History of Geographic Thought-Medieval Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 21 - 28 of 40

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Question number: 21

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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Question

Who was the first person to declare the earth’s spherical shape?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Aristotle

b.

Newton

c.

Plato

d. None of the above

Question number: 22

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Tasmania was founded by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Captain Cook

b.

Francis Drake

c.

Daniel Defo

d.

Amerigo Vespucci

Question number: 23

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Question

________ was the most learned man of his age

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Al Aizaz

b.

Ibn Hawkal

c.

Al Idirisi

d.

Al Biruni

Question number: 24

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Question

Ges periodos was written by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Possidonius

b.

Hecataeus

c.

Eratosthenes

d.

Anaximander

Question number: 25

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Question

Almost all the Portuguese sailors began their journey towards ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

South and South West

b.

North and North East

c.

North West

d.

West

Question number: 26

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Question

The area of interest of Strabo was

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Human Geography

b.

Historical Geography

c.

Mathematical Geography

d.

Cartography

Question number: 27

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Question

Identify the following geographer

(i) He wrote the book Almagest

(ii) He discovered Stereographic Projection

(iii) He modified conical projection

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Pliny

b.

Strabo

c.

Ptolemy

d.

Hipparchus

Question number: 28

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ (Books) List-Ⅱ (Authors)

(A)

Periodus

(i)

Pliny

(B)

Almagest

(ii)

Hecataeus

(C)

History of planets

(iii)

Theophrastus

(D)

Historia Naturalis

(iv)

Ptolemy

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
a.
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
b.
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
c.
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
d.
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

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