VERIFIED GHANA WAEC GEOGRAPHY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
GHANA WAEC GEOGRAPHY OBJ
Q1 Tourism is a collection of activities, services and industries that delivers a travel experience, including transportation, accommodations, eating and drinking establishments, retail shops, entertainment businesses, activity facilities and other hospitality services provided for individuals or groups traveling away from home.
Tourism is vital to the local and state economy.
… Tourism boosts our economy, employs thousands of people, enriches our businesses and pays for important public services, such as education and law enforcement.
Tourism works for each of us, every day.
a) Limited understanding of tourism as a tool for economic development
b) Inadequate investment in the tourism sector
c) Poor infrastructure and tourism support services at tourism sites
d) Ghana as a high cost tourism destination
e) Lack of professionalism and poor service quality.
(I)it provide door to door services ie it can get to anywhere within the country
(II)it makes goods available where they are scare
(III)Road facilitate the movement of people within a short distance
(IV)it feeds water ,rail and air transportation
(V)It is the most common means of transportation
(I)Roads are very expensive to construct and maintain
(II)Roads are difficult to construct, especially in highlands and swampy areas
(III)Amount of goods and passengers carried by roads is limited
(IV)Road are more proned to accident than any other means of transportation
(V)They are more proned to damage,especially washouts caused by heavy rain
(I)Agricultural raw material such as cocoa ,cotton,palm produce ,timber etc are mostly conveyed by road to the processing factories scattered all over the country
(II)it leads to increased agricultural, mineral and industrial production
(III)It aids the movement of people or labour and capital
(IV)it gives rise to employment opportunities
(V)It links areas of production with areas of com sump in a country
Shifting cultivation is a method of agriculture where an area of land is cleared off its vegetation and cultivated for a period of time and then abandoned for its fertility to be naturally restored.
(i) Cultivation is mainly for subsistence.
(ii) Farming depends mainly on family labour.
(iii) The land is abandoned when the yields decline.
(i) It helps used land to get back all lost nutrients and as long as no damage occurs therefore.
(ii) It saves a wide range of resources and provides nutrients because a small area is usually cleared and the burned vegetation offers many nutrients
(iii) It helps to ensure more productivity and sustainability of agriculture
(i) It can easily lead to deforestation because when soil fertility is exhausted, farmers move on and clear another small area of the forest
(ii) It can easily cause soil erosion and desertification
(iii) It restricts the intensity of land use
(iv) It easily leads to loss of biodiversity
GHANA GEOGRAPHY THEORY QUESTIONS
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