MOCK TEST ON GEOGRAPHICAL THOUGHT PYQS JUNE & DEC 2012 NTA UGC NET

MOCK TEST ON GEOGRAPHICAL THOUGHT PYQS JUNE & DEC 2012 NTA UGC NET

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2012 GEOGRAPHICAL THOUGHT PYQS NTA UGC NET

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Q.1. Which one of the following pairs does not match correctly? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(1) P. Haggett : Geography : A modern synthesis

(2) P. E. James : All possible worlds

(3) G. P. Marsh : Explanation in Geography

(4) Abler, Adams & Gould : Spatial organization

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Q.2. Which one of the following statements is not correct? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(1) The concept of areal differentiation is related with ideographic approach.

(2) The concept of areal differentiation is related with nomothetic approach.

(3) The exponent of the concept of areal differentiation was Richard Hartshorne.

(4) The concept of areal differentiation is related with chorology.

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Q.3. 'The same environment carries different meanings to people with different ways of living and culture'. This statement is related with the concept of (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(1) Determinism

(2) Stop - and - go determinism

(3) Probabilism

(4) Possibilism

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Q.4. Who among the following emphasized on the behavioural environment in Geography? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(1) Burton

(2) Gregory

(3) Kirk

(4) Johnston

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Q.5. Who defined Geography as human ecology? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(1) Schaefer

(2) Hartshorne

(3) Richthofen

(4) Barrows

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Q.6. Schaefer was in favour of: (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Exceptionalism

(B) Idiography

(C) Areal differentiation

(D) Scientific generalization

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Q.7. Which of the following principles does not belong to logical positivism? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Principle of causation

(B) Structuralism

(C) Behaviourism

(D) Functionalism

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Q.8. Which of the following matches is not correct  (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

Author                        Book

(A) William Bunge  : Theoretical Geography

(B) David Harvey  : Social Well being: A Spatial Perspective

(C) David Smith :  Human Geography: A Welfare Approach

(D) R. Peet  :  Modern Geographical Thought

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Q.9. The statement that “Egypt is the gift of the river Nile” is attributed to (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Aristotle

(B) Herodotus

(C) Strabo

(D) Seneca

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Q.10. Who among the following pleaded that history be treated geographically and geography be treated historically? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Homer

(B) Thales

(C) Hecataeus

(D) Herodotus

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Q.11. Who among the following Arab scholars made corrections to Ptolemy’s book? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Al-Masudi

(B) Al-Idrisi

(C) Ibn-Khaldun

(D) Ibn-Batuta

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Q.12. Which one of the following is the philosophical basis of quantitative revolution? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Existentialism

(B) Idealism

(C) Phenomenology

(D) Positivism

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Q.13. The concept of paradigm was propounded by (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Kant

(B) Peet

(C) Kuhn

(D) Haggett

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Q.14. Who among the following wanted to develop ‘Universal Science’ encompassing all aspects of knowledge? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Humboldt

(B) Ritter

(C) Recluse

(D) Guyot

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Q.15. Who among the following geographers, focussed on man centered geography? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) W. H. Davis

(B) Jefferson

(C) Semple

(D) Huntington

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Q.16. Who, among the following, developed the concept of mental map? (UGC NET JUNE 2012)

(A) Downs and Stea

(B) Gould and White

(C) Saarinen

(D) Boulding and Hagerstrand

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Q.17. The approach that some of the geographical facts according to Ritter, cannot be explained scientifically, is termed as (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Ecological

(B) Regional

(C) Teleological

(D) Locational

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Q.18. Whose pioneer statement on the scope and method of modern geography, according to Hartshorne, set the direction of geographic thought for the future? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Blache

(B) Schluter

(C) Ratzel

(D) Richthofen

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Q.19. Who among the following geographers emphasized the predominant role of climate in human life? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Geddes

(B) Jefferson

(C) Huntington

(D) Brunhes

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Q.20. Who is usually given the credit for establishing the validity of the idea that there was an ice age during which ice sheets covered much of northern Europe? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Agassiz

(B) Ramsay

(C) Jukes

(D) Penck

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Q.21. Which one of the schools of thought first developed possibilism? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) German School of Geography

(B) Russian School of Geography

(C) French School of Geography

(D) British School of Geography

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Q.22. Which one of the following is not a supporter of the theory of determinism? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Wolfgang Hartake

(B) R. Hartshorne

(C) O.H.K. Spate

(D) All the above

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Q.23. Who among the following noted first the regularity between the sizes of cities and their rank? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Zipf

(B) Jefferson

(C) Auerbach

(D) Christaller

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Q.24. Who among the following is an advocate of idealism in geography? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Guelke

(B) Gilbert

(C) Samuels

(D) Pocock

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Q.25. The statement that ‘a method by which one can rethink the thought of those whose actions one seeks to explain’ refers in human geography to the philosophy of (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Phenomenology

(B) Idealism

(C) Existentialism

(D) Positivism

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Q.26. Which among the following was responsible for the radical transformation of spirit and purpose of geography? (UGC NET DEC 2012)

(A) Post Modernism

(B) Humanism

(C) Structuralism

(D) Quantification

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Syllabus:

Unit VIII:

Geographic Thought

Contributions of Greek, Roman, Arab, Chinese and Indian Scholars, Contributions of Geographers (Bernhardus Varenius, Immanuel Kant, Alexander von Humboldt, Carl Ritter, Scheafer & Hartshorne), Impact of Darwinian Theory on Geographical Thought. Contemporary trends in Indian Geography: Cartography, Thematic and Methodological contributions. Major Geographic Traditions (Earth Science, manenvironment relationship, area studies and spatial analysis), Dualisms in Geographic Studies (physical vs. human, regional vs. systematic, qualitative vs. quantitative, ideographic vs. nomothetic), Paradigm Shift, Perspectives in Geography (Positivism, Behaviouralism, Humanism, Structuralism, Feminism and Postmodernism). 

 

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