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TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 64]

  • IASbaba
  • November 11, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 64]

 


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. Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary
  2. Mysore
  3. Thang La
  4. Punpun river
  5. Khasi hills

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

  1. Rift valley
  2. Transform plate boundary
  3. Isostacy
  4. Convection currents and plate tectonics
  5. Subduction zone

3. Explain in detail the concept of plate tectonics, nature of plate boundaries and the landforms associated with them. (20 marks)


4. There are many evidences that prove the continental drift theory. Discuss their merits and limitations. (15 marks)


5. Write a short note on ‘isostacy and orogeny’. (15 marks)

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