Geography 2014 Solved Paper Previous Year

Geography 2014 Solved Paper Previous Year Question 

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Geography 2014 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) (i) Give the four figure grid reference of the settlement of Hamirpura.
(ii) Give the six figure grid reference of the temple in the settlement of Jolpur. [2]

(b) (i) What does the blue coloured circle in the grid square 0619 represent ?
(ii) What is compass direction of Dantrai from Jolpur ? [2]

(c) What is the difference between the :
(i) pattern of settlements in 0725 and the settlement of Idarla ?
(ii) drainage pattern of the streams in 0624 and those in 0824 ? [2]

(d) What is the value of the contour line in square 0226? What is the contour interval in the map ? [2]

(e) Mention any two factors which provide evidence that the region in the map extract is a rural region. [2]

(d) (i) How does the feature, indicated by the black curves in 0721, show that the rainfall in this region is seasonal ?
(ii) Mention one man-made feature in the map which also provides evidence that the rainfall is seasonal. [2]

(g) (i) Name two natural features in 0527.
(ii) Name two manmade features in 0325. [2]

(h) Name two features which make Dantrai a more important settlement than the other settlements in the map extract. [2]

(i) Calculate the area of the region which lies to the south of northing 21 in square kilometres. [2]

(j) What are the following ?
(i) The black vertical line between eastings 09 and 10.
(ii) 302 in grid square 0425. [2]

Answer 1:

(a) (i) 0123-Settlement of Hamirpura.
(ii) 078187-Temple in the Settlement of Jolpur.

(b) (i) Unlined well.
(ii) North-West.

(c) (i) Settlement pattern in 0725-Dispersed
Settlement pattern in Idarla-Nucleated.
(ii) Drainage pattern in 0624-Trellis.
Drainage pattern in 0824-Dendritic.

(d) Value of contour line in square 0226 = 300 m.
Contour interval of the map = 20 m.

(e) Evidence for the region, is a rural region :
(i) There is no metalled road.
(ii) Agriculture is the main occupation.

(f) (i) Broken ground is indicated by the black curves in 0721. These features are mainly formed due to alternate wet and dry spells therefore the rainfall is indicated as seasonal.
(ii) Cart tracks are motorable in the dry seasons in the map extract.

(g) (i) Two natural features in 0527 are-seasonal stream and seasonal tank.
(ii) Two man made features in 0325 are-hut and cart track.

(h) Dantrai is more important because :
(i) It has a post office and police chauki.
(ii) It is well connected by cart racks with other settlement.

(i) Area = L × B
= 3 km × 10 km = 30 km2

(j) (i) Longitude.
(ii) Spot height 302 m.

Question 2:

(a) Draw, name and number the Standard Meridian. [1]
(b) Lebal the river Yamuna. [1]
(c) Shade and name the Gulf of Khambhat. [1]
(d) Mark and name the Nathu-La Pass. [1]
(e) Mark and name the Karakoram Range. [1]
(f) Shade and name a sparsely polulated State in Northeast India. [1]
(g) Shade a region with laterite soil in Eastern India. [1]
(h) Mark with a dot and name Vishakhapatnam. [1]
(i) Mark and name the wind that bring rain to West Bengal in summer. [1]
(j) Print S on the iron mine in Singhbhum. [1]

Answer 2:

PART II [50 Marks]

Attempt any five question from this Part.

Question 3:

(a) Mention the different sources of rain in Punjab and Tamil Nadu during the winter season. [2]

(b) State the benefits that are derived from the local wind that blow in summer in the following states :
(i) Kerala
(ii) West Bengal. [2]

(c) Mention a geographical reason for each of the following :
(i) Patna receives heavier rain than Delhi.
(ii) Western Rajasthan receives no rain from the Arabian Sea branch of the South West Monsoon winds.
(iii) Mangalore is not cold even in the month of December. [3]

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

Temp °C 25.0 25.5 26.3 27.1 30.0 36.2 36.0 35.9 30.3 28.4 27.0 24.6
Rainfall Cm  24.5 23.1 15.0 2.4 0.1 11.0 9.3 7.2 4.0 9.4 14.5 20.4

(i) Calculate the annual temperature range.
(ii) What is the total annual rainfall ?
(iii) Presuming that the station is located in India, give a reason for its location being on the east coast or the west coast of India. [3]

Answer 3:

(a) (i) Sources of rain in Punjab are temperate cyclones or western disturbances.
(ii) Sources of rain in Tamil Nadu are North east monsoon winds.

(b) (i) Kerala: Mango showers helps in ripening mangoes and blooming of coffee cherries.
(ii) West Bengal: Kal Baisakhi helps the crop of rice and jute.

(c) (i) Patna receives heavier rain than Delhi because Patna lies to the east of Delhi and the amount of rain decreases as the winds (Bay of Bengal current) advances towards the north west.
(ii) Western Rajasthan receives no rain from the Arabian Sea branch because winds run parallel to Aravalli hills as such they pass without any obstacles.
(iii) Mangalore is not cold even in the month of December because it lies on the western coast therefore have the moderating influence of the sea.

(d) (i) Annual range of temperature = 36.2 – 24.6 = 11.6°C.
(ii) Total annual rainfall = 140.9 cm
(iii) The station lies on the west coast of India because the amount of rainfall is high in the month of June and July.

Question 4:

(a) State any two methods of controlling soil erosion. [2]

(b) Mention two differences between alluvial soil and red soil. [2]

(c) Give a geographical reason for :
(i) different regions in India having different kinds of soil.
(ii) black soil being suitable for growth of cotton.
(iii) the conservation of soil as a natural resource. [3]

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