Some maps skills…

The Daily Mail reports today that many drivers are clueless when it comes to maps, relying increasingly on SATNAV. They have a simple quiz for people, can you guess what these symbols show? Answers in the article.

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Also if you bored, have a go with this European Countries map test, very addictive. Hat-tip GeoDave.

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9 Comments

  1. Alan Parkinson
    Posted August 6, 2007 at 11:24 am | Permalink

    Got 10 out of 10 😉

  2. Posted August 6, 2007 at 11:37 am | Permalink

    I’m sad to say that I didn’t know my bus station from train station! I love the Daily Mail at the moment, which I find worrying…

  3. Posted August 6, 2007 at 11:39 am | Permalink

    i know 6 of them, pretty good i reckon, why is liking the Daily Mail worrying?

  4. Posted August 6, 2007 at 11:43 am | Permalink

    Newspaper are very personal, each one tends to reflect a different political perspective, the Daily Mail, tends to be Conservative, or what we call ‘Right’ of the political perspective, whereas I’m more ‘Left’ leaning, but I can’t get on with the Guardian or the Independent…

  5. Posted August 6, 2007 at 12:24 pm | Permalink

    i read the daily mail but no others.

  6. Alan Parkinson
    Posted August 6, 2007 at 1:59 pm | Permalink

    Just a sign of age Tony !
    You’ll find yourself getting more right wing as soon as your ears start getting hairy…

  7. Posted August 6, 2007 at 4:49 pm | Permalink

    Well, that’s one aspect of ageing that I’m escaping at the moment 🙂

  8. Posted April 11, 2008 at 8:13 pm | Permalink

    i done this in year 7

  9. Posted April 11, 2008 at 8:16 pm | Permalink

    ive got a map with theese symbols in it rox
    i got it for free in year 7 the teacher handed them out

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