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Geography Basic Skills Pre Assessment Seventh Grade

20 Questions
Geography Basic Skills Pre Assessment Seventh Grade

  This formative assessment is designed as a pretest to begin seventh grade to assess basic geography knowledge.  

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Prime Meridan

    • B. 

      Equator

  • 2. 
    • 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. 
  • 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