Geo-Political issues - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary purpose of land reclamation?

A

To create new islands

B

To increase usable land for various purposes

C

To mine valuable minerals

D

To reduce water pollution

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which method involves spreading sand over land to raise its level in the process of land reclamation?

A

Terracing

B

Afforestation

C

Sand filling

D

Erosion control

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Why is land reclamation important in low-lying coastal areas?

A

To create artificial lakes

B

To protect against flooding and rising sea levels

C

To encourage marine biodiversity

D

To build luxury resorts

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

How does afforestation contribute to land reclamation?

A

By constructing barriers

B

By planting trees and stabilizing soil

C

By mining valuable resources

D

By promoting desertification

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

What does land reclamation do to the availability of land in densely populated areas?

A

Decreases it

B

Has no impact

C

Increases it

D

Transforms land into water

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Which of the following is a key environmental benefit of land reclamation?

A

Creating more landfills

B

Reducing biodiversity

C

Restoring ecosystems and preserving habitats

D

Intensifying pollution

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

In land reclamation, what role does erosion control play?

A

Controlling wildlife populations

B

Preventing wind and water erosion of the land

C

Creating artificial barriers

D

Enhancing agricultural productivity

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

What economic advantage does land reclamation offer through urban development?

A

Decreased job opportunities

B

Economic decline

C

Job creation and economic growth

D

Increased environmental degradation

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

Which of the following is NOT a purpose of land reclamation?

A

Food production

B

Infrastructure expansion

C

Space exploration

D

Environmental restoration

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

How can land reclamation contribute to climate change adaptation?

A

By creating more pollution

B

By building taller skyscrapers

C

By mitigating the impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels

D

By promoting deforestation

CORRECT OPTION: c
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