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Map Skills and Earth Features

Quiz by Erika Worden

Grade 3
Social Studies (2020)
South Carolina Learning Standards

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Measures 3 skills from
Grade 3
Social Studies (2020)
South Carolina Learning Standards

3.1
3.1.2.AG
3.1.1.AG

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22 questions
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  • Q1
    What do you call a person who makes maps?
    publisher
    author
    illustrator
    cartographer
    300s
    3.1
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  • Q2
    A list that identifies patterns, symbols, or colors used on a map
    title
    compass
    scale
    legend
    300s
    3.1
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  • Q3
    A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) directions.
    compass rose
    title
    legend
    scale
    300s
    3.1
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  • Q4
    What do you call the distance used on a map?
    compass
    legend
    title
    scale
    300s
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  • Q5
    Which map shows how many people live in an area
    physical map
    population map
    political map
    climate map
    300s
    3.1
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  • Q6
    Which map shows man-made features such as boundaries, countries, and cities.
    political map
    climate map
    physical map
    population map
    300s
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  • Q7
    Which map shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
    political map
    physical map
    population map
    climate map
    300s
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  • Q8
    Which maps show the weather patterns like temperature and rainfall in an area.
    political map
    physical map
    Climate Map
    population map
    300s
    3.1
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  • Q9
    What do you call overall weather in an area over a long period of time?
    climate
    snow
    clouds
    rain
    300s
    3.1
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  • Q10
    What do you call numbers or letters (or both) along the margins of a map.
    coordinates
    numerals
    alphabet
    squares
    300s
    3.1.2.AG
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  • Q11
    What do you call large landmasses on Earth's surface
    oceans
    Continents
    islands
    land
    300s
    3.1.2.AG
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  • Q12
    What are the horizontal lines that run east and west called?
    meridian
    equator
    Latitude
    longitude
    300s
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  • Q13
    What do you call the vertical lines that go around the earth from North Pole to South Pole?
    meridian
    equator
    Latitude
    Longitude
    300s
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  • Q14
    What do you call the imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole?
    Longitude
    Equator
    Latitude
    Prime Meridian
    300s
    3.1.2.AG
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  • Q15
    What do you call the imaginary line that divides the world into halves (hemispheres)?
    latitude
    Prime Meridian
    longitude
    equator
    300s
    3.1.2.AG
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  • Q16
    What do you call a half of a sphere; half of the earth
    longitude
    equator
    latitude
    hemisphere
    300s
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  • Q17
    What do you call the grid that uses letters and numerals to identify squares of a grid pattern on a map
    longitude
    grid
    latitude
    Alphanumeric grid
    300s
    3.1.1.AG
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  • Q18
    How people affect their environment and how their environment affects them, is referred to as:
    Place
    Human Environment Interaction
    Movement
    Location
    300s
    3.1.1.AG
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  • Q19
    The position that something occupies on Earth's surface, is known as the:
    Movement
    Location
    Place
    Region
    300s
    3.1.1.AG
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  • Q20
    How we describe what a location is like, is known as:
    movement
    place
    location
    region
    300s
    3.1.1.AG
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