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!

 Oct 16, 2018

1 of 18Pick One:

Greenland is the world's largest island
True
False

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"?
Hemisphere
Equator
Great Circle

3 of 18Pick an answer!

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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
Time Zone
Latitude

5 of 18Pick an answer!

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

6 of 18Pick an answer!

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

7 of 18Pick an answer!

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When it comes to Geography, London is part of the ____ ____.
Southern Hemisphere
Eastern Hemisphere
Northern 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)"?
Kilometer
Yard
Centimeter

9 of 18Pick an answer!

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

10 of 18Pick an answer!

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

12 of 18Pick an answer!

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

13 of 18Pick an answer!

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

14 of 18Pick an answer!

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The Atlantic Ocean touches many continents including __________.
Asia
Australia
Africa

15 of 18Pick an answer!

What does the word "Degree" mean in the world of Geography?
A direction of travel through air
The completion of academic courses
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!
Island
Oasis
Mountain

17 of 18Pick an answer!

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

18 of 18Pick an answer!

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Which of these Geography terms mean "An area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean"?
Peninsula
Forest
Sinkhole
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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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