History of Geographic Thought-Medieval Geographical Knowledge (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 29 - 35 of 42

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Question number: 29

» History of Geographic Thought » Medieval Geographical Knowledge

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One geographer of 18th century to who Alexander von Humboldt expressed his gratitude in his book ‘Kosmos’ was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Reinhold Forster

b.

Immanuel Kant

c.

George Forster

d.

Athanasius Kircher

Question number: 30

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John Cabot sailed up to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Tierra and Feugo

b.

Plate river mouth

c.

South Georgia

d.

Cape Race in New Foundland

Question number: 31

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Which among the following Arabian geographer provided a good description of house types and building materials in deserts?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ibn Battuta

b.

Jackout

c.

Ibn Yunus

d.

Al Masudi

Question number: 32

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Which of the following were NOT the reasons for the rise of Arab Geographers

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Vast extent of Arab Empire

b.

Contact with India

c.

Increase in trade

d.

None of the above

Question number: 33

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The first Arabian geographer to give an account of the periodic wind was

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Al Masudi

b.

Ibne Yunus

c.

Al Idrisi

d.

Ibne Hawkal

Question number: 34

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Name the Arab Scholar who described the monsoons and the relation of evaporation to rainfall

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Al Masudi

b.

Ibn Hawkal

c.

Al Idrisi

d.

Al Magdizi

Question number: 35

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Arabs were mainly interested in ________ Geography

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Historical

b.

Mathematical

c.

Systematic

d.

Political

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