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Class 6 Geography Chapter 4 Maps MCQ

[13] What is a large scale map?

  1. a) A map that shows a large area and uses a small scale
  2. b) A map that shows a small area and uses a large scale
  3. c) A map that has a large physical size
  4. d) A map that focuses on specific information

Answer: b) A map that shows a small area and uses a large scale

 

[14] What is the purpose of a compass?

  1. a) To measure distances between places
  2. b) To determine the elevation of a place
  3. c) To find the main directions
  4. d) To calculate the scale of a map

Answer: c) To find the main directions

 

[15] What does the magnetic needle of a compass point towards?

  1. a) East-West direction
  2. b) South-North direction
  3. c) North-South direction
  4. d) Any random direction

Answer: c) North-South direction

 

[16] How can a compass help determine the direction of a place?

  1. a) By aligning the compass with the scale on a map
  2. b) By measuring the angle between the compass needle and a landmark
  3. c) By following the movement of the compass needle
  4. d) By calculating the latitude and longitude coordinates

Answer: c) By following the movement of the compass needle

 

[17] What is the main purpose of using a compass while navigating?

  1. a) To determine the distance between two places
  2. b) To locate landmarks on a map
  3. c) To find the shortest route between two places
  4. d) To maintain a sense of direction and avoid getting lost

Answer: d) To maintain a sense of direction and avoid getting lost

 

[18] What do symbols on a map represent?

  1. a) Different languages spoken in the area
  2. b) Cultural landmarks and historical sites
  3. c) Actual features such as buildings, roads, and trees
  4. d) Abstract concepts and ideas

Answer: c) Actual features such as buildings, roads, and trees

 

[19] What is an international agreement regarding map symbols called?

  1. a) Symbolic treaty
  2. b) Universal mapping convention
  3. c) Conventional symbol pact
  4. d) International symbol agreement

Answer: b) Universal mapping convention

 

[20] What is the main characteristic of a sketch map?

  1. a) It is drawn to scale
  2. b) It is based on memory and spot observation
  3. c) It includes detailed symbols and labels
  4. d) It is used for precise navigation purposes

Answer: b) It is based on memory and spot observation

 

[21] How does a sketch map differ from a detailed map?

  1. a) A sketch map includes a scale, while a detailed map does not
  2. b) A sketch map is drawn to scale, while a detailed map is not
  3. c) A sketch map is based on memory, while a detailed map is based on surveys and measurements
  4. d) A sketch map includes precise symbols, while a detailed map does not

Answer: c) A sketch map is based on memory, while a detailed map is based on surveys and measurements

 

 

 

How does a plan differ from a large-scale map?

Answer:  A plan shows specific dimensions and layout, while a large-scale map provides more general information

 

What is the purpose of a plan?

Answer: d) To show detailed dimensions and layout of a specific area or structure

 

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