Geography_May_05_GeographjySLPaper2May05

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IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME PROGRAMME DU DIPLÔME DU BI PROGRAMA DEL DIPLOMA DEL BI M05/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q GEOGRAPHY STANDARD LEVEL PAPER 2 Tuesday 10 May 2005 (morning) INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES • Do not open this examination paper until instructed to do so. • Answer two questions, each one must be selected from a different theme. 1 hour 30 minutes 2205-5203 18 pages 22055203
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M05/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q 2205-5203 – 2 – Answer two questions and each one must be selected from a different theme. (Do not answer both an essay and a structured question on the same theme.) SECTION A Case studies and examples should be used to illustrate answers and, where appropriate, they should be speciFcally located. Include well drawn, large, relevant maps, sketches, tables and diagrams as often as applicable. A1. Drainage basins and their management Either (a) Essay Referring to speciFc case studies at different scales, examine the extent to which there are common issues associated with water utilization. [20 marks] (This question continues on the following page)
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M05/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q 2205-5203 – 3 – Turn over (Question A1 continued) Or (b) Structured question The diagrams show two drainage basins of similar size. Basin A Basin B 0 100 Scale metres (i) State the name for the drainage pattern of Basin B. [1 mark] (ii) DeFne bifurcation ratio . [1 mark] (iii) Explain which of the two basins is more likely to ±ood at its lowest point. [4 marks] (iv) Analyse three factors that in±uence the drainage density of a region. [6 marks] (v) Evaluate the part played by human activity in causing rivers to ±ood. [8 marks]
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M05/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q 2205-5203 – 4 – A2. Coasts and their management Either (a) Essay With reference to a speciFc stretch of coast, examine the relationships between natural processes and land use in coastal zones. Assess the extent to which these relationships have changed over time. [20 marks] Or (b) Structured question The table shows the average values for some important characteristics of cliffs of unconsolidated material on either side of the Lleyn peninsula, Wales, UK. Side A (northern side) Side B (southern side) Height of cliffs 20 metres 13 metres Angle of cliffs (slope) 39.6º 48.1º Vegetation cover on cliffs 70 % 30 % Width of beach 80 metres 103 metres Erosion rate 6 cm / year 25 cm / year (i) Using the table, identify the relationships between the following factors and suggest a reason for them: (a) the erosion rate and width of the beach (b) vegetation cover and the angle of cliffs. [2 marks] [2 marks] (ii) Analyse the other factors, not shown in the table, that might explain the differences in erosion rates on either side of the peninsula. [6 marks] (iii) Select a coastal hazard and refer to a speciFc example. To what extent have the dangers associated with this hazard been reduced by the use of appropriate management strategies? [10 marks]
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M05/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q 2205-5203 – 5 – Turn over A3. Arid environments and their management
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2010 for the course COMCC 05123 taught by Professor Mcgee during the Spring '10 term at York County CC.

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