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Form 2 Geography End of Term 2 Examination 2021

Class: Form 2

Subject: Geography

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 2 End Term 2 Exams

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Attempt all the questions given below (100 marks)
1. a) Using well labeled diagrams, distinguish between a simple symmetrical fold and an asymmetrical fold. (4 marks)

b) Name two fold mountains of the Alpine Orogeny (2marks)

c) Explain four positive effects of folding on the physical & human environment. (4 marks)

2. a) What are earthquakes? (2 marks)

b) State and briefly explain two types of earthquakes waves (4 marks)

c) State four natural causes of earthquakes (4 marks)

3. a) State three evidences of continental drift theory (3 marks)

b) Name three types of plate tectonic boundaries ( 3 marks)

c) What are tectonic plates (2 marks)

d) Give any two examples of oceanic plates (2 marks)

4. a)Describe how the following cause earth movements: (6 marks)
(i) Isostatic adjustment

(ii) Magma movement in the crust

(iii) Convectional currents in the mantle.

b) State four characteristics of the rift valley lakes of Kenya (4 marks)

5. The diagram below represents a feature resulting from faulting
(a) Name the feature (1 mark)

(b) Name part x and y (2 marks)

(c) Give three negative of an earthquake (3 marks)

(d)Name any four features resulting from faulting (4 marks)

6. a) Define Vulcanity (1 mark)

b) The feature below show an extrusive landform in a volcanic area. Name all the labelled parts (3 marks)

c) Differentiate between hot springs and geysers (4 marks)

d) Describe how subsidence can lead to formation of a caldera (2 marks)

7. Study the photograph (a) and (b) and use them to answer the questions below
(a) Name the type of photograph shown in the figure (b) (1 mark)

(b) Name three human activities carried out in photographs (a) and (b) (2 marks)

(c) Give three characteristics of cold desert climate (3 marks)

(d) Name any two block mountains in Kenya. (2mks)

(e) Give two landform associated with folded regions(2 marks)

8. The table below shows rainfall and temperature figures of a station in Africa.
(a) On the graph paper provided draw a combined bar and line graph to represent the figures (5mks)
(b) Calculate the average monthly temperature of the station. (Show working). (2mks)

(c) Calculate the annual temperature range (2mks)

9. a) The diagram below shows some intrusive features formed by vulcanicity. Use it to answer the questions below
Name the features marked P, Q, R and S. (4mks)

(b) Describe how a dyke is formed (3mks)

(c) Explain three positive effects of vulcanicity (3mks)

10. (a). The time at Conakry (Guinea) 10o W is 10.00am. What is the time at Mogadishu (Somalia) 37oE (2mks)

(b) Identify two types of high level clouds (2mks)

(c) Identify any three characteristics of troposphere (3mks)

(d) Identify one fold mountain in each of the following three continents (3mks)
(i) Europe
(ii) Africa
(iii) Asia


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