CSS Geography 2007

Q1. What is meant by “population growth”? Compare the pattern of population growth between the more developed countries (MDC’S) and less developed countries (LDC’S) since 1950?

Q2. “An age old phenomenon, forced migration across international borders has become exceedingly widespread during the recent past”. Discuss?

Q3. Delineate the hierarchy of economic activities. Give a detailed account of any ONE of the secondary activities in the world?

Q4. Describe in detail the production and trade of rice in the world with specific reference to south Asia?

Q5. Write an analytical essay on the politico-economic relationship between MDC’S and LDC’S?

Q6. Define “urbanization”. Give a critical assessment of the process of urbanization in Pakistan since its inception?

Q7. Write concise notes on any THREE of the following:

(a) Possibilism.

(b) Population/Resource regions

(c) Shifting cultivation

(d) Tourism in Pakistan

(e) Pakistan’s strategic Importance

Q.8 Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the questions.

(1) Agriculture, the deliberate tending of crops, dates back to approximate years:

(a) 8,000

(b) 10,000

(c) 12,000

(d) None of these

(2) The number of Agriculture Revolutions the world has experiences is:

(a) One

(b) Two

(c) Three

(d) None of these

(3) Approximate latitude extent of Pakistan is:

(a) 21 - 38° N

 (b) 24-37° S

(c) 28-40° N

(d) None of these

(4) The type of crop, the coffee is:

(a) Luxury

(b) Industrial

(c) Fiber

(d) None of these

(5) “Seven Sisters” is a group of:

(a) Summits

(b) Lakes

(c) Oil companies

(d) None of these

(6) “Nego” is the name of a:

(a) River

(b) Mountain

(c) Dam

(d) None of these

(7) The number of sovereign states in the SAARC is:

(a) Four

(b) Five

(c) Six

(d) None of these

(8) Rome, the capital of Italy, is located beside the river:

(a) Rhine

(b) Tiber

(c) Po

(d) None of these

(9) The Caucasoid have their skin color:

(a) Black

(b) Yellow

(c) Brown

(d) None of these

(10) The Iberian Peninsula is a part of:

(a) Asia

(b) Europe

(c) Africa

(d) None of these

 (11) The Levant is located in:

(a) Africa

(b) Asia

(c) Europe

(d) None of these

(12) The “Orange” is the name of:

(a) River

(b) State

(c) Coastline

(d) None of these

(13) Ibadan is located in:

(a) Africa

(b) Europe

(c) Asia

(d) None of these

(14) The “Majors” are a group of:

(a) Oil companies

(b) MDC’s

(c) Islands

(d) None of these

(15) Esperanto is a type of:

(a) Cultivation

(b) Language

(c) Industry

(d) None of these

(16) The portion of the world permanently inhabited by Man is called:

(a) Ecosystem

(b) Ecumene

(c) MDC

(d) None of these

(17) The change in a culture through interaction with another culture is termed as:

(a) Cultural Diffusion

(b) Acculturation

(c) Cultural hearth

(d) None of these

(18) The doubling time (in years) of a country’s population with 2.5 percent annual growth rate is:

(a) 30

(b) 23

 (c) 28

(d) None of these

(19) Pakistan’s longest border is with:

(a) India

(b) China

(c) Iran

(d) None of these

(20) The sixth largest city of Pakistan according to the 1998 census is:

(a) Rawalpindi

(b) Multan

(c) Gujranwala

(d) None of these