Geography (12)

Geography for Class 12

What is meant by development

What is meant by development? What is the geographer’s perspective to development?

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What are industrial clusters

What are industrial clusters? Identify one industrial cluster from Northern India. State two reasons for its growth.

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What is fallow land?

What is fallow land?

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Give two reasons to explain why India is considered to be a subcontinent

Give two reasons to explain why India is considered to be a subcontinent.

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With reference to mining in Chattisgarh

With reference to mining in Chattisgarh, name the following:

  1. The largest coal field
  2. The largest iron-ore mine
  3. A bauxite mining centre
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With reference to Haldia Port

With reference to Haldia Port, answer the following questions:

  1. Location of the port
  2. Hinterland
  3. Reason for its development
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Apart from the Central Level Planning

Apart from the Central Level Planning, what are the other levels in the multi-level planning?

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State any two negative impacts of tourism on the environment

State any two negative impacts of tourism on the environment.

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Integrated steel plant

Explain the following: Integrated steel plant.

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Weight losing raw material

Explain the following: Weight losing raw material.

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Mention any three factors that determine the location of an industry

Mention any three factors that determine the location of an industry.

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State any two ways in which cinema can be considered as powerful

State any two ways in which cinema can be considered as powerful means of mass communication.

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Name the city which has the oldest artificial harbour

Name the city which has the oldest artificial harbour on the east coast of India. State two geographical problems faced by this harbour.

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With reference to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port

With reference to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port, state the following:

  1. hinterland.
  2. Two items of export. 
  3. Two items of import.
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State any two advantages of railways in India

State any two advantages of railways in India.

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Mica

Name the largest producing State for each of the following minerals and also, give one use of each of these minerals: Mica

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Manganese

Name the largest producing State for each of the following minerals and also, give one use of each of these minerals: Manganese

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What are the three advantages that Japan has over India with respect to marine fishing?

What are the three advantages that Japan has over India with respect to marine fishing?

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What are the geographical conditions required for the growth of cotton?

What are the geographical conditions required for the growth of cotton?

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Name the largest cotton producing State in India

Name the largest cotton producing State in India.

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Explain why there is a variation of cropping intensity

Explain why there is a variation of cropping intensity in Punjab and Rajasthan.

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What is intensity of cropping?

What is intensity of cropping?

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State two dangers of overwatering

State two dangers of overwatering.

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Mention two reasons why the modern methods of irrigation are preferred

Mention two reasons why the modern methods of irrigation are preferred over traditional methods of irrigation, in India.

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Suggest two farming practices which will help to reduce the extent of fallow land

Suggest two farming practices which will help to reduce the extent of fallow land.

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Mention any two drawbacks of land-use pattern in India

Mention any two drawbacks of land-use pattern in India. Suggest any one measure to improve it.

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Define density of population

Define density of population. What is India’s density of population as per the 2011 census?

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With reference to the linear rural settlement pattern

With reference to the linear rural settlement pattern, answer the following:

  1. How does this pattern develop?
  2. Name any two areas where this pattern is found in India.
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Distinguish between metropolis and megalopolis

Distinguish between metropolis and megalopolis.

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Why is the dependency ratio higher in rural areas than in urban areas

Why is the dependency ratio higher in rural areas than in urban areas? State two reasons.

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Why are tropical evergreen forests not very important economically?

Why are tropical evergreen forests not very important economically?

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State how rainfall and temperature influence the vegetation type

State how rainfall and temperature influence the vegetation type in India.

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Jaisalmer receives very less rainfall annually

Explain the following: Jaisalmer receives very less rainfall annually.

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The Himalayan rivers are typical examples of antecedent drainage

Explain the following: The Himalayan rivers are typical examples of antecedent drainage.

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Give three differences between the Western and the Eastern Himalayas

Give three differences between the Western and the Eastern Himalayas.

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Mention two major challenges faced by the tourism industry

Mention two major challenges faced by the tourism industry in India today.

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Give two advantages of transportation by roadways

Give two advantages of transportation by roadways.

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Mention two ways in which hydroelectric power is better than nuclear power

Mention two ways in which hydroelectric power is better than nuclear power.

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State any two important aspects of environmental management

State any two important aspects of environmental management.

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Briefly explain any two problems caused by Green Revolution

Briefly explain any two problems caused by Green Revolution with respect to Indian agriculture.

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State two reasons to explain why irrigation is necessary in India

State two reasons to explain why irrigation is necessary in India.

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What is urban forestry? Mention any two of its objectives

What is urban forestry? Mention any two of its objectives.

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With reference to river Godavari, name the following

With reference to river Godavari, name the following:

  1. The State where it originates.
  2. The State where it forms its delta.
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