Geography Mapping And Practical Skills #2 - Open

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Geography Mapping And Practical Skills #2 - Open - Quiz

More interpretation of topographic maps and describing location using co-ordinate systems


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The latitude and longitude directions for Vancouver Canada is
    • A. 

      Latitude:north longitude:west

    • B. 

      Latitude:south longitude:east

    • C. 

      Latitude:south longitude:west

    • D. 

      Latitude:north longitude:east

    • E. 

      Latitude:west longitude:north

  • 2. 
    Any latitude line has a degree reading that ranges from:
    • A. 

      Zero to ninety degrees

    • B. 

      Zero to 180 degrees

    • C. 

      Zero to 360 degrees

    • D. 

      Zero to 23.5 degrees

  • 3. 
    Refer to the diagram of Brian National Park below By adding up the number of complete and incomplete grid squares, the area of Brian National Park calculates closest to how many square kilometres?
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      1.8

    • E. 

      10

  • 4. 
    Refer to the Mt Mariea map below In what direction would you be travelling if you were driving to Mt Gordon from Mt Mariea?
    • A. 

      SE

    • B. 

      ESE

    • C. 

      NW

    • D. 

      E

  • 5. 
    Refer to the Mt Mariea map below What is the altitude of B?
    • A. 

      500m above sea level

    • B. 

      600m above sea level

    • C. 

      560m above sea level

    • D. 

      650m above sea level

  • 6. 
    Refer to the Mt Mariea map below The altitude of F would be
    • A. 

      > 700m and < 800m above sea level

    • B. 

      600m above sea level

    • C. 

      < 700m above sea level

    • D. 

      > 700m and < 600m above sea level

    • E. 

      700m above sea level

  • 7. 
    Refer to the Mt Mariea map below The missing contour height at point A is:
    • A. 

      400m

    • B. 

      500m

    • C. 

      550m

    • D. 

      600m

  • 8. 
    Grid lines on a topographical map are comprised of both eastings and northings. Which description is correct?
    • A. 

      Northings are horizontal lines numbered from north to south whilst eastings are vertical lines numbered from west to east

    • B. 

      Northings are horizontal lines numbered from west to east whilst eastings are vertical lines numbered from north to south

    • C. 

      Northings are vertical lines numbered from north to south whilst eastings are horizontal lines numbered from west to east

    • D. 

      Northings are vertical lines numbered west to east whilst eastings are horizontal lines numbered from north to south

  • 9. 
    The longitude reading for any Australian city would have a direction of:
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 10. 
    The direction for a latitude reading of the Sydney Opera House would be
    • A. 

      South

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      West

    • D. 

      East

  • 11. 
    The major line of latitude is:
    • A. 

      Greenwich Mean Meridian

    • B. 

      The Equator

    • C. 

      The International Date Line

    • D. 

      180 degrees

  • 12. 
    Prime Meridian has a reading of:
    • A. 

      180 degrees

    • B. 

      0 degrees W

    • C. 

      0 degrees E

    • D. 

      0 degrees

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Lines of longitude are concentric

    • B. 

      Lines of latitude are concentric

    • C. 

      Longitude lines run 180 degrees

    • D. 

      Latitude lines become smaller the further one moves towards the polar regions

  • 14. 
    The Arctic circle has a latitude reading of:
    • A. 

      66.5 degrees N

    • B. 

      23.5 degrees S

    • C. 

      66.5 degrees S

    • D. 

      23.5 degrees N

  • 15. 
    The angle of the earth’s inclination is:
    • A. 

      23.5 degrees

    • B. 

      33.5 degrees

    • C. 

      66.5 degrees

    • D. 

      25.5 degrees

  • 16. 
    There are how many minutes between each line of latitude?
    • A. 

      23.5 minutes

    • B. 

      60 minutes

    • C. 

      90 minutes

    • D. 

      180 minutes

  • 17. 
    Refer to the climatic statistics table below: Craibstone, Scotland  The mean maximum temperature for Craibstone is:                       
    • A. 

      11 degrees Celsius

    • B. 

      17 degrees Celsius

    • C. 

      12 degrees Celsius

    • D. 

      16 degrees Celsius

  • 18. 
    Refer to the climatic statistics table below: Craibstone, Scotland The month which received the highest rainfall amount is:                       
    • A. 

      April

    • B. 

      November and December

    • C. 

      August

    • D. 

      July

  • 19. 
    Refer to the climatic statistics table below: Craibstone, Scotland The minimum temperature range in degrees Celsius is:                       
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      8

  • 20. 
    Refer to the climatic statistics table below: Craibstone, Scotland The total rainfall for Autumn is:
    • A. 

      167mm

    • B. 

      216mm

    • C. 

      214mm

    • D. 

      224mm

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