# Cartography (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Geography (Paper-II)): Questions 57 - 61 of 185

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## Question number: 57

» Cartography » Geographic Information System

Appeared in Year: 2014

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### Question

Which of following is a GIS operation? (June)

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Map designing

b.

Image displaying

c.

Map overlaying

d.

Contrast stretching

## Question number: 58

» Cartography » Fundamentals of Cartography

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### Question

In the figure which side will have earlier date?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

There will be difference in date

b.

The date will change according to longitude

c.

Asiatic side

d.

American side

## Question number: 59

» Cartography » Fundamentals of Cartography

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### Question

The diameter of the earth at the equator is ________ while the diameter from North Pole to South Pole is ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

8000 miles, 7500 miles

b.

7900 miles, 7500 miles

c.

7927 miles, 7900 miles

d.

7900 miles, 7927 miles

## Question number: 60

» Cartography » Fundamentals of Cartography

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### Question

There is curvature in the International Date Line. This is due to:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To omit islands that falls on its way

b.

To keep correct date for aeroplanes

c.

To distinguish 1800 longitude

d.

To avoid time date difference

## Question number: 61

» Cartography » Fundamentals of Cartography

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### Question

Mark the incorrect statement regarding gradient

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It shows the amount of steepness of slope

b.

Transport and engineering problems require exact measurement of gradient

c.

It is the amount of vertical rise of land in relation to horizontal equivalent

d.

The distance between two hills can be found but with the help of gradient

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