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Maps And Globes

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Maps And Globes

Quiz designed for third grade students at ASD to practice map skills vocabulary.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a continent?
    • A. 

      A continent is one of the seven main land areas on the Earth.

    • B. 

      A continent is a large body of water on the earth.

  • 2. 
    What is a map key?
    • A. 

      A key that opens the door on the map.

    • B. 

      A box that tells what the symbols on the map stand for.

  • 3. 
    What is the distance scale on a map?
    • A. 

      The scale of the map that tells the real distance.

    • B. 

      A balance scale that measures the distance.

  • 4. 
    What is a compass rose?
    • A. 

      A beautiful rose found on the map.

    • B. 

      The symbol on the map that shows the directions north, south, east and west.

  • 5. 
    There are two hemispheres on the earth. What does that mean?
    • A. 

      A hemisphere is a quarter of the earth.

    • B. 

      A hemisphere is half of the earth.

  • 6. 
    What is an ocean?
    • A. 

      A large body of salt water.

    • B. 

      A large salty lake.

  • 7. 
    What is a citizen?
    • A. 

      A person who lives in a community.

    • B. 

      A person who has a cat.

  • 8. 
    What is the equator?
    • A. 

      The equator is an imaginary line that is halfway between the North and South pole.

    • B. 

      The equator is a line painted around the earth.

  • 9. 
    What is a map?
    • A. 

      A picture of a road or street.

    • B. 

      A picture that shows the location of things or places.

  • 10. 
    What are the intermediate directions?
    • A. 

      The directions that are midway between two cardinal directions - northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest.

    • B. 

      The directions that are midway between two cardinal directions - eastnorth, eastsouth, westsouth, westnorth.

  • 11. 
    What are symbols on a map?
    • A. 

      Pictures that are used to stand for something that is real on Earth.

    • B. 

      A make-believe sign that shows something.

  • 12. 
    What does location mean?
    • A. 

      The place where I lost my book.

    • B. 

      The place where something is found.

  • 13. 
    What is a globe?
    • A. 

      A ball that is painted.

    • B. 

      A round model of the Earth.

  • 14. 
    What are the cardinal directions?
    • A. 

      North, South, East and West

    • B. 

      Up, Down, Left and Right

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