Geography 2011 Solved Paper Previous Year ICSE Board

Geography 2011 Solved Paper Previous Year Question ICSE Board

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Geography 2011 Solved Paper Previous Year Question

(Two Hours)

  • Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
  • You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.
  • This time is to be spent in reading the Question Paper.
  • The time given at the head of this paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.
  • Attempt all questions from Section I and any four questions from Section II.
  • The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].

Part-I [30 Marks ]
(Attempt all questions from this part)

Question 1:

Study the extract of the Survey of India Map sheet No. 45D/10 and answer the following questions:
(a) Give the six figure grid reference of:
(i) the brick kiln
(ii) the temple near Asav. [2]

(b) What is the difference in the pattern of drainage in grid square 0916 and in 0712 ? [2]

(c) Give the four figure grid reference of each of the following:
(i) Stony waste
(ii) Open scrub. [2]

(d) Calculate the distance in kilometers along the metalled road between the causeways in grid square 0512 and 0808. [2]

(e) (i) What do the tiny curved black line in grid square 0315 indicate ?
(ii) What is the main cause for this feature ? [2]

(f) (i) What is the geographical name that you would give to the general pattern of settlements in the region shown on the map ?
(ii) Give a reason for your answer. [2]

(g) What is the general direction of flow of the Sipu Nadi, given in the map extract ? Give a reason to support your answer. [2]

(h) Name two probable occupations of the people in the settlement of Revdar in grid square 0313 and 0413. [2]

(i) What kind of roads connect
(i) Marol with Mitan and
(ii) Revdar with Karaunti respectively ? [2]

(j) Give two reasons to show that the area depicted in the map experiences seasonal rainfall. [2]

Answer 1:

(a) (i) Brick kiln — 088131
(ii) The temple near Asav — 059127

(b) Pattern of drainage in square 0916 is Radial and in 0712 is trellis.

(c) Four figure grid reference of:
(i) Stony waste —1014
(ii) Open Scrub — 0916

(d) Distance along the metalled road between the causeways is 11.2 cm.
Distance in km = 11.2 / 2 (Scale 2 cm to 1 km) = 5.6 km

(e) (i) Tiny curved black lines in grid sq. 0315 indicate broken ground.
(ii) Main cause for this feature is erosion by running water due to rains in rainy season.

(f) (i) The geographical name given to the general pattern of settlement is Nucleated.
(ii) Because the settlements can be seen in clusters.

(g) The general direction of flow of the Sipu Nadi is from NE to SW.
Reason — An arrow in the river bed in sq. 1014 is indicating the flow of the river towards S.W.

(h) Two probable occupations of the people of Revdar are services and farming.

(i) (i) Road that connect Marol with Mitan is cart track and
(ii) Revdar with Karaunti is metalled road.

(j) Two reasons for seasonal rainfall in the given area are :
(1) Seasonal rivers and streams.
(2) Presence of broken ground.

Question 2:

On the outline map of India provided :
(a) mark and name Kochi [1]
(b) label the river Krishna [1]
(c) shade and label the Malwa Plateau [1]
(d) mark and label the Konkan Coast [1]
(e) shade and label the Gulf of Mannar [1]
(f) shade and label an alluvial soil area in Peninsular India [1]
(g) mark with arrows the direction of the Arabian Sea branch of South West Monsoon Winds [1]
(h) shade and label the Western Ghats [1]
(i) mark the Jharia coal field [1]
(j) shade and name a densely populated area. [1]

Answer 2:

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PART II [50 Marks]

Attempt any five questions from this Part.

Question 3:

(a) Give two important characteristics of the summer monsoon rainfall in India. [2]

(b) ‘Rainfall in India is Orographic in nature.’ Give an example with reference to the distribution of rainfall and the effect of relief on its distribution. [2]

(c) Give a reason to explain why :
(i) the coastal areas of India do not experience a significant variation in temperature between summer and winter months.
(ii) the annual rainfall in Rajasthan is less than 25 cm.
(iii) the Coromandel coast gets most of its rain during the winter season. [3]

(d) Study the climatic data given below and answer the questions that follow :  [3]

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature °C 24.5 25/7 27.7 20.4 30.0 32.5 31.0 30.2 29.8 28.0 25.9 24:7
Rainfall (cm) 4.6 1.8 1.3 1.8 3.8 4.5 8.7 11.3 11.9 30.6 35.0 13:9

(i) Name the driest month.
(ii) Calculate the annual rainfall experienced by the station.
(iii) What is the annual range of temperature ?

Answer 3:

(a) Two characteristics of the summer monsoon rainfall are :

  1.  It is erratic in nature.
  2. It is mainly orographic in nature/type.

(b) ‘Rainfall in India is Orographic in nature. Example Western Ghats which he parallel to the western coast is in a suitable direction to check the rain bearing monsoon winds. The western slope of it that faces the winds receives heavy rainfall i.e. inore than 200 cms. whereas the leeward side of it is not able to do so as the winds are descending on that slope. This region receives low rainfall.

(c) (i) This is because of the moderating influence of the adjoining water bodies. The land and sea breezes moderate the temperatures.
(ii) This is because Aravallis are parallel to the Arabian sea branch of S.W. monsoons and are unable to check the winds. This is also because Rajasthan lies in the rain shadow region when Bay of Bengal Branch strikes the Aravallis.
(iii) Coromandel coast gets most of its rain during winter season because of N.E. monsoons which pickup moisture from Bay of Bengal and strikes the Coromandel coast.

(d) (i) Driest month is March.
(ii) Annual rainfall is 129.2 cms.
(iii) Annual range of temperature is 12.1°C.

Question 4:

(a) Name two states in India where Regur soil is found. In what way does Regur soil help agriculture. [2]
(b) Mention two main characteristics of Laterite soil. [2]
(c) State the difference between Alluvial soils found in the lower courses and the upper courses of rivers. [3]
(d) Name two important agents of erosion. For each, state one method of controlling the erosion caused. [3]

Answer 4:

(a) Regur soil is found in Gujarat and Maharastra.
It helps agriculture because it is moisture retentive and rich in iron, potash, lime, calcium, magnesium and humus.

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