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Home Science Form 3 Past Paper Questions with Marking Scheme pdf

1.   Give two uses of vitamin B2 in the body                                                              (2 marks)

2.   Name two dangers of water pollution.                                                                (2 marks)

3.   State two factors to consider when choosing a washing machine.                         (2 marks)

4.   State two reasons for softening water for laundry work.                                       (2 marks)

5.   Suggest two advantages of soapless detergents.                                                   (2 marks)

6.   Write down reasons for using each of the following laundry agents.

a) Washing soda                                                                                                (2 marks)

b) Starch                                                                                                          (2 marks)

c)  Fabric conditioner                                                                                        (2 marks)

7.   State two advantages of storing clothes and household articles properly.               (2 marks)

8.   State the importance of sedimentation in purication of drinking water.                  (7 marks)

9.   State two reasons why plastics are popularly used for preserving food in a fridge.   (2 marks)

10. List down two fat soluble vitamins                                                                     (1 mark)

11. Suggest two changes that take place when an egg is boiled.                                 (2 marks)

12. List down two symptoms of scurvy.                                                                    (2 marks)

13. Mention two function of the skin.                                                                       (2 marks)

14. State three points to consider when buying a tape measure.                                 (3 marks)

15. Give three problems related to breastfeeding.                                                     (3 marks)

16. State two causes of heavy and close texture in creamed cake mixture.                  (2 marks)

17. State two disadvantages of using print media method of advertising.                     (2 marks)

18. Name two types of batters.                                                                                (2 marks)

Home science Questions and Answers SECTION B: COMPULSORY   (20MKS)

19. You are preparing to host a birthday party for your 3 year old brother. Describe how you would:

a) Clean a plastic plate for his food.                                                                    (5 marks)

b) Clean his canvas shoes.                                                                                (10marks)

c)  Arrange flowers for the occasion.                                                                   (5 marks)

Form 3 Home science SECTION C: CHOOSE AND ANSWER TWO QUESTIONS FROM THIS SECTION

20. a) State four symptoms of food poisoning.                                                           (4 marks)

b) Explain any four factors that influence consumer buying.                                 (8 marks)

      c) Discuss four reasons for budgeting family income.                                           (8 marks)

21. a) Discuss four factors one would consider when buying green leafy vegetables.     (4 marks)

      b) Name six methods of disposing of excessive fullness in clothing construction.    (6 marks)

c) Discuss the importance f the following in flour mixtures. Two importance’s in each case.

    i) Fruits                                                                                                        (2 marks)

    ii) Liquid                                                                                                      (2 marks)

    iii) Sugar                                                                                                      (2 marks)

d)  Name any four type of immunization given to infant before six months.            (4 marks)

22. a) Discuss three importance of immunization.                                                    (6 marks)

b) Explain four limitation of living in flats.                                                          (4 marks)

      c) Discuss three properties of cotton that make it desirable for hospital linens       (6 marks)

      d) Name four small kitchen equipments.                                                             (4 marks)