Geography Trial Exams Paper 2 Questions - Alliance Boys High School Mock December 2020

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  • This paper contain two sections: A and B
  • Answer ALL questions in section A.
  • In section B, answer question 6 and any other two questions.



    1. What is a derelict land? (2 mks)
    2. Give three problems facing diamond mining in Kenya South Africa.(3 mks)
    1. List three forest reserve found at the Kenya Coast(3 mks)
    2. Name two indigenous softwood tree species in Kenya. (2 mks)
    1. Give two counties where wheat farming is done in large scale in Kenya. (2 mks)
    2. State three physical factors which favours wheat farming in Canada. (3 mks)
    1. Give two reasons why there is limited railway linkages in Africa. (2 mks)
    2. The diagram below shows the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence sea way. Use it to answer the question below.
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      1. Post marked P.
      2. Canal marked Q
      3. Lake marked R (3 mks)
    1. Differentiate between visible and invisible export (2 mks)
    2. State three measures Kenya is taking to promote her international trade. (3 mks)

Answer question 6 and any other Two Questions from this section

  1. The photograph below shows livestock rearing in an area in Kenya. Use it to answer question (a)
      1. What evidence in the photograph shows that this is a ground general view type of photograph? (2 mks)
      2. Describe the features shown on the photograph. (3 mks)
      3. What three indicators show that the area was experiencing drought when the photograph was taken? (3 mks)
      1. Name three exotic breeds of commercial beef cattle in Kenya and Argentina. (3 mks)
      2. Explain four measures taken by the government of Kenya to improve beef cattle farming. (8 mks)
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      1. Define the term fisheries. (2 mks)
      2. Identify three types of fishing. (3 mks)
    2. Describe the purse seining method of fishing. (4 mks)
      1. State four problems encountered by fishermen while fishing in Lake Victoria. (4 mks)
      2. The map below shows the fishing ground of the world. Use it to answer the question below.
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        Name the fishing ground E,F,G and H. (4 mks)
      1. Give the main species of fish caught at Lake Tanganyika. (2 mks)
      2. Explain why in East Africa, fresh water fishing is more developed than marine fishing (6 mks)
      1. Give two primary sources of population data. (2 mks)
      2. Outline three informations that can be derived from a population pyramind. (3 mks)
    2. State four reasons why it is important for a country to carry out a population census. (4 mks)
    3. Explain four problems which result from a high population growth rate in Kenya. (8 mks)
      1. State two causes of mortality in Kenya. (2 mks)
      2. Explain three ways in which the population of Kenya differs from that of Sweden (6 mks)
      1. Differentiate between renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. (2 mks)
      2. Name three non-renewable sources of energy. (3 mks)
      1. A part from the occurrence natural waterfalls, state three other physical factors that led to the establishment of seven forks hydroelectric power project along River Tana (3 mks)
      2. Name three main power stations within the seven forks hydroclectric power project. (2 mks)
    3. Explain five measures the Government of Kenya has taken to conserve energy. (10 mks)
    4. Some students carried out a field study on sources of energy by sampling the households around this school.
      1. Identify two sampling techniques the students may have used during the study (2 mks)
      2. Give three disadvantages of using wood as a source of fuel they may have identified. (3 mks)
    1. What is environmental management? (2 mks)
      1. A part from floods, name two other environmental hazards associated with climatic conditions. (2 mks)
      2. Explain four effects of floods. (8 mks)
      1. Define the term pollution. (2 mks)
      2. Explain three effects of air pollution on the environment. (6 mks)
    3. You intend to carry out a field study on pollution in the local area.
      1. State two reasons why it would be necessary to conduct pre-visit. (2 mks)
      2. Give three follow-up activities you would carry out after the field study. (3 mks)
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