History of Geographic Thought-Medieval Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 13 of 43

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Question number: 7

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Ptolemy a ________ geographer specialized in ________ geography.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Egyptian, Natural Geography

b.

Roman, Mathematical

c.

Roman, Physical

d.

Greek, Mathematical

Question number: 8

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

________ was the greatest Arab traveler

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ibn Hawkal

b.

Ibn Battuta

c.

Ibn Khaldun

d.

Ibne Yunus

Question number: 9

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

Who is said to have laid the foundation of Regional Geography

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hecateus of Miletus

b.

Strabo

c.

Eratosthenes

d.

Polybius

Question number: 10

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

MCQ▾

Question

The book, which was authored by Strabo, was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Phytogeography

b.

Historia Naturalis

c.

Geographia Generalis

d.

Geographia

Question number: 11

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

From 300 to 1200 AD, the Dark Age, there was the influence of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Islam

b.

Christianity

c.

Jews

d.

Zoroastrians

Question number: 12

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

America

(i)

Hendry Bludson

(B)

Greenland

(ii)

Christopher Columbus

(C)

Cape of Good Hope

(iii)

Vasco de Gama

(D)

Brazil

(iv)

Amerigo Vespucci

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

Question number: 13

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

By the end of ________ Geography had developed as an independent science on a firm footing

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

mid-18th century

b.

17th century

c.

18th century

d.

mid-17th century

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