GCSE geography higher unit 3

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Centre Number Candidate Number For Examiner's Use
Surname
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General Certificate of Secondary Education
1
Higher Tier
Specimen Paper 2
Geography 40353/H TOTAL
(Specification B)
Unit 3: Investigating the Shrinking World
Date: Time
H
For this paper you must have:
· the insert (enclosed)
· a ruler
You may use a calculator.
Time allowed
y 1 Hours
Instructions
· Use black ink or black ball-point pen.
· Fill in the boxes at the top of this page.
· Answer either Section A or Section B.
· You must answer the questions in the spaces provided. Answers written in
margins or on blank pages will not be marked.
· Do all rough work in this book. Cross through any work you do not want to
be marked.
Information
· The maximum mark for this paper is 50.
· The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
· You will be marked on your ability to:
­ use an appropriate form and style of writing
­ organise relevant information clearly and coherently
­ use specialist vocabulary where appropriate.
40353/H

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SECTION A ­ INVESTIGATING THE GLOBALISATION OF INDUSTRY
Answer either Section A or Section B.
Total for this question: 50 marks
1 (a) Study Figure 1, a map of China showing the location of some major cities and
their GNI (Gross National Income) per person per year in US dollars.…read more

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1 (a) (ii) Compare the GNI of Xiamen with the other cities shown on Figure 1.
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1 (a) (iii) GNI is one way in which development can be measured.
How effective do you think GNI is as a way of measuring the level of
development of a country?
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1 (b) A new chemical plant is planned for Xiamen.
Study Figure 2 which shows some opinions about the new plant.
Figure 2
Our company brings A chemical spill would damage
money and jobs to the fragile coastal environment.
Xiamen. The plant is Fumes can cause health
safe and would not give problems, especially for children.
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1 (b) (ii) Do you think that the new chemical plant should be built in Xiamen?
Explain the reasons for your decision.
Decision: Yes No (Circle your choice)
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1 (c) Study Figure 3, a map of the North of Ireland.
Figure 3
1 (c) (i) What direction is Londonderry from Belfast?
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1 (c) (ii) Give the straight line distance in kilometres from Belfast to Londonderry.
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1 (d) Study Figure 4 which shows the employment structure in the North of Ireland in
1950 and 2006.
Figure 4
Employment Structure 1950 2006
Primary industry 18% 3%
Secondary industry 42% 24%
Tertiary industry 40% 73%
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1 (d) (ii) Using Figure 4 and the graphs, describe how the employment structure of
the North of Ireland has changed between 1950 and 2006.
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1 (e) Figure 5 shows information about a T-shirt bought in a shop in Leeds.
Figure 5
Describe the distribution of the different processes shown in Figure 5.
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