Preface

General Knowledge and I.Q.Test series have been prepared for the .These books contains comrehensive exercises on objective, General Knowledge and I.Q.Tests. This book is intended to train the student to do quick thinking and to improve their knowledge of common place things.

Student are challanged to find correct answers from the materials supplied in each exercise. There is no denying that student cannot attempt all exercisesby themselves, so they will need the guidance of teachers and parents.

The I.Q. tests at the end of each bookre thought to be helpful to reveal the intelligence of children and their ampitude. These tests have been devised keeping in view psychology and the age group of student. However some tough problems are intentionally incorporated for quick learners who might require help from their superors.

unit 1 GEOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD

Objectives

After studying this unit,you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and analyze knowledge of the facts, processes, and methods of environmental Geography.
  • Understand political systems, states, territory, and borders.
  • Understand the basic elements of culture.
  • Understand the types and levels of economic activities.
  • Understand urban structure and development.

1.1 Introduction

fig. 1.1

Geography means to study about the Earth. The word "Geography" is derived from the Greek language. Eretistanis is the father of Geography and Friedrich Ratzel is known as the father of human geography.

Geography can be derived mostly in two categories. They are - Material Geography & human Geography.

Hittner said that Geography is a Science of relationship. In the world of Geography, The 18th century is known as the age of new discovery.

unit 2 WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Objectives

After studying this unit,you will be able to:

  • Objective 1
  • Objective 2
  • Objective 3
  • Objective 4
  • Objective 5

1.1 Introduction

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