TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 42]

  • October 16, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 42]


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. Mahi river
  2. Nagarjun Sagar dam
  3. Pune
  4. Dehradun
  5. Bhor Ghat

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

  1. Significance of Middle East Oil resources
  2. Equatorial rainforest as a reservoir of biotic resources
  3. Major fishing grounds of the world
  4. Rare Earth Metals
  5. Potential of wind energy

3. Africa is one of the most resource rich parts of the world. Do you agree? The ongoing scramble for African resources doesn’t augur well for the continent. Do you agree? Critically examine. (20 marks)

4. Discuss the importance of South China Sea as a source of energy and minerals. Also examine its geopolitical significance. (15 marks)

5. India is faced with the scarcity of many strategic minerals. Do you agree? Substantiate. Also discuss implications of the scarcity. How can it be overcome. (15 marks)


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