DISTRICTS SAMPLED AND COMPILED 1. NDHIWA 2. SOTIK 3. KAKAMEGA CENTRAL 4. NYAMIRA 5. HOMABAY 6. RACHUONYO 7. MIGORI 8. UGENYA/UGUNJA 9. KISUMU WEST 10. MATUNGU 11. BUTERE 12. KAKAMEGA EAST 13. NYATIKE 14. KHWISERO 15. TRANS NZOIA WEST 16. TRANSMARA 17. KAKAMEGA NORTH 18. MUMIAS
N North G Rotation of the earth South Orbit TOPICS COVERED TOPIC QUESTION PG ANSWER PG 1. Introduction to Geography 3 53 2. The earth and the solar system 3 53 3. Weather and climate 5 55 4. Statistical methods 8 60 5. Maps and map work 10 61 6. Field work 14 69 7. Minerals and rocks 17 76 8. Mining 18 77 9. Internal Land-Forming Processes 20 82 10. Photograph work 23 89 11. Vegetation 24 90 12. Forestry 27 94 13. External land forming processes 28 99 14. Soils 34 117 15. Agriculture 36 124 16. Land reclamation and Rehabilitation 39 135 17. Fishing 41 142 18. Wildlife and tourism 43 146 19. Energy 44 148 20. Industry 46 153 21. Transport and communication 46 153 22. Trade 49 159 23. Population 50 161 24. Settlement 51 164 25. Management and conservation of the environment 52 165 1. INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY The topic entails: (i) Definition of Geography and Environment (ii) Description of the branches of Geography (iii) Explaining the importance of studying Geogrpahy and its relationship with other disciplines . 1. Explain why the study of Geography is beneficial in the management and conservation of the environment. 2. THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM The topic entails: (i) Definition of Solar System. (ii) Explaining the origin of the earth (iii) Explaining the effects of rotation and revolution of the earth. (iv) Description of the structure of the earth 1. The diagram below represents the earth on its axis. Use it to answer question (a)
a)i) Name the latitude marked ii) What is the angle of inclination of the earth’s axis from its orbitb)i) Statetwoeffects of the rotation of the earthii) When the local time is 2.00 p.m at longitude 45°E, what is the longitude of a place whose local time is 10.30 a.mc) Name twolocal winds experience around lake Victoria region 2. The table below represents rainfall and temperature figure for a town in Kenya .Use it to answer the questions that follow:-a)i) calculate the annual range of temperature for the town ii) Calculate the total annual rainfall for the town (1mk)b) State threecharacteristics of the climate experience in the town 3. a) What is a solsticeb) State threeeffects of the revolution of the earth4.(a) (i) Give twotheories that explain the evolution of the solar system and the origin of the earth (ii) Identify the force that causes the earth to bulge at the equator(b) Givetwo reasons that support the belief that the interior of the earth is very hot5.a) Statetwotheories that are used to explain the origin of the earthb) What is solar “system”?6 a). Name twoplanets without natural satellites in the solar system (b) (i) What is a time zone?(ii) Give the reason why the International Date Line is significant.(2mks)(c) State any twocharacteristics of Latitudes.7. (a) What is the solar system (b) Give threereasons why the interior of the earth is very hot8.(a) The diagram below represents an eclipse. Use it to answer the following questions: G
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