UPPSC Prelims Geography 2011 Paper (Part 3 of 8)

  1. Which of the following is correctly matched?

      • Biodiversity hot spots
      • Areas of rich biodiversity.
      • Leopold Matrix
      • Morphometry of drainage basins
      • Acid rains
      • Carbon dioxide
      • Coral bleaching
      • Decrease in the temperature of sea water
  2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer USing the code given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. E Huntington

    2. G Taylor

    3. F Ratzel

    4. OHK Spate

    1. Social Darvinism

    2. Probabilism

    3. Scientific determinism

    4. Stop and Go determinism

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
  3. The terms longitude and latitude were first used by

    1. Herodotus

    2. Eratosthcnese

    3. Posidonius

    4. Ptolemy

  4. Who of the following devised behavioural matrix?

    1. I. Burton

    2. I. Flex

    3. A. Pred

    4. A. Peet

  5. Who of the following propounded the ‘Principle of least effort’

    1. J. Q. Stewart

    2. W. l. Reilly

    3. W. Leo

    4. G. K. Zipf

  6. Who of the following is known for the work ‘Spaces of Hope’

    1. D. Harvey

    2. J. B. Harley

    3. G. Taylor

    4. P. Taylor

  7. The concept of ‘ecumene’ was advanced by

    1. Alexander von Humboldt

    2. Eratosthenese

    3. J R Forster

    4. Strabo

  8. Who of the following propounded the ‘organic theory of State’

    1. Ratzel

    2. Humboldt

    3. Richthofen

    4. Mackinder

  9. The concept of map projections was first advanced by

    1. Aristotle

    2. Hippacartus

    3. Posidonius

    4. Ptolemy

  10. “Geobrraphy in itscl f is a philosophy of the world of man.” The above statement is contributed to

    1. Albert Dcmangcon

    2. Jean Brunhes

    3. Camille Vallaux

    4. P. E. James

  11. The chorological approach in Geography was enunciated by

    1. Alfred Hettner

    2. Carl Saver

    3. Jean Brunhes

    4. Richard Hartshorne

  12. following was the Who among the first map maker?

    1. Crates

    2. Ptolemy

    3. Anexirnander

    4. Eratosthenese

  13. Which one of the following methods of representation of height on maps is most suitable for flat regions?

    1. Hachure

    2. Formline

    3. Spot height

    4. Bench Mark (B M)

  14. Which one of the following characteristics is represented by Mollweide Projection?

    1. Equidistant

    2. Orthomorphic

    3. Azimuthal

    4. Homolographic

  15. Who of the following made extensive corrections to the world map of Ptolemy?

    1. Al-Edrisi

    2. Al-Masudi

    3. Al-Biruni

    4. Ibn-Batuta