Bearings and compass points

In this lesson, you will learn about the bearings on compass points and the standard notation used to write bearings.

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Bearings and compass points

A quick quiz to test you have understood the material from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Bearings are always measured from...

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Q2.Bearings are measured in which direction?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is NOT a bearing?

3/5

Q4.What is the bearing of North West?

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Q5.What is the bearing of South East?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Bearings and compass points

A quick quiz to test you have understood the material from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Bearings are always measured from...

1/5

Q2.Bearings are measured in which direction?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is NOT a bearing?

3/5

Q4.What is the bearing of North West?

4/5

Q5.What is the bearing of South East?

5/5

Lesson summary: Bearings and compass points

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