Geography Trivia: Vocabulary Quiz Questions! Test

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This geography trivia is made up of some vocabulary quiz questions! Understanding what different words mean is one of the major things that help you understand geography much better and the quiz below is perfect for helping you out if you have a hard time understanding some terms. Do check it out and check out other geography vocabulary questions like it to perfect your skills. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What makes much of Greece a peninsula?
    • A. 

      The lack of large rivers

    • B. 

      The water on three sides

    • C. 

      The steep mountain slopes

    • D. 

      The large number of islands

  • 2. 
    How did the Greek mountains affect communication?
    • A. 

      They isolated (seperated) communities.

    • B. 

      They promoted road building.

    • C. 

      They led people to write letters.

    • D. 

      They made farmers stop speaking.

  • 3. 
    Why did Greek communities sometimes fight each other?
    • A. 

      They had too many soldiers.

    • B. 

      They were crowded together.

    • C. 

      They could not start colonies.

    • D. 

      They each wanted more land.

  • 4. 
    How did colonies affect ancient Greek culture?
    • A. 

      They spread the culture over a wide area.

    • B. 

      They led the Greeks to adopt Asian culture.

    • C. 

      They caused village cultures to develop different ways.

  • 5. 
    Why did ancient Greek communities trade?
    • A. 

      To stop having to farm.

    • B. 

      To get goods they needed.

    • C. 

      To enjoy adventure at sea.

    • D. 

      To give families work to do.

  • 6. 
    What did Greek sailors use to help them steer their ships?
    • A. 

      Stars

    • B. 

      Charts

    • C. 

      Radios

    • D. 

      Compasses

  • 7. 
    In what city-state did the world's first democracy begin?
    • A. 

      Athens

    • B. 

      Cornith

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Sparta

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the best definition of a DEMOCRACY?
    • A. 

      A government ruled by one person

    • B. 

      A government in which the people elect leaders to represent them

    • C. 

      A government ruled by a few people

    • D. 

      A government ruled by a king often illegally

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