GEOMATICS QUIZ-I Introduction to GIS

GEOMATICS Question Bank Series

Main Topic: GIS

Sub Topic: GIS Introduction

 Q1. GIS stands for

1.      Geographic Information System

2.      Generic Information System

3.      Geological Information System

4.      Geographic Information Sharing

 Q2. Which type of data is used in GIS?

1.      Binary data

2.      Spatial data

3.      Complex data

4.      Statistical data

 Q3. How many directions can be represented using GIS?

1.      X direction only

2.      Y direction only

3.      X, Y and Z all three

4.      None of the above

 Q4. GIS tools allow the user to perform

1.      Create data

2.      Edit data

3.      Analyze data

4.      All of the above

 Q5. GIS can be used in applications

1.      Mining

2.      Transportation

3.      Coastal Studies

4.      All of the above

 Q6. Which in not component of GIS

1.      Hardware

2.      Software

3.      People

4.      GPS

  Q7. Which is open source GIS software?

1.      ArcGIS

2.      Map/Info

3.      QGIS

4.      Geomedia

 Q8. What is/are the input data type/s in GIS?

1.      Satellite Image

2.      Aerial Photographs

3.      GPS

4.      All of the above

 Q9. What are the advantages of GIS over traditional maps?

1.      Loss of Paper

2.      Misplacement

3.      Wrong filing

4.      All of the above

 Q10. Which is the advantage of GIS over the CADD?

1.      2D/3D display

2.      Representation of layers

3.      Geo-referencing System

4.      None of the above

 Q11. Which models can be integrated with GIS?

1.      Statistical Models

2.      Mathematical Models

3.      Simulation Models

4.      All of the above

  Q12. Can GIS data be converted into?

1.      Raster to Vector

2.      Raster to Raster

3.      Vector to Raster

4.      All of the above

Q13. GIS database stored in...

1.      Hard Disk only

2.      Cloud Server

3.      DVD only

4.      All of the above

Q14. Which tool is used in GIS?

1.      Buffer Analysis

2.      Proximity Analysis

3.      Surface Analysis

4.      All of the above

Q15. How is GIS more advantageous than DBMS?

1.      GIS provides data as attributes

2.      GIS provides information at infinity levels

3.      GIS provides explicit location information

4.      None of the above


  1. GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems - but do you really know everything there is to know about this advanced mapping software? Test your skills with this challenging quiz by Geomatics professionals to find out how much you really know about GIS.


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