Geography Basics MCQ: Quiz!

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How well do you know geography basics? During this quiz, you must recognize what hemisphere China is found in, what an example of human-environment interaction is, and what line separates the Northern and Southern hemispheres. What are the significant themes of geography, the pictures representing something on a map called, what is a symbol, and what do latitude and longitude lines tell you? This quiz contains basic questions about geography. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    China is found in which hemispheres?
    • A. 

      The Northern and Western Hemispheres

    • B. 

      The Northern and Southern Hemispheres

    • C. 

      The Eastern and Southern Hemispheres

    • D. 

      The Northern and Eastern Hemispheres

  • 2. 
    What is NOT an example of human-environment interaction?
    • A. 

      Building a bridge

    • B. 

      Growing rice in southern China

    • C. 

      Religious festivals

    • D. 

      Pollution

  • 3. 
    What line separates the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?
    • A. 

      The prime meridian

    • B. 

      The equator

    • C. 

      A line of longitude

    • D. 

      60 degrees East Latitude

  • 4. 
    What really creates a "feel" for or a "picture" of a particular place?
    • A. 

      Latitude and longitude

    • B. 

      The physical features and cultural characteristics of a location

    • C. 

      How people get from one place to another.

    • D. 

      The traffic

  • 5. 
    What are the major themes of geography?
    • A. 

      Location, place, region, movement, human-environment interaction

    • B. 

      People, places, things and locations

    • C. 

      Latitude, longitude, climate and physical features

    • D. 

      Animals, maps, navigation, people

  • 6. 
    On what kind of map are natural features like rivers and plateaus shown?
    • A. 

      Geographical maps

    • B. 

      Physical maps

    • C. 

      Politcal maps

    • D. 

      Historical maps

  • 7. 
    What are the pictures that represent something on a map called?
    • A. 

      Illustrations

    • B. 

      Rose compass

    • C. 

      Symbols

    • D. 

      Inset

  • 8. 
    You can find out what the symbols, lines, and colors on a map mean by looking at the:
    • A. 

      Title of the map

    • B. 

      Back of the map

    • C. 

      The atlas table of contents

    • D. 

      Map legend

  • 9. 
    What on a map will tell you which way North, South, East, and West are?
    • A. 

      The compass rose

    • B. 

      The legend

    • C. 

      The symbol guide

    • D. 

      The footnotes

  • 10. 
    What do latitude and longitude lines tell you?
    • A. 

      The time zone

    • B. 

      Where you are

    • C. 

      The climate

    • D. 

      The political borders

  • 11. 
    The lines that run north-south are called:
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      The Tropic of Capricorn

  • 12. 
    The lines that run east-west are called:
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Prime merdian

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      The Tropic of Cancer

  • 13. 
    What is the 0-degree longitude line called?
    • A. 

      Prime Merdian

    • B. 

      The Equator

    • C. 

      The Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      Antarctica

  • 14. 
    Where does the Prime Median run through?
    • A. 

      Beijing, China

    • B. 

      Tokyo, Japan

    • C. 

      New York City, NY

    • D. 

      Greenwich, England

  • 15. 
    What is the 0-degree latitude line called?
    • A. 

      The Prime Merdian

    • B. 

      The Equator

    • C. 

      The Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      Arctic Circle

  • 16. 
    About 60 percent of people on earth live on what continent?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Antarctica

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 17. 
    What is an example of a distinct geographic boundary that marks the borders of a continent?
    • A. 

      A city

    • B. 

      A mountain

    • C. 

      A lake

    • D. 

      A bridge

  • 18. 
    Which is NOT a part of the study of geography?
    • A. 

      A country's physical features such as mountains, rivers, animals

    • B. 

      How the Great Wall was built

    • C. 

      How people, ideas and goods get from one place to another

    • D. 

      Festivals and costumes

  • 19. 
    Borders of areas like countries, states, and cities are shown on:
    • A. 

      Physical maps

    • B. 

      Legends

    • C. 

      Political maps

    • D. 

      Historical maps

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a continent?
    • A. 

      Arctic

    • B. 

      Antarctica

    • C. 

      Oceania (Australia)

    • D. 

      Europe

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