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KCSE CLUSTER TESTS 12

Geography Paper 1 Question Paper

SECTION A (25 Marks)


Answer ALL questions in this section
1. a) What is solstice? (2mks)

b) Give two effects of solstices. (2mks)

2. a) Name the two major types of earth movements that occur within the earth’s crust. (2mks)

b) Give three evidences to support the continental drift theory. (3mks)

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3. a) Name two endogenic processes that lead to formation of Lakes. (2mks)

b) Briefly describe how Lake Masinga was formed. (4mks)

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4. a) Give two physiographic factors that influence the distribution of vegetation. (2mks)

b) State three adaptation characteristics of coniferous forests. (3mks)

5. Study the diagram below depicting features of a Karst scenery and use it to answer the questions
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a) Identify the features marked A, B and C. (3mks)

b) State two factors influencing the development of unique underground features in the Karst
regions. (2mks)

SECTION B (75 Marks)


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Answer question 6 and any other TWO questions from this section.
6. Study the map of Karatina 1:50,000 (sheet 121/3) provided and answer the following questions.

a) i) Give the height of the lowest region found in the area covered by the map. (1mk)

ii) In which hemisphere is the map of Karatina located. (1mk)


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iii) Give the magnetic declination and the time when the map was taken. (2mks)

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KCSE CLUSTER TESTS 12
Geography Paper 1 Question Paper

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i) Identify the climatic regions marked G and H. (2mks)
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ii) Name the currents marked C,B and M. (3mks)

iii) Describe the characteristics of Equatorial climate. (6mks)

9. a) State four factors that determine the speed at which ice moves. (4mks)

b) Explain the following processes of ice erosion.


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i) plucking (2mks)

ii) Abrasion (2mks)


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c) Describe how the following features are formed.

i) Hanging valley. (6mks)


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ii) Terminal moraine (5mks)

d) You are planning to carry out a field study on features formed by glaciations on highlands.

i) Apart from hanging valley and glacial trough, name three other features you are likely to study.
(3mks)

ii) List three methods you would use to record information during the study. (3mks)
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10. a) List three processes of the hydrological cycle. (3mks)

b) i) What is a river. (1mk)

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