This document consists of 11 printed pages and 1 blank page.
© UCLES 2009
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS
General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level
Paper 2 Environment and Development of Bangladesh
1 hour 30 minutes
READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST
If you have been given an Answer Booklet, follow the instructions on the front cover of the Booklet.
Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in.
Write in dark blue or black pen.
You may use a soft pencil for any diagrams, graphs or rough working.
Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid.
Answer three questions.
Sketch maps and diagrams may be drawn to illustrate an answer.
You are advised to spend about 30 minutes on each question.
At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together.
The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or part question.
© UCLES 2009
(a) Study Fig. 1, which shows some features of a river and its valley.
edge of valley
silt / alluvium
(i) Name each of the features labelled A, B and C. Choose your answers from the following
(ii) Describe the processes that are taking place at each of the places marked X and Y.
(iii) Explain how the feature labelled as C was formed. Credit will be given for an accurate
(b) Study Fig. 2 opposite, a map showing the main rivers of Bangladesh and the areas most
suitable for agriculture.
(i) Name the river marked D.
(ii) Describe the distribution of land most suitable for agriculture.
(iii) Explain why each of areas F and G is less suitab