9th Grade Geography MCQ Quiz: Test!

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9th Grade Geography MCQ Quiz: Test!

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  • 1. 
    Australia is located in which global region?
    • A. 

      East Asia

    • B. 

      Americas

    • C. 

      North Pacific

    • D. 

      Asia- Pacific

  • 2. 
    What is the name associated with plate movements?
    • A. 

      Tectonic movement

    • B. 

      Plate movement

    • C. 

      Continental drift

    • D. 

      Weathering and erosion

  • 3. 
    There are several factors influencing Australia's climate. These include:
    • A. 

      Latitude, El Nino and Ocean currents

    • B. 

      Latitude, Longitude and Relief

    • C. 

      Relief, Ocean Currents and Vegetation

    • D. 

      Weather, Pressure systems and Distance from the coast

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a natural Australian feature?
    • A. 

      Uluru

    • B. 

      Great Barrier Reef

    • C. 

      Sydney Aquarium

    • D. 

      Jenolan Caves

  • 5. 
    There are three types of impacts of natural hazards. Social impacts refer to:
    • A. 

      The loss of life and stress placed on families and people

    • B. 

      The loss of income and business for people, property and industry

    • C. 

      The destruction of the natural and human homes and livestock

    • D. 

      The loss of buildings and farm equiptment

  • 6. 
    What is the defintion of 'isobars'?
    • A. 

      Isobars join areas of equal hight

    • B. 

      Isobars join areas of equal barometric pressure

    • C. 

      Isobars join areas of equal windspeed

    • D. 

      Isobars join areas of equal rainfall patterns

  • 7. 
    Fires require three elements to grow into bushfires and spread. These are:
    • A. 

      Fuel source, leaf litter and oxygen

    • B. 

      Oxygen, starter fluid and heat

    • C. 

      Fuel source, oxygen and heat

    • D. 

      Heat, leaf litter and oxygen

  • 8. 
    Indigenous Australia traditionally used bushfire for several purposes. Which of the following is NOT a way that Aboriginal people used fire:
    • A. 

      As a hunting tool to flush out animals

    • B. 

      As a farming tool to encorage new growth in plants

    • C. 

      For warfare, as a tactic to fight other enemy tribes

    • D. 

      For ceremonial purposes, signalling and cooking

  • 9. 
    Maps are often said to be large scale or small scale. Large scale maps are useful because:
    • A. 

      They show a small area in a lot of detail

    • B. 

      They show a large area of a region

    • C. 

      They show broad patterns of a much larger area

    • D. 

      They show trends between places

  • 10. 
    Population pyramids show the:
    • A. 

      Sex structure of a population

    • B. 

      Age sturcture of a population

    • C. 

      Male/ Female ratio of a population

    • D. 

      Age/ sex structure of a population

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