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Geography
2017-2018 March
Marks: 80

Question 1 and Question 2 is compulsory.

Attempt any five questions from Question 3 to Questions 11


[20]1
[10]2

On the outline map of India provided:

(a) Shade and label Thar Desert. 
(b) Label the river Narmada. 
(c) Shade and name the Wular Lake. 
(d) Shade and label Kanara coast.
(e) Mark and name Mount Kanchenjunga.
(f) Shade and label a densely-populated region in India.
(g) Shade and label a region with Red soil in India.
(h) Mark with a dot and name Chennai. 
(i) Mark and label the Arabian Sea branch of S.W. Monsoon.
(j) Mark with a dot and name Singhbhum.

Chapter: [2] Map of India
Concept: Concept of Outline Map of India
[10]3
[2]3.1

How is the winter rainfall of the northwest part of India different from the winter rainfall of the southeast part of India?

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature
[2]3.2

Name a state that is the first to experience the onset of the monsoon.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature

How does the “Mango shower” influence the state of Karnataka?

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Concept of Indian Agriculture ( Importance, Problems and Reforms.)
[3]3.3
[1]3.3.1

Give a reason for each of the following:

Kanyakumari experiences equable climate.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature
[1]3.3.2

Give a reason for each of the following:

Central Maharashtra gets less rainfall than the coastal area of Maharashtra.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature
[1]3.3.3

Give a reason for each of the following:

Jaipur has a higher annual range of temperature than Mumbai.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature
[3]3.4

Write three differences between summer monsoon season and retreating monsoon season.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Seasons - June to September - Monsoon
[7]4
[2]4.1

Why does alluvial soil differ in texture?

Chapter: [5] Soil Resources
Concept: Types of Soil (Alluvial, Black, Red and Laterite)

State two cash crops that grow well in alluvial soil.

Chapter: [5] Soil Resources
Concept: Types of Soil (Alluvial, Black, Red and Laterite)
[2]4.2

With reference to black soil answer the following:

Name one important crop which grows in this soil.

Chapter: [5] Soil Resources
Concept: Types of Soil (Alluvial, Black, Red and Laterite)

With reference to black soil answer the following:

Give one chemical property of this soil.

Chapter: [5] Soil Resources
Concept: Types of Soil (Alluvial, Black, Red and Laterite)
[3]4.3

Give one geographical reason for each of the following:

Red soil requires irrigation.

Chapter: [5] Soil Resources
Concept: Types of Soil (Alluvial, Black, Red and Laterite)

Give one geographical reason for each of the following:

Afforestation prevents soil from getting eroded.

Chapter: [5] Soil Resources
Concept: Soil Erosion – Causes, Prevention and Conservation

Give one geographical reason for each of the following:

Laterite soil is red in colour.

Chapter: [5] Soil Resources
Concept: Types of Soil (Alluvial, Black, Red and Laterite)
[8]5
[2]5.1

Name an area in India where Tropical Monsoon forest is found.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature

How is the forest of great commercial value to India?

Chapter: [6] Natural Vegetation
Concept: Concept for Forest Conservation
[2]5.2

With reference to Littoral forest, answer the following questions:

Why do the trees in this forest grow aerial roots?

Chapter: [6] Natural Vegetation
Concept: Importance of Forests

With reference to Littoral forest, answer the following questions:

Name one area in India where this forest is found.

Chapter: [6] Natural Vegetation
Concept: Importance of Forests
[2]5.3

Name a state in India where thorn and the scrub forest is found.

Chapter: [6] Natural Vegetation
Concept: Importance of Forests

Give two ways by which the trees that are found here have adapted to the climate.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Factors Influencing/Affecting the Climate
[2]5.4

Give two ways in which forests are important.

Chapter: [6] Natural Vegetation
Concept: Importance of Forests

Mention one forest conservation method followed in India.

Chapter: [6] Natural Vegetation
Concept: Concept for Forest Conservation
[10]6
[2]6.1

There is plenty of rain in India during the rainy season, yet we need irrigation. Give two reasons to support this statement.

Chapter: [4] Climate
Concept: Rainfall and Distribution of Temperature
[2]6.2

Name three traditional means of irrigation.

Chapter: [7] Water Resources
Concept: Importance and Methods Irrigation

Give a reason why traditional means of irrigation are still important in most parts of India.

Chapter: [7] Water Resources
Concept: Importance and Methods Irrigation
[3]6.3

Differentiate between Surface water and Groundwater.

Chapter: [7] Water Resources
Concept: Sources of Water Resources - (Surface Water and Ground Water)

Mention two reasons to explain as to why we are facing water scarcity in most parts of India.

Chapter: [7] Water Resources
Concept: Need for Conservation and Management of Water
[3]6.4

What is rainwater harvesting?

Chapter: [7] Water Resources
Concept: Concept of Rainwater Harvesting (Importance)

What are the advantages of rainwater harvesting?

Chapter: [7] Water Resources
Concept: Concept of Rainwater Harvesting (Importance)

Name two water harvesting system practised in India.

Chapter: [7] Water Resources
Concept: Concept of Rainwater Harvesting (Importance)
[10]7
[2]7.1

Give two advantages that non-conventional energy sources have over conventional energy sources.

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Types of Power Resources - Non-conventional Sources
[2]7.2

Mention one advantage of the use of natural gas over coal or petroleum

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Types of Power Resources -conventional

Name one offshore oil field of India

Chapter: [1] Interpretation of Topographical Maps
Concept: Concept of Interpretation of Topographical Maps
[3]7.3 | Answer the following
[1]7.3.1

State one industrial use of copper

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Uses and Distribution of Iron Ore, Manganese, Copper, Bauxite
[1]7.3.2

Mention one advantage of generating power from biogas.

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
[1]7.3.3

Name the mineral that toughens steel and makes it rust- proof.

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Uses and Distribution of Iron Ore, Manganese, Copper, Bauxite
[3]7.4

Name the metal obtained from Bauxite. Give any one use of the metal mentioned by you.

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Uses and Distribution of Iron Ore, Manganese, Copper, Bauxite

Which multi-purpose project provides power to both Punjab and Himachal Pradesh?

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Concept of Hydel Power (Bhakra Nangal Dam and Hirakud).
[10]8
[2]8.1

With reference to the cultivation of tea answer the following:

Why is tea grown on hill slopes?

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Methods of Cultivation of Crops

With reference to the cultivation of tea answer the following:

Why tea bushes have to be pruned at regular intervals?

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Methods of Cultivation of Crops
[2]8.2

With reference to rice cultivation answer the following

Why does the cultivation of rice require a lot of manual labour?

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Methods of Cultivation of Crops

With reference to rice cultivation answer the following

Mention two geographical conditions which suit the cultivation of rice.

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Methods of Cultivation of Crops
[3]8.3

Give a geographical reason for each of the following:

Cotton is a labour intensive crop.

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Processing and Distribution of the Crops

Give a geographical reason for each of the following:

Jute is retted after it has been harvested.

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Processing and Distribution of the Crops

Give a geographical reason for each of the following:

The growing of pulses is important in India.

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Processing and Distribution of the Crops
[3]8.4

Why is agriculture important in India?

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Concept of Indian Agriculture ( Importance, Problems and Reforms.)

Name the two main agriculture seasons of India.

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Concept of Agricultural Seasons (Rabi, Kharif, Zayad).

What is mixed farming?

Chapter: [9] Agriculture
Concept: Methods of Cultivation of Crops
[10]9
[2]9.1

Name the private sector iron and steel plant of India.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Importance and Classification Manufacturing Industries

From where does it get its supply of:

1. Iron ore
2. Manganese
3. Coal

Chapter: [8] Mineral and Energy Resources
Concept: Uses and Distribution of Iron Ore, Manganese, Copper, Bauxite
[2]9.2

Mention any two problems faced by the cotton textile industry of India.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Agro Based Industry - Sugar, Textile (Cotton and Silk)
[3]9.3

Give geographical reasons for the following:

Silk industry is doing particularly well in Karnataka.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Agro Based Industry - Sugar, Textile (Cotton and Silk)

Give geographical reasons for the following:

Petrochemical products are gaining popularity in modern times.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Petro Chemical and Electronics

Give geographical reasons for the following:

The electronics industry is proving to be an asset to our country in the field of education.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Importance and Classification Manufacturing Industries
[3]9.4

Name the following

A city most famous for electronic and hence called “The Electronics Capital of India”.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Petro Chemical and Electronics

Name the following:

The location of an iron and steel industry set up with German collaboration.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Mineral Based Industry – Iron and Steel (Tisco, Bhilai, Rourkela,Vishakhapatnam)

Name the following:

A by-product of sugar industry which is used in the manufacture of wax and shoe polish.

Chapter: [10] Manufacturing Industries
Concept: Importance and Classification Manufacturing Industries
[10]10
[2]10.1

Give two reasons for the “means of transport” being called the lifelines of a nation’s economy.

Chapter: [11] Transport
Concept: Importance and Modes Transport – Roadways, Railways,Airways and Waterways
[2]10.2

Give two ways in which rail transport is useful for the people of India.

Chapter: [11] Transport
Concept: Importance and Modes Transport – Roadways, Railways,Airways and Waterways
[3]10.3

State one advantage of inland waterways.

Chapter: [11] Transport
Concept: Importance and Modes Transport – Roadways, Railways,Airways and Waterways

State one advantage of roadways.

Chapter: [11] Transport
Concept: Importance and Modes Transport – Roadways, Railways,Airways and Waterways

State one disadvantage of water transport.

Chapter: [11] Transport
Concept: Importance and Modes Transport – Roadways, Railways,Airways and Waterways
[3]10.4

Give three reasons as to why airways are becoming a popular means of transport in modern India.

Chapter: [11] Transport
Concept: Importance and Modes Transport – Roadways, Railways,Airways and Waterways
[10]11
[2]11.1

Give two reasons as to why there is a need for safe waste disposal.

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Methods of Safe Disposal - Segregation, Dumping and Composting
[2]11.2

How can waste be reused? Explain with the help of an example.

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Need and Methods for Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Waste.
[3]11.3

Mention one way in which waste accumulation has an effect on the following:

aquatic life

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Effect on Terrestrial, Aquatic (Fresh Water and Marine) Life

Mention one way in which waste accumulation has an effect on the following:

terrestrial life

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Effect on Terrestrial, Aquatic (Fresh Water and Marine) Life

Mention one way in which waste accumulation has an effect on the following:

landscape

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Effect on Terrestrial, Aquatic (Fresh Water and Marine) Life
[2]11.4

What do you mean by the following terms?

Segregation

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Methods of Safe Disposal - Segregation, Dumping and Composting

What do you mean by the following terms?

Composting

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Methods of Safe Disposal - Segregation, Dumping and Composting

What do you mean by the following terms?

Dumping

Chapter: [12] Waste Management
Concept: Methods of Safe Disposal - Segregation, Dumping and Composting

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