A choropleth map is a type of map that uses different colours and shades to represenet something, such as rainfall.
A topographic map is a map used to split a map into sections for things such as height.
Who uses Maps?
Many people use maps to get to places they are not familiar with. When people go to the zoo, at the gate they get a map of the zoo with symbols for each animal so they know where they are going and how to get from one animal to the other.