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Q1
The system of cultivation of tropical commercial crops on large estates is known as
A
plantation agriculture.
B
bush fallowing.
C
mixed cropping.
D
intensive farming.
E
Q2
The Gezira Scheme and the Manaquil Extension are famous for the cultivation of
A
kolanuts.
B
cotton.
C
sugar cane.
D
beans and other legumes.
E
Q3
A great advantage of basin irrigation is that
A
it makes it possible to irrigate larger areas.
B
the basin helps to trap much alluvium to enrich the soil.
C
it is an extensive means of irrigation.
D
water is not wasted.
E
Q4
Which activity requires the following? I. Large area of land usually in thousands of hectares. II. Availability of water either in form of rain or irrigation. III. High capital outlay.
A
plantation agriculture.
B
Mining.
C
Lumbering.
D
Tourism industry.
E
Q5
Copper is an important raw material in the
A
chemical industry.
B
oil refining industry.
C
pharmaceutical industry.
D
electric industry.
E
Q6
The ocean that connects Europe and America is the
A
Indian ocean.
B
Antarctic ocean.
C
Atlantic ocean.
D
Arctic ocean.
E
Q7
''It is a port that specializes in receiving and redistributing goods to the neighbouring countries''. Which of the following ports is described in the preceding statement?
A
Ferry port.
B
Out port.
C
River port.
D
Entrepot.
E
Q8
A settlement developed at the meeting point of roads is known as a
A
port town.
B
nodal town.
C
gap town.
D
confluence town.
E
Q9
A conurbation can best be described as
A
a large village with thousands of people.
B
two or more towns joined together, each town maintaining its own identity.
C
a large area with big cities.
D
a big area of land with few settlements.
E
Q10
Which of the following features is shared by Hong Kong, Java and Manhattan?
A
High military technology.
B
High population density.
C
Multi-racial communities.
D
Rapid industrial growth.
E
Q11
The term over population is best defined as the situation where
A
there is high population density.
B
birth rate is equal to death rate.
C
the population exceeds the available resources.
D
there is an increasing birth rate and a decreasing infant mortality rate.
E
Q12
Life expectancy refers to the
A
age at which people receive their pension.
B
average age at which people die.
C
achievements one makes in life.
D
age at which people retire from their jobs.
E
Q13

If the total land area of a country is 24,000 square kilometres and the population is 7,200,000, what is the population density of the country?

A

200 persons per km2

B

300 persons per km2

C

2000 persons per km2

D

3000 persons per km2

E
Q14

Which of the following is not a major type of migration?

A

Rural-urban

B

International.

C

Intercommunity.

D

Urban-rural.

E
Q15

Rural settlementtypes include allthe following except

A

linear.

B

dormitory.

C

nucleated.

D

dispersed.

E
Q16

All the following activities belong to primary industries except

A

lumbering.

B

quarrying.

C

processing.

D

fishing.

E
Q17
''It is universal, and can reach almost everywhere''. Which transport mode is being referred to?
A
Road.
B
Railway.
C
Ocean.
D
Rope ways.
E
Q18
The busiest and most important ocean route in the world is the
A
Trans-pacific
B
North Atlantic.
C
Cape route.
D
South Atlantic.
E
Q19
Which of the following is not a contribution of transportation to economic development?
A
Decreased production.
B
Movement of people and commodities.
C
Diffusion of ideas.
D
National integration.
E
Q20
Which of the following is not a problem of overpopulation?
A
Widespread unemployment.
B
Inadequate workforce.
C
A rapid increase in population.
D
A decline in standard of health.
E
Q21
The feeding relationship above shows a
A
symbiotic relationship.
B
parasitic relationship.
C
food chain.
D
food web.
E
Q22
Which of the following is a primary producer?
A
Snake.
B
Lizard.
C
Grass.
D
Grasshopper.
E
Q23
The relationship between the elements of an ecosystem is best described as
A
parasitic.
B
symbiotic.
C
multi-directional.
D
interdependent.
E
Q24
The total population of the inhabitants of region above is
A
300,000.
B
290,000.
C
280,000
D
270,000.
E
Q25
The difference between the population of region A and region C is
A
15,000
B
20,000
C
25,000
D
30,000
E
Q26
What is the total population of regions A, B and C?
A
680,000.
B
550,000.
C
530,000
D
500,000
E
Q27
''Houses are far apart from one another. they are commonly connected by foot path''. This description refers to
A
ribbon settlement.
B
dispersed settlement.
C
nucleated settlement.
D
urban settlement.
E
Q28
Ports that specialize in receiving and redistributing goods to neighbouring countries are called
A
river ports.
B
entrepôt.
C
out-ports.
D
inland ports.
E
Q29
An area is said to be over-populated if
A
there is not enough food to cater for the population.
B
its inhabitants are not using birth control methods.
C
it has more people than its developed physical and human resources can support.
D
there is massive rural-urban migration.
E
Q30
Which of the following is a major benefit of international trade?
A
Total dependence on other countries for essential goods.
B
Revenue generation.
C
Stabilization of prices.
D
Free movement of people across borders.
E
Q31
Perishable goods; items of high unit value (gold, diamond) are best transported by
A
road.
B
rail.
C
air.
D
sea.
E
Q32
One of the functions performed by rural settlements for urban settlements is the provision of
A
employment.
B
agricultural products.
C
manufactured goods.
D
ideas and innovations.
E
Q33
Which of the following is not a contribution of land transport to the economic development of any country?
A
generation of income.
B
employment opportunities.
C
depopulation of urban centres.
D
diffusion of ideas and innovations.
E
Q34
The major causes of change in population size are
A
births, death and migration.
B
births, marriage and deaths.
C
births, accidents and deaths.
D
migration, fertility and marriage.
E
Q35
Which of the following sea route carries the heaviest traffic?
A
The Suez canal route.
B
The North Atlantic sea route.
C
The Cape route.
D
The Panama Canal route.
E
Q36

Which of the following shows the correct sequences in food chain?

A

Herbivores→canivores→decomposers→plants.

B

 Carnivores→decomposers→herbivores→plants.

C

Plants→herbivores→carnivores→decomposers.

D

decomposers→herbivores→plants→carnivores.

E
Q37
One of the major characteristics of heavy industries is that they
A
need low skilled man power.
B
are mainly concentrated in the rural areas.
C
need mainly female labour forces.
D
require high capital outlay.
E
Q38
A country is said to be land-locked when
A
she experiences a free flow of traffic.
B
her waterways are frozen in winter.
C
she experiences a lot of traffic congestion.
D
she has no direct assess to the sea.
E
Q39
One advantage of inland water-ways is that
A
they are flexible.
B
they are fast.
C
goods are transported cheaply.
D
rivers at times flow through areas of limited commercial value.
E
Q40
Which of the following is a demerit of low population density?
A
Low crime rate.
B
High per capital income.
C
Inadequate labour force.
D
Low pressure on social amenities.
E
Q41
One effect of rural-urban migration on the source region is
A
rapid urbanization.
B
intensive pressure on land-use in rural areas.
C
rural depopulation.
D
urban depopulation.
E
Q42
Which of the following does not determine the available human resources in a country?
A
Births.
B
Deaths.
C
Emigration.
D
Evolution.
E
Q43
If the land area of a place is 900 000. square kilometres, and its total population is 120,000,000 what is the population density of the area?
A
144 persons per square kilometres.
B
133 persons per square kilometres.
C
122 persons per square kilometres.
D
111 persons per square kilometres.
E
Q44
The relative advantage of road transport over other modes of transport is its
A
flexibility.
B
fastness.
C
safety.
D
comfortability.
E
Q45
Iron and steel industry is most likely to be located near the
A
raw material
B
market.
C
power supply.
D
labour supply.
E
Q46
When two or more towns grow to join each or one another and still retain their identities they form a
A
meropolis.
B
conurbation.
C
dormitory town.
D
satellite town.
E
Q47
The imports of most developing countries consists mainly of
A
crafts.
B
mineral resources.
C
manufactured goods.
D
agricultural raw materials.
E
Q48
Which of the following is a feature of heavy manufacturing industries?
A
Small labour force mainly from the family members.
B
Articles produced are in small quantities.
C
A limited space for workmanship.
D
Dependence on electricity powered equipment.
E
Q49
which of the following factors least affects the location of manufacturing industries?
A
Availability of capital.
B
Supply of labour.
C
Nearness to market.
D
Availability of transport.
E
Q50
The mode of transportation that is best suited for the distribution of petroleum products is
A
road
B
water
C
rail
D
pipeline.
E
Q51
Which of the following transport systems is most likely by climatic factors?
A
Water transport.
B
Rail transport.
C
Road transport.
D
Air transport.
E
Q52
The largest concentration of human population is in
A
North-America.
B
Western Europe.
C
West Africa.
D
South East Asia.
E
Q53
The population of India is mainly characterised by
A
low birth rate.
B
high death rate.
C
balance in age and sex structure.
D
high growth rate.
E
Q54
If the population of a country is 25,000,000 and her total land area is 100, 000 square kilometres, what is her population density?
A
500 persons per sq. km.
B
450 persons per sq km.
C
350 persons per sq km.
D
250 persons per sq km.
E
Q55
Which of the following features promotes the development of nucleated settlements?
A
Nodal centres and natural harbours.
B
Narrow valleys and rugged mountains.
C
Dissected plains and nodal centres.
D
Extensive fertile plains and steep valleys.
E
Q56
The main difference between towns and villages is that
A
towns contain more women.
B
villages have more occupations.
C
towns perform more tertiary functions.
D
villages have more food.
E
Q57
Most of the industries located in rural areas are
A
market-oriented.
B
high energy-oriented.
C
raw material-oriented.
D
transport-oriented.
E
Q58
Which of the following is a service industry?
A
Leather processing.
B
Farming.
C
Petroleum refining.
D
Banking.
E
Q59
One characteristics of intensive farming is that it is usually practised in urban centres with
A
inadequate water supply.
B
large population.
C
low population.
D
mineral deposits.
E
Q60
In which of the following order is copper produced?
A
Blasting-grinding-crushing-floating-smelting.
B
Blasting-crushing-floating-grinding-smelting.
C
Blasting-crushing-grinding-floating-smelting.
D
Crushing-blasting-grinding-smelting-floating.
E