Political Geography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 47

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Question number: 1

» Political Geography » Concept of Nation, State and Nation-State

Appeared in Year: 2014

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A primary differentiation between a state and a nation is that a State is a (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Product of history, whereas a nation is a product of people.

b.

Fixed geographical item whereas a nation is not linked to a territory.

c.

Mutable concept, whereas a nation is permanent.

d.

Political abstract, whereas a nation is a human group.

Question number: 2

» Political Geography » Definition and Scope of Political Geography

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The geographical study of cemeteries is

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Barren Geography

b.

Necrogeography

c.

Cemetrography

d. All of the above

Question number: 3

» Political Geography » Heartland and Rimland Theories

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Which of the following significantly weaken the strength of Mackinder’s geopolitical heartland theory? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Rise of Nazi Germany

b.

Growth of Soviet power in Eastern Europe.

c.

Ascendance of the United States international influence after World War II

d.

Existence of a pivot area.

Question number: 4

» Political Geography » Geography and Federalism

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Identify the American Geographer who advocated greater use of theoretical models and focused attention on social problems of the city

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Walter Isard

b.

Ackermann

c.

Brian Berry

d.

William Bunge

Question number: 5

» Political Geography » Boundaries and Frontiers

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Various nations claims their stake on Antarctica on the basis of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Hedge Principle

b.

Thalweg Principle

c.

Sector Principle

d.

Law of sea convention 1962

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