Civil Services (Main) Examination - 2011 Geography Paper I Time Allowed : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 300 Candidates should attempt Questions no. 1 and 5 which are compulsory, and any three of the remaining questions selecting at least one question from each Section. SECTION A 1. Write short notes on the following in about 150 words each: 12*5=60 a) Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism b) Rossby Waves and Jet Stream c) Salinity patterns in Indian Ocean d) Soil profile in Zonal and Azonal soils e) Marine Ecosystem 2. a) Name the climatically controlled agents of erosion. Explain how they differ in terms of properties of matter. Compare the landforms produced by each one of them. 30 b) Explain the concept of Isostasy as postulated by Airy and Pratt. 30 3. a) Give an account of global distribution of precipitation. 30 b) Contemporary global climate change is an anthropoge
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