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Geography and Economics Shaalaa.com Model Set 3 2019-2020 SSC (English Medium) Class 10th Board Exam Question Paper Solution

Geography and Economics [Shaalaa.com Model Set 3]
Marks: 40Academic Year: 2019-2020
Date: March 2020

1) All the activities/questions are compulsory.
2) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
3) Use of stencil is allowed for drawing map
4) Draw neat diagrams and sketches wherever necessary
5) Answers should be written in Black and Blue ink only.
6) Use of pencil/colour pencil is allowed for diagrams, sketches and map work.
7) Answers written in pencils will not be considered.


[4]1 | Multiple Choice Questions
[1]1.1

Fill in the blank with appropriate word.
 India’s per capita income is less than Brazil due to ____________.

Low national income

Massive Population

Big family size

Low foodgrain production

Concept: Economic Activties in Brazil and India
Chapter: [0.08] Economy and Occupations
[1]1.2

Complete the sentence by choosing the right option :

To the foot hills of The Aravalis ...... .

lies the Bundelkhand Plateau.

lies the Mewad Plateau.

lies the Malwa Plateau.

lies the Deccan Plateau.

Concept: Physiography - Physiography of India
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
[1]1.3

Choose the correct option from the following statement:

The highest peak in the Western Ghats is___________________.

Annaimudi

Dodabetta

Annamalai

K-2

Concept: Concept on Eastern Ghats
Chapter: [14.01] Eastern Ghats
[1]1.4

Select the correct option.

Which of the following shapes show the coastal part of Brazil correctly?

i

ii

iii

iv

Concept: Name of the Country : Federative Republic of Brazil
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]2

Match the columns.

‘A’ Group ‘B’ Group
(a) Trans-Amazonian (i) Tourist Place Highway
(b) Road Transport (ii) Railway Station in India
(c) Rio de Janeiro (iii) Golden Quadrilateral
(d) Manmad (iv) Major Highways
  (v) 40° W. Meridian
Concept: Communication in India
Chapter: [0.09] Tourism, Transport and Communication
[4]3 | Attempt Any Four
[1]3.1

State whether the sentence is right or wrong and correct the wrong ones and rewrite the sentence

Brazil is mainly located in the Southern hemisphere.

True

False

Concept: Concept of Drainage Systems - Drainage of Brazil
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
[1]3.2

State whether right or wrong. Rewrite the wrong sentence.

India faces tropical cyclones frequently.

Concept: Climate of India
Chapter: [0.04] Climate
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[1]3.3

The sentence is right or wrong? Rewrite the wrong one.

Tropic of Capricorn passes through the middle of India.

right

wrong

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[1]3.4

State whether the sentence is right or wrong and correct the wrong ones and rewrite the sentence:

The river Ganga originates from the Yamunotri glacier.

True

False

Concept: Physiography of India - Himalayas
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
[1]3.5

State whether the sentence is right or wrong and correct the wrong ones and rewrite the sentence

Like the Indian economy, the Brazilian economy is also of mixed type.

True

False

Concept: Economic Activties in Brazil and India
Chapter: [0.08] Economy and Occupations
[8]4
[4]4.1

Fill the following in the given outline map and also prepare an index.

i) Drought Quadrilateral
ii) Region of orographic rainfall
iii) Savannah region
iv) Caatinga (Thorny bushes)
v) Region with high population density
vi) Region in the south with medium population density

Concept: Physiography of Brazil - The Coastal Region
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
[4]4.2

Observe the given map and answer the questions given below it (any four) :

  1. What does the map show ?
  2. Name any two airports from Eastern coast.
  3. In which states, railway routes are not exist ?
  4. Name the Southernmost railway station of India.
  5. Which is the important railway station on the route of Mumbai Mangalore ?
  6. Name the Northernmost airport of India.
Concept: Tourism - Tourism in India
Chapter: [0.09] Tourism, Transport and Communication
[6]5 | Attempt Any Two
[3]5.1

Give geographical reason.

It is necessary to take items required for field visit and then questionnaires along with us.

Concept: Field Visit
Chapter: [0.01] Field Visit
[3]5.2

Give geographical reason.

The largest variety of flora is found in Brazil.

Concept: Historical Background : Brazil
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
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[3]5.3

Give geographical reasons.

Like India, there is a need of conservation of forests in Brazil too.

Concept: Brazil Wildlife
Chapter: [0.05] Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
[3]5.4

Give geographical reason.

Vegetation is scarce in the high altitudes of Himalayas.

Concept: India Vegetation
Chapter: [0.05] Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
[6]6
[3]6.1

Prepare a multiple bar graph on the basis of the given information and answer the questions.

                India and Brazil – Urban population (%)

Country/ year 2015 2016 2017
India 32.1 32.5 32.8
Brazil 84.7 84.9 85.1

1) What is the percentage of urban population in India in 2017?
2) In which country is the percentage of urban population higher?
3) What does the trend in urban population in both the countries indicate?

Concept: Urbanisation in India
Chapter: [0.07] Human Settlements
OR
[3]6.2

Study the graphs given in figure and answer the following questions:

(i)  What difference do you find in the rainy seasons of Chennai and other cities of India? Why?
(ii)  What similarity do you see in the temperature curves of Delhi and Kolkata ?
(iii) Calculate the average range of minimum and maximum temperatures of all the four cities.
(iv)  In which city is the range minimum? What can you infer from this?
(v)  In which city is the range maximum? What can you infer from this about its climate?
(vi) Based on the temperature and rainfall of Mumbai, comment upon its climate.
(vii)  In which month does India experience the highest rainfall?
(viii)  Classify the cities as cities with equableand extreme climates.

Concept: Seasons of India
Chapter: [0.04] Climate
[8]7 | Answer in detail (Attempt Any Two)
[4]7.1

Answer in brief:

Describe the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India and Brazil.

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]7.2

(A) Compare and classify the population densities shown in the squares ‘a’ and
‘b’ representing 1 sq.km of area.
(B) If in figure B, one sign = 100, then what will be the sex ratio?

Concept: Populaton Composition - Population Growth Rate
Chapter: [0.06] Population
[4]7.3

What could be the reasons of lower sex ratio in any region?

Concept: Populaton Composition - Sex Ratio
Chapter: [0.06] Population
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[4]7.4

Answer the following question in detail:

What are the similarities and differences in the fishing activities in Brazil and India?

Concept: Fishing in India
Chapter: [0.08] Economy and Occupations
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