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Question 825

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Mirzapur and Allahabad (2018)

Question 826

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Discuss Champion’s Classification of natural vegetation. Explain the changing forest cover in India. (30 Marks)

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Champion’s Classification of Natural Vegetation

H. G. Champion in 1986 classified Indian forests under various heads, based on the region where they are found, the temperature, and rainfall.

Tropical Evergreen Forests

  • Receive average annual rainfall more than 150 cm.
  • Found in North East India, Western Ghats, Andaman, and Nicobar forests Odisha etc.
  • In a

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Question 827

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Polavaram (2018)

Question 828

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Thotlakonda (2018)

Question 829

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Write a note on food security with climate change do you think this issue has been burgeoning up?

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Food Security and Climate Change

  • As derived from FAO’s words. “Food Security can be labelled a status whereby there is availability of and access to food, of nutritional value, for all people and at all times. Maintaining food security is an issue of national importance to every state and has global mention of high weightage under socio-economic and

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Question 830

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Babulwadi (2018)

Question 831

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Vidarbha, Marathawada (2018)

Question 832

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Describe and explain the current trends in levels and rates of urbanization in two of the following regions:

  • North America
  • Southeast Asia
  • Latin America

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Current Trends in Levels and Rates of Urbanization

North America

Low rate of urbanization and high level of urbanization; already reached industrial revolution, so population is already largely urban.

Southeast Asia

High rate of urbanization and low level of urbanization (ongoing city building); currently experiencing industrialization and growth of ci

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Question 833

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Define cultural ecology.

Question 834

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“Vidal de la Blache was an adherent supporter of possibilism”. Comment. (15 marks)

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Vidal de la Blache

  • Vidal de la Blache was one of the great pioneers of French School of Geography.
  • He is called founder of Human Geography.
  • He strongly criticized the concept of environmental determinism liking clues from Ratzel, he formulated the concept of possibilism.

Basis of Possibilism

  • Possibilism explained that environment sets certain constraint

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Question 835

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Write a note on Von- Thunen’s Model of Agriculture location and its relevance in today’s world.

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Von Thunen’s Model of Agriculture Location

  • Von Thunen’s Model of agriculture location is a manifestation of locational analysis and positivist revolution in geography.
  • The primary aim of this model is to explain how agricultural land use varies with the distance from the market.
  • Von Thunen’s model is on inductive empirical theory based on the concept

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Question 836

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Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar HP Krishi Vishvavidyalaya (2018)

Question 837

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Mohanpura, Rajgarh and Nevaj River (2018)