History of Geographic Thought (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 29 - 33 of 167

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Question number: 29

» History of Geographic Thought » Quantitative Revolution

Appeared in Year: 2014

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

The major Thrust of Quantitative Revolution is to bring law making, model building and theorization in Geography.

Reason (Ꭱ)

After the Second World War, young geographers discarded the empirical, descriptive and gazetteer type of Geography by using the mathematical language rather than the language of literature.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 30

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The first person to say that the Earth is a sphere was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Archimedes

b.

Eratosthenes

c.

Copernicus

d.

Galileo

Question number: 31

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The description of crop regions based on climate and soil has been done by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Kautilya

b.

Harshavardhan

c.

Patanjali

d.

Buddhist scholars

Question number: 32

» History of Geographic Thought » German Contrinution

MCQ▾

Question

Who said that Geography is the science of spatial distribution of the world?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Peschel

b.

Varenius

c.

Humboldt

d.

Ritter

Question number: 33

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Geographia Syntaxis

(i)

Ptolemy

(B)

Father of Oceanography

(ii)

Possidonius

(C)

De Chorographia

(iii)

Pomponius Mela

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

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