Swahili 2 Term 2 Quiz 2

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Swahili 2 Term 2 Quiz 2

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes Instructions: 1.      This quiz counts for 10% of your course work 2.      Computer based version of this Quiz is available at 3.      This is not an open book Quiz. Do not refer to any printed or electronic sources 4.      Use blue/black pen. Do not use pencils or coloured pens (Paper Quiz only) Answer all questions. Circle the letter of the correct answer choice from the questions given below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ‘Help him!’ The correct Swahili translation is
    • A. 

      Sadia yeye

    • B. 

      Saidia Mvulana

    • C. 

      Msaidie

    • D. 

      Yeye asaidiwe

  • 2. 
    ‘I bought the chair yesterday’. With object marker this translates in Swahili as
    • A. 

      Nilichinunuwa kiti jana

    • B. 

      Nilimnunuwa kiti jana

    • C. 

      Nilinunuwa kiti jana

    • D. 

      Nilikinuwa kiti jana

  • 3. 
    ‘The Chair that I bought yesterday’. If this sentence is translated in Swahili it must include
    • A. 

      Object marker

    • B. 

      Only a relative marker –cho can be used here

    • C. 

      Both , relative marker –cho and the object marker can be included

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    ‘I saw the ghost outside my classroom’ – Ghost means mzuka. If this sentence is translated in Swahili, the Object marker is
    • A. 

      Obligatory

    • B. 

      Optional

    • C. 

      Both, optional and Obligatory are applicable choices

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    ‘The girl I loved’ (Girl = msichana). The correct relative affix of this sentences when translated into Swahili is
    • A. 

      -ye

    • B. 

      –o

    • C. 

      –ku

    • D. 

      –wa

  • 6. 
    One of the statements below is not true about amba- relative form
    • A. 

      Relative amba can be used with all tenses/ aspects in Swahili

    • B. 

      Relative amba can be attached with a relative suffix of the noun class given

    • C. 

      Relative amba cannot came after the verb in a sentence

    • D. 

      Relative amba can be used with both relative infixes and suffixes in a sentence

  • 7. 
    1.      In the past tense, the relative form can be formed by using the following, except
    • A. 

      Using amba relative

    • B. 

      Using a relative infix

    • C. 

      Using a relative suffix

    • D. 

      Using amba or a relative infix but not the suffix

  • 8. 
    1.      In the past perfect tense, a relative form can only be formed by
    • A. 

      Amba relative

    • B. 

      Relative infix

    • C. 

      Relative suffix

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    ‘Nikilala naota’ (When I sleep, I dream). The –ki tense here is used to show
    • A. 

      An ongoing tense

    • B. 

      Narrative tense

    • C. 

      Conditional tense

    • D. 

      Past tense conditional

  • 10. 
    ‘Jana nilikuwa nikiimba wimbo wa Mariah Carey’.  The –ki tense here is used to show
    • A. 

      An ongoing tense

    • B. 

      Narrative tense

    • C. 

      Conditional tense

    • D. 

      Past tense conditional

  • 11. 
    1.       ‘The window broke (vunja)’. If this sentence is translated in Swahili, which verbal form will verb ‘vunja’ take in this context?
    • A. 

      Prepositional

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Reciprocal

    • D. 

      Stative

  • 12. 
          ‘James scratched my back. I scratched his’ (scratch= parura). If this sentence is translated in Swahili, which verbal form will verb ‘parura’ take in this context?
    • A. 

      Prepositional

    • B. 

      Causative

    • C. 

      Reciprocal

    • D. 

      Stative

  • 13. 
    ‘My home work was eaten by the dog’. If this sentence is translated in Swahili, which verbal form will verb ‘kula’ take?
    • A. 

      Prepositional

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Reciprocal

    • D. 

      Stative

  • 14. 
    1.    ‘Mr. Park bought me a wonderful Korean gift’. If this sentence is translated in Swahili, which verbal form will verb ‘nunua’ take?  
    • A. 

      Causative

    • B. 

      Stative

    • C. 

      Prepositional

    • D. 

      Reciprocal

  • 15. 
    1.     ‘He dropped his pen’ (drop= dondoka). If this sentence is translated in Swahili, which verbal form will verb ‘dondoka’ take?
    • A. 

      Reciprocal

    • B. 

      Prepositional

    • C. 

      Stative

    • D. 

      Causative

  • 16. 
    ‘I came by bus.’ The preposition ‘by’ in this context translates correctly as
    • A. 

      Nilikuja na basi

    • B. 

      Nilikuja basi

    • C. 

      Nilikuja wa basi

    • D. 

      Nilikuja kwa basi

  • 17. 
    1.      ‘She ate with a spoon,’ The preposition ‘with’ in this context translates correctly as
    • A. 

      Alikula kwa kijiko

    • B. 

      Alikula na kijiko

    • C. 

      Alikula pamoja na kijiko

    • D. 

      Alikula kijiko

  • 18. 
    Which one of the following verbs is the correct nominalised form of ‘vuta’ (smoke)?
    • A. 

      Mvutizi

    • B. 

      Mvutaji

    • C. 

      Mvuti

    • D. 

      Mvutiaji

  • 19. 
            Which one of the followings is the most appropriate choice of the nominalised form of the verb ‘soma’?
    • A. 

      Msomi

    • B. 

      Msomaji

    • C. 

      Msomeshi

    • D. 

      Both, A and B are appropriate nominalised forms of ‘soma’

  • 20. 
    1.      One of the  following is the most appropriate choice of the nominalised form of the verb ‘zika’ (burry)
    • A. 

      Mziki

    • B. 

      Mzishi

    • C. 

      Mzikaji

    • D. 

      Both, B and C are appropriate nominalised form of ‘zika’

  • 21. 
    Nyumba  _____    ___livunjika (All houses broke). The appropriate choices for the spaces are
    • A. 

      Yoyote ____ a

    • B. 

      Zote ______ zi

    • C. 

      Lolote ____li

    • D. 

      Wote ____ wa

  • 22. 
    1.      Si ruhusa kwa mtu __________ kuingia humu (Any). The appropriate choice for the space is:   
    • A. 

      Wote

    • B. 

      Lote

    • C. 

      Wowote

    • D. 

      Yeyote/yoyote

  • 23. 
    1.     ‘I have two eyes, ten fingers and a lot of hair’. This translates in Swahili as  
    • A. 

      Mimi nina macho wawili, vidole vikumi, na nywele mingi

    • B. 

      Mimi nina macho mawili, vidole kumi, na nywele nyingi

    • C. 

      Mimi nina majicho mabili, dole kumi, na nywele wengi

    • D. 

      Mimi nina macho maawili, vidole vikumi na nywele nyingi

  • 24. 
    1.      'One youth came home’. This translates in Swahili as   
    • A. 

      Kijana mmoja alikuja nyumbani

    • B. 

      Kijana kimoja kilikuja nyumbani

    • C. 

      Kijana moja alikuja nyumbani

    • D. 

      Kijana mmoja walikuja kwa nyumba

  • 25. 
    Wanafunzi  _____ darasani
    • A. 

      Wapo

    • B. 

      Wako

    • C. 

      Wamo

    • D. 

      Walikuwapo

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