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Geography Unit 3

Geography Unit 3

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Centre Number Candidate NumberWrite your name here
Surname Other names
 Total Marks
Paper Reference
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*P39940A0132*
Edexcel GCE
Geography
AdvancedUnit 3: Contested Planet
Wednesday 13 June 2012 – Afternoon
Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
You must have:
Resource Booklet (enclosed)
6GE03/01
Instructions
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Use
black 
ink or ball-point pen.
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Fill in the boxes
at the top of this page with your name,centre number and candidate number.
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Answer TWO questions in Section A and ALL parts of Section B.
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Answer the questions in the spaces provided
there may be more space than you need 
.
Information
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The total mark for this paper is 90.
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The marks for
each
question are shown in brackets
– use this as a guide as to how much time to spend on each question.
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The quality of your written communication will be assessed in ALL yourresponses 
– you should take particular care on these questions with your spelling, punctuationand grammar, as well as the clarity of expression.
Advice
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Read each question carefully before you start to answer it.
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Keep an eye on the time.
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Spend approximately 80 minutes on Section A and 70 minutes on Section B.
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Check your answers if you have time at the end.
P39940A
©2012 Pearson Education Ltd.
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*P39940A0232*
SECTION AAnswer TWO questions in this section.You are reminded of the need to use examples to support your arguments.You are advised to spend approximately 80 minutes on Section A.Energy Security1
Study Figure 1.(a) Explain the possible impacts on UK energy security of the trends shown.
(10)
(b) Using named examples, evaluate the contribution radical energy technologies andpolicies might make to a more sustainable energy future.
(15)(Total for Question 1 = 25 marks)Biodiversity under Threat2
Study Figure 2.(a) Suggest reasons for the trends in the health of the four groups shown.
(10)
(b) Using named examples, examine the relationship between levels of economicdevelopment and attitudes towards conservation of ecosystems.
(15)(Total for Question 2 = 25 marks)Superpower Geographies3
Study Figure 3.(a) Using Figure 3 and your own knowledge, explain why the pattern of economicpower has changed over time.
(10)
(b) Using named examples, assess the relative importance of economic, military andcultural factors in influencing superpower status.
(15)(Total for Question 3 = 25 marks)
 
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Bridging the Development Gap4
Study Figure 4.(a) Suggest reasons for the variable progress towards achieving the MillenniumDevelopment Goal targets.
(10)
(b) Using named examples, assess the advantages and disadvantages of contrastingways of measuring development.
(15)(Total for Question 4 = 25 marks)The Technological Fix?5
Study Figure 5.(a) Suggest reasons for trends in the use of technology in the developing world, suchas those shown.
(10)
(b) Using named examples, evaluate the environmental and social costs of adoptingnew technologies.
(15)(Total for Question 5 = 25 marks)

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