Test Your Knowledge On Easy Geography

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  • 1. 

    The geography term "alidade" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Instrument For Determining Direction

    • B.

      Reference Number &/Or Letter Which Is Assigned To A Grid On A Map

    • C.

      0 Degree Line Of Longitude

    • D.

      Salt Water Surrounding The Great Land Masses

    Correct Answer
    A. Instrument For Determining Direction
    Explanation
    An alidade is an instrument used in geography to determine direction. It typically consists of a sighting device, such as a telescope or a compass, mounted on a rotating disk. By aligning the sighting device with a specific point or object, the user can determine the direction of that point or object from their location. This instrument is commonly used in land surveying, navigation, and cartography to measure angles and determine bearings.

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  • 2. 

    The description "four huge relief sculptures at the bases of the four pillars" best describes?

    • A.

      The Amazon River

    • B.

      The Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    • C.

      The Independence Rock

    • D.

      The Arc De Triomphe

    Correct Answer
    D. The Arc De Triomphe
    Explanation
    The description "four huge relief sculptures at the bases of the four pillars" best describes The Arc De Triomphe. The Arc De Triomphe is a famous monument in Paris, France, known for its four massive relief sculptures located at the base of each of its four pillars. These sculptures depict important historical events and symbolize the values of the French Revolution.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these locations was previously called Shangri-La?

    • A.

      Camp David

    • B.

      The Plaza San Pietro

    • C.

      Victoria Falls

    • D.

      The Panama Canal

    Correct Answer
    A. Camp David
    Explanation
    Camp David was previously called Shangri-La.

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  • 4. 

    The description "present day construction completed by King of Munster in 1446" best describes?

    • A.

      Arlington National Cemetery

    • B.

      The St. Basil's Cathedral

    • C.

      The Plaza San Pietro

    • D.

      The Blarney Castle

    Correct Answer
    D. The Blarney Castle
    Explanation
    The Blarney Castle is the best description for the given statement because it was constructed by the King of Munster in 1446. The other options, Arlington National Cemetery, St. Basil's Cathedral, and Plaza San Pietro, do not match the description of being a present-day construction completed by the King of Munster in 1446.

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  • 5. 

    The description "name is because of its heavy fogs" best describes?

    • A.

      The Colosseum

    • B.

      Mt. Vesuvius

    • C.

      The Taj Mahal

    • D.

      The Black Sea

    Correct Answer
    D. The Black Sea
    Explanation
    The Black Sea is best described as "name is because of its heavy fogs" because it is known for its dense fog that often covers the surface of the sea. The fog is caused by the combination of warm, moist air from the sea and colder air from the surrounding land. This unique weather phenomenon has led to the sea being named "The Black Sea" due to the dark and mysterious appearance created by the fog.

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  • 6. 

    The description "covers more than two million acres" best describes?

    • A.

      Everglades National Park

    • B.

      Gettysburg

    • C.

      Yellowstone National Park

    • D.

      The Great Lakes

    Correct Answer
    C. Yellowstone National Park
    Explanation
    Yellowstone National Park is the correct answer because it is known for covering more than two million acres of land. The park is located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming but also extends into Montana and Idaho. It is famous for its diverse wildlife, geothermal features such as geysers and hot springs, and the iconic Yellowstone Caldera, which is one of the largest active volcanic systems in the world. Yellowstone's vast size and unique natural features make it a significant and popular national park.

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  • 7. 

    In what park is North America's highest point, Mount McKinley?

    • A.

      The Great Barrier Reef

    • B.

      The Black Sea

    • C.

      Denali National Park

    • D.

      The Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    Correct Answer
    C. Denali National Park
    Explanation
    North America's highest point, Mount McKinley, is located in Denali National Park. This park is situated in Alaska and is home to various peaks, including Mount McKinley, also known as Denali. With an elevation of 20,310 feet, it is the tallest mountain in North America. The park offers stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and mountaineers.

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