CoE: 3. Mid-Semester Quiz- Global Studies In Africa

For items 1 to 15, each stem is followed by four options lettered A to D. Read each carefully and circle the letter of the correct or best options.

1. Formal education was introduced in Kenya by Christian missionaries in the mid

A. 17th century

B. 18th century

C. 19th century

D. 20th century

2. The structure of Kenya’s educational system is ………..

A. 4-4-2

B. 4-4-8

C. 8-4-2

D. 8-4-4

3. The objectives of the FCUBE in Ghana include the following except

A. centralization of the management of the education sector

B. decentralised of the management of the education sector

C. improvement of quality of teaching and learning

D. improvement of the quality of educational management

4. The curriculum of Kenya consists of the following except

A. English

B. French

C. Kiswahilli

D. Science

5. Which of the following is not a characteristic of the free universal education

A. Free textbooks scheme for all pre-university institutions

B. Pilot schools were given free meal each day

C. Primary education was free and compulsory

D. Tuition fee was abolished in all levels

6. Which of the following is not a negative impact of transport on the environment and human life.

A. Congestion of cities and ports

B. Destruction of flora and flauna

C. Movement of goods and services

D. Soil erosion

7. When did free SHS education start in Ghana?

A. 1961

B. 1967

C. 2016

D. 2017

8. What language is mostly spoken in Kenya?

A. English and Swahili

B. Kalenjin and English

C. Kikuyu and English

D. Meru and English

9. Kenya government in January 2017 decided to phase out the old 8-4-4 curriculum in favor of

A. 2-5-3-3

B. 2-6-2-4

C. 2-6-3-3

D. 2-6-4-2

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10. Transport in Ghana is accomplished by the following except

A. air road

B. road

C. space

D. water

11. Formal education during the colonial period in Ghana was structured to place emphasised on

A. literacy

B. morality

C. science

D. vocation

12. In their educational works, the missionaries tended to neglect one of the following

A. arithmetic

B. reading

C. technical training

D. writing

13. The 1961 Education Act, (Act 87) initiated by Kwame Nkrumah was aimed at achieving free universal …………. education

A. primary

B. secondary

C. technical

D. university

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14. The following were national goals of Kenya after independence except

A. fight corruption

B. national development

C. national identity

D. social equality

15. The main source of social mobility in the rise of African elites who later fought for independence was…..

A. education

B. nationalism

C. religion

D. wealth

Items 16 to 20 are statements followed by True or False options. Read each statement correctly and indicate whether it is True or False by circling the letter of the correct option.

16. The goals of education of any society are determined by the philosophy of the society.

A. True

B. False

17. There was no form of education in Africa before colonialism.

A. True

B. False

18. Air transport is one of the oldest modes of transportation in Africa.

A. True

B. False

19. Rail transport is the most suitable for rural areas in Africa.

A. True

B. False

20. The constructions of roads and railway lines in the colonial era were fairly distributed of African colonies.

A. True

B. False


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