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Maps and Map Reading

Quiz by Pam Stolz

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    lines that run from east to west but MEASURE north and south are called
    longitude
    meridians
    latitude
    equator
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  • Q2
    lines that run from north to south but MEASURE east and west are called
    longitude
    latitude
    parallels
    prime meridians
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  • Q3
    The line indicated as o degrees latitude is
    Tropic of Capricorn
    prime meridian
    equator
    international date line
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  • Q4
    the line that runs through Greenwich England at o degrees longitude is...
    Tropic of Cancer
    equator
    international date line
    prime meridian
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  • Q5
    The type of map in which the Earth is stretched to fit a rectangle is....
    Gnomonic
    Mercator
    Conic
    Polyconic
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  • Q6
    lines that measure elevation on the map are called....
    contour lines
    parallels
    longitudes
    latitudes
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  • Q7
    the part of the map that indicates the distance between two points or features
    legend
    map scale
    compass
    compass rose
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  • Q8
    N, S, E and W are called the __________________ directions
    inter-cardinal
    ordinal
    inter-ordinal
    cardinal
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  • Q9
    this indicates symbols used for various features or roads on a map
    compass
    index
    legend
    map scale
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  • Q10
    contour lines that indicate depression are called
    hatch marks
    hyper marks
    backslashes
    slash marks
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