Geography Vocabulary 2016

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A quiz about geography vocabulary


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  • 1. 
    What does Geography mean?
    • A. 

      The study of science

    • B. 

      The science dealing with the areal differentiation of the earth's surface

    • C. 

      The physical characteristics, especially the surface features, of an area

    • D. 

      The study of Earth in all it's variety

    • E. 

      A book on geography

  • 2. 
    _________ show's meanings of symbols
  • 3. 
    What does Physical features mean?
    • A. 

      Land, water, plants, and animals

    • B. 

      The study of the earth

    • C. 

      Important things on a map

    • D. 

      A book dealing with this science or study, as a textbook

    • E. 

      Climate, elevation, soil, vegetation, population, land use, industries, or states

  • 4. 
    What does Political Maps mean?
    • A. 

      A map dealing with politics and the presidential race

    • B. 

      A map showing the boundaries of countries, states or territories

    • C. 

      A map used to chart important land features

  • 5. 
    What does Physical Maps mean?
    • A. 

      A map showing the boundaries of countries and states

    • B. 

      A map locating animals, plants, and vegetation

    • C. 

      A map used to show where historic events have taken place

    • D. 

      A map tourists use to guide them

    • E. 

      A map showing land features of land and water

  • 6. 
    What does Regions mean?
    • A. 

      An area of land

    • B. 

      A key point on a map

    • C. 

      An extensive continous part of a surface space or body, a region of the Earth

    • D. 

      A large mass of land used for excavating

  • 7. 
     What does Human Enviroment Interactions mean?
  • 8. 
    What does Location mean?
    • A. 

      A location on a map

    • B. 

      A place of settlement activity and residence

    • C. 

      A body of land on the Earth's surface

  • 9. 
    What does Place mean?
  • 10. 
    What does Adaption mean?
    • A. 

      A form of structure modified to fit a changed enviroment

    • B. 

      A change that causes a variable in the enviroment

    • C. 

      An important variation in land mass or size

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The temperature of a region

    • B. 

      The composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region as temperature sunshine, cloundiness, and winds throughout the year averaged over a series of years

    • C. 

      The land conditions over a series of time

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      One of the main landmasses of the globe usually reckoned as seven in number Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, and Antartica

    • B. 

      A large landmass that makes up the Earth

    • C. 

      A important ruling power of the Earth

  • 13. 
    What does Isthmus mean?
  • 14. 
    What does Hemisphere mean?
    • A. 

      The parts of the Earth

    • B. 

      Half of the terrestrial globe or celestial sphere ESP one of the halves into which the Earth is divided compare Eastern hempishere Western Hemisphere Northern Hempisphere and Southern

    • C. 

      One of the main landmasses of the globe

  • 15. 
    What does Cardinal directions mean?
  • 16. 
    What does Compass Rose mean?
    • A. 

      Can be traced back to earlier

    • B. 

      A marking on a map

    • C. 

      Shows meanings of symbols

  • 17. 
    What does Equator mean?
  • 18. 
    What does Almanac mean?
    • A. 

      A guide about the Earth and all its important features

    • B. 

      An annul publication including calendars with weather forecasts astronomical information tide tables and other related tabular information

    • C. 

      A census of the population, vegetation, climate, and wildlife that is published every year

  • 19. 
    Name the 7 continents