History of Geographic Thought-Medieval Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 14 - 20 of 40

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Question number: 14

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In 1510, the Portuguese explorer ________ reached India

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

John II

b.

Christopher Columbus

c.

Captain Hawkins

d.

Albuquerque

Question number: 15

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How was the world map represented in the Dark Period?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It was a flat disc

b.

Only Jerusalem was shown on the map

c.

The world map was represented as T in O with Jerusalem at the center

d.

None of the above

Question number: 16

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Who among the following do not belong to Heliocentric group

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Varenius

b.

Galileo

c.

Aristotle

d.

Copernicus

Question number: 17

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Which Arabian geographer can be called as Political Geographer?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Jackout

b.

Al Idrisi

c.

Hone Yunus

d.

Ibn Khaldun

Question number: 18

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One of the main contribution of Arab Geographers was

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Choice (4) Response

a.

They wrote books on Geographical description

b.

They made important contribution to the development of astronomy

c.

They preserved old geographical knowledge

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 19

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The Dark Age was from

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Choice (4) Response

a.

600 BC to 900 BC

b.

300 AD to 1200 AD

c.

300 BC to 400 AD

d.

300 AD to 900 AD

Question number: 20

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The period from 300 AD to 1200 AD is known as Dark Age because

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Choice (4) Response

a.

There was no exploration work

b.

All the texts of geography were burnt during this period

c.

Geography texts were affected by Christian Holy Text

d.

Roman Empire had declined

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