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Grade 8 Bodies of Water and Continents
Most of Earth's freshwater is in
  1. polar ice caps.
  2. oceans.
  3. rivers, lakes, and streams.
  4. vapor in the atmosphere.
Grade 8 Themes of Geography
What is a continental shelf?
  1. a landform that connects continents.
  2. a landform that separates continents.
  3. an underwater extension of alluvial sediment.
  4. an underwater extension of a coastal plain.
Grade 8 Geography
Grade 8 Map Components
Which would provide the most accurate comparison of the sizes of Antarctica and Europe?
  1. a flat map
  2. a cylindrical projection
  3. a conic projection
  4. a globe
Grade 8 Latin American Geography
Which country has Dutch as their primary language?
  1. Suriname
  2. Paraguay
  3. Guyana
  4. Uraguay
Grade 8 US Geography
What is the capital of Connecticut?
  1. Harbor
  2. Hartford
  3. Boston
  4. Lewiston
Grade 8 Bodies of Water and Continents
Which of the following lists all of the continents?
  1. North America, South America, Atlantic, and Africa
  2. Pacific, Central America, Chile, Australia, Asia
  3. Asia, Africa, North America, Europe, Antarctica, South America
  4. Australia, Europe, North America, Asia, Antarctica, South America, Africa
Grade 8 US Geography
What is the capital of Hawaii?
  1. Honduras
  2. Honolulu
  3. Boston
  4. Detroit
Grade 8 Map Components
A compass rose is
  1. the needle on the compass
  2. helpful if you traveling in an unfamiilar place
  3. a guide to directions on a map
  4. a flower that only grows in the south of France
Grade 8 US Geography
The capital of Georgia is
  1. Columbus
  2. Bangor
  3. Biloxi
  4. Atlanta
Grade 8 US Geography
The capital of Florida is
  1. Arlington
  2. Hartford
  3. Tallahassee
  4. Texas
Grade 8 US Geography
The capital of Delaware is.
  1. Dover
  2. Muncie
  3. Delta
  4. Auburn
Grade 8 Geography
Absolute location is found by
  1. using latitude and longitude
  2. describing how it is related to other places around it
  3. being provided the exact address of a person's house
  4. both and c are the correct answers
Grade 8 Latin American Geography
Where is Devil's Island (prison) located?
  1. French Guinea
  2. Santa Cruz Island
  3. Suriname
  4. Guyana
Grade 8 US Geography
What is the capital of Idaho?
  1. Arlington
  2. Haiti
  3. Boise
  4. Mobile
Grade 8 Themes of Geography
Lines of latitude are
  1. Imaginary lines that run east to west
  2. Imaginary lines that run north-south
Grade 8 Geography
The Prime Meridian
  1. is an imaginary line at 0 degrees latitude
  2. is an imaginary line at 0 degrees longitude
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