GIS and Remote Sensing Mid - II, November - 2014

1.The different forms of data, to be input for GIS are
  • Key board entry
  • Digitising
  • Scanning
  • All the above
Answer: D
2.The main type of geographic data available
  • Topographic maps at a wide range of scales
  • Agriculture
  • A & B
  • None
Answer: A
3.It occupies geographic space. It usually has specific location according to some world geographic referencing system (such as Latitude-Longitude) or address system.
  • Water
  • Agriculture
  • Spatial Data
  • Wells
Answer: C
4.______________ are distinct features that have definite boundaries and identities. They constitute separate entities; each is spatially well defined.
  • Spatial data
  • Non Spatial data
  • Discrete Data
  • None
Answer: C
5._____________ is the common term for the zones, though other names are associated with this process, such as spread, search, and corridor.
  • Buffer
  • continuous
  • Agriculture
  • Tropics
Answer: A
6.____________ water surfaces direct only volume-reflected radiation to the sensor
  • both B&C
  • Calm
  • Smooth
  • )Wavy
Answer: A
7.Infiltration excess runoff occurs less frequently except from
  • disturbed or poorly vegetated areas that usually have a subhumid or semiarid climate
  • clay dominated surface soils
  • watersheds where bedrock surfaces are exposed
  • All the above
Answer: D
8.The present state of remotely sensed data for drought monitoring and early warning is based on
  • rainfall
  • A,C,D
  • surface wetness
  • temperature and vegetation monitoring
Answer: B
9.Morphology of features and permeability of rock formations seems to have a definite relationship with the availability of
  • rainfall
  • Underground water
  • surface water
  • None
Answer: B
10.The delineation of drainage basins can be done manually using
  • rainfall data
  • topographic information
  • Both A&B
  • None
Answer: B
11.A buffer zone around a point feature will be a ___________.
Answer: Circle
12.___________ need to plan the routes of roads and canals and to estimate construction costs, including those of cutting away hill sides and filling in valleys.
Answer: Civil Engineer
13.Fisher’s SYMAP short for __________________________ includes a set of modules for analysing data, and manipulating them to produce choropleth or isoline interpolations, with the results to be displayed in many ways using the overprinting of line printer characters to produce suitable grey scales.
Answer: Synagraphic Mapping system
14.___________________ , which refers to reduction of data volume, is a topic particularly important for data delivery and internet mapping.
Answer: Data compression
15._________are vectors or data structure paths that are not part of the actual stored data elements; they are not real lines, but define and present the connection between shape points.
Answer: Chains
16.The term ________________ can mean any procedure that performs “neighbourhood”, vicinity, or distance analysis.
Answer: Proximity Analysis
17._________________ provides a straight forward means to map the extent of water bodies, to inventory area occupied by open water, and to monitor changes in bodies overtime.
Answer: Remote Sensing
18.__________ and _________ are water-related natural disasters which affect a wide range of environmental factors and activities related to agriculture, vegetation, human and wild life and local economies.
Answer: Droughts, Floods
19.The ___________________ depends upon the identification and mapping of fractures, lithological units and regional geology of the area.
Answer: Ground water targeting
20.A _________________ is an area defined by a topographic boundary that diverts all runoff to a single outlet.
Answer: Drainage Basin