FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY NECTA MULTIPLE CHOICE(2003-2020)
FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2019

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL OF TANZANIA

FORM TWO NATIONAL ASSESSMENT

013 GEOGRAPHY

Duration: 2:30 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS. 

  1. This paper consists of sections A, B and C with a total of ten (10) questions.
  2. Answer all questions in section A and B and two (2) questions from section C
  3. All writing must be in blue or black ink.
  4. All answers must be written in the space provided.
  5. Calculators, cellular phones and any unauthorized materials are not allowed in the examination room.
  6. Write your Examination Number at the top right corner of every page.

SECTION A (25 Marks)

Answer all questions in this section.

1. For each of the items (i) – (ii), choose the correct answer from among the given alternatives and write its letter in the box provided.

 

(i) One characteristics of equatorial climate is:-

  1. Low rainfall
  2. Moderate temperature
  3. Low humidity
  4. Thick forest.


(ii) The direction to which compass needle points is called

  1. Magnetic north
  2. True north
  3. Grid north
  4. Compass bearing


(iii) Cultivation of cash crops based on application of advanced technology is called?

  1. Subsistence agriculture
  2. A large scale agriculture
  3. Mixed system agriculture
  4. A small scale agriculture


(iv) The condition of the atmosphere recorded for a short period of time is known as

  1. Climate
  2. Rainfall
  3. Weather
  4. Temperature


(v) The four seasons of the year are the result of

  1. Rotation of the earth
  2. Lunar eclipse
  3. Revolution of the earth
  4. Solar eclipse.


(vi) The seasonal movement of herdsmen between lowlands and highlands in search of water and pasture is known as

  1. Transhumance
  2. Hunting
  3. Pastoralism
  4. Agriculture


(vii) When does the summer solstice in the southern hemisphere occurs?

  1. 21st June
  2. 23rd September
  3. 21st September
  4. 22nd December.


(viii) A feature formed as result of a long and fairly narrow stretch of land that extends through plains, hills or mountains is called

  1. Basin
  2. Plateau
  3. Valley
  4. Depression


(ix) The winds which blow from the sea to land is called

  1. Wind breeze
  2. See breeze
  3. Land breeze
  4. Ocean current


(x) Time increases by 4 minutes for every 1  of longitude when one travels from

  1. North to South
  2. East to South
  3. West to South
  4. West to East.


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2018

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 GEOGRAPHY FTNA 2018

1.For each of the items (i) — (x) choose the correct answer from the given alternatives and write its letter.

(i) The furthest position from the sun in the orbit of the earth is called:

  1.  Equinox 
  2.  Aphelion
  3.  Perihelion 
  4.  Solstice


(ii)Which type of mountains results from the eruption of molten rocks from the earth interior?

  1.  Volcanic mountains 
  2. Block mountains 
  3. Residual mountains 
  4. Fold mountains


(iii)Which one of the following instrument is not the component of a weather station?

  1.  Rain gauge 
  2.  Wind vane
  3.  Microscope 
  4.  Stevenson screen


(iv)The time which is recorded along the same meridian is called:

  1.  Local Mean Time 
  2.  Greenwich Mean Time 
  3.  Great Mean time 
  4.  Standard Time


(v)Which type of climate among the following is different from the other?

  1.  Mediterranean 
  2.  Savanna
  3.  Hot desert 
  4.  Equatorial


(vi)Which scale is the largest among the following?

  1. 1:25,000
  2. 1:1,500,000
  3.  1:50,000
  4. 1: 10,000


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

  1.  Ridge, basin, plateau and waterfall. 
  2.  Continental shelf, basin and waterfall.
  3.  Trench, continental shelf and continental slope.
  4.  Horst, plain and volcano.


(viii)A ship moves to the west and crosses the International Date Line. What happens in regard to time gained or lost?

  1.  No time is gained or lost 
  2.  One whole days is lost
  3.  One whole day is gained
  4.  One whole day is repeated


(ix)The height above the sea level is called:

  1.  Altitude 
  2.  Contour
  3.  Latitude 
  4.  Ocean


(x)Which one among of the following is not an importance of value of forest?

  1. Supports life of varied species. 
  2. . Modifies climate.
  3.  Accelerates soil erosion.
  4.  Home for animals and birds.


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2017

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 GEOGRAPHY FTNA 2017

SECTION A

1.For each of the following items (i) — (x), choose the correct answer from the given alternatives and write its letter.

(i)All meridians pass through:

  1. the North and South Poles
  2. the East and West poles
  3. the Latitudes and Longitudes
  4. the Greenwich meridian


(ii)Which one of the following are block mountains?

  1. Usambara, Sinai and Himalaya.
  2. Andes, Atlas and Usambara.
  3. Usambara, Ruwenzori and Sinai.
  4. . Elgon, Uluguru and Usambara.


(iii)A climate located between 50 North and 50 South of the Equator is called:

  1. Savannah
  2. Hot desert
  3. Equatorial Monsoon
  4. Equatorial


(iv)Large scale crop cultivation is normally characterised by:

  1. application of low technology
  2. monoculture system
  3. poor storage facilities
  4. shifting cultivation


(v)Which one of the following human activities is mostly affected by climate?

  1. Fishing
  2. Mining
  3. Manufacturing
  4. Farming


(vi)A scale of a map is said to be enlarged when:

  1. its denominator is increased
  2. its denominator and numerator are the same
  3. its denominator is reduced
  4. its numerator is increased


(vii)The process whereby water vapour is turned into water droplets is called:

  1. evaporation
  2. condensation
  3. saturation
  4. transpiration


(viii) Metallurgical industries deal with:

  1. machinery
  2. jewellery
  3. textile
  4. food products


(ix) Hot deserts are characterised by:

  1. small range of temperature
  2. two peaks of annual rainfall
  3. large range of temperature
  4. high temperature during the day and night.


(x) The land of East Africa is mainly characterized by:

  1. low lands valley
  2. highlands plateau and lowlands basin
  3. volcanic mountains and residue mountains
  4. highlands and fold mountains.


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2016

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 GEOGRAPHY FTNA 2016

SECTION A

1. For each of the following items (i) - (X), choose the correct answer from the given alternatives and write its letter.

(i)Lines drawn on a map joining different places with the same pressure are called:

  1. Isohyets
  2. Isobars
  3. Isotherms 
  4.  Latitude


(ii)The type of tourism which deals with visiting unaltered natural environment such as national parks, game reserves, coral reefs, forests and mountains in general can be termed as:

  1.  Domestic tourism
  2. Preserved tourism
  3. Ecotourism
  4.  Historical sites


(iii)The following were the primary aims of establishing Tennessee Valley Authority except:

  1. conserving soil
  2. controlling floods
  3. providing electricity
  4. influencing plantation


(iv)The place where mineral salts are found in Tanzania is:

  1.  Uvinza
  2. Mwadui
  3. Songosongo 
  4.  Kiwira


(v)Which one of the following is a characteristic of water bodies?

  1. Gain heat and lose it equally as the landmass
  2. Lose heat and gain it more quickly than landmass 
  3. Gain heat slowly and lose it more quickly than landmass 
  4. Gain heat slowly and lose it more slowly than landmass


(vi)Which one of the following are fold mountains?

  1.  Himalaya, Black forest, Andes and Cape ranges
  2.  Cape ranges Andes, Himalaya and Appalachians 
  3.  Rockies, Andes, Alps and Atlas
  4.  Ruwenzori, Rockies, Vosges and Himalaya.


(vii)A great circle refers to:

  1.  the Equator
  2.  a line of longitude
  3.  a circle on a globe
  4.  the distance of the globe


(viii)A feature formed as a result of either natural or artificial depression varying in size on the earth surface is called:

  1.  Island arc
  2.  Fold mountain
  3.  Rift valley 
  4.  Basin


(ix)Which one among the following sentences describes a longitude?

  1.  Angular distance North Or South of the Equator measured in degrees.
  2.  Angular distance East and South of the Equator measured in degrees.
  3.  Angular distance measured in degrees East or West of the Prime Meridian.
  4.  Angular distance measured in degrees South and North of the Equator.


(x) Which one of the following resources are non-renewable?

  1.  Biogas, Oil and Wind
  2.  Geo-thermal, Hydroelectricity and Biogas
  3.  Oil, Coal and Gas
  4.  Coal, Gas and Wind


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2015

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL

 GEOGRAPHY FTNA 2015

SECTION A

1. For each of the following items (i) — (x), choose the correct answer from the given alternatives and write its letter.

(i)Environment refers to:

  1. living and non-living organisms
  2. living organisms, houses and water
  3. all things surrounding human beings
  4. plants, domestic animals and houses


(ii)The main source of energy on the earth is:

  1.  wind 
  2. water
  3. the sun 
  4. natural gas


(iii)Which of the following occurs when three heavenly bodies are in one line?

  1. Eclipse 
  2.  Solstice
  3.  Equinox 
  4.  Solar system


(iv) Which of the following is an advantage of land reclamation?

  1.  Soil fertility 
  2.  Soil erosion
  3.  Increase of land 
  4.  Decrease of production


(v) Which of the following is the compass bearing of South West?

  1. 315
  2.  225 0
  3.  045
  4.  135 0


(vi) The part of the earth which forms continental crust is called:

  1.  Sima 
  2.  Sial
  3.  Core 
  4.  Crust


(vii) The temperature of Pwani which O meters above sea level is 200 Centigrade. What is the approximate temperature for a place 3000 meters above sea level?

  1.  2 0C

  2. 2.5 C

  3. 18 C

  4. 0.2 0 C



(viii)The system of growing one dominant crop is called:

  1. sedentary 
  2. monoculture 
  3. mixed farming 
  4. pastoralism


(ix) Which among the following are the economic uses of water bodies ?

  1. Domestic and industrial 
  2. Washing and transportation
  3. Industrial and irrigation
  4. Irrigation and drinking


(x) Trees with shallow roots which can tolerate salt condition of sea water are called:

  1. coniferous
  2. rainforest
  3. mangroves
  4. thickets


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2014

(i)         Which among the following causes deflation of winds and ocean currents?

  1. Revolution
  2. Rotation
  3. Sunrise
  4. Eclipse 


(ii)       Which among the following are earths movements? 

  1. Rotation during day and night.
  2. Revolution during the day and night
  3. Revolution around the sun and rotation on its axis
  4. Revolution around the sun.


(iii)      Sea breeze is formed when wind blows from:

  1.   land to sea 
  2.   sea to land 
  3.   land to sea  
  4.    sea to land 


(iv)      Dar es Salaam at sea level has a temperature of 32 0 C. What will be the temperature in Arusha 1500 meters above sea level?

  1.    3.2 0C
  2.    23 0C
  3.    17 0 c  
  4.    0.6 0C


(v)       Natural gas mining site in Tanzania is located at:

  1. Mwadui 
  2. Mererani 
  3. Geita      
  4. Songosongo 


(vi)      Which among the following is the compass bearing of North?

  1. 90
  2. 1800
  3.    00    
  4. 45 0


(vii)    The dominant climatic condition of East Africa is known as.

  1. tropical grasslands 
  2. mediterranean
  3. desert      
  4. equatorial


(viii)          Contours are lines drawn on maps to join places with the same:

  1.    height between mountains
  2.    altitude above sea level 
  3.  areas between valleys
  4.  features in mountains.


(ix)     The keeping of livestock on an extensive land without grazing is called:

  1. pastoralism
  2. nomadism
  3. ranching    
  4. arming


(x)      Hydro Electric Power is produced by the force of:

  1. water
  2. moving water
  3. large volume of water
  4. constant water


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2013

 (i)        Branches of Geography include:

  1. human, economic and regional
  2. physical, regional and practical
  3. practical, human and regional
  4. practical, environmental and regional


(ii)      The arrangement of planets and solid objects in the space in relation to the position from the sun is referred to as solar:

  1. energy  
  2. panels 
  3. power    
  4. system         


(iii)    The farthest position of the earth from the sun is known as:

  1. aphelion
  2. equinox
  3. perihelion 
  4. solstice  


(iv)     If the time atplace X (450E) is 10.00 a.m, what will be the time of a place Y (4501M)?

  1. 10.00 p.m.
  2. 10.00 a.m.
  3. 04.00 p.m.    
  4. 04.00 a.m.


(v)      Which of the following gives a proof that the earth is spherical in shape?

  1. circumnavigation of the earth, solar eclipse and lunar eclipse
  2. Great circles, longitudes and small circles
  3.  Lunar eclipse, the planets and the earths orbit
  4. Ships visibility, lunar eclipse and aerial photograph


(vi)     The features resulting from eruption of molten rocks are:

  1. Block Mountains
  2. fold Mountains
  3. residual mountains
  4. volcanic mountains


(vii)   The major features rising above the surface of ocean water and important for tourism are called:

  1. continental shelf
  2. continental slope
  3. ocean island  
  4. ocean plain  


(viii)  The condition ofthe atmosphere recorded over a long period of time is:

  1.   climate
  2.   pressure
  3.   temperature
  4.   weather


(ix)      A representative scale of 1:250,000 can be represented by a statement scale of:

  1. 2 cm to 2.5km
  2. 2 cm to 25km
  3. 1 cm to 2.5km    
  4. 1 cm to 250,000km


(x)       The grid reference of point B is 361585. What are the numbers of the Eastings and Northings?

  1. 585 are Eastings and 361 are Northings
  2. 361 are Eastings and 585 are Northings
  3. 36.1 are Eastings and 58.5 are Northings
  4. 36 are Eastings and 58 are Northings 


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2012

(i)         Movement of farmers seasonally with their animals from one grazing ground to another in search for pasture and water:

A.          nomadism              

B.     pastoralism

              c.      sedentary farming             

              D.     transhumance


(ii)        An angular distance measured in degrees East and West of the Prime Meridian:

A.          Equator    

B.     Latitude

              C.     Longitude                                    

              D.     Tropic of Cancer



(iii)      The occurrence of summer, winter, autumn and spring is a result of:

A.          Ferrels law            

B.     revolution of the earth

             C.      rotation of the earth          

             D.      tilting of the earth on its axis



(iv)      Summer months in the Northern Hemisphere are:

A.          December, January and February

B.          June, July and August

C.          March, April and May

D.          September, October and November



 (v)        One of the common characteristics between nomadic pastoralism and shifting cultivation is that people have:

A.          advanced in technology

B.          good standard of living

C.          high crop production

D.          no permanent settlement



(vi)      Which among the following statements explains the importance of Geography?

A.          Acquire skills of mechanism

B.          Develop awareness of living organisms 

C.     Expand our knowledge of technology

D.     Gain skills of observation, measuring and recording.



(vii) The wise use and control of water resources is known as water:

A. controlling 

B. development 

C. management 

D. resources



(viii)The following features are found in the ocean:

A.         basin, ridge, plain and dunes

B.         continental shelf, continental slope and trench

C.         ridge, basin, plateau and water falls D. trench, ridge, plain and dune



(ix)  The extraction of minerals close to the earth is referred to as:

A.         alluvial mining        

B.     open cast mining

       C.      placer mining           

       D.     underground mining



(x)    Although the earth is in motion all the time, we do not feel its motion.

This is due to the reason that we are:

A.       in the earth    

B.    moving against the motion

       C.    moving with it                

       D.    on the earth



FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2011

(i) The needle of a compass point to the:

  1. Grid North
  2. Magnetic Field
  3. North Pole
  4. Pole Star


 (ii) The height above the sea level is called:

  1. Altitude
  2. Contours
  3. Latitude
  4. Oceans


(iii)    If the local time at place A (30 0 N, 30 0 E) is 8.00 a.m., what will be the local time at place B (27 O N, 12 0 E)?

A.   6.28 a.m. 

B. 6.28 p.m. 

C. 9.32 a.m.         

 D. 9.32 p.m.



(iv)  Block mountains are formed through:

  1. earthquakes
  2. faulting
  3. folding
  4. vulcanicity




(v)  An area where a river system collects its water is called:

  1. catchment area
  2. lake
  3. tributary
  4. watershed





(vi)  Pangani town at the sea level has a temperature of 32 0 C. What is the temperature of Ruaha 1500 metres above sea level?

  1. 0.60
  2. 9 0 C
  3. 210 C
  4. 23 0 C


(vii)   The grid reference of station Q is 888666. What are the number of Eastings and Northings?

A.         666 are Northings and 888 are Eastings

B.         868 are Eastings and 668 are Northings

C.         886 are Eastings and 668 are Northings

D.         888 are Northings and 666 are Eastings



(ix) If given different kinds of R.F. scales, the smallest scale has the:

  1. biggest denominator
  2. biggest numerator
  3. smallest denominator
  4. smallest numerator




 A ship moves to the West and crosses the International Date Line (IDL).

What happens with regards to time gained or lost?

A.         No time is gained or lost

B.         One whole day is gained

C.         One whole day is lost

D.         One whole day is repeated



FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2010

(i)  Which one of the following planets has the shortest orbit around the Sun?

  1. Earth
  2. Mercury
  3. Pluto
  4. Pluto




(ii)      People living in Dar es Salaam see the sun earlier than in Kigoma. What does this fact indicate?

A.         People in Kigoma sleep longer

B.         The earth rotates from East to West

C.         The earth rotates from West to East

D.         There are many hills and mountains in Kigoma



(iii)    Which one of the following is not an element of weather?

A.  Altitude 

B. Cloud cover

C. Precipitation 

D. Wind



(iv)     The boundary between one drainage basin and the next is known as:

A.         basin zone

B.         distributaries

C.         tributary

D.         water divide



(v)      Solar eclipse occurs when:

A.   one body passes between the two bodies

B.   the earth passes between the moon and sun 

C. the earth passes between the sun and moon

D. the moon passes between the earth and sun



(vi)     One of the following explains on how plants maintain continuous growth in the equatorial climate:

A.   evenly distribution of rainfall and constant temperature

B.  temperature is always high

C.  there is an abundance of water

D.  there is no strong wind



(vii)   The mantle is the second layer of the earth which consists of:

A. iron and manganese silicates      

B. iron and nickel

              C. sial and sima                                

             D. uranium and iron



(viii)One of the following is the agricultural method used to restore back the fertility of the soil:

A.  crop rotation by planting leguminous plants

B.  monoculture system of agriculture

C.  terracing system

D.  the use of tractor during cultivation and harvesting



(ix)     As someone ascends in altitude the temperature tends to:

A.  decrease and increase at the same time

B.  decrease at the rate of 0.60C for every 100 metres

C.    increase at the rate of 0.60C

 D. remain constant



(x)      Identify the correct process of rain formation:

 A. cooling, evaporation, condensation, and precipitation

B.         evaporation, cooling, condensation, and rainfall

C.         evaporation, cooling, precipitation, and rainfall

D.  evaporation, precipitation, condensation, and cooling



 (i)        Crater lakes are most likely to be formed in

  1. areas of fold mountains
  2.  intensively faulted areas
  3.  downwarped areas
  4.  regions where subsidence is taking place
  5.  areas of active vulcanicity.


(ii)       Which one of the following is not associated with earthquakes?

  1.   Body waves
  2.  Geyser
  3.  Richter scale
  4. Seismograph
  5. Focus.


(iii)      If the time at town X 15°E is 12.00 noon, what could be the longitude of town Y if it is

8.00 a.m?

  1.   15°W
  2. 30°E
  3. 45°W
  4. 30°W
  5. 45°E


(iv)      Which one of the following, by origin and composition is not a form of igneous rocks?

  1.  Sill
  2. Gypsum
  3. Lava plain
  4. Volcano
  5. Granite. 


 (v)       One of the following features is a product of weathering:

  1. Earth pillar
  2. Gully
  3.  Lilly
  4.  Hot springs
  5.   Soil creep. 


(vi)       The process of river erosion where fragments are worn out during collision against each other is termed as

  1.  hydraulic action
  2. attrition
  3. abrasion
  4.   corrosion
  5.  hydrolysis.


(vii)      A scale of 4 cm representing 18 km on the ground will be represented by representative fraction (R.F) scale as

  1.  1 : 900000
  2. 1 : 1800000
  3.  1 : 450000
  4. 2 : 900000
  5. 1 ? 10,000


 (viii)    Which one of the following owes its origin to deflation?

  1. Qattara depression
  2. Lake turkana
  3. Tekekitarn
  4. Lake Chad
  5.  Lake Victoria. 


 (ix)      The presence of paired terraces on both sides of a river valley indicates that

  1.   river capture has taken place
  2.  lateral erosion is dominant
  3.  sea level has risen
  4. rejuvenation has taken place
  5. truncated spurs have retreated.


(x)       A good example of intrusive igneous rocks is

  1.  gneiss
  2. basalt
  3.  gabbro
  4.  marble
  5. limestone.


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2009

(i) Geography is the study of:

A.   soil and the atmosphere

B.   human activities and his environment

C.   the physical environment

D. the human environment



(ii)       If it is 3.00 p.m. at Mwanza 33 0 E in Tanzania, what will be the time at Bangladesh 500E?

A.  10.00 a.m. 

B. 4.32 p.m. 

C. 4.08 p.m. 

D. 5.00 p.m.



(iii)  The distance between two crests is called:

  1. anticline
  2. syncline
  3. trough
  4. wave length 




(iv) Pastoralism whereby animals are given feeds in a shed without making them go out in the field is called:

  1.  zero grazing
  2. nomadic pastoralism
  3. mixed pastoralism
  4. sedentary pastoralism 




(v)       If the temperature at Morogoro 800m is 20 0C, what will be the temperature at Karatu 1400m above sea level?

A. 40.OOC     

B. 31.60C

            C. 24.40C                                            

            D. 24.3 0C



(vi) Water and air currents do not move in straight lines due to spinning effect of the earth. The term used to describe this is;

  1. deflection
  2. reflection
  3. direction
  4. refraction 




(vii) WSW compass direction is equivalent to the following compass bearing:

 A. 247.50               

 B. 135 0

            C. 2250                                                                          

            D. 2500



      (viii) Which of the following mountains is the block Mountains?            

        A. Atlas                                  

        B. Ruwenzori

        C. Rocky                               

        D. Drakensberg



     (ix) If the ground distance between two points is 13km, what will be the map distance if the scale is lcm to 0.5km?

       A. 13.0cm         

       B. 26cm

       C. 13.0km                             

       D. 6.5cm



(x) Which of the following resources are non-renewable?

A. Biogas, oil and wind

B. Coal, gas and oil

C.  Geo-thermal, biogas and solar energy

D.   Wind, coal and electricity



THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION, 2009

0013 GEOGRAPHY

TIME: 2½ HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A and B.

2. Answer ALL questions in section A and ONLY two questions from Section B.

3. Write your examination number on every page.

4. ALL answers in both sections must be written in this paper.

5. Cellphones and electronic calculators are not allowed in the examination room.

6. ALL writing must be in black or blue pen.

SECTION A

1.For each of the following questions, write the letter of the correct answer.

(i)Geography is the study of:

  1. soil and the atmosphere
  2. human activities and his environment
  3. the physical environment 
  4. the human environment


(ii)If it is 3.00 p.m. at Mwanza 33 0E in Tanzania, what will be the time at Bangladesh 500E?

  1. 10.00 a.m. 
  2. 4.32 p.m.
  3. 4.08 p.m.
  4. 5,00 p.m.


(iii)The distance between two crests is called:

  1. anticline
  2. syncline
  3. trough 
  4. wave length


(iv) Pastoralism whereby animals are given feeds in a shed without making them go out in the field is called:

  1. zero grazing 
  2. nomadic pastoralism
  3. mixed pastoralism 
  4. sedentary pastoralism


(v)If the temperature at Morogoro 800m is 200C, what will be the temperature at Karatu 1400m above sea level?

  1. 40.00
  2. 31.60C
  3. 24.40
  4. 24.3 0C


(vi)Water and air currents do not move in straight lines due to spinning effect of the earth. The term used to describe this is

  1. deflection 
  2. reflection
  3. direction 
  4. refraction


(vii)WSW compass direction is equivalent to the following compass bearing:

  1. 247.5 
  2. 1350
  3. 225 
  4. 2500


(viii)Which of the following mountains is a block mountain?

  1. Atlas 
  2. Ruwenzori
  3. Rocky 
  4. Drakensberg


(ix) If the ground distance between two points is 13km, what will be the map distance if the scale is lcm to 0.5km? 

  1. 13.0 cm 
  2. 26cm
  3. 13.0km 
  4. 6.5cm


(x) Which of the following resources are non-renewable?

  1. Biogas, oil and wind
  2. Coal, gas and oil
  3. Geo-thermal, biogas and solar energy
  4. Wind, coal and electricity


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2008

(iii)The feature resulting from eruption of molten rocks of the mantles is a:

  1. block mountain
  2. fold mountain
  3. volcanic mountain
  4. residual mountain




(iv)  A large part of the Southern Hemisphere is:

  1. open water
  2. land mass
  3. volcanic mountain
  4. dark soil water




(v)    Which of the following pairs is not a correct association?

       A.  Isobar and pressure

       B.  Isobar and sunshine

     C. Isotherms and temperature

     D. Isohyets and rainfall



(vi)  What is the temperature of Arusha 1400m above sea level when it is 280C at Tanga 800m. above sea level?

    A. 31.60C        

    B. 3.60C

         C. 240C                                               

         D. 24.40C



(vii)   Water vapour changes into water droplets in the process known as:

      A.  evaporation            

    B. saturation

         C. condensation                    

         D. sublimation



     (viii)The condition of. atmosphere recorded over a long period of time is:

A.        weather

B.        climate

C.        temperature

D.        atmospheric temperature



        (ix)     Grid reference B is 361585. What are the numbers of the Eastings and Northings?

A.        585 are Eastings and 361 are Northings

B.        36.1 are Eastings and 58.5 Northings

C.        36 are Eastings and 58 are Northings

D.        361 are Eastings and 585 are Northings



(x)      The following is the outcome of the economic importance of land reclamation:

A.        soil erosion and fertility

B.        land degradation

C.        land erosion and soil erosion

D.       increased land production capacity



THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION, 2008

0013 GEOGRAPHY

TIME: 2½ HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A and B.

2. Answer ALL questions in section A and ONLY two questions from Section B.

3. Write your examination number on every page.

4. ALL answers in both sections must be written in this paper.

5. Cellphones and electronic calculators are not allowed in the examination room.

6. ALL writing must be in black or blue pen.

SECTION A

1.Read the following statements carefully and then write the letter of the correct answer.

(i)The earth's revolution around the sun takes:

  1. 366 days 
  2. 3651 days ¼
  3. 365 days ½ 
  4. 365 days


(ii)What is the time for Rio de Janeiro 430W when it is 3:30 p.m. at Dar es Salaam 43.90E?

  1. 3:14 p.m. 
  2. 3:58 p.m.
  3. 8:58 a.m. 
  4. 10:02 a.m.


(iii)The feature resulting from eruption of molten rocks of the mantles is a:

  1. block mountain 
  2. fold mountain
  3. volcanic mountain 
  4. residual mountain


(iv)A large part of the Southern Hemisphere is:

  1. open water 
  2. land mass
  3. volcanic mountain 
  4. dark soil water


(v)Which of the following pairs is not a correct association?

  1. Isobar and pressure
  2. Isobar and sunshine
  3. Isotherms and temperature
  4. Isohyets and rainfall


(vi)What is the temperature of Arusha 1400m above sea level when it is 280C at Tanga 800m. above sea level?

  1. 31.60
  2. 3.60C
  3. 240
  4. 24.40C


(vii)Water vapour changes into water droplets in the process known as:

  1. evaporation 
  2. saturation
  3. condensation
  4. sublimation


(viii)The condition of atmosphere recorded over a long period of time is:

  1. weather
  2. climate
  3. temperature
  4. atmospheric temperature


(ix)Grid reference B is 361585. What are the numbers of the Eastings and Northings?

  1. 585 are Eastings and 361 are Northings
  2. 36.1 are Eastings and 58.5 Northings
  3. 36 are Eastings and 58 are Northings
  4. 361 are Eastings and 585 are Northings


(x)The following is the outcome of the economic importance of land reclamation:

  1. soil erosion and fertility
  2. land degradation
  3. land erosion and soil erosion
  4. increased land production capacity


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2007


(i)        The central body of the solar system is:

   A.  The planets 

   B. The sun

          C. The moon               

          D. The earth



(ii)      The spinning of the earth on its own axis is known as:

  A. Rotation          

  B. Revolution

  C. Day and night     

  D. Distance



(iii)    If it is 3.00 p.m. at Bukoba 33 0 E in Tanzania what will be the time at Tehran 50 0 E in Iran?

  A. 10.00 a.m.   

  B. 4.08 p.m.

         C. 4.32 p.m.                                      

         D. 10.00 p.m.



(iv)      Morogoro at 800m above sea level has a temperature reading of 28 0 C. Determine the temperature of Karatu which is located at 1400 metres above sea level.

  A. 31.6 0 C            

  B. 3.6 0 C

         C. 240 C                                               

         D. 24.40 C



(v)      The side of a mountain facing the direction of the wind is known as:

A. Leeward side 

B. Fore side

       C. Backward side               

       D. Windward side



(vi)     A ship moves to the West and crosses the International Date Line. What  happens with regard to time gained or lost?

 A. No time is gained or lost

 B. One whole day is lost

 C. One whole day is gained 

 D. One whole day is repeated



 (viii)The big difference between the readings of a Wet Bulb Thermometer and Dry Bulb Thermometer indicates that:

          A. Humidity is low

B. The air is saturated with water vapour

C. Humidity is high 

D. There is low evaporation



(x) What is the compass bearing of North North West (NNW)?

       A. 337+0                      

       B. 0480                                        

       C. 2200                           

        D. 3150



THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION, 2007

0013 GEOGRAPHY

TIME: 2½ HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A and B.

2. Answer ALL questions in section A and ONLY two questions from Section B.

3. Write your examination number on every page.

4. ALL answers in both sections must be written in this paper.

5. Cellphones and electronic calculators are not allowed in the examination room.

6. ALL writing must be in black or blue pen.

SECTION A

1. Read the following statements carefully and then write the letter of the most correct answer.

(i) The central body of the solar system is:

  1. The planets 
  2. The sun
  3. The moon 
  4. The earth


(ii)The spinning of the earth on its own axis is known as:

  1. Rotation 
  2. Revolution
  3. Day and night
  4. Distance


(iii)If it is 3.00 p.m. at Bukoba 33 0 E in Tanzania what will be the time at Tehran 50 0 E in Iran?

  1. 10.00 a.m.
  2. 4.08 p.m.
  3. 4.32 p.m. 
  4. 10.00 p.m.


(iv)Morogoro at 800m above sea level has a temperature reading of 280 C. Determine the temperature of Karatu which is located at 1400 metres above sea level.

  1. 31.60
  2. 3.60 C
  3. 240
  4. 24.4 0C


(v)The side of a mountain facing the direction of the wind is known as:

  1. Leeward side 
  2. Fore side
  3. Backward side
  4. Windward side


(vi)A ship moves to the West and crosses the International Date Line. What happens with regard to time gained or lost?

  1. No time is gained or lost 
  2. One whole day is lost
  3. One whole day is gained 
  4. One whole day is repeated


(vii)The four seasons which occur on the earth's surface are the result of:

  1. Rotation of the earth
  2. Ferrell's Law
  3. The tilting of the earth on its own axis
  4. Revolution of the earth


(viii)The big difference between the readings of a Wet Bulb Thermometer and Dry Bulb Thermometer indicates that:

  1. Humidity is low 
  2. The air is saturated with water vapour 
  3. Humidity is high 
  4. There is low evaporation


(ix) Which of the following give the proof that the earth is spherical in shape?

  1. Circumnavigation of the earth, solar eclipse and lunar eclipse
  2. Ship's visibility, lunar eclipse and aerial photograph
  3. Great circles, longitudes and small circles
  4. Lunar eclipse, the planets and the earth's orbit


(x) What is the compass bearing of North North West (NNW)?

  1. 337+
  2. 048 
  3. 220 
  4. 3150


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2006

       (i) The farthest position from the sun in the orbit of earth is called:

A.  Lunar eclipse

B.   Aphelion

C.    Umbra

D.  Perihelion



(ii)      The angular distance measured in degrees North and South of the Equator is known as:

A.          Great circles

B.          Longitude

C.          Altitude

D.          Latitude



(iii)      The atmosphere is said to be humid only when:

A.     it contains water vapour

B.      it is unsaturated with water vapour

C.   it is saturated with water vapour  

D. it does not contain water vapour



(iv)       A statement scale of one centimetre representing half a kilometre can be represented in representative fraction as:

A.1:250,000

B. 1:50,000

C. 1:100,000

D. 1:25,000



(v)      Water and air currents do not move in straight lines due to spinning effect of the earth. The term used to describe this situation is:

A.    Deflation

B.   Reflection

C. Direction

              D. Deflection



(vi)   If it is 3:00 p.m. at Mwanza 33 0 E in Tanzania, what will be the time at Tehran 50 0 E in Iran?

A.         4:08 p.m.

B.         1:52 p.m. C. 10:00 a.m.



(vii)Siberia is to the East of the International Date Line (IDL) and Alaska is to the West. If one from Siberia crosses the line to Alaska he/she:

A.         Gains a day

B.         Loses a day

C.         Gains and loses a day at the same time

D.         None of the above



(viii)        Dar es Salaam at sea level has a temperature of 32 0C. What will be the   temperature of a place in Arusha 1,500 metres above sea level?

A.         41 0C

B.         23 0 C

C.         9 0 C

D.        0.60 C            



(ix)   One of the following groups are features of the ocean floor:

A.         Ridge, basin, plateau and waterfalls

B.         Continental shelf, basin and water falls

C.         Trench, continental shelf and continental slope



D.         Horst, plain, basin and volcano

(x)     The Grid reference of station X is 612825. What are the numbers of the Eastings and the Northings?

A.         825 are Northings and 612 are Eastings

B.      282 are Eastings and 625 are Northings

C.      825 are Eastings and 612 are Northings 

D.     228 are Northings and 825 are Eastings



THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION,  0013 GEOGRAPHY, 2006

TIME: 2½ HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A and B.

2. Answer ALL questions in section A and ONLY two questions from Section B.

3. Write your examination number on every page.

4. ALL answers in both sections must be written in this paper.

5. Cellphones and electronic calculators are not allowed in the examination room.

6. ALL writing must be in black or blue pen.


FOR EXAMINER’S USE ONLY

QUESTION NUMBER

SCORE

INITIALS OF EXAMINER

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10.



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SECTION A (70 Marks) 

Answer ALL questions in this section.

1. Read the following statements carefully and then write the letter of the most correct answer in the box provided against each question.

(i) The farthest position from the sun in the orbit of earth is called:

  1. Lunar eclipse
  2. Aphelion
  3. Umbra
  4. Perihelion.


(ii) The angular distance measured in degrees North and South of the Equator is known as:

  1. Great circles
  2. Longitude
  3. Altitude
  4. Latitude.


(iii) The atmosphere is said to be humid only when:

  1. It contains water vapour
  2. It is unsaturated with water vapour
  3. It is saturated with water vapour 
  4. It does not contain water vapour.


(iv) A statement scale of one centimetre representing half a kilometre can be represented in representative fraction as:

  1. 1:250,000
  2. 1:50,000
  3. 1:100,000
  4. 1:25,000


(v) Water and air currents do not move in straight lines due to spinning effect of the earth. The term used to describe this situation is:

  1. Deflation
  2. Reflection
  3. Direction
  4. Deflection.


(vi) If it is 3.00 PM at Mwanza 33°E in Tanzania, what will be the time at Tehran 50°E in Iran?

  1. 4:08 PM
  2. 1:52 PM
  3. 10:00 AM
  4. 10:08 PM


(vii) Siberia is to the East of the International Date Line (IDL) and Alaska is to the West. If one from Siberia crosses the line to Alaska he/she:

  1. Gains a day
  2. Loses a day
  3. Gains and loses a day at the same time
  4. None of the above.


(viii) Dar es Salaam at sea level has a temperature of 32°C. What will be the temperature of a place in Arusha 1,500 metres above sea level?

  1. 41°C
  2. 23°C
  3. 9°C
  4. 0.6°C


(ix) One of the following groups are features of the ocean floor:

  1. Ridge, basin, plateau and waterfalls
  2. Continental shelf, basin and waterfalls 
  3. Trench, continental shelf and continental slope
  4. Horst, plain, basin and volcano.


(x) The Grid reference of station X is 612825. What are the numbers of the Eastings and the Northings?

  1. 825 are Northings and 612 are Eastings 
  2. 282 are Eastings and 625 are Northings
  3. 825 are Eastings and 612 are Northings
  4. 228 are Northings and 825 are Eastings.


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2005

(i)       The time recorded along the same meridian is called:

A.        Local mean time         

B. Greenwich Mean Time

        C. Great Mean Time          

        D. Standard time



(ii)     The following planet has 8 satellites:

A.        Mars  

B. Jupiter 

C. Neptune 

D. Saturn



(iii)   Fold mountains are mainly produced by:

A.        Tension force 

B. Earthquakes 

C. Compression force 

D. Faulting



(iv)  Part of the earth which forms continental blocks is: 

A. Sima                

B. Core 

C.  Sial                                              

D. Hydrosphere



(v)     What is the local mean time of Dar es Salaam at 45 0E when it noon at

Greenwich?

A.        10.00 a.m. 

B. 7:00 p.m.

 C. 3.00 p.m. 

D. 8:00 p.m.



(vi)   The only type of climate that is different from the others is:

A.        Mediterranean         

B. Savanna

        C. Hot desert 

        D. Equatorial



(vii)Wind blows from:

A.        Low altitude to high altitude

B.        Low pressure to high pressure zone

C.        High pressure to low pressure zone 

D. Sea to land during nights



(viii)Which is the largest among the following scales?

  1. 1:25,000
  2. 1:500,000
  3. 1:50,000
  4. 1:10,000


(ix)      Identify the incorrect association in the following pairs:

A.   Isobar and sunshine

B.   Isobar and pressure

C.  Isotherm and temperature 

D. Isohyets and rainfall



(x)       WSW compass direction is equivalent to the following compass bearing:

A.   2250         

B. 135 0     

C.   245.50    

 D. 247.50



THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION, 2005

0013 GEOGRAPHY

TIME: 2½ HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A and B.

2. Answer ALL questions in section A and ONLY two questions from Section B.

3. Write your examination number on every page.

4. ALL answers in both sections must be written in this paper.

5. Cellphones and electronic calculators are not allowed in the examination room.

6. ALL writing must be in black or blue pen.

SECTION A

Read the following statements carefully and then write the letter of the most correct answer.

(i)The time recorded along the same meridian is called:

  1. Local mean time 
  2. Greenwich Mean Time
  3. Great Mean Time 
  4. Standard time


(ii)The following planet has 8 satellites:

  1. Mars 
  2. Jupiter 
  3. Neptune 
  4. Saturn


(iii)Fold mountains are mainly produced by:

  1. Tension force
  2. Earthquakes
  3. Compression force 
  4. Faulting


(iv) Part of the earth which forms continental blocks is:

  1. Sima
  2. Core
  3. Sial 
  4. Hydrosphere


(v)What is the local mean time of Dar es Salaam at 45 0E when it noon at Greenwich?

  1. 10.00 a.m.
  2. 7:00 p.m.
  3. 3.00 p.m. 
  4. 8:00 p.m.


(vi)The only type of climate that is different from the others is:

  1. Mediterranean 
  2. Savanna
  3. Hot desert
  4. Equatorial


(vii)Wind blows from:

  1. Low altitude to high altitude
  2. Low pressure to high pressure zone
  3. High pressure to low pressure zone 
  4. Sea to land during nights


(viii)Which is the largest among the following scales?

  1. 1:25,000
  2. 1:500,000
  3. 1:50,000
  4. 1:10,000


(ix) Identify the incorrect association in the following pairs:

  1. Isobar and sunshine
  2. Isobar and pressure
  3. Isotherm and temperature 
  4. Isohyets and rainfall


(x) WSW compass direction is equivalent to the following compass bearing:

  1. 225
  2. 135 
  3. 245.5 
  4. 247.50


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2004

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION, 2004

0013 GEOGRAPHY

TIME: 2½ HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A and B.

2. Answer ALL questions in section A and ONLY two questions from Section B.

3. Write your examination number on every page.

4. ALL answers in both sections must be written in this paper.

5. Cellphones and electronic calculators are not allowed in the examination room.

6. ALL writing must be in black or blue pen.

SECTION A

1.Read the following statements carefully and then write the letter of the correct answer.

(i)In Geography the term rotation means:

  1. the movement of the sun
  2. the movement of one body around another
  3. the spinning of a body on its axis
  4. the rise of the moon in the east


(ii)The planet which is known to support life is the:

  1. sun 
  2. moon
  3. earth 
  4. mercury


(iii)The grid reference of station X is 261582. What are the numbers of the Eastings and the Northings?

  1. 583 are Eastings and 261 are Northings
  2. 158 are Eastings and 262 are Northings
  3. 582 are Northings and 261 are Eastings
  4. 651 are Northings and 582 are Eastings


(iv)Dar es Salaam at sea level has a temperature reaching 300C. Determine the temperature of Arusha situated at 1,500 metres above sea level.

  1. 210
  2. 390C
  3. 90
  4. 230C


(v)The structure of the earth is composed of:

  1. carbon and sodium
  2. crust, mantle and core
  3. silicon and alumina 
  4. sima and sial


(vi)Fold mountains are formed by:

  1. outflow and spread of lava over land
  2. sinking of the earth's crust
  3. wrinkling of the earth's crust
  4. faulting


(vii)Which of the following tropical climates has the largest diurnal temperature range?

  1. Tropical monsoon
  2. Hot deserts
  3. Mediterranean
  4. Cold deserts


(viii)At which longitude will it be 2.00 p.m. when it is 11.00 a.m. at IOOW?

  1. 350
  2. 450E
  3. 350
  4. 100E


(ix)Wind Vane is an instrument used for:

  1. recording wind velocity
  2. recording temperature
  3. measuring air pressure
  4. showing direction of wind


(x)A representative scale of can be represented by a statement scale of:

  1. 0.5 to 2.5 km
  2. 2cm to 25 km
  3. one cm to 2.5 km
  4. One cm to 250,000 cm


FORM TWO GEOGRAPHY MULTIPLE CHOICE 2003

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

FORM TWO SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION, 2003

0013 GEOGRAPHY

TIME: 2½ HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of sections A and B.

2. Answer ALL questions in section A and ONLY two questions from Section B.

3. Write your examination number on every page.

4. ALL answers in both sections must be written in this paper.

5. Cellphones and electronic calculators are not allowed in the examination room.

6. ALL writing must be in black or blue pen.

SECTION A

1.Read the following statements carefully and then write the letter of the most correct answer.

(i)The time when the sun is overhead on latitude 23½0S or 3½0N is called:

  1. Solstice
  2. Aphelion
  3. Equinox 
  4. Tropic of Cancer


(ii)The second nearest planet from the sun is:

  1. Mercury 
  2. Earth
  3. Venus 
  4. Jupiter


(iii)Which of the following is the largest scale?

  1. 1:100,000
  2. 1:10,000
  3. 1:50,000
  4. 1:1,000,000


(iv)Wind blows from:

  1. highlands to lowlands
  2. lowlands to highlands
  3. low pressure areas to high pressure areas 
  4. high pressure areas to low pressure areas


(v)......... causes the difference between the length of day and night.

  1. Rotation of earth
  2. Distribution oflongitudes
  3. Inclination of the earth's axis
  4. Revolution of the earth


(vi)Which of the following type of mountains result from the eruption of molten rocks from the earth's interior?

  1. Block mountains
  2. Volcanic mountains 
  3. Residual mountains
  4. Fold mountains


(vii)If it is 3.00 p.m. at Mwanza 33 0 E in Tanzania, what will be the time at Bangladesh 500E?

  1. 10.00 a.m.
  2. 4.32 p.m. 
  3. 10.00 p.m.
  4. 4.08 p.m.


(viii)Which of the following is not a renewable resource?

  1. Water 
  2. Air
  3. Mineral 
  4. Forest


(ix) The relative humidity of a region is low when:

  1. The wet and dry bulb thermometers read the same
  2. The difference between the readings of wet and dry bulb thermometers is large
  3. The temperatures are high 
  4. The temperatures are low


(x) The practice of seasonal movement to the mountains and to the valleys is called:

  1. Agriculture 
  2. Pastoralism
  3. Transhumance
  4. Hunting


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