WAEC GCE Geography Practical Questions 2021 and Answers Update

Filed in Education by on February 17, 2021

WAEC GCE Geography Practical Questions 2021: Geography Practical WAEC GCE expo questions are out now on our website. This article is specifically for those writing Geography in the 2021 WAEC GCE examination.

In this article, I will be showing you past WAEC GCE Geography Practical random repeated questions for free. All you need to do is to stay focus and follow this guide.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb entry examination in West Africa countries. In a year, over three million candidates registered for the exams coordinated by WAEC.

The Geography practical paper will start by 1:00pm 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 samples of the WAEC GCE geography questions for candidates that will participate in the examination for practice purposes.

WAEC GCE Geography Practical Questions and Answers 2021


Study the map extract on a scale of 1:50,000 and answer the following questions:
(a) Draw the outline of the map provided to a new scale of 1:150,000.
(b) On the new outline, insert and name:
i. Otta settlement;
ii. A 250 ft. contour line in the eastern part;
iii. the full length of Iju stream and show its direction of flow with an arrow.
(c) State three functions of Otta settlement.
(d) State two occupations of the inhabitants of Idiroko and give reason for your answer.


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) i. Name any two types of rainfall.
ii. State the region where each of the two types of rainfall named in 3(a)i. above is prevalent.
(b) Write explanatory notes on the formation of the two types of rainfall named in 3(a)i. above.


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) Explain the process of wind erosion.
(b) With the aid of a diagram, describe the feature of a barchan dune.


(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.


(a) Name the types of power derived from each of the following sources:
i. water;
ii. coal;
iii. natural gas;
iv. sun.
(b) Write explanatory notes on the types of power obtained from water and sun under the following headings:
i. specific places of production;
ii. method of production;
iii. uses.

DISCLAIMER! These are not real WAEC GCE Geography Practical questions but likely repeated questions over the years to help candidate understand the nature of their examinations. Ensure to take note of every questions provided on this page.

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