Do You Have Basic Idea About Cartography? Trivia Quiz

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Do You Have Basic Idea About Cartography? Trivia Quiz

Cartography can be simply defined as the science of making clear, standard and detailed maps. This science is based on the fact that real life elements can be represented using symbols and shapes on a piece of paper. Undoubtedly, cartography is closely related to geography. How much do you know about cartography?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not element in a standard map? 
    • A. 

      Lettering 

    • B. 

      Color 

    • C. 

      Texture 

    • D. 

      Space 

  • 2. 
    When was the Beaver map published? 
    • A. 

      1723 

    • B. 

      1781 

    • C. 

      1715 

    • D. 

      1791 

  • 3. 
    Who published the Beaver map? 
    • A. 

      Paul Beaver 

    • B. 

      Thomas Dufresne 

    • C. 

      Patrick Johnson 

    • D. 

      Herman Moll 

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not used in mapmaking? 
    • A. 

      Vernier 

    • B. 

      Printing press 

    • C. 

      Ink 

    • D. 

      Quadrant 

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not an optical instrument used by mapmakers? 
    • A. 

      Telescope 

    • B. 

      Google 

    • C. 

      Theodolite 

    • D. 

      Sextant 

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not related to cartography? 
    • A. 

      Remote sensing 

    • B. 

      Satellite imagery 

    • C. 

      Aviation 

    • D. 

      Aerial photography 

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a cartography technology? 
    • A. 

      GIS

    • B. 

      Laser rangefinders 

    • C. 

      Field-rugged computers 

    • D. 

      Inverters 

  • 8. 
    Which of these refers to  special purpose maps? 
    • A. 

      Thematic cartography 

    • B. 

      Orienteering 

    • C. 

      Relief cartography 

    • D. 

      General cartography 

  • 9. 
    Which of these is a form of cartographic symbology?
    • A. 

      Map coloring 

    • B. 

      Map projection 

    • C. 

      Map lettering 

    • D. 

      Map texting 

  • 10. 
    Which of these refers to a makes pictorial language? 
    • A. 

      Compass rose 

    • B. 

      Key 

    • C. 

      Bar scale 

    • D. 

      Relief