Edexcel GCSE Geography - Practice Exam Pack (x3)

This GCSE Geography Exam Pack has three carefully designed exams written to the 2009 Specification for Edexcel. This is not an official set, but is great practice towards River Landscapes and a Watery World!

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Edexcel GCSE
Geography
UNIT 2: The Natural Environment
PAPER 1
Time allowed: 1 hour Total marks: 50
Name
Centre no. Candidate no.
Information:
· You have 60 minutes to complete one question from section A, and one question from
section B.
· Spend about 30 minutes on each section.
·…

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SECTION A: River Landscapes
1. Define the following vocabulary:

a. Soil Creep (1)
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b. Slumping (1)
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2. What is the difference between chemical and biological weathering? (2)
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3. This diagram shows an example of a flood hydrograph. Label onto this
graph, the peak rainfall, peak…

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4. Explain, using diagrams, how a flood plain is formed. (3)

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5. Give two human causes of flooding, and explain in depth why they lead
to flooding. (3)

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6. Using the image below, explain the effects of flooding, using case study
data in your answer. (4)

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7. Name one hard engineering technique, and one soft engineering
technique. (2)

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8. Choose one case study that you have chosen on river management, and
explain in depth, what has been done to manage this river. (6)
Chosen case study:.....................................
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(Total for Section A = 25…

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Edexcel GCSE Geography - Practice Exam Pack (x3)

This GCSE Geography Exam Pack has three carefully designed exams written to the 2009 Specification for Edexcel. This is not an official set, but is great practice towards River Landscapes and a Watery World!

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Edexcel GCSE
Geography
UNIT 2: The Natural Environment
PAPER 1
Time allowed: 1 hour Total marks: 50
Name
Centre no. Candidate no.
Information:
· You have 60 minutes to complete one question from section A, and one question from
section B.
· Spend about 30 minutes on each section.
·…

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SECTION A: River Landscapes
1. Define the following vocabulary:

a. Soil Creep (1)
....................................................................
b. Slumping (1)
....................................................................
2. What is the difference between chemical and biological weathering? (2)
....................................................................

....................................................................
....................................................................
3. This diagram shows an example of a flood hydrograph. Label onto this
graph, the peak rainfall, peak…

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4. Explain, using diagrams, how a flood plain is formed. (3)

....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
5. Give two human causes of flooding, and explain in depth why they lead
to flooding. (3)

· ............................................................
............................................................
· ............................................................
............................................................
3

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6. Using the image below, explain the effects of flooding, using case study
data in your answer. (4)

....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
7. Name one hard engineering technique, and one soft engineering
technique. (2)

· ...............................................................
· ...............................................................
4

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8. Choose one case study that you have chosen on river management, and
explain in depth, what has been done to manage this river. (6)
Chosen case study:.....................................
....................................................................

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....................................................................
....................................................................
....................................................................
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(Total for Section A = 25…

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