Geographic Setting
T.O.D.A.L.S
5 Themes of Geography
Features of a Map
100

The precise point on Earth where a particular place can be found is called its 


What is absolute location

100

What is the purpose of a compass rose?

to indicate directions on a map

100

Name the first theme of geography

what is location? (absolute and relative)

100

The imaginary lines parallel to the equator.

what are lines of latitude?

200

2. You invite a friend to play basketball at a park. You tell him the park is two blocks north of the school. You have just described the park’s 


relative location

200

6. Which of the following is an intermediate direction? 

A. compass rose

B. southwest

C. latitude

B. southwest

200

Name the second theme of geography

What is place/physical and human characteristics? 

200

The imaginary lines parallel to the prime meridian.

What are lines of latitude? 

300

3. What is the main problem with showing a spherical Earth on a flat map? 


The size, shape, and position of Earth’s features are distorted.

300

A synonym for map legend is map


A. grid.

B. translator.

C. key.

 

C. key

300

Name the 3rd theme of geography?

What is human/environment interactions?

300

The most northern and southern lines of latitude

What are the Antarctic circle and the Arctic circle

400

4. Which statement about map projections is true? 


All map projections have some kind of distortion.

400

 A map grid.............


A. indicates cardinal and intermediate directions on a map.

B. helps you find specific locations on a map by means of a code.

C. explains the symbols that are used on the map.

D. describes the area shown on the map and identifies the map’s topic.



B. helps you find specific locations on a map by means of a code.

400

What is the 4th theme of geography?

What is movement?

400

The map that is 3 dimensional shaped as a sphere.

What is a globe?

500

Economics, social, political and environmental.

What is E.S.P.N.?

500

The L and S in TODALS stand for...

What are legend/label and source?

500

Name the 5th theme of geography

What are regions?

500

The 2 dimensional way of navigating. 

What is a map?

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