TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 21]

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  • September 21, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 21]


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. Teesta river
  2. Nilgiri
  3. Vindhya ranges
  4. Chhota Nagpur plateau
  5. Laddakh

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

  1. Salinity budget of oceans
  2. Wilson cycle
  3. Abyssal plain
  4. Island arc
  5. Marginal ocean basin

3. What are the sources and sinks of salt in the ocean? Also discuss the factors that cause variation in salinity of the ocean. (20 marks)

4. Explain the vertical temperature distribution of ocean water at low, high and mid latitudes. (15 marks)

5. With the help of suitable diagrams, depict and describe the bottom topography of the Indian ocean. (15 marks)


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