Geography Paper 2 Questions - Maranda Pre-Mock Examinations 2022

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Answer all the questions in this section.

    1. State three physical conditions that are necessary for the growing of oil palm. (3 marks)
    2. Give two uses of oil palm (2 marks)
    1. Name three dairy cattle breeds reared in Kenya. (3 marks)
    2. State two characteristics of beef ranching (2 marks)
    1. A part from coniferous forests, name two types of natural forests.
    2. State three characteristics of coniferous forests which favour their exploitation (3 marks)
    1. Name two National Parks found in Kenya. (2 marks)
    2. State three reasons for wildlife conservation in Kenya. (3 marks).
  5. The diagram below shows shaft mining
    1. Name the parts marked E, F and G. (3 marks)
    2. State two problems associated with shaft mining (2 marks)

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

  1. Study the photograph below and use it to answer 6 (a)
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      1. Identify the type of photograph shown above (1 mark)
      2. What time of the day was the above photograph taken (1 mark)
      3. Draw a rectangle measuring15cm by 10cm.on it, sketch and label the features shown on the photograph. (6 marks)
      1. State four physical conditions that favour large scale sugarcane growing in Kenya (4 marks)
      2. Give three by-products obtained from sugarcane (3 marks)
      1. State four problems facing sugarcane farming in Kenya (4 marks)
      2. Describe the stages involved in the processing of sugarcane at the factory (6 marks)
  2. The diagram below shows the occurrence of petroleum in the earth's crust. Use it to answer question (a)
      1. Name the substances in the area labeled L,M and N (3 marks)
      2. Name two non-renewable sources of energy (2 marks)
      1. Define energy crisis (2 marks)
      2. Explain four effects of energy crisis in Kenya (8 marks)
    3. State two ways in which Kenya has benefitted from the development of seven forks hydro-electic power scheme (2 marks)
    4. Explain four measures the government of Kenya has taken to conserve energy. (8 marks)
    1. Differenciate between land reclamation and land rehabilitation (2 marks)
    2. State four physical factors that influenced the location of Mwea Tebere irrigation scheme. (4 marks)
      1. Define a polder (2 marks)
      2. Describe the stages of reclamation of land from the sea in Netherlands (6 marks)
      3. Give four differences between land reclamation in Kenya and Netherlands (4 marks)
    4. Maranda students intend to carry out a field study on irrigation farming in Pekerra irrigation scheme.
      1. Identify the two types of hypothesis you would develop for the study (2 marks)
      2. Name three crops grown in the scheme that you are likely to identify (3 marks)
      3. Give two reasons why you need to sample the area of study
    1. What is domestic tourism? (2 marks)
    2. State three ways in which domestic tourism should be encouraged in Kenya (3 marks)
    3. Give five measures which the government has taken to promote tourism in Kenya (5 marks)
      1. Name three tourist attraction sites in Switzerland.(3 marks)
      2. Explain four differences between tourism in Kenya and Switzerland (8 marks)
    5. State four negative effects of tourism in Kenya (4 marks)
      1. Identify three traditional methods of fishing practiced in Kenya (3 marks)
      2. Name two areas in Kenya where there are hatcheries (2 marks)
      1. State four reasons why marine fisheries in Kenya is undeveloped (4 marks)
      2. Explain three ways through which fish farming is contributing to the economy of Kenya (6 marks
      1. State three factors that favour fishing in Japan. (3 marks)
      2. Describe long lining as a method of commercial fishing. (7 marks)
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