# Types of Scales: Map Scales & Relative Scales

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### What type of map scale is pictured?

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### 2. If, when looking at a map, you notice it says, 'One inch equals 50 miles', you know the map used a _____ scale.

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Your knowledge of map scales and relative scales will be assessed with this quiz/worksheet. See what you know about important concepts from the lesson, like interpreting a map scale in a given image and solving a travel problem on a map where 1 inch = 10 miles.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points will be highlighted on the quiz:

• Type of scale that uses words instead of a math formula
• The relative scale used in a sample map
• Difference between map scales and relative scales

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on scales, including how to work with a map scale where 1 inch represents 10 miles
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a scale that uses words rather than math formulas
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the relative scale used in a sample map image
• Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast map scales and relative scales