CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 1554 - 1560 of 2348

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Question number: 1554

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The area drained by Saptsindhu contained all the rivers of Punjab. Additionally it contained

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sarswati and Luni

b.

Luni and Ghaggar

c.

Sarswati and Present Ghaggar

d.

Sarswati and Mahi

Question number: 1555

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

________ referred to diameter of the Earth near to modern calculations of 7920 miles.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Banbhatta

b.

Varahamiri

c.

Kautilya

d.

Brahmagupta

Question number: 1556

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The iron pillar of Mehrauli constructed during the 4th century AD is made of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

99.75 % pure wrought iron

b.

70.62 % ingot iron

c.

60 % stainless steel

d.

100 % sponge steel

Question number: 1557

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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One geographer of 18th century to who Alexander von Humboldt expressed his gratitude in his book ‘Kosmos’ was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Reinhold Forster

b.

Immanuel Kant

c.

George Forster

d.

Athanasius Kircher

Question number: 1558

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Although containing 14 % error but still the most accurate calculation of circumference was made by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thales

b.

Anaximander

c.

Ptolemy

d.

Eratosthenes

Question number: 1559

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The nodal point of all mountains of the Jumbo Island was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gandhmardan

b.

Meru

c.

Krishnagiri

d.

Hemvant

Question number: 1560

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The name Acirawati was given to which river

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Saraswati

b.

Gandak

c.

Yamuna

d.

Rapti

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