Mental Mapping Skills Quiz! Trivia

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Mental Mapping Skills Quiz! Trivia

Mental mapping is maps that people make so that they know where certain things are. Everybody has these types of maps for simple things, such as finding an item in the kitchen or a shop in the neighborhood. Do take up this exciting quiz and get to see if you know how to interpret these maps and different types of maps. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A mental map can be defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      An internal rendering of an individual's known world.

    • B. 

      The behaviors and beliefs of a group of people.

    • C. 

      The beliefs and behaviors of the majority of people; also called "the mainstream."

    • D. 

      The study of human population.

  • 2. 
    Spatial thinking can be defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The beliefs and behaviors of the majority of people; also called "the mainstream."

    • B. 

      Thinking about the world based on the space that objects and people fill.

    • C. 

      The behaviors and beliefs of a group of people.

    • D. 

      The study of human population.

  • 3. 
    Why of the following are questions mapmakers ask themselves when creating a map?
    • A. 

      What is the goal of the map?

    • B. 

      Who will read the map?

    • C. 

      Where will the map be used?

    • D. 

      How much money will I make from this map?

  • 4. 
    Which of the following vocabulary words means, "The process of making maps and other representations of the Earth"
    • A. 

      Mental Mapping

    • B. 

      Cartography

    • C. 

      Latitude

    • D. 

      Social Norms

  • 5. 
    Which of the following vocabulary words means, "A method to represent the curved surface of the Earth in a flat, two-dimensional plane"
    • A. 

      Cartography

    • B. 

      Social Norms

    • C. 

      Projection

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 6. 
    Which of the following types of lines can best be described as, "Horizontal lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator"
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

    • D. 

      Arctic Circle

  • 7. 
    Which of the following types of lines can best be described as, "Horizontal lines used as a measurement of distance north and south from the equator"
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Tropics

    • D. 

      Circles

  • 8. 
    Which of the following lines is the primary starting point to measure LATITUDE or, 0 degrees latitude.
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

  • 9. 
    Which of the following lines is the primary starting point to measure LONGITUDE or, 0 degrees longitude.
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

  • 10. 
    What type of map depicts, shows, or represents the natural features of a territory?
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Special Purpose

    • C. 

      Cartogram

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 11. 
    Which type of map shows the boundaries of countries, states, counties, and cities?
    • A. 

      Toographic

    • B. 

      Special Purpose

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 12. 
    Which type of map is designed to show changes in elevation?
    • A. 

      Topographic

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Special Purpose

  • 13. 
    Which type of map is designed to accomplish a specific task?
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Special Purpose

    • D. 

      Cartogram

  • 14. 
    Which type of map is this?
    • A. 

      Compromise

    • B. 

      Cylindrical

    • C. 

      Planar

  • 15. 
     Which type of map is this?
    • A. 

      Compromise

    • B. 

      Conical

    • C. 

      Planar

  • 16. 
    Which type of map is this?
    • A. 

      Planar

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Compromise

  • 17. 
     Which type of map is this?
    • A. 

      Conical

    • B. 

      Cylindrical

    • C. 

      Planar

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