Geography Quiz: The World Continents

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What can you say about the geography of the world’s continents? A continent is one of several groups of land. There are seven continents, including Asia, Europe, Africa, Antarctica, Australia, North America, and South America. You will typically begin to learn about the world’s continents in social studies in school. This quiz can prepare you if you are studying for a test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a continent?
    • A. 

      A large body of water

    • B. 

      A large mass of land

  • 2. 
    How many continents are there?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

  • 3. 
    Which continent is largest in size?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      North America

  • 4. 
    The 3 largest continents are...
    • A. 

      Asia, Africa, North America

    • B. 

      Asia, Africa, Antarctica

  • 5. 
    Which continent is smallest in size?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Australia

  • 6. 
    On which continent, is the United States of America located?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

  • 7. 
    What word is sometimes used to refer to both of the continents Europe and Asia?
    • A. 

      Eurasia

    • B. 

      European Asiatica

  • 8. 
    On which continent, do most of the people in the world live?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

  • 9. 
    Mount Everest is the highest point in the world. Which continent is it located on?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

  • 10. 
    Vinson Massif is the lowest point in the world. Which continent is it located on?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Antarctica

  • 11. 
    Mt. McKinley is the highest point in North America. Which state is it located in?
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Alaska

  • 12. 
    Death Valley is the lowest point in North America that is not covered in ice. Which 2 states, is it located in?
    • A. 

      New Mexico and Arizona

    • B. 

      California and Nevada

  • 13. 
    Mt. Elbrus is the highest point in the continent of Europe. In which country, is it located? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Russia

  • 14. 
    The Caspian Sea is the lowest point in Europe as well as the largest enclosed body of water on earth. Five countries border the Caspian Sea. They are 1)Iran, 2)Kazakhstan, 3)Turkmenistan, 4)Azerbaijan, and 5)______________. What is the last country that borders Caspian Sea?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Russia

  • 15. 
    The Dead Sea is the lowest point in Asia. Three countries border the Dead Sea: 1) Israel, 2) West Bank, and 3) __________. What is the name of the 3rd country that borders the Dead Sea?
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Jordan

  • 16. 
    Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa. In what country, would you find Mt. Kilimanjaro?
    • A. 

      Uganda

    • B. 

      Tanzania

  • 17. 
    Lake Assal is the lowest point in Africa. In which country, would you find Lake Assal?
    • A. 

      Mozambique

    • B. 

      Djibouti

  • 18. 
    Aconcagua is the highest point in South America. In which country, would you find this mountain?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Chile

  • 19. 
    Laguna Del Carbon is the lowest point in South America. In which country, would you find this salt lake?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Chile

  • 20. 
    Then Bentley Subglacial Trench is the lowest point in the world. In which continent, would you find this trench?
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      Antarctica

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