# GEOGRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES PYQS JULY & DEC 2018 NTA UGC NET

GEOGRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES (CARTOGRAPHY & STATS) PYQS JULY & DEC 2018 NTA UGC NET

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Q.1. Match the List-I with List – II and select the correct answer from the code given below: (UGC NET JULY 2018)

List-I

(Map Type)

(a) Chorochromatic

(b) Choroschematic

(c) Choropleth

(d) Isopleth

List-II

(Information Content)

(i) Showing regional variation in distribution by shades

(ii) areal distribution by Tints

(iii) showing imaginary lines joining places of equal value

(iv) areal distribution by symbols

Code:

(a)  (b)  (c)  (d)

(1)  i     iv      ii    iii

(2)  iv     i     iii     ii

(3) ii      iv     i      ii

(4) iv     ii      iii    i

Q.2. On a topographical map of 1:50,000 scale the contour interval is given as 10 meters. Place ‘A’ is situated on a contour of 200 m MSL and another place ‘B’ is located on a contour of 240m MSL. The distance between ‘A’ and ‘B’ on the map is 4.0 cms. The correct gradient between ‘A’ and ‘B’ therefore would be: (UGC NET JULY 2018)

(1) 1/30

(2) 1/40

(3) 1/50

(4) 1/60

Q.3. Which one of the following scales is correctly measure the rank-size distribution of settlements? (UGC NET JULY 2018)

(1) Nominal

(2) Ordinal

(3) Interval

(4) Ratio

Q.4. Read the following statements and select the correct answer using the code giver below: (UGC NET JULY 2018)

(a) Summation of ranks method is best suited to measure development levels, when data used are highly skewed

(b) Summation of ranks method is quite simple and easy to handle

(c) Z-score method is the robust and most reliable among all the methods used to measure levels of development

(d) Use of Principal Component Analysis method should be avoided if inter-correlation among different components of development weak or doubtful

Code:

(1) (a), (b) and (c) are correct

(2) (a) and (b) are correct

(3) (a), (b) and (d) are correct

(4) (b) and (d) are correct

Q.5. Which one of the following code is correct Rn value of the given distribution of 6 settlements of an area of gentle topography? (UGC NET JULY 2018) (1) 0.95

(2) 1.45

(3) 1.63

(4) 1.86

Q.6. A set of sample of 20 places of mean annual rainfall were randomly selected from a normally distributed universe that has mean rainfall of 320 cm. The sample mean was recorded 250 cm with standard of 150 cm. Which one of the following significance tests is correct for the selected samples? (UGC NET JULY 2018)

(1) Z – test

(2) X2 – test

(3) F – Test

(4) t – test

Q.7. In a frequency distribution of X series having 6 integers wth missing one, Xi, among them, the parameters of calculating mean, X̄, are as Σfx = 370 (excluding frequency of missing Xi which is fi=10) Σf=58 (including frequency of missing integer) and X̄ = 7.586. Which one of the following inters is approximately correct for missing Xi? (UGC NET JULY 2018)

(1) 6

(2) 7

(3) 8

(4) 9

Q.8. Which one of the following equations represents a true mathematical characteristics of mean? (UGC NET JULY 2018)

(1) Σ (X – X̄) = minimum

(2) Σ (X – X̄) = 0

(3) Σ (X – X̄) = maximum

(4) Σ (X – X̄) = infinite

Q.9.  Which one of the following mapping techniques is correct to show delineated areas having different colours? (NTA UGC NET DEC 2018)

(1) Isopleth

(2) Choropleth

(3) Chorochromatic

(4) Choroschematic

Q.10. Which one of the following aspects could be correctly represented in a contour map? (NTA UGC NET DEC 2018)

(1) Population distribution

(2) Terrain elevation

(3) Rock hardness

(4) Soil distribution

Q.11. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the correct answer using the code given below (NTA UGC NET DEC 2018)

Assertion (A): Nearest neighbour analysis is an approach to the study of point, line and area patterns.

Reason (R): Measurement of distance by comparing the observed mean distances with the expected mean distances between sampled points and their nearest neighbours.

Code:

(1). (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(2). (A) is false, but (R) is true.

(3). Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(4). Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

Q.12. Which one of the following variables is correct to divide a universe of 500 students of a class into two by their gender and then take a random sample of the males and a random sample of females? (NTA UGC NET DEC 2018)

(1) Dependent variable

(2) Control variable

(3) Independent variable

(4) Stratified variable

Q.13. Which one of the following random sampling techniques becomes more appropriate for homogeneous population groups? (NTA UGC NET DEC 2018)

(1) Proportionate

(2) Simple

(3) Stratified

(4) Systematic

Q.14. Variable Y regresses with variable X with the conditions that X̅ = 5.50, Ȳ = 3.50 and b = 1-50 in the linear regression model (Y = a + bx), where Ȳ and X̅ are means of the respective variables and b refers to gradient of line of Y w.r.t X. Which one of the following values of parameter ‘a’ of the model is correct? (NTA UGC NET DEC 2018)

(1) 3.75

(2) – 5.75

(3) 1.75

(4) – 4.75