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CBSE Sample Papers 2007 - Geography

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Geography
Time allowed : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 70

General Instructions :
  1. There are 19 general questions.
  2. All questions are compulsory.
  3. Marks for each question are indicated against it.
  4. Questions number 1 to 10 are short-answer questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 80 words.
  5. Questions number 11 to 15 are also short-answer questions of 4 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 120 words.
  6. Questions number 16, 17 and 18 are long-answer questions of 5 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 150 words.
  7. Question number 19 contains test items of very short-answers. It is of 5 marks.
  8. Outline maps of the World and India provided to you must be attached with your answer-book.
  9. Use of templates or stencils for drawing outline maps is allowed.
  1. Who was the writer of the book 'Geographia Generalis'? State two branches of geography according to this writer.



  2. Name the three groups of resources based on the content and give one example of each group.

  3. Why is iron most widely used in the world, in comparison with other metals ? Explain three reasons.

  4. Explain with examples the three major physical factors which affect the crop distribution in the world.



  5. How does 'specialisation' in the production of goods and services promote international trade in the world? Explain with three suitable examples.

  6. Explain any three major problems faced by Indian farmers in drylands.

  7. "There is marked regional disparity in the levels of development in India". Support this statement with any three suitable examples.

  8. Study the map given below and answer the questions that follow :



    • Which type of roads shows the highest increase during the period between 1950-51 and 1996-97 ? How much has it increased ?
    • Explain two reasons responsible for the increase in this type of roads.

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