TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 52]

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  • October 27, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 52]


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. Niyamgiri
  2. Ahmedabad
  3. Rourkela
  4. Murshidabad
  5. Kudremukh

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

  1. Problems of aluminium industry in India
  2. Locational factors for jute industry
  3. Industrial growth as a tool of sustainable economic development
  4. Significance of iron and steel industry
  5. Evolution of industries in post independence India

3. The jute industry holds immense potential due to its eco-friendliness and the changing consumption behaviour in the world. Discuss. Also examine the challenges and problems being faced by the jute industry. What changes are required at the policy level to address them? (20 marks)

4. What are the locational factors for the iron and steel industry? Do the locations of iron and steel industry in India always correspond to these factors? If not, discuss these deviations by taking suitable examples. (15 marks)

5. Discuss the changes in the locational pattern of cotton textile industry in India. Also discuss the factors behind these changes. (15 marks)


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