Can't resist reposting this collection of exam 'quotes'...
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Am in the middle of marking Geography scripts for the Irish Matric. Exam
(University Entrance exams). Thought I would share a few interesting
things I have learned from them:
- "Air pollution knows no boundaries. This is not necessarilly a bad thing
because air pollution from Ireland gets blown to England."
- "Dublin was an important point of entry for the Mormon Invasion"
- "Pollution comes in various shapes and sizes, and is a very messy topic"
- "Ireland was dominated by bad quality soils and most of the good quality
soils went to England".
- "The strong bond the parish holds on the community helps in the reduction of
- "In Plantation Towns...the planters often set up industries like weaving
and spinning and famine"
- "Many harmful pollutants are belched out into the echo system".
- "Ocean trenches usually occur under the sea"
- "The Apocalypse and the Parthenon are two historical ruins which are considere
as cultural landscape".
"Air travel has only really taken off in the past twenty years"