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Question number: 1

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following List - I with List - II and select the correct answer from the codes given: (December)
List-Ⅰ (Modern Name Of River) List-Ⅱ (Name Of River In Rig Veda)

(A)

Jhelum

(i)

Lauhitya

(B)

Sutlej

(ii)

Sutudri

(C)

Brahmaputra

(iii)

Sindhu

(D)

Indus

(iv)

Vitasta

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
a.
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
b.
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
c.
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
d.
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question number: 2

» 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: 3

» 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: 4

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

Who was the first in the world to suggest use of a grid of latitude and longitude as a basis for locating places on the world?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Eratosthenes

b.

Bartholomew

c.

Hipparchus

d.

Steers

Question number: 5

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

According to Thales, a Greek Philosopher, the shape of the earth was

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Spherical

b.

Oval

c.

Circular

d.

Flat

Question number: 6

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Irawati

(i)

Ravi

(B)

Mahagauri

(ii)

Damodar

(C)

Kubha

(iii)

Kabul

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
a.
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
b.
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
c.
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
d.
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

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