QUIZ B Questions: GEOG 360
From Designing Better MapsChapter 1
What is the difference between scale bars suited to reference maps and scale bars
suited to thematic maps ?
Scale bars that have more details are better suited to reference maps because the
ma
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ 1: GEOG 360 SPRING 2008
From the Text: 1. What is the difference between Qualitative and Quantitative Thematic maps ? a. Qualitative- thematic map whose main purpose is to show locational features of nominal data b. Quantitative- t
QUIZ B Questions: GEOG 360
From Designing Better MapsChapter 1
What is the difference between scale bars suited to reference maps and scale bars
suited to thematic maps?
For the scale bars that designed for thematic map are relatively simpler than the one
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ A: GEOG 360
You will note that most of these questions require short answers. There
will not be much space on the quiz paper for each of your answers and
you will not have much time in which to write your answers (about one
minute per q
From How to Lie with Maps, Chapter 1:
Why is it essential to lie with maps?
The essential of the map is that people have to distort maps to make the three dimensional world
and complex relationships to be properly displayed onto a flat piece of paper.
Why
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ G: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design: Chapter 2: Basic Geodesy, Coordinate
Systems and Scale and Chapter 3: Map Projections
How did Eratosthenes calculate the circumference of the earth ?
Eratosthenes calculated the circumf
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ 4: GEOG 360 SPRING 2008
From the Text: 1. The summary statistics for nominal data are: o Data that results from counting simplest data level 2. The summary statistics for ordinal data are: o Data that provides a ranking o less than
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ G: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design:
How did Eratosthenes calculate the circumference of the earth ?
He observes that on the summer solstice the sun shone directly down to the ground in
Syene, but the sun is not directly o
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ 2: GEOG 360 SPRING 2008 From the Text: 1. How did Eratosthenes calculate the circumference of the earth ? o Employed simple geometrical calculations o He noticed on the day of the summer solstice that the noon sun shone directly do
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ F: GEOG 360
From Designing Better Maps:
List the map text elements in hierarchical order from highest to lowest.
Short title.
Legend title elaborate.
Note complete details
Brewer says that you must balance two things when writing legend
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ C: GEOG 360
From Designing Better Maps, Chapter 6:
Brewer divides the visual variables of map symbols into two groups. List the
variables that can be used to represent ordered data.
Lightness, size, pattern separation, and saturation.
L
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ D: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 5:
What is the definition of Proportion?
Proportion is the ration between the item number in one group and the total items.
What is the definition of Rate?
Rate is a measurement
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ A: GEOG 360
You will note that most of these questions require short answers. There
will not be much space on the quiz paper for each of your answers and
you will not have much time in which to write your answers (about one
minute per q
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ E: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 6:
What is the definition of the choropleth mapping technique ?
According to dent, the definition of the choropleth technique is a method of cartographic
representation which em
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ H: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design (Chap 7):
What kind of data is most suitable for dot density mapping?
The data that are tabulated in enumeration areas is most suitable for dot density map.
Why should dot density softwa
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ K: GEOG 360
From Designing Better Maps (Chap 4):
What is the definition of Hue ?
It is the perceptual dimension of color that we associate with color names, such as red
and yellow.
What is the definition of Lightness ?
Lightness is a re
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Definitions
What is a map?
o A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the
earth or heavens
o Spatial Phenomena Conventionalized
o Models of reality
Thematic Map
o Special pur
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ F: GEOG 360
From Designing Better Maps:
List the map text elements in hierarchical order from highest to lowest.
First is a short title, second is a legend title that elaborates, and third is a note that
completes the details.
Brewer sa
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ E: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 6:
What is the definition of the choropleth mapping technique ?
The chloropleth technique is defined as a method of cartographic representation which
employs distinctive color o
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ D: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 5:
What is the definition of Proportion?
Proportion is the ratio of the number of items in one group to the total of all items.
What is the definition of Rate?
Rate is the relat
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ C: GEOG 360
From Designing Better Maps, Chapter 6:
Brewer divides the visual variables of map symbols into two groups. List the
variables that can be used to represent ordered data.
Lightness, size pattern separation, and saturation.
Li
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ I: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 8
When might a cartographer select the Proportional Symbol method ?
A cartographer will use this method when data is observed as points or
aggregated/collected points inside of
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ J: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design (Chap 12):
In the section on The Maps Design Elements Dent lists some important design
principals. What are these?
A map should be suited to the need of its users.
A map should be easy t
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ I: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 8
When might a cartographer select the Proportional Symbol method ?
When data occur at points and when they are aggregated at points within areas.
What advantages do circles hav
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QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ A: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 1:
What is the difference between Qualitative and Quantitative Thematic maps ?
Quantitative maps portray numerical information, such as numbers of crimes in an
area or crime rat
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ H: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design (Chap 7):
What kind of data is most suitable for dot density mapping?
Why should dot density software never be used for one-to-one mapping?
What are three advantages of Dot Density Mappi
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ C: GEOG 360
From Designing Better Maps, Chapter 9:
Point Symbols that vary in shape may be used to represent what?
Differences in shapes represent qualitative distinctions.
Point Symbols that vary in size may be used to represent what?
QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ D: GEOG 360
From Cartography: Thematic Map Design, Chapter 5:
What is the definition of Proportion?
Proportion is the ration between the item number in one group and the total items.
What is the definition of Rate?
Rate is a measurement
QUIZ B Questions: GEOG 360
From Designing Better MapsChapter 1
What is the difference between scale bars suited to reference maps and scale bars
suited to thematic maps ?
Scale bars that are designed for thematic map are simpler than the ones that are des