GIS: Objectives for final test

Updated 2011.11.29

You should know how to do the following. You will be allowed to use your book, notes, previous maps, etc. You will have two hours to complete the test. If you cannot finish the test in 70 minutes, you can stay longer or take the test home to finish; you must not get help from another person, though.

        Layers

        Add a layer to a map

        Change a layer's fill color

        Change a layer's border color and thickness

        Change a layer's name and symbol

        Make a layer transparent

        Zoom in and out

        Create a spatial bookmark

        Add labels to a map

 

        Graduated color maps

        Create a graduated color map

        Normalize the data for display on a graduated color map

        Adjust the number of colors/divisions on a graduated color map

        Adjust the colors on a graduated color map

        Format the legend on a graduated color map

        Create a pin (dot) map

 

        Layouts

        Create a layout

        Add a title to a layout

        Add a legend to a layout

        Add a text box to a layout

        Add a north arrow to a layout

        Add a scale bar to a layout

        Add scale text to a layout