[NCERT] Maps Geography Class VI NCERT Chapter 4 Solutions – MCQ


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?

  • north
  • south
  • east
  • west

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
    1. Map showing hills around your city
    2. Map showing tehsils of your district
    3. Map showing rivers in your district
    4. Map showing mountains of India
  • Find the incorrect statement with respect to maps and globes
    1. They carry more information
    2. Maps are 3-D model hence more attractive
    3. Maps are more flexible
    4. Globe is a miniature form of the earth
  • In which state Bandipur National Park is located?
    1. Madhya Pradesh
    2. Chattisgarh
    3. Karnataka
    4. Odisha
  • In India which state has the maximum number of tigers.
    1. Karnataka
    2. Maharashtra
    3. Madhya Pradesh
    4. West Bengal

Answer below and check each other answers

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  1. 1. Map showing tehsils of your district
    2. Maps are 3-D model hence more attractive
    3. Karnataka
    4. Madhya Pradesh(As per latest census 2019 by NTCA,MP-526, Karnataka – 524)


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