Mock exam paper B Higher Level Marking Scheme

JUNIOR CERTIFICATE 2012

MARKING SCHEME

GEOGRAPHY

HIGHER LEVEL

Section 1

Allow 20 Questions @ 3 marks each = 60 marks

  1. 3 @ 1 mark each
  2. High fluxuating stage
  3. Death rate
  4. Developed countries
  5. 3 @ 1mark each
  6. A4
  7. B1
  8. C5
  9. D2
  10. E3

Or

  1. A3
  2. B2
  3. C1
  4. D4
  5. E5
  6. 3 @ 1 mark each
  7. More pollution- problems with waste management
  8. Loss of rural landscape
  9. Over-use of fossil fuels
  10. 3 @ 1 mark each
  11. Igneous rock
  12. limestone
  13. metamorphic rock
  14. 3 @ 1 mark each
  15. Wind vane
  16. High pressure
  17. Low pressure
  18. 3 @ 1 mark each
  19. Metamorphic rock
  20. basalt
  21. decayed vegetation
  22. 3 @ 1 mark each
  23. true
  24. true
  25. true
  26. 3 @ 1 mark each

(i)A4

(II) B1

(iii)C2

(iv)D3

  1. 3 @ 1 mark each
  • Diagram C
  • Diagram A
  • Diagram B
  1. 3 @ 1 mark each
  2. 1
  3. 9
  4. 2
  5. 3 @ 1 mark each
  6. A
  7. B
  8. Cl
  9. 3 marks

(A)

  1. 3 marks
  2. Humification (2)
  3. Leaching (1)
  4. 3 marks

3. a town where people live but work in another town

  1. 3 @ 1 mark each
  2. Inside EU
  3. Political and social stability
  4. Low tax rates
  5. 3 @ 1 mark each
  • A4
  • B1
  • C2
  • D3

OR

2

  1. 3 marks
  2. 1, 3 AND 4
  3. 3 marks

2

  1. 3 @ 1 marks
  • Oblique
  • Right background
  • Semi detatched
  1. 3 @ 1 mark each

Railway

River

National Secondary Road

Regional Road

Third class road

Section 2 – 90 marks

Allow marks for the three best answers @ 30 marks each

  1. The Earth’s Crust
  2. Volcanoes
  3. Explanation – 2x 1
  4. Diagram – 2m (1m for sketch and 1m if labelled)

Formation – 4m

Example – 2m [10]

  1. Energy
  2. 2 areas of Irish – coast 2x 1m

Example of natural gas in Europe – 1m

Gas interconnector linking Ireland to another country – 1m

  1. Two ways @ 3m each

Named (1m)

Explained/developed (2m) [10]

  1. Fishing
  • Two ways @ 4m each
  • Named -2m e.g. Dam on a river
  • Explained/developed -4m [10]
  1. Limestone and the Burren
  2. (I)
  • Diagram - 2m (1m for sketch and 1m if labelled)
  • Explanation - 4m (6)

(II) Explanation of chemical weathering 4m (4)

  1. (I)
  • Explanation - 4m
  • Irish example - 2m [6]

(II)Explanation 2X2m (4)

  1. Tourism- problems of tourism affecting the Burre...

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