IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ON GEOGRAPHY :
2.In which century did the word Geography adopted ?
Ans. 2nd Century by the Greek scholar Eratosthenes
3.How many branches are there in Geography ?
Ans. Human geography and Physical geography
5.What is Human geography ?
Ans. The studies of social science, community, culture and people is considered as human geography
6.What is physical geography ?
Ans. The changes in physical environment on earth’s surface is known as physical geography.
Ans. It is the scientific study of landforms.
8.What is Hydrology ?
Ans. It is the study of movement of water on earth and other plants
9.What is Climatology ?
ans. It is the study of climate
11.What is Glaciology ?
ans. The study of Glaciers and ice sheets is known as glaciology
12.What is Biogeography ?
ans. It is the study of relationships of organism with their environment
13.Who calculated the circumstances of the earth and its axis for the first time ?
14.Who was the first man to create the first map of the world ?
15.Who made the first map of India ?
16.Who was the first person to present India on the world map ?
17.Who wrote the book anthropogeography ?
ans. Friedrich Ratzel
18.What are the main theories of the origin and evolution of the universe ?
ans. Big bang theory, Steady State and the Pulsating theory
19.Who proposed Big bang theory ?
ans. Georges Lemaitre
20.The electrically charged gases are called as –