Geography_Nov_04_GeographySLPaper2-Questionbooklet

Geography_Nov_04_GeographySLPaper2-Questionbooklet - IB...

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IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME PROGRAMME DU DIPLÔME DU BI PROGRAMA DEL DIPLOMA DEL BI N04/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q GEOGRAPHY STANDARD LEVEL PAPER 2 Tuesday 16 November 2004 (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 8804-5203 16 pages 88045203
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N04/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q 8804-5203 – 2 – Answer two questions and each one must be taken 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 at least two river basins, discuss the extent to which management schemes create both beneFts and problems. [20 marks] Or (b) Structured question The diagram below shows a traditional model of a long proFle of a river. UPPER COURSE Steep, fast flowing river with little water. Lots of erosion. MIDDLE COURSE River starts to slow down. More water. Still eroding. LOWER COURSE River very slow. Much more water. Depositing here. Not eroding. (i) Evaluate the accuracy of the information shown in the diagram. [6 marks] (ii) Describe and explain in detail, one typical ±uvial landform located at A and one at B . [6 marks] (iii) Using examples, explain how river basin management at A on the diagram can have consequences for people living near B . [8 marks] A B
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N04/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q 8804-5203 – 3 – Turn over A2. Coasts and their management Either (a) Essay Using examples of contrasting coastlines, evaluate the different types of strategies that may be employed by humans to manage them. [20 marks] Or (b) Structured question If you choose to answer this question refer to the map of West Africa in the Resources Booklet. (i) Using the map of West Africa, describe and explain the natural processes operating along this section of coastline and the resultant coastal features. [6 marks] (ii) Explain how the action of humans could have altered natural processes operating on this section of coastline. [6 marks] (iii) Using examples, evaluate the various methods that can be used to protect depositional coastlines from erosion. [8 marks]
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N04/3/GEOGR/SP2/ENG/TZ0/XX/Q 8804-5203 – 4 – A3. Arid environments and their management Either (a) Essay Referring to an area of your choice, examine the causes and consequences of desertiFcation. [20 marks] Or (b) Structured question The diagram below shows a typical desert landscape where water is a major agent of erosion.
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