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GEOGRAPHY - Form 2 End of Term 1 2019 Examinations

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  1.  
    1. What is an eclipse? (2mks)
    2. State three effects of the earth’s rotation. (3mks)
  1. The diagram below shows the structure of the earth. Use it to answer the questions that follow
    earth structure.jpg
    1. Name the parts marked E,F, and G (3mks)
    2. Describe the characteristics of the part labeled H. (4mks)
  2.  
    1. Identify the three forms of metamorphism. (3mks)
    2. Give the metamorphic equivalents of the following rocks (4mks)
      1. Granite
      2. Limestone
      3. Quarts
      4. Coal
  3.  
    1. What is a seismic wave?
    2. State four ways in which earthquake affects human activities. (2mks)
  1.  
    1. Define faulting. (2mks)
    2. Describe how the following features are formed
      1. Rift valley (6mks)
      2. Caldera by violent eruption. (4mks)
    3. State four negative effects of vulcanicity on human beings. (4mks)
    4. You are planning to carry out a field study on features formed by vulcanicity on the landscape.
      1. Give two methods you would use to collect data. (2mks)
      2. State two problems you may face during the field study. (2mks)
  1.  
    1. State four ways in which minerals may occur. (4mks)
    2.  
      1. Other than deep shaft method, name two other underground methods of mining.                (2mks)
      2. Describe how deep shaft mining method is carried out
    3. Explain two ways in which Kenya has benefited from the mining of soda ash from Lake Magadi.                                                                                                                                                                 (4mks
    4. State four adverse effects of gold mining to the environment of South Africa. (4mks)
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    1.  
      1. Define weather (2mks)
      2. Give any three elements of weather apart from humidity. (3mks)
      3. Describe how humidity is measured in weather station.                                                           (4mks)
    2.  
      1. Define weather forecasting. (2mks)
      2. State four importance of weather forecasting. (4mks)
  2.  
    1. Define folding. (2mks)
    2. Give three types of folds. (3mks)
    3.  
      1. Apart from Fold Mountains, give two other resultant features of folding. (2mks)
      2. With the help of well labeled diagram describe how fold mountains are formed     (8mks) 
    4. Explain the effects of folding on physical and human environment (8mks)

               

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