EAGLE WINGS EDUCATION SERVICES

GEOGRAPHY – 1

FORM ONE

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Answer all questions from each section

     

SECTION A

  1. Read the following statements carefully and write the letter of the correct answer in the box provided against each question.
    1. A circle drawn on the earth in such a way that the centre of the circle is the center of the earth is called
      1. Great event b) Latitude c) Great circle d) Great rift valley
    2. Temperature decreases with altitude at eh rate of
      1. 1.6C for every 100 meters b) 16C for every 100 meters

      c) 0.6⁰C for every 100 meters d) 0.16⁰C for every 100 meters

    3. If the temperature at Morogoro 800m is 29C, what will be the temperature at Karatu 1400m above see level?
      1. 40.0C b) 31.6C c) 24.4C d) 24.3C
    4. If it is 3:00p.m. at Mwanza 33C in Tanzania, what will be the time at Bangladesh 50E.
      1. 10:00a.m b) 4:32 p.m c) 4:08 p.m d) 5:00 p.m
    5. What of the following pairs is not correct
      1. Isobars and pressure b) Isokinetics and rainfall c) Isotherms and temperature

      d) Isohels and sunshine

    6. Which of the following instrument is used to measure pressure:-
      1. Wet and dry bulb thermometer b) Aneroid barometer c) Anemometer d) Rain gauge
    7. Inter – tropical convergence zone ((ITCZ) is an area around the equator that has:-
      1. Low pressure b) High pressure c) Forest d) Heat and moisture
    8. The condition of the atmosphere recorded over a long period of time is:-
      1. Climate b) Pressure c) Temperature d) Weather
    9. Which of the following climate is characterized by receiving rainfall throughout the year:-
      1. Equatorial b) Mediterranean c) Tropical d) Tropical monsoon
    10. The earth’s revolution around the sun takes:-
      1. 366 days b) 365¼ days c) 365½ days d) 365 days

 

  1. Match the items in list A with those in list B by writing the letter of the correct response in the table provided.

LIST A

LIST B

  1. Originally the continent were one body land mass known as
  2. Rising and falling in the level fo water in the ocean
  3. The nearest distance position from the sum in the orbit of the earth is called
  4. Average weather condition recorded over a long period of time
  5. The side of the mountain that faces away from the direction of wind
  6. Imaginary line that divide the earth on two halves from North to South
  7. The ratio between the map distance and the actual ground distance
  8. The causes of day and night
  9. Measures humidity
  1. Hygrometer
  2. Rotation of the earth
  3. Leeward
  4. Equinox
  5. Prime meridian
  6. Climate
  7. Perihelion
  8. Tides
  9. Pangoea
  10. Revolution
  11. Large scale
  12. L) Barometer
  13. Isobars N) Wind ward

Answers

i

ii

iii

iv

v

vi

vii

viii

ix

 
                   
  1. Write TRUE for the correct statement and FALSE for the incorrect statement
    1. Wind blows from low pressure zone to high pressure zone ……………………..
    2. Drawing and interpreting maps are studied under the practical aspect of geography …………….
    3. Precipitation refers to the deposition of moisture from the atmosphere on the earth’s surface ………
    4. Block mountain are formed by wrinkling of the earth’s surface ………………..
    5. Lunar eclipse occurs when the earth is between the sun and moon ……………..
    6. Atmospheric pressure is measured by an instrument called a campbells stokers sunshine recorder …
    7. There is more water surface in the Southern atmosphere than the Northern atmosphere …………….
    8. Asia is a largest of all continent …………………………..
    9. Ocean currents are movement of the surface water in the ocean ……………………
  2. A study carefully the diagram below then answer the questions that follows.

 

 

  1. Name the types of rainfall labeled B and the area where it usually occurs ……………………………………………………………………………………………
  2. A stands for ………………………………………………..
  3. C stands for …………………………………………………..
  4. D stands for …………………………………………………..
  5. E stands for ……………………………………………………
  1. a) Study the data below and then answer the question that follows

Month

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

TempC

25.5

25.5

26.1

26.7

27.2

26.7

26.7

26.1

26.7

26.7

26.1

25.6

Rainfall (mm)

246

180

185

198

65

178

170

198

175

201

256.5

264

 

  1. Calculate the mean annual temperature ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  2. Calculate the annual range temperature ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  3. Give the total annual rainfall ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  4. What month receive
    1. Highest amount of rainfall ……………………………………………………….
    2. Lowest amount of rainfall ………………………………………………………..

b) List down five elements of weather

  1. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
  2. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
  3. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
  4. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
  5. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..

    SECTION B

  1. What are the importance of weather forecasting
    1. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
    2. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
    3. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
    4. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
    5. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
  2. (a) The earth is spherical in shape, give six (6) evidence to prove the statement
    1. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    3. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    4. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    5. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    6. …………………………………………………………………………………………

    (b) State four (4) results of the revolution of the earth

    1. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    3. …………………………………………………………………………………………
    4. …………………………………………………………………………………………
  3. Mention ten (10) factors affecting climate
    1. …………………………………………………………………………………………….
    2. …………………………………………………………………………………………….
    3. …………………………………………………………………………………………….
    4. …………………………………………………………………………………………….
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    9. …………………………………………………………………………………………….
    10. …………………………………………………………………………………………….
  4. Aisha is pre – form one students who known only the definition of Geography. Explain to why studying geography is very important.
    1. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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    4. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
    5. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  5. Mention five uses of solar energy
    1. ……………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. ……………………………………………………………………………………………
    3. ……………………………………………………………………………………………
    4. ……………………………………………………………………………………………
    5. ……………………………………………………………………………………………

 

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