Trivia Questions: 9th Grade Exam On Geography! Quiz

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9th Grade Geography Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is made up of trivia questions designed to help with the 9th grade exam on geography! Geography is the study of the earth, its features and the people. It is important for one to understand how different landforms are created. Do you know the different types of rocks and how they are formed? Do take up the quiz and get to be better prepared to sit for your exam. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Each degree has (1=?)
    • A. 

      100 minutes

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      60 mintues

    • D. 

      60 seconds

    • E. 

      10 seconds

  • 2. 
    Each minute has (1'=?)
    • A. 

      60 seconds

    • B. 

      10 seconds

    • C. 

      20 seconds

    • D. 

      30 seconds

    • E. 

      100 seconds

  • 3. 
    How is a molten rock formed? and what does it start as?
    • A. 

      When a metaporhic rock heats and melts, it starts as megma

    • B. 

      When a igneous rock heats and melts, it starts as igneous fire

    • C. 

      When a igneous rock heats and melts,it starts as megma

    • D. 

      when a sedimentary rock heats and melts, it starts as lava

    • E. 

      When a metaporhic rock heats and melts, it starts as basalt

  • 4. 
    How is an igneous rock formed?
    • A. 

      When molten rock cools and hardens

    • B. 

      When sedimentary rock weathers

    • C. 

      When metaporhic rock heats and melts

  • 5. 
    What is the right order of the rock cycle?
    • A. 

      Molten rock-cools and hardens->igneous rock - weathered,eroded,&deposition->sedimentary rock- stress or heat-> metaporhic rock-heat & mealted-> molten rock

    • B. 

      Molten rock-cools and hardens->sedimentary rock- stress or heat-> igneous rock - weathered,eroded,&deposition->metaporhic rock-heat & mealted-> molten rock

    • C. 

      Metaporhic rock-heat & mealted-> molten rock-weathered,eroded,&deposition->sedimentary rock- stress or heat-> igneous rock

  • 6. 
    What is an example of metaporhic rock?
    • A. 

      Basalt

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Quartzie

    • D. 

      Lava

    • E. 

      Sandstone

  • 7. 
    What is an example of igneous rock?
    • A. 

      Sandstone

    • B. 

      Quartzie

    • C. 

      Megma

    • D. 

      Granite

  • 8. 
    What is an example of sedimentary rock?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Sandstone

    • C. 

      Granite

    • D. 

      Quartize

  • 9. 
    What is seismology?
    • A. 

      A science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

    • B. 

      Study of eartquakes and the structure of the earth, based on data from seismic waves

    • C. 

      Amount of energy released by an earthquake

  • 10. 
    What are glaciers?
    • A. 

      Slow-moving masses of ice

    • B. 

      Snow that became really thick

    • C. 

      Ice cover sheet

  • 11. 
    How is a erratic form?
    • A. 

      When ice sheets melted away

    • B. 

      When ice sheets pick up rock

  • 12. 
    Describe the chief characteristics of the eastern cordillera.
    • A. 

      Flat, rolling land,fairly dry

    • B. 

      Mostly mixed wood forest

    • C. 

      Steep mountains,rocky coast,some dense forests

    • D. 

      Flat low land covered with soil.treeless zone

  • 13. 
    Describe the chief characteristics of the interior plains.
    • A. 

      Flat low land covered with soil.treeless zone

    • B. 

      Mostly mixed wood forest

    • C. 

      Tundra

    • D. 

      Flat, rolling land,fairly dry

  • 14. 
    Describe the chief characteristics of the Canadian shield.
    • A. 

      Steep mountains

    • B. 

      Rocky coast

    • C. 

      Saucer shaped region

    • D. 

      Low rollinghills

  • 15. 
    Describe the chief characteristics of the lake-St.Lawrence lowlands.
    • A. 

      Mostly mixed wood.contains wet climate soil.rolling hills

    • B. 

      Rounded hills and mountains

    • C. 

      Tundra

    • D. 

      Flat,rolling land,fairly dry

  • 16. 
    Describe the chief characteristics of the Appalachian mountains.
    • A. 

      Steep mountains

    • B. 

      Flat rolling land

    • C. 

      Saucer shaped region

    • D. 

      Mostly mixed wood

    • E. 

      Rounded hills and mountains

  • 17. 
    Describe the chief characteristics of the artic lowlands.
    • A. 

      Baren, tundra

    • B. 

      Flat low land, covered with soil

    • C. 

      Rounded hills and mountains

    • D. 

      Mostly mixed wood

    • E. 

      Saucer shaped region

  • 18. 
    Define the net migration rate.
    • A. 

      The movement of persons from one country or locality to another

    • B. 

      The difference of births and deaths in a period of time, divided per 1,000 inhabitants

    • C. 

      the difference of immigrants and emigrants of an area in a period of time, divided per 1,000 inhabitants

  • 19. 
    How do you find doubling time?
    • A. 

      Divide 70 from the population growth rate

    • B. 

      mulitply 70 by the population growth rate

  • 20. 
    How do you find the population growth rate?
    • A. 

      Birth rate- death rate

    • B. 

      Immigration rate- emigration rate

    • C. 

      Net migration rate+ natural increase rate

    • D. 

      Birth rate • 1000 (• = multiply)

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