Geography Vocabulary Exam: Quiz!

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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  • 1. 
    An artificial channel that brings water to a dry region for general use.
    • A. 

      Crater

    • B. 

      Basin

    • C. 

      Aqueduct

    • D. 

      Freeway

  • 2. 
    Waves breaking into foam as they approach or dash against the shore.
    • A. 

      Tributary

    • B. 

      Breakers

    • C. 

      Lagoon

    • D. 

      Pier

  • 3. 
    Continental divide.
    • A. 

      A small valley

    • B. 

      The height of land on the North American continent that separates the waters that flow east to the Atlantic Ocean from the waters that flow west to the Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      A projection of rock having the appearance of a shelf

    • D. 

      A map that shows how people have divided the land into countries, states or provinces, and cities and towns

  • 4. 
    The buying and selling of goods and services.
    • A. 

      Commerce

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Basin

    • D. 

      Urban

  • 5. 
    A slow, sluggish stream; usually used to describe inlets from the Gulf of Mexico or from the Mississippi River.
    • A. 

      Glacier

    • B. 

      Bayou

    • C. 

      Glen

    • D. 

      Grove

  • 6. 
    A narrow piece of land joining two larger bodies of land, or joining a peninsula to a mainland.
    • A. 

      Jungle

    • B. 

      Inlet

    • C. 

      Isthmus

    • D. 

      Harbor

  • 7. 
    A pit from which coal, minerals, or precious stones are taken by digging.
    • A. 

      Meadow

    • B. 

      Mesa

    • C. 

      Marsh

    • D. 

      Mine

  • 8. 
    A landform that consists of a single rock formation.
    • A. 

      Pasture

    • B. 

      Oasis

    • C. 

      Monolith

    • D. 

      Piedmont

  • 9. 
    A subdivision of a country; similar to a state.
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Province

    • C. 

      Point

    • D. 

      Suburb

  • 10. 
    A line where pieces of Earth's crust meet and along which earthquakes occur.
    • A. 

      Foothill

    • B. 

      Glen

    • C. 

      Gorge

    • D. 

      Fault line

  • 11. 
    A long period with no rain.
    • A. 

      Gorge

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Levee

    • D. 

      Salt lake

  • 12. 
    To provide water to an area of land from a natural source by using artificial means.
    • A. 

      Hot spring

    • B. 

      Forestry

    • C. 

      Divide

    • D. 

      Irrigate

  • 13. 
    The way people produce, distribute, and get what they need to live.
    • A. 

      Nomadic herding

    • B. 

      Transmission

    • C. 

      Economy

    • D. 

      Tide

  • 14. 
    A hill or ridge of land piled up by the wind.
    • A. 

      Dune

    • B. 

      Grazing land

    • C. 

      Grove

    • D. 

      Knob

  • 15. 
    An area of dense, tangled growth often found in tropical rain forests.
    • A. 

      Basin

    • B. 

      Peninsula

    • C. 

      Harbor

    • D. 

      Jungle

  • 16. 
    Bowl-shaped opening at the top of a volcano.
    • A. 

      Cinder cone

    • B. 

      Crater

    • C. 

      Cove

    • D. 

      Dock

  • 17. 
    The art and science of representing the physical features of the earth by maps and charts is:
  • 18. 
    A way of measuring and describing the force of an earthquake is:
  • 19. 
    A town or built-up area near a larger city or town is a:
  • 20. 
    A piece of land nearly surrounded by water and attached to a larger area of land or the mainland by an isthmus is a: