Mock exam paper D Section 2 Ordinary Level
PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2014
GEOGRAPHY – ORDINARY LEVEL
SECTION 2 (90 marks)
TIME: 2 HOURS
Note: 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.
SECTION 2 (90 MARKS)
Answer any THREE questions.
All questions carry equal marks.
Question 1 ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP
- Look at the Ordnance Survey map and legend (key) provided.
Draw a sketch map of the area shown on the Ordnance Survey map.
Mark on it and identify:
• A major river
• The built up area of Drogheda
• A motorway
• A beach
• A golf course
- Look again at the Ordnance Survey map.
(i) “Drogheda is an old town. It has developed at this location for a number of reasons”.
Using evidence from the map, describe two reasons why Drogheda developed at this location.
(ii) What is the distance in kilometres, along the R132 from the T-Junction at Julianstown (O 133 708), north to the Railway station in Drogheda, (O 099 748)?
- It has been suggested that a Shopping Centre should be built near the roundabout at O 065 767.
Describe one advantage and one disadvantage of building a Shopping Centre at this location.
Question 2 AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH
- Study the Aerial photograph of Drogheda supplied with this paper.
[HINT: Remember – This is an oblique photograph. Therefore, you should use the
correct terms e.g. Left Background, Right Foreground, etc].
Draw a sketch map of the whole area shown on the photograph.
Mark on it and identify
• A river
• A bri...