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First and Second Year High School Geography

written by: 20mia10
 
This is a short quiz to help with a little first/second year geography revision.

Question 1:


The depth of soil influences vegetation, as does the range of nutrients in the soil.
False
True

Question 2:


A narrow floor and steep sides are characteristic of what stage of valley evolution?
youthful stage
mature stage
ancient stage
old stage

Question 3:


Which comes first in a typical soil profile?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Living organisms e.g earthworms, woodlice etc.
C horizon
A horizon
Litter

Question 4:


Does desertification mean 'turning land into desert'?
No
Yes

Question 5:


Which statement about maritime air masses is true?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
They come from the north and are cold.
They come from the south and are much warmer.
They form over land, so they are drier.
They form over the oceans, so they often bring rain.

Question 6:


Which of these statements is false?
Voluntary aid is when the money must be used to buy goods from the donor country.
Emergency aid is when food, blankets and medicine are donated at the time of a disaster.
Bilateral aid is when money is given by the Irish government to the United Nations.
Bilateral aid is when the money must be used to buy goods from the donor country.

Question 7:


Which of these is characteristic of an oblique aerial photograph?
south-west
north-east
four squares directly north
centre foreground

Question 8:


Is it true that a cross-section is like a slice taken through the landscape to show its size?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Yes
No

Question 9:


Which of these statements about cirrus clouds is true?
They bring rain if they darken in colour.
They are fluffy or woolly in appearance.
They indicate fair weather.
They frequently bring rainbows

Question 10:


The steel industry used to be strongly linked to coalfield locations.
False
True

 


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