Test: Maps - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Usually right side of the direction indicates

Solution:

This is due to standard method of drawing directions on paper. On paper we draw North in front or upward South at back therefore East comes on your right side and West comes on your left side.

QUESTION: 2

A rough drawing showing only some features of an area drawn without using any scale

Solution:

A rough map drawing is drawn without scale/measurements is called Sketch map

QUESTION: 3

The symbols used to represents various features on the map called

Solution:

The signs and symbols used in a map are called Conventional symbols. Conventional symbols are widely accepted signs or sign systems which signify an idea or concept. They represent different features on a map and are not drawn to scale.

QUESTION: 4

Map showing natural features of the earth such as mountains, rivers, oceans etc. called

Solution:

Maps provide more information than a globe. They are of different types. Maps showing natural features of the earth such as mountains, plateaus, plains, rivers, oceans etc. are called physical or relief maps.

QUESTION: 5

End's of the earth axis are

Solution:

The two ends of the earth's axis are called poles. There are two poles: the north pole and the south pole. They are south pole and north pole.

QUESTION: 6

Atlas map are drawn on a ____ scale.

Solution:

Atlas maps are very small-scale maps. These maps represent fairly large areas and present highly generalised picture of the physical or cultural features. Even so, an atlas map serves as a graphic encyclopaedia of the geographical information about the world, continents, countries or regions.

QUESTION: 7

Following are the features not shown by the thematic map

Solution:

A 'thematic map' is a map that focuses on a specific theme or subject area. This is in contrast to general reference maps, which regularly show the variety of phenomena—geological, geographical, political—together. ... Thematic maps emphasize spatial variation of one or a small number of geographic distributions.

QUESTION: 8

In map Light brown colour is used to show

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QUESTION: 9

A sketch is a ______ mainly based on memory and not to the ____.

Solution:

Sketch is a roughly drawn map that shows only basic details.

QUESTION: 10

Which colour is used to show water

Solution:

The typical colour standard for topographical maps depicts contours in brown, bodies of water in blue, boundaries in black and grids and roads in red.

QUESTION: 11

Topographical map are those

Solution:

In modern mapping, a topographic map is a type of map characterized by large-scale detail and quantitative representation of relief, usually using contour lines, but historically using a variety of methods.

Topographic maps allow you to see a three-dimensional landscape on a two-dimensional surface. These maps show the land's contours, elevations, mountains, valleys, bodies of water, vegetation and more. This contour and elevation information distinguishes them from other maps.

QUESTION: 12

Plan is the detail drawing of the ________ drawn on a very large scale

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following is not the limitation of the globe

Solution:

A globe is a small representation of the earth. One of the disadvantages of using a globe is that is too big and bulky to be used as compared to a map. To find an exact place becomes very difficult and clumsy in a globe. Because of its size, it is very difficult to carry and handle it.

QUESTION: 14

The _____ needle of the compass point towards North-South direction

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QUESTION: 15

The map drawn on a large scale and used by the patwaries , engineers etc. is called

Solution:

A cadastral map is a map defining land ownership. The land register cadastral map is further defined by the Act as a map showing all registered geospatial data relating to registered plots. The cadastral map consists of cadastral units, each of which represents a single registered plot of land.

QUESTION: 16

Map showing the distribution of important crops, minerals, industries etc are called

Solution:

Distribution maps can be used to see how measurement changes across different areas.

QUESTION: 17

Map projection is

Solution:

Map projection is a way to flatten a globe's surface into a plane in order to make a map. This requires a systematic transformation of the latitudes and longitudes of locations from the surface of the globe into locations on a plane.

QUESTION: 18

Plan is useful to show

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following is used to without scale

Solution:

Small scale refers to world maps or maps of large regions such as continents or large nations. In other words, they show large areas of land on a small space. They are called small scale because the representative fraction is relatively small.

QUESTION: 20

Which of the following is not among the cardinal direction

Solution:

Cardinal Directions and the Compass Rose. Cardinal Directions are the most commonly used forms of direction. and include North, South, East and West. The four equal divisions - Northeast, Southeast, Southwest and Northwest - are called Primary Intercardinal directions.

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