History of Geographic Thought-Ancient Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 29 - 36 of 54

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Question number: 29

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Although containing 14 % error but still the most accurate calculation of circumference was made by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thales

b.

Anaximander

c.

Ptolemy

d.

Eratosthenes

Question number: 30

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The nodal point of all mountains of the Jumbo Island was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gandhmardan

b.

Meru

c.

Krishnagiri

d.

Hemvant

Question number: 31

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The name Acirawati was given to which river

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Saraswati

b.

Gandak

c.

Yamuna

d.

Rapti

Question number: 32

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

One of the earliest to prove that the earth is spherical were

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Romans

b.

Greeks

c.

Indians

d.

Arabs

Question number: 33

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The first detailed map of India was prepared by:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

D Anville

b.

Ptolemy

c.

James Pennel

d.

Eratosthenes

Question number: 34

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Anjana

(i)

Sulaiman

(B)

Menkagiri

(ii)

Aravalli

(C)

Krishnagiri

(iii)

Siwalik

(D)

Arbud

(iv)

Karakoram

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

Question number: 35

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Pupil of Aristotle who studied the relationship between the plants and climate was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thales

b.

Herodotus

c.

Anaximander

d.

Theophrastus

Question number: 36

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

The earth was divided into seven land masses in the -

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Panch Siddhantika

b.

Vedic Samhita

c.

Puranas

d.

Sapta Singhugatha

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