Unit 1 - Mapping and Geotechnologies

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Here is a Multiple Choice Quiz to help you to understand the concepts and also to practice answering this type of question.

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Question 1

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What is Geography?
Answer
  • The study of location and place.
  • The study of animals.
  • It is only about maps.
  • It is the study of people and why they live where they do.

Question 2

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What are the two Geography Disciplines?
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  • Human and Physical
  • Landforms and Ecology
  • Geology and Physical
  • GIS and GPS

Question 3

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Which of the following is NOT an area of study for Human Geography?
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  • Landforms
  • Immigration
  • Population
  • Rock Cycle

Question 4

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Which of the following is NOT an area of Physical Geography?
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  • Maps
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Sustainability
  • Climate

Question 5

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What is a map?
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  • A representation of Earth's features on a flat surface.
  • A very complicated colour drawing.
  • Satellites in space provide locational information.
  • A drawing with a lot of details and has a scale.

Question 6

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What are the six map requirements?
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  • Title, Legend, Scale, Date, Direction, and Border
  • Title, Scale, Distance, Compass Ross, Date and Border
  • Title, Distance, Instructions, Directions, Scale and Border
  • Title, Scale, Distance, Legend, Compass Rose and Border

Question 7

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What is a Large Scale Map?
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  • A map that shows a large amount of detail in a small area.
  • A map that shows a small amount of detail in a large area.
  • A map that shows a large amount of detail in a large area.
  • A map that shows a small amount of detail in a small area.

Question 8

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What is an example of a Large Scale Map?
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  • A map of the world.
  • A map used for hiking.
  • A map found in an atlas.
  • A map that shows Europe.

Question 9

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What scale would a large scale map typically have?
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  • 1:25,000
  • 1:250,000
  • 1:2,500,000
  • 1:250,00,000

Question 10

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What is a small Scale Map?
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  • A map that shows a large amount of detail in a small area.
  • A map that shows a small amount of detail in a large area.
  • A map that shows a large amount of detail in a large area.
  • A map that shows a small amount of detail in a small area.

Question 11

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What is an example of a small scale map?
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  • A map for hiking.
  • A map of the Appleby Campus.
  • A map of the world.
  • A map used in a shopping mall.

Question 12

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What scale would a small scale map typically have?
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  • 1:25,000
  • 1:15,000
  • 1:2,500,000
  • 1:30,000

Question 13

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A General purpose map
Answer
  • contains many types of information on one map
  • contains information on only one topic or theme
  • large-scale map showing both natural and human-made features.
  • the location of geographic data is digitized, placed in databases, and used in various combinations to create maps.

Question 14

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A Thematic Map
Answer
  • contains many types of information on one map
  • contains information on only one topic or theme
  • large-scale map showing both natural and human-made features.
  • the location of geographic data is digitized, placed in databases, and used in various combinations to create maps.

Question 15

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A Topographic Map
Answer
  • contains many types of information on one map
  • contains information on only one topic or theme
  • large-scale map showing both natural and human-made features.
  • the location of geographic data is digitized, placed in databases, and used in various combinations to create maps.

Question 16

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A Digital Map
Answer
  • contains many types of information on one map
  • contains information on only one topic or theme
  • large-scale map showing both natural and human-made features.
  • the location of geographic data is digitized, placed in databases, and used in various combinations to create maps.

Question 17

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What direction is at the Question Mark?
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  • North East
  • South East
  • North West
  • South West

Question 18

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What direction is at the Question Mark?
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  • South East
  • North East
  • South West
  • North West

Question 19

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Which of the following is NOT a cardinal point?
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  • North East
  • North
  • East
  • South

Question 20

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What direction is opposite of NE?
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  • SW
  • NW
  • SE
  • S

Question 21

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What direction is the opposite of NNW?
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  • SSE
  • NNE
  • SSW
  • ESE

Question 22

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What type of grid system is shown?
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  • Alphanumeric
  • Military
  • General Purpose
  • Digital

Question 23

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What type of grid is shown?
Answer
  • Alphanumeric
  • Military
  • General Purpose
  • Digital

Question 24

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What is true about an Easting?
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  • The numbers of the vertical lines increase as you move west to east.
  • The numbers of the vertical lines decrease as you move west to east.
  • The numbers of the horizontal lines increase as you move south to north
  • The numbers of the horizontal lines decrease as you move south to north

Question 25

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What is true about a Northing?
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  • The numbers of the horizontal lines increase as you move south to north.
  • The numbers of the horizontal lines decrease as you move south to north.
  • The numbers of the vertical lines increase as you move west to east.
  • The numbers of the vertical lines decrease as you move west to east.

Question 26

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The prime meridian runs through which place on Earth?
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  • Greenwich
  • Ottawa
  • London
  • Paris

Question 27

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Which of the following statements about Lines of Latitude is FALSE?
Answer
  • Run east-west around the globe
  • Are parallel to the equator
  • Are located approximated 111 km apart
  • Run up to 90̊ north and 90̊ south
  • All of the above are correct.

Question 28

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Which of the following statements about Lines of Longitude are incorrect?
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  • Run north and south
  • Meet at the poles
  • Are measured up to180̊ east and 180̊ west of the Prime Meridian.
  • Are different sizes at different places around the globe.

Question 29

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Where is Oakville located?
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  • North West Hemisphere
  • 43° 25' 60 N
  • 79° 40' 0 W
  • All of the above are correct.

Question 30

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What hemisphere is Russia in?
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  • NE
  • NW
  • SE
  • SW

Question 31

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What does GPS stand for?
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  • Global Positioning System
  • Global Parallel System
  • Geographic Positioning System
  • Geographic Positioning Site

Question 32

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What does GIS stand for?
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  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Global Information System
  • Global Information Satellite
  • Geographic Information Satellite

Question 33

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A GPS
Answer
  • Needs at least 24 satellites to ensure that at least 4 are visible at any time.
  • Only works during the daytime because the satellites do not work in the dark.
  • Shows you exactly where you are on a map.
  • Does not work well when it is foggy.

Question 34

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When we examined the movement of the Mountain Pine Beetle using a GIS, how was the information (attribute data) about the Pine Beetles show on the base map?
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  • It was a layer of information.
  • It was a picture of information.
  • It was just a computer generated image.
  • The pine beetle attribute data was not shown on the map.

Question 35

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Technology that is used for studying the earth from a distance is called
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  • Remote sensing
  • Satellites
  • GPS
  • GIS

Question 36

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If you had your exact location on Earth from a GPS, what could you put it in to create a map to see where you are?
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  • GIS
  • GPS
  • Layer
  • Picture

Question 37

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A Direct Statement Scale
Answer
  • words are used to describe the relationship between a distance on a map and a specific distance on Earth’s surface.
  • line divided into units of distance that represent the actual units on the ground.
  • scale on a map given as a ration of distance on the map to distance on the ground.
  • can only be found on a large scale map.

Question 38

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Line Scale
Answer
  • words are used to describe the relationship between a distance on a map and a specific distance on Earth’s surface.
  • line divided into units of distance that represent the actual units on the ground.
  • scale on a map given as a ration of distance on the map to distance on the ground.
  • only found on a large scale map

Question 39

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Representative Fraction Scale
Answer
  • scale on a map given as a ration of distance on the map to distance on the ground.
  • line divided into units of distance that represent the actual units on the ground.
  • words are used to describe the relationship between a distance on a map and a specific distance on Earth’s surface.
  • is only found on a small scale map.

Question 40

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What type of Scale is this?
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  • Line Scale
  • Representative Fraction Scale
  • Direct Statement Scale
  • Ratio Scale

Question 41

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If a Representative Fraction Scale is expressed as 1:50,000. What is the Direct Statement Scale?
Answer
  • 1 cm = .5 km
  • 1 cm = 5 km
  • 1 cm = 50 km
  • 5 cm = .1 km

Question 42

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If 1 cm on a map equals 2.5 km on the Earth, or 1 cm = 2.5 km, what is the Representative Fraction Scale?
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  • 1:250,000
  • 1:25,000
  • 1:2,500
  • 1:2,500,000

Question 43

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How many time zones are there?
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  • 14
  • 24
  • 180
  • 360

Question 44

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Approximately, using degrees, how far apart are each time zone?
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  • 15 degrees
  • 360 degrees
  • 24 degrees
  • 90 degrees

Question 45

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How many time zones does Canada have?
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  • 6
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7

Question 46

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Who introduced the idea of standard time?
Answer
  • Sir Sandford Fleming
  • John A. MacDonald
  • Louis Riel
  • John Guest

Question 47

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Time zones that are east of the Prime Meridian
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  • Are ahead of Universal Time (UT)
  • Are behind Universal Time (UT)
  • Are a day ahead of Universal Time (UT)
  • Are a day behind Universal Time (UT)

Question 48

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Time zones that are west of the Prime Meridian
Answer
  • Are ahead of UT
  • Are behind UT
  • Are a day ahead of UT
  • Are a day behind UT

Question 49

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If you cross the International Date Line moving westward
Answer
  • You add a day
  • You lose a day
  • You are one hour ahead of UT
  • You are one hour behind UT

Question 50

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If you cross the International Date Line move eastward
Answer
  • You add a day
  • You lose a day
  • You are one hour ahead of UT
  • You are one hour behind UT
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