Geography Quiz: Basic Facts!

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Geography Quiz: Basic Facts!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries.
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Chemistry

    • D. 

      Botany

  • 2. 
    The envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
    • A. 

      Biosphere

    • B. 

      Hyrdosphere

    • C. 

      Lithosphere

    • D. 

      Atmoshere

  • 3. 
    A particular section, group, or type of people or animals living in an area or country.
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Development

    • D. 

      Settlements

  • 4. 
    The customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social groups.
    • A. 

      Population

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      Development

  • 5. 
    The solid, outer part of the Earth.
    • A. 

      Athmosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 6. 
    About _____  percent of the Earth's surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about 96.5 percent of all Earth's water.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      90

  • 7. 
    The process of turning from a liquid into vapor.
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Run-off

  • 8. 
    The water cycle, also called __________, cycle that involves the continuous circulation of water in the Earth-atmosphere system.
    • A. 

      Life cycle

    • B. 

      Wheel cycle

    • C. 

      Chemical cycle

    • D. 

       hydrologic cycle

  • 9. 
    Who originally sang What a Wonderful World?
    • A. 

      Michael Jackson

    • B. 

      Michael Buble'

    • C. 

      Josh Groban

    • D. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 10. 
    Who is the father of geography?
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Archimedes

    • C. 

      Einstein

    • D. 

      Eratosthenes

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