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1 Population and Settlement – Study Questions Year 11 Geography IGCSE

2 Level Marking

3 NOVEMBER

4 For a named country which you have studied, describe the problems caused by under- population. (NOV )

5 Name an urban area which you have studied where there is traffic congestion in and around the Central Business District (CBD). Describe the attempts which have been made to solve the problem.(NOV )

6 For a named country which you have studied, describe the problems caused by an ageing population. (NOV )

7 For a named town or city in an LEDC, describe what has been done to improve the quality of life for the people who live in squatter settlements. (NOV )

8 For an example of international migration which you have studied, name the countries between which people moved. Refer both to pull and to push factors to explain the reasons for the migration between your chosen countries. (NOV )

9 In many urban areas there are places where people are living in poor quality housing. Name an urban area which you have studied where people are living in poor quality housing. Describe the attempts which have been made to solve this problem. (NOV )

10 JUNE

11 For an example of international migration, which you have studied, name the countries between which people moved. Explain why many people made the decision to migrate. You should refer both to pull and to push factors. (JUNE )

12 In many LEDCs squatter settlements have grown up. For a named example of an LEDC city, describe the main features of one of its squatter settlements. (JUNE )

13 For a named country which you have studied, explain why the birth rate is high. (JUNE )

14 For a named example of a town or city which you have studied, explain how urban sprawl has changed the surrounding area. (JUNE )

15 For a named country which you have studied, describe the problems caused by an increase in the percentage of the population over the age of 65. (JUNE )

16 For a named example of a town or city in an MEDC which you have studied, describe the problems which occur in the rural-urban fringe as a result of urban sprawl. (JUNE )

17 October / November

18 For a named country which you have studied, describe the problems caused by an increase in the percentage of people over the age of 65. (Q1-ON )

19 For a named town or city which you have studied, describe the location and characteristics of two contrasting housing areas. (Q2-ON )

20 For a named example of a country which you have studied, describe the policies used by the government to reduce natural population growth rates.(Q1-ON )

21 Describe one recent change in shopping facilities in a named town or city which you have studied. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this change for the people who live in the town or city. (Q2-ON )

22 The size of the population in a country may change as a result of natural growth. For a named country which you have studied, explain why the rate of natural population growth is high. (Q1-ON )

23 Name two settlements of different population size which you have studied. Compare the shops and services provided in the two settlements which you have named. (Q2-ON )

24 May / June

25 For a named country you have studied, describe and explain the distribution of its population. (Q1-MJ )

26 Describe the hierarchy of settlement in a named country or area which you have studied. (Q2-MJ )

27 For a named country which you have studied, describe the problems caused by overpopulation. (Q1-MJ )

28 Name a city in an LEDC and describe what has been done to improve the quality of life of the people who live there. (Q2-MJ )

29 Name an example of a country which has attracted large numbers of international migrants. Explain the pull factors which have attracted people to your chosen country. (Q1-MJ )

30 Many settlements have grown over the years into large urban areas. For a named example of a large settlement, explain the reasons for its growth. (Q2-MJ )

31 October / November

32 For an example of international migration which you have studied, explain why many people made the decision to migrate. You should name the countries between which people migrated and refer both to pull and push factors. (Q1-ON )

33 For a named example of a large urban area which you have studied, explain the reasons for its growth. (Q2-ON )

34 Name an example of a city or country to which large numbers of people have migrated from other countries. Describe the effects of international migration on your chosen city or country. (Q1-ON )

35 With reference to a named urban area which you have studied, describe the problems in its rural-urban fringe which are being caused by its growth. (Q2-ON )

36 For a country which you have studied, explain why the rate of natural population growth is low. (Q1-ON )

37 Briefly describe one recent change in land use in or close to a town or city which you have studied. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this change in land use for the people who live in the town or city.(Q2-ON )

38 May / June

39 For a country which you have studied, describe the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the population and economy. (Q1-MJ )

40 Name a city in an LEDC and describe what has been done to improve the quality of life for the people who live in squatter settlements there. (Q2-MJ )

41 For a named country which you have studied, describe the policies which have been used by the government to influence rates of natural growth. (Q1-MJ )

42 For a named urban area which you have studied, describe the main features of its CBD. (Q2-MJ )

43 For a country which you have studied, explain why the government is worried about its rapid population growth. (Q1- MJ )

44 Choose an example of rural to urban migration in an LEDC which you have studied. Name the areas between which people moved and explain why many people migrated. You should refer both to pull and push factors.(Q2-MJ )

45 November / October

46 For a country which you have studied, explain why the rate of population growth is high. (Q1-ON )

47 Name an example of a rural area in an LEDC from which many people have migrated. Explain why many people have migrated from this area. (Q2-ON )

48 For a country or area which you have studied, describe and explain variations in the population density. (Q1-ON )

49 For a named urban area, describe the impacts of its growth on the environment. (Q2-ON )

50 May / June

51 For a named area which you have studied, explain why it has a low population density. (Q1-MJ )

52 Name an urban area which you have studied where there is traffic congestion. Describe the causes of this problem and attempts which have been made to solve the problem. (Q2-MJ )

53 October/ November- 2008

54 For a country which you have studied, explain why the government is concerned by an ageing population. (Q1-ON )

55 Name an urban area in an LEDC where there are squatter settlements. Describe what has been done to improve the quality of life for the people who live in these settlements. (Q2-ON )

56 May/ June 2008

57 Choose any example of international migration which you have studied and name the countries between which people moved. Explain why many people made the decision to migrate. You should refer both to pull and to push factors. (Q1-MJ )

58 The building of new housing, roads and services often results in urban sprawl. Name an example of a town or city which you have studied where urban sprawl has taken place. Describe its effects on people and the natural environment. (Q2-MJ )

59 October / November 2007

60 The size of the population in an area may change as a result of natural increase. For an area which you have studied, explain why the rate of natural population growth is high. (Q1-ON )

61 The area surrounding towns and cities is known as the rural-urban fringe. What problems are likely to occur in the rural-urban fringe as a result of the growth of towns and cities? You should refer to an example which you have studied. (Q2-ON )

62 May / June 2007

63 Overpopulation occurs when there are too many people living in an area for the resources which are available. What problems are caused by overpopulation? You should refer to a country or area which you have studied. (Q1-MJ )

64 Choose any example of international migration and name the countries between which people moved. Explain why many people made the decision to migrate. You should refer both to pull and to push factors. (Q2-MJ )

65 October / November 2006

66 What policies can be used by governments to influence rates of natural population growth? You should refer to at least one example which you have studied. (Q1-ON )

67 For a named example of a large settlement which you have studied, identify its main function and explain the reasons for its growth. (Q2-ON )

68 May /June 2006

69 Explain why the governments of some countries may be concerned by a rapid growth of population. You may refer to examples which you have studied. (Q1-MJ )

70 Choose either one of these problems or any other problem faced by people who live in urban areas. For a named urban area, describe the attempts which have been made to solve the problem which you have chosen. [traffic congestion, squatter settlements, housing shortages, urban sprawl. ] Q2-MJ )


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