Choose the correct answers:

1. The_____ may be defined as the representation of the earth’s pattern as a wholeor a part of it

(a) Scale

(b) Diagram

(c) Map

(d) Map projection

Answer: c

2. The amount of information to be represented on the map depends on

(a) Scale

(b) Projection

(c) Conventional signs

(d) All of the above

Answer: d

3. For the first time, over 3000 years ago the _____ prepared feasible maps, showing particularly boundaries with a view of making proper assessment of revenue.

(a) Egyptians

(b) Greeks

(c) Romans

(d) Indians

Answer: d

4. The method of mapping depends on the

(a) Size of the area

(b) Degree of accuracy aimed at

(c) Amount of details required

(d) All of the above

Answer: d

5. It is essential to pay more regard to which of the following two things while classifying maps into different categories?

(a) Amount of information and projection

(b) Scale and purpose

(C) Scale and projection

(d) Projection and conventional signs

Answer: b

6. The term cadastral is derived from the ______ word cadestre meaning register of territorial property.

(a) Greeks

(b) British

(c ) German

(d) French

Answer: d

7. Which of the following maps are drawn to register the ownership of landed property by demarcating the boundaries of fields and building etc.?

(a) Cadastral maps

(b) Topographical maps

(c) Wall maps

(d) Chorographical maps


8. The word ‘Map’ derived from Mappa of

(a) Greek word

(b) German word

(c) Latin word

(d) French word

Answer: c

9. “Maps are the graphic representations of the surface of the earth” who stated that

(a) Erwin Raisz

(b) Finch and Trewartha

(c) Dudley Stamp

(d) R. Ogilvic Buchanan

Answer: b

10. The cadastral maps, topographical maps and the city plans come under the category of

(a) Large scale maps

(b) Small scale maps

(c) Medium scale maps

(d) All of the above

Answer: a

11. Which of the following are the examples of small scale maps?

(a) Wall maps

(b) City plans

(c) Atlas maps

(d) Both (a) and (c)

Answer: d

Q.12. Which of the following maps are especially prepared by the government to realize revenue and tax?

(a) Wall maps

(b) Topographical maps

(c) Cadastral maps

(d) Atlas maps

Answer: c

13. Village maps drawn on scale 1:3960 (16″=1 Mile) to 1: 1980 (32″- 1 mile) in India are the examples of

(a) City plans

(b) Cadastral maps

(c) Wall maps

(d) Topographical maps

Answer: b

14. The British Ordnance series prepared on 1:2400 or 25 inch scale and 6 inch scale is included in the

(a) Cadastral map

(b) Wall map

(c) Topographical map

(d) Atlas map

Answer: a

Q 15. ‘A Topographical Map is on a sufficiently large scale to enable the individual features shown on the map to be identified on the ground by their shape and position’ who stated that?

(a) R.L. Singh

(b) Finch and Trewartha

(c) Dudley stamp

(d) Survey of India

Answer: d

16. The scale of topographical maps varies in general from

(a) 3 inch to the mile to 3/4 inch to the mile

(b) 2 inch to the mile to 2/4 inch to the mile

(c) 1 inch to the mile to 1/4 inch to the mile

(d) 16 inch to the mile to 32 inch to the mile

Answer: c

17. The maps drawn on the scale 1″=4 mile or 1:250,000 or less than it, are called as

(a) Topographical maps

(b) Geographical maps

(c) Cadastral maps

(d) Atlas maps

Answer: b

18. Wall maps are actually

(a) Geographical maps

(b) Atlas maps

(c) Topographical maps

(d) Cadastral maps

Answer: a

19. The scale of wall maps, prepared by Survey of India is between

(a) 1: 10,000,000 to 1: 2,000,000

(b) 1: 26,000,000 to 1: 2,900,000

(c) 1: 25,000,000 to 1: 3,000,000

(d) 1: 15,000,000 to 1: 2,500,000

Answer: d

20. The size of the Indian map drawn on a scale 1: 15000000 is

(a) 36 x 30 cm

(b) 38×30 cm

(c) 32×30 cm

(d) 34×30 cm

Answer: c

21. Atlas maps are generally prepared on scale less than

(a) 1: 2,000,000

(b) 1: 1,500,000

(d) 1: 3,000,000

(c) 1: 2,500,000

Answer: a

22. The Times Survey Atlas of the World has been prepared on a scale of

(a) 1: 2,000,000

(b) 1: 1,000,000

(c) 1: 3,000,000

(d) 1: 4,000,000

Answer: b

23. The size of the road map of India prepared on a scale of 1: 2,500,000 is

(a) 158×121 cm

(b) 156×121 cm

(C) 154×121 cm

(d) 152×121 cm

Answer: d

24. The English version of National Atlas of India is prepared on a scale of

(a) 1 : 5,000,000

(b) 1 : 2,000,000

(c) 1 : 1,000,000

(d) 1: 1,500,000

Answer: c

25. In Oxford Atlas, world’s maps are drawn =on a scale of

(a) 1:10 million

(b) 1:115 million

(c) 1:120 million

(d) 1:125 million

Answer: a

26. In Oxford Atlas, the different parts of Europe are drawn on a scale of 1.2 million and the maps of India and Middle-East are drawn on a scale of

(a) 1:25 million

(b) 1:20 million

(c) 1:15 million

(d) 1:10 million

Answer: d

27. The Representative Fraction (R.F.) 1:24 million is used for continents in Oxford Atlas and for India it is

(a) 1:16 million

(b) 1:18 million

(c) 1:20 million

(d) 1:22 million

Answer: b

28. In which of the following maps, the actual height of a region from the sea level is denoted by contour lines?

(a) General relief map

(b) Land-form map

(c) Land-Slope map

(d) Flatland-ratio map

Answer: a

29. In which of the following maps, main stress is given on the determination of topographical features and relief?

(a) Geological

(b) Planimetric

(c) Hypsometric

(d) Thematic

Answer: c

30. In which of the following maps supremacy is given to cultural and economic features instead of topographical features?

(a) Hypsometric maps

(b) Cadastral maps

(c) Cultural maps

(d) Planimetric maps

Answer: d

31. When different objects are shown by various colours, the map is known as

(a) Choro-schematic

(b) Chorochromatic

(c) Chorographic

(d) Choropleth

Answer: b

32. The one-in-a million map is also known as “International map” and the proposal for its acceptance as such was made by Prof. Penk at the International Geographical congress held at Berne in

(a) 1891

(b) 1881

(c) 1910

(d) 1919

Answer: a

33. Which of the following map is also known as chorographical map?

(a) Cadastral map

(b) Wall map

(c) Atlas map

(d) Planimetric map

Answer: c

34. Which of the following maps is also known as Morphographic map?

(a) Landslope map

(b) Landform map

(c) Flatland-ratio map

(d) Isogonic map

Answer: b

35. In which of the following maps average slope and relative relief are shown simultaneously

(a) Topographic map

(b) Planimetric map

(c) Hypsometric map

(d) Morphographic map

Answer: a

36. In which of the following maps, the distribution of cultivable land is shown from the point of view of slope?

(a) Landform map

(b) Landslope map

(c) Flatland-ratio map

(d) Isogonic map

Answer: c

37. Which of the following is not an example of economic map?

(a) Land use map

(b) Transport map

(c) Agricultural map

(d) Vegetation map

Answer: d

38. Which of the following map not comes under the category of physical map?

(a) Mineral map

(b) Astronomical map

(c) Soil map

(d) Vegetation map

Answer: a

39. The distribution of the elements of natural environment is denoted by

(a) Geographical map

(b) Physical map

(c) Topographical map

(d) Hypsometric map

Answer: b

40. In which of the following sciences maps occupy the most important place?

(a) Oceanography

(b) Pedology

(c) Climatology

(d) Military science

Answer: d

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