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Name

Class

SEKOLAH MENENGAH RIMBA

TEST 1
2009

HISTORY YEAR 8

Time: 1 Hour

INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES

1. Write your name and class in the box provided.

2. Do not open this booklet until you are told to do so.

3. Answer ALL questions in Section A, Section C and Section D.

4. Answer any FIVE questions in Section B.

5. You are given 5 minutes to look through the question paper.

INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES

The number of Marks is given in brackets [x] at the end of the section, or each question
or part of the question. The total number of marks for this paper is 40.

MARKS
SECTION A
SECTION B
SECTION C
SECTION D
TOTAL
2

SECTION A

Answer ALL the questions in this section. Choose the most correct answer and write
the letter A, B, C or D in the answer box provided.

1. Sultan Hashim Jalilul Alam Aqamaddin was the son of _______________.

A. Sultan Ahmad.
B. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin II.
C. Sultan Bolkiah.
D. Sultan Hassan.

2. A place where historical records of a country are kept is called _______________.

A. An Archive.
B. The Mall.
C. A Library.
D. A Bookstore.

3. The first Raja of Sarawak was ______________.

A. James Broker.
B. James Brake.
C. James Broke.
D. James Brooke.

4. When Charles Brooke took over Muara Town, he changed it to the name of
_______________.

A. Brooketon.
B. Brooke Town.
C. Broketon.
D. Brokenton.
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5. What led to the death of Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam II?

A. Fever.
B. Dengue.
C. Cholera.
D. Malaria.

[5 Marks]
Total Marks
4

SECTION B

Answer any FIVE of the following questions in complete sentences.

1. What was the name of the agreement signed on 20th February 1885 and who was
the Sultan of Brunei at that time?

2. What led to the disturbances in Belait and Tutong around 1895 and who took the
opportunity to annex Belait and Tutong?

3. Name the ‘Law’ and ‘Act’ introduced by Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam II in
1912 and 1913.

4. Can you name any two British Resident in Brunei other than McArthur?

5. ‘Kerajaan’ was one of the Brunei’s Traditional Land Rights. Can you name the
other two Land Rights?

6. Other than coal industry, what are the two industries that became part of Brunei’s
economic development?
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7. Give two reasons for the decline of the cutch industry in the 1930’s.

8. Back in 1903, who did Sultan Hashim asked for help to get Limbang back? Who
did the British sent to write a report about the problems in Brunei?

[10 Marks]
Total Marks
6

SECTION C

Use complete sentences in answering ALL questions in this section.

Read the passage below and answer the following questions.

The Residential System

The Residential System was introduced in Brunei in 1906. It was a result of the
Supplementary Protectorate Agreement between Sultan Hashim and John Anderson of
the British Government. The Resident in Brunei had wide-ranging powers. He secured
all the executive power. He made several changes to Brunei system of administration.
The Residential System lasted for 53 years.

(a). Give one advantage and disadvantages of the Residential System.

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______________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________[2]

(b). What was the duty of the Resident?

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______________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________[1]

(d) What are the changes made by the Resident to the Traditional Land Rights System?
_____________________________________________________________________
_

___________________________________________________________________[2]
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[5 Marks]
Total Marks
SECTION D

Write down the correct 10 definition that match each word below. The definition is
on the next page.

Partition

Appeal

External Affairs

Lease

Seized

Protested

Annex

Taxes

Internal Affairs

Council Of Regency

Executive Power

Enactment

Hereditary
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Fluctuated

Definition.

Did not agree on certain points. To rent the land or house.

Took control over something. Payment for using land or living in that
particular place.

Division or to divide something into Inherited.


different areas.

A council in charge of helping a ruler that Laws and regulation.


need nurturing before became a leader.

Process of getting. Going down.

[20 Marks]
Total Marks

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