# SAR Fundamentals/Navigation/Map/UTM/Question bank

### From PCSAR

# | Question | Answer |
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What does "ZEN" stand for? |
- Zone
- Easting
- Northing
| |

An abbreviated UTM gives a location to the nearest how many meters? |
100m | |

How many digits of a UTM does a GPS show you? |
14: 7 for easting and 7 for northing. (Plus zone) | |

What is the easting of the central meridian of every UTM zone? |
500,000m | |

How far apart are UTM grid lines on a 1:50,000 map? |
1 km | |

What are the 3 parts of of UTM you need to give to locate a point anywhere on the globe? |
Zone, Easting, Northing | |

Which did you state first, the Easting or the Northing? |
Easting. | |

What does a Northing represent? |
The number of meters north of the equator. | |

What does an Easting represent? |
Meters relative to a center meridian (500,000) of the zone. | |

How many digits are there in a full northing? |
7 | |

How many digits are there in a full easting? |
6 or 7 (with leading 0) | |

How many digits of the abbreviated easting and northing do you give for a location on a topo map? |
3 of each |