Question Pool Terrain Analysis through Maps

# Terrain Analysis through Maps - SAMAGRA Question Pool & Answers | Class 10 English Medium

Kerala Syllabus SAMAGRA SCERT SAMAGRA Question Pool for Class 10 English Medium Geography Terrain Analysis through Maps

Qn 1.

Identify the map symbols and match the columns.

a- 2 , b-1 , c – 4 , d –

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Qn 2.

Find out the location of tube well in the given grid, using the 4-figure grid reference method.

Tube well- 1576

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Qn 3.

Identify the following geographical features and categorize them as elevation,waterbodies, and settlements

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Qn 4.

Observe the following grid and answer the questions below.

(a) Find out the location of the bridge using the four-grid reference method.

(b) In which direction of the area is the light house located?

(c) In which direction of the area is the graveyard ?

(a) 8236

(b) North east

(c)

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Qn 5.

What is the size of the grids in the topographical maps? What is the actual area represented by each grid?

2cm length, 2cm width

1 km length x 1 km

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Qn 6.

What does the topographic number indicate?

The area it represents

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Qn 7.

How can we read the six digit grid reference 155766?

155766 - fifteen five seventy six six

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Qn 8.

What are the basic concepts that are essential for reading topographical maps?

A thorough knowledge of the numbering scheme, locational aspects, the conventional signs and symbols,the elevation and slope of the terrain, and the methods of their

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Qn 9.

Mention any four marginal information in the topographic maps.

The toposheet number, name of the area, latitudes and longitudes, values of northings and eastings, scale of the map,contour interval, year of survey and publication

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Qn 10.

What is the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the degree sheets?

1 degree latitude - longitude extent

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Qn 11.

Some geographical features and their four-grid references are given. Draw model grids and locate them suitably

(a) Well – 8435

(b) Tube well – 8237

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Qn 12.

Mention any two situations where intervisibility assessment in toposheets can be applied.

Intervisibility assessment is being applied for erecting electric posts,mobile towers and wireless transmission

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Qn 13.

The following information are found on a topographic map. Classify them as marginal information, physical features, and cultural features

Rivers, Springs, Latitude, Longitude, Lakes, Places of worship, agricultural lands, bridges, Contour interval

 Marginal information Physical features Cultural features

Marginal information

Physical

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Qn 14.

What is the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of million sheets of topographic maps ?

40 latitude and

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Qn 15.

How many million sheets are prepared for depicting the whole world?

2222 Sheets

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Qn 16.

Write any two uses of topographic maps.

• Analysis of the physical and the cultural features of the earth surface.

• For military operations and the preparation of military

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Qn 17.

Mention any two geographical features represented in topographical maps with brown color?

• Contour lines

• Sand dunes

• Sand hills

• Form

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Qn 18.

Which is the official agency preparing topographic maps in India?

The Survey of India

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Qn 19.

Identify the figures that represent the Eastings in the given grid reference. 826347

826

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Qn 20.

What are reference grids?

A joint network of Eastings and

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Qn 21.

Analyse the given model grid and answer the following questions.

(a) In which direction of the fort does the railway line pass through?

(b) What are the geographical features north of the railway line?

(c) Find the four-figure grid reference of the lighthouse.

(a) West

(b) Tube well, well and fort

(c)

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Qn 22.

Mention any two features of Eastings and Northings in the topographical maps.

Eastings

• These are north-south lines

• Their value increases towards the

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Qn 23.

Write any two features that can be found in Contour lines.

• Altitude of the place

• Nature of the slope

• Shape of the

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Qn 24.

If majority of places in a topographic map is represented in white color, what kind of a place is this?

Barren land

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Qn 25.

What is represented by the following symbols in topographic maps.

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Qn 26.

35 F / 3 is the number of a topographic map. What denote 35, F and 3 represents?

• 35 - Million Sheet number

• F - degree sheet number

• 3 - actual toposheet

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Qn 27.

Locate the light house using four-figure grid reference method.

Four-figure reference – 8537

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Qn 28.

Find the location of the wells and tube wells in the model grid using the four-figure grid reference.

Well- 8335,Tube well- 8334

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Qn 29.

Mention the colours used to represent the following geographical features in topographic maps?

(a) Metalled Road (c) Permanent settlement

(b) Barren land (d) Tube well

(a) red               (c) red

(b)

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Qn 30.

Degree sheets are divided into 16 parts. How much is the latitudinal extent of each part ?

15 minute

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Qn 31.

Classify the following geographical features on the basis of colour .

(Forests, Non-perennial water bodies, trees, boundary lines, grasslands, and railway lines)

Green colour- Black colour

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Qn 32.

Arrange B and C columns to match with column A.

Road c2, Railway a3,  Boundaries b1

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