Waec 2017 Geography (Obj & Essay) Answers – May/June Expo

GEOGRAPHY ANSWERS
==========================GEOGRAPHY OBJ:
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==========================1ai)
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
-Advanced technology has has helped in the provision of more efficient farming equipment like tractors,planters to increase the food production
-It has also led to the development of chemicals such as
insecticides, pesticides to control pests and diseases
-New crop varieties and animal breeds with early maturity
and high yied have withn developed
1aii)
IMPROVED MEDICAL CARE
-It has promoted excess births over deaths
-It has a good knowledge of the causes of infections and
diseases and how to prevent them has lead to increase in population
-Better sanitation which has helped to check outbreak and
spread of diseases has led to population increase
1b)
-Relief:Jara is located in lowland with deep volcanic and alluvial plains which favours the cultivation of crops and habitations
-Favourable climate:This area has moderate temperate
and abundant rainfall throughout the year and is supported by irrigation for the cultivation of crops
-Fertile soil:Jara is blessed with rich volcanic alluvial soils which favours the growth of many crops
-Intensive agriculture:The soil is intensively and continously cultivated because of its fertility for the growth of rice and other crops
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2ai)
URBAN:
-Industrial function
-Commercial function
-Administrative function
RURAL:
-Agricultural function
-Lumbering function
-Fishing function
2b)
-Provision of food:Urban areas depend on rural areas for food stuffs
-Unskilled labour supply:Unskilled labour supply usually come from rural to urban industries
-Medicinal herbs:Medicinal herbs and roots are usually bought from rural to urban areas for phamaceuticals
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3a)
i)lack skilled workers and use
unskilled workers intensively.
ii)Developing nations are highly dependent on the advanced or
developed nations.
iii)Poor funding of industries.
iv)Most of their Raw materials are farm produce.
v)They manufacture goods to meet their immediate needs not for export
3b)
i)Raw Materials:
The significance of raw materials in manufacturing industry is so
fundamental that it needs no
emphasising. Indeed, the location of industrial enterprises is sometimes determined simply by location of the raw materials.the the the
ii)Power:
Regular supply of power is a pre-
requisite for the localisation of
industries. Coal, mineral oil and
hydro-electricity are the three
important conventional sources of
power. Most of the industries tend
to concentrate at the source of
power.
iii)Labour:
No one can deny that the prior
existence of a labour force is
attractive to industry unless there
are strong reasons to the contrary.
Labour supply is important in two
respects
(a) workers in large
numbers are often required;
(b) people with skill or technical
iv)Transport: by land or water is
necessary for the assembly of raw
materials and for the marketing of
the finished products.
v)Market: The entire process of manufacturing is useless until the finished goods reach the market. Nearness to market is essential for quick disposal of Keep goods. It
helps in reducing the tKeep ransport cost and enables the consumer to get things at cheaper rates.
==========================4a)
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MAP DESCRIPTION
-fadama plain
-river sokoto
-cross river
4b)
i)presence of unique landforms
ii)presence of unique historical and religious centres
iii)unique environmental condidtion
iv)presence of natural and artificial lake
4c)
i)unstable political factors and government policies
ii)inadequate maintenance of tourist centre
iii)high rate of crime rate in the country
iv)outspread of diseases
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5a)
DRAW THE GRAPH
5b)
Movement of goods and services
-Movement of people
-Development of tourism
-Opening up new lands and areas
-Generation of revenue
5c)
-It is very costly to build and maintain railways
-Railway transport is relatively slow in some other FOR
-Railway network is poor

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