GEOGRAPHY PAST QUESTIONS

GEOGRAPHY PAST QUESTIONS

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SSCE/NECO/GCE (GEOGRAPHY PAST QUESTIONS)

GEOGRAPHY PAST QUESTIONS 1

GEOGRAPHY PAST QUESTIONS

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The presence of gorges in the upper section of rivers is due to the fact that?

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The greatest hydro-electricity potential in Nigeria is found in the

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Which of the following is not important in defining soil?

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Which of the following statements is not correct?

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A daily mean temperature of about 24oC, an annual rainfall of about 500mm which should fall in the growing period of about five months, and well-drained soils. These are the requirements for cultivation of

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Air pressure at sea levels is higher than at the top of mountain because the air at sea level

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Which of the following combinations of processes is associated with the formation of a rift valley?

(i)Tension or compression forces

(ii)Resistance and faulting

(iii)Emergence of the middle crust of rocks

(iv) Submergence of the middle crust of rocks

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The term gauge in railway transport refers to the?

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Rock pedestals are most likely to found in?

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Which of the following best explains why the older fold mountains are much lower and less rugged than the newer ones?

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Which of the following statements best explains the absence or sparcity of undergrowth in the equatorial rain forest?

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The use of water transport is limited by all the following except

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The soil in a typical natural rainforest remains fertile and suitable for arable agriculture because?

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Jos experiences a moderate temperature compared with other places on the same latitude in Nigeria because it

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Residual mountains are those caused by

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The instrument used for recording the direction of the prevailing wind of a place over a period of one month is called?

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Which of the following combinations can be regarded as sub-systems within the ecosystem?

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Salinity is mainly dependent on

I. evaporation

II. the amount of fresh water added

III. ocean currents

IV winds

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The world's highest population growth rates are recorded by countries that

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Bush fallowing ensures that

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Which of the following pair is not correct in the development of land and sea breeze?

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Lines of longitude can best be described as

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Which of the following is not typical submarine relief feature?

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Which of the following poses the greatest problem to agriculture in the north-estern part of Nigeria?

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Textiles industries are best located in the northern part of Nigeria because of the

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Which of the following is not likely to be cultivated in the north-west of the river Yate valley is

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Which of the following is a product of chemical weathering?

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A study of the ecosystem will show the inter-relationship between

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Which of the following human actves has a beneficial effect on soils?

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Which if the following crops below requires the following conditions for successful cultivation?

i. Heavy rainfall of between 1270mm (50 ins) and 2000mm (80 ins) during the 4 to 6 months growing periods.
ii. High mean temperature of 18° to 27°C (65° to 80°F) no cold season.
iii. A warm, dry period for harvesting.
iv. Loamy or clayey soil and an almost level ground.
v.  Cheap and abundant labour.

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The South-eastern scarplands of Nigeria can best be described as lying

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When a plateau is enclosed by fold mountains it is alled

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What is the local time of a place on longitude 640E  ? when the GMT is 10.00a .m?

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The following conditions are favourable for the formation of deltas except

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Which if the following minerals is most likely to be absent in a region consisting mainly of igneous and metamorphic rocks?

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Which of the following Nigeria rivers provides the longest distance of internal waterways?

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A rain gauge is kept in an open place in the observatory because?

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All the following are characteristics of a limestone region except?

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Which of the following favours the growth of olives in the Mediterranean region of Africa?

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Isothermal maps give information about?

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