Lesson 4 – Exam Practice Questions

Geographical Skills L4 Exam Qs

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Lesson 4 ­ Exam Practice Questions
In 2010, a census was carried out in the USA. Here are some of the results, simplified into
bullet points.
1. Explain how a database, such as the census, can help us collect information as shown
above. (4)
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Which of these three states is likely to show the one with the highest GDP. Suggest
reasons for your answer. (3)
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What type of graph can we use to compare both the median age and average household
size? (1)
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4. Draw a sketch of this graph below, using relevant axis details if required. (2)
5. Why would it be easier to use ICT when drawing a graph? (1)
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6. Give an example of software that allows us to collect information and then convert this
information into graphs. (1)
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Look at the GIS example below. A company is investigating the quality of water in an area.
Why might the three layers shown have been chosen? (2)
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9. A monitoring well is used to measure the cleanliness of water. Why is it preferable that they
should be scattered more equally across the land? (1)
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