Geography map reading

Michelle Chan
Quiz by Michelle Chan, updated more than 1 year ago
Michelle Chan
Created by Michelle Chan about 4 years ago
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Aerial photos, different types of map, information a map gives, longitude, latitude and continents

Resource summary

Question 1

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A drawing showing a bird's-eye-view of an object is called a [blank_start]plan.[blank_end]
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  • plan.

Question 2

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A drawing that shows object on the ground as seen from above is called a [blank_start]map[blank_end].
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  • map

Question 3

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A photo taken in an aircraft that shows features on the ground is called an [blank_start]aerial[blank_end] [blank_start]photo[blank_end].
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  • aerial
  • photo

Question 4

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Maps can be classified into different types according to their [blank_start]function[blank_end] such as topographic maps and political maps.
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  • function

Question 5

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A map usually gives five kinds of information: title, [blank_start]grid[blank_end], scale, [blank_start]direction[blank_end] and [blank_start]legend[blank_end].
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  • grid
  • direction
  • legend

Question 6

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[blank_start]Conventional[blank_end] [blank_start]signs[blank_end] are the symbols used to represent different features on a map. They are designed using different [blank_start]colours[blank_end] and [blank_start]patterns.[blank_end]
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  • Conventional
  • signs
  • colours
  • patterns.

Question 7

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An aerial photo shows the features on the [blank_start]ground[blank_end] only. However, they cannot show underground features such as [blank_start]highways[blank_end] and [blank_start]cross-harbour tunnels[blank_end], as well as [blank_start]name[blank_end] of buildings and [blank_start]bus[blank_end] routes. Therefore, it is difficult for us to look for a place using an aerial photo.
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  • ground
  • highways
  • cross-harbour tunnels
  • name
  • bus

Question 8

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[blank_start]Longitude[blank_end] is a coordinate that shows the [blank_start]east-west position[blank_end] of a place on the earth.
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  • Longitude
  • east-west position

Question 9

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[blank_start]Latitude[blank_end] is a coordinate that shows the [blank_start]north-south position[blank_end] of a place on the Earth.
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  • Latitude
  • north-south position

Question 10

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The seven continents in the world are [blank_start]Asia[blank_end], [blank_start]Europe[blank_end], [blank_start]North America[blank_end], [blank_start]South America[blank_end], [blank_start]Antarctica[blank_end] , [blank_start]Africa[blank_end] and [blank_start]Oceania[blank_end].
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  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America
  • South America
  • Oceania
  • Antarctica
  • Africa

Question 11

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The four oceans are [blank_start]the Pacific Ocean[blank_end], [blank_start]the Indian Ocean[blank_end], [blank_start]the Arctic Ocean[blank_end] and [blank_start]the Atlantic Ocean[blank_end].
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  • the Pacific Ocean
  • the Indian Ocean
  • the Arctic Ocean
  • the Atlantic Ocean

Question 12

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Which continent is the largest?
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  • North America
  • South America
  • Asia

Question 13

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Which continent is the smallest?
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  • Antarctica
  • Oceania
  • Africa

Question 14

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Which ocean is the deepest?
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  • The Indian Ocean
  • The Pacific Ocean
  • The Arctic Ocean

Question 15

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The [blank_start]Prime Meridian[blank_end] is the [blank_start]longitude[blank_end] of 0 degree and it passes through Greenwich, London.
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  • Prime Meridian
  • longitude
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