What Do You Know About Geographic Information Systems?

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What Do You Know About Geographic Information Systems?

Geographical Information Systems, shortened as GIS, is a system that performs some functions pertaining spatial and geographical data. Take this quiz to challenge yourself of GIS.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the originator of GIS? 
    • A. 

      Roger Tomlinson

    • B. 

      Orlando Ribeiro

    • C. 

      Grigorios Konstantas

    • D. 

      Alfred Weber

  • 2. 
    Among the following, which is an underlying aspect of GIS?
    • A. 

      Geographic Information site

    • B. 

      Geographic Information science

    • C. 

      Geographic Information subject

    • D. 

      Geographic Information systematic

  • 3. 
    Who is the present Father of GIS?
    • A. 

      Alfred Weber

    • B. 

      E. W. Gilbert

    • C. 

      Roger Tomlinson

    • D. 

      Orlando Ribeiro

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a benefit of using GIS in business applications?
    • A. 

      To increase efficiency

    • B. 

      To increase communication

    • C. 

      To improve decision making

    • D. 

      To increase

  • 5. 
    What is the leading company for GIS business applications?
    • A. 

      MapInfo inc

    • B. 

      Accugrade

    • C. 

      ESRI

    • D. 

      Goggle earth

  • 6. 
    Aspects of a GIS system do NOT include...
    • A. 

      Legal representation of a physical location

    • B. 

      Cartography and remote sensing

    • C. 

      Photogrammetry and geography

    • D. 

      Land surveying and mathematics

  • 7. 
    In GIS, what is metadata?
    • A. 

      It is ‘ data about data

    • B. 

      It is ‘meteorological data

    • C. 

      It is ‘oceanic data’

    • D. 

      It is ‘contour data’

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is related to GIS?
    • A. 

      Euclidean space

    • B. 

      Ramanujan space

    • C. 

      Pythagorian spacev

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of these is the main GIS file format? 
    • A. 

      Vector

    • B. 

      Document

    • C. 

      Avra

    • D. 

      System

  • 10. 
    The GIS is designed to perform all these except...
    • A. 

      Analyzing

    • B. 

      Managing

    • C. 

      Presenting

    • D. 

      Editing

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