Grid References: 4-Figure & 6-Figure


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Easting lines on a map are

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1. In a 6-figure number, the third number represents

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

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

For this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you can test your knowledge of grid references with four and six figures. Questions ask about easting lines on a map, as well as what is located at a given point on a sample grid.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

With this quiz, you can check your understanding of the following topics during the questions:

  • Easting lines
  • What the third number references in a 6-figure number
  • A set of figures that is the most specific for finding a map location
  • Choosing a specific box in a 4-figure grid

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can give a proper definition for easting lines
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about what each number represents in a 6-figure number
  • Problem solving - use what you know to find a location based on a given number from a grid reference

Additional Learning

To find out more, check out the lesson with the title Grid References: 4-Figure & 6-Figure, where you can look into the other material listed here:

  • Northing lines
  • Maps with grid references
  • Comparing 4- and 6-figure grids