TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 1]

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  • August 29, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 1]


1. On the outline map of India provided to you, mark the location of all of the following. Write in your QCA Booklet the significance of the locations, whether physical/commercial/economic/ecological/environmental/cultural in not more than 30 words for each entry: (2 x 5 =10 marks)

  1. McMohan line
  2. Palk strait
  3. Ten Degree channel
  4. Gandhisagar dam
  5. Baltoro glacier

2. Briefly explain the following terms in not more than 50 words each: (5 x 5 =25 marks)

  1. Dependency ratio
  2. Total fertility rate
  3. Population pyramid
  4. Longevity
  5. Agricultural density of population

3. What are the different measures of population density? How do they help in understanding the relationship between population and resources in a region? (20 marks)

4. Two-thirds of the world’s inhabitants are clustered in four regions- East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Western Europe. Give an account of the geographical factors which have shaped the current distribution pattern of world population. (15 marks)

5. Applying regions approach, discuss the demographic attributes of the Indian subcontinent. (15 marks)


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