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Year 7 Humanities: Geospatial Skills

11 Questions  I  By Mrjwilliams
Year 7 Humanities: Geospatial Skills
This quiz will test your knowledge of general geographical and geospatial skills, concepts, terms and information.

  
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1.  Match the correct term with the following definition:... the skills needed to identify, interpret and explain features and patterns in the environment, and to use different kinds of maps, photographs, satellite images and statistical data.
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2.  All maps should have BOLTSS.  What do the letters in BOLTSS stand for and what do they mean? 
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3.  List all of the parts of BOLTSS that have been included in the map below.
4.  Name the following types of symbols in maps:_______________ symbols show a specific feature at a certain place such as a toilet block, restaurant or shop.
5.  Name the following type of symbols that are found in maps ____________ symbols form roads, rivers and railway lines.
6.  Name the following type of symbols that are found in maps  ____________ symbols represent large areas, such as deserts or forests.
7.  Enter the sequence of words would complete the following paragraphs (make sure each word is lower-case and separated by a comma):               A compass has four main points: north, __________, south and west. These four __________ points are used to describe direction.  For example, if  you are facing __________, then south is behind you, east is to your __________ and west is to your __________.  To give a more accurate   __________, the four __________ points can be divided into __________-   __________ points: north-east, __________-east, south-west and north-   __________.
8.  Look at the following table. Starting from the top and working downwards, which of the following sequence of bearings and directions would correctly fill in the table?
Direction Bearing
  0 degrees
North East 45 degrees
  90 degrees
South East 135 degrees
South _____ degrees
  225 degrees
West 270 degrees
North West _____ degrees
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9.  Use the map below to answer the following questions:   What is the approximate direction of Brisbane from Darwin?
10.  What direction would you travel to get from Melbourne to Sydney?
11.  If I was travelling from Perth to Sydney, in which bearing would I be travelling?
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