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1

What is the lake in the north of kenya

Lake turkana

2

What lake is in the south of kenya

Lake victoria

3

What ocean is on the right of Africa

Indian ocean

4

What ocean is on the left of Africa

Atlantic ocean

5

In the south of Kenya there are two cities one above the other in order say what they are from top to bottom

Malindi
Mombasa

6

Name all the countries surrounding kenya

south sudan. Ethiopia

Uganda. Somalia


Tanzania

7

Who are the maasai

A nomadic tribe that are situated in the south west of kenya

8

What are the maasai called who keep cattle and goats

Pastoralists

9

Why are maasai nomadic

To find water and grass for animals

10

What do maasai rely on for food

Animals

11

What does cattle mean for maasai

Theyre wealthy

12

What are animals exchanged for

Grain

13

Why are no crops grown with maasai

Its too hot and dry

14

What do woman do for maasai

Collect firewood, water for cooking and make baskets and jewellery

15

Where do the maasai live

Enkang, a small village

16

Waht do men do for maasai

Guard animals

17

What is part of the maasais daily diet

Milk mixed with blood 😷😷💩

18

Describe a maasai hut

Walls made of mud and cow dung
Roof made of grass and cow dung
Small narrow entrance tunnel
Small hole in wall to let out smoke, no other windows or chimneys
Shaped like box with wooden poles

19

Where are the kikuyu situated

In between nairobi and mount kenya

20

What parts of the country do the kikuyu live

The higher parts in small nucleated villages

21

What are the kikuyu

Largest ethnic group

22

Are the kikuyu pastoralists

No, they only keep a few animals

23

Do kikuyu grow crops

Yes they do

24

What do men do for kikuyuy

Produce ironwork

25

What do woman do for kikuyu

Make baskets, jewellery and clothes

26

What do the kikuyu do

Make crafts for themselves and for sale in markets

27

What is subsistence farming

Crops for family on shamba

28

What is commercial farming

Crops grown on large scale and sold overseas

29

What crops are commercial farming

Tea and coffee

30

What crops are subsistence farming

Bananas, maize, millet, tropical fruits

31

Describe a kikuyu house

Thatched roof
Round house with cone shaped rood
Shamba (garden)

32

What continents are developed

Europe, north America and Oceana

33

Which continents are developing

Africa, asia and south america

34

What things might developing countries have

Low GNP, small amount of imports and exports, high birth, death and infant mortality rates, low levels of literacy and few doctors per 1000 people

35

Where are the developing countries between

Tropics of cancer and capricorn

36

What is kenya

One of the poorest countries in the world

37

What is rural-urban migration

Large movement of people from countryside to towns

38

Name four push factors for people leaving the countryside

Not enough jobs
Drought
Hunger
Family too big

39

What are 4 pull factors for going to towns

More jobs
Better food supplies
Better life
Schools and hospitals

40

What are shanty towns

Very poor streets of huts on the edge of towns and cities

41

Name 5 points about shanty towns

Houses are small
Few electricity or water
Sewage runs down tracks between houses
Lack of shops, schools, medical facilities and jobs
Difficult to find decent job

42

Give three reasons why kenyas population has grown so fast

High birth rate
Falling death rate
Better healthcare

43

When did kenyas population double

Between 1970 and 1990

44

What is good about working on plantations

Accommodation
Free healthcare
Schools provided

45

What is bad about working on plantations

Work long hours
Poor pay
Profits go abroad

46

What is a sustainable plantation

Using natural resources without damaging the environment

47

How can we keep plantations sustainable

Soil fertility
Renewable enrgy
Drip irrigation