KING’S COLLEGE – BUDDO

UGANDA ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION

INTERNAL MOCK EXAMINATIONS 2020

GEOGRAPHY (P250/2)

PAPER 2

TIME: 3 HOURS

 

Instructions;

  • Answer four (4) questions in all.
  • QUESTION ONE in section A is compulsory
  • The other three questions must be chosen from section B.
  • Credit will be given to candidate for relevant maps and diagrams.

SECTION A

  1. The table below shows the population of selected provinces of China as well as percentage by gender in 1998.

PROVINCE

POPULATION

PERCENTAGE BY GENDER

Male

Female

Xinjiang

15,156,883

49.1

50.9

Inner Mongolia

21,456,513

48.0

52.0

Tibet

2,196,029

48.2

51.8

Quinghai

4,456,952

47.9

52.1

Sichuan

107,218,310

52.3

47.7

Gansu

22,371,085

50.1

49.9

Jilin

24,659,790

49.4

50.6

Heilongjiang

35,215,932

50.1

49.9

Source : World Bank 2001, vol. 3: p480

  1. Using the table above and the map of China provided, draw proportional divided circles to illustrate China’s provincial population by gender.                        (12 marks)
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the method used in (a) above?                                (05 marks)
  3. Describe the characteristics of China’s population.    (04 marks)
  4. Account for the large population in China.            (04 marks)

     

    SECTION B

  1. Assess the role of the forestry industry to the economic development of either Sweden or Swaziland.
  2. To what extent have ocean currents contributed to the development of the fishing industry in any one country in either the North West Pacific or South East Atlantic fishing grounds?
  3. Examine the challenges facing the mining sector in either Zambia or Nigeria.
  4. Examine the effects of the industrial sector on the environment in either France or Egypt.
  5. Assess the role of either the Tennessee valley Authority (T.V.A) or any one multi-purpose scheme to the country of its location.
  6. Account for the development of either New York port or the Witwatersrand conurbation of the Republic of South Africa.
  7. Evaluate the significance of either the St. Lawrence seaway or railway transport in the United States of America.(U.S.A)

    END

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