Geography Class Cumulative Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The Laramide _______________________ was responsible for the creation of many of the basins and ranges of the American West.
  • 2. 
    Oceania is divided into three main regions: Micronesia, Polynesia, and ________________________.
  • 3. 
    A decisive 1898 British victory led by Lord Kitchener over the forces of the Mahdi took place _____________________, across the Nile from Khartoum and currently the largest city by population in Sudan.
  • 4. 
    Skopje lies on the bank of the __________________ River.
  • 5. 
    The Western and Eastern Ghats bound the ___________________ Plateau.
  • 6. 
    The Horse Latitudes are nearest to _____________________ degrees north of south (please give a multiple of 10).
  • 7. 
    The shipping route of the Panama Canal runs through Lake ____________, a reservoir of the Chagres River.
  • 8. 
    Dzonghka is the primary language of _____________________.
  • 9. 
    The St. Johns River flows past _________________________, the largest city in its southern U.S. state.
  • 10. 
    Rio Muni refers to the mainland portion of _________________________________.
  • 11. 
    Italian unification leader Giuseppe Garibaldi took part in a revolution known as the War of the Tatters in ___________________________________, the southernmost state in Brazil.
  • 12. 
    The Chari River provides 90% of the water to ____________________________, an endorheic African lake.
  • 13. 
    Abyei is a disputed territory on the northern edge of the nation of______________________________
  • 14. 
    The Southern Hemisphere city of Fremantle, at the mouth of the Swan River, is the main port for the nearby larger city of ________________________________.
  • 15. 
    Summerside is the largest city on the western half of _________________________________.
  • 16. 
    Outside of Virginia, the only true independent cities in the lower 48 United States (cities that are not a part of any county or parish) are Carson City, Nevada, St. Louis, Missouri, and ________________________________, built at the mouth of the Patapsco River.
  • 17. 
    The city of Port of Spain lies on the _________________________________, the gulf separating its island from the mainland.
  • 18. 
    The extinction of non-avian dinosaurs is often posited to be created in the same event as the _______________________________ Crater, located on the Yucatan Peninsula.
  • 19. 
    The ____________________________ mountains form the southern border of the Tarim Basin and the northern edge of the Tibetan plateau
  • 20. 
    Hills shaped like inverted spoons known as _________________________ are left behind after glacial recession.