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Answer the following question:
Give two reasons to explain why India is considered to be a subcontinent.

[0.011000000000000001] Locational Setting - India
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Locational Setting - India
Concept: Locational Setting - India

Answer the following question:
The figure below represents a topographic section from the Himalayas to the Peninsular region. Identify any two of the features marked A, B, C, and D.

[0.012] Structure of India
Chapter: [0.012] Structure of India
Concept: Geological Formation

Answer the following question.
State two reasons to explain why irrigation is necessary for India.

[0.033] Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
Chapter: [0.033] Water Resources and Types of Irrigation
Concept: Concept of Water Resources

Answer the following question.
Briefly explain any two problems caused by the Green Revolution with respect to Indian agriculture.

[0.034] Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
Chapter: [0.034] Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
Concept: Wet and Dry Agriculture

Answer the following question.
State any two important aspects of environmental management.

[0.031] Need for Environmental Management Vis-à- Vis Development.
Chapter: [0.031] Need for Environmental Management Vis-à- Vis Development.
Concept: Need for Environmental Management and Development.

Answer the following question.
Mention two ways in which hydroelectric power is better than nuclear power.

[0.036000000000000004] Sources of Energy
Chapter: [0.036000000000000004] Sources of Energy
Concept: Minerals and Power Resources

Answer the following question.
Mention two major challenges faced by the tourism industry in India today.

[0.054000000000000006] Tourism Industry
Chapter: [0.054000000000000006] Tourism Industry
Concept: Concept of Tourism Industry

On the outline map of India provided :

(a) Mark and name the southernmost point of the Indian mainland.
(b) Mark and name the highest peak of the Trans Himalayas.
(c) Mark and name the Vindhyas.
(d) Mark and name the Chota Nagpur Plateau.
(e) Print HP over an area experiencing high pressure during the winter season.
(f) Trace the course and label river Kaveri.
(g) With the help of an arrow show the direction and name the wind that brings rainfall over the Gangetic Plains during the monsoon season. (h) Shade and name the State with the highest rural population.
(i) Mark and name the State which has the highest sex ratio.
(j) Locate and label the southernmost port city on the west coast.

Note: All the map work, including legend (Index), should be done on the map sheet only.

[0.06] Map Work
Chapter: [0.06] Map Work
Concept: Map List

Answer the following question.
Give three differences between the Western and the Eastern Himalayas.

[0.012] Structure of India
Chapter: [0.012] Structure of India
Concept: Geological Formation

Study the climatic data provided in the table below for a city A in India and answer the questions that follow :

City  T/R J F M A M J J A S O N D
A T -8 -3 2 7 15 18 17 12 10 5 0 -7
R 10 8 8 5 5 5 13 13 8 5 0 5


T = Mean monthly temperature in degree Celsius (°C).
R = Average monthly rainfall in millimeters (mm).

(i) What is the cause of low rainfall in station A?
(ii) Calculate the range of temperature of this station.

[0.013000000000000001] Climate: India
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Climate: India
Concept: Factors Affecting India’S Climate

Answer the following question.
State how rainfall and temperature influence the vegetation type in India.

[0.013999999999999999] Natural Vegetation
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] Natural Vegetation
Concept: Major Vegetation Types of India

With reference to the linear rural settlement pattern, answer the following: 
How does this pattern develop?

[0.026000000000000002] Rural settlements
Chapter: [0.026000000000000002] Rural settlements
Concept: Concept of Rural Settlements

Answer the following question.
Define the density of the population. What is India’s density of population as per the 2011 census? 

[0.022000000000000002] National and State Level Patterns of Population Distribution
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] National and State Level Patterns of Population Distribution
Concept: Definition of Census

The graph below shows the percentage decadal growth rate in India for a period from 1971 to 2011.

(i) What is the unique characteristic of growth during this period?
(ii) Explain the reason causing this uniqueness.

[0.021] Population of India compared to six countries
Chapter: [0.021] Population of India compared to six countries
Concept: Population of India Compared to Six Countries

Answer the following question.
What is the intensity of cropping?

[0.034] Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
Chapter: [0.034] Agriculture: Types, Development and Problems
Concept: Wet and Dry Agriculture

Answer the following question.
Name the largest cotton-producing state in India.

[0.053] Location, production and growth of the following industries
Chapter: [0.053] Location, production and growth of the following industries
Concept: Agro Based Industries

Answer the following question.
What are the three advantages that Japan has over India with respect to marine fishing?

[0.035] Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.
Chapter: [0.035] Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.
Concept: Fishing in India, Japan and Bangladesh.

Name the largest producing state for the following minerals and also give one use of this mineral: 
Manganese

[0.036000000000000004] Sources of Energy
Chapter: [0.036000000000000004] Sources of Energy
Concept: Minerals and Power Resources

Answer the following question:
State any two advantages of railways in India.

[0.040999999999999995] Railways, Roadways, Water Transport (Inland and Coastal), Air Transport, Pipelines - These Modes of Transport Are to Be Studied with Regard to
Chapter: [0.040999999999999995] Railways, Roadways, Water Transport (Inland and Coastal), Air Transport, Pipelines - These Modes of Transport Are to Be Studied with Regard to
Concept: Railways Transport

Answer the following question:
State any two ways in which cinema can be considered as powerful means of mass communication.

[0.042] Communication – Importance of Communication in Rural Development and Its Policy. Importance of Infrastructure as Key to the Development of an Industrial Economy.
Chapter: [0.042] Communication – Importance of Communication in Rural Development and Its Policy. Importance of Infrastructure as Key to the Development of an Industrial Economy.
Concept: Modern Means of Communication
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