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Components of a Map (Grade 10)

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Components of a Map

Maps usually have a                 to show what distance on the earth is represented by a certain distance on the map.
  1. grid
  2. scale
  3. legend
  4. cell
What is the purpose of the legend on a map?
  1. To tell you what you are looking at on the map.
  2. To show distances on the map.
  3. To tell you what the symbols mean on the map.
  4. To show directions on the map.
A smaller map set within the border of a larger map.
  1. legend
  2. inset map
  3. political map
  4. none of the above
A physical map focuses on
  1. elevation.
  2. population.
  3. land surface
  4. boundaries.
A                 is a symbol that shows us directions on a map.
  1. globe
  2. compass rose
  3. map
  4. ocean
A map that shows human-made features such as borders, states, and countries.
  1. political map
  2. legend
  3. compass rose
  4. none of the above
One of the different ways of showing earth's curved surface on a flat map.
  1. equator
  2. Map Projection
  3. cartographer
  4. Prime Meridian
Which of the maps listed below shows elevation by the use of contour lines and the horizontal position of terrain features and land formations?
  1. city or state road map
  2. geographic map
  3. topographic map
  4. tourist map
Latitude lines:
  1. run north and south of the Equator
  2. run east and west of the Prime Meridian
  3. meet at the poles
  4. have a maximum of 180 degrees
Longitude lines:
  1. run east and west of the Equator
  2. run north and south of the Prime Meridian
  3. meet at the poles
  4. have a maximum of 90 degrees
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