• GEOGRAPHY MAIN 2015

    P.B.S. – 6

    GEOGRAPHY OPTIONAL: PERFORMANCE BAROMETER-6:

    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.

    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:

    2 × 5 = 10
         1. kaveri delta
         2. Main Boundary Thrust (MBT)

    1. Zaskar Range

    2. Sivakasi

    3. Kandla

    1. Optimum population can never be optimum; discuss.

    2. Elaborate the concept of mental map.

    3. Systematic and regional geography is the two face of same coin; explain.

    4. There exists a mutual relationship between city and its umland; elucidate.

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

      1. Criticallyexaminetheroleofquantitative revolution in the development of geography.

      2. Functionsarethedrivingforceofcitylife; explain.

      3. Migration is an equilibrium process in regional disparities; discuss.

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

      1. Language provides the most common variable to identify the cultural groups; Discuss.

      2. Satellite towns are only hope for metropolitan cities in India; Discuss.

      3. Giveabriefaccountoftheachievements of national population policy 2000.

     

    Q4.  Answer the following questions.

    a. Critically examine the metropolitan planning in post-independence India.

    b.Dualism and dichotomy in geography has expanded its horizon; discuss.

    c. Counter urbanization can only arrest the adverse urbanization in India; Examine. 

      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:

    2 × 5 = 10

    1. Haldia

    2. K2 (Godwin Austin)

    3. Kaiga

    4. Shipki La

    5. Nokrek

    1. Social capital is a necessary precondition for successful development;discuss.

    2. Discuss the push factors of rural urban migration.

    3. Write a note on concept of primate cite, substantiate your answer with examples from India.

     

          e.Examine the concept of "lebensraum".

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

        1. Behaviouralism was a stepping stone for the development of Humanistic approaches in geography;elaborate.

        2. Distribution of urban settlements can be explained with rank size rule; Comment.

        3. Explain the dry and wet pointsettlements with suitable examples.

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

        1. Increasing urban slums are reflection of rural area distress, examine.

        2. Criticallyanalyse the concept of areal differentiation in the light of quantitative revolution.

        3. Socio economic factors have direct bearing on population growth; elaborate.

      3. Q8.  Answer the following.

        1. Present a brief account of functional classification of town with special reference to India.

        2. Human development index concept reoriented the government policies towards more people centred policies, explain.

        3. Examine the impact of Darwinism in geography. 

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