Advanced Unit 3: Contested Planet
Tuesday 25 January 2011 – Morning Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
You must have: Resource Booklet (enclosed)
black ink or • Usein the boxesball-point pen. page with your name, at the top of this • Fill number and candidate number. centre Answer TWO questions in Section A and ALL parts of Section B. • Answer the questions in the spaces provided • – there may be more space than you need.
total for • The marksmarkeachthis paper is 90.shown in brackets The for question are • – use this as a guide as to how much time to spend on each question. • The quality of your written communication will be assessed in ALL your responses – you should take particular care on these questions with your spelling, punctuation and grammar, as well as the clarity of expression.
Read carefully • Keep each questiontime. before you start to answer it. an eye on the • Spend approximately 80 minutes on Section A and 70 minutes on Section B. • Check your answers if you have time at the end. •
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SECTION A Answer TWO questions in this section. You are reminded of the need to use examples to support your arguments. You are advised to spend approximately 80 minutes on Section A. Water Conflicts 1 Study Figure 1. (a) Suggest possible consequences for people and the environment of the projected changes in water withdrawals. (10) (b) Using examples, assess the role of named players in securing water supplies. (15) (Total for Question 1 = 25 marks) Biodiversity Under Threat 2 Study Figure 2. (a) Suggest reasons for variations in the percentage of protected terrestrial and marine areas. (10) (b) Using examples, assess the relative importance of human and physical factors in influencing levels of biodiversity. (15) (Total for Question 2 = 25...