ISC Geography 2015 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved

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Sections-A of Part-I

Section-B of Part-I


(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 (30 Marks)
Answer all questions.

ISC Geography 2015 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved 

Question 1. [10 x 2]
(i) Mention the land area of India and Australia in kilometres.
(ii) The figure below represents a section from the Aravalis to the Peninsular region.
ISC Geography Question Paper 2015 Solved for Class 12 - 1
Identify any two of the relief features marked, A, B, C and D.
(iii) Briefly discuss the role of El Nino in Indian climate.
(iv) Mention two objectives of the Indian Forest Policy.
(v) What is the index of concentration of population ? Which state in India has the maximum index of concentration according to the 2011 census?
(vi) State any two problems faced by the fishing industry in Bangladesh.
(vii) Give one difference between natural harbours and artificial harbours.
(viii) Name two centres of integrated iron and steel industry in India.
(ix) Write two factors which have facilitated the setting up of cotton textile industry in Mumbai.
(x) Mention any two positive impacts of tourism in India.
Answer 1:
(i) India : 32-87 Lakh sq. km /3287263/3-28 million sq. km.
Australia: 7686848 sq. km.

(ii) A – Malwa Plateau
B – Vindhya

C – Satpura
D – Deccan Plateau


(iii) El Nino is a narrow warm current which sometimes appear off the Coast of Peru in South America during December. It increases the surface water temperature of the sea by 10°C. This warming of Tropical Pacific water affects the global pattern of pressure and wind system including the Monsoon winds in the Indian Ocean causing severe drought and flood.

(iv) The two objectives are :
(a) To maintain environmental stability through preservation and restoring of ecological balance.
(b) To check on soil erosion and denudation of catchment area of rivers, lakes and reservoirs.

(v) Index of concentration is defined as the proportion of population living in each State or Union territory to the total population of India and is expressed in %.
According to 2011 census, Uttar Pradesh has the highest index of concentration (19.5%)

(vi) The two problems are :
(a) Severe tropical cyclones which frequently originate in the Bay of Bengal pose serious threats to the fishermen in Bangladesh.
(b) Tropical climate poses a great problem for preservation and transportation of fish.

(vii) The natural harbours generally occur along a fairly indented coastal line. If an inlet or a backwater bay penetrates inland for longer distance, it facilitates the transportation of large cargo to the further inland from the open sea.
Artificial harbours are constructed by dredging and erecting a wall against the sea along the coastline.

(viii) The integrated iron and steel industries are:
(a) Tata Iron and Steel Company, Jamshedpur.
(b) The Hindustan Steel Limited, Bhilai.

(ix) The two factors are :
(a) The black soil in the hinterland of Mumbai works as the basic raw materials for cotton.
(b) Mumbai enjoys humid climate which is essential for this industry because the thread does not break so frequently in such climate.

(x) The two positive impacts of tourism in India are:
(a) It creates employment opportunities.
(b) It helps to earn foreign exchange.


Solved Previous Year Question Papers for ISC Geography 2015 of Class-12 

Question 2. [10]
On the outline map of India provided :
(a) Mark and name the 23-5 °N latitude.
(b) Mark and name the Anaimudi peak.
(c) Trace the course of River Kaveri.
(d) Mark with an arrow the direction of winter jet stream over India.
(e) Mark and name the state with the lowest level of urbanisation.
(f) Shade the state with the highest cropping intensity.
(g) Shade and name the leading state for rice production.
(h) Mark and name a centre for manganese production.
(i) Mark Kochi seaport.
(j) Mark and name the Pune centre of sugar industry in Maharashtra.
Note: All the map work, including legend (Index)
should be done on the map sheet only.
Answer 2:
ISC Geography Question Paper 2015 Solved for Class 12 - 2

PART – II (40 Marks)

Answer any four questions.

Previous Year Question Papers Solved for ISC Geography 2015 of Class-12

Question 3.


(i) Briefly explain the geological evolution of the peninsular plateau. [4] (ii) Define the terms Lagoon and Delta with an example of each from the Indian region.
(b) Name the two rivers that make the easternmost and the westernmost limits of Kumaon Himalayas. [2] (c) Distinguish between the terms Flora and Forest. [2] (d) Study the climatic graph of station A given below and answer the questions that follow :[2] ISC Geography Question Paper 2015 Solved for Class 12 - 3
(i) Give a reason as to why extreme low temperature is indicated for station A.
(ii) Name the month when the highest amount of rainfall is received.
Answer 3:

(i) During the pre Cambrian era, there was a large depression in which the sediment was deposited and a block of crystal rock known as the Peninsula Plateau came out of this depression and never submerged again. This stable land has behaved as a rigid and inflexible block throughout its geological history and is often compared to a horst.
(ii) Lagoons are saltwater ’lakes, separated from the main sea by sand bars and spits, ex : Chilka lake.
Delta: In the lower course of the river, the river divides itself into several channels known as distributaries and in between these distributaries, sediments are deposited forming a triangular shaped feature which is known as Delta, ex: Ganga Brahmaputra delta.

(b) River Satluj and River Kali


Flora Forest
(i) It refers to plants of a particular region or period listed by species and considered as a group. (i) This term is generally used to denote a large area covered by trees and shrubs.
(ii) Different flora can be found in different types of environment. (ii) Forests are thick with growth of trees.
(iii) Flora can be put in category, e.g. Indian species brought from Indo-Tibet are known as Boreal. (iii) Forests provide us just one land-scape.


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