Amazing World Geography Trivia

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Amazing World Geography Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What mountain range appears on the eastern coast of Oahu? 
    • A. 

      Koolau Range

    • B. 

      Waianae Range

    • C. 

      Palikea

    • D. 

      Puu Kaua

  • 2. 
    Which volcano is located in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      Nevada del Ruiz

    • B. 

      Krakatau

    • C. 

      Mount Pinatubo

    • D. 

      Mount Tambora

  • 3. 
    Which underwater volcano first erupted in 1963, and began to forman island? 
    • A. 

      Paricutin

    • B. 

      Surtsey

    • C. 

      Thera

    • D. 

      Mount Pinatubo

  • 4. 
    Which volcano caused tsunamis almost 130 feet high?
    • A. 

      Mauna Loa

    • B. 

      Cotopaxi

    • C. 

      Krakatau

    • D. 

      Thera

  • 5. 
    Which feature is most prominent in the interior section of Oahu? 
    • A. 

      Mountain peaks

    • B. 

      Flat, wide valley between two mountain ranges

    • C. 

      Large urban centers

    • D. 

      A range of volcanoes and volcanic craters

  • 6. 
    How are El Chichon and Mount Pinatubo similar?
    • A. 

      Both are located in the Western Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Both are located in the Eastern Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Both erupted in 1991

    • D. 

      Both released sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere

  • 7. 
    Which location is furthest to the east?
    • A. 

      Mamala Bay

    • B. 

      Palikea

    • C. 

      Kailua

    • D. 

      Honolulu

  • 8. 
    Where do tectonic plates move past each other?   
    • A. 

      On continental shelves

    • B. 

      On continental drifts

    • C. 

      At fault lines

    • D. 

      At glaciations

  • 9. 
    Rust is an example of which of the following processes?
    • A. 

      Glaciation

    • B. 

      Seismography

    • C. 

      Mechanical weathering

    • D. 

      Chemical weathering

  • 10. 
    Mountains are one of four categories of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Continental shelf

    • B. 

      Moraines

    • C. 

      Glaciations

    • D. 

      Relief

  • 11. 
    Which of the following would be least likely to occur in the Ring ofFire? 
    • A. 

      A volcananic explosion

    • B. 

      A glacier

    • C. 

      An earthquake

    • D. 

      A tsunami

  • 12. 
    Which term do scientists NOT use to identify a physical component of the biosphere? 
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Hemisphere

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

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