Home Education Exams KCSE Home Science Past Paper 1 2016 – Check Answers

KCSE Home Science Past Paper 1 2016 – Check Answers

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If You are among the Candidates that will be writing Home Science in the upcoming KCSE exams this year, review the past paper 1, it will go a long way in helping You. When You download the PDF of the 2016 KCSE Home Science Past Paper 1, paper 2, and paper 3 as the case may be, start practicing It consistently, using the marking scheme when necessary, You will see good results.

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KCSE Home Science Past Paper 1 2016

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Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Home Science Past Paper 1 2016

KCSE Paper 1 Questions and Answers for 2016

1.

Name two dangers that may result from using anti-per spirants.
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 2 marks

2.

Name three soft furnishing that can be used in a toilet.
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 3 marks

3.

Outline three reasons why machines fell seam is preferred for common use.

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 3 marks

4.

Give three ways of preserving nutrients during preparation of spinach.
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 3 marks

5.

Name four fabrics that should not be wrung during laundry.
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 2 marks

6.

State two functions of a seam reaper.
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 2 marks

7.

Identify three ways of finishing a night dress.
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 3 marks

8.

Give two reasons for interfacing a garment.
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 2 marks

9.

State two reasons for using fabric conditioners.
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 2 marks

10.

Name the raising agent effective in baking of a loaf of bread.
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 1 marks

11.

Give two reasons for cooling food before putting in the refrigerator.
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 2 marks

12.

Give three effect of poor environmental hygiene in school setting.
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 2 marks

13.

Describe two reasons why electricity is regarded as the best artificial lighting.
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 2 marks

14.

Mention two characteristics of fabrics which develop static electricity.
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 2 marks

15.

Give three roles of raw garmishes in food presentation.
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 3 marks

16.

Give three reasons for using floor coverings in a house.
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 3 marks

SECTION B: (20 Marks)

Answer Question 21 in the spaces provided.

17.

You have been requested to take part in cleaning a sick bay. Describe how you would carry out the
following duties.
a)Sponge a polyester scarf. (5 marks)
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b)Thorough cleaning of a long handled broom. (10 marks)
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 15 marks

SECTION C: (40 Marks)

Answer any two questions from this section in the spaces provided after question 21 e.

18.

a)State three ways of improving appetite when presenting food at the table. (3 marks)
b)Explain three factors that have led to increased use of convenience foods in Kenya today. (6 marks)
c)Giving reasons, explain five rules to observe when removing stains. (5 marks)
d)Identify and explain three points to consider when choosing fabric for a
nightwear. (6 marks)

 20 marks

20.

a)Giving two suitable examples in each case, distinguish between case goods and upholstered
(3 marks)
b) Explain three guiding factors when choosing weaning food. (3 marks)
c)Identify four ways of conserving energy while cooking on a charcoal jiko. (4 marks)
d) Explain six factors that determine the repair method to be used in clothes and household
articles. (4 marks)
e)State four rules to follow when attaching fasteners on garments. (4 marks)

 20 marks

21.

a)Mention five ways of making faced-slit opening decorative . (5 marks)
b) Mention three factors that influence the choice of seams. (3 marks)
c) Describe how to make a plain seam: (7 marks)
d) Describe five qualities of a well made collar. (5 marks)

 20 marks

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KCSE Home Science Paper 2

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KCSE Home Science Paper 3

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