Swahili 1 Quiz 2 Term 2

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Swahili 1 Quiz  2 Term 2

Instructions: This quiz counts for 10% of your course work Computer based version of this Quiz is available at This is not an open book Quiz. Do not refer to any printed or electronic sources Use blue/black pen. Do not use pencils or coloured pens Time 1:45 hrs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    'I cook myself rice’ translates in Swahili as
    • A. 

      Nampikia wali

    • B. 

      Wajipikia wali

    • C. 

      Ninajipikia wali

    • D. 

      Wamepikia wali

  • 2. 
    ‘The mouse was chased  by the cat – (chase =fukuza)’  translates in Swahili as
    • A. 

      Panya alifukuza paka

    • B. 

      Paka alifukuzana na panya

    • C. 

      Panya lilifukuzia paka

    • D. 

      Panya alifukuzwa na paka

  • 3. 
    ‘Niliimba wimbo mzuri jana’. The negation of this sentence is
    • A. 

      Siliimba wimbo mzuri jana

    • B. 

      Sikuimba wimbo mzuri jana

    • C. 

      Sinaimba wimbo mzuri jana

    • D. 

      Haimbi wimbo mzuri jana

  • 4. 
    ‘I saw many fruits at the market’ translates in Swahili  as
    • A. 

      Niliona matunda mengi sokoni

    • B. 

      Niliona tunda nyingi kwa soko

    • C. 

      Niliona matunda mengine hapo soko

    • D. 

      Niliona matunda wengi sokoni

  • 5. 
    ‘Another house’ translates in Swahili as
    • A. 

      Nyumba lingine

    • B. 

      Jumba mwengine

    • C. 

      Nyumba zengine

    • D. 

      Nyumba nyengine

  • 6. 
    The object marker of ‘wewe’ (you) is
    • A. 

      -ni-

    • B. 

      -ku-

    • C. 

      -wa-

    • D. 

      -tu-

  • 7. 
    The object markers of ‘wao’ and ‘nyinyi’ are
    • A. 

      –tu- and –m-

    • B. 

      –m- and –wa-

    • C. 

      Both take –wa- object marker

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    ‘Wanafunzi  _____ darasani
    • A. 

      Wapo

    • B. 

      Wako

    • C. 

      Wamo

    • D. 

      Walikuwapo

  • 9. 
    Mnara wa Eiffel ________ Paris
    • A. 

      Umo

    • B. 

      Upo

    • C. 

      Uko

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    London ________Uingereza
    • A. 

      Iko

    • B. 

      Ipo

    • C. 

      Imo

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    1.       One of the relative forms below is not correct
    • A. 

      Kijana ambaye nilimwona

    • B. 

      Kijana niliyemwona

    • C. 

      Kijana nilimwonaye

    • D. 

      Kijana ambaye nimemwona

  • 12. 
          1.       Which statement below is correct about past perfect relative –me- ?
    • A. 

      Past perfect can only be used with –amba relative form

    • B. 

      Past perfect can be used with relative infix

    • C. 

      Past perfect can be used with relative suffix

    • D. 

      Past Perfect can be used with both relative infix and suffix

  • 13. 
    1.       Which statement below is a not correct about relative constructions in Swahili?
    • A. 

      Relative amba, relative infix and relative suffix can be used with present tense –na

    • B. 

      Relative amba and relative infix can be used with future tense –ta-

    • C. 

      Relative amba can be used with all tenses in Swahili

    • D. 

      Relative suffix can be used with past tense –li-

  • 14. 
    1.     That is my Chair’. The correct demonstrative - reference 'that' will be
    • A. 

      Huyo

    • B. 

      Huo

    • C. 

      Hilo

    • D. 

      Hicho

  • 15. 
    Huu ni mkoba _____ (hers). The appropriate possessive pronoun is
    • A. 

      Wangu

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Wake

    • D. 

      Yangu

  • 16. 
    _____ ni magari ______. The correct answer pair is
    • A. 

      Wale - wao

    • B. 

      Yale – yao

    • C. 

      Lile – lao

    • D. 

      Zile – zao

  • 17. 
    Jumba (mansion) __________ madirisha ya vioo (glass windows). Choose an appropriate –enye choice below:
    • A. 

      Mwenye

    • B. 

      Chenye

    • C. 

      Zenye

    • D. 

      Lenye

  • 18. 
    Kipande (piece)_____________ ncha kali (sharp edge). Choose an appropriate –enye choice below:
    • A. 

      Chenye

    • B. 

      Vyenye

    • C. 

      Mwenye

    • D. 

      Wenye

  • 19. 
    ‘Nikusaidie?’ (Can I help you?). The appropriate negative form is
    • A. 

      Usimsaidie

    • B. 

      Usisaidie

    • C. 

      Usinisaidie

    • D. 

      Tusiwasaidie

  • 20. 
    ‘Call me, please’ – (phone call only). In Swahili this is equivalent to
    • A. 

      Niite

    • B. 

      Nipigie (tafadhali)

    • C. 

      Piga simu

    • D. 

      Uite, tafadhali

  • 21. 
    ‘No smoking’! The most acceptable Swahili translation is
    • A. 

      Usivute sigara

    • B. 

      Usitoe moshi

    • C. 

      Hapana moshi

    • D. 

      Usiwe moshi

  • 22. 
    ‘Babies and dogs must be carried’. The most acceptable Swahili translation is
    • A. 

      Watoto na mbwa wachukuliwe

    • B. 

      Chukuwa watoto na mbwa

    • C. 

      Beba watoto na mbwa

    • D. 

      Watoto na mbwa lazima wabebwe

  • 23. 
    ‘The cat is between the lion and dog’. This translates as
    • A. 

      Paka yupo kati ya simba na mbwa

    • B. 

      Paka yupo kati kati ya simba na mbwa

    • C. 

      Paka yupo kwenye simba na mbwa

    • D. 

      Paka mbele ya simba na mbwa

  • 24. 
    The church is beside the Hospital’. This translates as
    • A. 

      Kanisa mbele ya Hospitali

    • B. 

      Kanisa karibu na Hospitali

    • C. 

      Kanisa liko pembeni ya Hospitali

    • D. 

      Kanisa karibiana na Hospitali

  • 25. 
    ‘Matunda ___________ _______________ mkoba. The appropriate choice below is
    • A. 

      Yako --- kwa

    • B. 

      Yamo ---- ndani ya

    • C. 

      Liko ----- kwenye

    • D. 

      Wapo --- ndani wa

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