Geographic Reference Sources, Tools & Technologies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the best analogy for how geographers use atlases and almanacs?

Question 2 2. What kind of resource might a geographer use to advise engineers on the best route for a bridge through rough terrain?

Question 3 3. Which of these is probably not the best use for an almanac?

Question 4 4. What type of aerial photograph would you take if you wanted a photograph that closely matched a map of the same area?

Question 5 5. What type of globe simulates three dimensions on a two-dimensional screen?

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Question 6 6. What can satellite imaging do that aerial photography cannot?

Question 7 7. In the chart shown, the number of representatives who were from the Liberal party was _____.

Question 8 8. In mathematics, a chart usually means a _____.

Question 9 9. Labels are primarily used in charts, graphs, and tables to _____.

Question 10 10. What is most important to understanding what a map means?

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Question 11 11. A map key might use what to explain the map?

Question 12 12. How does a map represent a part of Earth?

Question 13 13. In the United States, which group is causing bubble on the population pyramid?

Question 14 14. Stationary population pyramids are often found in:

Question 15 15. Successive layers of the population pyramid are thinned by:

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Question 16 16. What is the major drawback of the Mercator projection?

Question 17 17. A map has a scale of 50,000 to 1. What does 3 inches on the map represent in real life?

Question 18 18. What is a map projection?

Question 19 19. What do the colors on a geologic map represent?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is true about a geologic map key?

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Question 21 21. The first (capitalized) letter for a geologic unit indicates

Question 22 22. How are GPS and GIS related?

Question 23 23. Jerry has been hired to draw the maps of hiking trails, camping sites and scenic areas for the state parks system. What is Jerry's profession?

Question 24 24. What do we call the study of the earth and how people interact with the environment?

Question 25 25. What denotes how far east or west a point is on the globe relative to the prime meridian?

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Question 26 26. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

Question 27 27. What denotes height above or below sea level?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is most useful in determining crop changes over time?

Question 29 29. Which is an example of a geographic diagram?

Question 30 30. In the graph shown, if the object has traveled for five (5.0) seconds, the speed of the object will be approximately _____.

Geographic Reference Sources, Tools & Technologies Chapter Exam Instructions

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