History of Geographic Thought (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 56 - 61 of 167

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Question number: 56

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Identify the following dwipa based on the description given below. “It is the land of horrors, devoid of purity, cruel and leading to the destruction of soul…. ”

This refers to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sala

b.

Salmala

c.

Pushkara dwipa

d.

Kraunca

Question number: 57

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

America

(i)

Hendry Bludson

(B)

Greenland

(ii)

Christopher Columbus

(C)

Cape of Good Hope

(iii)

Vasco de Gama

(D)

Brazil

(iv)

Amerigo Vespucci

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

Question number: 58

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

By the end of ________ Geography had developed as an independent science on a firm footing

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

mid-18th century

b.

17th century

c.

18th century

d.

mid-17th century

Question number: 59

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The favorite branch of Greek Philosopher, the shape of the earth was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Astronomy and Political Geography

b.

Physical and Political Geography

c.

Physical and Human Geography

d.

Astronomy and Physical Geography

Question number: 60

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

In 1510, the Portuguese explorer ________ reached India

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

John II

b.

Christopher Columbus

c.

Captain Hawkins

d.

Albuquerque

Question number: 61

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The most important physical geographers among the Greek geographers was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Polybius

b.

Aristotle

c.

Anaximander

d.

Posidonius

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