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Social examination grade 8

IBNUL-QAYYIM PRIMARY, INTERMEDIA AND KG


PART ONE: CHOICE THE CORRECT ANSWER

1: which one of the following is not a layer of the atmosphere


A: stratosphere B: lithosphere C: troposphere D: ionosphere

2: the local time of Abu Dhabi is 1:00 PM and at longitude on 60* E what will be the
time of Modish at longitude 45* E

A: 12: 00 noon B: 12: 00 mid night C: 2: 00 PM D: 11: 00 PM

3: The entire following are NOT causes of soil erosion except one

A: Terracing B: reforestation C: crop rotation D: deforestation

4: people who live in the hard taiga climate are known as

A: Inuit’s B: Negrous C: Spanish D: pygmies

5: Africa is closest to Europe at the

A: strait of Gibraltar B: Babel Mandeb C: the red sea D: none

6: when the local time of Accra (0*) is 9:00 AM what is the local time of Hagias ( 45*E)

A: 4:00 PM B: 6:00 PM C: 12:00 noon D: 9:00 PM

7: the largest layer of interior of the earth is

A: core B: crust C: inner core D: none

8: the sun is over head the tropic of cancer on

A: 21 June B: 23 September C: 22 December D: 21 March

9: the following animals are live in the taiga biome except

A: Reindeer B: Wolf C: squirrels D; horses

10: the safe drinking water for human consumption

A: ocean B: lakes C: rivers D: underground water


11: the time at 60* E is noon what is the time at 30* W

A: mid –night B: 6:00 AM C: 5:00 AM D: 6:00 PM

12: these are all high latitude biomes except

A: Taiga biome B: Antarctic biome C: Charrapal biome D: Tundra biome

13: these are external forces except

A: running water B; moving ice C; wind D: Earth quake

14: which of the following climatic region have the largest temperature range

A: Equator B: Tropic C: desert D: all of them

15; the equator passes through following countries except

A: Gabon B: Cameroon C: Kenya D: part of Somalia

Part two : structure questions


1: A) name the characteristics of Tundra climate

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B) Name three places that you can find Tundra climate?

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C) state the animals that adapted to live in the Tundra biome ?

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2: Identify the most densely populated areas in Africa?

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3: State the six major climatic regions in Africa?

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4: Study the following climatic table and then answer the following questions

Month JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
temperature 8 6 9 16 25 27 31 28 25 18 19 10
Rainfall 30 16 30 20 5 0 5 35 25 30 20 10

A) What is the average annual temperature?

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B) What is the total annual rainfall?

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C) What is the temperature range ?

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D) Which month received the highest record of rainfall?

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5: State the effect of global warming?

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6: A) what does mean the Taiga word?

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B) What does mean the Tundra word?

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C) state the natural forces that change the shape of the earth ?

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D) What is the permafrost layer?