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Geography and Economics [Shaalaa.com Model Set 5]
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 | Identify the correct correlation and make a chain.

Identify the correct correlation and make a chain.

A B C
1) Ganga river      i) Pau Brasil    a) trees shed their leaves
2) Amazon river     ii) sediments deposit   b) there are islands at its mouth
3) Brazil     iii) Teak trees     c) country named after it
4) Deciduous forests iv) no sediments    d) distributaries at the at the mouth
Concept: Name of the Country : Federative Republic of Brazil
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]2
[1]2.1

Identify the odd man out.

With reference to India-

Mangrove forests

Mediterranean forests

Thorny bush-type vegetation

equatorial forests

Concept: India Vegetation
Chapter: [0.05] Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
[1]2.2

Identify the wrong pair.

Mountain ranges and peaks
a) Karakoram- K2
b) Guyana Highlands – Pico de Neblina
c) Mahadeo Ranges – Kalsubai
d) Eastern Ghats – Mahendragiri

Concept: Concept of Associated Mountains
Chapter: [11.02] Associated mountains
[1]2.3

Identify the wrong pair.

Forests and trees.
i) Evergreen Forests Mahogany
ii) Deciduous forests – Teak
iii) Thorny and bushy forests- khejri
iv) Coastal forests (mangroves) – Rubber

Concept: Identification of Physical Divisions
Chapter: [10.01] Identification of Physical divisions
[1]2.4

Find the odd man out :

Members of BRICS :

 Brazil 

 India 

China

Saudi Arabia

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]3 | Identify the correct option with the help of given statement (Attempt Any Four)
[1]3.1

Choose the correct options:

Which State has the least urbanization in Brazil ?

Para

Amapa

Espirito Santo

Parana

Concept: Urbanisation in Brazil
Chapter: [0.07] Human Settlements
[1]3.2

Choose the correct options :

Concentrated settlements are found in Narmada Valley-

Forested Land

Cultivable Land

Undulating topography

industries

Concept: Urbanisation in India
Chapter: [0.07] Human Settlements
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[1]3.3

Identify the correct option with the help of the given statement:

It is famous as Marusthali .
a) Highlands             b) Thar desert
c) Pantanal                d) Delta region

Concept: Concept on Deserts
Chapter: [12.01] Deserts
[1]3.4

Identify the correct option with the help of the given statement

The leaves of the trees are broad and green
a) Evergreen forests        b) Deciduous forests
c) Thorny forests           d) Himalayan forests

Concept: Concept of Climate
Chapter: [0.04] Climate
[1]3.5

Identify the correct option with the help of the given statement:

In India, the rivers here are short in length but are more swift.
a) Western Ghats
b) Eastern Ghats
c) Plains
d) Rann of Kachchh

Concept: Concept on Sahyadries
Chapter: [14.02] Sahyadries
[8]4
[4]4.1

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

i) A state with high density in southern India
ii) The western coast
iii) Region with low rainfall in India
iv) The evergreen forest region in north-eastern India
v) Hot desert
vi) State with one-horned rhinos

 

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]4.2

B) Read the following graph and answer the questions :

i) In which country is the contribution of tertiary sector higher ?
ii) In India, most people are engaged in which occupational sector?
iii) Which country has only 10% of the population engaged in primary sector?
iv) How much does tertiary sector contribute to the national income of India?
v) Which sector contributes the least in the Brazilian national income?
vi) What is the percentage of people engaged in the secondary sector in Brazil?

Concept: Economic Activties in Brazil and India
Chapter: [0.08] Economy and Occupations
[6]5 | Attempt Any Two
[3]5.1

Write geographical reason.
 There are no west-flowing rivers in Brazil.

Concept: Physiography - Physiography of Brazil
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
[3]5.2

Answer the following question.

Explain the importance of the Himalayas and the Indian Ocean with respect to the climate of India.

Concept: Climate of India
Chapter: [0.04] Climate
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[3]5.3

Brazil is known as the ‘ coffee pot of the world ‘

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

Give geographical reason for the following:

The evergreen rain forests in Brazil are rightly called in ‘Lungs of the world’.

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

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

i) West Bengal
ii) Tropic of Cancer
iii) Karaikal
iv) Delhi
v) Indira Point
vi) Himachal Pradesh

Concept: Physiography of India - The Peninsula
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
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[3]6.2

Draw a line graph from this table. Examine the graph carefully and answer the following questions.

Brazil percentage of urban population (1960 - 2010)

1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
47.1 56.8 66 74.6 81.5 84.6
  1. What is the interval of the data?
  2. In which period did urbanisation occur rapidly?
  3. Write five sentences analysing the graph.
Concept: Urbanisation in Brazil
Chapter: [0.07] Human Settlements
[8]7 | Answer in detail (Attempt Any Two)
[4]7.1

The imperial power which ruled Brazil also ruled a part of India. Find out when that part of India achieved independence ?

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

Answer the following question.

Compare the climates of Brazil and India.

Concept: Climate of India
Chapter: [0.04] Climate
[4]7.3

Comment upon the population density of fig.

Concept: Population in India
Chapter: [0.06] Population
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[4]7.4

Answer the following in detail.

Explain - The growth rate of population in India is decreasing but population is increasing.

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

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