Geography Exam Questions MCQ: Quiz!

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Did you know geography is a discipline that is taught in schools and colleges? Do you think you can pass this quiz? You will need to know what part of the earth is a dense metal ball, what are the four pieces of evidence for the continental drift, what landform region has the oldest mountains, and the most harmful water type pollution. This quiz will help improve your geography knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of the Earth is made of a dense ball of metal?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Inner Core

    • C. 

      Outer Core

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 2. 
    What are the 4 pieces of evidence for continental drift?
    • A. 

      Jigsaw fit between south america and africa

    • B. 

      Same fossils of plants and animals found on both sides of the atlantic ocean

    • C. 

      Similar mountain rages in the two countries

    • D. 

      Ice sheets were found in places that have hot temperatures

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What is the middle life of the geologic eras?
    • A. 

      Cenozoic

    • B. 

      Mesozoic

    • C. 

      Precambrian

    • D. 

      Paleozoic

  • 4. 
    What is plate tectonics (definition)?
  • 5. 
    The ________ __________ is the oldest landform region.
  • 6. 
    What landfrom region has the oldest mountains?
    • A. 

      Innuitian Mountains

    • B. 

      Appalaichian Mountains

  • 7. 
    The 4 interior parts of the Earth are the Crust, Mantle, Inner Core, and Outer Core.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What landform region is ''Canada's Breadbasket''?
    • A. 

      Canadian Shield

    • B. 

      Western Cordillera

    • C. 

      Interior Plains

    • D. 

      Appalaichians

  • 9. 
    What are all the geologic eras in order?
  • 10. 
    Ocean Currents: The temperature of the ocean getting carried by air/wind to land resulting in the land having the same temperature as the ocean
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    This type of precipitation happens mostly in the summer months.
    • A. 

      Relief

    • B. 

      Cyclonic

    • C. 

      Convectional

  • 12. 
    The 4 components of soil are:
    • A. 

      Air - plants need air to breath/grow like humans

    • B. 

      Moisture - plants absorb water through their roots

    • C. 

      Minerals - provide nutrients for the plants

    • D. 

      Bacteria and organic materials - food source for the plant (humus)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is a conventional energy source?
  • 14. 
    Latitude in LOWER is the weather depending on where you are, the farther you are from the equator, the colder it is.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is winds and air masses in LOWERN?
    • A. 

      When air absorbs air moist from the ocean and gets released by rain when the air goes over land

    • B. 

      The land having the same temperature as an ocean near it

    • C. 

      The land has more rain when living near water

    • D. 

      IDK

  • 16. 
    Windward is the ____ side of the mountain.
  • 17. 
    A continental climate is when the .......
    • A. 

      Temperature range is large and precipitation is low

    • B. 

      Temperature range is small and precipitation is high

  • 18. 
    When soil is really wet and water is moving down, its called.....
    • A. 

      Leeching

    • B. 

      Calcification

  • 19. 
    What type of trees has needles instead of leaves?
    • A. 

      Coniferous

    • B. 

      Decidious

  • 20. 
    What type of population pyramid represents newly industrializing countries?
    • A. 

      Expanding

    • B. 

      Stationary

    • C. 

      Rapidly Expanding

    • D. 

      Declining

  • 21. 
    Does a pull factor involve.....
    • A. 

      People moving out of a country

    • B. 

      People moving into a country

  • 22. 
    What are the maximum points for education?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

  • 23. 
    Which if the following is not a type of alternative energy source?
    • A. 

      Solar wind

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Biomass energy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    A basic industry is when you sell goods and services to people within the community and your re-using existing money
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The most harmful type of water pollution is:
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Biological

    • C. 

      Chemical

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