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Question 41
A
scattered settlements
B
rural settlements
C
linear settlements
D
dispersed settlements
Explanation
linear settlement is a settlement where people form their building in a long line mostly along transport routes

Correct option: C
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Question 42
A
Iron mining area
B
Salt spring
C
Coal mining area
D
Lime stone area
Explanation
Enugu axis is one of the main coal mining states in Nigeria. Coal was discovered there in 1909

Correct option: C
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Question 43
A
Delta State
B
Ogun State
C
Ondo State
D
Cross River State
Explanation
Delta state, other options also produce rubber but delta state produce than other state
sapele in delta state is where the first rubber plantation in Nigeria was establish during the era of the colonial masters.

Correct option: A
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Question 44
A
can convey bulky goods
B
can link up two or more countries easily
C
is more economical
D
is flexible
Explanation
Road transport has the greatest advantage due to being flexible because unlike other transportation means road have the advantage of reaching every corner of an area and also movement can be stopped at any particular time and place

Correct option: D
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Question 45
Geography (2017) Q 47 image
A

Guinea savanna

B

high forest

C

sahel savanna

D

sudan savanna

Explanation
Answer is D, The Nigeria savanna vegetation include Sudan,Sahel and guinea.

Sudan savanna comes immediately after the north of the guinea savanna as the cardinal point on the diagram describes the direction to the north, the Sudan comes after the guinea the chief product are cattle, groundnut, guinea corn and millet The Sahel savanna is made up of grasses and water shortage is experienced there and this does not encourage plant to grow luxuriantly.

The guinea savanna is suitable between Sudan savanna and rain forest

Correct option: D
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Question 46
A
trees are cut down for agricultural purpose
B
trees are cut down for limber
C
bush is subjected to excessive burning and grazing
D
shifting cultivation is practised
Explanation
Shifting cultivation occurs when a piece of land is left fallow for a while, mostly within a farming season for cultivation to be done on another piece of land. That has no damaging effect on the forest.
When trees are cut down for agricultural purposes, timber production and during excessive bush burning and grazing, the forest is often lost or reduced as there will be reduction in the numbers of trees available.
This often lead to erosion and desert enroachment

Correct option: D
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Question 47
A
riples
B
currents
C
waves
D
Tsunamis
Explanation
A wave is a continuous movement on water surface, usually in the ocean. Its is also said to be a moving ridge on the surface of the water.

Option A, ripples often occur on the surface of small liquids or a small body of water

Option B, currents is a continuous movements of water in one direction. When there is water erosion, the eroded water tends to move in a particular direction, that is an example of a current.

Tsunamis is a large oceanic wave caused by an earthquake under the sea. The question says circulatory movement of surface water which is continuous in the ocean, current, ripples and tsunamis are wrong as they do not fit as the right answer.

Correct option: C
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Question 48
A
3:00 AM
B
5:00 PM
C
7:00 AM
D
9:00 PM
Explanation
30oE + 30oW = 60o, 1hour = 15o, therefore 60o gives 4 hours which means both are 4 hours interval. In time calculation, the west love an hour at every step which the est gains an hour. The wife is carrying the baby and calling the husband at 30oE, 1 am, so the husband at the west will loose an hour at every step.
1 am before 12 midnight, westward minus 3 hours gives 9 pm in Sunday. Therefore, the wife calls on Monday while the husband receives the call on Sunday at 9 pm.

Correct option: D
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Question 49
A
exploitation, exploration, refining, transportation
B
transportation, refining, exploitation, exploration
C
exploration, exploiration, refining, transportation
D
refining, exploitation, transportation, exploration
Explanation
The answer is c exploration,exploitation, refining and transportation chronological order deals with arrangement in order of time from the earliest to the latest in mining exploration which is about inquiring and studying the mineral to be mined comes first, followed by exploitation which deals with working/getting the mineral. refining comes after which is just about separating the minerals and removing unwanted material from it. transporting of the ruined minerals to another site then comes afterwards Option A is wrong because you don't work on minerals if you don't discover and study it first that explain exploitation coming before exploration Option B is wrong because transportation cannot come first in mining process due to the fact that mining hasn't been done so there is nothing mined to transport Option D is wrong because one needs to exploit the minerals to be mined before separating the minerals which refining stand for

Correct option: C
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Question 50
A
the capital of Japan
B
ship building and fertile manufacturing
C
coal mining and production
D
chemical production
Explanation
ship building and textile manufacturing. Japan is one of the largest industrial regions in asia

Correct option: B

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