KCSE Geography Paper 1 1998 Section B Question 6.
Study the map of Mariakani (1:50,000 sheet 197/4) provided and answer the following questions
(a) (i) What type of map is Mariakani sheet?
(a) Topographical map ( 1 mk)
(ii) From the marginal information, identify the two districts covered by the map
(ii) Kilifi and Kwale ( 2 mks)
(iii) Calculate the area of Mavirivirini sub- location. Give your answer in square kilometers.
(iii) = 39km2 + 1
=38.0 – 40.0 km2 ( 2 mks)
(b) Citing evidence from the map, explain three factors that favour cattle rearing in Mariakani area.
(c) Citing evidence, state three functions of Samburu town
(d) Some students are required to carry out a field study on water supply in south Samburu Division.
(i) State four problems they are likely to encounter in administering questionnaires to residents of the area.
(ii) Measure the length of a water pipeline proposed by the students from existing line at grid reference 303796 to Mwandoni settlement at grid reference 325720. Give your answer in Kilometers.
(ii) 8.0 km (7.95.- 8.05)
(iii) Calculate the vertical rise (amplitude of relief) of the proposed pipeline.
(iii) 83 m