The World of Geography

Hello everyone my name is Cameron Alli!!! I'm in Ms Melvin's class in fifth grade. If your in my class you'll know who I am if your Chris Corum,Angie, Dan Davisson,Dan Habor Skyler Banse, or Edd Hamilton. Okay I snagged some of these question of a test I had in Ms Gallant's class. It's called "The World of Geography - Chapter 1" so I named this quiz world of geography. You should be familiar with these questions if your in my class cause you took this test.

I'm Cameron Alli and are you a genius in science??? If your in my class and your taking this quiz, maybe Skyler Banse Edd Hamilton or Chris Corum you'll notice that I snagged some of these questions when we took a test in Ms Gallant's room. If you didn't study you might not do so well but good luck.

Created by: Cameron Kuro Alli
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1. A representation of the Earth on a flat piece of paper is called a what?
scale
cardinal direction
distortion
projection
globe
2. A round model of the Earth is called a what?
scale
cardinal direction
distortion
projection
globe
3. One of four compass points--north, east, sout, and west-- is called a what?
scale
cardinal direction
distortion
projection
globe
4. All flat maps show some ___, or misrepresentation, of the original shapes.
scale
cardinal direction
distortion
projection
globe
5. A globe shows the Earth's continents on a much smaller ___
scale
cardinal direction
distortion
projection
globe
6. The study of the Earth and its people is called what?
geography
longitude
latitude
social studies
7. An invisible line that forms an east-west circle around the Earth is called both a(n) __________ and line of ___________
meridian and line of longitude
parallel and line of latitude
8. An imaginary line that circles the Earth from north to south is called both a(n) ________ and line of ________
parallel and line of latitude
meridian and line of longitude
9. Geographers measure locations east or west of the ________, which is numbered 0 degrees.
Prime Meridian
Equator
10. The parallel in the middle of the globe is called the ________
Equator
Prime Meridian
11. Through their study of the Earth, geographers learn how the Earth and its people affect
human health
the solar system
each other
political systems
12. To learn more about the Earth, geographers organize information according to what themes?
region,population, and place
latitude,longitude, and movement
location,population, and longitude
location,place,human-environment interaction,movement, and regions
13. Which pair of basic questions guides geographers in their work?
Where are things located? Why are they there?
What is the climate? Why has it changed?
When did the Earth form? What is it made from?
Who lived where? When did they move?
14. What do geographers learn by studying the theme of human-environment interaction?
how people move from one region to another
how cultural features define a location
how people and the environment affect each other
how regions differ from each other
15. Latitude and longitude lines help geographers identify
absolute location
the depths of oceans
the Earth's distance from the sun
the heights of mountains
16. The most accurate way to show the Earth's continents and bodies of water is with a
Mercator projection
globe
Robinson projection
conformal map
17. Which of the following statements explains why there are always distortions in a map?
Maps are flat and the Earth is round.
Small towns are hard to represent on a map
Mountains or plains don't show up on a map
Maps are too small to hold enough information
18. The gaps in an interrupted projection map make it hard to
carry in a back pack
determine the size of landmasses correctly
figure distances correctly
read borders clearly

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