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WAEC Geography 2018 Practical & Physical Answers is Out

2018 WAEC Geography Practical Answers for Physical Geography Questions Released.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) physical geography practical exam paper will now be written on Friday, 20th April, 2018. The paper is for geography map reading.

The Geography practical paper will start by 3:00pm and will last for 1hr 50mins. A map extract and other materials needed for the exam will be provided for you along with the question paper.

In this post, we will be posting out samples of the waec gce geography questions for candidates that will participate in the examination for practice purposes.

waec gce geography 2017 questions


Study the map extract on a scale of 1 :50,000 and answer the following questions:
(a) Calculate the distance “as the crow flies” from Agbeyangi to Marafa.
(b) Describe the drainage of the mapped area.
(c) Explain the relationship between the relief and the road network in the area.
(d) Identify two land use types on the map.


The Table below shows the quantity of yams in kilogrammes produced by four
yam producing states in country X between 2009 and 2012.

State 2009 2010 2011 2012
A 200,000 300,000 400,000 500,000
B 400,000 400,000 500,000 600,000
C 500,000 600,000 700,000 700,000
D 600,000 500,000 400,000 300,000

(a) Draw a comparative/ group bar graphs to represent the statistics.
(b) State two advantages of using comparative /group bar graphs in showing statistics.
(c) Name one other method that can be used in showing the statistics.


(a) Name any four planets in the solar system.
(b) With the aid of appropriate diagrams, explain three proofs to show that the earth is spherical in shape.


Write explanatory notes on the following:
(a) Formation of clouds;
(b) Relief rainfall.
Ans: The expected points included:
– when the ground is heated by the sun
– there is evaporation and evapo-transpiration
– air rises to high attitude
– cooling of air with attitudes lead to saturation
– condensation takes place around hydroscopic nuclei
– there is coalescence of particles to form clouds.


(a) List four sources of water.
(b) Describe any four ways in which water is useful as an environmental resource.
(c) Highlight any three major problems resulting from water pollution.
Ans: The major problems resulting from water pollution include:
– water borne diseases e.g. cholera;
– shortage of clean water for domestic use;
– shortage of water for industrial use;
– ecological imbalance;
– rapid growth of water weeds;
– polluted water cannot be used for agricultural purposes;
– migration of people and animals.


(a) With the aid of labeled diagrams, describe the instruments used to measure rainfall.
(b) Explain how the instruments are used to obtain total annual rainfall.


(a) What is a plateau?
(b) List two types of plateaux.
(c) Describe the formation of anyone type of plateau listed in (b) above.
(d) Highlight three ways in which plateaux are of importance to man.



NOTE: There is nothing like Waec geography expo online. Do not be deceived by fraudsters posing with fake Waec geography answers on the internet.

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