History of Geographic Thought (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 118 - 125 of 167

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Question number: 118

» History of Geographic Thought » French Contribution

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Which of the following is also known as the age of exploration and discoveries?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1200 to 1600 AD

b.

1200 to 1700 AD

c.

1100 to 1200 AD

d.

1200 to 1300 AD

Question number: 119

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Who accompanied Captain Cook on his voyage to Southern Hemisphere?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Forsters

b.

Lomonosov

c.

Remzov

d.

Cluverius

Question number: 120

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

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The First Indian Department of Geography was established at

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Patna University

b.

Aligarh Muslim University

c.

Madras University

d.

Bombay University

Question number: 121

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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The earth was divided into seven land masses in the -

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Panch Siddhantika

b.

Vedic Samhita

c.

Puranas

d.

Sapta Singhugatha

Question number: 122

» History of Geographic Thought » Changing Paradigms

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Reine Geography was

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Choice (4) Response

a.

description of heavenly bodies

b.

description of mountain axes

c.

description of Astronomical events

d.

description of natural regions of the Earth rather than political regions

Question number: 123

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Vasco de Gama reached India through

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Cape Horn

b.

Gulf of Siam

c.

Suez Canal

d.

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Question number: 124

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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The Chenab was known as Asikini. It’s other name was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chenab

b.

Chandrabhaga

c.

Shwed

d.

Kameh

Question number: 125

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

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The chapters of geography in Puranas have been called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Bhugol Kosh

b.

Mahabhashya

c.

Prithwikosh

d.

Bhuvankosh

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