NCERT solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) chapter 5 - Topographical Maps [Latest edition]

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Solutions for Chapter 5: Topographical Maps

Below listed, you can find solutions for Chapter 5 of CBSE NCERT for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography).


ExerciseExercise AExercise BExercise C
Exercise [Pages 64 - 65]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) Chapter 5 Topographical Maps Exercise [Pages 64 - 65]

Answer the following questions in about 30 words.

Exercise | Q 1. (i) | Page 64

What are topographical maps?

Exercise | Q 1. (ii) | Page 64

Name the organization which prepares the topographical maps of India.

Exercise | Q 1. (iii) | Page 64

Which are the commonly used scales for mapping our country used by the Survey of India?

Exercise | Q 1. (iv) | Page 64

What are contours?

Exercise | Q 1. (v) | Page 64

What does the spacing of contours indicate?

Exercise | Q 1. (vi) | Page 64

What are conventional signs?

Exercise | Q 2. (i) | Page 64

Write a short note on Contours.

Exercise | Q 2. (ii) | Page 64

Write short note on ‘Marginal Information’ in Topographical sheets.

Exercise | Q 2. (iii) | Page 64

Write a short note on the Survey of India.

Exercise | Q 3. | Page 64

Explain what is meant by ‘map interpretation’.

Exercise | Q 3. | Page 64

What procedure is followed for map interpretation?

Exercise | Q 4. | Page 65

If you are interpreting the cultural features from a topographical sheet, what information would you like to seek and how would you derive this information? Discuss with the help of suitable examples.

Exercise | Q 5. | Page 65

Draw the conventional signs and symbols for the following features-

  1. International Boundary
  2. Bench Mark
  3. Villages
  4. Metalled Road
  5. Footpath with bridges
  6. Places of Worship
  7. Railway line
Exercise A [Page 65]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) Chapter 5 Topographical Maps Exercise A [Page 65]

Exercise A | Q 1 | Page 65

Study the contour pattern and answer the following questions.

  1. Name the geographical feature formed by contours.
  2. Find out the contour interval in the map.
  3. Find out the map distance between E and F and convert it into the ground distance.
  4. Name the type of slope between A and B; C and D and E and F.
  5. Find out the direction of E, D, and F from G.

Exercise B [Page 65]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) Chapter 5 Topographical Maps Exercise B [Page 65]

Exercise B | Q 1 | Page 65

Study the extract from the topographical sheet No. 63K/12, as shown in the figure below and answer the following questions-

  1. Convert 1:50,000 into a statement of scale.
  2. Name the major settlements of the area.
  3. What is the direction of flow of the river Ganga?
  4. At which one of the banks of river Ganga, Bhatauli is located ?
  5. What is the pattern of rural settlements along the right bank of river Ganga?
  6. Name the villages/settlements where Post Office is located ?
  7. What does the yellow colour in the area refer to?
  8. What means of transportation is used to cross the river by the people of Bhatauli village?

R. F. 1: 50,000

Part of the Topographical Sheet No 63K/12

Exercise C [Page 67]

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) Chapter 5 Topographical Maps Exercise C [Page 67]

Exercise C | Q 1 | Page 67

Study the extract for topographical sheet 63K/12 shown in the figure below and answer the following questions.

  1. Give the height of the highest point on the map.
  2. River Jamtihwa Nadi is flowing through which quarter of the map?
  3. Which is the major settlement located in the east of the Kuardari Nala?
  4. What type of settlement does the area have?
  5. Name the geographical feature represented by white patches in the middle of Sipu Nadi.
  6. Name the two types of vegetation shown on part of the topographical sheet.
  7. What is the direction of the flow of the Kuardari?
  8. In which part of the sheet area is Lower Khajuri Dam located?

R. F. 1: 50,000
Part of the Topographical Sheet No 63K/12

Solutions for Chapter 5: Topographical Maps

ExerciseExercise AExercise BExercise C
NCERT solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) chapter 5 - Topographical Maps - Shaalaa.com

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) chapter 5 - Topographical Maps

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Concepts covered in Class 11 Geography (Practical Work in Geography) chapter 5 Topographical Maps are Introduction to Topographical Maps, Methods of Relief Representation, Contour, Types of Slope, Types of Landforms, Valley, Identification of Cultural Features from Topographical Sheets, Topographic or Ordnance Survey Maps, Map Interpretation Procedure.

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