Geography Skills Test Quiz: Trivia!

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Geography Skills Test Quiz: Trivia!

How well do you know geography? Could you pass this quiz? This quiz is centered on questions such as the study of the earth’s surface, the Prime Meridian, and whether the equator circles the earth. Do you know which way longitude and latitude run, how many time zones are there in the world, and at what degrees is the North Pole? This quiz will teach you geography skills. Give it a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using the graph below, which city is the farthest north?   City Latitude Longitude Cape Town, South Africa 34°S 18°E Pontianik, Indonesia 0° 109°E Nome, Alaska 65°N 165°W Quito Ecuador 0° 79°W Stockholm, Sweden 59°N 18°E Wellington, New Zealand 41°S 175°E
    • A. 

      Cape Town, South Africa

    • B. 

      Nome, Alaska

    • C. 

      Stockholm, Sweden

    • D. 

      Wellington, New Zealand

  • 2. 
    According to the graph, which city is closest to the Prime Meridian City Latitude Longitude Cape Town, South Africa 34°S 18°E Pontianik, Indonesia 0° 109°E Nome, Alaska 65°N 165°W Quito Ecuador 0° 79°W Stockholm, Sweden 59°N 18°E Wellington, New Zealand 41°S 175°E
    • A. 

      Pontianik, Indonesia

    • B. 

      Stockholm, Sweden

    • C. 

      Wellington, New Zealand

    • D. 

      Quito, Ecuador

  • 3. 
    The north pole is located at what degrees?
    • A. 

      180 degrees west longitude

    • B. 

      0 degrees latitude

    • C. 

      90 degrees north latitude

    • D. 

      90 degrees north longitude

  • 4. 
    How many time zones are in the world?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    Longitude runs ______________________but measures__________________
    • A. 

      North and South, East and West

    • B. 

      East and West, North and South

    • C. 

      Equator, prime meridian

    • D. 

      South, North

  • 6. 
    The Equator circles Earth.
    • A. 

      Halfway between the north and south poles

    • B. 

      At the same location as the International Date Line

    • C. 

      Around Earth at 66 ยบ N

    • D. 

      By the Prime Meridian

  • 7. 
    The Prime Meridian is a:
    • A. 

      Line of latitude

    • B. 

      Imaginary line that splits the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres

    • C. 

      Imaginary line that splits the Earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres

    • D. 

      Cousin of the Transformer Optimus Prime

  • 8. 
    What body of water is the Question Mark?
    • A. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Arctic Ocean

  • 9. 
    If you were in Australia, which two hemispheres would you be in
    • A. 

      North and South

    • B. 

      West and South

    • C. 

      East and South

    • D. 

      North and East

  • 10. 
    The study of the Earth's surface is known as______________
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Radiology

    • C. 

      Geology

    • D. 

      Geography

  • 11. 
    This is an example of a
    • A. 

      Map

    • B. 

      Yellowstone National Park

    • C. 

      Legend

    • D. 

      Smokey the Bear's playground

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