Geography Skills 3
What is the best choice of map to show where people go on holiday?

Geography Skills 3

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You should be familiar with flow charts and pie charts in your Geography lessons. The first person to use the word 'geography' was Eratosthenes (276-194 B.C.). Geography has been called 'the world discipline'.

Test your knowledge about geography terms and procedures with this third quiz on Geography Skills.

1.
When would it be impossible to draw a line of best fit?
When there are less than ten points plotted
When there is a negative relationship
When there is a positive relationship
When there is no link between the data
The values will be scattered in no definite pattern
2.
Maps using lines of different widths to show the value of data are called what?
Expanding maps
Flatline maps
Flow line maps
Linear maps
Useful for traffic flow or movements of migrants
3.
Which map should be used to show air pressure?
Atlas
Choropleth
Flow line
Isoline
4.
The link between number of doctors and life expectancy should be shown on what?
A block bar graph
A divided bar graph
A population pyramid
A scatter graph
5.
What is often at the end of a line on a flow map?
Arrow head
Asterisk
Cross
Swastika
6.
Which creature gives its name to a type of diagram?
Butterfly
Centipede
Octopus
Spider
7.
On a scatter graph, if one value increases while the other decreases, it shows what?
A negative relationship
A positive relationship
No relationship
You have drawn it wrong
When both increase at the same time it's a positive link
8.
What does the line on a climate graph show?
Hours of sunshine
Rainfall
Temperature
Wind speed
The bars on a climate graph show rainfall
9.
What should be drawn to show changes in river velocity?
Bar graph
Choropleth map
Line graph
Pie chart
10.
What is the best choice of map to show where people go on holiday?
Flow line map
Isoline map
Ordnance Survey map
Sketch map
Author:  Jan Crompton

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