Mock exam paper A Ordinary Level Marking Scheme

PRE - JUNIOR CERTIFICATE 2011

MARKING SCHEME

GEOGRAPHY

ORDINARY LEVEL

SECTION 1 – FOLDER (60 MARKS)

Students must answer all questions (20 @ 3m each)

Mantle

3

Limestone

3

Seismograph

3

Soil creep

3

Youthful stage

3

A. Sea Stack

1.5

B. Arete

1.5

The Alps in North of Italy

3

Dry and sunny weather

3

January

3

Indonesia

3

8 %

3

Tertiary Activities

3

Developing Country

3

Desertification

3

Oblique

3

From South West to North East

3

Water

3

Caravan Park

3

23 Km2

3

Emergency Aid

3

SECTION 2 (90 MARKS)

Students must answer any THREE questions @ 30 marks each

  1. Shaping the Earth’s Surface
  2. Landforms

(i) & (ii) Two landforms @ 6m each. For each landform:

Landform named = 2m

Diagram = 2m (graded 2/1/0)

How it was formed = 2m (two elements of information @ 1+1)

ONE MUST BE FORMATION RELATED

2 + 2gr.+ 2gr and 2 + 2 gr.+ 2 gr. [12]

Samples:

A cliff (2) is caused by erosion (0). The land is worn away (1) by the force of

the water (+1). *

A cirque(2): The glacier (1) wears away(1) a hollow[(1)]. *

A beach (2) happens when the waves/water drop(1) sand (1). *

A drumlin is a hill (1) dropped by the ice (1). *

* Diagram 2/1/0.

If features are not identified as Erosion/Deposition allow if given in print order.

Accept Coastal in (i) and Glacial in (ii) or vice versa.

Accept annotation on diagram for explanation marks if in excess of what is needed to

score 2 marks on the diagram (i.e. credit excess, but do not double mark).

  1. Volcanoes
  2. X = Lava flow @ 2m

Y = Vent @ 2m

Z = Crater @ 2m

  1. Named Volcano @ 2m
  2. Two effects named @ 2m each

[12]

  1. Extracting Rocks
  2. Two rocks named @ 1m each
  3. Two uses @ 2 + 2

1 + 1 and 1 + 1 = 4m [6]

Sample:

(i) Limestone(1), Marble(1). OR Igneous (1), Metamorphic (1)

BUT Limestone (1) and Metamorphic (0)

Accept either two rock types or two rock groups, NOT a mix.

(ii) Limestone for buildings (1+1); Marble for fireplaces (1+1);

OR Buildings (1+0) and fireplaces (1+0)

BUT if the two uses in (ii) match the rocks in sequence given in

part (i) allow 1+1 and 1+1.

If rock groups are given in (ii) allow 1+0 and 1+0 only for...

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