Geography Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia Test

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Geography Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia Test

Do you know anything about geography vocabulary? Can you pass this quiz? Geography is the research of places and relationships between people and their environments. Human geography is the study of the circulation of groups of people and cultures on earth, and it is the study of the distribution of networks of people and cultures on the earth’s surface. Take this quiz and learn more about geography vocabulary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Greek for "to write about the Earth". A study concerned with the analysis of the physical and human characteristics of the Earth's surface from a spatial perspective.
    • A. 

      Sociology

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Geology

    • D. 

      Spatial Dispersion

  • 2. 
    One of the two major divisions of geography. This is the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes.
    • A. 

      Cultural Studies

    • B. 

      Geology

    • C. 

      Physical Geography

    • D. 

      Human Geography

  • 3. 
    Mapping the distribution of disease in order to find its cause.
    • A. 

      Medical Geography

    • B. 

      Human Geography

    • C. 

      Geology

    • D. 

      Statistics

  • 4. 
    A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepening relationships, and heightening interdependence without regard to country borders.
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Globalization

    • D. 

      Region

  • 5. 
    One of the five themes of geography. This term refers to the mobility of people, goods, and ideas across the surface of the planet.
    • A. 

      Place

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 6. 
    A core aspect of geography. This term refers to the material character of a place, the complex natural features, human structures, and other tangible objects that give a place a particular form.
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      Globalization

  • 7. 
    This type of map tells stories, typically showing the degree of some attribute or the movement of a geographic phenomenon.
    • A. 

      Reference Map

    • B. 

      Globalization

    • C. 

      Population Pyramid

    • D. 

      Thematic Map

  • 8. 
    Precisely on Earth where something is. This type of location is used in the creation of reference maps.
    • A. 

      Absolute location

    • B. 

      Relative location

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      GPS

  • 9. 
    Where a place is in relation to other human and physical features. This type of location changes over time.
    • A. 

      Absolute Location

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Latitude

    • D. 

      Relative Location

  • 10. 
    A way that geographers monitor the Earth from a distance using technology that is a distance away from the place being studied. This type of data is collected via satellites and aircraft usually.
    • A. 

      Spatial Geography

    • B. 

      Remote Sensing

    • C. 

      Human Geography

    • D. 

      Physical Geography