CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 1499 - 1505 of 1977

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Question number: 1499

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Giles Fletcher

(i)

Principal Navigations

(B)

Carpenter

(ii)

Description of Soviet Union

(C)

Richard Hokluyt

(iii)

World Geography

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

Question number: 1500

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The modified conical projection for the first time was used by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Strabo

b.

Aristotle

c.

Ptolemy

d.

kant

Question number: 1501

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

Ptolemy a ________ geographer specialized in ________ geography.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Egyptian, Natural Geography

b.

Roman, Mathematical

c.

Roman, Physical

d.

Greek, Mathematical

Question number: 1502

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The word “Geography” was used for the first time by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Edgar Kant

b.

Thucydides

c.

Aristotle

d.

Eratosthenes

Question number: 1503

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

________ was the greatest Arab traveler

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ibn Hawkal

b.

Ibn Battuta

c.

Ibn Khaldun

d.

Ibne Yunus

Question number: 1504

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

Who is said to have laid the foundation of Regional Geography

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hecateus of Miletus

b.

Strabo

c.

Eratosthenes

d.

Polybius

Question number: 1505

» History of Geographic Thought » German Contrinution

MCQ▾

Question

Identify the geographer

(i) He was the greatest geographer of the 17th century

(ii) He lived in Netherlands

(iii) He divided geography into two parts - Universal and Special

This geographer is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Immanuel Kant

b.

Cluverius

c.

Carpenter

d.

Varenius

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