Con-Seal - Mapping

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Ques. #1
What is the maximum possible number of
degrees of latitude for any location on Earth?
90 degrees
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Ques. #2
What term is used to describe the numerical
distance between isolines on a map?
interval
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Ques. #3
In which direction
is Moose Creek
flowing?
Towards the southeast
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Ques. #4
What is the
contour
interval of
this map?
(answer is
in feet)
100 feet
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Ques. #5
What is the
highest possible
elevation (in
feet) of location
X on the map?
1699 feet
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Ques. #6
If it is 12 noon at
location G, what is
the time at location
E? Be sure to
specify AM or PM!
2 AM
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Ques. #7
What is the latitude
of the girl?
42° NORTH
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Ques. #8
What is the maximum number of
degrees of longitude for any
location on Earth?
180 degrees
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Ques. #9
What is the latitude of Buffalo, NY
to the nearest minute?
42°,45’ North
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Ques. #10
If the distance from
point B to point D is
2km, what is the
gradient between the
two locations?
(elevations are in
meters)
25 m/km
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Ques. #11
35°N, 140°E
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What is latitude and
longitude of Tokyo?
Ques. #12
The map shows
the distribution of
particles of a
pollutant. Which
letter represents
the probable
source of this
pollution
B
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Ques. #13
Give the latitude and longitude of
Binghamton, NY to the nearest
minute.
42°5’N, 75°55’W
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Ques. #14
A person on a ship notices that the altitude
of Polaris is increasing each night and that
the sun is rising earlier every morning. In
what direction is the ship traveling?
NE
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Ques. #15
What is the true shape of the Earth?
An oblate spheroid
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Ques. #16
What is the radius of the Earth (in km)?
6378 km
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Ques. #17
Between which
two letters on the
map is the
gradient
steepest and
explain how you
know.
Between A and B because the
isobars are closest together.
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Ques. #18
City A is located at 20°N,80°W. City B is
located at 40°S,80°W. When it is 3PM at
city A what is the time at city B?
3PM
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Ques. #19
When it is 2AM in Tokyo what is the time in Raipur?
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10PM
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Ques. #20
What is the
elevation of
location A?
10m
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Ques. #21
What is the
minimum
possible
elevation of
location B?
Ans.
961m
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Ques. #22
A student walked a
direct line between
points X and Y. Without using numbers
describe the changes
in elevation on this
walk.
Elevation decreased then increased
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Ques. #23
As a plane flies
from city B to city C
the altitude of
Polaris as observed
from the plane will...
Not change (remain the same)
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Ques. #24
A person knows the time on the
prime meridian and also the local
solar time. What can this person
determine about her location?
Her longitude
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Ques. #25
Which location, A
through E, is
closest to the
center of the
Earth?
Location E
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Ques. #26
What is the approximate
straight-line distance, in km,
from Mt. Marcy to Slide
Mountain?
230 km
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Ques. #27
What is the approximate location, to
the nearest minute, of Ithaca, NY?
42°25’N, 76°30’W
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Ques. #28
What is the distance, in miles, from
Watertown to Slide Mountain?
About 157 miles
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Ques. #29
As the distance between contour
lines increases, slope..............
Decreases
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Ques. #30
What is the approximate location, to
the nearest minute, of Syracuse, NY?
43°10’N, 76°10’W
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WINNER!
When isolines on a map are close, gradient
is steep.
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