TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 17]

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  • September 16, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 17]


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. Shipkila
  2. Dhuandhar
  3. Bhatinda
  4. Dhanbad
  5. Luni

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

  1. Azonal soil
  2. Marbut classification of soil
  3. Soil horizons
  4. Prairie soil
  5. Permafrost

3. Discuss the factors affecting soil formation. (20 marks)

4. Write a short note on temperate and tropical soils. (15 marks)

5. Give a brief description of black cotton soil in India, its occurrence, properties, role in economy and agrarian distress. (15 marks)


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