TLP 2016 OPTIONAL – Geography [Day 71]

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  • November 21, 2016
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Mains Examination, TLP Geography Optional
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Think Learn & Perform (TLP) : Geography [Day 71]


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. Matheran
  2. Purulia
  3. Allahabad
  4. Pushkar
  5. Hirakund Dam

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

  1. Thalweg principle
  2. Crestline principle
  3. Areal differentiation
  4. India’s river-water disputes with neighbouring countries
  5. Exclaves and enclaves

3. How relevant is the perspective of ‘Areal Differentiation’ in the study of Geography? Analyse by taking suitable examples. (15 marks)

4. India’s complex geography makes it more vulnerable to cross border terrorism. Elucidate. (15 marks)

5. Write a short note on ‘India’s border disputes and the role of geography in it’. (20 marks)

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