ENGLISH FORM 3 END TERM EXAMS PLUS ANSWERS IN PDF

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 END TERM EXAMS

FORM THREE

ENGLISH PAPER 1

TIME: 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS:

a). Write your name, class and Admission number in the spaces provided above.

b).Answer all the questions

c). All answers must be written in the space provided in this booklet.

1.FUNCTIONAL WRITING                                                                                                20MKS

You recently returned from your mid- term break to learn that you close friend has lost her mother through a tragic road accident.

  • Write a condolence letter to your friend.(12marks)

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  • Write a note to remind your classmates of the ongoing funeral arrangements, the need to contribute money for the burial arrangements, the amount to be contributed, who to receive the contributions and the date for the burial                  (08 marks)

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  1. Read the passage below and fil in the blank spaces with the appropriate word.

The generation gap between my parents and …………………….keeps widening. For one, …………………… I work hard to keep B average in school, my parents think I would have an A if I worked ………………………. Then they insist on me joining the basket ball ……………….; but after school, I would rather use my spare time reading ‘Mills and Boon. They have ……………….. a career for me. They would like to become a lawyer ………I would rather study music. At home, during holidays, I like wearing comfortable clothes like ‘hipsters’ and ‘tumbo –cuts,’ but they think ……………… clothes are indecent. They say the tummy …………………..be covered and the trousers should ……………………be tight. We all do not know where this generation gap is coming to ……………time will tell.

 

  1. ORAL SKILLS       (10MKS)
  • (a) Read the poem and answer the questions that follow.

I see his blood upon the rose

And in the stars the glory of his eyes

His body gleams a mid external snows

His tears fall from the skies

I see his face in every flower

The thunder, and the singing of birds,

Are but his voice – and carven by his power

Rocks are his written words.

 

All pathways by his feet are worn,

His strong heart stirs the ever beating sea

His crown of thorns is twined with every thorn,

His cross is every tree.

  • Describe the rhyme scheme of the poem above. (2mks)

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  • Apart from rhyme, identify and illustrate any two sound patterns in this poem. (4 mks)

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  • Identify any two onomatopoeic words in the poem above (2mks)

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  1. (ii) For each of the following words, provides another word which is pronounced in the same way. (2mks)

(a) Which –

 

  • Groan –


MARKING SCHEME

ENGLISH FORM THREE

101/1

               Functional writing

1 (a) a condolence letter

  • It must be friendly letter

 

Format (4mks)

-Sender address

-Date

-Salutation – Dear Jane (1mk)

-Closing tag – your friend (1mk)

Name

 

Content (5mks)

  • Expres the sorrow for the departed eg I am sorry……………(1mk)
  • Mention the departed (the mother) and reason for the death eg through accident. (1mk)
  • Mention positive attributes of the deoarted (1mk)
  • Encourage the family (1mk)
  • Offer to assist where necessary (1mk)

Languages – (3 marks)

1.(b) it must be no note

Format (3mks)

  • Salutation eg to al form 3 student (1mk)
  • Date (1mk)
  • Signing off your classmate          (1mk)

Name

 

Content (3mks)

Mention that there are ongoing funeral arrangement

Mention the need to contribute money (½ mk)

Amount to contribute (½mk)

The person to receive contributions (½mk)

Date of the burial (½mk)

 

Language (2 mks)

 

  1. Cloze test (10mks)
  2. I
  3. Though
  4. Harder
  5. Team
  6. Chosen
  7. But
  8. These
  9. Should
  10. Not
  11. Only (O but be a capital letter)

 

  1. (a) rhyme scheme.

a b a b c d c d c d e f e f. (1 mk)  Regular rhyme scheme. (1mk)

 

(b) Alliteration (1mk)– face flower (1mk)

Assonance (1mk)  – His written (1mk)

Consonance   Rocks his words

 

(c ) Gleams, thunder (any two onomatopoeic words) (2mks)

 

  1. (ii) homophones

(a) Which – witch

(b) Groan – grown



MARKING SCHEME

  ENGLISH FORM THREE

101/2

  1. Comprehension
  • It is odd that Kenya has abundance of water when it rains (tick) 1 – evidence by the flooding- yet it is also among the world’s most water – scarce countries. (tick) 1
  • It is important because safe water is key in determining the health (tick) 1 of the people in a household and communities. (Tick)
  • The statistics help to emphasize/ draw attention (tick) 1 to the severity of the water problem (tick) 1 by helping us appreciate the number of people (tick) without safe drinking water.
  • At independence the water situation was secure, with almost 2.4 million litres of water per Kenyan per year. (tick)1. However the situation was precarious in 2014, as the water available per person per year had shrunk to 461,000 litres (tick) 1 (student must use a word of contrast or comparison)
  • Deforestation, degradation and encroached of water towers and other catchment areas, wanton logging.

Nb: any two point 2×1 marks – 2 marks

  1. i) legislative, household and private sector interventions

(ii) Rain water harvesting

(iii) Waste water recycling

(iv) Water tower conservation

(v ) tree planting

(vi) reduction in river pollution

(vii) Reduction of water waste

Nb: must be notes if not deduct  up to 50% of the total score

  • Accept any three points.
  1. Excerpt (25 marks)
  2. a) – Olisundon informs Resian of the benefits she will get for marrying him

– Resian get very annoyed and speechless.

– Resian learns that her father had already received dory for her marriage Oloisudai.

– Resian tells Oloisudai that she can never be his wife

– Oloisudari tells her that their fate is sealed

Nb: any point

 

(B)OLOISUDARI

(i) Contemptuous

“He asked the contemptuous quiet of his voice a menace by itself.

 

  • Proud

The feels superior. “  no one plays games with Oloisundari, ask your father, he will tell you

 

  • Patronizing I threatening

“you may opt to go, but when you are mine, you will do as I please.

 

Resian

  • Assertive

Openly confronts Olosundari and tells him what she feels about him eg you are mad…………. “You are nothing but Ol – shuushi”

  • Emotional / short – tempered

“Her eyes were twin pullets from which not tears streamed down continuously.”

 

  1. C) ole kaelo had entered into business deals with oloisudari as his loan guarantor Oloisudari later blackmails olekaelo into marrying his daughter Resian to him or he (Ole – kaelo) facets his beautiful house and business deals.

 

(d) (i)Dialogue between Resian and Olisudari

“Between Resian and Oloisudai”

“I want to go now”

 

(ii)Phetoncal  questions; was there a curse for being born a woman that took away her right to own body  or her a own mind.

 

  • Metaphor “the monster refers to Oloisudari.

NB; accept any other relevant point

 

(e)(i) he had agreed to marry off Resian to Oloisudari in order to sustain his house and business contracts with Oloisudari

NB; accept ant relevant well – explained point

 

(F)Betrayal: Olekaelo betrays his daughters trust by choosing his business deals at the expense of his daughter’s destiny.

 

(ii) Traditions, Resian questions   the traditional role of a woman where she denied right to self expression and cannot question her father’s order orders however ridiculous they are.

NB: accept any other relevant theme.

 

(g) Sad/ sorrowful

We feel sorry for Resian who is defenseless against the combined forces of Oloisundari her father and oppressive traditions.

 

(h) – extortion

– Assassinations

– Robbery

– smuggling

– poaching

– Shadowy business

NB; any two points

 

(i)Resian announced that she wanted to go then.

 

(j) (i) Resian goes to her father shop

(ii) Ole kaelo enquires about the visitor (Oloisudari) that Resian was supposed to be entertained at home

 

(iii)Ole – kaelo enquires what had brought Resian to the shop.

  • Resian enquires from her father about her earlier request to join Egerton University.

3.GRAMMAR

1(a) “I did not rob the bank last month,” said mathege.

(b) Not only does the woman import tea but she also imports maize.

(c) Do we?

(d) The farmer whose goats destroyed the trees in the church farm was arrested.

(e) The bell was rung at 7:00pm

 

2.(a) students’

(b) heroes/ heroines

(c) editors – in chief

 

3 (a)transitively

(b) intransitively

( c ) intransitively

 

4(a) when I come next month (and I am not sure of the day) a lot of things will have changed.

(b) Any information that you have (including minor details) should be submitted to the office.

5 (a) passed out

(b) turned down

(c ) made away with

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