Geography Basic Skills Pre Assessment Seventh Grade

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 Geography Basic Skills Pre Assessment Seventh Grade
  This formative assessment is designed as a pretest to begin seventh grade to assess basic geography knowledge.  

  
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  • 1. 
    What is the name for the imaginary line that runs east to west at 0 degrees on a map or a globe?
    • A. 

      Prime Meridan

    • B. 

      Equator


  • 2. 
    What is the name for the parallel lines that run east to west around the earth?.
    • A. 

      Longitude

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Center


  • 3. 
    What is the name for the lines that run north to south on a map our a globe and are not parallel?  
    • A. 

      Latitude lines

    • B. 

      Longitude lines

    • C. 

      Border lines


  • 4. 
    What continent is located south of Africa?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Antarctica

    • C. 

      Asia


  • 5. 
    What ocean is the largest ocean?
    • A. 

      Atlantic

    • B. 

      Pacific

    • C. 

      Indian


  • 6. 

    How many continents are there on Earth?  

  • 7. 
    A compass rose is used on a map to indicate direction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 8. 
    Which continent do you think has about 60 percent of earth's population living there?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Asia


  • 9. 
    How many countries are there in Africa?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      54

    • C. 

      15


  • 10. 
    How many countries are there in Australia?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Six


  • 11. 
    What continent is connected to South America by Panama ?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Africa


  • 12. 
    What continent is in all four hemispheres?  

  • 13. 
    What country is south of the United States , East of Mexico and has the capital of Havana? 

  • 14. 
    What ocean is located north of United States and Canada ?  
    • A. 

      Atantic

    • B. 

      Indian

    • C. 

      Artic


  • 15. 
    Look in your atlas for a World Political Map and answer true false the the following question.  Cairo is the capital of Egypt.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    If you wanted to find the distance on a map between two places, what measurement tool would you use on map?  
    • A. 

      Compase rose

    • B. 

      Legend or Map Key

    • C. 

      Map Scale


  • 17. 
    The farthest place north on the earth is the North Pole. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 18. 

      The picture is a picture of a....
    • A. 

      Map

    • B. 

      Globe

    • C. 

      Hemisphere


  • 19. 

                    This is a  ________________________ map of the world  which shows boundaries of the countries.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Road


  • 20. 
    What kind of map shows elevation of land?  
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Road


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