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These are the imaginary lines that run horizontally across the globe that measure the distance north or south of the Equator.
These are the imaginary lines that run vertically across the globe that measure the distance east or west from the Prime Meridian.
Which of these are not one of the world's five oceans?
Which of the following is not a way in which humans have interacted with their environment?
Building irrigation systems
Using natural resources
Building dams in rivers
This country is the most populous country in the world and the second richest.
The United States
This is the world's largest desert.
Great Painted Desert
Which mountain range can be found in South America?
This is the world's largest river.
Italy, Korean and India are all examples of which geographic feature?
Japan, the Philippines, and Hawaii are all examples of which geographic feature?
Which of the following would be most likely shown on a political map?
Countries and capitals
This is the only continent that doesn't have any cities or countries on it.
Africa is located which direction from Europe
The countries of Canada, the United States and Mexico can be found on which continent?
Which geographic feature is best described by a narrow piece of land that connects two larger land masses?
Which factor is most responsible for the international importance of the Middle East?
innovative political and social reforms
superior weapons technology
vital natural resources in a strategic location
advanced scientific and industrial development
Which statement about the geography of Africa is most accurate?
Much of the land in Africa is below sea level.
The variety of geographic barriers has served to promote cultural diversity.
Africa has an irregular coastline with many natural harbors.
Much of the land in Africa is tundra and forest.
The geographic isolation of a society most often leads to the
development of trade
strengthening of traditional culture
promotion of cultural diffusion
growth of international alliances
The use of terrace farming by the Inca and Japanese cultures is an example of
economic improvement through trade
social change through assimilation
adaptation to the surrounding geography
destruction of the environment
When studying ancient civilizations, a geographer would be most interested in looking at
language as a form of expression
climatic influences on food production
standards for leadership