Year 12 Test - Geography

10 Questions
Year 12 Test - Geography

Are you in your year twelve (as in England, Australia, Wales, New Zealand, and Northern Ireland) or senior year (as in the United States and Canada)? Take this assessment test to assess your knowledge of geography.

Sample Question

What is the instrument used to measure earthquakes?

Quake meter

Seismograph

Barometer

Wind vane

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the instrument used to measure earthquakes?
    • A. 

      Quake meter

    • B. 

      Seismograph

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Wind vane

  • 2. 
    The point directly within the Earth where earthquakes originate is called...
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      Origin

    • C. 

      Focus

    • D. 

      Epicenter

  • 3. 
    What is the shape of the Earth called?
    • A. 

      Circular

    • B. 

      Geiod

    • C. 

      Sphere

    • D. 

      Gae

  • 4. 
    The first person to sail around the world was...
    • A. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • D. 

      Pavlov Michael

  • 5. 
    What type of eclipse occurs when the Earth comes between the sun and the moon?
    • A. 

      Solar eclipse

    • B. 

      Lunar eclipse

    • C. 

      Eclipse of the Earth

    • D. 

      Eclipse

  • 6. 
    What is the time difference between longitudes?
    • A. 

      4 minutes

    • B. 

      6 minutes

    • C. 

      1 hour

    • D. 

      10 minutes

  • 7. 
    What of the following proves that the Earth is spherical?
    • A. 

      Visibility of ships at sea

    • B. 

      The stars

    • C. 

      The moon and sun

    • D. 

      Difference in timezones

  • 8. 
    What is the time required for the Earth to return to a given orbit with reference to a fixed solar star?
    • A. 

      Lunar year

    • B. 

      Solar year

    • C. 

      Tropical year

    • D. 

      Sidereal year

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the most abundant element on the earth's crust?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Silicon

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

  • 10. 
    The Core of the earth is made up of...
    • A. 

      Mainly of iron in the liquid form

    • B. 

      Mainly of nickel in the liquid form

    • C. 

      Both iron and silica in the liquid form

    • D. 

      Both iron and magnesium in the plastic state