Lesson 1 Quiz: Parts Of A Map Vocabulary

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Lesson 1 Quiz: Parts Of A Map Vocabulary

Each of the following questions reviews key vocabulary terms for basic parts of a map. Read each question and select the correct answer. If you do not receive a 100%, re-study the vocabulary and re-take the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is 0 degrees longitude, it creates the Eastern and Western Hemisphere
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Prime Meridian

    • D. 

      Map key

  • 2. 
    Objects used to represent something else; usually a dot represents a city. 
    • A. 

      Key

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Symbols

  • 3. 
    This is a tool used to measure distances on a map to compare to distances on the earth's surface. 
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Title

    • D. 

      Labels

  • 4. 
    This is a tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (NE, NW, SE, SW) directions. 
    • A. 

      Compass rose

    • B. 

      Legend

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Labels

  • 5. 
    This identifies the subject of the map. 
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Compass rose

    • C. 

      Symbols

    • D. 

      Title

  • 6. 
    This explains the meaning of symbols on a map. 
    • A. 

      Compass rose

    • B. 

      Legend/key

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Title

  • 7. 
    These are imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth. 
    • A. 

      Lines of longitude

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Lines of latitude

    • D. 

      Scale

  • 8. 
    These are imaginary lines that circle the earth east to west. 
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      Lines of longitude

    • C. 

      Lines of latitude

    • D. 

      Intermediate directions

  • 9. 
    This is 0 degrees latitude, it divides the earth into the Northern and Southern hemisphere. 
    • A. 

      Lines of longitude

    • B. 

      Symbols

    • C. 

      Prime Meridian

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 10. 
    The directions of north, south, east and west are known as: 
    • A. 

      Symbols

    • B. 

      Intermediate directions

    • C. 

      Cardinal directions

    • D. 

      Scale

  • 11. 
    The directions of northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest are known as: 
    • A. 

      Legend/key

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Cardinal directions

    • D. 

      Intermediate directions

  • 12. 
    These identify objects on a map, for example names of cities, countries, bodies of water, etc. 
    • A. 

      Symbols

    • B. 

      Labels

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Key

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