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 does a DBMS not do?

  • Analyse
  • Store
  • Modify
  • Extract
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2. Which is not an example of an early map?

  • Walter Crane Federation Map, 18th C
  • St Sever, 1030AD
  • Psalter Mappamundi, 1225 AD
  • Hereford Mappamundi 1290 AD

3. Which is not a topological relationship?

  • Intersects
  • Above
  • Covers
  • Disjoints
  • Equals
  • Contains
  • Touches
  • Overlays

4. What is an issue of non coordinate systems?

  • Useful for those with a computer system
  • Does not initially locate a specific point
  • Point can be found by conversion to centroid
  • Identifies locations of small areas
  • Specific for certain analysis techniques

5. Which is not an ability that GIS does?

  • Ability to handle quantitative data related to coordinates
  • Ability to handle topological features on the earths surface
  • Ability to handle coordinates and encode space

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