Ch 1 Honors Sect. 3 & 4 Quiz

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Ch 1 Honors  Sect. 3 & 4 Quiz

This quiz will assess your understanding of the concepts in Section 3, REPRESENTING EARTH'S SURFACE, and Section 4 EARTH'S SYSTEMS SCIENCE.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use the link below to get directions FROM:  5749 US Hwy. 25-70   Marshall, NC  to   ANY major amusement part in the US.   We are using GOOGLE MAPShttp://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=ll.     You will then copy and paste your results into the answer window of this question.  Then submit your answers
  • 2. 
    How could two points 35 degrees north of the equator-one in NORTH AMERICA and the other in CHINA-be distinguished using map coordinates?
    • A. 

      By their elevation

    • B. 

      By their map projection

    • C. 

      By their longitude

    • D. 

      By their latitude

  • 3. 
    A Mercator projection map shows _______________ .
    • A. 

      Accurate directions, but has distorted sizes and distances

    • B. 

      Accurate distances, sizes, and shapes, but has distortions around the edges

    • C. 

      Accurate size, but has distorted distances

  • 4. 
    A map with a scales of 1:24,000 means that __________ .
    • A. 

      One unit on the map is equal to 24,000 units on the ground

    • B. 

      One unit on the ground is equal to 24,000 unnits on the map

    • C. 

      The contour interal is 24,000 feet

  • 5. 
    Which of the following uses colors and symbols to represent concepts on a map?
    • A. 

      Legend

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Latitude

    • D. 

      Time zone

  • 6. 
    When we say that a city is located at longitude 120°E, we mean that it is located
    • A. 

      West of the Prime Meridian.

    • B. 

      East of the Equator.

    • C. 

      North of the Equator.

    • D. 

      East of the Prime Meridian.

  • 7. 
    What type of map is this?
    • A. 

      Small scale

    • B. 

      Large scale

  • 8. 
    What type of map is this? 
    • A. 

      Economic Activity

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Population Density

  • 9. 
    How many standard time zones are there in the world?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      24

  • 10. 
    What type of map is this? (Type political, physical, or thematic. SPELLING COUNTS!)
  • 11. 
    This map is a (type political, physical, or thematic. SPELLING COUNTS!)
  • 12. 
    Where is this map most distorted?
    • A. 

      Near the Equator

    • B. 

      In the high latitudes

    • C. 

      In the low latitudes

    • D. 

      In the middle latitudes

  • 13. 
    This map projection is best for
    • A. 

      Showing the oceans clearly.

    • B. 

      Seeing the true size and shape of the continents, because it is not distorted.

    • C. 

      Showing the distances between the continents.

    • D. 

      Seeing Antarctica.

  • 14. 
    Why is it hard to make a map of the world?
    • A. 

      It is hard to make a round shape perfectly flat.

    • B. 

      The world is too big.

    • C. 

      The mountains are too high.

    • D. 

      People can't agree on how to draw it.

  • 15. 
    What type of map is this? (type political, physical or thematic. SPELLING COUNTS!)
  • 16. 
    This map is really distorted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What types of climate does Iceland have?
    • A. 

      Tundra and marine west coast

    • B. 

      Marine west coast and humid continental

    • C. 

      Tundra and subarctic

    • D. 

      Marine west coast and subarctic

  • 18. 
    What type of map is this? (Type political, physical, or thematic. SPELLING COUNTS!)
  • 19. 
    Which region of Mexico has the MOST volcanoes?
    • A. 

      Northern Mexico

    • B. 

      Southern Mexico

    • C. 

      The eastern coast

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is powered by energy from Earth's interior?
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      A volcano

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Ocean circulation

  • 21. 
    How could the building of a dam affect the Earth system?
    • A. 

      A dam could cause the flooding of a nearby forest

    • B. 

      A dam could destroy a fish species that needs swiftly moving water

    • C. 

      A dam could block the migration of spawning fish

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct

  • 22. 
    Scientists are hoping to find a way to produce nuclear energy from a process called __________.
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

    • C. 

      Binding

  • 23. 
    The majority of energy used by Americans comes from __________.
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Petroleum

  • 24. 
    Which of the following nonrenewable energy resources is NOT a fossil fuel?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Nuclear

  • 25. 
    Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel to burn, releasing many air pollutions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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