Maping Skills Book Back Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:40:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 25
    3 x 1 = 3
  1. The new phase in topographical surveying in the 20th century is ___________.

    (a)

    toposheets

    (b)

    aerial photography

    (c)

    maps

    (d)

    satellite imagery

  2. Standard symbols that are used in maps to convey a definite meaning are called ___________.

    (a)

    conventional signs and symbols

    (b)

    coordinates

    (c)

    grid references

    (d)

    directions

  3. GPS consists of a constellation of ___________ satellites.

    (a)

    7

    (b)

    24

    (c)

    32

    (d)

    64

  4. 3 x 2 = 6
  5. What is a map?

  6. Mention a few surveying instruments.

  7. Define remote sensing.

  8. 5 x 1 = 5
  9. The art and science of mapping

  10. (1)

    Geoid

  11. Thematic mapping

  12. (2)

    USA

  13. Actual shape of the earth

  14. (3)

    Political map

  15. A satellite

  16. (4)

    Inmarsat

  17. NAVSTAR

  18. (5)

    Cartography

    2 x 2 = 4
  19. Globe and Map

  20. Aerial photographs and satellite imageries

  21. 1 x 2 = 2
  22. Assertion (A): The points at which the vertical and horizontal lines of the grid intersect are called coordinates.
    Reason (R): The lines that run horizontally and vertically are called Northings and Eastings respectively.
    (a) Both (A) and (R) are true ; (R) explains (A)
    (b) Both (A) and (R) are true ; (R) does not explain (A)
    (c) (A) is correct ; (R) is false
    (d) (A) is false ; (R) is true

  23. 1 x 5 = 5
  24. Explain the major uses of GPS? Explain about any one.

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