Infographic exam style questions

These are my efforts at creating some Paper 2 Section B questions for my students. They are far from perfect - but they allow for discussion. If you have any feedback - please contact me.

Richard Allaway
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Australia does not have a food security problem

  1. State the percentage of ‘Mutton & Lamb’ that Australia produces that they then export. [1]
  2. State the precise percentage of Australia's food which is imported. [1]
  3. Suggest one alternative graphical method that could be used present the data in the ‘Domestic food consumption is stable while agricultural exports vary’ graph. [2]
  4. To what extent might this infographic make Australian citizens more at ease about food security than they should be? [6]
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Where Women Hold the Most and Least Political Power

  1. What rank does Switzerland attain in terms of where women hold the most political power? [1]
  2. What percentage of ministerial positions are held by women in the national cabinet in the United States of America? [1]
  3. Describe how colour has been used in the infographic to show value and geographical regions. [2]
  4. To what extent does this infographic offer a misrepresentation of gender equality in terms of political power? [6]
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Countries with the Most Sustainable Energy Policies

  1. What score on the Energy Trilemma Index does Switzerland get? [1]
  2. What score on the Energy Trilemma Index does India get? [1]
  3. Describe the distribution of countries that scored 76 or above [2]
  4. Evaluate how the relative sustainable energy policies are graphically represented in the infographic.  [6]
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The Median Age of the Population on Every Continent

  1. Describe the global distribution of median ages [2]
  2. Suggest another graphical method that could depict the information in the ‘Select Age Groups’ bar chart, giving a reason for your choice. [2]
  3. To what extent might this infographic be considered to misrepresent the demographic structure of Africa. [6]
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The Top 15 Cities Globally Hold $24 Trillion in Wealth

  1. State the global rank of London. [1]
  2. State the amount of wealth held by Tokyo. [1]
  3. Suggest one way in which the representation of wealth on the infographic could be improved. [2]
  4. Evaluate two ways in which the construction of this infographic encourages a skewed global view. [3+3]
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Climate Change & the EU

2018-November-Paper-2-COP21-infographic

  1. State the percentage of greenhouse gas emissions that come from Households. [1]
  2. State the amount of municipal waste per capita in 2013. [1]
  3. Suggest one way in which the graphic depicting ‘Greenhouse gas emissions’ could be improved. [2]
  4. Evaluate two ways in which progress towards reductions have been portrayed in the infographic. [3+3]
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Global refugee crisis - THE FACTS

  1. State the combined percentage of refugees coming from Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia in 2014. [1]
  2. State the number of refugees hosted by Jordan (2015). [1]
  3. Using evidence from ‘Asylum claims lodged in selected regions of the industrialized world’ only, explain one possible challenge faced by the governments of Germany and Sweden. [2]
  4. Evaluate two ways in which the scale of the global refugee crisis has been portrayed in the infographic. [3+3]