Introduction To Geography Unit Test

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Introduction To Geography Unit Test

Studying geography is a good way of knowing the secret the world holds and how it came to be as it is. As you have been introduced to geography you are expected to take up the quiz below and pass with ease. Give it a try and read up on what you get wrong.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The study of names of countries, states , and cities

    • B. 

      The study of how to prevent and clean up pollution

    • C. 

      The study of the Earth and its people

    • D. 

      The study of rocks, minerals, and soils of Earth

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Half the earth; western

    • B. 

      0 degrees longitude; western

    • C. 

      0 degrees latitude; eastern

    • D. 

      Half the earth; eastern

  • 3. 
    Another name for 0 degees longitude is the ______________________.
    • A. 

      Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

    • D. 

      Prime Meridian

  • 4. 
    Another name for 0 degrees latitude is the __________________________
    • A. 

      Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      Prime Meridian

  • 5. 
    The only accurate representation of the Earth is the __________________.
    • A. 

      Globe

    • B. 

      Mercator Projection

    • C. 

      Robinson Projection

    • D. 

      Colored picture

  • 6. 
    The reason that there are different time zones is because _________.  
    • A. 

      Throughout the year the North Pole receives little light from the sun

    • B. 

      The Earth makes one revolution around the sun every 365 days

    • C. 

      The Earth rotates on its axis causing only part of the Earth to receive light

    • D. 

      The sun shines on only the northern hemisphere from June through December

  • 7. 
    A bar scale is used on a map to help
    • A. 

      Tell who published the map

    • B. 

      Show capitals and countries

    • C. 

      Determine elevation above sea level

    • D. 

      determine distance from point to point

  • 8. 
    The areas of the world that have the largest concentration of people (population) are .....
    • A. 

      India and China

    • B. 

      North America and Australia

    • C. 

      China and Australia

    • D. 

      South America and northern Asia

  • 9. 
    Use page 12 in your atlas or page A16 in your book to answer the following question: What country is located at 30 degrees south and 22 degrees east?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Libya

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 10. 
    Use page 12 in your atlas or page A16 in your book to answer the following question: What is the absolute location of Jakarta, Indonesia?
    • A. 

      7 degrees north and 108 degrees west

    • B. 

      7 degrees south and 108 degrees east

    • C. 

      165 degrees north and 108 degrees east

    • D. 

      135 degrees north and 7 degrees east

  • 11. 
    Which statement best describes the religions of Asia?
    • A. 

      Asia is mainly a Christian continent.

    • B. 

      There are several different types of religion practiced in Asia.

    • C. 

      Hinduism is the main religion in Asia.

    • D. 

      Eastern Asia is mostly Judaism.

  • 12. 
    Lines of ________________ meet at the north and south poles and are measured east and west of the Prime Meridian
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Tropics

    • C. 

      Longitude

  • 13. 
    Lines of ______________________ run across the globe and are measure north and south of the equator.
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Longitude

  • 14. 
    Time zones are generally based on lines of ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Longitude

  • 15. 
    Use page 26 in your atlas to answer the following question: If it is 8 am in Brevard, what time is it in Moscow, Russia?
    • A. 

      12 noon

    • B. 

      4 am

    • C. 

      8 pm

    • D. 

      4 pm

  • 16. 
    Use page 26 in your atlast to answer the following question: If it is 8 am in Brevard, what time is it in Anchorage, Alaska?
    • A. 

      12 noon

    • B. 

      4 am

    • C. 

      8 pm

    • D. 

      4 pm

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      There are distortions or inaccuracies in various projections

    • B. 

      The Robinson projection never shows the equator

    • C. 

      North America is hard to find on map projections

  • 18. 
    _____________________ is both a continent and a country.
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 19. 
    __________________________ is the largest continent.
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 20. 
    Where do you find most of the tundra in the world?
    • A. 

      Northern latitudes

    • B. 

      Eastern hemisphere

    • C. 

      Southern latitudes

    • D. 

      Western hemisphere

  • 21. 
    Northern Africa is mostly ___________________ climate.
    • A. 

      Semiarid

    • B. 

      Humid subtropical

    • C. 

      Dry desert

    • D. 

      Tropical wet

  • 22. 
    Read the cartogram below. Which area of the world did not have many personal computers in 2004?
    • A. 

      Europe and India

    • B. 

      India and North America

    • C. 

      South America and North America

    • D. 

      Africa and India

  • 23. 
    Read the cartogram below.  Which two countries in the world have more people than any other country?  
    • A. 

      United States and China

    • B. 

      Brazil and France

    • C. 

      China and India

    • D. 

      Australia and India

  • 24. 
    The following cartogram is about carbon emissions. Read the following sentences and determine which one most accurately represents the map.
    • A. 

      South America and Africa lead the way in carbon emission emissions

    • B. 

      India is a major player in carbon emissions

    • C. 

      Central America contributes the most to carbon emissions.

    • D. 

      United States seems to be leading the way in carbon emissions

  • 25. 
    The following cartogram is about Child Mortality. This measures how many babies or children die in the different places in the world.  
    • A. 

      Africa seems to be suffering the most from poor health care and have many children dieing.

    • B. 

      Canada and Australia don't have many doctors because so many children are dieing in those countries.

    • C. 

      South America is worse off than Africa because they have more deaths than anywhere else in the world.

    • D. 

      Europe leads the world in infant mortality (death)

  • 26. 
    What can you infer from the following cartogram about Child Mortality?  
    • A. 

      India is able to provide good health care for its mothers and children.

    • B. 

      Better health care in countries like Japan and Australi lead to fewer children dieing from diseases.

    • C. 

      Canada does not provide very good medical care for its childre when it is compared to countries like India.

    • D. 

      South America has the same degree of problems as Africa when it comes to health care for its children.

  • 27. 
    This ocean is located east of Africa and south of Asia.
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Arctic Ocean

  • 28. 
    This ocean is located east of North America and west of Europe and Africa.
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Arctic Ocean

  • 29. 
    This line goes around the circumfrence of the Earth.
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      The North Pole

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 30. 
    This continent is on the same landmass as Asia.
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      North America

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Topographical

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Satellite

  • 32. 
    What type of map is pictured below?
    • A. 

      Cartogram

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Satellite

    • D. 

      Contour

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Mediterranean Sea

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Arctic Ocean