CBSE Class-12 Question Papers for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 : All India Scheme, Geography

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CBSE Class-12 Question Papers for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017

All India Scheme, (Geography)

CBSE Class-12 Question Papers for IOP/Cmptt Examination :  Geography (Set-1)

GEOGRAPHY (Theory)

Time allowed : 3 hours

Maximum Marks : 70

1. Why is Kobe – Osaka region of Japan very thickly populated ? Give one reason.

2. What is the meaning of empowerment under the concept of human development ?

3. Define the term ‘truck farming’.

4. What is an inland seaport ?

5. “Rural to Urban migration causes serious environmental problems.” Give an argument to support the statement.

6. “Development is Freedom.” Explain the statement.

7. `“Indian railways are highly valuable in bringing the people of diverse cultures together.” Justify.

8.“The physical environment has been greatly modified by human beings, in turn it has also impacted human lives.” Explain the statement.

9. Describe the socio-cultural problems associated with urban settlements in the developing countries.

Study the following table carefully and answer the questions that follow :

India – Trends of Urbanisation 1901-2011

Year

Number of Towns/UAs

Urban Population (in thousands)

% of Total

Population

Decennial Growth (%)

1901

1,827

25,851.9

10.84

1911

1,815

25,941.6

10.29

0.35

1921

1,949

28,086.2

11.18

8.27

1931

2,072

33,456.0

11.99

19.12

1941

2,250

44,153.3

13.86

31.97

1951

2,843

62,443.7

17.29

41.42

1961

2,365

78,936.6

17.97

26.41

1971

2,590

1,09,114

19.91

38.23

1981

3,378

1,59,463

23.34

46.14

1991

4,689

2,17,611

25.71

36.47

2001

5,161

2,85,355

27.78

31.13

2011*

7,935

3,77,000

31.16

31.08

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(10.1)  In  which  decade  the  growth  rate  of  urban  population  was  lowest  in  the country ?

(10.2)  In which year the decennial growth rate of urban population was the highest ? (10.3)  Why is the number of towns growing in India ?

(10.3) Why is the number of towns growing in India ?

Note : The following questions are for the Visually Impaired Candidates only in lieu
of Q. No. 10.
(10.1) What is the meaning of urbanization ?
(10.2) How is the level of urbanization measured ?
(10.3) Explain any one reason for the high growth of urban population in India

11.  Explain the causes of degradation of cultivable land in India.

12.  Assess the values of minerals for the social and economic development of India.

13. “The polluted water is a source of various water borne diseases.” Explain.

14. Define age-sex structure. Describe the factors responsible for imbalances in the agesex ratio in different countries of the world.

15. Explain the characteristics of modern large scale manufacturing in the world.

16. Differentiate between rural marketing centres and urban marketing centres of the world.

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