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Test Your Geography Quiz

An Interesting Quiz About Geography.........Which every one Should Try................. 8 Questions.

 
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Q: Who is credited as the first person to use the word geography?

  • Al Idrisi
  • Plato
  • Eratosthenes
  • Ptolemy

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Q: What does GIS mean?

  • Geographic Information System
  • Geographic Inquiry Service
  • Geography Is Science
  • Geographical International School

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Q: Who is credited as being the 'father' of American geography?

  • Halford John Mackinder
  • Walter Christaller
  • Ellen Churchill Semple
  • William Morris Davis

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Q: Which branch of geography studies cities?

  • Social Geography
  • Development Geography
  • Urban Geography
  • Economic Geography

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Q: Which of the following is not one of the Four Traditions of Geography, as described by William D. Pattison?

  • Area Studies Tradition
  • Cartographic Tradition
  • Man-Land Tradition
  • Earth Science Tradition

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Q: Which geographer is primarily responsible for the development of the Berkeley School?

  • Carl Sauer
  • Carl Ritter
  • Gardiner Greene Hubbard
  • Gilbert M. Grosvenor

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Q: Author James Michener wrote an essay about the importance of geography in 1970, what was it called?

  • I Wish I Were a Geographer
  • Geography for Life
  • The Queenly Science
  • The Mother of All Sciences

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Q: Ptolemy used a coordinate grid system in his book Geography. When was it published?

  • 150 CE
  • 250 CE
  • 50 CE
  • 50 BCE

 

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