cameroon gce O level June 2023 geography 1
cameroon gce O level June 2023 geography 1
Study the topographic map extract (fig 1) untitled and answer questions 1- 6
1. State the approximate height of the land in square 0014.
A 800m. ‘B 700m.
2. To what direction will one travel to the church (016145) from Trig Station (003131) ?
A South West.
B North East.
C South East.
D North West.
3. Calculate the Vertical Interval (VI) of the above sketch. –
4. The landscape 700m above sea level asi can be described as:
5. The settlement on the map provides the following functions:
A Religious and transport.
B Religious and residential.
C Tourism and Administrative.
D Farming and Administrative
6. The site of the village is on the. River’s A Right Bank;
B Left Bank;
C Western Bank;
D Eastern Bank.
7. A traveller crossing the International Dateline from America to Asia on Sunday 9a.m would have to reset his watch to:
A Saturday 9a.m.
B Sunday 9a.m. C Monday 9a.m.
D Tuesday 9a.m.
8. Identify the item below that is not a correct cause
A Earth’s revolution on its orbit
B Earth’s rotation on its axis
C Earth’s tilt at different position
D Energy Earth receives at different position.
9. Identify the pair of longitudes that forms a great circle.
A Longitude 145° East and 35° East.
B Longitude 120° East and 60° East. C Longitude 120° West and 60° West.
D Longitude 120° East and 60° West.
10. A dendritic drainage pattern is characterised by
the flowing of:
A Two or more streams adjacent to each other.
B Streams in a tree like manner.
C A stream out of a dome or highland.
D Streams that connect to each other at right angle.
11. The process by which water moves downward
and vertically into the soil is:
C Through flow.
D Base flow.
12. Places with the same amount of rainfall are
joined by lines called:
Instructions for questions 14-15 Read the two statements. Determine if they are true or false. Then select as follows:
A If both statements are true.
B If the 1s’ is true and the 2″d is false.
C If both statements are false.
D If the l’ statement is false and 2″d is true.
First statement Second statement
Temperature drops by 6 °c for every 1000m of ascent. The larger the surface area covered by a given
amount of insolation the more concentrated the energy.
16. Climate is different from weather in that
A The real weather condition of a place is studied.
B The weather condition is studied for a short time.
C The average weather condition is studied for a long time.
D The condition of temperature and
rainfall of a place are studied.
17. Trees of tropical Rain forest and coniferous forest are similar in that:
A They have tall hard wood.
B Their branches slope downward.
C They are evergreen.
D They lose their leaves at the same time.
18. The most numerous members of a Trophic level in a food chain are:
19. The role of Decomposers in a food chain is to, A Convert solar energy.
B Break down dead organisms.
C Provide energy.
D Use up the energy.
20 Rocks whose form is changed as a result of
internal heat and pressure are named:
A Metamorphic rocks.
B Sedimentary rocks.
C Volcanic rocks.
D Plutonic rocks.
21. Which one of the following combinations causes
the increasing world demand for water?
A Population growth and more fishing
13 More fishing ground and modern intensive farming.
C Growth of industry and more fishing grounds.
D Growth of industry and modern intensive farming.
22. The buttress roots of trees of the tropical rainforest are useful in that they:
A Provide hide out for wild life,
B Prevent the trees from being felled,
C Reach water table.
D Support their great height.
23. The correct order of the Earth’s structure from its interior is :
A Inner core, outer core, mantle, crust.
B Outer core, inner core, crust, mantle.
C Inner core, outer core, crust, mantle.
D Mantle, crust, outer core, inner core.
24. On which plate boundary are ocean trenches formed?
‘ A Constructive.
2,5. Select from the following combinations the one that
gives only processes of chemical weathering.
A Exfoliation and Oxidation;
B Hydrolysis and Oxidation;
C Carbonation and Frost shattering;
D Hydration and Pressure release.
26. Volcanoes that have not shown evidence of eruption for a long time are considered as:
27. Select three correct statements from the following on weathering and denudation.
i) During weathering rocks are broken down by nature.
ii) During Erosion rocks are worn down.
iii) Weathering moves materials from one place to another.
iv) Erosion includes the removal of loose materials.