GIS MCQ Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of geodatabase can have multiple editors but only if they work on different parts of the data?
    • A. 

      File geodatabase.

    • B. 

      Personal geodatabase.

    • C. 

      Microsoft database.

    • D. 

      Enterprise database.

  • 2. 
    What map data comprises facilities, physical features, and utilities within the installation boundary?
    • A. 

      Mission data set (MDS).

    • B. 

      Mission data layer (MDL).

    • C. 

      Common installation picture (CIP).

    • D. 

      Installation development plan (IDP).

  • 3. 
    What are the three type groups of vector data?
    • A. 

      Points, lines, and imagery.

    • B. 

      Points, lines, and polygons.

    • C. 

      Points, polygons, and imagery.

    • D. 

      Points, lines, polygons, and imagery.

  • 4. 
    What do we call the ratio of the size of an image to the number of grids per unit?
    • A. 

      Resolution.

    • B. 

      Image size.

    • C. 

      Dots per inch.  (DPI).

    • D. 

      Pixels per meter.

  • 5. 
    Which tables give data unique characteristics?
    • A. 

      Data.

    • B. 

      Excel.

    • C. 

      Raster.

    • D. 

      Attribute.

  • 6. 
    Which mission data set (MDS) represents the planning districts of the installation?
    • A. 

      Land use.

    • B. 

      Constraints.

    • C. 

      Future development plan.

    • D. 

      Common installation picture.

  • 7. 
    What are the three types of models we can create when generating a schema?
    • A. 

      Physical, logical, or rational.

    • B. 

      Logical, rational, or metadata.

    • C. 

      Physical, logical, or metadata.

    • D. 

      Physical, rational, or metadata.

  • 8. 
    Three files generate when creating a schema; which file contains instructions on importing the schema?
    • A. 

      .tbx file.

    • B. 

      .sch file.

    • C. 

      .xml file.

    • D. 

      Readme.doc.

  • 9. 
    In the geodatabase context menu, under “Import,” what tool do we use to import a schema?
    • A. 

      Raster datasets.

    • B. 

      Table (multiple).

    • C. 

      Feature class (multiple).

    • D. 

      XML workspace document.

  • 10. 
    The import wizard for extensible markup language (XML) files has three windows; which window lists name conflicts?
    • A. 

      Page 1. 

    • B. 

      Page 2.

    • C. 

      Page 3.

    • D. 

      Summary page.

  • 11. 
    According to figure 1–21, what tab, under the Data Frame Properties, allows us to choose a coordinate system for the map?
    • A. 

      Grids.

    • B. 

      Data frame.

    • C. 

      Size and position.

    • D. 

      Coordinate system.

  • 12. 
    Which of the four files that make up a shapefile contains the coordinate system?
    • A. 

      .prj.

    • B. 

      .shx.

    • C. 

      .shp.

    • D. 

      .dbf.

  • 13. 
    Which editor function allows us to specify an angle and a length to create a line or side of a polygon?
    • A. 

      Length.

    • B. 

      Direction.

    • C. 

      Deflection.

    • D. 

      Direction/Length.

  • 14. 
    What do we call a way of differentiating objects within the same feature class?
    • A. 

      Emulation.

    • B. 

      Explanation.

    • C. 

      Type coding.

    • D. 

      Enumeration.

  • 15. 
    When exporting a .dwg to a shapefile, how many shapefile types are output by default?
    • A. 

      Five.

    • B. 

      Four.

    • C. 

      Three.

    • D. 

      Two.

  • 16. 
    How does catalog view and treat multifile shapefiles?
    • A. 

      No differently than file explorer.

    • B. 

      Grouped together, as a single file.

    • C. 

      As individual parts of the shapefile.

    • D. 

      Only the .shp file is viewed or treated.

  • 17. 
    We convert most raster, or image, files by changing the
    • A. 

      Suffix.

    • B. 

      File size.

    • C. 

      Location.

    • D. 

      Filename.

  • 18. 
    We group grids together by creating “samples” at larger scales by way of
    • A. 

      Cylinders.

    • B. 

      Pyramids.

    • C. 

      Polygons.

    • D. 

      Diamonds.

  • 19. 
    What three input fields do we specify when using the “Create Feature Class from XY Table” tool?
    • A. 

      Field1, Field2, and Field3.

    • B. 

      X field, Y field, and Z field.

    • C. 

      Northing, easting, and elevation.

    • D. 

      Point number, point code, and point type.

  • 20. 
    When converting a spreadsheet to a feature class, where must the file output be located?
    • A. 

      Geodatabase.

    • B. 

      Attribute table.

    • C. 

      Compressed folder.

    • D. 

      Microsoft access database.

  • 21. 
    What are mathematical models that translate between coordinate systems?
    • A. 

      Evolutions.

    • B. 

      Translations.

    • C. 

      Declinations.

    • D. 

      Transformations.

  • 22. 
    In the “Geographic Coordinate System Transformations” window, how does the program rank options in the “Using” dropdown list?
    • A. 

      Alphabetically.

    • B. 

      Least suitable on top.

    • C. 

      Most suitable on top.

    • D. 

      Based upon date of creation.

  • 23. 
    The names of items in a legend replicate the names of
    • A. 

      Layers.

    • B. 

      Data frame properties.

    • C. 

      The legend attribute fields.

    • D. 

      Feature classes in the database.

  • 24. 
    Which toolbar has tools for creating graphics as opposed to vector data?
    • A. 

      Edit.

    • B. 

      Draw.

    • C. 

      Georeferencing.

    • D. 

      Advanced editing.

  • 25. 
    Where do we adjust the size of the layout area and its orientation?
    • A. 

      Export Map.

    • B. 

      Print Preview.

    • C. 

      Printer Properties.

    • D. 

      Page and Print Setup.

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