IAS Exam Papers-Main - Geography (Paper - I) 2006

Geography - 2006 (Main) (Paper - I)    Time Allowed: Three Hours Maximum Marks: 300
Candidates should attempt question Nos. l and 5 which are compulsory, and any three of the remaining questions selecting at least one question from each Selection. The number of marks carried by each question is indicated at the end of the question. Illustrate your answers with suitable sketch maps and diagrams.


Q.1. On the outline map of the World supplied to you, mark any ten of the following and also write in your answer script the most significant aspect of each of them in not more than 10 words:
a. Kulti
b. Mount Adam
c. Piduratla
d. Yangon

e. Kuala Terengganu
f. Brunei
g. East Timor
h. Greater Kinghan
i. Shanghai
j. Ulan Bator
k. Dodoma
l. Tshwane

Q.2. Critically evaluates the continental drift hypothesis of A. Wegener.

Q.3. Compare the structure and associated weather conditions of tropical cyclone with that of temperature cyclone.

Q.4. Discuss the global ecological imbalances and their management.


Q.5. Write short notes on any three of the following in about 200 words each:
a. Distribution of soils
b. Culture regions of the world
c. Sustainable development
d. Ocean currents of Northern Atlantic Ocean

Q.6. In Urban Geography, what are the concept of primate city and Rank size rule? Discuss in detail.

Q.7. what is the concept of a region? Discuss the types of regions.
Q.8. Write down main agriculture types and their associated features with special reference to whittlesy. Show these region on the world map provided to you.

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