CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 1536 - 1543 of 1978

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Question number: 1536

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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The Dark Age was from

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Choice (4) Response
a.

600 BC to 900 BC

b.

300 AD to 1200 AD

c.

300 BC to 400 AD

d.

300 AD to 900 AD

Question number: 1537

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Who was the first mapmaker?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Thales

b.

Eratosthenes

c.

Possidonius

d.

Anaximander

Question number: 1538

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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The period from 300 AD to 1200 AD is known as Dark Age because

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Choice (4) Response
a.

There was no exploration work

b.

All the texts of geography were burnt during this period

c.

Geography texts were affected by Christian Holy Text

d.

Roman Empire had declined

Question number: 1539

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Who amongst the following scholars first declared that the earth is spherical?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

S. Munster

b.

I. Kant

c.

P. Apian

d.

Aristotle

Question number: 1540

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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The description of various cities by Patanjali is contained in the book

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Mahabhashya

b.

Shalmali

c.

Kadambari

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 1541

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Who was the first person to declare the earth’s spherical shape?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Aristotle

b.

Newton

c.

Plato

d. None of the above

Question number: 1542

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Tasmania was founded by

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Captain Cook

b.

Francis Drake

c.

Daniel Defo

d.

Amerigo Vespucci

Question number: 1543

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________ was the most learned man of his age

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Al Aizaz

b.

Ibn Hawkal

c.

Al Idirisi

d.

Al Biruni

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