# Name: Date: ______ Period: ______ Map Skills Chapter Test

```Name: ______________________________________________________________________ Date: _____________ Period: _____________
Map Skills Chapter Test Review Sheet
Use your notes to answer the following questions to review for your test on Thursday.
1.) What do all maps contain and why?
2.) Why is it important to know the tools of maps and how to use them effectively?
3.)
What is a compass rose?
4.) What are the directions N, S, W, E known as?
5.) What are the directions NW, SW, NE, SE known as?
6.)
What helps one remember how to draw a compass rose correctly? {you will be expected to draw a
compass rose on the test}
7.) Which way should North point and why?
8.) What is a key?
9.) How is each key different?
10.) What is a scale bar?
11.) What is the purpose of a scale bar? {you will be expected to use a scale bar to measure distance on the
test}
12.) What is a physical map according to your notes?
13.) What types of features are found on a physical map according to the definition in the notes?
14.) What are 3-CP or 4-Honors examples of specific places you could find on a physical map (example:
the Grand Canyon)?
15.) What is the very simple definition of what can be found on a physical map? {you will be expected to
identify a physical map and what it would be best used for on the test}
16.) What is a political map according to your notes?
17.) What types of features are found on a political map according to your notes?
18.) What is a very simple definition of what can be found on a political map? {you will be expected to
identify a political map and what it would be best used for on the test}
19.) What are 3-CP or 4-Honors examples of specific places you could find on a political map (example:
Washington D.C.)?
20.) What are the 2 ways that location is described in geography?
21.) What is the definition of relative location?
22.) What does one have to know to find relative location?
23.) Give an example of the relative location of a place using directions.
24.) What is the definition of absolute location? {you will be expected to find and write relative and
absolute location on the test}
25.) How is absolute location described?
26.) What is the definition of hemisphere?
27.) What is the definition of equator?
28.) What is the definition of prime meridian?
29.) Honors only: What is significant about Greenwich, England?
30.) What are latitude lines and what do they measure?
31.) What is the rhyme that reminds you how latitude lines run?
32.) What are longitude lines and what do they measure? {you will be expected to find location in latitude
and longitude on the test}
33.) Honors only: How are degrees broken up more precisely?
34.) What caused the need for time zones?
35.) How many times zones are there and why?
36.) Where do times zones begin and end?
37.) Honors: how does the International Date Line work?
38.) What happens when you cross time zones to the east? Why?
39.) What happen when you cross time zones to the west? Why?
40.) How many time zones does the US have and what are they?
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