Answer four questions in all. Answer question one and three others choosing at lest one question fron each section B and C. Question one carries thirty-one marks and the rest carry twenty-three marks each.
SECTION A: MAP WORK COMPULSORY
SECTION B: FIELD WORK AND TECHNIQUES
2. You have carried out field work in Physical Geography to investigate one of the following topics.
i. The work of running water on slopes.
ii. Streams characteristics.
a. locate the destination of your field investigation. 5mks
b. what was your aim (s) of carrying out the investigations and what conceptions did you have prior to the field ioonvestigation? 3mks
c. Describe your method of investigation. 7 mks
d. How was the data proccessed and how were the results presented? 6mks
e. What conclusions were arrived at and how did the conclusions arrive with your hypothesis? 2mks
Tou have carried out and investigative study in HUMAN GEOGRAPHY on one of the following topics:
i. Zonation in the characteristics of shops or house from the centre of settlement towards the outskirts.
ii. Influence of locational factors on the siting of a factory or modern farm.
a. With the aid of a sketch map, locate the place of your field investication. 5mks
b. What was your aim (s) of carrying out the investigations and what idea did you formulate before going out for the field investigation? 2mks
c. which tools/ equipments did you use and for what purpose? 3mks
d. Describe the stages in the proceses of gathering the data that you needed. 4mks
e. How was the data processed? 6mks
f. What conclusions were arrived at and how did the conclusions agree with your aims or hypothesis? 3mks
3a. Sstudy the data below and construct a pie diagram to illustrate the volume of Japan's export trde with continents between 1961 and 1963 ( radius of pie diagtram must be 5cm).
DESTINATION P ERCENTAGES OF THE TOTAL EXPORT 1961-1963
-NORTH AMERICA 32%
-OTHERS 9% 10 mks
Source: customs Bureau: Ministry of finance Japan in Arthur Guest (1977), Advance Practical Geography. P.77
b. Briefly explain why different continents have diferent volumes of trade ( percentage of total export) with Japan. 6mks
c. Suggest and described an altyernative method that can equally be used to represent these figures. 7mks
SECTION C: CAMEROON
4a. For the Adamawa plateau and South Cameroon low plateau, briefly describe the major aspects of their relief
bi. Identify and describe the distribution of the mineral and power potentials of these two regions.
ii. How far has the exploitation of these resources contributed to the socio- economic growth in each of these regions?
5a. Describe the relationship between climate and soils in Cameroon.
b. Examine the influence of climate and soils on the following;
i. Distribution of livestock types.
ii. Distribution of crop farming systems in cameroon.
a. Show how main seasons of the climate in Cameroon are the results of the influence of air masses from different sources.
b. Identify any three broad area of low population density and explain how physical and human factors been respesponsible for such densities.
7a. Identify, locate and comment on the touristic pôtentials of Cameroon that owe their location of climate and vegetation.
b. Explain why Cameroon visit other parts of the country as tourist.
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