Class 8 Social Science Geography Chapter 8 Application of Technology in the study of geography

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Class 8 Social Science Geography Chapter 8 Application of Technology in the study of geography

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Application of Technology in the study of geography

Chapter – 8

Exercise

1. Give short answers:

(a) What do you mean by scale? 

Ans: Scale is the ratio between the actual distance on the ground and the distance shown on the map. – The distance between the school and the home of a student is 10 km. If he shows this 10 km distance by 2 cm on the map, it means, 1cm on the map will show 5km on the ground.

(b) What do you mean by Geographical Information System?

Ans: It is a system designed to capture, evaluate, manipulate, handle, and view all forms of geographical & spatial information and data. It helps you to conduct spatial analysis and manage large data and view the data in maps or graphical form for presentation and analysis.

2. Tick the correct answer:

(a) The person who drew map for the first time on the basis of latitude and longitude is

(i) Eratosthenesc.

(ii) Ptolemy.

(iii) Carl Ritter.

Ans: (ii) Ptolemy.

(b) The scale that is expressed as 1/10,000 is.

(i) Representative fraction.

(ii) Graphical scale in Scale of Statement.

(iii) scale of statements.

Ans: (i) Representative fraction.

(c) The oldest map was found in.

(i) Egypt.

(ii) Mesopotamia.

(iii) Chile.

Ans: (i) Egypt.

3. Write elaborately on the development in map-making

Ans: Do yourself.

4. What technologies are used in the study of Geography?

Ans: A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on Earth’s surface. By relating seemingly unrelated data, GIS can help individuals and organisations better understand spatial patterns and relationships.

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