Geology a 3W1 Map Types (Divide by 9) Completion



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Geology A 3W1 Map Types (Divide by 8.9)
Completion

Complete each sentence or statement.
1. (4 points) The change in elevation from one place to another is the ______________________________.
2. (4 points) The person who developed the gnomonic projection in the 6th century BC was ______________________________.
3. (4 points) The person who developed the Mercator projection in 1569 was ______________________________.
4. (4 points) ______________________________ is a projection that displays all great circles as straight lines.
5. (4 points) The person who developed the polyconic projection was ______________________________.
6. (4 points) The study of Earth's surface shape and features is called ______________________________.
7. (4 points) The person who developed the Robinson projection in 1961 was ______________________________.
8. (4 points) The description of Earth’s surface shapes and features is the ______________________________.
9. (4 points) ______________________________ is a cylindrical map projection.
10. (4 points) ______________________________ is a map projection which shows the entire world at once.
Problem
11. (4 points) Which of the following words does not belong in the list? Please state the reason why. contour lines, gnomonic map projection, polyconic projection, Robinson projection

12. (4 points) Which of the following words does not belong in the list? Please state the reason why. polyconic projection, relief shading, topo map, topography

13. (4 points) Which of the following words does not belong in the list? Please state the reason why. Arthur H. Robinson, Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler, Gerardus Mercator, Thales

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
____ 14. (1 point) One major problem with a gnomonic projection is that

a. less than half of the sphere can be projected onto a map b. it can not clearly show North America c. it is so hard to pronounce d. the teacher doesn't like it e. it is useless


____ 15. (1 point) The Mercator projection

a. was a better movie that the Twilight series b. is so hard to see c. was invented for Harry Potter movies d. shows small areas with the least distortion e. shows latitude as circles and longitude as radiating straight lines


____ 16. (1 point) The projection that shows latitude as straight parallel lines and longitude as curves

a. Robinson b. Mercator c. Polyconic d. Gnomonic



____ 17. (1 point) The object labeled D in the above diagram indicates:

a. Robinson projection b. gnomonic projection c. Powers projection d. Mercator projection e. polyconic projection


____ 18. (1 point) The object labeled C in the above diagram indicates:

a. Powers projection b. gnomonic projection c. Robinson projection d. polyconic projection e. Mercator projection


____ 19. (1 point) The object labeled A in the above diagram indicates:

a. Powers projection b. Robinson projection c. polyconic projection d. Mercator projection e. gnomonic projection


____ 20. (1 point) The object labeled B in the above diagram indicates:

a. Robinson projection b. Powers projection c. Mercator projection d. polyconic projection e. gnomonic projection


____ 21. (1 point) The object labeled C in the above diagram indicates:

a. Mercator projection b. polyconic projection c. Robinson projection d. Powers projection e. gnomonic projection


____ 22. (1 point) The object labeled B in the above diagram indicates:

a. polyconic projection b. Mercator projection c. gnomonic projection d. Powers projection e. Robinson projection


____ 23. (1 point) The description of Earth’s surface shapes and features

a. Thales b. scale c. topography d. polyconic projection e. Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler


____ 24. (1 point) Place in Greek

a. topo b. scale c. topo map d. Thales e. Robinson projection


____ 25. (1 point) The polyconic projection was developed by

a. Thales b. Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler c. Gerardus Mercator d. Mr. Cashmore e. Arthur H. Robinson


____ 26. (1 point) With the Robinson projection there is

a. severe distortion close to the poles b. severe distortion close to the equator c. tendency to refer to it as a myth d. only severe distortion close to the arctic e. very little distortion close to the poles


____ 27. (1 point) The projection that is used to show small areas of the Earth's surface with the least distortion

a. Polyconic b. Mercator c. Robinson d. Gnomonic


____ 28. (1 point) The projection that is best for navigation; great-circle routes are most accurate

a. Polyconic b. Gnomonic c. Mercator d. Robinson


____ 29. (1 point) The map that shows the least details is

a. 1:500,000,000 b. 1:15 c. 1:500 d. 1: 10,000 e. 1:1,000,000


____ 30. (1 point) The projection that shows latitude as circles and longitude as radiating straight lines

a. Polyconic b. Gnomonic c. Robinson d. Mercator


____ 31. (1 point) Writing in Greek

a. relief shading b. Mercator projection c. graphia d. polyconic projection e. relief


____ 32. (1 point) The projection that shows the whole Earth with the least distortion

a. Polyconic b. Robinson c. Mercator d. Gnomonic


____ 33. (1 point) The person who developed the Robinson projection in 1961

a. Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler b. contour lines c. Arthur H. Robinson d. gnomonic map projection e. Gerardus Mercator


____ 34. (1 point) The map that shows the least details is

a. 1:50 b. 1:15,000 c. 1: 10,000 d. 1:500 e. 1:1,000


____ 35. (1 point) The Mercator projection

a. is so hard to pronounce b. is the most expensive to make c. shows the teacher doesn't like it d. uses Beatles music as a back ground e. shows latitude and longitude as straight lines


____ 36. (1 point) The person who developed the Mercator projection in 1569

a. Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler b. Gerardus Mercator c. Arthur H. Robinson d. gnomonic map projection e. contour lines


____ 37. (1 point) The projection that shows the greatest polar distortion

a. Gnomonic b. Mercator c. Polyconic d. Robinson


____ 38. (1 point) The Robinson projection causes the

a. least polar distortion b. teacher to run faster c. least problems with the test d. greatest polar distortion e. poles to become long lines instead of leaving them as points


____ 39. (1 point) A cylindrical map projection

a. graphia b. relief c. relief shading d. Mercator projection e. polyconic projection


____ 40. (1 point) Lines that represent a specific elevation

a. Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler b. Arthur H. Robinson c. gnomonic map projection d. Gerardus Mercator e. contour lines


____ 41. (1 point) The Robinson projection causes the

a. least polar distortion b. test taker to explode c. greatest polar distortion d. oceans to boil e. meridians to curve gently, thus avoiding extremes


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