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ST.

HUGHS HIGH SCHOOL


CARIBBEAN STUDIES
ADVANCED PROFICIENCY PRACTICE EXAMINATION, 2010
GRADE 12
PAPER 01
DURATION: 1 hour 30 minutes

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. Answer ALL questions
2. Write your answer to each question in the space provided.
3. You should NOT bring notes or textual materials into the examination
room for use during this paper.
4. You have an average of six minutes per question.

SECTION A
MODULE 1- CARIBBEAN SOCIETY AND CULTURE
1.

State ONE meaning of the term culture, support your answer with an
example.

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marks]
2. Explain what is meant by EACH of the following terms

(a) Plural society


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(b) Mestizo

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(c) Dougla
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3.
Give TWO possible meanings of the term creole as it is used in
Caribbean society and culture
(i)
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4.
(a) Name TWO groups of indentured labourerss who were brought to the
Caribbean after Emancipation in 1838.

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marks]
(b) Give TWO reasons why EACH group of indentured labourers named in
(a) were brought
to the Caribbean.
(i)
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marks]
5.

Explain what is meant by the term the family as a social institution.

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marks]

6.
Describe TWO ways in which foreign mass media influence the interests
of Caribbean people.
(i)
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7.
(a) Describe TWO ways in which immigration labour from the Caribbean
has impacted on the economies of Europe and North America.
(i)
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(b) Describe ONE way in which Cuban immigrants have influenced policy in
North America
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SECTION B
MODULE 2-ISSUES IN CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT
8. Name ONE institution which facilitates globalization.
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9. Explain what is meant by sustainable development
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10.Explain why modern knowledge is considered an indicator of development.
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[2 marks]

11.Outline ONE idea of Marxist thought.


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12.Identify ONE Caribbean country in which the political regime is or was


influenced by
Marxist ideas.

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SECTION C
MODULE 3- INVESTIGATING HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE
CARIBBEAN
13.(a) State why the following may be classified as a hypothesis
Dancehall culture has contributed to the erosion of moral values in the
Caribbean.
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[1 mark]
(b) List THREE reasons why an individual may want to research the above
hypothesis
(i)
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14.Describe TWO ways in which electronic mail can be used in research.
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15.In a research project on health in the Caribbean, it was found that the high
incidence of HIV/AIDS is evidence of an unequal distribution of resources.
(a) List TWO data collection methods that would have been used in this project.
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[2marks]

(b) State TWO ways in which the data collected in the project could be presented.
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16.(a) State TWO advantages of using oral sources when conducting research.
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17.Explain what is meant by the limitation of a study.
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18.Identify TWO issues that should be addressed in the section of the research
study entitled Conclusions and Recommendation
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19.State THREE reasons why a bibliography should be included in a research
study.
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20.Identify TWO ethical issues that must be considered when conducting research.
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GRAND TOTAL 60 MARKS