TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 12]

  • IASbaba
  • September 10, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 12]


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. Palni hills
  2. Middle Andaman
  3. Bhoj wetland
  4. Wellingdon island
  5. Agartala

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

  1. Polar front
  2. Western disturbance
  3. Convective precipitation
  4. Jet stream
  5. Hudhud

3. What are the essential conditions for the formation of an air mass? How do air masses lead to frontogenesis? Also discuss the associated weather changes when warm and cold air fronts pass through a geographical area. (20 marks)

4. Discuss the essential conditions for the formation of tropical cyclones. Compare and contrast the frequency, characteristics and devastating potential of tropical cyclones of the Indo Pacific and the Atlantic. (15 marks)

5. Discuss the differences between frontal and orographic precipitation. Why do places like Cherrapunji and Mawsynram receive very high precipitation? Examine. (15 marks)


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