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 :

  1.   Physical map
  2.  Thematic map
  3.  Political map


Ans : b) Thematic map



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