Geography: Mapping Skills

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  • 1. 
    B.O.L.T.S.S is an acronym used to teach geographical mapping skills. A good map will have every letter each of the features stand for. What feature of a map is represented by "T"?Tables
    • A. 

      Table

    • B. 

      Title

    • C. 

      Trees

    • D. 

      Tides

  • 2. 
    While in London, the Duggee family visit the zoo. It is a very hot day, so they decide that they like to eat their picnic under shelter. There are 3 symbols for shelters for visitors. In which one of these grid references did they find shelter?
    • A. 

      C4

    • B. 

      B2

    • C. 

      A1

    • D. 

      D3

  • 3. 
    This is the same map as the one you have just read. The question is different.Which Australian animal would you find at D5?
    • A. 

      Koala

    • B. 

      Wombat

    • C. 

      Kangaroo

    • D. 

      Kookaburra

  • 4. 
    This is an example of a type of map drawn to show the main physical and natural features from your own observations at the ground level. What do we call this type of map?
    • A. 

      Photograph

    • B. 

      Political Map

    • C. 

      Topographic Map

    • D. 

      Field Sketch

  • 5. 
    This is the same map that you read in the previous questions. The question is different.Each grid square represents a length of approximately (i.e. one grid corner or intersecting line to the next grid corner or intersecting line) is 10mApproximately how far is it from the penuins to the reptile house if you are walking in a straight line?
    • A. 

      20 metres

    • B. 

      30 meters

    • C. 

      40 meters

    • D. 

      10 meters

  • 6. 
    This text is a map of the streets surrounding Atwell College.Jenny lives at 72 Folland Parade, as shown by the purple dot. Every morning she walks to Atwell College. In which direction does she walk?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      West

  • 7. 
    This text is the same as the one you have already read. The question is different.You would like to get to Atwell College from the corner of Brenchley Drive and Poso Place. In which directio should you go?
    • A. 

      South -East

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      Easterly

    • D. 

      North-West

  • 8. 
    This text is the same as the one you have just read. The question is different.In what direction is the roundabout at Tapper Road and Brenchley Drive from Atwell College? 
    • A. 

      North- West

    • B. 

      South- West

    • C. 

      South-East

    • D. 

      North-West

  • 9. 
    This text is a map of Western Australia, showing major road routes between large towms.The scale of the map is 1cm=100km.With a ruler, you measure the distance from Perth to Coolgarie to be 5.5cm.How far away is Coolgardie?
    • A. 

      550kilometers

    • B. 

      5.5 kilometres

    • C. 

      5500000000 m etrs

    • D. 

      0.55 miles

  • 10. 
    This is the same text as the one you have just read. The question is diffferent.A train station with a bus connection is hown as
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    This map shows the Perth metropolitan suburban train network.The only train line with bus connections at every station is
    • A. 

      Armadale

    • B. 

      Mandurah

    • C. 

      Midland

    • D. 

      Currambine

  • 12. 
    This is the same text as the one you have just read. The question is different.The train line with the most number of stops is the
    • A. 

      Midland Line

    • B. 

      Fremantle Line

    • C. 

      Currambine Line

    • D. 

      Armadale line