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Geography Class - XII (CBSE)
You are on Set no. I questions 1 to 10

Q1) Name the six major racial group from which the population of the Indian sub continent has been derived.

Q2) Define settlement pattern. Name the two components which basically define a settlement pattern.

Q3) "The seas surrounding the shores of India have played a vital role in determining the nature of interaction of the Indian people with those of the surrounding regions." Explain the above statement by giving them supportive arguments.

Q4) Where are the Moist Tropical Evergreen forests found in India? Explain one way in which this vegetarian is similar to the equatorial forests, and one way in which it is dissimilar to it.

Q5) "The centripetal and centrifugal forces are responsible for producing a balance of Unity in Diversity in the Indian polity." Explain the above statement by giving these suitable examples.

Q6) Why is greater attention being paid to the uplift of the scheduled caste population in India. Discuss the distribution pattern of Schedule Caste population with reference to two state having (a) high (b) low concentration.

Q7) Study carefully the table given below and then answer the following questions:-

INDIA : CLASSIFICATION OF WORKING POPULATION
ITEM
1991
(in millions)
TOTAL WORKERS
Of which
   RURAL
   URBAN
   MALE
   FEMALE
   MAIN
   MARGINAL

306.0

241.7
64.3
218.6
87.4
278.9
27.1

Q7.1) Why is the total number of workers more in the rural areas than in urban areas?
Q7.2) Why is the number of female workers less than that of the male workers? Would it be right to say that the working population in India is male dominated?
Q7.3) Who are marginal workers? Why is their number so small as compared with the main workers?

Q8) Study the table given below and then answer the following questions.

Crops Area
(in lakh hectares)
Production
(in lakh tonnes)
Yield
(in kg. per hectare)
1950-51 1993-94 1950-51 1993-94 1950-51 1993-94
Rice
Maize
Pulses
388
32
191
420
60
224
206
17
55
790
95
131
668
547
363
1879
1583
584

Q8.1) What is the proportionate increase in the production of rice during the period 1950-51 to 1993-94?
Q8.2) Which item in the above is mainly responsible for the increased production?
Q8.3) Suggest two reasons for that item helping in the increase in production.

Q9) Write the names of the rivers indicated in the map given below by numbers 3, 7, 12, 20, 26 and 27. Also write their number along side.

Q10) Keeping the above outline map as base, draw a sketch map of Indira Gandhi Canal Command Area, and in it mark and label.

10.1 Area irrigated 'under lift'
10.2 The cities of Bikaner and Jaisalmer.

Q11) State two characteristic features each of the Kashmir Valley and the Eastern Himalayas. 

Q12) Why is conservation of minerals necessary? Describe any three steps taken for conserving minerals.

Q13) Discuss four important reforms introduced in Indian agriculture after independence.

Q14) Define 1) Planning Region ii) Economic Region. Explain two differences between the two.

Q15) Study the climatic data given below and then answer the following questions.

 

Temperature and Rainfall Data of Selected Stations

Months
Station   J F M A M J J A S O N D
Calcutta ToC
R cm
9.6
1.2
22.0
2.8
27.1
3.4
30.1
5.1
30.4
13.4
29.9
29.0
28.9
33.1
28.7
33.4
28.9
25.3
27.6
12.7
23.4
2.7
19.7
0.4
Jodhpur ToC
R cm
16.8
0.5
19.2
0.6
26.6
0.3
29.8
0.3
33.3
1.0
33.9
3.1
31.3
10.8
29.0
13.1
29.1
5.7
27.0
0.8
20.1
0.2
14.5
0.2
Shillong ToC
R cm
9.8
1.4
11.3
2.9
15.9
5.6
18.5
14.6
19.2
29.5
20.5
47.6
21.1
35.9
20.9
34.3
20.0
30.2
17.2
18.8
13.3
3.8
10.4
0.6
Trivandrum ToC
R cm
26.7
2.3
27.3
2.1
28.3
3.7
28.7
10.6
28.6
20.8
26.6
35.6
26.2
22.5
26.2
14.6
26.5
13.8
26.7
21.3
26.6
20.6
26.5
7.5

T = Mean monthly temperature in oC
R = Average monthly rainfall in cms

 

Q15.1) Which station has the least annual range of temperature? Why?
Q15.2) Calcutta is nearer to the sea than Shillong, yet Shillong receives heavier annual rainfall than Calcutta. Why?
Q15.3) Which station receives the least annual rainfall? Why?
Q15.4) Compare the rainfall regimes of Trivandrum and Shillong.

Q16) Describe the influence of five factors responsible for the concentration of Jute Textile Industry is the Hooghly Basin.

Q17) What is the main resource base of the Damodar river basin? Describe four ways in which, coupled with a the development of Damodar Valley Corporation, it has helped in the integrated development of this region.

Q18) Explain how the railways in India are contributing to the development of national economy. Support your answer by giving examples of any five major commodities transported by them.

Q19) On the outline map of India provided to you locate and label the following correctly.
19.1 The parallel of latitude touching the southernmost point of the mainland of India.
19.2 A centre of heavy chemical in West Bengal.
19.3 A state in North East having the lowest percentage of scheduled caste population.
19.4 Gas pipeline linking Gujarat with U.P.
19.5 The driest district of Rajasthan which receives the benefit of natural flow of water for irrigation from the Industries Gandhi Canal.

Q20) For Blind Students only
Q20.1) Name six rivers of Peninsular India two of which must be west flowing.
Q20.2) Point out three changes which have been brought about by the Indira Gandhi Canal in Western Rajasthan.

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