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WAEC 2020 EXPO
==> GEOGRAPHY THEORY ANSWERS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER FOUR (4) QUESTIONS IN ALL: TWO QUESTIONS EACH FROM SECTION A AND SECTION B
(i) Climatic Conditions: Climatic or soil conditions in certain areas are suited for the production of a particular product. Such an area has got an overwhelming advantage over other areas.
(ii) Nearness to Raw Materials: This is a dominant factor in the location of an industry, especially that industry which uses bulky raw material that is expensive to transport and looses weight in the manufacturing process.
(iii) Availability of Finance: Finance is the life of every industry. Industries are located in those areas where banking and financial facilities are easily available. As a matter of fact, capital is attracted to those areas where industries are localised which, in turn, attract more industries.
(iv) Nearness to Markets: Before starting an industry, an entrepreneur has to take into consideration the market potentialities of his product. If the market is quite away from the place of manufacture, transport costs will be high which will raise the selling price of the product in comparison with other similar products which are manufactured near the market
(v) Adequate and Trained Labour: Industries tend to be concentrated in those areas where adequate supplies of trained labour are available. New industries are also attracted to such areas.
(i) Reputation: The place where an industry is localised gains reputation, and so do the products manufactured
there. As a result, products bearing the name of that place find wide markets, such as Sheffield cutlery,
(ii) Skilled Labour: Localisation leads to
specialisation in particular trades. As a result, workers skilled in those trades are attracted to that place.
(iii) Growth of Facilities: Concentration of an industry in particular locality leads to the growth of certain facilities there. To cater to the needs of the industry, banks and financial institutions open their branches, whereby the firms are able to get timely credit facilities.
(iv) Subsidiary Industries: Where industries are localised, subsidiary industries grow up to supply machines, tools, implements and other materials, and to utilise their by-products.
(v) Employment Opportunities: As a corollary to the above, with the localisation of an industry in a particular locality and the establishment of subsidiary industries, employment opportunities considerably increase in that locality.
(Choose Any Five)
(i) The buildings are very close to each other or they are concentrated in small area
(ii) The level of interaction between the inhabitants is very high
(iii) There is an obvious centre called a nucleus
(iv) Farmlands are located outside the settlement
(v) The area is well connected with roads.
(vi) It is a feature of urban settlement
(i)Selling expensive or rare goods/services e.g. Lagos.
(ii)Providing jobs in industry or services.
(iii)As an administration centre for the area around it.
(iv)As an entertainment centre, for example offering sporting attractions, shopping areas, restaurants.
(Choose Any Four)
(i)Accessibility and Relief
(iii)Provision of social amenities
(iv)Relief and climate
(v)Nature of the soil
(vi) Climate and Administration
Draw the map
(i) Trees have buttress roots and aerial roots
(ii) It has scanty under-growth
(iii) Plants have soft and green barks to make transportation efficient
(i) Source of raw materials for industries: Rainforest has a lot of timber’s in which the industries use in their various activities. By this,the government enjoy the benefit of tax to increase government revenue
(ii) Provision of food: It also serve as source of food for the people which can be consumed locally and internationally
(iii) Provision of medicine: Some plant in this belt has medicinal values to cure diseases which can boost the country’s image
(iv) Source of fuel: In this belt, wood can be obtained which is used for cooking.
(pick any two)
(i) Hydro electric power.
(i) Hydro-electric power.
(ii) Solar Energy.
(i) Climate change.
(ii) Green house gas effect.
(iii) Acid rain.
(iv) Lack of constant supply of raw materials or fuel.
(i) Good governance should be installed.
(ii) Nigeria Energy companies should be provided with Modern age technological gadgets.
(iii) Funds should be they first thing to be pumped to develop a project like this. You need funds and skilled engineers.
(iv) Politics should taken away from this aspect, because its what’s killing they system when Nigeria is too political about thermal energy building it brings they country down to its side.