What Do You Know About Cartography? Trivia Quiz

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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 

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