ARCHIVES 27 October 2014 1) Present a classification of the soils of the world and give their economic significance. (300 Words) 2) Discuss the relevance of ‘watershed’ as an ecosystem for the purpose of sustainable development. (300 Words)
ARCHIVES 09 September 2014 Answer in about 400 words: 1) Explain the origin, distribution and characteristics of tropical cyclones. 2) Discuss the origin, movements and characteristics of air masses and explain their role in influencing world climates. 3) Explain the basis of Koppen’s classification of climates. Also mention its merits and limitations.
ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 1) Explain how Bosche and Haldenhang lead to the Theory of Slope Replacement. (400 Words) 2) Characteristics of the standard epigene cycle of erosion. (250 words) 3) Programmes initiated by the International Council of Science on Earth System Studies. (250 words)
ARCHIVES 06 September 2014 1) Bring out the relevance of seismic study in determining the structure of earth’s interiors (400 Words) 2) Name the climatically controlled agents of erosion. Explain how they differ in terms of properties of matter. Compare their landforms produced by each one of them (250 Words) 3) Palaeozoic glacial evidence for Continental Drift. (150 […]
ARCHIVES 05 September 2014 1. “ Structure is a dominant control factor in the evolution of Landforms” Discuss with suitable examples. (450 Words) Answer in 450 words each: (a)Highlight the geomorphic features essentially found in topographies under the Second Cycle of Erosion. (b)Discuss views on slope development provided by L.C.King.
ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 Answer in about 450 words Discuss the concept of polycyclic landforms and present an analytical study of the polycyclic landforms of a selected region. Discuss the concept of volcanicity and show how the theory of Plate Tectonics explains the mechanism of volcanism and volcanic eruptions.
ARCHIVES 01 September 2014 Answer the following in about 400 words Geomorphology 1) Analyses the sequential development of landforms in either Karst or Coastal region. 2) Discuss, with examples, the influence of vulcanism anddiastrophism on the evolution of landscape. 3) Explain the factors causing rejuvenation in landscape and describe the […]
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting Question Give an outline of the geological history of the Peninsular india and in its term.Explain the salient features of the relief of the areas. (200 words/CSM 1989)
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting Question Explain the factors responsible for uneven distribution of rainfall in India. (300 words/CSM 1995) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting Question Give a brief account of the second-order regions of India`s Peninsular Plateau.(200 words) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting Question Give reasons as to why rainfall variability is a characteristic feature of India`s monsoons. (300 words/ CSM 2009) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting Question Discuss the role of spatial pattern of rainfall and temperature in the delimitation of climatic regions of india, specially with reference to stamp`s climatic regionalization. (300 words/CSM 2012) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – Physical Setting
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – BIOGEOGRAPHY Question Write a short note on Floristic Kingdoms, based on their global distribution. (200 words/CSM 2010) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – BIOGEOGRAPHY
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – OCEANOGRAPHY Question Give a reasoned account of the contents of the Atlantic Ocean and their impact on the climatic condition of coastal regions. (400 words/CSM 1987) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – BIOGEOGRAPHY
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – OCEANOGRAPHY Question Draw a hypsographic curve to represent the major physiographic units of the ocean and comment on their permanency. (400 words/CSM 1992) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – OCEANOGRAPHY
Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – OCEANOGRAPHY Question Comment on marine heat budget and the oceanic circulation system. (200 words/CSM 2009) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – OCEANOGRAPHY