Cartography-Scale and Types of Scale (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 28

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Question number: 1

» Cartography » Scale and Types of Scale

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What is a scale?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It is the overall size of the area shown on a map.

b.

Proportion between actual globe and map distance.

c.

Reducing of a large area into a small area.

d.

Proportion between vertical height and ground distance between two points

Question number: 2

» Cartography » Scale and Types of Scale

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What is meant by the R. F. ?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Reading factor

b.

Representative fraction

c.

Recorded features

d.

Relief features

Question number: 3

» Cartography » Scale and Types of Scale

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If the scale is 8.4 centimeters to 42 kilometers, the R. F. will be:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1: 42000

b.

1: 840000

c.

1: 25000

d.

1: 500000

Question number: 4

» Cartography » Scale and Types of Scale

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In case of R. F. the denominator of the fraction shows the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

map distance

b.

ground distance

c.

it does not show any distance

d.

any distance

Question number: 5

» Cartography » Scale and Types of Scale

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Which of the following linear scale is suitable for reading a distance of 2 miles 4 furlongs and 100 years?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Simple scale

b.

Diagonal scale

c.

Time scale

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 6

» Cartography » Scale and Types of Scale

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Scale of a map is a proportion between

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Actual distance between two points on the earth and the distance between them on the map

b.

Distance between two points on a map and the actual distance on the earth

c.

Distances between two points on two different maps

d.

All of the above

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