How Well Do You Know Cartography?

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How Well Do You Know Cartography? - Quiz

Cartography is the branch of geography that deals with the making and discovery of maps. Take our cartography quiz to discover some knowledge of cartography.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the most famous Cartographer?
    • A. 

      Ptolemy

    • B. 

      Hipparchus

    • C. 

      Eratosthenes

    • D. 

      Al Idrisi

  • 2. 
    The most famous Cartographer lived for how many years?
    • A. 

      55-60

    • B. 

      65-70

    • C. 

      69-70

    • D. 

      59-60

  • 3. 
    Cartography is formed from which if these languages?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Roman

  • 4. 
    The earliest known mapnwas painted on what? 
    • A. 

      An animal skin

    • B. 

      A sheet of paper

    • C. 

      A piece of wood

    • D. 

      A caved wall

  • 5. 
    What is another name for calling Cartography?
    • A. 

      Map Projection

    • B. 

      Map Construction

    • C. 

      Map Drawing

    • D. 

      Map Making

  • 6. 
    Cartography has been an integral part of the human history for which range of years?
    • A. 

      Hundreds of year

    • B. 

      Thousands of year

    • C. 

      Millions of year

    • D. 

      Billions of year

  • 7. 
    Who is referred to as the Father of Cartography?
    • A. 

      Heinrich Berann

    • B. 

      Hermann Haack

    • C. 

      Edgar Lehmann

    • D. 

      William R. Shepherd

  • 8. 
    All of these Geographers made the World map except...
    • A. 

      Juan de la Cosa

    • B. 

      Cantino

    • C. 

      Caverio

    • D. 

      Coutinho

  • 9. 
    Out of these people that created maps, identify the one that created the oldest map.
    • A. 

      Anaximander

    • B. 

      Posidonius

    • C. 

      Claes Janszoon Visscher

    • D. 

      Muhammad al-Idrisi

  • 10. 
    The creator of the oldest map was born in which year? 
    • A. 

      620 BC

    • B. 

      610 BC

    • C. 

      712 BC

    • D. 

      814 BC

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