Level : Tle A CORRECTION AND MARK SCALE OF COMMON TEST N°1 100/100
NB : AFTER MARKING OUT OF 100, USE THE BAC CONVERSION TABLE TO DETERMINE THE MARK OUT
A DEMOGRAPHIC TIMEBOMB
PART ONE: (2 point per correct answer. N° B1 is 8 points. Total= 40 pts)
A) 1- e ; 2- g ; 3- b ; 4- f ; 5- a ; 6- d ; 7- j ; 8- i ; 9- k ; 10- h ; 11- c.
B) 1- a= about 19,000 ; b= about 1,079,642 /about 1,088,000; c= 1,279,642;
d= 152,000 ; e= 2,057,000
2- No, because not all deaths and births are recorded.
informed observers declared some of them as invalid.
3- One million, two hundred and seventy-nine thousand, six hundred and forty-two.
4- It’s 190 per 1000.
5- If the death rate for children decreased, there would be a demographic explosion.
6- Yes, because the growth rate of its population is too high (as compared to the growth
Rate of its economy).
7- Rural populations move to the city for better living conditions.
for better health care.
for better schools.
to find salaried employment.
PART TWO: (40 pts)
NB: The students may write an argument essay. But this isn’t an obligation.
Presentation [handwriting, paragraphing, (no) blotches] → (6 pts)
Content [ideas, (not) related to the topic, (not) coherent] → (17 pts)
Language [correctness, capitalization, use of connectors etc.] → (17 pts)
The students are expected to show the necessity of population control. But if they do the opposite
with correct language and coherent reasoning, they should be given the appropriate points.
PART THREE: (20 pts). 1point per correct answer.
A- 1- g ; 2- e ; 3- h ; 4- a ; 5- f ; 6- b ; 7- I ; 8- c ; 9- k ; 10- d ; 11- j
B- 1- B ; 2- D ; 3- A ; 4- D ; 5- D ; 6- B ; 7- C ; 8- D ; 9- to ; 10- A ; 11- B