Mock exam paper B Section 1 Ordinary Level

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PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012

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GEOGRAPHY – ORDINARY LEVEL

SECTION 1 – FOLDER (60 marks)

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TIME: 2 Hours & 50 Mins

NOTE: SECTION 2 OF THIS SECTION IS SUPPLIED SEPARATELY

  1. ACID RAIN

Acid rain is formed when:

Trees are planted in rain forests

Fossil fuels like coal are burned

Glaciers melt

Limestone is weathered

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  1. ROCKS

Sedimentary rocks are formed:

By earthquakes

By remains of animals, plants or other

rocks being compressed

When volcanoes erupt

When hot, liquid rock cools down

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  1. ANSWER EITHER 3A OR 3B

3A. PLATES

Look at the map of plates on the surface of the earth.

Ireland is on the:

The Eurasian Plate

The South American Plate

The African Plate

The Antarctic Plate

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3B. EARTHQUAKES

Earthquakes often occur:

In Ireland

At the centre of the plates

At the edge of the plates

In Tundra zones

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  1. EROSION

The feature shown in the diagram is a:

Beach

Esker

Waterfall

Delta

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5. ANSWER EITHER 5A OR 5B

5A. COASTAL DEPOSITION

Which one of the following features is formed by deposition from the sea?

Sand spit

Ox Bow lake

V shaped valley

Sea stack

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OR

5B. GLACIATION

A landform that is created when two cirques form back to back is called a:

Arête

Ribbon Lake

Fjord

Esker

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  1. ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES

Which one of these is a Tertiary (Service) economic activity?

Mining

Fishing

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