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ISC Geography 2018 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers

ISC Geography 2018 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved for practice. Step by step Solutions with Questions of Part-1(Section A,B) And Part-2. By the practice of Geography 2019 Class-12 Solved Previous Year Question Paper you can get the idea of solving.

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Sections-A of Part-I

Section-B of 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 (30 Marks)
Answer all questions.
SECTION – A

ISC Geography 2018 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved 

Question 1. [10 x 2]
(i) Give two reasons to explain why India is considered to be a subcontinent.
(ii) The figure below represents a topographic section from the Himalayas to the Peninsular region. Identify any two of the features marked A, B, C and D.
ISC Geography Question Paper 2018 Solved for Class 12 .1
(iii) With reference to river Godavari, name the following :
(a) The State where it originates.
(b) The State where it forms its delta.
(iv) What is urban forestry ? Mention any two of its objectives.
(v) State two reasons to explain why irrigation is necessary in India.
(vi) Briefly explain any two problems caused by Green Revolution with respect to Indian agriculture.
(vii) State any two important aspects of environmental management.
(viii) Mention two ways in which hydroelectric power is better than nuclear power.
(ix) Give two advantages of transportation by roadways.
(x) Mention two major challenges faced by the tourism industry in India today.
Answer 1.
(i) India is called a subcontinent because of its :

  1. Vast size.
  2. Diversity like : The Thar desert, The icecovered lofty Himalayas in the north, Vast Indo-Gangetic plains to its south, The Deccan plateau, The high temperature and heavy rains of the tropical monsoon climate.

(ii)

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A – Shivaliks or outer Himalayas.
B – Bhabar.
C – Bhangar.
D – Khadar.

(iii)

(a) Godavari originates in the Nashik district of Maharashtra.
(b) Godavari forms its delta before joining Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh.

(iv) Urban forestry pertains to raising and management of trees on public and privately owned lands in and around urban centres. It includes green-belts, road side avenues, parks etc. Its main objectives are :

  1. Reduction of environmental pollution.
  2. Recreation and improving aesthetic values.

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(v) Irrigation is necessary in India because of :

  1. Uneven distribution of rainfall. Rainfall is confined to short duration of 3-4 months in the rainy season. The rest of the year is more or less dry. Provision of irrigation can make multiple cropping possible.
  2. High yielding variety of crops require regular moisture to increase farm production-Crops like rice, jute, sugarcane require large amounts of water, which can be met only through irrigation.

(vi) Two problems of Green Revolution are :

1. Inter-crop Imbalances : Though all the crops like wheat, rice, jowar, bajara and maize have gained from Green Revolution, it is wheat which has benefited the most. The HYV seeds for pulses and oilseeds have not been developed so far at all. The result is an excess of production in two main food grains-wheat and rice and shortages in most other like oilseeds and pulses.

2. Regional Disparities : Green Revolution affected only those areas which were already better placed from an agricultural point of view like Western U.P., Punjab and Haryana in the north and Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in the south. It has hardly touched Eastern India, Assam, Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha.

(vii) Important aspects of environmental management are :

  1. To create a pollution free environment and to establish co-ordination between government and non-government organisations.
  2. To educate people at all levels.
  3. To develop long-term and short-term plans for the conservation of environment.
  4. To protect bio-diversity of the world.

Hydroelectric Power

  1. Hydroelectric power is cheaper and does not produce any waste while generating power.
  2. It does not cause pollution.

Nuclear Power

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  1. Nuclear power is a bit more costlier and produces radioactive waste which is very difficult and expensive to dispose off.
  2. The process of mining and refining uranium causes pollution

(ix)

1. Roads can navigate high gradients and sharp turns which railways cannot do.
2. Road transport system establishes easy contact between farms, fields, factories and markets and provides door-to-door service.

(x) Challenges faced by the tourism industry in India today are :

  1. Unplanned, unrestricted growth of tourism in India deprives the tourists of the original charm and beauty and ultimately proves disastrous.
  2. The development of tourism depends upon the development of infrastructure of national highways, railways, ports, airports, hotels and other services. Inadequacies of such infrastructural facilities adversely affect tourism.

SECTION – B

Solved Previous Year Question Papers for ISC Geography 2018 of Class-12 

Question 2. [10]
On the outline map of India provided :
(a) Mark and name the southernmost point of the Indian mainland.
(b) Mark and name the highest peak of the Trans Himalayas.
(c) Mark and name the Vindhyas.
(d) Mark and name the Chota Nagpur Plateau.
(e) Print HP over an area experiencing high pressure during the winter season.
(f) Trace the course and label river Kaveri.
(g) With the help of an arrow show the direction and name the wind that brings rainfall over the Gangetic Plains during the monsoon season. (h) Shade and name the State with the highest rural population.
(i) Mark and name the State which has the highest sex ratio.
(j) Locate and label the southernmost port city in the west coast.
Note : All the map work, including legend (Index) should be done on the map sheet only.
Answer 2.
ISC Geography Question Paper 2018 Solved for Class 12 .2


PART – II (40 Marks)
Answer any four questions.

Solved Previous Year Question Papers for ISC Geography 2018 of Class-12 

Question 3.
(a) Give three differences between the Western and the Eastern Himalayas. [3]
(b) Explain the following : [2]
(i) The Himalayan rivers are typical examples of antecedent drainage.
(ii) Jaisalmer receives very less rainfall annually.
(c) Study the climatic data provided in the table below for a city A in India and answer the questions that follow : [2]
ISC Geography Question Paper 2018 Solved for Class 12 .3
T = Mean monthly temperature in degree Celsius (°C).
R = Average monthly rainfall in millimetres (mm).
(i) What is the cause of low rainfall in station A ?
(ii) Calculate the range of temperature of this station.
(d)

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