Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

GIS year one exam

  • Introduction
  • Systems 
  • Principle of geodosy
  • Spatial referencing and coordinate systems
  • Global positioning system
  • Data representation and storage
  • Getting data 
  • Spatial analysis
  • GIS outputs
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  • Created on: 05-01-15 08:58

1. What determines the shape of the earth?

  • Maps
  • Coordinate systems
  • NAVISTAR GPS
  • Satellties
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2. What is known as a 'synthesis of data'?

  • GIS Data model
  • GIS attribute tabels
  • DBMS
  • Graphical representations

3. Which is not a ground station location?

  • Kwajalein
  • Hawaii
  • NASA plant
  • Diego Garcil
  • Ascension
  • Colorado Springs

4. How do you measure distance?

  • Distance= time + velocity
  • Distance= velocity/time
  • Distance= velocity x time
  • Distance= time - velocity

5. What do you not want to maintain accuracy in generalization and scale of a map?

  • Entities
  • Geometry
  • Topology
  • Attributes
  • Visual hierachy

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