5th Grade Geography Knowledge Quiz!

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5th Grade Geography Knowledge Quiz!

When attending school, trying to pass geography class can be a bore and a pain. Still, we’re here to show you that a lot of the knowledge you acquire as part of a fifth-grade geography curriculum is actually quite important to take with you into your adult life. Why don’t you take this quiz to find out just how much you already know about the world we live in?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On which continent do you live?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      North American

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 2. 
    What is a continent?
    • A. 

      A large body of water surrounded by land.

    • B. 

      A large land mass surrounded by water.

    • C. 

      Any land with people living on it.

    • D. 

      Any body of water

  • 3. 
    What continent is directly below us on a map?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      South Dakota

    • C. 

      South Carolina

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 4. 
    Which are the 7 continents?
    • A. 

      North America, South America, Europe, Virginia, Austrailia, Antarctica

    • B. 

      North America, South Dakota, Europe, England, Austrailia, Asia

    • C. 

      England, France, Germany, United States, Soviet Union, Ireland, Iceland

    • D. 

      North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Antarctica, Austrailia, Africa

  • 5. 
    Eurasia is the combination of two continents?
    • A. 

      Europe and Asia

    • B. 

      Europe and Africa

    • C. 

      Asia and Australia

    • D. 

      Europe and North America

  • 6. 
    Which is characterized by old, eroded mountains and has the oldest mountain range in North America?
    • A. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • B. 

      Appalachian Highlands

    • C. 

      Scotland Highlands

    • D. 

      Interior Lowlands

  • 7. 
    This river runs north to south from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Missouri

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Colorado

  • 8. 
    This river forms the border between the U.S. and Mexico.
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Ohio

    • C. 

      Platte

    • D. 

      Rio Grande

  • 9. 
    The Columbia river was explored by__________.
    • A. 

      Lewis and Clark

    • B. 

      Coronado and Columbus

    • C. 

      Ponce de Leon

    • D. 

      Vespucci

  • 10. 
    The five great lakes are ________
    • A. 

      Superior, Meade, Rappahannock, Erie, Huron

    • B. 

      Huron, Superior, Erie, Michigan, Ontario

    • C. 

      Ontario, Superior, Erie, Michigan

    • D. 

      Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Colorado, Columbia