- 5 Grade By Kevin Magangi
END SEMESTER EXAMINATION MUSIC YEAR FIVE DECEMBER 2021 STUDENT NAME ……………………………………………………………………………………… INSRUCTIONS: Answer all questions Submit your paper within the time given. Cheating in exams is strictly prohibited QUESTIONS: 1. Music is made up of many basic elements. Name any four basic elements of music (4mks) 2. Many communities love singing and every community has its folk songs. (a) What is a folk song? (1mk)
(b) Folk songs have many characteristics in which they are sung. Give three characteristics of these folk songs.(3mks) 3. Songs are of different types depending on the massage they have and when they are sung. Give four types of songs.(4mks) 4. What is a lullaby song?(1mk) (a) A lullaby song is very important especially for care givers of children and it has some characteristics that make it more important. Name three importance of a lullaby song. (3mks)
(b) How is a lullaby song sung? (2mks) 5. In traditional African communities they made many musical instruments that they used to perform different music. Name two traditional music instruments. (2mks) 6. Folk songs are sung during drama and music festivals in schools and have some importance. What are the two importance of singing a folk song? (2mks) 7. Music instruments are made in many different ways and this makes them to produce different sounds when played. (a) Name two wind instruments. (2mks) (b) Give three ways on how to care and maintain wind instruments. (3mks)
(c) How are wind instruments played?(1mk) 8. A drum was very important in traditional African societies and it was used in many ways. Give three ways in which it was used.(3mks) 9. ‘My country my country….. Amen My home my home…Amen My land my land my laaand…Amen My residence my residence my resideeeeence…..Amen.’ (a) Which type of song is this? (1mk) 10. Traditional drum was made up of different materials. Name two materials used to make a drum. (2mks) 11. During music performance one can use the body to produce sound such as clapping, whistle and stamping the fit. How do we call it? (1mk) 12.What do you understand by saying music pulse? (1mk) 13. The Kenyan national anthem is a symbol of unity.
Name any four events when it is sung. (4mks) 14.Dancing is important when performing music. Give three importance of dancing.(3mks) 15. East African anthem is important more so to peace and unity of East African countries. (a) Give four events in which the East African anthem is sung?(4mks) (b) Name three importance of East African anthem.(3mks) 16.Why do you think people sing? (1mk)