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THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION
(For School Candidates Only)
Time: 3 Hours Tuesday, 4th O ctober 2011 a.m
1. This paper consists of sections A, B, C and D.
2. Answer all questions in sections A, B and C and one (1) question from each part of section D.
3. Map extract of Malampaka (sheet 49/1) is provided.
4. Credit will be given for the use of relevant sketch maps and diagrams.
5. Calculators and cellular phones are not allowed in the examination room.
6. 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 beside the item number.
(i) One of the following features is a characteristic of coniferous forests:
(ii) The Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) means
(iii) Rias often provide natural harbour because they are
(iv) If the local time at town X (30°E 45°N) is 5.00 p.m. Monday, what will the time be at town Y (15°W 50°S)?
(v) The following are instruments used in chain and tape survey:
(vi) When the river flows in its long profile it performs the following geological activities:
(vii) If the location of a point on a map is given by grid reference 365490, then
(viii) The following are the elements of weather:
(ix) Which one of the following is not an outcome of the rotation of the earth on its own axis?
(x) Landforms formed by vulcanicity can be divided into
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.
(ii) Erosional feature which is always formed in the young/upper stage of the river valley.
(iii) Consists of a huge canopy which limits the undergrowth.
(iv) The feel of coarseness or softness of the individual soil particles.
(v) A planet in the solar system with the longest orbit around the sun.
3. Soils may differ from one area but they share almost the same components.
Describe the composition of the soil.
SECTION B (27 Marks)
Answer all questions this section.
APPLICATION OF STATISTICS, INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH AND ELEMENTARY SURVEYING
4. Data in the following table show the enrolment of Form One students at Mji Mpya Secondary School from 2006 to 2010. Carefully study them and answer the questions that follow.
Number of students
(a) Present the data by using simple bar graph.
(b) Comment on the trend of the enrolment.
(c) Explain the advantages of the method you have used in (a) above.
5. (a) What is hypothesis formulation?
(b) Explain four importance of hypothesis in research.
6. Form three students at Nguvumali secondary school would like to conduct a simple chain survey around their school compound and measure the height of the big gully near the headmaster’s office. Describe the significance of survey in Tanzania
SECTION C (28 Marks)
MAP READING AND PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
7. Carefully study the map extract of Malampaka (sheet 49/1) provided and answer the following questions:
(a) Calculate the area covered by seasonal swamps in Km2.
(b) Explain the distribution of natural vegetation.
(c) How long in kilometres is river Ng’hulu from grid reference 625496 to grid reference 700522?
(d) Identify any three ways which have been used to represent relief in the area.
(e) Through giving evidence, explain any four economic activities that might be taking place in the area.
8. Carefully study the following photograph and answer the questions that follow.
(a) Such the type of the photograph by giving two reasons.
(b) Suggest any four economic activities that might be taking place in the area shown on the photograph.
(c) Comment on the nature of the settlement pattern as it is portrayed on the photograph.
(d) Explain the relief of the area.
SECTION D (20 Marks)
Answer one (1) question from each part.
PART 1: REGIONAL FOCAL STUDIES
9. (a) Distinguish between large scale and small scale farming.
(b) What are the advantages of large scale over small scale farming?
10. “Oil as an economic resource has improved the living standards of the people of Libya”. Discuss.
PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, POPULATION AND SETTLEMENT
11. Explain the environmental factors which influence population distribution in Tanzania.
12. Suggest the measures to be taken in order to reduce the effects of global climate change at national level.
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