Instrument used for measuring area on maps is called

Question: Instrument used for measuring area on maps is called
(1) Planimeter 
(2) Eidograph
(3) Pantograph
(4) Opisometer

Answer: (1) Planimeter 
The planimeter is a drafting instrument used to measure the area of a graphically represented planar region. The region being measured may have any irregular shape, making this instrument remarkably
versatile. In this age of CAD and digital images, the planimeter is heading toward obsolescence, but not
just yet. They are still being manufactured.

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