Satellites Remote sensing - SS3 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is remote sensing?

A

A physical contact method for data collection

 

B

Gathering information from a distance without physical contact

C

 A type of weather forecasting

 

D

A communication technology

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

What is the primary use of satellites like Nigeria's Sat 1?

 

A

Studying celestial bodies

 

B

Military defense

 

C

Earth observation and communication

 

D

Agricultural monitoring 

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Which of the following is not an example of a specific satellite or satellite program mentioned in the discussion?

 

A

SPDT

B

ERs-1

 

C

Satellite Remote Sensing

 

D

RADAR

CORRECT OPTION: d
4

What is the primary purpose of satellite remote sensing?

 

A

Space exploration

 

B

Environmental monitoring

C

Entertainment

D

Historical research

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

How do satellites assist in precision agriculture?

 

A

By planting crops with precision

 

B

By monitoring crop health and soil moisture

 

C

By predicting market prices for crops

 

D

By training farmers in advanced techniques

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

What role do satellites play in disaster management?

 

A

They cause disasters.

 

B

They provide data for disaster response and recovery efforts

C

They prevent natural disasters.

 

D

They create early warning systems.

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which technology relies on a network of satellites for precise location determination?

 

A

Weather forecasting

 

B

Telecommunications

C

Navigation (e.g., GPS)

 

D

Scientific research

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

In what field do satellites contribute to the study of climate change?

 

A

Medicine

B

Agriculture

C

Scientific research

 

D

Transportation

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

Which of the following is not an application of satellite remote sensing?

 

A

Military and Defense

 

B

Resource Management

 

C

Healthcare

D

Urban Planning

CORRECT OPTION: d
10

How do satellites support environmental monitoring?

 

A

By tracking celestial events

 

B

By detecting oil spills at sea and assessing land use changes

C

By predicting earthquakes

 

D

By studying ancient civilizations

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
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