World Geography - Quiz 1

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World Geography - Quiz 1

Have you ever been curious of how mountains, hills, rivers and other physical features were formed? Do you want an easy way of learning all these? This quiz will increase you Geographical understanding a notch higher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the imaginary line that divides the earth into the Northern and Southern Hemisphere?
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      Greenwich Line

    • C. 

      Equator

  • 2. 
    What is it called when latitude and longitude is used to identify the location of a place?
    • A. 

      Absolute location

    • B. 

      Relative location

    • C. 

      Prime Meridian

  • 3. 
    This shows the relationship between map measurements and actual distances.
    • A. 

      Cities

    • B. 

      Capitals

    • C. 

      Compass Rose

    • D. 

      Scale

  • 4. 
    This is the location of one place in relation to another.
    • A. 

      Relative location

    • B. 

      Absolute location

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Compass rose

  • 5. 
    This region is defined by popular feelings and images rather than by objective data.
    • A. 

      Formal region

    • B. 

      Functional region

    • C. 

      Perceptual region

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the 5 themes of Geography
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Animal Interaction

    • D. 

      Region

  • 7. 
    Which "sphere" consists of all of the water on planet earth?
    • A. 

      Hydrosphere

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Lithosphere

  • 8. 
    This is a crack in the earth's crust.
    • A. 

      Accretion

    • B. 

      Earthquake

    • C. 

      Volcano

    • D. 

      Fault

  • 9. 
    This is the process by which the Colorado River formed the Grand Canyon.
    • A. 

      Wind erosion

    • B. 

      Water erosion

    • C. 

      Spreading

    • D. 

      Plate tectonics

  • 10. 
    This imaginary line divides the earth into the eastern and western hemispheres.
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      Prime meridian

    • C. 

      Fault

    • D. 

      Accretion

  • 11. 
    This "sphere" consists of all of the land on earth.
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Hydrosphere

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

  • 12. 
    Sudden, violent movements of plates along a fault are known as
    • A. 

      Subduction

    • B. 

      Fold

    • C. 

      Spreading

    • D. 

      Earthquake

  • 13. 
    This is the name given to the regular movement of water.
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Water cycle

  • 14. 
    This type of region is a central place and the surrounding areas linked to it.
    • A. 

      Functional region

    • B. 

      Perceptual region

    • C. 

      Formal region