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Grade 3 Map Components
Answer the following questions about map components.
 __ What is the name of the part of the map that shows directions? A. scale __ What part of the map shows how distance on the map compares to distance on the ground? B. key __ What part of the map explains what its symbols mean? C. compass rose __ What is the name of the lines that run horizontally across the map? D. longitude __ What is the name of the lines that run vertically across the map? E. latitude
Grade 3 Map Components
The                        are Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, and Southwest.
1. cardinal directions
2. compass rose
3. title
4. intermediate directions
Grade 3 Map Components
A                shows how to measure the real distance between two places on a map.
1. map scale
2. map key
3. compass rose
4. grid
Grade 3 Map Components
The                divides the Earth into the Western and Eastern hemispheres.
1. prime meridian
2. equator
3. longitude
4. latitude
Grade 3 Map Components
The                        are North, South, East, and West.
1. intermediate directions
2. cardinal directions
3. compass rose
4. symbols
Grade 3 Map Components
What is the name of the imaginary line that is halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole?
1. Prime Meridian
2. the Northern Hemisphere
3. a line of longitude
4. Equator
Grade 3 Map Components
On a                , you can find valleys, mountains, plains, and deserts. You can also find bodies of water, such as rivers, lakes, and oceans.
1. political map
2. physical map
3. population map
4. compass rose
Grade 3 Map Components
Which of the following is a landform?
1. climate
2. mountain
3. weather
4. region with farms and woods
Grade 3 Map Components
The                divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
1. prime meridian
2. equator
3. longitude
4. latitude
Grade 3 Map Components
The imaginary line that divides the globe into Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere.
1. prime meridian
2. longitude
3. grid
4. equator
Grade 3 Map Components
Which best describes a line of latitude?
1. a line between two contintents
2. a line that runs east to west on a map
3. the Prime Meridian
4. a line that runs north and south on a map
Grade 3 Map Components
Tiny model of Earth shaped like a sphere.
1. map
2. globe
3. hemisphere
4. Prime Meridian
Grade 3 Map Components
A                 tells what the symbols on a map mean.
1. key
2. sphere
3. hemisphere
4. globe
Grade 3 Map Components
Imaginary line that divides the Earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
1. Equator
2. Prime Meridian
3. Globe
4. Map
Grade 3 Map Components
In what direction are you traveling when going from Oklahoma to California?
1. North
2. South
3. East
4. West
Grade 3 Map Components
What is the name of a 3D map of the world?
1. Map
2. Globe
3. Sphere
4. Earth
Grade 3 Map Components
A                can show country and state boundaries, or borders.
1. political map
2. physical map
3. population map
4. compass rose
Grade 3 Map Components
The Equator is located at 0 degrees longitude.
1. True
2. False
Grade 3 Map Components
A line on a map that shows where a state or country ends is
1. the equator.
2. a border.
3. a hemisphere.
4. an ocean.
Grade 3 Map Components
True or False: The equator runs through the continent of Africa.
1. True
2. False
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