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SubjectGeography and Economics
Year2019 - 2020 (March)
Geography and Economics [Shaalaa.com Model Set 2]
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

Select the correct option

India’s southernmost point is known as :

Lakshadweep

Kaniyakumari

Indira point

Port Blair

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[1]1.2

Select the correct option and rewrite the sentence:

------------ is seen as one of the world’s major markets and contributor to economic growth of the world.

a) India

b) Brazil

c) Sri Lanka

d) Japan

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

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

(socialist, capitalist, mixed)

Concept: Concept of Economy
Chapter: [19.01] Introduction of an Economy
[1]1.4

The rate of urbanization in Brazil has reduced after the ---------------- decade

a) 1960

b) 1970

c) 1990

d) 2000

Concept: Urbanisation in Brazil
Chapter: [0.07] Human Settlements
[4]2

                              Match the column.

A group B group
1) The southernmost point of India 1) Gangotri
2) The highlands in eastern Brazil 2) Andes mountains
3) The origin of Ganga 3) Guyana Highlands
4) the origin of Amazon 4) Indira Point
  5) Yamunotri
  6) The Great Escarpment
Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]3 | Differentiate Between (Attempt Any Two)
[2]3.1

Answer the following question.

Differentiate between the physiography of Brazil and India.

Concept: Physiography - Physiography of Brazil
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
[2]3.2

Answer in short:
 Differentiate between the forest types of Brazil and India.

Concept: Brazil Wildlife
Chapter: [0.05] Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
[2]3.3

Differentiate between.
 Water transport in the Amazon and the Ganga river.

Concept: India Transport
Chapter: [0.09] Tourism, Transport and Communication
[8]4
[4]4.1

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

(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: [0.08] Economy and Occupations
[4]4.2

Look at the digital elevated model (DEM) of India and name the major physiographic divisions.

Concept: Physiography - Physiography of India
Chapter: [0.03] Physiography and Drainage
[6]5 | Attempt Any Two
[3]5.1

Give geographical reason.

Population is an important resource.

Concept: Population in India
Chapter: [0.06] Population
[3]5.2

Give geographical reason.

Availability of water is a major factor affecting settlements.

Concept: Examples of Settlement Patterns in India
Chapter: [0.07] Human Settlements
[3]5.3

Give geographical reason.

Eco-tourism is being developed more in Brazil.

Concept: Tourism - Tourism in Brazil
Chapter: [0.09] Tourism, Transport and Communication
[3]5.4

Give geographical reason.

The waterways are not developed in Brazil.

Concept: Brazil Transport
Chapter: [0.09] Tourism, Transport and Communication
[6]6
[3]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: [0.06] Population
OR
[3]6.2

Study the graphs given in fig and answer the following questions.
(I)  In which month is the highest temperature found in all the four cities?
(ii)  In which month does it rain the most in the given cities ?
(iii)  When does Brazil have its rainy season ?
(iv)  Which city has the maximum range of temperature? How much is it?
(v) What type of climate will be found in Rio De Janerio ?

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

Answer the following in detail.

Explain with examples how field visits increase geographical knowledge.

Concept: Field Visit
Chapter: [0.01] Field Visit
[4]7.2

Answer in brief:

What problems did Brazil and India face after independence?

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]7.3

Answer in brief:

What problems did Brazil and India face after independence?

Concept: Name of the Country : Republic of India
Chapter: [0.02] Location and Extent
[4]7.4

Tell whether settlements shown in images  (a) and (b) are urban or rural.

(a)

(b)

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

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