Quiz: 5 Themes Of Geography

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Five Themes Of Geography Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which is an example of humans interacting with their environment?
    • A. 

      Someone eating a sandwich for lunch at a fast-food restaurant

    • B. 

      A taxidermist who is paid to stuff and mount fish caught by sportsmen.

    • C. 

      Inuit tribes of the Arctic who depend on fishing for survival.

    • D. 

      A town council raising the cost of a fishing license from $5 to $10.

  • 2. 
    The invisible lines on a map that pinpoint coordinates of absolute locations are called
    • A. 

      The x axis and the y axis

    • B. 

      Latitude and longitude

    • C. 

      Earth coordinates

    • D. 

      Equators and meridians

  • 3. 
    What are the major themes of geography?
    • A. 

      Region, latitude, longitude, temperature, and humidity

    • B. 

      Time zone, rainfall, population, movement, and language

    • C. 

      People, places, human-environmental interaction, and locations

    • D. 

      Location, place, region, movement, human-environmental interaction

  • 4. 
    In terms of geography, which of the following is not an example of movement?
    • A. 

      Immigrants traveling from Asia to the United States

    • B. 

      Construction workers modifying the landscape to build a building.

    • C. 

      A business woman commuting to work every morning

    • D. 

      A family taking a vacation to Florida

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a factual statement about the theme place?
    • A. 

      It is a description of the physical and cultural characteristics of a location.

    • B. 

      The environment has no impact on it.

    • C. 

      It varies depending on the seasons.

    • D. 

      It is pinpointed using latitude and longitude.

  • 6. 
    Which statement is true about the equator?
    • A. 

      It is the location of earth's magnetic poles.

    • B. 

      It separates the earth into degrees of latitude and longitude.

    • C. 

      It divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres.

    • D. 

      It influences weather patterns around the world.

  • 7. 
    What is the 0-degree latitude line called?
    • A. 

      The international dateline

    • B. 

      The equator

    • C. 

      The prime meridian

    • D. 

      Latitude-zero

  • 8. 
    How many degrees of longitude are there to the east and west of the Prime Meridian?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      520

    • D. 

      180

  • 9. 
    What is the weather like at 90 degrees south latitude?
    • A. 

      Temperate

    • B. 

      Tropical

    • C. 

      Frigid

    • D. 

      Hot in summer, cold in winter

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of a physical characteristic of a region?
    • A. 

      A sports team that everyone in the area roots for

    • B. 

      A mountain range located within that region

    • C. 

      The jobs that are available in that region

    • D. 

      The language that's spoken in that region

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