FORM TWO PRE- MOCK EXAMINATIONS

GEOGRAPHY

GOLDEN SECONDARY SCHOOL – EXTERNAL EXAMINATION

TIME: 2:30HRS

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of ten (10) questions.
  • Answer ALL questions in section A and B and any two (2) questions from section C.
  • Write your Examination number at the top right corner of every page.
  • All writing must be in blue or black ink.
  • Cellular phones, calculators and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  • All wring must be written in the space provided.

     

     


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION A (25 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section

 

 

 

1. Read the following statements carefully and then write the letter of the most correct answer in the box provided against each questions.

 

  1. The objects with leading heads and bright tails on the sky are called
    1. The asteroids
    2. The cometarions
    3. The comets
    4. The sun

       

  2. Lithosphere makes up apart of the Earth’s crust which compose of
    1. Water and plants
    2. Rocks
    3. Rock and air
    4. Rocks and animals

       

  3. The time when the sun is overhead on latitude 23½ or 23½N and S is called
    1. Equatorial overhead
    2. Equinox
    3. Aphelion and perihelion
    4. Tropical climate

       

  4. Which of the following is the largest scale
    1. 1:50,000
    2. 1:10,000
    3. 1:100,000
    4. 1:1,000,000

       

  5. If it is 3.00pm at Musoma 330E in Tanzania, what will be the time at Bankok 500E.
    1. 10.00 am
    2. 4. 32 pm
    3. 10.00 pm
    4. 4.08 pm

       

  6. Iringa at 800m above sea level has a temperature reading of 280C. Determine the temperature of Karatu which is located at 1400 metres above sea level.
    1. 3.60C
    2. 24.000C
    3. 24.40C
    4. 31.60C

       

  7. The four seasons that occur on the Earth’s surface are the result of
    1. Rotation of the moon on its axis
    2. Rotation of the earth on its axis
    3. Evolution of the earth
    4. Revolution of the earth

       

  8. The approximate distance of the moon from the sun is
    1. 378,200 mill km
    2. 375,000 mill km
    3. 386,000 mill km
    4. 376,000 mill km
  9. What is the compass bearing of North North West (NNW)?
    1. 3150
    2. 337½0
    3. 0.480
    4. 2200

       

  10. The following lists the element of weather except
    1. Wind, humidity and temperature
    2. Humidity, mountains and rainfall
    3. Claud cover, temperature and wind
    4. Temperature cloud cover and rainfall

 

  1. Match each item in LIST A with responses in LIST B by writing the letter of the correct response below the corresponding item number in the table provided.

     

LIST A

LIST B

  1. The side of the mountain which facing the direction of wind.
  2. Type of rainfall formed due to intense heating of the earth’s surface.
  3. Type of rainfall formed when the most winds are forced by high mountain.
  4. Type of rainfall formed when large masses of different characteristics of air meet.
  5. The side of the mountain which facing away the direction of wind.
  1. Precipitation
  2. Leeward side
  3. Cyclonic rainfall
  4. Orographic rainfall
  5. Windward side
  6. Convectional rainfall
  7. Typhoon

 


Answers

LIST A

i

ii

iii

iv

v

LIST B

         

 

  1. Each of the following statements is either true or false. Write TRUE against a true statement or FALSE against a false statement.
    1. Monoculture is a practice of growing only one type of cash crop in the same field for ten years. ………………..
    2. RUBADA is a river development project that have been well improved in Pangani river due to HEP. …………..
    3. The distance from home to the water sources do affect only girls because they are the one who dig wells. ……………….
    4. Corn production in the USA is mainly for domestic uses. …………………
    5. In Tanzania, cotton is highly produced by small scale farmers. ……………..
    6. Water supply has little effect on the quality of life of a house hold. …………………..
    7. Climate is an average weather condition of a place recorded over a long period of time average to only twenty years. ………………….
    8. Among the features of the earth’s surface, mountains one not among them. ………………
    9. Fold mountains are formed by wrinkling of the earth’s crust due to tension forces. ……………
    10. In order to establish a good plantation, markets and labour may be the only conditions to be considered. ……………..

 

 

SECTION B (45 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section

 

  1. (a)     Outline five (05) benefits of forest resource to the human being and environment.
    1. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
    3. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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    5. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

    (b)    Name atleast five (05) uses of water for the development of any country.

    1.     ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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    3. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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    (c)    Mention five (05) factors affecting temperature of a place.

    1.     ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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    (d)    Give any five (05) purposes of T.V.A

    1.     ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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  2. Study the map extract of Town “T” and answer the question that follow:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. List two ways used by this map to express the scale.
    1. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  2. Calculate the area covered by Lake BARAKA in square kilometers.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

 

  1. Give the direction of Moroto village from Makalaa village.

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  2. What are the features found in the following grid references?
    1. 025225 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
    2. 035242 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  3. Mention any three (3) economic importance of Lake Barara to the people living around the lake.
    1. ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
    2. ………………………………………………………………………………………………
    3. ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

       

  1. Carefully stud the climatic data given for the station “X” and then answer the question that follows:-

MONTH

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

TEMP (0C)

21.7

21

20.6

18.9

16

13.9

13.9

16

20

22.2

22.2

22.2

RAIN (mm)

149.7

101.6

78.7

17.8

7.6

0

0

0

25

22.9

83

132

 

    (i)      What is the annual range of temperature for station x.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Compute the mean temperature for station x.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What is the total amount of rainfall as indicated by station x.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What type of climate does station x experience: ………………………………………………………………………………….

         Give two (02) reasons to support your answer above.

  1. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  2. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  1. Suggest two main cash and food crops grown on station x.
    1. Cash crops (i) ……………………………………………………………………………..

      (ii) ………………………………………………………………………………

    2. Food crops (i) ………………………………………………………………………………

      (ii) ………………………………………………………………………………

 

 

SECTION C (30 Marks)

Answer two (02) questions from this section

 

  1. Suggest six (6) ways through which Africa can improve the mining sector.

     

  2. What are the six (06) problems facing cotton production in East Africa.

 

  1. Using examples from Tanzania, explain six (06) benefits of tourism sector to the economy of Tanzanians.

 

  1. Explain six (06) main problems facing transport system in Tanzania.

 

 

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