The Remote Sensing Quiz! Trivia Questions

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The Remote Sensing Quiz! Trivia Questions

How much knowledge do you have about the remote sensing technology? Remote sensing is the act of observing the radiation or a given area at a distance using unique cameras or satellite cameras that receive images and data in intervals or in real-time. Do you know the journey that this technology had taken over time since the creation of cameras? Well, take the quiz and see for yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is remote sensing?
    • A. 

      Ability to gather information about a distant or unseen target using paranormal means or extra-sensory perception

    • B. 

      Small or large-scale acquisition of information of an object or phenomenon not in physical or intimate contact

    • C. 

      Electrical impedance measuring technique that uses separate pairs of current-carrying and voltage-sensing electrodes to make more accurate measurements

    • D. 

      Allowing graphical applications to be run remotely on a server, while being displayed locally

    • E. 

      Any system that captures, stores, analyzes, manages, and presents data that are linked to location.

  • 2. 
    What is photogrammetry?
    • A. 

      Determining the geometric properties of objects from photographic images

    • B. 

      Estimating the three-dimensional coordinates of points on an object

    • C. 

      Acquisition of objects without contact of large complex scenes in 3D

    • D. 

      Analysing a real-world object or environment to collect data on its shape and possibly its appearance

    • E. 

      Optical illusion of depth created from flat, two-dimensional image or images

  • 3. 
    During the middle of the 14th century, who came up with the idea of Camera Obscura in their notebook?
    • A. 

      Galileo Galilei

    • B. 

      Thomas Alva Edison

    • C. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

    • D. 

      Isaac Newton

    • E. 

      Rene Descartes

  • 4. 
    Which famous French photographer first practiced aerial photography and made photographs of Paris from his balloon in the mid 18th century?
    • A. 

      Charles Nègre

    • B. 

      Jean-Marie Périer

    • C. 

      André Giroux

    • D. 

      François-Simon-Alphonse Giroux

    • E. 

      Félix Nadar

  • 5. 
    At the start of the 19th century, how were pigeons used in the early form of remote sensing?
    • A. 

      They carried pictures from the battlefield to remote sensing stations

    • B. 

      They conveyed messages from remote sensing stations to another

    • C. 

      They were used to test tracking equipment

    • D. 

      They carried cameras which automatically took pictures

    • E. 

      They were never used

  • 6. 
    Electromagnetic waves are defined to behave in the same way of which of the following waves?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal waves

    • B. 

      Transverse waves

    • C. 

      Compressional waves

    • D. 

      Mechanical wave

    • E. 

      Sound waves

  • 7. 
    Which of the types of waves below has the longest wavelength?
    • A. 

      X-Rays

    • B. 

      Gamma Rays

    • C. 

      Hertzian Waves

    • D. 

      Radio Waves

    • E. 

      Near Infrared Waves

  • 8. 
    Which of the following remote sensing technologies use sound?
    • A. 

      RADAR

    • B. 

      Colour Infrared

    • C. 

      SONAR

    • D. 

      LORAN

    • E. 

      LIDAR

  • 9. 
    What color does living vegetation appear as on false-colour IR images?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Blue

    • E. 

      Yellow

  • 10. 
    What range of colors are used is for the sensing, representation, and display of images in modern electronic systems and photography.
    • A. 

      Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

    • B. 

      Red, Green, Blue

    • C. 

      Cyan, Green, Yellow

    • D. 

      Cyan, Magneta, Yellow, Black

    • E. 

      Red, Green, Yellow

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