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Line of longitude are also called meridians.
a) true
b) false

The prime meridian is the reference line for latitude.
a) true
b) false

All meridian converge at the pole
a) true
b) false

______________ measures the distance in degrees north or south of the equator.
a) latitude
b) longitude
c) elevation
d) prime meridian

This map is made by projecting points and lines from a globe onto a cone.
a) Mercator projection
b) Gnomonic projection
c) Conic projection
d) Meridian projection

The ________________ shows ratio between the distances on a map and the actual distances on the surface of Earth.
a) map scale
b) map legend
c) map margin
d) latitude and longitude

The ______________ are the short lines at a right angle to the contour line to indicate depressions on a topographic map.
a) latitude
b) equator
c) hachures
d) index contour line

A map made by projecting points and lines from a globe onto a piece of paper that touches the globe at a single point is the
a) Mercator projection
b) gnomonic projection
c) conic projection
d) remote sensing

Which of the following lines does not pass through the North and South poles?
a) prime meridian
b) equator
c) 90 degrees West longitude
d) International Date Line

When you travel east across the International Date Line, you
a) advance your calendar one day
b) advance your calendar 12 hours
c) move your calendar back one day
d) move your calendar back 12 hours

_____________ are lines used to represent areas that are lower than the surrounding landscape. These are used with hachures.
a) contour lines
b) contour intervals
c) depression contour lines
d) hachures

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