Geography Final Practice

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Geography Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Over time, the effects of ________________can reduce a mountain to gravel
    • A. 

      Sediment

    • B. 

      Weathering

  • 2. 
    The thick rock layer around the earths core is the ___________
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

  • 3. 
    Many caves are formed by _________weathering
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Mechanical

  • 4. 
    The theory of ___________says that the earths outer shell is not solid rock
    • A. 

      Plate techtonics

    • B. 

      Continental drift

  • 5. 
    ______________is the study of where people, places and things are located
    • A. 

      Gis

    • B. 

      Geography

  • 6. 
    The _____________-location of chicago is 42 n, 88 w.
    • A. 

      Relative

    • B. 

      Absolute

  • 7. 
    The _____________consists of water in oceans, lakes and rivers
    • A. 

      Biosphere

    • B. 

      Hydroshere

  • 8. 
    A __________region is defined by peoples feelings and attitudes
    • A. 

      Perceptual

    • B. 

      Functional

  • 9. 
    Windblown deposits of mineral rich dust and silt are called_________
    • A. 

      Loess

    • B. 

      Moraine

  • 10. 
    Chemicals in polluted air combine with water vapor to form _________.
    • A. 

      Acid rain

    • B. 

      Gis

  • 11. 
    The _______________is the outer layer of the earth that has a rocky surface
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Core

  • 12. 
    The circle of volcanoes surrounding the pacific ocean is known as the ________________
    • A. 

      Plate techtonics

    • B. 

      Ring of fire

  • 13. 
    The movement of weathered materials such as gravel soil and sand is known as ____________-
    • A. 

      Sediment

    • B. 

      Erosion

  • 14. 
    ___________are plant eating animals
    • A. 

      Herbivores

    • B. 

      Carnivores

  • 15. 
    __________-refers to an areas temperature and level of precepitation over a long period of time
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Weather

  • 16. 
    A layer of soil just below the surface of tundra is known as
    • A. 

      Permafrost

    • B. 

      Chapparel

  • 17. 
    The interaction of plant life, animal life, and the physical environment on which they live is an ____________
    • A. 

      Ecosystem

    • B. 

      Front

  • 18. 
    The earth spinning on its axis is called______________
    • A. 

      Revolution

    • B. 

      Rotation

  • 19. 
    Most areas with ______________have cold snowy winters and warm or hot summers
    • A. 

      Continental climates

    • B. 

      Permafronst

  • 20. 
    _____________are temperate grasslands
    • A. 

      Savannahs

    • B. 

      Prairies

  • 21. 
    A _____________ is an air mass.
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Biome

  • 22. 
    _____________ trees carry thier seeds in cones.
    • A. 

      Deciduous

    • B. 

      Coniferous

  • 23. 
    _____________is the condition of the bottom layer of the earths atmosphere in one place over a short period of time
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Climate

  • 24. 
    Low scrubby trees that grow in mediterranean climate mark ______________.
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Chapparals

  • 25. 
    The water that falls to earh from the atmosphere is called
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Permafrost

  • 26. 
    Day and night is nearly the same length during the __________________
    • A. 

      Solstice

    • B. 

      Equinox

  • 27. 
    Tempratures are always cold in ____________regions.
    • A. 

      Biomes

    • B. 

      Tundra

  • 28. 
    The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest point of a landform is its
    • A. 

      Perception

    • B. 

      Relief

  • 29. 
    ____________-is a countries freedom from outside control
    • A. 

      Soveriegnty

    • B. 

      Birthrate

  • 30. 
    __________ are goods broughth into a country
    • A. 

      Imports

    • B. 

      Exports

  • 31. 
    __________is the energy produced from the earths internal heat
    • A. 

      Nuclear energy

    • B. 

      Geothermal energy

  • 32. 
    An _____________is a person who moves into a country
    • A. 

      Immigrant

    • B. 

      Emigrant

  • 33. 
    ___________-is a type of government in which the leaders hold almost all the political power
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Authoritarian

  • 34. 
    ___________is the process by which cultural traits move from one culture to another
    • A. 

      Federation

    • B. 

      Diffusion

  • 35. 
    ____________is the growth of a cities population
    • A. 

      Ruralization

    • B. 

      Urbanization