Basic Geography Practice Test Questions! Quiz

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What do you know about geography? Geography is the research of the physical features of the earth, and it’s the atmosphere, and of individual activity, as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries. Geographers can define the location of a place in one of two ways: absolute and relative. Take this quiz and put yourself on the map of knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name for the most southern point on the earth? 
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      South Pole

    • C. 

      South Africa

  • 2. 
    What is the name for the imaginary parallel lines that run east to west around the world and never meet?
    • A. 

      Longitude lines

    • B. 

      Latitude lines

    • C. 

      Border lines

  • 3. 
    What the name for the lines that are not parallel and meet at the North and South Poles?
    • A. 

      Latitude lines

    • B. 

      Longitude lines

    • C. 

      Border lines

  • 4. 
    What continent is actually attached by land to Asia?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Antarctica

    • C. 

      Australia

  • 5. 
    What ocean is the largest ocean?
    • A. 

      Atlantic

    • B. 

      Pacific

    • C. 

      Indian

  • 6. 
    How many continents are there on Earth?  
  • 7. 
    How many countries are there in Africa?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      15

  • 8. 
    How many countries are there in Australia?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Six

  • 9. 
    What continent has about 60% of the earth's population at over 1, 333,000,000 people?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Australia

  • 10. 
    The imaginary line that runs around the middle of the earth is called the
    • A. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Prime Meridian

  • 11. 
    No one except scientists live on Antartica because it is too cold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Australia is the smallest continent by size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Some animals one could find in Africa are kangaroos and koala bears.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The longest river in the world is the Nile River in Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    This is a picture of what the world world would look like if it was chopped in have at the Equator. It shows the ..... 
    • A. 

      Western and Eastern hemispheres

    • B. 

      Northern and Southern hemispheres

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