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Geography Test

Quiz by Denise Upchurch

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17 questions
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  • Q1
    The equator is this type of line.
    latitude
    longitude
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  • Q2
    The prime meridian is this type of line.
    latitude
    longitude
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  • Q3
    These lines measure distance north and south of the equator.
    latitude
    longitude
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  • Q4
    These lines measure distance east and west of the prime meridian.
    longitude
    Latitude
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  • Q5
    These lines run between the geographic North and South Poles.
    longitude
    latitude
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  • Q6
    Where can you see latitude and longitude lines?
    South America
    in the air and on the ocean
    grid system
    Greenwich, England
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  • Q7
    What is the weather like at 0 degrees latitude?
    warm in the summer and cold in the winter
    frigid
    hot and tropical
    mild
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  • Q8
    The lines of latitude and longitude form an imaginary ______________over the planet.
    diagonal
    box
    Pattern
    grid
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  • Q9
    The equator divides the world into _________________ and ___________________ hemispheres.
    northern and southern
    eastern & western
    minutes and seconds
    north and south poles
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  • Q10
    What is the 0 degree latitude called?
    international date line
    equator
    hemisphere line
    prime meridian
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  • Q11
    What is the weather like at 90 degrees south latitude?
    temperate
    frigid
    tropical
    hot in summer, cold in winter
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  • Q12
    Lines of longitude are also known as __________________________
    meridians
    parallels
    latitudes
    hemispheres
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  • Q13
    Lines of latitude are also known as __________________________.
    meridians
    international date line
    longitudes
    parallels
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  • Q14
    All lines of longitude begin and end at the ____________________.
    equator
    international date line
    poles
    prime meridian
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  • Q15
    The _____________ _________________ is 0 degrees longitude.
    prime meridian
    parallel
    international date line
    equator
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  • Q16
    The equator divides the earth into two equal parts called the northern and southern __________________.
    halves
    hemispheres
    longitudes
    parallels
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  • Q17
    The prime meridian divides the earth into 2 parts, the ___________________ and _______________ hemispheres.
    northern and western
    northern and southern
    international date line and prime meridian
    eastern and western
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