Quiz : Map Skills Test

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How are your map skills? In 6th grade, it is essential to know all about the map and the countries. Take our map skills test and test your knowledge! Do you think you can get all the questions correct? All the questions are compulsory. Please make sure to read the questions carefully before answering. You can take this quiz as many times as you like. Hope you have loads of fun with this quiz! All the very best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    • A.

      95W 12N

    • B.

      120E 75S

    • C.

      25E 90S

    • D.

      160W 65N

    • E.

      170E 30S

    Correct Answer
    D. 160W 65N
  • 2. 

    • A.

      North America and Asia

    • B.

      North America and South America

    • C.

      Asia and Europe

    • D.

      Europe and Africa

    • E.

      North America and Europe

    Correct Answer
    C. Asia and Europe
  • 3. 

    • A.

      Muslim

    • B.

      Mormon

    • C.

      Indigenous Religions

    • D.

      Protestant

    • E.

      Hindu

    Correct Answer
    A. Muslim
  • 4. 

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      China

    • E.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    E. Russia
  • 5. 

    • A.

      5040 km

    • B.

      8,000 km

    • C.

      100 km

    • D.

      1,451,000 km

    • E.

      14,000 km

    Correct Answer
    E. 14,000 km
  • 6. 

    The 0-degree latitude line divides the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

    • A.

      Time zone

    • B.

      Equator

    • C.

      International Dateline

    • D.

      Prime Meridian

    Correct Answer
    B. Equator
    Explanation
    The equator is the 0-degree latitude line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. It is an imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the North and South Poles. The equator is important because it determines the climate zones and affects the distribution of sunlight and heat around the globe. It also plays a role in navigation and helps in understanding the Earth's geography and weather patterns.

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  • 7. 

    North, South, East, and West are referred to as the _________directions.

    • A.

      Cardinal

    • B.

      Bluejay

    • C.

      Raven

    • D.

      Robin

    Correct Answer
    A. Cardinal
    Explanation
    The term "cardinal" is used to describe the four main directions: north, south, east, and west. These directions are considered cardinal because they form the basis for all other directions and are essential in navigation and orientation. The other options, bluejay, raven, and robin, are unrelated and do not have any connection to the given question.

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  • 8. 

    What map feature can help you determine the approximate distance between two locations?

    • A.

      Title

    • B.

      Distance calculator

    • C.

      Key

    • D.

      Map scale

    Correct Answer
    D. Map scale
    Explanation
    The map scale can help determine the approximate distance between two locations. The map scale provides a ratio that represents the relationship between the distances on the map and the actual distances on the ground. By using the scale, one can measure the distance between two points on the map and estimate the corresponding distance in real life. This is useful for planning routes, calculating travel times, and understanding the relative distances between different locations on a map.

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  • 9. 

    What is the measure of how far north or south a place is from the Equator called?

    • A.

      Longitude

    • B.

      Prime Meridian

    • C.

      Latitude

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Latitude
    Explanation
    Latitude is the measure of how far north or south a place is from the Equator. It is represented by lines that run horizontally on a map or globe, with the Equator being at 0 degrees latitude. The latitude values range from 0 degrees at the Equator to 90 degrees at the North and South Poles. Therefore, latitude is the correct answer to the question. Longitude, on the other hand, measures how far east or west a place is from the Prime Meridian.

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  • 10. 

    This type of map shows cities, states, and countries

    • A.

      Political map

    • B.

      Historical map

    • C.

      Physical map

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Political map
    Explanation
    A political map is a type of map that displays cities, states, and countries. It focuses on showing boundaries, capitals, and major cities, as well as political divisions such as states or provinces. This type of map is commonly used to understand the political organization and boundaries of a specific region or country. It does not provide information about historical events or physical features like mountains or rivers, which are typically shown on historical or physical maps, respectively. Therefore, the correct answer is a political map.

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