TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 7]

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  • September 5, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 7]


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. Bhilai
  2. Gurgaon
  3. Nalanda
  4. Periyar
  5. Bharatpur

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

  1. Command area
  2. Integrated rural development
  3. Five year plan
  4. Backward region
  5. PESA

3. Discuss the merits and drawbacks of decentralised planning as a tool to address regional imbalance. (20 marks)

4. Write a short note on urbanization and regional imbalance. (15 marks)

5. Regional imbalance in India is a product of its complex geography and economy. Discuss. (15 marks)


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