A Trivia Quiz On Geography Terms!

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Looking for a trivia quiz on geography terms? There are some words that a geography student is expected to understand in detail and if you doubt your ability to derive the correct meaning from some words this quiz is for you as it has some common words within it. Do give it a shot and get to see how well you will do. All the best as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    POND
    • A. 

      A deep spot in a stream.

    • B. 

      A large stream of water of natural origin.

    • C. 

      A body of still water smaller than a lake.

    • D. 

      A natural or artificial lake.

  • 2. 
    SUMMIT
    • A. 

      Any land whose surface gradually rises in a general direction.

    • B. 

      A line on a mountain above which there is snow the year around.

    • C. 

      Russian term for mid-latitude grasslands.

    • D. 

      The highest part of a hill or mountain.

  • 3. 
    PRAIRIE
    • A. 

      A long, narrow, conspicuous elevation of land.

    • B. 

      Any natural grassland but usually used to describe the vast areas of level or rolling land without trees in the central part of the United States.

    • C. 

      A long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water.

    • D. 

      Loose material which forms the upper surface of the earth.

  • 4. 
    STREAM
    • A. 

      A flow of moving water.

    • B. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

    • C. 

      The point where a river empties and ends its course.

    • D. 

      A point where a river begins.

  • 5. 
    SEA
    • A. 

      A point where a river empties and ends its course.

    • B. 

      An area of low spongy land too wet to farm but usually supporting an abundance of coarse grasses, trees, or other vegetation.

    • C. 

      Part of a stream where the water flows very switfly over rocks.

    • D. 

      A large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land.

  • 6. 
    SAVANNAH
    • A. 

      Any natural grassland but usually used to describe a vast areas of level or rolling land without trees in the central part of the United States.

    • B. 

      A tropical grass land found in warm tropical regions.

    • C. 

      A long, narrow, conspicuous elevation of land.

    • D. 

      Highest part of a hill or mountain.

  • 7. 
    RESERVOIR
    • A. 

      Any land whose surface gradually rises in a general direction.

    • B. 

      A long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water.

    • C. 

      A natural or artificial lake, usually made by damming a stream of running water.

    • D. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

  • 8. 
    SPIT
    • A. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

    • B. 

      Any land whose surface gradually rises in a general direction.

    • C. 

      A long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water.

    • D. 

      A point where a river begins.

  • 9. 
    RIVER MOUTH
    • A. 

      Part of a stream where the water flows very swiftly over rocks.

    • B. 

      A point where a river begins.

    • C. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

    • D. 

      The point where a river empties and ends its course.

  • 10. 
    SEAPORT
    • A. 

      A harbor at the shore of the ocean or large body of water developed with facilities to load and unload sea-going vessels.

    • B. 

      Land bordering the sea, a lake, or a large river.

    • C. 

      A large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land.

    • D. 

      The line where the land meets the water of any large river or body of water.

  • 11. 
    RIGHT BANK
    • A. 

      Land bordering the sea, a lake or a large river.

    • B. 

      A line on a mountain above which there is snow the year around.

    • C. 

      The bank of a stream which lies on the right side as one goes with the current.

    • D. 

      The highest part of a hill or mountain.

  • 12. 
    SHOAL
    • A. 

      A long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water.

    • B. 

      A deep spot in a stream.

    • C. 

      A natural or artificial lake.

    • D. 

      A very shallow spot in a body of water.

  • 13. 
    RAPIDS
    • A. 

      Part of a stream where the water flows very swiftly over rocks.

    • B. 

      A large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land.

    • C. 

      A flow of moving water.

    • D. 

      A body of still water smaller than a lake.

  • 14. 
    SOUND
    • A. 

      A harbor at the shore of the ocean or large body of water developed with facilities to load and unload sea-going vessels.

    • B. 

      An area of low spongy land too wet to farm but usually supporting an abundance of coarse grasses, trees, or other vegetation.

    • C. 

      A large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land.

    • D. 

      A long and rather narrow body of water, large than a strait, connecting two large bodies of water and separating a large island from the mainland.

  • 15. 
    SANDBAR
    • A. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

    • B. 

      Land bordering the sea, a lake or a large river.

    • C. 

      A long, narrow band of sand in a body of water.

    • D. 

      A tropical grass land found in warm tropical regions.

  • 16. 
    RIVER
    • A. 

      A large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land.

    • B. 

      A body of still water smaller than a lake.

    • C. 

      A large stream of water of natural origin.

    • D. 

      A large stream of water of natural origin which drains an area of land and flows into another river or body of water.

  • 17. 
    STEPPE
    • A. 

      A long, narrow band of sand in a body of water.

    • B. 

      A harbor at the shore of the ocean or large body of water developed with facilities to load and unload sea-going vessels.

    • C. 

      Russian term for mid-latitude grasslands.

    • D. 

      The highest part of a hill or mountain.

  • 18. 
    SNOWLINE
    • A. 

      Land bordering the sea, a lake or a large river.

    • B. 

      A line on a mountain above which there is snow the year around.

    • C. 

      The bank of a stream which lies on the right side as one goes with the current.

    • D. 

      A long, narrow, conspicuous elevation of land.

  • 19. 
    PRECIPICE
    • A. 

      Any land whose surface gradually rises in a general direction.

    • B. 

      A long narrow conspicuous elevation of land.

    • C. 

      Highest part of a hill or mountain.

    • D. 

      A very steep, high cliff.

  • 20. 
    STRAIT
    • A. 

      A very shallow spot in a body of water.

    • B. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

    • C. 

      The average level of the surface of the ocean measured along a shoreline.

    • D. 

      A point where a river begins.

  • 21. 
    REEF
    • A. 

      A series of rocks in a body of water, the ops of which are slightly beneath, or at, the surface.

    • B. 

      The highest part of a hill or mountain.

    • C. 

      A long, narrow, conspicuous elevation of land.

    • D. 

      A large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land.

  • 22. 
    SOIL
    • A. 

      A long narrow conspicuous elevation of land.

    • B. 

      A long, narrow band of sand in a body of water.

    • C. 

      A deep spot in a stream.

    • D. 

      A loose material which forms the upper surface of the earth.

  • 23. 
    RIDGE
    • A. 

      Highest part of a hill or mountain.

    • B. 

      A point where a river begins.

    • C. 

      .A long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water.

    • D. 

      A long, narrow, conspicuous elevation of land.

  • 24. 
    SEA LEVEL
    • A. 

      The average level of the surface of the ocean measured along a shoreline.

    • B. 

      Land bordering the sea, a lake or a large river.

    • C. 

      A long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water.

    • D. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

  • 25. 
    SHORE
    • A. 

      A passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water.

    • B. 

      Highest part of a hill or mountain.

    • C. 

      Land bordering the sea, a lake, or a large river.

    • D. 

      A very shallow spot in a body of water.

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