Mock Test on Geographical Thought Most Important Questions Part 9

Mock Test on Geographical Thought Most Important Questions Part 9

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Q.81. There is a strong relationship between environment, image and decision making. This statement pertains to

(A) Humanism

(B) Behaviouralism

(C) Radicalism

(D) Welfare Approach

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Q.82. Who among the following developed the concept of Mental Map?

(A) Downs

(B) F. Perroux

(C) Boulding and Haggerstrand

(D) P. Gould, R. White and Lynch

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Q.83. The concept ‘Pragmatism’ was given by

(A) Auguste Comte

(B) Peirce

(C) I. Burton

(D) Tuan

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Q.84. The concept of paradigm was propounded by

(A) Kant

(B) Peet

(C) Kuhn

(D) Haggett

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Q.85. Who among the following is an advocate of idealism in geography?

(A) Guelke

(B) Gilbert

(C) Samuels

(D) Pocock

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Q.86. 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

(A) Phenomenology

(B) Idealism

(C) Existentialism

(D) Positivism

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Q.87. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R):

Assertion (A): Humanistic Geography rejects positivism and quantification in geography.

Reason (R): Humanistic Geography emphasizes the role of the human agency and its creativity in the construction of place, space and landscape.

Select your answer from the codes given below.


(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 of (A).

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

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

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Q.88. Who is the founder of the Humanistic School in Geography?

(1) Wolpert

(2) Taun

(3) Kirk

(4) Harvey

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Q.89. Which perspective in geography is associated with Ferdinand de Saussure?

(1) Positivism

(2) Behaviouralism

(3) Feminism

(4) Structuralism

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Q.90.  Given below are two statements about Structuralism/ Structuralists:

Statement I: Structuralism is concerned with discovering the things that are real and important in social life by looking beneath the taken-for-granted socio-economic categories.

Statement II: Structuralist appreciated the human creativity and intentionality related to individual’s lives.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

(1) Both Statement I and Statement II are correct.

(2) Both Statement I and Statement II are incorrect.

(3) Statement I is correct but Statement II is incorrect.

(4) Statement I is incorrect but Statement II is correct.

Your score is

The average score is 58%



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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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