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Physical Geography Quizzes & Trivia

Physical Geography Voabulary


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  • 1. 
    Which is a sizable inland body of water?
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Delta

    • D. 

      River

    • E. 

      Volcano

  • 2. 
    Which is a point of land that extends into a river, lake, or ocean?
    • A. 

      Cape

    • B. 

      Mountain

    • C. 

      Valley

    • D. 

      Ocean

    • E. 

      Mouth of River

  • 3. 
    Which is a body of land jutting into a lake or ocean surrounded on three sides by water?
    • A. 

      River

    • B. 

      Plateau

    • C. 

      Archipelago

    • D. 

      Peninsula

    • E. 

      Valley

  • 4. 
    Which is a small river or stream that flows into a large river or stream; a branch of the river?
    • A. 

      Delta

    • B. 

      Hill

    • C. 

      Tributary

    • D. 

      Source

    • E. 

      Volcano

  • 5. 
    Which is a mountain created as liquid rock and ash erupts from inside the earth?
    • A. 

      Volcano

    • B. 

      Hill

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Oasis

    • E. 

      Swamp

  • 6. 
    Which is a large, thick body of slowly moving ice?
    • A. 

      Oasis

    • B. 

      Srait

    • C. 

      Icicle

    • D. 

      Hill

    • E. 

      Glacier

  • 7. 
    Which is a flat, low-lying land built up from soil, carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth?
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Mountain Range

    • E. 

      River

  • 8. 
    Which is land with steep sides that rises sharply (1000 feet or more) from surrounding land; generally larger and more rugged than a hill?
    • A. 

      Island

    • B. 

      Mountain

    • C. 

      Canyon

    • D. 

      Land

    • E. 

      Mouth of a River

  • 9. 
    Which is an area of level land usually at low elevation and often covered with grasses?
    • A. 

      Grassland

    • B. 

      Isthmus

    • C. 

      Volcano

    • D. 

      Plain

    • E. 

      Peninsula

  • 10. 
    Which is an area of flat or rolling land at a high elevation about 300-3000 feet high?
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Valley

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Plain

    • E. 

      Peninsula

  • 11. 
    Which is a place where a river or stream begins, often in highlands?
    • A. 

      Ocean Basin

    • B. 

      Source of a River

    • C. 

      Lake

    • D. 

      River

    • E. 

      Mouth

  • 12. 
    Which is a dry, often sandy region of little rainfall, extreme temperatures, and sparse vegetation?
    • A. 

      Desert

    • B. 

      Mountain Range

    • C. 

      Oasis

    • D. 

      Land

    • E. 

      Swamp

  • 13. 
    Which is a land area smaller than a continent, completely surrounded by water?
    • A. 

      Lake

    • B. 

      Archipelago

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Island

    • E. 

      Ocean

  • 14. 
    Which is an area of low land between hills or mountains?
    • A. 

      Volcano

    • B. 

      Plain

    • C. 

      Valley

    • D. 

      Hill

    • E. 

      Canyon

  • 15. 
    Which is a narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land areas?
    • A. 

      River

    • B. 

      Desert

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Source

    • E. 

      Isthmus

  • 16. 
    Which is part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline, generally smaller than a gulf?
    • A. 

      Bay

    • B. 

      Ocean

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Lake

    • E. 

      Mouth of a River

  • 17. 
    Which is a deep and narrow valley with steep walls?
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Canyon

    • C. 

      Waterfall

    • D. 

      Trench

    • E. 

      Ocean

  • 18. 
    Which is called a group of islands?
    • A. 

      Archipelago

    • B. 

      Island

    • C. 

      Stream

    • D. 

      Ocean Basin

    • E. 

      Canyon

  • 19. 
    Which is elevated land with slopin sides and rounded summit; generally smaller then a mountain?
    • A. 

      Hill

    • B. 

      Trench

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Delta

    • E. 

      Island

  • 20. 
    Which is a large natural stream of water that runs through the land?
    • A. 

      River Basin

    • B. 

      Basin

    • C. 

      Lake

    • D. 

      River

    • E. 

      Bay

  • 21. 
    Which is a place where a stream or river flows into a larger body of water?
    • A. 

      Mouth of a River

    • B. 

      Tributary

    • C. 

      Dock

    • D. 

      Ocean

    • E. 

      Inland

  • 22. 
    Which is a seasonally flooded bottomland with more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog?
    • A. 

      River

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Rainfall

    • D. 

      Swamp

    • E. 

      Rainforest

  • 23. 
    Which is a series of connected mountains?
    • A. 

      Mountain Range

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Land

    • D. 

      HighLands

    • E. 

      Plateau

  • 24. 
    Which is a narrow stretch of water joining two larger bodies of water?
    • A. 

      Plain

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Strait

    • D. 

      Low Lands

    • E. 

      River

  • 25. 
    Which is a green area in a desert fed by undreground water?
    • A. 

      Cliff

    • B. 

      Rainforest

    • C. 

      Plains

    • D. 

      Plateau

    • E. 

      Oasis