# GEOGRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES PYQS JUNE,SEP & DEC 2013 NTA UGC NET

GEOGRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES (CARTOGRAPHY & STATS) PYQS JUNE & DEC 2013 NTA UGC NET

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Q.1. Which one of the following methods is best suited to show the distribution of population with rural component and urban center of varying sizes in a region? (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(1) Uniform dot method

(2) Multiple dot method

(3) Uniform dot and circle method

(4) Dot and sphere method

Q.2. Nearest Neighbour analysis was evolved by (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(1) Henry and Raize

(2) Clark and Evans

(3) Zipf

(4) Carl Pearson

Q.3. A map of R.F. 1/2,500 is enlarged by two-and-a-half times, what will be the scale of the enlarged map? (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(A) 1/6,250

(B) 1/1,000

(C) 1/10,000

(D) 1/12,500

Q.4. Population density is usually shown by (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(A) Isopleth method

(B) Choropleth method

(C) Chorochromatic method

(D) Decimetric method

Q.5. What is the pattern of settlement distribution if it’s Rn = 2.14? (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(A) Perfect cluster

(B) Partially cluster

(C) Random

(D) Perfect uniform

##### Q.6. Arrange the following maps in decreasing order of scale: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(i) Atlas map

(ii) Wall map

(iv) Topographical map

(A) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)

(B) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

(C) (iv), (iii), (i), (ii)

(D) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)

Q.7. Area of a drainage basin on a map with R.F. 1: 50,000 are measured as 200 sq. cm. What will be the basin area of map when it is reduced at the R.F. 1: 100, 000? (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) 1000 sq. cm.

(B) 100 sq. cm.

(C) 50 sq. cm.

(D) 500 sq. cm.

##### Q.8. On a topographic map, lines that indicate water-depth are termed as (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) Isogonic line

(B) Isobath

(C) Isopachs

(D) Isoneph

Q.9. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes the given below: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

List – I (Standard Colour)

(i) Red

(ii) Dark Green

(iii) Brown

(iv) Yellow

List – II (Landuse feature)

(a) Cultivated area

(b) Built-up land

(c) Forest area

(d) Uncultivable land

##### Codes:
 (a) (b) (c) (d) (A) ii i iv iii (B) iv iii ii i (C) ii i iii iv (D) iv i ii iii

Q.10. Which of the following is not a thematic map? (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) Map showing population density.

(B) Map showing distribution of minerals.

(C) Map showing jute producing areas.

(D) Topographical map on 1: 50,000.

Q.11. Match the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

List – I (Value of ‘Rn’ statistic)

(a) 0.00 – 0.25

(b) 0.90 – 1.10

(c) 1.25 – 1.50

(d) 1.95 – 2.15

List – II (Pattern of Distribution)

(i) Random

(ii) Highly clustered

(iii) Least dispersed

(iv) Uniform

Codes:

 a b c d (A) iv ii i iii (B) ii i iii iv (C) i ii iii iv (D) ii iv i iii

Q.12. Arrange the following events playing a vital role in evolution of town and country planning in India in a sequential order of their taking place. (UGC NET SEP 2013)

Use the codes given below:

(I) Appointment of Bhore Committee.

(II) Enactment of Sanitation Act.

(III) Establishment of Improvement Trusts in important towns.

(IV) Formation of Town and Country Planning Organisation (TCPO).

Codes:

(A) I, II, III, IV

(B) II,III, I, IV

(C) III, I, II, IV

(D) IV, III, II, I

Q.13. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

List – I (Topo map scale)

(a) Million

(b) one inch

(c) quarter Inch

(d) half inch

List – II  (Contour interval in feet)

(i) 50

(ii) 500

(iii) 100

(iv) 250

Codes:

 a b c d (A) ii iv iii i (B) iv i ii iii (C) ii i iv iii (D) i iii iv ii

Q.14. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

List – I

(i) Planimeter

(ii) Pantograph

(iii) Barometer

(iv) Elinometer

List – II

(a) area measure of a map

(b) elevation of land surface

(c) map reduction &enlargement

(d) air pressure of a place

Codes:

 a b c d (A) ii iii iv i (B) i iv ii iii (C) ii iv i iii (D) i iii iv ii

Q.15. Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer from the codes given: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(a) The contours which represent a convex slope are close together at the foot and are comparatively farther apart at the top.

(b) The closeness of contours indicates steepness of slope.

Codes:

(A) Only (a) is correct.

(B) Only (b) is correct.

(C) Both (a) and (b) are correct.

(D) Neither (a) nor (b) are correct.

Q.16. Arrange the following maps in decreasing order of scale and select the correct answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(i) Atlas map

(iii) Topographical map

(iv) Wall maps

Codes:

(A) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)

(B) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)

(C) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

(D) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)

Q.17. Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer from the codes given: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(a) In a dot map, the value of the dots generally varies.

(b) A dot map is usually used to show areal distribution of phenomena such as rainfall, agricultural production, population, etc.

(A) Only (a) is correct.

(B) Only (b) is correct.

(C) Both (a) and (b) are correct.

(D) Neither (a) nor (b) are correct.

Q.18. If the variability of rainfall is to be measured, which of the following techniques will be used? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(A) Mean Deviation

(B) Standard Deviation

(C) Coefficient of Variation

(D) Interquartile Range

Q.19. Which of the following is not a Quantitative Distribution Map? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(A) Choroschematic Map

(B) Isopleth Map

(C) Dot Map

(D) Choropleth Map

Q.20. Occupational structure of population in India at State level is best represented by (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(A) Dot Method

(B) Isopleth

(C) Choropleth

(D) Pie diagram

Q.21. Which one of the following is not a measure of Central tendency? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) Arithmetic mean

(2) Mean deviation

(3) Median

(4) Mode

Q.22. Which one of the following is a centrographic measure? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) Geometric mean

(2) Arithmetic mean

(3) Mean centre

(4) Standard deviation

Q.23. Which one of the following map scales is a large scale? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) 1: 250,000

(2) 1: 25,000

(3) 1: 500,000

(4) 1: 50,000

Q.24. An original map has the RF–1/50,000 and R.F. of the new map will be 1/250,000. What is the correct proportion of enlargement/reduction as given below? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) Reduction 1/5

(2) Enlargement (5 times)

(3) Reduction 1/10

(4) Enlargement (10 times)

Q.25. Which one of the following values of correlation coefficient (r) is not correctly matched degree of relationship? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) + 0.99 High

(2) + 0.50 Moderate

(3) – 0.01 Very low

(4) – 0.99 Nil

Q.26. Consider the following figures X and Y: (UGC NET DEC 2013) Which of the following statement is correct?

(A) Fig. X is small scale and the distance between A and B is 40 metres

(B) Fig Y is large scale and the distance between C and D is 4 km

(C) Fig. X is large scale and Fig Y is small scale. The distances between A & B and C & D are 40 metres and 20 ks respectively

(D) Fig Xin large scale and Fig Y is small scale. The distance between A & B and C & D are equal.