TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 46]

  • IASbaba
  • October 20, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 46]


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. Kolleru lake
  2. Jog falls
  3. Subansiri river
  4. Ross island
  5. Thar desert

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


  1. Comparative advantage
  2. Multilateralism
  3. Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  4. Most Favoured Nation (MFN)
  5. Backward integration

3. The emergence of regional trade blocks like TPP, RCEP and TTIP has diluted the drive to attain multilateralism in global trade through WTO. Critically comment. (20 marks)

4. Examine the trends of relocation of the service sector in the world. What are the factors that have caused such relocation? Discuss. Where does India stand in this flux. (15 marks)

5. Discuss the locational factors of automobile industries. Also examine the changes in the location of automobile industries in recent years. (15 marks)


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