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

Questions and Answers

- 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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