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Geography and Economics
Set 1
2018-2019 March
Marks: 40

1) All questions/activities are compulsory.
2) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
3) For Q. No. 4(A) use supplied outline map of Brazil and tie it to your answer-book.
4) For Q. No. 6(A) use the graph paper supplied to you and attach it to the main anwserbook.
5) Use of stencil is allowed for drawing map.
6) Draw neat diagrams and sketches wherever necessary.
7) Answer should be written in Black and Blue ink only.
8) Use of pencil/colour pencil is allowed for diagrams, sketches and map work.
9) Answeres written in pencils will not be considered.


[4]1 | Complete the following sentences by choosing the appropriate alternatives from those given and rewrite the sentences in your answer-book :
[1]1.1

Brazil is convered mainly by ____________.

Highlands

Plains

Mountainous regions

Dissected hills

Concept: Physiography of Brazil - The Highlands
Chapter: [3] Physiography and Drainage
[1]1.2

India’s climate is of ______________ type

Humid

Monsoon

Equatorial

Cold

Concept: Climate of India
Chapter: [4] Climate
[1]1.3

Teak is mainly found in the ______________.

Coastal

Thorny and bush

Deciduous

Coniferous

Concept: Industries in India
Chapter: [8] Economy and Occupations
[1]1.4

Brazil is the largest exporter of ______________ in the world.

Mineral oil

Tea

Bajra

Coffee

Concept: Trade in Brazil
Chapter: [8] Economy and Occupations
[4]2
[1]2.1

Find the odd man out :

States in India : 

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Meghalaya

Maranhao

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [2] Location and Extent
[1]2.2

Find the odd man out :

With reference to flora of India :

Deodar

Anjan

Orchid

Banyan

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [2] Location and Extent
[1]2.3

Find the odd man out :

Members of BRICS :

 Brazil 

 India 

China

Saudi Arabia

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [2] Location and Extent
[1]2.4

Find the odd man out :

Favourable factors affecting population distribution :

Nearness to sea 

Lack of roads 

Cultivable land 

New cities and towns

Concept: Population in India
Chapter: [6] Population
[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:

During field visit, vegetation is not the indicator of difference in precipitation.

True

False

Concept: India Vegetation
Chapter: [5] Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
[1]3.2

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: [3] Physiography and Drainage
[1]3.3

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: [3] Physiography and Drainage
[1]3.4

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

The western part of Brazil is densely populated.

True

False

Concept: Population in Brazil
Chapter: [6] Population
[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: [8] Economy and Occupations
[4]4
[4]4.1

Mark the following in the outline map of Brazil supplied to you, write the names and give index (any four)

(1) Marajo Island
(2) Pico-De-Neblina
(3) Pantanal Wetland
(4) Drought Quadrilateral
(5) Caatinga
(6) Golden Lion-Tamarin

Concept: Economic Activties in Brazil and India
Chapter: [8] Economy and Occupations
[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: [9] Tourism, Transport and Communication
[6]5 | Attempt any two
[3]5.1

Give geographical reason for the following:

There are fewer natural ports on the eastern coast of India.

Concept: Physiography of India - The Coastal Plains
Chapter: [3] Physiography and Drainage
[3]5.2

Give geographical reason for the following:

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

Concept: Brazil Vegetation
Chapter: [5] Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
[3]5.3

Give geographical reason for the following:

Settlements are sparse in North-eastern Brazil.

Concept: Examples of Settlement Patterns in Brazil
Chapter: [7] Human Settlements
[3]5.4

Give geographical reason for the following:

A dense network of railways has developed in the North Indian plains

Concept: India Transport
Chapter: [9] Tourism, Transport and Communication
[6]6 | Attempt any one
[6]6.1

With the help of given statistical data prepare a simple bar graph and answer the following questions:

India – Trend of Urbanisation (1961-2011)

Year  Percentage of Urban Population
1961   18.0
1971   18.2
1981  23.3
1991 25.7
2001 27.8
2011 31.2

(1) What is the interval of the data?

(2) Which decade shows slow rate of urbanisation?

(3) Which decade shows high rate of urbanisation?

Concept: Populaton Composition - Population Growth Rate
Chapter: [6] Population
OR
[6]6.2

Observe the following graphs and answer the questions given below them:

(1) What do the above graphs show?

(2) Which country has highest male population?

(3) Which country has highest female population?

(4) Which country has rapid increase in female population after 2001?

(5) What was the female population in India in 1961?

(6) Which country has more than 1000 female population?

Concept: Populaton Composition - Sex Ratio
Chapter: [6] Population
[8]7 | Attempt any two:
[4]7.1

Answer the following question in detail:

How will you manage the litter during the field visit?

Concept: Field Visit
Chapter: [1] Field Visit
[4]7.2

Answer the following question in detail:

How are Brazil and India different from each other in terms of location?

Concept: Historical Background: India
Chapter: [2] Location and Extent
[4]7.3

Answer the following question in detail:

Write the factors affecting climate of Brazil.

Concept: Climate of Brazil
Chapter: [4] Climate
[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: [8] Economy and Occupations

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