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SURNAME:

FIRST NAME:

GEOGRAPHY
SUMMER TERM INTERNAL EXAM
YEAR SEVEN
JUNE 2004
Please read this information before the examination starts.
i This examination is 60 minutes long.
i Try to answer all the questions
i Handwriting and accuracy of spelling are important.

GOOD LUCK!
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SECTION A

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SECTION B

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SECTION C

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TOTAL

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SECTION A
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPWORK
LOOK AT THE 1: 50 000 MAP OF WIGTOWN AND ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS.
1.

2.

Identify the features found at the following grid references:


(a)

436555

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(b)

476614

(1)

What distance would you travel on the A714 between the roundabout at 413645 to the telephone
box in Causeway End at 421601 (in kilometres)?

3.

4.

(1)

If you were standing on top of Blairs Hill in grid square 4762, at what height would you be?
Tick the correct box
(a)

170m

(b)

180m

(c)

190m

(1)

On a journey from Newton Stewart on the A75(T) road, describe the main features in the
physical landscape (the natural stuff) and relief you would see to the east and the west of the
road.
Use grid references to support your answer

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SECTION B
Look at the following questions. For each underline the correct answer.
1.

What is the name of the outermost layer of the Earths surface?


Core

2.

(1)

Suspension

Saltation

(1)

Isobar

Isohyet

(1)

Condensation

Transpiration

(1)

Anticyclone

Precipitation

(1)

Linear

Nucleated

(1)

What is the name given to the area served by the goods, services, administration and employment
of a settlement?
Hamlet

10.

Confluence

What is name of the Settlement pattern where houses are clustered together around a central
point?
Dispersed

9.

Mouth

What is the name given to an area of high pressure?


Depression

8.

(1)

What is the name of the process where water vapour cools as it rises to form clouds?
Evaporation

7.

Wegener

What is the name given to lines on a Weather map linking places of equal pressure?
Isotherm

6.

Mercalli

What is the name given to the type of River transportation where eroded material is dissolved?
Solution

5.

(1)

What is the name given to the point where two rivers meet?
Source

4.

Mantle

What is the name of the scale which measures Earthquake magnitude?


Richter

3.

Crust

Range

Sphere of Influence

(1)

What is the name of the commercial centre in the middle of most settlements, which often
contains shops and offices and is where transport links meet?
CBD

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RAC

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11.

Erosion is when a river wears land away. Rivers erode in four main ways. Choose two forms of
River erosion and briefly describe the processes involved.
Erosion Type:
Explanation:

(2)
Erosion Type:
Explanation:

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12.

With the aid of a series of well-labelled diagrams explain how River Waterfalls are formed.
diagram:

explanation

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13.

With reference to an example you have studied, draw a well-labelled diagram to explain how
CONSTRUCTIVE PLATE BOUNDARIES (where plates pull apart) can cause earthquakes and
volcanoes.
Diagram:

(4)
Explanation:

14.

(4)

For an EARTHQUAKE you have studied explain the effects it had on the people of the area
EARTHQUAKE:

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15.

Why do people continue to live in areas affected by either volcanoes or earthquakes?

16.

(2)

Look at these three maps. They show the main climatic features of Britain

Only three of these sentences are correct. Underline the correct ones

In the summer the south is warmer than the north


In the winter the north is warmer than the south
In summer the west is the warmest
In winter the west is warmer than the east
The west is wetter than the east
Most rainfall is in the east

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17.

choose either convectional rainfall or frontal rainfall and, with the aid of a diagram, explain how it
is formed
Diagram:

Explanation:

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18.

the map below shows five different locations in the grounds of a school

a.

Which site is likely to have the highest daytime temperature?

b.

(1)

Explain why you think this site will have the highest temperature

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19.

Look at the diagram below which shows the sites of three settlements

a.

describe the site of settlement A

b.

(2)

why do you think B provided a good site for a castle?

c.

(2)

why do you think the settlement at C has not become larger?

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20.

column A shows services provided in various settlements.


Put the following settlements in the right place in column B: village, city, town, hamlet

COLUMN A

COLUMN B

department store, university, airport

few scattered houses, no shops

primary school, shop, post office

secondary school, library, bank


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b.

which type of settlement is Grayshott on the Ordnance Survey Map?

c.

(1)

give two pieces of evidence to support your answer

(1)

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SECTION C
LOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE
Earthquakes and Volcanoes occur at plate boundaries.
a.

on the map of the world which shows plate boundaries, mark and name the following oceans:
i. the South Atlantic Ocean

b.

c.

ii. the Southern Ocean

iii. the Pacific Ocean

A, B and C on the map are three volcanoes . Name them.


A.

(1)

B.

(1)

C.

(1)

Aconcagua is in which mountain range?

d.

g.

(1)

the country marked D on the map has a famous volcano. Name the volcano

f.

(1)

D lies on the boundary of three different plates. Name this country


D.

e.

(3)

(1)

cities E and F lie close to a plate boundary. Name these two cities
E.

(1)

F.

(1)

city G suffered extensive damage due to an earthquake. Name this city

(1)

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LOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE

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