TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 10]

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  • September 8, 2016
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 10]


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. Narora
  2. Nhava Sheva
  3. Thumba
  4. Silent valley
  5. Nagpur

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

  1. Insolation
  2. Advection
  3. Doldrums
  4. Horse latitude
  5. Heat budget

3. With the help of suitable diagrams, discuss Palmen’s wave theory approach to explain atmospheric circulation. (20 marks)

4. Where in the world do we find the greatest average annual temperature ranges and where do we find the smallest average annual temperature ranges. Why? (15 marks)

5. Differentiate between atmospheric stability and instability. Is there any visible atmospheric manifestation of stability? What are the effects of atmospheric instability on the weather conditions of an area? Describe taking a real life example. (15 marks)


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