Quiz: We Bet You Can't Answer These 16 Questions Without Using Your GPS

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How good is your sense of direction?

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about reading a map, including directions and symbols found on maps.

 Nov 20, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
A person who makes maps is called a ____________.
comptroller
cartographer
projectionist
2 of 16Pick your answer!
When you are facing east, which direction is on your left?
north
south
west
3 of 16Pick your answer!
The color blue on maps usually represents _________.
national borders
water
interstate highways
4 of 16Pick your answer!
The part of the map that shows the meanings of the symbols is called the _________.
projection
relief
legend
5 of 16Pick your answer!
On a map, stars usually represent __________.
capital cities
mountains
interstate highways
6 of 16Pick your answer!
Any map that shows a place called _________ is out of date.
South Korea
Rhode Island
Rhodesia
7 of 16Pick your answer!
Some ancient maps depict _________ in the oceans.
UFOs
submarines
sea monsters
8 of 16Pick your answer!
On most maps, lines of latitude are ____________.
diagonal
horizontal
vertical
9 of 16Pick your answer!
Which are you most likely to see represented on a political map?
average rainfall
boundaries between states or provinces
elevation
10 of 16Pick your answer!
Which beverage is named after a city in Yemen?
mocha
coffee
espresso
11 of 16Pick your answer!
On most maps of the world, which place is all the way a the bottom?
Philippines
Greenland
Antarctica
12 of 16Pick your answer!
An "atlas" was named after Atlas, who was a...
dog who followed his map making master everywhere.
Titan who was condemned to hold up the sky for eternity in Greek Mythology.
man who said "at last!" every time he found where he was going.
13 of 16Pick your answer!
As a map symbol, a lowercase "i" usually represents __________.
an office with information for tourists
an island
an Apple store
14 of 16Pick your answer!
Mapmakers create fake cities for what purpose?
To trick unwise travelers off cliffs.
To catch forgers.
Just for fun, mapmaking can be very boring.
15 of 16Pick your answer!
The most expensive map ever sold was the first to name this country.
America
Canada
Mexico
16 of 16Pick your answer!
The first globe was originally etched on this bird's egg.
Chicken
Quail
Ostrich
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