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1

What is the Prime Meridian also known as?

Greenwich Meridian

2

What is a collection of parallels of latitude and meridians known as?

Graticule

3

What kind of 'projection' do the following charts use:
- Polar Stereographic
- Lambert's Conformal
- Direct Mercator

- Polar Stereographic chart: Plain Projection
- Lambert's Conformal: Cone Projection
- Direct Mercator: Cylinder Projection

4

What properties must a chart have to be called Orthomorphic?

- Scale has the same relationship in all directions

- Graticules at right angles

- Aka Conformality

5

What is a Grid Mora?

An indication on the chart which displays the minimum safe altitude for a gird square

6

What is represented on an ICAO chart (symbol) by a line with 'teeth' above and below it?

Flight Information Region (FIR)

7

What is represented on an ICAO chart (symbol) by a solid line?

Aerodrome Traffic Zone (ATZ)

8

What is represented on an ICAO chart (symbol) by a small dotted line?

Control Zone (CTZ)

9

What is represented on an ICAO chart (symbol) by a line broken with dots and dashes?

Uncontrolled Route

10

What is represented on an ICAO chart (symbol) by a large dotted line?

Advisory Airspace (ADA)