Planning authorities are more important than tour operators in minimizing the impact of
tourism on the environment.
How far do you agree with this statement?
The planning authorities play an important part in minimizing the environmental harm of
Contents Revision- Section B
1) Worldwide rise in tourism
Increasing world population
Increasing revenue and em
Secondary Five Revision Notes
Theme: Agriculture- Green Revolution
1. What is green revolution?
The increase in food production in developing countries through the use of high yielding
varities ( HYVs) of wheat or rice with oth
Book 4 Chapter 5 : What makes a good governance in Singapore
Objectives: 1. The structure and functions of the Singapore government
2. The principles of good governance in Singapore
3. The Civil Service in Singapore
4. Hoe the Singapore government ensures
What is ecotourism?
It is define as responsible travel to natural areas that conserve the
environment and sustaining its well being of local people
1. Generates tourism
revenue in the host
country and m
QUESTION TWO AGRICULTURE
Q2A As can be seen from figure 2b and 2a, its show scientists had identified a
gene that would allow rice plants to survive for up to 2 weeks even when
completely submerged in water and researchers is developing a variety of rice
QUESTION FOUR TOURISM
Q4A There has an increase in the traveling of people from 2002 to 2005. Asia
and the pacific in 2004-2005 has the highest tourists arrivals while Africa has the
lowest in tourists arrivals. The world tourism arrivals have increases f
1) what is global warming?
Global warming refers to the rise in the average global temperature
2) what is the relationship between global warming and greenhouse effect?
-Greenhouse effect is the process whereby suns heat is trapped by green
QUESTION 6 ENVIRONMENTS
6a) Europe, Asia and North America are the areas affected by the problem of acid
rain. One of the reason is sulphur dioxide and oxides of nitrogen produced by
vehicle and industrial. This may result to destruction of building struc
Social Studies Notes 2008
1. The ageing population pose a more serious threat .than the
decline in birth rates. Do you agree? Explain your answer.
I do not agree with the statement. I think the ageing population is
less a the threat to Singapore than the
QUESTION 5 DEVELOPMENT
5a) Country C has the highest level of development while Country A has the
lowest level of development. As we know, when a country start to develop, it
will have definitely improve its medical facilities, hence its citizens has a hi
Cause of deforestation
A: Increasing population
B: Increasing demand for profit
2. How increasing in population result to deforestations?
-Rapid population growth
-Clearing of land to build settlements and agricultural land
Secondary Five Revision Notes
Theme: Agriculture-Wet Rice Cultivation
1) Distribution of Wet Rice Cultivation
Found in countries with monsoon rain to provide sufficient amount of water to
create the flooded field condition that is necessary or the seeds t
GEOGRAPHY TEN YEAR SERIES 2005 QN5
1. The components in the HDI can be substituted or more components can be added to
better reflect the development status of a country. HDI take into consideration for
more factors, for example in figure 4, there has life