History Of Geography Trivia Quiz

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In this quiz, we are going down the memory lane as far as geography is concerned. The study of earth and other planets has been confirmed to have been started by Greeks. Interestingly, historical traditions in geography engages spatial analysts and area studies. It involves primitive methods in understanding the structure of the earth. Do you know these?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is the best known Babylonian world map? 
    • A. 

      Imago mundi 

    • B. 

      Atlas map 

    • C. 

      Mundu Map 

    • D. 

      Universal map 

  • 2. 
    Who reconstructed Imago Mundi of 600 BC? 
    • A. 

      Edward Moser 

    • B. 

      Frank Edwards 

    • C. 

      Geofrey Watkins 

    • D. 

      Eckhard Unger 

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a traditional method in geography? 
    • A. 

      Spatial analysis 

    • B. 

      Earth science 

    • C. 

      Area studies 

    • D. 

      Landform analysis 

  • 4. 
    Which of these is related to traditional geography? 
    • A. 

      Cartography 

    • B. 

      Carligraphy 

    • C. 

      Geosophy 

    • D. 

      Geodemy 

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not within the scope of historical geography? 
    • A. 

      Cartography 

    • B. 

      Toponymy 

    • C. 

      Cartology 

    • D. 

      Biogeography 

  • 6. 
    Who was the first person to use the word "geography"? 
    • A. 

      Eratosthenes 

    • B. 

      Pythagoras 

    • C. 

      Achimedes 

    • D. 

      Imago 

  • 7. 
    Which of these was considered the centre of the earth by early Egyptians? 
    • A. 

      Amazon 

    • B. 

      Nile 

    • C. 

      Kilmajaro

    • D. 

      Moon 

  • 8. 
    Who is considered the founder of geography by the Greco-roman world? 
    • A. 

      Plato 

    • B. 

      Aristotle 

    • C. 

      Homer 

    • D. 

      Best 

  • 9. 
    Who postulated that the world was based on water? 
    • A. 

      Homer

    • B. 

      Thales 

    • C. 

      Plato 

    • D. 

      Aristotle 

  • 10. 
    Who was the first to describe the shape of the earth as spherical?
    • A. 

      Geoid 

    • B. 

      Aristotle 

    • C. 

      Plato 

    • D. 

      Pythagoras 

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