How Well Do You Know Cartography?

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How Well Do You Know Cartography?

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