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Economic Geography -(QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS GUIDE)

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Economic Geography – , By – Y.K. Sharma, ISBN Code – 978-93-86241-20-7

 

CONTENTS :

Chapters

SECTION—‘A’

  1. Economic Geography 1 Introductory Concepts
  2. Economic Geography : Methodology ofStudy and Relation

with other Subjects

  1. Resource : Meaning, Definition and Classification Etc.
  2. Nature and Resources
  3. Man and Resources : Concepts Related with Resource

Utilization Conservation and Management  Etc.

  1. Culture and Resources
  2. Soil Resources : Conceptual Aspects
  3. Soil Resources : Economic Planning of Soils, Soil Erosion.

Degradation, Environmental Pollution, Maintenance and

Conservation

  1. Natural Vegetation : Conceptual Aspects of Forest Resources
  2. Lumbering (Commercial Extraction of Timber), Production

and Trade of Timber and Timber Products : The World Context

  1. Forest Resources : Concepts of Grasslands, Desert Vegetation,

Tundra Vegetation, Desertification, Deforestation and Need

and Measures for Conservation of Forest Resources

  1. Water Resources : The Global and Indian Context
  2. Marine (Oceanic Water) Resources
  3. Mineral Resources : Basic Concepts and Methods of

Conservation

  1. Metallic Minerals : Iron Ore and Ferro-Alloys-Manganese,

Chromium, Nickel, Tungsten, Antimony etc.

  1. Non-Ferrous Metals 1 Copper, Aluminium, Bauxite, Zinc

and Lead

  1. Economic Significance of Precious Metals : Gold, Silver

and Platinum and Mineral Chemicals : Mica, Sulphur,

Potash, Phosphate and Nitrates

  1. Energy (Power) : The Key Resource of Economic

Development

  1. Sources of Industrial Energy (Power) Resources : Coal
  2. Economic Significance of Petroleum
  3. The Energy Crisis and Natural Gas as an Energy Resource
  4. Economic and Industrial Significance of Electricity : Hydro

and Tharmal Powers

  1. Atomic Minerals and Nuclear Energy
  2. Need for the Conservation of Energy Resources and

Benefits of Sustainable/Non-Exhaustible and

Renewable Energy Resources

  1. Human Resource : The Most Vital Resource of Economic

Development

  1. Major Economic Activities of Primary, Secondary, Tertiary

and Quaternary Nature

  1. Hunting and Fishing
  2. Animal Resources : The Concepts of Commercial Dairying

and  Meat

  1. Agriculture 1 Conceptual, Land Use and Von Thunen’s

Location Theory

  1. World Agricultural Regionalisation : Whittlesey’s

Classification of Agricultural Region

  1. Subsistence Agriculture and Extensive Commercial

Grain Farming

  1. Agricultural Production of Food Grains ; Wheat And Rice
  2. Agricultural Production of Beverages : Tea, Coffee. Cocoa
  3. Agricultural Industrial Crops : Cotton, Sugarcane,

Sugar-Beet and Rubber

  1. Locational Factors and Theories of Location of Industries
  2. Major Industrial Regions of the World : USA, Former USSR

and Japan

  1. Manufacturing Industries : Conceptual and Iron and

Steel Industry

  1. Ship Building Industry
  2. Textile Industry
  3. Chemical Industry
  4. Fertilizer Industry
  5. Pulp and Paper Industry
  6. Transport : Conceptual and Modes (Means) of Transport
  7. Railroad Transport : Emphasis on Trans-continental

Railways and Pipeline Transport

  1. International Sea and Air Routes
  2. Significance of Suez and Panama Canals in Intemational

Trade and Inland Waterways in National Trade

  1. International Trade : Meaning Types, Theories and the

changing Pattern

  1. Major Trade Organisations and Trade Blocks Their

Objectives and Relations

SECTION-‘ B’

Short Answer Questions

SECTION-‘C’

Objective Type Questions

 

 

 

Description

Economic Geography – , By – Y.K. Sharma, ISBN Code – 978-93-86241-20-7

 

CONTENTS :

Chapters

SECTION—‘A’

  1. Economic Geography 1 Introductory Concepts
  2. Economic Geography : Methodology ofStudy and Relation

with other Subjects

  1. Resource : Meaning, Definition and Classification Etc.
  2. Nature and Resources
  3. Man and Resources : Concepts Related with Resource

Utilization Conservation and Management  Etc.

  1. Culture and Resources
  2. Soil Resources : Conceptual Aspects
  3. Soil Resources : Economic Planning of Soils, Soil Erosion.

Degradation, Environmental Pollution, Maintenance and

Conservation

  1. Natural Vegetation : Conceptual Aspects of Forest Resources
  2. Lumbering (Commercial Extraction of Timber), Production

and Trade of Timber and Timber Products : The World Context

  1. Forest Resources : Concepts of Grasslands, Desert Vegetation,

Tundra Vegetation, Desertification, Deforestation and Need

and Measures for Conservation of Forest Resources

  1. Water Resources : The Global and Indian Context
  2. Marine (Oceanic Water) Resources
  3. Mineral Resources : Basic Concepts and Methods of

Conservation

  1. Metallic Minerals : Iron Ore and Ferro-Alloys-Manganese,

Chromium, Nickel, Tungsten, Antimony etc.

  1. Non-Ferrous Metals 1 Copper, Aluminium, Bauxite, Zinc

and Lead

  1. Economic Significance of Precious Metals : Gold, Silver

and Platinum and Mineral Chemicals : Mica, Sulphur,

Potash, Phosphate and Nitrates

  1. Energy (Power) : The Key Resource of Economic

Development

  1. Sources of Industrial Energy (Power) Resources : Coal
  2. Economic Significance of Petroleum
  3. The Energy Crisis and Natural Gas as an Energy Resource
  4. Economic and Industrial Significance of Electricity : Hydro

and Tharmal Powers

  1. Atomic Minerals and Nuclear Energy
  2. Need for the Conservation of Energy Resources and

Benefits of Sustainable/Non-Exhaustible and

Renewable Energy Resources

  1. Human Resource : The Most Vital Resource of Economic

Development

  1. Major Economic Activities of Primary, Secondary, Tertiary

and Quaternary Nature

  1. Hunting and Fishing
  2. Animal Resources : The Concepts of Commercial Dairying

and  Meat

  1. Agriculture 1 Conceptual, Land Use and Von Thunen’s

Location Theory

  1. World Agricultural Regionalisation : Whittlesey’s

Classification of Agricultural Region

  1. Subsistence Agriculture and Extensive Commercial

Grain Farming

  1. Agricultural Production of Food Grains ; Wheat And Rice
  2. Agricultural Production of Beverages : Tea, Coffee. Cocoa
  3. Agricultural Industrial Crops : Cotton, Sugarcane,

Sugar-Beet and Rubber

  1. Locational Factors and Theories of Location of Industries
  2. Major Industrial Regions of the World : USA, Former USSR

and Japan

  1. Manufacturing Industries : Conceptual and Iron and

Steel Industry

  1. Ship Building Industry
  2. Textile Industry
  3. Chemical Industry
  4. Fertilizer Industry
  5. Pulp and Paper Industry
  6. Transport : Conceptual and Modes (Means) of Transport
  7. Railroad Transport : Emphasis on Trans-continental

Railways and Pipeline Transport

  1. International Sea and Air Routes
  2. Significance of Suez and Panama Canals in Intemational

Trade and Inland Waterways in National Trade

  1. International Trade : Meaning Types, Theories and the

changing Pattern

  1. Major Trade Organisations and Trade Blocks Their

Objectives and Relations

SECTION-‘ B’

Short Answer Questions

SECTION-‘C’

Objective Type Questions

 

 

 

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