Mock exam paper D Section 2 Ordinary Level

PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2014

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GEOGRAPHY – ORDINARY LEVEL

SECTION 2 (90 marks)

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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

  1. 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

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  1. 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.

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(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)?

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  1. 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.

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Question 2 AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH

  1. 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...

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