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BA 4th Semester Question Papers: Map Projection and Cartographic Methods (May' 2017)

2017 (May)
GEOGRAPHY
(Major)
Course: 601
(Map Projection and Cartographic Methods)
Full marks: 48
Pass Marks: 19/14
Time: 2 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following as directed: 1x6=6
  1. Which is the most common group of projections suitable for the map of India?
  2. All equal area projections are the perspective projections. (Write Yes or No)
  3. Name the instrument by which ‘rise and fall’ method is applied to compute the level.
  4. What is the expression of departure, if the latitudeof the line of lengthand reduced bearingis?
  5. Waypoint is an aspect of GPS/GIS. (Select the correct answer)
  6. Remote sensing sensors may be airborne or _____. (Fill in the blank)
2. Write short notes of the following (within 100 words each): 4x3=12
  1. Geometrical projection.
  2. Plane surveying.
  3. Global Positioning System (GPS)
UNIT – I
(Map Projection)
3. Write on the history of development of map projections. 10
Or
What projections would you use for maps to represent the distribution of population in India? Justify your choices. 7+3=10
UNIT – II
(Cartographic Method)
4. Define surveying. Mention the basic principles of survey. 3+7=10
Or
What is reciprocal leveling? Find out true reduced level (RL) from the following notes referred to reciprocal levels taken with one level:
Inst. Of
Staff reading on
Remarks

P
Q

P
Q
1.824
0.928
2.7481.606
1.606
RL of
P = 126.386
UNIT – III
(Modern Cartographic Methods)
5. What is GIS? What are the components of GIS? 4+6=10
Or
Write on air photographs and satellite imagery. Mention their basic properties. 6+4=10

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