Past paper case study Qs

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Case study examination questions ­ OCR B (Avery Hill)
People and Place
2001 A1: Different types of housing in a town or city. USE LEICESTER OR RIO
For a named town or city in an MEDC or LEDC
i) Name the town or city.
ii) Describe the distribution of different types of housing.
iii) Explain why different groups of people live in these housing areas.
2001 A2: An area that has been improved in a town or city in an MEDC. USE GEAR OR
LONDON DOCKLANDS
For a named town or city in an MEDC:
i) Name and locate an area that has been improved.
ii) Describe the problems that needed solving in the area.
iii) Explain how successful the improvements have been for different groups of
people living in or close to this area.
2002 A1: Changes in land-use or a service USE GEAR OR BLUEWATER/LAKESIDE
i) Name a place you have studied where a land-use or a service has changed.
ii) Describe how the land-use or service has changed.
iii) Explain how the change affected different groups of people and the environment.
2002 A2: A place from where people have migrated USE CAATINGA TO RIO OR OWN
EXAMPLES
i) Name a place from where people have migrated.
ii) Describe the place they migrated away from.
iii) Explain why they moved away. Refer to push and pull factors.
2004 A1: A place that people have migrated from. AS ABOVE
i) Name a place that people have migrated away from.
ii) State whether this place is urban or rural.
iii) Describe the factors that caused people to migrate. Refer to push and pull.
iv) Explain how the area they migrated away from was affected.
2004 A2: Improving services. USE METROCENTRE
i) Name a place where services have been improved.
ii) State whether this place is urban or rural.
iii) Describe how the services have been improved.
iv) Explain how these improvements affected different groups of people.
2005 B3: Where people live in a town and city USE LEICESTER OR RIO
i) Name a town or city you have studied.
ii) Describe where different groups of people live in this town and city.
iii) Explain why different groups of people live in these areas.
2005 B4: An area where services have been changed in a MEDC USE METROCENTRE
i) Name and locate an urban or rural area where services have been changed in an MEDC.
ii) Describe how the services in this area have been changed.
iii) Explain how different groups of people and organisations have gained or lost from these
changes.

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A1: Population change and how it affects a place USE LEIRE
i) Name a place where the population is changing.
ii) Describe how the population is changing.
iii) Explain to what extent the changes have affected the place.
2006 A2: A planning issue in a town or city. USE GEAR OR LONDON DOCKLANDS
i) Name an area in a town or city where changes to the environment have been planned.
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A1: A weather event caused by low pressure USE HURRICANE GILBERT
i) Name and locate a weather event that has been caused by a low pressure weather system.
ii) Describe the weather event.
iii) Explain how the weather event affected different groups of people and/or organisations.
2005 A2: An ecosystem and climate USE TROPICAL RAINFOREST
i) Name and locate an ecosystem that is found on land.
ii) Describe the plants and animals found in this ecosystem.…read more

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Explain how this economic activity affects different groups of people and the
environment in the area around its location.
2004 C6: A country that trades with other countries USE ZAMBIA OR COSTA RICA
i) Name a country that trades with other countries.
ii) Describe this country's pattern of trade.
iii) Explain how this country is affected by this trade.
2006 C5: A country that has received aid. USE SOMALIA OR TANZANIA
i) name a country that has received aid.…read more

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Name a place where you have studied a river landform. Name the type of landform and
state whether it was created by erosion or deposition.
ii) Describe how the river landform was created.
Explain how the river landform has been or is being used by people and/or organisations.
2005 C5: A landform created by the work of the sea.…read more

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