Indian Geography MCQ-85

Indian Geography MCQ for Customs,SSC,TNPSC,CivilsPrelims,B.Ed.,UPSC Exams


Assertion (A): According to determinists, people living in similar environment manifest similar social, economic and/or historical development.
Reason (R) : Every aspect of man’s life mirrors the influences of the physical environment of his habitat.
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‘Human activities are conditioned and sometimes determined by biophysical environment’ is related to the doctrine of

 
 
 
 

The Colby hypothesis offers a dynamic explanation of

 
 
 
 

Match List-I (Concept) with List-II (Geographers) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

 
 
 
 

Consider the following

1. The Geographical Pivot of History
2. The Normal Cycle of Erosion
3. Revenstein’s laws of Migration
4. Ratzel’s Anthropogeography –
Their correct chronological sequence is:

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) : In contemporary, there is an increasing awareness of the need for an interdisciplinary approach to the regional problems.
Reason (R): Groups of scholars with diverse back grounds and skills focus on specific sets of regional problems more comprehensively and scientifically.
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Which one of the following geographers has developed the idea of the ‘mobility transition’?

 
 
 
 

Marxist geography found its most detailed and lucid expression in the writings of

 
 
 
 

Who among the following is regarded as the founder of humanistic approach in geography ?

 
 
 
 

Match List-I (Authors) with List-II (Books) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements

 
 
 
 

The correct sequence of Von Thuhen’s optional1 and use rings is

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements

 
 
 
 

Who of the following was the first scientific geographer who ascertained the length of equator on sound principles ?

 
 
 
 

Who among the following was the first to distinguish between general geography and special geography and to show the mutual dependence of these approaches ?

 
 
 
 

Who among the following rejected the teleological idea of final causes and insisted that explanations must be sought in what is chronologically antecedent and in this view, opposed Linnaeus and Leibniz but supported and amplified the ideas of Hume and Goethe ?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements

 
 
 
 

Ratzel’s second volume of ‘Anthropogeography’ emphasized on

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements

 
 
 
 

Which medieval geographer made extensive corrections on Ptolemy’s works ?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following is the correct statement ? Varenius’s ‘special geography’ was

 
 
 
 

Who, among the following geographers adopted the ‘deductive method’ of study in geography?