Geography Short Type Question Answer
Q1 : What is a map ?
Ans : Map : A map is a representation or a drawing of the earth’s surface or a part of it drawn on a flat surface according to a scale .
Q2 : Define physical maps ?
Ans : Maps showing natural features of the earth such as mountains , plateaus , plains , rivers , oceans etc are called Physical maps or relief maps .
Q3 : Define Political maps ?
Ans : Maps showing cities , towns and villages , and different countries and states of the world with their boundaries are called Political maps .
Q4 : Define scale ?
Ans : Scale is the ratio between the actual distance on the ground and the distance shown on the map.
Q5 : Maps showing distribution of forests are :
- Physical map
- Thematic map
- Political map
Ans : b) Thematic map