Year 9 Geography, Semester 1

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9th Grade Geography Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about Geography with miss Galea in terms 1 and 2, semester 1. There will be a various array of topics included in this quiz which mmay include Natural Hazards, Australian communities and various skills. ENJOY!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What Does Demography Mean?
    • A. 

      The study of populations, characteristics and patterns

    • B. 

      The different types of communities

    • C. 

      The way communities change

    • D. 

      A study of world wide areas

    • E. 

      The study of populations and their special interests

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is Australia's largest state?
    • A. 

      South Australia

    • B. 

      Queensland

    • C. 

      Western Australia

    • D. 

      New South Wales

  • 3. 
    Australia is a.....
    • A. 

      Island

    • B. 

      Continent

    • C. 

      Country

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What of the following features is unique to Australia
    • A. 

      Spiders

    • B. 

      Uluru

    • C. 

      Nicole Kidman

    • D. 

      Nutella

  • 5. 
    What is a Natural Hazard?
    • A. 

      When a hurricane strikes and kills more then 1000 people

    • B. 

      A natural disturbance occurs and a population is affected

    • C. 

      A natural disturbance occurs, but in a remote area where no one is affected

    • D. 

      Things that are related to weather and climatic change

  • 6. 
    What is a Cyclone?
    • A. 

      A Natural Hazard

    • B. 

      A Natural Disaster

    • C. 

      An unfortunate accident

    • D. 

      A terrible disaster

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a natural disaster?
    • A. 

      Car accident

    • B. 

      Flood

    • C. 

      Bushfire

    • D. 

      Collapsing building

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are part of demographic characteristics?
    • A. 

      Growth rates, fertility rates, Gender and Age structure

    • B. 

      Fertility rates, growth rates and ethnic composition

    • C. 

      Ethnic composition, gender, age structure and growth rates

    • D. 

      Gender, age structure and death rates

  • 9. 
    Whih of the following is not a skill used in geography?
    • A. 

      Area Reference

    • B. 

      Interpreting climatic graphs

    • C. 

      Riding a bicycle

    • D. 

      Gradient