(Download) CBSE Class-12 2016-17 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme (Geography)

(Download) CBSE Class-12 2016-17 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme (Geography)

Time: 3 Hours

MM: 70

General Instruction:

  • There are 22 general questions.

  • Questions No. 1 – 7 are very short-answer questions carrying 1 mark each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 40 words.

  • Questions No. 8 – 13 are short-answer questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 80 – 100 words.

  • Questions No. 14 – 20 are long-answer questions carrying 5 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 150 words.

  • Questions No. 21 – 22 are related to identification or locating and labelling of geographical features on maps, carrying 5 marks each.

  • Outline maps of the World and India provided to you must be attached within your answer-book.

  • Use of templates or stencils for drawing outline maps is allowed.

  • All questions are compulsory.

1 How is density of population of a region calculated? 1

2 How has India emerged as a leading country in medical tourism? 1

3 Maharashtra has emerged as the leading sugar producer in India. Give two reasons.

4 Who are called red collar workers? 1

5 Mention any two characteristics of sub-urbanisation. ½+½=1

6 Which port is situated on the mouth of Zuari estuary? 1

7 Name any two areas of high latitudes where hunting and food gathering is practiced.

8 “The knowledge about nature is extremely important to develop technology”. Support this statement by giving three examples.

9 Urban waste disposal in major metropolitan cities of India has become a major cause of concern in recent years. How can we overcome this problem?

10 Explain any three characteristics of clustered rural settlements of India. 3x1=3

11 Study the diagram given below and answer the questions:

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