Get the Answers here Form 4 End Term 1 Exams 2023 Questions and Answers

  1. You are the manager of Quick Safaris Transport Company. Of late you’ve realized that the workers, mainly drivers and conductors have lost discipline, and this has made the company incur a lot of loss.
  1. Write an internal memo to them, warning them of dire consequences if they do not change their behaviour and attitude.

Some of the areas you wish to address are:

  1. Punctuality
  2. Foul language
  3. Lack of courtesy
  4. Policy bribery
  5. Any other relevant area from your observation

(13 marks)

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  • Design a Card inviting the workers to a motivational talk with an aim of changing their behaviour and attitude.                                                                                                                                     (7 marks)

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  • Read the passage below and fill in each blank space with an appropriate word.

Poaching is increasing (1)  ____________________ a menance, not just in Kenya, (2) _______________ also in other parts of the continent, (3) _________________ a grave danger to the survival of various animal species particularly the elephant. Whereas, there have been (4) ___________________  to raise awareness about the danger posed by the menance, not enough has been done to (5)______________ it out and punish offenders.

As it is, poaching is becoming a crisis, threatening species like elephants, which are hunted (6) ____________ for their ivory, rhinos which are targeted because of their horns and other game like lions.

The Kenya Wildlife Service has been doing well to combat (7) _____________  but it appears that more is needed if the criminals (8) _______________ to be stopped. If the killers have more sophisticated weaponry, then KWS must (9) _____________ its game or call (10) _________________ the military to assist.

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Oral Skills                   (30 marks)

3  (a).   Read  the poem below and then answer the questions that follow.

     Her lip suckle the nipples

    Milk bubbles, foams and ripples

    Little hands up in the air

    Catch on the mother’s hair

    Sweet sensation rises in pressure

    Tiny legs kick with pleasure

    Sleep comes gently and strong

    Sleep whispers softly and long.

(EmusaraOssieEnekase)

  1. Identify any two pairs of rhyming words in the poem.                                              (1mk)
  1. Identify one major sound pattern in the poem.                                                             (1mk)
  1. Give two examples of the above sound pattern.                                                          (2mks)
  2. How would you perform the last two lines of the poem?                                            (3mks)

b)       Suppose you were asked to make a speech at a friend’s graduation party. What would you do to  capture the audience’s attention? (5 mks)

  •   Challenger:   Two Europeans peeping through the window.

 Response    :  Mucus

  1. Classify the above genre.                                                      (1mk)
  1. Identify and illustrate the most outstading stylistic device used in the above genre.     (1mk)
  1. Give two functions of the above genre.                                                                      (2mks)

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ii)…………………………………………………

  • In the words below, underline the part that should be stressed.
  1. Suc.cess
  2. ad.vice
  3. Chal.lenge
  4. ob.serve                                                                                                                        (4mk)
  • Give a word with a similar pronounciation                                                                       (4mks)
  • Muscle
  • Worn
  • Come
  • Which
  • The following is a conversation between a father and his daughter. Identify six shortcomings in the father’s listening skills.                                                                                                         (6mks)

DAUGHTER: (Shortly after having arrived home from school) Good afternoon, Daddy.

FATHER:        (Sitting complacently in the sofa, reading a newspaper. Looking up……..)

                         Good afternoon.(Resumes reading).

DAUGHTER: (Holding out her school report form) Daddy, I’m excited. My classteachersaid  I was the best improved.  I was…

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FATHER:        Oh, you were? Me, I used to be number one. I was absolutely unbeatable.

DAUGHTER:  Chemistry has been a particular headache (now looking at the report form which she thought her father would wan see), but this time…

FATHER:        (Stretching his arms, looking preoccupied) Chemistry for me was particularly easy I never scored anything less than 90%.

DAUGHTER: Dad, I was going to tell you that this time…

FATHER:        (Absent-mindedly) By the way, where is your mum?

DAUGHTER: Mum is in the garden pickng vegetables. But Dad, you are not listening to my story I was   telling you about Chemistry.

            FATHER:        You mean you have a story about Chemistry? Chemistry is not about                                                                        stories. It is hard  science.

            DAUGHTER: It’s about my improvement…

FATHER:(Laughing) Me, it wasn’t a matter of improvement. I was always at the top of the class.

             DAUGHTER: Daddy, I give up. You are not listening.

FATHER:(looking surprised) Listening? I heard you: you were talking about improvement in Chemistry, weren’t  you?

           DAUGHTER:  Anyway, Dad. Thank you for paying attention. Enjoy your newspaper.

FATHER:Oh, yes  I’m reading an interesting story about politics.

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