# SETTLEMENT GEOGRAPHY PYQS JUNE, SEP & DEC 2013 NTA UGC NET

SETTLEMENT GEOGRAPHY PYQS JUNE, SEP & DEC 2013 NTA UGC NET

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Q.1. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Proponent Theory related with urban structure (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(1) Homer Hoyt – Sector theory

(2) Sinclair – Concentric theory

(3) Chris taller – Central place theory

(4) Harris and Ullman – Multiple Nuclei theory

Q.2. 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 JUNE 2013)

Assertion (A): In the core periphery model, the core region dominates whilst the periphery is dependent.

Reason (R): This dependence is structured mainly through relations of exchange and production between core and periphery.

Codes:

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

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

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

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

Q.3. In the acceleration stage of urbanization, the urban population constitutes. (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(1) More than 70% of the total population of the State.

(2) 25% to 70%

(3) 10% to 25%

(4) Less than 10%

Q.4. Which one of the following models is based on the study of human ecology? (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(A) Hagerstrand’s Innovation Diffusion Model

(B) Weber’s Location Model

(C) Zelinsky’s Mobility Transition Model

(D) Burgess and Parks’ Concentric Zone Model

Q.5. Factorial ecology is a method generally used to analyze (UGC NET JUNE 2013)

(A) Urban socio-spatial structures

(B) Physiographic regions

(C) Agro-climatic regions

(D) Combination of (B) and (C)

Q.6. Which one of the following distances does not fit into Christaller’s scheme of k = 3 hierarchy of central places? (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) 7

(B) 11

(C) 21

(D) 36

Q.7. Match the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

List – I

(a) Weber

(b) Von Thunen

(c) Christaller

(d) Weaver

List – II

(i) Crop combination

(ii) Agricultural location

(iii) Central place theory

(iv) Theory of Industrial location

Codes:

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

Q.8. Which one of the following is not correctly matched? (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) Exurbanisation – Commuter belt grows at the expense of core.

(B) Counterurbanisation – Population loss of ring is more than the urban core.

(C) Reurbanisation – Core starts regaining population.

(D) Exourbanisation – Labour intensive and export oriented industrialization is the base.

Q.9. Who among the following used the term Ecumenopolis to describe a projected urbanised world or universal city by the end of the twenty first century? (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) Geddes

(B) Gottmann

(D) Dickinson

Q.10. Match the items in the List-I with that in List-II. The items in the two lists relate to sector theory proposed by Hoyt. (UGC NET SEP 2013)

List – I (Sector Number)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(D) 4

List – II (Urban Land Use Pattern)

(I) Wholesale & Light Manufacturing

(II) CBD

(III) Medium-class Residential

(IV) Low-class Residential

Codes:

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

Q.11. Who propounded the theory of Rural Settlement? (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) Ritter

(B) Ratzel

(C) Meitzen

(D) Schluter

Q.12. 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.13. 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.14. Settlements located at a distance from river banks and other water bodies are called (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) Wet point settlements

(B) Dry point settlements

(C) Strong point settlements

(D) Nucleated settlements

Q.15. Given below are the two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET SEP 2013)

Assertion (A): In India, large cities are growing at a very fast rate.

Reason (R): Inspite of the emphasis on their planned development, the small and medium towns have failed to come up to expected norms.

Codes:

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

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

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

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

Q.16. According to Lynch, the elements which help to perceive urban environment are (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) Path and node

(B) Path, node and landmark

(C) Boundaries and districts

(D) Path, boundaries, districts, nodes and landmark

Q.17. Who defined urban geography as the study of the city as a system within a system of cities? (UGC NET SEP 2013)

(A) H.C. Carter

(B) Michael Pacione

(C) B.J.L. Berry

(D) A.E. Smails

Q.18. Which one of the following indicates the principle of transport in Central Place Theory? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) K3

(2) K4

(3) K7

(4) K9

Q.19. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and find the correct answer from the codes given below: (UGC NET DEC 2013)

Assertion (A): Urbanization is a defining phenomenon of this century and the developing countries are at the locus of this transformation.

Reason (R): The urban shift has happened in the last few decades largely due to rapid mega cities growth in the developing countries.

Codes:

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

(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) does not explain (A).

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

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

Q.20. (UGC NET DEC 2013)

Assertion (A): Post-industrial city is largely characterized by horizontal expansion.

Reason (R): Land prices are high in the central city.

(1) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

(2) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) does not explain (A).

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

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

Q.21. Which one of the following is not an assumption or principle of the concentric zone model of urban land case? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) Cultural and social heterogeneity of the population

(2) Transport is equally easy, rapid and cheap in every direction within the city.

(3) None of districts is attractive due to differences in terrain.

(4) There is a concentration of heavy industry.

Q.22. Under the scope of town planning in India is covered: (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) Urban renewal

(2) Planning of urban amenities and facilities

(3) Building of new towns

(4) Building of metropolitan cities

Codes:

(1) 1 and 3 are correct.

(2) Only 1 is correct.

(3) 1, 2 and 3 are correct.

(4) 2, 3 and 4 are correct.

Q.23. Which one of the following indicates the principle of transport in Central Place Theory? (UGC NET DEC 2013)

(1) K3

(2) K4

(3) K7

(4) K9