CAT Practice Test

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

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

1411 days 12 hours 41 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???

1488 days 2 hours 58 minutes ago

parth

very good

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