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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Places near the poles are said to be in _____ latitudes.
  2. The average number of people living in a square mile or square kilometer. It is a very handy statistic for generalized comparisons but often fails to provide a detailed sense of the real distribution of people.
  3. What is the principal way of showing the "address" of a place on the earth which shows its absolute location?
  4. What geometric quality is distorted by conical maps?
  5. Places near the equator are said to be in _____ latitudes;
  1. a high
  2. b Direction
  3. c Coordinate system of latitude and longitude
  4. d population density
  5. e low

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. place identity
  2. Human, physical
  3. absolute (mathematical) location
  4. 66.5, S
  5. Degrees, minutes, seconds (or decimal degrees)

5 True/False questions

  1. The scientific analysis of the landforms of the earth; sometimes called physiography.climatology


  2. What are the two "levels" of scale, (and how does the representative fraction change for each? )Fraction, bar


  3. What is the essential problem of creating a map projection?Distortion of shape, area, direction (representing 3D globe in 2D)


  4. Lines of longitude that extend from pole to pole and intersect parallels of latitude.Meridians


  5. What are the four principal elements of a map?Scale, coordinate system, projection, symbolization