AP Human Geo final test bank

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1

The science of making maps is

A) topography.

B) geomorphology.

C) cartography.

D) demography.

E) meteorology.

2

Scale is

A) the extent of spread of a phenomenon over a given area.

B) the ratio of the largest to smallest areas on a map.

C) the relationship between the length of an object on a map and that feature on the landscape.

D) the system used by geographers to transfer locations from a globe to a map.

E) the difference in elevation between two points in an area.

3

1:24,000 is an example of what kind of scale?

B) bar line

C) metric scale

D) written scale

E) graphic scale

4

If the scale of a map is 1:24,000, then 1 inch on the map represents ________ FEET on Earth's surface.

A) 24,000

B) 2,000

C) 240,000

D) 1

E) 2,400

5

Which map would have the smallest scale?

A) continent

B) county

C) state

D) city

E) world