What Do You Know About Cartography? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Cartography? Trivia Quiz

Cartography is an ancient science that is closely related to geography. It is the discipline that is concerned with how real life structures on earth can be well-represented on maps. Cartography is, therefore, the study of plans. Modern cartographical works now involve the allocation of a geographic information system. Answer the following questions if you are in the know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these countries is believed to pioneer cartography? 
    • A. 

      Spain 

    • B. 

      Egypt 

    • C. 

      China 

    • D. 

      Russia 

  • 2. 
    Which of these countries' cartography is characterised by a pole star? 
    • A. 

      United States of America 

    • B. 

      India 

    • C. 

      Russia 

    • D. 

      Spain 

  • 3. 
    When was the Book of Roger produced? 
    • A. 

      1129 

    • B. 

      1124 

    • C. 

      1154 

    • D. 

      1179

  • 4. 
    When was the first globular world map produced? 
    • A. 

      1591

    • B. 

      1513

    • C. 

      1507

    • D. 

      1501

  • 5. 
    Who is the author of the first planisphere? 
    • A. 

      Frank Ribbery 

    • B. 

      Martin Diego 

    • C. 

      Valencia Maradona 

    • D. 

      Diego Ribero 

  • 6. 
    How many atlases of sea charts did Battista Agnese produce? 
    • A. 

      39 

    • B. 

      71 

    • C. 

      77 

    • D. 

      19 

  • 7. 
    When was the first Mercator map produced? 
    • A. 

      1589

    • B. 

      1579

    • C. 

      1569

    • D. 

      1512

  • 8. 
    How many are the main printmaking technologies for renaissance?
    • A. 

      Two 

    • B. 

      Four 

    • C. 

      Five 

    • D. 

      Six 

  • 9. 
    Which of these is important for denoting information in maps?
    • A. 

      Renaissance 

    • B. 

      Lettering 

    • C. 

      Topography 

    • D. 

      Relief 

  • 10. 
    Which of these is usually absent on maps? 
    • A. 

      Topography 

    • B. 

      Location 

    • C. 

      Relief 

    • D. 

      Soil type