History of Geographic Thought-Ancient Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 14 of 50

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Question number: 7

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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The modified conical projection for the first time was used by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Strabo

b.

Aristotle

c.

Ptolemy

d.

kant

Question number: 8

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The word “Geography” was used for the first time by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Edgar Kant

b.

Thucydides

c.

Aristotle

d.

Eratosthenes

Question number: 9

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Astrolabe was discovered by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Homer

b.

Piny

c.

Polybius

d.

Hipparchus

Question number: 10

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One of the scholars in his book Siddhant Tatwa vivek has mentioned the longitudes of many cities like Kashi, Indraprashta, Ujjani & Kabul. He was

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Manu

b.

Kamlakar

c.

Patanjali

d.

Bhaskaracharya

Question number: 11

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Geographia was written by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Eratosthenes

b.

Polybius

c.

Hipparchus

d.

Posidonius

Question number: 12

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The most important feature of Kush island was

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Rivers do not have many tributaries

b.

It was covered by grass

c.

Rainfall was deficient

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 13

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Mediterranean region has been called as ________ in the Puranas.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Kush

b.

Plaksa

c.

Pushkar

d.

Jumbo

Question number: 14

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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

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