CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 1520 - 1525 of 2229

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Question number: 1520

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Identify the Sanskrit scholar from the following description

(i) He lived during 4th, 5th and 6th century

(ii) He said that the earth was sphere

(iii) He observed lunar eclipse

(iv) A satellite has been named after him.

He is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Bhaskaracharya

b.

Varahmihir

c.

Aryabhatt

d.

Brahmagupta

Question number: 1521

» History of Geographic Thought » Changing Paradigms

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The use of natural boundaries rather than political boundaries for the description of regional geography came to be known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Reine Geography

b.

Practical Geography

c.

Systematic Geography

d.

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Question number: 1522

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Greek Geographer who contributed to the development of Mathematical Geography was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Eratosthenes

b.

Anaximander

c.

Thales

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 1523

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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How was the world map represented in the Dark Period?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It was a flat disc

b.

Only Jerusalem was shown on the map

c.

The world map was represented as T in O with Jerusalem at the center

d.

None of the above

Question number: 1524

» History of Geographic Thought » Developments During the 20th Century

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One of the first to write on Geography of India was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

SC Chatterjee

b.

Spate and Learmonth

c.

NL Chibber

d.

Al-Beruni

Question number: 1525

» History of Geographic Thought » German Contrinution

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Who is called as the father of Anthropology

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Theophrastus

b.

Kant

c.

Pliny

d.

Pomponius Mela

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