• GEOGRAPHY MAIN 2015

    P.B.S. –5

    GEOGRAPHY OPTIONAL: PERFORMANCE BAROMETER-5:

    TIME: 3 HOURS MARKS: 250

     

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

    3. 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.

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

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

         6.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 x 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. Hundroo Waterfall.

    2. Ennore.

    3. Patna.

     

          4.Harike Barrage. 

          5.Manas

    b. Bring out a clear distinction between the J curve and S curve.

    c. What do you mean by soil profile,explain the different horizons of soil profile.

    d. Present a reasoned account of the continental shelves of different oceans.

    e. Define the term ecological succession and climax ecosystem. How do disturbances allow ecosystem succession.

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

    1. What is the difference in absolute carbon emission and emission % intensity? Why has India pledged to reduce its emission intensity but not its total emission?

    2. Present a reasoned account of the bottom topography of the Atlantic Ocean.

    3. Compare and contrast the following types of desalination methods: distillation, solar humidification and reverse osmosis.

      Q3. Answer following (20 + 15 + 15marks)

    1. Shale Gas revolution has multidimen- sional geopolitical significance. Discuss.

    2. There is always a debate between those representing the commercial interests and those representing environmentalists who are concerned about the environmental and economic cost of development. Suggest the measure to bring the balance between the two with suitable examples.

    3. Discuss the different possible natural causes of climate change.

    Q4.Answer the following questions.

    a. Discuss the variation in the topography along the passive and active margin of the continents. 

    1. Typology of agriculture is reflection of man's cultural progress. Examine.

    2. Explaintheformationofandidentifythe possible region of laterite Soil.

      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. kanya Kumari.

    2. Barak River.

    3. Agartalla.

    4. Pindari Glacier

    5. Rawatbhata.

    1. Weathering is an important prerequisite of soil formation. Discuss.

    2. Explain the basics of limits to growth with its relevance in the present day context.

     

          d.Discuss the role of Plate Tectonic as an agent of climate change.

     

           e. Ocean circulation in the Atlantic is more symmetric and unique as compared to others. Discuss.

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

    1. Indian Ocean circulation present a unique example of the effect of wind over it. Discuss.

    2. Discuss the bases of Whittlessy classification of agriculture.

    3. Explain the variation in the Tide during a monthly Cycle.

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

    1. Consumption pattern of energy resources needs to shift urgently. Explain.

    2. Discuss the reasons for the variation in the vegetation of eastern and Western Himalaya.

    3. The types of soil in India reflects a clear pattern of climate as an important factor of genesis. Explain.

    Q8. Answer the following.

    1. Discuss various theories of Coral reef formation.

    2. Present a reasoned account of salinity distribution over the globe.

    3. Evaluate the impact of food security measures taken in India. 

     

     

     

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