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 GIS's Roots in Cartography Quiz

 1 . An example of a datum NOT used in mapping is: 2 . The flat file model consists of: 3 . Three models that have been used by geodesy and cartography over time are: 4 . Which map projection statement is true?: 5 . Which is true of the UTM system? 6 . At the scale of one to 177 million: 7 . At the scale of one to one million: 8 . Which of the following is probably a coordinate reference in UTM coordinates? 9 . Which of the following is probably a coordinate reference in military grid coordinates? 10 . You need to find the scale of a map you've been given for a class project. In order to do so, you decide to measure a distance between two real world features and relate that to the distance shown on the map. You find that the distance between two buildings is 400 feet. On the map that same distance is 3 inches. What is the scale of the map? 11 . In the latitude and longitude system (using degrees, minutes,seconds), 20 minutes is equal to: 12 . What is defined as: "A base reference level for the third dimension of elevation for the earth's surface depending on the earth model, and the definition of sea level"? 13 . An oblate ellipsoid is: 14 . To compare, overlay, or cross analyze two maps in a GIS: 15 . What is unique about the number 10 million?: 16 . Which of these are standard coordinate systems used within GIS for the United States? 17 . GIS software should be able to move between: 18 . You have a map of campus (Map A) at a scale of 1:2500. You have another map (Map B) representing the same area of the earth's surface covered by the first map except Map B's physical size is 4 times the area of Map A. The map width to length ratio is the same in both maps. Which is true? 19 . If a section of a road in the real world is 2000 feet long, and it is represented on a map with a line that is 1/2 inch long, what is the scale of the map? 20 . Which definition best describes "precision"? 21 . Which definition best describes "interval data"? 22 . Which definition best describes "accuracy"? Answer choices in this exercise are randomized and will appear in a different order each time the page is loaded.

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