Paper 1 Mark Sheet A Levels

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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS GCE Advanced Subsidiary Level MARK SCHEME for the October/November 2008 question paper 8291 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 8291/01 Paper 1, maximum raw mark 80 This mark scheme is published as an aid to teachers and candidates, to indicate the requirements of the examination. It shows the basis on which Examiners were instructed to award marks. It does not indicate the details of the discussions that took place at an Examiners’ meeting before marking began. All Examiners are instructed that alternative correct answers and unexpected approaches in candidates’ scripts must be given marks that fairly reflect the relevant knowledge and skills demonstrated. Mark schemes must be read in conjunction with the question papers and the report on the examination. • CIE will not enter into discussions or correspondence in connection with these mark schemes. CIE is publishing the mark schemes for the October/November 2008 question papers for most IGCSE, GCE Advanced Level and Advanced Subsidiary Level syllabuses and some Ordinary Level syllabuses. Page 2 Mark Scheme GCE AS LEVEL – October/November 2008 Section A Answer all questions in this section. Syllabus 8291 Paper 01 1 (a) (i) State the type of atmospheric pollutant commonly caused by: • carbon dioxide and methane greenhouse gases; accept global warming • particulates dry acid deposition, photochemical smog [2] (ii) Describe how acid rain might affect the terrestrial and aquatic environments shown in Fig. 1.1. For 6 marks there should be three marks for each of terrestrial and aquatic environments. For terrestrial environments: reduced growth rates, crown dieback, premature loss of leaves and needles, abnormal cell development, increase acidity in soils and lower soil fertility. For aquatic environments: declining fish population, low

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