JUNIOR SECONDARY EXTERNAL EXAMINATION

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JUNIOR SECONDARY EXTERNAL EXAMINATION

Grade 9 Geography Specimen Paper 1

Duration 2 hours

Marks 90

2018

INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES

Write your name in space provided Answer in the question paper in the spaces provided Write in dark blue or black pen Do not use correction fluid Answer all questions The number of marks is given in brackets [] at the end of each question or part

questions.

This document consists of 20 printed pages.

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, ARTS AND CULTURE

1 CLIMATOLOGY 1 (a) Study Fig. 1, which shows two weather instruments.

Fig. 1

(i) Identify instrument A.

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(ii) Where will instrument A be placed at a weather station?

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(iii) Which element of weather is measured with instrument B?

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(iv) Give one reason for your answer in (a) (iii).

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2 (b) Study Fig. 2, which shows equal temperatures in Africa.

Fig. 2

(i) What are the lines showing equal temperature on the map called?

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(ii) Describe the temperature pattern shown on the map.

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(c) (i) Give another name for the berg winds experienced at coastal towns in Namibia.

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3 (ii) Briefly explain how berg winds influence the local climate at the coast.

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(i) Define the term isobars. ............................................................................................. ............................................................................................. [1]

(ii) Describe the weather conditions associated with pressure system A. ............................................................................................. ............................................................................................. ............................................................................................. ............................................................................................. [2]

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4 (iii) Explain why rainfall is associated with pressure system B.

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