Social Economic Development – November 2019 KNEC Diploma

Journalism November 2019 Past Examination Question Paper – KNEC

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses

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1. (a) Highlight five ways in which governments can protect and uphold human rights of the citizens. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five reasons why democracy is important to a country. (10 marks)

2.(a) Explain six initiatives that are being undertaken by the Government of Kenya to protect the environment. (12 marks)

(b) Highlight four challenges that the Government of Kenya faces in implementation of the cash transfer programme for the elderly citizens. (8 marks)

3. (a) Highlight five benefits that citizens may derive from privatization of state corporations in Kenya. (10 marks)

(b) Explain five measures that the Government of Kenya is taking to improve the country’s Human Development Index. (10 marks)

4. (a) South Sudan recently joined the East African Community. Explain six benefits that the country will derive from joining the community. (12 marks)

(b) World Food Programme is one of the world’s largest humanitarian organisations.

Highlight four activities that it carries out to alleviate human suffering. (8 marks)

5. (a) Explain five ways in which poverty contributes to environmental degradation. (10 marks)

(b) Highlight five functions of the National Assembly in Kenya. (10 marks)

6. (a) Explain five negative effects of unemployment on economic development of a country. (10 marks)

(b) Describe the mandate of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. (10 marks)

7. (a) Highlight five achievements of the Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). (10 marks)

(b) Explain five sources of foreign exchange for the Kenyan economy. (10 marks)

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