History of Geographic Thought (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 48 - 55 of 217

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Question number: 48

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Astrolabe was discovered by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Homer

b.

Piny

c.

Polybius

d.

Hipparchus

Question number: 49

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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One of the scholars in his book Siddhant Tatwa vivek has mentioned the longitudes of many cities like Kashi, Indraprashta, Ujjani & Kabul. He was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Manu

b.

Kamlakar

c.

Patanjali

d.

Bhaskaracharya

Question number: 50

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Geographia was written by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Eratosthenes

b.

Polybius

c.

Hipparchus

d.

Posidonius

Question number: 51

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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The book, which was authored by Strabo, was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Phytogeography

b.

Historia Naturalis

c.

Geographia Generalis

d.

Geographia

Question number: 52

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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The most important feature of Kush island was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Rivers do not have many tributaries

b.

It was covered by grass

c.

Rainfall was deficient

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 53

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Mediterranean region has been called as ________ in the Puranas.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Kush

b.

Plaksa

c.

Pushkar

d.

Jumbo

Question number: 54

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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From 300 to 1200 AD, the Dark Age, there was the influence of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Islam

b.

Christianity

c.

Jews

d.

Zoroastrians

Question number: 55

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

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Which of the following geographer do not belong to the Reine geography school

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Zeune

b.

Buache

c.

Hommeyer

d.

Forster

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