Using Maps & Images to Identify Geographical Features - Quiz & Worksheet


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What part of the map tells you what the symbols, shapes, or colors of the map actually represent?

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1. What does the scale of a map tell you?

2. A topographic map shows the world in terms of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of the tools for identifying geographical features. Important topics on the quiz include the part of the map that indicates what the shapes, symbols or colors actually represent and the information that comes from the scale of a map.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for the following areas of study on the quiz:

  • The way a topographic map represents the world
  • Major risk in using a satellite image to identify geographical features
  • Reason it can be difficult to find many geographical features on a globe

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the tools that are used for identifying geographical features, like a topographical map
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the part of the map that informs you what the colors, shapes and symbols on the map actually mean
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the scale of a map and the reason it can be troublesome to find many geographical features on a globe

Additional Learning

For more information on maps and other useful tools, you can review the lesson called Using Maps & Images to Identify Geographical Features. These points will be discussed:

  • Physical maps to show geographical features
  • Paintings that depict the natural world
  • Accuracy of photographs