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Question number: 1

» 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: 2

» Political Geography » Heartland and Rimland Theories

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Who propounded the Heartland Theory used in political geography? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

J. A. Steers

b.

Alfred Mackinder

c.

O. H. K. Spate

d.

Arthur Geddes

Question number: 3

» Political Geography » Heartland and Rimland Theories

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

The statement that “Who rules East Europe, commands the Heartland who rules the Heartland, commands the world Island” was made by: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Whittlesey

b.

Mackinder

c.

Spykman

d.

Alfred Mahan

Question number: 4

» Political Geography » Heartland and Rimland Theories

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Question

Heartland theory can be better described as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Deterministic model

b.

Deterministic in nature

c.

Normative theory

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 5

» Political Geography » Heartland and Rimland Theories

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Question

“Heartland” was the name given to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The USA

b.

Western Europe

c.

Central Africa

d.

Central Asia

Question number: 6

» Political Geography » Heartland and Rimland Theories

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Heart land theory is postulated by:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

H. J.

b.

H. J. Mackinder

c.

P. E. James

d. All of the above

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