Paper 1

1. Study the 1:50,000 (UGANDA) ALEREK map extract, part of sheet 25/1, series Y732, Edition 4-D.O.S and answer the questions that follow

(a) (i) Identify the man-made feature found at grid reference 696 153

  1. (ii)State the grid reference of the church to the North-West of Atunga

    (b)educe the area shown on the map extract by 50%. Draw its sketch-map and on it, mark and label:

    (i)any two physiographic regions

    (ii)seasonal swamps


    (iv)all weather bound surface road

    (c) (i)Calculate the:
    - new scale for the map drawn
    -vertical interval for the map extract

    (ii)Describe the relief of the area shown on the map extract

    (d) (i)Giving reasons for your answer, identify the drainage pattern shown around Abiting highland in the South-East part of the map extract

    (ii)Account for the formation of the drainage pattern identified in (d) (i) above

  2. Study the photograph provided below and answer the questions that follow

    (a)Draw a landscape sketch of the area shown in the photograph and on it, mark and name:

    (i) any two physiographic regions

    (ii)any three forms of landuse

    (b)Describe the influence of relief on landuse in the area shown in the photograph

    (c)Giving evidence from the photograph, explain the problems faced by the people leaving in the area

    (d)Giving reasons for your answer, suggest one area in East Africa where the photograph could have been taken

  3. Examine the relevance of Wegner’s theory of continental drift in explaining the present day position of continents

  4. Describe the weathering processes taking place in the lake Victoria basin of East Africa

  5. Explain the influence of earth movements on the formation of lakes in East Africa
  6. Account for currency of sea level changes
    (b)describe the landforms resulting from a rise in sea level

  7. What are ocean currents?

    (b)Explain the influence of ocean currents on the climate of Africa

  8. Describe the processes leading to the formation of the following



    (c)orographic rainfall

  9. To what extent has altitude influenced vegetation distribution in East Africa?

With reference to specific examples, account for the formation of the different soil types in East Africa