TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 57]

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  • November 3, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 57]


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. Drass
  2. Shimoga
  3. Amarkantak
  4. Faridabad
  5. NH 8

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

  1. SEZs
  2. Foreign Trade Policy, 2015
  3. STPIs
  4. IPR issues in trade
  5. India’s trade ties with the US

3. The growing trade deficit of India vis a vis China is a cause of serious concern. Discuss. Also suggest various ways to bridge this deficit. (20 marks)

4. Exports can be the drivers of economic growth. Do you agree? What is the role of trade policy in promoting exports. (15 marks)

5. Discuss the advantages of having a decentralized network of small ports on national and foreign trade. (15 marks)


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