Thinking Like A Geographer

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Thinking Like A Geographer

If you fancy yourself a geography fanatic and are up to answering questions about thinking like a geographer try out this quiz. It is a simple set of questions; therefore, it will be easy to answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The special computer software geographers use to gather different information about the same place is the
    • A. 

      Meridian.

    • B. 

      Grid system.

    • C. 

      Geographic information systems (GIS).

    • D. 

      Global Positioning System (GPS).

  • 2. 
    The main tools geographers use are
    • A. 

      Regions.

    • B. 

      Relative locations.

    • C. 

      Maps and globes.

    • D. 

      Latitude and longitude.

  • 3. 
    Physical geography is the study of the earth's
    • A. 

      Two hemispheres.

    • B. 

      Atmosphere.

    • C. 

      Land, water, plant, and animal life.

    • D. 

      Neighboring planets.

  • 4. 
    One way geographers gather information for accurate maps is by studying
    • A. 

      Landforms.

    • B. 

      Photographs taken high above the earth.

    • C. 

      The grid system.

    • D. 

      Lines of latitude.

  • 5. 
    What two characteristics do geographers study about a place?
    • A. 

      Physical and human

    • B. 

      Latitude and longitude

    • C. 

      GPS and GIS

    • D. 

      Maps and globes