Economic Geography-Location of Economic Activities (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 11 of 15

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Question number: 7

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Question

Which of the following minerals is smelted or refined near sites of abundant and cheap power?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Petroleum

b.

Bauxite

c.

Manganese

d.

Iron ore

Question number: 8

» Economic Geography » Location of Economic Activities

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Which one of the following factors does not determine the kinds and amount of economic activity in the region? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Technology of Production

b.

Inequality of Income

c.

Cost of Transportation

d.

Demand side of Equation

Question number: 9

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Appeared in Year: 2015

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following: (June)
List-Ⅰ (Authors) List-Ⅱ (Theory)

(A)

Hoover

(i)

Market competition

(B)

Weber

(ii)

Minimum transport cost

(C)

Hotelling

(iii)

Maximum profit

(D)

Smith

(iv)

Minimum production cost

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
a.
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
b.
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
c.
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
d.
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

Question number: 10

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Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

Which one of the following authors has given the concept of “Demand cone” as shown in the diagram? (June)

Who gave the concept of demand cone?

Who Gave the Concept of Demand Cone?

Which geographer propounded the concept of demand cone?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

August Losch

b.

Weber

c.

Pareto

d.

Christaller

Question number: 11

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Appeared in Year: 2015

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

All Japanese steel production occurs at coastal locations.

Reason (Ꭱ)

The Japanese steel capacity has a coastal exposure and direct access to deep-water ports.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
c. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true
d. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

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