TLP Geography Optional 2018 [21st July]: Day 15

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  • July 21, 2018
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TLP Geography Optional 2018 [21st July]: Day



We are here once again with the online answer writing initiative for Geography Optional. The initiative will run for 50 days stretched in 10 weeks. On a daily basis, 5 questions shall be posted. Please note that no synopsis or review shall be provided. However, we encourage peer review.

You can download the schedule here.

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. Malabar Coast  
  2. Dimapur
  3. Sarawati river
  4. Nathu la pass
  5. Dehradoon    

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

  1. Functional classification of towns
  2. Sphere of urban influence
  3. Satellite towns
  4. Remedies of urban pollution
  5. Sustainable development of cities

3. What is a city region? How can city regions be identified? Compare and contrast the theoretical and non-theorifical models. (20 marks)

4. Examine the stages in the evolution of a ‘rural-urban fringe’. Are rural urban fringes present in India? Examine. (15 marks)

5. Write a short essay on ‘Problems of urbanisation in India’. (15 marks)

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