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Caribbean Studies Paper 1, May/June 2010

Section A- Module 1- Caribbean Culture and Society
1. (a) Outline ONE advantage of defining the Caribbean in geographical terms. [2mks]

(b) Outline ONE disadvantage of using a geological basis for defining the Caribbean. [2mks]

(c) Explain why Mexico is sometimes described as ‘Caribbean’. [2mks]

2. (a) Define the term ‘plate tectonics’ [2mks]

(b) Describe TWO ways in which volcanic activity has influenced Caribbean society and culture. [4mks]

3. (a) Explain what is meant by the term ‘resistance’. [2mks]

(b) Describe TWO ways in which the Haitian Revolution impacted Caribbean society and culture. [4mks]

4. (a) Explain what is meant by the term ‘plantation society’. [2mks]

(b) Explain ONE way in which plantation society contributed to social stratification. [2mks]

(c) Explain ONE way in which education contributed to a new class formation in Caribbean society.

5. (a) Define the term ‘culinary practices’ [2mks]

(b) Identify TWO culinary practices that have been inherited from the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean. [2mks]

(c) Describe ONE way in which Indo-Caribbean peoples have influenced Caribbean culinary practices. [2mks]

Section B- Module 2- Issues in Caribbean Development
6. (a)Explain why the Gross National Product per capita is NOT an accurate indicator of development. [2mks]

(b) Explain ONE environmental indicator that can be used as a measure of development. [2mks]

(c) Suggest ONE way in which tourism can increase its contribution to development in the Caribbean. [2mks] 7. (a) Define the term ‘transnational corporation’ [2mks]

(b) Outline TWO characteristics of transnational corporations. [4mks]

8. (a) Name the individual who created the policy known as ‘industrialization by invitation’ [1mk]

(b) State ONE objective outlined in this policy. [1mk]

(c) Outline TWO disadvantages of this...
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