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Grade 6 Map Components
A physical map may include such features as what?
  1. Natural resources.
  2. Economic activity.
  3. Landforms and bodies of water.
  4. Population density.
Grade 6 Map Components
What could you learn from a climate map?
  1. how much rainfall an area receives
  2. the average temperature of an area in summer
  3. how cold an area gets in winter
  4. all of the above
Grade 6 Map Components
A disadvantage of a globe is that
  1. it is not practical enough.
  2. it does not show enough detail.
  3. it is too big to fit into a pocket.
  4. All of the above
Grade 6 Map Components
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
What is the main line of latitude?
  1. Prime Meridian
  2. Tropic of capicorn
  3. Equator
  4. Tropic of Cancer
Grade 6 Map Components
Grade 6 Map Components
This type of map uses contour lines to show elevation. What is it called?
  1. road map
  2. physical map
  3. topographic map
  4. climate map
Grade 6 Map Components
Another name for parallels is
  1. longitude
  2. meridians
  3. latitude lines
  4. equator
Grade 6 Map Components
Grade 6 Map Components
What is the definition of degree?
  1. A city in China
  2. A measurement for lines of loatitude and longitude
  3. A bird
  4. A type of batting cage
Grade 6 Map Components
Grade 6 Map Components
Which is NOT a tool used my modern cartographers?
  1. computer-assisted mapping
  2. geographic information systems (GIS)
  3. digital satellite images
  4. globe
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