Duration: 1:30 Hour Year: 2021


l . This paper consists of sections A, B, C and D 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 in all the needed information in the OMR form and on the page with questions 41 to 45.

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

6. Shade the letter of the correct answer for each question in the special answer sheet (OMR) 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 questions I to 40 and a blue or black ink pen for questions 41 to 45.

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

SECTION A (Mark 40)

Answer all the questions in this section.

Choose the correct answer and then tick the letter of the correct answer in the special answer form (OMR) provided.

1. Water is essential for social and economic development in Tanzania. Identify three main sources of such resources. 

  1. Rain, lakes and seas 
  2. Oceans, wells and rivers 
  3. Rain, surface water and groundwater 
  4. Lakes, rivers and springs 
  5. Wells, springs and showers
Choose Answer

2. Snowfall in Mount Kilimanjaro is caused by global warming. What activities can be used to address this problem?

  1. Burning forests and cutting down trees 
  2. Cultivation along the mountains
  3. Planting trees and caring for the environment 
  4. Deforestation 
  5. Raising a lot of livestock in a small area
Choose Answer

3. An environmental expert urged villagers living along the Mzinga River to stop the practice of damage and pollution of the water source. What actions did he advise them to avoid?

  1. Planting trees, burning forests and dumping waste in the river
  2. Feeding livestock, planting grass and dumping waste in the river
  3. Irrigation, terraces and drainage.
  4. Cultivating, feeding livestock and cutting down trees
  5. Raw processing, bathing and mechanical cooling
Choose Answer

4. A mining specialist visited Standard Seven students and taught them various types of minerals and their functions. What minerals are used to cut mirrors?

  1. Gold 
  2. Diamonds 
  3. Money 
  4. Tanzania 
  5. Copper
Choose Answer

5. Mzee Mahiya is a herdsman who moves with a large number of livestock. What are the side effects of this type of husbandry?

  1. Floods 
  2. Prosperity of vegetation 
  3. Livestock deaths 
  4. Loss of forests 
  5. Crop damage
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6. Nyerere Dam is one of the expected sources of hydropower in Tanzania. In what river is this dam built?

  1. Ruaha 
  2. Acknowledgment 
  3. Ruvu 
  4. Rufiji 
  5. Make
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7. Moses sweats profusely during the summer season. What color clothes would you advise her to wear?

  1. White 
  2. Black 
  3. Blue 
  4. Yellow 
  5. Green
Choose Answer

8. Global warming caused by human activities such as forest fires, industrial emissions and the burning of charcoal cause the following effects except

  1. melting snow on Mount Kilimanjaro. 
  2. extinction of biodiversity. 
  3. increased depth of seawater. 
  4. increased vegetation.
  5. occurrence of drought.
Choose Answer

9. The meteorologist read a maximum daytime temperature of 420C and a minimum of 200C. What is the difference in temperature per day?

  1. 62 0
  2. 62 0
  3. 22 0
  4. 22 0
  5. 134 0 F
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10. Grade Four students learned about the relationship between the sun, plants and water on the earth's surface. What are the consequences of that relationship?

  1. The occurrence of wind 
  2. Rainy season 
  3. Freezing of water 
  4. The occurrence of a hurricane 
  5. Melting ice
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11. On the face of the Earth there are winds blowing from one place to another. What is the wind blowing from South to North?

  1. South Wind 
  2. North Wind 
  3. Dry winds 
  4. West Wind 
  5. Moist winds
Choose Answer

12. Tanzania has many ethnic groups with good and bad traditions. What traditions are harmful to society?

  1. Allowing pregnant women to eat eggs 
  2. Female genital mutilation (FGM) 
  3. Teaching boys and girls about ethics 
  4. Circumcision of the boys
  5. Giving women the same rights as men
Choose Answer

13. Every community in Tanzania has its own indigenous games depending on the environment, time and culture. What are some examples of such games?

  1. Football, fist and running
  2. Running, swimming and football
  3. Throw a spear, jump rope and run 
  4. Football, ring and swimming
  5. Basketball, legs and rings
Choose Answer

14. How can society cope with outdated cultures?

  1. Maintaining national unity 
  2. Maintaining the foundations of patriotism
  3. Have the foundations of similar traditions and customs 
  4. Loving society and nation 
  5. Conducting discussions with the community involved
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15. The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania recognizes the importance of sport as a means of entertainment and uniting its citizens. Which institution is most responsible for managing and developing sports in Tanzania?

  1. National Arts Council
  2. Kiswahili National Council
  3. National Consent Sports Council
  4. National Sports Council
  5. Tanzania Football Federation
Choose Answer

16. The following may happen to a nation that promotes its culture except

  1. maintaining the foundations of patriotism 
  2. imitating foreign cultures 
  3. maintain unity 
  4. to protect its origin
  5. the existence of good relations in the community.
Choose Answer

17. Parrot loves his country, has a heart of dedication and is a good steward of the nation's resources. What reputation can a parrot have for its nation?

  1. Protector of the country's resources 
  2. A patriot for his nation
  3. Keeper of social norms 
  4. Social security guard
  5. Superintendent of Citizens Union
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18. In the struggle for Tanganyika's independence, many parties participated for different purposes. Which party was supported by the colonial government to weaken TANU?

  1. Tanganyika African Association (TAA) 
  2. Zanzibar and Pemba People's Party (ZPPP)
  3. Afro Shirazi Party (ASP) 
  4. African National Congress (ANC)
  5. United Tanganyika Party (UTP)
Choose Answer

19. The East African Community has its headquarters where all its institutions are located and all important work is done there. Where is the headquarters located?

  1. Mombasa in Kenya 
  2. Kigali in Rwanda 
  3. Juba in South Sudan 
  4. Entebbe in Uganda 
  5. Arusha in Tanzania
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20. Despite the division of the African continent at the Berlin Conference of 1884 to 1885, Africa was divided again after the first world war among the European nations except

  1. France 
  2. Italy 
  3. Belgium 
  4. Portugal 
  5. Germany
Choose Answer


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