Question 1a. How many files comprise the USA_48 shapefile you extracted from the zip file? 1b. Is there a projection assigned to these data? (what does the ArcCatalog Metadata-Spatial, Details tell you) Question 2a. What are ‘boolean operators’? (hint: search Help for boolean) 2b. Take a look at the query you used to extract the two points and hypothesize about the difference between a double quote and single quote. Question 3a. Take a look at the projection definition you copied (Imported) for the la_to_ny shapefile you created with ArcToolbox, what Spheroid was used with the Datum? 3b. Briefly state what the difference between Spheroid and Datum is. 3c. If the datum were not defined for a shapefile how could you find out? (think of something you could do with ArcMap to check, something simple) Question 4a. What is the purpose of guidelines? 4b. Why would you leave a quarter inch margin on a page instead of taking up the full page? Question 6a. Describe briefly how snapping works? 6b. Do you think it works with other feature types? (i.e. lines to polygons, points to lines) Question 7. When exporting data what is the difference between the two options for controlling the output’s projection? Source.