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  • 1. 
    An ArcMap file that contains data frames, layouts, scripts, and sometimes charts is  called a         
    • A. 

      Cartographic file

    • B. 

      Map Document

    • C. 

      Projection

    • D. 

      Selection

  • 2. 
     The ArcGIS program that allows you to view and analyze geographic data is called         
    • A. 

      ArcCatalog

    • B. 

      ArcMap

    • C. 

      ArcToolbox

    • D. 

      ArcGeography

  • 3. 
      The ArcGIS program that allows you to preview and create new data files is called    
    • A. 

      ArcCatalog

    • B. 

      ArcMap

    • C. 

      ArcToolbox

    • D. 

      ArcGeography

  • 4. 
    The ArcGIS program that allows you to change data projections and convert data files from one type to another is called
    • A. 

      ArcCatalog

    • B. 

      ArcMap

    • C. 

      ArcToolbox

    • D. 

      ArcGeography

  • 5. 
    A component of an ArcMap project that contains layers that form interactive maps is called a 
    • A. 

      Attribute Table

    • B. 

      Chart

    • C. 

      Data frame

    • D. 

      View

  • 6. 
    A component of an ArcGIS project that displays data about map features in tabular form is called a 
    • A. 

      Attribute Table

    • B. 

      Layout

    • C. 

      Project

    • D. 

      View

  • 7. 
     Collections of geographic data that are alike are called
    • A. 

      Charts

    • B. 

      Layers

    • C. 

      Projects

    • D. 

      Scripts

  • 8. 
    A component of an ArcGIS project that displays data frames, charts, reports and other graphic elements that may be printed is called a
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      Layout

    • C. 

      Script

    • D. 

      Table

  • 9. 
     Add-on software products that run with ArcGIS to enhance its capabilities are called
    • A. 

      Extensions

    • B. 

      Layouts

    • C. 

      Scripts

    • D. 

      Tables

  • 10. 
     Satellite  images, scanned data and photographs are examples of what type of data?
    • A. 

      Feature data

    • B. 

      Image data

    • C. 

      Theme data

    • D. 

      Vector data

  • 11. 
    Data represented as points, lines, and polygons are of what type of data?
    • A. 

      Continuous data

    • B. 

      Feature data

    • C. 

      Image data

    • D. 

      Raster data

  • 12. 
    How would data that lists the addresses of all restaurants in your county appear in an ArcGIS attribute table?
    • A. 

      Column

    • B. 

      Menu

    • C. 

      Record

    • D. 

      Row

  • 13. 
    How would data that lists the name, address and phone number of one restaurant in your county appear in an ArcGIS attribute table? 
    • A. 

      Column

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Menu

    • D. 

      Row

  • 14. 
     What ArcGIS function allows you to navigate more quickly to data storage locations?
    • A. 

      Add Data

    • B. 

      Browse

    • C. 

      Connect to folder

    • D. 

      Menus

  • 15. 
     What ArcCatalog function allows you to find other data layers that have the same geographic extent?
    • A. 

      Connect to folder

    • B. 

      Create thumbnail

    • C. 

      Identify

    • D. 

      Search

  • 16. 
     Where can the coordinate system for a map display be specified in ArcMap?
    • A. 

      Data Frame Properties

    • B. 

      Effects

    • C. 

      Layer Properties

    • D. 

      Page Setup

  • 17. 
     Where can the data source for a data file be specified in ArcMap?
    • A. 

      Data Frame Properties

    • B. 

      Effects

    • C. 

      Layer Properties

    • D. 

      Page Setup

  • 18. 
     Where can the symbology for a data file be specified in ArcMap?
    • A. 

      Data Frame Properties

    • B. 

      Effects

    • C. 

      Layer Properties

    • D. 

      Page Setup

  • 19. 
     The process of reducing the amount of detail in a layer by removing boundaries of areas with the same attribute value is called
    • A. 

      Clipping features

    • B. 

      Dissolving features

    • C. 

      Inputting features

    • D. 

      Resulting features

  • 20. 
     The process of cropping the extent of one layer to the extent of another layer is called 
    • A. 

      Clipping features

    • B. 

      Dissolving features

    • C. 

      Inputting features

    • D. 

      OResulting featuresption 4

  • 21. 
    An  area that is drawn at a uniform distance around a feature is called a
    • A. 

      Buffer

    • B. 

      Census

    • C. 

      Clip

    • D. 

      Dissolve

  • 22. 
     When using data with differing coordinate systems, which coordinate system is used when ArcMap reprojects data “on-the-fly?”
    • A. 

      Geographic

    • B. 

      The projection of the last layer added to ArcMap

    • C. 

      The projection of the first layer added to ArcMap

    • D. 

      UTM

  • 23. 
     Which ArcGIS program must be used to permanently reproject a data layer?
    • A. 

      ArcCatalog

    • B. 

      ArcMap

    • C. 

      ArcToolbox

    • D. 

      Reprojection Extension

  • 24. 
     What is the data file extension of an ArcMap project file?
    • A. 

      .apr

    • B. 

      .doc

    • C. 

      .mxd

    • D. 

      .prj

  • 25. 
    The act of using computer drawing tools to draw feature data using remotely sensed image data is called  
    • A. 

      Clipping

    • B. 

      Dissolving

    • C. 

      Heads-up digitizing

    • D. 

      Georeferencing

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