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Class 6 Geography Chapter 4 Question Answers - Maps

Very Short Q & A :

 

Q1: If the location of a post office has to be marked on a map, the symbol used will be_______.

Ans : PO

Q2: Where does east lies on the map?

Ans : right of north direction.

Q3: What type of map you will carry when you are going for trekking to the Himalayas?

Ans : physical maps.

Q4: Political maps show climatic zone. True/ False

Ans : False

Q5: Define a map.

Ans : A map is a representation or a drawing of the earth's surface or a part of it drawn on a flat surface according to a scale.

Q6: What is thematic map?

Ans : Ans:

Some maps focus on specific information such as road maps, rainfall maps, distribution of forests, industries etc. These are called thematic maps.

Q7: What are the Component of a map?

Ans : Free hand drawing, sketch

Q8: If you have to show Asia on paper, then the appropriate map will be

a. small scale map.

b. large scale map.

c. medium scale map.

d. free hand diagram of Asia.

Ans :  small scale map.

Q9: The number of major directions are _____.

Ans : Four

Q10: The arrow which is specified by A gives direction of ____________.




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 Ans : North east

Q11: Suppose a person is walking towards north and he takes left hand turn. Now he is moving in which direction?

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 Ans :  West
 

Q12: The magnetic needle of compass gives direction of north-south. True/False

Ans : True

Q13: Meter gauge is represented by which symbol?

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Q14: Which symbol is used to show international boundaries?

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Q15: The symbol

 

Class 6 Geography Chapter 4 Question Answers - Maps

 

 

represents __________.

Ans : Bridge

Q16: What do you understand by symbol


Class 6 Geography Chapter 4 Question Answers - Maps

 

 

 

Ans : Church

Q17: How will you show a graveyard on the map using symbol?

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Q18: A scale is mostly used in_____.

Ans :  map.

Q19: Name the map that represents various relief features.

Ans : Physical map

Q20: A North Line is a line showing________ direction.

Ans : North

Q21: Name the colour which represents water bodies on the map.

Ans : Blue

Q22: What is a plan?

Ans : A detail drawing of small areas on a large scale.

Q23: If we have to find a city in the state of Andhra Pradesh, what type of map we will look for?

Ans : political map

Q24: Define a globe.

Ans : A globe is a true model of the earth.

Q25: A map has a

1. diagram.

2. plan.

3. sketch.

4. scale.

Ans : Scale

Q26: What is an Atlas?

Ans : When many maps are put together we get an Atlas.

Q27: Maps provide more information than a globe. True/False

Ans : True

Q28: How symbols are useful for a map?

Ans : It makes the map simple to read.

Q29: An arrow shows______.

Ans : Direction

Q30: On a map, the scale given is 1 cm = 10 km. On the map the distance between your home and the temple is 3 cm then what will be the distance between temple and your home?

Ans : 30 km.

Q31: Which symbol show that an area has a lot of plant cover?

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Q32: Rahul wants to go to his uncle's place that is in the NE direction and Rahul is in the N direction facing S, then the direction that he should turn to ______.

Ans : left.

Q33: Mohan is traveling by car. He sees a symbol .

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That means he is moving towards a______.

Ans :  Canal

Q34: A small distance on paper represents a large distance on the ground. True/False

Ans : True

Q35: On a map, the scale given is 1 cm = 500 m, the type of map used will be

a. thematic map.

b. relief map.

c. small scale map.

d. large scale map

Ans : large scale map

Q36: A sketch is true in its

a. shape

b. size

c. location

d. scale

Ans :  location

Q37: Which map has more information, small-scale maps or large scale maps?

Ans : large-scale map

Q38: The plain areas of the world are represented by_______ colour.

Ans : green

Q39: Which map will be used to show Distribution of industries in Europe?

Ans : thematic maps

Q40: Which colour is used to show Plateau on the map?

Ans : Yellow colour

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1. What is a map?
Ans. A map is a visual representation of an area, typically showing geographical features, cities, roads, and other landmarks.
2. How are maps useful?
Ans. Maps are useful for various reasons, such as providing directions, understanding the layout of an area, planning routes, and locating specific places or points of interest.
3. What are the different types of maps?
Ans. There are different types of maps, including physical maps that show landforms and bodies of water, political maps that display boundaries and territories, thematic maps that focus on specific themes like population or climate, and topographic maps that depict elevation and contours.
4. How are maps created?
Ans. Maps are created through a process called cartography, which involves gathering data, interpreting it, and then representing it visually using various techniques such as surveying, satellite imagery, and computer mapping software.
5. Can maps be outdated?
Ans. Yes, maps can become outdated as new developments occur or changes in geography happen over time. It is important to use updated maps to ensure accuracy in navigation and information.
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