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ENGLISH FORM 4 TRIAL EVALUATION TEST WITH ANSWERS IN PDF

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School……………………Signature…………Class……….. Date 

101/1

ENGLISH

Paper

(Functional Skills)

2Hours

TRIAL ONE EVALUATION TEST 

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

ENGLISH

Paper 1

Write your name and index number in the spaces provided above.

Answer all the questions in this question paper.

All answers must be written in the spaces provided in the question paper.

For examiner’s use only

Question Maximum Score
1 20  
2 1O  
3 30  
TOTAL 60  

 

  1. You are the secretary of Umoja Faith Church Youth Group. The group has just held a meeting.During the meeting, 8 members were present, 3 including the treasurer sent apologies and the whereabouts of 2 members were unknown. The youth pastor attended the meeting. The main issues discussed were: mission outreach and initiating income generating activities. Members also raised some matters from the previous meeting. There were also some personal issues raised by some members.

Write down the minutes of the meeting.                             (20 marks)

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  1. CLOZE TEST(10 Marks)

Citizens used to i)………………………….. that political leaders would observe the principles of good governance simply ii)…………………they were expected to. iii)…….………………….; it appears most leaders on the continent have replaced integrity with reckless impunity that has iv)……………….. Africa in chaos. v)……………….office are also supposed to be vi)………… to the people that entrusted them with them the vii)…………………………..of leading them. viii)…………………………, the political elite in the continent see people as a means to an end. In many countries these days, Kenya included, politics has become the easiest way to make money. Electioneering is seen as an ix)………………..with extremely lucrative returns when campaign loyalties are x)………………….with appointments in the government of the day.

3.ORAL SKILLS (30Marks)

 Read the following narrative and answer questions after it.

Once upon a time a man paid a visit to his mother-in-law. He had not been to see her for a very long time indeed. So, on getting there, he was received warmly. His mother-in-law took him to the visitor’s chamber and asked him to sit on the bed so that she could she serve him with milk. The bed was made of pegs and running wood. When he sat on it, his leg dangled in the space between the wood. Thinking that the dangling thing was a rat, a cat leapt for it and tried to tear away the man’s toe. The man at first tried to save his toe in dignified silence but he soon realized that he had to seek help as the pain became unbearable. He cried but unfortunately and inevitably his mother-in-law was the only one who could sever the cat from his toe.

I.(a) If you were to narrate this story, state three things you would do to capture the attention of the audience before you begin. (3 marks)

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b)State the voice you would use to narrate narrate the line: “He cried but unfortunately and inevitably his mother- in-law was the only one…”(1mark)

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c)Give any one feature that shows this is an oral narrative.(2marks)

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  1. d) As a narrator, what reaction from the audience would show that they are following the story?(4marks)

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  1. For each of the following words, write another that is pronounced the same way.(5marks)
  2. a) Tacks…………………………
  3. b) Wail……………………………
  4. c) Birth……………………………
  5. d) Boy………………………………….
  6. e) Plaice…………………………..

III. In each of the following sets of words, identify the underlined speech sound that is pronounced differently.(5marks)

  1. a) Think Than Theatre Thought …………………………………
  2. b) Who Whole White Hair ………………………………………
  3. c) Supper Cut Luck Super…………………………………………
  4. d) Can Make Hand Stand…………………………………………
  5. e) GeneJudge Jeer Gore……………………………………….
  6. For each of the following sentences, underline the syllable you would stress the words in bold face.(3marks)
  7. a) Did Arsenepermit them to transfer the player?
  8. b) He refused to buy the rejects.
  9. c) Kindly digest the news before we continue.
  10. A speaker is addressing form four students in the school’s Assembly Hall. One of these students politely interrupts. Give any three possible reasons for this.(3marks)

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  1. VI) State whether you would use rising or falling intonation in each of following sentences.(4 marks)
  2. a) Is he alive? ………………………………….
  3. b) What is your name? ………………………………….
  4. c) What did you say your name is? ………………………..
  5. d) What a day! ………………………………



TRIAL ONE EVALUATION TEST

101/1 ENGLISH                              Marking Scheme

  1. Functional Writing

Minutes

  • Must be minutes; if not -2AD

Format

  • Title 2 mks – Must be full to earn a full mark; if item is missing do not award
  • Present ½ mk
  • Apologies ½ mk
  • Absent ½ mk
  • In Attendance ½ mk
  • Preliminaries 1mk
  • Reading and confirmation 1mk
  • Matters Arising 1mk
  • O.B ½ mk
  • Adjournment ½ mk
  • Signing off  1mk

Total 9 marks

Content

  • Preliminaries 1mk
  • Confirmation of previous minutes 1 mk
  • Matters Arising 1mk
  • Mission outreach 1 mk – dates must be given)
  • Income generating activities 1 mk
  • O.B 1mk
  • Adjournment 1mk

(The items must be mentioned, discussed and agreed upon)

Total 7 marks

Language

  • A – 4
  • B – 3
  • C – 2
  • D – 1
  1. Cloze Test
  2. assume
  3. because
  • Unfortunately
  1. left
  2. Those
  3. accountable
  • privilege/responsibility

viii) however

  1. ix) investment
  2. x) rewarded

3.Oral Skills

  1. a)-Beat a drum/ blow a horn

-Clap

-Whistle

-Laugh loudly

-Clear my throat

-Sing a relevant song

-Pose a riddle

b). A bellowing manly shout of pain/scream in a manly voice.

  1. c) -Opening formula –‘Once upon a time’

-Timelessness – No specific time given “Once upon a time”

  1. d) –Clapping.

-Nodding in agreement.

– Silently listening to the narrative.

-Maintaining meaningful eye contact with the narrator.

  1. a) Tacks – tax
  2. b) Wail -Whale
  3. c) Birth -Berth
  4. d) Boy –Buoy

III. a) Than

b)White

  1. c) Super
  2. d) Make
  3. e) Gore
  4. a) Permit

b)Rejects

  1. c) Digest
  2. – To ask a question.

– To seek for clarification.

– The speaker could have been distorting facts.

-To express strong disagreement with the speaker

– The speaker was not audible enough/ inaudible.

  1. VI) a) Rising
  2. b) Falling
  3. c) Rising

d)Falling

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