HCS Mains Geography ( Code-1102)
Baljit Dhaka
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HCS Mains Geography ( Code-1102)

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HCS Mains Geography ( Code-1102)

Time: 3 Hours       Maximum Marks: 150 


Note: (i) Attempt five questions in all. All questions carry equal marks. Question number 1 is compulsory. Answer any two questions from Part-1 and two questions form Part- 2. The parts of the same question must be answered together and must not be interposed between answers to any questions. 

1.Write critical notes on any six of the following:               [6*5 =30]

(a) Geosyncline 

(b) Volcanism 

(c) Oceanic deeps

(d) Rural-urban umland

(e) Tropical desert-biome 

(f) Ecology

(g) Food Chain

(h) Overpopulation in India 


2. (a) Define plate tectonics. Discuss the salient characteristics of plate motions.                                     [15]

(b) Explain the 'polycyclic landforms'                                                                                                          [15]

3. (a) Tell the factors affecting distribution of insolation and show the heat-budget through diagram.    [15] 

(b) Put the factors controlling salinity and distribution.                                                                               [15]

4. (a) Critically examine the theory of 'agriculture location' propounded by Von Thunen.                          [15]

(b) Write the salient features of the distribution of population in the world and also assess the future trend of growth of population.                                                                                                                                                    [15]



5. (a) Describe the relief features of peninsular India.                                                                               [15]

(b) In India sometimes flood problems and sometimes drought problem occur. Present solution of these problems. [15]

6. (a) Clarify the importance of soil as natural resource and analyse with examples a macro level study.               [15] 

(b) Discuss the situation, location and transport developement of New Delhi as a metropolitan city.                     [15]

7. (a) Present the localization, growth and present position of cotton textile industry in India.                                [15]

(b) The historical dispute between India and Pakistan exists as Kashmir and POK. Present the geographical and political solutions of this problem.                                                                                                                                       [15]