In the last post, we discussed the rotation and revolution of the earth and why the earth has seasons. Here we will go through Geography Class VI NCERT Chapter 4 with question and solutions -MCQ.
What are the three components of a map
Every map has, three components namely i.e. distance, direction, and symbol.
What are the four cardinal directions?
What do you mean by the term the scale of the map?
- the scale is the ratio between the actual distance i.e. REAL DISTANCE ON THE GROUND and the distance shown on the map. It can be represented as 1cm=61km.
- when large areas like continents are countries are to be shown on a paper then we use a small scale. It is called small scale map.
- and when small areas like your village or town are to be shown on paper then we use a large scale and the map is called a large scale map.
how are maps more helpful than a globe?
- the globe is a 3D model where a map is a 2D map model.
- maps are far more flexible than the globe
- you can have a map of a country, continent, state or your city or a village but you cannot have the globe of your village
- Even though globes are more attractive and they can help is visualise phenomena like revolution and rotation of the earth.
Distinguish between sketch and plan
- The sketch is not drawn to scale. It is a rough drawing.
- The plan is drawn to scale. It is a 2D model.
Some MCQs Related to NCERT Class 6 Geography Maps-
- Which among the following is not the physical map
- Map showing hills around your city
- Map showing tehsils of your district
- Map showing rivers in your district
- Map showing mountains of India
- Find the incorrect statement with respect to maps and globes
- They carry more information
- Maps are 3-D model hence more attractive
- Maps are more flexible
- Globe is a miniature form of the earth
- In which state Bandipur National Park is located?
- Madhya Pradesh
- In India which state has the maximum number of tigers.
- Madhya Pradesh
- West Bengal
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