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  • GEOGRAPHY MAIN 2015

    P.B.S.–8

    GEOGRAPHY OPTIONAL: PERFORMANCE BAROMETER-8:

    TIME: 3 HOURS MARKS: 250

    1. 1  Illustrate your answers with suitable sketches, maps and diagrams wherever necessary. These shall be drawn in the space provided for answering the question itself.

    2. 2  There are EIGHT questions divided into two Sections. Candidate has to attempt FIVE questions in all.

    1. Question Nos. 1 and 5 are compulsory and out of the remaining, TWO are to be attempted choosing at least ONE question from each Section.

    2. The number of marks carried by a question/ part is indicated against it.

    3. Word limit in questions, wherever specified, should be adhered to.

    4. Attempts of questions shall be counted in chronological order. Unless struck off, attempt of a question shall be counted even if attempted partly. Any page or portion of the page left blank in the Question-cum- Answer Booklet must be clearly struck off.

      SECTION :A

    Q1. Answer the following in150 words each: 10 × 5 = 50 marks

    a. On the outline map of India provided to you, mark the location of all of the following. Write in your TEST Booklet the significance of these locations, whether physical/commercial/economic/ ecological environmental/cultural, in not more than 30 words for each entry:

    2x 5 = 10

    1. Shyok river.

    2. Mt Saramati.

    3. Neyvaley

    4. Jadugoda.

    5. Sir creek.

    b. Explain the reasons for the regional variation of intensity of cropping in India.

    c. Cropping pattern in India is largely a reflection of physic-climatic factors. Discuss with suitable examples.

    d. Suggest the measures to avoid water crisis in the future.

    e. Discuss the importance of Mangrove in the functioning of coastal ecosystem.

    Q2. Answer following (20 + 15 + 15 marks)

    a. Land reform though not very successful has played a significant role in the socio- economic transformation of India.

    b. Evolution of Industries in India is highly lopsided throughout. Explain.

    c. Discussthevariousgeographicalbasisof Indian federalism.

    Q3. Answer following

    (20 + 15 + 15 marks)

    1. Regional variation in demographic dividend in India has both positive and negative impact over the socio economic spectrum of India. Discuss.

    2. Discuss the general factors of location of primary Industries in India.

    3. Recenttrendoflocationofpaperindustry in India is very much in conformity with the Weberian concept, however there was great deviation in the past. Elaborate.

    Q4. Answer the following. (20 + 15 + 15 marks)

    1. Birthrate of any society is largely dependent upon the socio economic condition specially the position of women. Discus with suitable examples.

     

         b. Indian waterways contributes hardly 2 % of the total traffic whereas many developed and developing                       countries 

     

     

          including China has much higher contribution of this eco friendly and cheap mode of transportation. Highlight          the major hurdles in its development.

    c. Discuss the vario

    SECTION B

    Q5. Answer These:

    a. On the outline map of India provided to you, mark the location of all of the following. Write in your TEST Booklet the significance of these locations, whether physical/commercial/economic/ ecological environmental/cultural, in not more than 30 words for each entry:

    2x 5 = 10

    1. Nine degree channel.

    2. National waterway-6

    3. Narcondam Island.

    4. Teesta River

    5. Sadia.

    b. Discuss the trend of the location of paper Industry in India?

    c. For the growth of agriculture in India, diversification has to play a significant role.Discuss.

    d. Highlight the complementarity of major transport system.

    e. There is a big regional disparity in the growth and development in India 

     

     

         Explain the reasons for such disparity. 

    Q6. Answer following (20 + 15 + 15 marks)

    1. What do you mean by agro ecological zones? Briefly discuss the major agro ecological zones of India..

    2. Urban planning must include the rural urban fringe for it to sustain in the future. examine the statement with special reference to congestions in metropolitan areas.

    3. Suggest a model for the development of Himalayan states.

    Q7. Answer the following.(20+15+15marks)

    1. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Canal irrigation.

    2. Discuss the reasons for poor HDI in most of the green revolution areas of India. Do you find any similarity with west Asia?

    3. Discuss the various issues involved in interlinking of rivers in India.

    Q8. Answer following (20 + 15 + 15 marks)

    1. Highlight the major reasons for the growth of slums in India.

    2. Discuss the role of tourism in cultural integration of a country like India.

    3. India took lot more time to shift from Import substitution to export promotion. Do you agree? 



     

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