Samacheer Kalvi 8th Social Science Geography Chapter 8

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Chapter 8 – Map Reading

 

I. Choose the best answer:

1. The subject which deals with map making process is-
(a) Demography
(b) Cartography
(c) Physiography
(d) Topography
Answer:
(b) Cartography

2. A map that shows the physical features of an area is called.
(a) Cadastral map
(b) Relief map
(c) Climatic map
(d) Resource map
Answer:
(b) Relief map

3. Shallow water bodies are represented by color.
(a) Yellow
(b) Brown
(c) Light blue
(d) Dark blue
Answer:
(c) Light blue

4. The maps which are known as plans are-
(a) Cadastral maps
(b) Topographical maps
(c) Isoline maps
(d) Transport maps
Answer:
(a) Cadastral maps

5. Actual distribution of population can be represented by-
(a) lines
(b) Shades
(c) Dots
(d) Contours
Answer:
(b) Shades

II. Fill in the Blanks:

  1. The globe is the true representation of the ……………
  2. A way of representing the spherical earth on a flat surface is ……………
  3. A line that joins the points of equal elevation is ……………
  4. Cadastral maps are usually maintained by ……………
  5. …………… map is focused on a specific theme

Answer:

  1. Earth
  2. map projection
  3. Isoline
  4. Government
  5. Thematic




III. Choose the option which matches the following correctly:

(a) Legend               – 1. 45%
(b) North East        – 2. brown colour
(c) Contour Line    – 3. thematic map
(d) Cadastral map  – 4. key of a map
(e) Choropleth        – 5. taxation

(a) 3,5,1,4,2
(b) 4,1,2,5,3
(c) 2,5,1,3,4
(d) 5,2,4,1,3
Answer:
(b) 4,1, 2, 5, 3

IV. Match the statement with the reason and select the correct answer:

1. Statement: Small scale maps can show only major features
Reason: Due to lack of space ,it shows large areas like Continents and countries
(a) Statement is true but reason is wrong
(b) Statement is wrong and reason is correct
(c) Both the statement and reasons are correct
(d) Both the statement and reasons are wrong
Answer:
(c) Both the statement and reasons are correct

2. Statement: The conventional signs and symbols are the keys of map reading
Reason: These symbols give a lots of information in a limited area
(a) Both the statement and reasons are correct
(b) Statement is wrong and reason is correct
(c) Statement is true but reason is wrong
(d) Both the statement and reasons are wrong
Answer:
(a) Both the statement and reasons are correct

V. Answer the following in one or two sentences:

1. Define “Map scale”
Answer:
Map scale is a ratio between the actual distance on the ground and the distance shown on the map.

2. What is the physical map?
Answer:
The map that shows the physical features of an area is usually called a Physical Map or a Relief Map.

3. Write a short note on a map projection.
Answer:
A map projection is a way of representing the spherical earth on a flat surface of a map.

4. Name the Intermediate directions.
Answer:
The Intermediate directions are north east, north west, south east and south west.

5. What are the uses of a cadastral map?
Answer:
Cadastral Maps is used for local administration such as city survey, taxation, management of estates and to define property in legal documents.

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