MOCK TEST ON GEOGRAPHY OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES PYQS JUNE & DEC 2014 NTA UGC NET

MOCK TEST ON GEOGRAPHY OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES PYQS JUNE & DEC 2014 NTA UGC NET

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2014 GEOGRAPHY OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES PYQS UGC NET

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Q.1. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the given codes: (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(1) Most of the fishing grounds occur in areas where the continental shelf is wide.

(2) Fishing activity is well developed in warm tropical waters.

(3) Mixing of warm and cold currents brings plant nutrients for fish.

(4) Inland fisheries are more significant than other types in India.

Codes:

(A) 1 and 2 are correct.

(B) 1 and 3 are correct.

(C) 2, 3 and 4 are correct.

(D) 1, 2 and 3 are correct.

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Q.2. Given below are two statements, one laballed as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R): (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

Assertion (A): There are regional disparities in the spatial organisation of economy.

Reason (R): Interactions among inherent factors in economic activities affect the texture of spatial organisations.

In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

Codes:

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

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

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

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

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Q.3. Which one of the following crop practices refers to crop rotation? (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Cultivating more than one crop in the same field in different seasons.

(B) Cultivating the same crop in the same field in different seasons.

(C) Cultivating many crops in the same field in one season.

(D) Cultivating one crop in one season followed by a different crop in the next season in the same field.

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Q.4. When the raw material used in an industry is gross and ubiquitous, the location of the firm will be: (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Near the source of raw material

(B) Anywhere between the source of raw material market

(C) Near the market

(D) Near the capital city

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Q.5. In Great Britain a little pulp is produced, but paper making is important, while in Sweden pulp manufacture is far more important than paper making because (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Great Britain is technologically advanced as compared to Sweden.

(B) Pulp making is raw material oriented, paper making is more market oriented.

(C) Sweden is a poor country.

(D) Great Britain has plenty of forest resources for paper making.

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Q.6. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

List – I (Location)

(A) Detroit

(B) Yokohama

(C) Akron

(D) Glasgow

List – II (Industry)

(1) Iron and Steel

(2) Synthetic rubber

(3) Ship building

(4) Automobile

Codes:

 ABCD
(A)2134
(B)4321
(C)3214
(D)1234

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Q.7. Break-of-bulk point is a place: (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) where large sized and bulky goods are crushed into.

(B) Where goods are transferred from one mode of transport to another.

(C) Where packaging of the bulky goods is carried out at large scale.

(D) The place meant for the transport of bulky products.

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Q.8. Which one of the following theories emphasizes the policy oriented concepts such as propulsive firms, leading industries and agglomeration? (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Central Place Theory

(B) Theory of Industrial location

(C) Growth pole theory

(D) Theory of spatial organization

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Q.9. Development of Chennai-Bengaluru corridor is based on (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(a) Automobile and IT industries

(b) Cotton textile and garment industry

(c) Pharmaceutical and chemical industries

(d) residential and retail development

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Q.10. Of late, the major focus in urban industrial development is of (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Nodal Development

(B) Cluster Development

(C) Port-City Oriented Development

(D) Both (A) and (C)

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Q.11. High level managerial and executive administrative position fall in the category of (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Primary activities

(B) Secondary activities

(C) Tertiary activities

(D) Quaternary activities

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Q.12. Which of the following statements are correct? (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(1) Lignite and low grade bituminous coal were formed during quaternary period.

(2) Dolomite is used as refractory material and flux in iron and steel industry.

(3) Solar energy, wind, hydel power and biogas are renewable resources.

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) 1, 2 and 3

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 2 and 3

(D) 1 and 3

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Q.13. Japan is one of the leading Industrial countries in the world because it has (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(1) Developed hydel power

(2) Large deposits of metallic minerals

(3) High level of technological capability

(4) Insular location

Which of these statements are correct?

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(B) 1, 2 and 3

(C) 1 and 3

(D) 2 and 4

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Q.14. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R): (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

Assertion (A): With the development of H.Y.V. rubber trees and later synthetic rubber, the rubber of the Amazon basin has become a little more than memory.

Reason (R): Resources are created and destroyed by human culture.

Codes:

(A) In the context of the above two statements, which of the following is correct?

(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) explains (A).

(C) Both (A) and (R) are wrong. (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong.

(D) (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct

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Q.15. Given below are two statements, one laballed as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

Assertion (A): Losch’s model is less restrictive than Christoller’s.

Reason (R): Losch treated each function as having a separate range, threshold and hexagonal hinterland.

Codes:

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

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

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

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Q.16. The concept of ‘Spread’ and ‘Backwash’ effects was introduced by (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(1) A.O. Hirschman

(2) Gunnar Myrdal

(3) Gunder Frank

(4) Sameer Amin

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Q.17. Which one of the following factors is more crucial for agricultural development? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(A) Tractors

(B) Fertilizers

(C) Irrigation

(D) Gentle slope

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Q.18. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your Answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET DEC 2014)

Assertion (A): China has the very fast growing economy of the world.

Reason (R): China has rich mineral resources and huge diversified labour force.

Codes:

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

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

(C) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation.

(D) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation.

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Q.19. What is the ideal minimum temperature for growth of sugarcane? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(A) 100 C

(B) 150 C

(C) 200 C

(D) 250 C

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Q.20. Who developed the technique to measure the agricultural efficiency? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(A) S.S. Bhatia

(B) R.L. Singh

(C) S.M. Rafiullah

(D) L.D. Stamp

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Q.21. Match the following List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given: (UGC NET DEC 2014)

List – I

(A) North America

(B) South America

(C) Africa

(D) Europe

List – II

(i) The Steppes

(ii) The Velds

(iii) The Prairies

(iv) The Pampas

Codes:

 ABCD
(1)iiiiviii
(2)iiiiiiiv
(3)iiiiiivi
(4)iiiiviii

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Q.22. Which of the following is an example of a quinary-sector of economic activity? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(1) Working at a cash register McDonald’s

(2) Serving as a researcher for human cloning.

(3) Serving on the U.S. President’s Cabinet.

(4) Converting crude oil into gasoline.

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Q.23. In which country of the world petroleum is treated as ‘source of power’ not the economy? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(1) United States of America

(2) Saudi Arabia

(3) Iraq

(4) Kuwait

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Q.24. Which one of the following types of agriculture of India is classified in the world agriculture system by D. Whittellesey? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(1) Nomadic Herding

(2) Livestock Ranching

(3) Intensive Subsistence Agriculture

(4) Commercial Agriculture

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Q.25. Consider the following costs and revenue lines of four firms located in a region: (UGC NET DEC 2014)

Select the best location of maximizing the profit of a firm.

(1) b

(2) a

(3) d

(4) c

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Q.26. All of the following have been considered growing industrial countries except: (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(1) India

(2) Indonesia

(3) Brazil

(4) China

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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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