P250/3

Geography

PAPER 3

July/August, 2016

3 hours

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education

Mock Examinations 2016

Geography

Paper 3

Time: 3 Hours

Instructions:

  1. Answer four (4) questions in all. One question from section A and three questions from

    Section B

  2. Do NOT Identify your school by name anywhere.

     

    SECTION A: FIELDWORK

 

  1. For any fieldwork you have carried out as a group or as an individual
    1. (i) State the topic of the study

(ii) Outline the objectives of the study.

 

  1. Describe the pre fieldwork activities you carried out before the study
  2. Describe how you used any three methods during the study
  3. Explain how the methods in (c) were relevant during the study.

     

  1. With reference to a fieldwork you have carried out on a wetland
    1. (i) State the topic of the study

      (ii) Outline the objectives of the study

       

    2. Describe the procedure you followed in data collection
    3. Explain the skills you gained in data collection.
    4. How did the study help you to understand the environment in the area studied?

       

       

       

  2. For any fieldwork you have carried out on traffic flow on any road
    1. (i) State the topic of the study

(ii) Outline the objectives of the study

  1. Describe how you used the following methods during the study
    1. Observation
    1. Recording
    2. Measuring

       

  2. What were the findings of the study
  3. Explain the follow up activities you carried out after the study.

     

     

    SECTION B:

     

  1. (a) Account for the variations in the climate of Uganda.

    (b) Explain the relationship between climate variability and land use patterns in Uganda.

     

  2. Examine the impact of mineral extraction on the environment in Uganda.

     

  3. (a) Explain the problems facing any one town in Uganda.

    (b) Outline the steps being taken to solve the problems facing towns in Uganda.

     

  4. Assess the importance of wildlife conservation in the development of Uganda.

     

  5. To what extent are poor fishing methods responsible for the underdevelopment of the fishing sector?

     

  6. The table below shows land use in the swamps around Lake Victoria and output per month

     

Land use

Output (metric tones) per month)

Bricks

700,000

Sand

770,000

Fish

400,000

Waste dumped

9,200,000

Total

11,380,000

 

 

  1. Draw a simple divided rectangle showing the contribution of swamps around Lake Victoria.
  2. Explain the impact of swamp reclamation on the environment in Uganda.

 

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