Application Of Statistics & Map Reading And Interpretation

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                                                                     MBAGO ACADEMY
                                                        THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
                                        MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE  AND TECHNOLOGY
                                                       CSEE/ACSEE BASIC EDUCATION PROJECT
                                                                          GEOGRAPHY    
 
TIME: 2.30 Hours                                                    Form Four                                          May 2016
 INSTRUCTIONS:                      
1. Answer ALL questions in both sections
2. Map extract of Kigoma sheet 93/2 is provided
3. Credit will be given for the use of relevant sketch maps and diagrams
4. Electronic calculators and cellular phones are NOT allowed in the examination room
5. Write your name on every page of your number sheets or booklet(s)
                                                                SECTION A
                                                 APPLICATION OF STATISTICS      
1. (a) Define the following types of data as used in Statistics.
         (i) Discrete data (ii) Continuous data (iii) Grouped data (iv) Individual data
    (b) Summarize the significance of studying statistics in geography.
2. Using the data given below, make a distribution table and find the mean, mode and median.
      3  4  1  2  3  2  2  1  3  5  6  8  6  1  4  2  3  1
      5  7  8  9  1  2  1  1  1  2  5  6  5  5  7  8  2  3
      1  3  1  2  4  2  3  3  4  2  1  3
3. Read carefully the data for forest plantations in Tanzania(1986) and answer the questions that
    follow.#000000 solid;margin:15px;width:95%;">[td]Kilimanjaro
Iringa
Rukwa
Tanga[/td][td]       1,570
       5,136
 (ii) ______
       4,316[/td][td]       172
       670
       128
 (iii) _____[/td][td]        1,742
   (i) _____
        5,219
        4,562[/td]
Project areaSoftwood (Ha)Hardwood (Ha)              TOTAL
                       Total (iv) ______   (v) _____
  (a) Calculate the values for (i) – (v) in the table above
  (b) Present the data by comparative bar graph
  © Give two disadvantages of this method
 
                                                                 SECTION B
                                          MAP READING AND INTERPRETATION
4. (a) Define topographical maps and outline its uses.
    (b) List down four ways of fixing position on topographical maps.
 
5. Carefully study the printed map extract of Kigoma Sheet 92/3 then answer the following questions.
    (a) (i) Give the six figures reference for the position of Livingstone’s Memorial south of Ujiji town.
       
         (ii) What socio-economic activities are demarcated by grid references 937616,976627,947598?
  
 
    (b) (i) Measure the total length of the railway in kilometers.
         (ii) Give the bearing and compass direction of the Nondwa Hill (G.R 902633) from Muloli         
              Hill (G.R 923618).
    © Calculate the area of Lake Tanganyika in sq. kilometers south of northing 570 by grid method.
    (d) (i) Make a relief section from Gr. Ref. 910580 to 951625 and determine its Vertical
              Exaggeration (V.E)
         (ii) Calculate the gradient from the top of Kamara Hill (G.R 918587) to the contour of
               820 meters (G.R 946574)
 
      (e) Describe the (i) settlement (ii) drainage pattern in the mapped area.  
 
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