CartographyScale and Types of Scale (CBSENET (UGC) Geography (PaperII & PaperIII)): Questions 15  20 of 25
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Question number: 15
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The scale of a map is 10 cm = 5 km. Enlarge the map four times. The new R. F. will be
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1: 100000 

b.  1: 2000000 

c.  1: 20000000 

d.  1: 12500 

Question number: 16
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The scale on which three units of measurements are represented is:
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Linear 

b.  Vernier 

c.  Time 

d.  Plain 

Question number: 17
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What is the basic purpose of drawing diagonal scales?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Showing distances in miles and kms simultaneously 

b.  Estimating approximate distances only 

c.  Showing distances without using any unit 

d.  Reading fractional distances accurately 

Question number: 18
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Which of the following statements is NOT correct. The scale of a map is expressed by the
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  statement of scale 

b.  conventional symbols 

c.  representative fraction 

d.  linear scale 

Question number: 19
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A map with a R. F. of 1: 20000 is reduced in a ratio of 3: 1 and is combined with another map with a R. F. of 1: 80000 enlarged in a ratio of 3: 4. What will be the new R. F. of the combined map?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1: 60000 

b.  1: 120000 

c.  1: 30000 

d.  1: 40000 

Question number: 20
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A Representative Fraction is the most convenient scale, used universally because it
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  does not have any fraction 

b.  is a ratio and has no unit 

c.  always refers to a unit of one 

d.  is in mathematical form 
