TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 56]

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  • November 2, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 56]


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. Kargil
  2. Bhopal
  3. Gangotri
  4. Gurgaon
  5. Namdapha National Park

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

  1. Complimentarity in transportation
  2. Freight issues in railways
  3. Role of railways in disaster management
  4. Advantages of pipelines for transportation
  5. Competition between railways and roadways

3. Inland waterways remain an untapped segment of transportation potential in India. Do you agree? Also discuss the advantages, limitations and challenges of developing waterways in India. (20 marks)

4. The civil aviation sector in India is undergoing a paradigm shift with smaller airports and budget airlines. What implications will it have on business, trade and common citizenry? Discuss. (15 marks)

5. Roadways can be effective instruments in bridging the regional gap. Critically comment. (15 marks)


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