CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 1568 - 1575 of 1977

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Question number: 1568

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

One of the earliest to prove that the earth is spherical were

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Romans

b.

Greeks

c.

Indians

d.

Arabs

Question number: 1569

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Who for the first time took journey to the whole world?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Columbus

b.

Marco Polo

c.

Magellan

d.

All of the above

Question number: 1570

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The first detailed map of India was prepared by:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

D Anville

b.

Ptolemy

c.

James Pennel

d.

Eratosthenes

Question number: 1571

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Anjana

(i)

Sulaiman

(B)

Menkagiri

(ii)

Aravalli

(C)

Krishnagiri

(iii)

Siwalik

(D)

Arbud

(iv)

Karakoram

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

Question number: 1572

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Just like Eratosthenes, Arab geographer who calculated earth’s circumference was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Al Beruni

b.

Sulaiman

c.

Khalifa Al-Mamrun

d.

Ramhur Muzi

Question number: 1573

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

Pupil of Aristotle who studied the relationship between the plants and climate was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thales

b.

Herodotus

c.

Anaximander

d.

Theophrastus

Question number: 1574

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

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Question

The first description of natural regions are found in the works of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Getterer

b.

Hommeyer

c.

Busching

d.

Buache

Question number: 1575

» History of Geographic Thought » German Contrinution

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Question

The main aim of Ritter in his book “Erdkunde” was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

to explain the phenomenon regionally

b.

to seek relationship in space

c.

to depict the anthropocentric view point

d.

to strengthen the regional individually and concept of whole

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