OpenGlobe - Open data, open maps.

OVERVIEW The final quiz is worth 10% of your grade. When answering questions, you should be specific where possible and avoid vague generalities in your statements. When answering multiple choice or fill in the blank questions, make sure to clearly indicate your answers.

Q.1) The image above is commonly referred to as a t_________ map or a c____ map.

Q.2) The graduated symbols above are derived from a variable on estimated percentage of people with diabetes. Therefore:

A.     The larger symbols represent areas that have a higher percentage of people with diabetes. 
B.     The smaller symbols represent areas that have a higher percentage of people with diabetes.
C.     The darker colors represent areas that have a higher count of people with diabetes.
D.     Without a legend you cannot be sure.

Q.3) Briefly define what a GIS is, and how one can be used in public health. Identify a few key characteristics of a GIS.

Q.4) The map above represents the percentage of people that have obesity and who report drinking one or more sugar sweetened beverage per day. You notice that many of the neighborhoods that have higher obesity also have higher rates of consumption. Therefore, this map proves that obesity is caused by drinking sugar sweetened beverages.

A. True.
B. False.

Explain your answer:

Q.5) So far in this course and the course assignments, we have used primarily two programs as part of ArcGIS. They two programs are:

A.     ArcMap and ArcCatalog
B.     ArcGIS and  ArcMap
C.     ArcMap and ArcScene
D.     ArcExplorer and ArcMap

Q.6) If you created the map legend above representing public health data, unless otherwise specified your map legend should be broken down using the ________ classification method.

A.     Quantile
B.     Equal Area
C.     Natural Breaks (Jenks)
D.     Manual Breaks

Q.7) If the top category shown in the legend above were to read 0% - 7.8% and I’m talking about the estimated percentage of people being told by a doctor that they have diabetes by UHF neighborhood, I should exclude areas with 0% and redefine my categories because:

Q.8) A coworker has asked you to send a shapefile that you’ve been using in your ArcGIS project. Viewing the file through Windows, you see the image above. Which file or files should you send in order to make the shapefile work properly?

Q.9) (EXTRA CREDIT) The map of New York City below shows:

A.     An unprojected map (long / lat coordinates) on the left, and a projected (cartesian coordinates) map on the right.
B.     An projected map (long / lat coordinates) on the left, and an unprojected (cartesian coordinates) map on the right.
C.     Both maps appear to be using a map projection. 
D.     Neither map is using a map projection.