Map Reading - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What are the four main cardinal points?

A

North, East, South, West

B

Up, Down, Left, Right

C

Morning, Afternoon, Evening, Night

D

None of the above

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

What does true north represent?

A

The direction a magnetic compass points

B

The geographic North Pole

C

The direction toward the South Pole

D

The direction the sun rises

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Magnetic variations are also known as:

A

Compass corrections

B

Compass rose

C

Declination

D

None of the above

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

In compass direction, what does 270 degrees represent?

A

North

B

East

C

South

D

West

CORRECT OPTION: d
5

What is the bearing if a location is 45 degrees clockwise from the north direction?

A

45 degrees

B

90 degrees

C

135 degrees

D

180 degrees

CORRECT OPTION: a
6

Which direction is halfway between north and east?

A

Northwest

B

Northeast

C

Southeast

D

Southwest

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

What do you need to account for when using a magnetic compass for navigation?

A

Magnetic variations

B

Cardinal directions

C

Intermediate directions

D

True north

CORRECT OPTION: a
8

If you want to express a direction using degrees measured clockwise from the north direction, what are you using?

A

Cardinal points

B

Compass bearings

C

Intermediate directions

D

Magnetic variations

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

Which concept is crucial for describing the orientation of objects or locations on maps and in real-world scenarios?

A

Magnetic variations

B

Angular bearings

C

Cardinal directions

D

True north

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

In which direction does a magnetic compass point?

A

True north

B

Magnetic north

C

East

D

South

CORRECT OPTION: b
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