1. Which are the four major sides?
The four major sides are :
2. Which is the easiest way of telling the position of a person or thing?
The easiest way of telling the position of a person or thing is with reference to our self. The space around our right hand is the right side while the space around our left hand is the left side. The person or thing facing us is in the front and the one behind us is at the back side.
3. Which are the four major directions?
Direction is the line along which a person or thing moves or looks. The four major directions are :
4. What do you mean by a map?
A map is defined as a representation,usually on a flat surface,of a whole or part of an area. The job of a map is to describe spatial relationships of specific features that the map aims to represent. There are many different types of maps that attempt to represent specific things. Maps can display political boundaries, population, physical features, natural resources, roads, climates, elevation,and economic activities. Maps are common objects.
5. What are the three components of a map?
The three components of a map are :
6. What is a sketch?
A sketch is a pictorial chart of an area,drawn on a flat surface like a paper or a board. It helps us to locate places.A sketch is mainly based on memory and spot observation and not a scale. Sometimes a rough drawing is required of an area to tell where a particular place is located with respect to other places.
7. What do you mean by a plan?
A plan is a drawing of a small area on a large scale. A detailed reference to a map drawings,drawn to a large scale is called a plan.
8. What do you mean by intermediate directions and which are the intermediate directions?
The intermediate directions are directions in between the cardinal directions (north, south, east and west) on a compass. They are NE for northeast,SE for southeast, SW for southwest, and NW for northwest. The intermediate directions, along with the cardinal directions,are used regularly in a wide variety of circumstances. They are featured on compasses and maps. Drivers, pilots and others use them regularly to find and follow travel routes.
9. Where do the Sun set and rise?
The Sun rises in the east and sets in the west. The Sun rises on the horizon after the Earth spins it's rotation. The exact time of the Sun rise and Sun set can vary from day to day and month to month.
10 . List three things we do with our right hand.
11. What is compass?
Compass is an instrument used to find out main directions.Its magnetic needle always points towards north-south direction.
12. Which map provides detailed information?
Large scale map provides detailed information.
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