World Geography And Economy Trivia Quiz For 7th Grade

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World Geography And Economy Trivia Quiz For 7th Grade

Earth is a very beautiful planet full of amazing lands, features, and inhabitants. All the seven continents on earth have a systematic economy that they aim to grow and provide the best for its inhabitants. What do you know about world geography and economy from your previous classes? Take up the quiz below and get to find out if you know much about this planet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which country in West Asia has the largest population?   
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 2. 
    An earthquake in Japan is an example of which of the five themes of geography?
    • A. 

      Human Environment Interaction

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Region

  • 3. 
    A government where one person holds all of the political power is a...
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Parliamentary Democracy

    • C. 

      Dictatorship

    • D. 

      Republic

  • 4. 
    A government ruled by religious authority from God.   
    • A. 

      Democratic Republic

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Theocracy

    • D. 

      Monarchy

  • 5. 
    In the United States we have a democracy. Which of the following countries from the Eastern Hemisphere also have a democracy?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Uzbekistan

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a major river in India?
    • A. 

      Amazon

    • B. 

      Ganges

    • C. 

      Nile

    • D. 

      Tigris

  • 7. 
    Which of the following explains how the building of the Three Gorges Dam would be an example of Human Environment Interaction?
    • A. 

      Created a clean hydro-electric power source for the people of China

    • B. 

      Destroyed animal habitats

    • C. 

      Caused people to move their home to a new location

    • D. 

      All of these options

  • 8. 
    In a free market society who usually owns the natural resources?
    • A. 

      Pirates

    • B. 

      Individuals

    • C. 

      Governments

    • D. 

      Schools

  • 9. 
    Deforestation, desertification, soil erosion, toxic waste disposal, availability of clean water, and wild life management are all examples of...
    • A. 

      Social indicator

    • B. 

      Environmental issues

    • C. 

      Governmental indicator

    • D. 

      Social issues

  • 10. 
    In the 19th century, European nations began to compete for control of Africa. To avoid wars over territory, European and u.s. leaders met in Berlin in 1884. There, and in later meetings, they discussed how to divide Africa. Why did European nations want control over Africa?
    • A. 

      The slave trade was a very profitable institution and many nations wanted to profit from selling slaves.

    • B. 

      Many Europeans saw Africa as a place that they could send prisoners. Their jails were overcrowded and this seemed like a good solution.

    • C. 

      African countries had many resources that European nations wanted control over.

    • D. 

      European nations wanted to establish tourist actions in Africa for a European vacation.

  • 11. 
    Protection of the citizens, providing of infrastructure for the smooth operation of the country, stimulating economic growth, and providing of social services are...
    • A. 

      Forms of government

    • B. 

      Purposes of government

    • C. 

      International organizations

    • D. 

      Traits of Africa

  • 12. 
    The deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group is called...
    • A. 

      Genocide

    • B. 

      Sahara

    • C. 

      Sahel

    • D. 

      Enclave

  • 13. 
    In an attempt to stop the spread of communism during the cold war, the United States fought a war against what southeast asian country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Thailand

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 14. 
    According to the cartogram above, which two nations in the world have the largest population?
    • A. 

      China and India

    • B. 

      Russia and India

    • C. 

      China and Russia

    • D. 

      United States and Canada

  • 15. 
    Which country is located in sub-Saharan Africa?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Libya

    • C. 

      Algeria

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 16. 
    A group of Japanese businessmen make a trip to the United States. On the final day of their trip the Japanese businessment rent a ballroom at their hotel, and begin to sing karaoke. As American guests of the hotel begin to arrive for the evening they notice the Japanese businessmen singing karaoke, and join in on the fun. The following week the manager of the hotel received so many calls from guests, who wanted to perform karaoke again, that the hotel decided to purchase the first karaoke machine in United States history. This is an example of?
    • A. 

      Interdependence

    • B. 

      Gross nation product

    • C. 

      Population increase

    • D. 

      Cultural diffusion

  • 17. 
    In the map, which mountain chain is circled?
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Andes

    • C. 

      Himalayas

    • D. 

      Rockies

  • 18. 
    The Pacific Rim of Asia has many devastating earthquakes mainly because of what  geographical problem?
    • A. 

      Overpopulation and over development have eroded lands

    • B. 

      The coastal lands are mountainous

    • C. 

      Wind and ocean currents have worn down land surfaces

    • D. 

      Converging tectonic plates in the region

  • 19. 
    Due to its abundance of natural resources, South Africa has faced a long history of foreign colonization, which resulted in a policy of strict racial segregation known as?
    • A. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • B. 

      Apartheid

    • C. 

      Economic indicator

    • D. 

      Boxer rebellion

  • 20. 
    An economic system in which the government makes all the decisions about business, consumer products and industrial production is called..
    • A. 

      Traditional

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Command

    • D. 

      Capitalism

  • 21. 
    During the Cultural Revolution, Mao feared China would begin to see an increase in the amount of intellectuals in society such as engineers, scientists, and factory managers which he believed threatened the Chinese social structure in what way?
    • A. 

      Would lead to a decrease in organized religion

    • B. 

      Would lead to an increase in organized religion

    • C. 

      The Cultural Revolution would lead to no change in Chinese society

    • D. 

      Would lead to a class based society

  • 22. 
    The British occupation of India during the 19th century, led to the rise of this civil rights pioneer who originated the idea of nonviolent civil disobedience, and whom orchestrated the Great Salt March.
    • A. 

      Martin Luther King

    • B. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • D. 

      Shaka Zulu

  • 23. 
    According to these economic indicators, what is TRUE about this country's economic health?
    • A. 

      Unemployment in this country has increased

    • B. 

      The economic status of this nation has declined

    • C. 

      The economic status of this nation has improved

    • D. 

      The economic status of this nation has remained the same

  • 24. 
    Monarchy, Dictatorship, Theocracy, Republic, and Parliamentary Democracy are all examples of...
    • A. 

      Forms of government

    • B. 

      Purposes of government

    • C. 

      Traits of Europe

    • D. 

      Names of rulers

  • 25. 
    What is an economic indicator?
    • A. 

      A type of government ruled by a king

    • B. 

      A population measurement tool

    • C. 

      Statistic that tells us how the economy is doing

    • D. 

      Another name for the turn signal on a car