Exam Questions Second Term SS 1 Geography



Geography ss1 2nd term que.


  1. Which of these is not a fold mountain (a) Atlas Mountain (b) Himalayas (c) Mt. Kenya (d) Alps
  2. Which of these mountains is produced by faulting? (a) fold mountain (b) residual mountain (c) block mountain (d) volcanic mountain
  3. Another name for “Mountain of Accumulation” is (a) residual mountain (b) fold mountain (c) volcanic mountain (d) block mountain
  4. The uplifted area of the level land which is enclosed by fold mountain is known as (a) table land (b) plateau (c) intermont (d) horst
  5. The type of plateau which is formed by agents of denudation is (a) volcanic plateau (b) tectonic plateau (c) residual plateau (d) dissected plateau
  6. Jos Plateau in Nigeria is a good example of (a) Volcanic plateau (b) tectonic plateau (c) Dissected plateau (d) Residual plateau
  7. Plains formed by agents of denudation are known as (a) Dissected Plain (b) Residual Plain (c) Erosional Plains (d) Structural Plain
  8. Which of the following is not a depositional plain (a) Outwash Plains (b) Pedi Plain (c) Deltaic Plain (d) Flood Plain
  9. Great plains of USA is a good example of (a) Volcanic Plains (b) Structural Plains (c) Erosional Plains (d) Depositional Plains
  10. Animals, man and parasites are grouped as ______(a) Decomposers (b) Heterotrophs (c) Autotrophs
  11. The relationship between organisms and its physical environment is called __________(a) Environment (b) Ecosystem     (c) Community
  12. The best example of autotrophs are ______ (a) Animals (b) Man (c) plants
  13. The instrument used for measuring wind direction is (a) Wind vane (b) Thermometer (c) Anemometer (d) Rain guage
  14. Wet and dry bulb thermometer could be used for measuring (a) Rainfall (b) Relative humidity (c) Temperature (d) Wind speed
  15. Which of the following weather elements is paired with the wrong instrument? (a) Wind direction and wind vane (b) Humidity and anemometer (c) Rainfall and rain guage (d) Atmospheric pressure and barometer
  16. 6km to 10km is a type of _____ (a) statement scale (b) representative scale (c) linear scale (d) representative fraction
  17. If the scale of a map is 5cm to 2km, what is the ground distance if the distance between two towns on the map is 15cm?(a) 5km (b) 6km (c) 7km (d) 8km
  18. Which of these scales is the smallest? (a) 1: 50,000 (b) 1: 25,000 (c) 1: 10,000 (d) 1 : 100,000
  19. The first step in the calculation of straight distance is? (a) locate the places involved on the map (b) use a ruler to measure the distance between the two points or places (c) relate the distance measured on the map to the scale given and get the ground distance (d) use a thread to get the distance
  20. The cardinal interval between North and East is (a) North – South (b) North – West (c) West – South (d) North – East
  21. The cardinal interval between East and South is (a) North – South (b) East – South (c) South – East (d) North – East
  22. The interval between two points on the map is known as (a) bearing (b) distance (c) grid system (d) cardinal points


  1. State the procedures for measuring bearing.
  2. Draw the four cardinal points.
  1. Convert (1) 1: 50,000 and (2) 1: 150,000 to statement scales.
  2. Write three features within the school that can be represented with GIS
  3. What is Climate?
  4. Highlight four importance of weather and climate to man.
  5. What is an ecosystem?
  6. Mention four importance of the environment.
  7. Explain briefly the difference between Pene Plain and Pedi Plain.
  8. What is intermont?
  9. With diagrams, explain the formation of any two types of mountain.


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