Share
Notifications

View all notifications
Advertisement

Geography 2018-2019 ISC (Commerce) Class 12 Question Paper Solution

Login
Create free account


      Forgot password?
Geography
Marks: 70Academic Year: 2018-2019
Date & Time: 6th March 2020, 12:00 pm
  • Answer Section A and B from Part I which are compulsory.
  • Answer any four questions from Part II.
  • Sketch maps and diagrams should be drawn wherever they serve to illustrate your answer.

PART – I (30 Marks) SECTION – A (Answer all questions)
[20]1
[2]1.a

Why is the location of India in the Indian Ocean considered to be significant ? Give two reasons.

Concept: Locational Setting - India
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Locational Setting - India
[2]1.b

With reference to the extent of India, write the angular values of the points marked as (a), (b), (c) and (d) in the map given below :

Concept: Major Physiographic Divisions and Their Characteristics
Chapter: [0.012] Structure of India
[2]1.c

Name the four Indian geological eras in their chronological order.

Concept: Geological Formation
Chapter: [0.012] Structure of India
[2]1.d

Briefly explain any two factors responsible for the depletion of forests in India.

Concept: Classification of Vegetation Types
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] Natural Vegetation
[2]1.e

Mention any two differences between the Bhabar and the Tarai regions.

Concept: Use and Misuse of Water for Irrigation
Chapter: [0.033] Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
[2]1.f

Briefly explain the following terms :

(a) physiological density
(b) Conurbation

Concept: Definition of Census
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] National and State Level Patterns of Population Distribution
[2]1.g

State two problems affecting the fishing industry in Bangladesh.

Concept: Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.
Chapter: [0.035] Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.
[2]1.h

Name one mining centre for each of the following :

(a) Mica in Andhra Pradesh
(b) Iron ore in Odisha

Concept: Sources of Irrigation:
Chapter: [0.033] Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
[2]1.i

Name the two terminals of the East-West corridor.

Concept: Major Industrial Regions:
Chapter: [0.052000000000000005] Major and Minor Industrial Regions – Factors Governing Their Growth
[2]1.j

What is an agro-based industry? Which is the largest agro-based industry in India? 

Concept: Agro Based Industries
Chapter: [0.053] Location, production and growth of the following industries
SECTION – B
[10]2

On the outline map of India provided :

(a) Mark and name the northernmost point of the Indian Union.
(b) Mark and label the Nilgiri Hills.
(c) Shade and label the Gulf of Khambat.
(d) Trace the course and label the river Mahanadi.
(e) Show with a single arrow and name the wind that brings rain over the coast of Tamil Nadu, during winters.
(f) Locate with a dot and name the capital city of Rajasthan.
(g) Mark and name the Nathula Pass.
(h) Mark and name the oldest oil-field of India.
(i) Mark with a dot and name the major port of Andhra Pradesh.
(j) Mark and label the hinterland of Chennai.

Note: All the map work, including legend (Index), should be done on the map sheet only.

Concept: Map List
Chapter: [0.06] Map Work
PART – II (40 Marks) Answer any four questions
[10]3
[3]3.a

Briefly explain the geological evolution of the Himalayas. 

Concept: Geological Formation
Chapter: [0.012] Structure of India
[2]3.b

Explain giving any two reasons why the deltas of the river Mahanadi suffer from occasional floods. 

Concept: Factors Affecting India’S Climate
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Climate: India
[3]3.c

Study the temperature and rainfall graph of station X given below and answer the questions that follow : 

(i) Is the location of station X inland or coastal?
(ii) What is the cause of a sudden fall of temperature in July, even though it is a summer month?
(iii) Mention one main feature of the climate experienced by the station X.

Concept: Factors Affecting India’S Climate
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Climate: India
[2]3.d

What is Agroforestry? Mention any two benefits of Agro-forestry. 

Concept: Importance of Forest to Man
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] Natural Vegetation
Advertisement
[10]4
[2]4.a

(i) Define the index of concentration.
(ii) How is it useful in the study of the population? 

Concept: Definition of Census
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] National and State Level Patterns of Population Distribution
[2]4.b

Differentiate between natural growth of population and migratory growth of population.

Concept: Population Growth of India at National Level
Chapter: [0.023] Pattern of Population Growth in the Last Three Decades; Implications for Development
[2]4.c

Explain why sex composition is an important demographic attribute of the population in India.

Concept: Causes and Trends of Demographic Attributes
Chapter: [0.025] Demographic attributes at National level
[2]4.d

Figure A and B given below show two types of settlement patterns that have developed in India

Figure A

Figure B

(i) Name the settlement patterns in Figures A and B.
(ii) State one characteristic feature of each of the settlement patterns.

Concept: Definition of Census
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] National and State Level Patterns of Population Distribution
[2]4.e

(i) What is urbanization? 
(ii) What are the two main components of urbanization?

Concept: Streams of Migration
Chapter: [0.024] Migration Trends Over the Last 25 Years
[10]5
[2]5.a

Briefly explain any two adverse effects of small and fragmented holdings on agricultural productivity.

Concept: Defining the Term Land Resource
Chapter: [0.032] Land Resources
[2]5.b

State two ways in which forest areas in our country can be increased.

Concept: Importance of Forest to Man
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] Natural Vegetation
[3]5.c

Mention three constraints explaining why cultivable wasteland is not being used for cultivation at present. 

Concept: Concept of Land Resources
Chapter: [0.032] Land Resources
[2]5.d

In which two ways are tube-wells better than ordinary wells as a form of irrigation?  

Concept: Sources of Irrigation:
Chapter: [0.033] Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
[1]5.e

With reference to canal irrigation, name one canal in each of the following states 
(i) Uttar Pradesh
(ii) Punjab

Concept: Sources of Irrigation:
Chapter: [0.033] Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
[10]6
[3]6.a

(i) What is crop rotation?
(ii) Mention two reasons why crop rotation is necessary for India.

Concept: Wet and Dry Agriculture
Chapter: [0.034] Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
[2]6.b

What is the importance of animal husbandry in Indian agriculture?

Concept: Diversification of Indian Agriculture
Chapter: [0.034] Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
[2]6.c

Differentiate between pelagic fish and demersal fish.

Concept: Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.
Chapter: [0.035] Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.
[3]6.d

Name the following : 
(i) A geothermal energy plant in Himachal Pradesh.
(ii) An offshore oilfield in the country.
(iii) The nuclear power station in Tamil Nadu.

Concept: Non-conventional Energy Sources
Chapter: [0.036000000000000004] Sources of Energy
Advertisement
[10]7
[2]7.a

Explain two factors that affect inland waterways in India.

Concept: Pipelines
Chapter: [0.040999999999999995] Railways, Roadways, Water Transport (Inland and Coastal), Air Transport, Pipelines - These Modes of Transport Are to Be Studied with Regard to
[3]7.b

Give reasons for the following 

(i) There is a dense network of railways over the North Indian Plains.
(ii) Peninsular Plateau has a high proportion of metalled roads.
(iii) A good transport network promotes industrial development.

Concept: Geological Formation
Chapter: [0.012] Structure of India
[1]7.c

Mention one advantage and one disadvantage of air transport.

Concept: Air Transport
Chapter: [0.040999999999999995] Railways, Roadways, Water Transport (Inland and Coastal), Air Transport, Pipelines - These Modes of Transport Are to Be Studied with Regard to
[2]7.d

Differentiate between Telecommunication and Mass Communication. 

Concept: Modern Means of Communication
Chapter: [0.042] Communication – Importance of Communication in Rural Development and Its Policy. Importance of Infrastructure as Key to the Development of an Industrial Economy.
[2]7.e

State any two ways in which radio can still be considered as a powerful means of mass communication in remote areas.

Concept: Modern Means of Communication
Chapter: [0.042] Communication – Importance of Communication in Rural Development and Its Policy. Importance of Infrastructure as Key to the Development of an Industrial Economy.
[10]8
[3]8.a

Mention two reasons for the development of the Bengaluru-Tamil Nadu Industrial Region.

Concept: Major Industrial Regions:
Chapter: [0.052000000000000005] Major and Minor Industrial Regions – Factors Governing Their Growth
[3]8.b

Give three reasons to explain the development of the sugar industry in Maharashtra.  

Concept: Agro Based Industries
Chapter: [0.053] Location, production and growth of the following industries
[2]8.c

State two advantages that mini steel plants have over large integrated steel plants.

Concept: Mineral Based Industries
Chapter: [0.053] Location, production and growth of the following industries
[2]8.d

Answer the following question. 
State any two advantages of tourism in India. 

Concept: Concept of Tourism Industry
Chapter: [0.054000000000000006] Tourism Industry
[10]9
[2]9.a

(i) What is the Planning Region? 
(ii) Mention any two characteristics of a planning region.
(iii) Distinguish between multi-level planning and single-level planning.

Concept: Use and Misuse of Water for Irrigation
Chapter: [0.033] Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
[2]9.b

Explain giving two reasons why there is a need for planned development for a country like India.

Concept: Drawing General Conclusions
Chapter: [0.023] Pattern of Population Growth in the Last Three Decades; Implications for Development
[2]9.c

Mention any two factors which have influenced the development of the Electronic City of Bengaluru.

Concept: Spatial Distribution of Population in India
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] National and State Level Patterns of Population Distribution
[2]9.d

(i) What is sericulture?
(ii) Name two main districts of Silk production in Chhattisgarh.

Concept: Comparative Studies
Chapter: [0.034] Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
[2]9.e

With reference to Haldia port, answer the following 
(i) Where is the port located?
(ii) State the need for the development of this port.

Concept: Concept of Urban Settlements
Chapter: [0.027000000000000003] Urban settlements
Advertisement

Request Question Paper

If you dont find a question paper, kindly write to us





      View All Requests

Submit Question Paper

Help us maintain new question papers on Shaalaa.com, so we can continue to help students




only jpg, png and pdf files

CISCE previous year question papers Class 12 Geography with solutions 2018 - 2019

     CISCE Class 12 Geography question paper solution is key to score more marks in final exams. Students who have used our past year paper solution have significantly improved in speed and boosted their confidence to solve any question in the examination. Our CISCE Class 12 Geography question paper 2019 serve as a catalyst to prepare for your Geography board examination.
     Previous year Question paper for CISCE Class 12 Geography-2019 is solved by experts. Solved question papers gives you the chance to check yourself after your mock test.
     By referring the question paper Solutions for Geography, you can scale your preparation level and work on your weak areas. It will also help the candidates in developing the time-management skills. Practice makes perfect, and there is no better way to practice than to attempt previous year question paper solutions of CISCE Class 12.

How CISCE Class 12 Question Paper solutions Help Students ?
• Question paper solutions for Geography will helps students to prepare for exam.
• Question paper with answer will boost students confidence in exam time and also give you an idea About the important questions and topics to be prepared for the board exam.
• For finding solution of question papers no need to refer so multiple sources like textbook or guides.
Advertisement
View in app×