Mock exam paper A Section 2 Higher Level

PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2011

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GEOGRAPHY – HIGHER LEVEL

SECTION 2

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SECTION 2 (90 MARKS)

Answer three questions

SECTION 1 of this paper is on a separate folder, where spaces are provided for your answers.

Please remember to return your completed Section 1 folder with your answer book.

  1. The Earth’s Crust
  2. Volcanoes
  3. Name one advantage and one disadvantage of volcanoes.

(2)

  1. With the aid of a diagram, explain how volcanoes are formed.

(8)

  1. Rocks

http://www.insideireland.ie/uploads/image/Tourism/BurrenStory(1).jpg

B

A

Look at the picture above and answer the following questions:

  1. Where in Ireland would you expect to find this landscape?

(1)

  1. What type of rock is shown in the photograph?

(1)

  1. Identify the landforms (A and B) shown in the photograph.

(2)

  1. Describe two ways in which rocks may be of economic use to people

(6)

  1. Human Interaction

Describe two ways in which humans try to control/manage rivers or coastal areas.

(10)

2. AGENTS OF EROSION

Answer EITHER Glaciation OR Coasts

Glaciation – The Work of Ice

A. Feature of glacial erosion

Name one feature of glacial erosion and with the aid of a diagram, explain how it was formed.

(10)

B. Feature of glacial deposition

Name one feature of glacial deposition and with the aid of a diagram, explain how it was formed.

(10)

C. Glaciation and People

(i) Name and briefly explain one way that people benefit from the results of glaciation.

(5)

(ii) Name and briefly explain one disadvantage of the results of glaciation

(5)

OR

Coasts – The Work of the Sea

A. Feature of coastal erosion

Name one feature of coastal erosion and with the aid of a diagram, explain how it was formed.

(10)

B. Feature of coastal deposition

Name one feature of coastal deposition and with the aid of a diagram, explain how it was formed.

(10)

C. Coasts and People

(i) Name and briefly explain one way that people use coastal areas.

(5)

(ii) Name and briefly explain one way that people pollute coastal areas.

(5)

3. Geographical Mix

Answer any three of the questions A to D

3A. Global Warming

http://www.sierraclub.org/population/factsheets/images/co2_emissions_graph.gif

  1. In the diagram above, which country produces the mo...

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