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Geography and Economics
2015-2016 March
Marks: 40

[6]1
[3]1.1 | Complete the following statements by choosing the appropriate alternatives from those given in the brackets and rewrite the sentence in your answer book:
[1]1.1.1

Area wise, _________________is the largest state.
(Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan)

Concept: Identification of Physical Divisions
Chapter: [10.01] Identification of Physical divisions
[1]1.1.2

Punjab and Haryana plain is the leading producer of ____________________.
(bajra, wheat, oil-seeds, sugarcane)

Concept: Concept of Western Plains
Chapter: [12.02] Western Plains
[1]1.1.3

The highest peak in the Western Ghats is___________________.

(Anaimudi, Dodabetta, Annamalai)

Concept: Concept on Eastern Ghats
Chapter: [14.01] Eastern Ghats
[3]1.2

Match the column ‘A’ with those in column ‘B’:

Column ‘A’Column ‘B’
(1) Babul(a) Religious town
(2) Varanasi(b) Famous hill station
(3) Mahabaleshwar(c) Best fodder
 (d) IT hubs
Concept: Identification of Physical Divisions
Chapter: [10.01] Identification of Physical divisions
[8]2
[4]2.1 | Give geographical reasons for the following statements (any two):
[2]2.1.1

Regionalisation is very essential.

Concept: Concept of Economy
Chapter: [19.01] Introduction of an Economy
[2]2.1.2

Most of the Himalayan rivers are perennial in nature.

Concept: Concept on Himalayas
Chapter: [11.01] Himalayas
[2]2.1.3

Rajasthan desert is the most populated desert in the world

Concept: Concept on Deserts
Chapter: [12.01] Deserts
[2]2.1.4

Mining activities are well developed on the Chota Nagpur Plateau

Concept: Concept for Maharashtra Plateau
Chapter: [13.03] Maharashtra Plateau
[4]2.2 | Write a short note on (any two):
[2]2.2.1

Industries in the Andaman and Nicobar group of islands

Concept: Indian Islands - Western Islands
Chapter: [16.02] Western Islands
[2]2.2.2

Transportation in Ganga Plain (Central)

Concept: Concept on Central Plains
Chapter: [12.03] Central Plains
[2]2.2.3

The Western Himalayas

Concept: Concept on Himalayas
Chapter: [11.01] Himalayas
[6]3
[2]3.1

With the help of given statistical data prepare a simple bar graph:

                       India: Population

Years Population (in crores)
1971 55
1981 68
1991 85
2001 103
2011 121 (Provisional)
Concept: Concept on One Dimensional Diagrams
Chapter: [18.02] One dimensional diagrams
[2]3.2

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

Questions:

(1) Name the states in the Peninsular Plateau.
(2) Name the Ghats to the coasts.
(3) Which plain lie in the state of Assam?
(4) Name the islands to the Bay of Bengal.

Concept: Concept on Cartography
Chapter: [17.01] Cartography
[8]4 | Answer the following questions in detail (any two):
[4]4.1

Describe the industrial development of Punjab –Haryana Plain.

Concept: Concept of Western Plains
Chapter: [12.02] Western Plains
[4]4.2

Write in detail about the natural vegetation and animals of Peninsular (Deccan) Plateau.

Concept: Concept for Telangana Plateau
Chapter: [13.05] Telangana Plateau
[4]4.3

What are the factors that make the Western Ghats and Western Coast the favoured destination of tourists?

Concept: Concept on Sahyadries
Chapter: [14.02] Sahyadries
[2]5 | Fill in the blanks by choosing the correct alternatives from those given in the brackets:
[1]5.1

Tertiary sector is also known as _____________ sector.
(agriculture, industrial, service)

Concept: Concept of Economy
Chapter: [19.01] Introduction of an Economy
[1]5.2

The main motive producer is to maximise profit in ______________ economy.

(socialist, capitalist, mixed)

Concept: Concept of Economy
Chapter: [19.01] Introduction of an Economy
[6]6 | Answer the following questions in one or two sentences each (any three):
[2]6.1

Explain the problem of ‘for whom to produce’?

Concept: Problems- for Whom to Produce
Chapter: [20.02] Problems
[2]6.2

What is meant by ‘Cash Reserve Ratio’?

Concept: Measures of Inflation
Chapter: [21.03] Measures of Inflation
[2]6.3

What is meant by ‘Deficit Financing’?

Concept: Causes of Inflation
Chapter: [21.04] Causes of inflation
[2]6.4

What is meant by Food adulteration?

Concept: Public Distribution System - Meaning and Explanation
Chapter: [22.01] Public Distribution system - meaning and explanation
[2]6.5

What are the main objectives of Public Distribution System?

Concept: Objectives of Public Distribution System
Chapter: [22.03] Objectives of Public Distribution system
[4]7 | Answer any one of the following questions in five or six sentences:
[4]7.1

Explain the rights of consumers.

Concept: Consumer Protection - Rights and Duties of Cunsumer, Food Adulteration
Chapter: [22.05] Consumer Protection
[4]7.2

What are the causes of decrease in supply of goods and services?

Concept: Drawbacks of Public Distribution System
Chapter: [22.06] Drawbacks of Public Distribution system

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