Quiz To Test Your Remote Sensing And Gis Knowledge

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Quiz To Test Your Remote Sensing And Gis Knowledge

Ever wondered how much you know about remote sensing and GIS? Do you know what are they used for? Take the online quiz to see how much you know and learn interesting facts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Making measurement of the Earth using sensors on airplane or satellite is called as ....
    • A. 

      Photography

    • B. 

      Remote sensing

    • C. 

      GIS

    • D. 

      GPS

    • E. 

      Mapping

  • 2. 
    Computer based tool for handling all the geographical data taken by sensors is called as ....
    • A. 

      Photography

    • B. 

      Remote sensing

    • C. 

      GIS

    • D. 

      GPS

    • E. 

      Mapping system

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not the advantages of remote sensing?
    • A. 

      Most of remote sensors operate in every season and even in the real tough weather.

    • B. 

      Provide a view for larger region.

    • C. 

      Offers geo-referenced and digital information.

    • D. 

      Launch a satellite sensor is cheaper than going to get the data. 

  • 4. 
    Choose two of the satellites usually used in remote sensing.
    • A. 

      Polar-Orbiting satelllites

    • B. 

      Geostationary satellites

    • C. 

      Navigation satellites

    • D. 

      Infrared imagery satellites

  • 5. 
    Geostationary satellites is getting the remote sensing data about weather and climate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The active remote sensing has sensors which have its own source of light which actively sends pulse and measures the backscatters reflected to the sensors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Passive remote sensing cannot works without the availability of sunlight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Map which uses a series of cells or grid to represent locations on earth is called as ...
    • A. 

      Vector map

    • B. 

      Raster map

    • C. 

      Topography map

    • D. 

      Physical map

    • E. 

      City map

  • 9. 
    Map which uses points and line segments to identify locations on the earth is called as ....
    • A. 

      Vector map

    • B. 

      Raster map

    • C. 

      Topography map

    • D. 

      Physical map

    • E. 

      City map

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not true about the GIS application?
    • A. 

      It can be use to evaluate the underlying surroundings of the area before landing.

    • B. 

      It can be use to check the air traffic in aviation

    • C. 

      It can be use to identify critical intervention area by pest.

    • D. 

      It can be use to observe the causes and effects of climate change.

    • E. 

      It can be use to exchange information with another devices.

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