History of Geographic Thought-Ancient Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 45 - 50 of 50

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Question number: 45

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Who was the first person to divide the circle into 360 degree? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Eratosthenes

b.

Hipparchus

c.

Herodotus

d.

Ptolemy

Question number: 46

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Which Veda mentioned five seasons

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sama Veda

b.

Rig Veda

c.

Atharva Veda

d.

Yajur Veda

Question number: 47

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

The statement that “Egypt is a gift of river Nile” is attributed to (Paper - 2 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Seneca

b.

Herodotus

c.

Strabo

d.

Aristotle

Question number: 48

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Who among the following pleaded that “history be treated geographically and geography be treated historically”? (Paper - 2 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thales of Miletus

b.

Hecataeus

c.

Herodotus

d.

Holmes

Question number: 49

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Arrange the following scholars in the correct chronological order. Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

1. Aristotle

2. Eratosthenes

3. Plato

4. Strabo (Paper - 3 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

3 1 2 4

b.

4 3 1 2

c.

1 2 4 3

d.

2 3 1 4

Question number: 50

» History of Geographic Thought » Ancient Geographical Knowledge

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Who among the following scholars made corrections to Ptolemy’s Book?

(Paper - 2 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Al-Baruni

b.

Ibn-Khaldun

c.

Al-Masudi

d.

Al-Idrisi

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