Geography Paper 2 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 questions 6 and any other TWO questions from section B
  • Candidates should answer the question in English



Answer all questions in this section

    1. Define the term transhumance. (2 marks)
    2. State three characteristics of nomadic pastoralism. (3 marks)
    1. What is air pollution? (2 marks)
    2. State three negative effects of uncollected garbage on the environment. (3 marks)
    1. State three measures that have been taken to conserve fisheries in Kenya. (3 marks)
    2. Give four reasons why Norway is a great fishing nation. (4 marks)
  4. Give four reasons why the use of solar energy is becoming popular and widespread in Kenya (4marks)
    1. State two economic benefits of the common market for Eastern and Southern Africa
      (COMESA) to the member countries. (2 marks)
    2. Give two factors that limit trade among countries of Eastern Africa. (2 marks)

Answer question 6 and any other two questions from this section.

      1. Name two types of dairy farming practiced in Kenya. (2 marks)
      2. Give two areas where commercial dairy farming is done along the Kenyan Coast. (2 marks)
      1. State five characteristics of Nomadic herding. (5 marks)
      2. Outline five steps the Kenyan Government is taking to improve livestock farming in semi-arid areas. (5 marks)
    3. Use the photograph to answer the questions below:
      1. State the type of photograph represented (1 mark)
      2. Identify the type of commercial farming represented by the photograph. (1 mark)
      3. State four factors that may have favoured the type of farming shown above in this area.
        (4 marks)
      1. Name two types of dairy animals kept in Denmark.
      2. State three differences between dairy farming in Kenya and Denmark. (3 marks)
    2. Name three modes of transport in Kenya. (3 marks)
      1. State four problems facing communication in Kenya. (4 marks)
    3.  Explain four advantages of rail transport over road transport. (8 marks)
    4. Use the map of Africa below to answer the following questions.
      1. Name the highways marked X and Y. (2 marks)
      2. Name the port marked M. (1 mark)
      3. Name the country marked S. (1 mark)
      1. Give two reasons why it is difficult to transport goods from
        Mombasa to Lagos by road. (2 marks)
      2.  State four efforts that have been made to improve transport in (4 marks)
  3. The pyramid below represents the population structure of a developed country. Use it to answer question (a).
    8 6
    1. Describe the characteristics of the population represented by the pyramid. (5 marks)
      1. Name two documents from where the information above may have been obtained other than
        census reports. (2 marks)
      2. State four reasons why it is important for a country to carry out a population census. (4marks)
    3. Explain four consequences of slow population growth rate to a country. (8 marks)
    4. Explain three economic factors that influence population distribution in East Africa. (6marks)
      1. What is domestic tourism? (2marks)
      2. State four reasons why the government is encouraging domestic tourism. (4marks)
      1. Apart from establishing national parks and game reserves, outline four ways in which wildlife is being conserved in Kenya. (4 marks)
      2. State three reasons why national parks and game reserves have been established in Kenya.
        (3 marks)
    3. Explain three ways in which the Masai Mara game reserves benefits the local Maasai
      community. (6marks)
    4. Explain three ways in which the future of tourism can be improved in Kenya. (6 marks)
      1. What is industrialization ? (2 marks)
      2. State three reasons why some industries consider regular supply of water as the main reason for their location. (3 marks)
    2. Outline four similarities between Jua Kali industry in Kenya and cottage industry in India.
      (4 marks)
    3. Explain three factors that have influenced the location of iron and steel industry in the Ruhr region of Germany in the 19th century. (6 marks)
    4. You intend to carry out a field study of a heavy manufacturing industry;
      1. State three effects of the industry on the environment you are likely to observe. (3 marks)
      2. Design a working programme (schedule) you would use during the day of study. (4 marks)
      3. State three reasons why it is important to prepare a working programme (schedule) for the
        study. (3 marks)
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