Earth Science Grade 7 Chapter 2 Section1-2

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  • 1. 
    This includes the area's elevation, relief, and landforms.
    • A. 

      Topography

    • B. 

      Landform

    • C. 

      Map key

  • 2. 
    This is a feature of topography, such as a hill or valley, formed by the processes that shape Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      Topographical relief

    • B. 

      Landform

    • C. 

      Elevation

  • 3. 
    This is the difference between the highest and lowest points of an area.
    • A. 

      Relief

    • B. 

      Cartography

    • C. 

      Plateau

  • 4. 
    Height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface is...
    • A. 

      Landform

    • B. 

      Mountain

    • C. 

      Relief

    • D. 

      Elevation

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT a main type of a landform?
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Plain

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Plateau

  • 6. 
    A landform made up of nearly flat or gently rolling hills with low relief.
  • 7. 
    A landform with high elevation and high relief.
  • 8. 
    A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface.
  • 9. 
    A group of mountains that are closely related in shape, structure, and age.
  • 10. 
    A large area of land where the topography is made up of mainly one type of landform is a landform _____________.
  • 11. 
    A flat model of all or part of  Earth's surface as seen from above.
  • 12. 
    A sphere that represents Earth's surface.
  • 13. 
    Maps and globes are drawn to _________________ and use _______________ to represent topography and other features of Earth's surface. (Choose 2 of the 3)
    • A. 

      Symbols

    • B. 

      Grids

    • C. 

      Scale

  • 14. 
    Shapes and pictures to stand for features on Earth's surface.
  • 15. 
    Choose 2 of the 3. A list of all the symbols used on the map with an explanation of their meaning.
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Key

    • C. 

      Legend

  • 16. 
    The baselines for measuring distances on Earth are the Prime Perimeter and the Equator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Equator divides Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Check all that are true of the Prime Meridian.
    • A. 

      At Greenwich, England

    • B. 

      Makes a half circle from the North Pole to the South Pole

    • C. 

      If you started here, you'd travel 340 degrees before returning (around the globe)

    • D. 

      Divides East and West

  • 19. 
    The lines of latitude and longitude form a grid that can be used to find locations anywhere on Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which are true of latitude?
    • A. 

      Equator is the starting line.

    • B. 

      Measures distance in north and south of the Equator.

    • C. 

      Each degree of latitude is 90 kilometers from the next.

  • 21. 
    Which are true of longitude?
    • A. 

      Measures 110 km at the Equator, but 0 at the Poles

    • B. 

      360 lines that run north to south and meet at the Poles

    • C. 

      In degrees east and west of Prime Meridian

    • D. 

      Most are in the East, less in the West.

  • 22. 
    The location of any point on the Earth's surface, including a tiny town where you can camp in the middle of Turkey, can be expressed with latitude and longitude.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    On which map projection do lines of latitude and longitude appear as straight parallel lines that make a rectangle?
    • A. 

      Mercator

    • B. 

      Equal-area

    • C. 

      Conic

  • 24. 
    Which shows the relative sizes of Earth's land masses?
    • A. 

      Mercator

    • B. 

      Equal-Area

    • C. 

      Conic

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