History of Geographic Thought-Ancient Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 22 - 28 of 51

Get 1 year subscription: Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 2348 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 600.00 or

Question number: 22

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

Who was the first mapmaker?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thales

b.

Eratosthenes

c.

Possidonius

d.

Anaximander

Question number: 23

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

Who amongst the following scholars first declared that the earth is spherical?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

S. Munster

b.

I. Kant

c.

P. Apian

d.

Aristotle

Question number: 24

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The description of various cities by Patanjali is contained in the book

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mahabhashya

b.

Shalmali

c.

Kadambari

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 25

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Parushni

(i)

Ravi

(B)

Vitasta

(ii)

Jhelum

(C)

Kshubudi

(iii)

Chenab

(D)

Asikini

(iv)

Sutlej

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question number: 26

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The area drained by Saptsindhu contained all the rivers of Punjab. Additionally it contained

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sarswati and Luni

b.

Luni and Ghaggar

c.

Sarswati and Present Ghaggar

d.

Sarswati and Mahi

Question number: 27

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

________ referred to diameter of the Earth near to modern calculations of 7920 miles.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Banbhatta

b.

Varahamiri

c.

Kautilya

d.

Brahmagupta

Question number: 28

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The iron pillar of Mehrauli constructed during the 4th century AD is made of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

99.75 % pure wrought iron

b.

70.62 % ingot iron

c.

60 % stainless steel

d.

100 % sponge steel

f Page
Sign In