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  • GENERAL ESSAY PAPER

Salient features of World’s Physical Geography.

  1. Geomorphology
  2. Climatology
  3. Oceanography
  1. Majid Hussain- World Geography Or Majid Hussain- India and World Geography
  2. Certificate  Physical and Human Geography РG C Leong
  3. NCERT Geography- Class XI – Fundamentals of Physical geography

2015 MAINS

  1. Explain the factors responsible for the origin of ocean currents. How do they influence regional climates, fishing and navigation?

2014 MAINS

  1. Most of the unusual climatic happenings are explained as an outcome of the EI-Nino effect. Do you agree?
  2. Explain the formation of thousands of islands in Indonesian and Philippines archipelagos.

2013 MAINS

  1. What do you understand by the theory of ‘continental drift’? Discuss the prominent evidences in its support.
  2. The recent cyclone on east coast of India was called ‘Phailin’. How are the tropical cyclones named across the world? Elaborate.
  3. Bring out the causes for the formation of heat islands in the urban habitat of the world.
  4. What do you understand by the phenomenon of ‘temperature inversion’ in meteorology? How does it affect weather and the inhabitants of the place?
  5. Major hot deserts in northern hemisphere are located between 20-30 deg N latitudes and on the western side of the continents. Why?