Basic Map Skills Trivia Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 322

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Map Skill Quizzes & Trivia

In the centuries past, most people could not know how to get to a place unless they studied the maps and followed their directions. Can you correctly navigate just by using a map? Take up the quiz below on some basic map skills and find out. All the best and try not to get lost!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A map is a picture/drawing of a part of the earth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Check all correct answers.   Key components of a map are  
    • A. 

      Title

    • B. 

      Legend/key

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Compass rose

  • 3. 
    Maps are used to show where things are.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Cardinal Directions on a Compass Rose are
    • A. 

      Down

    • B. 

      Up

    • C. 

      Last

    • D. 

      North

  • 5. 
    Northwest, Southwest, Northeast, Southeast are
    • A. 

      Don't exist

    • B. 

      Intermediate directions

    • C. 

      Aren't on the Compass Rose

  • 6. 
    A legend/key should be on all maps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Scale on a map is used to show how the distance on the map relates the the real world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    This is a picture of a Compass Rose
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    This is a picture of a map legend/key.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What did you think of the Compass Rose song?
    • A. 

      Hated it

    • B. 

      Loved it

    • C. 

      It was okay