What Do You Know About National Council Geographical Education?

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What Do You Know About National Council Geographical Education?

The National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE), chartered in 1915, is a non-profit scientific and educational society in the United States that promotes and supports geography education.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    National Council for Geographic Education was chartered in the year ...?
    • A. 

      1915

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1888

    • D. 

      2000

  • 2. 
    Who is the founder of NCGE?
    • A. 

      Shawn Carter

    • B. 

      George J. Miller

    • C. 

      Roberts William

    • D. 

      Steve Austin

  • 3. 
    The NCGE conference was held in a few select US cities from .... to the late ....?
    • A. 

      1915 to 1970

    • B. 

      1997 to 2000

    • C. 

      1888 to 1997

    • D. 

      1990 to 2001

  • 4. 
    Which year did the conference began rotating its location to a new North American city annually?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1979

    • D. 

      1980

  • 5. 
    Since 1979 the NCGE conference has been held in how many locations?
    • A. 

      39 cities

    • B. 

      32 cities

    • C. 

      20 cities

    • D. 

      28 cities

  • 6. 
    The NCGE's weekly email newsletter is published ....?
    • A. 

      Weekly

    • B. 

      Monthly

    • C. 

      Annually

    • D. 

      Daily

  • 7. 
    Revised content captures the growth and importance of geospatial technologies and spatial thinking in geography over the last how many years?
    • A. 

      22 years

    • B. 

      10 years

    • C. 

      20 years

    • D. 

      18 years

  • 8. 
    NCGE played a key role in revising and updating the national standards during the period ...?
    • A. 

      2000 to 2006

    • B. 

      2004 and 2008

    • C. 

      2008 to 2012

    • D. 

      2006 and 2010

  • 9. 
    The headquarters of NCGE is in ....?
    • A. 

      Washington D.C

    • B. 

      Houston

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 10. 
    The 2016 president of NGCE is .....
    • A. 

      Dr. Ellen Foster

    • B. 

      Dr. Susan Hume

    • C. 

      George J. Miller

    • D. 

      Mr. Zachary R. Dulli