P250/2

GEOGRAPHY

(World Problems and Development)

Paper 2

Jul/Aug 2016

3 Hours

 

MUKONO EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education

GEOGRAPHY

World Problems and development

Paper 2

Time: 3 Hours

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  • Attempt any four questions in all
  • Section A is compulsory
  • Answer three questions from section B
  • Credit will be given for use of relevant sketch maps, diagrams and specific examples.

 

SECTION A

  1. Study the table below showing the freight handled at the East African ports (2010) in metric tones.

Port

Exports (000) metric tones

Imports (000) metric tones

Mombasa

2,425,806

10,552,230

Tanga

281,939

204,823

Dar-es-salaam

1,286,627

1,775,782

Mtwara

242,144

82,067

Total

4,236,516

12,614,902

 

  1. Draw proportional divided circles (pie graphs) to portray the information given in the table above.                                 (12marks)
  2. Justify the use of the statistical method in(a) above.             (03marks)
  3. Identify the port with;
    1. highest exports                             (01mark)
    2. lowest imports.                            (01mark)
  4. Account for the development of anyone port given in the table above.     (08marks)

     

    SECTION B

  1. Explain the conditions limiting the effective harvesting of forest resources in either Canada or Brazil.                                     (25marks)
  2. Examine the impact of the fishing sector on the environment in either Norway of Angola.                                         (25marks)
  3. To what extent has relief influenced population distribution in Africa?     (25marks)
  4. Examine the role of capital to the development of the mining sector in either USA or Nigeria.                                         (25marks)
  5. Describe the measures being taken to improve inland water transport in either China or United States of America.                             (25marks)
  6. Account for the occurrence of desertification in the Sahel region of Africa. (25marks)
  7. Explain the problems faced by the tourism industry in any one country in tropical Africa.                                         (25marks)

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