TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 3]

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  • August 31, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 3]


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. Minicoy island
  2. Goa
  3. Haldia
  4. Similipal
  5. Murshidabad

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

  1. Malthus’ grim forecast
  2. Marx’s ideas on population
  3. Census
  4. Epidemiologic transition
  5. Overpopulation

3. Is population a problem? Critically examine by taking suitable examples. Also explain whether there exits a correlation between population explosion and problems of food security. (20 marks)

4. What is the need of having a population policy? What are the salient features of India’s current population policy? Does it take into account the demographic window that the current population structure offers? Examine.

5. Draw a comparison between the socio-demographic attributes of India and Africa by applying the demographic transition theory. (15 marks)


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