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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Map Components Questions

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Grade 6 :: Map Components by SGC315
These directions fall between the cardinal directions and include northeast, northwest, southeast and southwest
  1. absolute location
  2. intermediate directions
  3. cardinal directions
  4. relative location
Grade 6 :: Map Components by SGC315
These directions include north, south, east and west.
  1. location
  2. intermediate directions
  3. cardinal directions
  4. relative location
Grade 6 :: Map Components by RoseKnowles
Planet Earth is divided into two halves called               .
  1. Latitudes
  2. Longitudes
  3. Hemispheres
  4. Semi-cirlces
Grade 6 :: Map Components by RoseKnowles
Which imaginary line is midway between the North and South Poles?
  1. Tropic of Cancer
  2. Equator
  3. Arctic Circle
  4. Tropic of Capricorn
Grade 6 :: Map Components by RoseKnowles
The type of map that shows landscape features such as mountains and lakes is a                ?
  1. road map
  2. physical map
  3. resource map
  4. political map
Grade 6 :: Map Components by Mikemasloski
All of the following are tools of modern cartographers EXCEPT
  1. computer-assisted mapping
  2. geographic information systems (GIS)
  3. digital satellite images
  4. globe
Grade 6 :: Map Components by Tracy51
Maps can represent the following:
  1. the world
  2. countries
  3. cities
  4. bodies of water
  5. all of the above
Grade 6 :: Map Components by GBernstein2
Physical maps show the                               .
  1. climate of an area.
  2. natural resources of an area.
  3. size and shape of an area.
  4. mountains and rivers of an area
Grade 6 :: Map Components by ARColeman
A guide telling you what each symbol represents is called:
  1. Map Key
  2. Meridian
  3. Parallel Lines
  4. Continent
Grade 6 :: Map Components by ARColeman
This needed to find the real size of distances on a map:
  1. Prime Meridian
  2. Map Scale
  3. Hemisphere
  4. Grid
Grade 6 :: Map Components by Zak00
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest are what kind of directions?
  1. Absolute
  2. Cardinal
  3. Intermediate
  4. Wrong
Grade 6 :: Map Components by Tracy51
Physical maps present the works in nature. Circle the answer that best describes what physical maps show.
  1. vegetation
  2. elevation of the terrain
  3. jungles, deserts
  4. depressions below sea level
  5. open grasslands
  6. mountains, highlands and lowlands
  7. all of the above
Grade 6 :: Map Components by Lmoore16
This type of map uses contour lines to show elevation.
  1. road map
  2. physical map
  3. topographic map
  4. climate map
Grade 6 :: Map Components by haleterri
What is the name of the intersecting pattern that is formed by the lines of longitude and latitude?
  1. geographic grid
  2. intersecting circles
  3. degrees
  4. coordinates
Grade 6 :: Map Components by CarrieLauderdale
What is the best way to find out the subject of a map?
  1. Find the map key
  2. Study the scale
  3. Study the compass rose
  4. Read the title
Grade 6 :: Map Components by PMISIAS
Which is NOT a use for a map?
  1. show the shapes of a surface
  2. show the location of objects
  3. show how objects age with time
  4. show the types of rocks in an area
Grade 6 :: Map Components by CarrieLauderdale
A meridian is a line of latitude.
  1. True
  2. False
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