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GCSE Edexcel
Geography A
Unit 1: Challenges for the Planet

Practice Paper

Time allowed: 30 minutes Total marks: 25

Name

Centre no. Candidate no.




Information:
You have 30 minutes to complete this exam.
There are 25 marks available in total.
Instructions:
You may use a calculator and ruler.
Write everything…

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Advice:
Work steadily through the booklet.
Check your answers at the end if you have time.



1. Cows produce large quantities of methane. State one other source of methane production.


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(Total for Question 1 = 1 mark)


2. There has been an increase in the amount of methane…

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(Total for Question 3 = 4 marks)



4. Global warming is predicted to cause negative effects on coral reefs. Explain one negative impact
with reference to an example.


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5. There has been a range of responses to climate change at the local scale, such as the `live simply'
campaign. Choose one scheme that you have studied. Outline the main details of the…

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QUESTION 6 CONTINUES ON THE NEXT PAGE

6. What is meant by sustainable development?


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7. Describe the distribution of Park and Ride sites around…

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Figure 1: Cambridge Park and Ride Scheme


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8. The extraction of resources from tropical rainforests is having a major impact on the environment.
Explain the effects of resource extraction from tropical…

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(Total for Question 7 = 6 marks)



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