MOCK TEST ON GEOGRAPHY OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES PYQS JAN & NOV 2017 NTA UGC NET

MOCK TEST ON GEOGRAPHY OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES PYQS JAN & NOV 2017 NTA UGC NET

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2017 GEOGRAPHY OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES PYQS UGC NET

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Q.1. Who modified the crop-combination method propounded by J. C Weaver? (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) S. M Rafiullah

(2) Jasbir Singh

(3) Doi

(4) S. S Bhatia

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Q.2. World’s largest Uranium reserves are found in: (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) Canada

(2) Chile

(3) Zaire

(4) Nigeria

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Q.3. The nature of input cost-curve over space in industrial landscape becomes (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) Convex

(2) Concave

(3) Linear

(4) ‘U’ shaped

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Q.4. Among the following authors, who wrote the book entitled ‘Locational Analysis in Human Geography’? (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) P. Haggett

(2) T. Hagerstrand

(3) P. Hall

(4) D. Gregory

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Q.5. Alfred Weber’s approach to optimization of spatial process in industrial landscape was towards the search of: (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) Maximum revenue location

(2) Least transport cost location

(3) Uniformity of input demand

(4) Uniformity of plant revenue

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Q.6. Match List-I with List–II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET JAN 2017)

List-I (Year) 

(I) 1826

(II) 1966

(III) 1954

(IV) 1909

List-II (Books)

(A) Theory of the Location of Industries

(B) The Economics of Location

(C) The Isolated State

(D) Central places in Southern Germany

Codes:

   I II III IV

(1). B D C A

(2). C D B A

(3). A C B D

(4). C B A D

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Q.7. Who modified the crop-combination method propounded by J. C Weaver? (UGC NET JAN 2017)

(1) S. M Rafiullah

(2) Jasbir Singh

(3) Doi

(4) S. S Bhatia

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Q.8. Match List-I with List–II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET JAN 2017)

List-I (Year) 

(I) 1826

(II) 1966

(III) 1954

(IV) 1909

List-II (Books)

(A) Theory of the Location of Industries

(B) The Economics of Location

(C) The Isolated State

(D) Central places in Southern Germany

Codes:

      I II III IV

(1). B D C A

(2). C D B A

(3). A C B D

(4). C B A D

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Q.9. Match List-I with List–II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET JAN 2017)

List-I (Terms)

(I) Material index

(II) Isodapanes

(III) Labour Co-efficient

(IV) Agglomeration

List-II (Description)

(A) ratio of the labour cost per unit of product to the locational weight of that unit

(B) Advantage of production due to the concentration of industry

(C) Weight of localized material and the weight of the product

(D) Lines of equal transport costs per tonne

Codes:

      I II III IV

(1). C D A B

(2). D C B A

(3). D B C A

(4). B D A C

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Q.10. Which one of the following conditions of Input price variables is applicable in the given diagram of the deviation of a boundary between the market areas of two competing firms A and B, where freight rate is equal? (UGC NET JAN 2017)

Codes:

(1) Ap > Bp

(2) Ap < Bp

(3) Ap = Bp

(4) Ap ≥ Bp

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Q.11. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the code given below: (UGC NET NOV 2017)

Assertion (A): The Green Revolution contributed to aggravation of poverty rather than its solution.

Reason (R): Wealthy and landed farmers realised that Green Revolution together with agricultural mechanization provided great potential for self-cultivation. They began to withdraw land from share cropping and rental market. As a consequence, a large number of tenants and peasants lost their jobs.

Code:

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

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

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

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

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Q.12. Among the following, who developed the formula for calculating crop combination? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Doi

(2) J. C. Weaver

(3) Pownall

(4) Rafiullah

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Q.13. Which of the following does not fall under intensive subsistence rice cultivation? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) South East Asia

(2) Southern China and Japan

(3) Nile valley and delta

(4) Coastal and delta areas of India

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Q.14. Which one of the following defined regional growth pole as a “set of expanding industries located an urban area including further development of economic activity throughout its zone of influence”. (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) A. O. Hirschman

(2) F. Perroux

(3) Boudeville

(4) B. J. L. Berry

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Q.15. Which one of the following was not assured by weber in his least-cost theory? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Agglomeration economies lead to high transport and labour cost

(2) Labour is infinitely available

(3) Location with high transport costs may be attractive because of a cheap labour supply

(4) Transport costs were uniform by distance and weight in any direction

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Q.16. Given below are two statements, one labelled as assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the code given below: (UGC NET NOV 2017)

Assertion (A): Between Durgapur-Asansol-Chittaranjan and numerous collieries and connected activities, the Asansol sub-division represents one of larger industrial complexes in the world.

Reason (R): The substantial coal reserves and output, iron and steel output and engineering industry in the Asansol sub-division outside the Calcutta metropolitan district are found.

Code:

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

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

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

(4) (A) is false, but (R) is true

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Q.17. Transportation cost does not play a major role in the location of textile industry because: (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Cotton is a weight loosing material

(2) Cotton is a weight gaining material

(3) Cotton is a pure material more or less equal to the finished material

(4) Weight loss in cotton during manufacturing is high

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Q.18. Which of the following occupation is classified as a secondary activity? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Carpenter

(2) Coal mixer

(3) School teacher

(4) Farmer

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Q.19. Which one of the following group of activities are appropriately labelled for Goal-collar worker? (UGC NET NOV 2017)

(1) Increasing the value of commodities by changing their form

(2) Financial, health, entertainment, education, information and data processing services; middle management administrative services; government bureaucrats

(3) Chief executive officers and other top management executives in both government and private service

(4) Exchanging services and ideas by telecommunication and satisfying the needs of people by changing their location

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Syllabus:

Unit–VI:   Geography of Economic Activities and Regional Development            

Economic Geography

Factors affecting spatial organisation of economic activities (primary, secondary, tertiary and quarternary), Natural Resources (classification, distribution and associated problems), Natural Resources Management. World Energy Crises in Developed and Developing Countries.

Agricultural Geography 

Land capability classification and Land Use Planning, Cropping Pattern: Methods of delineating crop combination regions (Weaver, Doi and Rafiullah), Crop diversification, Von Thunen’s Model of Land Use Planning. Measurement and Determinants of Agricultural Productivity, Regional variations in Agricultural Productivity, Agricultural Systems of the World.

Industrial Geography 

Classification of Industries, Factors of Industrial Location; Theories of Industrial Location (A. Weber, E. M. Hoover, August Losch, A. Pred and D. M. Smith). World Industrial Regions, Impact of Globalisation on manufacturing sector in Less Developed Countries, Tourism Industry, World distribution and growth of Information And Communication Technology (ICT) and Knowledge Production (Education and R & D) Industries. 

 

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