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Centre Number Candidate Number For Examiner's Use
Surname
Other Names
Examiner's Initials
Candidate Signature
Question Mark
General Certificate of Secondary Education 1
Higher Tier
June 2010 2
TOTAL
Geography 40353H
H
(Specification B)
Paper 3: Investigating the Shrinking World
Thursday 24 June 2010 9.00 am to 10.00 am
For this paper you must have:
· the insert (enclosed).
You may use a calculator.
Time allowed
· 1 hour
Instructions
· Use black ink or black ball-point pen. You may use pencil for maps,
diagrams and graphs.
· Fill in the boxes at the top of this page.
· Answer either Section A (Question 1) or Section B (Question 2).
· You must answer the questions in the spaces provided. Do not write
outside the box around each page or on blank pages.
· Do all rough work in this book. Cross through any work you do not want
to be marked.
· Use case studies to support your answers where appropriate.
Information
· The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
· The maximum mark for this paper is 50.
· You are reminded of the need for good English and clear presentation in
your answers. Where applicable, all questions should be answered in
continuous prose. Quality of Written Communication will be assessed in
all answers.
(JUN103562F01)
(JUN1040353H01)
M/J12345 6/
M/40353H 6/6/6/ 40353H
3562F

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Section A ­ Investigating the Globalisation of Industry
Answer either Section A (Question 1) or Section B (Question 2).
Use case studies to support your answers where appropriate.
Total for this question: 50 marks
1 (a) Study Figure 1. Figure 1 gives information about the location of factories owned by
Intel, a Transnational Corporation.
Intel is one of the world's largest makers of silicon computer chips.…read more

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1 (a) (ii) Describe the global distribution of Intel's factories.
Use Figure 1.
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1 (a)(iii) Suggest reasons for the location of the chip assembly and testing factories shown in
Figure 1.
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1 (b) Intel is planning to build a new chip assembly and testing factory in China.
A new factory might benefit the area in which it is built.
Describe some of the benefits.
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1 (c) Study Figure 2, on the insert. Figure 2 gives information about the location of a
factory. The electronics company Bang & Olufsen owns the factory.
1 (c)(i) What direction is the Bang & Olufsen factory from the town centre of Struer?
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1 (c)(ii) Using Figure 2, describe the site on which the factory is built.
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1 (d) Modern industries are often found in science and research parks.
Explain why there has been a growth in the number of science and research parks in
more developed countries.
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1 (e) Study Figure 3. Figure 3 shows information about four countries.…read more

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1 (e)(ii) Complete Figure 4 below to show life expectancy in each country.
Use information from Figure 3.
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UK Denmark Botswana
Country
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1 (e)(iii) How well does the data in Figure 3 show which country is least developed?
Give reasons for your answer.
Use Figure 3 and your own knowledge to support your answer.
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1 (f) Study Figure 5. Figure 5 shows information about a clothing factory in Bangladesh.
Figure 5
Some of the clothes sold in shops in the UK are made in Bangladesh.
The clothing industry in Bangladesh
Minimum wage in clothing factories: £7 per month
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