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

Choices

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?

Choices

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

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