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. What is the purpose of ground stations?

  • To send updates to the receiver
  • To send update info to satellites and corrections to clocks and celestial locations of ephemeris data
  • To create 3D features by tracking information back and forth to the 4th satellite
  • To create atomic clocks with the reciever

3. Which is not an example of an early map?

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

4. What does the structured system of linked tables not enable you to do?

  • Identify aspatial data by using attribute tables to describe features defined by coordinates
  • By using entities to identify spatial features on the earths surface
  • By using coordinates define locations and shapes of features, aka spatial data

5. Which statement is incorrect about the AA route planner?

  • Avoids certain types of roads
  • Textual directions
  • Quantifies map distances
  • Indicate speed limits
  • Time estimates


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