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Question 11
A
burn them completely to ashes
B
bury then deep in the soil
C
recycle them for other uses
D
throw them far from the sea
Explanation
recycling reduces poisoning and pollution of the environment material recycling can be re used or converted to other useful substances

Correct option: C
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Question 12
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A

wind vane

B

hygrometer

C

barometer

D

thermometer

Explanation
Barometer is used in measuring air pressure and predicting weather changes

Correct option: C
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Question 13
A
Glaciation
B
Abrasion
C
Attrition
D
Deflation
Explanation
Glaciation is a term that has to do with ice Glacier itself is a large accumulation of frozen sea or river or ice.
Abrasion - here, small rock particles are hurles by wind against rock surfaces.
Attrition is a process by which rock particles rub against each other and wear away.
Deflation occurs when wind blows away rock wastes and in doing, lowers the desert surface thereby producing depressions.
Winds involve movement of particles when they blow, glaciation is often static and that makes it right answer.

Correct option: A
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Question 14
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A

cotton

B

millet

C

groundnuts

D

raffia palm

Explanation
The area marked E on the map of Nigeria is kano state and kano is known for its cultivation of groundnut. It is groundnut and most producing state in Nigeria

Correct option: C
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Question 15
A
Guinea
B
Kenya
C
Namibia
D
Algeria
Explanation
ECOWAS means ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATE option A is right because Guinea is a country in west african Kenya is in East Africa Nambia is in south western Africa Algeria is in North Africa

Correct option: A
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Question 16
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A

Burutu

B

Jos

C

Ilesha

D

Ughelli

Explanation
Gold as a precious mineral has been mined in Ilesha (Osun state). Although its quantity is small as its often mineral with the use of digger, hoe and shovel to reach the ore concentrates. It is equally consumed locally

Correct option: C
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Question 17
A
1:00 PM
B
3:00 AM
C
3:00 PM
D
1:00 PM
Explanation
360o makes a circle, earths single rotation takes 24 hours, 360o divided by 24 hours gives 15o. So in 1 hour, the earth covers 15o. Therefore 45o equals 3 hours. In time calculation when you move eastern you gain (addition). The question says noon. SO we move eastwards and gain 15o = 1 hour, 45o = 3 hours, being noon. We gain so three hours place noon equals 3 pm

Correct option: C
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Question 18
A
rate of natural increase
B
age structure
C
net migration
D
sex composition
Explanation
Age structure is the summary of the number of individuals of each age in the population

Correct option: B
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Question 19
A
Pipelines
B
Transmission lines
C
Roads
D
Rope ways
Explanation
Pipelines carry petroleum products and when damaged, spillage occurs. They are also not flexible as their paths are specific and also are made of metals which is very costly.
Transmission lines carry electric power, roads are flexible, rope ways are not expensive to construct

Correct option: A
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Question 20
A
Cameroon
B
Kenya
C
Ghana
D
Nigeria
Explanation
Shiroro dam is located in Nigeria at river Kaduna
Cameroon has the Edea dam, Ghana has the Akosombo dam while kenya has the seven forks dam in river Tana in Kenya

Correct option: D

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