CAT Practice Test

‘Morphology’ is the word of ____ language.
Latin
Greek
German
French
Central Business District (CBD) is called as ___ in Chicago.
Golden Temple
Loop
Up Town and Down Town areas
Motel
Concentric Zone Theory can be understood by five concentric rings. The Third ring is called as
Zone of transition
Zone of better residence or zone of middle class dwellers
Zone of working men’s house
Commuter’s zone
Which of the following scholars assumed the city as a circle and called its different areas as a sector?
Ullman
Burgess
Garrison
Homer Hoytt
Which of the following theories was propounded by C.D. Harris and Ullman in 1945?
Multiple Nuclei Theory
Sector Theory
Fused Growth Theory
Work and Home Concept Theory
‘Work’ and Home Concept Theory’ was propounded by
Garrison
K.S. Rame Gowde
C.D. Harris
Ullman
In almost all countries
Size of the population is taken as basic criteria for designating a settlement as urban
Occupation of the population is taken as basic criteria for designating a settlement as urban
Living standard of the population is taken as basic criteria for designating a settlement as urban
Density of population is taken as basic criteria for designating a settlement as urban
According to whom, “Morphology is the science of form and structure and development which influence the form”?
L.D. Stamp
G.T. Trewartha
R.E. Murphy
R.E. Dickinson
Total picture of the structure of the town is called as
Urban composition
Urban structure
Urban morphology
None of the above
Which of the following elements affect the urban morphology and urban structure?
Natural elements
Political elements
Cultural elements
Both (1) and (3)
Which of the following element is not related to urban morphology?
Structure of building
Street layout
Built area along layout
All of the above
Which of the following is not the stage of development of urban morphology?
Histogenesis
Heterogenesis
Patternogenesis
Morphogenesis
Which of the following forces determines the present form of morphology?
Centrifugal
Centripetal
Spatial differentiation
All of the above
In 1927, ‘Concentric Zone Theory’ was propounded by
Homer Hoytt
C.D. Harris
Burgess
Garrison
Which of the following is called as ‘heart of the city’?
Central Business District (CBD)
Zone of working men’s house
The zone of better residence or zone of middle class dwellers
The commuter’s zone
In India, a settlement is designated as urban, when it has more than ___ of its work force engaged in non- agricultural activities.
60 %
65 %
70 %
75 %
Which of the following groups of towns is the example of primary production?
Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Nagasaki, Tula Pittsberg
Mumbai, Kolkata, London, New York, Hong- Kong
Jharia, Koolgardie, Masjid-e-Sulemani, Texas, Bokaro
Chennai, Yokohama, Duluth, Superior
Canberra, Moscow, Beijing, Chandigarh Hyderabad etc. are the examples
Defence towns
Administrative towns
Collected centres
Cultural towns
The development of which of following towns is based on transport facilities?
Commercial towns
Administrative towns
Defence towns
Production towns
Most of the older towns were centres of exchange of goods which are known as
Port towns
Collection centres
Trade centres
Industrial towns
Which of the following towns is an example of important trade centre?
Pilani
Oxford
Osaka
Agra
Kochi and Karwar are the examples of
Garrison towns
Naval Base towns
Fort towns
Port towns
Vatican city, Lhasa, Amritsar, Ajmer are the examples of
Religious towns
Educational towns
Administrative towns
Recreational towns
Jamshedpur, Faridabad, Ahmedabad, Liverpool, Pittsburgh, Youngs town are the best examples of
Defence towns
Collection centres
Industrial towns
Distribution centres
Calicut, Kochi, Pondicherry are important ____ towns in India.
Lumbering
Port
Mining
Fishing
Grand Falls and Corner Brooks in Canada and Nepa Nagar, Kathgodam and Haldwani in India are important ____ towns.
Fishing
Lumbering
Trade centres
Mining
Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, New-York, London are important example of _____ town.
Port
Fishing
Industrial
Defence
Mhow in Madhya Pradesh near Indore is an important example of _____ town.
Naval base
Garrison
Fort
Cultural
Which of the following towns are built by the government in a planned way?
Recreational towns
Defence towns
New towns
Cultural towns
Which of the following is an example of new towns?
Chandigarh
Islamabad
Brasilia
All of the above
Srinagar, Shimla, Mussoorie, Ooty are the example of
Recreational towns
Educational towns
Cultural towns
Production towns
According to Karpenter, which of the following towns are ‘Shrine cities’?
Commercial towns
Cultural towns
Recreational towns
Defence towns
Belwari, Dandkaranya, Hastinapur are the examples of
Commercial towns
Refugee’s towns
Mixed functional towns
Recreational towns
Who among the following had used the quantitative method for the first time to classify the American towns?
Dickinson
Alexander
Mackenji
Harris
Who among the following had used the formulae i-e I x E i/ E I for the functional classification of towns?
Matila and Thompson
Dickinson
Nelson
Harrison
Who among the following gave the formula, Functional Index= PxP / MP, as a method for the functional classification of towns?
Mahamaya Mukherjee
Prof. S.M. Rafiullah
Dr. Onkar Singh
Dr. V.L.S. Prakash Rao
Which of the following cities is called as primate city?
Smallest city of every country
Largest city of every country
City in which all commercial activities prevail
Both 1 and 3
According to census of 1991, there were ____ metropolitan urban agglomeration/ cities in the country (India).
19
21
23
25
From 1911 to 1941, which of the following two cities had a population of one million each?
Kolkata and Mumbai
Delhi and Kolkata
Mumbai and Chennai
Delhi and Mumbai
The highest growth of population during 1981-91 was recorded in
Hyderabad
Kolkata
Patna
Vishakhapatnam
Population ranks of metropolitan cities have been changing from one census to another because of the
Government policies
Varying degree of growth
Population area
Both 1 and 3
According to the census of 1991, in India, there were ____ mega cities having a population of over five million (50 Lakh) each.
6
5
4
3
As per the 1991 census, out of the 70.66 million populations in twenty three metropolitan cities, how many percent reside in four mega cities?
52.68%
52.78%
52.88%
52.98%
How many urban agglomerations of the world shows a population of 10 million (one crore) and above, as per the estimates and projections prepared by the United Nation in 1990?
18
16
14
12
Which of the following is the largest city in the world having a population of 20.2 million?
Tokyo
Mexico
Sao-Paulo
New York
Tokyo is the ____ largest city in the world.
Fourth
Third
Second
First
The Greater Bombay and Calcutta agglomerations occupy _____ and _____ positions respectively among the largest mega cities of the world.
6th, 10th
6th, 12th
5th, 9th
10th, 20th
Which of the following is the third largest mega city of the world?
Shanghai
Tokyo
New York
Sao-Paulo
In Indian mega cities, which of the following urban agglomeration is the largest?
Greater Bombay
Calcutta
Delhi
Chennai
Out of 34 largest cities of the world, as many as ____ cities are situated in the developing countries of the world.
27
25
23
21
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DEBOLINA

where were the passages ? Without the passage it seems like a GK test.

1288 days 8 hours 36 minutes ago

kimi

What does this mean?? There was no paragraph...we're supposed to know all this information to write..Is this Civils or what???

1364 days 22 hours 53 minutes ago

parth

very good

1647 days 22 hours 59 minutes ago

nimish

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