# REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PYQS JUNE & DEC 2014 NTA UGC NET

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PYQS JUNE & DEC 2014 NTA UGC NET

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Q.1. The techniques usually employed for actual delineation of functional regions are: (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Flow and gravitational analysis

(B) Simple correlation analysis

(C) Composite index method analysis

(D) Ranking coefficient method analysis

Q.2. The gravity principle in identification of nodal regions states that the interaction between two geographic points is directly related to: (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Their masses

(B) Their distance

(C) Their mode of transport

(D) Their size of settlements

Q.3. Match the following table Show Match List-I and List-II (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

List – I (Regional Planners)

(I) V. Nath

(II) Bhat and Rao

(III)  Sen Gupta & Sdasyuk

(IV) C.S. Chandra

List – II (Number of major planning regions identified for India)

(a) 13

(b) 19

(c) 11

(d) 15

Codes:

 a b c d (A) IV III II I (B) IV II III I (C) III IV I II (D) II III IV I

Q.4. Given below are two statements; one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R): (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

Assertion (A): A planning region should be large enough to contain a range of resources, conditions and attributes so as to serve a desired degree of economic viability.

Reason (R): Its resource position should be such that a satisfactory level of product combination for consumption and for exchange would be feasible.

Codes:

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

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

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

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

Q.5. Preparation of Sub-plans on regional basis was taken up in: (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Fourth plan

(B) Fifth plan

(C) Sixth plan

(D) Seventh plan

Q.6. Who among the following presented a framework of economic regions of different orders following the soviet concept of economic regions and production specialization? (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) P. Sen Gupta

(B) V. Nath

(C) S.P. Chatterjee

(D) Bhat and Prakasa Rao

Q.7. The entire planning technique in India had been based on the model prepared by (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) P.C. Mahalanobis

(B) Fieldman

(C) Domar

(D) V.M. Dandekar

Q.8. Regional development is a (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Single function approach

(B) Multifunctional approach

(C) Place prosperity

(d) Rationalization of population distribution

Q.9. According to Hufschmidt, bring out the chronological sequence in the main phases of development of Regional planning in the last 100 years of its history. (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(1) Culture Regionalism Orientation

(2) Metropolitan Orientation

(3) Natural Resource Orientation

(4) Regional Science Orientation

Codes:

(A) 3, 2, 4, 1

(B) 1, 3,4, 2

(C) 4, 1, 3, 2

(D) 3, 1, 4, 2

##### Q.10. Who has defined that “there is only one region the surface of the earth on which mankind finds its home”? (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Minshull

(B) Vidal de la Blache

(C) Fenneman

(D) Herbertson

Q.11. The agricultural region is a (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Homogenous region

(B) Functional region

(C) Nodal region

(D) Natural region

Q.12. What are the three bases for spatial interaction as described in Edward Ullman’s model? (UGC NET JUNE 2014)

(A) Complementarity, Transferability and intervening opportunities

(B) Complementarity, commodity specific relationship and surplus deficit relationship

(C) Complementarity, convenience and residential neighborhood

(D) Human behavior, convenience and transferability

Q.13. India has been divided into 13 Macro Planning regions. Which of the following authors have delineated planning regions of India? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(A) P. Sen Gupta and Sadasyuk Gailina

(B) R.P. Mishra, K.V. Sundaram and V.L.S. Prakasa Rao

(C) L.S. Bhatt

(D) O.H.K. Spate & Learmonth

Q.14. Which of the following geographers defined region as: “A geographic area unified culturally, unified at first economically and later by consensus of thought, education, recreation etc. which distinguishes it from other areas.”? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(A) Vidal de la Blache

(B) A.J. Herbertson

(C) R.E. Dickinson

(D) K. Young

Q.15. Match the following List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given: (UGC NET DEC 2014)

List – I (Planning Programs)

(A) Metropolitan Planning

(B) Tribal Area Planning

(C) J.N.U.R.M.

(D) River Basin Planning

List – II (Associated Features)

(i) Command area

(iii) Social and cultural sensibility

(iv) Green belt

Codes:

 A B C D (1) i ii iii iv (2) iv iii i ii (3) iii iv ii i (4) iv iii ii i

Q.16. Which one of the following suggested new method to measure regional imbalances in development and allocation of funds to different states of India? (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(1) A. Mitra

(2) Ashok Dutta

(3) Raghu Rajan

(4) A. Kundu

Q.17. The Community Development Programme was initiated primarily to (UGC NET DEC 2014)

(1) bring in development among people by raising the literacy level

(2) increase the control of the masses over the locally available resources.

(3) bring out overall development of the villages through self-help.

(4) bring out development of urban facilities.