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Quiz about Mapping 101
Quiz about Mapping 101

Mapping 101 Trivia Quiz


How well did you listen in your geography class?

A multiple-choice quiz by charlemagne. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
charlemagne
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
2,526
Updated
Sep 18 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
11978
Last 3 plays: matthewpokemon (6/10), Guest 97 (7/10), Guest 109 (3/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Which of the following terms describes the result of attempting to project the round earth on a flat map?

Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. What word is a synonym for all lines of latitude? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Which of these map projections indicates a cylindrical view of the earth's surface? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Which of these maps is a compromise projection that shows the least amount of distortion? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. What are the systems of interlocking lines of latitude and longitude on a map called? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. What line of latitude lies at 0 degrees?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 7 of 10
7. What is the directional indicator on a map called? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Degrees on a map are divided into 60 equal parts. What are these parts called? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which term describes the parts of Earth that are divided by the equator or prime meridian? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What type of physical map may indicate elevation? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Which of the following terms describes the result of attempting to project the round earth on a flat map?

Answer: Distortion

2. What word is a synonym for all lines of latitude?

Answer: parallel

3. Which of these map projections indicates a cylindrical view of the earth's surface?

Answer: Mercator

4. Which of these maps is a compromise projection that shows the least amount of distortion?

Answer: Robinson

5. What are the systems of interlocking lines of latitude and longitude on a map called?

Answer: Grids

6. What line of latitude lies at 0 degrees?

Answer: Equator

7. What is the directional indicator on a map called?

Answer: Compass Rose

8. Degrees on a map are divided into 60 equal parts. What are these parts called?

Answer: Minutes

9. Which term describes the parts of Earth that are divided by the equator or prime meridian?

Answer: Hemisphere

10. What type of physical map may indicate elevation?

Answer: Relief

Source: Author charlemagne

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