Try this 15-question GCSE quiz to see how much you know about using maps and the evidence you can find on OS maps, isoline maps, choropleth maps and others to answer exam questions.
If you haven't already done them, work through the ‘Using map resources part 1’ and ‘Using map resources part 2’ units, which use OS map extracts of North Wales and Cambridge, as well as maps that display data to find out more. Or look at them again to help fill in any gaps in your knowledge about finding evidence in maps.
North to south
East to west
West to east
South to north
The contour lines on the southern side of the A548 are close together, while on northern side they are far apart.
The road winds across the landscape and is not straight.
It is a main road with many junctions.
The road frequently experiences flooding.
A wave cut platform
The beach and easy road access
Caravan parks and walking trails
A rural landscape and a quiet environment
A golf course and a lighthouse
Human interference through building works.
Tidal movement of water in and out of the estuary would erode it away.
Human extraction of sand for the construction industry.
Strong movement of sediment through longshore drift.
Near to farmland
Close to shops and services
Close to good transport connections (such as a main road)
There is an airport nearby.
There are large, open spaces.
There are main road networks and a railway line.
A high population density.
It is close to a river and lies on flat ground.
It has few flood defences and is on the flood plain.
It follows the same shape as the river and sits below the river level.
It receives high levels of rainfall and the drainage basin is circular.
An area of mixed residential land use and woodland
A flat area of high recreational use
A series of interconnected villages
a drained area of flat marshland, predominantly used for farming.
Cambridge wishes to improve its carbon footprint.
There are limited car parks in the centre of Cambridge.
Places like colleges and museums that attract tourists are likely to be visited on foot.
Cambridge appears to have a lot of small and narrow lanes.
The newer the building, the more likely it is to have serious or severe structural damage.
The older the building, the more likely it is to have serious or severe structural damage.
Buildings constructed between 1950 and 1980 are most likely to have serious or severe structural damage.
There is no relationship between building age and structural damage.
The buildings in the centre of the road tend to be the newest constructions.
The buildings in the centre of the road tend to be less damaged than those at the eastern and western extents.
There is no spatial pattern to the amount of damage or the age of the buildings.
The buildings in the centre of the road tend to be more damaged than those in the far east and west.
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