History of Geographic Thought (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 103 - 110 of 167

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Question number: 103

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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John Cabot sailed up to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Tierra and Feugo

b.

Plate river mouth

c.

South Georgia

d.

Cape Race in New Foundland

Question number: 104

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Which among the following Arabian geographer provided a good description of house types and building materials in deserts?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ibn Battuta

b.

Jackout

c.

Ibn Yunus

d.

Al Masudi

Question number: 105

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Which of the following were NOT the reasons for the rise of Arab Geographers

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Vast extent of Arab Empire

b.

Contact with India

c.

Increase in trade

d.

None of the above

Question number: 106

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The first Arabian geographer to give an account of the periodic wind was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Al Masudi

b.

Ibne Yunus

c.

Al Idrisi

d.

Ibne Hawkal

Question number: 107

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Name the Arab Scholar who described the monsoons and the relation of evaporation to rainfall

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Al Masudi

b.

Ibn Hawkal

c.

Al Idrisi

d.

Al Magdizi

Question number: 108

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Arabs were mainly interested in ________ Geography

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Historical

b.

Mathematical

c.

Systematic

d.

Political

Question number: 109

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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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: 110

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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

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