Social Studies Exam - Chapter 1 Terminology Practice Test

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  • 1. 
    ________________ are the systems for keeping time around the world that has each hour of the day equal to 15 degrees of longitude.
  • 2. 
    _________________ is a tool to find direction used on maps (shows north, south, east, and west).
  • 3. 
    ___________________ is a high rugged landform.
  • 4. 
    ______________________ is the movement of one planet around another planet/star.
  • 5. 
    ______________________ is technology that uses information from satellites to find absolute location for people and things.
  • 6. 
    ___________________ happens twice a year when either the daylight or nighttime are at their maximum.
  • 7. 
    ______________________ are any of the seven large land masses.
  • 8. 
    ______________________ is the relocation of soil and other pieces of rock that were worn or carried away by wind, ice, and water.
  • 9. 
    ______________________ is the exact location of something on the earth using co-ordinates of latitude and longitude.
  • 10. 
    ______________________ is a small stream flowing into a river, which may flow into a lake or ocean.
  • 11. 
    ______________________ is the name of a supercontinent that existed 200 million years ago.
  • 12. 
    ______________________ are imaginary lines that run from north to south that are used to show distance from the prime meridian.
  • 13. 
      __________________________ is a broad flate or gently rolling arae that is higher above its surroundings.
  • 14. 
      __________________________ is the imaginary line around the centre of the earth half way between the north and south poles (called 0 degrees latitude).
  • 15. 
      __________________________ is a piece of land jutting out into the ocean from the mainland surrounded by water on three sides.
  • 16. 
      __________________________ is a gigantic body of ice that is gound in mountain and polar regions.
  • 17. 
      __________________________ is technology that displays and stores facts about the physical world.
  • 18. 
      __________________________ are small pieces of soil and rock carried by water.
  • 19. 
      __________________________ is formed when the ocean makes a large indent into land forming a semi-circle.
  • 20. 
      __________________________ is every 4th year that has 366 days to make up for the previous 3 at 365 1/4 days.
  • 21. 
      __________________________ is a way of showing the earth (a sphere) which is three dimensional as a flat map which is two dimensional.
  • 22. 
      __________________________ is a broad flat or gently rolling area of land.
  • 23. 
      __________________________ is an imaginary line that goes through the centre of the earth betwen north and south poles.
  • 24. 
      __________________________ is the time period lasting 1000 years between the 5th century and the 15th centuries.
  • 25. 
      __________________________ is a triangular shaped deposit of soil and sand at the mouth of a river.
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