true shape on a map

Question 100

Which of the following describes the property of true shape on a map?







Question 101

Which of the following tools used by geographers and earth scientists depicts Earth’s area, shape, direction, proximity, and distance correctly?


an atlas

a globe

a digital map


A paper map


Question 102

The spatial inquiry step used by physical geographers to study a phenomenon on earth’s surface starts with:


Writing a theory

Making a map

Making empirical observation of the physical environment

Making an experiment

Formulating a hypothesis


Question 103

A flow of energy in the earth system can be explained using ___________ as an example.


Photosynthesis – a process which converts solar energy from the sun to chemical energy found in the food we eat

Rain falls – rain causing running water, the kinetic energy from running water erodes hillsides causing mudflow

Solar radiation – energy heats a lake water, the lake water evaporates as latent heat

Electrical energy – electrical charge is produced with a thunderstorm resulting from releases of latent heat of condensation

All are good examples.



Question 104

Distance between meridians on the equator is __compared to distance between meridians at 60° N or S.





The same


Question 105

If it is 10:00 am in London on Sunday, and what the local time and day in New York (75°W)? 


5 am Sunday

4 am Saturday

2 pm Saturday

3 pm Sunday


Question 106

Based on life experiences in the time zone you live, the use of DST (daylight saving), the practice of setting the clocks forward 1 hour from standard time at the start of spring months, and back again in the fall, has a negative or positive impact on:


Business revenues


Energy consumption

Accident/crime rate

All are true



Question 107

If you travel around the world following the Prime Meridian and then the 180°longitude, your travel route makes:


a rhumb line

A small circle

A great circle

An orbit


Question 108

In contrast to a small circle, a great circle on the globe has the following feature(s): 


It shows the shortest distance between two points on earth

It bisects the globe into two equal parts

It is represented by the equator as the only parallel that is a great circle

All listed are possible answers


Question 109

A map is an abstract representation of the real world in a 2-D format. It must have/possess the following information to be considered as a map.


Theme and date of the information shown on the map

Direction pointing the North

A scale & legend

projection type

All listed. Otherwise, it is not a map.


Question 110

A scale of 1:21,000,000 you see on the classroom world map or globe is regarded as

a large scale.

a medium scale

a small scale

an intermediate scale.


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