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Class 12th CBSE Board Geography sample paper

BoardCBSE
Years2024 (Based on the latest Syllabus)
Class 12th
SubjectsGeography
MediumEnglish
Provides Mcqs, Verry shorts, Shorts, Long answer and map works
SectionsA, B, C, D, E
Max. Marks80
Times3 hrs
PapersCBSE Sample paper

Section A consists of 17 questions of 1 mark

Class 12th CBSE Board Geography sample paper 2024 PDF Download

1. Which of the following is a main component of population change?

(a) Density of population

(b) Industrialisation

(c) Urbanisation

(d) Migration

2. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

List IList II
(a) Phase INegative Population Growth Rate
(b) Phase IISteady Growth Rate
(c) Phase IIIPopulation Explosion
(d) Phase IVLow Population Growth

3. Which of the following best describes female infanticide? 

(a) Deliberate killing of a mother.

(b) Deliberate killing of a newborn female child.

(c) Abortion of a female foetus by illegal methods

(d) None of the above

4. In which year National Water Policy was introduced in India?

(a) 2000

(b) 2001

(c) 2002

(d) 2003

5. Grape cultivation is mainly practised in which of the following regions?

(a) Tropical Region

(b) Mediterranean Region

(c) Tundra Region

(d) Steppes Region

6. Singrauli coal mine is located in

(a) Jharkhand

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Odisha

(d) Karnataka

7. Match the following.

List I (Activity)List II (Characteristics)
A Factory Farming1. Cultivation of grapes
B. Viticulture2. Rearing of Poultry and Cattle
c. Market Gardening3. Small-scale production of fruits
D. Truck Farming4. commercial farming of Fruit and Vegetables

Codes

(b) 1 3 2 4

(d) 2 1 4 3

(c) 4 1 3 2

8. Which of these phase experience the population explosion? 

(a) Phase I

(b) Phase II

(b) Phase III

(d) Phase IV

9. What is the percentage of the total population of Muslims? 

(a) 2.3%

(b) 80%

(b) 14%

(d) 1.7%

10. Which of the following is not a quinary activity? 

(a) Decision makers

(b) Insurance

(c) Consultants

(d) Policymakers

11. Which one of the following sectors has been arranged in sequence according to the groundwater withdraws in India from maximum to minimum? 

(a) Industrial sector, Domestic sector, Agriculture sector

(b) Agriculture sector, Industrial sector, Domestic sector

(c) Domestic sector, Industrial sector, Agriculture sector

(d) Industrial sector, Agriculture sector, Domestic sector

12. Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer. 

I. River valleys are the most densely populated areas of the world.

II. The availability of freshwater resources makes river valleys important for human beings.

Codes

(a) Only statement I is correct 

(b) Only statement II is correct

(c) Both the statements are correct and statement II correctly explains statement I

(d) Both the statements are incorrect

13. Consider the following statements.

1. Indian Railways has been divided into 18 zones.

II. Large railways put a lot of pressure on a centralised management system. Codes

(a) Both the statements are true

(b) Only statement I is correct 

(c) Only statement II is correct

(d) Both the statements are false

14. There are two statements marked as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Mark your answer as per the codes given below.

Assertion (A) International trade is influenced by geological and climatic differences among different regions of the world.

Reason (R) The world’s natural resources are unevenly distributed because of differences in physical makeup. Codes

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and Rare are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true, but R is false

(d) A is false, but R is true

15. Which region in Bharmaur still lacks sufficient infrastructure? 

(a) Holi and Khani areas

(b) Tundah and Kugti areas

(c) Villages along the River Ravi

(d) Entire Bharmaur tribal area

16. When was the Bharmaur tribal area notified as a tribal area? 

(a) 1970

(c) 1975

(b) 1974

(d) 2011

17. Based on the map of the Bharmaus region, identify the rivers mentioned in the case study. 

(a) River Ravi

(c) River Budhi

(b) River Yamuna

(d) Both (a) and ©

Section B consists of 2 Source based question

18. Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Most of the movement of goods and services takes place over land. In the early days, humans themselves were carriers. Later, animals were used as beasts of burden. With the invention of the wheel, the use of carts and wagons became important. 

The revolution in transport came about only after the invention of the steam engine in the 18th century. Perhaps the first public railway line was opened in 1825 between Stockton and Darlington in Northern England and then onwards, railways became the most popular and fastest form of transport in the 19th century. It opened up continental interiors for commercial grain farming, mining and manufacturing in the U.S.A. 

The invention of the internal combustion engine revolutionised road transport regarding road quality and vehicles (motor cars and trucks) plying over them. Among the newer developments in land transportation are pipelines, ropeways and cableways. Liquids like mineral oil, water, sludge and sewers are transported by pipelines. 

The great freight carriers are the railways, ocean vessels, barges, boats motor trucks and pipelines. In general, the old and elementary forms like the human porter, pack animal, cart or wagon are the most expensive means of transportation and large freighters are the cheapest. They are important in supplementing modern channels and carriers that penetrate the interiors of large countries. In the densely

Section C consists of 4 questions of 3 mark

20. What are non-conventional energy sources How do ocean currents contribute to such kind of energy?

features and forms. Discuss. Or How have the modern towns developed in India? Explain.

21. Rural settlements are different in their

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22. Describe how man is considered as a Central position in Human Geography. 

23. What are the major features of cooperative farming? 

Or Explain the major characteristics of extensive commercial grain farming. 

Section D consists of 5 questions with 5 marks

24. Discuss the major concern relating the

international trade.

Or

Explain two types of International trade. Explain some negative impacts of globalisation along with free trade. 

25. Discuss the importance of National Highways and the role of NHAI in India. 

26. Explain three economic factors influencing the population distribution in the world.

Or

What are the areas with high population densities in the world and what are the factors responsible for them?

27. What measures can be used to minimise air pollution?

28. Explain tertiary activities with relevant examples.

Communication is an integral part of exchanging information. Explain,

Section E consists of 2 Map based questions of 5 mark

29. On the political map of India, locate and label any five of the following with appropriate symbols. 

(i) The leading producer state of sugarcane

(ii) Largest tea-producing state

(iii) An iron ore mine in Maharashtra

(iv) An international Airport.

(v) Leading producer of wheat

(vi) A major seaport in Odisha.

(vii) Bilaspur bauxite mine

. On the given political map of the world, the following seven features are shown. Identify any five of these features and write their correct names on the lines marked near each feature.

(i) West Terminal Station of Trans- Australian Railways.

(ii) A major seaport in South America

(iii) An area of mixed farming

(iv) A major airport

(v) An area of commercial livestock rearing

(vi) A major airport in Europe

(vii) A major seaport in Africa


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