Map Reading Quiz

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Use basic map reading skills to answer questions


* Question sheet
* OS Map of Town and scout hut area
Added question sheet and answers found in another similar activity Written by Guy Livingston
Edited by Barbara Bush


Give each group a map and set of questions. They need to use their map reading skills to answer questions. Questions range from 'What is at grid reference...' to 'Find Grid Reference of Scout Hut etc and then identify as many map features as possible shown on a sheet (answers on right) in the time available.


  • expedition
  • map reading
  • maps
  • skill

Badge Links

  • Navigator - 4-figure reference
  • Navigator - Features
  • Navigator - Locate
  • Navigator - Use map
  • Orienteer - Colours and symbols