Spatial Data Interview Questions

 
1.
Which of the following is an example of map generalization?
2.
Generalization is the process by which:
3.
How is a large city most likely to be represented on a 1:25,000 scale map?
4.
What does 1mm on a map drawn at a scale of 1:50,000 represent on the ground.
5.
Which of the following list are appropriate definitions of scale?
6.
Which of the following are considered key elements of a paper map?
7.
Which of the following is not a type of map projection?
8.
Which type of projection is The UKs Ordnance Survey National Grid?
9.
Using the UK postcode system, the postcode DL7 8 represents which of the following levels of this hierarchical system.
10.
What scale of measurement may be used to represent area?
11.
Resolution may best be defined as:
12.
What does the abbreviation GPS stand for?
13.
What is the name of the Russian equivalent of GPS?
14.
How many satellites are used in the US NAVSTAR GPS satellite constellation?
15.
What is the name of the Open GIS Consortiums XML-based universal data standard?
16.
A line is a string of (x, y) coordinates joined in order and connected with straight lines.
17.
Island polygons are only used to represent real world islands that are surrounded by water.
18.
A map at a scale of 1:2,000 would be suitable for planning street engineering works such as repairs to gas or water pipes.
19.
A map at a scale of 1:250,000 would be suitable for navigation whilst on a mountain trek.
20.
The Mercator projection is an example of a cylindrical projection.
21.
The Prime Meridian runs through Moscow.
22.
The depth of water in a lake is an example of a ratio scale measurement.
23.
LIDAR data are collected using laser technology.