Caribbean studies practice exam paper 1

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Caribbean studies practice exam paper 1

  1. 1. ST. HUGH’S HIGH SCHOOL CARIBBEAN STUDIES ADVANCED PROFICIENCY PRACTICE EXAMINATION, 2010 GRADE 12 PAPER 01 DURATION: 1 hour 30 minutes INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES 1. Answer ALL questions 2. Write your answer to each question in the space provided. 3. You should NOT bring notes or textual materials into the examination room for use during this paper. 4. You have an average of six minutes per question.
  2. 2. SECTION A MODULE 1- CARIBBEAN SOCIETY AND CULTURE 1. State ONE meaning of the term ‘culture’, support your answer with an example. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 2. Explain what is meant by EACH of the following terms (a) Plural society --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] (b) Mestizo ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] (c) Dougla ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 3. (i) Give TWO possible meanings of the term ‘creole’ as it is used in Caribbean society and culture ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  3. 3. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(ii) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[4 marks] 4. (a) Name TWO groups of indentured labourerss who were brought to the Caribbean after Emancipation in 1838. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] (b) Give TWO reasons why EACH group of indentured labourers named in (a) were brought to the Caribbean. (i) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(i i) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[4 marks] 5. Explain what is meant by the term ‘the family as a social institution’. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks]
  4. 4. 6. Describe TWO ways in which foreign mass media influence the interests of Caribbean people. (i) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (ii) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[4 marks] 7. (a) Describe TWO ways in which immigration labour from the Caribbean has impacted on the economies of Europe and North America. (i) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (ii) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[4 marks] (b) Describe ONE way in which Cuban immigrants have influenced policy in North America ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks]
  5. 5. SECTION B MODULE 2-ISSUES IN CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT 8. Name ONE institution which facilitates globalization. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[1 mark] 9. Explain what is meant by “sustainable development” --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 10. Explain why modern knowledge is considered an indicator of development. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 11. Outline ONE idea of Marxist thought. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[1 mark] 12. Identify ONE Caribbean country in which the political regime is or was influenced by Marxist ideas. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[1 mark]
  6. 6. SECTION C MODULE 3- INVESTIGATING HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE CARIBBEAN 13. (a) State why the following may be classified as a hypothesis “Dancehall culture has contributed to the erosion of moral values in the Caribbean.” ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[1 mark] (b) List THREE reasons why an individual may want to research the above hypothesis (i) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(ii) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(iii) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[3 marks] 14. Describe TWO ways in which electronic mail can be used in research. (i) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (ii) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[4 marks] 15. In a research project on health in the Caribbean, it was found that the high incidence of HIV/AIDS is evidence of an unequal distribution of resources. (a) List TWO data collection methods that would have been used in this project.
  7. 7. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2marks] (b) State TWO ways in which the data collected in the project could be presented. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 16. (a) State TWO advantages of using oral sources when conducting research. (i) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (ii) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 17. Explain what is meant by the limitation of a study. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 18. Identify TWO issues that should be addressed in the section of the research study entitled “Conclusions and Recommendation” (i) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (ii) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] 19. State THREE reasons why a bibliography should be included in a research study.
  8. 8. (i) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (ii) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[3 marks] 20. Identify TWO ethical issues that must be considered when conducting research. (i) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (ii) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[2 marks] GRAND TOTAL 60 MARKS

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