Methods of representing Relief - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the purpose of contour lines on a map?

A

To show political boundaries

B

To represent elevations and terrain features

C

To indicate the population density

D

To mark rivers and lakes

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

What does relief coloring on a map use colors for?

A

Representing temperature variations

B

Showing vegetation types

C

Indicating different elevations

D

Identifying mineral resources

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

What do hachures on a map illustrate?

A

Precise elevation values

B

The direction of water flow

C

Steepness and slope orientation

D

Political boundaries

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What are spot heights on a map?

A

Markers for surveyors

B

Fixed reference points

C

Elevation values at specific locations

D

Boundaries between regions

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What do benchmarks serve as in mapping and surveying?

A

Elevation markers

B

Political boundary indicators

C

Population density measurements

D

Weather data points

CORRECT OPTION: a
6

Boundary pillars are used primarily to:

A

Measure temperature variations

B

Define legal property boundaries

C

Represent geological features

D

Mark the equator

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Trigonometrical stations are essential for:

A

Marking the center of a city

B

Calculating distances between cities

C

Measuring angles and distances for accurate mapping

D

Identifying natural landmarks

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

What do contour lines connecting points on a map represent?

A

Rivers and lakes

B

Temperature variations

C

Elevations at the same level

D

Population density

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

What is the primary purpose of hill shading on a map?

A

Identifying political boundaries

B

Adding aesthetic appeal

C

Enhancing the perception of terrain features

D

Showing transportation routes

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

Which of the following does NOT provide information about elevation?

A

Benchmarks

B

Spot heights

C

Hachures

D

Trigonometrical stations

CORRECT OPTION: d
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