Geography Paper 1 Questions - Kapsabet Boys Post Mock 2023 Exams

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  • This paper has two sections: A and B.
  • Answer all the questions in section A.
  • Answer question 6 and any other two questions from section B.



Answer all questions in this section

    1. Give three reasons why it is important to study geography. (3 marks)
    2. What is the relationship between geography and mathematics? (2 marks)
    1. Give two types of igneous rocks. (2 marks)
    2. State three conditions necessary for the growth of coral polyps. (3 marks)
    1. Apart from the sun, name three other components of the solar system (3marks)
    2. Give two reasons why the sun is considered a unique star. (2marks)
    1. Give three reasons for studying of plate tectonic theory (3 marks)
    2. List two types of tectonic boundaries (2 marks)
    1. What is river regime (2 marks)
    2. State three factors influencing river regime (3 marks)

SECTION B Answer question 6 and any other two questions from this section

  1. Study the map of Kisumu East 1: 50,000 (Sheet 116/2) provided to answer questions that follow.
      1. Convert the map scale into a statement scale. (2 marks)
      2. Identify two methods that have been used to represent relief on the map. (2 marks)
      3. Name two drainage features found in grid square 0384. (2 marks)
    2. Give the six figure grid reference of the Air Photo Principal point to the East of Obumba School.
      (2 marks)
    3. Describe the relief of the area covered by the map. (5 marks)
      1. Citing evidence, name three social services offered in the area covered by the map. (6marks)
      2. Explain three factors that may have influenced the distribution of settlements in the area.
        (6 marks)
      1. State four causes of mechanical weathering. (4 marks)
        1. Describe the carbonation process of chemical weathering. (3 marks)
        2. Name two rocks that can be weathered through the carbonation process. (2 marks)
        3.  Name three features that can be formed on the earth's surface as the carbonation process of weathering takes place. 3 marks)
        1. What is an exfoliation dome? (2 mark)
        2. Describe how an exfoliation dome is formed. (3 marks)
      4. Explain four ways in which weathering influence man's activities. (8marks)
      1. What is a coast? (2marks)
      2. Name three types of coasts (3marks)
      3. Distinguish between a coast line and shore line. (2marks)
      1. Give three types of ocean tides (3marks)
      2. Describe how blow hole and geo are formed
        • Blow hole (3marks)
        • Geo (2marks)
      1. Name two features that result from the process of Long shore drift. (2marks)
      2. Describe the process of Long shore drift. (3marks)
    4. Students of Mwatate School conduct a field study on coastal emergence along the coast of Kenya.
      1. State two objectives of their study (2marks)
      2. List three major evidences they identified to prove that the coast of Kenya is partly as a result of coastal emergence. (3 marks)
    1. The diagram below shows a local wind. Use it to answer questions that follow.
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      1. Name the type of local wind. (1mark) ii) Describe how the local wind develops. (3marks)
    2. Describe the formation of relief rainfall. (6marks)
    3. The world map below shows the climatic regions. Use it to answer questions that follow:
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      1. Identify the climatic regions marked U, V and W. (3marks)
      2. State six characteristics of climate marked X. (6marks)
      1. What is Micro climate? (2marks)
      2. State four effects of global warming on human activities. (4marks)
      1. Give two types of magma (2marks)
      2. Name two types of volcanic eruptions. (2marks)
    2. The diagram below represents features of vulcanicity. Use it to answer questions that follow.
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      1. Name the features K,L and M. (3marks)
      2. Give two examples of the features labeled N in East Africa. (2marks)
    3. Describe how an explosion caldera is formed. (6 marks)
    4. Explain two ways in which geysers and hot springs at Olkaria are of significance to the economy of Kenya. (4marks)
    5. Students from Kisau girls intend to conduct a field study on volcanic features in the rift valley of Kenya.
      1. Other than Olkaria, name two other places they are likely to observe hot springs. (2marks)
      2. State two methods of data recording they are likely to use during the study. (2marks)
      3. State two problems they are likely to encounter during the study. ( 2marks)
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