Geographic Information System (GIS) Analysis Interview Questions

 
1.
What is spatial interpolation?
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Which of the following are considered the main problems facing overlay operations in GIS?
3.
Assuming a pair of binary raster data layers, which of the following could be used as the equivalent of a Boolean AND overlay in cartographic modelling?
4.
What is point-in-polygon overlay?
5.
Which of the following overlay methods would you use to calculate the length of road within a forest polygon?
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Which of the following could you use a buffer operation?
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What is reclassification?
8.
What is Manhattan distance?
9.
Which of the following spatial interpolation techniques is an example of a local, exact, abrupt, and deterministic interpolator?
10.
What is the difference between slope and aspect?
11.
What is location-allocation modelling?
12.
What is the possible number of combinations in which a delivery van can visit five different points on a network?
13.
For the Happy Valley ski resort example, which GIS analyses could be used to determine which hotels are within 200m of a main road.
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A buffer zone around a point feature will be a circle.
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Filtering is used on raster data to change the value of a cell based on the attributes of neighboring cells.
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Filtering could be used to smooth noisy data caused by problems with data collection devices.
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The Jordan method used for point in polygon analysis is also known as the Intersect method.
18.
It is an ecological fallacy to assume that all the individuals within a defined area have the same level of income.
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Exact interpolation methods are so called because they give very accurate results.
20.
The most common use of Theissen s Polygons is to create contour lines.
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Slope can be calculated from the formula S = b2 - c2.
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Ray tracing is a technique used in network analysis.
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ZVI is the abbreviation for Zone of Varying Intensity.