Geography Skills 1
Latitude lines on an atlas map run from east to west.

Geography Skills 1

This Geography quiz is called 'Geography Skills 1' and it has been written by teachers to help you if you are studying the subject at middle school. Playing educational quizzes is a fabulous way to learn if you are in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade - aged 11 to 14.

It costs only $12.50 per month to play this quiz and over 3,500 others that help you with your school work. You can subscribe on the page at Join Us

Maps and graphs are often used in Geography. Geography is the science that deals with the study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants and phenomena. A literal translation would be 'to describe or write about the Earth'.

Sharpen your knowledge with our first quiz on Geography skills.

1.
Which of these sets of ranges is best for a choropleth map key?
0-2, 3-8, 9-17
0-3, 3-10, 10-11
0-4, 5-9, 10-14
0-5, 5-10, 10-15
Ranges of equal size that do not overlap
2.
Which graph would not be used to show data that adds up to 100%?
Block graph
Divided bar graph
Pie graph
Vertical bar graph
3.
A line on a scatter graph showing the general relationship is called what?
Line of best fit
Line of least resistance
Trend marker
Z axis
It does not have to go through all points on the graph
4.
Which graph is best for showing continuous data?
Line graph
Pictograph
Pie graph
Vertical bar graph
Continuous data has no clear cut breaks between the values e.g. temperature figures
5.
A map often includes an arrow pointing where?
East
North
South
West
6.
To give a 6 figure grid reference we imagine the map square is divided into what fraction?
10ths
20ths
5ths
8ths
7.
What does 'O.S.' stand for in O.S. maps?
Ordinary Scale
Ordnance Survey
Outdoor Scan
Over Sized
It's a Government department providing maps of Britain
8.
What sort of map uses color shading?
Choropleth map
Dot map
Pictogram
Proportional symbol map
Useful for showing data for different areas
9.
A line from east-west on an atlas map is a line of what?
Latitude
Longitude
Meridian
Reference
Britain is at a latitude of approx. 53 degrees North
10.
On an O.S. map, contour lines are what color?
Black
Blue
Brown
Green
Author:  Jan Crompton

© Copyright 2016-2019 - Education Quizzes
TJS - Web Design Lincolnshire
View Printout in HTML

Valid HTML5

We use cookies to make your experience of our website better.

To comply with the new e-Privacy directive, we need to ask for your consent - I agree - No thanks - Find out more