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Question 1: Many, but not all, maps are drawn to a scale, expressed as a ratio such as 1:10,000, meaning that 1 of any unit of ________ on the map corresponds exactly, or approximately, to 10,000 of that same unit on the ground.
MeasurementMetric systemUnited States customary unitsPlanck units

Question 2: In terms of quantity, the largest number of drawn map sheets is probably made up by local surveys, carried out by ________, utilities, tax assessors, emergency services providers, and other local agencies.
ProvinceLocal administrative unitTownshipMunicipality

Question 3: The map may also have layers which are partly raster graphics and partly ________.
Vector graphicsScalable Vector GraphicsComputer graphicsBézier curve

Question 4: ________CartographyGeographyMapMap projectionTopography
Early world mapsThematic mapAtlasPictorial maps

Question 5:
Map, Global Positioning System and Elevation are all:
Geodesy Geography Cartography Hiking equipment

Question 6: The most important purpose of the political map is to show territorial borders; the purpose of the physical is to show features of ________ such as mountains, soil type or land use.
GeographyPhysical geographyHuman geographyCartography

Question 7: Although most commonly used to depict geography, maps may represent any ________, real or imagined, without regard to context or scale; e.g.

Question 8: Many national surveying projects have been carried out by the military, such as the British ________ (now a civilian government agency internationally renowned for its comprehensively detailed work).
Ordnance SurveyDepartment for Communities and Local GovernmentEnglandFire Service College

Question 9: See also: Webpage (Graphics), PDF (Layers), MapQuest, Google Maps, ________, OpenStreetMap or Yahoo! Maps.
Gmail interfaceGoogle EarthGoogle searchGoogle Translate

Question 10: Old maps of ________ show the Japanese imperial palace as the "top", but also at the centre, of the map.
EdoEmperor MeijiEdo periodUkiyo


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