History of Geographic Thought-Ancient Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 37 - 44 of 54

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Question number: 37

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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The Chenab was known as Asikini. It’s other name was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chenab

b.

Chandrabhaga

c.

Shwed

d.

Kameh

Question number: 38

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Arrange the following scholars from their earliest to later stages:

  1. Varahamihira
  2. Aryabhata
  3. Bhaskaracharya

which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2, 1, 3

b.

1, 3, 2

c.

2, 3, 1

d.

3, 2, 1

Question number: 39

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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To which school does Eratosthenes, the father of geography belongs to: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Greek

b.

German

c.

Arab

d.

Roman

Question number: 40

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Which Indian geographer has written the book ‘Geography of Puranas’? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

M. Shafi

b.

P. P. Karan

c.

B. Dubey

d.

S. M. Ali

Question number: 41

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Who among of the following first used the word ‘Geography’? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Strabo

b.

Eratosthenes

c.

Posidonius

d.

Hipparchus

Question number: 42

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Who are considered as the founders of Mathematical Geography? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thales and Anaximander

b.

Hecataeus and Herodotus

c.

Plato and Aristotle

d.

Ptolemy

Question number: 43

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Who wrote the book Meteorologica? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Aristotle

b.

Posidonius

c.

Thales

d.

Plato

Question number: 44

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Which is the correct sequence in chronological order of the following Greeks who contributed vastly to the evolution of geographical thought during the ancient period? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ptolemy, Anaximander, Aristotle, Eratosthenes

b.

Eratosthenes, Anaximander, Ptolemy, Aristotle

c.

Anaximander, Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Ptolemy

d.

Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Anaximander, Ptolemy

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