TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 62]

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  • November 9, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 62]


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. Bhitarkanika National Park
  2. Gir Forest National Park
  3. Cuttack
  4. Bhagirathi river
  5. Jaintia hills

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

  1. Origin of Earth’s geomagnetism
  2. Effects of reversal of Earth’s magnetism
  3. Non metallic components of Earth’s crust
  4. Geographic and magnetic poles of Earth
  5. Paleomagnetism

3. There are various theories that explain the origin of Earth’s crust. Discuss their merits and limitations. What is the most plausible and scientific explanation of the origin of Earth’s crust? Explain. (20 marks)

4. Elaborate upon the concept of geomagnetism. Also discuss it’s applications in Geomorphology. (15 marks)

5. Write a short note on ‘Geomagnetism as an evidence of seafloor spreading. (15 marks)

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