Formation of Fold mountains
Folded mountains happen when there is a pushing together of part of the earth's crust from the ends,
causing it to fold and ripple in the middle. The same phenomenon can be seen if you push the ends of a
rug together; it ripple
Hazard event Disaster
Characteristics and spatial distribution of volcanoes, typhoons, droughts and human induced
Disaster A major hazard event that causes widespread disruption to a community or region
that the affected community is un
Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soils and minerals as well as artificial materials through
contact with the Earths atmosphere, biota and waters. There are two types of weathering- physical and
chemical weathering. Physical weathering
With reference to specific examples, examine the advantages of migration (12 marks)
Migration can be defined as a movement and in human terms usually refers to a permanent or semipermanent change of home. There are two main types of migration, internal an
Analyze the pro-natalist policy of a country you have studied.
Singapore implemented a policy during 1987 called Have-three-or-more-if-you-can-afford-it. The aim
of the policy is to increase the birth rate of the country by giving more incentives to famil
Hazard Event Prediction
Hong Kong is at risk from a wide variety of natural hazards. However, the vulnerability of the
population is relatively low. This is because of effective predictions, through organisations such as the
Hong Kong Observ
Gender inequality no longer exists in the 21 Century Discuss:
Culture/Status/Education/Birth Ratios/Health/ Employment/ Empowerment/ Life expectancy/Family
size/ Migration/ Legal rights/ Land Tenure
Closing gender gap, Iceland 75% Economic participant - g
When was the policy introduced?
The 'One Child Policy' was introduced in 1979 and although it was designed as a temporary measure it
still continues today.
Mao, the ruler between 1950 and 1959 said that "the more people, the stronger
An Ageing population is better than a youthful population. Discuss.
An ageing population is where the majority of the people in a country or region
are over 65 years old and a youthful population is when the majority of the people in
the region or country