Resource 3: Questions for maps

Teacher resource for planning or adapting to use with pupils

In your group, look at the map and answer the following questions:

  1. Which road leads to the Copperbelt?
  2. When visitors fly to Zambia, which road will they take into Lusaka?
  3. How many bridges go over the railway line?
  4. What is the name of the main road that runs along the western edge of the map?
  5. On which side of the city is the Zambian parliament building?
  6. To go to the University of Zambia from the University Teaching Hospital, which direction should you go in?
  7. What is the area of water shown on the map?
  8. On which side of the city are most of the factories?
  9. Where can you get a bus?
  10. What lies immediately to the south of the old airport?

Answers: 1. Great North Road; 2. Great East Road; 3. Three; 4. Lumumbwa Road; 5. Cairo Road; 6. North; 7. East; 8. Kabulonga Dam; 9. West; 10. Cairo Road; 11. Lusaka Golf Club.

Resource 2: A map of an area in Lusaka

Section 2: Human settlements and resources