Regional Planning (Optionals IAS Mains Geography): Questions 1 - 4 of 4

Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 1015 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. Subscription can be renewed yearly absolutely FREE! View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 950.00 or

How to register?

Question number: 1

» Regional Planning » Types of Regions and Methods of Regionalization

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Discuss the application of gravity model in Geographical studies.

Explanation

In Urban Geography, gravity model is used to predict the degree of interaction between two places or centers which is in direct proportion to their size and in inverse proportion to the distance between them. It can be used to account for any interaction or flow that is expected to move from one place to another. The gravity model may be written u

… (166 more words) …

Question number: 2

» Regional Planning » Concept of a Region

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Discuss the major characteristics of ‘CBD’.

Explanation

CBD is referred as Central Business District which indicates the heart of the city. It is the center of trade activities and is reachable to all parts of the city. It plays an important role in shaping the city’s development. It is characterized by high concentration of tall buildings; working population; retail stores; highest land and rental val

… (194 more words) …

Question number: 3

» Regional Planning » Concept of a Region

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Elaborate the idea of ‘Compage’.

Explanation

  • Geography is a multi-variate subject in which natural science, social science and mathematics have also entered. The researchers of regional geography were hesitated to describe all such facts in one platform. When regional geography lagged behind then it was divided into three regions- General Geography, Compage, Full Descriptive Regional Geogr

… (54 more words) …

Question number: 4

» Regional Planning » Concept of a Region

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

What is a ‘region’? Describe ‘Thiessen’ Polygon method of regional delimitation.

Explanation

According to Oxford Dictionary of Geography, “Any tract of the earth’s surface with either natural or man-made characteristics which mark it off as being different from areas around it. ” Region is a dynamic concept in geography. A region is a segment of space where there is homogeneity in natural and cultural features or where phenomena are homog

… (257 more words) …