TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 33]

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  • October 5, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 33]


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. Damodar river
  2. Vidarbha
  3. Paradip
  4. Welligdon island
  5. Mishmi hills

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

  1. Bazaar based city model
  2. Planned city model
  3. Changing cityscape of India
  4. Factors affecting primacy
  5. Multiple primacy

3. Discuss the factors that govern the size and number of central places. Does rank size rule apply to India? Examine. (20 marks)

4. Discuss the social and cultural characteristics of urban settlements with respect to their structure and functions. (15 marks)

5. Write a short note on the ‘deviations in primate city order’. (15 marks)


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