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Ordnance Survey Mapwork Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a country? Give an example.

Question 2 2. How many continents is the Earth usually considered to have?

Question 3 3. When did Pangaea form?

Question 4 4. What is located at 216562?

Question 5 5. What set of figures is the most specific when trying to find a location on a map?

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Question 6 6. The words Gandhinagar City Map are in what box represented by a 4-figure number?

Question 7 7. Most of Chile is what direction from Argentina?

Question 8 8. What direction would I go from Syria to Iraq?

Question 9 9. What is a compass rose?

Question 10 10. A topographical map focuses on:

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Question 11 11. If you're going to Miami for spring break, which type of map will help you figure out what to pack?

Question 12 12. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 13 13. A map key might use what to explain the map?

Question 14 14. What is most important to understanding what a map means?

Question 15 15. How many different types of things can be shown on maps?

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Question 16 16. What does the scale of a map tell us?

Question 17 17. If I'm trying to identify a specific point in physical space using a map, what am I trying to find?

Question 18 18. In technical terms, what do maps do?

Question 19 19. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

Question 20 20. What denotes how far east or west a point is on the globe relative to the prime meridian?

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Question 21 21. What denotes height above or below sea level?

Question 22 22. Why is geographic systems analysis helpful?

Question 23 23. What do we call the study of how people interact with the environment?

Question 24 24. Spatial analysis often involves looking at data _____.

Question 25 25. What does LiDAR stand for?

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Question 26 26. A digital elevation model is typically used for which of the following?

Question 27 27. Which of the following about a contour line is false?

Question 28 28. Where are settlements in mountainous terrain commonly found?

Question 29 29. How is a plateau different from a mountain?

Question 30 30. How is a bay different from a sea or gulf?

Ordnance Survey Mapwork Skills Chapter Exam Instructions

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