MCQ on Maps

CBSE 6th Class MCQ CBSE Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

 MCQ on Maps 

1- A ……………is a representation or a drawing of the earth’s surface or a part of it drawn on a flat  surface according to a scale.

(A) Map

(B) Globe

(C) Sketch

(D) Symbols


2- Which type of map shows natural features of earth such as mountains, plateaus, plains, rivers, oceans etc?

(A) Physical map

(B) Political map

(C) Thematic map

(D) None of the above


3- Which type of map shows cities, towns and villages and different countries and states of the world and its boundaries?

(A) Physical Map

(B) Political Map

(C) Thematic map

(D) Small scale map


4- Which type of maps focus on specific information such as roads, maps, rainfall, distribution of forest, industries etc?

(A) Political map

(B) Physical map

(C) Thematic map

(D) Large scale map


5- Distance, directions and symbols are three ……………of map.

(A) Ways

(B) Types

(C) Stages

(D) Components


6- Which of the following represents the ratio between the actual distance on ground and the distance on map?

(A) Map

(B) Scale

(C) Cardinal Points

(D) Symbols


7- What do you mean by small scale map?

(A) 5 meter on the map shows 500 km of the ground

(B) 5 cm on the map shows 500 km of the ground

(C) 5 cm on the map shows 500 meter only on the ground

(D) All are correct


8- What do you mean by large scale map?

(A) 500 km on map shows the 5 meter on ground

(B) 5 meter on map shows the 5 meter on ground

(C) 5 cm on map shows the 500 meters only on ground

(D) None of the above


9- Four major directions: South – North – West and East are called the ……………..

(A) Symbols

(B) Positions

(C) Intermediate directions

(D) Cardinal points


10- Which of the following is correct in favor of intermediate direction?

(A) South- West

(B) North- South

(C) East- West

(D) South



1-(A), 2-(A), 3-(B), 4-(C), 5-(D), 6-(B), 7-(B), 8-(C), 9-(D), 10-(A)