TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 15]

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  • September 14, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 15]


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. Jamnagar
  2. Kochi
  3. Dudhwa national park
  4. Brahmaputra river
  5. Vizag

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

  1. Photochemical smog
  2. Venturi effect
  3. Urban floods
  4. Urban boundary layer
  5. Sources of urban pollution

3. Discuss the urban heat island effect. Which factors lead to this phenomenon? Discuss. (20 marks)

4. Many regions in India suffer from droughts. What are the various types of droughts? How do they occur? Is is possible to mitigate the effects of droughts? Discuss. (15 marks)

5. On an outline map of India, illustrate the climatic regions of India. What is the basis of this regionalization? Discuss. (15 marks)


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