Cartography Quiz On Map Designs! Trivia

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Cartography Quiz On Map Designs! Trivia

Cartography is the art and science of graphically representing a geographical area. It is an ancient discipline that dates from the prehistoric territories. It involves the application of mathematical, computer, and other techniques. Maps and detailed geographical information are needed for a range of purposes. Map making can be complex since it needs hight accuracy and it can be imaginative at times. Cartography doesn't only deal with maps, which is the representation of the terrestrial, but also charts which is of the marine. Can you pass this quiz?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does a compass indicates direction?
    • A. 

      Detecting Variation

    • B. 

      Detecting sunrays

    • C. 

      Detecting magnetic lines of force

    • D. 

      Detecting pressure

  • 2. 
    Which of these maps depicts the Earth as spherical?
    • A. 

      Blauver map

    • B. 

      Thematic maps

    • C. 

      Globe

    • D. 

      Topo map

  • 3. 
    How many types of map designs are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 4. 
    What is a person who designs maps called?
    • A. 

      Cartographe

    • B. 

      Cartopgrapher

    • C. 

      Mapper

    • D. 

      Spotter

  • 5. 
    What is another name of the longitudinal line?
    • A. 

      Reference line

    • B. 

      Meridian

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      Middle line

  • 6. 
    What is the use of the neat line?
    • A. 

      Map key

    • B. 

      Map reference

    • C. 

      Map cutting

    • D. 

      Map Framing

  • 7. 
    What is the distance covered by one degree of latitude?
    • A. 

      69km

    • B. 

      69m

    • C. 

      69miles

    • D. 

      100km

  • 8. 
    Which of these is the work of Herman Moli?
    • A. 

      Hermanian map

    • B. 

      Thematic map

    • C. 

      Beaver map

    • D. 

      Topo map

  • 9. 
    Which country has the most advanced map?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Philadelphia

    • C. 

      Palestine

    • D. 

      China

  • 10. 
    What is the equivalence of one degree of longitude?
    • A. 

      4minutes

    • B. 

      15 minutes

    • C. 

      30 minutes

    • D. 

      1 hour