Life Skills Grade 6 Term 1 Test Papers

Life Skills Grade 6 Term 1 Test Papers: Facts in South Africa

Section A: Multiple Choice (20 marks)

  1. Which of the following is the capital city of South Africa?
    (a) Cape Town
    (b) Pretoria
    (c) Johannesburg
    (d) Durban

  2. What is the official currency of South Africa?
    (a) Rand
    (b) Dollar
    (c) Euro
    (d) Pound

  3. Which of the following is a national symbol of South Africa?
    (a) Protea
    (b) Eagle
    (c) Lion
    (d) Springbok

  4. What is the name of the largest province in South Africa?
    (a) Gauteng
    (b) Western Cape
    (c) Northern Cape
    (d) KwaZulu-Natal

  5. Which of the following is a major industry in South Africa?
    (a) Mining
    (b) Tourism
    (c) Agriculture
    (d) All of the above

Section B: True or False (10 marks)

  1. South Africa is the only country in the world that has 11 official languages.
  2. The highest mountain in South Africa is Table Mountain.
  3. South Africa is a member of the United Nations.
  4. The first democratic elections in South Africa were held in 1994.
  5. The apartheid system was a policy of racial segregation in South Africa.

Section C: Short Answer (30 marks)

  1. Describe the geographical features of South Africa.
  2. Explain the importance of the Constitution in South Africa.
  3. Discuss the challenges facing South Africa today.
  4. Write a short paragraph about the history of South Africa.
  5. Describe the role of the government in South Africa.

Section D: Essay (40 marks)

  1. Discuss the importance of education in South Africa.
  2. Explain the concept of human rights and how they are protected in South Africa.
  3. Describe the different cultures and traditions that make up South Africa.
  4. Discuss the role of technology in South Africa.
  5. Write an essay about the future of South Africa.
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Answer Key

Section A: Multiple Choice

  1. (b)
  2. (a)
  3. (d)
  4. (c)
  5. (d)

Section B: True or False

  1. True
  2. False
  3. True
  4. True
  5. True

Section C: Short Answer

Answers will vary.

Section D: Essay

Answers will vary.