GCSE Geography Unit 1 - Geographical Skills Practice Exam

Practice Exam for Edexcel GCSE

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GCSE Edexcel
Geography A
Unit 1: Geographical Skills
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, as well as extra blank paper.
Write everything on this paper, and you may use spare paper if required.
Do not open this booklet until you are told to do so.
Questions marked with an asterix * will be looking for you to write in clear
sentences using good English.
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You will need a resource booklet with this exam paper.
Advice:
Work steadily through the booklet.
Check your answers at the end if you have time.
1. Give the grid reference for any square that contains nonconiferous woodland, shown in the OS
map in your resource booklet.
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(Total for Question 1 = 1 mark)
2. Describe the site of Cotterhill Woods at 563832.
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(Total for Question 2 = 3 marks)
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Total for Question 7 = 3 marks)
8. Give the name for the type of graph that would most likely be used to represent population data.
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(Total for Question 8 = 1 mark)
9. Look at the table of data below. Draw a sketch for a suitable graph that could be used to represent
this data. It shows how many people of 1 million live in each council.…read more

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Total for Question 9 = 2 marks)
10. Compare the two images found in your resource booklet as figure 3, as to how they represent
settlement shape and site.
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11. Briefly describe in two ways, how using ICT, we can collect information about the case study of
land uses in Worksop.
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Total for Question 12 = 6 marks)
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