Here are some revision prompts for your year 10 end of year exam.  You will be sitting one exam paper this year which will be made up of exam questions from paper 1 and paper 2.

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Practice exam questions for paper 1:

  1. “The rainforest is more valuable when left intact than when destroyed”. Use examples to support or challenge this view. (9 marks)
  2. Explain, with reference to examples, why it is important to maintain biodiversity (4 marks)
  3. Explain why the majority of earthquakes and volcanoes occur at plate margins. (4 marks)
  4. Chose an example of a tectonic hazard you have studied. Describe the immediate and long-term responses to this hazards (6 marks)
  5. Explain how different levels of wealth and development affect the impacts of tectonic hazards (6 marks)
  6. Explain the physical process that happen and destructive plate margins (4 marks)
  7. What factors affect the processes operating along a stretch of coastline (6 marks)
  8. Use one distinctive coastal landform to illustrate the erosive power of the sea (6 marks)
  9. How do the processes of deposition lead to the formation of distinctive landforms? (6 marks)
  10. What are the advantages and disadvantages of hard engineering at the coast. (6 marks)
  11. Describe the effects of weathering an mass movement on a coastline. (4 marks)

Practice exam questions for paper 2:

  1. Explain how migration has been responsible for the growth in cities in LICs. Use examples to illustrate your answer. (6 marks)
  2. Explain how the authorities in a LIC city you have studied cope with a range of social challenges (6 marks)
  3. Explain how quality of life can be improved in LIC cities. Refer to examples (6 marks)
  4. Evaluate different strategies used to improve conditions for the urban poor in a LIC city you have studied. Refer to named examples (6 marks)
  5. Outline how quality of life can be improved in a LIC city you have studied (6 marks)
  6. Outline how quality of life can be improved in a HIC city you have studied (6 marks)
  7. Explain how migration has been responsible for the growth in cities in HICs. Use examples to illustrate your answer. (6 marks)
  8. Evaluate different strategies used to improve the environment in a HIC city you have studied. Refer to named examples (6 marks)
  9. Evaluate the strategies used to manage traffic congestion. (6 marks)
  10. Explain why planners must consider more than the environment to achieve urban sustainability. (6 marks)

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