TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 67]

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  • November 15, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 67]


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. Kalimpong
  2. Sambalpur
  3. Kali Sindh river
  4. Dibru-Saikhowa national park
  5. Kunchikal falls

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

  1. Normal cycle of erosion
  2. Downwearing
  3. Backwearing
  4. Peneplain
  5. Endrumpf

3. Explain the Davisian geomorphic cycle, it’s assumptions, applicability and limitations. (20 marks)

4. How the geomorphic cycle suggested by Penck is different from the Davisian counterpart? Bring out the principal differences. (20 marks)

5. Write a note on landscape development. How does models and theories help in our understanding of landscape development? (15 marks)

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