English Language Examination Form Four 2022 1

An old phone is down


1. This paper consist of sections A, B and C with a total of twelve questions.

2. Answer all questions in section A and B and three questions from section C.

3. Section A carries fifteen marks, section B forty marks and section C carries forty five marks.

4. Cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.

5. Write your examination number on every page of your answer booklet(s).

Section A (15 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) to (x), choose the most correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter beside the item number in the answer booklets(s) provided.

i. What type is this conditional sentence, “If he calls me, I will answer.”

A. Conditional sentence type two B. Conditional sentence type three C. Conditional sentence type one D. Conditional sentence type four E. Conditional sentence type five

ii. What is the question tag of this statement, “She was my friend”?

A. wasn’t she? B. was she? C. wasn’t she D. doesn’t she? E. didn’t her?

iii. Which statement is the past continuous tense of “He is teaching”?

A. He taught B. He had taught C. He was teaching D. He had been teaching E. He will teach

iv. What is the correction of this sentence, “The small child does whatever his father was done.”?

A. The small child does whatever his father had done B. The small child does whatever his father has done C. The small child does whatever his father did D. The small child does whatever his father does E. The small child does whatever his father had done

v. You have been asked to represent in front of villagers with a topic, “How to stop early marriage.” As a speaker, what will you prepare?

A. Debate B. Essay C. Speech D. Official letter E. Invitation card

vi. Where do you sign in application letters?

A. At the beginning B. At the end before writing your name C. At the middle D. After salutations E. After writing your name

vii. Your teacher asks you to compose a true story about your life. Which among the following is the literary names for the composed story?

A. Biography B. Argumentative writing C. Creative writing D. Non creative writing E. Autobiography writing

viii. Maulanga said that, “Education is better to all human beings.” What does Maulanga’ argument based on?

A. Fact B. Wisdom C. Suggestion D. Opinion E. Observation

ix. Which list is in the correct order of occurrence when you are writing an application letter?

A. Signature, paragraphs, heading, sender address, receiver address B. paragraph, heading, addresses, signature C. signature, paragraph, name, salutation D. Salutation, date, reference number E. Sender address, date, Receiver address, salutation, heading, paragraphs, signature, name

x. what do we call a speech which you make without making preparation?

A. Classroom speeches B. Impromptu speeches C. Formal speeches D. Public speeches E. Ceremonial speeches

2. Match each sentence in List A with its appropriate tenses in List B by writing its letter beside the corresponding item number in the answer booklet provided.

List A

List B

i. I announce this competition will be taking play next week.

ii. Malipula Maliyatabu has not been in Arusha since he was a child.

iii. Our English teacher is talking to my sister.

iv. I never danced Amapiano.

v. Mariam was wondering if you could give her a gallon full of diesel.

A. Future progressive

B. Past progressive

C. Present progressive

D. Simple future

E. Present perfect

F. Simple past

G. Simple present

H. Future perfect

Section B (40 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

3. Assume that you want to buy a dictionary. How would you do it? Write your answers using the given question below:

i. How would you introduce yourself?

ii. How would you give the message?

iii. How would you ask for dictionary price?

iv. How would you ask for discount?

4. Give meaning of the following words:

i. Activity

ii. Wrong

iii. Cover

iv. Oppose

5. Construct one sentence to show actions by using each of the given guidelines.

i. An action that will happen in future.

ii. An action that happened in the past.

iii. An action in progress.

iv. An action in conditional type one.

6. Select the word in the possessive case and write it down.

i. A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.

ii. I got expelled from ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine.

iii. People tend to forget their duties.

iv. Children's room.

v. People’s power.

vi. Forgive your enemies.

vii. Ours are special.

viii. Each member is responsible for their guests.

7. Consider the following dialogue between Mkojani and Bake and then answer the questions that follow.

Mkojani: Hello Bake, what are you doing?

Bake: I am dancing traditional dance.

Mkojani: Then you must follow the drum beat.


i. Imagine that you were Bake, report the dialogue to another person in a single paragraph.

ii. Assume you were Mkojani, report the above dialogue to another person in a single paragraph.

8. Construct one sentence by using prepositions expressing each of the following type.

i. Preposition of time

ii. Preposition of place

iii. Preposition of direction

iv. Preposition of location

Section C (45 marks)

Answer three questions from this section.

9. As a village poem writer, compose a one stanza poem with five verses and identify the following from the poem you have composed.

i. Rhyme

ii. Mood

iii. Rhythm

iv. Characters

v. Persona

vi. Meaning of your poem title

vii. One message

10. “Poets uses character to convey messages to the society.” Using two poems validate this statement by giving three points in each.

11. “People face different challenges in everyday life.” Justify this statement by using two plays you have read. Provide three points from each play.

12. “Tanzania is facing many barriers to development.” Provide three points from two novels you have read.

Jipatie Majibu ya Mtihani Huu, Wasiliana Nasi kwa Kugusa Hapa.

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