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Geography and Culture (Grade 6)

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Geography and Culture

1. 
What are the two types of locations used in geography?
  1. up and down
  2. absolute and relative
  3. directions and coordinates
  4. maps and globes
2. 
When you describe where a country is by listing other countries and bodies of water on its borders you are using                                   .
  1. absolute location
  2. directions
  3. coordinates
  4. relative location
3. 
The spread of people, ideas, technology and products among places.
  1. specialization
  2. diffusion
  3. trade
  4. globalization
4. 
Transfer of ownership of goods from one person or entity to another by getting something in exchange from the buyer.
  1. specialization
  2. diffusion
  3. trade
  4. globalization
5. 
Long-term trends in weather and atmospheric conditions.
  1. climate
  2. population
  3. landform
  4. culture
6. 
Which is NOT a tool used my modern cartographers?
  1. computer-assisted mapping
  2. geographic information systems (GIS)
  3. digital satellite images
  4. globe
7. 
Refers to the shape, form or nature of physical features of earth's surface.
  1. landform
  2. climate
  3. population
  4. culture
8. 
What Region of the US is Florida in?
  1. Northeast Region
  2. Southeast Region
  3. Midwest Region
  4. Southwest Region
  5. Northwest Region
9. 
Select any of the following that represent Human Characteristics of Geography
  1. Religion
  2. Buildings
  3. Landforms
  4. Language
  5. Bodies of Water
  6. Land cover
  7. Climate
  8. History
10. 
Select all that represent Physical Characteristics of Geography
  1. Religion
  2. Buildings
  3. Landforms
  4. Language
  5. Bodies of Water
  6. Land cover
  7. Climate
  8. History
11. 
What are the 2 main imaginary lines that divide the hemisphere:

                    

                                  
12. 
List the four hemispheres:

                    
                      
                      
                    
13. 
These directions fall between the cardinal directions and include northeast, northwest, southeast and southwest
  1. absolute location
  2. intermediate directions
  3. cardinal directions
  4. relative location
14. 
This branch of science is the study of the earth and everything on it.
  1. geography
  2. physical geography
  3. cultural geography
  4. human-environment interaction
15. 
These directions include north, south, east and west.
  1. location
  2. intermediate directions
  3. cardinal directions
  4. relative location
16. 
This refers to the characteristics of an area, not just where it is located. It includes how an area looks as well as the language, customs clothing and ways of life of the people living there.
  1. human-environment interaction
  2. place
  3. region
  4. movement
  5. location
17. 
The type of map that shows landscape features such as mountains and lakes is a                .
  1. road map
  2. physical map
  3. resource map
  4. political map
18. 
Which imaginary line is midway between the North and South Poles?
  1. Tropic of Cancer
  2. Equator
  3. Arctic Circle
  4. Tropic of Capricorn
19. 
Planet Earth is divided into two halves called               .
  1. Latitudes
  2. Longitudes
  3. Hemispheres
  4. Semi-circles
20. 
When there is not enough resources to produce all the goods and services that people desire.
  1. diffusion
  2. specialization
  3. scarcity
  4. trade
21. 
This is the study of landforms, climate, plants and animals of an area.
  1. geography
  2. physical geography
  3. cultural geography
  4. human-environment interaction
22. 
The study of people who live in an area including their ethnicity, interests and traditions, types of clothing, foods and jobs.
  1. geography
  2. physical geography
  3. cultural geography
  4. human-environment interaction
23. 
This tells how far and in what direction one location is from another (such as across from, down, above, etc)
  1. place
  2. location
  3. relative location
  4. absolute location
24. 
This is a group of places that have common physical and cultural traits.
  1. human-environment interaction
  2. place
  3. region
  4. movement
  5. location
25. 
This theme refers to the way that information, people and products travel around the world
  1. human-environment interaction
  2. place
  3. movement
  4. location
  5. region
26. 
This refers to an area's position on the earth
  1. absolute location
  2. place
  3. location
  4. relative location
  5. movement
27. 
Which of these countries are made up of many islands, like The Bahamas?
  1. Japan
  2. Switzerland
  3. Australia
  4. Brazil
28. 
What are the Himalayas?
  1. a group of nations found in northern ancient India
  2. a great mountain chain in central Asia and India
  3. an organization of jewelers and skilled craftsmen
  4. a group of people that travel from place to place
29. 
What continent do you live on?
  1. North America
  2. United States
  3. South America
  4. Africa
30. 
Of the seven continents on earth which two are completely within the southern hemisphere?
  1. Asia and Australia
  2. Asia and Antarctica
  3. Australia and Antarctica
  4. Africa and Australia
31. 
Maps can represent the following:
  1. the world
  2. countries
  3. cities
  4. bodies of water
  5. all of the above
32. 
The equator divides the Earth into which two hemispheres?
  1. southern and eastern
  2. northern and southern
  3. eastern and western
  4. northern and western
33. 
Which lines are always parallel to the equator?
  1. contour lines
  2. latitude lines
  3. longitude lines
  4. fault contacts
34. 
The Prime Meridian is located at what degrees?
  1. 50 Degrees
  2. 25 Degrees
  3. 5 Degrees
  4. 0 Degrees
35. 
A guide telling you what each symbol represents is called:
  1. Map Key
  2. Meridian
  3. Parallel Lines
  4. Continent
36. 
A group of places that share a common feature is a
  1. climate
  2. region
  3. location
  4. culture
37. 
The telling where one place is by referring to another place is
  1. absolute location
  2. relative location
  3. direct location
  4. place location
38. 
What lines in the grid are east-west?
  1. longitude
  2. prime meridian
  3. meridians
  4. latitude
39. 
Physical maps show the                                .
  1. climate of an area.
  2. natural resources of an area.
  3. size and shape of an area.
  4. mountains and rivers of an area.
40. 
The longest river in North America
  1. Amazon River
  2. Hudson River
  3. Mississippi River
  4. Missouri River
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