Quiz: Take The Geography Vocabulary Trivia Questions!

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Quiz: Take The Geography Vocabulary Trivia Questions!

If you are undertaking a geography class you must know that there is a very long list of vocabulary you are expected to understand and remember in order to retain information regarding them. Take up the quiz below and see just how much of this geography vocabulary you can remember. 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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