be done by; a. all family members b. mother c. house girl d. father  e. brother
  10. .........identify good friends a. live in the same area b. attending the same school c. good manners and love d. sleeping together e. eating together
  11. Defence and security is the duty of the........................a. president b. pupils c. all citizen d. ambassador e. police
  12. The united republic of Tanzania government was formulated in a. 24/06/2021 b. 24/04/2019 c. 24/04/1964 d. 12/12/1962 e. 26/04/1964
  13. A piece of cloth that represents a country is called; a. national flag b. national currency c. national song d. national anthem e. national economy
  14. WHO means.................a. Tanzania women associations b. Tanzania lawyers associations c. Tanzania gender network programme d. world health organization e. children’s defence fund
  15. Who is the current parliament speaker of United republic of Tanzania? A. job ndungai b. anna makinda c. Ackson Tulia d. john Temba e. pius msekwa
  16. One quality of a good leader is; a. honest and intergrity b. a good thief c. be idol d. lier e. betrayer
  17. Tanzania has about..................different tribes a. 200 b. 102 c. 250 d. 120 e. 45
  18. The prime minister of the united republic of Tanzania is appointed by; a. president b. national assembly c. chief justice d. speaker e. councilor
  19. Independence day celebrations are usually held each year on; a. 1st may b. 26th april c. 9th September d. 9th December e. 14th October
  20. The union between TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR took place on; a. 7th april 1995 b. 14th October 1964. C. 12th January 1964 d. 7th July 1964 e. 14th October 1924
  21. Nane nane day is celebrated each year on; a. 9th December b. 8th august c. 7th april d. 26th april e. 7th January
  22. Mwalimu Julius Nyerere died on ................a. 14th October 1999 b. 14th october 2000 c. 7th april 1972 d. 26th april e. 7th January
  23. All of the following are dangerous practices except; a. drug abuse b. endangering safety c. health check-up d.bullying e. smoking
  24. The following are mass media, except; a. televisions, b. radio, c. magazines d. books e. newspapers
  25. Risk behavior is one which; a. endangers one life b. make one feel good c. make one have fun d. things that are prohibited by teachers and parents e. wellbeing of society
  26. The first president of Tanzania was; a. mwl Julius Nyerere b. Rashid Kawawa c. Abeid Karume d. John Okello e. Jakaya Kikwete
  27. An ambassador is an officer who: a. represents his/her country to another country b. publics a particular product c. is appointed by the president d. who abuse others e. uses drugs
  28. The leading country in tourist attraction in the world is; a. Tanzania b. Uganda c. Kenya d. Brazil e. France
  29. In which region is mt. Kilimanjaro found? A. Moshi b. Arusha c. Marangu d. Kilimanjaro e. Tanga
  30. A symbol is..................a. a sign that represents something b. national currency c. national flag d. national constitution e. federation.
  31. The head of state is; a. prime minister b. vice president c. regional commissioners d. the president e. parliament
  32. During national celebrations, people...................a. do not go to school b. they go to work c. they do not go to work d. they pray e. they drink alcohol
  33. The district commissioner is appointed by; a. prime minister b. president c. vice president d. parliament e. judge
  34. A talent is.....................a. playing football b. natural ability to do something c. ability to drug d. ability to cooperate e.  an ability to act
  35. The following are family basic needs except; a. food b. clothes c. shelter  d. drug abuse
  36. School is part of; a. community where it is b. the family of the pupils c. pupils of the school d.  leisure e. playing
  37. An environment is...............................a. lessons in class b. everything that surrounds us c. dust bins at the school and home d. play ground e. air around us
  38. A trustworthy person is one who is; a. reliable b. honest c. responsible d. hypocrite e. ambassador
  39. One of the following is a way that leads to spread of HIV/Aids; a. polygamy b. monogamy c. prostitution d. bride price e. customs
  40. The black colour in the national flag of Tanzania represents............a. vegetations of the country b. mineral of the country c. the land of the country d. people of the country e. value of the country.


  1. ...........................IS THE STATE OF BEING A MEMBER of a certain country.
  2. ........................a person who always tells the truth and does not cheat
  3. Total ways of  life a particular society is referred to as............................
  4. ........................is the piece cloth that represents a nation.
  5. ........................a child whose parents are dead








TIME 1:30 HRS                                                                                MARCH 2021

NAME…………………………...                                  SCHOOL………………………...


  1. This paper consists of Sections A and B with forty-five questions
  2. The paper carries a value of 50 marks
  3. Answer all questions in all sections as per instructions given
  4. Use blue or black pen for writing and a pencil for drawing.


   Answer all questions                                                                

For questions 1-40, choose the best answer from the alternatives given and write its answer on the space provided.

  1. The following are some good customs in Tanzania except
  1. Eating with the right hand
  2. Sniffing food
  3. Being polite and friendly
  4. Respecting elders

     2. A large group of people united by a common language, culture or economic life is called;

  1. Nation
  2. National value
  3. State
  4. Family

3. The state of being free is called

  1. Justice
  2. Peace
  3. Freedom
  4. Democracy

4. We are supposed to show love to which people

  1. With special needs
  2. Relatives
  3. Those who love us
  4. All people without discrimination

5. The following have special needs except

  1. Elderly
  2. Children
  3. Mentally retarded
  4. Orphans and the poor

6. Which of the following is not a biological difference between male and female?

  1. Menstruations
  2. Pregnancy
  3. Ability to give birth
  4. Breast feeding 

7. Which of the following actions does not show gender equality?

  1. Provision of education to both boys and girls
  2. Realizing the fact that a man and a woman are all human beings
  3. Kitchen roles to be left to the girls
  4. Not discriminating girls in education

8. Which of the following is a change in girls during puberty?

  1. Becoming tall
  2. Showing respect
  3. Starts to menstruate
  4. Start having relations with opposite sex

9. Young girls can avoid early pregnancy by

  1. Having faithful partners
  2. Going to  night clubs with friends
  3. Accepting gifts from boys
  4. Avoiding unnecessary loitering at night.

10. Why are we supposed to wear decent dressing?

  1. It shows we respect ourselves
  2. They help to avoid diseases
  3. So that we can be loved
  4. To attract other people

11. The changes in boys and girls from childhood to adulthood is called

  1. Puberty
  2. Adolescence
  3. Adulthood
  4. Growth

12. Which is not a good manner in our society?

  1. Wearing decent clothes
  2. Playing with opposite sex in dark places
  3. Greeting people with respect
  4. Loving all people.

13.Which of the following are symbols found on Tanzania Notes?

  1. Giraffe, elephant, court of arms, president portrait
  2. Court of arms, house, rhino
  3. Torch, giraffe, gorilla
  4. Jembe, spear, flag

14. Which is an important of the national flag?

  1. Touring different places
  2. Show the authority of the presidency
  3. To promote Uhuru torch
  4. To praise the president

15. The source of all laws in Tanzania is

  1. Tanzania currency
  2. The national constitution
  3. Political parties
  4. Courts

16. The blue color in our national flag represents

  1. Tanzanians
  2. Minerals
  3. Water bodies
  4. Soil

17. A symbol used to show the possession of government documents and other resources is called

  1. Portrait of vice president
  2. National flag
  3. National animal
  4. National emblem

18. Which of the following shows that the country is mourning?

  1. Closure of parliament
  2. All flags flying half mask
  3. National flag flying half mask
  4. Failure to raise the national flag

19. Which day do leaders get the opportunity to explain the success and challenges which needs to be worked on?

  1. During the passing of Uhuru torch
  2. Zanzibar revolution day
  3. National holidays
  4. Boxing day

20.Which of the following is a bad cultural practice?

  1. Working together
  2. Performing female genital mutilation on girls
  3. Advising men and women to participate in doing home chores so as to improve their income

21. The president is the chief of state and head of

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

22. The prime minister of the republic of Tanzania is appointed by the;

  1. President
  2. National assembly
  3. Chief justice
  4. Speaker
  5. Chief justice

23. The 1964 Zanzibar revolution brought ……………………..to all Zanzibaris

  1. Equality and respect
  2. Colonialism
  3. Dependence
  4. Constitution

24. The workers day is also known as …………………….day

  1. Nane nane
  2. May
  3. Farmers
  4. Madaraka

25. Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere died on;

  1. 14th September 1999
  2. 14th October 1999
  3. 7th April 1972
  4. 7th April 1995

26. Dangerous behaviours are action that are……………………..

  1. Harmful, destructive or injurious
  2. Healthy and funny
  3. Unavoidable
  4. Premature

27. How many types of leadership do we have at ward level?

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 2

28. Who is responsible for procurement at the office of the regional commissioner?

  1. Regional administrative secretary
  2. Regional procurement officer
  3. Regional medical officer
  4. Internal auditors

29. Which of the following is not an arm of government?

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

30. The judiciary consists of the following except

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

31. Who is the current prime minister of Tanzania?

  1. Mizengo pinda
  2. Edward lowasa
  3. Kassimu majaliwa
  4. Joseph warioba

32. Accepted believes about what is good, desirable and useful are called……………….

  1. National values
  2. Culture
  3. Nationhood
  4. Customs

33. The feeling of love, devotion  and sense of attachment to a homeland is………………

  1. Democracy
  2. Justice
  3. Freedom
  4. Patriotism

34. Which one is not accepted in society?

  1. Respect
  2. Appreciation
  3. Peer pressure
  4. Good behavior

35. Which of the following is a risk behavior?

  1. Participating in community activities
  2. Having good friends of the same sex
  3. Wearing revealing clothes
  4. Listening to what parents tells you

36. Who appoints the district commissioner?

  1. President
  2. Regional commissioner
  3. The vice president
  4. The prime minister

37. The person responsible for all activities implementation in the ward is

  1. Councilor
  2. Ward executive officer
  3. Procurement officer
  4. Human resource officer at ward level

38. In which day do we hold Independence Day celebrations

  1. 1st may 
  2. 26th April
  3. 9th December
  4. 9th September

39. The union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar took place on………………

  1. 14th October 1964
  2. 12th January 1964
  3. 26th April 1964
  4. 7th July 1964

40. In which month do we celebrate nane nane day?

  1. December
  2. August
  3. July
  4. April.


Answer the following Questions as per instructions given.

  1. Why is it important to respect others?
  2. What is fair elections?
  3. What are special group people
  4. Mention two groups which are special groups
  5. What is equality.






TIME: 1:30 HRS



  • THIS paper consists of 50 questions
  • Answer all questions in all sections
  • Write full name on the blank space above together with the name of the school
  • Ensure your work is neat and legible.


Choose the correct answer and write its letter in the brackets

1. A person who represents his/her country in a foreign country is called:

  1. Citizen
  2. Leader
  3. A diplomat
  4. Patriot
  5. An ambassador

2. What is the meaning of publicizing our nation?

  1. To love our nation
  2. To protect our national resources
  3. To work for our nation
  4. To remember former leaders of our country
  5. To make our nation known by people from other nations

3. Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of parents towards ensuring the welfare of the family?

  1. Providing children with basic needs 
  2. Teaching children immoral acts
  3. Paying school fees for their children 
  4. Providing security to family members
  5. Educating the children on good morals
  6. Playing

4. Who is the leader of all government activities in the parliament of Tanzania?

  1. Speaker
  2. Vice President
  3. Clerk of the parliament 
  4. President
  5. Prime Minister

5. Which of the following government organs is responsible for making the laws of our country?

  1. President
  2. Executive
  3. Court
  4. Judiciary
  5. Legislature

6. What is the meaning of social welfare?

  1. Hardship in the society
  2. Being rich
  3. Social conflicts
  4. Poverty in the society
  5. Social wellbeing

7. Which of the following is the way of helping people with visual impairment?

  1. Isolating them
  2. Giving them wheel chairs
  3. Denying them with their rights
  4. Jailing them
  5. Providing them with walking sticks

8. Which one among the following is NOT a national value of Tanzania?

A. Peace

B. Unity

C. Solidarity 

D. Selfishness 

E. humanity

9. When did Zanzibar attain false independence from the British?

  1. 12th January 1964
  2. 26th April 1964
  3. 10th December 1963
  4. 9th December 1961
  5. 9th December 1962

10. The governing system that observes rule of law and human rights is called:

  1. Good governance
  2. Local government
  3. Dictatorship
  4. Poor leadership
  5. Multiparty system

11. Who among the following is NOT a member of the cabinet of Tanzania?

  1. The president
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Speaker
  4. Vice president
  5. Attorney General

12. There are_______________types of democracy.

  1. Three

  2.  Six

  3.  Four

  4.  Five

  5.  Two

13. The act of being ready to accept a defeat during election and being ready to be challenged by leaders of other political parties is termed as:

  1. Good government
  2. Political struggle
  3. Democracy
  4. Political tolerance
  5. Political strategy

14. Which action among the following promotes good governance at school?

  1. Electing school prefects
  2. Breaking school rules
  3. Misuse of school properties
  4. Punishing pupils severely 
  5. Destroying school resources

15. An elected member of parliament represents an administrative area known as:

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

16. A statement that explains the goals and targets that a school is committed to achieve is called:

  1. School song
  2. School emblem
  3. School calendar
  4. School motto
  5. School vision

17. Zanzibar revolution day is commemorated on____________every year.

  1. 12th January
  2. 9th December
  3. 12th April
  4. 26th April
  5. 25th February

18. Who is the principal assistant to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania?

  1. Prime Minister
  2. Attorney General
  3. Speaker
  4. Vice President
  5. President of Zanzibar

19. The District Commissioner is directly answerable to the:

  1. District Executive Director
  2. District Council Chairperson
  3. District Administrative Secretary 
  4. Regional Administrative Secretary
  5. Regional Commissioner

20. The public holiday which is commemorated on 8th August each year is called:

  1. Workers' Day
  2. Nyerere Day
  3. Karume Day
  4. Peasants' Day
  5. Independence day

Match the item in column A with those in list B by selecting the corresponding item from column B.

Column A

Column B

  1. Independency day
  2. May day
  3. Karume day
  4. Zanzibar day.
  5. Nyerere day
  6. Nane nane
  7. Human rights watch
  8. Amnesty international
  9. Childrens defence fund
  10. Commission for human rights and good governance
  11. TAMWA
  1. 1st may
  2. 7th april
  3. 8th august
  4. 7th july
  5. 26th april
  6. 14th oct
  7. 9th December
  8. 12th January
  9. Campaign for international recognized human rights for all
  10. Eliminates all forms of discrimination against women and other marginalized groups
  11. Lift children out of poverty and protect them from abuse
  12. Challenges government and those in power to end abusive practices and respect human rights
  13. Promote an environment guaranteeing equal rights and access to all by focusing on vulnerable and marginalized groups.


  1. The president is the chief of state and head of government…………………………
  2. The arm of government that maintains law and order is the police……………..
  3. The vice president of Tanzania appoints the prime minister…………………….
  4. A good leader should be proud……………………………………………
  5. Only politicians should benefit from national resources…………………………………..


  1. A PERSON who leads or commands a group of organization is called…………
  2. Children form a special group of people………………………………………
  3. Workers day is also called………………………………………..
  4. Tanganyika got her independence in……………………………………
  5. A state of being free is called……………………………


Tanzania celebrates independence in 9th December every year. This day marks the end of british colonial rule. This independence was gained in 1961. Tanzanians normally celebrate this day by going to national stadium in Dar Es salaam to witness military parade, watch traditional dances and listen to speeches from national leaders.

  1. Who colonized Tanzania?..............................................................................
  2. During independence day celebrations, who is the guest of honor?......................
  3. Celebrations normaly takes place in……………………………………….
  4. Name two things that happens during national celebrations
  5. Who was the first prime minister of Tanganyika…………………………


Write the correct answers in the space provided

46. Being truthful to oneself and others is called…………………………………….

47. Two examples of groups of people with special needs are…………………………and …………………………

48. Who appoints the Prime Minister in the republic of Tanzania………………………………………………………

49. The love of ones country is called……………………………………………………

50. One occasion where the national flag is hoisted half mask is…………………………………………….







  1. This Examinations Consists Of 50 Questions
  2. Answer All Questions
  3. Write Your Answers In Capital Letters
  4. Make Your Work Legible

SECTION A. Choose the correct answer from the Alternatives given

1. Which of the following coins has the picture of the first president of Zanzibar?

  1. A Hundred shilling coin
  2. Two hundred shilling coin
  3. Fifty shilling coin
  4. Ten shilling coin

2. The district chairperson is chosen by

  1. District Executive Director
  2. Defense and security committee
  3. Minister in the office of the president
  4. Ward Executive Officer
  5. Ward councilors

3.The governments responsibility of ensuring leaders integrity involves

  1. Giving loans in terms of vehicle to each
  2. Establishing a single party system
  3. Establishing public service work rules
  4. Transferring corrupt employees
  5. Employing of qualified servants

4. What is the difference between customs and traditions

  1. Customs change frequently thanTraditions
  2. Traditions more change frequently than customs
  3. Customs are habits while traditions are actions
  4. Customs are habits that can change to become traditions
  5. Traditions change more frequently than practices

5. Use of public office for selfish interests is called

  1. Handouts
  2. Corruption
  3. Patriotism
  4. Selfish
  5. Entrepreneurship

6. Representative of the President in a region is:

  1. Regional Administrative Secretary
  2. Municipal Executive Director
  3. Regional Commissioner
  4. Regional Executive Director
  5. Regional Police Commander

7. The things that every person deserves regardless of tribe, Nationality and gender are called;

  1. Good governance
  2. Human Rights
  3. Rule of Law
  4. Democracy
  5. Gender equality

8.The importance of Zebra Crossing Sign is;

  1. To reduce congestion of Carson the road.
  2. To enable the disabled people to cross the road safely
  3. To enable the pedestrians to cross the road safely.
  4. To give warning of the presence of livestock near the road.
  5. To give warning about pres ence of railway near the road.

9.Speaker of the Assembly of the United Republic of Tanzania is elected by

  1. The citizens
  2. Members of the Parliament
  3. Ministers
  4. Councellors
  5. Chief justice

10.A source of a family is :

  1. Grand father and Grand Mother
  2. Father and Mother
  3. Aunt and Uncle
  4. Children and Parent
  5. Brother and Sister

11. It is important to observe one of the following while singing the national anthem:

  1. Holding the national flag
  2. stand still and attentive
  3. Look at the right side 
  4. raise up the right hand
  5. sit down calmly

12. Pedestrians are advised to walk along the road by

  1. Using the right side
  2. Using the left side
  3. Looking at the right and left side of the road
  4. Holding each others hands
  5. Looking at the traffic lights only

13. Which of the following traditions can spread HIV/AIDS?

  1. Traditional dances
  2. food taboos
  3. bearing many children
  4. widow inheritance
  5. bride price.

14. the main objective of constitutional changes of 1962 in Tanzania were?

  1. To from a government of national unity
  2. to form a federal government
  3. to form a local government
  4. to form a republic government
  5. to form a transition government

15.The total ways of life of human beings is called

  1. History
  2. Culture
  3. Customs
  4. Democracy
  5. Traditions

16.The sources of Local Government revenue are

  1. head tax and property tax
  2. subsidy, taxes and other contributions
  3. land tax and property tax
  4. levies on natural resources products
  5. levies on business licences.

17. In the administrative structure of Local Government, the District or Municipal Council is lead by

  1. The Ruling party
  2. The Executive Director
  3. The District Commissioner
  4. The Full Council
  5. The District Administrative Secretary.

18. The black colour in our National flag represents

  1. Vegetation
  2. Minerals
  3. People
  4. Land
  5. Game reserve

19. The National Emblem symbolizes

  1. unity, freedom, ability and sovereignty of the nation
  2. freedom, unity and resources of the nation
  3. ability, freedom, natural vegetation and sovereignty of the nation
  4. freedom, unity and sovereignty of the nation
  5. freedom and unity.

20. The rights to own property falls under which category of human rights?

  1. Social and Economic.
  2. Political and Economic.
  3. Constitutional and Political.
  4. Social and Political.
  5. Social and Cultural.


Write true for a correct statement and false for incorrect statement

  1. Democratic governance is only known for obeying the law
  2. In a democratic system woman have no equal rights with men
  3. Political tolerance among political parties maintains peace
  4. Principles of democracy ensures that human rights are respected
  5. Proper use of the internet can be a source of knowledge
  6. Misuse of the social media can lead to being punished by government
  7. If you face challenges, your dreams are killed
  8. You can turn challenges to be opportunities
  9. Supervision of work is slavery work
  10. Good governance is the use of law for the benefit of few individuals.


Fill the missing gaps with the correct answer

  1. Who is the principle assistant to the regional commissioner? … … … … … …
  2. The secretary to councilors meeting is … … … … … … … … … … … … … …
  3. Who appoints the regional commissioner?
  4. Pretenting to be a friend when you are a enemy is termed as … … … … … …
  5. Scientific knowledge put into practical use is termed as … … … … … … …..
  6. How many chapters doea the Tanzanian constitution have … … … …
  7. One can be a Tanzanian citizen by birth, decency and … … … … … … …..
  8. The freedom of a person to live in a any part of the country is … … … … ….
  9. The United nations was formed in?. ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ........
  10. Representation of a country to another country is called … … … …..


Match the word/phrases in list A with those in list B and write the answer in spaces provided.



  1. International co-operation
  2. International cooperations in which Tanzania is a member
  3. Maintaining international cooperation
  4. Disadvantage of globalization
  5. United Nations
  6. National Resources
  7. Land degradation
  8. Illegal fishing
  9. Misuse
  10. Mountain and valleys
  1. Moral decay
  2. All independent countries are members
  3. Promotes business
  4. Unity
  5. Relations between one country and another.
  6. UN, AN, SADEC, EAC, Commonwealth
  7. EAC, Union of technology and globalization, business union, AU and Common weath
  8. Use of mobile phone
  9. Water sources
  10. People, Forest, minerals, land, water, wild animals
  11. Misuse of natural resources
  12. Comes from minerals.


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