Introduction to Physical Geography Quiz #2 Quiz

This quiz covers essential knowledge related to maps and geographic information systems.

  1. The most famous (and widely used) projection is the:

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  2. A cylindrical map projection cannot depict:

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  3. A conformal map projection preserves:

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  4. Computer systems designed to analyze and display spatial data are known as:

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  5. What is a map projection?

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  6. The earliest form of remote sensing is:

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  7. Global Positioning Systems (GPS) were first developed in the 1970's by:

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  8. The Earth's surface cannot possibly be accurately predicted on a map. What is one reason for this?

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  9. How is a map different from a globe?

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  10. An isoline is a line that:

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  11. An equivalent map projection preserves:

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  12. Orthophoto maps are colorful, distortion-free maps created from:

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  13. A DEM is a:

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  14. A compromise map projection preserves:

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