NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Geography (Practical Work In Geography ) Chapter 2 Exercise

Q1.

Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below: (i) Which one of the following methods of scale is a universal method? (a) Simple Statement (b) Representative Fraction (c) Graphical Scale (d) None of the above (ii) Map distance in a scale is also known as: (a) Numerator (b) Denominator (c) Statement of Scale (d) Representative Fraction (iii) ‘Numerator’ in scale represents: (a) Ground distance (b) Map distance (c) Both the distances (d) None of the above

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Q2.

Answer the following questions in about 30 words: (i) What are the two different systems of measurement? (ii) Give one example each of statement of scale in Metric and English system. (iii) Why is the Representative Fraction method called a Universal method? (iv) What are the major advantages of the graphical method?

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Q3.

Convert the given Statement of Scale into Representative Fraction(R. F.). (i) 5 cm represents 10 km (ii) 2 inches represents 4 miles (iii) 1 inch represents 1 yard (iv) 1 cm represents 100 metres

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Q4.

Convert the given Representative Fraction (R. F.) into Statement of Scale in the System of Measurement shown in parentheses: (i) 1 : 100,000 (into km) (ii) 1 : 31680 (into furlongs) (iii) 1 : 126,720 (into miles) (iv) 1 : 50,000 (into metres)

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Q5.

Construct a graphical scale when the given R. F. is 1 : 50,000 and read the distances in kilometre and metre.

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