GEOGRAPHY & ECONOMICS MARCH 2016 SSC BOARD QUESTION PAPER

GEOGRAPHY ECONOMICS MARCH 2016 BOARD PAPER SOLUTION
MARCH 2016 GEOGRAPHY AND ECONOMICS

Note:

i. All questions are compulsory.

ii. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

iii. For Q. No.3 (A), use the graph paper supplied to you and attach it to your answer-book.

iv. Use supplied outline map of India for Q. No 3 (C) and tie it to your answer-book tightly.

v. Use of stencil is allowed for drawing map.

vi. Question No. 1 to 4 are based on Geography and Q. No. 5 to 7 are based on Economics.

vii. Draw neat diagrams and sketches wherever necessary.

Q.1. (A) Complete the following statements by choosing the appropriate alternatives from those given in the brackets and rewrite the sentences in your answer book: [3]

1. Areawise, _______ is the largest state.
(Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan)

2. Punjab and Haryana plain is the leading producer of _______.
(bajra, wheat, oil-seeds, sugarcane)

3. The highest peak in the Western Ghats is _______.
(Anaimudi, Dodabetta, Annamalai, K-2)

(B) Match the items in Column ‘A’ with those in Column ‘B’: [3]

Ans. (1) - (c) (2) - (a) (3) - (b)

Q.2. (A) Give geographical reasons for the following statements (any two): [4]






(B) Write short notes on (any two): [4]




Q.3. (A) With the help of given statistical data prepare a simple bar graph: [2] India : Population.





(B) Observe the following map and answer the questions given below it (any two): [2]


Questions:
1. Name the states in the Peninsular Plateau.

Ans. Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


2. Name the Ghats to the coasts.

Ans. Easter Ghats and Western Ghats.


3. Which plains lie in the state of Assam?

Ans. Plains that lie in the state of Assam are North Indian Plains / Assam Plain/ Eastern Plain.


4. Name the islands to the Bay of Bengal.

Ans. The islands in the Bay of Bengal are Andaman and Nicobar Islands.


(C) Mark the following in the outline map of India supplied to you. Write the names. Give index (any two): [2]

1. Tropic of Cancer

2. K-2  

3. Amritsar

4. Chilka Lake


Q.4. Answer the following questions in detail (any two): [8]



Q.5. Fill in the blanks by choosing the correct alternatives from those given in the brackets: [2]

1. Tertiary sector is also known as _______ sector.
(agricultural, industrial, service)

2. The main motive of producers is to maximize profit in _______ economy.
(socialist, capitalist, mixed)

Q.6. Answer the following questions in one or two sentences each (any three): [6]







Q.7. Answer any one of the following questions in five or six sentences: [4]