TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 35]

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  • October 7, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 35]


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. Bundelkhand region
  2. Singrauli
  3. Bokaro
  4. Sindri
  5. Bhilai

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


  1. Megalopolis
  2. Conurbation
  3. Urban sprawl
  4. E-waste generation in urban areas
  5. Counter urbanisation

3. Discuss the characteristics of conurbations. What are the various types of conurbations? Also discuss their distribution. (20 marks)

4. Discuss the factors contributing to urbanisation. (Please be very careful in such straight forward questions. This could have been a question in GS paper I also. But here, your answer must reflect the discipline of geography) (15 marks)

5. Discuss the concepts of suburbanisation and urban sprawl. Which factors have led to the growth of urban sprawl? Examine. (15 marks)


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