FORM THREE GEOGRAPHY EXAMS SERIES

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

COMPETENCY BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

GEOGRAPHY FORM THREE

TIME: 2 HOURS NOVEMBER 2022

Instructions

  1. This paper consists of section A, B, and C
  2. Answer all questions in Section A and B and two (02) questions from section C
  3. Section A carries fifteen (15) marks, Section B carries fifty five (55) marks and Section C carries thirty (30) marks
  4. Map extract of Babati (Sheet 85/1) is provided
  5. Programmable Calculator and Cellular phones are not allowed in Examination room.
  6. Write your Examination number on every page of your answer sheet.


SECTION A (15 Marks)

Answerallquestionsinthissection

  1. For each of the items (i) – (x) choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter besides the item number in the answer booklet provided below.
    1. Ally put an iron nail in the soil, a year later he came to find his iron nail nearly to be like the soil itself, what process had taken place over the iron nail?
      1. Hydrolysis C. Carbonation
      2. Solution D. Oxidation E. Hydration
    2. The greenhouse gases can deplete the Ozone layer among other effects of Ozone layer depletion can also cause.
      1. Good visibility C. Skin cancer
      2. Clouds formation D. Environmental lapse rate E. Glaciations
    3. The maximum and minimum bulb thermometers are likely to give the same readings, when the air
      1. Is saturated C. Is wet
      2. Is not saturated D. is dry E. Is very hot
    4. Patrick noticed the pressure of 760mb at sea level. At the same time, what will be the pressure of Dodoma 1500m above sea level?

A. 150mb B. 910mb C. 610mb D. 15mb E. 760mb.

  1. You are asked to select the type of soil that is both, permeable and impermeable depending on the extent of saturation. What will be your selection among the following?
    1. Loamy B. Silty C. Sandy D. Sedimentary E. Clay
  2. Dowasa manager wants to construct a well that will serve water supply permanently to the society of Dodoma city. Which layer would you advice to be reached by the pipes to tape the underground water?
    1. The intermitted zone C. The zone of non-saturation
    2. The aquifer D. The acquiclude E. The water table.
  3. Akilimali grows flowers, vegetable and other plants that cause aesthetic environment what kind of agriculture is that?
    1. Aquaculture B. Horticulture C. Garden D. Port culture E. Botanism
  4. What would be the name of the sand bar that might join the Dar Es salaam and the Zanzibar shores, being constructed by wave action?
    1. Mudflat B. Spit C. Beach D. Tombolo E. Cuspate foreland
  5. Your Geography teacher has planned to take you as his Geography students to visit European countries during summer season which month would you advise him to go?
    1. January B. September C. December D. March E. June
  1. A feature you do not to see in Tanga, Tanzania in the Amboni cavern.
    1. Stalagmites B. Stalactites C. Levees D. Natural pillars E. Underground rivers


  1. Match the description of desert landforms in listA with the corresponding names in listBby writing the letter of the correct response beside the item number in the answer booklet (s)

LISTA

LISTB

  1. Rock formed when magma solidifies deep in the crust and can be exposed on the Earth’s surface by agents of soil erosion
  2. Rock formed when molten magma cools and solidifies inside the rocks of the Earth or the surface of the Earth
  3. Rocks formed as a result of deposition and compaction of remains of dead plants and animals
  4. Rock formed when different types of rocks are subjected to great heat and pressure.
  5. Rocks formed when sediments are deposited either by wind, water or ice.
  1. Crystalline rocks
  2. Igneous rocks
  3. Organic sedimentary rocks
  4. Intrusive volcano rocks
  5. Extrusive volcanic rocks
  6. Metamorphic rocks
  7. Sedimentary rocks

SECTION B (55 MARKS)

Answerallquestionsinthissection

  1. Study the map extract of Babati (Sheet 85/1) and answer the following questions;
  1. With an evidence suggest two drainage patterns found in the mapped area
  2. Suggest the hemisphere from which mapped area is found. (give one evidence)
  3. Describe the vegetation distribution in the mapped area.
  4. Find the area of Lake Babati (Answer in km²)
  5. Identify any two (2) economic activities which might take place in the mapped area. And give two importance for each activity
  1. Mjuni is selling school bags. He always records data of his retailing in a note book. His friend John is working in a super market as a shopkeeper and he told him about the simplest way of presenting data for single variable against time. John showed his friend the following table showing data of school bags received from 2011 to2017.

Year

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

School/Bagsreceived

90

100

40

50

20

70

120

  1. Name the two (2) simplest methods to present the data above.
  2. Explain three (3) cons and pros of presenting the data by the simple methods listed in (a) above.
  3. Present the given statistical information by using simple bar graph

5. There was a serious conflict between farmers whose plots was nearby each other. They tried to resettle the conflict but they failed and later on they decided to consult the Village Executive Officer to seek the resolution. The Village Executive Officer decided to send the village land resolution team to the field. The team decided to use the method of linear measurement.

  1. Identify the method of taking measurement used
  2. List down any four instruments that were used
  3. If the team consisted of three personnel’s in taking linear measurement. Who are those?
  4. Describe any four significances of using the method identified in ( a) above


  1. The villagers at Matombo village in Morogoro District were told to measure the distance of Msalabani secondary school compound. But they come up with wrong linear measurement. By using the knowledge of simple land survey describe;
  1. The method used by the villagers and why?
  2. The five (5) instruments that were supposed to be used during the surveying process.
  3. Three (3) sources of the wrong linear measurement.
  1. Carefully study the photography provided and answer the questions that follow;

  1. What is the name of feature seen on the photograph?
  2. Suggest the type of climate of the area where this photograph was taken.
  3. List three (3) characteristics of climate suggested in (b) above.
  4. Suggest two areas in Tanzania where this photography might have been taken.
  5. With evidences comment on the type of the photograph shown.
  6. Comment on two (2) uses of feature shown in this photo.

SECTION C (30marks)

Answertwo(02)questions fromthissection

8. a) An announcement from the ministry concerning with industries directed that, government police may play a great role in determining the location of industries, hence the minister argued that, ‘we discourage the concentration of industries in one place” what are the reasons led a minister to argue so? Four points

b) East Africa is struggling to establish several industries so as to fasten the growth of economy. Thus different types of manufacturing industries have been introduced, as an expert in manufacturing, industries identify groups of manufacturing industries in the region concern. Give six groups with vivid examples

9. Mdilidili is a village whereby villagers are walking over long distance to fetch water, how distance to water source from household affect a girl child? Briefly Explain (five points)

10. A Geography teacher at Maji Marefu Secondary school taught his students that “Soil has physical, chemical and biological properties”. With facts and vivid example, you as an expert in Geography clarify six (6) properties of soil which were taught by Geography teacher at Maji Marefu Secondary School to his students.

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM THREE GEOGRAPHY EXAM SERIES 107

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

COMPETENCY BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

GEOGRAPHY-SEPT 2022

FORM THREE

INSTRUCTIONS

  1.                This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of ten (10) question.
  2.                Answer All questions in sections A and B and any two (2) questions from section C.
  3.                Map extract of LINDI is provided
  4.                Cellular phones are NOT allowed in the examination room.
  5.                Write your Examination number on every page of your answer booklet (s)

SECTION A (15 MARKS)

PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL GEOGRAPHY

  1.                For each of the items (i) – (x) choose the correct answer from the given alternatives and write its letter besides the item number.
  1.               Which of the following planets is closest to the sun? 
  1.               Earth 
  2.                Jupiter 
  3.                mars 
  4.               Mercury 
  5.                Neptune
  1.             Overgrazing in Tanzania can lead to environmental problems. Identify the regions might have been affected by the problem;
  1.               Dodoma, Arusha and Shinyanga
  2.                Morogoro, Dar es salaam and Tanga
  3.                Pwani, Mbeya and Rukwa
  4.               Mwanza , Singida and Tabora
  5.                Manyara , Iringa and Dodoma
  1.           when the moon’s shadow casts over the earth’s surface the phenomenon is known as
  1.               Lunar eclipse 
  2.                Solar eclipse 
  3.                Equinoxes 
  4.               Summer solstice 
  5.                Winter solstice
  1.           What are the four types of statistical data basing on their nature?
  1.               Individual data, discrete data, raw data and secondary data
  2.                Individual data, discrete data , grouped data and continuous data
  3.                Primary data, secondary data, grouped data and collective data
  4.               Individual data, grouped data, statistical data and discrete data
  5.                Raw data, continuous data , primary data and array data
  1.             The Earth have different evidences that proves that the Earth is spherical. What do you think that this is one among those evidences?
  1.               The four seasons
  2.                The lunar eclipse
  3.                The revolution of the Earth
  4.               The Earth rotation
  5.                The eclipse of the sun
  1.           A drainage pattern which works like a tree with its branches is called
  1.               Radial 
  2.                Dendritic 
  3.                Centripetal 
  4.               Annual 
  5.                Trells
  1.         The following arc the element of weather
  1.               Soils, clouds, dew, humidity, rainfall
  2.                Pressure, clouds, sunshine, humidity, winds 
  3.                Fog, barometer, humidity, pressure, air mass
  4.               Pressure, humidity, soil, fog, rainfall
  5.                Clouds, sunshine, pressure, humidity, thermometer
  1.      The process of peeling off of rock mass is called
  1.               Disintegration 
  2.                Weathering 
  3.                Mass wasting
  4.               Erosion 
  5.                Exfoliation
  1.           A vertical feature formed out of the solidification of magma within the Earths crust is called
  1.               Localita
  2.                sill 
  3.                lopolith 
  4.               Dykc 
  5.                Phacolith
  1.             Mrs Kilua was wondering how fragments are worn out during collision against each other at Kondoa river during rainy season, her daughter tells her that process is known as ……
  1.               Hydraulic action 
  2.                Attrition 
  3.                Abrasion
  4.               Corrosion 
  5.                Hydrolysis
  1.                Match the items in List A with responses in List B by writing the letter of the correct response beside the item number in the answer booklet provided.

LIST A

LIST B

  1.               Large depression formed when several doline collapse
  2.             Irregular groves formed when water erodes the cracks in the karst region
  3.           Underground chambers formed due to dissolving of limestone rocks
  4.           Stumpy rock masses that grow from the floor of the chamber upwards
  5.             The vertical shaft of the hole from the surface into the ground.
  1.               Grikes
  2.                Ponors
  3.                Stalactites
  4.               Clints
  5.                Polje
  6.                Sinkholes
  7.                Stalagmites
  8.               Cavern
  9.                  Uvala
  10.                  Cave.

SECTION B 55 MARKS

Answer all questions in this section

3. Carefully study the map extract of Kigoma (sheet 92/3) provided and answer the following questions;

(a) Identity the features that found in the following grid references

  1.                      923617 
  2.                      945599 
  3.                      910596

(b) Calculate the area of lake Tanganyika from 570 Southward. Give your answer in Km2

(c) What is the length of the railway line from grid reference 944633 Eastward. Give your answer in Km.

(d) With evidence suggest the type of settlement patterns depicted in the map.

(e) By providing evidences, explain three (3) human economic activities andtwo (2) social activities that might be taking place in the area.

4. Study carefully the data below that show the enrollment of form six students at Bagamoyo secondary school from 1980-1985 the answer the questions that follows;

YEAR

NUMBER

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

100

150

175

200

225

300

a) Present the data above by pie chart

b) Comment on the trend of the pie chart in (a) above

c) What are the merits of using this method Apart from that method use in (a) above. Give three (3) points

d) What are alternative methods that can be used to present the data above? Give two (2) points.

5 (a) Mary is a good cartographer; she intends to produce a contoured map of Morogoro. What type of survey method would you advise her to apply?

(b) Apart from producing contour maps, what is the other significance of the survey you have mentioned in (a) above

(c) Mention and explain uses of any three instruments which are used in method you mentioned in (a) above

6. Most of the students usually get confusion when they are trying to differentiate some terms. As a form three student how can help those students to attempt for the following?

a) Small holder farmers and subsistence farming

b) Connate water and juvenile water

c) Adit mining and panning method

d) Footloose industries and industrial inertia

e) Shooting star and meteorite

7. Study carefully the given photograph below then answer the questions that follow

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  1.                      What is the type of the photograph?
  2.                      State the scale of the production
  3.                      Outline any four regions in Tanzania where the photograph might have been taken
  4.                      What are the three necessary conditions that favour the growth of the crop shown on the photograph above?
  5.                      List down any four uses of the crop shown on the photograph

SECTION C (30 MARKS)

Answerany two questions in this section

8. a) An announcement from the ministry concerning with industries directed that, government police may play a great role in determining the location of industries, hence the minister argued that, ‘we discourage the concentration of industries in one place” what are the reasons led a minister to argue so? Four points

b) East Africa is struggling to establish several industries so as to fasten the growth of economy. Thus different types of manufacturing industries have been introduced, as an expert in manufacturing, industries identify groups of manufacturing industries in the region concern. Give six groups with vivid examples

9. Plantation is the most form of agriculture practiced in tropical region of Africa, Asia and South America. Justify six (6) characteristics of plantation practiced in these areas.

10. Explain any six objectives of constructing the striglers gorge of hydro-electric power in Tanzania.

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COMPETENCE BASED SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

GEOGRAPHY TERMINAL EXAMINATION

FORM THREE-2022

INSTRUCTIONS

  1.    This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of ten (10) questions.
  2.    Answer all questions in sections A and B and any two (2) questions from section C.
  3.    Map extract of Mkomazi (Sheet 109/1) is provided.
  4.    Programmable calculators, cellular phones and unauthorised materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  5.   Write your Examination Number on every page of your answer booklet(s).

SECTION A (15 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) — (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter besides the item number in the answer booklet provided.

(i)If Ronaldo scores a goal for his team playing in Colombo (80°E) at 4:00pm local time, what will be the best time at Mtwara (45°E) Tanzania?

  1.   1:40pm
  2.   1:40am
  3.   1:20pm
  4.   1:20am
  5.   6:20am

(ii)The intensity of an earthquake is measured by an instrument called 

  1.   Epicenter
  2.   Chronometer
  3.   Seismography
  4.   Ritcher scale
  5.   Hygrometer

(iii)Michewen at sea level has a temperature of 32°C. What is the temperature at Karatu 1500m above sea level?

  1.   19°C
  2.   9°C
  3.   0.6°C
  4.   17°C
  5.   23°C

(iv)Which of the following feature is formed by wind erosion?

  1.   Delta
  2.   Lagoon
  3.   Rock Pedestal
  4.   Barchan
  5.   Seif dune

(v)Which of the following has a limestone surface feature?

  1.   Stalagmite
  2.   Underground stream
  3.   Tombolo
  4.   Polje
  5.   Loess

(vi)The sun is overhead at the equator every year on 

  1.   21st June
  2.   21st March
  3.   24th March
  4.   22nd December
  5.   25th December

(vii)A type of river erosion which increases the length of the river channel is called.

  1.   Headward erosion
  2.   Vertical erosion
  3.   Lateral erosion
  4.   Sheet erosion
  5.   Deep erosion

(viii)Most building materials in Tanzania originated in which type of rock?

  1.   Metamorphic rock
  2.   Sedimentary rock
  3.   Igneous rock
  4.   Plutonic rock
  5.   Conglomerates rock

(ix)Exfoliation is the type of weathering which mostly occurs:

  1.   At higher altitudes
  2.   In chalk and limestone area
  3.   In arid and semi-arid areas
  4.   In humid climates
  5.   In arid and equatorial regions

(x)Why do two different countries located in different latitudes or hemispheres experience a similar type of natural vegetation? It is because of 

  1.   Their position which are very far
  2.   Similar traditions of the people living in those areas
  3.   The same type of climate
  4.   Same onshore prevailing wind
  5.   Fertile soil, good cloud cover and rains

 

2. Match the descriptions of vulcanism in Column A with the corresponding items in Column B by writing the letter of the corresponding answer beside the item number in the answer booklet provided.

 

COLUMN A

COLUMN B

  1. A volcano which emits Sulphur gas
  2. A volcano which emits carbon dioxide gas
  3. Is a volcano which erupts frequently
  4. Forces emission of hot water from the ground to high level of the atmosphere
  5. Is a broader term which includes both extrusive and intrusive activities
  1.   Active volcano
  2.   Dormant volcano
  3.   Fumarole
  4.   Geysers
  5.   Hot spring
  6.    Hypabyssal
  7.   Mofetta
  8.   Solfatara
  9.      Vulcanism
  10.     volcanism

 

3. With the aid of a well labelled diagram, describe the underground karts region features.

 

4.Carefully study the table below which show the use of soft drinks in creates at Chapamaji village then answer the questions that follows

Types of Soft drink

Coca Cola

Fanta

Pepsi

Mirinda 

Novida

Number of Crates

300

150

250

100

200

  1.     Draw a pie chart to present the data above
  2.    Give three (3) merits and three (3) demerits of the method used above

 

5. Mr Kazimoto as a chairman of Bajado village conducted a simple chain survey in order to get right measurement of the village farm.

  1.          Show three (3) merits and three (3) demerits of simple chain survey
  2.          Describe five (5) instruments used in surveying the farm.

 

6.Carefully study the weather data for a station in Australia and answer the questions that follow

Month

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Temp(°C)

28.3

27.5

28.5

29

26.7

26

26

25

24

26

27

28

Rainfall (mm)

380

330

240

175

170

5

2.5

2.2

17

50

210

230

  1.     Calculate the annual mean temperature for the station
  2.    Determine the rainfall range
  3.     Find the temperature mode and median
  4.    Comment on the relationship between temperature and rainfall for the station
  5.     Giving two examples, show the application of data in the daily life.

7. Carefully study the photograph below and answer the questions that follow

 

 


  1.          With two (2) reasons suggest on the types of climates
  2.          Name the type of photograph shown above
  3.          Describe two (2) main physical features found on the photograph
  4.          Examine four (4) economic importance of the features shown on the photograph

 

SECTION C (30 marks)

Answer two (2) questions from this section

8.Explain six (6) problems facing peasantry agriculture in Tanzania

9.Explain six (6) limitations and six adverse effects of mining industry in African countries 

10. It is known that; the earth rotates on its axis while revolving around the sun. Describe the significance of the Earth’s revolution. (Four (4) points)

 

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SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

GEOGRAPHY MID TERM EXAMINATION

FORM THREE- AUG/SEPT -2021

Time: 3Hours

Instructions.

  1.                          This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 10 questions
  2.                          Answer all questions in section A and B and two questions from section C.
  3.                          Section A carries 15 marks, section B 55 marks and section C 30 MARKS
  4.                          Map extract sheet for Pangani is provided.
  5.                          Programmable calculators, cellular phones and any other unauthorized materials are not allowed in examination room.
  6.                          Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

 SECTION A (15 Marks)

 Answer All questions in this section.

(i) In the field study, students were told that, soil has certain biological, chemical and physical characteristics. What is the general term for these characteristics? 

  1.              soil profile 
  2.               soil particles 
  3.               soil properties 
  4.              soil fertility
  5.               soil formation.

(ii)A girl was crossing a river and accidentally dropped her school bag in the river. The girl cried as she observed her bag being pulled by the river water toward the river mouth. What could the bag named in relation to the river action?

  1.              River erosion 
  2.               River transportation
  3.               River load 
  4.              River meander 
  5.               River bed

(iii) Which of the following layers of the earths interior is made up of sima and sial?

  1.               Biosphere 
  2.               Hydrosphere 
  3.               Asthenosphere 
  4.              Lithosphere 
  5.               Barysphere


(iv)  Suppose you want to carry out a field study on atmospheric conditions suitable for growth of crops cultivated on a farm within your village. What are the best components of weather to be considered?

  1.              Rainfall and soil
  2.               Moisture and sunshine
  3.               Rainfall and clouds cover
  4.              Temperature and rainfall 
  5.               Humidity and rainfall

(v)Prediction of the state of atmosphere in a region for 24 to 48 hours is known as

  1.              weather elements
  2.               weather report
  3.               weather instrument
  4.              weather station
  5.               weather forecasting

(vi) The process of changing granite to gneiss rock is known as

  1.              sedimentation
  2.               vulcanism
  3.               denudation
  4.              metamophism
  5.               exfoliation.

(vii)Which of the following are features of ocean floor?

  1.              Basin, Ocean deep and Cliff. 
  2.               Trench, Continental shelf and Stump 
  3.               Trench, Ridge and Ocean deep.
  4.              Ocean deep, Continental shelf and Drumlin.
  5.               Basin, Continental shelf and Tombolo.


(viii) Liverpool team scored a goal at 5.00 pm in England (15° W). At what time the goal was scored in Dar es Salaam (45° E)?

  1.              1.00 p.m 
  2.               7.00 p.m 
  3.               9.45 p.m 
  4.              9.00 p.m 
  5.               6.30 a.m.

(ix) Which of the following planets have small celestial bodies in orbit a round them?

  1.               Mercury, Jupiter and Uranus 
  2.                Pluto, Earth a nd Mars 
  3.                Earth, Jupiter and Saturn 
  4.               Mercury, Venus and Earth
  5.                Venus, Earth and Saturn.

(x) Which of the following is associated with magnitude of an earthquake?

  1.               Richter scale 
  2.                Seismography 
  3.                Focus
  4.               Epicenter 
  5.                Tsunami.

2. Match the items in List A with the responses in List B by writing the letter of the correct response beside the item number in the answer booklet provided.

LIST A

LIST B

(i) Residues that have decomposed and mixed with soil mass.

(ii) Status of soil with respect to amount of elements necessary for plants growth.

(iii) Removal of materials from surface of land.

(iv) Vertical section of the soil to the underlying rocks.

(v) Fineness and coarseness of soil particles.

  1.              Soil type
  2.               Soil profile
  3.               Loam soil
  4.              Soil texture
  5.               Soil structure
  6.                Soil fertility
  7.              Soil organic matters
  8.              Soil chemistry
  9.                 Soil erosion
  10.                 Soil water
  11.              Soil Air


SECTION B (55 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

3. Study the map extract of Mkomazi (Sheet 109/1) and then answer the following questions:

  1.     By using the given RF scale, measure the distance of river Pangani in kilometres from grid reference 910771 to 910826.
  2.    Describe relief of the area.
  3.     With reasons, identify two types of rocks found in the map.
  4.     Name the major way used to show the height of the land in the mapped area.
  5.    Using a vertical scale of lcm to represent 50m, draw an annotated cross section from grid reference 960820 to 910880 and mark Ruvu river basin and the main trucks.

4. Read carefully the climatic data for station A presented in the Table and answer the questions that follow:

Month

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Temp. in °C

26.6

26.6

26.6

26.6

26.6

26.6

27.2

27.7

28.3

28.3

27.7

27.7

Rainfall

mm

233

228

244

215

118

91

36

36

51

104

140

196

(i) Describe the climatic conditions of station A.

(ii) Name any two countries in the Great Lakes of East Africa which experience this type of climatic conditions.

(iii) Present the data graphically.

5. (a)  Show the features formed by intrusive land forms

(b) With vivid examples, explain what is lava plateau


6. Study carefully the photograph provided, then answer the questions that follow:

(a) Name the type of photograph provided.

(b) Name the crop shown in the foreground of the photograph.


(c) State the characteristics which favour the growth of the crop in (b) above.

(d) Comment on the stage which might have been reached by the crop mentioned in (b) above.

7. Study the following data showing the age of the Primary School pupils at Tumaini Primary School and answer the questions that follow: 15, 8, 7, 6, 12, 5, 14 and 13.

(i) Determine the range and median of the age of the pupils.

(ii) Calculate the standard deviation.


SECTION C (30 Marks)

Answer two (2) questions from this section.

8. Analyze six potentials of the Rufiji river basin.


9. Elaborate eight reasons indicating why the transportation sector is important to the economy of Tanzania.

10. Explain the main characteristics of nomadic pastoralism in East Africa and suggest the main ways of improving pastoralism in the region.

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM THREE GEOGRAPHY EXAM SERIES 60

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

GEOGRAPHYTERMINALEXAMINATION

FORM THREE-2021

Time: 3Hours

Instructions.

  1.            This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 10 questions
  2.            Answer all questions in section A and B and two questions from section C.
  3.            Section A carries 15 marks, section B 55 marks and section C 30 MARKS
  4.            Map extract sheet for Hanang (Sheet 84/4) is provided.
  5.            Programmable calculators, cellular phones and any other unauthorized materials are not allowed in examination room.
  6.            Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

 SECTION A (15 Marks)

 Answer All questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) — (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter besides the item number in the answer booklet provided.

  1. The tourists enjoyed the temperature of Zanzibar which was at sea level. They also planned to travel from Zanzibar to Manyara which is 1500m above sea level. What will be the temperature experienced by the tourists in Manyara?
  1. 230C
  2. 90C
  3. 190C
  4. 0.60C
  5. 170C
  1. Which of the following occurs when the moon's shadow cast over the earth?
  1. Solar eclipse
  2. Lunar eclipse
  3. Aphelion 
  4. Summer solstice
  5. Equinoxes
  1. Which of the following layers of the earths interior is made up of sima and sial?
  1. Biosphere 
  2. Hydrosphere 
  3. Asthenosphere 
  4. Lithosphere 
  5. Barysphere
  1. Mitomingi was wondering the way large amount of soil and rock materials were sliding downward towards the steep slope. What geological processes were occurring in that area?
  1. Weathering and erosion
  2. Deposition and transportation
  3. Weathering and denudation
  4. Mass wasting and transportation
  5. Erosion and transportation
  1. You are asked to help a Form Two student who failed to identify the types of forests found in the area with low temperatures. What type of forest will you suggest among the following?
  1. Tropical rain forest 
  2. Coniferous forest
  3. Equatorial forest 
  4. Deciduous forest
  5. Mediterranean forest
  1. What is the social-economic advantage of reserved forests to societies?
  1. Tourism 
  2. Lumbering
  3. Mining      
  4. Forestry
  5. Agriculture 
  1. After learning different types of soil texture, students were asked to identify the best type of soil which can be mixed with cement for building a house. What type of soil will be picked by the students who understood the lesson?
  1. Sandy  
  2. Silt  
  3. Alkaline soil 
  4. Loam 
  5. Clay
  1. Which among the following is a heavenly body that possesses and transmits its own light? 
  1. Moon
  2. Sun
  3. Earth
  4. Astreroid
  5. Planet.
  1. A region which consists of thick forests, tree dwellers and people who engage in cultivation of rubber, cocoa, bananas and oil palms is known as
  1. Tropical savanna 
  2. Tropical monsoon 
  3. Polar climate 
  4. Mediterranean
  5. Equatorial.
  1. Which among the following features are produced by wave erosion?
  1. Geo, wave cut platform and stack
  2. Blow hole, sea arch and levee
  3. Sea arch, beach and stump
  4. Beach, spit and bars.
  5. Tombolo, meander and cliff.

2.Match the items in list A with the correct description in list B and write the answer in the space provided.

LIST A

LIST B

  1. Parliament and Judiciary
  2. Supply stones and sands for construction.
  3. Supply Timber for various functions.
  4. Harpoons, barrier- trap, hand line
  5. Powered vessels, drifting, trawling.
  1. Quarrying
  2. Processing of resources
  3. Traditional fishing methods
  4. Modern fishing methods
  5. Mining
  6. Agriculture
  7. Livestock keeping
  8. Lumbering
  9. Hunter and gathering
  10. Intellectual services
  11. Civil administration
  12. Social services
  13. Exploitative resources
  14. Religion.

SECTION B (55 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

3. Carefully study the map extract of Hanang (Sheet 84/4) provided and answer the following questions:

(a) Express the map scale as a statement.

(b) Find the bearing of grid reference 720220 to 680180.

(c) Giving three evidences from the map, suggest the climate of the mapped area.

(d) Suggest with evidence, five major economic activities which might take place in the area.

(e) Give four supportive contents of a topographical map provided.

(f) Mention three factors which affected the contents of the map given.

4. Study the following data showing the production of Irish Potatoes in a thousand (“000”) tones in three villages in Tanzania from 2000 to 2002, then answer the questions that follow:


YEAR


 

Potato production (“000”) 

Sunga
 

Mwaligulu
 

Mpera
 

2000
 

20
 

15
 

5
 

2001
 

40
 

15
 

10
 

2002
 

50
 

20
 

10
 

(a) Construct a compound bar graph to show the production of Irish potatoes in the three villages.

(b) Give three advantages and two disadvantages of the compound bar graph.

(c) Suggest any other methods which could be used to present the data provided in the table.


5. (a) (i) Define chain survey.

(ii) Give four principles of chain survey.


(b) Give one reason for each of the following:

(i) Ranging pole has a pointed metal end.

(ii) Note book is important during field study.

(iii) Back bearings are taken during compass survey.

(iv) During surveying, measurements are called back by the booker.

6.Study the following photograph and answer the questions that follow:

  1. Giving two reasons, name the type of photograph.
  2. Suggest the type of settlement pattern and give one factor that has influenced it.
  3. Suggest two economic activities that might be taking place in the area.
  4. Provide three advantages of photographs over maps.

7. (a) What is an earthquake?

(b) Briefly explain five effects of earthquakes.

(c)  Describe four ways of reducing the risks of earthquakes.

SECTION C (30 Marks)

Answer two (2) questions from this section.

8. Elaborate eight reasons indicating why the transportation sector is important to the economy of Tanzania.

9. By using concrete examples, explain five negative effects of tourism in East Africa.

10. Examine the best ways which can ensure a sustainable use of forestry resources.

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM THREE GEOGRAPHY EXAM SERIES 53

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

SECONDARY EXAMINATION SERIES

GEOGRAPHY MID TERM EXAMINATION

FORM THREE-2021

Time: 3Hours

Instructions.

  1.              This paper consists of section A, B and C with a total of 10 questions
  2.              Answer all questions in section A and B and two questions from section C.
  3.              Section A carries 15 marks, section B 55 marks and section C 30 MARKS
  4.              Map extract sheet for Sikonge(sheet 137/2) is provided.
  5.              Programmable calculators, cellular phones and any other unauthorized materials are not allowed in examination room.
  6.              Write your number on every page of your answer booklet.

 SECTION A (15 Marks)

 Answer All questions in this section.

(i). Which of the following is the correct factor for growth in the mining industry?

  1.   Availability of capital
  2.    Absence of labour
  3.    Presence of cities like Dar es Salaam
  4.   Political instability

(ii) Quarts is a compound element of:

  1. Aluminium and granite
  2. Reldspar and carbon dioxide
  3. Manganese and iron
  4. Iron, granite, carbon dioxide.

(iii) The intensity of an earth quake is measured by an instrument called?

  1. Epicenter
  2. Chronometer
  3. Seismograph
  4. Ritcher scale.

(iv) The magnitude of the earth quake refers to:

  1. Effects produced by the earth quake.
  2. Large amplitude waves known as I- waves.
  3. Point at which earth shake.
  4. Total amount of energy released.

(v). Nomadic farming in agricultural activities refers to:-

  1.   Animal keeping through moving from one place to another.
  2.    Permanent cultivation of cash crops
  3.    Keeping animals by zero grazing.
  4.   Crop cultivation of food stuff crops only.

(vi). Which among the following is not a characteristic of shifting cultivation?

  1.   Sites are selected in the virgin forest
  2.    Simple tools are used like hand hoes.
  3.    Few crops are grown, mostly starchy crops
  4.   Keeping animals and crops cultivation

(vii). Plantation in agricultural system is referred to as:-

  1.   Small scale agriculture
  2.    Intensive subsistence farming
  3.    Large scale agriculture.
  4.   Sedentary shifting method.

(viii). A major problem facing river basin development project is:-

  1.   Silting
  2.    Flood
  3.    Diseases
  4.   Land Fragmentation.

(ix) Which among the alternatives is a problem facing Tennessee River valley Authority (T.R.A) scheme?

  1.   Labour shortage
  2.    Siltation
  3.    Diseases
  4.   Environmental degradation.

(x). The following are the hard wood species except?

  1.   Oak, Ash and Beach
  2.    Pines, Far and Spruce
  3.    Oak, Ash and Pines
  4.   Ash, Pines and Cyprus.

2. Match the items from list A with the correct response in List B by writing a letter of the correct answer.

LIST A

LIST B

  1. The name that is given to a boundary that separates solid materials from the molten mantle
  2. Clay as a parent rock
  3. The second layer of the earth’s surface
  4. A vertical feature formed due to solidification of magma within the earth’s crust.
  5. The process of changing granite to gneiss rock.
  1. Sima
  2. Sial
  3. Dyke.
  4. Lacolith
  5. Impermeable
  6. Sedimentation
  7. Metamorphism
  8. Mahorovic
  9. Asthnosphere.

3. (a) Define the term Climate.

    (b).What is the difference between climate and weather?

    (c). what is the importance of climate to human activities.

4. (a) Give five factors which control the distribution of temperature

(i)     ………………………………………………………………………

(ii)  ………………………………………………………………………

(iii) ………………………………………………………………………

(iv) ……………………………………………………………………….

(v)   ………………………………………………………………………..

(b)      State four types of clouds

(i)     ………………………………………………………………………

(ii)  ………………………………………………………………………

(iii) ………………………………………………………………………

(iv) ……………………………………………………………………….

(c)     Mention four importance of weather forecasting

(i)     ………………………………………………………………………

(ii)  ………………………………………………………………………

(iii) ………………………………………………………………………

(iv) ……………………………………………………………………….

5. (a) Give three methods used to measure the distance  of maps

(i)     ……………………………………………………………………………

(ii)  ……………………………………………………………………………

(iii) ……………………………………………………………………………

(b)      Mention three ways on how map scale can be expressed

(i)     ………………………………………………………………………

(ii)  ………………………………………………………………………

(iii) ………………………………………………………………………

(c)     If a statement scale is 1cm to 0.5km, calculate how many meters will be represented by 1cm.

(d). Change the following scales into the required formats.

a)      150cm to Kilometres if the map scale is 1:25,000

b)     The distance of 800cm if the scale is 1:20,000

c)      Change 1:100,000 into statement scale.

d)     Draw a linear scale to read 1:50,000 if the ground distance is 20km

6. (a) Distinguish between volcanism and volcano.

    (b) Classify rocks according to mode of formation.

    (c) Identify three minerals that are found in igneous rocks.

7. (a) Briefly explain the following process involved in weathering;i) freeze-thaw, solution and exfoliation.

   (b) Outline three factors that influence the rate of chemical weathering

SECTION C. (30 Marks)

Answer two (02) questions from this section.

8. (a) Explain the effects of rapid population growth on small scale farming.

      (b) What are the advantages of small scale agriculture? (Give five (5) points)

9.  Briefly explain measures taken by the government of Tanzania in alleviating problems facing livestock keeping.

10. Discuss the main problems facing mining industry in Tanzania.

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FORM THREE ANNUAL EXAMINATIONS

013GEOGRAPHY
(For Both School and Private Candidates)

Time: 3:00 HoursDecember 2020 p.m.


Instructions

  1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C, with total of ten (10) questions
  1. Answer ALL questions in section A and B and two (2) questions from section C
  1. Map extract of (265/2) Ilonga Sheet is provided
  1. Credit will be given for the use of recreant diagrams
  1. Write your examination number on each answer sheet you have used.



SECTION A (15 Marks)

Answer all questionsin this section

1. For each of the items (i) – (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter besides the item number in the answer booklet provided.

(i)What is a proper name for the study of the description of the earth?

Asolar system

BAstronomy

CGeography

DEnvironment

EMetrology

(ii)You have been visited the coastal area of Bagamoyo and you find the forests with deep roots and roots project above the mud and water to absorb oxygen, what kind of forest is that?

ATropical forest

BMangrove forest

CConiferous forest

DDeciduous forest

ETemperate forest

(iii)If the time at town X is 150E is 12:00 noon what could be the longitude town Y if it is 8:00 am?

A150E

B300W

C300E

D450W

E450E

(iv)Mrs Kilua was wondering how fragments are worn out during collision against each other at Kondoa river during rainy season, her daughter tells her that process is known as ……

AHydraulic action

BAttrition

CAbrasion

DCorrosion

EHydrolysis

(v)The Maasai around Oldonyo Lengai mountain were wondering the way mountain vomiting fire and smoke, they believe that the mountain was possessed by bad evils, tell them is not evils but is …………..

AVolcanic eruptions

BTectonic movements

CMass wasting

DFire from God

EFaulting

(vi)Suppose you want to carry out a field study on the atmospheric conditions suitable for growth of maize on a farm village. What are the best weather components to be considered…?

ARainfall and wind

BRainfall and could cover

CMoisture and sunshine

DRainfall and temperature

EPressure and humidity

(vii)Last year people of Bukoba District experience shaking of crustal rocks which lead to destruction of properties and death of people. Where this shaking does originated inside the earth’s crust?

AAt the focus

BAt the epicentre

CAt the fault

DAt the Lake Victoria

(viii)The process of peeling off and falling of rock mass is called

ADisintegration

BWeathering

CMass wasting

DErosion

EExfoliation

(ix)Workers who were working at Government offices in Dar es salaam are now moving to Dodoma as their new offices. Identify the type of that movement

AMigrants

BEmigrants

CEmigration

DImmigration

EImmigrants

(x)Recently in Rwanda the land with their vegetation was sliding down a slope and people were busy in taking photos and wondering to that situation, tell them what type of geological process was taking place

AErosion and deposition

BDenudation and transportation

CLand slide and erosion

DMass wasting and transportation

ELandslide and deposition

2.Match the letter of the correct response beside the item number in the answer sheet provided.

LIST A

LIST B

i

Fineness and coarseness of soilparticles

A. Soil type

B. Soil profile

C. loam soil

D. soil texture

E. Soil structure

F. Soil fertility

G. Soil organic matters

H. Soil chemistry

I. Soil erosion

J. Soil water

K. Soil air

ii

Removal of materials from surface of land

iii

Vertical section of the soil to the underlying rocks

iv

Status of soil with respect to amount of elements necessary for plants growth

v

Residues that have decomposed and mixed with soil mass

SECTION B (55 Marks)

Answer all questions from this section

3Study the map extract of Ilonga (sheet 265/2) and answer the following questions.

  1. Measure the distance covered by the river in kilometre from grid reference 630000 to 600979
  2. Use the square methods to calculate the area covered by Namihondo pond.
  3. With evidence, mention three (3) economic activities which may be conducted on a mapped area
  4. Describe the nature of relief of the area
  5. With one reason, suggest the type of climate
  6. Identify any three (3) factors which have influenced the population distribution of Ilonga town.

4.Carefully study the data below which shows the exports of tea from Kilimanjaro in tones.

YEAR

TEA PRODUCTION

(In Tonnes)

1981

7,000

1982

3,000

1983

10,000

1984

5,000

1985

2,000

1986

12,000

1987

16,000

1988

6,000

1989

15,000

1990

3,500

a)Name the two simplest methods of presenting the data

b)Outline two values of presenting the data by simple methods mentioned in (a) above

c)Present the given statistical data by using divergent bar graph.

5. (a)What is meant by Moraine erosion?

(b) Describe four (4) processes which are involved in Moraine erosion.

6.(a) Distinguish fold mountains from volcanic mountains

(b) Briefly explain how the rift valley is formed

7.Study carefully the photograph below then answers the questions that follow: -

Geography (1)

  1. Name the type of photograph
  2. Describe the possible climate of the area
  3. Suggest four economic activities that might be taking place in the area
  4. Suggest three possible regions in Tanzania where the photograph might have been taken

SECTION C. (30 Marks)

Answer two (2) questions from this section.

8.Explain any six objectives of constructing the Stigler’s gorge hydro- electric power in Tanzania.

9.Mage’s grandmother used to cultivate many crops in small area, using local seeds and hand hoe and now she is blaming that she harvests nothing in five years and she is complaining that her neighbours are the one who cause this problem. Explain to her six ways on how she can improve her farming system instead of complaining to her neighbours.

10.Explain six human factors which influences population distribution and density in Tanzania

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THE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

MINISTRY OF REGIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

AUGUST-SEPTEMBER EXAMINATION SERIES

GEOGRAPHY FORM-3

2020

TIME: 2:30 HRS

Instructions

  1.  This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of ten (10) questions.
  2.  Answer all questions in sections A and B and any two (2) questions from section C.
  3.  Map extract of Mkomazi (Sheet 109/1) is provided.
  4.  Programmable calculators, cellular phones and unauthorised materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  5. Write your Examination Number on every page of your answer booklet(s).

SECTION A (15 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) — (x), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter besides the item number in the answer booklet provided.

(i) Which of the following layers of the earths interior is made up of sima and sial?

  1.  Biosphere 
  2. Hydrosphere 
  3. Asthenosphere 
  4. Lithosphere 
  5. Barysphere

(ii) You are asked to help a Form Two student who failed to identify the types of forests found in the area with low temperatures. What type of forest will you suggest among the following?

  1. Tropical rain forest 
  2. Coniferous forest
  3. Equatorial forest 
  4. Deciduous forest
  5. Mediterranean forest

(iii) What is the social-economic advantage of reserved forests to societies?

  1.  Tourism 
  2. Lumbering
  3. Mining 
  4. Forestry
  5. Agriculture 

 

(iv) Which of the following instrument is used to measure maximum and minimum temperature?

  1. Barometer
  2. Thermometer
  3. Anemometer
  4. Sixs thermometer
  5. Hydrometer.

(v) Which among the following is an extrusive volcanic feature?

  1. Crater
  2. Laccolith
  3. Batholith
  4.  Sills
  5. Dykes.

(vi) A region which consists of thick forests, tree dwellers and people who engage in cultivation of rubber, cocoa, bananas and oil palms is known as

  1. Tropical savanna 
  2. Tropical monsoon 
  3. Polar climate 
  4. Mediterranean
  5. Equatorial.

(vii)Which of the following is not a process for chemical weathering?

  1. Carbonation
  2. Saltation
  3. Hydrolysis
  4. Hydration
  5. Oxidation.

(vii) Which among the following features are produced by wave erosion?

  1. A Geo, wave cut platform and stack
  2. Blow hole, sea arch and levee
  3. Sea arch, beach and stump
  4. Beach, spit and bars.
  5. Tombolo, meander and cliff.

 (ix) The process through which rain water enters the ground is called

  1. Evaporation
  2. Infiltration
  3. Transpiration
  4. Condensation
  5. Percolation.

(x)The process of peeling off and falling of rock mass is called

  1. disintegration
  2. weathering
  3.  mass wasting
  4.  erosion 
  5. exfoliation.

 

2. Match the process involved in the formation of rocks in with the type of rock in List B by writing the letter of the correct response beside the item number in the answer booklet provided.

LIST A

LIST B

  1. Rocks formed when magma solidifies deep in the crust and can be exposed on the surface by agents of erosion.
  2. Rocks formed when molten magma cools and solidifies inside the rocks of the earth or on the surface of the earth.
  3. Rocks formed as results of deposition and compaction of remains of dead plants and animals.
  4. Rocks formed when different types of rocks are subjected to great heat and pressure.
  5. Rocks formed when sediments are deposited either by water, wind or ice
  1. Crystalline rocks
  2. Igneous rocks
  3. Organic sedimentary rocks
  4. Intrusive volcanic rocks
  5. Extrusive volcanic rocks
  6. Metamorphic rocks
  7. Sedimentary rocks

 

SECTION B (55 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

4. Carefully study the map extract of Arusha (Sheet 55/3) provided then answers the questions that follow.

  1. Describe the relief of the mapped area.

(b) Giving evidences, mention the major means of transport shown in a map.

(c) Change the scale of the map into a statement scale.

(d) Measure the length of the road from grid reference 378314 to grid reference 480276 in kilometres.

(e) With evidence from the map, identify three social services which are found in this area.

5. (a) Define compound bar graph. 

(b) Study carefully the table below on hypothetical data about cash crops production (in ‘000 tonnes) in East Africa in the year 2000, then answer the questions that follow. Find this 

Country

Crops

 

Coffee

Tea

Cotton

Kenya

2200

2000

1800

Uganda

1700

700

800

Tanzania

1300

1900

2300

(i) Draw compound bar graphs to represent the data provided.

(ii) Outline four merits of using compound bar graph.

5. (a) Explain two major forms of measurements in land surveying.

(b) (i) Define leveling.

(ii) Explain four significances of leveling.

6. (a) What is an earthquake?

 

(b) Briefly explain five effects of earthquakes.

7. Carefully study the photograph given below then answer the questions that follow:

image

(a) Name the type of photograph.

(b) Describe the relief of the area.

(c) Giving two reasons, describe the scale of production of the crop in the photograph.

(d) Explain two uses of the crop in the photograph.

(e) Describe three conditions necessary for the production of the crop.

 

SECTION C (30 Marks)

Answer two (2) questions from this section.

8. Give five reasons for decreasing death rates in many parts of the world.

9. Explain eight characteristics of shifting cultivation.

10. Describe six problems facing railway transportation in East Africa.

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THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, LOCAL ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

GEOGRAPHY- TERMINAL EXAMINATION-MAY

FORM THREE

                                                                             

TIME: 3:00HRS                                                                      2020

NAME:_______________________________________________                         CLASS:___________

INSTRUCTIONS

  • This paper consists of sections A,B,C and D
  • Answer All questions in section A,B and C and ONE (1) question from each part in section D
  • Map extract of ENGARUKA BASIN sheet 54/1 is provided 
  • Credits will be awarded for the use of relevant diagrams and examples
  • All writings must be done in BLUE or Black ink except for the diagrams which must be done by pencil
  • Remember to write your name and class in the spaces provided above.

SECTION A (25 MARKS)

1. For each of the items (i-x), choose the correct answer among the given alternatives and write its letter beside the item number in the box provided.

(i) Great circle refers to:-

  1. A line of longitude
  2. Greenwich meridian only
  3. A line of the globe
  4. The shortest distance between the two points
  5. A circle in the surface whose plane passes through the centre of the globe.

 (ii) Pangani at sea level has a temperature of 32C, what is the temperature of Arusha 1500M above the sea level?

  1. 230c
  2. 170c
  3. 90c
  4. 190c
  5. 0.60c

 (iii) Plants with long roots, thorny stems, needle shaped leaves, wax or hair are found in:-

  1. The monsoon region
  2. Tropical grasslands
  3. Hot deserts
  4. The Mediterranean region
  5. The equatorial region

(iv) The slow movement of soil particles which can be recognized by bending of trees and fences is referred to as:-

  1. Soil erosion
  2. Mud flow
  3. Land slide
  4. Rock fall
  5. Soil creep

 (v) The secretary general of the U.N addressed the world from New York (75w 42N) at 7:30p.m Tuesday. At what time and day will the people in Dar es Salaam (45E 06S) hear the same speech?

  1. 3:30p.m Wednesday
  2. 12:30p.m Tuesday
  3. 3:30a.m Wednesday
  4. 8:30p.m Tuesday
  5. 11:30p.m Wednesday

 (vi) The barysphere of the earth is made up of:

  1. Silica and magnesia
  2. Iron and aluminia
  3. Silica and aluminia
  4. Iron and nickel
  5. Iron and Zinc 

 (vii) The name given to the boundary that demarcates solid materials from the molten mantle is:

  1. Mohorovicic
  2. Mesosphere
  3. Core
  4. Astheriosphere
  5. Gutenberg 

 (viii) _____________is a point where cold air from the polar regions meet warmer air from lower latitudes

  1. Pressure gradient
  2. Humidity
  3. Tropical maritime
  4. Polar front
  5. Cyclone 

 (ix)  Which one of the following combinations form chemical weathering?

  1. Organic acid and temperature change
  2. Exfoliation and carbonation
  3. Organic acid and weak carbonic acid
  4. Mud flow and land slides
  5. Temperature change and frost action

 (x) The earth is said to be oblate spherical because it is:

  1. A flattened sphere
  2. Spherical in shape
  3. Has a flattened surface
  4. Round
  5. A planet

 2. Match the items in list A with the response in list B by writing the letter of the correct response beside the item number.

LIST A

LIST B

(i) The earth’s zone which is made up of nickel and iron

(ii) Magma which reaches the earth’s surface and solidifies to form extrusive features

(iii) A sheet of magma which lies along the bedding plane

(iv) A wall like feature formed when a mass of magma cuts across the bedding plane

(v) The uppermost layer of the earth

  1. Core
  2. Lava
  3. Sill
  4. Volcano
  5. Crust
  6. Mode
  7. Batholiths
  8. Mantle
  9. Magma
  10. Dyke 

 SECTION B (27 MARKS)

3. a) What do you understand by “Earthquake”?

b) Briefly explain five effects of earthquakes

c) Describe four ways of reducing the risks of earthquakes

4. (a) What is data in statistics?

(b) Explain with examples the following terms

  1. Individual data
  2. Discrete data
  3. Continuous data
  4. Grouped data

5. There are a number of researches conducted from different areas across the world. Suggest four advantages of research findings to Tanzania as a developing country after giving the definition of the word research”

 6. a) Define surveying.

b) When someone wants to conduct a survey he/she has to prepare himself/herself before. Explain four (4) important things a surveyor has to prepare before deciding to conduct a chain survey.

 7. Study carefully the map extract of ENGARUKA BASIN sheet 54/1 and then answer the questions that follow:

  1. Calculate the area covered by seasonal swamp in square kilometer (km2) 
  2. With evidence from the map suggest two economic activities which might take place in the mapped area 
  3. Name the features found at the following grid reference  875658 and 840580
  4. Describe the relief features found in a mapped area
  5. Change the map scale into statement scale

8. Study carefully the photograph provided below then answer the questions that follow:

image

 

  1. With reasons suggest the type of photograph above 
  2. Name the crop shown in the photograph
  3. Mention the natural conditions which favor the growth of the crop above
  4. Tanzania is very famous in growing the crop mentioned (b) above. Name three regions of Tanzania which grow the crop at commercial level
  5. With concrete evidence, explain the scale of production as shown on the photograph

SECTION C 30 MARKS

9. Explain the factors that influence the exploitation of mineral resources.

10. With vivid examples explain the factors which contribute to the drastic movement of people from rural to urban areas.

11. How does rapid population explosion affect small scale agriculture?

LEARNINGHUBTZ.CO.TZFORM THREE GEOGRAPHY EXAM SERIES 17

THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

REGIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

MID TERM EXAMINATIONS- MARCH 2020

033/1 GEOGRAPHY FORM THREE

Time: 3Hours 

 

Instructions:

  1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of TEN (10) questions.
  2. Answer all questions in sections A and B and two (2) questions from section C 
  3. All writing should be in blue or black pen, except for diagrams that must be drawn in pencil.
  4. Cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  5. Write your Examination Number on every page of your answer booklet(s)

 

SECTION A: 25 marks

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items i-x choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter behind the item number. 

 (i) Autumn, winter, spring and summer are the result of:-

 (a) Monsoon

 (b) Lunar eclipse

 (c) Rotation

 (d) Revolution

 (e) Tides

 (ii) Which of the following is not a factor influencing temperature of a place?

 (a) Aspect

 (b) Ocean current

 (c) Altitude

 (d) Eclipse

 (e) Length of a day

 (iii) Which among the following features is the impact of water action in the desert?

 (a) Yardang

 (b) Gullies

 (c) Bad lands

 (d) Sinkholes

 (e) Rock pedestals

 (iv) What is the direction of 22?

 (a) SES 

 (b) NEN

 (c) NWN

 (d) SWS

 (e) None of the above 

 (v) Which of the following is formed due to depositional features of the river?

 (a) Water fall

 (b) Delta

 (c) Hanging Valley

 (d) Tombolo

 (e) Cirque

(vi) The maximum and minimum temperature are obtained from an instrument called?

 (a) A barometer

 (b) A Six’s thermometer

 (c) An anemometer

 (d) Kilometer

 (vii) The solar system is made up of:-

 (a) Sun, planets and interplanetary gases

 (b) Atmosphere and hydrosphere

 (c) Planets, clouds and gases

 (d) Hydrosphere, atmosphere and clouds

 (viii) A delta which is formed in a lake is called ………delta

 (a) Moraine

 (b) Laustrine

 (c) Alluvial

 (d) Acute

 (e) Cuspate

 (ix) What is the compass bearing of WNW?

 (a) 27

 (b) 33

 (c) 31

 (d) 32

 (e) 292.

 (x) Destruction, wastage and removal of parts of the earth’s surface;

 (a) Denudation

 (b) Frost action

 (c) Exfoliation

 (d) Deposition

 

2. Match the items in LIST “A” with the responses in LIST B by writing the letter of the correct response below the corresponding item number in the table provided.

List A

List B

  1. Moons of the planet
  2. Pieces of hard matter falling from outer space.
  3. Natural satellite of the earth.
  4. Center of the solar system
  5. Heavenly body that posses and transmit its own light.
  1. Star
  2. Mars
  3. Satellite
  4. Meteors
  5. Sun
  6. Comets
  7. moon

 

3. (a) What is meant by Moraine erosion?

 (b) Describe four (4) processes which are involved in Moraine erosion.

4. Study the data in the following table and answer the questions that follow.

Environmental Workers In Ten Streets Of Arusha City.

STEET

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

NUMBER OF WORKERS

12

06

20

03

12

02

12

03

18

09

 

 (a) Find the range of workers in this city.

 (b) Calculate the (i) Mean (ii) Median (iii) Mode of these workers.

 (c) Calculate variance and standard deviation of the workers.

5. (a) Describe the following terms;

  1. distributaries
  2. lagoon
  3. levee

 (b) Delta is formed under different conditions. Outline three conditions necessary for its formation.

6. Study carefully photograph provided then answer the questions that follows.

 (a) Suggest the title of photograph

 (b) (i) Name the type of forest seen in the photograph

 (ii) Give two characteristics of the forest named in (i)

 (c) Outline three ways of interpreting the photograph given

 (d) (i) Identify the product in the middle ground of the photograph

 (ii) Give two uses of the product in the middle ground of the photograph.

 

SECTION C:

Answer only one question in this part.

7. Explain seven ways of improving tourism Industry in Tanzania.

8. Elaborate the problems hindering development of agriculture sector in Tanzania.

9. Analyze five ways of promoting textile industry in Tanzania.

10. Explain the significance of Natural gas production in Tanzani

 

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