Tuesday 22 December 2020

4. How maps help us


4. How maps help us


A. Answer the following questions in brief:

1. What is a map?

2. What is a Globe?

3. Write the difference between a map and a globe?

4. Why maps were made? Give their importance.

5. Enlist the different types of maps.

6. What are the pillars of maps & why?

7. What do you understand by the conventional symbols?

8. Make a chart of the conventional symbols.

9. In coloured maps, with which colour we show mountains, uplands, plains, rivers, forests and snow covered hills.

10. What is the use of directions in the maps?

11. How does scale of the map help us to study the maps?

12. What is the importance of the key in a map?

B. Activity:

Prepare a rough sketch of your school or residential area. Use various colours to show different physical features.