Geography Past Questions


Geography is a subject that studies the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth. Many Nigerian secondary school science and social science students offer this subject.

Study the following Geography past questions and answers for JAMB, WAEC, NECO and Post UTME. Prepare yourself with official past questions and answers for your upcoming examinations.

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Question 1

Deposition of fine grained sand carried over long distance by wind is known as

Options

A) Chernozem

B) Laterite

C) Loess

D) Podzols

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 2

The core of the earth is also called ______?

Options

A) Mesosphere

B) Lithosphere

C) Hydrosphere

D) Barysphere

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 3

Which of the following environmental resources is non-renewable?

Options

A) Rain

B) Minerals

C) Water

D) Oxygen

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)


Question 4

Relief rainfall is common around the

Options

A) Lowland areas

B) Peneplains

C) Highland areas

D) Sahara desert

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 5

Which of the following features is of volcanic origin?

Options

A) Sill

B) Zeugen

C) Loess

D) Gorge

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 6

The instrument used for measuring atmospheric pressure is

Options

A) Hygrometer

B) Barometer

C) Thermometer

D) Anemometer

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 7

The gradual breakdown of rocks in situ by either physical or chemical process is called

Options

A) Erosion

B) Denudation

C) Weathering

D) Deposition

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 8

The Fourth planet from the sun in the solar system is

Options

A) Mercury

B) Uranus

C) Neptune

D) Mars

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 9

Which rock type involves stratification?

Options

A) Metamorphic

B) Sedimentary

C) Volcanic

D) Igneous

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

Question 10

Which type of rainfall occurs when two air masses of different temperatures and other physical properties meet?

Options

A) Orographic rainfall

B) Relief rainfall

C) Cyclonic rainfall

D) Convectional rainfall

Exam Body: West African Examinations Council (WAEC)