Geography 2019 Solved Paper Previous Year ICSE

Geography 2019 Solved Paper Previous Year Question ICSE

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Geography 2019 Solved  Previous Year Question Paper

(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) 1. Give the six figure grid reference for the temple that is located to the south west of Pithapura settlement. [2] 2. Give the four-figure grid reference for a settlement where people of the region meet socially and for trade at least once in a year.

Answer 1:


2. 1622 settlement, 1520

(b) 1. What is the pattern of drainage seen in the grid square 2118? [2]

2. What is the pattern of settlement seen in the grid square 1923?

Answer b:

1. Radial

2. Nucleated or compact settlement

(c) What do each of the two numbers (281 printed in black colour and 20 printed in red colour) in the grid square 1818 indicate? [2]

Answer c:

281 is the height of the land whereas 20 is distance stone of the road.

(d) 1. Name any two man-made features in grid square 2419. [2] 2. Name any two natural features in grid square 2118.

Answer d:

1. Houses / Huts, cart track

2. Rivers streams, Hills

(e) What is the significance of the following? [2]

1. Fire line in grid square 2417.

2. Water body found in grid square 2221.

Answer e:

1. It is wide path filled with water or sand to prevent forest fire.

2. This is river with embankments to save the land from flooding.

(f) Calculate the area of the region between 16 and 19 Eastings and 18 and 22 Nothings. Give your answer in kilometer square. [2]

Answer f:

Number of squares – 20
1: 50,000
Scale used 2 cm = 1 km
Area = 20 cm = 10 km2

(g) Give a reason for each of the following: [2]

The water in some of the wells in the north west quarter of the map is not fit for drinking.

The region near Anadra and Gulabganj has many causeways.

Answer g:

Due to presence of brackish wells and water bodies marked in grid 1621.

Causeway is a metalled raised road across a minor stream. A number of causeways are built in these regions is due to presence of numerous minor streams.

(h) 1. What is the main means of irrigation used by people living in the area shown on the map? [2] 2.  What is the main occupation of the people of the region shown on the map?

Answer h:

1. Sipu nadi as many canal have been built from this along with number of distributing.

2. Presence of cart track, park shows dependence infront. So they are involved in forest based occupations.

(i) Which according to you is the most important settlement? [2]

Answer i:

Pamgera 1622 presence of PS, PO compact settlement with annual fair.

(j) Name any two means of transport used by the people living in the area shown on the map extract. [2]

Answer j:

Cart track, Metalled road, footpath.

Question 2.

On the outline map of India provided:
(a) Shade and label the Gangetic Plain. [1] (b) Shade and label an area of laterite soil in North India. [1] (c) Mark and label the Karakoram Mountains. [1] (d) Mark and name the Palk Strait. [1] (e) Shade and label the river Cauveri. [1] (f) Mark and name Mumbai.  [1] (g) Mark and name the Nathu La Pass. [1] (h) Mark and name Digboi. [1] (0 Shade and name the Deccan Plateau. [1] (j) Shade and label the river Jhelum. [1]

Answer 2:
ICSE Geography Question Paper 2019 Solved for Class 10 - 1

Part II [50 Marks]
(Attempt any five questions from this part)

Question 3.

(a) 1. What type of wind is ‘Monsoon? What is its direction during summer? [2] 2. Mention two characteristics of the Indian monsoon.

Answer 3(a):

1 Periodic, Wind

2.Seasonal reversal of winds.
Hot and humid summer whereas cold and dry winter.

(b) With reference to the summer season in India, answer the following questions : [2]

1. Mention the duration of the summer season in India.

2.What is the atmospheric pressure condition during summer season over the central part of India ?


1.March to May

2.High atmospheric pressure

(c) Give a reason for each of the following : [3]

1.Goa receives heavier rainfall than Puducherry.

2. Mawsynram receives the highest average annual rainfall.

3.Mangaluru is cooler than Delhi in summer season.

Answer c:

1. Because Goa is in the windward side of Western Ghats whereas Puducherry is in the Eastern Ghats.

2. Mawsynram lies in the Khasi Hills in Meghalaya and gets heavy rainfall from the Bay of Bengal branch of the summer monsoon. Here the hills are funnel shaped so the moisture laiden monsoons have to take a sudden rise which cause heavy rain.

3. Mangaluru is cooler due to moderating effect of sea whereas Delhi is in the interior of the Indian sub-continent.

(d) Study the data of distribution of temperature and rain for Station X and answer the questions that follow : [3] ICSE Geography Question Paper 2019 Solved for Class 10 - 2

1.Is Station X in the coastal area or in the interior of the country?

2.Calculate the total annual rainfall for Station X.

3.Name the wind that brings most of the rainfall to Station X.

Answer d:

1.As temperature range is very high so station X is in the interior of the country.

2.Annual rainfall = 2 + 1+0+5 + 15 + 62+71 + 81 + 59+12+10+3 = 321cm

3.South-west monsoon

Question 4.

(a) 1. Name the Indian soil which is formed due to the weathering of basic igneous rocks. [2] 2. Name two states of India where this type of soil is found.

Answer 4:

1.Black soil

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