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What does GIS stand for?
Geographical information satellites
Gridline information system
Geographical information system
Where is north on an OS map?
Any direction - it depends on the compass
Always pointing to the top of the map
The bottom left hand corner
If the scale on a map is 1:25,000, what is 1 cm equivalent to?
Which of the following is a way of showing height of land on maps?
Which of the following is the six figure reference for Bamford station?
What are eastings?
Horizontal lines across a map
Vertical lines down a map
Diagonal lines on a map
Which important line of latitude runs 23.5° north of the equator?
The Arctic Circle
The Tropic of Cancer
The Tropic of Capricorn
Which of the following answers describes longitude?
Lines of longitude run in an east-west direction
Lines of longitude run parallel
Lines of longitude run in a north-south direction
Why is it difficult to produce 2D maps?
Because most technology is 3D nowadays
Because the world is a sphere
Because people find 2D difficult to draw
Which of the following counties is in the south west of England?