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Can You Pass This Geography Test For 15 Year-Olds?

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These questions are adapted from a GCSE Bitesize mock test designed to be given at the end of secondary school in the UK, when pupils are 15 or 16 years old.

  1. 1. Slate is an example of which type of rock?

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    Sedimentary
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    Igneous
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    Metamorphic
  2. 2. Limestone is an example of which type of rock?

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    Sedimentary
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    Igneous
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    Metamorphic
  3. 3. Which of the following is a characteristic of metamorphic rock?

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    Soft and easily worn away.
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    Formed due to tremendous heat and pressure.
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    Formed due to the action of water.
  4. 4. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of chalk?

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    Forms scarp and dip slopes.
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    Made of calcium carbonate.
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    Has many surface streams
  5. 5. Which of the following is NOT a type of river erosion?

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    Percolation
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    Solution or corrosion
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    Hydraulic action
  6. 6. What is it called when rocks and pebbles being carried by the river knock together and are broken down to form smaller particles?

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    Corrosion
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    Abrasion
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    Attrition
  7. 7. A wide river channel is formed...

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    At the source of a river.
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    At the mouth of a river.
  8. 8. What is created when a river runs over alternating layers of hard and soft rock

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    Oxbow lake
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    Waterfalls
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    V-shaped valley
  9. 9. Rivers are usually divided into how many courses?

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    Three
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    One
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    Two
  10. 10. What is the geographical term given to a long period of abnormally dry weather which has led to a severe water shortage?

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    Heatwave
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    Famine
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    Drought
  11. 11. Moving to a new location to find employment is...

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    A social factor.
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    An economic factor
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    An environmental factor.
  12. 12. What do we call a person who has been forced to leave their home, perhaps by war or a natural disaster?

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    Immigrant
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    Refugee
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    Migrant
  13. 13. Which of these types of graph does not have X and Y axes?

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    Line graph
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    Scatter graph
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    Pie chart
  14. 14. Which axis is along the bottom of the graph?

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    X
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    Y
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    Z
  15. 15. Study the graph below, which shows the number of overseas visitors to the UK in October 2000 and October 2001. What do we call this sort of graph?

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    Comparison bar chart
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    Complex bar chart
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    Compound line graph
  16. 16. Study the climate graph shown below. What information is the graph giving us?

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    The scatter graph shows precipitation and the line graph shows humidity.
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    The bar chart shows rainfall and the line graph shows temperature.
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    The scatter graph shows rainfall and the bar graph shows temperature.
  17. 17. How much of the world's water is stored in seas and oceans?

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    68%
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    59%
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    97%
  18. 18. What is the centre of a hurricane called?

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    Eye
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    Mouth
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    Centre

 
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