CBSE Question Paper 2007 Class 12 Geography

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CBSE Question Paper 2007 Class 12 Geography conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi in the month of March 2007. CBSE previous year question papers with the solution are available in the myCBSEguide mobile app and website. The Best CBSE App for students and teachers is myCBSEguide which provides complete study material and practice papers to CBSE schools in India and abroad.

CBSE Question Paper 2007 Class 12 Geography

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CBSE Question Paper 2007 Class 12 Geography

Class 12 Geography list of chapters

  1. Human Geography Nature and Scope
  2. The World Population Distribution
  3. Population Composition
  4. Human Development
  5. Primary Activities
  6. Secondary Activities
  7. Tertiary and Quaternary Activities
  8. Transport and Communication
  9. International Trade
  10. Human Settlements

CBSE Question Paper 2007 Class 12 Geography

General  Instructions :

  • There are 19 general questions.
  • All questions are compulsory.
  • Marks for each question are indicated against it.
  • Questions number 1 to 10 are short-answer questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to each of these questions should not exceed 80 words.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Question number 19 contains test items of very short-answers. It is of 5 marks.
  • Outline maps of the World and India provided to you must be attached with your answer-book.
  • 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 :

Length of Roads (000 km) All

1950-51

1980-81

1996-97

 

400

 

1419

 

2465.9

Surfaced

157.0

684.0

1394.1

National Highways

19.8

31.7

34.8

State Highways

NA

94.4

137.1

Number of Registered Vehicles (000)

All

 

 

306

 

 

5391

 

 

37231

Goods  Vehicles (000)

82

554

2260

Buses

34

162

488

(8.1) Which type of roads shows the highest increase during the period

(8.2) between   1950-51 and 1996-97? How much has it increased? Explain two reasons responsible for the increase in this type of roads.

Note: The following question is for the BLIND CANDIDATES only in lieu of  Q. No. 8.

State any three main features of ‘Border Roads’.

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

(9.1) Name the canal shown in the map. In which country is it located?
(9.2)    Name the two seas connected by this canal.
(9.3) Name any two lakes through which this canal passes.

Note: The following question is for the Blind Candidates only in lieu of  Q. No. 9.

State three main features of ‘Panama Canal’.

10. Study the diagram given below and answer the questions that follow :

(10.1) Give a suitable title to the given diagram.
(10.2) How is rainwater harvested through this technique? Explain.

Note: The following question is for the Blind Candidates only in lieu of  Q. No. 10.

What is rainwater harvesting? State any four objectives of rainwater harvesting.

11. Write any two main characteristics each of the four different modes of transport in the world.

12. Describe any four major human-made sources of air pollution in India.

13. Explain any four differences between rural and urban settlements in India.

14. Classify the means of communication of India into two groups. Explain three points of importance of each group.

15. Study the table given below and answer the questions that follow :

Global Land Use Changes (Area in Million Hectares)

Broad Land Uses

1700

1850

1920

1950

1.980

2000*

Forests

6214

5965

5678

5389

5053

3454

Grasslands

6860

6837

6748

6780

6788

3427

Croplands

265

537

913

1170

1501

1512

(15.1)  Under which land use category the smallest area of land is being used? Explain one reason for it.
(15.2)  Name the land use category in which the area is continuously decreasing. Explain due reason for it.

(15.3)  Explain the main reason for the continuous increase of cropland area.

Note: The following question is for the Blind Candidates only in lieu of  Q. No. 15.

Explain any four features of commercial agriculture practiced in the world.

16. What are rural settlements? Which are the two distinct patterns of rural settlements of the world based on the form? Describe three main features of each.

17. What is the meaning of population growth? Describe two main features each of the four phases of Indian demographic history.

18. How do the physical factors play a dominant role in the distribution and density of population on the earth’s surface? Explain any five factors with suitable examples.

19. (19.1) In the given political outline map of the world, four features are shown as A, B, C and D. Identify them with the help of the map legend and write their correct names on the dotted lines marked on the map.

(19.2)  On the given political outline map of India provided to you, locate and

label the following with appropriate symbols :
(i) The least populated state,
(ii) The biggest oil refinery in the country,
(iii) Iron and steel plant located in Chhattisgarh.
Note: The following question is for the Blind Candidates only in lieu

of  Q. No. 19.   5×1=5
(19.1) Name the most populated country of Africa.
(19.2) Which is the largest wheat producing country of Europe?
(19.3) Which is the least populated state of India?
(19.4) Name the biggest oil refinery of our country.
(19.5) Name the iron and steel plant located in Chhattisgarh.

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