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QUESTION 1
Figure 1 shows four stages in population development of world areas and two population
pyramids, A and B.

birth and death rates


per 1000 per year

40
birth
rate
30

death
rate

20

10

stage 1

stage 2

stage 3
time

ages

male

80-84
70-74
60-64
50-54
40-44
30-34
20-24
10-14
0-4

ages

female

01234
43210
percentage of
total population

stage 4

male

80-84
70-74
60-64
50-54
40-44
30-34
20-24
10-14
0-4

female

876543210
012345678
percentage of
total population

A
Figure 1

(a) Write down A and B as a list and against each letter, state in which stage of
population development 1, 2, 3 or 4 each population pyramid would be found.
. .........................................................................................................................
. .........................................................................................................................

(2)

(b) Which one of the pyramids, A or B, represents a country with a high lifeexpectancy?
. .........................................................................................................................

(1)

(c) Identify the stage of population development where there is a period of large
decline in the population. Give one piece of evidence from the graph to
support your answer.
. .........................................................................................................................
. .........................................................................................................................
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(d) How does the general shape of a population pyramid for a developed country
(A) differ from that of a developing country (B)?
. .........................................................................................................................
. .........................................................................................................................
. .........................................................................................................................

(2)
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QUESTION 2
Study the diagram, Figure 2, showing how far members of a family have to travel from their
home to reach different services in the town.

6km

Physical Recreation/
Sport Services

Leisure Services
Night
Club

5km

Theatre
Cinema

4km
3km
Playing
Fields 2km

Sports Centre
Swimming Pool

Public
Park

Golf
Course

Bingo
Hall

Social
Club

1km

Primary School

Dentist

Specialist
shops
Chain
stores

Local
shops

Doctor

Supermarket
Library

Hospital

Medical/Educational
Services

Shopping Services

Figure 2
(a) In which one of the four mains sectors shown, would you place a Youth Club?
. .........................................................................................................................

(1)

(b) How far would members of the family have to go to watch their son participating
in a swimming gala?
. .........................................................................................................................

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(c) The daughter of the family must find information for a school project. Where will
she go and how far must she travel to get the information?
. .........................................................................................................................
. .........................................................................................................................

(2)

(d) Place the following services in the correct sector on the diagram, Figure 2:

(i) A secondary school 3 kilometres from home

(1)

(ii) A horse racing track 5,5 kilometres from home

(1)
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QUESTION 3
(a) Figure 3 is a table showing weather measurements taken over a period of 14 days
in June. The information was collected, using the weather instruments shown in
Figure 4.
WEATHER MEASUREMENTS 1ST 14TH JUNE
DATE
RAIN

June
(mm)
1st
0

CLOUD HUMIDITY WIND


WIND
MIN.
COVER
SPEED DIRECTION TEMP.
(oktas)
(%)
(km/hr) (n/s/e/w)
(C)
0
60
20-35
NE
9

MAX.
TEMP.
(C)
21

2nd

55

10-25

SW

11

16

3rd

50

20-35

NE

11

14

4th

55

12-25

12

th

60

8-15

14

6th

80

15-30

SSW

15

7th

60

12-25

WNW

17

8th

75

15-30

NW

17

th

80

10-20

15

10th

60

12-25

10

19

11th

65

15-30

SW

10

17

12th

50

12-25

NW

14

13th

50

15-30

NE

17

14th

75

15-30

19

Figure 3

10
0

10

10

20

20

860

20

97
0

20

10

10

960

20

1000 101
0

950

30

990

940

30

98

87

40

1050

50

40

1040

60

50

30

70

60

10

70

890

900

910

92

bottle containing
distilled water
bare bulb

88

muslin
wick

93

-25

40

-20

35

-15

30

-10

25

-5
0
5

20
15
10

10

15

20

-5

25

-10

30

-15

35

-20

40

-25

Figure 4
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(i) Which one of the instruments A, B, C, D, E or F was used to obtain


information on:
I - Windspeed . .......................................................................................

(1)

I I - Rainfall................................................................................................

(1)

III - Air-pressure.........................................................................................

(1)

(ii) Calculate the range in temperature for the minimum temperature over the
14 day period. Show your working.
....................................................................................................................
....................................................................................................................

(2)

(iii) What was the total rainfall for the 14 days?


....................................................................................................................

(1)

24
22
20
18
16
14
12

Rainfall (mm)

Cloud Cover
(oktas)

Maximum Temperature (C)

(b) Use the data on the rainfall as well as the maximum temperature measurements
shown on the table above and complete the bar graph and line graph respectively
on Figure 5, below.
(2+2)

10
5
1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th 8th
June

9th

10th 11th 12th 13th 14th

Figure 5
(c) Complete the cloud coverage for Day 4 on Figure 5, as shown by the table.
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QUESTION 4
(a) The following questions refer to the map extract of Kombat on the last page.

(i) In which direction does the farm Asis lie from the farm Astonia?
....................................................................................................................

(1)

(ii) Calculate the distance from A to B on road no 2820. Use the line scale and
give your answer in kilometres.
....................................................................................................................
....................................................................................................................

(iii) Name the type of hills found immediately NE of the farm Asis.
....................................................................................................................

(1)

(iv) State the man-made feature located at approximately 194330S and


174230E.
....................................................................................................................

(1)

(1)

(v) Name two agricultural activities found in the area around Kombat.
....................................................................................................................
....................................................................................................................

(2)
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QUESTION 5
The following questions refer to the contour map, Figure 6, below.
300

B
B

150

A
50
10
0

50

100

10

Figure 6
(a) Identify the slopes marked:
(i) A ----- A . ..................................................................

(1)

(ii) B ----- B . ..................................................................

(1)

(b) Draw in the main river on the contour map.

(1)

(c) Identify the landform found at C.


. .........................................................................................................................
(d) Shade all the areas 300 m and higher on the contour map, Figure 6.

(1)
(2)
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QUESTION 6
Climatologists show similar patterns of weather on maps and draw lines to connect places
with the same atmospheric conditions. The figures X, Y and Z below, show examples of
different isolines.

Figure X
Figure Y

15C

Ondangwa

40

0
30 0
2000
1
50

Tsumeb
0

600 50
Otjiwarongo
0

26C

40

50

21C

Katima
Mulilo

Rundu

Windhoek

Swakopmund

300

Walvis Bay

200

26C
Mariental
ATLANTIC
OCEAN

above
36C

200

21C

Keetmanshoop
10
0

Lderitz

50
Rainfall in mm

10

10

06

10

08

10

Figure Z

(a) Write X, Y and Z as a list and next to each, the type of isoline shown on each
map.
. .........................................................................................................................
. .........................................................................................................................
. .........................................................................................................................

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(b) The numbers shown on Figure 7 below, are temperatures taken over a certain
period of time. The 20C and 40C isotherms have already been drawn
in. Complete the isotherm-map by correctly drawing in the 10C and 30C
isotherms.

(1)

20
14

35

25

19

11

45

23
40

30
18

10

21

29

15

31

9
20

12

37

22

43

35

30

40

11
18
22

48

28

26

38

20

46

21
32

Figure 7
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Topographic map of Kombat area

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