Maps And Measurements Unit Post-assessment (Earth Science Regents)

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Maps and Measurements Unit Post-Assessment (Earth Science Regents)


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  • 1. 
    The diagram below represents part of Earth’s latitude-longitude system. What is the latitude and longitude of point A? (Standard 1.1c)
    • A. 

      15°E, 30°N

    • B. 

      15°S, 30°E

    • C. 

      15°W, 30°S

    • D. 

      15°N, 30°W

    • E. 

      15°S, 30°W

  • 2. 
    Which reference line passes through both the geographic North Pole and the geographic South Pole? (Standard 1.1c).
    • A. 

      0° latitude

    • B. 

      0° longitude

    • C. 

      Tropic of Cancer (23.5°N)

    • D. 

      Tropic of Capricorn (23.5°S)

    • E. 

      No reference line passes through both poles.

  • 3. 
    When the time of day for a certain ship at sea is 12 noon, the time of day at the Prime Meridian (0° longitude) is 5 p.m. What is the ship’s longitude? (Standard 1.1.d)
    • A. 

      75°E

    • B. 

      75°W

    • C. 

      45°E

    • D. 

      45°W

    • E. 

      There is not enough information to answer this question.

  • 4. 
    Base your answer to this question on the topographic map below. Points X, Y, and Z are locations on the map. Elevations are expressed in meters. Which profile best represents the topography along the dashed line from point X to point Y? (Standard 2.1q)Profile 1:Profile 2:Profile 3:Profile 4:
    • A. 

      Profile 1

    • B. 

      Profile 2

    • C. 

      Profile 3

    • D. 

      Profile 4

  • 5. 
    A stream has a source at an elevation of 1000 meters. It ends in a lake that has an elevation of 300 meters. If the lake is 200 kilometers away from the source, what is the average gradient of the stream? (Standard 2.1q) Gradient = Change in Field Value ÷ Change in Distance
    • A. 

      1.5 m/km

    • B. 

      3.5 m/km

    • C. 

      10 m/km

    • D. 

      15 m/km

    • E. 

      700 m/km

  • 6. 
    Base your answer to this question on the topographic map below. Points X, Y, and Z are locations on the map. Elevations are expressed in meters.Mill River generally flows toward the (Standard 2.1q):
    • A. 

      Southeast

    • B. 

      Southwest

    • C. 

      Northeast

    • D. 

      Northwest

    • E. 

      True west

  • 7. 
    Base your answer to this question on the topographic map below. Points X, Y, and Z are locatons on the map. Elevations are expressed in meters. What is the elevation of point Z? (Standard 2.1q)?
    • A. 

      190 m

    • B. 

      220 m

    • C. 

      240 m

    • D. 

      250 m

    • E. 

      300 m

  • 8. 
    Base your answer to this question on the map below, which shows most of New York State. Isolines indicate the depth of the Precambrian bedrock surface below present-day sea level. Depths are in feet. Which map best shows the location of the -4,000-foot isoline?Map A:Map B:Map C:Map D:
    • A. 

      Map A

    • B. 

      Map B

    • C. 

      Map C

    • D. 

      Map D

  • 9. 
    Rate, on a scale of 1 – 4, 1 being the lowest and 4 being the highest, how much you already know about maps and measurement.
  • 10. 
    Rate, on a scale of 1 – 4, 1 being the lowest and 4 being the highest, how interested are you in maps and measurement.
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