JAMB 2019 Geography Past Questions Online Practice

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JAMB 2019 Geography Past Questions: Are you preparing for UTME 2022/2023? Attempt these JAMB Geography 2019 Past Questions and Answers now!

JAMB 2019 Geography Past Questions Online Practice

Are you preparing for UTME 2022/2023? Attempt these JAMB Geography 2019 Past Questions and Answers now!

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  1. 1 The most suitable statistical diagram to show spatial distribution of production is the

    1. dot map
    2. pie chart
    3. line graph
    4. divided circle
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  2. 2 The variable which is both a control and an element of weather and climate is

    1. Temperature
    2. Rainfall
    3. Air mass
    4. Wind
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  3. 3 The relative dryness of the Horn Africa is due to

    1. The dominance of cold currents in the region
    2. The shape and direction of the shoreline
    3. Its closeness to the high ranges of East Africa
    4. The distance from the belt of tropical cyclones
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  4. 4 The development of a climax vegetation in the Savannah belt of Nigeria is disturbed mainly by

    1. Lumbering
    2. Mining
    3. Animal Grazing
    4. Bush burning
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  5. 5 The most densely populated city which is also the capital of a country in Africa is

    1. Lagos
    2. Dakar
    3. Cairo
    4. Cape Town
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  6. 6 A country well known for the production of Copper in Africa is

    1. Zambia
    2. Republic of Benin
    3. Ghana
    4. Egypt
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  7. 7 The areas in Nigeria where temperate crops may be grown include

    1. Jos Plateau and Mambilla Plateau
    2. Mandara Mountains and Biu Plateau
    3. Oban Hills and Yoruba Highlands
    4. Apata Hills and Effon Ridge
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  8. 8 The most capital-intensive sector of Nigeria economy to day is

    1. Transportation
    2. Trading
    3. Agriculture
    4. Mining
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  9. 9 Examples of fold mountains in Africa are

    1. Cape Ranges and Atlas Mountains
    2. Drakensberg Mountains and Mount Cameroun
    3. Atlas Mountains and Mount Kenya
    4. Mount Kilimanjaro and Atlas Mountains
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  10. 10 A good example of cuesta landscape in Nigeria is

    1. North Central Highlands
    2. Biu plateau
    3. Udi hills
    4. Yoruba Hills
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  11. 11 The prairies of North America are

    1. montane grasslands
    2. temperate grasslands
    3. tropical grasslands
    4. savannah
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  12. 12 Lakes kivu and Malawi are related in that they

    1. lie in the Northern hemisphere
    2. attract a large number of tourists
    3. are rift valley lakes
    4. are crater lakes
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  13. 13 Automobile Industries that are essentially assembly plants are found in

    1. North East USA
    2. South Africa
    3. West Africa
    4. Western Europe
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  14. 14 Nigeria recently entered into trade agreements in petroleum products and gas with

    1. most countries of North Africa
    2. all West African countries
    3. all African countries
    4. some West African countries
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  15. 15 The group of hardwoods that are suitable for railway sleepers in Nigeria is

    1. pine, fir and mahogamy
    2. mahogamy, obeche and iroko
    3. gmelina, teak and spruce
    4. obeche, mahogamy and pine
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  16. 16 The sex ratio of any population may be affected by

    1. mortality
    2. migration
    3. morbidity
    4. fertility
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  17. 17 An igneous rock with distinct grains of mica, fieldspar and quartz is

    1. schist
    2. basalt
    3. granite
    4. rhyolite
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  18. 18 An example of a landform produced by glaciation is

    1. horizon
    2. an ox-bow lake
    3. a cirque
    4. a sand-dune
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  19. 19 The Stevenson's screen is raised about one meter above the ground in order to avoid

    1. the influence of strong winds
    2. the heat from the ground
    3. the effects of nearby trees
    4. rain drops entering it
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  20. 20 In surveying, it is best dealt with by

    1. using abney level
    2. removing them
    3. laying offsets
    4. avoiding them
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  21. 21 The merging together of a number of urban settlements will produce a

    1. Suburb
    2. Nucleated settlement
    3. Linear settlement
    4. Conurbation
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  22. 22 The world leading producer of cocoa is

    1. Nigeria
    2. Ecuador
    3. Ivory Coast
    4. Brazil
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  23. 23 Which of the following pairs of cities have both seaport and international airport?

    1. Kampala and Mombasa
    2. Lagos and San Francisco
    3. Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg
    4. New York and Warri
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  24. 24 The process by which organic matter is decomposed and synthesized to form part of the soil is known as

    1. mineralization
    2. nitrification
    3. humification
    4. laterization
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  25. 25 If the standard time of a country is GMT + 1hr, which longitude's local time is adopted by the country?

    1. 15°W
    2. 60°W
    3. 15°E
    4. 60°E
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  26. 26 The highest category of rural settlement is the

    1. Homestead
    2. Hut
    3. Hamlet
    4. Village
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  27. 27 The most common greenhouse gas in the atmosphere is

    1. hydrogen bromide
    2. carbon (iv) oxide
    3. chlorofluorocarbon
    4. carbon (ii) oxide
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  28. 28 British foreign investments are concentrated in

    1. Commonwealth countries
    2. Developed countries
    3. ECOWAS Countries
    4. EU Countries
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  29. 29 Urban and Rural Settlements are differentiated by their

    1. population
    2. population and function
    3. function only
    4. function and location
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  30. 30 The Ruhr coalfield is located in

    1. Canada
    2. Russia
    3. Germany
    4. USA
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  31. 31 The exploitation of timber in equatorial Africa causes ___________

    1. environmental pollution
    2. less rainfall run-off
    3. soil erosion
    4. high cost of foreign products
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  32. 32 Soil texture is determined primarily by

    1. particle sizes
    2. profile horizons
    3. major components
    4. nutrient status
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  33. 33 A desert country which has high population density supported by irrigation is

    1. Sudan
    2. Egypt
    3. Kuwait
    4. Namibia
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  34. 34 The speed and capacity of a train are influenced by the

    1. the edge of the railway line
    2. length of the railway line
    3. width of the railway gauge
    4. depth of the railway line
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  35. 35 Which of the following factors may lead to an area being densely populated?

    1. Rugged mountains
    2. High plateaux
    3. Active volcanoes
    4. Lowland plains
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  36. 36 An example of argillaceous rock is

    1. chalk
    2. shale
    3. graphite
    4. coat
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  37. 37 A weather element controlled mainly by latitude is

    1. cloud cover
    2. rainfall
    3. temperature
    4. humidity
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  38. 38 A poor settlement on the edge of a city is known as

    1. ghetto
    2. shanty town
    3. slum
    4. new town
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  39. 39 In surveying, the prismatic compass is used to

    1. measure accurately, height of points
    2. obtain bearings of features
    3. measure horizontal distances
    4. measure the inclination of features
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  40. 40 If M is due west of station N, the bearing of M from N is

    1. 180°
    2. 270°
    3. 90°
    4. 360°
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  41. 41 The table above shows the employment distribution in a town with the share of the different industries depicted in degrees of a pie chart. The total number of workers in the town is 25,000.

    Textile Industry
    Petroleum Industry
    Iron and Steel industry
    Cosmetics Industry
    Automobile Industry
    7.2°
    172.8°
    115.2°
    43.2°
    21.6°

    What is the total number of workers in the petroleum industry?

    1. 25,000
    2. 12,000
    3. 3,000
    4. 10,000
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  42. 42 Using table in question 41, the proportion of workers in the iron and steel industry, in relation to the number off workers in the town is

    1. 0.32
    2. 0.06
    3. 0.12
    4. 0.26
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  43. 43 The annual rainfall along the coast is less than expected in the equitorial region because of the

    1. presence of a cold current
    2. configuration of the coastline
    3. high altitude of the area
    4. subsidence of air masses
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  44. 44 Kano is a major population centre in Nigeria because its

    1. Early religious and economic significance
    2. Conducive climate for groundnut production
    3. Early industrial development
    4. Large population of Hausa-speaking indigenes
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  45. 45 The Sudd region has been highly valued for its

    1. large scale irrigation
    2. mineral deposits
    3. fishing industry
    4. biodiversity
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  46. 46 The ferralitic soils in West Africa are mostly found in the

    1. Swampy coastline
    2. Forest belt
    3. Desert Environment
    4. Savanna belt
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  47. 47 A common feature of forcados, Bonny and Eket in the Niger delta is that they are

    1. Very important fishing ports
    2. Terminal for oil companies
    3. Important for natural gas exports
    4. Export processing zones
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  48. 48 The Nigerian town which owed much of their growth in the 20th century to the development of the railway include

    1. Lagos, Minna, Nnewi and Gusau
    2. Lagos, Lokoja, Gusau, Umuahia
    3. Osogbo, Minna, Owerri and Jos
    4. Enugu, Jos, Kaduna, Minna
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  49. 49 Sugar Plantations in Africa are most highly developed in the lowlands of

    1. the Guinea Coast and Mozambique
    2. the mediterranean seaboard and the Guinea coast
    3. Mozambique and Natal
    4. Natal and Lower Nile
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  50. 50 The Harbel Plantation in Liberia is noted for large-scale production of

    1. oil palm
    2. rubber
    3. cocoa
    4. coffee
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  51. 51 The regime of the rainfall pattern in the table below is?


    JFMAMJ
    Temp(°C)272828282726
    Rainfall(mm)32.552.5132.5225.0270.0370.5

    JASOND
    Temp(°C)252626262728
    Rainfall(mm)385.0295.0427.5427.5110.0110.0
    1. rainfall throughout the year with single maximum
    2. seasonal rainfall with single maximum
    3. seasonal rainfall with double maxima
    4. rainfall throughout the year with double maxima
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  52. 52 The climatic data above is likely to be that of

    1. Lokoja
    2. Ibadan
    3. Kaduna
    4. Warri
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  53. 53 Some of the solid minerals found in Nigeria are

    1. marble, tin and columbite
    2. tin, diamond and bauxite
    3. tin, iron ore and diamond
    4. uranium, lead and iron ore
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  54. 54 The obudu plateau of the cross River Basin is economically noted for

    1. exploitation of forest resources
    2. tea and coffee plantations
    3. cattle ranching and tourism
    4. generation of hydroelectricity
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  55. 55 Which of the following regions has the least population density?

    1. North-West Europe
    2. Eurasian Tundra
    3. The Nile Valley
    4. North-East USA
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  56. 56 Dairying is an agricultural practices that is most prevalent

    1. in lowlands and river valleys
    2. in extensive and undulating regions
    3. in hot and humid regions
    4. around large cities in industrial societies
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  57. 57 The catalyst in the economic development of Japan is its

    1. extensive coastlines conductive to shipping
    2. fertile soils suitable for agriculture
    3. abundant mineral deposits
    4. large pool of skilled manpower
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  58. 58 Migration can contribute to solving the problems of rural areas by

    1. promoting industrialization in the receiving areas
    2. redistributing population from high to low density area
    3. creating job opportunities in the source areas
    4. making rural populations less homogeneous at the source region
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  59. 59 In river transport, the problem of irregular levels of water can be overcome by

    1. controlling the current
    2. building locks and canals
    3. changing the direction of flow
    4. clearing the river of water weeds
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  60. 60 The pair of countries where conurbation is most highly developed is

    1. Japan and china
    2. Argentina and Australia
    3. USA and England
    4. France and Germany
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  61. 61 Which of the following is most influential in the location of textile and footwear industries?

    1. Low interest rate
    2. Raw materials
    3. Energy supply
    4. Abundant cheap labor
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  62. 62 What is the birth rate of a country with a total population of 150,000,000 and registered births of 3,000,000 in a given year?

    1. 3%
    2. 2%
    3. 1%
    4. 4%
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  63. 63 The most important factor that can aid the decentralization of industries in a country is the availability of

    1. mobile capital
    2. local raw materials
    3. efficient inland transport
    4. alternative energy sources
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  64. 64 A government policy which is likely to encourage massive importation of goods into a country is the

    1. reduction in travel allowance
    2. increase in wages
    3. relaxation of currency control
    4. increase in imports tariffs
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  65. 65 A population with low births and death rates presents

    1. a broad-based population pyramid
    2. a young dependent population structure
    3. an equal male-female population structure
    4. an inverted population pyramid
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  66. 66 The best way to prevent a watershed from degradation is through

    1. forest reservation
    2. fuel wood extraction
    3. inter-basin transfer
    4. crop production
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  67. 67 Which of these statements is true warm ocean currents?

    1. They flow from the equator to the equator
    2. They flow from the equator to the poles
    3. They flow from lower to higher latitudes
    4. They flow from the higher to the lower latitudes
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  68. 68 The eucalyptus is to the Australian woodland as the teak is to the

    1. Mediterranean woodland
    2. Equatorial forest
    3. Brazillian forest
    4. Monsoon forest
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  69. 69 An example of a non-renewable resource is

    1. Vegetation
    2. Soil
    3. Mineral
    4. Water
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  70. 70 The South Pole is in darkness from

    1. December 22nd of a year to June 21st of the next
    2. March 21st to September 22nd of the same year
    3. Sept. 22nd of a year to March 21st of next
    4. June 21st to December 22nd of the same year
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  71. 71 The best technique to prevent soil erosion in a humid, gently sloping area is to adopt

    1. contour ridging
    2. terrace cultivation
    3. intercropping
    4. wind breakers
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  72. 72 An example of a rock formed by wood subjected to pressure and heat is

    1. sandstone
    2. lignite
    3. biotite
    4. granite
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  73. 73 A climate that is wet for up to 10 months with a single peak, an annual rainfall of 3000mm and a mean monthly temperature of at least 26° is

    1. Tropical humid (Af)
    2. Tropical monsoon (Am)
    3. Tropical wet and dry (Aw)
    4. Warm humid subtropical (ca)
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  74. 74 The rocks of the basement complex are generally referred to as

    1. younger granite
    2. older granite
    3. sedimentary formations
    4. volcanic rocks
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  75. 75 The survival of an organism in a natural ecosystem depends largely on

    1. its usefulness to human development
    2. environmental adjustments to suit it
    3. its adaptation to prevailing conditions
    4. its importance to other organisms
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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