Geography Most Important Questions For 2020 Exam

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  1. Name the climatically controlled agents of erosion. Explain how they differ in terms of properties of matter. Compare thew landforms produced by each one of them

  2. Write a note on Palaeozoic glacial evidence for Continental Drift. (150 Words)

  3. Write a note on Systems approach to landforms analysis. (150 Words)

  4. Explain how Bosche and Haldenhang lead to the Theory of Slope Replacement. (400 Words)

  5. What is ‘Base level’? Explain the types of base level. (250 words)

  6. Explain and illustrate the life-cycle of a temperate cyclone and also describe the weather associated with it.

  7. Examine critically the drawbacks of Koppen’s Classification of climates. Explain how Thornthwaite attempted to overcome Koppen’s limitations.

  8. Discuss the mechanism and significance of tricellular meridional circulation of atmosphere.

  9. Highlight the geomorphic features essentially found in topographies under the Second Cycle of Erosion.

  10. Discuss views on slope development provided by L.C.King.

  11. Discuss the salient features of ‘sirocco’ and ‘mistral’.

  12. Examine critically the theories of the formation of coral reefs and atolls.

  13. Indicate the major biotic regions of the world and discuss the ecological aspects of the monsoon region.

  14. Floristic kingdoms based on their global distribution

  15. Uniqueness of fauna in the Notogean realm.( 150 words)

  16. State the uniqueness of the Eurasian Steppe Biome

  17. Define zoogeographic region.Also describe he basic faunal makeup of the Neo-Arctic zoogeographic region.

  18. Write an essay on ‘sustainable development’ from the perspective of geography.

  19. Discuss how different types of mining lead to different types of environmental problem (400 words)

  20. Types of endemic plants and their degree of vulnerability to extinction.

  21. What are the characteristics that make CHC a serious threat to the ecosystem? Give examples.

  22. Explain the levels of Noise pollution and the legislative measures to control it. (400 words)

  23. “Urban Solid Waste Management poses the greatest challenge in Metropolitan planning.” Elaborate. (250 words)

  24. Enumerate the major causes of increasing degradation of environment in hills and hillslopes, and state its down-valley impact.

  25. State the concept of erosion surfaces and highlight the factors responsible for their development.

  26. Give an account of recent observation on coral bleaching with reference to Clive Wilkinson’s Report.

  27. Discuss the concept and application of systems analysis in human geography.

  28. Present a critical analysis of human and welfare approaches in Human Geography.

  29. Distinguish between radical and welfare approaches in geographic studies.

  30. ‘Quantitative Revolution and model building provided an empirical basis for geographicalresearch’ – Elaborate.

  31. Provide a broad classification of world cultural regions.

  32. Critically examine the method of deriving Human development index.

  33. Critically examine the changing perspective of the concept of areal differences.

  34. Welfare Approach in Human Geography

  35. Discuss the impact of positivism in paradigm shift in Geography

  36. “Ellen Churchill Semple is an ardent supporter of Determinism.”

  37. Explain the parameters for assessment and the spatial pattern of Human Development Indexin the world.

  38. Relevance of Heartland theory in Contemporary world.

  39. Elaborate the concept of mental map

  40. Explain the necessary conditions of takeoff and subsequent stages of development of a nation as propounded by Rostow.

  41. Discuss the contribution of geographers in the development of radical geography.

  42. Giving suitable examples, describe the importance of system analysis in geographical studies.

  43. “Indo-Gangetic hearth is considered to be one of the world’s richest cultural realms.” Examine.

  44. Explain the qualitative and quantitative methods of delineation of sphere of urban influence.

  45. Examine the spatial patterns of development disparity prevailing in the world.

  46. Discuss Weber’s theory of industrial location ,and assess its relevance in the present – day context.

  47. Explain the concept of sustainable development and propose a model for agricultural development.

  48. Discuss the views of von Thunen on agricultural location.

  49. Discuss the consequences of Climate Change on agriculture and food security, and on the Coastal Zones of the world.

  50. Provide a geographical account of global production and distribution of food.

  51. Famine to a considerable extent, is a man made Hazard. Elaborate.

  52. Discuss the role of WTO in determining the pattern of World Trade.

  53. Mention the agriculture regions as classified by Whittlessy and discuss their relevance.

  54. Problems faced by industries which developed due to inertia.

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