Author Topic: A little map reading quiz  (Read 1666 times)

Mel

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A little map reading quiz
« on: 21:40:20, 09/07/19 »

I'm sure everyone (apart from me apparently) will blast through this with a 10/10...


https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzQ1MDU5Nw


I am a Map Legend with 77% (got questions 4 and 7 wrong).


How did you do?

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BuzyG

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #1 on: 22:18:02, 09/07/19 »
Fun. A humble 9/9.  You still get to be a map legend though Mel.  O0

Bigfoot_Mike

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #2 on: 22:37:12, 09/07/19 »
8/9 for me. I was too quick estimating the distance from the car park

sussamb

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #3 on: 22:49:44, 09/07/19 »
8/9 no idea what distances between towns has to do with map reading though, and couldn't be bothered to look it up, also the question on carrying food etc also has nothing to do with maps, though I got that one right as at least it's walking related  O0
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rural roamer

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #4 on: 23:01:44, 09/07/19 »
9/9 for me. Lucky guess on the distance between towns probably because my son lives in one of them.

Ridge

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #5 on: 23:06:50, 09/07/19 »
A very smug 9/9.
Town distance, the river one and the last question nothing to do with map reading.
« Last Edit: 23:39:10, 09/07/19 by Ridge »
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rural roamer

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #6 on: 23:22:15, 09/07/19 »
Ridge you need to edit your post as youíve given away one of the answers!  ;D

Ridge

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #7 on: 23:39:42, 09/07/19 »
Ridge you need to edit your post as youíve given away one of the answers!  ;D
Oops, sorry. Edited now.
Over hill, over dale. Thorough brush, thorough brier....
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harland

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #8 on: 06:29:06, 10/07/19 »
8/9, where is Birmingham, never walked there?

taxino8

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #9 on: 06:48:45, 10/07/19 »
8/9, where is Birmingham, never walked there?
Same as me, 8/9 Birmingham is in another country isnít it?  ;D

pauldawes

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #10 on: 07:19:08, 10/07/19 »
8/9, where is Birmingham, never walked there?


I lived there for 3 years...but I have to admit way question was asked meant it had nothing to do with map reading skills. (It could have been turned into one by showing a large scale motoring map with the various cities shown on it.)




fernman

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #11 on: 08:31:57, 10/07/19 »
8/10 for me.
I got the Birmingham one wrong (all I know about Birmingham is it's that place they built next to the M6) and I guessed the diagonal distance between the parking and the lighthouse wrong. Nevertheless I am judged fit to be let loose into the countryside.

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #12 on: 10:07:49, 10/07/19 »
8/9 seem to be with a majority on the distance of the lighthouse from the car park. But then I didn't have my broken wheel handy which I drag back across the grid lines of my printed out map of many varied sizes. Always seem to underestimate the distance Mrs BWW and I have walked when we get back to a cozy pub. Later on the true distance from MM on the PC gives us a sense of self satisfaction.

See no ones had a go at my little map reading quiz, perhaps a bit too quixotic for around here. Now there's a word I haven't used in a long while. Oh' the fun of writing on forums! Off for a roll in the hay.
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Islandplodder

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #13 on: 10:36:04, 10/07/19 »
9/9, but there happened to be a ruler beside the computer. Is that cheating?

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Re: A little map reading quiz
« Reply #14 on: 11:00:17, 10/07/19 »
I disagree with the last one, about what you should always do. Wearing plenty of layers would not be good today!
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