World Geography 1st Semester Test

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World Geography 1st Semester Test

Chapters 1-6, 11-15


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Includes all life
    • A. 

      Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Biosphere

    • C. 

      Lithosphere

    • D. 

      Atmosphere

  • 2. 
    Drawn in a north-south direction
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Lithosphere

    • D. 

      Legend

  • 3. 
    Drawn in a east-west
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Lithosphere

    • D. 

      Legend

  • 4. 
    Weather conditions over a period of time
    • A. 

      Doldrums

    • B. 

      Hurricanes

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Orographic effect

  • 5. 
    All of the following are forms of condensation EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Sleet

    • B. 

      Clouds

    • C. 

      Fog

    • D. 

      Dew

  • 6. 
    The drier leeward side of a mountain
    • A. 

      Extratropical cyclone

    • B. 

      Doldrums

    • C. 

      Orographic effect

    • D. 

      Rain shadow

  • 7. 
    All of the following are causes of currents EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Earth's rotation

    • D. 

      Doldrums

  • 8. 
    All of the following are classified as precipitation EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Tornadoes

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Sleet

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 9. 
    World's flattest and smoothest region
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Humus

    • C. 

      Abyssal Plains

    • D. 

      Magma

  • 10. 
    Liquid rock within the Earth
    • A. 

      Magma

    • B. 

      Sediment

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Estuary

  • 11. 
    Formed by bacteria, insects, & worms breaking down plant and animal material
    • A. 

      Magma

    • B. 

      Abyssal PLains

    • C. 

      Humus

    • D. 

      Plateau

  • 12. 
    Movement of water through the hydrosphere
    • A. 

      Biological cycle

    • B. 

      Current

    • C. 

      Hydrological cycle

    • D. 

      Estuary

  • 13. 
    Rocks breaking and decaying over time
    • A. 

      Sediment

    • B. 

      Faulting

    • C. 

      Folding

    • D. 

      Weathering

  • 14. 
    Downward movement of humus and minerals through the soil
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Leaching

    • C. 

      Weathering

    • D. 

      Nomading

  • 15. 
    Destruction of the forests
    • A. 

      Reforestation

    • B. 

      Deforestation

    • C. 

      Inforestation

    • D. 

      Preforestation

  • 16. 
    Forms when a river meets an inlet or small arm of the sea
    • A. 

      Estuary

    • B. 

      Alluvial fan

    • C. 

      Delta

    • D. 

      Mesa

  • 17. 
    Created by a combination of chemicals and water vapor
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Fog

    • C. 

      Mist

    • D. 

      Sleet

  • 18. 
    All of the following are fossils EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Natural Gas

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Uranium

  • 19. 
    Elevated flatland that rises sharply above nearby land on at least one side
    • A. 

      Aquifer

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Mesa

    • D. 

      Plateau

  • 20. 
    Average number of people living in an area
    • A. 

      Population density

    • B. 

      Death Rate

    • C. 

      Birth Rate

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 21. 
    Joe Fro Doe left the country. He is called a/an ___________
    • A. 

      Emergent

    • B. 

      Emigrant

    • C. 

      Immigrant

    • D. 

      Move Out

  • 22. 
    Hurricane Ike caused people to leave the Houston area. Ike is called a ______
    • A. 

      Pull Factor

    • B. 

      Push Factor

    • C. 

      Migrant Factor

    • D. 

      Max Factor

  • 23. 
    The Batman Lego video game is a new idea and the IPhone is new technology. These are called _____________
    • A. 

      Acculturations

    • B. 

      Globalizations

    • C. 

      Innovations

    • D. 

      Obsessions

  • 24. 
    Minnie Lou Travelocity moved into Eldorado, Tx from the Netherlands. She is a/an ________
    • A. 

      Emigrant

    • B. 

      Emergent

    • C. 

      Immigrant

    • D. 

      Move In

  • 25. 
    The countries in central Africa share culture traits such as religion. This is called a/an _________
    • A. 

      Coincidence

    • B. 

      Culture region

    • C. 

      Convergent culture

    • D. 

      Emigrant

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