Settlement - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is a settlement?

A

A piece of land

B

A human community where people live

C

A natural resource

D

A type of transportation

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which of the following is an example of an urban settlement?

A

A small village

B

A bustling city

C

A remote farm

D

A coastal fishing community

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

What is the primary economic activity in rural settlements?

A

Manufacturing

B

Agriculture

C

Information technology

D

Tourism

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

Which type of settlement has a more complex administrative structure?

A

Urban settlements

B

Rural settlements

C

Both have the same administrative structure

D

Settlements have no administration

CORRECT OPTION: a
5

What factor can deter people from settling in certain areas?

A

Fertile soil

B

Access to transportation

C

Harsh climates

D

Economic opportunities

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

How does topography influence settlement patterns?

A

It has no impact on settlements

B

Flat land is preferred for rural settlements

C

It can shape the location and layout of settlements

D

Topography only affects urban areas

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

What role do natural resources play in settlement development?

A

They have no impact on settlements

B

Natural resources are essential for both urban and rural activities

C

Natural resources are only important for rural areas

D

They are primarily used for entertainment in settlements

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

Which of the following is NOT an example of transportation routes influencing settlements?

A

Roads

B

Rivers

C

Telecommunication lines

D

Railways

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

Which type of settlement is typically found in the countryside?

A

Urban settlements

B

Suburban settlements

C

Rural settlements

D

Coastal settlements

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

What is the primary focus of urban settlements?

A

Agriculture

B

Natural resource extraction

C

Industry and services

D

Cultural preservation

CORRECT OPTION: c
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