(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2019-20 : Geography

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2019-20 : Geography

Sample Question paper
Geography-(029)

Class-XII (2019-20)

Time allowed: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70

General Instructions:

i. There are 30 questions in all.
ii. All questions are compulsory.
iii. Question numbers 1 to 18 are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) carrying 1 mark each. Write only the correct answer in your answer sheets.
iv. Question numbers 19 to 22 are short answer questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 80-100 words.
v. Question numbers 23 to 28 are long answer questions carrying 5 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 150 words.
vi. Question numbers 29 and 30 are related to identification or location and labeling of geographical features on maps, carrying 5 marks each.
vii. Outline map of India and World provided to you must be attached within your answer book.
viii. Use of template or stencils for drawing outline maps is allowed.

SECTION A

Q1 Which one of the following is the largest linguistic group of India?
a. Sino – Tibetan
b. Indo – Aryan
c. Austric
d. Dravidian
OR
Which one of the following periods had witnessed rapid growth of population.

a. Before 1921
b. 1921 - 1951
c. 1951 – 1981
d. After 1981

Q2 Which one of the following is the main reason for male migration in India?
a. Education
b. Business
c. Work and employment
d. Marriage

Q3 Identify the country with the highest sex ratio in the world
a. Latvia
b. United Arab Emirates
c. Japan
d. France
OR
Which one of the following figures represents the working age group of the population?
a. 15 to 65 years
b. 15 to 64 years
c. 15 to 66 years
d. 15 to 59 years

Q4 Which one of the following group of cities have been arranged in the sequence of their ranks i.e., 1,2,3 and 4 in size ?
a. Greater Mumbai, Bangaluru, Kolkata, Chennai.
b. Delhi, Greater Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata.
c. Kolkata, Greater Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi.
d. Greater Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai.
OR
Palli and nagla belong to which one of the following rural settlementsa. Clustered
b. Semi-clustered
c. Hamleted
d. Dispersed or isolated.

Q5 Which one of the following is not  a Push factor?
a. Water Shortage
b. Medical/Educational facilities
c. Unemployment
d. Epidemics

Q6 Which one of the following best is the best description of Development?
a. An increase in size
b. A constant in size
c. A positive change in quality
d. A simple change in quality

Q7 Which one of the following is not a Plantation Crop?
a. Coffee
b. Sugarcane
c. Wheat
d. Rubber

Q8 Which one of the following types of cultivation was developed by European colonists?
a. Kolkhoz
b. Mixed Farming
c. Viticulture
d. Plantation

Q9 Which one of the following does not follow Monoculture?
a. Commercial Grain Farming
b. Plantation Agriculture
c. Mixed Farming
d. Dairy Farming

Q10 Which one of the following forms of settlement develops along either side of roads, rivers or canals?
a. Circular
b. Linear
c. Cross Shaped
d. Square

Q11 Which one of the following types of economic activities dominates in all rural settlements?
a. Primary
b. Tertiary
c. Secondary
d. Quaternary

Q12 The first urban settlement to reach a population of one million was:
a. Paris
b. New York
c. London
d. Canberra

Q13 Identify the land locked harbor from the followingsa. Vishakhapatnam
b. Mumbai
c. Ennor
d. Haldia

Q14 Which one of the following is the longest national highway of India?
a. NH-1
b. NH-7
c. NH-6
d. NH-8

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