Form 1 Home Science Exam Papers and Marking Scheme End Term 1


1.            Suggest two methods on how to avoid athlete feet  (2 marks)                                                                                                                                                                        

2.            Name the two parts of the skin  (2 marks)                                                                                                                             

3.            State the importance of learning homescience  (2 marks)                                                                                                                                                                    

4.            State two rules to adhere to when using cosmetics.  (2 marks)                                                                                                                                                                        

5.            State three reasons for washing clothes.  (3 marks)                                                                                                                                                                    

6.            What is first aid?  (1 mark

7.            Write down six steps to follow when cleaning combs and brushes.              (6 marks

8.            What are accessories?  (2 marks)

9.            State the difference between the following first aid terms

a.            Scalds and burns  (2 marks)

b.            Sprains and fractures  (2 marks)

c.             Cuts and bruises  (2 marks)

10.          Suggest three importance of housing a family.  (2 marks)

11.          Name two types of houses commonly found today in both urban and rural areas.  (2 marks)

12.          Suggest the name of an opening in a wall between the kitchen and the dining room. Suggest its function.                                                  (1 mark)

13.          Define  cosmetics.  (1mk)

14.          Give 4 ways on the misuse of cosmetics.               (4mks)                                                                                                                                                                              

16.List the physical changes that occur to boys during adolescence. (4mks)

17. Name some of the essential items found in a first aid kit.  (10mks)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

18. Give two ways in which medicine may be. (2mks)

i) Misused.

ii) Abused.

19. State four basic instructions on the use of medicine.  (4mks)

20. Describe how you will go  about improvising  a toothbrush . (2mks)                                                                                                                                                                                 

21. Give three ways of preventing cuts in the home.                         (3mks)                                                                                                                                                                                 

22. Give 3 methods of providing family shelter.                                                    (3mks)                                                                                        .                                             


22. You are getting ready to go home after school closes, describe how you will;

a) Clean your black leather shoes ready to put them on when going home.             (5mks)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

b) Wash your white cotton towel ready for storage over the holiday.         (10mks)                                                                                                

c) Wash your used white cotton handkerchief.  (5mks)


a)State the factors to consider when buying a house.  (7mks)                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

b) Give 3 advantages and 2 disadvantages of each of the following, (5mks)

i) Building a house

ii) Buying a house.                                                                                   

c) a) Name 3 types of kitchen planning.  (11/2mks)

Home Science Form One Questions and Answers