Topography Trivia Quiz

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Topography Trivia Quiz

Topography is a geoscientific discipline that focuses on the physical features of the land. Topographers are most concerned with the shape of the land since they must be represented on maps. The topography of the land is usually represented as elevation contours on maps. Do you know this? Try this awesome quiz now! ​​​


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  • 1. 
    Which of these is not related to topography?
    • A. 

      Soil science 

    • B. 

      Horticulture 

    • C. 

      Geography 

    • D. 

      Geology 

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not a representation of landforms on topographical maps? 
    • A. 

      Relief shading 

    • B. 

      Contour line 

    • C. 

      Hypsometric tints 

    • D. 

      Arrow heads 

  • 3. 
    Which of these groups started  topography? 
    • A. 

      Greeks 

    • B. 

      Romans 

    • C. 

      Egyptians 

    • D. 

      Babylonians 

  • 4. 
    When was the Corps of Topographical engineers formed? 
    • A. 

      1865

    • B. 

      1838

    • C. 

      1823 

    • D. 

      1929

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not related to topography?
    • A. 

      Longitude 

    • B. 

      Latitude 

    • C. 

      Altitude 

    • D. 

      Geoid 

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not used in topography? 
    • A. 

      Cinometers 

    • B. 

      Binoculars 

    • C. 

      Dumpy levels 

    • D. 

      Theodolites 

  • 7. 
    Where was the first topographic map produced?
    • A. 

      Spain 

    • B. 

      Jamaica 

    • C. 

      France 

    • D. 

      France 

  • 8. 
    How is terrain commonly modelled? 
    • A. 

      Through geostatistics 

    • B. 

      Through spatial analysis 

    • C. 

      Through vector 

    • D. 

      Through tasking 

  • 9. 
    Which of these mainly contain topographic information? 
    • A. 

      Cadastral map 

    • B. 

      Sketch map 

    • C. 

      Special map 

    • D. 

      Geological map 

  • 10. 
    Which of these is not a form of topographic data? 
    • A. 

      Terrain 

    • B. 

      Geostatistics 

    • C. 

      Vector 

    • D. 

      Spatial data