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MAPS & GIS
GIS Trivia Answers
Who devised the Equal Area Cylinder Projection?
1. James Gall
3. Gerardus Mercator
5. Johann Lambert
Coordinates refrenced to the origin of a given coordiate system are:
The opposite of Zenith is:
Mylar coated with red or yellow colored emulsion is know as:
2. Color film
4. Silver halide
5. Ulano Tack
Which of these does not belong with the others?
1. Ptolemy's Geography
3. Gerhard Kremer
4. March 5, 1501 (all others are revalant to Gerardus Mercator)
Which movie portrayed a cartographer in the lead role?
1. Gone with the Wind
2. The English Patient
3. Schindler's List
4. Das Boot
Which of the following is not a raster format:
Both paper maps and US postage stamps have been printed using these processes.
Which process in not an engraving method?
Which of the following conversions is incorrect?
On historic maps known as T and O, the T is?
Gnomonic is a?
A value added to x-coordinates in a map projection so that no values in the area mapped are negative is a?
A loxodrome is the same as a?
Which of the following are NOT in correct sequence?
Which scale is larger?
A diagram where geographic features are exaggerated and distorted in proportion to a value?
How many degrees of longitude does an UTM zone cover?
A straight line that cuts a curve or surface at two or more points is:
The smallest unit of information in a grid cell map or scanner image is a:
Which brewery outfitted three bottles of beer with GPS units?:
Which projection was created to display accurate directions for sea travel?
Which of the following data can not be derived from DEMs?
What name is used to describe the shape of the Earth?
The error calculated when georeferencing an image is know as:
The relationship of map units to real world units is know as:
Which of the following is not a projection?
Sun-Synchronous Orbit means:
Which projection is used to accurately display the shape of an area?