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ISC Geography 2013 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved

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Part-I

Part-II


(Maximum Marks: 70)
(Time allowed: Three hours)

(Candidates are allowed additional 15 minutes for only reading the paper.They must NOT start writing during this time.)

  • Answer Section A and B from Part I which are compulsory.
  • Answer any four questions from Part II.
  • Sketch maps and diagrams should be drawn wherever they serve to illustrate your answer.
  • The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].

Part-I

ISC Geography 2013 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved 

Question 1. [20]
(i) Although the time of sunrise varies between Arunachal Pradesh and New Delhi, the watches show the same time. Explain why.
(ii) Compare the land area of India with that of China.
(iii) In the diagram given below, A represents the path of an upper atmospheric air movement in the cold weather season.
ISC Geography Question Paper 2013 Solved for Class 12 - 1
(a) Name A
(b) Explain how A influences the weather of India during winter season.
(iv) State any two ways in which Himalayas affect the Indian climate.
(v) Name the two streams which unite at Devaprayag to form into river Ganga.
(vi) Mention the Period of Stagnant Population and Period of Population Explosion in India.
(vii) State any one use of aluminium. Name a centre for aluminium industry in India.
(viii) What is a port ? What advantage does the Mumbai port have over the other ports of India in international trade?
(ix) Distinguish between a major industrial region and a minor industrial region.
(x) Define the term micro-region. Name any one micro-region in India.
Answer 1:
(i) The time of sunrise varies between Arunachal Pradesh and New Delhi by 72 minutes because it lies to the east with a difference of about 18° of longitude but the watches show the same time because all places in India follow the same time that is recorded in Allahabad (82.5 °E) which is the Indian Standard Time. This is done to avoid confusion in time in the entire country.

(ii) China has a total land area of 95.97 lakh sq.km. India has a total land area of 32.87 lakh sq. km. Thus, China is three times larger than India in terms of land area.

(iii)

(a) A is the Westerly Jet stream.
(b) During the winter season in India, this jet stream has a great influence on the weather of India as it attracts the western disturbances, which originate in Mediterranean Sea and give a light rain in winter. Hail storm in the north-western plains and occasional heavy snowfall in the hilly regions also takes place.

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(iv) The two ways in which Himalayas affect the Indian climate are :

  1. It acts as a barrier to the cold winds of Northern Asia from blowing into India and protecting India from severely cold winters.
  2. It traps the monsoon winds forcing them to shed their moisture within the subcontinent.

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(v) The two streams that unite at Devaprayag to form into the river Ganga are Alaknanda and Bhagirathi.

(vi) Period of stagnant population —1901-1921 Period of population explosion —1951-1981.

(vii) Aluminium is used in making aeroplanes and ships. Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh is a centre for aluminium industry in India.

(viii) A port is that place on the coast or shore, with docks, wharves and berthing facilities, where cargo in large quantities is received from oceanic routes and sent to the interior of the country through land routes and vice versa.

Mumbai port is the biggest port of India and handles approximately one-fifth of India’s foreign trade with pre-dominance in dry cargo and mineral oil from the Gulf countries. It handles foreign trade with the Western countries and East African countries. It’s biggest advantage over other ports of India, in international trade is that it is closest to the Gulf countries, East Africa and Europe.

(ix)

Major Industrial Region Minor Industrial Region
1. It is the region with a minimum daily factory working force of 1-5 lakh. It is the region with a minimum daily factory working force of 25,000.
2. For example – Gujrat Industrial Region, Mumbai-Pune Industrial Region. For example – Jaipur-Ajmer Indus­trial Region.

(x) A micro-region is defined as a territorial area smaller than the state to which it belongs but larger than a municipality and also has the potential for developing at least one specialisation of production of cycle. Agriculture in Punjab and the Hilly region in U.P. is an example of a micro-region.

Question 2. [10]
On the outline map of India provided :
(a) Mark and name a mountain range situated between the two west flowing rivers of Peninsular India.
(b) Mark and name the highest peak of the Himalayan range in India.
(c) Trace the course and name the river which has the largest extent in Peninsular India.
(d) Mark and name the state which has the highest literacy rate according to census 2001.
(e) Mark and name the main groundnut producing state in India.
(f) Trace the shortest arm of the Golden Quadrilateral. Name any one of its terminal towns.
(g) Mark and name the Nuclear Power Station located to the north of Tropic of Cancer.
(h) Shade an area of tropical evergreen vegetation in Northeast India.
(i) Shade the region of Chhattisgarh.
(J) Mark the port city ofVisakhapatnam.
Answer 2:
ISC Geography Question Paper 2013 Solved for Class 12 - 2


Part-II

Solved Previous Year Question Papers for ISC Geography 2013 of Class-12 

Question 3.
(a)

(i) State the location and extent of Bhabar. Mention any two differences between Bhabar and Tarai. [3]
(ii) Name the country with which India shares the longest land boundary. Mention the length of the boundary in kilometres.
(b)

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(i) Give two reasons as to why Western Rajasthan is a desert. [3]
(ii) Name any two Himalayan drainage systems of India.
(c) Briefly explain the geological formation of the Peninsular Plateau. [2]
(d) State the climatic conditions of the tropical evergreen forests in India. [2]
Answer 3:
(a)

(i) Bhabar is a plain situated along the foot of the Shiwaliks from the Indus to the Tista.

Bhabar Tarai
It lies along the foot of the Shiwaliks from Indus to Tista, about 8 to 16 kms. wide. It lies to. the south of the Bhabar and runs parallel to it, about 20 to 30 kms. wide.
It comprises pebble-studded rocks in the shape of porous beds so it is not suited for agriculture. It is composed of comparatively finer alluvium and is reclaimed for agri­culture.

(ii) India shares the longest land boundary with Bangladesh. Length of the boundary is 4,096 kms.

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