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Topographic Maps

Quiz by Sandra Malloy

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12 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the size and shape of the land?
    topography
    contour map
    contour interval
    gradient
    60s
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  • Q2
    What is the thicker line on the topographic map (typically every 5th line), which indicates an elevation?
    gradient
    topography
    contour interval
    index contour
    60s
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  • Q3
    What is the difference in elevation from one contour line and the line next to it?
    contour interval
    gradient
    topography
    index contour
    60s
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  • Q4
    What is the difference of the highest point of a map and the lowest point on a map?
    relief
    topography
    60s
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  • Q5
    What is the height of something?
    contour interval
    elevation
    60s
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  • Q6
    What is the contour interval of this map?
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    100
    300
    50
    10
    30s
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  • Q7
    What kind of landform is this most likely to be?
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    valley
    island
    hill
    canyon
    60s
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  • Q8
    What is the contour interval?
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    140
    20
    60
    10
    60s
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  • Q9
    What goes though the contour lines, causing them to create arrow-like shapes that all point in the same direction?
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    hill
    plateau
    mountain
    river
    60s
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  • Q10
    What is a topographic map profile?
    Question Image
    any hill
    the side view of a landform on a contour map
    a topographic map
    60s
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  • Q11
    Which is the correct profile to match the contour map?
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    A
    C
    D
    B
    60s
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  • Q12
    Which topographic map matches the profile?
    Question Image
    A
    B
    C
    D
    60s
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