July 25, 2024

GSTS Geography mock questions paper 1,2&3

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GSTS Geography mock questions paper 1, 2 and 3

GSTS geography mock questions: Each question has been well selected to enable candidates pass this year’s WASSCE excellently


Paper 1: GSTS Geography mock questions

1. The scale of the map in Representative Fraction (RF) is

A. 1:300,00 B. 1:200,00 C. 1:100,00 D. 1:80,00


2. The feature marked X in the Southern part of the map is a

A. Ridge B. cuesta C. valley D. knoll


3. What is the relief in the space marked S

A. Pass B. saddle C. col D. knoll


4. What is the main occupation of people of Owo

A. Farming B. mining C. fishing D. trading


5. Which of the following will most likely to do well around Ikpa settlement

A. Sorghum B. millet C. rice D. guinea corn

See also: Wesley Girls’ Integrated Science Question Bank (Objectives)

Paper 1: GSTS Geography mock questions

6. AWA settlement can be describe as

A. Mining settlement B. industrial settlement C. confluence settlement D. port settlement


7. Which of the following is likely to be an economic activity in the South Eastern part of the mapped area

A. Lumbering B. animal rearing C. mining D. wood carving


8. Though what mode of transport will a visitor from Ikpa settlement arrive at AWA settlement

A. Air B. road C. Rail D. Water


9. What is bearing of Ise from Ogah

A. 10oC B. 40oC C. 70oC D. 210oC


10. AWA town performs educational function because

A. It is a university town

B. of the presence of school

C. it has a research institute

D. it has a school of radiation


Paper 1: GSTS Geography

11. Which of the following is at the centre of the solar system

A. The earth B. the moon C. the sun D. the stars


12. How many standard time zones will a country with a longitudinal extent of 120oC have

A. Six B. eight C. nine D. ten


13. The shape of the earth can be described as

A. Flat B. spherical C. circular D. spheroidal


14. Which latitudes mark the limits of the overhead sun’s apparent movement north and south of the equator

A. Horse lattitudes

B. Tropics of cancer and capricorn

C. Doldrums

D. Beneath the earth’s surface


15. Plutonic rocks are igneous rocks that have hardened

A. On the earth’s surface

B. On the top of volcanoes

C. In temperate seas

D. Beneath the earth’s surface


See also: Prempeh Integrated Science Question Bank (Objectives)

Paper 1: GSTS Geography mock questions

16. What relief feature is formed when magma cut across the layers of sedimentary rocks

A. Dyke B. Sill C. Batholiths D. Lava plateau


17. What is the name of the raised portion of fold mountains

A. Synclines B. Pediments C. Graben D. Anticlines


18. When magma intrudes into horizontal cracks in the bedrock, it forms

A. Dyke B. Sill C. Batholiths D. Lava plateau


19. Into what metamorphic rock is chalk and limestone change during the process of metamorphism

A. Slate B. Marble C. Quartzite D. Gneiss


20. In which of the following layers of the atmosphere does temperature decrease with altitude

A. Troposphere B. Ionosphere C. Thermospher D. Exosphere


Paper 1: GSTS mock questions

21. Which of the following features in the ocean basin is the Mariama Trench

A. A deep sea plain

B. A continental slope

C. A continental shelf

D. An ocean deep


22. Whis is the abyssal plain found

A. On the ocean floor

B. On submerged coastlands

C. In the middle course of a river

D. In limestone regions


23. What is the name of the permeable rock layer which lies between the layers of impermeable rock in an artesian basin

A. Oasis B. watershed C. aquifer D. channel


geography mock questions number 24 to number 26
geography mock questions number 24 to number 26

24. Which of the following months is hottest at station X

A. November B. May C. March D. January


25. The method used for illustration of the statistics for station X above is

A. Complex graph B. pie chart C. histogram D. simple line graph


See also: Presec Integrated Science Question Bank (objectives)

Paper 1: GSTS Geography mock questions

26. What is the annual range of temperature for station X.

A. 15oC B. 21oC C. 30oC D. 36oC


27. The range of temperature in coastal areas is smaller than that of inland  area because

A. The sea has a moderating influence on coastal temperature

B. Coastal areas are constantly hotter than the inlands

C. Coastal area are drier

D. Rainfall along the coast is lower


28. The extension of the desert area that were originally not desert in  called desert

A. Penetration B. encroahment C. movement D. invasion


29. The transfer of energy from one tropic level to another within an ecosystem is referred to as

A. Food chain B. carbon cycle C. nitrogen cycle D. ecosystem interaction


30. The cooling of a warm moist air current as it passes over a cold sea or land surface often causes

A. Hailstones B. fog C. sleet D. high tides


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31. In what unit is relative humidity expressed

A. Percentages B. Degrees centrigade C. kilogram D. degrees fahrenheit


32. Which of the following refers to soil profile

A. The shape of the land

B. The vertical section of the soil

C. The mineral composition of the soil

D. The parent material component  of the soil


33. ‘it is fine in texture, with small pore spaces and is poorly aerated’. This statement describes

A. Clayey soil B. Loamy soil C. Lateritic soil D. Sandy soil


34. ‘it is characterized by the presence of abundant grass with scattered trees’. This statement describes

A. Rainforest vegetation B. savanna vegetation C. temperature forest D. coniferious forest


35. What is an association or group of plants growing together in a particular habitat called

A. Vegetation B. botany C. biosphere D. lithospere


Paper 1: GSTS Geography mock questions

36. In which of the following regions will chemical weathering occur throughout the year

A. Mediterranean B. tropical continental C. equatorial D. temperature continental


37. The position of Africa from 37oN to 35oS of the equator makes it the most

A. Tropical of all the continent

B. Polar of all the continents

C. Temperate of all the continents

D. Sub-temperate of all the continents


38. Which of the following is a distinguishing feature of a rural settlement

A. Large aerial coverage

B. Many social amenities

C. Primary economic activities

D. People of different cultural backgrounds


39. The following are factors responsible for migration except

A. Natural disaster

B. Population pressure on land

C. Age of the natives

D. Changes in status


40. The busiest ocean trade route is the

A. Suez canal route

B. Panama canal route

C. Cape route

D. North atlantic route


Paper 1 questions

41. When the value of country’s exports equals the value of her imports, she has achieved

A. Balance of trade B. favourable trade C. barter trade D. world trade


42. Which of the following situations refer to optimum population

A. When the resources and population are in equilibrium

B. When the population far exceeds its resources

C. When the resources for the rural population is abundant

D. When the resources for the rural population is abundant


43. Which of the following countries has the highest population density

A. Mali B. North korea C. Java D. Malaysia


44. In which of the following industry type is copper commonly used a raw material

A. Chemical industry B. wood processing industry C. cement industry D. Electrical industry


45. Which of the following areas is the best location for cement industry

A. Near the market

B. At the source of power

C. Near the source of raw material

D. Where labour is abundant


Paper 1: GSTS Geography mock questions

46. In which of the following plants communities can oak, olive, cedar, laurel and rosemeary be commonly found

A. Mediterranean woodland B. tropical rainforest C. cool temperate forest D. tropical woodland


47. Which of the following cities is most important for gold mining in Africa

A. Jos B. Banjul C. Pretoria D. Johannesburg


48. The following are importance of gold mining in South Africa except

A. Generation of revenue

B. Collapse of the roof of the mines

C. Development of great cities

D. Provision of employment for people


49. Which of the following accounts for the high irrigation farming in the northern part of West Africa

A. Abundant plants for cultivation

B. Limited market for agricultural products

C. Inadequate rainfall

D. Good roads and adequate capital


50. On which river is the Victoria falls

A. Limpopo B. Vaal C. Zambezi D. Orange


Paper 2: GSTS mock

Section A.

Candidates are to answer at least one question from this section

1a. Table 1 below shows the population distribution and land area of five states of country ‘B’ in the year 2010.

Use the data to answer the questions that follow


geography mock questions
geography mock questions


i. Total population

ii. Total land area

iii. Population density of country ‘B’


b. Explain four factors that influence the distribution world human population

c. Outline three factors that cause increase in world human population


2a. Describe four factors that influence international trade

b. With specific examples, explain the role transportation play in world trade

c. Highligh two reasons for low volume of trade among West African countries


3a. List four industrial cities of North-Eastern USA

b. Outline five factors that favour the concentration of industries in north Eastern USA

b. Explain three characteristics of heavy industries


Section B: Home country (Ghana)

Answer at least one question from this question |GSTS geography mock questions 

4a. Draw a sketch map of Ghana

On the map show and name

i. Latitude 6oN and 10oN

ii. Longitudes 1oE and 3oW

iii. Half Assini


b. Describe Ghana under the following headings

c. Location II. Position III. Size


5a. Draw a sketch map of Ghana

On your map show and name

i. Gambaga Escarpment

ii. Akuapim-Togo Ranges

iii. River Oti

iv. River Densu

v. Lake Volta

vii. River Ankobra


b. Describe any three characteristics of river in Ghana

c. Outline any three importance of rivers in Ghana


6a. Draw a sketch map of Ghana

On your map show and name

i. One area of low population density

ii. One are of high population density

iii. Tamale, kumasi, takoradi, Accra


a. Explain with examples, the factors that affect the distribution of population in Ghana

b. Outline three problems of high population density in one area shown on your map


Section C: Africa

Answer at least one question from this section | GSTS geography mock questions

7a. Draw a sketch map of West Africa

On your map show and name

i. Guinea highlands

ii. Jos plateau

iii. Adamawa highlands

iv. River niger

v. Kainji Lake


b. Highlight three importance of highligh regions in the development of West African countris

b. Explain any two problems highlands pose to development in West Africa


8a. Draw the map of Africa

On your map show and name

i. One area that records rainfall over 3,000,,

ii. One area that records rainfall less that 250mm

iii. One town in each of the areas shown in 8(a)(I) and (II)


a. Outline four negative effects of the tropical continental (cT) air mass in Africa

b. Describe two methods used for conserving water for agriculture in Africa


9a. Draw an outline map of Africa

On the map locate and name

i. One area noted for plantation farming

ii. One area noted for irrigation farming in the northern hemisphere

iii. One are noted for petroleum production


a. Identify three problems of petrochemical industries in Tropical African

b. Give two reason for irrigation farming in the Niger Valley


Paper 3: Elements of practical and physical geography

Geography mock questions: Answer question 1 and any 3 other questions. 

1. Study the map extract provided on a scale of 1:50,000 and answer the question that follow

a. In your answer booklet, draw the outline of the area labelled ABCD to a new scale of 1:25,000

b. In your new outline insert and name

i. the first class road ii. ABURI and Kitease (Kitase) settlements

c. Calculate the areas of the map provided in kilometers square

d. state wo functions of ABURI

e. Describe the road network on the mapped area


2. The table below shows the population structure of country ‘Q’ in 2021.

geography mock questions
geography mock questions

a. Using a scale of 1cm to represent 10,000 people represent the data by means of population Pyramid

b. State two advantages of population pyramid

c. State two alternative methods of representing the data


GSTS Geography mock questions

3a. What is river capture

b. With the aid of diagram, outline three conditions under which river capture can be formed

c. Describe any three differences between the upper course and the lower course of a river.


4a. Define weathering

b. Identify three factors that affect weathering

c. Describe any two process of chemical weathering


GSTS Geography mock questions

5a. Define the term mass wasting

b. Describe three causes of landslide

c. Highlight three effects of landslide


6a. What is a great cycle

b. Explain three characteristics of great cycle

c. Highlight three differences between longitudes and latitudes


GSTS Geography mock questions

7a. Define the term climate

b. Name the instrument used in measuring each of the following

i. temperature ii. pressure iii. rainfall iv. sunshine v. humidity

c. In what four ways is the study of weather important to Ghana


8a. What are environmental hazards

b. List three examples of environmental hazards

c. Identify five ways in which mankind contributes to environmental hazards

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