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Geography Class - XII  (CBSE)
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Q1) "India is neither a pigmy nor a giant". Elaborate this statement by giving three suitable examples.   (Marks 3)

Q2) Where is the Bhabhar land situated in India? Write its two characteristics. (Marks 3)

Q3) Write three differences between the regions of the first order and the regions of the second order?   (Marks 1x3)

Q4) Suggest three measures to check rapid population growth in India.   (Marks 1x3)

Q5) State in brief three factors determining the type of rural settlements.  (Marks 1x3)

Q6) Why are scheduled castes mainly concentrated in alluvial and coastal plains of India? Give three reasons.

Q7) Draw or trace in your answer book the outline map of Baster Tribal district as given below and show therein the following:

1. Bailadila iron ore mines 
2. Abhujmar Hills 
3. Region inhabited by Parja tribal group 
4. Region inhabited by Dorla Tribe.

Q8) Explain three factors which are responsible for regional differentiation and diversities in India.  (Marks 1x3)

Q9) Study the following graph and answer the questions that follow:-

Q9.1) What is the work participation rate of females?
Q9.2) What is the work participation rate of males?
Q9.3) What is the combined average rate of participation of males and females?

Q10) Study the table given below and the questions that follow.

POPULATION GROWTH IN INDIA (1901-1991)
Decade Birth Rate Death Rate Natural Increase Annual Growth Rate
(in percentage)
1901-11 49.2 42.6 6.6 0.6
1911-21 48.1 47.2 0.9 0.09
1921-31 46.4 36.3 10.1 1.01
1931-41 45.2 31.2 14.0 1.40
1941-51 39.9 27.4 12.5 1.25
1951-61 41.7 22.8 18.9 1.89
1961-71 41.2 19.0 22.2 2.22
1971-81 37.2 15.0 22.2 2.22
1981-91 32.7 11.7 21.0 2.1

Q10.1) In which two decades was the annual growth rate highest?
Q10.2) In which decade was the annual growth rate the lowest? Give one reason based on the table.
Q10.3) In which decade was the death rate lowest? What was its effect on the growth rate in that decade?

Q11) Study the temperature and rainfall data of the four stations as given in the following table and answer the questions that follow:

Temperature and Rainfall Data of Selected Stations

Months
Station   J F M A M J J A S O N D
Leh ToC
R cm
-8.5
10
-7.2
0.8
-0.6
0.8
6.1
0.5
10.0
0.5
14.4
0.5
17.2
1.3
16.1
1.3
12.2
0.8
6.1
0.5
0.0
-
-5.6
0.5
Delhi ToC
R cm
14.4
2.5
16.7
1.5
23.3
1.3
30.0
1.0
33.3
1.8
33.3
7.4
30.0
19.3
29.4
17.8
28.9
11.9
25.6
1.3
19.4
0.2
15.6
1.0
Mumbai ToC
R cm
24.4
0.2
24.4
0.2
26.7
-
28.3
-
30.0
1.8
28.9
50.6
27.2
61.0
27.2
36.9
27.2
26.9
27.8
4.8
27.2
1.0
25.0
-
Chennai ToC
R cm
24.5
4.6
25.7
1.3
27.7
1.3
30.4
1.8
33.0
3.8
32.5
4.5
31.0
8.7
30.2
11.3
29.8
11.9
28.0
30.6
25.9
35.0
24.7
13.9
T = Mean monthly temperature in oC
R = Average monthly rainfall in cms

Q11.1) What is the annual range of temperature at Delhi?
Q11.2) Name the station which receives maximum rainfall during the retreating season.
Q11.3) What is the annual mean temperature at Leh?
Q11.4) Which station receives the higher annual precipitation?

Q12) What is soil erosion? Describe three methods to check soil erosion.

Q13) "The Green Revolution was only the grain revolution". Write two facts one in favour and one against this statement along with a reason for each.

Q14) What changes have been brought about by the Indira Gandhi Canal in Western Rajasthan? Explain any four important points.

Q15) Study the following map of India and answer the questions that follow -

Q15.1) Name the Industrial regions marked as B and D.
Q15.2) Which major industry has developed in Region A.
Q15.3) Name a famous city located in Region 'C'.
Q15.4) Name one item, manufactured in region D which is very important for export.

Q16) Why has Punjab the highest density of roads? Explain five factors responsible for the same.

Q17) Describe five favourable conditions for the development of hydal power in India.

Q18) Write three main objectives of National Capital Region plan. Why are these objectives unachieved? Give two reasons.

Q19) In the outline map of India supplied to you mark and label the following at the appropriate location. 19.1) River Damodar 
19.2) Capital of Assam 
19.3) The state where Green Revolution was started.
19.4) The major part of Gujarat
19.5) Satpura Mountain Range.

Q20) For Blind students only. (In lieu of Q Nos. 7, 9, 15 and 19.)
Q20.1) Name:
Q20.1a) The mineral for which Bailadila mines are famous.
Q20.1b) Particular trade in which Parja Tribal people are skilled.
Q20.1c) The Tribe that inhabits Abhujmar Hills.
Q20.2)
Q20.2a) Define Participation Rate.
Q20.2b) Why is participation rate of males more than that of females in India? Give one reason.
Q20.2c) What is the participation rate of females in India?
Q20.3)
Q20.3a) What is an industrial complex?
Q20.3b) Why is Mumbai - Pune Industrial Complex so developed? Give one reason.
Q20.3c) Which industrial complex of India is famous for Jute Production.  
Q20.3d) Name one major port famous for exporting cotton textiles.
Q20.4)
Q20.4a) Which river is called "The Ruhr of India"?
Q20.4b) What is the capital of Assam?
Q20.4c) Name the state where the Green Revolution was started.
Q20.4d) Name one port of Gujarat.
Q20.4e) Name the mountain ranges that lie between two rivers of the plateau region. 

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