Quiz: Even People With PhD's Can't Pass This Geography Vocabulary Test

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Let's see if Geography was your best subject in grade school!

In order to appreciate our beautiful planet, knowing the vocabulary of geography is crucial. So here is your chance to say thank you to mother nature!

 Jan 02, 2021

1 of 18Pick One:

Greenland is the world's largest island
False
True

2 of 18Pick an answer!

Which of these words is "an equally distant imaginary line drawn around the earth, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres"?
Great Circle
Hemisphere
Equator

3 of 18Pick an answer!

Geography
traveltriangle.com
What is this body of land called?
Delta
Gulf
Island

4 of 18Pick an answer!

The teacher used a ________ to teach her students about the countries of the world in a three dimensional way.
Globe
Latitude
Time Zone

5 of 18Pick an answer!

If two flat planes are side by side with equal distance between them and never meet, those planes are:
Adjacent to each other
Perpendicular to each other
Parallel to each other

6 of 18Pick an answer!

What is the definition of the word "Elevation"?
Air pressure measurements
Height above a given level, especially sea level
The level at the bottom of the ocean

7 of 18Pick an answer!

Geography
www.google.com
When it comes to Geography, London is part of the ____ ____.
Southern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Eastern Hemisphere

8 of 18Pick an answer!

Which of these Geography words means "a metric unit of measurement equal to 1,000 meters (approximately 0.62 miles)"?
Yard
Centimeter
Kilometer

9 of 18Pick an answer!

The Himalayas and the Alps are examples of what?
Canyons
Islands
Mountain Ranges

10 of 18Pick an answer!

In the world of Geography, what is Topography?
The arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area
The study of rocks and sand
The study of mountain tops

11 of 18Pick an answer!

During her hike, Brenda read the _____ carefully for clear directions on where to go next.
Tributary
Map
Contour Line

12 of 18Pick an answer!

Which of these Geography words means: "The science or practice of drawing maps"?
Classifying
Cartography
Coordinating

13 of 18Pick an answer!

What is a book filled with maps and charts called?
Thesaurus
Dictionary
Atlas

14 of 18Pick an answer!

Geography
www.scienceabc.com
The Atlantic Ocean touches many continents including __________.
Africa
Australia
Asia

15 of 18Pick an answer!

What does the word "Degree" mean in the world of Geography?
The completion of academic courses
A direction of travel through air
Used to measure temperature, latitude, and longitude

16 of 18Pick an answer!

The green and lush _______ is the only water source in the desert for fifty miles!
Mountain
Island
Oasis

17 of 18Pick an answer!

Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America are all examples of:
Continents
Collateral
Canyons

18 of 18Pick an answer!

Geography
www.thinglink.com
Which of these Geography terms mean "An area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean"?
Peninsula
Sinkhole
Forest
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Are you the kind of person who knows a lot about Geography? Are you a Geography teacher? If not, could you teach a Geography class to a group of students? Regardless of what you do for a living, it is important to know many different things about our beautiful planet! In order to raise your IQ, it is wise to know that a bay is part of a large body of water that is smaller than a gulf. One would also need to know that the coral reef is an ocean ridge made up of skeletal remains of tiny sea animals! It is also smart to know that isthmus is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger land areas! Knowing about the differences between longitude and latitude is another important part of Geography as an academic subject! Lastly, using tools like compass roses and scales, which help to show us distances in measurements of miles and kilometers, can really help us better understand Geography! Take this quiz to see how many Geography words you know about!

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