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ICSE Prelims 2013 : Geography (St. Mary's School ICSE, Mazagaon, Mumbai)

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Preliminary Examination Geography CLASS: X. December 21, 2012. TIME: 2Hrs. MARKS: 80 PART I (30 marks. Compulsory) I. Answer the following questions with reference to Survey map T11 502 (Eastings 02-13 & Northings 08-18). 1) What are the two most important modes of communication available at Revdar? Ans.: Post and Telegraphy Office (No marks for PTO ) and Telephone service. 2) What is the most important occupation shown in the surveyed region? How is it depicted? Ans.: Agriculture. It is shown with yellow wash (yellow shading). 3) What is the direction of the flow of Sipu river? Apart from the contour heights, give another reason shown on the map to prove your answer. Ans.: North East to South West. It is indicated by the presence of an arrown in the river (in grid 1014). 4) What is form line ? Give the four figure grid reference of a formline nearest to Mitan. Ans.: Formline is a small patch of an unsurveyed region, (marked by the surveyor). 0410. 5) Give the six figure grid reference of the following c) An open oven where lime is made. 088131 OR 089131. d) Distance stone 18. 088084 6) Name the following settlements a) The settlement where people are engaged in the extraction of minerals. Serua. b) The settlement which attracts many people every month. Marol. 7) What is the dominent drainage pattern in the following four figure grids a) 0709 Trellised. b) 0816 Radial. 8) Using the appropirate scale, measure the actual length of the metalled road in meters from the junction of the metalled roads at Karaunti to 050130. Show your working. Ans.: Scale: 1cm to 500 m. Length on the map = 8cms. Therefore actual ground length 8x500m = 4000meters. 9) Are settlements Lilora and Thal intervisible? Give a reason for your answer. Ans.: No. Because there is a ridge separating the two settlements. 10) What is the difference in height between the highest triangulated height and the highest height of the contour line shown in the map extract? Show your calculation. Ans.: Highest height = 413meters. Contour height in 0914 =260 meters. Difference ------------- 153 meters. 11) What is the direction of Warka from Nimbora? Ans.: North. 12) Interpret the black shaded squares in 0609. Ans.: Dry (Seasonal) Tanks. [20] [1] [1] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [1] [1]

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