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Edexcel GCSE
Geography
UNIT 2: The Natural Environment

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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.
· There…

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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
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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
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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)


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SECTION B: A Watery World



1. Using the map below, describe the distribution of clean water scarcity
around the world. (3)




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2. Why is water consumption so great in HICs? (2)

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3. Describe and explain two methods of getting water. (4)



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4. Leakage of water is a problem in HICs. Explain this using case study
data in your answer. (3)

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5. Name two water-borne diseases, which result from dirty…

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6. Using case study information, show how Industrial water usage in HICs
has been reduced. (3)



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7. Briefly describe two of the negative impacts of a water management
scheme you have studied. (2)



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8. For a case study you have looked at, explain why water conflicts occur
in this area. Use data in your answer. (6)


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(Total for Section B = 25 marks)
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Edexcel GCSE
Geography
UNIT 2: The Natural Environment

PAPER2



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.
· There…

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