History of Geographic Thought-Ancient Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 15 - 21 of 50

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Question number: 15

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The favorite branch of Greek Philosopher, the shape of the earth was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Astronomy and Political Geography

b.

Physical and Political Geography

c.

Physical and Human Geography

d.

Astronomy and Physical Geography

Question number: 16

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The most important physical geographers among the Greek geographers was

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Polybius

b.

Aristotle

c.

Anaximander

d.

Posidonius

Question number: 17

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Identify the Sanskrit scholar from the following description

(i) He lived during 4th, 5th and 6th century

(ii) He said that the earth was sphere

(iii) He observed lunar eclipse

(iv) A satellite has been named after him.

He is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Bhaskaracharya

b.

Varahmihir

c.

Aryabhatt

d.

Brahmagupta

Question number: 18

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Greek Geographer who contributed to the development of Mathematical Geography was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Eratosthenes

b.

Anaximander

c.

Thales

d.

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Question number: 19

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The first geographer to introduce the concept of Gnomon to the Greeks was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Anaximander

b.

Eratosthenes

c.

Amundsen

d.

Aristotle

Question number: 20

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The term longitude and latitude term were first used by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Anaximander

b.

Homer

c.

Ptolemy

d.

Eratosthenes

Question number: 21

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In the Jambu dwipa, the Hindukush existed as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Trisringa

b.

Baba Mountains

c.

Nishad Mountains

d.

Vaidurya

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