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Chapter 1: Distributional Maps

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Chapter 1: Distributional Maps Exercise Exercise solutions [Pages 7 - 8]

Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

The main aim of distributional maps is to show location.

Exercise | Q 1.2 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentences are right or wrong:

In choropleth maps, only one value is assigned to the sub-administrative unit.

Exercise | Q 1.3 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

In choropleth maps, colours/tints do not change according to the values of the variables.

Exercise | Q 1.4 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

Choropleth maps are used to show altitudes.

Exercise | Q 1.5 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

Isopleth maps are used to show population distribution.

Exercise | Q 1.6 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

In dot method, every dot should have an appropriate scale.

Exercise | Q 1.7 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

Isopleth maps are not made using isolines.

Exercise | Q 1.8 | Page 7

Give reasons why following sentence is  right or wrong:

Distribution of various geographical elements can be shown using dot method.

Exercise | Q 2.1 | Page 7

Answer in brief.
Explain the use and types of distributional maps.

Exercise | Q 2.2 | Page 7

Answer in brief.

Differentiate between choropleth and isopleths methods.

Exercise | Q 2.3 | Page 7

Answer in brief.

Explain with reasons the method which is best suited to show the distribution of population in a region.

Exercise | Q 3.1 | Page 7

Which method will you use for the following information ?

 Talukawise wheat production in the district

Exercise | Q 3.2 | Page 7

Which method will you use for the following information ?

Distribution of the altitude of the land in the district.

Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 8

Which method will you use for the following information ?

Distribution of domestic animals in the State.

Exercise | Q 3.4 | Page 8

Which method will you use for the following information ?

The distribution of population density in India.

Exercise | Q 3.5 | Page 8

Which method will you use for the following information ?

Temperature distribution in Maharashtra State.

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 8

Study the population distribution map of Kolhapur district and answer the following questions: 

(1) Which method has been used to show the distribution of population in the district?

(2) Explain the directionwise distribution of population from dense to sparse.
(3) What is the population shown by the largest circle ? Which place is that?
(4) Which Taluka has the least population?

Chapter 1: Distributional Maps Exercise Intext Questions solutions [Page 5]

Intext Questions | Q 1 | Page 5

Now we will prepare a map using dot method. Carry out the following activity.

  • See the map of Nandurbar given in fig. carefully. Draw it on another paper or tracing paper along with its taluka and district boundaries.
  •  Now see the population table given along the map. On the basis of the statistical data, decide the value of the dots considering the highest and the lowest values of population. For example,
    1 dot = 10000 people, so that you can decide how many dots to be given to each sub-administrative unit.
  •  To draw dots of the uniform size, take a ball pen refill. Close the back end of the refill with cotton. Press this end on a stamp-pad and draw the imprints of the dots wherever required.
  •  While placing the dots, consider the physiography, water sources, roads, rails, taluka and district headquarters as shown in the map in fig 
  •  Compare your dot map with other students and arrange a discussion in the class

S.No. Talukas Rural Population
2011
1. Akkalkuwa 2,15,974
2. Akrani 1,89,661
3. Taloda 1,33,291
4. Shahada 3,46,352
5. Nandurbar 2,56,409
6. Nawapur 2,31,134

Chapter 1: Distributional Maps

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Balbharati Balbharati Class 9 Social Science Geography

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Concepts covered in Class 9 Geography and Economics chapter 1 Distributional Maps are Isopleth Method, Choropleth Method, Dot Method, Distributional Maps.

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