TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 51]

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  • October 26, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 51]


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. Dal lake
  3. Kaziranga National Park
  4. Manali
  5. Surat

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

  1. Agro-climatic regions of India
  2. Agro-ecological regions of India
  3. Variables in agricultural regionalisation
  4. West coast plains agro-climatic region
  5. Zero farming as an ecologically compatible farming technique

3. What is agricultural regionalisation? How is it done? What are its objectives? How does it help in agriculture? Discuss. (20 marks)

4. The concept of agro-ecological regions has in its core the perspective of ‘ecological view point’. Do you agree? Substantiate. (15 marks)

5. Can agro-climatic zonation help in adopting strategies that can mitigate the adverse impacts of dreadnoughts on agricultural productivity? Examine. (15 marks)


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