Mock exam paper A Section 1 Ordinary Level

PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2011

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GEOGRAPHY – ORDINARY LEVEL

SECTION 1

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Time: 2 Hours

SECTION 1 (60 MARKS)

ALL questions to be answered

You have an either / or choice within 3 questions.

Be sure to return this folder with your answer book.

Otherwise, marks will be lost.

  1. The Earth’s structure

The Earth’s layer, marked X in the diagram, is:

http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/articles/20030521/a48_1477.jpg

Crust

X

Mantle

Outer core

Inner core

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Rocks

This sedimentary rock is:

Limestone

Marble

Sandstone

Granite

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Earthquakes

The strength of an earthquake is measured using a:

Anemometer

http://www.cartage.org.lb/en/themes/Sciences/Earthscience/Geology/Earthquakes/MeasuringEarthquakes/Seismographs/seismograph.GIF

Thermometer

Seismograph

Rain gauge

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Mass Movement

The type of mass movement shown in the diagram is:

Landslide

Bogburst

Mudflow

Soil creep

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Rivers

A waterfall in a river normally occurs in the:

Youthful stage

Mature stage

Old age stage

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Answer EITHER 6A or 6B

6A. Coastal Erosion

http://www.rosecrossing.com/gallery/pillar600x400.jpg

The coastal feature, marked X is a:

Sea Cave

X

Sea Stack

Sea Arch

Blow-hole

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OR

6B. Glaciation

Landform that is created when two cirques form back to back:

Arête

Ribbon Lake

Fjord

Esker

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Satellite Image

The satellite image shows:

The Alps in North of Italy

The Sahara Desert in Africa

Tropical Rainforest in Brazil

Beach in the South of Spain

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Weather

http://www.ntua.gr/weather/sat.jpg

Look at the satellite image of Europe.

Spain is experiencing:

Wet and windy weather

Dry and sunny weather

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Temperature

Examine the temperature statistics for Cork Airport.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Degrees

5.3

5.1

6.2

7.6

10.0

12.8

14.6

14.3

12.6

10.3

6.2

9.36

The second coldest month was:

January

February

November

April

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Natural Disaster

The country closet to the tsunami when it hit South East Asia was:

Australia

Bangladesh

Indonesia

Somalia

  • (tick the correct box)
  1. Economic Activities

The percentage for primary activities is:

8 %

12 %

18 %

20 %

70

  • (t...

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